“Traumatic Brain Injury–Related Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths — United States, 2007 and 2013,” (Vol. 66, No. 9, March 17, 2017, .pdf and HTML format, p. 1-16).
March 17, 2017
“Identifying predictive motor factors for falls in post-menopausal breast cancer survivors,” by Marek Zak, Malgorzata Biskup, Pawel Macek, Halina Krol, Szymon Krupnik, and Anna Opuchlik (PLoS ONE 12(3): e0173970. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173970, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 10p.).
March 16, 2017
“Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries Rely on Medicaid for Critical Help,” by Jean Accius, Lynda Flowers, and Brendan Flinn (March 2017, .pdf format, 3p.).
“Limited Competition: Analysis of Data from NIA’s Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project Follow-Up Study (U01),” (PAR-17-214, US National Institute on Aging, deadlines for applications Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5).
A. “National Ombudsman Resource Center,” (HHS-2017-ACL-AOA-OMRC-0210, deadline for application May 8, 2017).
B. “Alzheimer’s Disease Supportive Services Program (ADSSP): Creating and Sustaining Dementia-Capable Service Systems for People with Dementia and their Family Caregivers,” (HHS-2017-ACL-AOA-ADSG-0212, deadline for application May 12, 2017).
“Short-Course Radiation plus Temozolomide in Elderly Patients with Glioblastoma,” by James R. Perry, Normand Laperriere, Christopher J. O’Callaghan, Alba A. Brandes, Johan Menten, Claire Phillips, Michael Fay, Ryo Nishikawa, J. Gregory Cairncross, Wilson Roa, David Osoba, John P. Rossiter, Arjun Sahgal, Hal Hirte, Florence Laigle-Donadey, Enrico Franceschi, Olivier Chinot, Vassilis Golfinopoulos, Laura Fariselli, Antje Wick, Loic Feuvret, Michael Back, Michael Tills, Chad Winch, Brigitta G. Baumert, Wolfgang Wick, Keyue Ding, and Warren P. Mason, for the Trial Investigators (Vol. 376, No. 11, March 16, 2017, p. 1027-1037).
“What Are the Implications for Medicare of the American Health Care Act?” by Juliette Cubanski and Tricia Neuman (March 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 3p.).
March 15, 2017
“How Has the Shift to 401(k) Plans Affected Retirement Income?” by Alicia H. Munnell, Wenliang Hou, Anthony Webb, and Yinji Li (IB No. 17-5, March 2017, .pdf format, 8p.).
“Few serum proteins mediate APOE’s association with dementia,” by Donald R. Royall, Safa Al-Rubaye, Ram Bishnoi, and Raymond F. Palmer (PLoS ONE 12(3): e0172268. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172268, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, p.).
A. “Early diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment and mild dementia through basic and instrumental activities of daily living: Development of a new evaluation tool,” by Elise Cornelis, Ellen Gorus, Ingo Beyer, Ivan Bautmans, and Patricia De Vriendt (PLoS Med 14(3): e1002250. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002250, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 22p.).
B. “Association of lifelong exposure to cognitive reserve-enhancing factors with dementia risk: A community-based cohort study,” by Hui-Xin Wang, Stuart W. S. MacDonald, Serhiy Dekhtyar, and Laura Fratiglioni (PLoS Med 14(3): e1002251. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002251, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 17p.).
MRRC Newsletter (Vol. 17, No. 1, March 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 10p.).
Journal of Pension Economics & Finance (Vol. 16, No. 2, April 2017).
Research on Aging (Vol. 39, No. 4, April 2017).
March 14, 2017
Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 317, No. 10, March 14, 2017). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.
“Effect of Inpatient Rehabilitation vs a Monitored Home-Based Program on Mobility in Patients With Total Knee Arthroplasty: The HIHO Randomized Clinical Trial,” by Mark A. Buhagiar, Justine M. Naylor, Ian A. Harris, Wei Xuan, Friedbert Kohler, Rachael Wright, and Renee Fortunato (p. 1037-1046).
“Synaptic vesicle glycoprotein 2C (SV2C) modulates dopamine release and is disrupted in Parkinson disease,” by Amy R. Dunn, Kristen A. Stout, Minagi Ozawa, Kelly M. Lohr, Carlie A. Hoffman, Alison I. Bernstein, Yingjie Li, Minzheng Wang, Carmelo Sgobio, Namratha Sastry, Huaibin Cai, W. Michael Caudle, and Gary W. Miller (Vol. 114, No. 11, March 14, 2017, p. E2253–E2262).
