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February 28, 2018

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 28, 2018

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Arithmetic learning in advanced age,” by Laura Zamarian, Christoph Scherfler, Christian Kremser, Marie-Theres Pertl, Elke Gizewski, Thomas Benke, and Margarete Delazer (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0193529. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193529, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 20p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0193529

CAAR – Family Caregiver Alliance Funding Periodical – February 28, 2018

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Caregiving PolicyDigest (Vol. 18, No. 2, February 26, 2018).

myemail.constantcontact.com/Caregiving-Policy-Digest—Vol–18–No–2.html

CAAR – Conferencealerts.Com Gerontology Conference Alert – February 28, 2018

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AGen2018 – The Asian Conference on Aging and Gerontology 2018 – June 8-10, 2019 (Kobe, Japan).

conferencealerts.com/show-event?id=193557

February 27, 2018

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstract – February 27, 2018

Locus coeruleus integrity in old age is selectively related to memories linked with salient negative events,” by Dorothea Hammerer, Martina F. Callaghan, Alexandra Hopkins, Julian Kosciessa, Matthew Betts, Arturo Cardenas-Blanco, Martin Kanowski, Nikolaus Weiskopf, Peter Dayan, Raymond J. Dolan and Emrah Düzel (Vol. 115, No. 9, February 27, 2018, p. 2228-2233).

www.pnas.org/content/115/9/2228

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 27, 2018

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Effects of physical exercise programs on cognitive function in Parkinson’s disease patients: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of the last 10 years,” by Franciele Cascaes da Silva, Rodrigo da Rosa Iop, Laiana Cândido de Oliveira, Alice Mathea Boll, José Gustavo Souza de Alvarenga, Paulo José Barbosa Gutierres Filho, Lídia Mara Aguiar Bezerra de Melo, André Junqueira Xavier, and Rudney da Silva (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0193113. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193113, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 19p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0193113

February 26, 2018

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – February 26, 2018

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library.
Industry Input in Policymaking: Evidence from Medicare,” by David C. Chan, Jr. and Michael J. Dickstein (w24354, February 2018, .pdf format, 47p.).

papers.nber.org/papers/w24354

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – February 26, 2018

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A. “Social capital and Internet use in an age-comparative perspective with a focus on later life,” by Barbara Barbosa Neves, Jaime R. S. Fonseca, Fausto Amaro, and Adriano Pasqualotti (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192119. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192119, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 27p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0192119

B. “Analysis of age-related changes in psychosine metabolism in the human brain,” by Michael S. Marshall, Benas Jakubauskas, Wil Bogue, Monika Stoskute, Zane Hauck, Emily Rue, Matthew Nichols, Lisa L. DiAntonio, Richard B. van Breemen, Jeffrey H. Kordower, Carlos A. Saavedra-Matiz, and Ernesto R. Bongarzone (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0193438. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193438, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 20p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0193438

CAAR – New England Journal of Medicine Article – February 26, 2018

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Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis after Hip or Knee Arthroplasty,” by David R. Anderson, Michael Dunbar, John Murnaghan, Susan R. Kahn, Peter Gross, Michael Forsythe, Stephane Pelet, William Fisher, Etienne Belzile, Sean Dolan, Mark Crowther, Eric Bohm, Steven J. MacDonald, Wade Gofton, Paul Kim, David Zukor, Susan Pleasance, Pantelis Andreou, Steve Doucette, Chris Theriault, Abongnwen Abianui, Marc Carrier, Michael J. Kovacs, Marc A. Rodger, Doug Coyle, Philip S. Wells, and Pascal-Andre Vendittoli (Vol. 378, No. 8, February 22, 2018, p. 699-707).

www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1712746

CAAR – British Medical Journal Article – February 26, 2018

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Trimethoprim use for urinary tract infection and risk of adverse outcomes in older patients: cohort study,” by Elizabeth Crellin, Kathryn E. Mansfield, Clémence Leyrat, Dorothea Nitsch, Ian J. Douglas, Adrian Root, Elizabeth Williamson, Liam Smeeth, and Laurie A. Tomlinson (Vol. 360, No. 3142, February 24, 2018, BMJ 2018;360:k341).

www.bmj.com/content/360/bmj.k341

CAAR – Conferencealerts.Com Palliative Care Conference Alert – February 26, 2018

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Making It Matter: Mobilizing Aging Research, Practice & Policy – Vancouver, British Columbia (October 18 to 20, 2018).

