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April 18, 2012

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Report – April 18, 2012

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Characteristics and Use of Home Health Care by Men and Women 65 and Over,” by Adrienne Jones, Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin, and Roberto Valverde (National Health Statistics Reports No. 52, April 2012, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr052.pdf

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – April 18, 2012

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The Medicare-Medicaid (Medi-Medi) Data Match Program,” (OEI-09-08-00370, April 2012, .pdf format, 32p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-09-08-00370.asp

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – April 18, 2012

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The Future of Long-Term Care: Saving Money by Serving Seniors,” a hearing held April 18, 2012 (witness statements are available in .pdf format, full hearing can be viewed in Flash format will be available soon).

aging.senate.gov/hearing_detail.cfm?id=336566&

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Papers – April 18, 2012

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A. “Costs and Concerns Among Residents in Seniors Housing and Care Communities: Evidence from the Residents Financial Survey,” by Norma B. Coe and April Yanyuan Wu (WP No. 2012-08, April 2012, .pdf format, 23p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/costs-and-concerns-among-residents-in-seniors-housing-and-care-communities-evidence-from-the-residents-financial-survey/

B. “Financial Well-being of Residents in Seniors Housing and Care Communities: Evidence from the Residents Financial Survey,” by Norma B. Coe and April Yanyuan Wu (WP No. 2012-07, April 2012, .pdf format, 26p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/financial-well-being-of-residents-in-seniors-housing-and-care-communities-evidence-from-the-residents-financial-survey/

CAAR – Lancet Neurology Article Abstract – April 18, 2012

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Diagnosis and treatment of patients with stroke in a mobile stroke unit versus in hospital: a randomised controlled trial,” by Silke Walter, Panagiotis Kostopoulos, Prof. Anton Haass, Isabel Keller, Martin Lesmeister, Thomas Schlechtriemen, Christian Roth, Panagiotis Papanagiotou, Prof. Iris Grunwald, Helmut Schumacher, Stephan Helwig, Julio Viera, Heiko Korner, Maria Alexandrou, Umut Yilmaz, Karin Ziegler, Kathrin Schmidt, Rainer Dabew, Darius Kubulus, Yang Liu, Prof. Thomas Volk, Kai Kronfeld, Christian Ruckes, Thomas Bertsch, Prof. Wolfgang Reith, and Prof. Klaus Fassbender (Vol. 11, No. 5, May 2012, p. 397-404).

www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422%2812%2970057-1/abstract

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – April 18, 2012

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A. “Sickness Absence Due to Otoaudiological Diagnoses and Risk of Disability Pension: A Nationwide Swedish Prospective Cohort Study,” by Emilie Friberg, Catarina Jansson, Ellenor Mittendorfer-Rutz, Ulf Rosenhall, and Kristina Alexanderson (PLoS ONE 7(1): e29966. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0029966, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 6p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0029966

B. “Serum Cholesterol and Nigrostriatal R2* Values in Parkinson’s Disease,” by Guangwei Du, Mechelle M. Lewis, Michele L. Shaffer, Honglei Chen, Qing X. Yang, Richard B. Mailman, and Xuemei Huang (PLoS ONE 7(4): e35397. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035397, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 7p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0035397

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