CDHA CAAR

January 31, 2018

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunity – January 31, 2018

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:59 pm

Assistive Technology for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias and Their Caregivers (R41/R42 – Clinical Trials Optional),” (PAR-18-587, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines April 10, 2018, January 8, 2019, and January 8, 2020). Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Assistive Technology for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias and Their Caregivers (R43/R44 – Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-588).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-587.html

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Report – January 31, 2018

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Medicare Beneficiaries’ Out-of-Pocket Health Care Spending as a Share of Income Now and Projections for the Future,” by Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, Anthony Damico, and Karen Smith (January 2018, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/report/medicare-beneficiaries-out-of-pocket-health-care-spending-as-a-share-of-income-now-and-projections-for-the-future/

CAAR – Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany] Working Paper – January 31, 2018

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Decomposition of Demographic Effects on the German Pension System,” by Robert Fenge and Francois Peglow (CESifo Working Paper No. 6834, January 2018, .pdf format, 52p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.cesifo-group.de/ifoHome/publications/docbase/DocBase_Content/WP/WP-CESifo_Working_Papers/wp-cesifo-2017/wp-cesifo-2017-12/12012017006834.html

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academies of Science Article Abstract – January 31, 2018

The role of obesity in exceptionally slow US mortality improvement,” by Samuel H. Preston, Yana C. Vierboom and Andrew Stokes (Vol. 115, No. 5, January 30, 2018, p. 957-961).

www.pnas.org/content/115/5/957

CAAR – Table of Contents – January 31, 2018

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Gerontologist (Vol. 58, No. Supp. 1, February 2018).

academic.oup.com/gerontologist/issue/58/suppl_1

January 29, 2018

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – January 29, 2018

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

A. “Targeting with In-kind Transfers: Evidence from Medicaid Home Care,” by Ethan M.J. Lieber and Lee M. Lockwood (w24267, January 2018, .pdf format, 74p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w24267

B. “Household Time Use Among Older Couples: Evidence and Implications for Labor Supply Parameters,” by Richard Rogerson and Johanna Wallenius (w24263, January 2018, .pdf format, 55p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w24263

C. “High-Priced Drugs in Medicare Part D: Diagnosis and Potential Prescription,” by Richard G. Frank and Richard J. Zeckhauser (w24240, January 2018, .pdf format, 41p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w24240

 

CAAR – New England Journal of Medicine Article Abstract – January 29, 2018

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Trial of Solanezumab for Mild Dementia Due to Alzheimer’s Disease,” by Lawrence S. Honig, Bruno Vellas, Michael Woodward, Mercè Boada, Roger Bullock, Michael Borrie, Klaus Hager, Niels Andreasen, Elio Scarpini, Hong Liu-Seifert, Michael Case, Robert A. Dean, Ann Hake, Karen Sundell, Vicki Poole Hoffmann, Christopher Carlson, Rashna Khanna, Mark Mintun, Ronald DeMattos, Katherine J. Selzler, and Eric Siemers (Vol. 378, No. 4, January 25, 2018, p. 321-330).

www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1705971?query=TOC

CAAR – Family Caregiver Alliance Funding Periodical – January 29, 2018

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Caregiving PolicyDigest (Vol. 18, No. 11, January 25, 2018).

myemail.constantcontact.com/Caregiving-Policy-Digest—Vol–18–No–1.html

CAAR – Table of Contents – January 29, 2018

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Ageing and Society (Vol. 38, No. 2, February 2018).

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/ageing-and-society/issue/1696678AA8DEC8EA956C89FEC0736759

January 26, 2018

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – January 26, 2018

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A. “Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers (P30 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed),” (RFA-AG-19-001, a reissue of RFA-AG-16-018, National Institute on Aging, deadline for applications June 4, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-19-001.html

B. “Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp – Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (PA-18-586, a reissue of PA-16-288, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-19-001.html

C. “Successor-in-Interest (Type 6 Parent Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-589, a reissue of PA-16-286, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-589.html

D. “Change of Grantee Organization (Type 7 Parent Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-590, a reissue of PA-16-285, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-590.html

E. “Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp – Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-591, a reissue of PA-16-287, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-591.html

F. “Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers (Admin Supp – Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (PA-18-592, a reissue of PA-16-289, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-592.html

G. “Assistive Technology for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias and Their Caregivers (R43/R44 – Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-588, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines April 10, 2018, January 8, 2019, and January 8, 2020).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-588.html

