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September 28, 2016

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Decision Memorandum – September 28, 2016

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Screening for Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection (CAG-00447N),” (Sept. 28, 2016).

www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/details/nca-decision-memo.aspx?NCAId=283

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Articles – September 28, 2016

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Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 316, No. 12, September 27, 2016). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jama.jamanetwork.com/issue.aspx?journalid=67&issueid=935747&direction=P

Association Between Hospital Participation in a Medicare Bundled Payment Initiative and Payments and Quality Outcomes for Lower Extremity Joint Replacement Episodes,” by Laura A. Dummit, Daver Kahvecioglu, Grecia Marrufo, Rahul Rajkumar, Jaclyn Marshall, Eleonora Tan, Matthew J. Press, Shannon Flood, L. Daniel Muldoon, Qian Gu, PhD; Andrea Hassol, David M. Bott, Amy Bassano, and Patrick H. Conway (p. 1267-1278).

CAAR – GeoPlatform.gov Website of Interest – September 28, 2016

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The GeoPlatform.gov now provides access to Social Security data that can be represented geographically. For more information about this data, go to:

cms.geoplatform.gov/node/201/%26fq%3Dmetadata_type%3A%22geospatial%22%2BAND%2B%26fq%3Dorganization%3A%22ssa-gov%22%20AND%20metadata_type%3A%22geospatial%22%20AND%20%26keyword%3Dsocial%20security%20administration%20%26sort%3D%26ext_bbox%3D%26ext_location%3D

September 27, 2016

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – September 27, 2016

A{beta}42 assembles into specific {beta}-barrel pore-forming oligomers in membrane-mimicking environments,” by Montserrat Serra-Batiste, Martí Ninot-Pedrosa, Mariam Bayoumi, Margarida Gairí, Giovanni Maglia, and Natàlia Carulla (Vol. 113, No. 39, September 28, 2016, p. 10866–10871).

www.pnas.org/content/113/39/10866.abstract.html?etoc

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – September 27, 2016

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The Role of Neutrophil Proteins on the Amyloid Beta-RAGE Axis,” by Amanda J. Stock, Anne Kasus-Jacobi, Jonathan D. Wren, Virginie H. Sjoelund, Glenn D. Prestwich, and H. Anne Pereira (PLoS ONE 11(9): e0163330. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163330, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 29p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0163330

September 26, 2016

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – September 26, 2016

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “Understanding why black women are not working longer,” by Joanna Lahey (w22680, September 2016, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w22680

September 23, 2016

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Article – September 23, 2016

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Falls and Fall Injuries Among Adults Aged {Greater then/equal to} 65 Years — United States, 2014,” by Gwen Bergen, Mark R. Stevens, and Elizabeth R. Burns (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Vol. 65, No. 37, September 23, 2016, .pdf and HTML format, p. 993-998).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6537a2.htm

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – September 23, 2016

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A. “Basic and Translational Research on Decision Making in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (R01),” (PAR-16-448, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines: Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5). Note: There is a another funding opportunity listed under “Companion Funding Opportunity” with this announcement: “Basic and Translational Research on Decision Making in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (R21),” (PAR-16-449).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-448.html

B. “Changes in Cellular Architecture During Aging (R01),” (PA-16-442, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines: Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-442.html

C. “BRAIN Initiative Fellows: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32),” (RFA-MH-17-250, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications March 15, 2017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-17-250.html

D. “BRAIN Initiative: Data Archives for the BRAIN Initiative (R24),” (RFA-MH-17-255, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application due dates Jan. 17, 2017 and Oct. 19, 2017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-17-255.html

E. “BRAIN Initiative: Standards to Define Experiments Related to the BRAIN Initiative (R24),” (RFA-MH-17-256, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application due dates Jan. 10, 2017 and Oct. 11, 2017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-17-256.html