conferencealerts.com/show-event?id=196405

CAAR – Tables of Contents – February 26, 2018

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Age and Ageing  (Vol. 47, No. 2, March 2018).

academic.oup.com/ageing/issue/47/2

Aging and Mental Health (Vol. 22. No. 4, 2018).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/camh20/22/4?nav=tocList&

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

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

February 23, 2018

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – February 23, 2018

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A. “Specialized Centers of Research Excellence (SCORE) on Sex Differences (U54),” (RFA-OD-18-004, a reissue of RFA-OD-11-003, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline April 16, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-18-004.html

B. “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Senior Fellowship (Parent F33),” (PA-18-672, a reissue of PA-16-310, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Apr. 8, Aug. 8, and Dec. 8).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-672.html

C. “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA)Individual Fellowship for Students at Institutions Without NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30),” (PA-18-673, a reissue of PA-16-306, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Apr. 8, Aug. 8, and Dec. 8).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-673.html

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Brief – February 23, 2018

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Older Workers and Part-Time Employment,” by Jennifer Schramm (February 2018, .pdf format, 5p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2018/older-workers-and-part-time-employment.html

February 22, 2018

CAAR – University of Michigan Population Studies Center Working Paper – February 22, 2018

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Do the effects of major risk factors for mortality rise or fall with age?” by Neil Mehta and Hui Zheng (PSC Research Report No. 18-888, February 2018, .pdf format, 25p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.psc.isr.umich.edu/pubs/abs/14597

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – February 22, 2018

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The Impact of Life-Course Developments on Pensions in the NDC Systems in Poland, Italy and Sweden and Point System in Germany,” by Agnieszka Chlon-Dominczak, Marek Góra, Irena E. Kotowska, Iga Magda, Anna Ruzik-Sierdzinska, and Pawel Strzelecki (Discussion Paper No. 11342, February 2018, .pdf format, 39p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:

www.iza.org/publications/dp/11341

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 22, 2018

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a disease of early aging: Evidence from the EpiChron Cohort,” by Miguel J. Divo, Bartolome R. Celli, Beatriz Poblador-Plou, Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga, Juan Pablo de-Torres, Luis A. Gimeno-Feliu, Juan Bertó, Javier J. Zulueta, Ciro Casanova, Victor M. Pinto-Plata, Carlos Cabrera-Lopez, Francesca Polverino, Jonás Carmona Píréz, Alexandra Prados-Torres, and Jose M. Marin, on behalf of the EpiChron—BODE Collaborative Group (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0193143. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193143, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0193143

CAAR – Table of Contents – February 22, 2018

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Gerontologist (Vol. 58, Suppl. 1, February 2018).

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

February 21, 2018

CAAR – US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Decision Memorandum – February 21, 2018

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National Coverage Analysis (NCA) for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (CAG-00157R4),” (February 2018).

www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/details/nca-decision-memo.aspx?NCAId=288

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – February 21, 2018

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Railroad Retirement Board: Actions Needed to Improve the Effectiveness and Oversight of Continuing Disability Reviews,” (GAO-18-287, February 2018, .pdf format, 35p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-287

CAAR – University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Pension Research Council Working Paper – February 21, 2018

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Exploring the Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Financial Consequences of Fraud: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study,” by Marguerite DeLiema, Martha Deevy, Annamaria Lusardi, and Olivia S. Mitchell (WP2018-3, January 2018, .pdf format, 24p.)

pensionresearchcouncil.wharton.upenn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/WP-2018-3-DeLiema-et-al.pdf

CAAR – National Aging and Disability Transportation Center Report – February 21, 2018

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2017 Transportation Trends Report,” (February 2018, .pdf and Word format, 33p.).

