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Publications using NHATS and NSOC

2017

Anderson MA, Monin JK. (2017). Informal Care Networks in the Context of Multimorbidity: Size, Composition, and Associations With Recipient Psychological Well-Being. Journal of Aging and Health. epub ahead of print

Ankuda CK, Harris J, Ornstein K, Levine DA, Langa KM, Kelley AS. (2017). Caregiving for Older Adults with Obesity in the United States. J Am Geriatr Soc.epub ahead of print

Bond EG, Durbin LL, Cisewski JA, Qian M, Guralnik JM, Kasper JD, Mielenz TJ. (2017). Association Between Baseline Frailty and Driving Status Over Time: A Secondary Analysis of The National Health and Aging Trends Study. Injury Epidemiology. 4(1):9 PMCID: PMC5366291

Freedman VA, Kasper JD, Spillman BC. (2017). Successful Aging Through Successful Accommodation With Assistive Devices. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 72 (2): 300-309

Gell NM, Mroz TM, Patel KV. (2017). Rehabilitation Services Use and Patient Reported Outcomes among Older Adults in the United States. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. epub ahead of print

Gibson AK, Richardson VE. (2017). Living Alone With Cognitive Impairment: Findings From the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 32(1):56-62

Gill TM, Williams CS. (2017). Evaluating Distinctions in the Assessment of Late-Life Disability. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, epub ahead of print

Halpern MT, Fiero MH, Bell ML. (2017). Impact of Caregiver Activities and Social Supports on Multidimensional Caregiver Burden: Analyses from Nationally-representative Surveys of Cancer Patients and Their Caregivers. Quality of Life Research epub ahead of print

Kasper JD, Chan KS, Freedman VA. (2017). Measuring Physical Capacity: An Assessment of a Composite Measure Using Self-Report and Performance-Based Items. Journal of Aging and Health. 29(2): 289-309. PMCID: PMC5023485

Noureldin M, Murawski MM, Mason HL, Hyner GC, Plake KS. (2017). The Association between Family Caregivers' Involvement in Managing Older Adults' Medications and Caregivers' Information-seeking Behavior. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. 57(2):170-177

Riffin C, Van Ness PH, Wolff JL, Fried T. (2017). Family and Other Unpaid Caregivers and Older Adults with and without Dementia and Disability. J Am Geriatr Soc. epub ahead of print

Rodriguez-Fernandez JM, Danies E, Martinez-Ortega J, Chen WC. (2017). Cognitive Decline, Body Mass Index, and Waist Circumference in Community-Dwelling Elderly Participants. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology. 30(2):67-76

Simning A, Seplaki CL, Conwell Y. (2017). The Association of a Heart Attack or Stroke with Depressive Symptoms Stratified by the Presence of a Close Social Contact: Findings from the National Health and Aging Trends Study Cohort. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. epub ahead of print

Skolarus LE, Freedman VA, Feng C, Burke JF. (2017). African American Stroke Survivors: More Caregiving Time, but Less Caregiving Burden. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 10(2). PMCID: PMC5325085

Soones T, Federman A, Leff B, Siu AL, Ornstein K. (2017). Two-Year Mortality in Homebound Older Adults: An Analysis of the National Health and Aging Trends Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 65(1):123-129. PMCID: PMC5258674

Xiang X, Brooks J. (2017). Correlates of Depressive Symptoms Among Homebound and Semi-homebound Older Adults. J Gerontol Soc Work. epub ahead of print

2016

Amjad H, Roth DL, Samus QM, Yasar S, Wolff JL. (2016). Potentially Unsafe Activities and Living Conditions of Older Adults with Dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 64(6): 1223-32. PMCID: PMC4914464

Beach SR, Schulz R. (2016). Family Caregiver Factors Associated with Unmet Needs for Care of Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 65(3):560-566

Brenner AB, Burke JF, Skolarus LE. (2016). Moving Toward an Understanding of Disability in Older U.S. Stroke Survivors. J Aging Health. epub ahead of print

Brenner AB, Clarke PJ. (2016). Understanding Socioenvironmental Contributors to Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Disability Among Older Americans. Res Aging. epub ahead of print

Cajita MI, Whitehouse E, Budhathoki C, Hodgson N. (2016). Association Between Internet Use and Decision-making Preference in Older Adults. Gerontechnology. 14(2): 97-104. PMCID: PMC5300076

Choi NG, DiNitto DM. (2016). Depressive Symptoms Among Older Adults Who Do Not Drive: Association With Mobility Resources and Perceived Transportation Barriers. Gerontologist. 56(3): 432-43. PMCID: PMC5007631

Endeshaw YW, Yoo W. (2016). Association Between Social and Physical Activities and Insomnia Symptoms Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults. J Aging Health. 28(6): 1073-89. PMCID: PMC4914473

Freedman VA, Spillman BC. (2016). Active Life Expectancy In The Older US Population, 1982-2011: Differences Between Blacks And Whites Persisted. Health Affairs. 35(8):1351-8. PMCID: PMC5240930

