Health and well-being in later life

A MiCDA Research Signature Theme

Many MiCDA affiliates hold positions in the University of Michigan Medical School and School of Public Health, as well as the social sciences. They direct a wide range of projects on chronic physical conditions affecting the elderly, including diabetes, hypertension, and arthritis. Mental health, cognitive functioning and psychosocial support are also key topics that bridge the medical and social sciences. Trends in disability are a major policy concern that is addressed using national data collected at Michigan and elsewhere.

Chronic Disease

Recognition and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea among Medicare beneficiaries (Burke)

Inconsistencies in Chronic Disease Reports Over Time (Cigolle)

Understanding Uncertainty in Older Adults' Reports of Expectations: An Application to Long-Term Care Preferences (Giustinelli)

Integrating Geriatrics into the Specialties of Internal Medicine: Moving Forward from Awareness to Action (Halter)

Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR) Diversity Supplement (J. Mitchell) (Jackson)

Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR) Diversity Supplement (R.Turner) (Jackson)

Understanding Health Disparities in the Progression of Type 2 Diabetes (Jackson)

Expanding the National Health Accounts (Langa)

Geographic Variation in Health and Economic Determinants of Elective Surgery (Langa)

Models of hospital-acquired conditions and readmission: defining at-risk patients (Langa)

Optimizing Treatment of Older Adults with Hypertension: A Net Benefit Analysis of Falls Injury vs Cardiovascular Outcomes (Langa)

Personalizing COPD therapies by exploring heterogeneity of treatment effects (Langa)

Systematic Design of Meaningful Presentations of Medical Test Data for Patients (Langa)

Toward More Effective "Enhanced Recovery" Protocols for Major Surgery in Older Adults (Langa)

Physical Activity among U.S. Adults with Diabetes and Prediabetes, 2006-2010 (Lee)

Cognitive ability and awareness of hypertension in older Americans (Levy)

Population Health Measures: Assessment and Design (Mendes de Leon)

Accountable care organizations and the diffusion of new surgical procedures (Norton)

Causes and Consequences of Health Care Efficiency (Norton)

Medical Consultants and the Value of Hospital Care (Norton)

Understanding optimal delivery systems for cancer care (Norton)

Mechanisms of Polyglutamine Neurodegeneration (Paulson)

Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics 2013-2014 (Yung)

Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics 2014-2015 (Yung)

Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics 2015-2016 (Yung)

Toward More Effective "Enhanced Recovery" Protocols for Major Surgery in Older Adults (Yung)

2/2 Personalized Antidepressant Adherence Strategies for Depressed Elders (Zivin)

Dementia and Cognitive Impairment

Does the Neighborhood Environment Modify Genetic Risk for Cognitive Decline? (Clarke)

Interplay of Genetic & Socioeconomic Predictors of Memory Decline in Older Adults (Faul)

Community Based Early Identification of MCI in at risk African-Americans (R21 subK to WSU) (Giordani)

Multi-Center trial to Evaluate Home-Based Assessment Methods for Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Research in People Over 75 Years Old (Giordani)

The Predictors and Long-Term Trajectory of Poststroke Cognitive Decline (Giordani)

Genetic studies of the impact of hematologic traits on cardiovascular disease - RESUB (Kardia)

Costs of Dementia (Langa)

Harmonized Diagnostic Assessment of Dementia (DAD) for Longitudinal Aging Study of India (LASI) (Langa)

Objective and Perceived Neighborhoods Characteristics and Cognitive Decline (Langa)

Preventable Hospitalization in Dementia: The Impact of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (Langa)

Preventable Hospitalization in Dementia: The Impact of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (K08) (Langa)

Cognitive ability and awareness of hypertension in older Americans (Levy)

Trend and Trajectories of Oral Health among Older Americans: Cognitive Function (Liang)

Trends and Trajectories of Oral Health among Older Americans: Cognitive Function (Liang)

Integrating Quality Control: Studies of UBQLN2 in Age-Related Neurodegeneration (Paulson)

Investigating mechanisms of UBQLN2-mediated neurodegenerative disease (Paulson)

Technology-Assisted Intervention for Remarried and Stepfamily Caregivers (Sherman)

Life Events, Depression, and Cognition in Older Age: An Intraindividual Approach (Smith)

Survey Measures of Subjective Well-being: Age, Appraisal, and Cognition Effects (Smith)

Health and Retirement Study Yrs 23-28 (Weir)

Health and Retirement Study Yrs23-28: Year 25 Dementia Trends Admin Supplement (Weir)

