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April 9, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Issue Brief – April 9, 2021

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Risk of COVID-19 Infections, Hospitalization, and Death in Fee-For-Service Medicare,” by Arielle Bosworth, Kenneth Finegold, Lok Wong Samson, Steven Sheingold, Wafa Tarazi, and Rachael Zuckerman (March 2021, .pdf format, 13p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/pdf-report/risk-of-covid-19-infections-hospitalizations-death

March 30, 2021

CAAR – Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut Canadien D’information Sur La Sante Report – March 30, 2021

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Long-term care and COVID-19: The first 6 months,” (March 2021, .pdf and Excel format, 33p.).

www.cihi.ca/en/long-term-care-and-covid-19-the-first-6-months

March 22, 2021

CAAR – Care Quality Commission [UK] Report – March 22, 2021

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Protect, respect, connect – decisions about living ad dying well during COVID-19,” (March 2021, HTML, .pdf, and Word format, 62p.).

www.cqc.org.uk/publications/themed-work/protect-respect-connect-%E2%80%93-decisions-about-living-dying-well-during-covid-19

March 19, 2021

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – March 19, 2021

Filed under: Legislation Information Updates — Tags: — admin @ 3:34 pm

COVID-19 One Year Later: Addressing Health Care Needs for At-Risk Americans,” a hearing held March 18, 2021 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the hearing available at the site, running time 1 hour 48 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 14:42 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/covid-19-one-year-later-addressing-health-care-needs-for-at-risk-americans

March 10, 2021

CAAR – Urban Institute Briefs – March 10, 2021

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A. “First Things First: How Social Security Reform Can Eliminate Elderly Poverty,” by C. Eugene Steuerle and Karen E. Smith (March 2021, .pdf format, 28p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/first-things-first-how-social-security-reform-can-eliminate-elderly-poverty

B. “Reforming Long-Term Care with Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Proceedings of an Urban Institute Roundtable,” by Howard Gleckman and Melissa M. Favreault (March 2021, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.urban.org/research/publication/reforming-long-term-care-lessons-covid-19-pandemic

 

March 4, 2021

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – March 4, 2021

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A. “The social support networks of elderly people in Slovenia during the Covid-19 pandemic,” by Marjan Cugmas, Anuška Ferligoj, Tina Kogovšek, and Zenel Batagelj (PLoS ONE 16(3): e0247993. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0247993, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0247993

B. “Polymorphic SERPINA3 prolongs oligomeric state of amyloid beta,” by Maruf Mohammad Akbor, Nobuyuki Kurosawa, Hiroki Nakayama, Ayumi Nakatani, Koji Tomobe, Yoichi Chiba, Masaki Ueno, Masashi Tanaka, Yasuyuki Nomura, and Masaharu Isobe (PLoS ONE 16(3): e0248027. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0248027, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 23p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0248027

C. “Depression and frailty in older adults: A population-based cohort study,” by Fabiana Araújo Figueiredo Da Mata, Marilia Miranda Forte Gomes, Jair Lício Ferreira Santos, Yeda Aparecida de Oliveira Duarte, and Mauricio Gomes Pereira (PLoS ONE 16(3): e0247766. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0247766, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0247766

March 3, 2021

CAAR – The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing/Staidear Fadaimseartha na h Eireann um Dhul in Aois [TILDA] (Trinity College, Ireland] Report – March 3, 2021

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Altered Lives in a Time of Crisis: The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on The Lives of Older Adults in Ireland,” by Mark Ward, Paul O’Mahoney and Rose Anne Kenny (TILDA Report No. 60, February 2021, .pdf format, 138p.).

tilda.tcd.ie/publications/reports/C19ReportKeyFindings/index.php

 

February 25, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – February 25, 2021

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Trend Toward More Expensive Inpatient Hospital Stays in Medicare Emerged Before COVID-19 and Warrants Further Scrutiny,” (OEI-02-18-00380, February 2021, .pdf format, 20p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-18-00380.asp

