CDHA CAAR

November 20, 2017

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – November 20, 2017

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A. “Pathogenesis of Age-Related HIV Neurodegeneration (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (RFA-AG-18-023, National Institute on Aging, application deadline February 9, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-18-023.html

B. “Mechanistic Basis of Diffuse White Matter Disease and Small Vessel Pathology in Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID)(R01),” (PAR-18-413, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline March 23, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-413.html

C. “Development and Application of PET and SPECT Imaging Ligands as Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and for Pathophysiological Studies of CNS Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-227, a reissue of PAR-16-266, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-227.html

D. “T2 Translational Research: Research Leading to New Health Care Practices, Community Programs and Policies Affecting Older Persons (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-178, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Feb. 16, June 16, and Oct. 16).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-178.html

E. “T1 Translational Research: Novel Interventions for Prevention and Treatment of Age-related Conditions (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-177, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Feb. 16, June 16, and Oct. 16).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-177.html

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – November 20, 2017

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library.
Service-level Selection: Strategic Risk Selection in Medicare Advantage in Response to Risk Adjustment,” by Sungchul Park, Anirban Basu, Norma Coe, and Fahad Khalil (w24038, November 2017, .pdf format, 46p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w24038

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper – November 20, 2017

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Mom and Dad We’re Broke, Can You Help? A Comparative Study of Financial Transfers Within Families Before and After the Great Recession,” by Mary K. Hamman, Daniela Hochfellner, and Pia Homrighausen (WP No. 2017-16, November 2017, .pdf format, 36p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

Mom and Dad We’re Broke, Can You Help? A Comparative Study of Financial Transfers Within Families Before and After the Great Recession

November 16, 2017

CAAR – Congressional Budget Office Working Paper – November 16, 2017

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Effects of Medicare Advantage Enrollment on Beneficiary Risk Scores,” by Alice Burns and Tamara Hayford (Working Paper 2017-08, November 2017, .pdf format, 18p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.cbo.gov/publication/53270

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Report – November 16, 2017

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Multiemployer Pension Plans: Current Status and Future Trends,” by Alicia H. Munnell, Jean-Pierre Aubry, and Caroline V. Crawford (November 2017, .pdf format, 68p.).

crr.bc.edu/special-projects/special-reports/multiemployer-pension-plans-current-status-and-future-trends/

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – November 16, 2017

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Dodged a Bullet? “Rothification” Likely to Reduce Retirement Saving,” by Alicia H. Munnell and Gal Wettstein (IB No. 17-20, November 2017, .pdf format, 8p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/dodged-a-bullet-rothification-likely-to-reduce-retirement-saving/

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – November 16, 2017

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Use of Paid and Unpaid Personal Help by Medicare Beneficiaries Needing Long-Term Services and Supports,” by Amber Willink, Karen Davis, John Mulcahy, and Jennifer L. Wolff (November 2017, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2017/nov/paid-unpaid-help-medicare-ltss

CAAR – Tables of Contents – November 16, 2017

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American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (Vol. 25, No. 12, December 2017).

www.ajgponline.org/issue/S1064-7481(16)X0026-7

Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue canadienne du vieillissement (Vol. 36, No. 4, December 2017).

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/canadian-journal-on-aging-la-revue-canadienne-du-vieillissement/issue/A885A2DD1C02EBB213E706713ECA47BC

Dementia (Vol. 16, No. 8, November 2017).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/dema/16/8

Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology (Vol. 32, No. 4, December 2017).

link.springer.com/journal/10823/32/4/page/1

November 15, 2017

CAAR – Rand Corporation Report – November 15, 2017

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Assessing the Preparedness of the U.S. Health Care System Infrastructure for an Alzheimer’s Treatment,” by Jodi L. Liu, Jakub P. Hlavka, Richard Hillestad, and Soeren Mattke (November 2017, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR2272.html

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – November 15, 2017

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “Older Americans Would Work Longer If Jobs Were Flexible,” by John Ameriks, Joseph S. Briggs, Andrew Caplin, Minjoon Lee, Matthew D. Shapiro, and Christopher Tonetti (w24008, November 2017, .pdf format, 51p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w24008

November 13, 2017

CAAR – Max Planck Institute of Demographic Research Working Paper – November 13, 2017

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Lifespan dispersion in times of life expectancy fluctuation: the case of Central and Eastern Europe,” by Jose Manuel Aburto and Alyuson van Raelto (WP-2017-018, November 2017, .pdf format, 29p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.demogr.mpg.de/en/projects_publications/publications_1904/mpidr_working_papers/lifespan_dispersion_in_times_of_life_expectancy_uctuation_the_case_of_central_and_eastern_europe_5946.htm