F. “BRAIN Initiative: Integration and Analysis of BRAIN Initiative Data (R24),” (RFA-MH-17-257, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application due dates Jan. 19, 2017 and Oct. 26, 2017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-17-257.html

G. “BRAIN Initiative: New Concepts and Early-Stage Research for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R21),” (RFA-EY-17-001, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications Dec. 7, 2016).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-EY-17-001.html

H. “Short-term Measurements of Physical Resilience as a Predictor of Healthspan in Mice (R01),” (RFA-AG-17-040, a reissue of RFA-AG-16-006, National Institute on Aging, deadline for applications Feb. 2, 2017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-17-040.html

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Tables – September 23, 2016

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Long-Term Care Providers and Services Users in the United States—State Estimates Supplement: National Study of Long-Term Care Providers, 2013–2014,” (September 2016, .pdf format, 238p.).

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

Related report:

www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/cinfo/?p=12447

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – September 23, 2016

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Escalating Medicare Billing for Ventilators Raises Concerns,” (OEI-12-15-00370, September 2016, .pdf format, 16nxp.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-12-15-00370.asp

CAAR – UK House of Commons Library Briefing Paper – September 23, 2016

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Secondary annuities market,” by Djuna Thurley (CBP-7707, September 2016, .pdf format, 22p.).

researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/CBP-7707

September 22, 2016

CAAR – Alzheimer’s Disease International Report – September 22, 2016

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World Alzheimer Report 2016, Improving healthcare for people living with dementia: Coverage, quality and costs now and in the future,” (September 2016, .pdf format, 140p.).

www.alz.co.uk/research/world-report-2016

CAAR – US House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Hearing Testimony – September 22, 2016

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Discussion Draft to Modernize Multiemployer Pensions,” a hearing held September 22, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 2 hours 1 minute). Note: Hearing begins at the 11:46 mark and ends at the 2:12:34 mark.

edworkforce.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=401016

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – September 22, 2016

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Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Research Advancement Award (SC1),” (PAR-16-439, a reissue of PAR-14-019, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines January 25, 2017; May 25, 2017; January 25, 2018; May 25, 2018; January 25, 2019; May 25, 2019). Note: There are two other funding opportunities listed under “Companion Funding Opportunity” with this announcement: “SC2 SCORE Pilot Project Award,” (PAR-16-438); and, “SC3 SCORE Research Continuance Award,” (PAR-16-438).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-439.html

CAAR – United Nations Human Rights Council Report – September 22, 2016

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Report of the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons,” (July 2016, .pdf format, 21p.).

documents-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/G16/147/83/PDF/G1614783.pdf?OpenElement

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Statistical Bulletin – September 22, 2016

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Occupational Pension Schemes Survey, UK: 2015,” (September 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 15p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/personalandhouseholdfinances/pensionssavingsandinvestments/bulletins/occupationalpensionschemessurvey/2015

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – September 22, 2016

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Brexit and the future of the migrant social care workforce,” (September 2016, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/brexit_and_the_future_of_the_migrant_social_care_workforce

CAAR – UK Department of Health Report – September 22, 2016

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Making a difference in dementia, nursing vision and strategy: refreshed edition,” (September 2016, .pdf format, 19p.).

www.gov.uk/government/publications/dementia-nursing-vision-and-strategy

CAAR – United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development Ageing Brief – September 22, 2016

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The Growing Need For Long-Term Care: Assumptions And Realities,” (September 2016, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.un.org/development/desa/ageing/news/2016/09/briefing-paper-growing-need-for-long-term-care-assumptions-and-realities/

September 21, 2016

CAAR – US House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Hearing Testimony – September 21, 2016

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Hearing on Understanding Social Security’s Solvency Challenge,” a hearing held September 21, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 19 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 4:17 mark.

waysandmeans.house.gov/event/hearing-understanding-social-securitys-solvency-challenge/

CAAR – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Economics Department Working Paper – September 21, 2016

