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November 16, 2017

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:52 pm

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:51 pm

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:50 pm

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

November 15, 2017

CAAR – Rand Corporation Report – November 15, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 2:05 pm

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

November 13, 2017

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:46 pm

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:45 pm

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

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

November 8, 2017

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:10 pm

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:08 pm

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

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

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

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

November 6, 2017

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 3:04 pm

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 – 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/

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:13 pm

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

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

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:30 pm

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

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

October 31, 2017

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:42 pm

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:41 pm

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:40 pm

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

October 30, 2017

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:42 pm

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

www.cbo.gov/publication/53209

CAAR – UK Department of Work and Pensions Report – October 30, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:38 pm

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 – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – October 30, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:38 pm

How Have Municipal Bond Markets Reacted to Pension Reform?” by Jean-Pierre Aubry, Caroline V. Crawford, and Alicia H. Munnell (SLP No. 57, October 2017, .pdf format, 13p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/how-have-municipal-bond-markets-reacted-to-pension-reform/

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief – October 30, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:37 pm

What Does Consistent Participation in 401(k) Plans Generate? Changes in 401(k) Plan Account Balances, 2010–2015,” by Sarah Holden, Jack VanDerhei, Luis Alonso, and Steven Bass (Issue Brief No. 439, October 2017, .pdf format, 21p.).

www.ebri.org/pdf/EBRI_IB_439_Long-K.24Oct17.pdf

October 26, 2017

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – October 26, 2017

A. “Influence of pharmaceutical marketing on Medicare prescriptions in the District of Columbia,” by Susan F. Wood, Joanna Podrasky, Meghan A. McMonagle, Janani Raveendran, Tyler Bysshe, Alycia Hogenmiller, and Adriane Fugh-Berman (PLoS ONE12(10): e0186060. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0186060, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0186060

B. “Physical activity and cohabitation status moderate the link between diabetes mellitus and cognitive performance in a community-dwelling elderly population in Germany,” by Anne Fink, Nikolaus Buchmann, Christina Tegeler, Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen, Ilja Demuth, and Gabriele Doblhammer (PLoS ONE12(10): e0187119. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187119, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0187119

CAAR – California Department of Finance Report – October 26, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:49 pm

Supplemental Pension Payment Report,” (September 2017, .pdf format, 30p.).

www.dof.ca.gov/Reports/Budget/documents/FINAL.pdf

CAAR – Pennsylvania Department of Health Report – October 26, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:48 pm

2015-2016 Nursing Home Reports,” (2017, .pdf format, 368p.).

www.statistics.health.pa.gov/HealthStatistics/HealthFacilities/NursingHomeReports/Documents/Nursing_Home_Report_2015_2016.pdf

CAAR – Oregon Health Authority Report – October 26, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:48 pm

Oregon Death with Dignity Act: Data summary 2016,” (February 2017, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/PROVIDERPARTNERRESOURCES/EVALUATIONRESEARCH/DEATHWITHDIGNITYACT/Documents/year19.pdf

CAAR – Center for Health Care Strategies Brief – October 26, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:47 pm

Design Considerations for Nursing Facility Quality Improvement Initiatives in Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Programs,” by Ann Mary Philip and Stephanie Gibbs (August 2017, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.chcs.org/resource/design-considerations-nursing-facility-quality-improvement-initiatives-medicaid-managed-long-term-services-supports-programs/

CAAR – Tables of Contents – October 26, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:45 pm

Age and Ageing (Vol. 46, No. 6, November 2017).

academic.oup.com/ageing/issue/46/6

Journal of Population Ageing (Vol. 10, No. 4, December 2017).

link.springer.com/journal/12062/10/4/page/1

October 25, 2017

CAAR – US Congressional Budget Office Report – October 25, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 2:54 pm

Measuring the Adequacy of Retirement Income: A Primer,” (October 2017, .pdf format, 36p.).

www.cbo.gov/publication/53191

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief – October 25, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 2:53 pm

Hypertension Prevalence and Control Among Adults: United States, 2015–2016,” by Cheryl D. Fryar, Yechiam Ostchega, Craig M. Hales, Guangyu Zhang, and Deanna Kruszon-Moran (Data Brief No. 289, October 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db289.htm