A. “Medicaid: A Last Resort for People Needing Long-Term Services and Supports,” by Wendy Fox-Grage (March 2017, .pdf format, 4p.).
B. “Adequate Premium Tax Credits are Vital to Maintain Access to Affordable Health Coverage for Older Adults,” by Jane Sung, Lina Walker, and Olivia Dean (March 2017, .pdf format, 9p.).
CAAR – Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research/National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging Data Release – March 14, 2017
ICPSR/NACDA announced the release of a new dataset on March 12, 2017. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:
– National Survey of Midlife Development in the United States (MIDUS Refresher): Milwaukee African American Sample, 2012-2013 (ICPSR 36722)
– Data for Portugal were revised and updated through 2015.
– Data for USA were revised and updated through 2015.
Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 72A, No. 4, April 2017).
March 10, 2017
A. “Limited Competition: Analysis of Data from NIA’s Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project Follow-Up Study (U01),” (PAR-17-214, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5).
B. “Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Small Molecule Drug Discovery and Development for Disorders of the Nervous System (UG3/UH3),” (PAR-17-205, National Institute of Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadelines August 9, 2017, Feb 7, 2018, Aug 9, 2018, Feb 9, 2019, August 9, 2019, and Feb 11, 2020).
C. “Detecting Cognitive Impairment, Including Dementia, in Primary Care and Other Everyday Clinical Settings for the General Public and in Health Disparities Populations (UG3/UH3),” (RFA-NS-17-012, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline May 9, 2017).
“2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures,” (March 2017, .pdf format, 85p.).
“Age-related macular degeneration phenotypes are associated with increased tumor necrosis-alpha and subretinal immune cells in aged Cxcr5 knockout mice,” by Hu Huang, Ying Liu, Lei Wang, and Wen Li (PLoS ONE 12(3): e0173716. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173716, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 23p.).
“Pennsylvania State Data Center Brief,” (February 2017, .pdf format, 3p.).
March 9, 2017
CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, & Policy Analysis Periodicals – March 9, 2017
A. International Update, February 2017, (February 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 3p.).
B. SSI Monthly Statistics, January 2017, (February 2017, .pdf and HTML format).
– A transcript of the Mar. 2-3, 2017 meeting is available.
Transcript (.pdf formt, 400p.):
CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – March 9, 2017
“Medicare Contractors’ Payments to Providers for Hospital Outpatient Dental Services Generally Did Not Comply With Medicare Requirements,” (A-06-16-05003, March 2017, .pdf format, 12p.).
“No Place to Grow Old: How Canadian Suburbs Can Become Age Friendly,” by Glenn Miller (March 2017, .pdf format, 26p.).
CAAR – United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [ESCAP] Monograph – March 9, 2017
Ageing in Asia and the Pacific: Overview, (March 2017, .pdf format, 21p.).
“Prevalence, risk factors and health outcomes associated with polypharmacy among urban community-dwelling older adults in multi-ethnic Malaysia,” by Li Min Lim, Megan McStea, Wen Wei Chung, Nuruljannah Nor Azmi, Siti Azdiah Abdul Aziz, Syireen Alwi, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Shahrul Bahyah Kamaruzzaman, Siew Siang Chua, and Reena Rajasuriar (PLoS ONE 12(3): e0173466. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173466, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 18p.).
“In Health Reform, Stakes are High for Older Americans with Preexisting Health Conditions,” by Claire Noel-Miller and Jane Sung (March 2017, .pdf format, 7p.).
March 8, 2017
A. “Marijuana, Prescription Opioid, or Prescription Benzodiazepine Drug Use Among Older Adults (R01),” (PA-17-196, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5). Note: There are two companion funding agreements (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Marijuana, Prescription Opioid, or Prescription Benzodiazepine Drug Use Among Older Adults (R21),” (PA-17-197); and, “Marijuana, Prescription Opioid, or Prescription Benzodiazepine Drug Use Among Older Adults (R03),” (PA-17-198).
B. “Hearing Health Care for Adults: Improving Access and Affordability (R01),” (PA-17-202, a reissue of PA-14-091, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5).
“Caregiving and Work: The Relationship between Labor Market Attachment and Parental Caregiving,” by Sean Fahle and Kathleen McGarry (WP 2017-356, January 2017, .pdf format, 33p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:
“Do Households Have a Good Sense of Their Retirement Preparedness?” by Alicia H. Munnell, Wenliang Hou, and Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher (IB No.17-4, March 2017, .pdf format, 10p.).
