Government & Related Publications

Center Publications . Today's Research on Aging

Relevant studies completed by the government and other organizations.

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2016

An Aging World: 2015. Wan He, Daniel Goodkind, and Paul Kowal. International Population Reports, P95/16-1. U.S. Census Bureau. 2016.

Mortality Among Centenarians in the United States, 2000-2014. Jiaquan Xu. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2016.

Older Americans 2016: Key Indicators of Well Being. Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics (Forum). 2016.

Families Caring for an Aging America. Richard Schulz and Jill Eden. National Academies of Science. 2016.

Policy and Research Needs to Maximize Independence and Support Community Living: Workshop Summary. Joe Alper and Sarah Domnitz.National Academies of Science. 2016.

Meeting the Dietary Needs of Older Adults: Exploring the Impact of the Physical, Social, and Cultural Environment: Workshop Summary. Anne Brown Rodgers and Maria Oria. National Academies of Science. 2016.

Meeting the Dietary Needs of Older Adults: Workshop in Brief. Maria Oria, Kyra Cappelucci, Anne Rodgers, and Alice Vorosmarti. National Academies of Science. 2016.

Health Literacy and Palliative Care: Workshop Summary. Joe Alper. National Academies of Science. 2016.

Informing Social Security's Process for Financial Capability Determination. Paul S. Appelbaum, Carol Mason Spicer, and Frank R. Valliere. National Academies of Science. 2016.

Assessing the Impact of Applications of Digital Health Records on Alzheimer's Disease Research: Workshop Summary. Lisa Bain and Sheena Posey Norris. National Academies of Science. 2016.

Hearing Health Care for Adults: Priorities for Improving Access and Affordability. Dan G. Blazer, Sarah Domnitz, and Catharyn T. Liverman. National Academies of Science. 2016.

Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow. Steven M. Teutsch, Margaret A. McCoy, R. Brian Woodbury, and Annalyn Welp. National Academies of Science. 2016.

Families Caring for an Aging America. Richard Schulz and Jill Eden. National Academies of Science. 2016.

2015

Hospitalization, Readmission, and Death Experience of Noninstitutionalized Medicare Fee-for-service Beneficiaries Aged 65 and Over. Yelena Gorina, Laura A. Pratt, Ellen A. Kramarow, and Nazik Elgadda. National Health Statistics Reports, No. 84. 2015.

Recent Trends in Heart Failure-related Mortality: United States, 2000-2014. Hanyu Ni and Jiaquan Xu. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2015.

Variation in Operating Characteristics of Adult Day Services Centers, by Center Ownership: United States, 2014. Vincent Rome, Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin, and Eunice Park-Lee. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2015.

Variation in Residential Care Community Resident Characteristics, by Size of Community: United States, 2014. Manisha Sengupta, Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin, and Christine Caffrey. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2015.

Leading Causes of Death Contributing to Decrease in Life Expectancy Gap Between Black and White Populations: United States, 1999-2013. Kenneth D. Kochanek, Elizabeth Arias, and Robert N. Anderson. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2015.

Differences in Stroke Mortality Among Adults Aged 45 and Over: United States, 2010-2013. Deborah D. Ingram and Jessica A. Montresor-Lopez. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2015.

Deaths From Unintentional Injury Among Adults Aged 65 and Over: United States, 2000-2013. Ellen Kramarow, Li-Hui Chen, Holly Hedegaard, and Margaret Warner. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2015.

Hospitalization for Total Hip Replacement Among Inpatients Aged 45 and Over: United States, 2000-2010. Monica L. Wolford, Kathleen Palso, and Anita Bercovitz. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2015.

Hospitalizations for Patients Aged 85 and Over in the United States, 2000-2010. Shaleah Levant, Karishma Chari, and Carol J. DeFrances. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2015.

Cognitive Aging: Progress in Understanding and Opportunities for Action. Dan G. Blazer, Kristine Yaffe, and Catharyn T. Liverman. National Academies of Science. 2015.