February 23, 2021

CAAR – Demographic Research Article – February 23, 2021

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The distributional impact of Covid-19: Geographic variation in mortality in England,” by Richard Breen and John Ermisch (Vol. 44, Article 17, February 2021, .pdf format, p. 397-414).

www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol44/17/

February 17, 2021

CAAR -Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Brief – February 17, 2021

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COVID-19 Is Not a Retirement Story,” by Alicia H. Munnell and Anqi Chen (IB No. 21-4, February 2021, .pdf and Excel format, 10p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/covid-19-is-not-a-retirement-story/

February 12, 2021

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Website of Interest – February 12, 2021

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AARP Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard,” (February 20201).

www.aarp.org/ppi/issues/caregiving/info-2020/nursing-home-covid-dashboard.html

February 11, 2021

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper – February 11, 2021

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Will Women Catch Up to Their Fertility Expectations?” by Anqi Chen and Nilufer Gok (WP No. 2021-4, February 2021, .pdf and Excel format, 36p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

crr.bc.edu/working-papers/will-women-catch-up-to-their-fertility-expectations/

 

February 10, 2021

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – February 10, 2021

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A. “COVID-19 cognitive deficits after respiratory assistance in the subacute phase: A COVID-rehabilitation unit experience,” by Federica Alemanno, Elise Houdayer, Anna Parma, Alfio Spina, Alessandra Del Forno, Alessandra Scatolini, Sara Angelone, Luigia Brugliera, Andrea Tettamanti, Luigi Beretta, and Sandro Iannaccone (PLoS ONE 16(2): e0246590. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0246590, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0246590

B. “Premature oral pre-shaping for feeding in elderly population with risk of aspiration pneumonia,” by Yoshiki Tamaru, Akiyoshi Matsugi, Shinzo Masaki, Yoshihito Tsubouchi, and Akiyoshi Yanagawa (PLoS ONE 16(2): e0246804. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0246804, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0246804

February 8, 2021

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Brief – February 8, 2021

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At This Early Stage of the COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-Out, Most Older Adults Have Not Yet Been Vaccinated As Supply Remains Limited,” by Meredith Freed, Juliette Cubanski, Nancy Ochieng, and Tricia Neuman (February 2021, HTML format).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/at-this-early-stage-of-the-covid-19-vaccine-roll-out-most-older-adults-have-not-yet-been-vaccinated-as-supply-remains-limited/

 

February 4, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General Report – February 4, 2021

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Opioid Use in Medicare Part D During the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” (OEI-02-20-00400, February 2021, .pdf format, 10p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-02-20-00400.asp?utm_source=web&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=OEI-02-20-00400-covid-opioid-02042021

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Article Abstract – February 4, 2021

Reductions in 2020 US life expectancy due to COVID-9 and the disproportionate impact on the Black and Latino populations,” by Theresa Andrasfay and Noreen Goldman (Vol. 118, No. 5, February 2, 2021, e20147461180).

www.pnas.org/content/118/5/e2014746118.abstract?etoc

January 25, 2021

CAAR – Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany] Working Paper – January 25, 2021

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Motivated Beliefs and the Elderly’s Compliance With Covid-19 Measures,” by Ferdinand von Siemens (Working Paper No. 8832, January 2021, .pdf format, 10p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

www.cesifo.org/en/publikationen/2021/working-paper/motivated-beliefs-and-elderlys-compliance-covid-19-measures

January 20, 2021

CAAR – University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Pension Research Council Working Paper – January 20, 2021

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Longevity Perceptions and Saving Decisions During the COVID-19 Outbreak: An Experimental Investigation,” by Abigail Hurwitz, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Orly Sade (WP2021-01, January 2021, .pdf format, 10p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

repository.upenn.edu/prc_papers/697/

January 14, 2021

CAAR – US Centers for Disease Control Article – January 14, 2021

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Rates of COVID-19 Among Residents and Staff Members in Nursing Homes — United States, May 25–November 22, 2020,” by Suparna Bagchi, Josephine Mak, Qunna Li, Edward Sheriff, Elisabeth Mungai, Angela Anttila, Minn Minn Soe, Jonathan R. Edwards, Andrea L. Benin, Daniel A. Pollock, Evan Shulman, Shari Ling, Jean Moody-Williams, Lee A. Fleisher, Arjun Srinivasan, and Jeneita M. Bell (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, Vol. 70, No. 2, January 15, 2021, .pdf and HTML format, p. 52-55).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7002e2.htm

