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April 4, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4030–April 4, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4030–April 4, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “As the poor die earlier, Social Security isn’t paying off,” by Aimee Pichee (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Moneywatch_, April 4, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

2. “Medicare Is Often Overbilled by Hospices, and Pays Twice for Some Drugs,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, April 3, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “New Push to Keep Seniors in Home, Community-Based Programs,” by Alejandra Cancino (Associated Press via _American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, April 4, 2016).
abcnews.go.com…

4. “Sicker Patients Seem at a Disadvantage With Medicare Advantage,” by Austin Frakt (_New York Times_, April 4, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “Brave New World: Medicare’s Advanced Payment Models,” by Billy Wynne and Max Horowitz (_Health Affairs_, blog, April 4, 2016).
healthaffairs.org…

6. “Kasich tells seniors to set up D.C. ‘tent city’ to push for Social Security fix,” by Darrel Rowland (_Columbus Dispatch_, April 3, 2016).
www.dispatch.com…

7. “401(k) plans take a page out of pensions’ playbook,” by Russ Wiles (Arizona Republic via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], April 2, 2016).
www.us…

8. “Grannies got game: Seniors use hoops to stay in the game,” by Adam Woodard (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], April 2, 2016).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS [California Public Employees Retirement System] rethinks ban on tobacco stocks,” by Dale Kasler (_Sacramento Bee_, April 4, 2016).
www.sacbee.com…

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Shifting population in California nursing homes creates ‘dangerous mix’,” by Marjie Lundstrom and Phillip Reese (_Sacramento Bee_, April 2, 2016).
www.sacbee.com…

11. COLORADO NEWS: “Aging population will require problem-solving, group says,” by Erin McIntyre (_Daily Sentinel_ [Grand Junction, Colorado], April 2, 2016).
www.gjsentinel.com…

12. FLORIDA NEWS: “How to catch a spy: Retirees pack FAU Jupiter’s halls to engage minds,” by Sonja Isger (_Palm Beach Post_, April 3, 2016).
www.mypalmbeachpost.com…

13. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Louisiana legislators want to increase monthly pension checks for state retirees,” by Mark Ballard (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], April 3, 2016).
theadvocate.com…

14. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ opposition slows bill to change firefighter retirement benefits,” by Mark Ballard (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], April 3, 2016).
theadvocate.com…

15. MONTANA NEWS: “Montana suppliers unhappy with Medicare payment, bidding program for certain medical equipment,” by Zach Benoit (_Billings Gazette_, April 3, 2016).
billingsgazette.com…

16. NEBRASKA NEWS: “Attempt to pull medical aid in dying bill from committee fails,” by JoAnne Young (_Lincoln Journal-Star_, April 4, 2016).
journalstar.com…

17. NEW YORK NEWS: “Labor-business alliance fights cuts to retiree Medicare plans,” (_Albany Times-Union_, April 3, 2016).
www.timesunion.com…

18. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Many Oklahoma retirees keep working in ‘bridge jobs,’ encore careers,” by Paula Burkes (_Oklahoman_ [Oklahoma City, Oklahoma], April 3, 2016).
newsok.com…

19. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Philly education reinvigorates baby boomers and seniors,” by Erin E. Arvedlund (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, April 1, 2016).
www.philly.com…

20. WASHINGTON NEWS: “Right-to-die advocates create cheaper lethal drug mix after company doubles price,” (Associated Press via _Guardian_ [London], April 4, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

21. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Working past retirement age: for Generation X, putting the feet up seems a distant dream,” by Greg Jericho (_Guardian_ [London], April 4, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “Seniors in long-term care often overprescribed drugs: study,” by Carly Weeks (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], April 3, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

23. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario backtracks on drug plan deductibles hike for seniors above low-income threshold,” by Rob Ferguson (_Toronto Star_, April 4, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

24. IRELAND NEWS: “Irish pension savers lose 3.7% amid Q1 market volatility,” by Fiona Reddan (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], April 4, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

25. ITALY NEWS: “Thousands of Italians protest pension laws,” (_PressTV_, April 3, 2016)>
www.presstv.ir/Detail/2016/04/03/458905/Italian-pensioners-2011-pension-law/…

26. JAPAN NEWS: “Government Pension Investment Fund likely lost more than Yen 5 trillion (USD 44.7 billion) last year,” (_Japan Times_, April 4, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/04/04/business/financial-markets/government-pension-investment-fund-likely-lost-%C2%A55-trillion-last-year/#.VwKSvvkrLcs…

27. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Malaysia needs more day-care centres for elderly,” (_Nation_ [Kuala Lumpur], April 3, 2016).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

28. NEPAL NEWS: “Elderly continue sit-in for more social security,” by Pratichya Dulal (_Kathmandu Post_, April 4, 2016).
kathmandupost.ekantipur.com…

29. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Retirement Commissioner warns NZ Super changes needed in 15 years,” by Jarred Williamson (_Stuff.co_, April 4, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/business/money/78473994/retirement-commissioner-warns-nz-super-changes-needed-in-15-years…

30. UK NEWS: “Winners and losers under the new state pension,” by Brian Milligan (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, April 4, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

31. UK NEWS: “Millions of younger workers to be ‘worse off’ under new state pension,” by Brian Milligan (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, April 4, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

32. UK NEWS: “Over-50s risk pension scams as they shun expert advice,” by Shane Hickey (_Observer_ [London], April 2, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

33. “Homeless aging before their time,” by Encarnacian Pyle (_Columbus Dispatch_, April 4, 2016).
www.dispatch.com…

34. “Abaloparatide may help prevent fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 3, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Study finds testosterone supplementation reduces heart attack risk in men with heart disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 3, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Certain type of training can improve driving skills of older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 4, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Aging impacts therapeutic response of melanoma cells,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 4, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “‘Paleo’ Diet May Help Older Women’s Hearts, Waistlines,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, April 3, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

39. “New Prostate Technique May Help Men’s Nighttime Urination,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, April 4, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

40. “Seniors with hip fractures do worse in trauma centers,” by Madeline Kennedy (_Reuters_, April 1, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

41. “New research investigates the benefits of walnuts on age-related health issues,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 4, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

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