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January 21, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3978–January 21, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3978–January 21, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Centenarians Proliferate, and Live Longer,” by Sabrina Tavernise (_New York Times_, Jan. 21, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. Aetna’s (Inc.–insurance) deal for Humana (Inc.–insurance) will push up costs for seniors: think tank,” by Diane Bartz (Reuters Health, Jan. 21, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

3. “How a year and a half of pension progress was wiped out in just three months,” by Niraj Chokshi (_Washington Post_ blog, Jan. 21, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “The Hidden Bill Young Teachers Pay: Young teachers lose out because they’re paying for the retirement of those who came before them,” by Marcus Winters (usnews.com…, Jan. 21, 2016). Note: this is a usnews.com… Opinion piece.
www.us…

5. “In Many Nursing Homes, Resident Deaths Are Kept Secret,” by Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson (US National Public Radio _Here & Now_, Jan. 20, 2016). This is an audio transcript, running time: 6 minutes, 5 seconds).
hereandnow.wbur.org…

6. “Supplemental Benefits Under Medicare Advantage,” by Christopher Pope (healthaffairs.org… blog, Jan. 21, 2016).
healthaffairs.org…

7. “Four Reasons Why Raising Social Security’s Retirement Age Cuts Everyone’s Benefits,” by Kathleen Romig (alternet.org…, Jan. 21, 2016).
www.alternet.org…

8. “How Boomer Parents Feel About Leaving Inheritances,” by Richard Eisenberg (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jan. 21, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Guidelines Released For California’s End Of Life Law,” by Shirin Rajaee (KOVR Channel 13 [Sacramento] TV News, Jan. 21, 2016).
sacramento.cbslocal.com…

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Teacher pension promises hurting schools, taxpayers,” by Tyler Koteske (_Orange County Register_ [Santa Ana], Jan. 21, 2016). Note: this is an _OCR_ Opinion piece.
www.ocregister.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: (Governor Bruce) Rauner, GOP (Grand Old Party–Republican Party) Leaders Make Announcement on Illinois Pensions” (WMAQ Channel 5 TV News, Jan. 21, 2016).
www.nbcchicago.com…

12. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Pension bomb ticks, threatening us all” (_Belleville News-Democrat_, Jan. 21, 2016). Note: this is a _BND_ Editorial.
www.bnd.com…

13. MARYLAND NEWS: “Retirement housing becoming a family affair,” by Andrea K. McDaniels (_Washington Post_, Jan. 21, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

14. MARYLAND NEWS: “Pension fund for Baltimore workers struggles as fund for elected officials improves,” by Luke Broadwater (_Baltimore Sun_, Jan. 21, 2016).
www.baltimoresun.com…

15. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Decades-old pension plan draining MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority),” by Matt Stout (_Boston Herald_, Jan. 21, 2016).
www.bostonherald.com…

16. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Losing pension court case could cost N.J. big, Moody’s (Investors Service) warns,” by Samantha Marcus (nj.com…, Jan. 21, 2016).
www.nj.com…

17. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. voters support bigger pension payments, but there’s a catch,” by Samantha Marcus (nj.com…, Jan. 21, 2016).
www.nj.com…

18. NEW YORK NEWS: “New York debates new law allowing end-of-life medication,” by Rose Spillman (WCAX Channel 3 [Burlington, Vermont/Plattsburgh, New York] TV News, Jan. 20, 2016).
www.wcax.com…

19. WASHINGTON NEWS: “The Preschool Inside a Nursing Home,” by Tiffany R. Jansen (_The Atlantic_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Jan. 20, 2016).
www.theatlantic.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

20. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Industry funds top Chant West (Research) MySuper (superannuation) rankings,” by Sally Rose (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Jan. 20, 2016).
www.smh.com…

21. CANADA NEWS: “We need to start caring for caregivers,” by Janet Fast (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jan. 21, 2016). Note: this is a _Star_ Commentary piece.
www.thestar.com…
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22. GREECE NEWS: “Greek farmers join ferry protesters opposing pension reforms,” by Kerin Hope (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Jan. 21, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

23. GREECE NEWS: “Thousands of Greek Professionals Protest Pension Reform Plan” (Associated Press via American Broadcasting Corporation News, Jan. 21, 2016).
abcnews.go.com…

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24. INDIA NEWS: “About 6.5 lakh (650,000) pension related queries resolved: Gov(ernmen)t” (Press Trust of India via _Business Standard_, [New Delhi, Delhi], Jan. 21, 2016).
www.business-standard.com…

25. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “Pension hike for military and police hits snag,” by Kathryn Mae P. Tubadeza (_Business World_ [Manila], Jan. 21, 2016).
www.bworldonline.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Pension taxes are ‘milch cow’ for chancellor, says IFS (Institute of Fiscal Studies) head,” by Frances Perraudin (_Guardian_ [London], Jan.. 21, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

27. UK NEWS: “Dementia test shows five-year risk just using medical records,” by Sarah Knapton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jan. 21, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/12110283/Dementia-test-shows-five-year-risk-just-using-medical-records.html…

28. UK NEWS: “Dementia diagnoses rise by one fifth after GPs (general practitioner physicians) offered 55 pound (77.90 usd) ‘bribes’,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jan. 20, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/news/12108080/Dementia-diagnoses-rise-by-one-fifth-after-GPs-offered-55-bribes.html…

29. UK NEWS: “We will beat Alzheimer’s on two fronts, and soon,” by John Hardy (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jan. 21, 2016). Note: this is a _DT_ Opinion piece.
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/12111278/We-will-beat-Alzheimers-on-two-fronts-and-soon.html…

30. UK NEWS: “(Musician) David Bowie’s demise brings baby boomer generation to death row,” by Victoria White (_Irish Examiner_ [Cork], Jan. 21, 2016).
www.irishexaminer.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

31. “Interactive chart reveals likelihood of how and when you will die,” by Alexandra Sims (_Independent_ [London, UK], Jan. 21, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/interactive-chart-reveals-likelihood-of-how-and-when-you-will-die-a6824691.html…

32. “Sex, drugs, rock ‘n’ roll — then hepatitis C treatment,” by Kerry Gold (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario, Canada], Jan. 21, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

33. “Dartmouth (College [Hanover, New Hampshire]) scientists discover method to potentially repair nerve damage” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Chronic stress and anxiety can damage the brain” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Nonrecommended screenings for prostate, breast cancer in older individuals” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Like air traffic, information flows through neuron ‘hubs’ in the brain, finds IU (Indiana University) study,” Jan. 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Journal shares discoveries on women veterans’ long-term health outcomes” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Psoriasis patients have reduced access to efficient treatment method with age” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “A new role for ApoE (apolipoprotein E) explains its diverse range of effects, particularly in Alzheimer’s” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “New memory test bridges gap between human and animal research” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “When older adults stop driving, they may experience health declines” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

42. “Delirium is common in older gastrointestinal surgery patients” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

43. “Researchers advocate improvements in end-of-life care” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

44. JAMA (_Journal of the American Medical Association_) Viewpoint: ‘Physician-assisted dying: A turning point?’ (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

45. “Real acupuncture no better than sham acupuncture for treating hot flushes: Study” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jan. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

46. “Frail Seniors Face Increased Death Risk After Surgery, Study Suggests,” by Mary Elizabeth Dallas (HealthDay News, Jan. 21, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

47. “Eating More Healthy Fats May Extend Life, Study Suggests,” by Kathleen Doheny (HealthDay News, Jan. 20, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

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