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June 30, 2015

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – June 30, 2015

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Medicare Advantage 2015 Spotlight: Enrollment Market Update,” by Gretchen Jacobson, Anthony Damico, Tricia Neuman, and Marsha Gold (June 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 24p.).

kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-advantage-2015-spotlight-enrollment-market-update/

CAAR – Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Data/National Archive of Criminal Justice Data Data Release – June 30, 2015

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ICPSR’s National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging announced the release of the following new dataset that may be of interest to researchers of aging on Jun. 29, 2015. Note: Some ICPSR studies are available only to ICPSR member institutions. To find out whether your organization is a member, and whether or not it supports ICPSR Direct downloading, see:

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/membership/administration/institutions

Financial Abuse of Elderly People vs. Other Forms of Elder Abuse in Virginia, 2003-2008 (ICPSR 29301)

www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACJD/studies/29301/version/1

CAAR – World Bank Report – June 30, 2015

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Golden aging : prospects for healthy, active, and prosperous aging in Europe and Central Asia,” by Mauizio Bussolo, Johannes Koettl-Brodmann, and Emily Sinnott (Report No. 97714, June 2015, .pdf and ASCII text format, 363p.).

documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2015/06/24707415/golden-aging-prospects-healthy-active-prosperous-aging-europe-central-asia

CAAR – UK Department of Work and Pensions Report – June 30, 2015

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Pensioners’ incomes series: an analysis of trends in pensioner incomes 1979 to 2013/14, United Kingdom,” (June 2015, .pdf and Excel format, 80p.).

www.gov.uk/government/statistics/pensioners-incomes-series-financial-year-201314

June 29, 2015

CAAR – Health and Retirement Study Data Release – June 29, 2015

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

2011 Health Care Mail Survey (HCMS) Version 2.0

hrsonline.isr.umich.edu/index.php?p=shownews3x1&hfyle=news398

2013 HRS Health Care and Nutrition Study (HCNS) Version 2.0

hrsonline.isr.umich.edu/index.php?p=shownews3x1&hfyle=news399

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Reports – June 29, 2015

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A. “At a cross-roads: understanding the future likelihood of low incomes in old age,” (June 2015, .pdf format, 19p.).

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

B. “Avoiding the demographic crunch: Labour supply and the ageing workforce,” (June 2015, .pdf format, 31p.).

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

June 25, 2015

CAAR – US Census Bureau Data Releases – June 25, 2015

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A. “The latest estimates of population for the United States, states, and counties by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin, and for Puerto Rico Commonwealth and municipios by age and sex – for July 1, 2014,” (June 2015, comma-delimited format).

www.census.gov/popest/estimates.html

B. “Quarterly Survey of Public Pensions: State & Local Government – 2014 First Quarter,” (June 2015, Excel format).

www.census.gov/govs/qpr/

Related report (Word format):

www2.census.gov/govs/qpr/QSPP_Bridge_Report_2012_Panel.docx

CAAR – Population Reference Bureau Periodical – June 25, 2015

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Today’s Research on Aging (No. 31, June 2015, .pdf format, 7p.). The title article is “Research on Health and Well-Being Aims to Improve Quality of Life in Later Years,” by Paola Scommegna.

www.prb.org/Publications/Reports/2015/todays-research-aging-wellbeing.aspx

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – June 25, 2015

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Work in Retirement: Career Reinventions and the New Retirement Workscape,” a hearing held June 24, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing is available in Flash format, running time 1 hour 18 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 14:46 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/work-in-retirement-career-reinventions-and-the-new-retirement-workscape

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Papers – June 25, 2015

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A. “Slowed or Sidelined? The Effect of “Normal” Cognitive Decline on Job Performance Among the Elderly,” by Anek Belbase, Mashfiqur R. Khan, Alicia H. Munnell and Anthony Webb (WP No. 2015-12, June 2015, .pdf format, 27p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/slowed-or-sidelined-the-effect-of-normal-cognitive-decline-on-job-performance-among-the-elderly/

B. “Does Social Security Continue to Favor Couples?” by Nadia S. Karamcheva, April Yanyuan Wu and Alicia H. Munnell (WP No. 2015-11, June 2015, .pdf format, 40p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/does-social-security-continue-to-favor-couples/

CAAR – University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Pension Research Council Working Paper – June 25, 2015

