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May 17, 2022

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – May 17, 2022

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A. “State Actions to Address Nursing Home Staffing During COVID-19,” by MaryBeth Musumeci, Emma Childress, and Belle Harris (May 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 12p.).

www.kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/state-actions-to-address-nursing-home-staffing-during-covid-19/

B. “Medicare-Covered Older Adults Are Satisfied with Their Coverage, Have Similar Access to Care as Privately-Insured Adults Ages 50 to 64, And Fewer Report Cost-Related Problems,” by Nancy Ochieng, Jeannie Fuglesten Biniek, Karyn Schwartz, and Tricia Neuman (May 2022, HTML and .pdf format, 21p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-covered-older-adults-are-satisfied-with-their-coverage-have-similar-access-to-care-as-privately-insured-adults-ages-50-to-64-and-fewer-report-cost-related-problems/

April 21, 2022

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – April 21, 2022

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Relationship between nursing home COVID-19 outbreaks and staff neighborhood characteristics,” by Karen Shen (PLoS ONE 17(4): e0267377. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0267377, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0267377

April 18, 2022

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – April 18, 2022

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Effect of common maintenance drugs on the risk and severity of COVID-19 in elderly patients,” by Kin Wah Fung, Seo H. Baik, Fitsum Baye, Zhaonian Zheng, Vojtech Huser, and Clement J. McDonald (PLoS ONE 17(4): e0266922. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0266922, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0266922

April 11, 2022

CAAR – University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Pension Research Council Working Paper – April 11, 2022

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Americans’ Financial Resilience during the Pandemic,” by Robert L. Clark and Olivia S. Mitchell (WP2022-10, April 2022, .pdf format, 30p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

repository.upenn.edu/prc_papers/729/

March 14, 2022

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Articles – March 14, 2022

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A. “Movements out of work for those aged over 50 years since the start of the coronavirus pandemic,” (March 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 10p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/employmentandemployeetypes/articles/movementsoutofworkforthoseagedover50yearssincethestartofthecoronaviruspandemic/2022-03-14

B. “Impact of coronavirus on people aged 50 to 70 years and their employment after the pandemic,” (March 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peoplenotinwork/unemployment/articles/impactofcoronavirusonpeopleaged50to70yearsandtheiremploymentafterthepandemic/2022-03-14

March 4, 2022

CAAR – University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Pension Research Council Working Papers – March 4, 2022

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A. “The Early Impacts of Coronavirus Pandemic on Americans’ Economic Security,” by Marco Angrisani, Jeremy Burke, and Arie Kapteyn (WP2022-05, February 2022, .pdf format, 35p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

repository.upenn.edu/prc_papers/722/

B. “Overpaying and Undersaving? Correlated Mistakes in Retirement Saving and Health Insurance Choices,” by Adam Leive, Leora Frieberg, and Brent Davis (WP2022-06, February 2022, .pdf format, 78p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

repository.upenn.edu/prc_papers/725/

March 2, 2022

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – March 2, 2022

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American Older Adults in the Time of COVID-19: Vulnerability Types, Aging Attitudes, and Emotional Responses,” by Mingqi Fu, Jing Guo, Xi Chen, Boxun Han, Farooq Ahmed, Muhammad Shahid, and Qilin Zhang (IZA Discussion Paper No. 15092, February 2022, .pdf format, 30p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

www.iza.org/publications/dp/15092/american-older-adults-in-the-time-of-covid-19-vulnerability-types-aging-attitudes-and-emotional-responses

February 2, 2022

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – February 2, 2022

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Older adults’ perceptions of government handling of COVID-19: Predictors of protective behaviors from lockdown to post-lockdown,” by Savannah Kiah Hui Siew, Jonathan Louis Chia, Rathi Mahendran, and Junhong Yu (PLoS ONE 17(2): e0263039. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0263039, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0263039

January 21, 2022

CAAR – Global Alliance International Longevity Centre Report – January 21, 2022

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Protecting the human rights of older persons: Challenges to the human rights of older people during and after COVID-19,” (January 2022, .pdf format, 58p.).

