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June 30, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2371–June 30, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2371–June 30, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Reverse Mortgages Leave Seniors at Risk, GAO Says,” by Dina El Boghdady (_Washinton Post_, June 30, 2009). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “401(K) Has Advantages Even If Employer Cuts Match,” by Sandra Block (_USA Today_, June 30, 2009).
www.us…

STATE NEWS:

3. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Schwarzenegger calls for two-tier state pension system,” by Jim Sanders (_Sacramento Bee_, June 30, 2009).
www.sacbee.com…

4. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Pol unveils elderly driver plan,” by Jessica Van Sack (_Boston Herald_, June 30, 2009).
www.bostonherald.com…

5. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Some seniors admit: It’s time for a crackdown,” by Ira Kantor (_Boston Herald_, June 30, 2009).
www.bostonherald.com…

6. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Michigan lawmakers seek to protect elderly,” by Karen Bouffard and Catherine Jun (_Detroit News_, June 30, 2009).
www.detnews.com…

7. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “To ease states’ pension woes, a changed political landscape,” by Michael P. Riccards (_Times of Trenton_, June 30, 2009). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.nj.com…

8. WEST VIRGINIA NEWS: “Speakers blast proposed cut to state retiree benefits,” by Phil Kabler (_Charleston Gazette_, June 29, 2009).
wvgazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Tobacco, alcohol in living cost test,” by Peter Martin (_Age_ [Melbourne], July 1, 2009).
www.theage.com…

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Rushing to retirement in a rudderless ship,” by Tim Blue (_Australian_ [Sydney], July 1, 2009).
www.theaustralian.news.com…

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Increase in actions over poor nursing home care,” by Mark Metherell (_Age_ [Melbourne], July 1, 2009).
www.theage.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Late Offer Has Seniors Confounded,” by James Daw (_Toronto Star_, June 30, 2009).
www.thestar.com…

13. IRELAND NEWS: “Cut all social welfare, says expert group,” by Mark Hennessy (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 30, 2009).
www.irishtimes.com…

14. JAPAN NEWS: “Taxing Way To Save Pensions,” (_Japan Times_ [Tokyo], June 30, 2009). Note: This article is an editorial.
search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/ed20090630a1.html…

15. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “NZ gives pensions cash injection,” by Raquel Pichardo-Allison (_Global Pensions_ [London], June 30, 2009).
globalpensions.com…

16. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Korean Pension Fund Cuts 2009 Stocks Weighting Target,” by Saeromi Shin (_Bloomberg_, June 30, 2009).
www.bloomberg.com…

17. SRI LANKA NEWS: “Sri Lankan gov’t allows elderly refugees leave camps for relatives,” (_Xinhua_ [Beijing], June 30, 2009).
news.xinhuanet.com…

18. UGANDA NEWS: “Govt asked to expedite pension sector liberalisation,” by Martin Luther Oketch (_Daily Monitor_ [Kampala], June 30, 2009).
www.monitor.co.ug/artman/publish/business_power/Govt_asked_to_expedite_pension_sector_liberalisation_87235.shtml…

19. UK NEWS: “Pension Warnings Go Unheeded As Half Of Britons Fail To Save Enough,” by Jill Insley (_The Guardian_ [London], June 30, 2009).
www.guardian.co.uk/money/2009/jun/30/pensions-savings-retirement-women…

20. UK NEWS: “Concern over retirement savings,” (_BBC News_, June 30, 2009).
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/8125960.stm…

21. UK NEWS: “Lift Jobs Axe For Over-65S, Demand Mps,” by Toby Helm (_The Guardian_ [London], June 30, 2009).
www.guardian.co.uk/money/2009/jun/28/lift-job-axe-over-65s…

22. UK NEWS: “Dementia Research Must Treble To Prevent ‘Unmitigated Disaster’, Claim Scientists,” by Richard Alleyne (_Telegraph_[London], June 30, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/5687704/Dementia-research-must-treble-to-prevent-unmitigated-disaster-claim-scientists.html…

23. UK NEWS: “Pension closures ‘save billions’,” (_BBC News_, June 30, 2009).
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8126094.stm…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “Study Warns of Hazards for Elderly Using Walking Aids,” by Derrick Henry (_New York Times_, June 30, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

26. “How Old Do You Feel? It Depends on Your Age,” by Sarah Arnquist (_New York Times_, June 30, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

27. “New Study Shows Similar Benefits, No Additional Risks For Seniors Who Have Gastric Bypass,” (_Medical News Today_, June 29, 2009).
www.medicalnewstoday.com…

28. “‘Frequent Fliers’ Add Billions to Hospital Bills,” by Joanne Kenen (_Washington Post_, June 30, 2009). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

29. “Healthgrades Study: Top Hospitals For Women’s Health/Maternity Care Have Lower Mortality/Morbidity,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 30, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “UNC Study: Aerobic Activity May Keep The Brain Young,” (University of North Carolina via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 29, 2009).
www.unchealthcare.org…

