“Social care: paying for care home places and domiciliary care,” by Tim Jarrett (SN01911, July 2016, .pdf format, 21p.).
July 27, 2016
“Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA matching shapes metabolism and healthy ageing,” by Ana Latorre-Pellicer, Raquel Moreno-Loshuertos, Ana Victoria Lechuga-Vieco, Fatima Sanchez-Cabo, Carlos Torroja, Rebeca Acín-Perez, Enrique Calvo, Esther Aix, Andres Gonzalez-Guerra, Angela Logan, María Luisa Bernad-Miana, Eduardo Romanos, Raquel Cruz, Sara Cogliati, Beatriz Sobrino, Angel Carracedo, Acisclo Pérez-Martos, Patricio Fernandez-Silva, Jesús Ruíz-Cabello, Michael P. Murphy, Ignacio Flores, Jesus Vazquez & José Antonio Enríquez (Vol. 535, No. 7613, July 28, 2016, p. 561-565).
CAAR – Center for Family & Demographic Research [Bowling Green State University] Newsletter – July 27, 2016
Ohio Population News (No. 33, July 2016, .pdf format, 2p.). The focus of this issue is “Older Americans in Ohio, 2014.”
July 26, 2016
A. “Equity and length of lifespan are not the same,” by Benjamin Seligman, Gabi Greenberg, and Shripad Tuljapurkar (Vol. 113, No. 30, July 26, 2016, p. 8420-8423).
B. “FoxO3 regulates neuronal reprogramming of cells from postnatal and aging mice,” by Henrik Ahlenius, Soham Chanda, Ashley E. Webb, Issa Yousif, Jesse Karmazin, Stanley B. Prusiner, Anne Brunet, Thomas C. Sudhof, and Marius Wernig (Vol. 113, No. 30, July 26, 2016, p. 8514-8519).
C. “Structural model of the dimeric Parkinson’s protein LRRK2 reveals a compact architecture involving distant interdomain contacts,” by Giambattista Guaitoli, Francesco Raimondi, Bernd K. Gilsbach, Yacob Gomez-Llorente, Egon Deyaert, Fabiana Renzi, Xianting Li, Adam Schaffner, Pravin Kumar Ankush Jagtap, Karsten Boldt, Felix von Zweydorf, Katja Gotthardt, Donald D. Lorimer, Zhenyu Yue, Alex Burgin, Nebojsa Janjic, Michael Sattler, Wim Versees, Marius Ueffing, Iban Ubarretxena-Belandia, Arjan Kortholt, and Christian Johannes Gloeckner (Vol. 113, No. 30, July 26, 2016, .pdf and HTML format, p. E4357-E4366). Note: _PNAS_ is providing open access to the full-text of this article.
A. “Age-related myelin degradation burdens the clearance function of microglia during aging,” by Shima Safaiyan, Nirmal Kannaiyan, Nicolas Snaidero, Simone Brioschi, Knut Biber, Simon Yona, Aimee L Edinger, Steffen Jung, Moritz J. Rossner & Mikael Simons (Vol. 19, No. 8, August 2016, p. 995-998).
B. “Neuronal activity enhances tau propagation and tau pathology in vivo,” by Jessica W. Wu, S. Abid Hussaini, Isle M. Bastille, Gustavo A. Rodriguez, Ana Mrejeru, Kelly Rilett, David W. Sanders, Casey Cook, Hongjun Fu, Rick A. C. M. Boonen, Mathieu Herman, Eden Nahmani, Sheina Emrani, Y. Helen Figueroa, Marc I. Diamond, Catherine L. Clelland, Selina Wray & Karen E. Duff (Vol. 19, No. 8, August 2016, p. 1085-1092).
July 21, 2016
CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – July 21, 2016
“Adverse Events in Rehabilitation Hospitals: National Incidence Among Medicare Beneficiaries,” (OEI-06-14-00110, July 2016, .pdf format, 35p.).
“Brexit – implications for pensions,” by Djuna Thurley (CBP-7629, July 2016, .pdf format, 5p.).
July 20, 2016
“The Age-Dependent Relationship between Blood Pressure and Cognitive Impairment: A Cross-Sectional Study in a Rural Area of Xi’an, China,” by Suhang Shang, Pei Li, Meiying Deng, Yu Jiang, Chen Chen, and Qiumin Qu (PLoS ONE 11(7): e0159485. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159485, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 18p.).
“The state of the nation’s housing: An ILC-UK Factpack,” (July 2016, .pdf format, 23p.).
July 19, 2016
“Financing State and Local Pension Obligations: Issues and Options,” by William G. Gale and Aaron Krupkin (July 2016, .pdf format, 29p.).
“Turning Medicare Into a Premium Support System: Frequently Asked Questions,” by Gretchen Jacobson and Tricia Neuman (July 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 7p.).
July 18, 2016
“A Data Book: Health Care Spending and the Medicare Program,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 197p.).
