Tam E Perry
Her ethnographic research addresses housing transitions of older adults from a network perspective. As health, mobility and kin and peer networks alter, she explores how older adults contemplate their homes and its contents. She studies housing transitions because, while aging in place is often preferred and cost-effective, inevitably some older adults will undertake the emotional and physical labor, as well as the negotiation of medical, financial and long-term care infrastructures, involved in relocation.
- Linn, Colleen, Robbins-Panko, Jessica C., Tam E Perry, Seibel, Kimberly. 2023. Living with lead: Older adults' experiences of necropolitical water governance in Flint, Michigan. Human Organization 82(3):261-273.
- Perry, Tam E, Liu, Yujun , Dou, Xiaolu . 2019. Return Migration in Later Life in Mainland China: Motivations, Patterns, and Influences. Ageing International
- Perry, Tam E, Gonzales, Ernest , Shen, Huei-Wern , Wang, Yi . 2019. Intersections of Home, Health, and Social Engagement in Old Age: Formal Volunteering as a Protective Factor to Health After Relocation. Research on Aging 41(1):31-53.
- Perry, Tam E, Archambault, Dennis , Sanford, Claudia , Hudson, Robert B. 2018. Preserving Senior Housing in a Changing City: Innovative Efforts of an Interprofessional Coalition. Public Policy & Aging Report 27(suppl_1):S22-S26.
- Perry, Tam E, Shen, Huei-Wern , Gonzales, Ernest . 2018. Further Investigations of the Social and Material Convoy: Exploring Relationships between Race, Volunteering, and Relocation. Social Work Research 42(4):290-301.
- Perry, Tam E, Marsack, Christina N. 2018. Aging in Place in Every Community: Social Exclusion Experiences of Parents of Adult children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. Research on Aging 40(6):535-557.