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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 6, 2021

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Filed under: Working Papers — Tags: , — admin @ 6:47 pm

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

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

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – January 6, 2021

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LTSS Choices: Small-House Nursing Homes,” by Susan C. Reinhard and Edem Hado (January 2021, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2021/ltss-choices-small-house-nursing-homes/

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 14, 2020

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – December 14, 2020

A. “Geographic distribution of hospice, homecare, and nursing home facilities and access to end-of-life care among persons living with HIV/AIDS in Appalachia,” by Sadie P. Hutson, Ashley Golden, and Agricola Odoi (PLoS ONE 15(12): e0243814. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243814, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0243814

B. “Association between objectively measured walking steps and sleep in community-dwelling older adults: A prospective cohort study,” by Noriyuki Kimura, Yasuhiro Aso, Kenichi Yabuuchi, and Etsuro Matsubara (PLoS ONE 15(12): e0243910. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243910, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 8p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0243910

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

December 8, 2020

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – December 8, 2020

A. “An integrative systematic review of creative arts interventions for older informal caregivers of people with neurological conditions,” by J. Yoon Irons, Gulcan Garip, Ainslea J. Cross, David Sheffield, and Jamie Bird (PLoS ONE 15(12): e0243461. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243461, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 25p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0243461

B. “Time from dementia diagnosis to nursing-home admission and death among persons with dementia: A multistate survival analysis,” by Marit Mjørud, Geir Selbæk, Espen Bjertness, Trine Holt Edwin, Knut Engedal, Anne-Brita Knapskog, and Bjørn Heine Strand (PLoS ONE 15(12): e0243513. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243513, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 15p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0243513

C. “Socioeconomic and behavioral determinants of cardiovascular diseases among older adults in Belgium and France: A longitudinal analysis from the SHARE study,” by Hamid Yimam Hassen, Hilde Bastiaens, Kathleen Van Royen, and Steven Abrams (PLoS ONE 15(12): e0243422. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243422, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 14p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0243422

D. “Extent of aging across education and income subgroups in Thailand: Application of a characteristic-based age approach,” by Wiraporn Pothisiri, Orawan Prasitsiriphon, and Wichai Aekplakorn ( PLoS ONE 15(12): e0243081. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243081, XML, HTML, and .pdf format, 16p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0243081

December 7, 2020

CAAR – US National Center for Health Statistics Report – December 7, 2020

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Characteristics of Residential Care Communities by Percentage of Resident Population Diagnosed With Dementia: United States, 2016,” by Manisha Sengupta and Christine Caffrey (National Health Statistics Report No. 148, December 2020, .pdf format, 7p.).

www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/NHSR148-508.pdf

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 30, 2020

CAAR – UK Office for National Statistics Statistical Bulletin – October 30, 2020

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Deaths in the care sector, England and Wales: 2019,” (October 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 25p.).

www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/bulletins/deathsinthecaresectorenglandandwales/2019

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 21, 2020

CAAR – Care Quality Commission [UK] Report – October 21, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 7:19 pm

The state of health care and adult social care in England 2019/20,” (October 2020, .pdf and HTML format, 108p.).

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

October 20, 2020

CAAR – AARP Public Policy Institute Report – October 20, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 7:45 pm

AARP Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard,” (October 2020, .pdf format). Note: Data sheets available for each state.

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

September 25, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General Report – September 25, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:31 pm

States Continued To Fall Short in Meeting Required Timeframes for Investigating Nursing Home Complaints: 2016-2018,” (OEI-01-19-00421, September 2020, .pdf format, 32p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-01-19-00421.asp

September 8, 2020

CAAR – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Reports – September 8, 2020

A. “Interfaces between the aged care and health systems in Australia—movements between aged care and hospital 2016–17,” (September 2020, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/reports/aged-care/movements-between-aged-care-and-hospital/contents/summary

B. “Interfaces between the aged care and health systems in Australia—GP use by people living in permanent residential aged care 2012–13 to 2016–17,” (September 2020, .pdf format, 11p.).

www.aihw.gov.au/reports/aged-care/gp-use-by-people-in-permanent-residential-care/contents/summary

September 2, 2020

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 4:59 pm

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 18, 2020

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Research Letter Abstract – August 18, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 6:18 pm

Prevalence of Psychotropic and Opioid Prescription Fills Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults With Dementia in the US,” by Donovan T. Maust, Julie Strominger, Julie P. W. Bynum, Kenneth M. Langa, Lauren B. Gerlach, Kara Zivin, and Steven C. Marcus (Vol. 324, No. 7, August 18, 2020, p. 706-708).