A. “Older African-Americans Aged 65+,” (July 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 2p.).
B. “Older American Indian and Native Alaskans Aged 65+,” (July 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 2p.).
C. “Older Asian Americans Aged 65+,” (July 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 2p.).
D. “Older Hispanic Americans Aged 65+,” (July 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 2p.).
“How Do Persons with Mild Acquired Cognitive Impairment Use Information and Communication Technology and E-Services?” by Aboozar Eghdam, Aniko Bartfai, Christian Oldenburg, and Sabine Koch (PLoS ONE 11(7): e0159362. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159362, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 17p.).
“Few Hip Fracture Patients Receive Osteoporosis Care,” by Catherine W. Gillespie and Pamela E. Morin (July 2016, .pdf format, 5p.).
“Older Iowans: 2016,” (May 2016, .pdf format, 4p.).
July 15, 2016
“Relation of cerebral vessel disease to Alzheimer’s disease dementia and cognitive function in elderly people: a cross-sectional study,” by Zoe Arvanitakis, Ana W. Capuano, Sue E. Leurgans, David A. Bennett and Julie A. Schneider (Vol. 15, No. 9, August 2016, p. 934-943).
“Medicare Spending at the End of Life: A Snapshot of Beneficiaries Who Died in 2014 and the Cost of Their Care,” by Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, Shannon Griffin, and Anthony Damico (July 2016, .pdf and HTML format, p.).
July 14, 2016
“National Health Expenditure Accounts Projections 2015-2025,” (July 2016, .pdf and zipped Excel and comma-delimited format, 5p.).
July 13, 2016
“Advance Care Planning in Dementia: Do Family Carers Know the Treatment Preferences of People with Early Dementia?” by Karen Harrison Dening, Michael King, Louise Jones, Victoria Vickestaff, and Elizabeth L. Sampson (PLoS ONE 11(7): e0159056. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159056, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).
“Health of Older People Strategy: Consultation draft,” (July 2016, .pdf and Word format, 47p.).
July 12, 2016
“Reducing Default Rates of Reverse Mortgages,” by Stephanie Moulton, Donald R. Haurin and Wei Shi (IB No. 16-11, July 2016, .pdf format, 7p.).
“Dopamine D2 receptor availability is linked to hippocampal–caudate functional connectivity and episodic memory,” by Lars Nyberg, Nina Karalija, Alireza Salami, Micael Andersson, Anders Wahlin, Neda Kaboovand, Ylva Kohncke, Jan Axelsson, Anna Rieckmann, Goran Papenberg, Douglas D. Garrett, Katrine Riklund, Martin Lovden, Ulman Lindenberger, and Lars Backman (Vol. 113, No. 28, July 12, 2016, p. 7918-7923).
“Social security benefits for older people with mobility needs,” by Steven Kennedy (SN07160, July 2016, .pdf format, 19p.).
“Use of medicines by older people with type 2 diabetes,” (July 2016, .pdf format, 120p.).
July 8, 2016
Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 316, No. 1, July 5, 2016). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.
“Effect of Palliative Care–Led Meetings for Families of Patients With Chronic Critical Illness: A Randomized Clinical Trial,” by Shannon S. Carson, Christopher E. Cox, Sylvan Wallenstein, Laura C. Hanson, Marion Danis, James A Tulsky, Emily Chai, and Judith E. Nelson (p. 51-62).
“What Makes a Good Palliative Care Physician? A Qualitative Study about the Patient’s Expectations and Needs when Being,” by Eva K Masel, Anna Kitta, Patrick Huber, Tamara Rumpold, Matthias Unseld, Sophie Schur, Edit Porpaczy, and Herbert H Watzke (PLoS ONE 11(7): e0158830. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158830, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).
Caregiving PolicyDigest (Vol. 16, No. 6, July 6, 2016).
June 30, 2016
A. “Deaths: Leading Causes for 2014,” by Melonie Heron (National Vital Statistics Report, Vol. 65, No. 5, June 2016, .pdf format, 96p.).
B. “Deaths: Final Data for 2014,” by Kenneth D. Kochanek, Sherry L. Murphy, Jiaquan Xu, and Betzaida Tejada-Vera (National Vital Statistics Report, Vol. 65, No. 4, June 2016, .pdf format, 96p.).
CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – June 30, 2016
“Part D Plans Generally Include Drugs Commonly Used by Dual Eligibles: 2016,” (OEI-05-16-00090, June 2016, .pdf format, 27p.).
“Pensioners’ incomes series: An analysis of trends in Pensioner Incomes: 1994/95-2014/15,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 10p.).
June 29, 2016
“Modifying Medicare’s Benefit Design: What’s the Impact on Beneficiaries and Spending?” by Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, Zachary Levinson, Gretchen Jacobson, Monica Brenner, and James Mays (June 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 26p.).