www.ilc-alliance.org/care/protecting-the-human-rights-of-older-persons-challenges-to-the-human-rights-of-older-people-during-and-after-covid-19/

January 20, 2022

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – January 20, 2022

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A. “Covid-19 and the quality of life of people with dementia and their carers—The TFD-C19 study,” by Stephanie Daley, Nicolas Farina, Laura Hughes, Elise Armsby, Nazire Akarsu, Joanna Pooley, Georgia Towson, Yvonne Feeney, Naji Tabet, Bethany Fine, and Sube Banerjee (PLoS ONE 17(1): e0262475. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0262475, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0262475

B. “Risk factors for hypertension and diabetes comorbidity in a Korean population: A cross-sectional study,” by Jeong Hee Chi and Bum Ju Lee (PLoS ONE 17(1): e0262757. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0262757, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0262757

C. “COVID-19 excess mortality among long-term care residents in Ontario, Canada,” by Noori Akhtar-Danesh, Andrea Baumann, Mary Crea-Arsenio, and Valentina Antonipillai ( PLoS ONE 17(1): e0262807. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0262807, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0262807

January 19, 2022

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstract – January 19, 2022

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Trends in US Ambulatory Care Patterns During the COVID-19 Pandemic, 2019-2021,” by John N. Mafi, Melody Craff, Sitaram Vangala, Thomas Pu, Dale Skinner, Cyrus Tabatabai-Yazdi, Anikia Nelson, Rachel Reid, Denis Agniel, Chi-Hong Tseng, Catherine Sarkisian, Cheryl L. Damberg, and Katherine L. Kahn (Vol. 327, No. 3, January 18, 2022, p. 237-247).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2788140

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – January 19, 2022

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Has COVID Affected Pensions for Workers without Social Security?” by Jean-Pierre Aubry and Kevin Wandrei (SLP No. 81, January 2022, .pdf and Excel format, 10p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/has-covid-affected-pensions-for-workers-without-social-security/

December 9, 2021

CAAR – Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut Canadien D’information Sur La Sante Report, Data Tables – December 9, 2021

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A. “COVID-19’s impact on long-term care,” (December 2021, HTML and Excel format).

www.cihi.ca/en/covid-19-resources/impact-of-covid-19-on-canadas-health-care-systems/long-term-care

B. “Frailty among hospitalized seniors,” (December 2021, Excel format).

www.cihi.ca/en/frailty-among-hospitalized-seniors

December 7, 2021

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Briefs – December 7, 2021

A. “How Has COVID-19 Affected Older Workers’ Labor Force Participation?” by Laura D. Quinby, Matthew S. Rutledge, and Gal Wettstein (IB No. 21-20, December 2021, .pdf and Excel format, 6p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/how-has-covid-19-affected-older-workers-labor-force-participation/

B. “What Is the Right Price Index for the Social Security COLA?” by Alicia H. Munnell and Patrick Hubbard (IB No. 21-19, November 2021, .pdf and Excel format, 9p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/what-is-the-right-price-index-for-the-social-security-cola/

November 16, 2021

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – November 16, 2021

A. “Obesity and the risk of developing chronic diseases in middle-aged and older adults: Findings from an Australian longitudinal population survey, 2009–2017,” by Syed Afroz Keramat, Khorshed Alam, Rezwanul Hasan Rana, Rupok Chowdhury, Fariha Farjana, Rubayyat Hashmi, Jeff Gow, and Stuart J. H. Biddle (PLoS ONE 16(11): e0260158. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0260158, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0260158

B. “Cross-sectional study on the prevalence of influenza and pneumococcal vaccination and its association with health conditions and risk factors among hospitalized multimorbid older patients,” by Dimitrios David Papazoglou, Oliver Baretella, Martin Feller, Cinzia Del Giovane, Elisavet Moutzouri, Drahomir Aujesky, Matthias Schwenkglenks, Denis O’Mahony, Wilma Knol, Olivia Dalleur, Nicolas Rodondi, and Christine Baumgartner (PLoS ONE 16(11): e0260112. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0260112, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0260112

