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July 31, 2012

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3131–July 31, 2012

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3131–July 31, 2012

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Clock ticks on Ford (Motor Company) pension proposal,” by Karl Henkel (_Detroit [Michigan] News_, Jul. 31, 2012).
www.detroitnews.com…

2. “Post office nears historic default on 5 billion usd pension payment” (Associated Press via _Syracuse [New York] Post-Standard_, Jul. 30, 2012).
www.syracuse.com…

3. “Senior Hunger,” by Wade Goodwin (WBUR [Boston, Massachusetts] US National Public Radio _On Point_, Jul. 31, 2012). This is an audio transcript, running time: 45 minutes, 47 seconds. Click on the red arrow at the top of the page for audio transcript.
onpoint.wbur.org…

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4. “The Entitled Generation, by Bill Keller (_New York Times_, Jul. 29, 2012). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Opinion piece.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “Boomers, Give Up On Entitlements,” by Neil Conan (US National Public Radio _Talk of the Nation_, Jul. 30, 2012). This is an audio transcript of an interview and call in with Bill Keller, running time: 16 minutes, 59 seconds). A print transcript is available at the site., running time: 16 minutes, 59 seconds). www.npr.org…

6. “Another _New York Times_ Columnist Attack on Social Security and Medicare,” by Dave Johnson (huffingtonpost.com…, Jul. 30, 2012).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

7. “_People’s Pension_ Author: Social Security Cuts Would Hurt Ethnic Families Most” (New America Media, Jul. 31, 2012).
news.newamericamedia.org…

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8. “The CEO (Chief Executive Officer) Plan to Steal Your Social Security and Medicare,” by Dean Baker (huffingtonpost.com…, Jul. 30, 2012).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

9.  “A History Of (US Representative) Paul Ryan’s Attempts To Dismantle Social Security,” by Travis Waldron (thinkprogess.org…, Jul. 30, 2012).
thinkprogress.org…

10. “Most Aging Latinos Struggle, Some Get Active, Inspiring Others,” by Gerardo Fernandez (New America Media, Jul. 30, 2012).
newamericamedia.org…

11. “Are Americans ‘winging’ Their Retirement Plans?” (moneyrates.com… via thestreet.com…, Jul. 30, 2012). Note: this is an Opinion piece.
www.thestreet.com…

12. “Retirement costs confuse soon-to-be retirees,” by Anna Andrianova (marketwatch.com…, Jul. 31, 2012).
www.marketwatch.com…

13. “U.S. clarifies fee disclosure rules on 401(k) retirement plans,” by Jessica Toonkel (Reuters, Jul. 31, 2012).
in.reuters.com…

14. “Don’t trust the Boomers!” by Paul Campos (salon.com…, Jul. 31, 2012).
www.salon.com…

15. “30 Trillion usd Boomer Giveaway Could Pay National Debt, Twice,” by  Brian O’Connell (thestreet.com…, Jul. 30, 2012).
www.thestreet.com…

16. “From the Archives: The Medicare Bill of 1965,” by Jeannie Chen (whitehouse.gov… blog and US National Archives, Jul. 30, 2012).
www.whitehouse.gov…

17. “Time to save Medicare from extinction” by Richard Propp (_Albany [New York] Times Union_, Jul. 31, 2012). Note: this is an _ATU_ Opinion piece.
www.timesunion.com…

US STATE NEWS:

18. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension reform leading to mass exodus of SJ (San Jose) police officers” (KTVU Channel 44 TV News [Oakland], Jul. 30, 2012).
www.ktvu.com…

19. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Public pension plans rely on speculative investment predictions,” by Daniel Borenstein (_Sacramento Bee_, Jul. 31, 2012). Note: this is a _SB_ Opinion piece.
www.presstelegram.com…

20. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “(San Diego Mayoral candidate Bob) Filner Abandons His Signature Pension Fix,” by Liam Dillon (voiceofsandiego.org…, Jul. 30, 2012).
www.voiceofsandiego.org…

