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September 28, 2017

CAAR – Genworth Website of Interest – September 28, 2017

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2017 Cost of Long Term Care,” (September 2017).

www.genworth.com/about-us/industry-expertise/cost-of-care.html

September 22, 2017

CAAR – American Society on Aging Blog – September 22, 2017

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Supporting People with Dementia and Their Caregivers in the Community,” (September 2017, .pdf format, supplement to ASA’s Generations). Note: The blog contains links to the individual articles that appear in the supplement.

asaging.org/blog/supporting-people-dementia-and-their-caregivers-community

 

September 14, 2017

CAAR – National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities Website of Interest – September 14, 2017

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Oral Health in America: Experiences of Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities,” (August 2017, .pdf format, 1p.).

www.nasuad.org/hcbs/article/oral-health-america-experiences-older-adults-and-persons-disabilities

July 18, 2017

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Website of Interest – July 18, 2017

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Medicare Enrollment Dashboard,” (July 2017). “The CMS Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics has developed a new interactive Medicare Enrollment Dashboard, which provides current information on the number of Medicare beneficiaries with hospital/medical coverage and prescription drug coverage, available for several geographical areas including national, state/territory, and county.” To access the dashboard go to:

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/Dashboard/Medicare-Enrollment/Enrollment%20Dashboard.html

To download the data used for the dashboard go to (zipped Excel format):

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/CMSProgramStatistics/Downloads/Enrollment_Dashboard_Data_File.zip

February 16, 2017

CAAR – National Institute on Aging Webinar – February 16, 2017

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2017 Alzheimer’s and Dementia Webinars for Professionals,” (the first webinar is March 1, 2017 – 1:00pm Eastern).

www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/announcements/2017/02/2017-alzheimers-and-dementia-webinars-professionals

December 27, 2016

CAAR – De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper – December 27, 2016

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Pension profile preferences: the influence of trust and expected expenses,” by Carin van der Cruijsen and Nicole Jonker (Working Paper 535, November 2016, .pdf format, 35p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.dnb.nl/en/news/dnb-publications/dnb-working-papers-series/dnb-working-papers/working-papers-2016/dnb349606.jsp

August 11, 2016

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service Website of Interest – August 11, 2016

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CMS has added several new data sources to their “Nursing Home Compare” website. To learn more about the new data, go to the “Spotlight” box and follow the links to “Long-stay residents” or “Short-stay residents.”

www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/search.html

August 4, 2016

CAAR – London School of Economics Personal Social Services Research Unit Website of Interest – August 4, 2016

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Dementia Evidence Toolkit,” (August 2016). Note: “The Dementia Evidence Toolkit is for commissioners, care providers, people working in health and social care and people with dementia and their families.” The Toolkit contains “over 1205 research studies on interventions for people living with dementia and their carers.”

toolkit.modem-dementia.org.uk/

March 14, 2016

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Website of Interest – March 14, 2016

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AARP DataExplorer, (March 2016). AARP has introduced a new source for data on the over 50 years of age population in the United States.

dataexplorer.aarp.org/

April 20, 2015

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Website of Interest – April 20, 2015

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Livability Index,” (April 2015). By typing in an address, you can locate information about 7 different categories (health care, housing, transportation, environment, neighborhood, engagement, and opportunities) that contribute to making a community “liveable” for people as they grow older. For more information about the index, to go:

livabilityindex.aarp.org/

March 31, 2015

CAAR – GBO News Blog – March 31, 2015

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Race, Wealth and Retirement; March Mindefulness; The Storyboard; & More,” (March 25, 2015).

www.gbonews.org/2015/03/25/gbo-news-race-wealth-and-retirement-march-mindefulness-more/

March 26, 2015

CAAR – California Healthcare Foundation Website of Interest – March 26, 2015

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Uneven Terrain: Mapping Palliative Care Need and Supply in California,” by Kathleen Kerr, J. Brian Cassel, Michael W. Rabow, Kate Meyers, and Josh Cothran (March 2015, zipped Excel and .pdf format).

Read more: www.chcf.org/publications/2015/02/palliative-care-data

March 5, 2015

CAAR – NIHSeniorHealth Website Addition – March 5, 2015

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US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Seniorhealth Website Update: A section on ‘Health Screenings and Immunizations‘ has been added to NIHSeniorHealth.

nihseniorhealth.gov/healthscreeningsandimmunizations/whatarehealthscreenings/01.html

NIHSeniorHealth:

nihseniorhealth.gov/index.html

March 3, 2015

CAAR – National Health and Aging Trends Announcement – March 3, 2015

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Invitation for Proposed Supplemental Modules for Round 6 (2016) of the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS),” (deadline for submissions is March 15, 2015).

