CDHA CAAR

September 22, 2017

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – September 22, 2017

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:15 pm

A. “Development of Valid Reliable Markers of Aging-Related Biologic Mechanisms for Human Studies (U01),” (RFA-AG-18-018, National Institute on Aging, application deadline January 30, 2017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-18-018.html

B. “BRAIN Initiative: Tools to target, identify and characterize non-neuronal cells in the brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (RFA-DA-18-018, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline February 1, 2018 and October 4, 2018)

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-18-018.html

C. “Biology Of Aging Dental, Oral And Craniofacial Tissues (R01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (RFA-DE-18-009, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, deadline for application for January 31, 2018). Note: Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Biology Of Aging Dental, Oral And Craniofacial Tissues (R21 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (RFA-DE-18-010).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DE-18-009.html

D. “NINDS Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research (P50),” (RFA-NS-18-002, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, application deadline December 15, 2017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-18-002.html

E. “Innovative Approaches or Technologies to Investigate Regional, Structural and Functional Heterogeneity of CNS Small Blood and Lymphatic Vessels (R01),”
(RFA-NS-18-003, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for application December 11, 2017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-18-003.html

F. “Human Studies of Target Identification, Biomarkers and Disease Mechanisms Specific to CNS Small Blood and Lymphatic Vessels (R01),” (RFA-NS-18-004, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline December 11, 2017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-18-004.html

G. “BRAIN Initiative: Research Resource Grants for Technology Integration and Dissemination (U24),” (RFA-NS-18-005, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications February 9, 2017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-18-005.html

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – September 22, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:13 pm

Vulnerabilities Remain in Medicare Hospital Outlier Payments,” (A-07-14-02800, September 2017, .pdf format, 31p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region7/71402800.asp

 

CAAR – Inter-American Development Bank Working Paper – September 22, 2017

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 4:12 pm

Long-Term Care in Latin America and the Caribbean? Theory and Policy Considerations,” by Martín Caruso Bloeck, Sebastian Galiani, and Pablo Ibarraran (IDB-WP-834, August 2017, .pdf format, 46p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

equity.bvsalud.org/2017/09/22/long-term-care-in-latin-america-and-the-caribbean-theory-and-policy-considerations/

CAAR – Center for Excellence in Assisted Living/Research Triangle Institute [RTI] International Report – September 22, 2017

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Impacts of Potential Minimum Wage Increases on Assisted Living and Continuing Care Retirement Communities,” by Joshua Wiener, Wendi Elkins, and Michael Lepore (September 2017, .pdf format, 19p.).

www.theceal.org/press-releases-2/103-impacts-of-potential-minimum-wage-increases-on-assisted-living-and-continuing-care-retirement-communities

CAAR – American Society on Aging Blog – September 22, 2017

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Supporting People with Dementia and Their Caregivers in the Community,” (September 2017, .pdf format, supplement to ASA’s Generations). Note: The blog contains links to the individual articles that appear in the supplement.

asaging.org/blog/supporting-people-dementia-and-their-caregivers-community

 

CAAR – Table of Contents – September 22, 2017

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 4:08 pm

Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect (Vol. 29, No. 4, 2017).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wean20/29/4?nav=tocList&

September 21, 2017

CAAR – US Bureau of Labor Statistics News Release – September 21, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:08 pm

Unpaid Eldercare In The United States — 2015-16: Data From The American Time Use Survey,” (September 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 20p.).

www.bls.gov/news.release/elcare.toc.htm

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – September 21, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:07 pm

Medicare Inappropriately Paid Acute-Care Hospitals for Outpatient Services They Provided to Beneficiaries Who Were Inpatients of Other Facilities,” (A-09-16-02026, September 2017, .pdf format, 17p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region9/91602026.asp

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – September 21, 2017

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The effect of white matter hyperintensities on statistical analysis of diffusion tensor imaging in cognitively healthy elderly and prodromal Alzheimer’s disease,” by Daniel Svard, Markus Nilsson, Bjorn Lampinen, Jimmy Latt, Pia C. Sundgren, Erik Stomrud, Lennart Minthon, Oskar Hansson, and Danielle van Westen (PLoS ONE 12(9): e0185239. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185239, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0185239

CAAR – Rand Corporation Program Announcement – September 21, 2017

Filed under: Conferences — Tags: — admin @ 5:05 pm

25th annual RAND Summer Institute (RSI) (July 9-12, 2018, Santa Monica, CA). Link to application available at the site:

www.rand.org/labor/aging/rsi.html

CAAR – Table of Contents – September 21, 2017

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 5:04 pm

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 60, No. 2, 2017).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/60/2

CAAR – Michigan Retirement Research Center Newsletter – September 21, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:04 pm

MRRC Newsletter (Vol. 17, No. 3, September 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 10p.).

