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January 29, 2016

CAAR – US Senate Committee on Finance Hearing Testimony – January 29, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:40 pm

Helping Americans Prepare for Retirement: Increasing Access, Participation and Coverage in Retirement Savings Plans,” a hearing held January 28, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 29 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 28:40 mark

www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/helping-americans-prepare-for-retirement-increasing-access-participation-and-coverage-in-retirement-savings-plans

CAAR – European Commission Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers Report – January 29, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:39 pm

Men, women and pensions,” (January 2016, .pdf format, 64p.).

bookshop.europa.eu/en/men-women-and-pensions-pbDS0215321/

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – January 29, 2016

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

Does Medicare Advantage Cost Less Than Traditional Medicare?” by Brian Biles, Giselle Casillas, and Stuart Guterman (January 2016, .pdf format, 10p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2016/jan/does-medicare-advantage-cost-less

January 28, 2016

CAAR – US Social Security Administration, Research, Statistics, & Policy Analysis Research Note, Periodical – January 28, 2016

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A. “Why Researchers Now Rely on Surveys for Race Data on OASDI and SSI Programs: A Comparison of Four Major Surveys,” by Patricia P. Martin (Research and Statistics Note No. 2016-01, January 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 14p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/rsnotes/rsn2016-01.html

B. International Update, December 2015 (December 2015, .pdf and HTML format, 4p.).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/intl_update/2015-12/index.html

C. SSI Monthly Statistics, December 2015 (January 2016, .pdf and HTML format).

www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/ssi_monthly/2015-12/index.html

CAAR – US National Institute on Aging Funding Opportunity – January 28, 2016

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

Butler-Williams Scholars Program 2016,” (application deadline March 25, 2016).

www.nia.nih.gov/about/events/2015/butler-williams-scholars-program-2016

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – January 28, 2016

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The Amyloid Precursor Protein of Alzheimer’s Disease Clusters at the Organelle/Microtubule Interface on Organelles that Bind Microtubules in an ATP Dependent Manner,” by James W. Stevenson, Eliza A. Conaty, Rylie B. Walsh, Paul J. Poidomani, Colin M. Samoriski, Brianne J. Scollins, and Joseph A. DeGiorgis (PLoS ONE 11(1): e0147808. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147808, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 17p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0147808

CAAR – National Academy of Social Insurance Report – January 28, 2016

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The Aging Network in Transition: Hanging in the Balance,” by Anne Montgomery and Elizabeth Blair (January 2016, .pdf format, 33p.).

www.nasi.org/research/2016/aging-network-transition-hanging-balance

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – January 28, 2016

Prolongevity hormone FGF21 protects against immune senescence by delaying age-related thymic involution,” by Yun-Hee Youm, Tamas L. Horvath, David J. Mangelsdorf, Steven A. Kliewer, and Vishwa Deep Dixit (Vol. 113, No. 4, January 26, 2016, p. 1026-1031).

www.pnas.org/content/113/4/1026.abstract.html?etoc

CAAR – Health and Retirement Study Data Release – January 28, 2016

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: , — admin @ 4:50 pm

Researcher Contribution: Prescription Drug Lookup Experiment (PDLE) (Version 1.0)

hrsonline.isr.umich.edu/news/index.php?p=shownews3x1&hfyle=news412

CAAR – United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Working Paper – January 28, 2016

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

Income Security for Older Persons in the Republic of Korea,” (January 2016, .pdf format, 48p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.unescap.org/resources/income-security-older-persons-republic-korea

CAAR – California Center for Population Research [University of California-Los Angeles] Working Paper – January 28, 2016

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , — admin @ 4:48 pm

Hetergeneous Grandparent Effects: The Effect of Grandparents’ Education on Grandchildren’s Education in One-Parent and Two-Parent Families,” by Xi Song (CCPR-2016-001, January 2016, .pdf format, 75p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

papers.ccpr.ucla.edu/abstract.php?preprint=1171

CAAR – Table of Contents – January 28, 2016

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 4:46 pm

Experimental Aging Research (Vol. 42, No. 1, 2016).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/uear20/42/1

January 25, 2016

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission [MEDPAC]/Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission Report – January 25, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:15 pm

Beneficiaries Dually Eligible For Medicare And Medicaid: Data Book,” (January 2016, .pdf format, 70p.).

www.medpac.gov/documents/publications/january-2016-medpac-and-macpac-data-book-beneficiaries-dually-eligible-for-medicare-and-medicaid.pdf?sfvrsn=0

