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Helen Levy and Kenneth M. Langa find older Americans may not enjoy benefits of internet-based health information.

Richard Hodes invites comments on NIA's 2015 Strategic Directions for Research on Aging.

Laura Carstensen confronts claims by "brain game" makers about their benefits for cognition and memory.

Stanford Center on Longevity issues design challenge to students.

Thomas Anderson and Hans-Peter Kohler say social and economic barriers in South Korea contribute to aging population.

Longevity and Genetics Conference explores developments in biotechnology, personal genomics, and quantified self.

Hurd and Rohwedder find singles less financially prepared for retirement than married couples.

Vicki Freedman and Spillman find nearly half of those 65+ need some daily assistance.

Work by Sanjay Basu (Stanford) and colleagues finds depression more likely among unemployed in U.S. than in Europe.

Lisa Berkman (Harvard) says policies needed to address 'disruptive experience' of job loss.

Additional grant money available from NIA for early researchers doing NIA-funded work.

National report shows impact of aging among Americans 65+.

What a "just-in-time" information request from NIA signals about the ultimate success of your application.

Work by Susann Rohwedder and Robert Willis on retirement and cognition cited in NYT.

Katherine Baicker says mortality decrease in Massachusetts shows impact of legal mandate for health insurance.

Mary McEniry and Robert F. Schoeni host Conference on Long-run Impacts of Early Life Events.

Robert Willis (Michigan) and Joanne Hsu find dementia impacts financial decision making among Americans over 50.

NIH announces new policy for resubmissions (4/17/14).

Work of Kaare Christensen and Anatoliy Yashin (Duke) featured in article on old age dementia.

Heather Howard (Princeton) comments on state variation in outreach for insurance enrollment.

Uwe Reinhardt (Princeton) says replace individual insurance mandate.

Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder (RAND) find variation in retirement spending based on wealth.

Eric Kingson (Syracuse) says senior rights movement needs strong leadership.

Applications now being accepted for postdoctoral fellowship at CDHA, University of Wisconsin.

Applications for NIA's Butler-Williams Scholars Program due March 28.

Vicki Freedman (Michigan) finds caring for husband adds to wife's happiness.

Applications for Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program due April 16.

Heather Howard (Princeton) comments on state insurance exchanges on NPR.

Papers/abstracts for NBER Summer Institute due by March 14, 2014.

Call for papers: Integrating Genetics and the Social Sciences. Deadline 6/1/2014.

Applications for NIA postdoctoral fellowship at NORC due Feb 4, 2014.

2013

Gary Engelhardt (Syracuse) and colleagues find senior homeowners face fewer impediments to good health than renters.

Analysis of dementia costs by Michael Hurd (RAND) and Kenneth M. Langa (Michigan) cited in USA Today.

CAPS (Syacuse) and CPC (Cornell) establish consortium to facilitate collaboration and leverage resources.

Arline T. Geronimus elected to Institute of Medicine, 2013.

Angela Duckworth (U-Penn) selected as 2013 MacArthur Fellow.

Hans-Peter Kohler (U-Penn) quoted in NYT on U.S. fertility.

Angus Deaton (Princeton) examines history behind global health and wealth disparities.

USC-UCLA Biomarker Network Meeting, PAA Annual Meeting, April 2014, Boston.

2017

Register for RAND Summer Institute's two conferences on aging.

New PRB report: How neighborhoods affect health and well-being of older Americans.

Belsky, Caspi, Cohen, Yashin, Moffitt and Levine develop bio measures of aging at midlife.

Aging in the 21st Century synthesizes large range of research output using HRS data.

Arun Karlamangla, Gail Greendale and colleagues find cognitive aging in middle-aged women.

NIA offers heads up on future funding possibilities by publishing concepts approved at National Advisory Council on Aging meetings.

2017 PAA Annual Meeting, April 27-29, Chicago.

Laura Carstensen elected to National Academy of Medicine.

2016

Kenneth M. Langa, Eric Larson, and Eileen Crimmins find decline in dementia prevalence among Americans 65+.

Sean Fahle and Kathleen McGarry find growing need for elder care has negative impact on women's employment.

Research on longevity determinants and implications. TRA, Nov 2016.

Summer workshop in genomic analysis for social-behavioral researchers, June 12-16, 2017.

Jason Karlawish and Kenneth M. Langa specify how to improve national research on Alzheimer's interventions.

Researchers from NIA, Harvard, USC, UCLA and more find additional evidence that epigenetic age predicts mortality.

Laura Carstensen sees symbiosis in older people working with children.

RAND researchers find lower labor productivity from an aging U.S. workforce.

Population-Level Trends in Dementia: Call for Proposals.

Laura Carstensen says positive relationship between aging and happiness is no paradox.

Henry Paulson directs NIH-funded Michigan Alzheimer's center.

Morgan Levine finds link between age at menopause and biological aging.

Morgan Levine, Hoorman Allayee and colleagues analyze biological aging by race/ethnicity and sex.

Vicki Freedman finds black Americans live more of their older years with disability than white Americans.

Harvey Jay Cohen and colleagues find regular exercise in 50s key to later mobility.

New NSHAP data users invited to submit proposals for training in data use and analysis. Proposals due Aug 5.

Retirement satisfaction slipping among retirees over past 15 years?.

How does expanding Medicaid impact access to and wait times for primary care?.

Duke researchers Belsky and Moffitt examine genetics of socioeconomic success across 40 years.

Webinar on NIA's grant review process: June 14, 2016 (12 pm EDT).

Olivia Mitchell says lump-sum payment would inspire more Americans to delay claiming Social Security benefits.

Robert Sampson and Samuel Preston discuss shrinking gap in life expectancy between black and white Americans.

Raj Chetty, David Cutler and colleagues find Americans in top 1% of income live 10-15 years longer than poorest 1%.

AAUP reports on faculty compensation by category, affiliation, and academic rank.

Health and Retirement Study Workshop, U-M Institute for Social Research, June 6-10.

Panel Study of Income Dynamics Data User Workshop, ICPSR, June 13-17.

UPenn's Matthias Hollwich looks at how to 'live smarter now to live better forever'.

American's Changing Lives Data Users' Workshop. U-M Institute for Social Research, July 6-8, 2016.

Brooke McFall, Amanda Sonnega, Robert Willis, and Peter Hudomiet examine compositional changes in jobs held by older workers.

Vicki Freedman et al find women are living longer than men, but with fewer disability-free years.

NIA Demography Center Directors meeting on March 30 in Washington DC, before PAA Annual Meeting.

Family Caregiving for People with Dementia infographic released by PBR.

HRS genomics data available for analysis.

Lisa Berkman and colleagues discuss opportunities for and challenges of older people in the workforce.

PRB reports on NIA-supported research on family caregiving to aging family members.

Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez says homicides impact national life expectancy in Mexico.

Kenneth Langa and Michael Hurd discuss impact of education on dementia.

Eileen Crimmins says recent research suggests the likelihood of getting dementia in old age is decreasing.

William H. Frey says Boomers continue to make 'ground-breaking history' as they enter their seventies.

Request for pilot proposals from MiCDA Network on Life Course Health Dynamics and Disparities in 21st Century America, due 4.14.2016.

William Dow and colleague find the poor live longer in Costa Rica than in the U.S..

2015

Judith Campisi says new publication is GSA's most comprehensive textbook on biology of aging.

Susann Rohwedder and Robert Willis find those who stay on the job after age 60 stay sharper than early retireess.

Till Bärnighausen and colleagues find growing gender gap in life expectancy among HIV+ South Africans with increasing availability of ART.

PRB report summarizes findings on impacts of Great Recession for older Americans.

Samuel Preston, David Cutler, and Ronald Lee taken aback by rising mortality among middle-aged white Americans.

Zeng Yi (Duke) says China's abandonment of one-child policy not unexpected, especially given government's interest in his research.

Latest issue of Today's Research on Aging available from PRB.

Princeton's Angus Deaton wins 2015 Nobel Prize in economics.

Keith Whitfield wins GSA award for outstanding mentorship.

Christopher Murray says GBD study results can help guide international health policies.

John Beshears says it's important to know retirement implications of different 401(k) savings plans.

Axel Börsch-Supan says Germany cannot afford government program allowing retirement at age 63.

David Bloom says mandatory retirement policy based on ageist assumptions.

Grant Miller to help develop Bengal, India's first Institute of Public Health.

Alan Auerbach says holding the line on Social Security and Medicare may be politically difficult.

Gary King says bias likely in SSA's demographic and financial forecasts.

Caspi, Yashin, Moffitt, Sugden and colleagues find 38 year olds vary in biological age from 28 to 61.

Tchetgen, Glymour, Kawachi and colleagues find middle-age adults with depression have double the risk of stroke.

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research.

James S. Jackson says racial health disparities at older ages result from differences in lived experiences, not genetics.

Richard Hodes, Ronald Lee, Robert Willis and Susann Rohwedder cited on how increasing life span impacts retirement.

Michael Hurd says older workers face a number of impediments in job searches.

John Laitner says planning for future retirement should account for increasing longevity.

Ulrike Malmendier says Great Depression-era Americans less likely to invest in stock market.

Christopher Murray signs IHME-WHO memorandum of Agreement to collaborate in efforts to improve worldwide health data.

Arline T. Geronimus says urban poor experience cellular aging linked to chronic stress of poverty, racism, everyday life.

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21.

HRS data analysis indicates 1 in 5 older Americans dies broke.

2015 RAND Summer Institute addresses critical issues of population aging: July 6-9, 2015.

Remembering NIA's Richard Suzman.

Emilio Parado says low in-migration and loss of college graduates contribute to aging of Pennsylvania's population.

John Haaga and Richard Suzman introduce special issue of the Journal of Population Ageing.

Promoting the health and well-being of older adults is a prime goal of the NIA-funded Aging Centers, overviewed in Research Highlights #14.

Seth Sanders says Great Migration of African Americans to northern urban areas brought higher mortality.

Laura Carstensen says we need to redesign culture to account for longer lifespans.

Pre-proposals for MiCDA Pilot Grant funding due Jan 26, 2015.

James P Smith and colleagues review forces affecting healthy aging in China.

Christine Cigolle finds falls among seniors up 30% over past 12 years.

Call for Proposals: Small Grants for Research Using PSID Data. Due March 2, 2015.

Emma Aguila, Arie Kapteyn, and James Smith find income supplements benefit health of poor elderly Mexicans.

2014

Laura Carstensen challenges notion that old age is depressing time of life.

Philip Cook discusses benefits of smart guns as component of firearms regulation.