Freedman VA, Wolf DA, Spillman BC. (2016). Disability-Free Life Expectancy Over 30 Years: A Growing Female Disadvantage in the US Population. American Journal of Public Health. 106(6): 1079-83. PMCID: PMC4860065

Harrison KL, Adrion ER, Ritchie CS, Sudore RL, Smith AK. (2016). Low Completion and Disparities in Advance Care Planning Activities Among Older Medicare Beneficiaries. JAMA Internal Medicine. PMCID: PMC5304942

Jones SM, Amtmann D, Gell NM. (2016). A Psychometric Examination of Multimorbidity and Mental Health in Older Adults. Aging Ment Health. 20(3): 309-17. PMCID: PMC4534365

Kale MS, Ornstein KA, Smith CB, Kelley AS. (2016). End-of-Life Discussions with Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 64(10): 1962-1967. PMCID: PMC5072996.

Kim J, Lee HY, Christensen MC, Merighi JR. (2016). Technology Access and Use, and Their Associations With Social Engagement Among Older Adults: Do Women and Men Differ? J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. epub ahead of print

Kim K, Lehning AJ, Sacco P. (2016). Assessing the Factor Structure of Well-being in Older Adults: Findings from the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Aging Ment Health 20(8):814-22. PMCID: PMC5415082

Latham K, Clarke PJ. (2016). Neighborhood Disorder, Perceived Social Cohesion, and Social Participation Among Older Americans: Findings from the National Health and Aging Trends Study. J Aging Health. epub ahead of print.

Levine DM, Lipsitz SR, Linder JA. (2016). Trends in Seniors' Use of Digital Technology in the United States, 2011-2014. Journal of the American Medical Association 316(5): 538-40.

Meucci MR, Gozalo P, Dosa D, Allen SM. (2016). Variation in the Presence of Simple Home Modifications of Older Americans: Findings from the National Health and Aging Trends Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 64(10): 2081-2087.

Missikpode C, Michael YL, Wallace RB. (2016). Midlife Occupational Physical Activity and Risk of Disability Later in Life: National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS). Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64(5): 1120-7.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2016. Families caring for an aging America. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Noureldin M, Plake KS. (2016). Correlates of caregivers' involvement in the management of older adults' medications. Res Social Adm Pharm. epub ahead of print

Peterson LJ, Meng H, Dobbs D, Hyer K. (2016). Gender Differences in Mobility Device Use Among U.S. Older Adults. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. epub ahead of print

Pristavec T. (2016). Social Participation in Later Years: The Role of Driving Mobility. J Gerontol B Pyschol Sci Soc Sci. epub ahead of print

Skolarus LE, Freedman VA, Feng C, Wing JJ, Burke JF. (2016). Care Received by Elderly US Stroke Survivors May Be Underestimated. Stroke 47(8): 2090-5. PMCID: PMC4961527

Stephan Y, Sutin AR, Terracciano A. (2016). Feeling Older and Risk of Hospitalization: Evidence From Three Longitudinal Cohorts. Health Psychol. 35(6): 634-7.

Sun DQ, Huang J, Varadhan R, Agrawal Y. (2016). Race and Fall Risk: Data from the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Age Ageing 45(1): 120-7. PMCID: PMC4711659

Szanton SL, Roberts L, Leff B, Walker JL, Seplaki CL, Soones T, Thorpe RJ Jr, Ornstein KA. (2016). Home but Still Engaged: Participation in Social Activities among the Homebound. Qual Life Res. 25(8): 1913-20. PMCID: PMC4945681

Watanabe JH. (2016). Medication Use, Falls, and Fall-Related Worry in Older Adults in the United States. Consult Pharm. 31(7): 385-93.

Wolff JL, Feder J, Schulz R. (2016). Supporting Family Caregivers of Older Americans. New England Journal of Medicine. 275(26): 2513-2515.

Wolff JL, Spillman BC, Freedman VA, Kasper JD. (2016). A National Profile of Family and Unpaid Caregivers Who Assist Older Adults with Health Care Activities. JAMA Intern Med. 176(3): 372-9. PMCID: PMC4802361

2015

Al-rousan TM, Rubenstein LM, Wallace RB. (2015). Disability Levels and Correlates Among Older Mobile Home Dwellers, an NHATS Analysis. Disability and Health Journal 8(3): 363-371. PMCID: PMC4770451

Bandeen-Roche K, Seplaki CL, Huang J, Buta B, Kalyani RR, Varadhan R, Xue QL, Walston JD, Kasper JD. (2015). Frailty in Older Adults: A Nationally Representative Profile in the United States. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 70(11): 1427-34. PMCID: PMC4723664

Choi NG, DiNitto DM. (2015). Role of New Diagnosis, Social Isolation, and Depression in Older Adults' Smoking Cessation. Gerontologist. 55(5): 793-801. PMC Journal - In Process.

Choi NG, DiNitto DM, Marti CN. (2015). Social Participation and Self-rated Health Among Older Male Veterans and Non-veterans. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 16(8):920-7.

Cohen SA, Cook S, Kelley L, Sando T, Bell AE. (2015). Psychosocial Factors of Caregiver Burden in Child Caregivers: Results from the New National Study of Caregiving. Health Qual Life Outcomes 13:120. PMCID: PMC4527125.

