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Vicki Freedman

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Ph.D., Yale University

Dr. Freedman has published extensively on the topics of population aging, disability, and long-term care. She currently serves as Co-Principal Investigator of two national panel studies: the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) and the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). She is also leading a supplemental study of disability, time use and well-being among older adults in the PSID.

Recent Publications

Books

Albert, Steven M., and Vicki Freedman. 2010. Public health and aging : maximizing function and well-being. New York : Springer. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Freedman, Vicki, Emily M. Agree, Jennifer C. Cornman, Brenda C. Spillman, and Judith D. Kasper. 2014. "Reliability and Validity of Self-Care and Mobility Accommodations Measures in the National Health and Aging Trends Study." Gerontologist, 54(6): 944-951. PMCID: PMC4271105. DOI. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki, Jennifer C. Cornman, and Deborah S. Carr. 2014. "Is Spousal Caregiving Associated With Enhanced Well-Being? New Evidence From the Panel Study of Income Dynamics." Journals of Gerontology Series B - Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69(6): 861-869. PMCID: PMC4296136. DOI. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki, and Brenda C. Spillman. 2014. "The residential continuum from home to nursing home: size, characteristics and unmet needs of older adults." Journals of Gerontology Series B - Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69(S1): S42-S50. PMCID: PMC4303069. DOI. Abstract.

Kasper, Judith D., and Vicki Freedman. 2014. "Findings from the 1st round of the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS): introduction to a special issue." Journals of Gerontology Series B - Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 69(S1): S1-S7.

Freedman, Vicki, and Brenda C. Spillman. 2014. "Disability and Care Needs Among Older Americans." Milbank Quarterly, 92(3): 509-541. PMCID: PMC4221755. DOI. Abstract.

Burke, James, Vicki Freedman, Lynda Diane Lisabeth, Devin L. Brown, Adrianne Haggins, and Lesli E. Skolarus. 2014. "Racial differences in disability after stroke: Results from a nationwide study." Neurology, 83(5): 390-397. PMCID: PMC4132575. DOI. Abstract.

Carr, Deborah S., Vicki Freedman, Jennifer C. Cornman, and Norbert Schwarz. 2014. "Happy Marriage, Happy Life? Marital Quality and Subjective Well-being in Later Life." Journal of Marriage and Family, 76(5): 930-948. PMCID: PMC4158846. DOI. Abstract.

Freedman, Vicki, Frederick G. Conrad, Jennifer Cornman, Norbert Schwarz, and Frank P. Stafford. 2014. "Does Time Fly When You are Having Fun? A Day Reconstruction Method Analysis." Journal of Happiness Studies, 15(3): 639-655. PMCID: PMC4122315. DOI. Abstract.

Skolarus, Lesli E., James F. Burke, Devin L. Brown, and Vicki Freedman. 2014. "Understanding stroke survivorship expanding the concept of poststroke disability." Stroke, 45(1): 224-230. PMCID: PMC3939034. DOI. Abstract.

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