31. “GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy June Issue Study Highlights,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 29, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Prostate screening studies reviewed in European Urology July issue,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 29, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Aging: Remaining Socially Active Aids Motor Skills,” by Eric Nagourney (_New York Times_, June 30, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

34. “The Mysteries of Dementia-Driven Wandering,” by Linton Weeks (_National Public Radio_, June 30, 2009).
www.npr.org…

June 29, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2370–June 29, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings–No. 2370, June 29, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Et Tu, AARP? Good Guys Cut 401(k)s, Too,” by Ron Lieber (_New York Times_, June 27, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Chrysler fall cuts deep into retirees’ pensions,” by Susan Tompor (_Detroit Free Press_, June 28, 2009).
www.freep.com…

3. “Survey: Millions Forced To Rethink Retirement,” by Marilyn Geewax (_National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition_, show airing June 28, 2009, Windows Media Player format, running time 3:11).
www.npr.org…

4. “‘Gay Generation Gap’ Emerges,” (_National Public Radio’s All Things Considered_, show airing June 28, 2009, Windows Media Player format, running time 4:59).
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

5. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Bill will restructure pension debt,” by Sarah Chacko (_The Advocate_ [Baton Rouge], June 28, 2009).
www.2theadvocate.com…

6. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Senior Homeowners Get A Break,” by Donna Boynton (_Worcester [Massachusetts] Telegram and Gazette_, June 28, 2009).
www.telegram.com…

7. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Elderly driver study adds wrinkle to discount,” by Jessica Van Sack (_Boston Herald_, June 29, 2009).
news.bostonherald.com…

8. NEW YORK NEWS: “Public pension time bomb ticking away,” by Robert Julian (_Elmira Star Gazette_, June 28, 2009). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.stargazette.com…

9. OHIO NEWS: “Pension cut proposal is Ohio budget sticking point,” by Stephen Majors (Associated Press via _Forbes_, June 27, 2009).
www.forbes.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged-care safety policy too costly, says watchdog,” by Ari Sharp (_Sydney Morning Herald_, June 29, 2009).
www.smh.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Study to help identify high-risk aging drivers,” by Philip Quinn (_Toronto Star_, June 27, 2009).
www.wheels.ca/article/715884…

12. CHINA NEWS: “Youth feel pressure of looking after aging parents,” by Tan Yingzi (_China Daily_ [Beijing], June 29, 2009).
www.chinadaily.com…

13. FRENCH NEWS: “Raising retirement age in France inevitable – PM,” (Reuters via _Forbes_, June 27, 2009).
www.forbes.com…

14. IRELAND NEWS: “Call for radical reform of pensions,” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 29, 2009).
www.irishtimes.com…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Elderly not protected from financial abuse – forum,” by Fiona Gartland (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 27, 2009).
www.irishtimes.com…

16. JAPAN NEWS: “Pension funds suffer 10 tril. yen loss in yields / Stock price falls, strong yen hit FY08 returns,” (_Yomiuri Shimbun_, June 29, 2009).
www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/20090628TDY01302.htm…

17. NIGERIA NEWS: “The new e-pension scheme,” (_The Guardian_ [Lagos], June 29, 2009). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.ngrguardiannews.com…

18. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Pension Contributions to Go Up,” by Lee Hyo-sik (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], June 28, 2009).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

19. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Elderly Health Insurance Scheme Needs More Attention,” (_Chosun Ilbo_ [Seoul], June 29, 2009). Note: This article is an editorial.
english.chosun.com…

20. UGANDA NEWS: “Pension: Uganda could go hybrid,” by Bernard Busuulwa (_East African_ [Nairobi, Kenya], June 29, 2009).
www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/-/2558/616248/-/r2ddl1z/-/…

21. UK NEWS: “MPs to call for end to retirement at 65,” by Rosa Prince (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 29, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/5673290/MPs-to-call-for-end-to-retirement-at-65.html…

22. UK NEWS: “Cost of public-sector pensions equal to 85% of GDP, thinktank warns,” by Philip Inman (_Guardian_ [London], June 29, 2009).
www.guardian.co.uk/money/2009/jun/29/public-sector-pensions-reform…

23. UK NEWS: “Cost of public sector pensions estimated at Pn 1.2 trillion,” by Miles Costello (_Times_ [London], June 29, 2009).
www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/money/pensions/article6597719.ece…

24. UK NEWS: “Massive rise in care charges for elderly,” by Laura Donnelly and Sally Lewes (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 27, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/5663276/Massive-rise-in-care-charges-for-elderly.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Pensions: what should be done? Government meddling is scaring people off retirement planning when they should be saving,” by Jennifer Hill (_Times_ [London], June 28, 2009). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/money/pensions/article6590166.ece…

26. UK NEWS: “Time to grasp the pensions nettle before it’s too late,” by Edmund Truell (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 27, 2009). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/5661028/Time-to-grasp-the-pensions-nettle-before-its-too-late.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Obesity surgery safe and effective for seniors,” by Anthony J. Brown (Reuters Health, June 26, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

