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Submissions from 2017

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Aging in Reading, Massachusetts: A community needs assessment, Caitlin Coyle and Jan Mutchler

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2016 Elder Economic Security Standard Index™ for Boston, Yang Li; Ping Xu; Jan Mutchler; and Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Living Below the Line: Economic Insecurity and Older Americans, Age Disparities in Insecurity, 2016, Jan Mutchler, Yang Li, and Ping Ku

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Living Below the Line: Economic Insecurity and Older Americans, Gender Disparities in Insecurity, 2016, Jan Mutchler, Yang Li, and Ping Ku

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Living Below the Line: Economic Insecurity and Older Americans, Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Insecurity, 2016, Jan Mutchler, Yang Li, and Ping Ku

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Lump Sum vs Annuity Payments: Which is right for me?, Pension Action Center, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

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My Company is Freezing the Pension Plan: What does this mean?, Pension Action Center, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

Submissions from 2016

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Salem for All Ages: An age-friendly action plan, Caitlin E. Coyle and Jan Mutchler

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Living Below the Line: Economic Insecurity and Older Americans Insecurity in Massachusetts 2016, Jan E. Mutchler, Yang Li, and Ping Xu

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Living Below the Line: Economic Insecurity and Older Americans Insecurity in the States 2016, Jan E. Mutchler, Yang Li, and Ping Xu

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The Future of Aging in the Town of Chatham: Chatham Council on Aging Needs Assessment Study, Jan E. Mutchler, Ceara Somerville, Maryam Khaniyan, and Molly Evans

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The Future of Aging in the Town of Brewster: Brewster Council on Aging Needs Assessment Study, Jan E. Mutchler, Ceara Somerville, Maryam Khaniyan, Mai See Yang, and Molly Evans

Submissions from 2015

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401(k) Plan Expenses, Anne Becker and Jeffrey Arnold

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Finding a Financial Planner, Emily G. Brown JD

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Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act (Passed Jan. 4, 2015), Emily G. Brown JD and Ellen Bruce JD

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Getting the Most Out of Your 401(k), Emily G. Brown JD and Jeanne Medeiros JD

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Hardship Withdrawals and Loans: Some Words of Caution, Emily G. Brown JD, Jeanne Medeiros JD, and Ellen Bruce JD

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Your Former Employer’s 401(k) Plan, Jeanne Medeiros JD

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Needs Assessment for the Topsfield Council on Aging, Jan E. Mutchler and Ceara Somerville

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Needs Assessment for Littleton Elder and Human Services and the Council on Aging, Jan E. Mutchler, Bernard A. Steinman, Ceara Somerville, Maryam Khaniyan, and Mai See Yang

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Aging in Scituate: An Assessment of Services and Programs for Our Community, Jan Mutchler, Hayley Gleason, Ceara Somerville, Maryam Khaniyan, and Bernard A. Steinman

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Protect Your Retirement Income: Documents to Keep and Questions to Ask, Pension Action Center, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Aging in Boxford: Planning for an ‘active and involved’ future, Nina Silverstein and Caitlin Coyle

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The Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Coordination Program: A Process Evaluation, Executive Summary, Nina Silverstein, Frank Porell, and Pamela Nadash

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Aging in Barnstable: Striving for High Livability in a Cape Cod Community, Bernard A. Steinman, Ceara Somerville, Hayley Gleason, Maryam Khaniyan, and Mai See Yang

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Assessing Current and Future Needs of Residents Aging in the Town of Andover, Bernard A. Steinman, Ceara R. Somerville, Maryam Khaniyan, Hayley Gleason, Mai See Yang, and Jan E. Mutchler

Submissions from 2014

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Healthy Eating and Savvy Saving: An Evaluation of Action for Boston Community Development’s Food Dollars Program For Low-Income Elders, Ann Bookman and Susan M. Phillips

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Understanding the Differences Between Defined Benefit Pension And Defined Contribution, Emily G. Brown JD and Jeanne Medeiros JD

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Understanding the Specialized Language of Retirement Plans, Emily G. Brown JD and Jeanne Medeiros JD

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Social networks, decision aids, and patient decisions regarding knee-replacement surgery, Francis G. Caro, Susanne Hoffmann, Alison Gottlieb, Iris Kesternich, and Joachim Winter

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Massachusetts Healthy Aging Data Report: Community Profiles, Elizabeth Dugan, Frank Porell, Nina Silverstein, Ruth Palombo, and Stacey Mann