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Note: PRC requires free registration before providing working papers. “Financial Knowledge and 401(k) Investment Performance: A Case Study,” by Robert Clark, Annamaria Lusardi, and Olivia S. Mitchell (WP2015-10, June 2015, .pdf format, 33p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.pensionresearchcouncil.org/publications/document.php?file=1277

CAAR – Nature Neuroscience Article Abstracts – June 25, 2015

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A. “Central role for PICALM in amyloid-[beta] blood-brain barrier transcytosis and clearance,” by Zhen Zhao, Abhay P. Sagare, Qingyi Ma, Matthew R. Halliday, Pan Kong, Kassandra Kisler, Ethan A. Winkler, Anita Ramanathan, Takahisa Kanekiyo, Guojun Bu, Nelly Chuqui Owens, Sanket V. Rege, Gabriel Si, Ashim Ahuja, Donghui Zhu, Carol A. Miller, Julie A. Schneider, Manami Maeda, Takahiro Maeda, Tohru Sugawara, Justin K. Ichida & Berislav V. Zlokovic (Vol. 18, No. 7, July 2015, p. 978-987).

www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v18/n7/abs/nn.4025.html

B. “[beta]-amyloid disrupts human NREM slow waves and related hippocampus-dependent memory consolidation,” by Bryce A. Mander, Shawn M. Marks, Jacob W. Vogel, Vikram Rao, Brandon Lu, Jared M. Saletin, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, William J. Jagust & Matthew P. Walker (Vol. 18, No. 7, July 2015, p. 1051-1057).

www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v18/n7/abs/nn.4035.html

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – June 25, 2015

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A. “Influence of Retirement on Adherence to Statins in the Insurance Medicine All-Sweden Total Population Data Base,” by Heli Halava, Hugo Westerlund, Maarit Jaana Korhonen, Jaana Pentti, Mika Kivimaki, Linnea Kjeldgard, Kristina Alexanderson, and Jussi Vahtera (PLoS ONE 10(6): e0130901. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130901, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0130901

B. “Effect of APOE and CD33 on Cognitive Decline,” by Kathleen M. Hayden, Michael W. Lutz, Maragatha Kuchibhatla, Cassandra Germain, and Brenda L. Plassman (PLoS ONE 10(6): e0130419. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130419, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 10p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0130419

June 24, 2015

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article – June 24, 2015

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Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 313, No. 24, June 23/30, 2015). Check with your organizations information for availability.

Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Use Among Medicare Patients With Low Ejection Fraction After Acute Myocardial Infarction,” by Sean D. Pokorney, Amy L. Miller, Anita Y. Chen, Laine Thomas, Gregg C. Fonarow, James A. de Lemos, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Eric D. Peterson, and Tracy Y. Wang (p. 2433-2440).

jama.jamanetwork.com/issue.aspx?journalid=67&issueid=934167&direction=P

CAAR – HelpAge International Report – June 24, 2015

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Data Mapping on Ageing in Asia and the Pacific,” by Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan and John Knodel (May 2015, .pdf format, 60p.).

www.helpage.org/download/558939c04fad3

CAAR – Health and Retirement Study Data Release – June 24, 2015

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

Cross-Wave SSA Permissions Consent History (Final V4.0) (June 23, 2015)

hrsonline.isr.umich.edu/index.php?p=shownews3x1&hfyle=news397

CAAR – AGing Integrated Database Data Release – June 24, 2015

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Release of version 2.27: American Community Survey (ACS) Demographic Data (Jun. 22, 2015)

www.agid.acl.gov/About/ReleaseNotes/#Jun22

CAAR – Tables of Contents – June 24, 2015

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Age and Ageing (Vol. 44, No. 4, July 2015).

ageing.oxfordjournals.org/content/44/4.toc

Reviews in Clinical Gerontology (Vol. 25, No. 2, May 2015).

journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?decade=2010&jid=RCG&volumeId=25&issueId=02&iid=9797372

June 23, 2015

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Reports – June 23, 2015

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A. “Ensuring the Integrity of Medicare Part D,” (OEI-03-15-00180, June 2015, .pdf format, 26p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-03-15-00180.asp

B. “Questionable Billing and Geographic Hotspots Point to Potential Fraud and Abuse in Medicare Part D,” (OEI-02-15-00190, June 2015, .pdf format, 15p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-15-00190.asp

CAAR – Brookings Institution Report – June 23, 2015

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Ten economic facts about financial well-being in retirement,” by David Boddy, Jane Dokko, Brad Hershbein and Melissa S. Kearney (June 2015, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.brookings.edu/research/papers/2015/06/ten-economic-facts-about-financial-well-being-in-retirement-kearney

