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April 21, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2571–April 21, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2571–April 21, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Nominee for Medicare-Medicaid agency has reputation for being ‘A visionary’,” by N.C. Aizenman (_Washington Post_, April 21, 2010). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “There May Be A Tax Upside To Dying In 2010,” by Yuki Noguchi (_US National Public Radio All Things Considered_, show airing April 20, 2010, MP3 format, running time 5 minutes 5 seconds).
www.npr.org…

3. “Should parents save for kids’ college - or their retirement?” by Tracey D. Samuelson (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston], April 21, 2010),
www.csmonitor.com…

4. “Here Comes Wall Street’s Attack on Social Security,” by Mark Miller (_Huffington Post_, April 21, 2010, blog).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

5. “Americans Have Every Reason to Doubt Social Security Solvency,” by Kathryn Nix (_Heritage Foundation_, April 21, 2010, blog).
blog.heritage.org…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Blackstone Group withdraws opposition to ‘placement agent’ legislation urged by CalPERS,” by Marc Lifsher (_Los Angeles Times_, April 21, 2010). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS (California Public Employees Retirement System) to modify mortgages,” by Jim Wasserman (_Sacramento Bee_, April 20, 2010).
www.sacbee.com…

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “Legislation would force elderly into managed care to trim Medicaid costs,” by Stephen Nohlgrens (_Miami Herald_, April 21, 2010).
www.miamiherald.com…

9. MINNESOTA NEWS: “State’s veterans homes to seek Medicare certification,” by Warren Wolfe (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, April 21, 2010).
www.startribune.com…

10. MISSOURI NEWS: “Senate bill would increase retirement age for new state employees,” by Trevor Eischen (_Missourian_, [Columbia], April 21, 2010).
www.columbiamissourian.com…

11. OHIO NEWS: “Lehman holdings cost Ohio pensions $480M,” by Julie Carr Smyth (Associated Press via _Columbus Dispatch_, April 21, 2010).
www.dispatchpolitics.com…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Medicare reimbursement issue frustrates doctors,” By Steve Twedt (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, April 21, 2010).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Dementia sufferers ‘need new driving test’,” by Louise Hall (_Sydney Morning Herald_, April 21, 2010).
www.smh.com.au…

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Inquiry to examine aged care sector,” by Bonny Symons-Brown (_Sydney Morning Herald_, April 21, 2010).
news.smh.com.au…

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Risky drugs handed out for dementia,” by Amy Corderoy (_Sydney Morning Herald_, April 22, 2010).
www.smh.com.au…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Canada pension plans rise 1.9 percent,” (_Reuters_, April 21, 2010).
ca.reuters.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Age-old resistance to pension reform continues,” by Ruadhan Cormaic (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], April 21, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan pensions plan to boost emerging-market bets, survey says,” by Tomoko Yamazaki and Komaki Ito (Bloomberg News via _Global Pensions_ [London], April 21, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

19. NIGERIA NEWS: “States Free To Continue With Existing Pension Schemes,” by Sola Alabadan (_Daily Independent_ [Lagos], April 21, 2010).
www.independentngonline.com…

20. SCOTLAND/UK NEWS: “SNP’s ‘fair deal’ for pensioners,” (_BBC News_, April 21, 2010).
news.bbc.co.uk…

21. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Nutrition drive to get elderly to eat healthily,” by Melissa Sims (Straits Times via _AsiaOne_, April 21, 2010).
health.asiaone.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Aviva ‘to close final-salary pension scheme’,” (_BBC News_, April 20, 2010).
news.bbc.co.uk…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Wealthy worry about healthcare in retirement: study,” by Joe Rauch (Reuters Health, Apr. 20, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

24. “Age dramatically delays recovery of the sense of taste,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Drinking accelerates ageing of cells,” by Richard Alleyne (_Daily Telegraph_, [London], April 21, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk…

26. “Who is at risk for MRSA?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 20, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

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