MiCDA is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (P30 AG012846).
Amelia Karraker finds that older adults' perceived economic position relative to peers/family members predicts their views on how well they are able to manage their lives, regardless of their actual economic position.
Philippa Clarke and Kenzie Latham analyze how work limitations in prime employment years influence health, education, family formation, and finances over the course of middle and older adulthood.
Kenneth Langa and Nicole Ellison use cross-disciplinary collaboration and networking to support research into how the internet, and social media in particular, are used by older adults, and to what effects.
James McNally is working to develop "safe harbor agreements," standardize distribution protocols, and create tools that will facilitate the sharing of restricted data for secondary research.
Sela Panapasa and James McNally analyze cancer incidence and mortality among Pacific Islanders living in the U.S., comparing Native Hawaiians, Guamanians, and Samoans, and comparing PIs living in California versus Hawaii.