CAAR – Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Report – June 23, 2015

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Future housing and support needs of people with dementia,” by Michelle Gabriel, Debbie Faulkner and Christine Stirling (Report No. 422, June 2015, .pdf format, 79p.).

www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/projects/p41022

CAAR – Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report – June 23, 2015

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How can and should UK society adjust to dementia?” Carol Thomas and Christine Milligan (June 2015, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.jrf.org.uk/publications/how-can-and-should-uk-society-adjust-dementia

June 22, 2015

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunity – June 22, 2015

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 5:02 pm

Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R01),” (PAR-15-280, a reissue of PAR-12-175, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines March 5, July 5, and November 5). Note: This announcement has two companion funding announcements: “Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R03),” (PAR-15-281, a reissue of PAR-12-176); and, “Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R21),” (PAR-15-282, a reissue of PAR-12-174).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-280.html

CAAR – Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Data Release – June 22, 2015

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The US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released three new MEPS data files (June 2015, data in .zip or self decompressing [.exe] ASCII text and SAS Transport format, with documentation in HTML and .pdf format, and SAS and SPSS programming statements in ASCII format).

MEPS HC-160H: 2013 Home Health File

meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/download_data_files_detail.jsp?cboPufNumber=HC-160H

MEPS HC-160C: 2013 Other Medical Expenses File

meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/download_data_files_detail.jsp?cboPufNumber=HC-160C

MEPS HC-160B: 2013 Dental Visits File

meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/download_data_files_detail.jsp?cboPufNumber=HC-160B

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – June 22, 2015

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A. “Trends in Longevity in the Americas: Disparities in Life Expectancy in Women and Men, 1965-2010,” by Ian R. Hambleton, Christina Howitt, Selvi Jeyaseelan, Madhuvanti M. Murphy, Anselm J Hennis, Rainford Wilks, E. Nigel Harris, Marlene MacLeish, and Louis Sullivan, U.S. Caribbean Alliance for Health Disparities Research Group (USCAHDR) (PLoS ONE 10(6): e0129778. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0129778, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 17p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0129778

B. “Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Carer Stress on Subsequent Institutionalisation of Community-Dwelling Older People,” by Nora-Ann Donnelly, Anne Hickey, Annette Burns, Paul Murphy, and Frank Doyle (PLoS ONE 10(6): e0128213. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0128213, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 19p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0128213

CAAR – Ireland Health Services Excecutive/Feidhmeannacht na Seirbhise Slainte Report – June 22, 2015

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:59 pm

HSE Elder Abuse Services 2014,” (June 2015, .pdf format, 82p.).

www.hse.ie/eng/services/publications/olderpeople/elderabusereport14.pdf

CAAR – UK House of Commons Library Briefing Paper – June 22, 2015

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Lifetime survivors pensions from public service schemes,” by Djuna Thurley (SN07109, June 2015, .pdf format, 15p.).

researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/SN07109

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – June 22, 2015

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The Future of Transport in an Ageing Society,” by George Holley-Moore and Helen Creighton (June 2015, .pdf format, 31p.).

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

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Papers – June 22, 2015

A. “Sources of Increasing Differential Mortality Among the Aged by Socioeconomic Status,” by Barry P. Bosworth, Gary Burtless and Kan Zhang (WP No. 2015-10, June 2015, .pdf format, 33p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/sources-of-increasing-differential-mortality-among-the-aged-by-socioeconomic-status/

B. “Do Retired Americans Annuitize Too Little? Trends in the Share of Annuitized Income,” by by Barry P. Bosworth, Gary Burtless and Mattan Alalouf (WP No. 2015-09, June 2015, .pdf format, 45p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/do-retired-americans-annuitize-too-little-trends-in-the-share-of-annuitized-income/

C. “Impact of the Financial Crisis on Long-Term Growth,” by Barry P. Bosworth (WP No. 2015-08, June 2015, .pdf format, 26p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/impact-of-the-financial-crisis-on-long-term-growth/

D. “Post-War Trends in Labor Income in the Social Security Earnings Records,” by Gary Burtless and Kan Zhang (WP No. 2015-07, June 2015, .pdf format, 25p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/post-war-trends-in-labor-income-in-the-social-security-earnings-records/

E. “Improving Employees’ Life and Disability Insurance Benefit Decisions: Results of an Employer Survey,” by Anek Belbase, Norma B. Coe and Matthew S. Rutledge (WP No. 2015-06, June 2015, .pdf format, 54p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/improving-employees-life-and-disability-insurance-benefit-decisions-results-of-an-employer-survey/

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – June 22, 2015

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library.