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Effects of Video Enhancement in a Stated-Choice Experiment on Medical Decision Making, Susanne Hoffmann, Joachim Winter, Francis G. Caro, and Alison Gottlieb

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Evaluation of the Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly Memory Support Initiative, Joan Hyde

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Aging in Boston: Preparing today for a growing tomorrow, Jan E. Mutchler, Bernard A. Steinman, Caitlin Coyle, Hayley Gleason, Jiyoung Lyu, and Ceara Somerville

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Aging in Falmouth: Assessing current and future needs of our aging population, Jan E. Mutchler, Bernard A. Steinman, Hayley Gleason, and Caitlin E. Coyle

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Aging in Place in Marion: A Community Endeavor, Bernard A. Steinman, Hayley Gleason, Maryam Khaniyan, Ceara Somerville, and Jan Mutchler

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Aging in West County Communities: Coming Together to Age in Place, Bernard A. Steinman, Hayley Gleason, Ceara Somerville, Maryam Khaniyan, and Jan Mutchler

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Living and Aging in Newton: Now and In the Future, Bernard A. Steinman; Hayley Gleason; Ceara Somerville; Jan E. Mutchler; Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging, University of Massachusetts Boston; and Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Fact Sheet: Cohort Differences in Parental Survival, Maximiliane E. Szinovacz

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Fact Sheet: Cohort Differences in Parents’ Illness and Nursing Home Use, Maximiliane E. Szinovacz

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Fact Sheet: Cohort Differences in Parental Care Needs, Maximiliane E. Szinovacz and Linda C. Lieber

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Putting Retirement at Risk: Has Financial Risk Exposure Grown More Quickly for Older Households than Younger Ones?, Christian Weller and Sara Bernardo

Submissions from 2013

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Testimony before the ERISA Advisory Council, Ellen A. Bruce

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Letter Regarding PBGC Request for Information on Missing Participants in Individual Account Plans, Federal Register, Vol. 78, No. 120, June 21, 2013, Ellen A. Bruce and Brian Reilly

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Implications of Rhode Island’s Global Consumer Choice Compact Medicaid Waiver for Block Granting Medicaid and Other Retrenchment, Edward Alan Miller, Divya Samuel, Susan Allen, Amal Trivedi, and Vincent Mor

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Implications of Rhode Island’s Global Consumer Choice Compact Medicaid Waiver for Designing and Implementing State Health Reform, Edward Alan Miller, Divya Samuel, Susan Allen, Amal Trivedi, and Vincent Mor

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Implications of Rhode Island’s Global Consumer Choice Compact Medicaid Waiver for Rebalancing Long-Term Care under the Affordable Care Act, Edward Alan Miller, Divya Samuel, Susan Allen, Amal Trivedi, and Vincent Mor

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Aging in Hingham: A Community Affair, Jan Mutchler, Caitlin Coyle, and Hayley Gravette

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI): A Program of the Gerontology Institute, Wichian Rojanawon; Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston; and Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Lift Up Your Voice! Health Care Advocacy Training Program: Empowering Older Adults, Nina M. Silverstein; Alison Gottlieb; Kelli Barton; and Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Fact Sheet: What Influences Plans to Work after Ages 62 and 65?, Maximiliane E. Szinovacz and Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Gender and Marital Status Differences in Retirement Planning, Maximiliane E. Szinovacz and Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Pension Action Center, Michele Tolson; Pension Action Center, University of Massachusetts Boston; and Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

Submissions from 2012

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The Massachusetts Elder Economic Security Index (2011), Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

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The National Elder Economic Security Standard Index, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Elder Economic Security Initiative™: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for North Carolina, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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Elder Economic Security Initiative™: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for South Dakota, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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Evaluation of Lift Up Your Voice! Advocacy Training for Older Adults and Their Caregivers: Executive Summary, Alison Gottlieb, Nina M. Silverstein, and Kelli Barton

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Protect Your Pension: Important Documents You Should Keep, Mia Midenjak

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Letter Regarding IRS Form 8955-SSA Participant Notice Requirement, Mia Midenjak and Ellen A. Bruce

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Increasing Consumer Involvement in Medicaid Nursing Facility Reimbursement: Lessons from New York and Minnesota, Edward Alan Miller and Cynthia Rudder

