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The Onset and Progression of Disability in Older Adults

Yana Catherine Vierboom, Marcus Ebeling, Christian Dudel

Differences in how disability affects the elderly can be observed across countries. The project investigates trends and patterns in the onset and progression of disability and how these developments vary across different strata and populations.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Aging, Mortality and Longevity


Meyer, A. C.; Ebeling, M.; Modig, K.:
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. forthcoming. (2024)    
Murata, S.; Meyer, A. C.; Ebeling, M.; Modig, K.:
Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 1–9. (2023)    
Höhn, A.; McGurnaghan , S. J.; Caparrotta, T. M.; Jeyam , A.; O'Reilly, J. E.; Blackbourn, L. A. K.; Hatam, S.; Dudel, C.; Seaman, R. J.; Mellor, J.; Sattar, N.; McCrimmon, R. J.; Kennon, B.; Petrie, J. R.; Wild, S.; McKeigue, P. M.; Colhoun, H. M.:
PLOS One 17:8, e0271110–e0271110. (2022)    
Vierboom, Y. C.:
PLOS One 17:7, e0267551–e0267551. (2022)    
Ebeling, M.; Rau, R.; Håkan, M.; Ahlbom, A.; Modig, K.:
Age and Ageing 50:5, 1633–1640. (2021)    
Kühn, S.; Düzel, S.; Mascherek, A.; Eibich, P.; Krekel, C.; Kolbe, J.; Goebel, J.; Gallinat, J.; Wagner , G. G.; Lindenberger, U.:
Landscape and Urban Planning 214:104196, 1–8. (2021)
Kolodziejczak, K.; Rosada, A.; Drewelies, J.; Düzel, S.; Eibich, P.; Tegeler, C.; Wagner , G. G.; Beier, K. M.; Ram, N.; Demuth, I.; Steinhagen-Thiessen, E.; Gerstorf, D.:
Psychology and Aging 34:3, 389–404. (2019)
Mutambudzi, M.; Díaz-Venegas, C.; Manon, S.:
Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences 74:11, 1828–1834. (2019)
Díaz-Venegas, C.; Reistetter, T. A.; Wong, R.:
Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 73:5, 913–922. (2018)    
Doblhammer, G.; Peters, S.; Rizzuto, D.; Welmer, A.:
In: A demographic perspective on gender, family and health in Europe, 283–303. Cham: Springer Open. (2018)    
Hong, I.; Reistetter, T. A.; Díaz-Venegas, C.; Michaels-Obregón, A.; Wong, R.:
Quality of Life Research 27:9, 2431–2441. (2018)
Díaz-Venegas, C.; Sáenz, J. L.; Wong, R.:
Ageing and Society 37:3, 495–516. (2017)
Díaz-Venegas, C.; Wong, R.:
Disability and Health Journal 9:3, 524–532. (2016)
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