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October 31, 2014

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – October 31, 2014

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

Medicare Paid for HIV Drugs for Deceased Beneficiaries,” (OEI-02-11-00172, October 2014, .pdf format, 15p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-11-00172.asp

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Report – October 31, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:22 pm

Pension Trends has added a new chapter: Chapter 7 “Pension Scheme Membership,” (October 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 25p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/pensions/pension-trends/chapter-7–pension-scheme-membership–2014-edition/art-chapter-7–private-pension-scheme-membership–2014.html

CAAR – World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia Report – October 31, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:22 pm

Regional strategy for healthy ageing 2013-2018,” (October 2014, .pdf format, 83p.).

apps.searo.who.int/PDS_DOCS/B5112.pdf?ua=1

CAAR – Statistics [South] Korea Release – October 31, 2014

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2014 Statistics on the Aged,” (September 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 5p.).

kostat.go.kr/portal/english/news/1/1/index.board?bmode=read&aSeq=331389

CAAR – Statistics Netherlands Article – October 31, 2014

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Centenarian population doubled since 2000,” (October 2014, HTML format).

www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/bevolking/publicaties/artikelen/archief/2014/2014-4149-wm.htm

October 30, 2014

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – October 30, 2014

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Pension Plan Valuation: Views on Using Multiple Measures to Offer a More Complete Financial Picture,” (GAO-14-264, September 2014, .pdf format, 95p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-264

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Funding Opportunities – October 30, 2014

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A. “Dissertation Fellowship Program.” “The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College is accepting proposals for the Dissertation Fellowship Program in retirement research and policy. The program is funded by the U.S. Social Security Administration and provides funding opportunities for doctoral candidates to pursue cutting-edge research on retirement issues.” Application due date is Jan. 31, 2015. For more information see:

crr.bc.edu/about-us/grant-programs/dissertation-fellowship-program-2/

B. “Steven H. Sandell Grant Program” (deadline for applications is Jan. 31, 2015). For more informmation see:

crr.bc.edu/about-us/grant-programs/steven-h-sandell-grant-program-2/

CAAR – New England Journal of Medicine Article Abstract – October 30, 2014

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Changes in Patients’ Experiences in Medicare Accountable Care Organizations,” by J. Michael McWilliams, Bruce E. Landon, Michael E. Chernew, and Alan M. Zaslavsky (Vol. 371, No. 18, October 30, 2014, p. 1715-1724).

www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsa1406552#t=abstract

CAAR – Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister [Northern Ireland] Report – October 30, 2014

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A profile of older people in Northern Ireland – 2014 update,” (October 2014, .pdf format, 121p.).

www.ofmdfmni.gov.uk/a-profile-of-older-people-2014-update.pdf

Related Tables (Excel format):

www.ofmdfmni.gov.uk/a-profile-of-older-people-2014-update-tables.xlsx

CAAR – UK Parliamentary Library Research Note – October 30, 2014

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Dementia,” by Elizabeth Blow (SN07007, October 2014, .pdf format, 9p.).

www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/SN07007/dementia

CAAR – Table of Contents – October 30, 2014

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Journal of Aging and Physical Activity (Vol. 22, No. 4, October 2014).

journals.humankinetics.com/japa-current-issue

October 29, 2014

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Article – October 29, 2014

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The Impact of Hospital-Acquired Conditions on Medicare Program Payments,” by Amy M. G. Kandilov, Nicole M. Coomer, and Kathleen Dalton (Medicare and Medicaid Research Review, Vol. 4, No. 4, .pdf format, 23p.).

www.cms.gov/mmrr/Articles/A2014/MMRR2014_004_04_a01.html

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical – October 29, 2014

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EBRI Notes (Vol. 35, No. 10, October 2014, .pdf format, 28p.). The two articles in this issue are: “Amount of Savings Needed for Health Expenses for People Eligible for Medicare: Good News Not So Rare Anymore,” by Paul Fronstin, Dallas Salisbury, and Jack VanDerhei; and, “IRA Asset Allocation, 2012, and Longitudinal Results, 2010-2012,” by Craig Copeland.

www.ebri.org/publications/notes/index.cfm?fa=notesDisp&content_id=5454

CAAR – Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report – October 29, 2014

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John Kennedy’s Care Home Inquiry,” by John Kennedy (October 2014, .pdf format, 82p.).

