HRS News Items, Events, and Announcements

If you have a news item about an upcoming conference or other event, a publication based on HRS data products, or a research proposal of interest to HRS researchers, we'll be glad to consider it for inclusion on this site. Submit news items to hrsquestions@umich.edu.


2013 HRS Health Care and Nutrition Study (HCNS) Version 4.0

December 14, 2016

Version 4.0 of the 2013 HRS Health Care and Nutrition Study final release data is now available.

Dementia rates decreasing in the population, study finds

November 21, 2016

Positive brain health trend may cushion blow on society, but doesn’t lessen impact on individual patients and caregivers, U-M researchers say

In a hopeful sign for the health of the nation’s brains, the percentage of American seniors with dementia is dropping, a new study finds.

HRS 2014 Core (Final, Version 1.0) Release

November 8, 2016

The HRS 2014 Core Final Release (V1.0) is now available.

New Experimental Modules for HRS 2018 Invited

November 3, 2016

(Updated January 12, 2017)

2017 Summer Workshop: Genomic Analysis for Social-Behavioral Scientists

October 18, 2016

A one-week genomic data workshop focused on providing hands-on training for researchers working at the intersection of genetics and social science research, using data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) as a model.

2016 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting

October 4, 2016

Visit the HRS booth at the 2016 GSA Annual Scientific Meeting.

November 16-20, 2016
New Orleans Marriott and Sheraton New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana

RAND Enhanced Fat Files Release for the 2014 Core Wave (Early, v1.0)

September 2, 2016

The RAND Enhanced Fat Files Release for the 2014 Core Wave (Early) is now available.

RAND Cross-Wave Income and Wealth Imputation File, Supported by NIA and SSA (Version P)

September 2, 2016

A new version of the RAND Income and Wealth Imputation File (Version P) has been released, replacing all prior versions.

RAND HRS Data File, Supported by NIA and SSA (Version P)

September 2, 2016

A new version of the RAND HRS Data File has been released, replacing all prior versions.