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Raising well-being in Germany’s ageing society,” by Andreas Kappeler, Andrés Fuentes Hutfilter, Dorothee Schneider, Naomitsu Yashiro, Eun Jung Kim, and Giovanni Maria Semeraro (OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 1327, September 2016, .pdf format, 44p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.oecd-ilibrary.org/economics/raising-well-being-in-germany-s-ageing-society_5jlr3ctrc8bn-en

CAAR – Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging [University of Southern California] Report – September 21, 2016

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Latinos & Alzheimer’s Disease: New Numbers Behind the Crisis,” (September 2016, .pdf format, 31p.).

roybal.usc.edu/new-report-underscores-urgent-need-for-investments-in-alzheimers-research-for-u-s-latinos/

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – September 21, 2016

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Medicare Advantage Plan Switching: Exception or Norm?” by Gretchen Jacobson, Tricia Neuman and Anthony Damico (September 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 10p.).

kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-advantage-plan-switching-exception-or-norm/

September 20, 2016

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – September 20, 2016

Circulating microRNA signature for the diagnosis of very high-risk prostate cancer,” by Ali H. Alhasan, Alexander W. Scott, Jia J. Wu, Gang Feng, Joshua J. Meeks, C. Shad Thaxton, and Chad A. Mirkin (Vol. 113, No. 38, September 20, 2016, p. 10655-10660).

www.pnas.org/content/113/38/10655.abstract

CAAR – Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany] Working Paper – September 20, 2016

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Does Long-Term Care Subsidisation Reduce Unnecessary Hospitalisations?” by Joan Costa-i-Font, Sergi Jimenez-Martin, and Cristina Vilaplana (CESifo Working Paper No. 6078, September 2016, .pdf format, 42p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.cesifo-group.de/ifoHome/publications/working-papers/CESifoWP/CESifoWPdetails?wp_id=19247531

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – September 20, 2016

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Still not ready for ageing,” (September 2016, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/still_not_ready_for_ageing

CAAR – World Health Organization Mortality Database Update – September 20, 2016

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WHO updated the following files in (.zipped compressed ASCII format, with documentation in .pdf, Word or Microsoft Excel format) it’s Mortality Database on September 15, 2016: Documentation, Availability, Notes, Population and live births, Mortality ICD-9, and Mortality ICD-10 (this file comes in two parts).

www.who.int/healthinfo/statistics/mortality_rawdata/en/

September 19, 2016

CAAR – European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research Issue Brief – September 19, 2016

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Juggling family and work – Leaves from work to care informally for frail or sick family members – an international perspective,” by Andrea E. Schmidt, Michael Fuchs and Ricardo Rodrigues (September 2016, .pdf format, 19p.).

www.euro.centre.org/detail.php?xml_id=2663

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – September 19, 2016

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

Incentive Fees and Competition in Pension Funds: Evidence from a Regulatory Experiment,” by Assaf Hamdani, Eugene Kandel, Yevgeny Mugerman, and Yishay Yafeh (w22634, September 2016, .pdf format, 44p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w22634

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Papers – September 19, 2016

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A. “What Are the Effects of Doubling Up on Retirement Income and Assets?” by Deirdre Pfeiffer, Katrin B. Anacker and Brooks Louton (WP No. 2016-10, September 2016, .pdf format, 53p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/what-are-the-effects-of-doubling-up-on-retirement-income-and-assets-2/

B. “How Does Student Debt Affect Early-Career Retirement Saving?” by Matthew S. Rutledge, Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher and Francis M. Vitagliano (WP No. 2016-9, September 2016, .pdf format, 33p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/how-does-student-debt-affect-early-career-retirement-saving/

CAAR – American Enterprise Institute Working Paper – September 19, 2016

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The Life Cycle Model, Replacement Rates, and Retirement Income Adequacy,” by Andrew G. Biggs (Working Paper 2016-11, September 2016, .pdf format, 34p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.aei.org/publication/the-life-cycle-model-replacement-rates-and-retirement-income-adequacy/

