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April 14, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3544–April 14, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3544–April 14, 2014

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Thought Secure, Pooled Pensions Teeter and Fall,” by Mary Williams Walsh (_New York Times_, Apr. 13, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
dealbook.nytimes.com…

2. “Pensions and public schools struggle for tax funding,” by Renu Zaretsky (_Christian Science Monitor_ blog [Boston, Massachusetts], Apr. 14, 2014).
www.csmonitor.com…

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3. “Lawyers start mining the Medicare data for clues to fraud,” by Terry Baynes (Reuters Health, Apr. 14, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

4. “Abusing Both Medicare and Politics” (_New York Times_, Apr. 11, 2014). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

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5. “Medicare’s Flawed Adjustment Methodology Poor Way to Spend Billions” (Dartmouth Institute [Hanover, New Hampshire] News Release via Euekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 10, 2014).
tdi.dartmouth.edu…

6. “Senators ask U.S. to stop garnishing tax refunds to pay for old debts,” by  Marc Fisher (_Washington Post_, Apr. 12, 2014). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “Eco-Friendly Funerals And Death In America Today,” by Jessica Yellen (US National Public Radio _On Point_, Apr. 10, 2014). This is an audio transcript, running time: 44 minutes, 57 seconds).
onpoint.wbur.org…

8. “Are You Set To Pay A 262,800 usd Nursing Home Bill?” by Richard Eisenberg (_Forbes_, Apr. 14, 2014).
www.forbes.com…

9. “Nursing Homes Aim To Cut Billions Spent On Hospitalizations,” by Sara Wittmeyer (Indiana Public Media News, Apr. 11, 2014).
indianapublicmedia.org…

10. “High fees eroding many 401(k) retirement accounts,” by Josh Boak and Paul Wiseman (_St. Louis [Missouri] Post-Dispatch_, Apr. 14, 2014).
www.stltoday.com…

11. “It’s not your fault you aren’t saving for retirement,” by Robert Powell (marketwatch.com…, Apr. 14, 2014).
www.marketwatch.com…

12. “Retirement law turns 40 with low fanfare, high impact,” by Russ Wiles (_Arizona Republic_ [Phoenix], Apr. 14, 2014).
www.azcentral.com…

13. “Are baby boomers ready to give marijuana a second chance?” by Robert Weisman (_Boston [Massachusetts] Globe, Apr. 13, 2014).
www.bostonglobe.com…

14. “Baby boomers remodel as they age,” by Jay Fitzgerald (_Boston [Massachusetts] Globe, Apr. 13, 2014).
www.bostonglobe.com…

US STATE NEWS:

15. ALASKA NEWS: “Governor’s plan to address pension obligation gets municipal support,”by Becky Bohrer (_Anchorage Daily News_, Apr. 13, 2014).
www.adn.com…

16. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Waiting–And–Waiting On The Nursing Home Inspector,” by Anna Gorman (Kaiser Health News, Apr. 14, 2014).
www.kaiserhealthnews.org…

17. FLORIDA NEWS: “Throwing a light on Medicare billing” (_Tampa Bay [Tampa/St. Petersburg] Times_, Apr. 11, 2014). Note: this is a _TBT_ Editorial.
www.tampabay.com…

18. FLORIDA NEWS: “Pension plan is not in peril, SBA (State Board of Administration) official tells (Senate Government Oversight and Accountability) committee,” by Jeff Burlew (_Tallahassee Democrat_, Apr. 13, 2014).
www.tallahassee.com…

19. FLORIDA NEWS: “House and Senate not in sync(hronization) on state pension reform,” by Lloyd Dunkelberger (_Sarasota Herald-Tribune_, Apr. 14, 2014).
www.heraldtribune.com…

20. ILLINOIS NEWS: “(Governor Pat) Quinn to study ‘fine print’ before deciding on (Chicago Mayor) Rahm (Emmanuel) pension bill,” by Stefano Esposito (_Chicago Sun-Times_, Apr. 14, 2014).
politics.suntimes.com…

