Tag: health

Senior Healthcare Assistance in a Home

The brief’s key findings are: When economic times are good, deaths in the United States increase. Previous research suggests that a likely culprit is poorer health habits tied to greater job demands. However, the increase in mortality is largely driven by deaths among elderly women in nursing homes. These nursing home deaths may reflect increased…

Cheerful senior man at home looking at his mail

The brief’s key findings are: Application rates for federal Disability Insurance (DI) vary greatly by state, which has raised concerns that states apply standards inconsistently. However, the main factors driving the variation are health, demographic, and employment characteristics. Interestingly, states that require employers to provide temporary disability insurance have lower DI application rates…