CDHA CAAR

November 30, 2017

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – November 30, 2017

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Excluding Noncovered Versions When Setting Payment for Two Part B Drugs Would Have Resulted in Lower Drug Costs for Medicare and its Beneficiaries,” (OEI-12-17-00260, November 2017, .pdf format, 15p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-12-17-00260.asp

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Reports – November 30, 2017

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A. “Deaths: Final Data for 2015,” by Sherry L. Murphy, Jiaquan Xu, Kenneth D. Kochanek, Sally C. Curtin, and Elizabeth Arias (National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 66, No. 6, November 27, 2017, .pdf format, 73p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr66/nvsr66_06.pdf

B. “Deaths: Leading Causes for 2015,” by Melonie Heron (National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 66, No. 5, November 27, 2017, .pdf format, 75p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr66/nvsr66_05.pdf

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – November 30, 2017

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A. “Advancing Research on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Alzheimer’s-Disease-Related Dementias (ADRD) (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAS-18-187, a reissue of PAS-17-064, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Sept. 5, Jan. 5, and Apr. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAS-18-187.html

B. “Advancing Research on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Alzheimer’s-Disease-Related Dementias (ADRD) (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAS-18-188, a reissue of PAS-17-065, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Sept. 5, Jan. 5, and Apr. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAS-18-188.html

C. “T1 Translational Research on Aging: Small Business Innovation Awards (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-183, a reissue of PAR-16-375, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Sept. 5, Jan. 5, and Apr. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-183.html

D. “T2 Translational Research on Aging: Small Business Innovation Awards (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-184, a reissue of PAR-16-376, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Sept. 5, Jan. 5, and Apr. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-184.html

E. “Development of Socially-Assistive Robots (SARs) to Engage Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (ADRD), and their Caregivers (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-185, a reissue of PAR-17-108, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Sept. 5, Jan. 5, and Apr. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-185.html

F. “Development of Socially-Assistive Robots (SARs) to Engage Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (ADRD), and their Caregivers (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-186, a reissue of PAR-17-107, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Sept. 5, Jan. 5, and Apr. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-186.html

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Briefs – November 30, 2017

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A. “Dodged a Bullet? “Rothification” Likely to Reduce Retirement Saving,” by Alicia H. Munnell and Gal Wettstein (IB No. 17-20, November 2017, .pdf format, 7p.).

Dodged a Bullet? “Rothification” Likely to Reduce Retirement Saving

B. “Is Working Longer a Good Prescription for All?” by Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher and Steven A. Sass (IB No. 17-21, November 2017, .pdf format, 7p.).

Is Working Longer a Good Prescription for All?

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – November 30, 2017

A. “Assemblies of amyloid-{beta}<sub>30–36</sub> hexamer and its G33V/L34T mutants by replica-exchange molecular dynamics simulation,” by Zhenyu Qian, Qingwen Zhang, Yu Liu, and Peijie Chen (PLoS ONE 12(11): e0188794. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188794, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 18p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0188794

B. “Elderly emergency patients presenting with non-specific complaints: Characteristics and outcomes,” by Joyce J. H. Wachelder, Patricia M. Stassen, Laura P. A. M. Hubens, Steffie H. A. Brouns, Suze L. E. Lambooij, Jeanne P. Dieleman, and Harm R. Haak (PLoS ONE 12(11): e0188954. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188954, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0188954

C. “Identifying social factors amongst older individuals in linked electronic health records: An assessment in a population based study,” by Anu Jain, Albert J. van Hoek, Jemma L. Walker, Rohini Mathur, Liam Smeeth, and Sara L. Thomas (PLoS ONE 12(11): e0189038. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0189038, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 17p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0189038

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – November 30, 2017

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Public Health in Europe During the Austerity Years,” by Ben Franklin, Dean Hochlaf and George Holley-Moore (November 2017, .pdf format, 41p.).