28. “New tool finds best heart disease and stroke treatments for patients with diabetes,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 29, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Report: Prostate cancer screening has yet to prove its worth,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 29, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Experts expect surge in cancer diagnosis as boomers age,” (_Lowell [Massachusetts] Sun_, June 29, 2009).
www.lowellsun.com…

31. “The chair keeping elderly patients safe,” by Jane Elliott (_BBC News_, June 29, 2009).
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8094799.stm…

June 26, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2369–June 26, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings–No. 2369, June 26, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Health bill needs seniors’ support, but there’s little in it for them,” by Phil Galewitz (_Miami Herald_, June 26, 2009).
www.miamiherald.com…

2. “Political Shift Revives Dispute About Workers’ [Home-Care] Overtime Pay,” by Philip Shishkin (_Wall St. Journal_ [New York], June 26, 2009, P. A10). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article June be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title. Full Text is also available via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

3. “Delphi retirees fight plan to make government pay,” by Jewel Gopani (_Detroit Free Press_, June 26, 2009).
www.freep.com…

4. “Getting Insurance for One’s Frailest Years,” by Walecia Konrad (_New York Times_, June 26, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “As seniors live longer they find ‘love expectancy’ also grows,” by Frank Greve (_State_ [Columbia, South Carolina], June 25, 2009).
www.thestate.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. IOWA NEWS: “Benefit cuts possible for future Iowa retirees,” by William Petroski (_Des Moines Register_, June 26, 2009).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

7. TENNESSEE NEWS: “Grandma inspires builder to keep elderly in mind,” by Nancy Mueller (_Tennessean_ [Nashville], June 26, 2009).
www.tennessean.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

8. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Later retirement age in Australia creates anger,” by Melanie Christiansen (_Courier Mail_ [Brisbane, Queensland], June 27, 2009).
www.news.com…

9. CANADA NEWS: “Governments ease pension rules,” by James Daw (_Toronto [Ontario] Star_, June 25, 2009).
www.thestar.com…

10. FRENCH NEWS: “French Minister Says Retirement Age Will Rise,” by Matthew Saltmarsh (_New York Times_, June 26, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

11. IRELAND NEWS: “23,000 may be elder abuse victims,” by Joanne McCarthy (_Irish Health_, June 26, 2009).
www.irishhealth.com…

12. KENYA NEWS: “Fund manager faults move to lock out pension schemes from NSE,” by James Anyanzwa (_East Africa Standard_ [Nairobi, June 25, 2009).
www.eastandard.net…

13. SPAIN NEWS: “Immigration makes Spanish pensions system more sustainable,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 26, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

14. UK NEWS: “Pensioners’ pride blamed for record in unclaimed benefits,” by Myra Butterworth (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 26, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/5640830/Pensioners-pride-blamed-for-record-in-unclaimed-benefits.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

15. “Aneurysm screening saves lives, but cost-effective?,” (Reuters Health, June 26, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

16. “Late-life weight gain boosts disability risk,” (Reuters Health, June 25, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

17. “Total knee replacements increase mobility and motor skills in older patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 25, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “Selenium intake may worsen prostate cancer in some, study reports,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 25, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “Some stroke survivors’ function slowly declines over time,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 25, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “University of Houston research team aims to help caregivers monitor patients’ health and whereabouts,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 25, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Varying reductions in breast cancer suggest hormone therapy to blame,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 25, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

June 25, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2368-Jun. 25, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2368–June 25, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. (President Barack) Obama urged to stop Medicare hospice cuts” (United Press International, Jun. 25, 2009).
www.upi.com…

2. “U.S. Charges 61 in Medicare Crackdown,” by Jane Zhang (_Wall St. Journal_, Jun. 25, 2009, P. A3). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

3. “Target-Date Mutual Funds May Miss Their Mark,” by Leslie Wayne (_New York Times_, Jun. 25, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “Companies Rethink 401(K) Plan Contributions For Employees,” by Sandra Block (_USA Today_ [McLean, VA], Jun. 25, 2009).
www.us…

5. “Reverse Mortgage Debate In Overdrive,” by Mary Ellen Podmolik (_Chicago [Illinois] Tribune_, Jun. 25, 2009).
www.chicagotribune.com…

6. “U.S. House Panel Backs 401(k) Fee Disclosure” (Reuters, Jun. 24, 2009).
www.reuters.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Business Group Presses L.A. City Council For Details On Early-Retirement Proposal,” by David Zahniser and Phil Willon (_Los Angeles Times_, Jun. 25, 2009). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “No pension reform laurels just yet,” by Steve Poftak (_Boston Globe_, Jun. 25, 2009). Note: this is a _BG_ Opinion piece.
www.boston.com…

9. NEW MEXICO NEWS: “Legislators OK Money For Review Of NM Investments” (Associated Press via CNBC.com…, Jun. 25, 2009).
www.cnbc.com…