Endeshaw, YW. (2015). Do Sleep Complaints Predict Persistent Fatigue in Older Adults? Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (4):716-21. PMCID: PMC4831048

Gadkaree SK, Sun DQ, Huang J, Varadhan R, Agrawal Y. (2015). Comparison of Simple vs. Performance-based Fall Prediction Models: Data from the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Gerontol Geriatr Med 1: 1-10. PMCID: PMC4686273

Gell NM, Rosenberg DE, Demiris G,Lacroix AZ, Patel KV. (2015). Patterns of Technology Use Among Older Adults With and Without Disabilities. The Gerontologist. 55(3):412-21. PMCMID: PMC4542705

Gell NM, Wallace RB, LaCroix AZ, Mroz TM. (2015). Mobility Device Use among Older Adults and Incidence of Falls and Worry about Falling: Findings from the 2011-2012 National Health and Aging Trends Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 63(5): 853-9. PMCMID: PMC4439269

Hunt LJ, Covinsky KE, Yaffe K, Stephens CE, Miao Y, Boscardin WJ, Smith AK. (2015). Pain in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Dementia: Results from the National Health and Aging Trends Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 63(8): 1503-11. PMCID: PMC4778418

Kasper JD, Freedman VA, Spillman BC, Wolff JL. (2015). The Disproportionate Impact Of Dementia On Family And Unpaid Caregiving To Older Adults. Health Affairs 34(10): 1642-1649. PMCID: PMC4635557

Moon H, Dilworth-Anderson P. (2015). Baby Boomer Caregiver and Dementia Caregiving: Findings from the National Study of Caregiving. Age Ageing 44(2): 300-306. PMCID: PMC4339725

Ornstein KA, Leff B, Covinsky KE, Ritchie CS, Federman AD, Roberts L, Kelley AS, Siu AL, Szanton SL. (2015). Epidemiology of the Homebound Population in the United States. JAMA Intern Med. 175(7): 1180-1186. PMCID: PMC4749137

Parisi JM, Roberts L, Szanton SL, Hodgson NA, Gitlin LN. (2015). Valued Activities Among Individuals with and without Cognitive Impairments: Findings from the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Gerontologist. epub ahead of print

Samuel LJ, Glass TA, Thorpe RJ, Szanton SL, Roth DL. (2015). Household and neighborhood conditions partially account for associations between education and physical capacity in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Social Science & Medicine. 128: 67-75. PMCID: PMC4323727

Siordia C. (2015). Intersecting Self-reported Mobility and Gait Speed to Create a Multi-dimensional Measure of Ambulation: The "Ambulation Speed-Endurance" (ASE) Typology. J Frailty Aging 4(2): 56-63. PMCID: PMC4527556

Stephan Y, Sutin AR, Terracciano A. (2015). "Feeling Younger, Walking Faster": Subjective Age and Walking Speed in Older Adults. Age (Dordr) 37(5):9830. PMCID: PMC5005834.

Szanton SL, Walker RA, Roberts L, Thorpe RJ, Wolff J, Agree E, Roth DL, Gitlin, LN, Seplaki CS. (2015). Older adults' favorite activities are resoundingly active: the NHATS study. Geriatric Nursing 36(2): 131-5. PMCID: PMC4775165

Teno JM, Freedman VA, Kasper JD, Gozalo P, Mor V. (2015). Is Care for the Dying Improving in the United States? Journal of Palliative Medicine18(18): 662-6. PMCID: PMC4532900

Thomas KS, Smego R, Akobundu U, Dosa D. (2015). Characteristics of Older Adults on Waiting Lists for Meals on Wheels: Identifying Areas for Interventions. J Appl Gerontol. epub ahead of print PMCID: PMC4877281

Wolff JL, Boyd CM. (2015). A Look at Person-Centered and Family-Centered Care Among Older Adults: Results from a National Survey. J Gen Intern Med 30(10):1497-504. PMCID: PMC4579212

2014

Allen SM, Piette E & Mor V. (2014). The Adverse Consequences of Unmet Need Among Older Persons Living in the Community: Dual-Eligible versus Medicare-only Beneficiaries. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69 (Suppl 1): S51-8. PMCID: PMC4303067

Burke JF, Freedman VA, Lisabeth LD, Brown DL, Haggins A, Skolarus L. (2014). Racial Differences in Disability After Stroke-Results from a Nationwide Study. Neurology 83(5): 390-397. PMCID: PMC4132575

Choi NG, DiNitto DM. (2014). Felt Age and Cognitive-Affective Depressive Symptoms in Late Life. Aging Ment Health 18(7):833-7. PMCID: PMC4349513

Choi NG, DiNitto DM, Kim J. (2014). Discrepancy Between Chronological Age and Felt Age: Age Group Difference in Objective and Subjective Health as Correlates. Journal of Aging and Health 26(3): 458-73. PMCID: PMC4564247

