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The Resource Health at older ages : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly, edited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise

Health at older ages : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly, edited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise

Label
Health at older ages : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly
Title
Health at older ages
Title remainder
the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly
Statement of responsibility
edited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA408.A3
LC item number
H33 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • statistics
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  • Cutler, David M
  • Wise, David A
Series statement
A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
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  • Older people
  • Older people with disabilities
Label
Health at older ages : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly, edited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This volume consists of papers presented at a conference held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in October 2004"--P. xi
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • The health of older men in the past / Dora L. Costa -- Arthritis : changes in its prevalence during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Paula Canavese and Robert W. Fogel -- Socioeconomic and demographic disparities in trends in old-age disability / Robert F. Schoeni, Vicki A. Freedman, and Linda G. Martin -- Pathways to disability: predicting health trajectories / Florian Heiss ... [et al.] -- Clinical pathways to disability / Mary Beth Landrum, Kate A. Stewart, and David M. Cutler -- Intensive medical care and cardiovascular disease disability reductions / David M. Cutler, Mary Beth Landrum, and Kate A. Stewart -- Are baby boomers aging better than their predecessors? Trends in overweight, arthritis, and mobility difficulty / Suzanne G. Leveille, Christina C. Wee, and Lisa I. Iezzoni -- Disability and spending growth / Michael E. Chernew ... [et al.] -- Work disability is a pain in the ****, especially in England, the Netherlands, and the United States / James Banks ... [et al.]
  • Disability risk and the value of disability insurance / Amitabh Chandra and Andrew A. Samwick -- Why are the disability rolls skyrocketing? The contribution of population characteristics, economic conditions, and program generosity / Mark Duggan and Scott A. Imberman -- Early retirement and DI/SSI applications: exploring the impact of depression / Rena M. Conti, Ernst R. Berndt, and Richard G. Frank -- Trends in assistance with daily activities: racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities persist in the U.S. older population / Vicki A. Freedman ... [et al.] -- How do Medicare beneficiaries with physical and sensory disabilities feel about their health care? / Lisa I. Iezzoni, Jane R. Soukup, and Suzanne G. Leveille -- Inter-spousal mortality effects: caregiver burden across the spectrum of disabling disease / Nicholas A. Christakis and Paul D. Allison
Control code
212399938
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 494 p.
Isbn
9780226132310
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008008844
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)212399938
Label
Health at older ages : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly, edited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise
Publication
Note
"This volume consists of papers presented at a conference held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in October 2004"--P. xi
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • The health of older men in the past / Dora L. Costa -- Arthritis : changes in its prevalence during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Paula Canavese and Robert W. Fogel -- Socioeconomic and demographic disparities in trends in old-age disability / Robert F. Schoeni, Vicki A. Freedman, and Linda G. Martin -- Pathways to disability: predicting health trajectories / Florian Heiss ... [et al.] -- Clinical pathways to disability / Mary Beth Landrum, Kate A. Stewart, and David M. Cutler -- Intensive medical care and cardiovascular disease disability reductions / David M. Cutler, Mary Beth Landrum, and Kate A. Stewart -- Are baby boomers aging better than their predecessors? Trends in overweight, arthritis, and mobility difficulty / Suzanne G. Leveille, Christina C. Wee, and Lisa I. Iezzoni -- Disability and spending growth / Michael E. Chernew ... [et al.] -- Work disability is a pain in the ****, especially in England, the Netherlands, and the United States / James Banks ... [et al.]
  • Disability risk and the value of disability insurance / Amitabh Chandra and Andrew A. Samwick -- Why are the disability rolls skyrocketing? The contribution of population characteristics, economic conditions, and program generosity / Mark Duggan and Scott A. Imberman -- Early retirement and DI/SSI applications: exploring the impact of depression / Rena M. Conti, Ernst R. Berndt, and Richard G. Frank -- Trends in assistance with daily activities: racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities persist in the U.S. older population / Vicki A. Freedman ... [et al.] -- How do Medicare beneficiaries with physical and sensory disabilities feel about their health care? / Lisa I. Iezzoni, Jane R. Soukup, and Suzanne G. Leveille -- Inter-spousal mortality effects: caregiver burden across the spectrum of disabling disease / Nicholas A. Christakis and Paul D. Allison
Control code
212399938
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 494 p.
Isbn
9780226132310
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008008844
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)212399938

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