Research studies and other documents on old-age disability:

TRENDS Bibliography

TRENDS Research Brief

Related organizations and projects:

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics

Comparative Study of Aging & Health in Asia

Disability Research Institute

Disability Statistics Center

NIA Demography of Aging Centers

Washington Group on Disability Statistics


Data sets used to study trends in old-age disability:

National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS)

Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Study (CLHLS) [PDF]

National Health Interview Survey

Panel Study of Income Dynamics

Health and Retirement Study

National Health & Nutrition Examination Survey

Survey of Health, Ageing & Retirement in Europe

National Long Term Care Survey

Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey

Survey of Income & Program Participation

English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Human Mortality Database