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10. OHIO NEWS:  “Plan raids pensions to fix budget,” by  Dennis J. Willard (_Akron Beacon Journal_, Jun. 25, 2009).
www.ohio.com…

11. OHIO NEWS: “Unions rally against pension idea,” by Mark Niquette (_Columbus Dispatch_, Jun. 25, 2009).
www.columbusdispatch.com…

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12. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “House (of Representatives) budget: House passes pension cuts,” by Katherine Gregg (_Providence Journal_, Jun. 25, 2009).
newsblog.projo.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. WORLD NEWS: “OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Warns On Pensions Crisis,” by Chris Giles (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Jun. 25, 2009).
www.ft.com…

14. COSTA RICA NEWS: ” Elderly In Costa Rica Seen As Family’s ‘Petty Cash’ (insidecostarica.com…, Jun. 25, 2009).
insidecostarica.com…

15. FINLAND NEWS: “Commission tells Finland to end pension fund discrimination” (newsroom.finland.fi, Jun. 25, 2009).
newsroom.finland.fi/stt/showarticle.asp?intNWSAID=22203&group=General…

16. INDIA NEWS: “India’s Older Population To Quadruple By 2050” (Press Trust of India via _Times of India_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Jun. 25, 2009).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

17. INDIA NEWS: “Fewer joint families leave elderly vulnerable” (_Times of India_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Jun. 25, 2009).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

18. INDIA NEWS: “Trade Union asks govt to remove anomalies in pension scheme” (Press Trust of India via _Business Standard_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Jun. 25, 2009).
www.business-standard.com…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “Taxpayers Forced To Rescue Underfunded Public Sector Pensions,” by Senan Molony (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], Jun. 24, 2009).
www.independent.ie/national-news/taxpayers-forced-to-rescue-underfunded-public-sector-pensions-1786758.html…

20. IRELAND/UK NEWS: “Pension Crisis Is Looming Large” (_Telegraph_ [Belfast, Northern Ireland], Jun. 25, 2009). Note: this is a _Telegraph_ Opinion piece.
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/viewpoint/viewpoint-pension-crisis-is-looming-large-14362333.html…

21. ITALY NEWS: “No to pensions move, (Premier Silvio) Berlusconi” (Ansa.it, Jun. 25, 2009).
www.ansa.it/site/notizie/awnplus/english/news/2009-06-25_125349129.html…

22. JAMAICA NEWS: “Unified retirement age” (Radio Jamaica, Jun. 24, 2009).
www.radiojamaica.com…

23. JAPAN NEWS: “Public Pensions Expected To Provide 34% Of Salaries” (_Yomuiri Shimbun_ [Tokyo], Jun. 25, 2009).
www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/20090625TDY02306.htm…

24. KENYA NEWS: “Retired soldiers to protest pension arrears,” by Kingsley Omonobi (_Vanguard_ [Nairobi], Jun. 25, 2009).
www.vanguardngr.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Thousands Of Elderly Cancer Patients ‘Dying Prematurely'” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 25, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/5632576/Thousands-of-elderly-cancer-patients-dying-prematurely.html…

26. UK NEWS: “US Pensioners Mentally ’10 Years Younger’ Than Those In England,” by Richard Alleyne (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 25, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/5625605/US-pensioners-mentally-10-years-younger-than-those-in-England.html…

27. UK NEWS: “Half Of Over 50s Say Pension Not Sufficient For Retirement, Aviva Study Says,” by Myra Butterworth (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 25, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/5626477/Half-of-over-50s-say-pension-not-sufficient-for-retirement-Aviva-study-says.html…

28. UK NEWS: “Billions In Benefits Go Unclaimed,” (British Broadcasting Corporation News [London], Jun. 25, 2009).
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8118478.stm…

29. UK NEWS: “1.4 Million Forced Out Of Retirement,” by Macer Hall (_Daily Express_ [London], Jun. 25, 2009).
www.express.co.uk/posts/view/109787/1-4-million-forced-out-of-retirement…

30. UK NEWS: “(Prime Minister Gordon) Brown Backs Down on British Lawmaker Pensions” (Bloomberg News, Jun. 25, 2009).
www.bloomberg.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

31. “Researchers To Present Biological Cause Of Aging At Upcoming World Gerontology Summit” (McKnights.com…, Jun. 25, 2009).
www.mcknights.com…

32. “New Patient Care Model Assesses If Elderly Can Live Alone,” by Dipali Pathak (Baylor College of Medicine News Release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science],, Jun. 25, 2009).
www.bcm.edu…

33. “Chubby Seniors Live Longer, New Study Suggests,” by Teresa Smith (Canwest News Service via _Citizen_ [Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Jun. 25, 2009).
www.ottawacitizen.com…

34. “Care Management Reduces Depression, Suicidal Thoughts in Older Primary Care Patients” (NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division via docguide.com… Jun. 24, 2009).
www.docguide.com…

June 24, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2367–June 24, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2367–June 24, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Group Shines Light on Hefty Government Pensions,” by Craig Karmin (_Wall St. Journal_, June 24, 2009, P. A3). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article June be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