21. ILLINOIS NEWS: “(Governor Pat) Quinn calls for special session on pensions,” by Monique Garcia and Rick Pearson (_Chicago Tribune_, Jul. 31, 2012). Note: _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
articles.chicagotribune.com…

22. MARYLAND NEWS: “Poor performance puts Maryland pension system further in debt,” by Hayley Peterson (_Washington [DC] Examiner_, Jul. 30, 2012).
washingtonexaminer.com…

23. NEBRASKA NEWS: “About 70 postmasters in Nebraska take early retirement,” by Algis J. Laukaitis (_Lincoln Journal Star via _Freemont Tribune_, Jul. 31, 2012).
fremonttribune.com…

24. NEBRASKA NEWS: “(US Senate candidate) Bob Kerrey unveils plan to shore up Social Security,” by Roger Buddenberg (_Omaha World-Herald_, Jul. 30, 2012).
www.omaha.com…

25. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “New Jersey lawmakers approve judicial pension measure,” by Hilary Russ (Reuters, Jul. 30, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

26. WYOMING NEWS: “Wyoming lawmakers mull state retirement system changes,” by Joan Barron (_Casper Star-Tribune_, Jul. 31, 2012).
trib.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

27. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Withdrawals trump pension deposits but is this a trend?” by John Wasiliev (_Australian Financial Review_ [Melbourne, Victoria], Aug. 1, 2012).
afr.com…

28. BULGARIA NEWS: “Pensions to be raised by 7-10%: Bulgarian finance minister” (Focus-Plovdiv Radio, Jul. 31, 2012).
www.focus-fen.net…

29. CANADA NEWS: “Canadian pensions’ performance hit by EU (European Union) debt ‘domino effect’: RBC (Royal Bank of Canada),” by Barbara Shecter (_Financial Post_ [Don's Mills, Ontario], Jul. 31, 2012).
business.financialpost.com…

30. CANADA NEWS: “(Ontario Province Premier Dalton) McGuinty should seize on pension reform at the next premiers’ meeting,” by Martin Regg Cohn (_Record_ [Waterloo, Ontario], Jul. 31, 2012). Note: this is a _Record_ Opinion piece.
www.therecord.com…

31. CANADA NEWS: “Air Canada pilots suffer setback in mandatory retirement case,” by Don Butler (_Citizen_ [Ottawa, Ontario], Jul. 31, 2012).
www.ottawacitizen.com…

32. INDIA NEWS: “Raise minimum EPF (Employees Provident Fund) pension to 5,000 rupees (90.26 usd): Shashi Tharoor (Lok Sabha–Lower House of Parliament–member)” (Press Trust of India via _Economic Times_ [New Delhi], Jul. 31, 2012).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

33. INDIA NEWS: “Elderly job fair a lifeline for seniors in India,” by Seema Chowdhury (globalpressinstitute.org… via United Press International, Jul. 30, 2012).
www.upi.com…

34. IRELAND NEWS: “Air travel chaos feared after union pension vote,” by John Mulligan and Mark Hilliard (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], Jul. 31, 2012).
www.independent.ie…

35. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan to Issue Bridging Bonds to Cover Pension Payment Shortfall,” by Mayumi Otsuma (Bloomberg News, Jul. 31, 2012).
www.businessweek.com…

36. UK NEWS: “The new semi-compulsory pensions must not be a rip-off,” by Tom Clark (_Guardian_ [London], Jul. 31, 2012).
www.guardian.co.uk…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

37. “Aging Termites Go Out With a Bang,” by Sindya N. Bhanoo (_New York Times_, Jul. 31, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

38. “MCI (mild cognitive impairment) Linked to Social Isolation, Death,” by Caroline Cassels (Medscape Medical News, Jul. 30, 2012). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

39. “More men with prostate cancer “team” wait on treatment,” by  Genevra Pittman (Reuters Health, Jul. 30, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

40. “Rejected Alzheimer’s drug shows new potential” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 31, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Blocking the effects of amyloid b in Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 30, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

42. “Diagnostic imaging increases among stage IV cancer patients on Medicare” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 30, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

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