Positions

Overview

  • BoRin Kim, Ph.D. MSW, has research interests in intergenerational relations and support, transitions in physical/cognitive functioning in old-age, social support and mental health in old age, health care utilization, long-term care services, and comparative research. Her recent research includes dynamic linkages between various types of social support (i.e., intergenerational living arrangements, social network types, and ethnic solidarity) and physical/mental health among older adults across diverse social and cultural contexts.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2019 Person-Environment Fit Approach to Trajectories of Cognitive Function Among Older Adults Who Live Alone: Intersection of Life-Course SES Disadvantage and Senior Housing.Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences2019
    2019 Measuring Social Policy Change in Comparative Research: Survey Data Evidence from South KoreaJournal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice.  21:131-150. 2019
    2018 The Role of Senior Housing in Hospitalizations Among Vulnerable Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Longitudinal Perspective.The Gerontologist.  58:932-941. 2018
    2018 Heterogeneous Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms in Late Middle Age: Critical Period, Accumulation, and Social Mobility Life Course Perspectives.Journal of Aging and Health.  30:1011-1041. 2018
    2018 Postretirement work and volunteering by poverty groups informed by role theory.Journal of Gerontological Social Work.  61:243-260. 2018
    2018 Differential Aging in Place and Depressive Symptoms: Interplay Among Time, Income, and Senior Housing.Research on Aging.  40:207-231. 2018
    2017 Aging in Place of Vulnerable Older Adults: Person-Environment Fit Perspective.Journal of Applied Gerontology.  36:1327-1350. 2017
    2017 Drug use Discrimination Predicts Formation of High-Risk Social Networks: Examining Social Pathways of Discrimination.AIDS and Behavior.  21:2659-2669. 2017
    2017 The multifaceted nature of poverty and differential trajectories of health among childrenJournal of Children and Poverty.  23:141-160. 2017
    2017 Trajectories of Community-Based Service Use: The Importance of Poverty and Living Arrangements.Journal of Gerontological Social Work.  60:355-376. 2017
    2017 Community-Based Services and Depression from Person-Environment Fit Perspective: Focusing on Functional Impairments and Living Alone.Journal of Gerontological Social Work.  60:270-285. 2017
    2017 Formal Volunteering among Vulnerable Older Adults from an Environmental Perspective: Does Senior Housing Matter?Journal of Housing for the Elderly.  31:334-350. 2017
    2016 Longitudinal changes in social networks, health and wellbeing among older KoreansAgeing and Society.  36:1915-1936. 2016
    2016 Poverty and working status in changes of unmet health care need in old age.Health Policy.  120:638-645. 2016
    2016 The role of environmental context in nursing home admission: Assessing the experience of different health profilesTS Cuadernos de Trabajo Social.  14. 2016
    2015 Preventable Hospitalizations andEmergency Room Visits: Focus on Medical Aid Beneficiaries with Chronic ConditionsPogon sahoe yon'gu Pogon sahoe nonjip = Journal of population, health, and social welfare.  35:405-428. 2015
    Home Environment, Living Alone, and Trajectories of Cognitive Function among Older Adults with Functional LimitationsEnvironment and Behavior
    Influence of senior housing types on cognitive decline and nursing home admission among lower-income older adultsAging and Mental Health
    Race and income disparities in disaster preparedness in old ageJournal of Gerontological Social Work.  61:719-734.
    The Effect of California's Paid Family Leave Program on Employment Among Middle-Aged Female CaregiversThe Gerontologist

    Conference Proceeding

    Year Title
    2016 CHILDHOOD MULTIPLE RISKS AND TRAJECTORIES OF SELF-RATED HEALTH IN OLD AGEThe Gerontologist. 359-360. 2016
    2016 RE-HOSPITALIZATION AMONG MODERATE AND LOW INCOME OLDER ADULTS IN SENIOR HOUSINGThe Gerontologist. 741-741. 2016
    2016 VOLUNTEERING AMONG LOW-INCOME OLDER INDIVIDUALS: DOES SENIOR HOUSING MATTER?The Gerontologist. 344-345. 2016
    2015 HEALTH BENEFITS OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AMONG OLDER ADULTSThe Gerontologist. 211-212. 2015
    2015 POVERTY AND THE TRAJECTORY OF MULTIMORBIDITY AMONG OLDER KOREANSThe Gerontologist. 290-291. 2015
    2015 TRAJECTORIES OF COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE USE AMONG KOREAN ELDERS: THE IMPORTANCE OF LIVING ARRANGEMENT AND POVERTYThe Gerontologist. 703-703. 2015
    2015 TRAJECTORIES OF DIFFERENTIAL AGING-IN-PLACE: SENIOR HOUSING ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMIC VULNERABILITYThe Gerontologist. 91-91. 2015

    Teaching Activities

  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2019
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2019
  • I'm Old, So What! Taught course 2018
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2018
  • IS/Later End Stages of Life Taught course 2018
  • Spc Top in SW: Aging Taught course 2018
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2018
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2018
  • I'm Old, So What! Taught course 2017
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2017
  • Spc Top in SW: Aging Taught course 2017
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2017
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2017
  • I'm Old, So What! Taught course 2016
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2016
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2016
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2016
  • Special Topics/Aging Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2014
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2014
  • Full Name

  • Bo Rin Kim