2. “When Granny is Your Nanny,” by Sue Shellenbarger (_Wall St. Journal_, June 24, 2009, P. D1). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article June be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title. Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

US STATE NEWS:

3. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Ventura County considers letting public decide on pension increases: ‘It’s an opportunity for more accountability to the people who pay the bills,’ a supervisor says. As the cost of public workers’ retirement benefits soars, some governments are giving voters a say,” by Catherine Saillant (_Los Angeles Times_, Jun. 24, 2009). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Assembly OKs plan to toughen fines for elder abuse,” by John Canalis (_Long Beach Press-Telegram_, June 24, 2009).
www.presstelegram.com…

5. FLORIDA NEWS: “Miami Group Charged In $100 Mln Medicare Fraud,” by Jane Sutton (Reuters Health, June 24, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

6. OHIO NEWS: “Enough already: Lawmakers should stop allowing nursing homes to plunder Ohio’s treasury” (_Columbus Dispatch_, Jun. 24, 2009). Note: this is a _CD_ Editorial.
www.dispatch.com…

7. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pension fix in budget ‘probable’,” by Jeremy Bowen (_Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_, June 24, 2009).
www.pittsburghlive.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

8. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Super(annuation) fund managers letting down retirees,” by Stephen Lunn (_Australian_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Jun. 25, 2009).
www.theaustralian.news.com…

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Our seniors’ poverty among world’s worst,” by David McLennan (_Times_ [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory], Jun. 24, 2009).
www.canberratimes.com…

10. CANADA NEWS: “Growing gap fuels pension envy,” by Roy MacGregor (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jun. 24, 2009).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “NHL (National [Ice] Hockey League) pension plan short, judge rules” (_Globe and Mail_, Jun. 24, 2009).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

12. CHINA NEWS: “China to carry out rural social pension projects” (Xinhua, Jun. 24, 2009).
news.xinhuanet.com…

13. GERMANY NEWS: “German pensioners kidnap and torture their investment adviser’,” by Roger Boyes (_Times_ [London, UK], Jun. 24, 2009).
www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article6565206.ece…

14. INDIA NEWS: “Bill moots 26% FDI in pension,” by Prabhakar Sinha (_Times of India_ [New Dehli], June 24, 2009).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Our pension losses are highest in the world,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], June 24, 2009).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/our-pension-losses-are-highest-in-the-world-1786725.html…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Difficult times for pensions,” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 24, 2009). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.irishtimes.com…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Rising social security outlays won’t be reined in,” by Takahiro Fukada (_Japan Times_, June 24, 2009).
search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nb20090624a1.html…

18. UK NEWS: “Lords panel slams Government’s plans for pensions tax relief,” by Miles Costello (_Times_ [London], June 24, 2009).
business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/banking_and_finance/article6565341.ece…

19. UK NEWS: “EU rules ‘could cut pensions’,” by Richard Evans (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 24, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/5623257/EU-rules-could-cut-pensions.html…

20. UK NEWS: “Pensions crisis to hit millions of workers,” by Edmund Conway and Myra Butterworth (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 23, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/5616635/Pensions-crisis-to-hit-millions-of-workers.html…

21. WORLD NEWS: “OECD: Governments must reform public and private pensions,” by Emma Dunkley (_Global Pensions_ [London], June 24, 2009).
globalpensions.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Alzheimer’s Prognosis Not Dependent On Race,” (Reuters Health, June 23, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

23. “Full active life benefits the aging brain: report” (Reuters Health, Jun. 24, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

24. “Mental decline may shorten life for seniors” (Reuters Health, Jun. 24, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

25. “Green tea may slow prostate tumor growth” (Reuters Health, Jun. 24, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

26. “NSAIDs May Interfere With Prostate Cancer Diagnosis,” by David Douglas (Reuters Health, June 23, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

27. “Replacing Arthritic Knees Is Cost-Effective: Study” (Reuters Health, June 24, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

28. “Older kidney transplant patients should more often consider live donors” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 24, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Climbing the ladder to longevity: Critical enzyme pair identified” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 24, 2009)
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “New mechanism for amyloid beta protein’s toxic impact on the Alzheimer’s brain” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 24, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Migraines Linked To Stroke-Like Brain Lesions,” (Reuters Health, June 23, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

32. “Migraines with aura in midlife associated with increased prevalence of brain lesions in older age” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2009)
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Combination device reduces heart failure deaths,” by Thomas H. Maugh II (_Los Angeles Times_, June 24, 2004). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

34. “Researchers To Reveal Agings Origins on Global Stage” (Gerontological Society of America New Release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2009).
www.geron.org…

35. “Longer life linked to specific foods in Mediterranean diet” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Monitoring bone density in older women is unnecessary and potentially misleading” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Mouse model of Parkinson’s reproduces nonmotor symptoms” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