2017 Transportation Trends Report

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – February 21, 2018

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Summary of Recent and Proposed Changes to Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage and Reimbursement,” (February 2018, .pdf format, 3p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/summary-of-recent-and-proposed-changes-to-medicare-prescription-drug-coverage-and-reimbursement/

February 20, 2018

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences Article Abstracts – February 20, 2018

A. “Naked mole rats can undergo developmental, oncogene-induced and DNA damage-induced cellular senescence,” by Yang Zhao, Alexander Tyshkovskiy, Daniel Muñoz-Espín, Xiao Tian, Manuel Serrano, Joao Pedro de Magalhaes, Eviatar Nevo, Vadim N. Gladyshev, Andrei Seluanov and Vera Gorbunova (Vol. 115, No. 8, February 20, 2018, p. 1801-1806).

www.pnas.org/content/115/8/1801

B. “NAD+ supplementation normalizes key Alzheimer’s features and DNA damage responses in a new AD mouse model with introduced DNA repair deficiency,” by Yujun Hou, Sofie Lautrup, Stephanie Cordonnier, Yue Wang, Deborah L. Croteau, Eduardo Zavala, Yongqing Zhang, Kanako Moritoh, Jennifer F. O’Connell, Beverly A. Baptiste, Tinna V. Stevnsner, Mark P. Mattson and Vilhelm A. Bohr (Vol. 115, No. 8, February 20, 2018, p. E1876-E1885).

www.pnas.org/content/115/8/E1876

C. “Identification of genetic risk factors in the Chinese population implicates a role of immune system in Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis,” by Xiaopu Zhou, Yu Chen, Kin Y. Mok, Qianhua Zhao, Keliang Chen, Yuewen Chen, John Hardy, Yun Li, Amy K. Y. Fu, Qihao Guo, Nancy Y. Ip and for the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (Vol. 115, No. 8, February 20, 2018, p. 1697-1706)

www.pnas.org/content/115/8/1697

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – February 20, 2018

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A. “Factors associated with occasional and recurrent falls in Mexican community-dwelling older people,” by Marcela Agudelo-Botero, Liliana Giraldo-Rodríguez, Juana Catalina Murillo-González, Dolores Mino-Leon, and Esteban Cruz-Arenas (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192926.
doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192926, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0192926

B. “Apolipoprotein E genotype does not moderate the associations of depressive symptoms, neuroticism and allostatic load with cognitive ability and cognitive aging in the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936,” by Zander Crook, Tom Booth, Simon R. Cox, Janie Corley, Dominika Dykiert, Paul Redmond, Alison Pattie, Adele M. Taylor, Sarah E. Harris, John M. Starr, and Ian J. Deary (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192604. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192604, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 20p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0192604

 

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – February 20, 2018

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Medicare Needs Better Controls To Prevent Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Related to Chiropractic Services,” (A-09-16-02042, February 2018, .pdf format, 25p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region9/91602042.asp

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – February 20, 2018

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A. “Pathway and Target Identification for Alzhiemer’s Disease Related Dementias (ADRDs) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (PAR-18-661, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline April 16, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-661.html

B. “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31),” (PA-18-671, a reissue of PA-16-309, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Apr. 8, Aug. 8, and Dec. 8).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-671.html

C. “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32),” (PA-18-670, a reissue of PA-16-307, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Apr. 8, Aug. 8, and Dec. 8).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-670.html

D. “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowship for Students at Institutions with NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30),” (PA-18-668, a reissue of PA-16-305, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Apr. 8, Aug. 8, and Dec. 8).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-668.html

E. “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31),” (PA-18-666, a reissue of PA-16-308, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines Apr. 8, Aug. 8, and Dec. 8).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-666.html

F. “Administrative Supplement for Research on Sex/Gender Influences (Admin Supp – Clinical Trial Optional),” (PA-18-658, a reissue of PA-17-078, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline March 26, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-658.html

G. “Towards Implementing Novel Training Methods to Enhance Cognition in Aging (U01 Clinical Trial Required),” (RFA-AG-18-031, National Institute on Aging, application deadline April 30, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-18-031.html

 

CAAR – Table of Contents – February 20, 2018

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American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (Vol. 26, No. 2, February 2018).

www.ajgponline.org/issue/S1064-7481(17)X0003-1

February 15, 2018

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Report – February 16, 2018

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Review of Medicare Administrative Contractor Information Security Program Evaluations for Fiscal Year 2016,” (A-18-17-11300, February 2018, .pdf format, 13p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region18/181711300.asp

CAAR – Tables of Contents – February 15, 2018

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Clinical Gerontologist (Vol. 41, No. 2, 2018).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wcli20/41/2?nav=tocList&

Journal of Elder Abuse (Vol. 30, No. 2, 2018).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wean20/30/2?nav=tocList