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – November 13, 2017

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Understanding Medicare’s Home Health Benefit,” by Olivia Dean and Keith Lind (November 2017, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/understanding-medicares-home-health-benefit.html

CAAR – Family Caregiver Alliance Funding Periodical – November 13, 2017

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Caregiving PolicyDigest (Vol. 17, No. 10, November 9, 2017).

myemail.constantcontact.com/Caregiving-Policy-Digest—Vol–17–No–10.html

CAAR – Tables of Contents – November 13, 2017

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European Journal of Ageing (Vol. 14, No. 4, December 2017).

link.springer.com/journal/10433/14/4/page/1

Gerontologist (Vol. 57, No. 6, December 2017).

academic.oup.com/gerontologist/issue/57/6

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 60, No. 4, 2017).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/60/4

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Vol. 65, No. 11, November 2017).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.2017.65.issue-11/issuetoc

Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 72A, No. 12, December 2017).

academic.oup.com/biomedgerontology/issue/72/12

Journal of Gerontological Social Work (Vol. 60, No. 8, 2017).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wger20/60/8?nav=tocList&

November 8, 2017

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – November 8, 2017

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A. “Prevention Research in Mid-Life Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-134, a reissue of PA-15-098, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines of Feb. 5, June 5, and October 5). Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Prevention Research in Mid-Life Adults (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-153).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-134.html

B. “Research on Informal and Formal Caregiving for Alzheimer’s Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-027, a reissue of PAR-15-348, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines of Feb. 5, June 5, and October 5). Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Research on Informal and Formal Caregiving for Alzheimer’s Disease (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-179).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-027.html

C. “Reducing Overscreening for Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancers among Older Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-005, a reissue of PA-17-110, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines of Feb. 5, June 5, and October 5). Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Reducing Overscreening for Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancers among Older Adults (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-015).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-005.html

D. “Marijuana, Prescription Opioid, or Prescription Benzodiazepine Drug Use Among Older Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-061, a reissue of PA-17-196, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines of Feb. 5, June 5, and October 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 (R03 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-080); and, “Marijuana, Prescription Opioid, or Prescription Benzodiazepine Drug Use Among Older Adults (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-079).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-061.html

E. “Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-007, a reissue of PAR-16-238, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines of Feb. 5, June 5, and October 5). Note: There are two companion funding agreements (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R03),” (PAR-16-237); and, “Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-007.html

F. “Alzheimer’s Drug-Development Program (U01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-174, a reissue of PAR-15-174, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-174.html

G. “Addressing Unmet Needs in Persons with Dementia to Decrease Behavioral Symptoms and Improve Quality of Life (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-147, a reissue of PA-17-014, National Institute of Nursing Research, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5). Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Addressing Unmet Needs in Persons with Dementia to Decrease Behavioral Symptoms and Improve Quality of Life (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-165).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-147.html

CAAR – Nature Article Abstract – November 8, 2017

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Genetic variation in glia–neuron signalling modulates ageing rate,” by Jiang-An Yin, Ge Gao, Xi-Juan Liu, Zi-Qian Hao, Kai Li, Xin-Lei Kang, Hong Li, Yuan-Hong Shan, Wen-Li Hu, Hai-Peng Li & Shi-Qing Cai (Vol. 551, No. 7679, November 9, 2017, p. 198-203).

www.nature.com/nature/journal/v551/n7679/abs/nature24463.html

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – November 8, 2017

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The Rising Longevity Gap by Lifetime Earnings: Distributional Implications for the Pension System,” by Peter Haan, Daniel Kemptner, and Holger Luthen (Discussion Paper No. 11121, October 2017, .pdf format, 29p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

legacy.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=11121

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – November 8, 2017

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Property Tax Deferral: A Proposal to Help Massachusetts Seniors,” by Alicia H. Munnell, Anek Belbase, Wenliang Hou, and Abigail Walters (IB No. 17-19, November 2017, .pdf format, 14p.).