www.nhats.org/scripts/R6SuplModules.htm

August 29, 2014

CAAR – University of Maryland – August 29, 2014

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“Online Applied Thanatology Certificate Program,” (August 2014). The University of Maryland is now accepting applications to their 2015 Winter/Spring online “Death, Dying, and Mourning: Applied Thanatology” program. The program is a 12 credit, 3 course online program “designed for busy professionals desiring greater competency and comfort levels working with those who are dealing with death, dying, and grief.” The program is designed to be completed in one year. For more information about the program, including application and tuition information, go to:

 

www.graduate.umaryland.edu/thanatology/index.html

 

 

June 12, 2014

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Website of Interest – June 12, 2014

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Visualizing Income and Assets Among Medicare Beneficiaries: Now and in the Future,” (June 2014).

kff.org/interactive/visualizing-income-and-assets-among-medicare-beneficiaries-now-and-in-the-future/

June 2, 2014

CAAR – Population Reference Bureau Webcast – June 2, 2014

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Retirement Security in an Aging Population,” (May 2014, running time 15 minutes 47 seconds).

www.prb.org/Multimedia/Video/2014/poterba-aging-retirement.aspx

May 7, 2014

CAAR – US Administration for Community Living Website of Interest – May 7, 2014

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2014 Webinar Series on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias,” (May 2014). ACL announced a three-part webinar series focusing on Alzheimer’s Disease. Registration information available at the site.

acl.gov/NewsRoom/NewsInfo/2014/2014_05_06.aspx

April 21, 2014

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – April 21, 2014

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “Bequests and Heterogeneity in Retirement Wealth,” by Mariacristina De Nardi and Fang Yang (w20058, April 2014, .pdf format, p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w20058

January 8, 2014

CAAR – US National Institute of Nursing Research Website of Interest – January 8, 2014

Filed under: Websites of Interest — Tags: — admin @ 4:47 pm

Palliative Care: Conversation Matter,” (December 2013).

www.ninr.nih.gov/newsandinformation/conversationsmatter/conversationsmatter#.Us3S4jXna1t

December 3, 2013

CAAR – UK Department of Health Website of Interest – December 3, 2013

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Putting dementia on the map,” (November 2013).

dementiachallenge.dh.gov.uk/map/

September 11, 2013

CAAR – US Administration on Community Living Webinar – September 11, 2013

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Preventing Falls in Adults with Disabilities and Chronic Health Conditions: What Works?” (Sept. 17, 2013). Note: Registation is required.

acl.gov/NewsRoom/NewsInfo/2013/2013_09_10d.aspx

CAAR – US National Institute on Aging Website of Interest – September 11, 2013

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What’s on Your Plate? Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging” (Sept. 2013). Note: This site provides links to a variety of NIA publications and videos on nutrition.

www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/whats-your-plate

August 22, 2013

CAAR – ZoomerMedia Website of Interest – August 22, 2013

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Human Longevity and a New Vision of Aging [Lecture by Natalia and Leonid Gavrilov given at the 3rd Annual Conference of Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) on Aging & Health],” (August 2013, running time 21 minutes 13 seconds).

www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bVjgNsfJvI

August 1, 2013

CAAR – US Public Broadcasting System Frontline Episode – August 1, 2013

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Live and Death in Assisted Living,” (show airing July 30, 2013, video of the episode is available, running time 53 minutes 36 seconds).

www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/life-and-death-in-assisted-living/

July 23, 2013

CAAR – US National Institute on Aging Website of Interest – July 23, 2013

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Instruments to Detect Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults,” (July 2013). Note: This database “contains detailed information about more than 100 published instruments for detecting Alzheimer’s disease and other types of cognitive impairment. It was created by NIA staff in consultation with experts in the field. Many instruments are suitable for outpatient practices and community studies. Each instrument in the database was developed as a cognitive assessment for age-related dementia and has had at least three published studies using the instrument since its debut and at least one publication in the last 10 years.”

www.nia.nih.gov/research/cognitive-instrument

May 15, 2013

CAAR – US National Institute on Aging Website of Interest – May 15, 2013

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Inside NIA: A Blog for Researchers.” Created in May 2013, the Blog is designed to keep aging researchers up to date with the latest NIA news about “grants and training opportunities, events, research priorities, and policy changes.”

www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog

May 1, 2013

CAAR – US Public Broadcasting System [PBS] Website – May 1, 2013

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On April 23, 2013 PBS Frontline aired a documentary titled “The Retirement Gamble.” The program examines many of the economic issues that Americans face as they age. The entire episode is available for viewing (running time 53 minutes 37 seconds). In edition, links to companion articles are also available.

www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/retirement-gamble/

April 22, 2013

CAAR – Population Reference Bureau Webcast – April 22, 2013

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Research on the Positivity Effect in Aging,” interview with Laura Carstensen, Stanford University (April 2013, Flash player format, running time 11 minutes 7 seconds).