A. “Dynamic PET Measures of Tau Accumulation in Cognitively Normal Older Adults and Alzheimer’s Disease Patients Measured Using [18F] THK-5351,” by Samuel N. Lockhart, Suzanne L. Baker, Nobuyuki Okamura, Katsutoshi Furukawa, Aiko Ishiki, Shozo Furumoto, Manabu Tashiro, Kazuhiko Yanai, Hiroyuki Arai, Yukitsuka Kudo, Ryuichi Harada, Naoki Tomita, Kotaro Hiraoka, Shoichi Watanuki, and William J. Jagust (PLoS ONE 11(6): e0158460. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158460, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).
B. “Barriers to Effective Postmenopausal Osteoporosis Treatment: A Qualitative Study of Patients’ and Practitioners’ Views,” by Sophie Alami, Lucile Hervouet, Serge Poiraudeau, Karine Briot, and Christian Roux (PLoS ONE 11(6): e0158365. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158365, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).
June 28, 2016
Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 315, No. 24, June 28, 2016). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.
“Intensive vs Standard Blood Pressure Control and Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes in Adults Aged GE [greater or equal to] 75 Years: A Randomized Clinical Trial,” by Jeff D. Williamson, Mark A. Supiano, William B. Applegate, Dan R. Berlowitz, Ruth C. Campbell, Glenn M. Chertow, Larry J. Fine, William E. Haley, Amret T. Hawfield, MD; Joachim H. Ix, Dalane W. Kitzman, John B. Kostis, Marie A. Krousel-Wood, Lenore J. Launer, Suzanne Oparil, Carlos J. Rodriguez, Christianne L. Roumie, Ronald I. Shorr, Kaycee M. Sink, Virginia G. Wadley, Paul K. Whelton, Jeffrey Whittle, Nancy F. Woolard; Jackson T. Wright Jr, and Nicholas M. Pajewski, for the SPRINT Research Group (p. 2673-2682).
A. “Tau protein is essential for stress-induced brain pathology,” by Sofia Lopes, Joao Vaz-Silva, Vitor Pinto, Christina Dalla, Nikolaos Kokras, Benedikt Bedenk, Natalie Mack, Michael Czisch, Osborne F. X. Almeida, Nuno Sousa, and Ioannis Sotiropoulos (Vol. 113, No. 26, June 28, 2016, p. E3755-E3763).
B. “Tau accumulation induces synaptic impairment and memory deficit by calcineurin-mediated inactivation of nuclear CaMKIV/CREB signaling,” by Yaling Yin, Di Gao, Yali Wang, Zhi-Hao Wang, Xin Wang, Jinwang Ye, Dongqin Wu, Lin Fang, Guilin Pi, Ying Yang, Xiao-Chuan Wang, Chengbiao Lu, Keqiang Ye, and Jian-Zhi Wang (Vol. 113, No. 26, June 28, 2016, p. E3773-E3781).
June 27, 2016
“A future of the welfare state thinkpiece,” by Sir Michael Lyons, Caroline Green, and Neal Hudson (June 2016, .pdf format, 14p.).
June 24, 2016
“ACAP Medicare-Medicaid Plans and the Financial Alignment Demonstrations: Innovations and Lessons,” by Ann Mary Philip, Alexandra Kruse, and Michelle Herman Soper (June 2016, .pdf format, 39p.).
June 23, 2016
CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Brief – June 23, 2016
“High Part D Spending on Opioids and Substantial Growth in Compounded Drugs Raise Concerns,” (OEI-02-16-00290, June 2016, .pdf format, 13p.).
CAAR – United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Report – June 23, 2016
“Income Security for Older Persons in Fiji,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 30p.).
A. “Use of Seasonal Influenza Vaccination and Its Associated Factors among Elderly People with Disabilities in Taiwan: A Population-Based Study,” by Yu-Chia Chang, Ho-Jui Tung, Shang-Wei Hsu, Lei-Shin Chen, Pei-Tseng Kung, Kuang-Hua Huang, Shang-Jyh Chiou, and Wen-Chen Tsai (PLoS ONE 11(6): e0158075. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158075, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).
B. “Periprosthetic Infection following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Nationwide Population-Based Nested Case-Control Study,” by Ta-Wei Tai, Tzu-Chieh Lin, Chia-Jung Ho, Yea-Huei Kao Yang, and Chyun-Yu Yang (PLoS ONE 11(6): e0158096. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158096, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).
“Employment of older workers,” by E. Ozdemir, T. Ward, M. Fuchs, S. Ilinca, O. Lelkes, R. Rodrigues, and E. Zolyomi (Research Note No. 5/2015, February 2016, .pdf format, 68p.).
“Innovate to Alleviate: Exploring How the Role of an Enhanced Care Worker Could Address Skills Shortages in the Social Care Sector,” by George Holley-Moore and Dr. Brian Beach (June 2016, .pdf format, 39p.).
June 22, 2016
CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Boards of Trustees of The Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds Report – June 22, 2016
“The 2016 Annual Report Of The Boards Of Trustees Of The Federal Hospital Insurance And Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds,” (June 2016, .pdf format, 261p.).