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

CAAR – Tables of Contents – November 30, 2017

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization (Vol. 95, No. 11, November 2017). Note: This is a special edition on Healthy Ageing.

journals.sagepub.com/loi/jos

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 61, No. 1, 2017).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/61/1

Research on Aging (Vol. 40, No. 1, January 2018).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/roaa/40/1

November 29, 2017

CAAR – US Administration for Community Living Funding Opportunities – November 29, 2017

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A. “Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Program – Health and Function,” (HHS-2018-ACL-NIDILRR-ARHF-0241, application deadline January 16, 2018).

www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298538

B. “Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Program – Community Living and Participation,” (HHS-2018-ACL-NIDILRR-ARCP-0240, application deadline January 16, 2018).

www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298537

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article – November 29, 2017

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Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 318, No. 20, November 28, 2017). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/issue/318/20

Association Between Wait Time and 30-Day Mortality in Adults Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery,” by Daniel Pincus, Bheeshma Ravi, David Wasserstein, Anjie Huang, J. Michael Paterson, Avery B. Nathens, Hans J. Kreder, Richard J. Jenkinson, and Walter P. Wodchis (p. 1994-2003).

 

CAAR – Lancet Neurology Article Abstract – November 29, 2017

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24-month intervention with a specific multinutrient in people with prodromal Alzheimer’s disease (LipiDiDiet): a randomised, double-blind, controlled trial,” by Hilkka Soininen, Alina Solomon, Pieter Jelle Visser, Suzanne B. Hendrix, Kaj Blennow, Miia Kivipelto, and Tobias Hartmann on behalf of the LipiDiDiet clinical study group (Vol. 16, No. 12, December 2017, p. 965-975).

www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(17)30332-0/abstract

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – November 29, 2017

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “Old-age Labor Force Participation in Germany: What Explains the Trend Reversal among Older Men? And What the Steady Increase among Women?” by Axel Börsch-Supan and Irene Ferrari (w24044, November 2017, .pdf format, 51p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w24044

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper – November 29, 2017

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Retirement Prospects for the Millennials: What is the Early Prognosis?” by Richard W. Johnson, Karen E. Smith, Damir Cosic, and Claire Xiaozhi Wang (Working Paper No. 2017-17, November 2017, .pdf format, 66p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

Retirement Prospects for the Millennials: What is the Early Prognosis?

CAAR – Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Article – November 29, 2017

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Working seniors in Canada,” by Andre Bernard (November 2016, .pdf and HTML format, 12p.).

www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/as-sa/98-200-x/2016027/98-200-x2016027-eng.cfm

CAAR – C.D. Howe Institute [Toronto, Ontario, Canada] Brief – November 29, 2017

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The Fiscal Implications of Canadians’ Working Longer,” by William B.P. Robson, Colin Busby and Aaron Jacobs (November 2017, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.cdhowe.org/public-policy-research/fiscal-implications-canadians%E2%80%99-working-longer

November 27, 2017

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Reports – November 27, 2017

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A. “Medicare Spends More on Socially Isolated Older Adults,” by Lynda Flowers, Ari Houser, Claire Noel-Miller, Jonathan Shaw, Jay Bhattacharya, Lena Schoemaker, and Monica Farid (November 2017, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/medicare-spends-more-on-socially-isolated-older-adults.html

B. “Medicare Beneficiaries’ Out-of-pocket Spending for Health Care,” by Claire Noel-Miller (November 2017, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/medicare-beneficiaries-out-of-pocket-spending-for-health-care.html

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – November 27, 2017

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An Overview of Medicare,” (November 2017, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/an-overview-of-medicare/

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – November 27, 2017

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When I’m 64 – The ILC-UK factpack on retirement transitions,” by Dean Hochlaf and Ben Franklin (November 2017, .pdf format, 26p.).

www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/when_im_64_the_ilc_uk_factpack_on_retirement_transitions

CAAR – HelpAge International Report – November 27, 2017

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Violence against older women,” (November 2017, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.helpage.org/download/5a1848be4c5ee

 

CAAR – American Bar Association Periodical – November 27, 2017

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Bifocal (Vol. 38, No. 6, August 2017, .pdf and HTML format, 20p.).

www.americanbar.org/groups/law_aging/publications/bifocal/vol_38/issue-6–august-2017-.html