C. “A qualitative assessment of factors affecting nursing home caregiving staff experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic,” by Rachel L. Snyder, Laura E. Anderson, Katelyn A. White, Stephanie Tavitian, Lucy V. Fike, Heather N. Jones, Kara M. Jacobs-Slifka, Nimalie D. Stone, and Ronda L. Sinkowitz-Cochran (PLoS ONE 16(11): e0260055. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0260055, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0260055

November 12, 2021

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper – November 12, 2021

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How Will COVID-19 Affect Pensions for Noncovered Workers?” by Jean-Pierre Aubry, Kevin Wandrei and Laura D. Quinby (WP No. 2021-19, November 2021, .pdf and Excel format, 25p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/how-will-covid-19-affect-pensions-for-noncovered-workers/

November 5, 2021

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Papers – November 5, 2021

A. “How Has COVID-19 Affected the Labor Force Participation of Older Workers?” by Laura D. Quinby, Matthew S. Rutledge and Gal Wettstein (WP 2021-13, October 2021, .pdf and Excel format, 28p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/how-has-covid-19-affected-the-labor-force-participation-of-older-workers/

B. “Work-Related Overpayment and Benefit Suspension Experiences of Federal Disability Beneficiaries,” by Marisa Shenk and Gina Livermore (WP 2021-14, November 2021, .pdf format, 49p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/work-related-overpayment-and-benefit-suspension-experiences-of-federal-disability-beneficiaries/

C. “How to Increase Usage of SSA’s Online Tools,” by Jean-Pierre Aubry and Kevin Wandrei (WP 2021-15, November 2021, .pdf and Excel format, 19p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/how-to-increase-usage-of-ssas-online-tools/

D. “The Relationship Between Disability Insurance Receipt and Food Insecurity,” by Barbara A. Butrica, Stipica Mudrazija and Jonathan Schwabish (WP 2021-16, November 2021, .pdf format, 38p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

crr.bc.edu/uncategorized/the-relationship-between-disability-insurance-receipt-and-food-insecurity/

October 28, 2021

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – October 28, 2021

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Disparity between knowledge and practice regarding COVID-19 in Thailand: A cross-sectional study of older adults,” by Paolo Miguel Manalang Vicerra (PLoS ONE 16(10): e0259154. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0259154, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0259154

October 21, 2021

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – October 21, 2021

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Mortality in association with antipsychotic medication use and clinical outcomes among geriatric psychiatry outpatients with COVID-19,” by Bienvenida Austria, Rehana Haque, Sukriti Mittal, Jamie Scott, Aninditha Vengassery, Daniel Maltz, Wentian Li, Blaine Greenwald, and Yun Freudenberg-Hua (PLoS ONE 16(10): e0258916. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0258916, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 10p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0258916

October 4, 2021

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – October 4, 2021

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Nursing Homes Experienced Steeper Increase In COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in August 2021 Than the Rest of the Country,” by Priya Chidambaram and Rachel Garfield (October 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 5p.).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/nursing-homes-experienced-steeper-increase-in-covid-19-cases-and-deaths-in-august-2021-than-the-rest-of-the-country/

September 23, 2021

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – September 23, 2021

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Frauds, Scams and COVID-19: How Con Artists Have Targeted Older Americans During the Pandemic,” a hearing held September 23, 2021 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the hearing available at the committee site, running time 2 hours 2 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 11:45 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/frauds-scams-and-covid-19-how-con-artists-have-targeted-older-americans-during-the-pandemic

September 17, 2021

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Report – September 17, 2021

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Older Adults,” by Reginald D. Williams II, Arnav Shah, Michelle M. Doty, Katharine Fields, and Molly FitzGerald (September 2021, HTML, .pdf, and Powerpoint format, 15p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/surveys/2021/sep/impact-covid-19-older-adults

September 16, 2021

CAAR – Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany] Working Paper – September 16, 2021

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Nursing Home Aversion Post-Pandemic: Implications for Savings and Long-Term Care Policy,” by Bertrand Achou, Philippe De Donder, Franca Glenzer, Minjoon Lee, and Marie-Louise Leroux (CESifo Working Paper No. 9295, September 2021, .pdf format, 56p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

www.cesifo.org/en/publikationen/2021/working-paper/nursing-home-aversion-post-pandemic-implications-savings-and-long

