Birditt, Sherman, Polenick, Webster, Antonucci, et al. explore how the quality and impact of negative social relations differ among younger and older Americans.
Jackson, Antonucci, Pienta, and Smith work to decrease racial health disparities among elderly Americans by increasing the participation of African Americans as investigators and as subjects in health disparities research via the Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research.
Ware, Langa, Heeringa, Smith, Kardia, Faul, and Bakulski examine the bases of disparities in late-onset Alzheimer's disease prevalence in a large sample of HRS participants, in particular the joint genetic-environmental contributions.
Jessica Faul, Erin Ware and Sharon Kardia will use data from 4 national studies to examine how socioeconomic, work, and policy environments moderate the genetic risk for cognitive decline.
Kenneth Langa, Helen Levy, Kara Zivin et al. investigate how expansion of Medicaid under the ACA has altered the care environment for low-SES Americans age 55-64 and impacted their health and well-being.
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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