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
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
Mon, Oct 24 at noon:
Academic innovation & the global public research university, James Hilton
U.S. trends in late-life activity limitations, 2000-2008
Gauging health, wealth and wellbeing in the PSID
Freedman finds black Americans live more of their older years with disability than white Americans
Study by Freedman, Wolf and Spillman cited in discussion of changing socioeconomic expectations for older Americans
Freedman et al find women are living longer than men, but with fewer disability-free years
Skolarus, Freedman, Burke et al. find home care for stroke survivors averages 22 hours a week and $11,000 a year
Freedman and colleagues report on family caregiving for older adults with dementia
Freedman finds elderly in assisted living get outside more than those in own homes
Freedman cited in piece on new models of residential care for seniors
Freedman and Spillman find nearly half of those 65+ need some daily assistance
Freedman says older husbands take cue from wives on relationship satisfaction
Freedman finds caring for husband adds to wife's happiness
Study by Freedman et al subject of NYT piece on how seniors cope with limitations
Freedman et al. find 69% of older adults need some type of assistance with daily activities
Freedman says disability prevalence varies by age group among older population
Freedman documents connection between neighborhood and cancer among older men and women
Freedman says uptick in middle-age disability suggests need for prevention, early intervention
Judith Kasper (Hopkins) and Freedman (Michigan) lead release 1st wave of National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) data
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