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September 20, 2018

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Report – September 20, 2018

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Health, United States, 2017,” (September 2018, .pdf format, 75p.). Note: This years edition contains a special feature on mortality.

www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus/

CAAR – Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Statistical Brief – September 20, 2018

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Any Use and Frequent Use of Opioids among Elderly Adults in 2015-2016, by Socioeconomic Characteristics,” by Asako S. Moriya and G. Edward Miller (Statistical Brief 515, September 2018, .pdf and HTML format, 7p.).

meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/Pub_ProdResults_Details.jsp?pt=Statistical+Brief&opt=2&id=1237

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – September 20, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:34 pm

Modernizing Social Security: Widow Benefits,” by Alicia H. Munnell and Andrew D. Eschtruth (IB No. 18-17, September 2018, .pdf format, 7p.).

Modernizing Social Security: Widow Benefits

CAAR – Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut Canadien D’information Sur La Sante Report – September 20, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:33 pm

Access to Palliative Care in Canada,” (September 2018, .pdf format, 66p.).

www.cihi.ca/en/access-data-and-reports/access-to-palliative-care-in-canada

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – September 20, 2018

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A. “The risk of developing cancer following metal-on-metal hip replacement compared with non metal-on-metal hip bearings: Findings from a prospective national registry “The National Joint Registry of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man”,” by Linda P. Hunt, Ashley W. Blom, Gulraj S. Matharu, Martyn L. Porter, and Michael R. Whitehouse (PLoS ONE 13(9): e0204356. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204356, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 19p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0204356

B. “The relationship between nursing home quality and costs: Evidence from the VA,” by Kathleen Carey, Shibei Zhao, A. Lynn Snow, and Christine W. Hartmann (PLoS ONE 13(9): e0203764. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0203764, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0203764

 

September 18, 2018

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – September 18, 2018

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One-legged stance sway of older adults with and without falls,” by Marcio R. Oliveira, Edgar R. Vieira, André W. O. Gil, Karen B. P. Fernandes, Denilson C. Teixeira, Cesar F. Amorim, and Rubens A. da Silva (PLoS ONE 13(9): e0203887. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0203887, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0203887

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstract – September 18, 2018

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Discriminative Accuracy of [18F]flortaucipir Positron Emission Tomography for Alzheimer Disease vs Other Neurodegenerative Disorders,” by Rik Ossenkoppele, Gil D. Rabinovici, Ruben Smith, Hanna Cho, Michael Scholl, Olof Strandberg, Sebastian Palmqvist, Niklas Mattsson, Shorena Janelidze, Alexander Santillo, Tomas Ohlsson, Jonas Jogi, Richard Tsai, Renaud La Joie, Joel Kramer, Adam L. Boxer, Maria L. Gorno-Tempini, Bruce L. Miller, Jae Y. Choi, Young H. Ryu, Chul H. Lyoo, and Oskar Hansson (Vol. 320, No. 11, September 18, 2018).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2702872

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – September 18, 2018

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A Policy Option to Enhance Access and Affordability for Medicare’s Low-Income Beneficiaries,” by Cathy Schoen, Karen Davis, Amber Willink, and Christine Buttorff (September 2018, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2018/sep/medicare-low-income-beneficiaries

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – September 18, 2018

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An Aging Labor Force and the Challenges of 65+ Jobseekers,” by Jen Schramm (September 2018, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2018/an-aging-labor-force.html

September 17, 2018

CAAR – US Centers for Disease Control Article – September 17, 2018

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Prevalence of Chronic Pain and High-Impact Chronic Pain Among Adults — United States, 2016,” by James Dahlhamer, Jacqueline Lucas, Carla Zelaya, Richard Nahin, Sean Mackey, Lynn DeBar, Robert Kerns, Michael Von Korff, Linda Porter, and Charles Helmick (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Vol. 67, No. 36, September 14, 2018, .pdf and HTML format, p. 1001-1006).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6736a2.htm

CAAR – Family Caregiver Alliance Funding Periodical – September 17, 2018

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Caregiving PolicyDigest (Vol. 18, No. 8, September 13, 2018).

myemail.constantcontact.com/Caregiving-Policy-Digest—Vol–18–No–8.html

September 14, 2018

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – September 14, 2018

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An agenda and transcript of the September 6-7, 2018 meeting is available.

