Current Projects and Publications

Health Security

Current Activities

  • A report on strategies to improve the enrollment of eligible Medicare beneficiaries in Medicare Savings Programs. The Commonwealth Fund.
  • A second series of 12 Data Profiles and 8 Issue Briefs to inform policy makers about the implications of chronic and disabling conditions. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Publications

Health Literacy

Current Activities

  • An assessment of the health care use and health care costs of low levels of functional literacy. Pfizer, Inc.

Publications

Long-Term Care

Current Activities

  • A book on the financing and delivery of long-term care services, The Long-Term Care Challenge. The Century Foundation.
  • A series of Data Profiles on informal caregivers. The AARP Andrus Foundation.
  • A survey of state Medicaid offices on the use of waiting lists for home and community based services for the elderly and disabled. AARP.
  • Participation in Georgetown University's Long-Term Care Project, which is designed to elevate policy discussions of long-term care and create a network of researchers engaged in systemic analysis of problems and solutions, particularly related to financing. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Publications

Economic Security

Current Activities

  • A symposium, Retirement Implications of Demographic and Family Change . The Society of Actuaries.

Publications

  • Will Baby Boomers Work More Years Than Their Parents Did? , Robert B. Friedland, August 2000. (Retirement Research Fund)*
  • Welfare Reform and Elderly Legal Immigrants, Robert B. Friedland and Veena Pankaj, July 1997. (Kaiser Family Foundation)*
  • Economic and Health Security: An Overview of the Origins of Federal Legislation , David V. Bryce and Robert B. Friedland, January 1997. (Employee Benefit Research Institute)*

Aging Society Issues

Publications

*These publications were done by Center on an Aging Society staff when they were at the National Academy on an Aging Society and are available through the Gerontological Society of America at 202-842-1275.