April 11, 2012

CAAR – World Health Organization Report – April 11, 2012

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Dementia: a public health priority,” (April 2012, .pdf format, 112p.).

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief – April 11, 2012

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Residents Living in Residential Care Facilities: United States, 2010,” by Christine Caffrey, Manisha Sengupta, Eunice Park-Lee, Abigail Moss; Emily Rosenoff, and Lauren Harris-Kojetin (Data Brief No. 91, April 2012, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

CAAR – US National Institute on Aging Report – April 11, 2012

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The Costs Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease,” (March 2012, .pdf format, 9p.).

CAAR – Australian Productivity Commission Report – April 11, 2012

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Default Superannuation Funds in Modern Awards,” (April 2012, .pdf and Word format, 23p.).

CAAR – UK Department of Work and Pensions Working Paper – April 11, 2012

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Processes and costs of transferring a pension scheme: Qualitative research with pension providers and third-party administrators,” by Andrew Wood, Peggy Young, Naomi Crowther and Annalise Toberman (Working Paper No. 107, April 2012, .pdf format, 26p.).

CAAR – AARP Report – April 11, 2012

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The Employment Situation, March 2012,” by Sara E. Rix (April 2012, .pdf format, 8p.).

CAAR – Center for Health Policy Research [University of California-Los Angeles] Factsheet – April 11, 2012

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Hidden in Plain Sight: California’s Paid Medi-Cal Caregivers Are Vulnerable,” by Geoffrey J. Hoffman and Steven P. Wallace (April 2012, .pdf format, 2p.).

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – April 11, 2012

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Superoxide dismutase is dispensable for normal animal lifespan,” by Jeremy Michael Van Raamsdonk and Siegfried Hekimi (Vol. 109, No. 15, April 10, 2012, p. 4785-5790).

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – April 11, 2012

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A. “Genetics of Clusterin Isoform Expression and Alzheimer’s Disease Risk,” by I-Fang Ling, Jiraganya Bhongsatiern, James F. Simpson, David W. Fardo, and Steven Estus (PLoS ONE 7(4): e33923. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033923, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

B. “Longer Leukocyte Telomere Length Is Associated with Smaller Hippocampal Volume among Non-Demented APOE e3/e3 Subjects,” by Mikael Wikgren, Thomas Karlsson, Johanna Lind, Therese Nilbrink, Johan Hultdin, Kristel Sleegers, Christine Van Broeckhoven, Goran Roos, Lars-Goran Nilsson, Lars Nyberg, Rolf Adolfsson, and Karl-Fredrik Norrback (PLoS ONE 7(4): e34292. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034292, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 5p.).

C. “Age-Related Skeletal Dynamics and Decrease in Bone Strength in DNA Repair Deficient Male Trichothiodystrophy Mice,” by Claudia Nicolaije, Karin E. M. Diderich, S. M. Botter, Matthias Priemel, Jan H. Waarsing, Judd S. Day, Renata M. C. Brandt, Arndt F. Schilling, Harrie Weinans, Bram C. Van der Eerden, Gijsbertus T. J. van der Horst, Jan H. J. Hoeijmakers, and Johannes P. T. M. van Leeuwen (PLoS ONE 7(4): e35246. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035246, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

CAAR – Table of Contents – April 11, 2012

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International Journal of Aging and Human Development (Vol. 74, No. 1, 2012).

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Vol. 60, No. 4, April 2012).

CAAR – Health and Retirement Study Bibliography Update – April 11, 2012

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HRS has recently added the following items to its bibliography. The full bibliography is available at:


Friedman, Esther M., Children’s Schooling and the Social Stratification of Parents in Later Life, United States — California University of California, Los Angeles [2011]

McFall, Brooke Helppie, Essays in Labor Economics, United States — Michigan University of Michigan [2011]

Stoeckel, Kimberly J., The role of home environments in residential adjustment decision making in later life, United States — Massachusetts University of Massachusetts Boston [2011]

Sullivan, Allison R., Three essays on socioeconomic status, social support, and the Health and Retirement Study, United States — Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania [2011]

Zelenka, Anne T., Modeling social participation as predictive of life satisfaction and social connectedness: Scale or index?, United States — Colorado University of Denver [2011]

Journal Article:

Burkhauser, Richard V.; Schmeiser, M.; Weathers, Robert, “The Importance of Anti-Discrimination and Workers’ Compensation Laws on the Provision of Workplace Accommodations Following the Onset of a Disability,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 65:1 [2012]

Callaghan, B. Md; McCammon, R. Ab; Kerber, K. Md; Xu, X. PhD; Langa, K. M. D. PhD; Feldman, E. M. D. PhD, “Tests and Expenditures in the Initial Evaluation of Peripheral Neuropathy,” Archives of Internal Medicine, 172:2 [2012]

Glymour, M. Maria; Yen, Jessica J.; Kosheleva, Anna; Moon, J. Robin; Capistrant, B.; Patton, K., “Elevated depressive symptoms and incident stroke in Hispanic, African-American, and White older Americans,” Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 35:2 [2012]

Haas, S.; Krueger, P.; Rohlfsen, L., “Race/Ethnic and Nativity Disparities in Later Life Physical Performance: The Role of Health and Socioeconomic Status Over the Life Course,” The Journals of Gerontology, 67B:2 [2012]

Himes, C.; Reynolds, S., “Effect of Obesity on Falls, Injury, and Disability,” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 60:1 [2012]

Kail, Ben Lennox, “Coverage or Costs: The Role of Health Insurance in Labor Market Reentry Among Early Retirees,” The Journals of Gerontology, 67B:1 [2012]

Luo, Y.; Hawkley, L.; Waite, L.; Cacioppo, J., “Loneliness, health, and mortality in old age: A national longitudinal study,” Social Science and Medicine, 74:6 [2012]

Okura, Toru; Plassman, Brenda; Steffens, David; Llewellyn, David; Potter, Guy; Langa, Kenneth, “Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and the Risk of Institutionalization and Death: The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study,” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 59:3 [2011]

Ozawa, Martha N.; Yeo, Yeong H., “Net Worth Accumulation by Different Quintiles of Older Adults Approaching Retirement Age and 10 Years Later,” Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 38: [2011]

Rosenberg, Karen, “Advanced Directives Lower End-Of-Life Medicare Spending,” The American Journal of Nursing, 112:2 [2012]

Ryan, Lindsay H.; Smith, Jacqui; Antonucci, Toni C.; Jackson, James S., “Cohort Differences in the Availability of Informal Caregivers: Are the Boomers at Risk?,” The Gerontologist, 52:2 [2012]

Zhivan, N.; Ang, A.; Amaro, H.; Vega, W.; Markides, K., “Ethnic/Race Differences in the Attrition of Older American Survey Respondents: Implications for Health-Related Research,” Health Services Research, 47:1pt1 [2012]

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