www.medpac.gov/-public-meetings-/meeting-details/september-2018-public-meeting

Transcript (.pdf format, 272p.):

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/medpac-meeting-transcripts-9-2018.pdf

September 13, 2018

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstracts – September 13, 2018

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A. “Association of Hospital Participation in a Medicare Bundled Payment Program With Volume and Case Mix of Lower Extremity Joint Replacement Episodes,” by Amol S. Navathe, Joshua M. Liao, Sarah E. Dykstra, Erkuan Wang, Zoe M. Lyon, Yash Shah, Joseph Martinez, Dylan S. Small, Rachel M. Werner, Claire Dinh, Xinshuo Ma, and Ezekiel J. Emanuel (Vol. 320, No. 9, September 4, 2018, p. 901-910).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2698926

B. “Mandatory Medicare Bundled Payment Program for Lower Extremity Joint Replacement and Discharge to Institutional Postacute Care: Interim Analysis of the First Year of a 5-Year Randomized Trial,” by Amy Finkelstein, Yunan Ji, Neale Mahoney, and Jonathan Skinner (Vol. 320, No. 9, September 4, 2018, p. 892-900).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2698927

CAAR – Nature Letter Abstract – September 13, 2018

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Parkin and PINK1 mitigate STING-induced inflammation,” by Danielle A. Sliter, Jennifer Martinez, Ling Hao, Xi Chen, Nuo Sun, Tara D. Fischer, Jonathon L. Burman, Yan Li, Zhe Zhang, Derek P. Narendra, Huaibin Cai, Max Borsche, Christine Klein & Richard J. Youle (Vol. 561, No. 7722, September 13, 2018, p. 258-262).

www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0448-9

CAAR – National Academy of Social Insurance Report – September 13, 2018

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Changing Medicare Eligibility: Program Design Challenges,” by Paul N. Van de Water (No. 15, September 2018, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.nasi.org/research/2018/changing-medicare-eligibility-program-design-challenges

September 12, 2018

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistic Report – September 12, 2018

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U.S. Small-area Life Expectancy Estimates Project: Methodology and Results Summary,” by Charles J. Rothwell, Jennifer H. Madans, Delton Atkinson, and Hanyu Ni (Vital and Health Statistics, Series 2, No. 181, September 2018, .pdf format, 31p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_02/sr02_181.pdf

CAAR – Urban Institute Brief – September 12, 2018

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How Much Would Senator Rubio’s Paid Leave Program Help New Parents,” by Richard W. Johnson and Melissa M. Favreault (August 2018, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/how-much-would-senator-rubios-paid-leave-program-help-new-parents

September 11, 2018

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief – September 11, 2018

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Perceived Helpfulness of Financial Well-being Programs: Results From the 2017 and 2018 Retirement Confidence Survey,” by Craig Copeland (EBRI Issue Brief No. 457, September 2018, .pdf format, 19p.).

www.ebri.org/publications/ib/index.cfm?fa=ibDisp&content_id=3708

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – September 11, 2018

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A. “Multidimensional comparison of countries’ adaptation to societal aging,” by Cynthia Chen, Dana P. Goldman, Julie Zissimopoulos, John W. Rowe, and Research Network on an Aging Society (Vol. 115, No. 37, September 12, 2018, p. 9169-9174).

www.pnas.org/content/115/37/9169

B. “The impact of exposure to air pollution on cognitive performance,” by Xin Zhang, Xi Chen, and Xiaobo Zhang (Vol. 115, No. 37, September 12, 2018, p. 9193-9197).

www.pnas.org/content/115/37/9193

CAAR – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report – September 11, 2018

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Older Australia at a glance, 2017,” (September 2017, HTML format).

www.aihw.gov.au/reports/older-people/older-australia-at-a-glance/contents/summary

September 10, 2018

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – September 10, 2018

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Medicare Advantage: Benefits and Challenges of Payment Adjustments Based on Beneficiaries’ Ability to Perform Daily Tasks,” (GAO-18-588, September 2018, .pdf format, 29p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-588

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Statistical Bulletin – September 10, 2018

