Minority Aging and Health Economics Research Center
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Early Childhood Education Pays Big Dividends, Study Says
2015-2016 RCMAR Scholar and Associate Economist Maria Jose Prados quoted in Ed Source about a study on the lifetime consequences of early childhood education.
Some Blood Pressure Medications May Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s, But Not For All Populations
Certain antihypertensive medications (AHTs) may prevent the onset of the disease, but only among black and white women and white men. This has the potential to change prescribing behavior earlier in the lifespan.
Racial and Ethnic Differences in Trends in Dementia Prevalence and Risk Factors in the United States
The researchers find disparities in dementia prevalence declined between blacks and whites and increased between Hispanics and whites.
Education and Psychosocial Functioning Among Older Adults: 4-Year Change in Sense of Control and Hopelessness
In this study, researchers found a cumulative advantage of higher levels of education for psychosocial functioning in older adults.
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The Minority Aging Health Economics Research Center provides mentorship to scholars with research focused on the health and economic wellbeing of minority elderly populations. The program is led by Dana Goldman and Julie Zissimopoulos.