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – January 25, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:15 pm

Dignity and Distress towards the End of Life across Four Non-Cancer Populations,” by Harvey Max Chochinov, Wendy Johnston, Susan E. McClement, Thomas F. Hack, Brenden Dufault, Murray Enns, Genevieve Thompson, Mike Harlos, Ronald W. Damant, Clare D. Ramsey, Sara Davison, James Zacharias, Doris Milke, David Strang, Heather J. Campbell-Enns, and Maia S. Kredentser (PLoS ONE 11(1): e0147607. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147607, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0147607

January 21, 2016

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief – January 21, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:06 pm

Mortality Among Centenarians in the United States, 2000–2014,” by Jiaquan Xu (Data Brief No. 233, January 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db233.htm

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Briefs – January 21, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:05 pm

A. “Access to Health Care Improved during Early ACA Marketplace Implementation,” by Laura Skopec, Timothy A. Waidmann, Jane Sung, and Olivia Dean (January 2016, .pdf format, 6p.).

B. “Fewer Americans Ages 50–64 Have Difficulty Paying Family Medical Bills after Early ACA Marketplace Implementation,” by by Laura Skopec, Timothy A. Waidmann, Jane Sung, and Olivia Dean (January 2016, .pdf format, 9p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2015/monitoring-the-impact-of-health-reform-on-americans.html

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Periodical – January 21, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:04 pm

EBRI Notes (Vol. 37, No. 1, January 2016, .pdf format, 16p.). Note: The two articles in this issue are: “Impact of Workplace Wellness-Program Participation on Medication Adherence,” by Paul Fronstin and M. Christopher Roebuck; and, “Differences in Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses of Older Single and Couple Households,” by Sudipto Banerjee.

www.ebri.org/publications/notes/index.cfm?fa=notesDisp&content_id=5526

CAAR – Demographic Research Article – January 21, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:02 pm

The quality of demographic data on older Africans,” by Sara Randall and Ernestina Coast (Vol. 34, Article 5, January 2016, .pdf format, p. 143-174).

www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol34/5/default.htm

January 20, 2016

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – January 20, 2016

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

Medicare and Medicaid: Additional Oversight Needed of CMS’s Demonstration to Coordinate the Care of Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries,” (GAO-16-31, December 2015, .pdf format, 48p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-16-31

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – January 20, 2016

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

National Background Check Program for Long Term Care Employees: Interim Report,” (OEI-07-10-00420, January 2016, .pdf format, 23p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-07-10-00420.asp

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – January 20, 2016

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

A transcript of the Jan. 14-15, 2016 meeting is available (.pdf format, 407p.).

medpac.gov/documents/january-2016-meeting-transcript.pdf?sfvrsn=0

Related briefs:

medpac.gov/-public-meetings-/meetingdetails/january-2016-public-meeting

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – January 20, 2016

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

GASB 68: How Will State Unfunded Pension Liabilities Affect Big Cities?” by Alicia H. Munnell and Jean-Pierre Aubry (SLP No. 47, January 2016, .pdf format, 16p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/gasb-68-how-will-state-unfunded-pension-liabilities-affect-big-cities-2/

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – January 20, 2016

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

Social relationships and physiological determinants of longevity across the human life span,” by Yang Claire Yang, Courtney Boen, Karen Gerken, Ting Li, Kristen Schorpp, and Kathleen Mullan Harris (Vol. 113, No. 3, January 19, 2016, .pdf and HTML format, p. 566-571). Note: _PNAS_ is providing open access to the full-text of this article

www.pnas.org/content/113/3/578.abstract

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – January 20, 2016

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

Abuse of Older Men in Seven European Countries: A Multilevel Approach in the Framework of an Ecological Model,” by Maria Gabriella Melchiorre, Mirko Di Rosa, Giovanni Lamura, Francisco Torres-Gonzales, Jutta Lindert, Mindaugas Stankunas, Elisabeth Ioannidi-Kapolou, Henrique Barros, Gloria Macassa, and Joaquim J. F. Soares (PLoS ONE 11(1): e0146425. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146425, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 28p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0146425

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – January 20, 2016

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

Drink Wise, Age Well: Alcohol Use and the Over 50s in the UK,” (January 2016, .pdf format, 56p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/drink_wise_age_well_alcohol_use_and_the_over_50s_in_the_uk

CAAR – Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany] Working Paper – January 20, 2016

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

Taxing Pensions of an Internationally Mobile Labor Force: Portability Issues and Taxation Options,” by Robert Holzmann (CESifo Working Paper No. 5715, January 2016, .pdf format, 28p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.cesifo-group.de/ifoHome/publications/working-papers/CESifoWP/CESifoWPdetails?wp_id=19184135

January 19, 2016

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – January 19, 2016

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 5:02 pm

Fighting Against a Growing Epidemic: Reducing the Misuse and Abuse of Opioids in America,” a hearing held January 19, 2016 (witness statements available in .pdf format).

