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January 31, 2013

CAAR – Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Reports – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:44 pm

A. “Multiemployer Pension Plans: Report to Congress Required by the Pension Protection Act of 2006,” (January 2013, .pdf format, 78p.).

www.pbgc.gov/documents/pbgc-report-multiemployer-pension-plans.pdf

B. “PBGC Insurance of Multiemployer Pension Plans,” (January 2013, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.pbgc.gov/documents/pbgc-five-year-report-on-multiemployer-pension-plans.pdf

CAAR – US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Hearing Testimony – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:43 pm

Pension Savings: Are Workers Saving Enough for Retirement?” a hearing held January 31, 2013 (witness statements available in .pdf format, full hearing is available in Flash Player format, running time 1 hour 47 minutes).

www.help.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=4cd69c00-5056-a032-52b4-2693a6672740

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Article – January 31, 2013

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

Impact of Continued Biased Disenrollment from the Medicare Advantage Program to Fee-for-Service,” by Gerald F. Riley (Medicare & Medicaid Research Review, Vol. 2, No. 4, 2012, .pdf format, 17p.).

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Research/MMRR/MMRR-Published-Articles-Items/MMRR2012_002_04_A08.html

CAAR – Health and Retirement Study Data Release – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: , — admin @ 4:41 pm

The University of Michigan Institute for Social Research Health and Retirement Study has announced the release of the following data file:

HRS 2010 Core (Final, Version 2.0) (Jan. 30, 2013).

hrsonline.isr.umich.edu/news/index.php?p=shownews3x1&hfyle=news337

Data access:

hrsonline.isr.umich.edu/index.php?p=data

CAAR – US National Institute on Aging Periodical – January 31, 2013

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

LINKS: Minority Research & Training (Winter 2013, .pdf and HTML format).

www.nia.nih.gov/about/links/2012/12/

CAAR – University of Michigan Center for Retirement Research Working Paper – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 4:39 pm

At the Corner of Main and Wall Street: Family Pension Responses to Liquidity Change and Perceived Returns,” by Thomas Bridges and Frank Stafford (WP 2012-282, December 2012, .pdf format, 36p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:

www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/publications/index_abstract.cfm?ptid=1&pid=879

CAAR – National Academy of Social Insurance Report – January 31, 2013

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

Strengthening Social Security: What Do Americans Want?” by Jasmine V. Tucker, Virginia P. Reno, and Thomas N. Bethell (January 2013, .pdf format, 60p.).

www.nasi.org/research/2013/report-strengthening-social-security-what-do-americans-want

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – January 31, 2013

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

Copy Number Variations in Alternative Splicing Gene Networks Impact Lifespan,” by Joseph T. Glessner, Albert Vernon Smith, Saarene Panossian, Cecilia E. Kim, Nagahide Takahashi, Kelly A. Thomas, Fengxiang Wang, Kallyn Seidler, Tamara B. Harris, Lenore J. Launer, Brendan Keating, John Connolly, Patrick M. A. Sleiman, Joseph D. Buxbaum, Struan F. A. Grant, Vilmundur Gudnason, and Hakon Hakonarson (PLoS ONE 8(1): e53846. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053846, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0053846

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institutes Periodical – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:36 pm

EBRI Notes (Vol. 34, No. 1, January 2013, .pdf format, 16p.). Note: The articles in this issue are: “Views on Health Coverage and Retirement: Findings from the 2012 Health Confidence Survey,” by Paul Fronstin; and, “Tax Preferences and Mandates: Is the Danish Savings Experience Applicable to the United States?” by Sudipto Banerjee and Nevin Adams.

www.ebri.org/publications/notes/index.cfm?fa=notesDisp&content_id=5157

CAAR – Pew Social and Demographic Trends Report – January 31, 2013

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The Sandwich Generation: Rising Financial Burdens for Middle-Aged Americans,” by Kim Parker and Eileen Patten (January 2013, .pdf and HTML format, 29p.).

www.pewsocialtrends.org/2013/01/30/the-sandwich-generation/

CAAR – AARP Report – January 31, 2013

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

2012-2013 Winter Heating Costs for Older and Low-Income Households,” by Ann McLarty Jackson and Neal Walters (January 2013, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.aarp.org/money/low-income-assistance/info-01-2013/winter-heating-costs-report-january-2013-AARP-ppi-cons-prot.html

CAAR – Nature Letter Abstract – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:32 pm