www.jrf.org.uk/publications/john-kennedys-care-home-inquiry

CAAR – Institute of Economic Affairs [London, UK] Report – October 29, 2014

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Defusing the debt timebomb: challenges and solutions,” by Philip Booth and Ryan Bourne (October 2014, .pdf format, 30p.).

www.iea.org.uk/publications/research/defusing-the-debt-timebomb-challenges-and-solutions

October 28, 2014

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – October 28, 2014

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “Will They Take the Money and Work? An Empirical Analysis of People’s Willingness to Delay Claiming Social Security Benefits for a Lump Sum,” by Raimond Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell, Ralph Rogalla, and Tatjana Schimetschek (w20614, October 2014, .pdf format, 36p.).

nber.org/papers/w20614

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – October 28, 2014

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A. “Obesity accelerates epigenetic aging of human liver,” by Steve Horvath, Wiebke Erhart, Mario Brosch, Ole Ammerpohl, Witigo von Schönfels, Markus Ahrens, Nils Heits, Jordana T. Bell, Pei-Chien Tsai, Tim D. Spector, Panos Deloukas, Reiner Siebert, Bence Sipos, Thomas Becker, Christoph Rocken, Clemens Schafmayer, and Jochen Hampe (Vol. 111, No. 43, October 28, 2014, p. 15538-15543). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/111/43/15538.abstract

B. “LIMP-2 expression is critical for {beta}-glucocerebrosidase activity and {alphpa}-synuclein clearance,” by Michelle Rothaug, Friederike Zunke, Joseph R. Mazzulli, Michaela Schweizer, Hermann Altmeppen, Renate Lullmann-Rauch, Wouter W. Kallemeijn, Paulo Gaspar, Johannes M. Aerts, Markus Glatzel, Paul Saftig, Dimitri Krainc, Michael Schwake, and Judith Blanz (Vol. 111, No. 43, October 28, 2014, p. 15573-15578).

www.pnas.org/content/111/43/15573.abstract

CAAR – National Quality Forum Report – October 28, 2014

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2014 Input on Quality Measures for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries,” (August 2014, .pdf format, 67p.).

www.qualityforum.org/Publications/2014/08/2014_Input_on_Quality_Measures_for_Dual_Eligible_Beneficiaries.aspx

October 27, 2014

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief – October 27, 2014

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Employment-Based Retirement Plan Participation: Geographic Differences and Trends, 2013,” by Craig Copeland (EBRI Issue Brief No. 405, October 2014, .pdf format, 48p.).

www.ebri.org/publications/ib/index.cfm?fa=ibDisp&content_id=5451

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – October 27, 2014

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:56 pm

New perspectives and approaches to understanding dementia and stigma,” (October 2014, .pdf format, 60p.).

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

CAAR – Prince’s Initiative for Mature Enterprise [PRIME] (UK) Report – October 27, 2014

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

The missing million: illuminating the employment challenges of the over 50s,” (October 2014, .pdf format, 46p.).

www.prime.org.uk/prime-report-into-economic-barriers-to-the-over-50s/

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – October 27, 2014

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The Effect of S-Adenosylmethionine on Cognitive Performance in Mice: An Animal Model Meta-Analysis,” by Sarah E. Montgomery, Amir A. Sepehry, John D. Wangsgaard, and Jeremy E. Koenig (PLoS ONE 9(10): e107756. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107756, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0107756

CAAR – Tables of Contents – October 27, 2014

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 4:53 pm

Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect (Vol. 26, No. 5, October 2014).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wean20/26/5

Journals of Gerontology (B): Psychological Sciences (Vol. 69B, No. 6, November 2014).

psychsocgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/69/6.toc

 

 

October 23, 2014

CAAR – Institute for Fiscal Studies [London, UK] Monograph, Report – October 23, 2014

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A. “The dynamics of ageing: Evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing 2002-12 (Wave 6),” by James Banks , James Nazroo and Andrew Steptoe (October 2014, .pdf format, 321p.).

www.ifs.org.uk/publications/7411

B. “Retirement in the 21st century,” by Daniel Chandler and Gemma Tetlow (IFS Report (R98), October 2014, .pdf format, 63p.).

www.ifs.org.uk/publications/7384

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – October 23, 2014

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

The missing million: illuminating the employment challenges of the over 50s,” (October 2014, .pdf format, 46p.).

