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March 19, 2019

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Report – March 19, 2019

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Dementia Mortality in the United States, 2000–2017,” by Ellen A. Kramarow and Betzaida Tejada-Vera (National Vital Statistics Report, Vol. 68, No. 2, March 2019, .pdf format, 28p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr68/nvsr68_02-508.pdf

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences Article Abstracts – March 19, 2019

A. “Advantaged socioeconomic conditions in childhood are associated with higher cognitive functioning but stronger cognitive decline in older age,” by Marja J. Aartsen, Boris Cheval, Stefan Sieber, Bernadette W. Van der Linden, Rainer Gabriel, Delphine S. Courvoisier, Idris Guessous, Claudine Burton-Jeangros, David Blane, Andreas Ihle, Matthias Kliegel, and Stephane Cullati (Vol. 116, No. 12, March 19, 2019, p. 5478-5486).

www.pnas.org/content/116/12/5478

B. “Parkinson’s disease-linked D620N VPS35 knockin mice manifest tau neuropathology and dopaminergic neurodegeneration,” by Xi Chen, Jennifer K. Kordich, Erin T. Williams, Nathan Levine, Allyson Cole-Strauss, Lee Marshall, Viviane Labrie, Jiyan Ma, Jack W. Lipton, and Darren J. Moore (Vol. 116, No. 12, March 19, 2019, p. 5765-5774). Note: PNAS is providng open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/116/12/5765

March 18, 2019

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Report – March 18, 2019

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Report To The Congress: Medicare Payment Policy,” (March 2019, .pdf format, 497p.).

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/reports/mar19_medpac_entirereport_sec.pdf?sfvrsn=0

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – March 18, 2019

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A. “Age and cognitive decline in the UK Biobank,” by Marilyn C. Cornelis, Yamin Wang, Thomas Holland, Puja Agarwal, Sandra Weintraub, and Martha Clare Morris (PLoS ONE 14(3): e0213948. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0213948, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0213948

B. “Breathlessness and incidence of COPD, cardiac events and all-cause mortality: A 44-year follow-up from middle age throughout life,” by Jacob Sandberg, Gunnar Engstrom, and Magnus Ekstrom (PLoS ONE 14(3): e0214083. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0214083, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0214083

March 14, 2019

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – March 14, 2019

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Drilling Down on Dental Coverage and Costs for Medicare Beneficiaries,” by Meredith Freed, Tricia Neuman, and Gretchen Jacobson (March 2019, HTML and .pdf format, 25p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/drilling-down-on-dental-coverage-and-costs-for-medicare-beneficiaries/

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – March 14, 2019

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Do Individuals Know When They Should Be Saving for a Spouse?” by Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher and Wenliang Hou (IB No. 19-5, March 2019, .pdf and Excel format, 7p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/do-individuals-know-when-they-should-be-saving-for-a-spouse/

CAAR – Nature Medicine Article Abstract – March 14, 2019

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A clinically meaningful metric of immune age derived from high-dimensional longitudinal monitoring,” by Ayelet Alpert, Yishai Pickman, Michael Leipold, Yael Rosenberg-Hasson, Xuhuai Ji, Renaud Gaujoux, Hadas Rabani, Elina Starosvetsky, Ksenya Kveler, Steven Schaffert, David Furman, Oren Caspi, Uri Rosenschein, Purvesh Khatri, Cornelia L. Dekker, Holden T. Maecker, Mark M. Davis & Shai S. Shen-Orr (Vol. 25, No. 3, March 2019, p. 487-495).

www.nature.com/articles/s41591-019-0381-y

CAAR – Centre for Ageing Better [UK] Report – March 14, 2018

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The State of Ageing in 2019: Adding life to our years,” (March 2019, .pdf format, 41p.).

www.ageing-better.org.uk/publications/state-of-ageing-2019

March 13, 2019

CAAR – HelpAge International Report – March 13, 2019

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Older people’s perceptions of health and wellbeing,” (March 2019, .pdf format, 27p.).

