Maust and Langa found that memory problems and dementia were concerns of the majority of respondents, although only 5 percent of respondents had talked to their healthcare providers about their concerns about memory loss.
James Jackson has been selected to receive AAPOR's Warren J. Mitofsky Innovators Award for his work on "innovative survey data collection methods for studying the political, social, psychological, and mental health of African Americans."
Bound & Binder cited in The Atlantic, exploreing the decline of non-college educated men in the labor market. Among the trends being explored are low wages, the rise in incarceration rates, and a boom in enrollment in Social Security disability-insurance benefits.
The MiCDA research symposium was held on March 28, 2019, at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research. At the symposium, MiCDA pilot project investigators presented their research findings and shared activities that their pilot work may have inspired.
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.
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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