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

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – October 23, 2014

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Early Child Care and Child Outcomes: The Role of Grandparents,” by Daniela Del Boca, Daniela Piazzalunga, and Chiara D. Pronzato (Discussion Paper No. 3565, October 2014, .pdf format, 33p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=8565

CAAR – National Academy of Social Insurance Report – October 23, 2014

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

Americans Make Hard Choices on Social Security: A Survey with Trade-Off Analysis,” by Elisa A. Walker, Virginia P. Reno, and Thomas N. Bethell (October 2014, .pdf format, 64p.).

www.nasi.org/research/2014/report-americans-make-hard-choices-social-security-survey-tr

CAAR – Utah Community Data Project Data Release – October 23, 2014

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: , — admin @ 4:37 pm

Salt Lake County Population Change 2000-2010: Age 65 and Older,” (October 2014, comma-delimited format).

weave.ucdp.utah.edu/weave.html?file=change_age65plus_SaltLakeCounty.weave

CAAR – Table of Contents – October 23, 2014

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 4:36 pm

Educational Gerontology (Vol. 41, No. 2, February 2015).

www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/uedg/2015/00000041/00000002

October 22, 2014

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Planning and Evaluation Reports – October 22, 2014

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A. “Informal Caregiving for Older Americans: An Analysis of the 2011 National Health and Aging Trends Study,” by Brenda C. Spillman, Jennifer Wolff, Vicki A. Freedman, and Judith D. Kasper (April 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 41p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2014/NHATS-IC.cfm

B. “Disability and Care Needs of Older Americans by Dementia Status: An Analysis of the 2011 National Health and Aging Trends Study,” by Judith D. Kasper, Vicki A. Freedman, and Brenda C. Spillman (April 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 37p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2014/NHATS-DS.cfm

C. “Disability and Care Needs of Older Americans: An Analysis of the 2011 National Health and Aging Trends Study,” by Vicki A. Freedman and Brenda C. Spillman (April 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 32p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2014/NHATS-DCN.cfm

CAAR – US Census Bureau Report – October 22, 2014

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

Coresident Grandparents and Their Grandchildren: 2012,” by Renee R. Ellis and Tavia Simmons (P20-576, October 2014, .pdf format, 35p.).

www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2014/demo/p20-576.pdf

CAAR – Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Statistical Brief – October 22, 2014

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

Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance for Retirees in the Private Sector, 2003 to 2013,” by William A. Carroll (Statistical Brief No. 453, October 2014, .pdf and HTML format, 6p.).

meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/Pub_ProdResults_Details.jsp?pt=Statistical+Brief&opt=2&id=1155

CAAR – European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research Policy Brief – October 22, 2014

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

To Make or to Buy Long-term Care? Part II: Lessons from Quasi-markets in Europe,” by Juliane Winkelmann, Ricardo Rodrigues, and Kai Leichsenring (October 2014, .pdf format, 14p.).

www.euro.centre.org/detail.php?xml_id=2436

CAAR – Michigan Retirement Research Center Newsletter – October 22, 2014

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

MRRC Newsletter (Vol. 14, No. 3, October 2014, HTML and .pdf format, 5p.).

www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/publications/newsletters/newsletter_item.cfm?NewsletterID=1024

CAAR – Tables of Contents – October 22, 2014

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 4:27 pm

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Vol. 62, No. 10, October 2014).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.2014.62.issue-10/issuetoc

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 42, No. 4, 2014).

iospress.metapress.com/content/jq67140g6k2k/

October 21, 2014

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – October 21, 2014

Genetically enhancing mitochondrial antioxidant activity improves muscle function in aging,” by Alisa Umanskaya, Gaetano Santulli, Wenjun Xie, Daniel C. Andersson, Steven R. Reiken, and Andrew R. Marks (Vol. 111, No. 42, October 22, 2014, p. 15250-15255).

www.pnas.org/content/111/42/15250.abstract

CAAR – Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Bulletin – October 21, 2014

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

Downsizing amongst older Australians,” (Issue 179, October 2014, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/download/ahuri_rap_issue_179

October 20, 2014

CAAR – US Bureau of Labor Statistics Brief – October 20, 2014

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

An analysis of multiemployer pension plans,” by William J. Wiatrowski (Pay and Benefits, Vol. 3, No. 22, October 2014, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.bls.gov/opub/btn/volume-3/an-analysis-of-multiemployer-pension-plans.htm

CAAR – Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing [Trinity College, University of Dublin] Report – October 20, 2014

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

Advancing Years, Different Challenges: Wave 2 IDS-TILDA Findings on the ageing of people with an Intellectual Disability,” edited by Eilish Burke, Philip McCallion, and Mary McCarron (September 2014, .pdf format, 178p.).

www.idstilda.tcd.ie/assets/pdf/Wave_2_Report_October_2014.pdf

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – October 20, 2014

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

Upregulation of GPR109A in Parkinson’s Disease,” by Chandramohan Wakade, Raymond Chong, Eric Bradley, Bobby Thomas, and John Morgan (PLoS ONE 9(10): e109818. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0109818, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 10p.).

www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0109818

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Brief – October 20, 2014

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

Challenges in the new world of pensions,” (October 2014, .pdf format, 4p.).

