Session 110:
The Evidence for Declining Disability Rates among the Elderly

Friday, May 2
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Grand Ballroom G
3rd Floor

Chair: Georgeanne Patmios, National Institute on Aging, NIH
Discussant: Eileen Crimmins, University of Southern California

  1. Secular Trends in Physiological Capital: Implications for Equity in Health CareRobert Fogel, University of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

  2. Resolving Inconsistencies across National Surveys in Old-Age Disability TrendsVicki A. Freedman, Polisher Research Institute

  3. The Case for Accelerating Decline in Disability among the ElderlyKenneth G. Manton, Duke University

  4. Declining Disability InternationallyTimothy A. Waidmann, Urban Institute

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