Skip to main content
Photo of Lucille Bearon

Lucille Bearon

Former Extension Specialist (Adult Development / Aging)
Lucille is no longer active in Extension
Agricultural & Human

Job Description Dr. Luci Bearon, a social gerontologist, received a Ph.D. in sociology from Duke University in conjunction with its Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development. Her research, publications and service over the 40+ years she has been in the field of aging have focused on improving attitudes, beliefs and expectations about aging, encouraging the lifelong engagement and contributions of elders, making innovations in gerontology education and expanding education and support for family caregivers. An Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in Adult Development/Aging at NC State, she provides technical assistance and educational support to county Extension educators who teach the public about successful and healthy aging, eldercare and grandparents raising grandchildren. - See more at: