MiCDA is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (P30 AG012846).
John Bound, Arline Geronimus, Javier Rodriguez, and Tim Waidmann re-examine recent findings on worsening mortality rates among low-SES whites, especially women.
Philippa Clarke, Toni Antonucci, and Jessica Faul are involved in an examination of the factors - sociospatial and biological - that predict entrepreneurship in Boomers as they move into retirement.
Helen Levy, Alexander Janke, and Kenneth Langa find that low health literacy among Americans age 65+ impedes their use of Internet- based health information.
Martha Bailey, George Alter, Maggie Levenstein and colleagues are building a huge dataset linking vital statistics and census data for Americans born 1880 to 1930.
James Jackson, Jacqui Smith, Amy Pienta, Toni Antonucci and colleagues work to reduce health disparities between minority and non-minority older adults via MCUAAAR.