www.helpage.org/download/5c8767c108658

March 12, 2019

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstracts – March 12, 2019

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A. “Association of Midlife Diet With Subsequent Risk for Dementia,” by Tasnime N. Akbaraly, Archana Singh-Manoux, Aline Dugravot, Eric J. Brunner, Mika Kivimaki, and Severine Sabia (Vol. 321, No. 10, March 12, 2019, p. 957-968).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2727449

B. “Association of Tramadol With All-Cause Mortality Among Patients With Osteoarthritis,” by Chao Zeng, Maureen Dubreuil, Marc R. LaRochelle, Na Lu, Jie Wei, Hyon K. Choi, Guanghua Lei, and Yuqing Zhang (Vol. 321, No. 10, March 12, 2019, p. 969-982).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2727448

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – March 12, 2019

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Who finds the road to palliative home care support? A nationwide analysis on the use of supportive measures for palliative home care using linked administrative databases,” by Arno Maetens, Kim Beernaert, Luc Deliens, Birgit Gielen, and Joachim Cohen (PLoS ONE 14(3): e0213731. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0213731, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0213731

 

March 11, 2019

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief – March 11, 2019

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Note: EBRI requires free registration in order to access full-text content. “Retirement Savings Shortfalls: Evidence From EBRI’s 2019 Retirement Security Projection Model,” by Jack VanDerhei (March 2019, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.ebri.org/content/retirement-savings-shortfalls-evidence-from-ebri-s-2019-retirement-security-projection-model

March 8, 2019

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – March 8, 2019

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What does quality of life mean to older adults? A thematic synthesis,” by Karen M. van Leeuwen, Miriam S. van Loon, Fenna A. van Nes, Judith E. Bosmans, Henrica C. W. de Vet, Johannes C. F. Ket, Guy A. M. Widdershoven, and Raymond W. J. G. Ostelo (PLoS ONE 14(3): e0213263. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0213263, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 39p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0213263

 

March 7, 2019

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – March 7, 2019

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Gender differences in the impact of retirement on depressive symptoms among middle-aged and older adults: A propensity score matching approach,” by Jin-Won Noh, Young Dae Kwon, Lena Jumin Lee, In-Hwan Oh, and Jinseok Kim (PLoS ONE 14(3): e0212607. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0212607, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0212607

March 6, 2019

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – March 6, 2019

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Why Has Poverty Declined for Widows?” by Alicia H. Munnell, Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher, and Alice Zulkarnain (IB No. 19-4, February 2019, .pdf and Excel format, 8p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/why-has-poverty-declined-for-widows/

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – March 6, 2019

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Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers: Understanding Federal Law and Guidance,” by Olivia Dean and Jane Sung (February 2019, .pdf format, 3p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2019/state-innovation-waivers-understanding-federal-law.html

March 1, 2019

CAAR – British Medical Journal Article – March 1, 2019

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Antibiotic management of urinary tract infection in elderly patients in primary care and its association with bloodstream infections and all cause mortality: population based cohort study,” by Myriam Gharbi, Joseph H. Drysdale, Hannah Lishman, Rosalind Goudie, Mariam Molokhia, Alan P. Johnson, Alison H. Holmes, and Paul Aylin (Vol. 364, No. 8189, BMJ 2019;364:l525, .pdf and HTML format).

www.bmj.com/content/364/bmj.l525

CAAR – Nature Neuroscience Article Abstracts – March 1, 2019

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A. “Mitophagy inhibits amyloid-{beta} and tau pathology and reverses cognitive deficits in models of Alzheimer’s disease,” by Evandro F. Fang, Yujun Hou, Konstantinos Palikaras, Bryan A. Adriaanse, Jesse S. Kerr, Beimeng Yang, Sofie Lautrup, Md Mahdi Hasan-Olive, Domenica Caponio, Xiuli Dan, Paula Rocktäschel, Deborah L. Croteau, Mansour Akbari, Nigel H. Greig, Tormod Fladby, Hilde Nilsen, M. Zameel Cader, Mark P. Mattson, Nektarios Tavernarakis & Vilhelm A. Bohr (Vol. 22, No. 3, March 2019, p. 401-412).

