“Women and Long-Term Services and Supports,” by Ari Houser (April 2017, .pdf format, 2p.).
“Women and Long-Term Services and Supports,” by Ari Houser (April 2017, .pdf format, 2p.).
“The State Pension Funding Gap: 2015,” (April 2017, .pdf and Excel format, 13p.).
“Survival, disabilities in activities of daily living, and physical and cognitive functioning among the oldest-old in China: a cohort study,” by Yi Zeng, Qiushi Feng, Therese Hesketh, Kaare Christensen, and James W. Vaupel (Vol. 389, No. 10079, April 22, 2017, p. 1619-1629).
“Older Americans Month: May 2017,” (CB17-FF.08, March 2017, .pdf format, 6p.).
“Prenatal loss of father during World War One is predictive of a reduced lifespan in adulthood,” by Nicolas Todd, Alain-Jacques Valleron, and Pierre Bougnères (Vol. 114, No. 16, April 18, 2017, p. 4201–4206).
“Skeletal-related events and mortality among men diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer: The impact of alternative measures of radiation to the bone,” by Eberechukwu Onukwugha, Young Kwok, Jay P. Ciezki, Candice Yong, Catherine Plaisant, Chandana A. Reddy, C. Daniel Mullins, Brian Seal, Adriana Valderrama, and Arif Hussain (PLoS ONE 12(4): e0175956. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175956, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 12p.).
“Health Care: Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring Use in Medicare and Selected Federal Programs,” (GAO-17-365, April 2017, .pdf format, 72p.).
“Should Race and Ethnicity Be Factored into Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines?” by Elizabeth A. Carter, Keith D. Lind, and Pamela E. Morin (April 2017, .pdf format, 7p.).
“Fracture fixation in the operative management of hip fractures (FAITH): an international, multicentre, randomised controlled trial,” by Fixation using Alternative Implants for the Treatment of Hip fractures (FAITH) Investigators (Vol. 380, No. 10078, April 15, 2017, p. 1519-1527).
A. “Gender Disparities in Health Care in Medicare Advantage,” (April 2017, .pdf format, 35p.).
B. “Racial and Ethnic Disparities by Gender in Medicare Advantage,” (April 2017, .pdf format, 38p.).
“State Public Pension Funds Increase Use of Complex Investments,” (April 2017, .pdf and Excel format, 36p.).
“Parkinson’s disease-associated genetic variation is linked to quantitative expression of inflammatory genes,” by Steven Pierce and Gerhard A. Coetzee (PLoS ONE 12(4): e0175882. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175882, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).
“Transport patterns in community-dwelling adults aged 50 years and over in Ireland,” by Orna Donoghue, Joanna Orr, Siobhan Leahy, and Rose Anne Kenny (April 2017, .pdf format, 30p.).
A. “Serotonin and dopamine transporter PET changes in the premotor phase of LRRK2 parkinsonism: cross-sectional studies,” by Dr. Daryl J. Wile, Pankaj A. Agarwal, Prof. Michael Schulzer, Edwin Mak, Katherine Dinelle, Elham Shahinfard, Nasim Vafai, Kazuko Hasegawa, Prof. Jing Zhang, Jessamyn McKenzie, Nicole Neilson, Audrey Strongosky, Prof. Ryan J. Uitti, Mark Guttman, Cyrus P. Zabetian, Prof. Yu-Shin Ding, Mike Adam, Prof. Jan Aasly, Prof. Zbigniew K. Wszolek, Prof. Matthew Farrer, Prof. Vesna Sossi, and Prof. A. Jon Stoessl (Vol. 16, No. 5, May 2017, p. 351–359).
B. “Effect of long-term omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation with or without multidomain intervention on cognitive function in elderly adults with memory complaints (MAPT): a randomised, placebo-controlled trial,” by Sandrine Andrieu, Sophie Guyonnet, Nicola Coley, Christelle Cantet, Marc Bonnefoy, Serge Bordes, Lawrence Bories, Marie-Noelle Cufi, Thierry Dantoine, Jean-François Dartigues, Françoise Desclaux, Audrey Gabelle, Yannick Gasnier, Alain Pesce, Kristel Sudres, Jacques Touchon, Philippe Robert, Olivier Rouaud, Philippe Legrand, Pierre Payoux, Jean-Paul Caubere, Michael Weiner, Isabelle Carrié, Pierre-Jean Ousset, and Bruno Vellas for the MAPT Study Group (Vol. 16, No. 5, May 2017, p. 377–389).
“Comorbidity and dementia: A nationwide survey in Taiwan,” by Ting-Bin Chen, Szu-Yu Yiao, Yu Sun, Huey-Jane Lee, Shu-Chien Yang, Ming-Jang Chiu, Ta-Fu Chen, Ker-Neng Lin, Li-Yu Tang, Chung-Chih Lin, and Pei-Ning Wang (PLoS ONE 12(4): e0175475. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175475, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).
“Do Health Insurance Reforms Boost Demand for Older Workers by SES?” by Matthew S. Rutledge and Caroline V. Crawford (IB No. 17-7, April 2017, .pdf format, 7p.).
A. “Review of Adult Palliative Care Services in New Zealand,” (March 2017, Word and .pdf format, 18p.).
B. “Disability Respite Survey 2016,” (March 2017, Word and .pdf format, 21p.).
“United States Life Tables, 2013,” by Elizabeth Arias, Melonie Heron, and Jiaquan Xu (Vital and Health Statistics Reports, Vol. 66, No. 3, April 2017, .pdf format, 63p.).