CAAR – Lancet Article Abstract – January 26, 2018

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Respiratory and cardiovascular responses to walking down a traffic-polluted road compared with walking in a traffic-free area in participants aged 60 years and older with chronic lung or heart disease and age-matched healthy controls: a randomised, crossover study,” by Rudy Sinharay, Jicheng Gong, Benjamin Barratt, Pamela Ohman-Strickland, Sabine Ernst, Prof. Frank J. Kelly, Prof. Junfeng (Jim) Zhang, Prof. Peter Collins, Prof. Paul Cullinan, and Prof. Kian Fan Chung (Vol. 391, No. 10118, January 27, 2018, p. 339-349).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(17)32643-0/abstract

CAAR – Demographic Research Article – January 26, 2018

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A network approach to studying cause-of-death interrelations,” by Viviana Egidi, Michele Antonio Salvatore, Giulia Rivellini, and Silvia D’Angelo (Vol. 38, No. 16, January 2018, .pdf format, p. 373-400).

www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol38/16/

January 25, 2018

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunity – January 25, 2018

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:44 pm

Pragmatic Trials for Dementia Care in Long-term Services and Support (LTSS) Settings (R61/R33 – Clinical Trial Required),” (PAR-18-585, a reissue of RFA-AG-17-065, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines March 27, 2018; February 20, 2019; and February 20, 2020).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-585.html

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – January 25, 2018

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Will Millennials Be Ready for Retirement?” by Alicia H. Munnell and Wenliang Hou (IB No. 18-2, January 2018, .pdf format, 9p.).

Will Millennials Be Ready for Retirement?

CAAR – Table of Contents – January 25, 2018

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 4:42 pm

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 61, No. 4, 2018).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/61/4

January 24, 2018

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – January 24, 2018

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 5:00 pm

Turning 65: Navigating Critical Decisions to Age Well,” a hearing held January 24,2018 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 45 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 16:40 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/turning-65-navigating-critical-decisions-to-age-well

CAAR – Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development Report – January 24, 2018

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Ageing and Employment Policies: United States 2018: Working Better with Age and Fighting Unequal Ageing,” (January 2018, .pdf format, 145p.). Note: A link to order the hard copy of this report is available.

www.oecd.org/unitedstates/ageing-and-employment-policies-united-states-2018-9789264190115-en.htm

 

CAAR – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report – January 24, 2018

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Cause of death patterns and people’s use of aged care: a Pathways in Aged Care analysis of 2012–14 death statistics,” (January 2018, .pdf format, 50p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/reports/aged-care/cause-of-death-patterns-peoples-use-of-aged-care/contents/table-of-contents

CAAR – Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany] Working Paper – January 24, 2018

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Do Retirement Savings Increase in Response to Information About Retirement and Expected Pensions?” by Mathias Dolls, Philipp Dorrenberg, Andreas Peichl and Holger Stichnoth (CESifo Working Paper No. 6842, January 2018, .pdf format, 35p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.cesifo-group.de/ifoHome/publications/docbase/DocBase_Content/WP/WP-CESifo_Working_Papers/wp-cesifo-2018/wp-cesifo-2018-01/12012017006842.html

CAAR – Table of Contents – January 24, 2018

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: — admin @ 4:56 pm

American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias (Vol. 33, No. 2, March 2018).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/ajae/33/2

January 23, 2018

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – January 23, 2018

A. “Structural heterogeneity and intersubject variability of A{beta} in familial and sporadic Alzheimer’s disease,” by Carlo Condello, Thomas Lemmin, Jan Stöhr, Mimi Nick, Yibing Wu, Alison M. Maxwell, Joel C. Watts, Christoffer D. Caro, Abby Oehler, C. Dirk Keene, Thomas D. Bird, Sjoerd G. van Duinen, Lars Lannfelt, Martin Ingelsson, Caroline Graff, Kurt Giles, William F. DeGrado, and Stanley B. Prusiner (Vol. 115, No. 4, January 23, 2018, .pdf and HTML format, p. E782-E791). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/115/4/E782.abstract

B. “GBA1 deficiency negatively affects physiological {alpha}-synuclein tetramers and related multimers,” by Sangjune Kim, Seung Pil Yun, Saebom Lee, George Essien Umanah, Veera Venkata Ratnam Bandaru, Xiling Yin, Peter Rhee, Senthilkumar S. Karuppagounder, Seung-Hwan Kwon, Hojae Lee, Xiaobo Mao, Donghoon Kim, Akhilesh Pandey, Gabsang Lee, Valina L. Dawson, Ted M. Dawson, and Han Seok Ko (Vol. 115, No. 4, January 23, 2018, p. 798-803).