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Evaluating Economic Security for Massachusetts Seniors, Jan Mutchler; Ellen A. Bruce; Alison Gottlieb; Jiyoung Lyu; Yao‐Chi Shih; and Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Town of Cohasset Senior Center Study, Jan Mutchler, Hayley Gravette, and Caitlin Coyle

Submissions from 2011

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Summary of Mass State Pension Reform Law Chapter 176 of the Acts of 2011, Ellen A. Bruce

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Massachusetts State Public Worker Retirees: How Are They Doing?, Ellen A. Bruce and Lauren A. Martin

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Risk Factors for Driving Cessation Vary by Race and Ethnicity, Elizabeth Dugan, Frank Porell, and Chae Man Lee

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™ Program: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for Washington, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for Colorado, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for Iowa, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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Massachusetts Senior Legal Assistance Project Needs Evaluation: Current Demand for Legal Services, Alison Gottlieb, Lauren A. Martin, and Ellen A. Bruce

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Senior Transportation Abstracts: A Focus on Options, Helen Kerschner and Nina M. Silverstein

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A Primer for Consumer Involvement in Medicaid Nursing Facility Reimbursement: Lessons from New York and Minnesota, Edward Alan Miller and Cynthia Rudder

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Consumer Involvement in Medicaid Nursing Facility Reimbursement: Lessons from New York and Minnesota for State Policymakers, Edward Alan Miller and Cynthia Rudder

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Coming of Age in Marshfield: A Needs Assessment of Aging Services, Jan Mutchler and Sandra McCoskrie Blanchette

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Protecting Your Retirement Savings from Potential Creditors, Pension Action Center, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs: Relevance for Persons with Dementia, Nina M. Silverstein and Alison S. Gottlieb

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Leaving Home Care: Decision Making, Risk Scenarios & Services Gaps in the Home Care System, Jacey J. Vaughan and Nina M. Silverstein

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Fun with Numbers: Disclosing Risk to Individual Investors, Christian A. Weller

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Massachusetts’ Home Care Programs and Reasons for Discharge into Nursing Homes, Cathy M. Wong and Nina M. Silverstein

Submissions from 2010

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™ Program: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for New Mexico, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™ Program: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for New York, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™ Program: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for West Virginia, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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Program Evaluation of a Community-Based Door-Through-Door Medical Escort Service, Lauren A. Martin

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States to the Rescue: Policy Options for State Government to Promote Private Sector Retirement Savings, Christian A. Weller and Amy Helburn

Submissions from 2009

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Elder Activities: Patterns, Motives, and Interpretation. Massachusetts Lifestyles Study III, Francis G. Caro, Jeffrey A. Burr, Eilon Caspi, and Jan E. Mutchler

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Using Internet‐Based Vignette Methods to Understand Elder Residential Choices, Francis G. Caro, Teck Ho, Daniel McFadden, Alison Gottlieb, Christine Yee, Taizan Chan, and Joachim Winter

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Enhancing Employment Opportunities for Mature Workers Through Training: Case Studies of Employment Services in Massachusetts, Francis G. Caro and Andrea T. Tull

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Elder Economic Security Initiative™ Program: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for Minnesota, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™ Program: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for Connecticut, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™ Program: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for New Jersey, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for Michigan, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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The Massachusetts Elder Economic Security Initiative, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Wider Opportunities for Women

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Finding a Lost Pension, Pension Action Center, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

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The Pension Factor: Assessing the Role of Defined Benefit Plans in Reducing Elder Hardships, Frank Porell and Beth Almeida

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Lifelines for Elders Living on the Edge: How Elder Support Programs Compare to Living Costs. The Elder Economic Standard Index™ for Massachusetts, Laura Henze Russell

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Assessing Stakeholder Opinions of Medical Review of Impaired Drivers and Fitness to Drive: Recommendations for Massachusetts, Nina M. Silverstein and Kelli Barton

Submissions from 2008

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Measuring the Contributions of Motives and Perceived Barriers to Active Aging, Francis G. Caro, Jeffrey A. Burr, Eilon Caspi, and Jan E. Mutchler

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™ Program: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for Wisconsin, Jan E. Mutchler, Alison Gottlieb, Ellen A. Bruce, and Laura Henze Russell

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™ Program: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for Illinois, Laura Henze Russell and Ellen A. Bruce

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The Elder Economic Security Initiative™ Program: The Elder Economic Security Standard™ Index for Pennsylvania, Laura Henze Russell and Ellen A. Bruce