Property Tax Deferral: A Proposal to Help Massachusetts Seniors

CAAR – UK Department of Work and Pensions Report – November 8, 2017

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Pensioners’ incomes series: An analysis of trends in Pensioner Incomes: 1994/95 to 2015/16,” (November 2017, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.gov.uk/government/statistics/pensioners-incomes-series-financial-year-201516

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – November 8, 2017

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Feeling younger and identifying with older adults: Testing two routes to maintaining well-being in the face of age discrimination,” by Bibiana M. Armenta, Katherine Stroebe, Susanne Scheibe, Tom Postmes, and Nico W. Van Yperen (PLoS ONE12(11): e0187805. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187805, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 21p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0187805

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – November 8, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:07 pm

Seniors with High Unreimbursed Health Care Costs: Who Are They?” by Maxim Shvedov (November 2017, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/seniors-with-high-unreimbursed-health-care-costs.html

CAAR – Table of Contents – November 8, 2017

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 5:05 pm

Experimental Aging Research (Vol. 43, No. 5, 2017).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/uear20/43/5?nav=tocList&

November 7, 2017

CAAR – US Social Security Administration Periodical – November 7, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:14 pm

Social Security Bulletin (Vol. 77, No. 4, November 2017, HTML and .pdf format, 44p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/ssb/v77n4/index.html

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – November 7, 2017

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A transcript of the Nov. 5-6, 2017 meeting is available.

www.medpac.gov/-public-meetings-/meeting-details/november-2017-public-meeting

Transcript (.pdf format, 423p.):

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/november-2017-transcriptsf1b311adfa9c665e80adff00009edf9c.pdf

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – November 7, 2017

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No Limit: Medicare Part D Enrollees Exposed to High Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs Without a Hard Cap on Spending,” by Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, Kendal Orgera, and Anthony Damico (November 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 13p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/no-limit-medicare-part-d-enrollees-exposed-to-high-out-of-pocket-drug-costs-without-a-hard-cap-on-spending/

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article – November 7, 2017

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Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 318, No. 17, November 7, 2017). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/issue/318/17

Comparisons of Interventions for Preventing Falls in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis,” by Andrea C. Tricco, Sonia M. Thomas, Areti Angeliki Veroniki, Jemila S. Hamid, Elise Cogo, Lisa Strifler, Paul A. Khan, Reid Robson, Kathryn M. Sibley, Heather MacDonald, John J. Riva, DC6,7; Kednapa Thavorn, Charlotte Wilson, Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Gillian D. Kerr, Fabio Feldman, Sumit R. Majumdar, Susan B. Jaglal, Wing Hui, and Sharon E. Straus (p. 1687-1699).

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – November 7, 2017

A. “Neuron-specific methylome analysis reveals epigenetic regulation and tau-related dysfunction of BRCA1 in Alzheimer’s disease,” by Tatsuo Mano, Kenichi Nagata, Takashi Nonaka, Airi Tarutani, Tomohiro Imamura, Tadafumi Hashimoto, Taro Bannai, Kagari Koshi-Mano, Takeyuki Tsuchida, Ryo Ohtomo, Junko Takahashi-Fujigasaki, Satoshi Yamashita, Yasumasa Ohyagi, Ryo Yamasaki, Shoji Tsuji, Akira Tamaoka, Takeshi Ikeuchi, Takaomi C. Saido, Takeshi Iwatsubo, Toshikazu Ushijima, Shigeo Murayama, Masato Hasegawa, and Atsushi Iwata (Vol. 114, No. 45, November 7, 2017, .pdf and HTML format, p. E9645–E9654). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/114/45/E9645.abstract

B. “Lack of BACE1 S-palmitoylation reduces amyloid burden and mitigates memory deficits in transgenic mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease,” by Robert J. Andrew, Celia G. Fernandez, Molly Stanley, Hong Jiang, Phuong Nguyen, Richard C. Rice, Virginie Buggia-Prévot, Pierre De Rossi, Kulandaivelu S. Vetrivel, Raza Lamb, Arnau Argemi, Emilie S. Allaert, Elle M. Rathbun, Sofia V. Krause, Steven L. Wagner, Angèle T. Parent, David M. Holtzman, and Gopal Thinakaran (Vol. 114, No. 45, November 7, 2017, p. E9665-E9674).

www.pnas.org/content/114/45/E9665.abstract

C. “Individual differences in associative memory among older adults explained by hippocampal subfield structure and function,” by Valerie A. Carr, Jeffrey D. Bernstein, Serra E. Favila, Brian K. Rutt, Geoffrey A. Kerchner, and Anthony D. Wagner (Vol. 114, No. 45, November 7, 2017, p. 12075-12080).

www.pnas.org/content/114/45/12075.abstract

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report, Factsheet – November 7, 2017

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A. “Patient and Family Advisory Councils in Hospitals: Building Partnerships to Improve Care,” by Lynn Friss Feinberg (November 2017, .pdf format, 5p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/patient-and-family-advisory-councils-in-hospitals.html

