MiCDA researchers' work deeply contributed to the Gerontological Society of America's 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston, themed, "The Purposes of Longer Lives," with dozens of posters and sessions.
Michigan's University Research Corridor (URC) recently announced the renewal of a $3.5 million National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Aging grant awarded to the Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research, (MCUAAAR).
Martha Bailey's LIFE-M project has received NIA funding to add data on cause of death to millions of records covering Americans over 120 years. The new data will allow path-breaking research on how socioeconomic, demographic, and environmental factors are linked to aging and mortality.
Using five waves of the Americans' Changing Lives Study, Burgard and Seelye examined how US adults transition from one profile to another as they age. The study, in the Journals of Gerontology, assessed patterns of stability and change in profiles of tobacco and alcohol use and BMI.
Using national-level data, Kenneth Langa, Kara Zivin and colleagues identify factors in need of improvement in current age-related dementia care for community-dwelling adults, and create a framework for developing state-level dementia care plans.
The Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging (MiCDA),a joint program of the University of Michigan's Population Studies Center and the Survey Research Center, helps spur new research on the economics and demography of aging and encourages the use of major datasets in the field. MORE...
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