Journal of Population Ageing (Vol. 11, No. 1, March 2018).

link.springer.com/journal/12062/11/1/page/1

February 13, 2018

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief – February 13, 2018

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Emergency Department Visits by Patients Aged 45 and Over With Diabetes: United States, 2015,” by Margaret J. Hall, Pinyao Rui, and Alexander Schwartzman (Data Brief No. 301, February 2018, .pdf and HTML format, 8p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db301.htm

CAAR – US Administration for Community Living Funding Opportunities – February 13, 2018

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 5:15 pm

A. “Alzheimer & Disease Initiative – Specialized Supportive Services (ADI-SSS) Project Financed Solely by 2018 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF 2018),” (HHS-2018-ACL-AOA-ALGG-0284, application deadline June 18, 2018).

www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=300567

B. “Alzheimer & Disease Supportive Services Program (ADSSP): Creating and Sustaining Dementia-Capable Service Systems for People with Dementia and their Family Caregivers,” (HHS-2018-ACL-AOA-DS-0283, application deadline June 29, 2018).

www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=300566

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – February 13, 2018

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

A. “The Comparative Advantage of Medicare Advantage,” by Joseph P. Newhouse, Mary Beth Landrum, Mary Price, J. Michael McWilliams, John Hsu, and Thomas McGuire (w24289, February 2018, .pdf format, 33p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w24289

B. “Earnings Test, Non-actuarial Adjustments and Flexible Retirement, by Axel H. Boersch-Supan, Klaus Haertl, and Duarte N. Leite (w24294, February 2018, .pdf format, 49p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w24294

C. “How Persistent Low Expected Returns Alter Optimal Life Cycle Saving, Investment, and Retirement Behavior,” by Vanya Horneff, Raimond Maurer, and Olivia S. Mitchell (w24311, February 2018, .pdf format, 18p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w24311

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academies of Science Article Abstract – February 13, 2018

Robust kinase- and age-dependent dopaminergic and norepinephrine neurodegeneration in LRRK2 G2019S transgenic mice,” by Yulan Xiong, Stewart Neifert, Senthilkumar S. Karuppagounder, Qinfang Liu, Jeannette N. Stankowski, Byoung Dae Lee, Han Seok Ko, Yunjong Lee, Jonathan C. Grima, Xiaobo Mao, Haisong Jiang, Sung-Ung Kang, Deborah A. Swing, Lorraine Iacovitti, Lino Tessarollo, Ted M. Dawson, and Valina L. Dawson (Vol. 115, No. 7, February 13, 2018, p. 1635-1640).

www.pnas.org/content/115/7/1635

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 13, 2018

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Hearing impairment increases the risk of distal radius, hip, and spine fractures: A longitudinal follow-up study using a national sample cohort,” by So Young Kim, Joon Kyu Lee, Songyong Sim, and Hyo Geun Choi (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192820. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192820, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 10p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0192820

February 12, 2018

CAAR – US National Institutes of Health Funding Opportunities – February 12, 2018

Filed under: Employment/Funding Opportunities — Tags: — admin @ 4:14 pm

A. “Dementia Care and Caregiver Support Interventions (R01 – Clinical Trial Required),” (RFA-AG-18-030, National Institute on Aging, application deadline April 10, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-18-030.html

B. “Time-Sensitive Research on Health Risk and Resilience after Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (RFA-MD-18-006, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline April 16, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MD-18-006.html

C. “Structural Biology of Alzheimer’s Disease Related Dementias (ADRDs) Proteinopathies (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (RFA-NS-18-015, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, application deadline April 30, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-18-015.html

D. “Lewy Body Dementia Center Without Walls (CWOW) (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (RFA-NS-18-024, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadline April 17, 2018).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-18-024.html

E. “NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed),” (PA-18-648, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines April 12, August 12, and Dec. 12).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-648.html

F. “Investigator Initiated Extended Clinical Trial (R01 Clinical Trial Required),” (PAR-18-630, a reissue of PAR-17-056, National Institute on Aging, in conjunction with other agencies, application deadlines April 10, 2018; December 7, 2018; March 7, 2019; December 7, 2019).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-630.html

G. “Advanced-Stage Development and Utilization of Research Infrastructure for Interdisciplinary Aging Studies (R33 – Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-644, a reissue of PAR-16-368, National Institute on Aging, application deadlines Feb. 16, June 16, and Oct. 16). Note: There is a companion funding agreement (see links to the announcements under “Companion Funding Opportunity”) related to this announcement: “Research Infrastructure Development for Interdisciplinary Aging Studies (R21/R33 – Clinical Trial Optional),” (PAR-18-645).