21. KANSAS NEWS: “Topeka nursing homes pursue culture change,” by Megan Hart (_Topeka Capital-Journal_, Apr. 14, 2014).
cjonline.com…

22. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Stock market rise could help restore city pension cuts,” by Chad Halcom (_Crain’s Detroit Business_, Apr. 14, 2014).
www.crainsdetroit.com…

23. NEW YORK NEWS: “New York Boomers on Hipster Turf,” by Constance Rosenblum (_New York Times_, Apr. 11, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

24. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Assisted living, nursing homes in PA cost more than national average,” by Francis Hilario (_Philadephia Business Journal_ blog, Apr. 14, 2014).
www.bizjournals.com…

25. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “(General Treasurer Gina) Raimondo: Losing pension case would be catastrophe” (Associated Press via _Boston [Massachusetts] Globe_, Apr. 14, 2014).
boston.com…

26. TENNESSEE NEWS: “Memphis Pension Blues Foretold With Tennessee Bill: Muni(cipal) Credit,” by Margaret Newkirk (Bloomberg News, Apr. 14, 2014).
www.bloomberg.com…

27. TEXAS NEWS: “Port’s (of Houston) pension reforms offer model for the city,” by Bill King (_Houston Chronicle_, Apr. 13, 2014). Note: this is a _HC_ Opinion piece.
www.chron.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

28. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Pension age rise: Australians to become some of the oldest workers in the world,” by
Lisa Visentin and Gareth Hutchens (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Apr. 15, 2014).
www.smh.com.au…

29. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Calls for change to superannuation concessions to accompany any age pension changes” (Australian Broadcasting Corporation News, Apr. 14, 2014). This is an audio transcript: running time: 4 minutes, 40 seconds.
www.abc.net.au…

30. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Why our pension scheme is too generous,” by Peter Martin (_The Age_ [Melbourne, Victoria], Apr. 15, 2014). Note: this is an _Age_ Commentary piece.
www.theage.com.au…

31. CANADA NEWS: “Canadians heading for a retirement income crisis,” by Vanessa Lu (_Hamilton [Ontario] Spectator_, Apr. 12, 2014).
www.thespec.com…

32. IRELAND NEWS: “Government should count how many retired public servants back at work - FF (Fianna Fail–political party),” by Marie O’Halloran (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster],
www.irishtimes.com…

33. PUERTO RICO NEWS: “Puerto Rico court strikes down teacher pension overhaul” (Reuters, Apr. 11, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

34. RWANDA NEWS: “Tech Initiative (mobile phone application) Collects 1.33 Million Rwanda francs (1,282 usd) for Elderly Survivors” (_New Times_ [Kigali] via allAfrica.com…, Apr. 11, 2014).
allafrica.com…

35. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Gov(ernmen)’t pours 14 trillion won (13.492 billion usd) into covering pension funds deficit over past 5 years” (Yonhap News Agency via globalpost.com…, Apr. 13, 2014).
www.globalpost.com…

36. UK NEWS: “Elderly urged to plan ahead about their health,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 13, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk…

37. UK NEWS: “Complaints about elderly care up by a third in a year following budget cuts,” by Emily Dugan (_Independent_ [London], Apr. 12, 2014).
www.independent.co.uk…

38. UK NEWS: “How cost of retirement income doubled in 40 years,” by  Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 12, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

39. “New Hospice Quality Data Reporting Begins in July,” by Mark Crane (Medscape Medical News, Apr. 11, 2014). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

40. “Osteoporosis drugs appear to impede cell membrane repair” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 14, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “For Sick, Elderly Patients, Surgical Decision Making ‘Takes a Village’ (University of Rochester [New York] Medical Center news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 14, 2014).
www.urmc.rochester.edu…

42. “Elderly African-Americans May Have Higher Alzheimer’s Burden” (HealthDay News, Apr. 14, 2014).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

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