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Occupational Pension Schemes Survey: UK, 2017,” (September 2018, .pdf and HTML format, 14p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/personalandhouseholdfinances/pensionssavingsandinvestments/bulletins/occupationalpensionschemessurvey/uk2017

September 6, 2018

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – September 6, 2018

A. “The relationship between depression and cognitive function in adults with cardiovascular risk: Evidence from a randomised attention-controlled trial,” by Haley M. LaMonica, Daniel J. Biddle, Sharon L. Naismith, Ian B. Hickie, Paul Maruff, and Nicholas Glozier (PLoS ONE 13(9): e0203343. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0203343, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0203343

B. “Informal caregiving and personality: Results of a population-based longitudinal study in Germany,” by André Hajek and Hans-Helmut König (PLoS ONE 13(9): e0203586. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0203586, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0203586

CAAR – Science Article Abstract – September 6, 2018

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Combined adult neurogenesis and BDNF mimic exercise effects on cognition in an Alzheimer’s mouse model,” by By Se Hoon Choi, Enjana Bylykbashi, Zena K. Chatila, Star W. Lee, Benjamin Pulli, Gregory D. Clemenson, Eunhee Kim, Alexander Rompala, Mary K. Oram, Caroline Asselin, Jenna Aronson, Can Zhang, Sean J. Miller, Andrea Lesinski, John W. Chen, Doo Yeon Kim, Henriette van Praag, Bruce M. Spiegelman, Fred H. Gage, Rudolph E. Tanzi (Vol. 361, No. 6406, September 7, 2018).

science.sciencemag.org/content/361/6406/eaan8821.abstract

CAAR – Nature Letter Abstract – September 6, 2018

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Structures of filaments from Pick’s disease reveal a novel tau protein fold,” Benjamin Falcon, Wenjuan Zhang, Alexey G. Murzin, Garib Murshudov, Holly J. Garringer, Ruben Vidal, R. Anthony Crowther, Bernardino Ghetti, Sjors H. W. Scheres & Michel Goedert (Vol. 561, No. 7721, September 6, 2018, p. 137-140).

www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0454-y

September 5, 2018

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief – September 5, 2018

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EBRI IRA Database: IRA Balances, Contributions, Rollovers, Withdrawals, and Asset Allocation, 2016 Update,” by Craig Copeland (Issue Brief No. 456, August 2018, .pdf format, 48p.).

www.ebri.org/publications/ib/index.cfm?fa=ibDisp&content_id=3702

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Reports – September 5, 2018

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A. “Breaking New Ground: Supporting Employed Family Caregivers with Workplace Leave Policies,” by Lynn Friss Feinberg (August 2018, .pdf format, 28p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2018/breaking-new-ground-supporting-employed-family-caregivers-with-workplace-leave-policies.html

B. “Social Security: Often a Vital Lifeline for Women and Minorities,” by James Palmieri (August 2018, .pdf format, 2p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2018/social-security-lifeline-women-minorities.html

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – September 5, 2018

A. “Inflammasome-derived cytokine IL18 suppresses amyloid-induced seizures in Alzheimer-prone mice,” by Te-Chen Tzeng, Yuto Hasegawa, Risa Iguchi, Amy Cheung, Daniel R. Caffrey, Elizabeth Jeanne Thatcher, Wenjie Mao, Gail Germain, Nelsy DePaula Tamburro, Shigeo Okabe, Michael T. Heneka, Eicke Latz, Kensuke Futai, and Douglas T. Golenbock (Vol. 115, No. 36, September 4, 2018, p. 9002-9007).

www.pnas.org/content/115/36/9002

B. “Local field potentials of subthalamic nucleus contain electrophysiological footprints of motor subtypes of Parkinson’s disease,” by Ilknur Telkes, Ashwin Viswanathan, Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, Aviva Abosch, Musa Ozturk, Akshay Gupte, Joseph Jankovic, and Nuri F. Ince (Vol. 115, No. 36, September 4, 2018, p. E8567-E8576).

www.pnas.org/content/115/36/E8567

September 4, 2018

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – September 4, 2018

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How Is the Mortality Gap Affecting Social Security Progressivity?” by Matthew S. Rutledge (IB No. 18-16, September 2018, .pdf format, 6p.).

