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Dr. Tamar Shovali

Assistant Professor,
Eckerd College

Contact Details

Eckerd College
St Petersburg, FL
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Dr. Tamar Shovali


Assistant Professor,
Eckerd College

Bio

Professor Shovali is a geropsychologist holding a degree in life-span developmental psychology with a specialization in gerontology. Areas of interest are the psychological aspects of aging, societal implications of aging, and death and dying. Her research interests include psychosocial health of caregivers, caregiving transitions, end-of-life care planning, guardianship, and diversity issues in aging.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Ageism
  • Caregiving: Caregiver Stress and Coping Strategies
  • Caregiving: Direct Service Programs for Caregivers of Elders with Dementia
  • Caregiving: Direct Service Programs for Caregivers of Elders without Dementia
  • Caregiving: Other
  • Caregiving: Spouse Caregivers
  • Death and Dying: Grief/Bereavment
  • Education: Undergraduate/Graduate Students
  • Family: Grandparenthood/Grandparent-Grandchild Relations
  • Intergenerational Relations: Intergenerational Programming

Discipline

  • Gerontology