HTML:

www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/Publication/NewsletterContents/1034

PDF:

www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/publications/newsletters/pdf/1034.pdf

September 20, 2017

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – September 20, 2017

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 5:06 pm

Disaster Preparedness and Response: The Special Needs of Older Americans,” a hearing held September 20, 2017 (witness statement available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 28 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 11:26 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/disaster-preparedness-and-response-the-special-needs-of-older-americans

CAAR – Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Articles – September 20, 2017

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A. “High use of acute care hospital services at age 50 or older,” by Michelle Rotermann (Health Reports, Vol. 29, No. 8, September 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 3-16p.).

www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-003-x/2017009/article/54855-eng.htm

B. “Nutritional risk, hospitalization and mortality among community-dwelling Canadians aged 65 or older,” by Pamela L. Ramage-Morin, Heather Gilmour and Michelle Rotermann (Health Reports, Vol. 29, No. 8, September 2017, .pdf and HTML format, p. 17-27).

www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-003-x/2017009/article/54856-eng.htm

CAAR – Nature Letter Abstract – September 20, 2017

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A somatic mutation in erythro-myeloid progenitors causes neurodegenerative disease,” by Elvira Mass, Christian E. Jacome-Galarza, Thomas Blank, Tomi Lazarov, Benjamin H. Durham, Neval Ozkaya, Alessandro Pastore, Marius Schwabenland, Young Rock Chung, Marc K. Rosenblum, Marco Prinz, Omar Abdel-Wahab & Frederic Geissmann (Vol. 549, No. 7672, September 21, 2017, p. 389-393).Nature Letter Abstract: “A somatic mutation in erythro-myeloid progenitors causes neurodegenerative disease,” by Elvira Mass, Christian E. Jacome-Galarza, Thomas Blank, Tomi Lazarov, Benjamin H. Durham, Neval Ozkaya, Alessandro Pastore, Marius Schwabenland, Young Rock Chung, Marc K. Rosenblum, Marco Prinz, Omar Abdel-Wahab & Frederic Geissmann (Vol. 549, No. 7672, September 21, 2017, p. 389-393).

www.nature.com/nature/journal/v549/n7672/abs/nature23672.html

September 19, 2017

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Briefs – September 19, 2017

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A. “The Impact of Raising Children on Retirement Security,” by Alicia H. Munnell, Wenliang Hou, and Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher (IB No. 17-16, September 2017, .pdf format, 10p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/the-impact-of-raising-children-on-retirement-security/

B. “Are Many Retirees With Dementia Lacking Help?” by Anek Belbase, Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, and Sara Ellen King (IB No. 17-15, August 2017, .pdf format, 7p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/are-many-retirees-with-dementia-lacking-help/

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article – September 19, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:04 pm

Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 318, No. 11, September 19, 2017). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/issue/318/11

Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Stenting in the US Medicare Population, 1999-2014,” by Judith H. Lichtman, Michael R. Jones, Erica C. Leifheit, Alice J. Sheffet, George Howard, Brajesh K. Lal, Virginia J. Howard, Yun Wang, Jeptha Curtis, and Thomas G. Brott, (p. 1035-1046).

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – September 19, 2017

A. “Differential diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease using spectrochemical analysis of blood,” by Maria Paraskevaidi, Camilo L. M. Morais, Kassio M. G. Lima, Julie S. Snowden, Jennifer A. Saxon, Anna M. T. Richardson, Matthew Jones, David M. A. Mann, David Allsop, Pierre L. Martin-Hirsch, and Francis L. Martin (Vol. 114, No. 38, September 19, 2017, p. E7929–E7938).