NLRP3 is activated in Alzheimer’s disease and contributes to pathology in APP/PS1 mice,” by Michael T. Heneka, Markus P. Kummer, Andrea Stutz, Andrea Delekate, Stephanie Schwartz, Ana Vieira-Saecker, Angelika Griep, Daisy Axt, Anita Remus, Te-Chen Tzeng, Ellen Gelpi, Annett Halle, Martin Korte, Eicke Latz & Douglas T. Golenbock (Vol. 493, No. 7434, January 31, 2013, p. 674-678).

www.nature.com/nature/journal/v493/n7434/abs/nature11729.html

CAAR – New England Journal of Medicine Article Abstract – January 31, 2013

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

Long-Term Functional Outcomes after Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer,” by Matthew J. Resnick, Tatsuki Koyama, Kang-Hsien Fan, Peter C. Albertsen, Michael Goodman, Ann S. Hamilton, Richard M. Hoffman, Arnold L. Potosky, Janet L. Stanford, Antoinette M. Stroup, R. Lawrence Van Horn, and David F. Penson (Vol. 368, No. 5, January 31, 2013, p. 436-445).

www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1209978?query=TOC#t=abstract

CAAR – King’s Fund [UK] Report – January 31, 2013

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

Spending on health and social care over the next 50 years: Why think long term?” by John Appleby (January 2013, .pdf format, 68p.).

www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/spending-health-and-social-care-over-next-50-years

CAAR – New Zealand Ministry of Health/Manatu Hauora Reports – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:29 pm

A. “Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Older People: A background paper,” (January 2013, .pdf format, 146p.).

www.health.govt.nz/publication/food-and-nutrition-guidelines-healthy-older-people-background-paper

B. “Guidelines on Physical Activity for Older People (aged 65 years and over),” (January 2013, .pdf format, 50p.).

www.health.govt.nz/publication/guidelines-physical-activity-older-people-aged-65-years-and-over

CAAR – UK Parliamentary Library Research Note – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:27 pm

Pensions: civil partnerships and same sex marriages,” by Djuna Thurley (SN03035, January 2013, .pdf format, 13p.).

www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/SN03035

CAAR – Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Article – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:24 pm

Consumption of culture by older Canadians on the Internet,” by Mary K. Allen (Insights on Canadian Society, January 2013, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/75-006-x/2013001/article/11768-eng.htm

CAAR – Australian Human Rights Commission Report – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:23 pm

Investing in care: Recognising and valuing those who care,” (January 2013, .pdf and Word format). Note the report is in 2 volumes (Vol. 1 64p., Vol. 2 140p.).

www.humanrights.gov.au/sex_discrimination/VUCW_australiaResearchPrj/index.htm

CAAR – Conferencealerts.Com Palliative Care – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Conferences — Tags: — admin @ 4:21 pm

8th Educational Conference on Palliative and End of Life Care – Toronto-Markham, Canada (Apr. 26, 2012).

www.conferencealerts.com/hospice.htm

CAAR – US National Institute on Aging Funding Opportunity – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:19 pm

NIA Limited Competition: Renewals of, and Revisions to, Existing Cooperative agreement Awards (U01),” (PAR-13-097, a reissue of PAR-11-213, US National Institute on Aging, deadline for applications Feb. 5, June 5, Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-097.html

CAAR – Journal Tables of Contents – January 31, 2013

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 4:18 pm

Aging and Mental Health (Vol. 17, No. 1, 2013).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/camh20/17/1

Reviews in Clinical Gerontology (Vol. 23, No. 1, February 2013).

journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?decade=2010&jid=RCG&volumeId=23&issueId=01&iid=8827309

January 30, 2013

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Report – January 30, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:17 pm

Policy Options to Sustain Medicare for the Future,” (January 2013, .pdf format, 216p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/8402.cfm

CAAR – AARP Report – January 30, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:16 pm

An Analysis of 2011 Utility Expenditures by Older Consumers,” by Neal Walters (January 2013, .pdf format, 12p.).

www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-01-2013/an-analysis-of-2011-utility-expenditures-by-older-consumers-AARP-ppi-cons-prot.html

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – January 30, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:15 pm

Toll-like receptor 4 stimulation with the detoxified ligand monophosphoryl lipid A improves Alzheimer’s disease-related pathology,” by Jean-Philippe Michaud, Maxime Halle, Antoine Lampron, Peter Theriault, Paul Prefontaine, Mohammed Filali, Pascale Tribout-Jover, Anne-Marie Lanteigne, Rachel Jodoin, Christopher Cluff, Vincent Brichard, Remi Palmantier, Anthony Pilorget, Daniel Larocque, and Serge Rivest (Vol. 110, No. 5, January 29, 2013, p. 1941-1946).

