CDHA CAAR

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 – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Report, Issue Brief – April 21, 2022

A. “Changes in Ownership of Hospital and Skilled Nursing Facilities: An Analysis of Newly-Released CMS Data,” by Pete Welch, Joel Ruhter, Arielle Bosworth, Nancy De Lew, and Benjamin D. Sommers (April 2022, .pdf format, 9p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/reports/changes-ownership-hospital-skilled-nursing-facilities

B. “Antipsychotic Medication Prescribing in Long Term Care Facilities Increased in the Early Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” by Iara Oliveira, Martin Blanco, and Mir Ali (April 2022, .pdf format, 14p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/documents/c7cded0bf6f55567b55d78ef9e56687d/antipsychotic-medication-ltcf.pdf

 

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 6, 2022

CAAR – National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Monograph – April 6, 2022

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The National Imperative to Improve Nursing Home Quality: Honoring Our Commitment to Residents, Families, and Staff, (National Academies Press, 2022, 604p., OpenBook and .pdf format). Note: More information, including purchasing information, for a print copy is available at the site. This is a pre-publication version of this book. NAP requires free registration before providing a .pdf copy.

nap.nationalacademies.org/catalog/26526/the-national-imperative-to-improve-nursing-home-quality-honoring-our

March 1, 2022

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – March 1, 2022

Olfaction and kidney function in community-dwelling older adults,” by Keran Wang, Zhehui Luo, Chenxi Li, Jayant M. Pinto, Eric J. Shiroma, Eleanor M. Simonsick, and Honglei Chen ( PLoS ONE 17(2): e0264448. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0264448, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 12p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0264448

February 25, 2022

CAAR – Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) [Munich, Bavaria, Germany] Working Paper – February 25, 2022

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Nursing Homes and Mortality in Europe: Uncertain Causality,” by Xavier Flawinne, Mathieu Lefebvre, Sergio Perelman, Pierre Pestieau, and Jerome Schoenmaeckers (CESifo Working Paper No. 9572, February 2022, .pdf format, 21p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

www.cesifo.org/en/publikationen/2022/working-paper/nursing-homes-and-mortality-europe-uncertain-causality

 

February 23, 2022

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – February 23, 2022

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Nursing Home Staff Vaccination Rates Vary Widely by State as Vaccination Mandates Take Effect,” by Priya Chidambaram and MaryBeth Musumeci (February 2022, .pdf format, 8p.).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/nursing-home-staff-vaccination-rates-vary-widely-by-state-as-vaccination-mandates-take-effect/

January 26, 2022

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – January 26, 2022

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Understanding influences on physical activity participation by older adults: A qualitative study of community-dwelling older adults from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study, UK,” by Jean Zhang, Ilse Bloom, Elaine M. Dennison, Kate A. Ward, Sian M. Robinson, Mary Barker, Cyrus Cooper, and Wendy Lawrence (PLoS ONE 17(1): e0263050. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0263050, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0263050

January 21, 2022

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief – January 21, 2022

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Key Questions About Nursing Home Cases, Deaths, and Vaccinations as Omicron Spreads in the United States,” by Priya Chidambaram, Robin Rudowitz, and Tricia Neuman (January 2022, .pdf and HTML format, 10p.).

www.kff.org/coronavirus-covid-19/issue-brief/key-questions-about-nursing-home-cases-deaths-and-vaccinations-as-omicron-spreads-in-the-united-states/

January 19, 2022

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – January 19, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:43 pm

CMS Should Take Further Action To Address States With Poor Performance in Conducting Nursing Home Surveys,” (OEI-06-19-00460, January 2022, .pdf format, 39p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-06-19-00460.asp

January 14, 2022

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – January 14, 2022

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:10 pm

Health Care Capsule: Improving Nursing Home Quality and Information,” (GAO-22-105422, January 2022, .pdf format, 2p.).