Choi NG, Kim J, DiNitto DM, Marti CN, Chen GJ. (2014). Late-life Depression and Cardiovascular Disease Burden: Examination of Reciprocal Relationship. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22(12):1522-9. PMCID: PMC4351713

Clarke PJ. (2014). The Role of the Built Environment and Assistive Devices for Outdoor Mobility in Later Life. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69 (Suppl 1): S8-15. PMCID: PMC4303068

Davydow DS, Zivin K, Langa KM. (2014). Hospitalization, Depression and Dementia in Community-dwelling Older Americans: Findings from the National Health and Aging Trends Study. General Hospital Psychiatry. 36(2): 134-41. PMCID: PMC3951607

Freedman VA, Agree EM, Cornman J, Spillman BS, Kasper JD. (2014). Reliability and Validity of Self-Care and Mobility Accommodations Measures in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. The Gerontologist. 54: 944-951. PMCID: PMC4271105.

Freedman VA, Kasper JD, Spillman BC, Agree EM, Mor V, Wallace RB, Wolf DA. (2014). Behavioral Adaptation and Late-Life Disability: A New Spectrum for Assessing Public Health Impacts. American Journal of Public Health 104(2): e88-94. PMCID: PMC3935680

Freedman VA & Spillman BC. (2014). The Residential Continuum from Home to Nursing Home: Size, Characteristics and Unmet Needs of Older Adults. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69 (Suppl 1): S42-50. PMCID: PMC4303069

Freedman VA, Spillman BC. (2014). Disability and Care Needs Among Older Americans. Milbank Quarterly 92(3):509-41. PMCID: PMC4221755.

Kasper JD & Freedman VA. (2014). Findings from the 1st Round of the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS): Introduction to the Special Issue The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69 (Suppl 1): S1-7.

Lin I-F & Wu H-S. (2014). Activity Limitations, Use of Assistive Devices or Personal Help, and Well-Being: Variation by Education. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69 (Suppl 1): S16-25. PMCID: PMC4303070

McGarry BE, Temkin-Greener H, Li Y. (2014). Role of Race and Ethnicity in Private Long-Term Care Insurance Ownership. The Gerontologist. 54(6): 1001-1012. PMCID: PMC4271104

McGarry BE, Strawderman RL, Li Y. (2014). The Care Span: Lower Hispanic Participation in Medicare Part D May Reflect Program Barriers. Health Affairs. 33(5): 856.62. PMCID: PMC4104518

Skolarus LE, Burke JF, Brown DL, Freedman VA. (2014). Understanding Stroke Survivorship: Expanding the concept of post-stroke disability. Stroke. 45(1): 224-30. PMCID: PMC3939034

Skolarus LE, Burke JF & Freedman VA. (2014). The Role of Accommodations in Post-stroke Disability Management. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69 (Suppl 1): S26-34. PMCID: PMC4303064

Spira AP, Kaufmann CN, Kasper JD, Ohayon MM, Rebok GW, Skidmore E, Parisi JM & Reynolds CF, III. (2014). Association Between Insomnia Symptoms and Functional Status in U.S. Older Adults. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69 (Suppl 1): S35-41. PMCID: PMC4303068

Wennberg AMV, Gottesman RF, Kaufmann CK, Albert MS, Chen-Edinboro LP, Rebok GW, Kasper JD, Spira AP. (2014). Diabetes and Cognitive Outcomes in a Nationally Representative Sample: The National Health and Aging Trends Study. International Psychogeriatrics. 26(10): 1729-1735. PMCID: PMC4199187

Wolf DA. (2014). Getting Help from Others: The Effects of Demand and Supply. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69 (Suppl 1): S59-64. PMCID: PMC4303063

Wolff JL & Spillman BC. (2014). Older Adults Receiving Assistance with Physician Visits and Prescribed Medications and Their Family Caregivers: Prevalence, Characteristics, and Hours of Care. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69 (Suppl 1): S65-72. PMCID: PMC4303066

2013 and earlier

Choi NG, DiNitto DM. (2013). Internet Use Among Older Adults: Association with Health Needs, Psychological Capital, and Social Capital. J of Medical Internet Research.15(5):e97. PMCID: PMC3668603

Elliot AJ, Mooney CJ, Douthit KZ, Lynch MF. (2013). Predictors of Older Adults' Technology Use and Its Relationship to Depressive Symptoms and Well-being. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 69(5):667-77. PMCID: PMC4158393

Patel K, Guralnik J, Dansie E, Turk D. (2013). Prevalence and Impact of Pain among Older Adults in the United States: Findings from the 2011 National Health and Aging Trends Study. Pain. 154(12): 2649-57. PMCID: PMC3843850

Freedman VA, Kasper JD, Cornman JC, Agree EM, Bandeen-Roche K, Mor V, Spillman BC, Wallace R, Wolf DA. (2011). Validation of new measures of disability and functioning in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66(9): 1013-21. PMCID: PMC3156629

Freedman, VA. (2009). Adopting the ICF Language for Studying Late-life Disability: A Field of Dreams? J of Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 64A(11): 1172-1174. PMCID: PMC2759566

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Presentations

2016

Gerontological Society of America (GSA). (2016). Pre-Conference Workshop: Using the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) in Analyses of Aging and Disability. New Orleans, LA, November 16.