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-644.html

CAAR – UK National Audit Office Report – February 12, 2018

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The adult social care workforce in England,” (February 2018, .pdf format, 60p.).

The adult social care workforce in England

CAAR – UK Department of Work and Pensions Report – February 12, 2018

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Pension scams: Government response to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report,” (February 2018, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.gov.uk/government/publications/pension-scams-government-response-to-the-work-and-pensions-select-committee-report

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 12, 2018

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Evaluation of inner retinal layers as biomarkers in mild cognitive impairment to moderate Alzheimer’s disease,” by Eleonora M. Lad, Dibyendu Mukherjee, Sandra S. Stinnett, Scott W. Cousins, Guy G. Potter, James R. Burke, Sina Farsiu, and Heather E. Whitson (PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192646. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192646, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0192646

CAAR – Lancet Article – February 12, 2018

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Temporal trends and patterns in heart failure incidence: a population-based study of 4 million individuals,” by Nathalie Conrad, Prof. Andrew Judge, Jenny Tran, Hamid Mohseni, Deborah Hedgecott, Abel Perez Crespillo, Moira Allison, Prof. Harry Hemingway, Prof. John G. Cleland, MD, Prof John J. V. McMurray, and Prof. Kazem Rahimi (Vol. 391, No. 10120, February 10, 2018, p. 572-580). Note: The Lancet is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(17)32520-5/fulltext

CAAR – Tables of Contents – February 12, 2018

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Ageing and Society (Vol. 38, No. 3, March 2018).

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/ageing-and-society/issue/1E0D4CF369F23B2FC402E9C0FB8BB0B1

Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement (Vol. 37, No. 1, March 2018).

www.cambridge.org/core/journals/canadian-journal-on-aging-la-revue-canadienne-du-vieillissement/issue/8888C98F071EB583C8A499401ED4F467

Experimental Aging Research (Vol. 44, No. 2, 2018).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/uear20/44/2?nav=tocList&

International Journal of Aging and Human Development (Vol. 86, No. 2, March 2018).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/ahdb/86/2

Journal of Applied Gerontology (Vol. 37, No. 3, March 2018).

journals.sagepub.com/toc/jaga/37/3

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Vol. 66, No. 2, February 2018).

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.2018.66.issue-2/issuetoc

Journal of Gerontological Social Work (Vol. 61, No. 1, 2018).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wger20/61/1?nav=tocList

Journal of Women & Aging (Vol. 30, No. 2, 2018).

www.tandfonline.com/toc/wjwa20/30/2?nav=tocList

February 8, 2018

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – February 8, 2018

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

Medicare Fee-For-Service: Modernizing Cost-sharing Design Would Involve Trade-offs, the Results of Which Would Depend on Time Horizon,” (GAO-18-100, January 2018, .pdf format, 34p.).

www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-100

CAAR – US House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health Hearing Testimony – February 8, 2018

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: , — admin @ 4:51 pm

Hearing on the Opioid Crisis: Removing Barriers to Prevent and Treat Opioid Abuse and Dependence in Medicare,” a hearing held February 6, 2018 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site). Note: Hearing begins at the 8:37 and goes to the 1:23 mark (Panel 1). The second half of the hearing begins at the 2:26:27 mark and ends at the 3:32:50 mark.

waysandmeans.house.gov/event/hearing-opioid-crisis-removing-barriers-prevent-treat-opioid-abuse-dependence-medicare/

CAAR – US House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Hearing Testimony – February 8, 2018

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Ensuring Social Security Serves America’s Veterans,” a hearing held February 7, 2018 (witness statements available in .pdf format).

waysandmeans.house.gov/event/hearing-ensuring-social-security-serves-americas-veterans/