www.pnas.org/content/114/38/E7929.abstract.html?etoc

B. “Temporal binding function of dorsal CA1 is critical for declarative memory formation,” by Azza Sellami, Alice Shaam Al Abed, Laurent Brayda-Bruno, Nicole Etchamendy, Stephane Valerio, Marie Oule, Laura Pantaleon, Valerie Lamothe, Mylene Potier, Katy Bernard, Maritza Jabourian, Cyril Herry, Nicole Mons, Pier-Vincenzo Piazza, Howard Eichenbaum, and Aline Marighetto (Vol. 114, No. 38, September 19, 2017, p. 10262–10267).

www.pnas.org/content/114/38/10262.abstract.html?etoc

C. “Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex GABA deficit in older adults with sleep-disordered breathing,” by Ana C. Pereira, Xiangling Mao, Caroline S. Jiang, Guoxin Kang, Sara Milrad, Bruce S. McEwen, Ana C. Krieger, and Dikoma C. Shungu (Vol. 114, No. 38, September 19, 2017, p. 10250–10255).

www.pnas.org/content/114/38/10250.abstract.html?etoc

CAAR – Deliottee Asia Pacific and Global Network Article – September 19, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:00 pm

Ageing Tigers, hidden dragons,” (Voice of Asia, Third Edition, September 2017, .pdf and HTML format).

dupress.deloitte.com/dup-us-en/economy/voice-of-asia/sept-2017/demographics-ageing-tigers-hidden-dragons.html

CAAR – Tables of Contents – September 19, 2017

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 4:59 pm

American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (Vol. 25, No. 10, October 2017).

www.ajgponline.org/issue/S1064-7481(16)X0024-3

Gerontologist (Vol. 57, No. 5, October 2017).

academic.oup.com/gerontologist/issue/57/5

September 18, 2017

CAAR – Employee Benefits Research Institute Issue Brief – September 18, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:04 pm

2015 Update of the EBRI IRA Database: IRA Balances, Contributions, Rollovers, Withdrawals, and Asset Allocation,” by Craig Copeland (Issue Brief No. 437, September 2017, .pdf format, 44p.).

www.ebri.org/publications/ib/index.cfm?fa=ibDisp&content_id=3493

CAAR – Australia Institute/Centre for Future Work Report – September 18, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:03 pm

The Consequences of Wage Suppression for Australia’s Superannuation System,” by Jim Stanford (September 2017, .pdf format, 46p.).

www.futurework.org.au/wage_suppression_a_time_bomb_in_superannuation_system

CAAR – University of Michigan Retirement Research Center Working Paper – September 18, 2017

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 5:01 pm

Adjusting the Payroll Tax to Promote Longer Careers,” by John P. Laitner and Daniel Silverman (WP 2017-363, September 2017, .pdf format, 32p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/Publication/Abstract/1168?ptid=1

CAAR – United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [ESCAP] Working Paper – September 18, 2017

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 5:00 pm

Addressing the Challenges of Population Ageing in Asia and the Pacific: Implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing,” (September 2017, .pdf format, 86p.).

www.unescap.org/publications/addressing-challenges-population-ageing-asia-and-pacific-implementation-madrid

CAAR – Tables of Contents – September 18, 2017

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Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement (Vol. 36, No. 3, September 2017).

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/canadian-journal-on-aging-la-revue-canadienne-du-vieillissement/issue/28101E5541AB90455307845324BF02F0

Dementia (Vol. 16, No. 7, October 2017).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/dema/16/7

Journal of Aging Studies (Vol. 42, August 2017).

www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/08904065/42?sdc=1

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 60, Suppl. 1, 2017).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/60/s1

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Vol. 65, No. 9, September 2017).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.2017.65.issue-9/issuetoc

September 14, 2017

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – September 14, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:29 pm

A transcript of the Sept. 7-8, 2017 meeting is available.

www.medpac.gov/-public-meetings-/meeting-details/september-2017-public-meeting

Transciprt (.pdf format, 338p.):

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/medpac-transcript-09-07-2017.pdf

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article – September 14, 2017

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Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 318, No. 10, September 12, 2017). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/issue/318/10

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Long-term All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality: The Women’s Health Initiative Randomized Trials,” by JoAnn E. Manson, Aaron K. Aragaki, Jacques E. Rossouw, Garnet L. Anderson, Ross L. Prentice, Andrea Z. LaCroix, Rowan T. Chlebowski, Barbara V. Howard, Cynthia A. Thomson, Karen L. Margolis, Cora E. Lewis, Marcia L. Stefanick, Rebecca D. Jackson, Karen C. Johnson, Lisa W. Martin, Sally A. Shumaker, Mark A. Espeland, and Jean Wactawski-Wende, for the WHI Investigators (p. 927-938).