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – October 25, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 2:51 pm

Muscle contributions to the acceleration of the whole body centre of mass during recovery from forward loss of balance by stepping in young and older adults,” by David F. Graham, Christopher P. Carty, David G. Lloyd, and Rod S. Barrett (PLoS ONE12(10): e0185564. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185564, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0185564

CAAR – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Reports – October 25, 2017

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A. “Trends in hospitalisations due to falls by older people, Australia 2002–03 to 2012–13,” (October 2017, .pdf format, 110p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/reports/injury/hospitalisations-due-to-falls-older-people-2012-13/contents/table-of-contents

B. “Trends in injury deaths, Australia 1999–00 to 2011–12,” (October 2017, .pdf format, 184p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/reports/injury/trends-in-injury-deaths-australia-1999-00-to-2011/contents/table-of-contents

October 24, 2017

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, & Policy Analysis Report, Periodical – October 24, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:28 pm

A. “Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2016,” (October 2017, .pdf, Excel and HTML format, 188p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/di_asr/2016/index.html

B. International Update, October 2017 (October 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 3p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/intl_update/2017-10/index.html

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences Article Abstracts – October 24, 2017

A. “M344 promotes nonamyloidogenic amyloid precursor protein processing while normalizing Alzheimer’s disease genes and improving memory,” by Claude-Henry Volmar, Hasib Salah-Uddin, Karolina J. Janczura, Paul Halley, Guerline Lambert, Andrew Wodrich, Sivan Manoah, Nidhi H. Patel, Gregory C. Sartor, Neil Mehta, Nancy T. H. Miles, Sachi Desse, David Dorcius, Michael D. Cameron, Shaun P. Brothers, and Claes Wahlestedt (Vol. 114, No. 43, October 24, 2017, .pdf and HTML format, p. E9135–E9144). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/114/43/E9135.abstract

B. “TREM2 deficiency attenuates neuroinflammation and protects against neurodegeneration in a mouse model of tauopathy,” by Cheryl E. G. Leyns, Jason D. Ulrich, Mary B. Finn, Floy R. Stewart, Lauren J. Koscal, Javier Remolina Serrano, Grace O. Robinson, Elise Anderson, Marco Colonna, and David M. Holtzman  (Vol. 114, No. 43, October 24, 2017, .pdf and HTML format, p. 11524-11529). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/114/43/11524.abstract

October 23, 2017

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – October 23, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:55 pm

CMS Ensured That Medicare Shared Savings Program Beneficiaries Were Properly Assigned: Beneficiaries Were Assigned to Only One Accountable Care Organization and Were Not Assigned to Other Shared Savings Programs,” (A-09-17-03010, October 2017, .pdf format, 23p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region9/91703010.asp

CAAR – Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Report – October 23, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:53 pm

Pension Markets in Focus, 2017 edition,” (October 2017, .pdf and Excel format, 38p.).

www.oecd.org/pensions/pensionmarketsinfocus.htm

CAAR – HelpAge International Report – October 23, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:52 pm

Older people’s associations in east and south-east Asia: a four-country study,” by Kenneth Howse (2017, .pdf format, 99p.).

www.helpage.org/download/59e495cba4e91

October 20, 2017

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs – October 20, 2017

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:30 pm

A. “Medicare Part D: A First Look at Prescription Drug Plans in 2018,” by Juliette Cubanski, Anthony Damico, Jack Hoadley, Kendal Orgera, and Tricia Neuman (October 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 21p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-part-d-a-first-look-at-prescription-drug-plans-in-2018/

B. “Medicare Advantage 2018 Data Spotlight: First Look,” by Gretchen Jacobson, Anthony Damico, and Tricia Neuman (October 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 5p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-advantage-2018-data-spotlight-first-look/

October 19, 2017

CAAR – Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Report – October 19, 2017

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

Preventing Ageing Unequally,” (October 2017, .pdf format, 253p.).

www.oecd.org/social/preventing-ageing-unequally-9789264279087-en.htm

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