www.gao.gov/products/gao-22-105422

December 13, 2021

CAAR – Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand/Kupu Taurangi Hauora O Aotearoa Report – December 13, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:24 pm

Older Māori and aged residential care in Aotearoa,” by Joanna Hikaka & Ngaire Kerse (December 2021, .pdf format, 62p.).

www.hqsc.govt.nz/our-programmes/aged-residential-care/publications-and-resources/publication/4388/

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 2, 2021

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Statistical Bulletin – December 2, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 6:13 pm

Deaths in the care sector, England and Wales: 2020,” (December 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 4p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/bulletins/deathsinthecaresectorenglandandwales/2020

November 23, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Report – November 23, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:28 pm

Facility-Initiated Discharges in Nursing Homes Require Further Attention,” (OEI-01-18-002500, November 2021, .pdf format, 40p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-01-18-00250.asp

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

October 28, 2021

CAAR – Care Quality Commission [UK] Report – October 28, 2021

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State of Care 2020/21,” (October 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 92p.).

www.cqc.org.uk/publications/major-report/state-care

October 21, 2021

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – October 21, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:22 pm

An Opportunity to Improve Nursing Facility Immunization Programs,” by Susan Reinhard and James McSpadden (October 2021, .pdf format, 12p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2021/an-opportunity-to-improve-nursing-facility-immunization-programs.html

October 18, 2021

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Articles – October 18, 2021

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A. “Care homes and estimating the self-funding population, England: 2019 to 2020,” (October 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 19p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/socialcare/articles/carehomesandestimatingtheselffundingpopulationengland/2019to2020

B. “Excess mortality and mortality displacement in England and Wales: 2020 to mid-2021,” (October 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 17p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/articles/excessmortalityandmortalitydisplacementinenglandandwales/2020tomid2021

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 20, 2021

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – September 20, 2021

A. “General population perspectives of dementia risk reduction and the implications for intervention: A systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative evidence,” by Eleanor Curran, Terence W. H. Chong, Kali Godbee, Charles Abraham, Nicola T. Lautenschlager, and Victoria J. Palmer (PLoS ONE 16(9): e0257540. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0257540, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 30p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0257540

B. “A low-threshold intervention to increase physical activity and reduce physical inactivity in a group of healthy elderly people in Germany: Results of the randomized controlled MOVING study,” by Fabian Kleinke, Sabina Ulbricht, Marcus Dörr, Peter Penndorf, Wolfgang Hoffmann, and Neeltje van den Berg (PLoS ONE 16(9): e0257326. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0257326, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0257326

C. “Analysis of social interactions and risk factors relevant to the spread of infectious diseases at hospitals and nursing homes,” by Frederik Boe Hüttel, Anne-Mette Iversen, Marco Bo Hansen, Bjarne Kjær Ersbøll, Svend Ellermann-Eriksen, and Niels Lundtorp Olsen ( PLoS ONE 16(9): e0257684. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0257684, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0257684

September 3, 2021

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Data Briefs – September 3, 2021

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A. “Adult Day Services Center Participant Characteristics: United States, 2018,” by Jessica Penn Lendon and Priyanka Singh (Data Brief No. 411, September 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 7p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db411.htm

B. “Residential Care Community Resident Characteristics: United States, 2018,” by Christine Caffrey, Manisha Sengupta, and Amanuel Melekin (Data Brief No. 410, September 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 7p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db404.htm

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 – 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 24, 2021

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – August 24, 2021

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A. “The expectations and acceptability of a smart nursing home model among Chinese elderly people: A mixed methods study protocol,” by Yuanyuan Zhao, Shariff-Ghazali Sazlina, Fakhrul Zaman Rokhani, Jing Su, and Boon-How Chew (PLoS ONE 16(8): e0255865. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0255865, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 19p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0255865