Understanding Pathways to Successful Aging: How Social and Behavioral Factors Affect Health at Older Ages: Workshop in Brief. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences. National Academies of Science. 2015.

Strengthening the Scientific Foundation for Policymaking to Meet the Challenges of Aging in Latin America and the Caribbean: Summary of a Workshop. Kevin Kinsella. National Academies of Science. 2015.

The Growing Gap in Life Expectancy by Income: Implications for Federal Programs and Policy Responses. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Committee on Population--Phase II; Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications; Committee on the Long-Run Macroeconomic Effects of the Aging U.S. Population. National Academies of Science. 2015.

The Future of Home Health Care: Workshop Summary. Victoria Weisfeld and Tracy A. Lustig. National Academies of Science. 2015.

Advancing Therapeutic Development for Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD): Workshop in Brief. National Academies of Science. 2015.

Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life. Institute of Medicine; Committee on Approaching Death: Addressing Key End of Life Issues. National Academies of Science. 2015.

Considerations for the Design of a Systematic Review of Interventions for Preventing Clinical Alzheimer's-Type Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Age-Related Cognitive Decline: Letter Report. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Institute of Medicine; Board on Health Sciences Policy; Committee on Decreasing the Risk of Alzheimer's-Type Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Age-Related Cognitive Impairment. National Academies of Science. 2015.

2014

Older Americans With a Disability: 2008-2012. Wan He and Luke J. Larsen. American Community Survey Reports, ACS-29. U.S. Census Bureau. 2014.

65+ in the United States: 2010. Loraine A. West, Samantha Cole, Daniel Goodkind, and Wan He. Current Population Reports, P23-212. U.S. Census Bureau. 2014.

An Aging Nation: The Older Population in the United States. Current Population Reports, P25-1140. U.S. Census Bureau. 2014.

The Centenarian Population: 2007-2011. Brian Kincel. American Community Survey Briefs, ACSBR/12-18. U.S. Census Bureau. 2014.

Prevalence of Incontinence Among Older Americans. Yelena Gorina, Susan Schappert, Anita Bercovitz, Nazik Elgaddal, and Ellen Kramarow. National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health Stat 3(36). 2014.

Impacts of Aging Travelers on Airports. Philip Mein, Andrew Kirchhoff, and Patrick Fangen. National Academies of Science. 2014.

Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging: Workshop Summary. Tracy A. Lustig and Steve Olson. National Academies of Science. 2014.

Financing Long-Term Services and Supports for Individuals with Disabilities and Older Adults: Workshop Summary. Tracy A. Lustig and Steve Olson. National Academies of Science. 2014.

Elder Abuse and Its Prevention: Workshop Summary. Rachel M. Taylor. National Academies of Science. 2014.

2013

Emergency Department Visits by Persons Aged 65 and Over: United States, 2009-2010. Michael Albert, Linda F. McCaig, and Jill J. Ashman. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2013.

Mortality From Alzheimer's Disease in the United States: Data for 2000 and 2010. Betzaida Tejada-Vera. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2013.

New Directions in the Sociology of Aging. Panel on New Directions in Social Demography, Social Epidemiology, and the Sociology of Aging; Committee on Population; Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education and National Research Council. National Academies of Science. 2013.

Fostering Independence, Participation, and Healthy Aging Through Technology: Workshop Summary. Tracy A. Lustig and Steve Olson. National Academies of Science. 2013.

U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health. Steven H. Woolf and Laudan Aron. National Academies of Science. 2013.

2012

Centenarians: 2010. Julie Meyer. 2010 Census Special Reports. U.S. Census Bureau. 2012.

Characteristics and Use of Home Health Care by Men and Women Aged 65 and Over. Adrienne L. Jones, Lauren Harris-Kojetin, and Roberto Valverde. National Health Statistics Reports, No. 52. 2012.