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – September 14, 2017

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Sarcopenia in patients with hip fracture: A multicenter cross-sectional study,” by Ole Martin Steihaug, Clara Gram Gjesdal, Bard Bogen, Malfrid Holen Kristoffersen, Gunhild Lien, and Anette Hylen Ranhoff (PLoS ONE 12(9): e0184780. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0184780, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0184780

CAAR – National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities Website of Interest – September 14, 2017

Filed under: Websites of Interest — Tags: — admin @ 4:20 pm

Oral Health in America: Experiences of Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities,” (August 2017, .pdf format, 1p.).

www.nasuad.org/hcbs/article/oral-health-america-experiences-older-adults-and-persons-disabilities

September 13, 2017

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – September 13, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:50 pm

Medicaid Managed Care: CMS Should Improve Oversight of Access and Quality in States’ Long-Term Services and Supports Programs,” (GAO-17-632, August 2017, .pdf format, 44p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-17-632

CAAR – Tables of Contents – September 13, 2017

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 4:49 pm

Journal of Applied Gerontology (Vol. 36, Vol. 10, October 2017).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/jaga/36/10

Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 72A, No. 10, October 2017).

academic.oup.com/biomedgerontology/issue/72/10

September 12, 2017

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences Article Abstract – September 12, 2017

Distribution of lifetime nursing home use and of out-of-pocket spending,” by Michael D. Hurd, Pierre-Carl Michaud, and Susann Rohwedder (Vol. 114, No. 37, September 12, 2017, p. 9838–9842).

www.pnas.org/content/114/37/9838.abstract.html?etoc

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Reports – September 12, 2017

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A. “From Research to Standard Practice: Advancing Proven Programs to Support Family Caregivers of Persons Living with Dementia,” by Lynn Friss Feinberg (September 2017, .pdf format, 19p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/from-research-to-standard-practice.html

B. “Rx Price Watch Report: Trends in Retail Prices of Specialty Prescription Drugs Widely Used by Older Americans: 2006 to 2015,” by Leigh Purvis and Dr. Stephen Schondelmeyer (September 2017, .pdf format, 30p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2016/trends-in-retail-prices-of-drugs.html

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – September 12, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:56 pm

Frailty is associated with objectively assessed sedentary behaviour patterns in older adults: Evidence from the Toledo Study for Healthy Aging (TSHA),” by Borja del Pozo-Cruz, Asier Manas, María Martín-García, Jorge Marín-Puyalto, Francisco J. García-García, Leocadio Rodriguez-Manas, Amelia Guadalupe-Grau, and Ignacio Ara (PLoS ONE 12(9): e0183911. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0183911, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0183911

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – September 12, 2017

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. ”

A. “Access to Long-Term Care After a Wealth Shock: Evidence from the Housing Bubble and Burst,” by Joan Costa Font, Richard Frank, Katherine Swartz (w23781, September 2017, .pdf format, 34p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w23781

B. “The Impact of Partial-Year Enrollment on the Accuracy of Risk Adjustment Systems: A Framework and Evidence,” by Keith Marzilli Ericson, Kimberley Geissler, and Benjamin Lubin (w23765, September 2017, .pdf format, 42p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w23781

CAAR – Family Caregiver Alliance Funding Periodical – September 12, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:53 pm

Caregiving PolicyDigest (Vol. 17, No. 8, September 7, 2017).

myemail.constantcontact.com/Caregiving-Policy-Digest—Vol–17–No–8.html

CAAR – Table of Contents – September 12, 2017

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Population, Space and Place (Vol. 23, No. 5, July 2017).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/psp.v23.5/issuetoc

September 8, 2017

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunity – September 8, 2017

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 5:06 pm

Research on Transgender Health (R01),” (PA-17-478, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5). Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Research on the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations (R21),” (PA-17-477).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-478.html

 

CAAR – Nature Medicine Letter Abstract – September 8, 2017

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Targeting cellular senescence prevents age-related bone loss in mice,” by Joshua N. Farr, Ming Xu, Megan M. Weivoda, David G. Monroe, Daniel G. Fraser, Jennifer L. Onken, Brittany A. Negley, Jad G. Sfeir, Mikolaj B. Ogrodnik, Christine M. Hachfeld, Nathan K. LeBrasseur, Matthew T. Drake, Robert J. Pignolo, Tamar Pirtskhalava, Tamara Tchkonia, Merry Jo Oursler, James L. Kirkland & Sundeep Khosla (Vol. 23, No. 9, September 2017, p. 1072-1079).