B. “Temporal and regional trends of antibiotic use in long-term aged care facilities across 39 countries, 1985-2019: Systematic review and meta-analysis,” by Magdalena Z. Raban, Peter J. Gates, Claudia Gasparini, and Johanna I. Westbrook (PLoS ONE 16(8): e0256501. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0256501, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 24p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0256501

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 30, 2021

CAAR – US Centers for Disease Control Article – July 30, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:34 pm

Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Health Care Personnel Working in Long-Term Care Facilities, by Job Category, National Healthcare Safety Network — United States, March 2021,” by James T. Lee, Sandy P. Althomsons, Hsiu Wu, Daniel S. Budnitz, Elizabeth J. Kalayil, Megan C. Lindley, Cassandra Pingali, Carolyn B. Bridges, Andrew I. Geller, Amy Parker Fiebelkorn, Samuel B. Graitcer, James A. Singleton, and Suchita A. Patel (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Vol. 70, No. 30, July 29, 2021, .pdf and HTML format, p. 1036-1039).

www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7030a2.htm

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

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 7, 2021

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Statistical Bulletins – June 11, 2021

A. “Life expectancy in care homes, England and Wales: 2011 to 2012,” (June 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 13.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/lifeexpectancies/articles/lifeexpectancyincarehomesenglandandwales/2011to2012

B. “Coronavirus and vaccination rates in people aged 70 years and over by socio-demographic characteristic, England: 8 December 2020 to 9 May 2021,” (June 2021, .pdf and HTML format, 4p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/healthinequalities/bulletins/coronavirusandvaccinationratesinpeopleaged70yearsandoverbysociodemographiccharacteristicengland/8december2020to9may

June 3, 2021

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – June 3, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:37 pm

Number of teeth and masticatory function are associated with sarcopenia and diabetes mellitus status among community-dwelling older adults: A Shimane CoHRE study,” by Takafumi Abe, Kazumichi Tominaga, Yuichi Ando, Yuta Toyama, Miwako Takeda, Masayuki Yamasaki, Kenta Okuyama, Tsuyoshi Hamano, Minoru Isomura, Toru Nabika, and Shozo Yano (PLoS ONE 16(6): e0252625. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0252625, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 9p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0252625

May 27, 2021

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Brief – May 27, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:49 pm

Coverage Implications of Policies to Lower the Age of Medicare Eligibility,” by Rachel Garfield, Matthew Rae, and Robin Rudowitz (May 2021, HTML format).

www.kff.org/health-reform/issue-brief/coverage-implications-of-policies-to-lower-the-age-of-medicare-eligibility/

May 26, 2021

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – May 26, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:42 pm

International Review of Innovations to Protect Nursing Home Residents from Infectious Diseases such as COVID-19,” by Susan C. Reinhard and Jane A. Tilly (May 2021, .pdf format, 36p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2021/ltss-choices-international-review.html

May 19, 2021

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:45 pm

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 6, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General Report – May 6, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:39 pm

CMS Could Improve the Data It Uses To Monitor Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes,” (OEI-07-19-00490, May 2021, .pdf format, 22p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-07-19-00490.asp

April 29, 2021

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 6:06 pm

Understanding frailty among older people living in old age homes and the community in Nepal: A cross-sectional study,” by Richa Shah, Rogie Royce Carandang, Akira Shibanuma, Ken Ing Cherng Ong, Junko Kiriya, and Masamine Jimba (PLoS ONE 16(4): e0251016. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0251016, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0251016

April 7, 2021

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

Antimicrobial Use in a Cohort of US Nursing Homes, 2017,” by Nicola D. Thompson, Nimalie D. Stone, Cedric J. Brown, Austin R. Penna, Taniece R. Eure, Wendy M. Bamberg, Grant R. Barney, Devra Barter, Paula Clogher, Malini B. DeSilva, Ghinwa Dumyati, Linda Frank, Christina B. Felsen, Deborah Godine, Lourdes Irizarry, Marion A. Kainer, Linda Li, Ruth Lynfield, J. P. Mahoehney, Meghan Maloney, Joelle Nadle, Valerie L. S. Ocampo, Rebecca Pierce, Susan M. Ray, Sarah Shrum Davis, Marla Sievers, Krithika Srinivasan, Lucy E. Wilson, Alexia Y. Zhang, and Shelley S. Magill (Vol. 325, No. 13, April 6, 2021, p. 1286-1295).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2778111