Prevalence of Obesity Among Older Adults in the United States, 2007-2010. Tala H.I. Fakhouri, Cynthia L. Ogden, Margaret D. Carroll, Brian K. Kit, and Katherine M. Flegal. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2012.

Older Americans 2012: Key Indicators of Well Being. Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics (Forum). 2012.

Perspectives on the Future of the Sociology of Aging. Linda J. Waite. National Academies of Science. 2012.

Aging and the Macroeconomy: Long-Term Implications of an Older Population. National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, Committee on Population, and Committee on the Long-Run Macroeconomic Effects of the Aging U.S. Population. National Academies of Science. 2012.

Aging in Asia: Findings from New and Emerging Data Initiatives. James P. Smith and Malay Majmundar. National Academies of Science. 2012.

Nutrition and Healthy Aging in the Community: Workshop Summary. Sheila Moats and Julia Hoglund. National Academies of Science. 2012.

The Mental Health and Substance Use Workforce for Older Adults: In Whose Hands? Jill Eden, Katie Maslow, Mai Le, and Dan Blazer. National Academies of Science. 2012.

Alzheimer's Diagnostic Guideline Validation: Exploration of Next Steps: Workshop Summary. Diana E. Pankevich, Theresa Wizemann, and Bruce M. Altevogt. National Academies of Science. 2012.

Living Well with Chronic Illness: A Call for Public Health Action. Institute of Medicine, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Committee on Living Well with Chronic Disease: Public Health Action to Reduce Disability and Improve Functioning and Quality of Life. National Academies of Science. 2012.

2011

90+ in the United States: 2006-2008. Wan He and Mark N. Muenchrath. American Community Survey Reports, ACS-17. U.S. Census Bureau. 2011.

Preparing for the Challenges of Population Aging in Asia: Strengthening the Scientific Basis of Policy Development. National Research Council, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Indonesian Academy of Sciences, and Science Council of Japan. National Academies of Science. 2011.

Assessing the Impact of Severe Economic Recession on the Elderly: Summary of a Workshop. National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Population, and Steering Committee on the Challenges of Assessing the Impact of Severe Economic Recession on the Elderly; Malay Majmundar, Rapporteur. National Academies of Science. 2011.

Health Care Comes Home: The Human Factors. National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Board on Human-Systems Integration, and Committee on the Role of Human Factors in Home Health Care. National Academies of Science. 2011.

Explaining Divergent Levels of Longevity in High-Income Countries. Eileen M. Crimmins, Samuel H. Preston, and Barney Cohen. National Academies of Science. 2011.

Future Opportunities to Leverage the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative: Workshop Summary. Theresa Wizemann, Diana E. Pankevich, and Bruce M. Altevogt. National Academies of Science. 2011.

2010

The Next Four Decades: The Older Population in the United States: 2010 to 2050. Grayson K. Vincent and Victoria A. Velkoff. Current Population Reports, P25-1138. 2010.

Population Aging and the Use of Office-based Physician Services. Donald Cherry, Christine Lucas, and Sandra L. Decker. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2010.

Health Care Utilization Among Adults Aged 55-64 Years: How Has It Changed Over the Past 10 Years? Virginia M. Freid and Amy B. Bernstein. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2010.

Vision, Hearing, Balance, and Sensory Impairment in Americans Aged 70 Years and Over: United States, 1999-2006. Charles F. Dillon, Qiuping Gu, Howard J. Hoffman, and Chia-Wen Ko. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2010.

Older Americans 2010: Key Indicators of Well Being. Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics (Forum). 2010.

Grand Challenges of Our Aging Society: Workshop Summary. Amy Smith. National Academies Press. 2010.

Providing Healthy and Safe Foods As We Age: Workshop Summary. Leslie Pray, Caitlin Boon, Emily Ann Miller, and Laura Pillsbury. National Academies Press. 2010.

The Role of Human Factors in Home Health Care: Workshop Summary. Steve Olson. National Academies Press. 2010.

