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Longitudinal Study on Aging Instructor"s Manual (Gerontology Research Toolkit) by James L. Peterson

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Care of the elderly,
  • Elderly,
  • Geriatric medicine,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • Gerontology,
  • Medical / Geriatrics,
  • Sociology,
  • Health/Fitness

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9499008M
ISBN 100801850444
ISBN 109780801850448
OCLC/WorldCa34946917

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  Survey Description. The Longitudinal Study of Aging (LSOA) is a collaborative effort of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the National Institute on Aging External (NIA). The Supplement on Aging (SOA), conducted in conjunction with the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), served as the baseline for the study. The LSOA is a prospective study with a nationally. We review recent developments in longitudinal studies of aging, focusing on the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS) and the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). Both studies are part of a trend toward biosocial surveys in which biological measurement is joined with traditional survey techniques, and a related trend toward greater harmonization Cited by: The Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Longitudinal Aging Study was initiated in and has conducted 8 assessments over the past 40 years. It was designed to help rehabilitation professionals understand the life situation of people with SCI, but it has developed into the most long-standing study of aging and SCI and has resulted in over 50 by:   This book is based on a longitudinal study and conclusions are therefore based on a wealth of evidence that supports the understanding of keys to successful ageing. I found this to be an interesting and thought provoking book that confirms for me things that I suspected were probably true/5(79).

The Longitudinal Studies Section of the Translational Gerontology Branch of the Intramural Program of the National Institute on Aging focuses on mechanisms underlying heterogeneity in human health and function with aging, including molecular, cellular, physiologic and behavioral factors. In addition to our longitudinal studies of aging, including BLSA and Gestalt, we carry out smaller human. The Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI) is a groundbreaking nationally-representative, longitudinal survey to examine aging and retirement among India’s 45+ population. It is a joint undertaking of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) in Mumbai, India, and the. Get this from a library! Aging in the eighties: the longitudinal study of aging.. [National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.);].   The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging was begun in to trace the effects of aging in humans. Measurements have been made on over male volunteers, between the ages of 17 living independently in the community. This report of the study's first 23 years is an initial compilation of methods and findings.