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/field-hearing_-fighting-against-a-growing-epidemic-reducing-the-misuse-and-abuse-of-opioids-in-america

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Articles – January 19, 2016

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

Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 315, No. 3, January 19, 2016). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jama.jamanetwork.com/issue.aspx?journalid=67&issueid=934869&direction=P

A. “Comparison of Site of Death, Health Care Utilization, and Hospital Expenditures for Patients Dying With Cancer in 7 Developed Countries,” by Justin E. Bekelman, Scott D. Halpern, Carl Rudolf Blankart, Julie P. Bynum, Joachim Cohen, Robert Fowler, Stein Kaasa, Lukas Kwietniewski, Hans Olav Melberg, Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Mariska Oosterveld-Vlug, Andrew Pring, Jonas Schreyogg, Connie M. Ulrich, Julia Verne, Hannah Wunsch, and Ezekiel J. Emanuel, for the International Consortium for End-of-Life Research (ICELR) (p. 272-283).

B. “Family Perspectives on Aggressive Cancer Care Near the End of Life,” by Alexi A. Wright, Nancy L. Keating, John Z. Ayanian, Elizabeth A. Chrischilles, Katherine L. Kahn, Christine S. Ritchie, Jane C. Weeks, Craig C. Earle, and Mary B. Landrum (p. 284-292).

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – January 19, 2016

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , , , — admin @ 4:59 pm

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

A. “Forecasting Trends in Disability in a Super-Aging Society: Adapting the Future Elderly Model to Japan,” by Brian K. Chen, Hawre Jalal, Hideki Hashimoto, Sze-Chuan Suen, Karen Eggleston, Michael Hurley, Lena Schoemaker, and Jay Bhattacharya (w21870, January 2016, .pdf format, 53p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w21870

B. “Rich, Poor, Singles, and Couples. Who Receives Medicaid in Old Age and Why?” by Margherita Borella, Mariacristina De Nardi, and Eric French (w21873, January 2016, .pdf format, 49p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w21873

C. “The Role of Bequests in Shaping Wealth Inequality: Evidence from Danish Wealth Records,” by Simon H. Boserup, Wojciech Kopczuk, and Claus T. Kreiner (w21896, January 2016, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w21896

CAAR – University of Michigan Retirement Research Center Working Paper – January 19, 2016

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 4:57 pm

Sources of Lower Financial Decision-making Ability at Older Ages,” by Shachar Kariv and Daniel Silverman (WP2015-335, November 2015, .pdf format, 30p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/Publication/Abstract/1085?ptid=1

CAAR – Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany] Working Paper – January 19, 2016

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 4:56 pm

The Taxation of Internationally Portable Pensions: Fiscal Issues and Policy Options,” by Bernd Genser and Robert Holzmann (CESifo Working Paper No. 5702, January 2016, .pdf format, 25p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.cesifo-group.de/ifoHome/publications/working-papers/CESifoWP/CESifoWPdetails?wp_id=19181742

CAAR – Conferencealerts.Com Palliative Care – January 19, 2016

Filed under: Conferences — Tags: — admin @ 4:54 pm

Pain Association of Singapore Annual Scientific Meeting – Singapore (March 5-6, 2016).

www.conferencealerts.com/show-event?id=165640

Fostering Innovation in Research on Aging – Montreal, Quebec (Oct. 20-22, 2016).

www.conferencealerts.com/show-event?id=164143

CAAR – Tables of Contents – January 19, 2016

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:54 pm

Aging and Mental Health (Vol. 20, No. 2, 2016).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/camh20/20/2

International Psychogeriatrics (Vol. 28, No. 2, February 2016).

journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?decade=2010&jid=IPG&volumeId=28&issueId=02&iid=10119408

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 50, No. 1, 2016).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/50/1

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Vol. 64, No. 1, January 2016).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.2016.64.issue-1/issuetoc

January 15, 2016

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – January 15, 2016

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:45 pm

A. “NIA Clinical Research Project Planning Grant Program (R34),” (PAR-16-085, a reissue of PAR-13-040, National Institute on Aging, applications deadlines Feb. 16, June 16, and Oct. 16).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-085.html