2015

Gerontological Society of America (GSA). (2015). Pre-Conference Workshop: Using the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) in Analyses of Aging and Disability. Orlando, FL, November 18.

Gerontological Society of America (GSA). (2015). Disparities in Physical Functioning and Frailty Among Older Americans: Findings From the NHATS. Orlando, FL, November 21

  • Bandeen-Roche, Karen. Functioning and Frailty Among Older Americans: Findings from the NHATS
  • Samuel, Laura. Socioeconomic Status and Changes in Physical Function: A Test of Cumulative (Dis)advantage
  • Usher, Therri. Dissecting the Race Disparity in Frailty in NHATS by Income, Region, and Obesity.
  • Thorpe, Roland. Racial Differences in Disability among Men in National Health and Aging Trends Study

2014

Gerontological Society of America (GSA). (2014). A National Perspective on Participation in Valued Activities: Restrictions and Positive Influences. Washington, DC, November 9

  • Kasper, Judith D. Insights from the National Health and Aging Trends Study on Caregiving and Unmet Need
  • Spillman, Brenda. Informal Caregiving for Older Americans: An Analysis of the 2011 National Study of Caregiving
  • Kasper, Judith D. Disability and Care Needs of Older Americans by Dementia Status
  • Mor, Vincent. The Adverse Consequences of Unmet Need Among Older Persons in the Community

Gerontological Society of America (GSA). (2014). Insights from the National Health and Aging Trends Study on Caregiving and Unmet Need. Washington, DC, November 7

  • Kasper, Judith D. A National Perspective on Participation in Valued Activities: Restrictions and Positive Influences
  • Patel, Kushang. Impact of Pain on Social Participation among Older Adults in the United States
  • Spira, Adam P. Insomnia Symptoms and Participation in Valued Activities in U.S. Older Adults: The National Health and Aging Trends Study
  • Roth, David L. Variations in Size and Composition of Core Social Networks: Associations with Social Participation
  • Szanton, Sarah. Older Adults' Favorite Activities

Gerontological Society of America (GSA). (2014). Pre-Conference Workshop: Longitudinal Analyses and Special Topics in the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS). Washington, DC, November 5.

Agree, Emily. (2014). Specialization in Caregiving Networks. Presented at the International Sociological Association Meeting. Yokohama Japan, July 18.

Agree, Emily. (2014). Assistive Technology, Disability, and Aging. Presented at the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology. Tokyo Japan, July 17.

Administration for Community Living, DHHS. (2014). Webinar and briefing. Washington, DC, April.

Kasper, Judith D. Overview of NHATS (National Health and Aging Trends Study) & NSOC (National Caregiving Study)

Spillman, Brenda. Informal Caregiving for Older Americans

Kasper, Judith D. (2014). National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS): Data to Understand Cognitive Aging in Older People. Presented at the Institute of Medicine, Committee on the Public Health Dimensions of Cognitive Aging. Washington, DC, April.

Kasper, Judith D. (2014). The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A new resource for studying disability and independence in older people. Presented at the Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging, University of South Florida. Tampa, FL, February.

2013

Gerontological Society of America (GSA). (2013). Annual Meeting Social Research Policy and Practice Presidential Symposium: Using NHATS to Examine Policy Issues. New Orleans, LA, November 23.

  • Kasper, Judith D. and John Haaga (discussant). Using NHATS to Explore Policy Issues in Aging
  • Freedman, Vicki and Brenda Spillman. New Estimates of Medicare's Residential Care Population from the National Health and Aging Trends Study
  • Mor, Vincent. Using NHATS Public Use and Linked Data Sets for Health Policy Research
  • Robinson, Kristin. Comparing Medicare-Only Enrollees (MEOs) and Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees (MMEs) within the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS)
  • Wolff, Jennifer. Family Involvement in Older Adults' Health Care Activities

Gerontological Society of America (GSA). (2013). Pre-Conference Workshop: National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS): Opportunities for longitudinal analyses of disabillity trajectories, caregiving patterns, and end of life. New Orleans, LA, November 20.

Kasper, Judith D. (2013). The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A New Resource for Studying Disability and Independence in Older People. Yale University School of Publich Health and Program on Aging in Geriatric Medicine. New Haven, CT, October 2.

Freedman, Vicki A. (2013). Introducing the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Presented at the National Palliative Care Research Center Conference Leveraging the Health and Retirement Study to Advance Palliative Care Research. Ann Arbor, MI, September 25.

Freedman, Vicki A. (2013). The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A new resource for studying disability and independence in older people. Presented at the Seminar in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI, June 6.