CAAR – Tables of Contents – September 19, 2016

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Age and Ageing (Vol. 45, No. 5, September 2016).

ageing.oxfordjournals.org/content/vol45/issue5/index.dtl

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Vol. 64, No. 9, September 2016).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.2016.64.issue-9/issuetoc

September 16, 2016

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – September 16, 2016

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 5:01 pm

A. “Encouraging Appropriate Care Using Behavioral Economics through Electronic Health Records (R21/R33),” (RFA-AG-17-013, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline January 30, 2017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-17-013.html

B. “Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging (K76),” (RFA-AG-17-030, National Institute on Aging, appclication deadline November 23, 2016).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-17-030.html

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Report – September 16, 2016

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

Medicare Part D in 2016 and Trends over Time,” by Jack Hoadley, Juliette Cubanski, and Tricia Neuman (September 2016, .pdf format, 30p.).

kff.org/medicare/report/medicare-part-d-in-2016-and-trends-over-time/

CAAR – Lancet Article Abstract – September 16, 2016

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Addition of a non-immersive virtual reality component to treadmill training to reduce fall risk in older adults (V-TIME): a randomised controlled trial,” by Anat Mirelman, Lynn Rochester, Inbal Maidan, Silvia Del Din, Lisa Alcock, Freek Nieuwhof, Marcel Olde Rikkert, Bastiaan R. Bloem, Elisa Pelosin, Laura Avanzino, Giovanni Abbruzzese, Kim Dockx, Esther Bekkers, Nir Giladi, Alice Nieuwboer, and Jeffrey M. Hausdorff (Vol. 388, No. 10050, September 17, 2016, p. 1170–1182).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)31325-3/abstract

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – September 16, 2016

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

Grip Strength Decline and Its Determinants in the Very Old: Longitudinal Findings from the Newcastle 85+ Study,” by Antoneta Granic, Karen Davies, Carol Jagger, Thomas B. L. Kirkwood, Holly E. Syddall, and Avan A. Sayer (PLoS ONE 11(9): e0163183. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163183, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0163183

CAAR – King’s Fund [UK] Report – September 16, 2016

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Social care for older people: Home truths,” by Richard Humphries, Patrick Hall, Anna Charles, Ruth Thorlby, and Holly Holder (September 2016, .pdf format, 96p.).

www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/social-care-older-people

CAAR – Human Mortality Database Data Release – September 16, 2016

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Data for Japan were revised and updated through 2014.
Data for Belgium were revised and updated through 2015.

www.mortality.org/Public/WhatsNew.php

Data access:

www.mortality.org/

September 15, 2016

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – September 15, 2016

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Long-Term Care Workforce: Better Information Needed on Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, and Other Direct Care Workers,” (GAO-16-718, August 2016, .pdf format, 47p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-16-718

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – September 15, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:57 pm

Hospices Should Improve Their Election Statements and Certifications of Terminal Illness,” (OEI-02-10-00492, September 2016, .pdf format, 24p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-10-00492.asp

CAAR – US Center for Disease Control Article – September 15, 2016

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

Physical Inactivity Among Adults Aged 50 Years and Older — United States, 2014,” by Kathleen B. Watson, Susan A. Carlson, Janelle P. Gunn, Deborah A. Galuska, Ann O’Connor, Kurt J. Greenlund, and Janet E. Fulton (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Vol. 65, No. 36, September 15, 2016, HTML and .pdf format, p. 954–958).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6536a3.htm

CAAR – Demographic Research Article – September 15, 2016

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

Sequencing the real time of the elderly: Evidence from South Africa,” by Erofili Grapsa and Dorrit Posel (Vol. 35, Article 25, September 2016, .pdf format, p. 711-744).