CAAR – Tables of Contents – November 27, 2017

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Ageing International (Vol. 42, No. 4, December 2017).

link.springer.com/journal/12126/42/4/page/1

Aging and Mental Health (Vol. 22, No. 1, 2018).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/camh20/22/1?nav=tocList

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics (Vol. 38, No. 1, 2018).

www.ingentaconnect.com/content/springer/argg/2018/00000038/00000001

 

November 22, 2017

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities:US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – November 22, 2017

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A. “Education and Health: New Frontiers (R01)- Clinical Trial Optional,” (PAR-18-387, a reissue of PAR-16-078, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadlines for applications Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5). Note: There are two companion funding agreements (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Education and Health: New Frontiers (R03) – Clinical Trial Optional,” (PAR-18-388); and, “Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R21) Clinical Trials Optional,” (PAR-18-378).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-387.html

B. “Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R01) Clinical Trials Optional,” (PAR-18-352, a reissue of PAR-16-260, National Institute on Aging, conjunction with other agencies, deadlines for applications Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5).  Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “• Education and Health: New Frontiers (R21)- Clinical Trial Optional,” (PAR-18-362).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-352.html

C. “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T32),” (PA-18-403, a reissue of PA-16-152, National Insitute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications Jan. 25, May 25, and Sept. 25).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-403.html

D. “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T35),” (PA-18-404, a reissue of PA-16-151, National Insitute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications Jan. 25, May 25, and Sept. 25)

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-404.html

E. “Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (Parent K24 – Clinical Trial Required),” (PA-18-393, a reissue of PA-16-206, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications Feb. 12, June 12, and Oct. 12).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-393.html

F. “Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (Parent K24 – No Independent Clinical Trials),” (PA-18-394, a reissue of PA-16-206, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications Feb. 12, June 12, and Oct. 12).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-394.html

G. “Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25 – Clinical Trial Required),” (PA-18-395, a reissue of PA-16-194, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications Feb. 12, June 12, and Oct. 12).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-395.html

H. “Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25 – No Independent Clinical Trials),” (PA-18-396, a reissue of PA-16-194, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications Feb. 12, June 12, and Oct. 12).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-396.html

I. “Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Parent K23 – Clinical Trial Required),” (PA-18-374, a reissue of PA-16-198, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications Feb. 12, June 12, and Oct. 12).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-374.html

J. “Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08 – No Independent Clinical Trials),” (PA-18-373, a reissue of PA-16-191, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications Feb. 12, June 12, and Oct. 12).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-373.html

K. “Independent Scientist Award (Parent K02 – Independent Clinical Trial Required),” (PA-18-370, a reissue of PA-16-192, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications Feb. 12, June 12, and Oct. 12).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-370.html

L. “Independent Scientist Award (Parent K02 – Independent Clinical Trials Not Allowed),” (PA-18-371, a reissue of PA-16-192, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications Feb. 12, June 12, and Oct. 12).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-371.html

M. “Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08 – Independent Clinical Trial Required),” (PA-18-372, a reissue of PA-16-191, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, deadline for applications Feb. 12, June 12, and Oct. 12).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-372.html

CAAR – National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities {NASUAD) Issue Brief – November 22, 2017

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State Aging and Disability Agency OAA Data Systems,” by Damon Terzaghi and Adam Mosey (November 2017, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.nasuad.org/hcbs/article/state-aging-and-disability-agency-oaa-data-systems

November 21, 2017

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – November 21, 2017

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A. “Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (Parent K01 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (PA-18-369, a reissue of PA-16-190, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 12, June 12, and Oct. 12).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-369.html

B. “Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (Parent K01 – Independent Clinical Trial Required),” (PA-18-363, a reissue of PA-16-190, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 12, June 12, and Oct. 12).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-363.html

CAAR – Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Report – November 21, 2017

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2017 Annual Report,” (November 2017, .pdf format, 138p.).

www.pbgc.gov/sites/default/files/pbgc-annual-report-2017.pdf

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – November 21, 2017

Oxalate-curcumin–based probe for micro- and macroimaging of reactive oxygen species in Alzheimer’s disease,” by Jian Yang, Xueli Zhang, Peng Yuan, Jing Yang, Yungen Xu, Jaime Grutzendler, Yihan Shao, Anna Moore, and Chongzhao Ran (Vol. 114, No. 47, November 21, 2017, p. 12384-12389).

www.pnas.org/content/114/47/12384.abstract

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – November 21, 2017

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Calling Time – Addressing ageism and age discrimination in alcohol policy, practice and research,” (November 2017, .pdf format, 46p.).