How Is the Mortality Gap Affecting Social Security Progressivity?

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine Article – September 4, 2018

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Seasonal plasticity of cognition and related biological measures in adults with and without Alzheimer disease: Analysis of multiple cohorts,” by Andrew S. P. Lim , Chris Gaiteri, Lei Yu, Shahmir Sohail, Walter Swardfager, Shinya Tasaki, Julie A. Schneider, Claire Paquet, Donald T. Stuss, Mario Masellis, Sandra E. Black, Jacques Hugon, Aron S. Buchman, Lisa L. Barnes, David A. Bennett, and Philip L. De Jager (PLoS Med 15(9): e1002647. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002647, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 27p.).

journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1002647

August 28, 2018

CAAR – US Social Security Administration Actuarial Note – August 28, 2018

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Disability And Death Probability Tables For Insured Workers Born In 1998,” by Johanna Maleh and Tiffany Bosley (Actuarial Note. 2018.6, August 2018, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.ssa.gov/OACT/NOTES/ran6/an2018-6.pdf

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Reports – August 28, 2018

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A. “Disrupting the Marketplace: The State of Private Long-Term Care Insurance, 2018 Update,” by Kathleen Ujvari (August 2018, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2018/disrupting-the-marketplace-the-state-of-private-long-term-care.html

B. “Across the States 2018: Profiles of Long-Term Services and Supports,” by Ari Houser, Wendy Fox-Grage, and Kathleen Ujvari (August 2018, .pdf format, 84p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2018/state-long-term-services-supports.html

C. “Solving Social Security: Ensuring Long-Term Stability,” by Joel Eskovitz (August 2018, .pdf format, 3p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2018/solving-social-security-ensuring-long-term-stability.html

August 27, 2018

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – August 27, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:51 pm

Medicare Fee-For-Service: Information on the First Year of Nationwide Reduced Payment Rates for Durable Medical Equipment,” (GAO-18-534, July 2018, .pdf format, 54p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-534

August 23, 2018

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – August 23, 2018

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How Do Fees Affect Plans’ Ability to Beat Their Benchmarks?” by Jean-Pierre Aubry and Caroline V. Crawford (SLP No. 61, August 2018, .pdf format, 8p.).

How Do Fees Affect Plans’ Ability to Beat Their Benchmarks?

August 22, 2018

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – August 22, 2018

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Does Tetralogy of Fallot affect brain aging? A proof-of-concept study,” by Marina Codari, Giacomo Davide Edoardo Papini, Luca Melazzini, Francesca Romana Pluchinotta, Francesco Secchi, Mario Carminati, Alessandro Frigiola, Massimo Chessa, and Francesco Sardanelli (PLoS ONE 13(8): e0202496. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202496, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0202496

 

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Note – August 22, 2018

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Closing the Medicare Part D Coverage Gap: Trends, Recent Changes, and What’s Ahead,” by Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, and Anthony Damico (August 2018, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/closing-the-medicare-part-d-coverage-gap-trends-recent-changes-and-whats-ahead/

CAAR – Pew Charitable Trust Issue Brief – August 22, 2018

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Will Congress Act on Retirement Savings? A summary of current legislative proposals,” by John Scott (August 2018, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/issue-briefs/2018/08/will-congress-act-on-retirement-savings

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – August 22, 2018

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Reducing Potential Overuse of Dementia Drugs Could Lead to Considerable Savings,” by Elizabeth A. Carter and Leigh Purvis (August 2018, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2018/reducing-potential-overuse-of-dementia-drugs-could-lead-to-consi.html

August 21, 2018

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – August 21, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:02 pm

Medicare Made Improper and Potentially Improper Payments for Emergency Ambulance Transports to Destinations Other Than Hospitals or Skilled Nursing Facilities,” (A-09-17-03017, August 2018, .pdf format, 20p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region9/91703017.asp

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstracts – August 21, 2018

A. “Medicare Spending on Brand-name Combination Medications vs Their Generic Constituents,” by Chana A. Sacks, ChangWon C. Lee, Aaron S. Kesselheim, and Jerry Avorn (Vol. 320, No. 7, August 21, 2018, p. 650-656).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2697695

