Website: Learning Institute for Elders at UCF

Professor Tucker joined UCF in 1972 from Emory University where he completed his Ph.D. His general interests are in Developmental psychology particularly as related to aging issues. He serves as Director, UCF Initiative on Aging and Longevity. Current specific interests include: characteristics of older Canadians in Florida with focus on health care needs and utilization; the effects of respite care on care givers for those with Alzheimer’s disease; and general issues in clinical geropsychology.