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – January 14, 2021

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A. “Health conditions of potential risk for severe Covid-19 in institutionalized elderly people,” by Mayara Priscilla Dantas Araújo, Vilani Medeiros de Araújo Nunes, Larissa de Albuquerque Costa, Talita Araujo de Souza, Gilson de Vasconcelos Torres, and Thaiza Teixeira Xavier Nobre ( PLoS ONE 16(1): e0245432. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0245432, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 10p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0245432

B. “#Caremongering: A community-led social movement to address health and social needs during COVID-19,” by Hsien Seow, Kayla McMillan, Margaret Civak, Daryl Bainbridge, Alison van der Wal, Christa Haanstra, Jodeme Goldhar, and Samantha Winemaker (PLoS ONE 16(1): e0245483. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0245483, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 11p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0245483

 

January 6, 2021

CAAR – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Article Abstracts – January 6, 2021

A. “Nursing home staff networks and COVID-19,” by M. Keith Chen, Judith A. Chevalier, and Elisa F. Long (Vol. 118, No. 1, January 5, 2021, e2015455118).

www.pnas.org/content/118/1/e2015455118.abstract?etoc

B. “The Parkinson’s disease-associated gene ITPKB protects against {alpha}-synuclein aggregation by regulating ER-to-mitochondria calcium release,” by Daniel J. Apicco, Evgeny Shlevkov, Catherine L. Nezich, David T. Tran, Edward Guilmette, Justin W. Nicholatos, Collin M. Bantle, Yi Chen, Kelly E. Glajch, Neeta A. Abraham, Lan T. Dang, G. Campbell Kaynor, Ellen A. Tsai, Khanh-Dung H. Nguyen, Joost Groot, YuTing Liu, Andreas Weihofen, Jessica A. Hurt, Heiko Runz, and Warren D. Hirst (Vol. 118, No. 1, January 5, 2021, e2006476118).

www.pnas.org/content/118/1/e2006476118.abstract?etoc

January 4, 2021

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper – January 4, 2021

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Links to an abstract are available. For full text availability check your organization’s library. “The Long-Term Impact of the COVID-19 Unemployment Shock on Life Expectancy and Mortality Rates,” by Francesco Bianchi, Giada Bianchi & Dongho Song (w28304, January 2021, .pdf format, 31p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28304

December 28, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Reports – December 28, 2020

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A. “Onsite Surveys of Nursing Homes During the COVID-19 Pandemic: March 23-May 30, 2020,” (OEI-01-20-00430, December 2020, .pdf format, 51p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-01-20-00430.asp

B. “Despite Savings on Many Lab Tests in 2019, Total Medicare Spending Increased Slightly Because of Increased Utilization for Certain High-Priced Tests,” (OEI-09-20-00450,” December 2020, .pdf format, p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-09-20-00450.asp

 

December 17, 2020

CAAR – The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing/Staidear Fadaimseartha na h Eireann um Dhul in Aois [TILDA] (Trinity College, Ireland] Report – December 17, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 9:06 pm

The Older Population Of Ireland on The Eve of The Covid-19 Pandemic,” edited by Rose Anne Kenny, Siobhan Scarlett and Paul O’Mahoney (December 2020, .pdf format, 144p.).

tilda.tcd.ie/publications/reports/W5KeyFindings/index.php

December 10, 2020

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – December 10, 2020

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LTSS Choices: COVID-19 and Nursing Home Residents,” by Susan C. Reinhard and Jane Tilly (December 2020, .pdf format, 17p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2020/covid-and-nursing-home-residents.html