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2769458

August 17, 2020

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 5:23 pm

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 13, 2020

CAAR – Canadian Institute for Health Information/Institut Canadien D’information Sur La Sante Report – August 13, 2020

Seniors in Transition: Exploring Pathways Across the Care Continuum,” (August 2020, .pdf format, 44p.).

www.cihi.ca/en/seniors-in-transition-exploring-pathways-across-the-care-continuum

August 7, 2020

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

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:23 pm

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 6, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Service, Office of Inspector General Report – August 6, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: — admin @ 5:55 pm

Some Nursing Homes’ Reported Staffing Levels in 2018 Raise Concerns; Consumer Transparency Could Be Increased,” (OEI-04-18-00450, August 2020, .pdf format, 37p.).

oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/OEI-04-18-00450.asp

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

CAAR – Public Library of Science (PLoS) Articles – August 4, 2020

A. “Older adults with dual sensory loss in rehabilitation show high functioning and may fare better than those with single sensory loss,” by Andrea Urqueta Alfaro, Dawn M. Guthrie, Cathy McGraw, and Walter Wittich (PLoS ONE 15(8): e0237152. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237152, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 22p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0237152

B. “Factors associated with follow-up difficulty in longitudinal studies involving community-dwelling older adults,” by Hisashi Kawai, Manami Ejiri, Harukazu Tsuruta, Yukie Masui, Yutaka Watanabe, Hirohiko Hirano, Yoshinori Fujiwara, Kazushige Ihara, Masashi Tanaka, and Shuichi Obuchi (PLoS ONE 15(8): e0237166. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237166, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 10p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0237166

C. “Drug related problems in older adults living with dementia,” by Sirasa Ruangritchankul, Nancye M. Peel, Leila Shafiee Hanjani, and Leonard C. Gray (PLoS ONE 15(7): e0236830. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0236830, HTML, XML, and .pdf format, 22p.).

journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0236830

July 30, 2020

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – July 30, 2020

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Does Immigration Improve Quality of Care in Nursing Homes?” by Delia Furtado and Francesc Ortega (Disucssion Paper No. 13552, July 2020, .pdf format, 39p.). Note: A link to the abstract and the full-text of this paper is available at:

www.iza.org/publications/dp/13552

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 23, 2020

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Report – July 23, 2020

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Impacts of Minimum Wage Increases on Nursing Homes: Final Report,” (June 2020, .pdf format, 34p.).

aspe.hhs.gov/pdf-report/impacts-minimum-wage-increases-nursing-homes-final-report

July 15, 2020

CAAR – Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) [University of Bonn, Germany] Working Paper – July 15, 2020

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Exploring the Relationship between Care Homes and Excess Deaths in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Italy,” by Caterina Alacevich, Nicolò Cavalli, Osea Giuntella, Raffaele Lagravinese, Francesco Moscone, and Catia Nicodemo (Discussion Paper No. 13492, July 2020, .pdf format, 16p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of this paper available at:

www.iza.org/publications/dp/13492

June 30, 2020

CAAR – European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research Issue Brief – June 30, 2020

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Co-financing residential care for older people: models and equity implications,” by Cassandra Simmons, Kai Leichsenring, and Ricardo Rodrigues (2020, .pdf format, 15p.).

www.euro.centre.org/publications/detail/3774

June 25, 2020

CAAR – US House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Health Hearing Testimony – June 25, 2020

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Examining the COVID-19 Nursing Home Crisis,” a hearing held June 25, 2020 (witness statement available in .pdf format, video of the full hearing available at the site, running time 3 hours 7 minutes). Note: Hearing begins at the 6:20 mark

waysandmeans.house.gov/legislation/hearings/examining-covid-19-nursing-home-crisis

June 11, 2020

CAAR – US House Committee on Oversight and Reform, Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Briefing – June 11, 2020

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The Devastating Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis in America’s Nursing Homes,” held June 11, 2020 (video of the full briefing available at the Subcommittee website, running time 2 hours 8 minutes). Note: Briefing begins at the 1:40 mark.

coronavirus.house.gov/subcommittee-activity/briefings/devastating-impact-coronavirus-crisis-america-s-nursing-homes

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