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Groves keynote speaker at MIDAS symposium, Nov 15-16: "Big Data: Advancing Science, Changing the World"

Shaefer says drop child tax credit in favor of universal, direct investment in American children

Buchmueller breaks down partisan views on Obamacare

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Gonzalez, Alter, and Dinov win NSF "Big Data Spokes" award for neuroscience network

Post-doc Melanie Wasserman wins dissertation award from Upjohn Institute

ISR kicks off DE&I initiative with lunchtime presentation: Oct 13, noon, 1430 ISR Thompson

U-M ranked #4 in USN&WR's top public universities

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Mon, Oct 24 at noon:
Academic innovation & the global public research university, James Hilton

older man walking with canes

U.S. trends in late-life activity limitations, 2000-2008

6/3/2013 feature story

Vicki Freedman, Bob Schoeni and colleagues use data from five national surveys to examine trends in IADLs and ADLs among Americans 65 years and older since 2000. These trends are of particular interest given the large and growing economic costs of dependency and concomitant medical conditions at older ages.

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Robert F. Schoeni
Vicki Freedman

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