June 23, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2366–June 23, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings–No. 2366, June 23, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Federal Saving From Lowering of Drug Prices Is Unclear,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, June 23, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Drug makers’ discount offer can help seniors, disabled,” by Bob Moos (_Dallas Morning News_, June 23, 2009).
www.dallasnews.com…

3. “President Hails Accord To Lower Senior Drug Costs,” by Margaret Talev (_Newsday_ [New York], June 22, 2009).
www.newsday.com…

4. “Owning Too Much Company Stock Puts Workers’ Retirement At Risk,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

5. “The Clash Of Ages: How Technology Divides Workers,” by Joshua Brockman (_NPR All Things Considered_, June 23, 2009, Available in Realtime and Windows Media Player, 3:24).
www.npr.org…

6. “As Scams Target Elderly, A Legal Niche Also Booms,” by Chris Mondics (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, June 23, 2009).
www.philly.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. NEW YORK NEWS: “Mayor Warns on Pension Costs but Gave Pay Deals,” by Michael Barbaro (_New York Times_, June 23, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. OHIO NEWS: “Delaying pension funding blasted,” by Mark Niquette (_Columbus Dispatch_, June 23, 2009).
www.columbusdispatch.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Summit discusses plight of municipal pensions,” By Karamagi Rujumba (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_ June 23, 2009).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario Women Live Longer But Don’t Prosper: Study,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 23, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Heart Disease Now Kills More Women Than Men,” by André Picard (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], June 23, 2009).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

12. CHINA NEWS: “National Pension A-share Holding Policy Hopes to Stabilize the Market,” (_China Stakes_, June 22, 2009).
www.chinastakes.com…

13. CHINA NEWS: “Work-Ridden Youth Caught Up In Aging China,” (_China Daily_, June 23, 2009).
www.chinadaily.com…

14. CUBA NEWS: “Cuban Population Will Decline In 100,000 By 2025,” (_Cuba Headlines_, June 23, 2009).
www.cubaheadlines.com…

15. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: “Yields of largest pension funds in CR just above zero in 2008,” (_Prague Daily Monitor_, June 23, 2009).
praguemonitor.com…

16. EU NEWS: ” EC rejects ‘scare stories’ on UK pensions,” by Giovanni Legorano (_Global Pension_, [London] June 23, 2009).
globalpensions.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Pensions Board Reveals About 90% Of Defined Benefit Schemes Underfunded,” by Caroline Madden (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 23, 2009).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “Hundreds Of Firms In Pensions Cash Probe,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], June 23, 2009).
www.independent.ie/national-news/hundreds-of-firms-in-pensions-cash-probe-1784844.html…

19. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Fast-Ageing S.Korea’s Education Plans For Retirees,” (Associated Press via _Google_, June 22, 2009).
www.google.com…

20. UK/WALES NEWS: “More Will Need To Work Beyond 65 As Wales’ Population Ages, Suggests Expert,” by Aled Blake (_Wales Online_, June 23, 2009).
www.walesonline.co.uk/business-in-wales/business-news/2009/06/23/more-will-need-to-work-beyond-65-as-wales-population-ages-suggests-expert-91466-23947730/…

21. UK NEWS: “Pensions: Companies given breathing space to plug deficits,” by Philip Aldrick (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 23, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/5613771/Pensions-Companies-given-breathing-space-to-plug-deficits.html…

22. UK NEWS: “Pension reforms ‘will aid women’,” (Press Association via _Google_, June 23, 2009).
www.google.com…

23. WORLD NEWS: “Pension reforms must go on despite crisis-OECD,” by Cecilia Valente (_Reuters_, June 23, 2009).
www.reuters.com…

24. WORLD NEWS: “World’s Older Population Will Triple By 2050, Adding Stress To Government Programs,” by Hope Yen (Associated Press via _Newsday_ [New York], June 23, 2009).
www.newsday.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “Depression Linked With Mental Decline In Older Men,” (Reuters Health, June 23, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

26. “Care Management Reduces Depression and Suicidal Thoughts in Older Primary Care Patients,” (Weill cornel Medical College via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 23, 2009).
news.med.cornell.edu…

27. “Training a Light on Brain Disease,” by Keith J. Winstein (_Wall St. Journal_ [New York], June 23, 2009, P. D3). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article June be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title. Full Text is also available via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

28. “Knee Replacements Are Determined to Be Cost-Effective,” by Luara Yao (_Wall St. Journal_ [New York], June 23, 2009, P. D2). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article June be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title. Full Text is also available via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article.

29. “Less Frequent Social Activity Linked To More Rapid Loss Of Motor Function In Older Adults,” (_Science Daily_, June 23, 2009).
www.sciencedaily.com…

30. “Underweight And Extremely Obese Die Earlier Than People Of Normal Weight, Study Finds,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 23, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

June 22, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2365-June 22, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings–2365, June 22, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Drug firms agree to improve benefits for seniors,” by David Espo (Associated Press via _Boston [Massachusetts] Globe_, Jun. 21, 2009).
www.boston.com…

2. The Jun. 20-21 issue of the _Wall St. Journal_ [New York], contains a special section: “A Guide to Retirement Planning and Living.” See section R. Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article. Full text of _WSJ_ articles may also be available via Google News.

