Insufficient understanding of the completeness of dementia diagnosis and for whom in Medicare claims data limits their use. This study analyzes prevalence and incidence of dementia in survey and claims data to understand differences.
RCMAR Scientist Reginald Tucker-Seeley presents a model to consistently measure financial hardship to better inform cancer prevention research identify connections between socioeconomic circumstances and cancer risk-related behaviors and cancer screening among older adults.
Drug overdose mortality has reached unprecedented levels in the U.S., more than tripling over the past 20 years. Is this a uniquely American epidemic or are other high-income counties facing a similar crisis? RCMAR Scientist and USC Leonard Davis School Assistant Professor Jessica Ho looks at the data.
Over the past forty years, the United States has taken part in an experiment in mass incarceration. This article explores the impact that mass incarceration might have on successful aging and racial disparities in aging outcomes.