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Centers on the Demography & Economics of Aging and Alzheimer's Related Dementias

Fall 2022

Upcoming Events

October 20: The Symposium on Healthy Aging (Chicago Theological Seminary and Online)

New Publications from the Population Reference Bureau

U.S. obesity is slowing gains in life expectancy and widening racial health disparities. Rising Obesity in an Aging America by Mark Mather and Paola Scommegna examines the health impact and social consequences of obesity to inform intervention and prevention strategies.

The Population Reference Bureau reports on a study finding that the life expectancy of Californians has decreased by about three years as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study by National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)-affiliated researchers and colleagues published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

In the Media

Eileen Crimmins (CBPH) discussed the risk factors for developing long COVID in the U.S. News & World Report.

Josh Ehrlich and Ken Langa's research on the connection between dementia and vision impairment was cited in the New York Times.
hand holding loudspeaker - media mentions

Honors and Awards

Karen Fingerman (CAPS-UT Austin) was awarded the 2022 Baltes Distinguished Research Achievement Award. Continue reading about this award.

Vicki Freedman (MiCDA) & Judith Kasper guest edited a supplemental issue to The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences features papers examining outcomes from 10 years of the seminal National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS). Continue reading about this special issue.

Arline Geronimus was awarded 2021 James S. Jackson Distinguished Career Award for Diversity Scholarship. Continue reading about this award.
Karen Fingerman, Vicki Freedman, Arline Geronimus

Calls for Pilot Project Proposals, Applications, and Abstracts

CAPRA announced its fourth year of pilot award funding for early and established investigators in the field of Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease Related Dementias (AD/ADRD).

The HEADS Center calls for applications for their co-sponsored 2023 Summer Workshop on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Disparities.


CEDA calls for abstracts for their co-sponsored workshop: Determinants of Adult Mortality, Morbidity, and Healthy Aging in LMICs .
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