Session 95:
Emerging Trends in the Health and Well-Being of Older Americans

Friday, April 1
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Room 407
Level 4

Chair: Mark D. Hayward, Pennsylvania State University
Discussant: David Warner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  1. Compression of Disability for Older Americans, 1992-2002Liming Cai, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; James Lubitz, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

  2. Trends in Assistance with Daily Activities: Socioeconomic Disparities in the U.S. Older PopulationVicki A. Freedman, Polisher Research Institute; Linda G. Martin, Institute of Medicine; Jennifer C. Cornman, Polisher Research Institute; Emily M. Agree, Johns Hopkins University; Bob Schoeni, University of Michigan

  3. Trends in the Health of Older Americans Annual Summary: 2005Harold Lentzner, Independent Researcher; Ellen A. Kramarow, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; James Lubitz, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Yelena Gorina, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

  4. How American Old-Age Mortality Does Since Medicare Implementation, as Compared to Some European CountriesFrance Meslé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Jacques Vallin, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  5. Obesity in America, 1960-2000: Is it an Age, Period, or Cohort Phenomenon?Rebecca Utz, University of Utah

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