B. “Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse (U24),” (RFA-EB-16-002, a reissue of RFA-EB-15-005, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application dealine March 15, 2016).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-EB-16-002.html

C. “NIH Blueprint Training in Computational Neuroscience: From Biology to Model and Back Again (T90/R90),” (RFA-DA-16-009, a reissue of RFA-DA-11-005, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline March 18, 2016).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-16-009.html

January 14, 2016

CAAR – White House Conference on Aging Final Report – January 14, 2016

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

2015 White House Conference on Aging,” (December 2015, .pdf format, 83p.).

www.whitehouseconferenceonaging.gov/2015-WHCOA-Final-Report.pdf

CAAR – Population Reference Bureau Periodical – January 14, 2016

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

Population Bulletin (Vol. 70, No. 2, December 2015, .pdf format, 19p.). Note: The main article of this article is “Aging Baby Boomers to Face Caregiving, Obesity, Inequality Challenges,” by Mark Mather, Linda A. Jacobsen, and Kelvin M. Pollard.

www.prb.org/Publications/Reports/2015/unitedstates-population-bulletin.aspx

CAAR – Pew Charitable Trusts Report – January 14, 2016

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

A Look at Access to Employer-based Retirement Plans and Participation in the States: Who’s in, who’s out,” (January 2016, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/reports/2016/01/a-look-at-access-to-employer-based-retirement-plans-and-participation-in-the-states

CAAR – AGing Integrated Database Data Release – January 14, 2016

Filed under: Data Files — Tags: , — admin @ 4:42 pm

Version 2.31: 2014 NORS (Jan. 14, 2016).

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

CAAR – Human Mortality Database Data Release – January 14, 2015

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

Data for New Zealand national population, were revised and updated through 2013. (The new data for Maori and non-Maori will possibly be posted in February 2016)

www.mortality.org/Public/WhatsNew.php

Data Access:

www.mortality.org/

CAAR – University of Michigan Retirement Research Center Working Paper – January 14, 2016

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 4:40 pm

Racial Difference in the Use of VA Health Services,” by Chichun Fang, Kenneth M. Langa, Helen Levy and David Weir (WP2015-334, September 2015, .pdf format, 37p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/Publication/Abstract/1084?ptid=1

CAAR – UK Department of Work and Pensions Report – January 14, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:39 pm

Impact of new State Pension (nSP) on an individual’s pension entitlement – longer term effects of nSP,” (January 2016, .pdf format, 38p.).

www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-state-pension-impact-on-an-individuals-pension-entitlement-longer-term-effects

CAAR – Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing [Trinity College, Dublin Ireland] Report – January 14, 2016

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

Walking To Wellbeing: Physical Activity, Social Participation and Psychological Health in Irish adults aged 50 years and Older,” by Orna Donoghue, Matthew O’Connell, and Rose Anne Kenny (January 2016, .pdf format, 23p.).

tilda.tcd.ie/assets/pdf/Physical%20Activity%20Report.pdf

CAAR – Tables of Contents – January 14, 2016

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , , , , — admin @ 4:37 pm

Age and Ageing (Vol. 45, No. 1, January 2016).

ageing.oxfordjournals.org/content/45/1.toc

American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementia (Vol. 31, No. 1, February 2016).

aja.sagepub.com/content/31/1.toc

Educational Gerontology (Vol. 42, No. 2, February 2016).

www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/uedg/2016/00000042/00000002

Gerontologist (Vol. 56, No. 1, February 2016).

gerontologist.oxfordjournals.org/content/56/1.toc

International Journal of Aging and Human Development (Vol. 81, No. 4, October 2015).

ahd.sagepub.com/content/81/4.toc

Journal of Aging and Physical Activity (Vol. 24, No. 1, January 2016).

journals.humankinetics.com/japa-current-issue

Medical Care (Vol. 54, No. 2, February 2016).

journals.lww.com/lww-medicalcare/pages/currenttoc.aspx

January 13, 2016

CAAR – National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Monograph – January 13, 2016

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

Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Medicare Payment: Identifying Social Risk Factors, by Committee on Accounting for Socioeconomic Status in Medicare Payment Programs, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Board on Health Care Services, and Institute of Medicine (National Academies Press, 2016, ISBN: 978-0-309-38124-6, OpenBook and .pdf format, 110p.). Note: More informaition, including purchasing information, for a print copy is available at the site. NAP requires free registration before providing a .pdf copy.