3. “Retirement can be sore point for couples: Survey finds many spouses hold differing ideas of what they’ll be doing,” by Eileen Ambrose (_Baltimore [Maryland] Sun_, Jun. 21, 2009).
www.baltimoresun.com…

4. “The Retirement Dilemma: Keep Working?” by David Wyss (_Business Week_, Jun. 22, 2009).
www.businessweek.com…

5. “Pilot’s death may spark debate on retirement age,” by David Koenig (Associated Press via _Chicago [Illinois] Tribune_, Jun. 21, 2009).
www.chicagotribune.com…

6. “Baby boomers adapt houses with an eye toward golden years,” by Teena Hammond Gomez (_Louisville [Kentucky] Couier-Journal_ via _Rochester [New York] Democrat and Chronicle_, Jun. 20, 2009).
www.democratandchronicle.com…

7. “Cane, confidence help elderly ward off attacks,” by Matt Sedensky (Associated Press via _San Francisco Chronicle_, Jun. 22, 2009).
www.sfgate.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension hike of a decade ago backfire,” by Dan Walters (_Modesto Bee_, Jun. 22, 2009). Note: this is a _MB_ Opinion piece.
www.modbee.com…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “County retirement payouts are one more toll on budget,” by Kurtis Alexander (_San Jose Mercury News_, Jun. 21, 2009).
www.mercurynews.com…

10. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Pension funds reflect market’s mixed fortunes,” by Connie Paige (_Boston Globe_, Jun. 21, 2009).
www.boston.com…

12. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. seeks volunteers to advocate for institutionalized elderly,” by Cynthia Henry (_Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] Inquirer_, Jun. 22, 2009).
www.philly.com…

13. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “2020 vision: Proposal would help the elderly,” by Chris Sturgis (_Trenton Times_, Jun. 22, 2009).
www.nj.com…

14. NEW YORK NEWS: “The elderly: financially exploited by families,” by Saul Friedman (Jun. 20, 2009).
www.newsday.com…

15. OHIO NEWS: “Nursing homes skilled at securing aid,” by Catherine Candisky and Alan Johnson (_Columbus Dispatch_, Jun. 21, 2009).
dispatch.com…

16. OHIO NEWS: “Number of retired job seekers growing,” by Dana Wilson (_Columbus Dispatch_, Jun. 21, 2009).
www.dispatch.com…

17. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “More teachers retiring” (Associated Press via KSWO [Lawton, Oklahoma/Wichita Falls, Texas) Channel 7 Television News), Jun. 21, 2009).
www.kswo.com…

18. UTAH NEWS: “Questions surround housing for homeless seniors,” by Julia Lyon (_Salt Lake Tribune_ [Salt Lake City], Jun. 21, 2009).
www.sltrib.com…

19. WISCONSIN NEWS: “State pension fund needs 79 million dollars more in contributions to stay fully funded,” by Mike Ivey (_Capital Times_ [Madison], Jun. 20, 2009).
www.madison.com…

20. WYOMING NEWS: “Senior spellers swarm AARP National Spelling Bee,” by Michelle Dynes (_Cheyenne Tribune Eagle_, Jun. 21, 2009).
www.wyomingnews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

21. BARBADOS NEWS: “Elderly abuse no private matter,” by Jenique Millington (_Barbados Advocate_ [Bridgetown, St. Michael], Jun. 21, 2009).
www.barbadosadvocate.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “Owning a second home more common thanks to Baby Boomers” (_Financial Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Jun. 20, 2009).
www.financialpost.com…

23. INDIA NEWS: “Indian Panel May Recommend 8.5% Pension Fund Payout,” by Kartik Goyal (Bloomberg News, Jun. 22, 2009).
www.bloomberg.com…

24. IRELAND NEWS: “Funding crisis to hit housing grants for elderly, says charity,” by Fiona Gartland (_Irish Times_, Jun. 22, 2009).
www.irishtimes.com…

25. JAPAN NEWS: “Govt set to revise guidelines for screening pension claims” (_Yomiuri Shimbun_ [Tokyo], Jun. 22, 2009).
www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/20090622TDY02310.htm…

26. JAPAN NEWS: “Pension workers face threats of violence over payment record scandal” (_Mainichi Shimbun_, Jun. 22, 2009).
mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/news/20090622p2a00m0na013000c.html…

27. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Holland to close pension tax loophole” (Dutchnews.nl…. Jun. 22, 2009).
www.dutchnews.nl…

28. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Worry over how Govt will provide for retirement” (New Zealand Press Association via stuff.co.nz, Jun. 21, 2009).
www.stuff.co.nz/business/2521229/Worry-over-how-Govt-will-provide-for-retirement…

