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MiCDA Updates

Recent and Upcoming Events

Save the Date. UMAging Symposium. The Aging Brain: Risk and Resilience. Friday, March 15, 2024. Featuring presentations and posters from UM faculty and trainees.

MiCDA’s Longitudinal Studies of Aging in the U.S. network will host a hybrid network meeting in Ann Arbor, MI on December 4, 2023.

MiCDA’s TRENDS Network has issued a Call for Papers on “Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Dementia and Population Health Trends.” Manuscript submission deadline: Sunday, October 1, 2023.

MiCDA affiliates Jessica Faul, Colter Mitchell and Erin Ware will host the Genomics for Social Scientists, June 12-16, 2023 in Ann Arbor. The workshop is designed to familiarize researchers with epigenetic data and to provide instruction and best practices for incorporating these data with social science analyses.

MiCDA showcases UMaging research in its annual research symposium. Join us Thursday, May 11, 2023, 4:00-5:30pm in the ISR Atrium for a poster session from NIA Aging Centers and Trainees & reception. Please register.

MiCDA’s Demography of Family Caregiving Network will host a webinar on Friday May 5, 2023 at 12:00pm EST entitled “Caring for Older Adults: Diversity in Caregiving Experiences” Please register to receive the zoom link to attend. Feel free to share with colleagues who may be interested.

MiCDA affiliates at the Population Association of America annual meeting in New Orleans, LA, April 12-15, 2023. The Coordinating Center for the Demography of Aging Centers also exhibited this year featuring materials from the various centers.

MiCDA sponsors a hybrid Longitudinal Studies of Aging Network Meeting in Ann Arbor, MI, November 7, 2022.

MiCDA Affiliates at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, IN, November 2-6, 2022.

MiCDA co-hosted a hands-on user workshop with the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) Advancing Your NHATS Research: A 3-Day Virtual Workshop for Data Users. June 27–29, 2022. A follow-up workshop on Advancing your NSOC Research was cohosted by MiCDA and the Hopkins’ Economics of Alzheimer’s Disease & Services Center August 1-3, 2022.

MiCDA affiliate Ken Langa presented a lecture on Using the Health and Retirement Study for Research on Aging in the US as part of the ICPSR Summer Institute Blalock Lecture Series. July 19, 2022.

MiCDA affiliates Jessica Faul, Colter Mitchell and Erin Ware hosted Genomics for Social Scientists, June 13-17, 2022 in Ann Arbor. The workshop is designed to familiarize researchers with genetic data and provide hands-on training on incorporating genetic information into social science analyses.

Congratulations to the Michigan Center for Contextual Factors in Alzheimer’s Disease (MCCFAD) for another successful Summer Data Immersion program. This year’s workshop, held May 23-May 26, 2022, featured data from the Health and Retirement Study.

MiCDA showcases pilot projects in annual research symposium. Join us Thursday, May 26, 2022, 2:30-4:00pm at ISR as we hear the latest findings from 2021-2022 pilot project recipients. Reception to follow.

MiCDA sponsors the annual TRENDS Network Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI May 13, 2022.

ISR hosts the Robert F. Schoeni Symposium, May 12, 2022, a multidisciplinary research symposium celebrating the research and trainees of Robert Schoeni.

MiCDA cosponsors NHATS/NSOC Dementia Care conference. On May 2-3, 2022, nearly 100 participants gathered for a hybrid conference focused on dementia caregiving. This conference featured scholarly presentations and discussion focused on four dementia care-related topics:  Fundamental Caregiving Measurement Issues; Family Care, Paid Care and Unmet Needs; Family Care and the Health Care System; and Family Caregiver Outcomes & Experiences.

MiCDA Demography of Family Caregiving Network hosts first in-person workshop. On May 2nd, 2022, members of the Demography of Family Caregiving network met in Ann Arbor to highlight recent work on the implications of changes in family demography for caregiving in the U.S.

MiCDA Affiliates at the annual Population Association of America (PAA) meeting in Atlanta, GA, April 6-9, 2022.