www.nap.edu/catalog/21858/accounting-for-social-risk-factors-in-medicare-payment-identifying-social

CAAR – Demographic Research Article – January 13, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:25 pm

Does selection of mortality model make a difference in projecting population ageing?” by Sergei Scherbov and Dalkhat Ediev (Vol. 34, Article 2, January 2016, .pdf format, p. 39-62).

www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol34/2/default.htm

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – January 13, 2016

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

Changes in Cognitive Functions in the Elderly Living in Temporary Housing after the Great East Japan Earthquake,” by Aiko Ishiki, Shoji Okinaga, Naoki Tomita, Reiko Kawahara, Ichiro Tsuji, Ryoichi Nagatomi, Yasuyuki Taki, Takashi Takahashi, Masafumi Kuzuya, Shigeto Morimoto, Katsuya Iijima, Takeyoshi Koseki, Hiroyuki Arai, and Katsutoshi Furukawa (PLoS ONE 11(1): e0147025. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147025, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0147025

CAAR – Joseph Rowntree Foundation Report – January 13, 2016

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

Preparing for later life: working longer and saving more,” by Suzanne Hall and Nigel Keohane (January 2016, .pdf format, 47p.).

www.jrf.org.uk/report/preparing-later-life-working-longer-and-saving-more

CAAR – UK House of Commons Library Briefing Paper – January 13, 2016

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

Increases in the State Pension age for women born in the 1950s,” by Djuna Thurley (CBP-7405, January 2016, .pdf format, 16p.).

researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/CBP-7405

CAAR – Health and Retirement Study Bibliography Update – January 13, 2016

Filed under: Bibliography Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:21 pm

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

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

Book Chapter:

Munnell, Alicia H.; Rutledge, Matthew S.; Webb, Anthony, “Are Retirees Falling Short? Reconciling the Conflicting Evidence” in , Reimagining Pensions: The Next 40 Years [2016]

Dissertations:

Dal Borgo, Mariela, Essays in Household Savings and Portfolio Choice, Coventry, UK University of Warwick [2015]

Jamal, Taha, Three Essays in Health Economics, Hamilton, Ontario McMaster University [2015]

Kim, Hyejin, The Mechanism of Ageism: The Relationship Between Perceived Ageism and Depressive Symptoms in Later Life, The Florida State University [2015]

Ndao-Brumblay, Sokhna Khady, Health Changes after Diabetes Diagnosed in Middle and Old Age: Physical, Mental and Cognitive Health Trajectories and Social Stratification, Ann Arbor University of Michigan [2015]

Wan, Wylie H., Work Hour Trajectories, Marital Quality, and Health of Couples Across the Life Course, Ann Arbor, MI University of Michigan [2015]

Xie, Boqin, Frailty in Older Adults with Heart Failure, Ann Arbor, MI University of Michigan [2015]

Journal Articles:

An, Ruopeng; Lu, Lingyun, “Antidepressant Use and Functional Limitations in U.S. Older Adults,” Journal of Psychosomatic Research 80: p31-36 [2016]

An, Ruopeng; Xiang, Xiaoling, “Smoking, Heavy Drinking, and Depression among U.S. Middle-Aged and Older Adults,” Preventive Medicine 81: p295-302 [2015]

Bakk, Louanne, “Racial/Ethnic Differences in Cost-Related Nonadherence and Medicare Part D: A Longitudinal Comparison,” Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 26:4 p1132-1148 [2015]

Basu, Rashmita, “Lasting Impacts of Childhood Health and Socioeconomic Circumstances on Adult Health Problems: Analysis of a Longitudinal Count Regression Model,” International Journal of Applied Economics 12:1 p80-97 [2015]

Bucciol, Alessandro; Cavasso, Barbara; Zarri, Luca, “Social Status and Personality Traits,” Journal of Economic Psychology 51: p245-260 [2015]

Cahill, Kevin E.; James, Jacquelyn B.; Pitt-Catsouphes, Marcie, “The Impact of a Randomly Assigned Time and Place Management Initiative on Work and Retirement Expectations,” Work Aging and Retirement 1:4 p350-368 [2015]

Chen, Yiqun; Sloan, Frank A., “Explaining Disability Trends in the US Elderly and Near-Elderly Population,” Health Services Research 50:5 p1528-1549 [2015]

Groneck, Max; Ludwig, Alexander; Zimper, Alexander, “A Life-Cycle Model with Ambiguous Survival Beliefs,” Journal of Economic Theory 162: p137-180 [2016]