CAAR – Nature Letter Abstract – February 8, 2018

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High performance plasma amyloid-{beta} biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease,” by Akinori Nakamura, Naoki Kaneko, Victor L. Villemagne, Takashi Kato, James Doecke, Vincent Doré, Chris Fowler, Qiao-Xin Li, Ralph Martins, Christopher Rowe, Taisuke Tomita, Katsumi Matsuzaki, Kenji Ishii, Kazunari Ishii, Yutaka Arahata, Shinichi Iwamoto, Kengo Ito, Koichi Tanaka, Colin L. Masters & Katsuhiko Yanagisawa (Vol. 554, No. , February 8, 2018, p. 249-254).

www.nature.com/articles/nature25456

CAAR – University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Pension Research Council Working Paper – February 8, 2018

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Note: Free registration is required to access any content. “Financial Knowledge and Portfolio Complexity in Singapore,” by Benedict Koh, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Susann Rohwedder (WP2018-2, January 2018, .pdf format, 32p.).

pensionresearchcouncil.wharton.upenn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/WP-2018-2-Koh-et-al.pdf

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – February 8, 2018

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How Do Prescription Drugs Affect the Use of Other Health Services?” by Gal Wettstein (IB No. 18-3, February 2018, .pdf format, 8p.).

How Do Prescription Drugs Affect the Use of Other Health Services?

CAAR – HelpAge International Report – February 8, 2018

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Humanitarian inclusion standards for older people and people with disabilities,” (2018, .pdf format, 262p.).

www.helpage.org/download/5a7ad49b81cf8

February 7, 2018

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – February 7, 2018

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From Joint Pain to Pocket Pain: Cost and Competition Among Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies,” a hearing held February 7, 2018 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 35 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 15:30 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/from-joint-pain-to-pocket-pain-cost-and-competition-among-rheumatoid-arthritis-therapies

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Article Abstracts – February 7, 2018

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A. “Intracellular Ca2+ stores control in vivo neuronal hyperactivity in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease,” by Chommanad Lerdkrai, Nithi Asavapanumas, Bianca Brawek, Yury Kovalchuk, Nima Mojtahedi, Maria Olmedillas del Moral and Olga Garaschuk (Vol. 115, No. 6, February 6, 2018, p. E1279-E1288).

www.pnas.org/content/115/6/E1279

B. “Tau induces blood vessel abnormalities and angiogenesis-related gene expression in P301L transgenic mice and human Alzheimer’s disease,” by Rachel E. Bennett, Ashley B. Robbins, Miwei Hu, Xinrui Cao, Rebecca A. Betensky, Tim Clark, Sudeshna Das and Bradley T. Hyman (Vol. 115, No. 6, February 6, 2018, .pdf and HTML format, p. E1289-E1298). Note: PNAS is providing open access to the full-text of this article.

www.pnas.org/content/115/6/E1289

CAAR – Lancet Oncology Article Abstracts – February 7, 2018

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A. “Safety and preliminary efficacy of venetoclax with decitabine or azacitidine in elderly patients with previously untreated acute myeloid leukaemia: a non-randomised, open-label, phase 1b study,” by Courtney D. DiNardo, Keith W. Pratz, Anthony Letai, Brian A. Jonas, Andrew H. Wei, Michael Thirman, Martha Arellano, Mark G. Frattini, Hagop Kantarjian, Relja Popovic, Brenda Chyla, Tu Xu, Martin Dunbar, Suresh K. Agarwal, Rod Humerickhouse, Mack Mabry, Jalaja Potluri, Marina Konopleva, and Daniel A. Pollyea (Vol. 19, No. 2, February 2018, p. 216-228).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(18)30010-X/abstract

B. “Inotuzumab ozogamicin in combination with low-intensity chemotherapy for older patients with Philadelphia chromosome-negative acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a single-arm, phase 2 study,” by Hagop Kantarjian, Farhad Ravandi, Nicholas J. Short, Xuelin Huang, Nitin Jain, Koji Sasaki, Naval Daver, Naveen Pemmaraju, Joseph D. Khoury, Jeffrey Jorgensen, Yesid Alvarado, Marina Konopleva, Guillermo Garcia-Manero, Tapan Kadia, Musa Yilmaz, Gautam Bortakhur, Jan Burger, Steven Kornblau, William Wierda, Courtney DiNardo, Alessandra Ferrajoli, Jovitta Jacob, Rebecca Garris, Susan O’Brien, and Elias Jabbour (Vol. 19, No. 2, February 2018, p. 240-248).

www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(18)30011-1/abstract

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