Session 59:
Late life Disability: Trends, Measurement and Policy Implications

Thursday, April 17
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Napoleon A3
3rd floor

Chair: Liming Cai, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC
Discussant: Ellen A. Kramarow, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

  1. Frailty, Vulnerability, and Disability in the Older Adult Population: The Health and Retirement StudyChristine Cigolle, University of Michigan; Mary Beth Ofstedal, University of Michigan; Zhiyi Tian, University of Michigan; Caroline Blaum, University of Michigan

  2. Baby Boom Health Approaching 60Linda G. Martin, RAND; Vicki A. Freedman, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; Robert Schoeni, University of Michigan; Patricia Andreski, University of Michigan

  3. Do Early-Life and Contemporaneous Macro-Conditions Explain Health at Older Ages?: An Application to Dutch Trends in Functional LimitationsFrance Portrait, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; Rob Alessie, Utrecht University; Dorly J. H. Deeg, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  4. Time Trends in Disability Trajectories in Germany between 1984-1987 and 1995-1998: A Study Based on the German Socioeconomic PanelGabriele Doblhammer, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

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