www.nature.com/articles/s41593-018-0332-9

B. “Neutrophil adhesion in brain capillaries reduces cortical blood flow and impairs memory function in Alzheimer’s disease mouse models,” by Jean C. Cruz Hernández, Oliver Bracko, Calvin J. Kersbergen, Victorine Muse, Mohammad Haft-Javaherian, Maxime Berg, Laibaik Park, Lindsay K. Vinarcsik, Iryna Ivasyk, Daniel A. Rivera, Yiming Kang, Marta Cortes-Canteli, Myriam Peyrounette, Vincent Doyeux, Amy Smith, Joan Zhou, Gabriel Otte, Jeffrey D. Beverly, Elizabeth Davenport, Yohan Davit, Charles P. Lin, Sidney Strickland, Costantino Iadecola, Sylvie Lorthois, Nozomi Nishimura & Chris B. Schaffer (Vol. 22, No. 3, March 2019, p. 413-420).

www.nature.com/articles/s41593-018-0329-4

February 28, 2019

CAAR – Urban Institute Brief – February 28, 2019

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Has Society Gotten Older or Younger? Why Conventional Wisdom is Largely Wrong,” by C. Eugene Steuerle and Damir Cosic (February 2019, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/has-society-gotten-older-or-younger

February 27, 2019

CAAR – US National Centers for Health Statistics Report – February 27, 2019

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Long-term Care Providers and Services Users in the United States, 2015–2016,” by Lauren Harris-Kojetin, Manisha Sengupta, Jessica Penn Lendon, Vincent Rome, Roberto Valverde, and Christine Caffrey (Vital and Health Statistics, Series 3, No. 43, February 2019, .pdf format, 78p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_03/sr03_43-508.pdf

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, and Policy Analysis Periodical – February 27, 2019

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International Update, February 2019 (February 2019, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/intl_update/2019-02/index.html

CAAR – UK Department of Work and Pensions Report – February 27, 2019

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Automatic enrolment: qualitative research with newborn employers – interim report,” (RR978, February 2019, .pdf format, 105p.).

www.gov.uk/government/publications/automatic-enrolment-qualitative-research-with-new-employers

February 26, 2019

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Article Abstract – February 26, 2019

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Human complement factor H Y402H polymorphism causes an age-related macular degeneration phenotype and lipoprotein dysregulation in mice,” by Michael Landowski, Una Kelly, Mikael Klingeborn, Marybeth Groelle, Jin-Dong Ding, Daniel Grigsby, and Catherine Bowes Rickman (Vol. 116, No. 9, February 26, 2019, p. 3703-3711).

www.pnas.org/content/116/9/3703

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 26, 2019

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Longitudinal effects of aging on plasma proteins levels in older adults – associations with kidney function and hemoglobin levels,” by Lars Lind, Johan Sundstrom, Anders Larsson, Erik Lampa, Johan Arnlov, and Erik Ingelsson (PLoS ONE 14(2): e0212060. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0212060, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0212060

February 25, 2019

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences Article Abstract – February 25, 2019

Hippocampal atrophy and intrinsic brain network dysfunction relate to alterations in mind wandering in neurodegeneration,” by Claire O’Callaghan, James M. Shine, John R. Hodges, Jessica R. Andrews-Hanna, and Muireann Irish (Vol. 116, No. 8, February 19, 2019, p. 3316-3321).