NHATS Early Results Workshop. (2013). Funded by NIA. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI, April 25-26. http://nhatspubdemo.westat.com/scripts/documents/NHATS_Early_Results_Workshop_Agenda_April_2013.pdf

  • Kasper, Judy and Vicki Freedman. Overview of the National Health and Aging Trends Study
  • Clarke, Philippa, Specifying the Role of the Environment in the Disablement Process
  • Latham, Kenzie, Gait speed, mobility device utilization, and social participation
  • Lin, I-Fen and Hsueh-Sheng Wu, Does the Use of Assistive Devices or Personal Care Mediate the Association between Disability and Well-being?
  • Davydow, Dimitry, Catherine L. Hough, Kenneth M. Langa, & Theodore J. Iwashyn, Depressive Symptoms and Functional Disability in Older Men and Women
  • de Rekeneire, Nathalie, Anda Botoseneanu, Heather G. Allore, & Thomas M. Gill. Combined Effect of Adiposity Measures on Physical Performance of Older Adults.
  • Patel, Kushang, Jack Guralnik, Elizabeth Dansie & Dennis Turk. Prevalence and Impact of Pain among Older Adults in the United States.
  • Spira, Adam, Sleep Complaints, Sleep Medication Use, and Disability
  • Loinaz, Alida and Ann Gruber-Baldini, Characteristics of Recurrent Fallers in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Dementia
  • Gell, Nancy, Dori E. Rosenberg, George Demiris, Andrea LaCroix, Kushang Patel, Technology Use in Older Adults and Older Adults with Disabilities
  • Wolff, Jennifer, Family Caregivers' Involvement in Older Adults' Physician Visits
  • Wolf, Douglas, To What Extent is Informal Care a Supply-Driven Phenomenon?
  • Freedman, Vicki A., and Brenda Spillman, Residential Care Estimates from the National Health and Aging Trends Study

Population Association of America (PAA). (2013). Annual Meeting: Invited President's Session. New Orleans, LA, April 12.

  • Kasper, Judith D. Introducing the National Health and Aging Trends Study
  • Freedman, Vicki A. The Late-Life Disability Spectrum: New Estimates of Self Care and Mobility Limitations among Older Americans
  • Wolf, Douglas A. To What Extent Is Informal Care a Supply-Driven Phenomenon?
  • Spillman, Brenda. Disability Onset before Late Life: Implications for Supportive Services

NHATS Data for Studying Long-term Care. (2013). Judith D. Kasper & Maureen Skehan. Webinar sponsored by Long-Term Care Interest Group of AcademyHealth. January 25.

2012

Gerontological Society of America (GSA). (2012). Pre-Conference Workshop: Introduction to the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS). San Diego, CA, November 14.

AcademyHealth. (2012). The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A New Resource for Studying Disability and Implications for Service Use in Older People. Session Organizer: Vincent Mor. Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, June 25:

  • Kasper, Judith D. NHATS: An Overview and Preliminary Findings.
  • Freedman, Vicki A. Characterizing Disability and Long-Term Care with the NHATS: A First Look.
  • Spillman, Brenda. Implications of Disability Onset Before Late Life for Supportive Services.
  • Wolff, Jennifer. Older Adults' Navigation of the Health System: A Shared Activity? Insights from NHATS.

Freedman, Vicki A. (2012). New Disability Estimates from the National Health and Aging Trends Study. TRENDS Network, Center on Demography and Aging, University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI, June 1.

Population Association of America (2012). Introduction to the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, May 3:

  • Kasper, Judith D. The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A New Resource for Studying Disability and Independence in Older People.
  • Agree, Emily. NHATS as a New Tool to Study Disability Trends and Trajectories.
  • Wolf, Douglas. Examples of Empirical Studies Supported by NHATS Data.

Kasper, Judith D. (2012). The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A New Resource for Studying Disability and Independence in Older People. Pepper Institute Invited Lecture Series. The Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy. Florida State University,Tallahassee, FL, March 29.

Kasper, Judith D. (2012). The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A new resource for studying disability and independence in older people. Seminars in Aging Series, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, January 30.

2011

Agree, Emily. (2011). Validating Measures of Disability, Accommodation, and Unmet Need in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Johns Hopkins University PFRH/Hopkins Population Center, Baltimore, MD, November 9.

Kasper, Judith D. (2011). The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A New Resource for Studying Disability Trends and Dynamics. Epidemiology and Public Health Seminar Series, University of Maryland. Baltimore, MD, November 3.

Kasper, Judith D. (2011). Aging and Disability Roundtable. Sponsored by AAA and the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. AAA National Office. Washington, DC, July 27.

Kasper, Judith D., Edwards, Brad, Freedman, Vicki A., Bruce, Tamara, Weiss, Carlos, Seplaki, Christopher L., Guralnik, Jack, Plassman, Brenda, Wallace, Robert, Carlson, Michelle, Niefeld, Marlene. (2011).

Advances in Survey Assessment of Disability in Older Adults: Measuring Physical and Cognitive Capacity in the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS). 10th Conference on Health Survey Research

Methods. Atlanta, GA, April 8-11. Published in 2012: Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Health Survey Research Methods. http://www.srl.uic.edu/hsrm/HSRM10_proceedings.pdf

Wolf, Douglas, Freedman, Vicki A., Agree, Emily, Cornman, Jennifer, Spillman, Brenda, Kasper, Judith D. (2011). Alternative Measures of Self-Reported Disability. Population Association of America (PAA) 2011 Annual Meeting Poster Presentation. Washington, DC, April 2.