A. “Suicide, Age, and Wellbeing: an Empirical Investigation,” by Anne Case and Angus Deaton (w21279, June 2015, .pdf format, 42p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w21279

B. “Illinois Pensions in a Fiscal Context: A (Basket) Case Study,” by Jeffrey R. Brown and Richard F. Dye (w21293, June 2015, .pdf format, 34p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w21293

C. “The Welfare Effects of Supply-Side Regulations in Medicare Part D,” by Francesco Decarolis, Maria Polyakova, and Stephen P. Ryan (w21298, June 2015, .pdf format, 65p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w21298

CAAR – University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Pension Research Council Working Paper – June 22, 2015

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Note: PRC requires free registration before providing working papers.

Social Interaction Effects and Individual Portfolio Choice: Evidence from 401(k) Pension Plan Investors,” by Timothy (Jun) Lu and Ning Tang (WP2015-09, June 2015, .pdf format, 42p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.pensionresearchcouncil.org/publications/document.php?file=1274

CAAR – Tables of Contents – June 22, 2015

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International Psychogeriatrics (Vol. 27, No. 7, July 2015).

journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?decade=2010&jid=IPG&volumeId=27&issueId=07&iid=9792759

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Vol. 63, No. 6, June 2015).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.2015.63.issue-6/issuetoc

Public Policy & Aging Report (Vol. 25, No. 2, Spring 2015).

ppar.oxfordjournals.org/content/25/2.toc

June 18, 2015

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, & Policy Analysis Periodicals – June 18, 2015

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A. International Update, May 2015 (June 2015, HTML and .pdf format, 4p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/intl_update/2015-06/index.html

B. SSI Monthly Statistics, April 2015 (May 2015, HTML and .pdf format).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_monthly/2015-04/index.html

C. “Congressional Statistics, December 2014,” (May 2015, .pdf, Excel, and HTML format).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/factsheets/cong_stats/2014/index.html

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief, Periodical – June 18, 2015

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A. “Intra-Family Cash Transfers in Older American Households,” by Sudipto Banerjee (EBRI Issue Brief No. 415, June 2015, .pdf format, 32p.).

www.ebri.org/publications/ib/index.cfm?fa=ibDisp&content_id=3236

B. EBRI Notes (Vol. 36, No. 6, June 2015, .pdf format, 32p.). Note: The articles in this issue: “Self-Insured Health Plans: State Variation and Recent Trends by Firm Size, 1996-2013,” by Paul Fronstin; and, “Auto-IRAs: How Much Would They Increase the Probability of “Successful” Retirements and Decrease Retirement Deficits? Preliminary Evidence from EBRI’s Retirement Security Projection Model,” by Jack VanDerhei.

www.ebri.org/publications/notes/index.cfm?fa=notesDisp&content_id=5522

CAAR – University of Michigan Retirement Research Center Working Paper – June 18, 2015

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Liquidity Constraints, the Extended Family, and Consumption,” by HwaJung Choi, Kathleen McGarry and Robert F. Schoeni (WP 2015-320, May 2015, .pdf format, 31p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/publications/index_abstract.cfm?ptid=1&pid=1034

CAAR – Pennsylvania Department of Health Report – June 18, 2015

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2014 Nursing Home Reports,” (June 2015, .pdf format, 369p.).

www.statistics.health.pa.gov/MyHealthStatistics/HealthFacilities/NursingHomeReports/Pages/NursingHomeReports.aspx#.VYL1Q0d0zct

CAAR – Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland Report – June 18, 2015

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

Prepared to Care? Modernising Adult Social Care in Northern Ireland,” (June 2015, .pdf format, 20p.).

www.copni.org/news/commissioner-calls-for-overhaul-of-adult-social-care-legislation.html

CAAR – Tables of Contents – June 18, 2015

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 4:48 pm

Clinical Gerontologist (Vol. 38, No. 4, 2015).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wcli20/38/4

Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 70A, No. 7, July 2015).

biomedgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/70/7.toc

June 17, 2015

CAAR – US Congressional Budget Office Report – June 17, 2015

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The 2015 Long-Term Budget Outlook,” (June 2015, .pdf format, 128p.).