April 5, 2021

CAAR – Table of Contents – April 5, 2021

Filed under: Journal Table of Contents — Tags: , — admin @ 5:53 pm

Health Affairs (Vol. 40, No. 4, April 2021).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/40/4

March 18, 2021

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – March 18, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 6:52 pm

LTSS Choices: Adult Family Care – A Viable Alternative to Nursing Homes,” by Robert Mollica and Kathleen Ujvari (March 2021, .pdf format, 17p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2021/adult-family-care.html

March 17, 2021

CAAR – US Senate Finance Committee Hearing Testimony – March 17, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 6:27 pm

A National Tragedy: COVID-19 in the Nation’s Nursing Homes,” a hearing held March 17, 2021 (witness statement available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing at the site, running time 2 hours 52 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 33:14 mark.

www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/a-national-tragedy-covid-19-in-the-nations-nursing-homes

 

March 12, 2021

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Report – March 12, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 7:39 pm

CMS Use of Data on Nursing Home Staffing: Progress and Opportunities To Do More,” (OEI-04-18-00451, March 2021, .pdf format, 43p.).

www.oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-04-18-00451.asp

March 2, 2021

CAAR – Tables of Contents – March 2, 2021

Health Affairs (Vol. 40, No. 3, March 2021).

www.healthaffairs.org/toc/hlthaff/40/3

Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology (Vol. 36, No. 1, March 2021).

link.springer.com/journal/10823/volumes-and-issues/36-1

Journals of Gerontology (A): Biological Sciences (Vol. 76A, No. 3, March 2021).

academic.oup.com/biomedgerontology/issue/76/3

February 23, 2021

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – February 23, 2021

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

A. “Do Required Minimum Distribution 401(k) Rules Matter, and For Whom? Insights from a Lifecycle Model,” by Vanya Horneff, Raimond Maurer & Olivia S. Mitchell (w28490, February 2021, .pdf format, 38p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28490

B. “Does Private Equity Investment in Healthcare Benefit Patients? Evidence from Nursing Homes,” by Atul Gupta, Sabrina T. Howell, Constantine Yannelis & Abhinav Gupta (w28474, February 2021, .pdf format, 76p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28474

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 11, 2021

CAAR – National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers – January 11, 2021

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A. “Another brick on the Wall: On the Effects of Non-Contributory Pensions on Material and Subjective Well Being,” by Rosangela Bando, Sebastian Galiani & Paul Gertler (w28318, January 2021, .pdf format, 40p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28318

B. “Robots and Labor in the Service Sector: Evidence from Nursing Homes,” by Karen Eggleston, Yong Suk Lee & Toshiaki Iizuka (w28322, January 2021, .pdf format, 38p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28322

C. “The Behavioral Foundations of Default Effects: Theory and Evidence from Medicare Part D,” by Zarek C. Brot-Goldberg, Timothy Layton, Boris Vabson & Adelina Yanyue Wang (w28331, January 2021, .pdf format, 61p.).

www.nber.org/papers/w28331

 

January 7, 2021

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Article – January 7, 2021

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Nobody ever questions—Polypharmacy in care homes: A mixed methods evaluation of a multidisciplinary medicines optimisation initiative,” by Sue Jordan, Hayley Prout, Neil Carter, John Dicomidis, Jamie Hayes, Jeffrey Round, and Andrew Carson-Stevens (PLoS ONE 16(1): e0244519. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0244519, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 26p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0244519

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

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