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The Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging (MiCDA) is based at PSC. Key areas of research in aging include: health, work, and retirement; trends in disability; race, socioeconomic status and health; AIDS and the elderly; and international comparative studies. Michigan is home to key national surveys on aging, including the Health and Retirement Study and the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. It also hosts the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging. MiCDA supports local pilot projects, workshops, research networks, and a statistical data enclave, and serves as coordinating center for the 14-center NIA demography program.
Freedman, Vicki, Brenda Spillman, Patti Andreski, Jennifer C. Cornman, Eileen Crimmins, Ellen Kramarow, James Lubitz, Linda Martin, Sharon Merkin, Robert F. Schoeni, Teresa Seeman, and Timothy Waidmann. 2013. "Trends in Late-Life Activity Limitations in the United States: An Update from Five National Surveys." Demography, 50(2): 661-671. PMCID: PMC3586750.
Nicholas, Lauren, Kenneth M. Langa, Theodore J. Iwashyna, and David Weir. 2011. "Regional Variation in the Association Between Advance Directives and End-of-Life Medicare Expenditures." Journal of the American Medical Association, 306(13): 1447-1453. PMCID: PMC3332047.
Clarke, Philippa J., Vanessa Blount, and Angela Colantonio. 2011. "Cognitive Impairment Predicts Fatal Incident Stroke: Findings from a National Sample of Older Adults." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 59(8): 1490-1496.
Clarke, Philippa J., and Jacqui Smith. 2011. "Aging in a Cultural Context: Cross-national Differences in Disability and the Moderating Role of Personal Control Among Older Adults in the United States and England." Journals of Gerontology Series B - Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 66(4): 457-467. PMCID: PMC3132269.
Chiu, C.J., L.A. Wray, and Mary Beth Ofstedal. 2011. "Diabetes-related change in physical disability from midlife to older adulthood: Evidence from 1996-2003 Survey of Health and Living Status of the Elderly in Taiwan." Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 91(3): 413-423. PMCID: PMC3055952.
Chu, Cyrus Y., Yu Xie, and Ruoh-rong Yu. 2011. "Coresidence with elderly parents: a comparative study of Southeast China and Taiwan." Journal of Marriage and Family, 73(1): 120-135. PMCID: PMC3364674.