www.pnas.org/content/115/4/798.abstract

C. “CFH and ARMS2 genetic risk determines progression to neovascular age-related macular degeneration after antioxidant and zinc supplementation,” by Demetrios G. Vavvas, Kent W. Small, Carl C. Awh, Brent W. Zanke, Robert J. Tibshirani, and Rafal Kustra (Vol. 115, No. 4, January 23, 2018, .pdf and HTML format, p. E696-E704). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/115/4/E696.abstract

January 22, 2018

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – January 22, 2018

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 3:53 pm

Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “The Power of Working Longer,” by Gila Bronshtein, Jason Scott, John B. Shoven, and Sita N. Slavov (w24226, January 2018, .pdf format, 45p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w24226

CAAR – Tables of Contents -January 22, 2018

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Educational Gerontology (Vol. 44, No. 1, 2018).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/uedg20/44/1

European Review of Aging and Physical Activity (Vol. 15, No. 1, December 2018).

link.springer.com/journal/11556/15/1/page/1

Gerontologist (Vol. 58, No. 1, February 2018).

academic.oup.com/gerontologist/issue/58/1

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Vol. 66, No. 1, January 2018).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.2018.66.issue-1/issuetoc

January 19, 2018

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Reports – January 19, 2018

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A. “Medicare Part B: Medicare Represented at Least Half of the Market for 22 of the 84 Most Expensive Drugs in 2015,” (GAO-18-83, December 2017, .pdf format, 37p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-83

B. “Medicaid: CMS Should Take Additional Steps to Improve Assessments of Individuals’ Needs for Home- and Community-Based Services,” (GAO-18-103, December 2017, .pdf format, 44p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-103

CAAR – US Congressional Budget Office Working Paper – January 19, 2018

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 4:41 pm

An Analysis of Private-Sector Prices for Physicians’ Services,” by Daria Pelech (Working Paper 2018-01, January 2018, .pdf format, 43p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.cbo.gov/publication/53441

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – January 19, 2018

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:40 pm

PHS 2018-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, and FDA for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42] Clinical Trial Required),” (PA-18-576, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Sept. 5, Jan. 5, and April 5). Note: There are three companion funding agreements (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”): “PHS 2018-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, and FDA for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42] Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (PA-18-575); “PHS 2018-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, and FDA for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44] Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (PA-18-574); and, “PHS 2018-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, and FDA for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44] Clinical Trial Required),” (PA-18-573).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-576.html

CAAR – US Centers for Disease Control Funding Opportunity – January 19, 2018

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:38 pm

Research to Evaluate Medication Management of Opioids and Benzodiazepines to Reduce Older Adult Falls,” (RFA-CE-18-004, application deadline March 23, 2018).

www.grants.gov/custom/viewOppDetails.jsp?oppId=297573

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – January 19, 2018

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Rapidly progressive dementia: An eight year (2008–2016) retrospective study,” by Patil Anuja, Vishnu Venugopalan, Naheed Darakhshan, Pandit Awadh, Vinny Wilson, Goyal Manoj, Modi Manish, and Lal Vivek (PLoS ONE 13(1): e0189832. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0189832, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0189832

CAAR – Lancet Article Abstract – January 19, 2018

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Effects of teriparatide and risedronate on new fractures in post-menopausal women with severe osteoporosis (VERO): a multicentre, double-blind, double-dummy, randomised controlled trial,” by David L. Kendler, Fernando Marin, Cristiano A. F. Zerbini, Luis A. Russo, Susan L. Greenspan, Vit Zikan, Alicia Bagur, Jorge Malouf-Sierra, Peter Lakatos, Astrid Fahrleitner-Pammer, Eric Lespessailles, Salvatore Minisola, Jean Jacques Body, Piet Geusens, Rüdiger Moricke, and Pedro López-Romero (Vol. 391, No. 10117, January 20, 2018, p. 230-240).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(17)32137-2/abstract

January 18, 2018

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Report – January 18, 2018

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Beneficiaries Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: Data Book,” (January 2018, .pdf format, 74p.).