www.prb.org/Journalists/Webcasts/2013/carstensen-positivityeffect.aspx

December 18, 2012

CAAR – Voices of NY Website of Interest – December 18, 2012

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Special Project: Graying in Color,” (December 2012, Flash format). This is a four-part video series on aging in New York City.

voicesofny.org/2012/09/special-project-graying-in-color/#comments

November 20, 2012

CAAR – PBS Frontline Documentary – November 20, 2012

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The Suicide Plan,” (aired November 13, 2012, running time 1 hour 23 minutes). This program examines the issue of assisted suicide in the United States.

www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/suicide-plan/

November 19, 2012

CAAR – Boston College Center for Retirment Research Website – November 19, 2012

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“Public Plans Database.” “The Public Plans Database (PPD) contains comprehensive financial, governance, and plan design information for 126 state and local defined benefit plans. At the state level, the PPD covers 107 plans, which represent more than 90 percent of all state government pension assets and members. At the local level, the PPD covers 19 plans, which represent more than 20 percent of all local government pension assets and members. On a combined basis, the PPD represents more than 85 percent of total state and local government pension assets and members.”

pubplans.bc.edu/

November 13, 2012

CAAR – Health and Retirement Study Call for Questionnaire Modules – November 13, 2012

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The University of Michigan Institute for Social Research Health and Retirement Study has announced a request for “New Experimental Modules for HRS 2014.” For more information about submitting proposed modules go to:

hrsonline.isr.umich.edu/news/index.php?p=shownews3x1&hfyle=news333

October 29, 2012

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation statehealthfacts.org Update – October 29, 2012

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“Distribution of Medicare Beneficiaries by Age, states (2010-2011), U.S. (2011)” (Oct. 4, 2012).

www.statehealthfacts.org/comparebar.jsp?ind=294&cat=6

October 15, 2012

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Report, Data Notes, statehealthfacts.org updates – October 15, 2012

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A. “Transforming Medicare into a Premium Support System: Implications for Beneficiary Premiums,” by Gretchen Jacobson, Tricia Neuman, and Anthony Damico (October 2012, .pdf format, 45p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/8373.cfm

B. “Polling on Medicare Premium Support Systems Over Time” (October 2012, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.kff.org/kaiserpolls/8370.cfm

C. “Whom Does the Public Trust More on Health Care and Medicare? (October 2012, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.kff.org/kaiserpolls/8371.cfm

D. “Seniors and the 2012 Presidential Election” (October 2012, .pdf format, 8p.)

www.kff.org/kaiserpolls/8372.cfm

E. Kaiser Family Foundation statehealthfacts.org Update. The following topics have been updated since Aug. 2: Note: Data can be viewed or downloaded (Microsoft Excel format).

Distribution of Medicaid Spending for Dual Eligibles by Service (in millions), 2009

www.statehealthfacts.org/comparetable.jsp?ind=661&cat=6

Dual Eligible Beneficiaries, 2009

www.statehealthfacts.org/comparemaptable.jsp?ind=303&cat=6

Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage Gap Discounts for Benefit Year 2011, as of July 2012

www.statehealthfacts.org/comparereport.jsp?rep=95&cat=6

Total Number of Medicare Beneficiaries, 2012

www.statehealthfacts.org/comparemaptable.jsp?ind=290&cat=6

Total Medicare Advantage (MA) Enrollment, 2011

www.statehealthfacts.org/comparetable.jsp?ind=327&cat=6

Distribution of Medicare Beneficiaries by Age, states (2010-2011), U.S. (2011)

www.statehealthfacts.org/comparebar.jsp?ind=294&cat=6

statehealthfacts:

www.statehealthfacts.org/index.jsp

 

September 6, 2012

CAAR – AARP Website of Interest – September 6, 2012

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Livable Communities Website,” (Sept. 2012). “The new website is a resource for policymakers, researchers and the public to learn more about the benefits of livable communities. The Livable Communities website showcases AARP’s policies and strategies that support a community’s efforts to create places where people of all ages can live independently as they age.”

www.aarp.org/home-family/livable-communities/

August 31, 2012

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Website Update – August 31, 2012

Filed under: Websites of Interest — Tags: — admin @ 4:51 pm

Medicare Health and Prescription Drug Plan Tracker: Updated with 2012 Data ,” (August 2012).

healthplantracker.kff.org/

August 21, 2012

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Seniorhealth Website Update – August 21, 2012

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A section on “Older Drivers” has been added to NIHSeniorHealth.

nihseniorhealth.gov/olderdrivers/howagingaffectsdriving/01.html

NIHSeniorHealth:

nihseniorhealth.gov/

Tables of Contents

July 25, 2012

CAAR – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Website – July 25, 2012

