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Trends in Disability at Older Ages

Product: Today's Research on Aging, Issue 7

Author: Population Reference Bureau

Date: September 24, 2007

This e-newsletter is the seventh in a series funded by the University of Michigan Demography Center.

This issue, “Trends in Disability at Older Ages” highlights National Institute on Aging-funded research and other recent research that explores the impact of conflicting trends (declining old-age disability and increasing obesity) on disability rates and health care costs.