 

September 3, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – September 3, 2021

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CMS’s COVID-19 Data Included Required Information From the Vast Majority of Nursing Homes, but CMS Could Take Actions To Improve Completeness and Accuracy of the Data,” (A-09-20-02005, September 2021, .pdf format, 37p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region9/92002005.asp

September 2, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – September 2, 2021

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Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized With COVID-19 Experienced a Wide Range of Serious, Complex Conditions,” (OEI-02-20-00410, August 2021, .pdf format, 28p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-20-00410.asp

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – September 2, 2021

A. “Impact of COVID-19 on excess mortality, life expectancy, and years of life lost in the United States,” by Eunice Y. S. Chan, Davy Cheng, and Janet Martin (PLoS ONE 16(9): e0256835. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0256835, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0256835

B. “Interpreting COVID-19 deaths among nursing home residents in the US: The changing role of facility quality over time,” by Debasree Das Gupta, Uma Kelekar, Sidney C. Turner, Anupam A. Sule, and Taya G. Jerman (PLoS ONE 16(9): e0256767. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0256767, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 13p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0256767

August 27, 2021

CAAR – US Centers for Disease Control Article – August 27, 2021

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Effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Vaccines in Preventing SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Nursing Home Residents Before and During Widespread Circulation of the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant — National Healthcare Safety Network, March 1–August 1, 2021,” by Srinivas Nanduri, Tamara Pilishvili, Gordana Derado, Minn Minn Soe, Philip Dollard, Hsiu Wu, Qunna Li, Suparna Bagchi, Heather Dubendris, Ruth Link-Gelles, John A. Jernigan, Daniel Budnitz, Jeneita Bell, Andrea Benin, Nong Shang, Jonathan R. Edwards, Jennifer R. Verani, and Stephanie J. Schrag (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Vol. 70, No. 34, August 26, 2021, .pdf and HTML format, p. 1163-1166).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7034e3.htm

August 20, 2021

CAAR – The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing/Staidear Fadaimseartha na h Eireann um Dhul in Aois [TILDA] (Trinity College, Ireland] Report – August 20, 2021

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In Their Own Words: The Voices Of Older Irish People In The Covid-19 Pandemic,” by Niall Costello, Mark Ward, Paul O’Mahoney and Rose Anne Kenny (July 2021, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.doi.org/10.38018/TildaRe.2021-04

August 19, 2021

CAAR – Nature Article – August 19, 2021

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Note: Check with your organization’s library for availability. “Age-related immune response heterogeneity to SARS-CoV-2 vaccine BNT162b2,” by Dami A. Collier, Isabella A. T. M. Ferreira, Prasanti Kotagiri, Rawlings P. Datir, Eleanor Y. Lim, Emma Touizer, Bo Meng, Adam Abdullahi, The CITIID-NIHR BioResource COVID-19 Collaboration, Anne Elmer, Nathalie Kingston, Barbara Graves, Emma Le Gresley, Daniela Caputo, Laura Bergamaschi, Kenneth G. C. Smith, John R. Bradley, Lourdes Ceron-Gutierrez, Paulina Cortes-Acevedo, Gabriela Barcenas-Morales, Michelle A. Linterman, Laura E. McCoy, Chris Davis, Emma Thomson, Paul A. Lyons, Eoin McKinney, Rainer Doffinger, Mark Wills & Ravindra K. Gupta (Vol. 596, No. 7872, August 19, 2021, p. 417-422).

www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03739-1

August 5, 2021

CAAR – Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut Canadien D’information Sur La Sante Report – August 5, 2021

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Impact of COVID-19 on accidental falls in Canada,” (July 2021, .pdf and Excel format, 13p.).

www.cihi.ca/en/impact-of-covid-19-on-accidental-falls-in-canada

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – August 5, 2021

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Did the Stimulus Checks Help People with Unexpected Expenses?” by Anqi Chen (IB No. 21-13, August 2021, .pdf and Excel format, 6p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/did-the-stimulus-checks-help-people-with-unexpected-expenses/