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/data-book/jan18_medpac_macpac_dualsdatabook_sec.pdf

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – January 18, 2018

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

Medicare Advantage Encounter Data Show Promise for Program Oversight, But Improvements Are Needed,” (OEI-03-15-00060, January 2018, .pdf format, 37p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-03-15-00060.asp

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – January 18, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:54 pm

How Medicare Could Provide Dental, Vision, and Hearing Care for Beneficiaries,” by Amber Willink, Cathy Schoen, and Karen Davis (January 2018, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2018/jan/medicare-dental-vision-hearing

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – January 18, 2018

A. “The prodrug of 7,8-dihydroxyflavone development and therapeutic efficacy for treating Alzheimer’s disease,” by Chun Chen, Zhihao Wang, Zhentao Zhang, Xia Liu, Seong Su Kang, Ying Zhang, and Keqiang Ye (Vol. 115, No. 3, January 16, 2018, p. 578-583).

www.pnas.org/content/115/3/578.abstract

B. “Migration-based selections of antibodies that convert bone marrow into trafficking microglia-like cells that reduce brain amyloid {beta},” by Kyung Ho Han, Britni M. Arlian, Matthew S. Macauley, James C. Paulson, and Richard A. Lerner (Vol. 115, No. 3, January 16, 2018, p. E372-E381). Note: PNAS is providing open-access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/115/3/E372.abstract

CAAR – Lancet Neurology Article Abstracts – January 18, 2018

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A. “Accelerated long-term forgetting in presymptomatic autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s disease: a cross-sectional study,” by Philip S. J. Weston, Jennifer M. Nicholas, Susie M. D. Henley, Yuying Liang, Kirsty Macpherson, Elizabeth Donnachie, Jonathan M. Schott, Martin N. Rossor, Sebastian J. Crutch, Christopher R. Butler, Adam Z. Zeman, and Nick C. Fox (Vol. 17, No. 2, February 2018, p. 123-132).

www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(17)30434-9/abstract

B. “Effectiveness and costs of specialised physiotherapy given via ParkinsonNet: a retrospective analysis of medical claims data,” by Jan H. L. Ypinga, Nienke M. de Vries, Lieke H. H. M. Boonen, Xander Koolman, Marten Munneke, Aeilko H. Zwinderman, and Bastiaan R. Bloem (Vol. 17, No. 2, February 2018, p. 153-161).

www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(17)30406-4/abstract

 

CAAR – New England Journal of Medicine Article Abstract – January 18, 2018

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Elimination of Cost Sharing for Screening Mammography in Medicare Advantage Plans,” by Amal N. Trivedi, Bryan Leyva, Yoojin Lee, Orestis A. Panagiotou, and Issa J. Dahabreh (Vol. 378, No. 3, January 18, 2018, p. 262-269).

www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsa1706808#t=abstract

CAAR – International Longevity Centre [UK] Report – January 18, 2018

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

What would life be – without a song or dance, what are we?” by Sally Bowell and Sally Marie Bamford (January 2018, .pdf format, 64p.).

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

January 17, 2018

CAAR – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Hearing Transcript – January 17, 2018

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 4:47 pm

A transcript of the Jan. 11-12, 2018 meeting is available.

www.medpac.gov/-public-meetings-/meeting-details/january-2018-public-meeting

Transcript (.pdf format, 468p.):

www.medpac.gov/docs/default-source/default-document-library/jan-2018-meeting-transcript.pdf

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunity – January 17, 2018

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:46 pm

Emotional Function in Normal Aging and/or MCI and AD/ADRD (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-581, National Institute on Aging, funding deadlines March 29, 2018; June 8, 2018; February 8, 2019; June 7, 2019; February 7, 2020; and June 8, 2020). Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Emotional Function in Normal Aging and/or MCI and AD/ADRD (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (PAR-18-582)

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-581.html

CAAR – US House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Oversight Hearing Testimony – January 17, 2018

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 4:45 pm

The Opioid Crisis: The Current Landscape and CMS Actions to Prevent Opioid Misuse,” a hearing held January 17, 2018 (witness statements available in .pdf format).

waysandmeans.house.gov/event/hearing-opioid-crisis-current-landscape-cms-actions-prevent-opioid-misuse/

CAAR – Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany] Working Paper – January 17, 2018

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: — admin @ 4:44 pm

Access to Long Term Care After a Wealth Shock: Evidence from The Housing Bubble and Burst,” by Joan Costa-i-Font, Richard G. Frank, and Katherine Swartz (CESifo Working Paper No. 6823, December 2017, .pdf format, 33p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.cesifo-group.de/ifoHome/publications/docbase/DocBase_Content/WP/WP-CESifo_Working_Papers/wp-cesifo-2017/wp-cesifo-2017-12/12012017006823.html