www.pnas.org/content/110/5/1941.abstract.html?etoc

CAAR – John F. Kennedy School of Government [Harvard University] Working Paper – January 30, 2013

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , — admin @ 4:14 pm

Active vs. Passive Decisions and Crowd-out in Retirement Savings Accounts: Evidence from Denmark,” by Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, Soren Leth-Peterson, Torben Heien Nielsen, and Tore Olsen (RWP13-002, January 2013, .pdf format, 71p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:

web.hks.harvard.edu/publications/workingpapers/citation.aspx?PubId=8742

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Report – January 30, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 11:14 am

“Policy Options to Sustain Medicare for the Future” (January 2013, .pdf format 216p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/8402.cfm

January 28, 2013

CAAR – Joseph Rowntree Foundation Report – January 28, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:04 pm

Minimum income standards and older pensioners’ needs,” by Yvette Hartfree, Donald Hirsch and Liz Sutton (January 2013, .pdf format, 41p.).

www.jrf.org.uk/publications/minimum-income-standards-pensioners

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – January 28, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:03 pm

Mortality and Medical Care after Bereavement: A General Practice Cohort Study,” by Michael King, Mira Vasanthan, Irene Petersen, Louise Jones, Louise Marston, and Irwin Nazareth (PLoS ONE 8(1): e52561. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052561, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 7p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0052561

CAAR – Journal Table of Contents – January 28, 2013

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 4:02 pm

International Psychogeriatrics (Vol. 25, No. 3, March 2013).

journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?decade=2010&jid=IPG&volumeId=25&issueId=03&iid=8823632

Journal of Gerontological Social Work (Vol. 56, No. 2, 2013).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wger20/56/2

January 25, 2013

CAAR – Institute for Fiscal Studies [London, UK] Working Paper – January 25, 2013

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 4:50 pm

Heterogeneity in time preference in older households,” by Antoine Bozio, Guy Laroque and Cormac O’Dea (W13/02, January 2013, .pdf format, 30p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:

www.ifs.org.uk/publications/6558

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – January 25, 2013

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

Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder and Parkinson’s Disease,” by Alessandra Nicoletti, Antonina Luca, Loredana Raciti, Donatella Contrafatto, Elisa Bruno, Valeria Dibilio, Giorgia Sciacca, Giovanni Mostile, Antonio Petralia, and Mario Zappia (PLoS ONE 8(1): e54822. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054822, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 5p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0054822

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunity – January 25, 2013

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:49 pm

PHS 2013-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, FDA and ACF for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]),” (PA-13-088, a reissue of PA-12-088, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadlines for applications are Apr. 5, Aug. 5, and Dec. 5). Note: A companion funding opportunity “PHS 2013-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42]),” (PA-13-089) is also linked to from this announcement.

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-088.html

CAAR – Journal Table of Contents – January 25, 2013

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 4:44 pm

International Social Security Review (Vol. 66, No. 1, Jan.-Mar. 2013).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/issr.2013.66.issue-1/issuetoc

January 24, 2013

CAAR – US Census Bureau Brief – January 24, 2013

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

Labor Force Participation and Work Status of People 65 Years and Older,” by Braedyn Kromer and David Howard (ACSBR/11-09, January 2013, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.census.gov/prod/2013pubs/acsbr11-09.pdf

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, and Policy Analysis Periodical – January 24, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:32 pm

International Update, January 2013 (January 2013, HTML and .pdf format, 3p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/intl_update/2013-01/index.html

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Reports – January 24, 2013

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

A. “Medicare Improperly Paid Providers Millions of Dollars for Incarcerated Beneficiaries Who Received Services During 2009 Through 2011,” (A-07-12-01113, January 2013, .pdf format, 22p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region7/71201113.asp

B. “Medicare Improperly Paid Providers Millions of Dollars for Unlawfully Present Beneficiaries Who Received Services During 2009 Through 2011,” (A-07-12-01116, January 2013, .pdf format, 17p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region7/71201116.asp

CAAR – Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Statistical Brief – January 24, 2013

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

Expenditures for Trauma-Related Disorders among the Elderly and Non-Elderly, 2009: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population,” by Susan Yeh, Namrata Uberoi, and Joel Cohen (Statistical Brief No. 397, January 2013, .pdf and HTML format, 7p.).

meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/Pub_ProdResults_Details.jsp?pt=Statistical+Brief&opt=2&id=1092