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – December 10, 2020

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Options to Make Medicare More Affordable For Beneficiaries Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond,” by Juliette Cubanski, Meredith Freed, Tricia Neuman, and Anthony Damico (December 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 30p.).

www.kff.org/medicare/report/options-to-make-medicare-more-affordable-for-beneficiaries-amid-the-covid-19-pandemic-and-beyond/

 

November 24, 2020

CAAR – US Centers for Disease Control Article – November 24, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 9:51 pm

Characterization of COVID-19 in Assisted Living Facilities — 39 States, October 2020,” by Sarah H. Yi, Isaac See, Alyssa G. Kent, Nicholas Vlachos, J. Carrie Whitworth, Kerui Xu, Katryna A. Gouin, Shirley Zhang, Kara Jacobs Slifka, Ann Goding Sauer, Preeta K. Kutty, Joseph F. Perz, Nimalie D. Stone, and Matthew J. Stuckey (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Vol. 69, No. 46, November 20, 2020, .pdf and HTML format, p. 1730-1735).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6946a3.htm

November 5, 2020

CAAR – University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Pension Research Council Working Paper – November 5, 2020

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , — admin @ 6:16 pm

Financial Fragility during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” by Robert L. Clark, Annamaria Lusardi, and Olivia S. Mitchell (WP2020-25, November 2020, .pdf format, 18p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

repository.upenn.edu/prc_papers/696/

November 3, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy and Evaluation Reports – November 3, 2020

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A. “COVID-19 Intensifies Nursing Home Workforce Challenges,” by Noelle Denny-Brown, Denise Stone, Burke Hays, and Dayna Gallaghe (October 2020, .pdf format, 45p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/basic-report/covid-19-intensifies-nursing-home-workforce-challenges

B. “Changes In Home Health Care Use In Medicare Advantage Compared To Traditional Medicare, 2011-2016,” by Peter J. Huckfeldt, Stephen Zuckerman, Laura Skopec, Joshua Aarons, Robert A. Berenson, Judith Feder, and Douglas Wissoker (September 2020, .pdf format, 22p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/basic-report/changes-home-health-care-use-medicare-advantage-compared-traditional-medicare-2011-2016

 

November 2, 2020

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – November 2, 2020

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

A. “Nursing Home Quality, COVID-19 Deaths, and Excess Mortality,” by Christopher J. Cronin & William N. Evans (w28012, October 2020, .pdf format, 47p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28012

B. “The Age Profile of Life-satisfaction After Age 65 in the U.S.,” by Péter Hudomiet, Michael D. Hurd & Susann Rohwedder (w28037, October 2020, .pdf format, 29p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28037

October 27, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs – October 27, 2020

A. “The pandemic’s effect on the widening gap in mortality rate between the U.S. and peer countries,” by Giorlando Ramirez, Krutika Amin, and Cynthia Cox (October 2020, HTML format).

www.healthsystemtracker.org/brief/the-pandemics-effect-on-the-widening-gap-in-mortality-rate-between-the-u-s-and-peer-countries/

B. “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Nursing Homes,” by Priya Chidambaram, Tricia Neuman, and Rachel Garfield (October 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/racial-and-ethnic-disparities-in-covid-19-cases-and-deaths-in-nursing-homes/

October 22, 2020

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – October 22, 2020

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Medicare and Home Health: Taking Stock in the COVID-19 Era,” by Courtney Harold Van Houtven and Walter D. Dawson (October 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 10p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2020/oct/medicare-home-health-taking-stock-covid-19-era

October 19, 2020

CAAR – Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Issue Briefs – October 19, 2020

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A. “401(k)/IRA Holdings in 2019: An Update from the SCF,” by Alicia H. Munnell and Anqi Chen (IB No. 20-14, October 2020, .pdf and Excel format, 12p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/401k-ira-holdings-in-2019-an-update-from-the-scf/

