B C Spillman
Affiliation: Urban Institute
- New estimates of lifetime nursing home use: have patterns of use changed?Brenda C Spillman
The Urban Institute, Washington DC 20037, USA
Med Care 40:965-75. 2002..It is important to understand patterns of lifetime nursing home use and their implications for public and private payers. We provide new lifetime nursing home use estimates, project future use, and discuss cost implications...
- The effect of longevity on spending for acute and long-term careB C Spillman
Urban Institute, Health Policy Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
N Engl J Med 342:1409-15. 2000..We estimated total expenditures for acute and long-term care from the age of 65 years until death and in the last two years of life...
- Potential and active family caregivers: changing networks and the "sandwich generation"B C Spillman
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Milbank Q 78:347-74, table of contents. 2000..The competing demands confronting these caregivers and the higher disability levels among care recipients probably contributed to the growing pattern of reliance on formal care, a situation that is likely to continue...
- Policy implications of an annuity approach to integrating long-term care financing and retirement incomeBrenda C Spillman
Urban Institute, Washington, D C, USA
J Aging Health 15:45-73. 2003..Public policy should avoid the distortion of choices created by focusing exclusively on an insurance model...
- Changes in elderly disability rates and the implications for health care utilization and costBrenda C Spillman
The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Milbank Q 82:157-94. 2004....
- Does high caregiver stress predict nursing home entry?Brenda C Spillman
Urban Institute, 2100 M St, N W, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Inquiry 46:140-61. 2009..We conclude that initiatives to reduce caregiver stress hold promise as a strategy to avoid or defer nursing home entry...
- Potential national and state medical care savings from primary disease preventionBarbara A Ormond
Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Am J Public Health 101:157-64. 2011..We estimated national and state-level potential medical care cost savings achievable through modest reductions in the prevalence of several diseases associated with the same lifestyle-related risk factors...
- Resolving inconsistencies in trends in old-age disability: report from a technical working groupVicki A Freedman
Polisher Research Institute, Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, North Wales, PA 19454, USA
Demography 41:417-41. 2004..The implications of the findings for policy, national survey efforts, and further research are discussed...
- Promoting declines in the prevalence of late-life disability: comparisons of three potentially high-impact interventionsVicki A Freedman
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
Milbank Q 84:493-520. 2006..Additional research is needed to evaluate longer-term outcomes of interventions, including effects on length and quality of life...