August 2, 2021

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – August 2, 2021

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COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Long-Term Care Facilities through June 2021,” by Priya Chidambaram and Rachel Garfield (July 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/covid-19-cases-and-deaths-in-long-term-care-facilities-through-june-2021/

July 28, 2021

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – July 28, 2021

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A. “Prevalence of loneliness amongst older people in high-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis,” by Kavita Chawla, Tafadzwa Patience Kunonga, Daniel Stow, Robert Barker, Dawn Craig, and Barbara Hanratty (PLoS ONE 16(7): e0255088. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0255088, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0255088

B. “The Mean Unfulfilled Lifespan (MUL): A new indicator of the impact of mortality shocks on the individual lifespan, with application to mortality reversals induced by COVID-19,” by Patrick Heuveline ( PLoS ONE 16(7): e0254925. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0254925, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 16.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0254925

July 26, 2021

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – July 26, 2021

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “The Impact of Covid-19 on Older Workers’ Employment and Social Security Spillovers,” by Gopi Shah Goda, Emilie Jackson, Lauren Hersch Nicholas & Sarah See Stith (w29083, July 2021, .pdf format, 68p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w29083

July 16, 2021

CAAR – Employee Benefits Research Institute Issue Brief – July 16, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 5:14 pm

The Elderly and the COVID Pandemic: Early Findings on the Impact on Health, Mental Well-Being, and Financial Situation,” by Zahra Ebrahimi (July 2021, .pdf format, 13p.). Note: EBRI requires free registration prior to providing full-text content.

www.ebri.org/content/the-elderly-and-the-covid-pandemic-early-findings-on-the-impact-on-health-mental-well-being-and-financial-situation

July 7, 2021

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstract – July 7, 2021

Effect of Bamlanivimab vs Placebo on Incidence of COVID-19 Among Residents and Staff of Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities: A Randomized Clinical Trial,” by Myron S. Cohen, Ajay Nirula, Mark J. Mulligan, Richard M. Novak, Mary Marovich, Catherine Yen, Alexander Stemer, Stockton M. Mayer, David Wohl, Blair Brengle, Brian T. Montague,Ian Frank, Russell J. McCulloh, Carl J. Fichtenbaum, Brad Lipson, Nashwa Gabra, Julio A. Ramirez, Christine Thai, Wairimu Chege, Margarita M. Gomez Lorenzo, Nirupama Sista, Jennifer Farrior, Meredith E. Clement, Elizabeth R. Brown, Kenneth L. Custer, Jacob Van Naarden, Andrew C. Adams, Andrew E. Schade, Matan C. Dabora, Jack Knorr, Karen L. Price, Janelle Sabo, Jay L. Tuttle, Paul Klekotka, Lei Shen, and Daniel M. Skovronsky, for the BLAZE-2 Investigators (Vol. 326, No. 1, July 6, 2021, p. 46-55).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2780870

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – July 7, 2021

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Estimating Impacts of Pandemic-Related Job Loss on Health Insurance Coverage among Adults Ages 50 to 64 During the First Year of COVID-19,” by Jane Sung and Olivia Dean (June 2021, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2021/impacts-of-pandemic-related-job-loss-on-health-insurance.html

June 24, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General Report – June 24, 2021

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COVID-19 Had a Devastating Impact on Medicare Beneficiaries in Nursing Homes During 2020,” (OEI-02-20-00490, June 2021, .pdf format, 11p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-20-00490.asp

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – June 24, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:53 pm

How Do CMS’s New COVID-19 Vaccine Reporting and Education Rules Apply To Different Long-Term Care Settings?” by Priya Chidambaram and MaryBeth Musumeci (June 2021, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/how-do-cmss-new-covid-19-vaccine-reporting-and-education-rules-apply-to-different-long-term-care-settings/

June 11, 2021

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – June 11, 2021

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Which Medicare Changes Should Continue Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic? Four Questions for Policymakers,” by Jennifer Podulka and Jonathan Blum (May 2021, HTML and .pdf format, 10p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2021/may/which-medicare-changes-should-continue-beyond-covid-19-pandemic