www.pnas.org/content/116/8/3316

CAAR – Science Report Abstract – February 25, 2019

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The sleep-wake cycle regulates brain interstitial fluid tau in mice and CSF tau in humans,” by Jerrah K. Holth, Sarah K. Fritschi, Chanung Wang, Nigel P. Pedersen, John R. Cirrito, Thomas E. Mahan, Mary Beth Finn, Melissa Manis, Joel C. Geerling, Patrick M. Fuller, Brendan P. Lucey, and David M. Holtzman (Vol. 363, No. 6429, February 22, 2019, p. 880-884).

science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6429/880.abstract

February 21, 2019

CAAR – US Governmental Accountability Office Report – February 21, 2019

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Advance Care Planning: Selected States’ Efforts to Educate and Address Access Challenges,” (GAO-19-231, February 2019, .pdf format, 43p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-19-231

CAAR – Urban Institute Brief – February 21, 2019

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How Do Lifetime Social Security Benefits and Taxes Differ by Earnings?” by C. Eugene Steuerle, Damir Cosic, and Caleb Quakenbush (February 2019, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/how-do-lifetime-social-security-benefits-and-taxes-differ-earnings

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – February 21, 2019

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Market Concentration and Potential Competition in Medicare Advantage,” by Richard G. Frank and Thomas G. McGuire (February 2019, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2019/feb/market-concentration-and-potential-competition-medicare

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Reports – February 21, 2019

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A. “Home- and Community-Based Services Beyond Medicaid: How State-Funded Programs Help Low-Income Adults with Care Needs Live at Home,” by Ellen O’Brien and Wendy Fox-Grage (February 2019, .pdf format, 27p.).

longtermscorecard.org/promising-practices/home-and-community-based-services-beyond-medicaid

B. “Defraying High Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs: The Medical Expense Tax Deduction,” by Maxim Shvedov (February 2019, .pdf format, 5p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2019/defraying-high-out-of-pocket-health-care-costs.html

CAAR – Tables of Contents – February 21, 2019

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Aging and Society (Vol. 39, No. 4, April 2019).

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/ageing-and-society/issue/4CA0C504A715DA5D8C92479792C83114

American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (Vol. 27, No. 3, March 2019).

www.ajgponline.org/issue/S1064-7481(19)X0002-0

Educational Gerontology (Vol. 44, No. 12, 2019).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/uedg20/44/12?nav=tocList

International Journal of Aging and Human Development (Vol. 88, No. 3, April 2019).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/ahdb/88/3

Research on Aging (Vol. 41, No. 4, April 2019).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/roaa/41/4

February 19, 2019

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – February 19, 2019

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Retirement Accounts: Federal Action Needed to Clarify Tax Treatment of Unclaimed 401(k) Plan Savings Transferred to States,” (GAO-19-88, January 2019, .pdf format, 59p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-19-88

CAAR – National Aging and Disability Transportation Center Report – February 19, 2019

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Transportation Needs and Assessment: Survey of Older Adults, People with Disabilities, and Caregivers,” (December 2018, .pdf format, 32p.).

www.nadtc.org/resources-publications/nadtc-national-poll-transportation-needs-and-assessment/

February 18, 2019

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – February 18, 2019

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. ”

A. “How Does Supplemental Medicare Coverage Affect the Disabled Under-65 Population?: An Exploratory Analysis of the Health Effects of States’ Medigap Policies for SSDI Beneficiaries,” by Philip Armour and Claire O’Hanlon (w25564, February 2019, .pdf format, 32p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w25564

B. “Ambiguity Attitudes about Investments: Evidence from the Field,” by Kanin Anantanasuwong, Roy Kouwenberg, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Kim Peijnenberg (w25561, February 2019, .pdf format, 43p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w25561

C. “Retirement Implications of a Low Wage Growth, Low Real Interest Rate Economy,” by Jason Scott, John B. Shoven, Sita Slavov, and John G. Watson (w25556, February 2019, .pdf format, 39p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w25556

 

