Session 110:
Trends and Dynamics in Health and Disability in Later Life

Friday, April 1
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Thurgood Marshall East
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Douglas A. Wolf, Syracuse University
Discussant: Christine Himes, Syracuse University

  1. Changes in Medicare Expenditures Associated with Overweight and Obesity, 1997-2006Dawn Alley, University of Maryland; Bruce Stuart, University of Maryland; Jennifer Lloyd, University of Maryland; Thomas Shaffer, University of Maryland

  2. Examining Socioeconomic Variation in the Co-Evolution of Cognitive Decline and Functional Limitations among the Oldest OldNicholas J. Bishop, Arizona State University

  3. Reconciling Divergent Evidence on U.S. Trends in Late-Life Disability: An UpdateVicki A. Freedman, University of Michigan; Brenda Spillman, Urban Institute; Robert Schoeni, University of Michigan; Patricia Andreski, University of Michigan; Eileen Crimmins, University of Southern California; Ellen A. Kramarow, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; James Lubitz, Independent Consultant; Linda G. Martin, RAND Corporation; Sharon Merkin, University of California, Los Angeles; Teresa E. Seeman, University of California, Los Angeles; Timothy A. Waidmann, Urban Institute

  4. Measuring the Likelihood of Developing a Work Disability across the Life CourseMark Rank, Washington University in St. Louis; Thomas Hirschl, Cornell University

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