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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