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 18, 2019

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Association of metformin, sulfonylurea and insulin use with brain structure and function and risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease: Pooled analysis from 5 cohorts,” by Galit Weinstein, Kendra L. Davis-Plourde, Sarah Conner, Jayandra J. Himali, Alexa S. Beiser, Anne Lee, Andreea M. Rawlings, Sanaz Sedaghat, Jie Ding, Erin Moshier, Cornelia M. van Duijn, Michal S. Beeri, Elizabeth Selvin, M. Arfan Ikram, Lenore J. Launer, Mary N. Haan, and Sudha Seshadri (PLoS ONE 14(2): e0212293. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0212293, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 18p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0212293

CAAR – Family Caregiver Alliance Newsletter – February 18, 2019

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Caregiving Policy Digest (Vol. 19, No. 2, February 13, 2019).

myemail.constantcontact.com/Caregiving-Policy-Digest—Vol–19–No–2.html

CAAR – Science Article Abstract – February 18, 2019

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Recognition of the amyloid precursor protein by human {gamma}-secretase,” by Rui Zhou, Guanghui Yang, Xuefei Guo, Qiang Zhou, Jianlin Lei, and Yigong Shi (Vol. 363, No. 6428, February 15, 2019).

science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6428/eaaw0930.abstract

February 15, 2019

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, and Policy Analysis Periodicals – February 16, 2019

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A. International Update, January 2019 (January 2019, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/intl_update/2019-01/index.html

D. SSI Monthly Statistics, December 2018 (January 2019, HTML and .pdf format).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_monthly/2018-12/index.html

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – February 15, 2019

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CMS Guidance to State Survey Agencies on Verifying Correction of Deficiencies Needs To Be Improved To Help Ensure the Health and Safety of Nursing Home Residents,” (A-09-18-02000, February 2019, .pdf format, 24p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region9/91802000.asp

CAAR – Lancet Article Abstracts – February 15, 2019

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A. “How long does a hip replacement last? A systematic review and meta-analysis of case series and national registry reports with more than 15 years of follow-up,” by Jonathan T. Evans, Jonathan P. Evans, Robert W. Walker, Ashley W. Blom, Michael R. Whitehouse, and Adrian Sayers (Vol. 393, No. 10172, February 16, 2019, p. 647-654).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)31665-9/fulltext

B. “How long does a knee replacement last? A systematic review and meta-analysis of case series and national registry reports with more than 15 years of follow-up,” by Jonathan T. Evans, Robert W. Walker, Jonathan P. Evans, Ashley W. Blom, Adrian Sayers, and Michael R. Whitehouse (Vol. 393, No. 10172, February 16, 2019, p. 655-663).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)32531-5/fulltext

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Reports – February 16, 2019

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A. “Older Americans Act,” by Kathleen Ujvari, Wendy Fox-Grage, and Ari Houser (February 2019, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2019/older-americans-act.html

B. “Creating the Transportation System We Want: Building Blocks for the Road Ahead,” by Jana Lynott (September 2018, .pdf format, 5p.).

www.aarp.org/content/dam/aarp/ppi/2018/08/creating-transportation-system-we-want-aarp-ppi.pdf

 

February 14, 2019

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, and Policy Analysis Periodical – February 14, 2018

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Social Security Bulletin (Vol. 79, No. 1, January 2019, .pdf format).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/ssb/v79n1/index.html

 

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – February 14, 2018

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Targeting High-Need Beneficiaries in Medicare Advantage: Opportunities to Address Medical and Social Needs,” by Eva H. DuGoff, William Buckingham, Amy J. H. Kind, Sandra Chao, and Gerard Anderson (February 2019, .pdf and HTML format, 13p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2019/feb/targeting-high-need-beneficiaries-medicare-advantage

