Session 145:
The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A New Resource for Studying Late-Life Disability Trends, Trajectories and Consequences

Friday, April 12
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Napoleon B3
3rd Floor

Chair: Judy Kasper, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: Kenneth M. Langa, University of Michigan
Discussant: Linda G. Martin, RAND Corporation

  1. Introducing the National Health and Aging StudyJudy Kasper, Johns Hopkins University

  2. The Late-Life Disability Spectrum: New Estimates of Self Care and Mobility Limitations among Older AmericansVicki A. Freedman, University of Michigan

  3. To What Extent Is Informal Care a Supply-Driven Phenomenon?Douglas A. Wolf, Syracuse University

  4. Disability Onset before Late Life: Implications for Supportive ServicesBrenda Spillman, Urban Institute

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