Disability

PFI:BIC Cyber-Physical Service System for 3D-Printing of Adaptive Custom Orthoses (Antonucci)

Geriatric Conditions and Disablement in the Older Adult Population (Cigolle)

Understanding the Role of the Built Environment for Mobility in Older Adults (Clarke)

Walk the Talk - Transforming the Built Environment to Enhance Mobility in Seniors (Clarke)

Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy and Data Analysis (Freedman)

National Health and Aging Trends Study (Freedman)

National Health and Aging Trends Study (NSOC Supplement) (Freedman)

National Study of Disability Trends and Dynamics (Freedman)

Longterm Impact of Natural Disasters on Disability and Health in Older Americans (Iwashyna)

Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Disability in Older Adults (Mendes de Leon)

Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation (Pienta)

Reducing Racial Disparities in Post-Stroke Disability in the Elderly (Skolarus)

Disparities

Social Relations, Aging and Health: Competing Theories and Emerging Complexities - Administrative Supplement (Antonucci)

Recessionary shocks and their relationship to health: Evidence from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study (Burgard)

The Well-being of the Long-term Unemployed after the Great Recession (Burgard)

Understanding Social Disparities in Health and Aging (Burgard)

Built environments on stroke risk and stroke disparities in a national sample (Clarke)

Measurement Error in Population Health Inequity Research using Novel Biomeasures (Geronimus)

Measurement Error in Population Health Inequity Research using Novel Biomeasures-Supplement (Geronimus)

Network on Life Course Health Dynamics and Disparities in 21st Century America (House)

Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging (Jackson)

Race Difference in Physical and Mental Health Disparities: (Jackson)

Understanding Health Disparities in the Progression of Type 2 Diabetes (Jackson)

Health Literacy and Health Disparities Among the Elderly (Levy)

Michigan Center for Integrative Approaches to Health Disparities (CIAHD) (Mendes de Leon)

Trust in Health Care and Racial Disparities in an Aging Population (Mendes de Leon)

Understanding Cancer Disparities Among US Pacific Islanders (Panapasa)

Life Course Determinants

Humility and Forgiveness: The Role of Social Relations among Three Ethnic Groups (Antonucci)

Planning Grant: I/UCRC for Complex Adaptive Systems for Society 2030 (Antonucci)

The Social and Economic Dynamics of Optimism and Hopelessness over American Adulthood: Evidence from the Americans Changing Lives Study (1986-2011) (Clarke)

Race/Ethnicity, Psychosocial and Environmental Stressors, and Telomere Length (Geronimus)

Network on Life Course Health Dynamics and Disparities in 21st Century America (House)

Operationalizing Affective Complexity: Measurement & Applications (Jackson)

Trend and Trajectories of Oral Health among Older Americans: Cognitive Function (Liang)

Impacts of Mortality: Project TALENT 50 Years Later (McNally)

Dynamic Social Network Structures in Aging: A Complex Systems Approach (Mendes de Leon)

Early and Mid-Life Social Determinants of Racial Disparities in Late Life Health (Mendes de Leon)

Psychological Human Capital and Mortality across the Life Course: Evidence from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (Schoeni)

Mortality

Understanding Recent Change in Gender Differences in Life Expectancy among Adults in Wealthy Countries (Burgard)

National Death Index Linkage for NSAL and NSBA (Jackson)

Impacts of Mortality: Project TALENT 50 Years Later (McNally)

Other

Affordable Housing, Health, and Productive Activity: A Field Experiment (Antonucci)

Social Relations, Aging and Health: Competing Theories and Emerging Complexities (Antonucci)

Changes in Health and Longevity over the 20th Century: Evidence from North Carolina (Bailey)

Longitudinal Intergenerational Family Electronic Micro-Database (LIFE-M) (Bailey)

The Well-being of the Long-term Unemployed after the Great Recession (Burgard)

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society (Jackson)

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society (Jackson)

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society (Jackson)

Using the Dynamics of Happiness to Measure the Subjective Importance of Events (Kimball)

"Enhanced Recovery" Protocols and the Cost and Quality of Inpatient Surgery (Langa)

Expanding the Research Infrastructure to Study the Use and Outcomes of the Internet and Social Media in Middle-age and Older Adults (Langa)

Enhancing Retrospective Life History Data in the Health and Retirement Study (Smith)

Gratitude in an Aging Society (Smith)

Plasma metabolomics and lipidomics of exceptionally healthy adults (Yung)