www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol35/25/default.htm

CAAR – New England Journal of Medicine Article Abstract – September 15, 2016

Efficacy of the Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine in Adults 70 Years of Age or Older,” by Anthony L. Cunningham, Himal Lal, Martina Kovac, Roman Chlibek, Shinn-Jang Hwang, Javier Díez-Domingo, Olivier Godeaux, Myron J. Levin, Janet E. McElhaney, Joan Puig-Barberà, Carline Vanden Abeele, Timo Vesikari, Daisuke Watanabe, Toufik Zahaf, Anitta Ahonen, Eugene Athan, Jose F. Barba-Gomez, Laura Campora, Ferdinandus de Looze,H. Jackson Downey, Wayne Ghesquiere, Iris Gorfinkel, Tiina Korhonen, Edward Leung, Shelly A. McNeil, Lidia Oostvogels, Lars Rombo, Jan Smetana, Lily Weckx, Wilfred Yeo, and Thomas C. Heineman, for the ZOE-70 Study Group (Vol. 375, No. 11, September 15, 2016, p. 1019-1032).

www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1603800#t=abstract

CAAR – Tables of Contents – September 15, 2016

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 4:52 pm

American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (Vol. 24, No. 10, October 2016).

www.ajgponline.org/current

Gerontechnology (Vol. 15, No. 2, 2016).

gerontechnology.info/index.php/journal/issue/view/gt.2016.15.2.000.00

September 14, 2016

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – September 14, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:51 pm

Social Security: Improvements to Claims Process Could Help People Make Better Informed Decisions about Retirement Benefits,” (GAO-16-786, September 2016, .pdf format, 56p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-16-786

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – September 14, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:50 pm

Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits: What You Need to Know,” a hearing held September 14, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing is available at the site, running time 1 hour 59 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 15:54 mark and ends at the 2:14:50 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/maximizing-your-social-security-benefits-what-you-need-to-know

CAAR – Nature Letter Abstract – September 14, 2016

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Restricted diet delays accelerated ageing and genomic stress in DNA-repair-deficient mice,” W. P. Vermeij, M. E. T. Dolle, E. Reiling, D. Jaarsma, C. Payan-Gomez, C. R. Bombardieri, H. Wu, A. J. M. Roks, S. M. Botter, B. C. van der Eerden, S. A. Youssef, R. V. Kuiper, B. Nagarajah, C. T. van Oostrom, R. M. C. Brandt, S. Barnhoorn, S. Imholz, J. L. A. Pennings, A. de Bruin, A. Gyenis, J. Pothof, J. Vijg, H. van Steeg & J. H. J. Hoeijmakers (Vol. 537, No. 7620, September 14, 2016, p. 427-431).

www.nature.com/nature/journal/v537/n7620/abs/nature19329.html

CAAR – Heritage Foundation Issue Brief – September 14, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:48 pm

Congress Needs to Address the PBGC’s Multiemployer Program Deficit Now,” by Rachel Greszler (Issue Brief No. 4610, September 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 4p.).

www.heritage.org/research/reports/2016/09/congress-needs-to-address-the-pbgcs-multiemployer-program-deficit-now

September 13, 2016

CAAR – National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Monograph – September 13, 2016

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Families Caring for an Aging America, edited by Richard Schulz and Jill Eden (National Academies Press, ISBN: 978-0-309-44850-5, .pdf and OpenBook format, 340p.). Note: More information, including purchasing information, for a print copy is available at the site. NAP requires free registration before providing a .pdf copy.

www.nap.edu/catalog/23606/families-caring-for-an-aging-america

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences Article Abstract – September 13, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:44 pm

Mutations associated with familial Parkinson’s disease alter the initiation and amplification steps of {alpha}-synuclein aggregation,” by Patrick Flagmeier, Georg Meisl, Michele Vendruscolo, Tuomas P. J. Knowles, Christopher M. Dobson, Alexander K. Buell, and Celine Galvagnion (Vol. 113, No. 37, September 13, 2016, p. 10328–10333).

www.pnas.org/content/113/37/10328.abstract.html?etoc

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