June 10, 2021

CAAR – US Centers for Disease Control Article – June 10, 2021

Decreases in COVID-19 Cases, Emergency Department Visits, Hospital Admissions, and Deaths Among Older Adults Following the Introduction of COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, September 6, 2020–May 1, 2021,” by Athalia Christie, S. Jane Henley, Linda Mattocks, Robyn Fernando, Amy Lansky, Farida B. Ahmad, Jennifer Adjemian, Robert N. Anderson, Alison M. Binder, Kelly Carey, Deborah L. Dee, Taylor Dias, William M. Duck, Denise M. Gaughan, Brianna Casey Lyons, A.D. McNaghten, Meeyoung M. Park, Hannah Reses, Loren Rodgers, Katharina Van Santen, David Walker, and Michael J. Beach (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Vol. 70, No. 23, June 11, 2021, .pdf and HTML format,
p. 858-864).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7023e2.htm

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Report – June 10, 2021

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COVID-19 Intensifies Home Care Workforce Challenges,” by Denise Tyler, Melissa Hunter, Natalie Mulmule, and Kristie Porter (June 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 66p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/covid-home-care-workforce-challenges

June 7, 2021

CAAR – Statistics Canada/Statistique Canada Article – June 7, 2021

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Reductions in life expectancy directly associated with COVID-19 in 2020,” by Patrice Dion (Demographic Documents, June 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 11p.).

www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/91f0015m/91f0015m2021002-eng.htm

May 21, 2021

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – May 21, 2021

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Medicare and Telehealth: Coverage and Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Options for the Future,” by Wyatt Koma, Juliette Cubanski, and Tricia Neuman (May 2021, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-and-telehealth-coverage-and-use-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-and-options-for-the-future/

May 19, 2021

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – May 19, 2021

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COVID-19 in Nursing Homes: Most Homes Had Multiple Outbreaks and Weeks of Sustained Transmission from May 2020 through January 2021,” (GAO-21-367, May 2021, .pdf format, 24p.).

www.gao.gov/products/gao-21-367

May 13, 2021

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Statistical Bulletin – May 13, 2021

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Deaths involving COVID-19 in the care sector, England and Wales: deaths registered between week ending 20 March 2020 and week ending 2 April 2021,” (May 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 15p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/articles/deathsinvolvingcovid19inthecaresectorenglandandwales/deathsregisteredbetweenweekending20march2020andweekending2april2021

May 7, 2021

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Statistical Bulletin – May 7, 2021

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Coronavirus and vaccination rates in people aged 50 years and over by socio-demographic characteristic, England: 8 December 2020 to 12 April 2021,” (May 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 15p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/healthinequalities/bulletins/coronavirusandvaccinationratesinpeopleaged70yearsandoverbysociodemographiccharacteristicengland/8december2020to12april2021

April 29, 2021

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – April 29, 2021

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A Changing Workforce: Supporting Older Workers Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond,” a hearing held April 29, 2021 (witness statements in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 23 minutes).

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/a-changing-workforce-supporting-older-workers-amid-the-covid-19-pandemic-and-beyond

CAAR – US Senate Committee on Finance Hearing Testimony – April 29, 2021

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Social Security During COVID: How the Pandemic Hampered Access to Benefits and Strategies for Improving Service Delivery,” a hearing held April 29, 2021 (witness statements in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 2 hours 19 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 22:01 mark.

www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/social-security-during-covid_how-the-pandemic-hampered-access-to-benefits-and-strategies-for-improving–service-delivery

April 26, 2021

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – April 29, 2021

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Utility of hospitalization for elderly individuals affected by COVID-19,” by Giorgio Costantino, Monica Solbiati, Silvia Elli, Marco Paganuzzi, Didi Massabò, Nicola Montano, Marta Mancarella, Francesca Cortellaro, Emanuela Cataudella, Andrea Bellone, Nicolò Capsoni, Guido Bertolini, Giovanni Nattino, and Giovanni Casazza (PLoS ONE 16(4): e0250730. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0250730, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0250730

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