Kasper, Judith D. (2011). The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A New Resource for Studying Disability Trends and Dynamics. National Center for Health Statistics Seminar. Washington, DC, February 28.

Spillman, Brenda (2011). The National Health and Aging Trends Study: Informal Caregiving Supplement Content. National Center for Health Statistics Seminar. Washington, DC, February 28.

2010

Kasper, Judith D. (2010). Advances in research on disability and function: The National Health and Aging Trends Study. Function Think Tank, Office of Clinical Standards and Quality, CMS, Baltimore, MD, October 18.

Kasper, Judith D., Freedman, Vicki A., Spillman, Brenda, Wolff, Jennifer, Agree, Emily, Wolf, Douglas. (2010). Update on NHATS and Plans for National Study of Caregiving (NSOC), Briefing to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), Washington, DC, October 7.

Agree, Emily. (2010). Harmonization of Disability Measurement and the National Health and Aging Trends Study. The 2010 International Conference on Aging in the Americas: Issues of Disability, Caregiving, and Long-Term Care Policy. Austin, TX, September 16.

Kasper, Judith D. (2010). Toward a Common Language of Disablement. Panel Discussion at the 2010 North American Collaborating Center (NACC) Conference on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), sponsored by the NACC of the World Health Organization. Washington, DC, June 23.

Edwards, Brad. (2010). Old Dogs New Tricks: Instrument Innovations to Reduce Measurement Error and Nonresponse. International Total Survey Error Workshop. Stowe, VT, June 15.

Seplaki, Chris. (2010). Current and Future Directions in Disability Research. Aging Research Forum at the University of Rochester Department of Geriatrics, April.

Kasper, Judith D. (2010). National Health and Aging Trends Study: A New Resource for Studying Disability Trends and Dynamics. University of Chicago Department of Health Studies Seminar, Chicago, IL, April 21.

2009

Gerontological Society of America (GSA). (2009). The National Health and Aging Trends Study: A New Resource for the Study of Disability Trends and Dynamics in Older People. Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 22:

  • Kasper, Judith, D. Overview of the National Health and Aging Trends Study: Design, Data and Dissemination.
  • Agree, Emily. Conceptualizing and Measuring Disability: Plans for the NHATS.
  • Mor, Vincent & Kasper Judith D. Data Linkages in NHATS.
  • Spillman, Brenda. Tracking the Consequences of Disability in NHATS.
  • Wallace, Bob. Assessing Disease Histories and Chronic Disabling Conditions in NHATS.

American Public Health Association (APHA). (2009). Introducing the National Health and Aging Trends Study: How Daily Life Changes as We Age. Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA, November 10:

  • Kasper, Judith D. NHATS Instrument Development and Proposed Content.
  • Emily, Agree. Environmental Aspects of Disability Measurement in NHATS.
  • Freedman, Vicki A. Disability Measures in NHATS.
  • Spillman, Brenda. Measuring Consequences of Disability in NHATS.
  • Wallace, Bob. Assessing Disease Histories and Chronic Disabling Conditions in NHATS.

Freedman, Vicki A., Spillman, Brenda. (2009). Introducing a New National Survey of Disability Trends and Dynamics. Trends in Old Age Disability and Health. TRENDS Network, Center on Demography and Aging, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, March 20.

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NHATS Technical Papers (available at www.NHATS.org)

Montaquila J, Freedman VA, Edwards B, Kasper JD. (2012). Round 1 Sample Design and Selection. NHATS Technical Paper #1. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Montaquila J, Freedman VA, Spillman B, Kasper JD. (2012). Development of Round 1 Survey Weights. NHATS Technical Paper #2. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Montaquila J, Freedman VA, Kasper JD. (2012). Round 1 Income Imputation. NHATS Technical Paper #3. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Kasper, JD, Freedman VA, Niefeld, M. (2012) Construction of performance-based summary measures of physical capacity in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. NHATS Technical Paper #4. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Niefeld, M. (2012) SAS Programming Statements for Construction of Performance-Based Summary Measures of Physical Capacity in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Addendum to NHATS Technical Paper #4. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Kasper JD., Freedman VA, Spillman BC. (2013). Classification of Persons by Dementia Status in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Technical Paper #5. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Skehan ME, Spillman BC. (2013). STATA programming statements for construction of dementia classification in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Addendum to NHATS Technical Paper #5. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Spillman BC, Skehan ME. (2013). SAS programming statements for construction of dementia classification in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Addendum to NHATS Technical Paper #5. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Freedman VA, Spillman BC, Kasper JD. (2014). Hours of Care in Rounds 1 and 2 of the National Health and Aging Trends Study. NHATS Technical Paper #7. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Skehan ME, Kasper JD, Freedman VA. (2014). Driving and Transportation Measures in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. NHATS Technical Paper #8. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Montaquila J, Freedman VA, Spillman B, Kasper JD. (2015). Development of Round 3 Survey Weights. NHATS Technical Paper #9. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Montaquila J, Freedman VA, Kasper JD. (2015). National Health and Aging Trends Study Round 3 Income Imputation. NHATS Technical Paper #10. Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Montaquila J, Freedman VA, Spillman B, Kasper JD. (2015). Development of Round 4 Survey Weights. NHATS Technical Paper #11. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Freedman VA, Wolf DA, Mor V. (2015). Mobility and Self-Care Accommodation Duration Measures in the National Health and Aging Trends Study. NHATS Technical Paper #12. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Kasper, Judith D., Freedman, Vicki A., Spillman, Brenda C., and Skehan, Maureen E. (2015). Addendum to Classification of Persons by Dementia Status in the National Health and Aging Trends Study for Rounds 2-5. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Wolff, J. (2016). Calculating Work Productivity Loss in the National Study of Caregiving. NHATS Technical Paper #13. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