Joo, Heesoo; Fang, Jing; Losby, Jan L.; Wang, Guijing, “Cost of Informal Caregiving for Patients with Heart Failure,” The American Heart Journal 169:1 p142-148 [2015]

K mpfen, Fabrice; Maurer, J rgen, “Time to Burn (Calories)? The Impact of Retirement on Physical Activity among Mature Americans,” Journal of Health Economics 45: p91-102 [2016]

Kim, Eric S.; Konrath, Sara H., “Volunteering is prospectively associated with health care use among older adults,” Social Science and Medicine 149: p122-129 [2016]

Kim, Hyungsoo; Shin, Serah; Zurlo, Karen A., “Sequential Patterns of Health Conditions and Financial Outcomes in Late Life: Evidence From the Health and Retirement Study,” The International Journal of Aging and Human Development 81:1-2 p54-82 [2015]

Levy, Helen, “Income, Poverty, and Material Hardship Among Older Americans,” RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences 1:1 p55-77 [2015]

Liew, Hui-Peng, “A Random-Effects Pattern-Mixture Model with Application to Comorbidity,” Bulletin of Sociological Methodology/Bulletin de M thodologie Sociologique 129:1 p78-93 [2016]

Liu, Sze Yan; Glymour, M. Maria; Zahodne, Laura B.; Weiss, Christopher; Manly, Jennifer J., “Role of Place in Explaining Racial Heterogeneity in Cognitive Outcomes among Older Adults,” Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 21:9 p677-687 [2015]

Lyu, Jiyoung, “Gender Differences in the Association between Childhood Socioeconomic Status and Cognitive Function in Later Life,” Journal of Geriatrics 2015:896876 [2015]

Nguyen, Thu T.; Tchetgen, Eric J. Tchetgen; Kawachi, Ichiro; Gilman, Stephen E.; Walter, Stefan; Liu, Sze Y.; Manly, Jennifer J.; Glymour, M. Maria, “Instrumental variable approaches to identifying the causal effect of educational attainment on dementia risk,” Annals of Epidemiology 26:1 p71-76.e3 [2016]

Noelke, Clemens; Avendano, Mauricio, “Who Suffers During Recessions? Economic Downturns, Job Loss, and Cardiovascular Disease in Older Americans,” American Journal of Epidemiology 182:10 p873-882 [2015]

Smith, Alexander K.; Cenzer, Irena Stijacic; Boscardin, W. John; Ritchie, Christine S.; Wallhagen, Margaret L.; Covinsky, Kenneth E., “Increase in Disability Prevalence Before Hip Fracture,” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 63:10 p2029-2035 [2015]

Sutin, Angelina R.; Stephan, Yannick; Terracciano, Antonio, “Weight Discrimination and Risk of Mortality,” Psychological Science 26:11 p1803-1811 [2015]

Ware, Erin B.; Mukherjee, Bhramar; Sun, Yan V.; Diez-Roux, Ana V.; Kardia, Sharon L. R.; Smith, Jennifer A., “Comparative Genome-Wide Association Studies of a Depressive Symptom Phenotype in a Repeated Measures Setting By Race/Ethnicity in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis,” Bmc Genetics 16: [2015]

Report:

Cernat, Alexandru; Couper, Mick; Ofstedal, Mary Beth, Estimation of Mode Effects in the Health and Retirement Study using Measurement Models, Essex, UK, Institute for Social and Economic Research [2015]

Lin, I-Fen; Brown, Susan L.; Hammersmith, Anna M., Marital Biography, Social Security, and Poverty, Bowling Green, OH, National Center for Family and Marriage Research, Bowling Green University [2015]

Riffe, Tim; Chung, Pil H.; Spinjker, Jeroen; MacInnes, John, Time-to-Death Patterns in Markers of Age and Dependency, Rostock, Germany, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research [2015]

Xu, Mengyi; Sherris, Michael; Meyricke, Ramona, Mortality Heterogeneity and Systematic Mortality Improvement, Sydney, Australia, CEPAR – ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research [2015]

January 12, 2016

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunity – January 12, 2016

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:53 pm

Education and Health: New Frontiers (R01),” (PAR-16-080, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5). Note: There are two companion funding announcements attached to this announcement: “Education and Health: New Frontiers (R03),” (PAR-16-079, application deadlines Feb. 16, June 16, and Oct. 16); and , “Education and Health: New Frontiers (R21),” (PAR-16-078, application deadlines Feb. 16, June 16, and Oct. 16).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-080.html

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