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2013 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the relationship between increasing social isolation and ill health among older people.
Review of recently-published scholarly literature and government reports on winter weather and human activities.
2012 study from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Michigan published in PNAS on variations in summer temperatures and the elderly.
2012 report from the federal government on the solvency and long-term forecasts of entitlement programs.
2012 study in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy on the effect of market factors on the quality of long-term care.
2011 U.S. government report on the ages of Social Security and Disability Insurance applicants over time.
2011 meta-study published in the journal Lancet on the effectiveness of flu vaccinations in the United States.
2011 report from the Pew Research Center on the growing wealth gap between households headed by younger versus older members.
2011 study in Psychological Science on decision-making abilities in younger and older adults.
2011 fact sheet published by Congress’s Joint Economic Committee on the recession’s impact at the state level.
2011 paper by the Office of Retirement Policy on “never-beneficiaries” aged 62 to 84.
2011 U.S. Government report on the challenges facing the Social Security system and its ability to meet its obligations to retirees and those on disability.
2011 report by Boston College on underlying trends in stock values and the outlook for personal retirement investments.
Open access database of scientific research, including on biology, disease, genetics and much more.
2010 study for National Bureau of Economic Research on lack of financial knowledge and retirement decisions.
2010 study in the Journal of Economic Perspectives on the effect of early retirement on cognitive function of people in their early 60s.
2008 study published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives on the factors that have hurt the U.S. pension-insurance corporation.
2010 study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the potential cognitive benefits of regular aerobic exercise.
2010 study by researchers from the Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health and others on the relationship between different amounts of physical activity and weight changes.
2009 paper examining the relationship between Medicare spending and outcomes for patients with heart failures