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – January 24, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:28 pm

Compensation Matters: The Case of Teachers,” by Alicia H. Munnell and Rebecca Cannon Fraenkel (SLP No. 28, January 2013, .pdf format, 14p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/compensation-matters-the-case-of-teachers/

CAAR – World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Monograph – January 24, 2013

Filed under: Books — Tags: — admin @ 4:26 pm

Home care across Europe. Current structure and future challenges, edited by Nadine Genet, Wienke Boerma, Madelon Kroneman, Allen Hutchinson and Richard Saltman (Observatory Studies Series 27, 2012, .pdf format, 145p.).

www.euro.who.int/en/what-we-publish/abstracts/home-care-across-europe.-current-structure-and-future-challenges

CAAR – Springer Publishing Monograph – January 24, 2013

Filed under: Books — Tags: — admin @ 4:25 pm

Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging: Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives, by Carolyn Aldwin and Diane Gilmer (2013, ISBN-13: 9780826193469, 416p.).

www.springerpub.com/product/9780826193469

January 23, 2013

CAAR – Urban Institute Brief – January 23, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:15 pm

Labor Force Statistics on Older Americans, 2012,” by Richard W. Johnson and Janice Park (Data Brief No. 8, January 2013, .pdf format, 26p.).

www.urban.org/publications/412734.html

CAAR – New Zealand Ministry of Health/Manatu Hauora Report – January 23, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:14 pm

Resource and Capability Framework for Integrated Adult Palliative Care Services in New Zealand,” (January 2013, .pdf and Word format, 39p.).

www.health.govt.nz/publication/resource-and-capability-framework-integrated-adult-palliative-care-services-new-zealand

CAAR – UK Parliamentary Library Notes – January 23, 2013

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

A. “Single-tier state pension,” by Djuna Thurley (SN06525, January 2013, .pdf format, 31p.).

www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/SN06525

B. “State Pension Reform,” by Djuna Thurley (SN05787, January 2013, .pdf format, 34p.).

www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/SN05787

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Report – January 23, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:12 pm

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York’s Choice Health Plans: Continuous Care Management for Dually Eligible Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries,” by Marian Bihrle Johnson and Douglas McCarthy (January 2013, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/Publications/Case-Studies/2013/Jan/VNSNYs-Choice-Program.aspx

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – January 23, 2013

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , — admin @ 4:11 pm

Population Ageing and PAYG Pensions in the OLG Model,” by Giam Pietro Cipriani (Discussion Paper No. 7144, January 2013, .pdf format, 8p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:

www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=7144

CAAR – College of Business and Economics [Australian National University] Working Paper – January 23, 2013

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , — admin @ 4:10 pm

Harsh occupations, life expectancy and social security,” by Maria Racionero and Pierre Pestieau (Working Paper No. 678, January 2013, .pdf format, 23p.). Note: Links to the abstract and full-text can be found at:

cbe.anu.edu.au/research-papers/dpcepr/harsh-occupations,-life-expectancy-and-social-security/

January 22, 2013

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – January 22, 2013

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 3:55 pm

Pension Costs on DOD Contracts: Additional Guidance Needed to Ensure Costs Are Consistent and Reasonable,” (GAO-13-158, January 2013, .pdf format, 62p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-158

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunity – January 22, 2013

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 3:54 pm

Limited Competition: Revisions for DNA Collection from Existing Longitudinal Aging Cohorts in Africa (R01),” (RFA-AG-13-018, National Institute on Aging, deadline for application March 20, 2013).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-13-018.html

CAAR – Journal Tables of Contents – January 22, 2013

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 3:53 pm

Gerontechnology (Vol. 11, 3, 2013).

gerontechnology.info/index.php/journal/issue/view/gt.2013.11.03.000.00

Gerontologist (Vol. 53, No. 1, February 2013).

gerontologist.oxfordjournals.org/content/53/1.toc

Health Economics, Policy and Law (Vol. 8, No. 1, January 2013).

journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?decade=2010&jid=HEP&volumeId=8&issueId=01&iid=8823415

January 18, 2013

CAAR – University of Michigan Retirement Research Center Working Papers – January 18, 2013

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 6:38 pm

“The Great Recession, Older Workers with Disabilities, and Implications for Retirement Security,” by Onur Altindag, Lucie Schmidt and Purvi Sevak (WP 2012-277, November 2012, .pdf format, 31p.). Links to an abstract and full text are available at:

www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/publications/index_abstract.cfm?ptid=1&pid=875

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