B. “2020 Public Plan Investment Update and COVID-19 Market Volatility,” by Jean-Pierre Aubry (SLP No. 73, September 2020, .pdf and Excel format, 7p.).

crr.bc.edu/briefs/2020-public-plan-investment-update-and-covid-19-market-volatility/

October 12, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs – October 12, 2020

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A. “One in Four Older Adults Report Anxiety or Depression Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic,” by Wyatt Koma, Sarah True, Jeannie Fuglesten Biniek, Juliette Cubanski, Kendal Orgera, and Rachel Garfield (October 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/one-in-four-older-adults-report-anxiety-or-depression-amid-the-covid-19-pandemic/

B. “Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payments for COVID-19 Revenue Loss: More Time to Repay,” by Juliette Cubanski, Karyn Schwartz, Jeannie Fuglesten Biniek, and Tricia Neuman (October 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-accelerated-and-advance-payments-for-covid-19-revenue-loss-more-time-to-repay/

CAAR – Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief – October 12, 2020

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COVID-19’s Impact on Older Workers: Employment, Income, and Medicare Spending,” by Gretchen Jacobson, Judith Feder, and David C. Radley (October 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2020/oct/covid-19-impact-older-workers-employment-income-medicare

October 8, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – October 8, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 8:24 pm

Lower Flu Vaccination Rates Among Black, Hispanic, and Low-Income Seniors Suggest Challenges for COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts,” by Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman, and Anthony Damico (October 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/lower-flu-vaccination-rates-among-black-hispanic-and-low-income-seniors-suggest-challenges-for-covid-19-vaccination-efforts/

September 2, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs – September 2, 2020

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A. “Overlooked and Undercounted: The Growing Impact of COVID-19 on Assisted Living Facilities,” by Sarah True, Nancy Ochieng, Juliette Cubanski, Priya Chidambaram, and Tricia Neuman (August 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/overlooked-and-undercounted-the-growing-impact-of-covid-19-on-assisted-living-facilities/

B. “Key Questions About the Impact of Coronavirus on Long-Term Care Facilities Over Time,” by Priya Chidambaram (August 2020, .pdf format).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/key-questions-about-the-impact-of-coronavirus-on-long-term-care-facilities-over-time/

August 24, 2020

CAAR – Demographic Research Article – August 24, 2020

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Population age structure only partially explains the large number of COVID-19 deaths at the oldest ages,” by Anthony Medford and Sergi Trias-Llimós (Vol. 43, Article 19, August 2020, .pdf format, p. 533-544).

www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol43/19/

August 17, 2020

CAAR – US Centers for Disease Control Article – August 17, 2020

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Facility-Wide Teting for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes — Seven U.S. Jurisdictions, March–June 2020,” by Kelly M. Hatfield, Sujan C. Reddy, Kaitlin Forsberg, Lauren Korhonen, Kelley Garner, Trent Gulley, Allison James, Naveen Patil, Carla Bezold, Najibah Rehman, Marla Sievers, Benjamin Schram, Tracy K. Miller, Molly Howell, Claire Youngblood, Hannah Ruegner, Rachel Radcliffe, Allyn Nakashima, Michael Torre, Kayla Donohue, Paul Meddaugh, Mallory Staskus, Brandon Attell, Caitlin Biedron, Peter Boersma, Lauren Epstein, Denise Hughes; Meghan Lyman, Leigh E. Preston, Guillermo V. Sanchez, Sukarma Tanwar, Nicola D. Thompson, Snigdha Vallabhaneni, Amber Vasquez, and John A. Jernigan (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, Vol. 69, No. 32, August 14, 2020, .pdf and HTML format, p. 1095-1099).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6932e5.htm

August 7, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – August 7, 2020

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Key Questions About Nursing Home Regulation and Oversight in the Wake of COVID-19,” by MaryBeth Musumeci and Priya Chidambaram (August 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/key-questions-about-nursing-home-regulation-and-oversight-in-the-wake-of-covid-19/