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“Improving Patient Safety in Long-Term Care Facilities: Training Modules,” (July 2012, .pdf and HTML format). Note: This site provides three training modules: “Module 1: Detecting Change in a Resident’s Condition; Module 2: Communicating Change in a Resident’s Condition; and , Module 3: Falls Prevention and Management.”

www.ahrq.gov/qual/ptsafetyltc/

July 10, 2012

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Seniorhealth Website Update – July 9, 2012

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A section on “Hip Replacement” has been added to NIHSeniorHealth.

nihseniorhealth.gov/hipreplacement/whoneeds/01.html

NIHSeniorHealth:

nihseniorhealth.gov/

July 3, 2012

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation statehealthfacts.org, Website Updates – July 3, 2012

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statehealthfacts.org has updated several of its tables from Mar. 31, 2012-Jun. 21, 2012. The updated tables that may be of interest to researchers in aging are:

Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage Gap Discounts for Benefit Year 2011, as of April 2012

www.statehealthfacts.org/comparereport.jsp?rep=95&cat=6

Dual Eligible Beneficiaries, 2008

www.statehealthfacts.org/comparemaptable.jsp?ind=303&cat=6

statehealthfacts:

www.statehealthfacts.org/index.jsp

June 28, 2012

CAAR – Population Reference Bureau Webcast Interviews – June 28, 2012

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A. “Lessons on Aging From the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study: Interview With Pamela Herd, University of Wisconsin-Madison,” (June 2012, Flash format).

www.prb.org/Journalists/Webcasts/2012/wisconsin-longitudinal-study-aging-herd.aspx

B. “Health Care and Health Challenges Facing the Elderly in Latin America and the Caribbean: Interview With Alberto Palloni, University of Wisconsin-Madison,” (June 2012, Flash format),

www.prb.org/Journalists/Webcasts/2012/latin-america-aging-palloni.aspx

C. “How Reproductive Biology, Environment, and Culture Help Us Understand Human Aging: Interview With Claudia Valeggia, University of Pennsylvania,” (June 2012, Flash format).

www.prb.org/Journalists/Webcasts/2012/reproductive-biology-culture-aging-valeggia.aspx

June 6, 2012

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Seniorhealth Website Update – June 6, 2012

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A section on “Prescription and Illicit Drug Abuse” has been added to NIHSeniorHealth.

nihseniorhealth.gov/drugabuse/improperuse/01.html

NIHSeniorHealth:

nihseniorhealth.gov/

May 10, 2012

CAAR – AARP Website – May 10, 2012

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Raising Expectations: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers,” by Susan Reinhard, Enid Kassner, Leslie Hendrickson, and Robert Mollica (May 2012, .pdf format).

www.longtermscorecard.org/

May 2, 2012

CAAR – Enocrine Society Hormone Health Network Website – May 2, 2012

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“Menopause Map.” Menopause Map contains “links to ‘risk factor’ questionnaires that will help you assess your current risks for breast cancer, heart disease, and stroke. It is important to determine your risks for these conditions before starting any type of treatment for your menopausal symptoms. These tools are not meant for you to diagnose yourself, but to give you information to discuss with your health care provider.”

www.hormone.org/MenopauseMap/

More information about HHN:

www.hormone.org/about/

April 25, 2012

CAAR – US Administration on Aging Website – April 25, 2012

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Webinar Series on Alzheimer’s Disease and Tools for Caregivers.” The Webinar will occur in three parts: May 9, June 13, and July 12. Registration is required.

www.aoa.gov/aoaroot/Press_Room/News/2012/2012_04_24.aspx

March 28, 2012

CAAR – US Census Bureau Website – March 28, 2012

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“Research @ Census” (2012).” This new Web pagea is a gateway to the world of research at the Census Bureau. Visit the site to learn about innovations to measure and understand America through improved statistics,
statistical products and analysis.” At present the site links working papers, data, and seminars.

www.census.gov/research/

March 21, 2012

CAAR – National Health and Aging Trends Study Supplement Module Submission – March 21, 2012

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Invitation for Proposed Supplemental Modules for the 2013 National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS),” (March 2012). Proposals should be sent by May 15, 2012 to NHATS electronically at jkasper@jhsph.edu. For more information:

www.nhats.org/scripts/moduleCall2013.htm

February 2, 2012

CAAR – Mather Lifeways Aging in Action Article Updates – February 2, 2012

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Mather’s AiA has added articles for the week of Jan. 30-Feb. 2, 2012).

aginginaction.com/

More information about Mather Lifeways:

aginginaction.com/about-2/

February 1, 2012

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Medicare Quiz – February 1, 2012

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“Medicare Quiz” (2012). Answers to the quiz are given, as well as links to relevant resources.

quiz.kff.org/medicare/medicare-quiz.aspx

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