www.cbo.gov/publication/50250

CAAR – Urban Institute Report – June 17, 2015

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The State of Public Pension Reform in Louisiana,” by Owen Haaga, Richard W. Johnson, and Benjamin G. Southgate (June 2015, .pdf format, 18p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/state-public-pension-reform-louisiana

CAAR – United Health Foundation Report – June 17, 2015

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America’s Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities,” (May 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 138p.).

www.americashealthrankings.org/senior

CAAR – US House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Hearing Testimony – June 17, 2015

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:54 pm

Restricting Access to Financial Advice: Evaluating the Costs and Consequences for Working Families and Retirees,” a hearing held June 17, 2015 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available in Flash format, running time 3 hours 19 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 8:46 mark.

edworkforce.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=399027

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine Article – June 17, 2015

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Associations between Potentially Modifiable Risk Factors and Alzheimer Disease: A Mendelian Randomization Study,” by Soren D. Ostergaard, Shubhabrata Mukherjee, Stephen J. Sharp, Petroula Proitsi, Luca A. Lotta, Felix Day, John R. B. Perry, Kevin L. Boehme, Stefan Walter, John S. Kauwe, Laura E. Gibbons, Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium, The GERAD1 Consortium, EPIC-InterAct Consortium , Eric B. Larson, John F. Powell, Claudia Langenberg, Paul K. Crane, Nicholas J. Wareham, and Robert A. Scott (PLoS Med 12(6): e1001841. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001841, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1001841

CAAR – Nature Letter Abstract – June 17, 2015

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{alpha}-Synuclein strains cause distinct synucleinopathies after local and systemic administration,” by W. Peelaerts, L. Bousset, A. Van der Perren, A. Moskalyuk, R. Pulizzi, M. Giugliano, C. Van den Haute, R. Melki & V. Baekelandt (Vol. 522, No. 7556, June 18, 2015, p. 340-344).

www.nature.com/nature/journal/v522/n7556/abs/nature14547.html

June 16, 2015

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Report – June 16, 2015

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

Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System,” (June 2015, .pdf format, 243p.).

www.medpac.gov/documents/reports/june-2015-report-to-the-congress-medicare-and-the-health-care-delivery-system.pdf?sfvrsn=0

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – June 16, 2015

A. “Tau stabilizes microtubules by binding at the interface between tubulin heterodimers,” by Harindranath Kadavath, Romina V. Hofele, Jacek Biernat, Satish Kumar, Katharina Tepper, Henning Urlaub, Eckhard Mandelkow, and Markus Zweckstetter (Vol. 112, No. 24, June 16, 2015, p. 7501-7506).

www.pnas.org/content/112/24/7501.abstract

B. “Amphetamine modulates brain signal variability and working memory in younger and older adults,” by Douglas D. Garrett, Irene E. Nagel, Claudia Preuschhof, Agnieszka Z. Burzynska, Janina Marchner, Steffen Wiegert, Gerhard J. Jungehulsing, Lars Nyberg, Arno Villringer, Shu-Chen Li, Hauke R. Heekeren, Lars Bäckman, and Ulman Lindenberger (Vol. 112, No. 24, June 16, 2015, p. 7593-7598).

www.pnas.org/content/112/24/7593.abstract

CAAR – Rand Corporation Labor and Population Working Paper – June 16, 2015

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Life-Cycle Consumption Patterns at Older Ages in the US and the UK: Can Medical Expenditures Explain the Difference?” by James Banks, Richard Blundell, Peter Levell, and James P. Smith (WR-1100, April 2015, .pdf format, 37p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR1100.html

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – June 16, 2015

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State Long-Term Services and Supports Scorecard: How One State Improved,” by Leslie Hendrickson, Susan C. Reinhard, and Kathleen Ujvari (June 2015, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2015/state-long-term-services-connecticut.html

CAAR – Joseph Rowntree Foundation [UK] Report – June 16, 2015

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Understanding age and the labour market,” by Anitha George, Hilary Metcalf, Leila Tufekci and David Wilkinson (June 2015, .pdf format, 74p.).

www.jrf.org.uk/publications/understanding-age-and-labour-market

CAAR – UK Government Office for Science Reports – June 16, 2015

A. “Volunteering, providing informal care and paid employment in later life: role occupancy and implications for wellbeing,” (June 2015, .pdf format, 30p.).

www.gov.uk/government/publications/future-of-ageing-volunteering-informal-care-and-paid-work-in-later-life

B. “Workplace infrastructure,” (June 2015, .pdf format, 45p.).

www.gov.uk/government/publications/future-of-ageing-workplace-infrastructure

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