“Autophagy maintains the metabolism and function of young and old stem cells,” by Theodore T. Ho, Matthew R. Warr, Emmalee R. Adelman, Olivia M. Lansinger, Johanna Flach, Evgenia V. Verovskaya, Maria E. Figueroa & Emmanuelle Passegue (Vol. 543, No. 7644, March 9, 2017, p. 205-210).
“The spatialities of ageing: Evidencing increasing spatial polarisation between older and younger adults in England and Wales,” by Albert Sabater, Elspeth Graham, and Nissa Finney (Vol. 36, Article 25, March 2017, .pdf format, p. 731-744).
Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association (Vol. 13, No. 3, March 2017).
Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 57, No. 1, 2017).
Journal of Applied Gerontology (Vol. 36, No. 4, April 2017).
March 7, 2017
A. “Glucosylceramide synthase inhibition alleviates aberrations in synucleinopathy models,” by S. Pablo Sardi, Catherine Viel, Jennifer Clarke, Christopher M. Treleaven, Amy M. Richards, Hyejung Park, Maureen A. Olszewski, James C. Dodge, John Marshall, Elina Makino, Bing Wang, Richard L. Sidman, Seng H. Cheng, and Lamya S. Shihabuddin (Vol. 114, No. 10, March 7, 2017, p. 2699–2704).
B. “Alterations of p11 in brain tissue and peripheral blood leukocytes in Parkinson’s disease,” by Holly Green, Xiaoqun Zhang, Katarina Tiklova, Nikolaos Volakakis, Lovisa Brodin, Louise Berg, Paul Greengard, Thomas Perlmann, and Per Svenningsson (Vol. 114, No. 10, March 7, 2017, p. 2735–2740).
March 6, 2017
“The Health and Retirement Study (U01),” (RFA-AG-18-005, a reissue of RFA-AG-12-001, National Institute on Aging, deadline for applications May 16, 2017).
CAAR – Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research/National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging Data Release – March 6, 2017
ICPSR/NACDA announced the release of a new dataset on March 5, 2017. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:
– Discourse Processing in Healthy Aging in the United States (36634).
“Prediction and classification of Alzheimer disease based on quantification of MRI deformation,” by Xiaojing Long, Lifang Chen, Chunxiang Jiang, and Lijuan Zhang, Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (PLoS ONE 12(3): e0173372. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173372, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 19p.).
“Creating age-friendly environments in Europe. A tool for local policy-makers and planners,” (2016, .pdf format, 57p.).
“Pension Schemes Bill 2016-17,” by Djuna Thurley and Richard Keen (CBP-07874, March 2017, .pdf format, 75p.).
European Journal of Palliative Care (Vol. 24, No. 1, January/February 2017).
March 2, 2017
“Seniors’ Access to Home Equity: Identifying Existing Mechanisms and Impediments to Broader Adoption,” by Karan Kaul and Laurie Goodman (February 2017, .pdf format, 48p.).
“Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings pension tables, UK: 2016 provisional and 2015 revised results,” (March 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 19p.).
A. “Challenges and Opportunities in Managing Digital Estates,” by Neal Walters (March 2017, .pdf format, 9p.).
B. “Impact of Block Grants and Per Capita Caps on Medicaid Enrollees: State Fact Sheets,” by Brendan Flinn (March 2017, .pdf format).
“Sex differences in genetic associations with longevity in Han Chinese: sex-stratified genome-wide association study and polygenic risk score analysis,” by Yi Zeng, Huashuai Chen, Xiaomin Liu, Rui Ye, Enjun Xie, Zhihua Chen, Jiehua Lu, Jianxin Li, Yaohua Tian, Ting Ni, Lars Bolund, Kenneth C. Land, Anatoliy Yashin, Angela M O’Rand, Liang Sun, Ze Yang, Wei Tao, Anastasia Gurinovich, Claudio Franceschi, Jichun Xie, Jun Gu, Yong Hou, Xiao Liu, Xun Xu, Jean-Marie Robine, Joris Deelen, Paola Sebastiani, Eline Slagboom, Thomas Perls, Elizabeth Hauser, William Gottschalk, Qihua Tan, Kaare Christensen, Mike Lutz, Xiao-Li Tian, Huanming Yang, Junxia Min, Chao Nie and James Vaupel (WP-2017-04, February 2017, .pdf format, 37p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:
– 12th Educational Conference on Palliative and Supportive Care: Care at the Close of Life – Experience and Expectations (May 5, 2017) – Toronto, Canada.
Ageing International (Vol. 42, No. 1, February 2017).