CAAR – Society of Actuaries Report – January 17, 2018

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

2017 Risks and Process of Retirement Survey: Report of Findings,” (January 2018, .pdf format, 220p.).

www.soa.org/research-reports/2018/retirement-risk-survey/

CAAR – Health and Retirement Survey Workshop – January 17, 2018

Filed under: Conferences — Tags: — admin @ 4:42 pm

Genomics for Social Scientists,” (June 18-22, 2018; Ann Arbor, Michigan). Note: Registration deadline February 9, 2018.

hrs.isr.umich.edu/genomics-workshop

CARR – Tables of Contents – January 17, 2018

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Clinical Gerontologist (Vol. 41, No. 1, 2018).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wcli20/41/1?nav=tocList&

Experimental Aging Research (Vol. 44, No. 1, 2018).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/uear20/44/1?nav=tocList

Journal of Applied Gerontology (Vol. 37, No. 2, February 2018).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/jaga/37/2

Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 73A, No. 2, February 2018).

academic.oup.com/biomedgerontology/issue/73/2

Public Policy and Aging (Vol. 27, No. 4, January 2018).

academic.oup.com/ppar/issue/27/4

January 11, 2018

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – January 11, 2018

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:51 pm

Underactive Bladder and Detrusor Activity in Aging (R01 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-570, a reissue of PA-15-049, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline Feb. 5, June 5, and Oct. 5). Note: There are two companion funding agreements (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”): “Underactive Bladder and Detrusor Activity in Aging (R03 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-571); and, “Underactive Bladder and Detrusor Activity in Aging (R21 Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-572).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-570.html

CAAR – Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief – January 11, 2018

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

Individual Retirement Account Balances, Contributions, Withdrawals, and Asset Allocation Longitudinal Results 2010–2015,” by Craig Copeland (EBRI Issue Brief No. 440, January 2018, .pdf format, 32p.).

www.ebri.org/publications/ib/index.cfm?fa=ibDisp&content_id=3531

CAAR – Demographic Research Article – January 11, 2018

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The role of education in the association between race/ethnicity/nativity, cognitive impairment, and dementia among older adults in the United States,” by Marc Garcia, Joseph Saenz, Brian Downer, and Rebeca Wong (Vol. 38, No. 6, January 2018, .pdf format, p. 155-168).

www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol38/6/

CAAR – Tables of Contents – January 11, 2018

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:41 pm

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (Vol. 61, No. 3, 2018).

content.iospress.com/journals/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/61/3

Journals of Gerontology (B): Psychological Sciences (Vol. 73B, No. 2, March 2018).

academic.oup.com/psychsocgerontology/issue/73/2

Journal of Pension Economics and Finance (Vol. 17, No. 1, January 2018).

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-pension-economics-and-finance/issue/B82759AF1F79E98C569AC60629649677

January 9, 2018

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – January 9, 2018

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National Retirement Risk Index Shows Modest Improvement in 2016,” by Alicia H. Munnell, Wenliang Hou, and Geoffrey T. Sanzenbacher (IB No. 18-1, January 2018, .pdf format, 9p.).

National Retirement Risk Index Shows Modest Improvement in 2016

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – January 9, 2018

Familial Parkinson’s point mutation abolishes multiple system atrophy prion replication,” by Amanda L. Woerman, Sabeen A. Kazmi, Smita Patel, Atsushi Aoyagi, Abby Oehler, Kartika Widjaja, Daniel A. Mordes, Steven H. Olson, and Stanley B. Prusiner (Vol. 115, No. 2, January 9, 2018, p. 409-414).

www.pnas.org/content/115/2/409.abstract

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article – January 9, 2018

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Note: The link below is to the table of contents for the current issue of JAMA (Vol. 319, No. 2, January 2, 2018). Check with your organization’s information center for availability.

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/issue/319/2

Effect of Idalopirdine as Adjunct to Cholinesterase Inhibitors on Change in Cognition in Patients With Alzheimer Disease: Three Randomized Clinical Trials,” by Alireza Atri, Lutz Frolich, Clive Ballard, Pierre N. Tariot, Jose Luis Molinuevo, Neli Boneva, Kristian Windfeld, Lars L. Raket, and Jeffrey L. Cummings (p. 130-142).

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