A. “Why the US science and engineering workforce is aging rapidly,” by David M. Blau and Bruce A. Weinberg (Vol. 114, No. 15, April 11, 2017, p. 3879–3884).
B. “ErbB2 regulates autophagic flux to modulate the proteostasis of APP-CTFs in Alzheimer’s disease,” by Bo-Jeng Wang, Guor Mour Her, Ming-Kuan Hu, Yun-Wen Chen, Ying-Tsen Tung, Pei-Yi Wu, Wen-Ming Hsu, Hsinyu Lee, Lee-Way Jin, Sheng-Ping L. Hwang, Rita P.-Y. Chen, Chang-Jen Huang, and Yung-Feng Liao
(Vol. 114, No. 15, April 11, 2017, p. E3129–E3138).
“Genetic factors influencing frontostriatal dysfunction and the development of dementia in Parkinson’s disease,” by Ismael Huertas, Silvia Jesus, Francisco Javier García-Gomez, Jose Antonio Lojo, Inmaculada Bernal-Bernal, Marta Bonilla-Toribio, Juan Francisco Martín-Rodriguez, David García-Solís, Pilar Gómez-Garre, and Pablo Mir (PLoS ONE 12(4): e0175560. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175560, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).
Caregiving PolicyDigest (Vol. 17, No. 3, Apr. 5, 2017).
“Medicare Provider Education: Oversight of Efforts to Reduce Improper Billing Needs Improvement,” (GAO-17-290, March 2017, .pdf format, 36p.).
“Report to Congress: Medicare Payment Policy,” (March 2017, .pdf format, 455p.).
“The 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey: Many Workers Lack Retirement Confidence and Feel Stressed About Retirement Preparations,” by Lisa Greenwald, nd Craig Copeland, and Jack VanDerhei(EBRI Issue Brief No. 431, March 2017, .pdf format, 32p.).
“Is Home Equity an Underutilized Retirement Asset?” by Steven A. Sass (IB No. 17-6, March 2017, .pdf format, 9p.).
“The effect of patient age at intervention on risk of implant revision after total replacement of the hip or knee: a population-based cohort study,” by Lee E. Bayliss, David Culliford, A. Paul Monk, Sion Glyn-Jones, Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, Andrew Judge, Cyrus Cooper, Andrew J. Carr, Nigel K. Arden, David J. Beard, and Andrew J. Price (Vol. 389, No. 10077, April 8, 2017, p. 1424-1430).
“Money in funded pensions and insurance in the UK National Accounts: 1957 to 2015,” (March 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 18p.).
“The Effects of Education on Canadians’ Retirement Savings Behaviour,” by Derek Messacar (Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper No. 391, March 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 32p.).
“Rising Inequality in Life Expectancy by Socioeconomic Status,” by Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, Anthony Webb, Candace M. Cosgrove, and Natalia S. Orlova (Working Paper No. 2017-2, April 2017, .pdf format, 29p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:
“The empowerment of elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Managing life with the disease,” by Zahra Fotokian, Farahnaz Mohammadi Shahboulaghi, Masoud Fallahi-Khoshknab, and Ali Pourhabib (PLoS ONE 12(4): e0174028. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0174028, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).
A. “Prion protein dynamics before aggregation,” by Kinshuk Raj Srivastava and Lisa J. Lapidus (Vol. 114, No. 14, April 4, 2017, p. 3572-3577).
B. “Deficiency of a sulfotransferase for sialic acid-modified glycans mitigates Alzheimer’s pathology,” by Zui Zhang, Yoshiko Takeda-Uchimura, Tahmina Foyez, Shiori Ohtake-Niimi, Narentuya, Hiroyasu Akatsu, Kazuchika Nishitsuji, Makoto Michikawa, Tony Wyss-Coray, Kenji Kadomatsu, and Kenji Uchimura (Vol. 114, No. 14, April 4, 2017, p. E2947-E2954).
A. “Breaking Stereotypes: Spotlight on Male Family Caregivers,” by Jean Accius (March 2017, .pdf format, 6p.).
B. “No Wrong Door: Person- and Family-Centered Practices in Long-Term Services and Supports,” by Christina Neill Bowen, Wendy Fox-Grage (March 2017, .pdf format, 14p.).
“Aging increases cell-to-cell transcriptional variability upon immune stimulation,” by Celia Pilar Martinez-Jimenez, Nils Eling, Hung-Chang Chen, Catalina A. Vallejos, Aleksandra A. Kolodziejczyk, Frances Connor, Lovorka Stojic, Timothy F. Rayner, Michael J. T. Stubbington, Sarah A. Teichmann, Maike de la Roche, John C. Marioni, and Duncan T. Odom (Vol. 355, No. 6332, March 31, 2017, p. 1433-1436).
Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 317, No. 12, March 28, 2017). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.
“Effect of Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation on Cancer Incidence in Older Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial,” by Joan Lappe, Patrice Watson, Dianne Travers-Gustafson, Robert Recker, Cedric Garland, Edward Gorham, Keith Baggerly, and Sharon L. McDonnell (p. 1234-1243).
“Best-practice life expectancy: An extreme value approach,” by Anthony Medford (Vol. 36, Article 34, March 2017, .pdf format, p. 989-1014).
“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).
“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.).
“Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries Rely on Medicaid for Critical Help,” by Jean Accius, Lynda Flowers, and Brendan Flinn (March 2017, .pdf format, 3p.).
“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.).
“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.).
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.).
“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.).
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