International Differences in Mortality at Older Ages: Dimensions and Sources. Eileen M. Crimmins, Samuel H. Preston, and Barney Cohen. National Academies Press. 2010.

Improving Health Care Cost Projections for the Medicare Population: Summary of a Workshop. Gooloo S. Wunderlich. National Academies Press. 2010.

2000s

Improving the Measurement of Late-Life Disability in Population Surveys: Beyond ADLs and IADLs: Summary of a Workshop. Gooloo S. Wunderlich. National Academies Press. 2009.

An Aging World: 2008. Kevin Kinsella and Wan He. International Population Reports, P95/09-1. U.S. Census Bureau. 2009.

Racial Differences in Functioning Among Elderly Nursing Home Residents, 2004. Adrienne L. Jones, Nancy L. Sonnenfeld, and Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2009.

Aging Differently: Physical Limitations Among Adults Aged 50 years and Over: United States, 2001-2007. Julia Holmes, Eve Powell-Griner, Margaret Lethbridge-Cejku, and Kathleen Heyman. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2009.

Pressure Ulcers Among Nursing Home Residents: United States, 2004. Eunice Park-Lee and Christine Caffrey. NCHS Data Brief, National Center for Health Statistics. 2009.

Older Americans 2008: Key Indicators of Well Being. Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics (Forum). 2008.

Aging, Health, and Public Policy: Demographic and Economic Perspectives. Linda J. Waite (ed.), Population Council Inc. 2005.

Critical Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life. Norman B. Anderson, Randy A. Bulatao, and Barney Cohen, Editors. National Academies Press. 2004.

Health and Safety Needs of Older Workers. David H. Wegman and James P. McGee, Editors. National Academies Press. 2004.

Technology for Adaptive Aging. Richard W. Pew and Susan B. Van Hemel, Editors. National Academies Press. 2004.

Understanding Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life: A Research Agenda. Rodolfo A. Bulatao and Norman B. Anderson, Editors. National Academies Press. 2004.

Elder Mistreatment: Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation in an Aging America. Richard J. Bonnie and Robert B. Wallace, Editors. National Academies Press. 2002.

An Aging World: 2001, Kevin Kinsella and Victoria A. Velkoff. International Population Reports P95/01-1. 2001. [PDF]

Cells and Surveys: Should Biological Measures Be Included in Social Science Research? Caleb E. Finch, James W. Vaupel, and Kevin Kinsella, Editors. National Academies Press. 2001.

New Horizons in Health: An Integrative Approach. Burton H. Singer and Carol D. Ryff, Editors. National Academies Press. 2001.

Preparing for an Aging World: The Case for Cross-National Research. National Academies Press. 2001.

The Aging Mind: Opportunities in Cognitive Research. Paul C. Stern and Laura L. Carstensen, Editors. National Academies Press. 2000.

Improving Access to and Confidentiality of Research Data: Report of a Workshop. Christopher Mackie and Norman Bradburn, Editors. National Academies Press. 2000.

1990s

Assessing Policies for Retirement Income: Needs for Data, Research, and Models. Constance F. Citro and Eric A. Hanushek, Editors. National Academies Press. 1997.

Between Zeus and the Salmon: The Biodemography of Longevity. Kenneth W. Wachter and Caleb E. Finch, Editors. National Academies Press. 1997.

Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Health of Older Americans. Linda G. Martin and Beth J. Soldo, Editors. National Academies Press. 1997.

Assessing Knowledge of Retirement Behavior. Eric A. Hanushek and Nancy L. Maritato, Editors. National Academies Press. 1996.

Improving Data on America's Aging Population (summary of a workshop). Deborah Carr, Anu Pemmarazu, and Dorothy P. Rice, Editors. National Academies Press. 1996.

Demography of Aging. Linda G. Martin and Samuel H. Preston, Editors. National Academies Press. 1994.

Trends in Disability at Older Ages (summary of a workshop). National Academies Press. 1994.