B. “Protecting Consumers during the Telephone Network Modernization,” by Neal Walters (November 2017, .pdf format, 2p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/protecting-consumers-during-the-telephone-network-modernization.html

CAAR – Table of Contents – November 7, 2017

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 5:04 pm

International Journal of Aging and Human Development (Vol. 85, No. 4, December 2017).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/ahdb/85/4

November 6, 2017

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – November 6, 2017

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Prescription Opioids: Medicare Needs to Expand Oversight Efforts to Reduce the Risk of Harm,” (GAO-18-15, October 2017, .pdf format, 35p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-15

CAAR – Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Data Release – November 6, 2017

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: , — admin @ 3:02 pm

ICPSR announced the release of a new dataset on October 29, 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:

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/membership/administration/institutions

Chicago Health Aging and Social Relations Study: Attrition (36950)

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/studies/36950/version/1

 

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – November 6, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 3:01 pm

Medicare’s Income-Related Premiums Under Current Law and Proposed Changes,” by Juliette Cubanski and Tricia Neuman (November 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 3p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicares-income-related-premiums-under-current-law-and-proposed-changes/

CAAR – US Administration for Community Living Funding Opportunity – November 6, 2017

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 3:00 pm

Disaster Assistance for State Units on Aging (SUAs) and Tribal Organizations in National Disasters Declared by the President Department of Health and Human Services,” (HHS-2018-ACL-AOA-DASG-0237, application deadline September 14, 2018).

www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298224

 

CAAR – Tables of Contents – November 6, 2017

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 2:58 pm

Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association (Vol. 13, No. 11, November 2017).

www.alzheimersanddementia.com/issue/S1552-5260(16)X0024-6

American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias (Vol. 32, No. 8, December 2017).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/ajae/32/8

November 2, 2017

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – November 2, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:15 pm

CMS Ensured Nearly All Part D Drug Records Contained Valid Prescriber Identifiers in 2016,” (OEI-03-17-00040, October 2017, .pdf format, 12p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-03-17-00040.asp

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – November 2, 2017

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Incident osteoarthritis and osteoarthritis-related joint replacement surgery in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: A secondary cohort analysis of a nationwide, population-based health claims database,” by Ming-Chi Lu, Chien-Hsueh Tung, Chang-Chen Yang, Chun-Lung Wang, Kuang-Yung Huang, Malcolm Koo, and Ning-Sheng Lai (PLoS ONE12(11): e0187594. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187594, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0187594

CAAR – Central Statistics Office/An Phriomh-Oifig Staidrimh [Ireland] Statistical Release – November 2, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:06 pm

Census of Population 2016 – Profile 9 Health, Disability and Carers,” (October 2017, HTML format).

www.cso.ie/en/releasesandpublications/ep/p-cp9hdc/p8hdc/index.html

November 1, 2017

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – November 1, 2017

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:33 pm

A. “Complex Integrated Multi-Component Projects in Aging Research (U19 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-296, a reissue of PAR-16-143, National Institute on Aging, application deadline Jan. 25, May 25, and Sept. 25).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-296.html

B. “Pilot Clinical Trials for the Spectrum of Alzheimer’s Disease and Age-related Cognitive Decline (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-175, a reissue of PAR-16-365, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-175.html

C. “Improving Quality of Care and Quality of Life for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias at the End of Life (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAS-18-030, a reissue of PAS-17-027, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAS-18-030.html

D. “Phenotypic and Functional Studies on FOXO3 Human Longevity Variants to Inform Potential Therapeutic Target Identification Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-026, a reissue of PAR-15-175, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-026.html

E. “Potential Effects of Metformin on Aging and Age-Related Conditions: Small-Scale Clinical Studies and Secondary Analysis of Controlled Clinical Studies (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-025, a reissue of PA-17-073, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-025.html

F. “Clarifying the Relationship between Delirium and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (R21/R33 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-181, a reissue of PAR-17-037, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-181.html

CAAR – Care Quality Commission [UK] Report – November 1, 2017

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A second class ending: Exploring the barriers and championing outstanding end of life care for people who are homeless,” (October 2017, .pdf format, 21p.).

www.cqc.org.uk/publications/themed-work/second-class-ending-exploring-barriers-championing-outstanding-end-life

CAAR – National Seniors Australia Report – November 1, 2017

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Seniors more savvy about retirement income,” (October 2017, .pdf format, 19p.).