August 5, 2020

CAAR – Brookings Institution Report – August 5, 2020

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COVID-19 and retirement: Impact and policy responses,” by Martin Neil Baily, Benjamin H. Harris, and Siddhi Doshi (August 2020, .pdf format, 19p.).

www.brookings.edu/research/covid-19-and-retirement-impact-and-policy-responses/

August 4, 2020

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – August 4, 2020

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

A. “The Impact of Social Security on Pension Claiming and Retirement: Active vs. Passive Decisions,” by Rafael Lalive, Arvind Magesan, and Stefan Staubli (w27616, August 2020, .pdf format, 45p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w27616

B. “Nursing Home Staff Networks and COVID-19,” by M. Keith Chen, Judith A. Chevalier, and Elisa F. Long (w27608, August 2020, .pdf format, 22p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w27608

July 30, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Issue Brief –

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 8:04 pm

Medicare Beneficiary Use of Telehealth Visits: Early Data From the Start of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” (July 2020, .pdf format, 23p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/pdf-report/medicare-beneficiary-use-telehealth

July 24, 2020

CAAR – Scripps Gerontology Center [Miami University, Ohio] Report – July 24, 2020

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The family experience in long-term care during the COVID-19 visitation restriction,” by Jane K. Straker and Mi Sun Choi (July 2020, .pdf format, 10p.).

www.miamioh.edu/cas/academics/centers/scripps/research/publications/2020/07/families-experience-ltc-during-covid-19-visitation-restriction.html

July 22, 2020

CAAR – US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Testimony – July 22, 2020

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and Seniors: A Look at Racial Health Disparities,” a hearing held July 21, 2020 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site running time 2 hour 23 minutes). Note: The hearing begins at the 16:36 mark.

www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/the-covid-19-pandemic-and-seniors-a-look-at-racial-health-disparities

July 21, 2020

CAAR – US House Committee on Ways and Means, Social Security Subcommittee Hearing Testimony – July 21, 2020

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The Impact of COVID-19 of Social Security and its Beneficiaries,” a hearing held July 17, 2020 (witness statements available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site running time 1 hour 59 minutes).

waysandmeans.house.gov/legislation/hearings/impact-covid-19-social-security-and-its-beneficiaries

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Statistical Bulletins – July 21, 2020

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A. “Deaths involving COVID-19, England and Wales: deaths occurring in June 2020,” (July 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 28p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/bulletins/deathsinvolvingcovid19englandandwales/deathsoccurringinjune2020

B. “Population estimates by marital status and living arrangements, England and Wales: 2019,” (July 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/populationandmigration/populationestimates/bulletins/populationestimatesbymaritalstatusandlivingarrangements/2019

July 17, 2020

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Statistical Bulletins – July 17, 2020

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A. “Deaths involving COVID-19, England and Wales: deaths occurring in June 2020,” (July 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 28p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/bulletins/deathsinvolvingcovid19englandandwales/deathsoccurringinjune2020

B. “Population estimates by marital status and living arrangements, England and Wales: 2019,” (July 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 9p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/populationandmigration/populationestimates/bulletins/populationestimatesbymaritalstatusandlivingarrangements/2019

July 16, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – July 16, 2020

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How Could the Price of Remdesivir Impact Medicare Spending for COVID-19 Patients?” by Juliette Cubanski, Karyn Schwartz, and Tricia Neuman (July 2020, HTML format).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/how-could-the-price-of-remdesivir-impact-medicare-spending-for-covid-19-patients/

July 15, 2020

CAAR – The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing/Staidear Fadaimseartha na h Eireann um Dhul in Aois [TILDA] (Trinity College, Ireland] Report – July 15, 2020

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Loneliness and Social Isolation in the Covid-19 Pandemic Among The Over 70s: Data From The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) and Alone,” by Mark Ward, Christine McGarrigle, Ann Hever, Paul O’Mahoney, Seán Moynihan, Gráinne Loughran and Rose Anne Kenny (July 2020, .pdf format, 21p.).

tilda.tcd.ie/publications/reports/Covid19SocialIsolation/

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