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief – February 14, 2018

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How Much Would It Take? Achieving Retirement Income Equivalency Between Final-Average-Pay Defined Benefit Plan Accruals and Automatic Enrollment 401(k) Plans in the Private Sector,” by Jack VanDerhei (February 2019, .pdf format, 22p.). Note: EBRI requires free registration in order to access content.

www.ebri.org/content/how-much-would-it-take-achieving-retirement-income-equivalency-between-final-average-pay-defined-benefit-plan-accruals-and-automatic-enrollment-401(k)-plans-in-the-private-sector

CAAR – Center for Health Care Strategies Report – February 14, 2018

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Using Health Homes to Integrate Care for Dually Eligible Individuals: Washington State’s Experiences,” by Nancy Archibald, Kathy Moses, and Lauren Rava (February 2019, .pdf format, 19p.).

www.chcs.org/resource/using-health-homes-to-integrate-care-for-dually-eligible-individuals-washington-states-experiences/

CAAR – Brookings Institution Reports – February 14, 2018

A. “Working longer policies: Framing the issues,” by Martin Neil Baily and Benjamin H. Harris (January 2019, .pdf format, 26p.).

www.brookings.edu/research/working-longer-policies-framing-the-issues/

B. “Enhancing work incentives for older workers: Social Security and Medicare proposals to reduce work disincentives,” by Robert L. Clark and John B. Shoven (January 2019, .pdf format, 20p.).

www.brookings.edu/research/enhancing-work-incentives-for-older-workers-social-security-and-medicare-proposals-to-reduce-work-disincentives/

C. “Proposals to keep older people in the labor force,” by Alicia H. Munnell and Abigail N. Walters (January 2019, .pdf format, 65p.).

www.brookings.edu/research/proposals-to-keep-older-people-in-the-labor-force/

CAAR – Urban Institute Brief – February 14, 2018

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Slow Growth in Medicare and Medicaid Spending per Enrollee Has Implications for Policy Debates,” by John Holahan and Stacey McMorrow (February 2019, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/slow-growth-medicare-and-medicaid-spending-enrollee-has-implications-policy-debates

February 13, 2019

CAAR – Center for Health Care Strategies Report – February 13, 2018

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Using Health Homes to Integrate Care for Dually Eligible Individuals: Washington State’s Experiences,” by Nancy Archibald, Kathy Moses, and Lauren Rava (February 2019, .pdf format, 19p.).

www.chcs.org/resource/using-health-homes-to-integrate-care-for-dually-eligible-individuals-washington-states-experiences/

February 12, 2019

CAAR – Lancet Neurology Article Abstracts – February 12, 2019

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A. “Safety and efficacy of CVT-301 (levodopa inhalation powder) on motor function during off periods in patients with Parkinson’s disease: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial,” by Peter A. LeWitt, Robert A. Hauser, Rajesh Pahwa, Stuart H. Isaacson, Hubert H. Fernandez, Mark Lew, Marie Saint-Hilaire, Emmanuelle Pourcher, Lydia Lopez-Manzanares, Cheryl Waters, Monika Rudzínska, Alexander Sedkov, Richard Batycky, and Charles Oh on behalf of the SPAN-PD Study Investigators (Vol. 18, No. 2, February 2019, p. 145-154).

www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(18)30405-8/fulltext

B. “Investigation of frailty as a moderator of the relationship between neuropathology and dementia in Alzheimer’s disease: a cross-sectional analysis of data from the Rush Memory and Aging Project,” by Lindsay M. K. Wallace, Olga Theou, Judith Godin, Melissa K. Andrew, David A. Bennett, and Kenneth Rockwood (Vol. 18, No. 2, February 2019, p. 177-184).

www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(18)30371-5/fulltext

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – February 12, 2019

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Retiring Earlier than Planned: What Matters Most?” by Alicia H. Munnell, Matthew S. Rutledge, and Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher (IB No. 19-3, February 2019, .pdf and Excel format, 6p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/retiring-earlier-than-planned-what-matters-most/

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