www.nature.com/nm/journal/v23/n9/abs/nm.4385.html

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – September 8, 2017

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Effect of age on the diagnostic efficiency of HbA1c for diabetes in a Chinese middle-aged and elderly population: The Shanghai Changfeng Study,” by Li Wu, Huandong Lin, Jian Gao, Xiaoming Li, Mingfeng Xia, Dan Wang, Qiqige Aleteng, Hui Ma, Baishen Pan, and Xin Gao (PLoS ONE 12(9): e0184607. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0184607, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0184607

September 7, 2017

CAAR – US House Committee on Ways and Means, Social Security Subcommittee Hearing Testimony – September 7, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:03 pm

Hearing on Determining Eligibility for Disability Benefits: Challenges Facing the Social Security Administration,” a hearing held September 6, 2017 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 10 minutes).

waysandmeans.house.gov/event/hearing-determining-eligibility-disability-benefits-challenges-facing-social-security-administration/

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief – September 7, 2017

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Sleep Duration and Quality Among Women Aged 40–59, by Menopausal Status,” by Anjel Vahratian (Data Brief No. 286, September 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db286.htm

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Reports – September 7, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:01 pm

A. “Medicare Part B Drug Payments: Impact of Price Substitutions Based on 2014 Average Sales Prices,” (OEI 03-16-00540, August 2017, .pdf format, 9p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-03-16-00540.asp

B. “Calculation of Potential Inflation-Indexed Rebates For Medicare Part B Drugs 2017,” (OEI-12-17-00180, August 2017, .pdf format, 26p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-12-17-00180.asp

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Report – September 7, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:58 pm

Long-Term Care Providers and Services Users in the United States—Residential care component: National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, 2013–2014: weighted national estimates and standard errors,” by M. Sengupta, J.P. Lendon, and L. Harris-Kojetin (August 2017, .pdf format, 21p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nsltcp/2014_NSLTCP_RCC_Weighted_Estimates.pdf

CAAR – Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research Working Paper – September 7, 2017

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 4:57 pm

The decomposition of the difference between two healthy life expectancies. Which formula is right?” by Vladimir M. Shkolnikov and Evgeny M. Andreev (WP-2017-016, September 2017, .pdf and Excel format, 6p.). Note: This paper does not have an extract.

www.demogr.mpg.de/en/projects_publications/publications_1904/mpidr_working_papers/the_decomposition_of_the_difference_between_two_healthy_life_expectancies_which_formula_is_right_5924.htm

CAAR – National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities Report – September 7, 2017

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State of the States in Aging and Disability: 2017 Survey of State Agencies,” by Damon Terzaghi and Adam Mosey (August 2017, .pdf format, 96p.).

www.nasuad.org/hcbs/article/state-states-aging-and-disability-2017-survey-state-agencies

CAAR – Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Report – September 7, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:55 pm

Annual Survey of Investment Regulation of Pension Funds 2017,” (September 2017, .pdf format, 319p.).

www.oecd.org/daf/fin/private-pensions/2017-Survey-Investment-Regulation-Pension-Funds.pdf

CAAR – Tables of Contents – September 7, 2017

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:54 pm

European Journal of Ageing (Vol. 14, No. 3, September 2017).

link.springer.com/journal/10433/14/3/page/1

International Psychogeriatrics (Vol. 29, No. 9, September 2017).

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-psychogeriatrics/issue/74F31823B4088124DD99D82C91E74C10

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 60, No. 1, 2017).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/60/1

September 5, 2017

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunity – September 5, 2017

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BRAIN Initiative: Tools to Facilitate High-Throughput Microconnectivity Analysis (R01),” (RFA-MH-18-505, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Dec. 7, 2017 and Nov. 13, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-18-505.html

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – September 5, 2017

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Vitamin D supplementation to palliative cancer patients shows positive effects on pain and infections—Results from a matched case-control study,” by Maria Helde-Frankling, Jonas Höijer, Jenny Bergqvist, and Linda Bjorkhem-Bergman (PLoS ONE 12(8): e0184208. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0184208, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0184208

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