nationalseniors.com.au/be-informed/research/publications/seniors-more-savvy-about-retirement-income

CAAR – Urban Institute Working Paper – November 1, 2017

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 4:29 pm

The Role of SCSEP in Workforce Training for Low-Income Older Workers: The Senior Community Service Employment Program White Paper,” by Kelly S. Mikelson (October 2017, .pdf format, 15p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.urban.org/research/publication/role-scsep-workforce-training-low-income-older-workers

CAAR – Tables of Contents – November 1, 2017

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 4:28 pm

Journal of Applied Gerontology (Vol. 36, No. 12, December 2017).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/jaga/36/12

Research on Aging (Vol. 39, No. 10, December 2017).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/roaa/39/10

October 31, 2017

CAAR – Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research/National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging Data Release – October 31, 2017

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ICPSR/NACDA announced the release of a new dataset on October 29, 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 Social Life, Health and Aging Project (NSHAP): Wave 3 (36873)

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACDA/studies/36873/version/1

CAAR – Urban Institute Reports – October 31, 2017

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A. “Restructuring Medicare: The False Promise of Premium Support,” by Robert A. Berenson, Laura Skopec, and Stephen Zuckerman (October 2017, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/premium-support-is-the-wrong-direction-for-medicare.html

B. “The Interaction Between IRAs and 401(k) Plans in Savers’ Portfolios,” by William G. Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Shanthi Ramnath (October 2017, .pdf format, 25p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/interaction-between-iras-and-401k-plans-savers-portfolios

 

CAAR – Nature Neuroscience Article Abstracts – October 31, 2017

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A. “[alpha]-synuclein interacts with PrPC to induce cognitive impairment through mGluR5 and NMDAR2B,” by Diana G Ferreira, Mariana Temido-Ferreira, Hugo Vicente Miranda, Vania L. Batalha, Joana E. Coelho, Eva M. Szego, Ines Marques-Morgado, Sandra H. Vaz, Jeong Seop Rhee, Matthias Schmitz, Inga Zerr, Luísa V. Lopes & Tiago F. Outeiro (Vol. 20, No. 11, November 2017, p. 1569-1579).

www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v20/n11/abs/nn.4648.html

B. “Dopamine induces soluble {alpha}-synuclein oligomers and nigrostriatal degeneration,” by Danielle E. Mor, Elpida Tsika, Joseph R. Mazzulli, Neal S. Gould, Hanna Kim, Malcolm J. Daniels, Shachee Doshi, Preetika Gupta, Jennifer L. Grossman, Victor X. Tan, Robert G. Kalb, Kim A Caldwell, Guy A. Caldwell, John H. Wolfe & Harry Ischiropoulos (Vol. 20, No. 11, November 2017, p. 1560-1568).

www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v20/n11/abs/nn.4641.html

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – October 31, 2017

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Key Issues in Long-Term Services and Supports Quality,” by Charlene Harrington, Joshua M. Wiener, Leslie Ross, and MaryBeth Musumeci (October 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 21p.).

www.kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/key-issues-in-long-term-services-and-supports-quality/

CAAR – Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing/Staidear Fadaimseartha na h Eireann um Dhul in Aois [TILDA] (Trinity College, Ireland] Report – October 31, 2017

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Oral Health and Wellbeing in Older Irish Adults,” by Aideen Sheehan, Christine McGarrigle, and Brian O’Connell (October 2017, .pdf format, 32p.).

tilda.tcd.ie/publications/reports/pdf/Report_OralHealth.pdf

CAAR – UK Department of Work and Pensions Report – October 31, 2017

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Pension charges survey 2016: charges in defined contribution pension schemes,” (Research Report No. 950, October 2017, .pdf format, 120p.).

www.gov.uk/government/publications/pension-charges-survey-2016-charges-in-defined-contribution-pension-schemes

CAAR – World Bank Policy Research Working Paper – October 31, 2017

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What are the effects of expanding a social pension program on extreme poverty and labor supply? Evidence from Mexico’s pension program for the elderly,” by Clemente Avilia Parra, Escamilla Guerrero, and David Richardo (WPS8229, October 2017, .pdf and ASCII text format, 49p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/949071509368363092/What-are-the-effects-of-expanding-a-social-pension-program-on-extreme-poverty-and-labor-supply-evidence-from-Mexicos-pension-program-for-the-elderly

October 30, 2017

CAAR – US Congressional Budget Office Report – October 30, 2017

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Changes to CBO’s Long-Term Social Security Projections Since 2016,” (October 2017, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.cbo.gov/publication/53209

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