B. “Association of Cardiovascular Health Level in Older Age With Cognitive Decline and Incident Dementia,” by Cécilia Samieri, Marie-Cécile Perier, Bamba Gaye, Cécile Proust-Lima, Catherine Helmer, Jean-François Dartigues, Claudine Berr, Christophe Tzourio, and Jean-Philippe Empana (Vol. 320, No. 7, August 21, 2018, p. 657-664).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2697696

CAAR – New Zealand Human Rights Commission/Te Kahui Tika Tangata Report – August 21, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:00 pm

This is not my home: A collection of perspectives on the provision of aged residential care without consent,” edited by Dr. Mark Fisher and Janet Anderson-Bidois (August 2018, .pdf format, 86p.).

www.hrc.co.nz/files/1315/3471/5450/HRC_This_is_not_my_Home.pdf

August 20, 2018

CAAR – Urban Institute Briefs – August 20, 2018

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A. “How Should Social Security Adjust When People Live Longer?” by C. Eugene Steuerle and Damir Cosic (August 2018, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/how-should-social-security-adjust-when-people-live-longer

B. “How Would Indexing for Improvements in Life Expectancy Affect Trust Fund Balances?” by C. Eugene Steuerle and Damir Cosic (August 2018, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/how-would-indexing-improvements-life-expectancy-affect-trust-fund-balances

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – August 20, 2018

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Towards a longevity dividend: Life expectancy and productivity across developed countries,” by Ben Franklin (August 2018, .pdf format, 13p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/towards_a_longevity_dividend

CAAR – Family Caregiver Alliance Funding Periodical – August 20, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:05 pm

Caregiving PolicyDigest (Vol. 18, No. 7, August 17, 2018).

myemail.constantcontact.com/Caregiving-Policy-Digest—Vol–18–No–7.html

August 16, 2018

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – August 16, 2018

Nursing home admission after myocardial infarction in the elderly: A nationwide cohort study,” by Laerke Smedegaard, Kristian Kragholm, Anna-Karin Numé, Mette Gitz Charlot, Gunnar Hilmar Gislason, and Peter Riis Hansen (PLoS ONE 13(8): e0202177. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202177, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0202177

August 15, 2018

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Article – August 15, 2018

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Living longer – how our population is changing and why it matters,” (August 2018, .pdf and HTML format, 53p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/ageing/articles/livinglongerhowourpopulationischangingandwhyitmatters/2018-08-13

CAAR – Lancet Neurology Article Abstracts – August 15, 2018

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A. “Evaluation of TDP-43 proteinopathy and hippocampal sclerosis in relation to APOE e4 haplotype status: a community-based cohort study,” by Hyun-Sik Yang, Lei Yu, Charles C. White, Lori B. Chibnik, Jasmeer P. Chhatwal, Reisa A. Sperling, David A. Bennett, Julie A. Schneider, and Philip L. De Jager (Vol. 17, No. 9, September 2018, p. 773-781).

www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(18)30251-5/abstract

B. “Apomorphine subcutaneous infusion in patients with Parkinson’s disease with persistent motor fluctuations (TOLEDO): a multicentre, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial,” by Regina Katzenschlager, Werner Poewe, Olivier Rascol, Claudia Trenkwalder, Gunther Deuschl, K. Ray Chaudhuri, Tove Henriksen, Teus van Laar, Kevin Spivey, Senthil Vel, Harry Staines, and Andrew Lees (Vol. 17, No. 9, September 2017, p. 749-759).

www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(18)30239-4/abstract

CAAR – AARP/AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Brief – August 15, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:31 pm

Discussions with Older Family Members about Safe Driving: Findings from the AAA LongROAD study,” (August 2018, .pdf format, 6p.).

aaafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/18-0453_AAAFTS-Discussions-with-Older-Family-Members-About-Safe-Driving-Brief_FINAL-Aug-8-FINAL.pdf

August 14, 2018

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:11 pm

Social Security Bulletin (Vol. 78, No. 3, August 2018, .pdf and HTML format).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/ssb/v78n3/index.html

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Fact Sheet – August 14, 2018

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Medicare Advantage Prior Authorization and Step Therapy for Part B Drugs,” (August 2018).

www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/medicare-advantage-prior-authorization-and-step-therapy-part-b-drugs

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