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

CAAR – AGing Integrated Database Data Release – October 20, 2014

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: — admin @ 4:37 pm

AGID recently announced the addition of the following data:

Release of version 2.18: 2012 ACS Special Tabulations (Oct. 20, 2014).

www.agid.acl.gov/Resources/ReleaseNotes/#Oct20

CAAR – Human Mortality Database – October 20, 2014

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: — admin @ 4:36 pm

Data for Canada were revised and updated through 2011 (Oct. 17, 2014).

www.mortality.org/Public/WhatsNew.php

Data access:

www.mortality.org/

CAAR – Tables of Contents – October 20, 2014

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 4:35 pm

Dementia (Vol. 13, No. 6, November 2014).

dem.sagepub.com/content/13/6.toc

Journal of Appilied Gerontology (Vol. 33, No. 8, December 2014).

jag.sagepub.com/content/33/8.toc

October 17, 2014

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – October 17, 2014

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:54 pm

Biobehavioral and Technological Interventions to Attenuate Cognitive Decline in Individuals with Cognitive Impairment or Dementia (R01),” (PA-15-017, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5). Note: There are two companion funding opportunities connected with this announcement: “Biobehavioral and Technological Interventions to Attenuate Cognitive Decline in Individuals with Cognitive Impairment or Dementia (R15),” (PA-15-016); and, “Biobehavioral and Technological Interventions to Attenuate Cognitive Decline in Individuals with Cognitive Impairment or Dementia (R21),” (PA-15-015).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-15-017.html

CAAR – Lancet Article Abstracts – October 17, 2014

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

Note: Lancet requires free registration prior to providing access.

A. “45-day mortality after 467,779 knee replacements for osteoarthritis from the National Joint Registry for England and Wales: an observational study,” by Linda P. Hunt, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Emma M. Clark, Paul Dieppe, Andrew Judge, Alex J. MacGregor, Jon H. Tobias, Kelly Vernon, and Ashley W. Blom, on behalf of the National Joint Registry for England and Wales (Vol. 384, No. 9952, October 18, 2014, p. 1429-1436).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(14)60540-7/abstract

B. “Adverse outcomes after total and unicompartmental knee replacement in 101,330 matched patients: a study of data from the National Joint Registry for England and Wales,” by Alexander D. Liddle, Andrew Judge, Hemant Pandit, and David W. Murray (Vol. 384, No. 9952, October 18, 2014, p. 1437-1445).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(14)60419-0/abstract

October 16, 2014

CAAR – Rand Center for the Study of Aging Conference Announcement – October 16, 2014

Filed under: Conferences — Tags: — admin @ 4:39 pm

22nd annual RAND Summer Institute,” (Santa Monica, CA: application deadline March 16, 2015). Note: the Summer Institute consists of two conferences: “Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists,” (July 6-7, 2015); and, “Demography, Economics, Psychology, and Epidemiology of Aging,” (July 8-9, 2015). For more information about applying to attend the Institute go to:

www.rand.org/labor/aging/rsi.html

CAAR – Care Quality Commission [UK] Report – October 16, 2014

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

The State of Health Care and Adult Social Care in England 2013-14,” (October 2014, .pdf format, p.).

www.cqc.org.uk/content/state-care-2013-14

CAAR – Science Report Abstract – October 16, 2014

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HSF-1–mediated cytoskeletal integrity determines thermotolerance and life span,” by Nathan A. Baird, Peter M. Douglas, Milos S. Simic, Ana R. Grant, James J. Moresco, Suzanne C. Wolff, John R. Yates III, Gerard Manning, and Andrew Dillin (Vol. 346, No. 6207, October 17, 2014, p. 360-363).

www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6207/360.abstract

CAAR – Institute of Economic Affairs [London, UK] Report – October 16, 2014

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

Growing the pension pot: The case for privatisation,” by Philip Booth and Kristian Niemietz (October 2014, .pdf format, 62p.).

www.iea.org.uk/publications/research/growing-the-pension-pot-the-case-for-privatisation

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