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

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – November 21, 2017

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Older People in Sweden Without Means: On the Importance of Age at Immigration for Being ‘Twice Poor’,” by Bjorn Anders Gustafsson, Hanna Mac Innes, and Torun Osterberg (Discussion Paper No. 11144, November 2017, .pdf format, 40p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

legacy.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=11144

CAAR – Health and Retirement Study Data Releases – November 21, 2017

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HRS 2016 Core (Early, Version 1.0) (November 17, 2017).

hrs.isr.umich.edu/news/hrs-2016-core-early-version-10

HRS 2010 Core Final Release (V5.1)

hrs.isr.umich.edu/news/hrs-2010-core-final-release-v51

RAND Enhanced Fat Files Release for the 2010 Core Wave (Final, V5.0)

hrs.isr.umich.edu/news/rand-enhanced-fat-files-release-2010-core-wave-final-v50

RAND Enhanced Fat Files Release for the 2008 Core Wave (Final, V2.0)

hrs.isr.umich.edu/news/rand-enhanced-fat-files-release-2008-core-wave-final-v20

RAND Enhanced Fat Files Release for the 2006 Core Wave (Final, V3.0)

hrs.isr.umich.edu/news/rand-enhanced-fat-files-release-2006-core-wave-final-v30

RAND Enhanced Fat Files Release for the 2004 Core Wave (Final, V2.0)

hrs.isr.umich.edu/news/rand-enhanced-fat-files-release-2004-core-wave-final-v20

RAND Enhanced Fat Files Release for the 2002 Core Wave (Final, V2.0)

hrs.isr.umich.edu/news/rand-enhanced-fat-files-release-2002-core-wave-final-v20

 

CAAR – Table of Contents – November 21, 2017

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International Psychogeriatrics (Vol. 29, Nos. 10, 11, 12, October/November/December 2017).

No. 10:

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-psychogeriatrics/issue/083CBE5F2E6947406C5751AF6854F3BC

No. 11:

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-psychogeriatrics/issue/F39EF445FAD0BAD8076A4E7410B37B48

No. 12:

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/international-psychogeriatrics/issue/6E81C4731EBF87F4312FAEC773A0DA18

November 20, 2017

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – November 20, 2017

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A. “Pathogenesis of Age-Related HIV Neurodegeneration (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (RFA-AG-18-023, National Institute on Aging, application deadline February 9, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-18-023.html

B. “Mechanistic Basis of Diffuse White Matter Disease and Small Vessel Pathology in Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID)(R01),” (PAR-18-413, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline March 23, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-413.html

C. “Development and Application of PET and SPECT Imaging Ligands as Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and for Pathophysiological Studies of CNS Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-227, a reissue of PAR-16-266, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-227.html

D. “T2 Translational Research: Research Leading to New Health Care Practices, Community Programs and Policies Affecting Older Persons (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-178, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Feb. 16, June 16, and Oct. 16).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-178.html

E. “T1 Translational Research: Novel Interventions for Prevention and Treatment of Age-related Conditions (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-177, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Feb. 16, June 16, and Oct. 16).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-177.html

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – November 20, 2017

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library.
Service-level Selection: Strategic Risk Selection in Medicare Advantage in Response to Risk Adjustment,” by Sungchul Park, Anirban Basu, Norma Coe, and Fahad Khalil (w24038, November 2017, .pdf format, 46p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w24038

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper – November 20, 2017

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Mom and Dad We’re Broke, Can You Help? A Comparative Study of Financial Transfers Within Families Before and After the Great Recession,” by Mary K. Hamman, Daniela Hochfellner, and Pia Homrighausen (WP No. 2017-16, November 2017, .pdf format, 36p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

