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March 18, 2013

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3282–Mar. 18, 2013

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3282–March 18, 2013

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “America the retirement home,” by Robert J. Samuelson (_Washington Post_, Mar. 18, 2013). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _WP_ Opinion piece.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Three card Monte (confidence game) with Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid,” by Dean Baker (aljazerra.com…, Mar. 18, 2013). Note: this is an aljaeera.com… Opinion piece.
www.aljazeera.com…

3. “Medicare bidding competition in danger” (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Mar. 18, 2013). Note: this is a _USA Today_ Editorial.
www.usatoday.com…

4. “Insurers launch new TV ads against Medicare Advantage cuts,” by Sam Baker (_The Hill_ [Washington, DC] blog, Mar. 18, 2013).
thehill.com…

5. “Care crisis: Medicare for all” (_Charleston [West Virginia] Gazette-Mail_, Mar. 17, 2013). Note: this is a _CGM_ Editorial.
www.wvgazette.com…

6. “How the Social Security issue exemplifies the politics of deceit,” by Paul Fanlund (_Capital Times_ [Madison, Wisconsin], Mar. 20, 2013).
host.madison.com…

7. “How Republicans (Party) really view Social Security,” by Ike Brannon (salon.com…, Mar. 18, 2013).
www.salon.com…

8. “More ‘sandwich’ boomers aiding adult kids,” by Matthew Heimer (marketwatch.com… blog, Mar. 18, 2013).
blogs.marketwatch.com…

9. “The War Against Families: What Women, Parents And Boomers Have in Common,” by Suzanne Braun Levine (huffingtonpost.com…, Mar. 17, 2013).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

10. “Seniors Flirt With AARP’s Online Dating Service” (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, Mar. 17, 2013). In addition to the story, there is an audio transcript (running time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds) available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Residents battle proposed Northridge elder-care complex,” by Ann M. Simmons (_Los Angeles Times_, Mar. 18, 2013). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

12. FLORIDA NEWS: “Elder Care Contracts Under State Scrutiny,” by Jodie Tillman (_Tampa Bay Times_ [St. Petersburg] via newschief.com…, Mar. 18, 2013).
www.newschief.com…

13. FLORIDA NEWS: “Florida lawmakers consider dueling pension proposals,” by Bill Cotterell (_Tampa Tribune_, Mar. 18, 2013).
www2.tbo.com…

14. FLORIDA NEWS: “Boomers poised to reinvent end-of-life care,” by Barbara Peters Smith (_Sarasota Herald-Tribune_, Mar. 17, 2013).
www.heraldtribune.com…

15. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Only one bill gets Illinois closer” (_Chicago Tribune_, Mar. 18, 2013). Note 1: _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _CT_ editorial.
www.chicagotribune.com…

16. ILLINOIS NEWS: “The coming calamity of business as usual” (_Crain’s Chicago Business_, Mar. 18, 2013). Note: this is a _CCB_ Editorial.
www.chicagobusiness.com…

17. KANSAS NEWS: “Kansas lawmakers hear testimony about 401(k)-style pension plan for new employees” (Associated Press via _Lawrence Journal-World_, Mar. 18, 2013).
www2.ljworld.com…

18. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Government pension plan a major sticking point for KY lawmakers” (WAVE Channel 3 [Louisville] TV news, Mar. 17, 2013).
www.wave3.com…

19. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Supporters of changing Minnesota’s police, fire pension bill find it hard to be heard,” by MaryJo Webster (_St. Paul Pioneer Press_, Mar. 17, 2013).
www.twincities.com…

20. MISSOURI NEWS: “Study says Missouri’s public pensions are worse than they appear,” by David Nicklaus (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, Mar. 17, 2013).
www.stltoday.com…

21. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Firefighters rally against changes in pensions, workers comp(ensation).” (KFOR Channel 4 [Oklahoma City] TV news, Mar. 18, 2013).
kfor.com…

22. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Underfunded public pensions: A time bomb ticking louder,” by Thomas Fitzgerald (_Philadelphia Inquirer_ via _Pocono Record_, Mar. 18, 2013). Note: this is a _PI_ Opinion piece.
www.poconorecord.com…

23. WASHINGTON NEWS: OBITURARY: “Booth Gardner dies at 76; former Washington state governor: Gardner, a Democrat (Party), spearheaded the 2008 campaign to legalize assisted suicide in the state. He was an heir to the Weyerhaeuser timber fortune” (_Los Angeles Times_, Mar. 17, 2013). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
articles.latimes.com…

24. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Bill would change retirement age for Wisconsin’s public workers,” by Steven Verburg (_Winona [Minnesota] Daily News_, Mar. 18, 2013).
www.winonadailynews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

25. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “(New South Wales state) Greens (Party) MP (member of parliament) champions right to die bill,” by Anna Patty (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Mar. 18. 2013).
www.smh.com.au…

26. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Football codes (association football-soccer, rugby union, rugby league, Australian rules football) warned on dementia,” by David Sygall (_Age_ [Melbourne, Victoria], Mar. 17, 2013).
www.theage.com.au…

27. CANADA NEWS: “Our growing elder-care crisis” (_National Post_ [Don's Mills, Ontario], Mar. 16, 2013). Note: this is a _NP_ Editorial.
fullcomment.nationalpost.com…

28. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario (province) Tories (Conservative Party) want public-sector retirement ages raised, pensions reformed,” by Adrian Morrow (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], Mar. 19, 2013).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

29. CANADA NEWS: “Aging population pressures home care: Provinces work to deal with costs,” by Maria Babbage (Canadian Press via _Leader-News_ [Regina, Saskatchewan], Mar. 16, 2013).
www.leaderpost.com…

30. CANADA NEWS: “Seniors the happiest generation in Canada, survey finds,” by Misty Harris (canada.com…, Mar. 18, 2013).
o.canada.com…

31. CHINA NEWS: “Beijing’s Retirees Keep Eye Out for Trouble During Party (National People’s) Congress,” by Dan Levin and Sue-Lin Wong (_New York Times_, Mar. 16, 2013). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

32. CHINA NEWS: “China moves to let elderly sue adult kids for neglect” (Bloomberg News via _Arizona Daily Star_ [Tucson], Mar. 18, 2013).
azstarnet.com…

33. CHINA NEWS: “Elderly care needs strong regulations,” by Liang Weiwei (_Global Times_ [Beijing], Mar. 18, 2013).
www.globaltimes.cn/content/768886.shtml#.UUdZB1eRf2Q…

34. CYPRUS/UK NEWS: “Cyprus: pension payments to British expats suspended” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 19, 2013).
www.telegraph.co.uk…

35. FRANCE NEWS: “French oppose pension changes, diesel tax: poll” (Reuters, Mar. 16, 2013).
www.reuters.com…

36. ISLE OF MAN NEWS: “Elderly drivers is a contentious issue,” by John Turner (_Isle of Man Examiner_ [Douglas], Mar. 18, 2013).
www.iomtoday.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/elderly-drivers-is-a-contentious-issue-1-5504299…

37. INDIA NEWS: “Healthcare gaps leads to bleak winter for elderly,” by Manish Raj (_Times of India_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Mar. 18, 2013).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

38. JAPAN NEWS: “Businesses boom as runners zoom” (_Yomiuri Shimbun_ [Tokyo] via _Nation_ [Bangkok, Thailand], Mar. 17, 2013).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

39. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Retirement means isolation and frailty, study says - so live now,” by Susan Edmunds (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Mar. 17, 2013).
www.nzherald.co.nz…

40. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “(Earth)Quakes left elderly out in cold,” by Nicole Mathewson (_Canterbury Press_ [Christchurch] via stuff.co.nz, Mar. 16, 2013).
www.stuff.co.nz…

41. UK NEWS: “Working into seventies ’should be new norm’,” by Louisa Peacock (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 18, 2013).
www.telegraph.co.uk…

42. UK NEWS: “Are you missing out on NHS (National Health Service) cash to pay care home fees?” by Jane Simms (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 18, 2013).
www.telegraph.co.uk…

43. UK NEWS: (Chancellor of the Exchequer) George Osborne fast-tracks pension and care cost reforms in ‘huge boost for savers’,” by Robert Winnett (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 18, 2013).
www.telegraph.co.uk…

44. UK NEWS: “We must meet the needs of an ageing country” (_Observer_ [London], Mar. 17, 2013). Note: this is an _Observer_ Editorial.
www.guardian.co.uk…

45. UK NEWS: “New state pension: Government apologises for National Insurance ‘confusion’,” by Richard Evans (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 18, 2013).
www.telegraph.co.uk…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

46. “Drugs for Early-Stage Alzheimer’s” (_New York Times_, Mar. 18, 2013). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This is a _NYT_ Editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

47. “Oral estrogen hormone therapy linked to increased risk of gallbladder surgery in menopausal women” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 18, 2013).
www.eurekalert.org…

48. “Digital rectal exam remains important part of prostate screening” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 18, 2013).
www.eurekalert.org…

49. “How some prostate tumors resist treatment — and how it might be fixed” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 18, 2013).
www.eurekalert.org…

50. “Improved Detection of Frontotemporal Degeneration May Aid Clinical Trial Efforts” (University of Pennsylvania Medical School news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 15, 2013).
www.uphs.upenn.edu…

51. “Telemedicine Is Useful for Parkinson’s Disease Patients” (HealthDay News, Mar. 18, 2013).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

52. “Data Insufficient to Link Declines in Breast Cancer, HRT (hormone replacement therapy) Use” (HealthDay News, Mar. 18, 2013).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

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