DeMatteis J, Freedman VA, and Kasper JD. (2016). National Health and Aging Trends Study Development of Round 5 Survey Weights. NHATS Technical Paper #14. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health

DeMatteis J, Freedman VA, and Kasper JD. (2016). National Health and Aging Trends Study Round 5 Income Imputation. NHATS Technical Paper #15. Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

DeMatteis J, Freedman VA, and Kasper JD. (2016). National Health and Aging Trends Study Round 5 Sample Design and Selection. NHATS Technical Paper #16. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Freedman VA, and Spillman BC (2016). Making National Estimates with the National Health and Aging Trends Study. NHATS Technical Paper #17. Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

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NHATS Documentation (available at www.NHATS.org)

User Guides

Kasper, Judith D. and Freedman, Vicki A. (2012). National Health and Aging Trends Study Round 1 User Guide: Beta Release. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Kasper, Judith D. and Freedman, Vicki A. (2012). National Health and Aging Trends Study Round 1 User Guide: Final Release. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Kasper, Judith D. and Freedman, Vicki A. (2013). National Health and Aging Trends Study User Guide: Rounds 1 & 2, Beta Release. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Kasper, Judith D. and Freedman, Vicki A. (2013). National Health and Aging Trends Study User Guide: Rounds 1 & 2, Final Release. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Kasper, Judith D., Freedman, Vicki A., Spillman, Brenda. (2013). National Study of Caregiving (NSOC) User Guide. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Kasper, Judith D. and Freedman, Vicki A. (2014). National Health and Aging Trends Study User Guide: Rounds 1, 2 & 3, Beta Release. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Kasper, Judith D. and Freedman, Vicki A. (2015). National Health and Aging Trends Study User Guide: Rounds 1, 2 & 3, Final Release. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Kasper, Judith D. and Freedman, Vicki A. (2015). National Health and Aging Trends Study User Guide: Rounds 1, 2, 3 & 4, Final Release. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Kasper, Judith D. and Freedman, Vicki A. 2016. National Health and Aging Trends Study User Guide: Rounds 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 Beta Release. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health

Kasper, Judith D. and Freedman, Vicki A. (2016). National Health and Aging Trends Study User Guide: Rounds 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5, Final Release. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Crosswalks between Instruments and Codebook

NHATS Round 1 Crosswalk between Instruments and Codebook: Beta Release (2012).

NHATS Round 1 Crosswalk between Instruments and Codebook: Final Release (2012).

NHATS Crosswalk of Changes from Round 1 Beta Release to Round 1 Final Release (2012).

NSOC Crosswalk between Instruments and Codebook (2013).

NHATS Round 2 Crosswalk between Instruments and Codebook: Beta Release (2013).

NHATS Round 2 Crosswalk between Instruments and Codebook: Final Release (2013).

NHATS Round 3 Crosswalk between Instruments and Codebook: Beta Release (2014).

NHATS Round 3 Crosswalk between Instruments and Codebook: Final Release (2015).

NHATS Round 4 Crosswalk between Instruments and Codebook: Final Release (2015).

NHATS Round 5 Crosswalk between Instruments and Codebook: Beta Release (2016).

NHATS Round 5 Crosswalk between Instruments and Codebook: Final Release (2016).

NHATS Crosswalk of Changes from Round 5 Beta Release to Round 5 Final Release (2016).

NSOC II Crosswalk between Instruments and Codebook (2016).

Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels

NHATS Round 1 Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels: Beta Release (2012).

NHATS Round 1 Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels: Final Release (2012).

NSOC Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels (2012).

NHATS Round 2 Last Month of Life Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels: Final Release (2013).

NHATS Round 2 Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels: Beta Release (2013).

NHATS Round 2 Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels: Final Release (2013).

NHATS Round 3 Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels (2014).

NHATS Round 3 Last Month of Life Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels (2014).

NHATS Round 4 Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels (2015).

NHATS Round 4 Last Month of Life Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels (2015).

NHATS Round 5 Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels (2016).

NHATS Round 5 Last Month of Life Instruments Annotated with Variable Names and Labels (2016).

Data Collection Procedures

NHATS Round 1 Data Collection Procedures (2012).

Procedures for Obtaining Sensitive and Restricted NHATS data.

Obtaining Sensitive Data from the National Health and Aging Trends Study (2016).

Obtaining Restricted Data from the National Health and Aging Trends Study (2016).

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