Why is late-life disability declining?


CONTEXT Late-life disability has been declining in the United States since the 1980s. This study provides the first comprehensive investigation into the reasons for this trend. METHODS The study draws on evidence from two sources: original data analyses and reviews of existing studies. The original analyses include trend models of data on the need for… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0009.2007.00513.x


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@article{Schoeni2008WhyIL, title={Why is late-life disability declining?}, author={Robert F. Schoeni and Vicki A. Freedman and L. Martin}, journal={The Milbank quarterly}, year={2008}, volume={86 1}, pages={47-89} }