Session 17:
Health and Dependency at Older Ages

Thursday, April 15
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Cumberland E
Exhibition Level

Chair: Nobuko Mizoguchi, University of California, Berkeley
Discussant: Jean-Marie Robine, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)

  1. The Last Year of Life in Europe: Regional Variations in Functional Status and Sources of SupportKarsten Hank, University of Mannheim; Hendrik Juerges, University of Mannheim

  2. Old-Age Healthy Dependency Ratio in EuropeMagdalena Muszynska, Duke University; Yeonjoo Yi, Duke University; Roland Rau, University of Rostock

  3. The Disablement Process among Elderly ChineseDeborah Lowry, University of Michigan

  4. Recent Trends in Health and Disability among the Older Population in EnglandRobert Schoeni, University of Michigan; Linda G. Martin, RAND Corporation; Patricia Andreski, University of Michigan

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