Mom and Dad We’re Broke, Can You Help? A Comparative Study of Financial Transfers Within Families Before and After the Great Recession

November 16, 2017

CAAR – Congressional Budget Office Working Paper – November 16, 2017

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Effects of Medicare Advantage Enrollment on Beneficiary Risk Scores,” by Alice Burns and Tamara Hayford (Working Paper 2017-08, November 2017, .pdf format, 18p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.cbo.gov/publication/53270

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Report – November 16, 2017

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Multiemployer Pension Plans: Current Status and Future Trends,” by Alicia H. Munnell, Jean-Pierre Aubry, and Caroline V. Crawford (November 2017, .pdf format, 68p.).

crr.bc.edu/special-projects/special-reports/multiemployer-pension-plans-current-status-and-future-trends/

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – November 16, 2017

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Dodged a Bullet? “Rothification” Likely to Reduce Retirement Saving,” by Alicia H. Munnell and Gal Wettstein (IB No. 17-20, November 2017, .pdf format, 8p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/dodged-a-bullet-rothification-likely-to-reduce-retirement-saving/

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – November 16, 2017

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Use of Paid and Unpaid Personal Help by Medicare Beneficiaries Needing Long-Term Services and Supports,” by Amber Willink, Karen Davis, John Mulcahy, and Jennifer L. Wolff (November 2017, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2017/nov/paid-unpaid-help-medicare-ltss

CAAR – Tables of Contents – November 16, 2017

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American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (Vol. 25, No. 12, December 2017).

www.ajgponline.org/issue/S1064-7481(16)X0026-7

Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue canadienne du vieillissement (Vol. 36, No. 4, December 2017).

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/canadian-journal-on-aging-la-revue-canadienne-du-vieillissement/issue/A885A2DD1C02EBB213E706713ECA47BC

Dementia (Vol. 16, No. 8, November 2017).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/dema/16/8

Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology (Vol. 32, No. 4, December 2017).

link.springer.com/journal/10823/32/4/page/1

November 15, 2017

CAAR – Rand Corporation Report – November 15, 2017

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Assessing the Preparedness of the U.S. Health Care System Infrastructure for an Alzheimer’s Treatment,” by Jodi L. Liu, Jakub P. Hlavka, Richard Hillestad, and Soeren Mattke (November 2017, .pdf format, 16p.).

www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR2272.html

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – November 15, 2017

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “Older Americans Would Work Longer If Jobs Were Flexible,” by John Ameriks, Joseph S. Briggs, Andrew Caplin, Minjoon Lee, Matthew D. Shapiro, and Christopher Tonetti (w24008, November 2017, .pdf format, 51p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w24008

November 13, 2017

CAAR – Max Planck Institute of Demographic Research Working Paper – November 13, 2017

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Lifespan dispersion in times of life expectancy fluctuation: the case of Central and Eastern Europe,” by Jose Manuel Aburto and Alyuson van Raelto (WP-2017-018, November 2017, .pdf format, 29p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.demogr.mpg.de/en/projects_publications/publications_1904/mpidr_working_papers/lifespan_dispersion_in_times_of_life_expectancy_uctuation_the_case_of_central_and_eastern_europe_5946.htm

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – November 13, 2017

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Understanding Medicare’s Home Health Benefit,” by Olivia Dean and Keith Lind (November 2017, .pdf format, 6p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/understanding-medicares-home-health-benefit.html

CAAR – Family Caregiver Alliance Funding Periodical – November 13, 2017

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Caregiving PolicyDigest (Vol. 17, No. 10, November 9, 2017).

myemail.constantcontact.com/Caregiving-Policy-Digest—Vol–17–No–10.html

CAAR – Tables of Contents – November 13, 2017

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European Journal of Ageing (Vol. 14, No. 4, December 2017).

link.springer.com/journal/10433/14/4/page/1

Gerontologist (Vol. 57, No. 6, December 2017).

academic.oup.com/gerontologist/issue/57/6

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 60, No. 4, 2017).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/60/4

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Vol. 65, No. 11, November 2017).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.2017.65.issue-11/issuetoc

Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 72A, No. 12, December 2017).

academic.oup.com/biomedgerontology/issue/72/12

Journal of Gerontological Social Work (Vol. 60, No. 8, 2017).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wger20/60/8?nav=tocList&

November 8, 2017

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – November 8, 2017

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A. “Prevention Research in Mid-Life Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-134, a reissue of PA-15-098, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines of Feb. 5, June 5, and October 5). Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Prevention Research in Mid-Life Adults (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-153).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-134.html

B. “Research on Informal and Formal Caregiving for Alzheimer’s Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-027, a reissue of PAR-15-348, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines of Feb. 5, June 5, and October 5). Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Research on Informal and Formal Caregiving for Alzheimer’s Disease (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-179).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-027.html

C. “Reducing Overscreening for Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancers among Older Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-005, a reissue of PA-17-110, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines of Feb. 5, June 5, and October 5). Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Reducing Overscreening for Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancers among Older Adults (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-015).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-005.html

D. “Marijuana, Prescription Opioid, or Prescription Benzodiazepine Drug Use Among Older Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-061, a reissue of PA-17-196, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines of Feb. 5, June 5, and October 5). Note: There are two companion funding agreements (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Marijuana, Prescription Opioid, or Prescription Benzodiazepine Drug Use Among Older Adults (R03 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-080); and, “Marijuana, Prescription Opioid, or Prescription Benzodiazepine Drug Use Among Older Adults (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-079).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-061.html

E. “Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-007, a reissue of PAR-16-238, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines of Feb. 5, June 5, and October 5). Note: There are two companion funding agreements (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R03),” (PAR-16-237); and, “Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-017).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-007.html

F. “Alzheimer’s Drug-Development Program (U01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-174, a reissue of PAR-15-174, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-174.html

G. “Addressing Unmet Needs in Persons with Dementia to Decrease Behavioral Symptoms and Improve Quality of Life (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-147, a reissue of PA-17-014, National Institute of Nursing Research, application deadlines Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5). Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Addressing Unmet Needs in Persons with Dementia to Decrease Behavioral Symptoms and Improve Quality of Life (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-165).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-147.html

CAAR – Nature Article Abstract – November 8, 2017

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Genetic variation in glia–neuron signalling modulates ageing rate,” by Jiang-An Yin, Ge Gao, Xi-Juan Liu, Zi-Qian Hao, Kai Li, Xin-Lei Kang, Hong Li, Yuan-Hong Shan, Wen-Li Hu, Hai-Peng Li & Shi-Qing Cai (Vol. 551, No. 7679, November 9, 2017, p. 198-203).

www.nature.com/nature/journal/v551/n7679/abs/nature24463.html

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – November 8, 2017

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The Rising Longevity Gap by Lifetime Earnings: Distributional Implications for the Pension System,” by Peter Haan, Daniel Kemptner, and Holger Luthen (Discussion Paper No. 11121, October 2017, .pdf format, 29p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

legacy.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=11121

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – November 8, 2017

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Property Tax Deferral: A Proposal to Help Massachusetts Seniors,” by Alicia H. Munnell, Anek Belbase, Wenliang Hou, and Abigail Walters (IB No. 17-19, November 2017, .pdf format, 14p.).

Property Tax Deferral: A Proposal to Help Massachusetts Seniors

CAAR – UK Department of Work and Pensions Report – November 8, 2017

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Pensioners’ incomes series: An analysis of trends in Pensioner Incomes: 1994/95 to 2015/16,” (November 2017, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.gov.uk/government/statistics/pensioners-incomes-series-financial-year-201516

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – November 8, 2017

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Feeling younger and identifying with older adults: Testing two routes to maintaining well-being in the face of age discrimination,” by Bibiana M. Armenta, Katherine Stroebe, Susanne Scheibe, Tom Postmes, and Nico W. Van Yperen (PLoS ONE12(11): e0187805. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187805, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 21p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0187805

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – November 8, 2017

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Seniors with High Unreimbursed Health Care Costs: Who Are They?” by Maxim Shvedov (November 2017, .pdf format, 4p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/seniors-with-high-unreimbursed-health-care-costs.html

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