29. SERBIA NEWS: “Serbian pension fund ‘near empty’,” (b92.net…, Jun. 22, 2009).
www.b92.net…

30. UK NEWS: “FTSE 100 companies to ditch defined pensions over tax changes,” by Jamie Dunkley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 21, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/banksandfinance/5593944/FTSE-100-companies-to-ditch-defined-pensions-over-tax-changes.html…

31. UK NEWS: “(Local) Councils dip into pension fund savings,” by Simon Bowers, Phillip Inman and Mark Conrad (_Observer_ [London], Jun. 21, 2009).
www.guardian.co.uk/business/2009/jun/21/councils-borrow-from-staff-pension-schemes…

32. UK NEWS: “Finger on the Pulse: his week: Max Pemberton witnesses an all-too-rare example of expert dementia care,” by Max Pemberton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 22, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthadvice/maxpemberton/5578911/Finger-on-the-Pulse.html…

33. UK NEWS: “(House of) Lords report to savage Darling’s pension tax plans,” by Louise Armitstead (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 20, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/5588100/Lords-report-to-savage-Darlings-pension-tax-plans.html…

34. UK NEWS: “Beware of growing oldies: Britain’s population is rapidly ageing. Unless we act swiftly, conflict between the young and the old over resources is inevitable,” by George Magnus (_Times_ [London], Jun. 20, 2009).
entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/article6530575.ece…

35. UK NEWS: “Optimistic sums risk BA (British Airways) landing in a pensions hole,” by Tony Jackson (_Financial Times_ [London], Jun. 22, 2009).
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

36. “Pergolide linked with Parkinson’s disease psychosis,” by Anthony J. Brown (Reuters Health, Jun. 22, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

37. “More evidence links pesticides to Parkinson’s,” by Amy Norton (Reuters Health, Jun. 19, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

38. “Keys to staying sharp in old age revealed” (Reuters Health, Jun. 19, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

39. “Prostate Cancer Translational Research in Europe meeting: Search for biomarkers continues” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 22, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Statins can protect against Alzheimer’s disease, according to new study” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 22, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Mayo (Clinic) researchers: Dramatic outcomes in prostate cancer study” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 19, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

June 19, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2364–June 19, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2364– June 19, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare Cuts Weighed to Fund Health Overhaul,” by Luara Meckler and Greg Hitt (_Wall St. Journal_ [New York], Jun. 19, 2009, P.A3). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full Text is also available (usually on a one day delay) via the ProQuest Newspaper Library, for the Eastern Edition only. These articles are taken from the Midwest Edition. Do a “guided search” on article title words for the date of the article. Full text of _WSJ_ articles may also be available via Google News.

2. “A Third Of Workers Delaying Retirement,” (_San Francisco Business Times_, June 19, 2009).
www.biz…

3. “Health Reform Bill Includes Major Changes for Seniors,” by Philip Moeller (_U.S. News and World Report_, June 19, 2009).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

4. FLORIDA NEWS: “Gov. Charlie Crist Limits ‘Double-Dipping’ For State Workers,” by Shannon Colavecchio (_Miami Herald_, June 19, 2009).
www.miamiherald.com…

5. FLORIDA NEWS: “Florida to direct $250 million of pension money to startup firms in state,” by Marcia Heroux Pounds (_South Florida Sun-Sentinel_ [Fort Lauderdale], June 19, 2009).
www.sun-sentinel.com…

6. INDIANA NEWS: “Indiana’s Public Pension Rules To Change,” by Ed Ronco (_South Bend Tribune_, June 19, 2009).
www.southbendtribune.com…

7. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Court eyes seniors’ trusts for health bills,” by Jay Fitzgerald (_Boston Herald_, June 19, 2009).
www.bostonherald.com…

8. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Wisdom behind the wheel,” (_Boston Globe_, June 18, 2009). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.boston.com…

9. WEST VIRGINIA NEWS: “Pension Drama Only Starting for West Virginia,” by Rob Cornelius (_State Journal_ [Charleston], June 19, 2009).
www.statejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Same-Sex Couples Wary Of Changes To Benefits,” by Stephanie Peatling (_Brisbane Times_ [Queensland], June 19, 2009).
www.brisbanetimes.com…

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Future Of Aged-Care Centres In Doubt,” by Carol Nader (_Age_ [Sydney], June 19, 2009).
www.theage.com…

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Superannuation rules to target fee secrecy,” by Tim Blue (_Australian_ [Sydney], June 18, 2009).
www.theaustralian.news.com…

13. BRAZIL NEWS: “Brazil’s Pension Funds May Get Approval to Exit Fixed Income,” by Andre Soliani and Paulo Winterstein (_Bloomberg_, June 19, 2009).
www.bloomberg.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Gay Retirees: The Next Big Untapped Target Market?,” by Zosia Bielski (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], June 19, 2009).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

15. INDIA NEWS: “New Sectors Under Govt Pension Plan,” (_Hindustan Times_ [New Dehli], June 19, 2009).
www.hindustantimes.com…

16. INDIA NEWS: “A pension for all Indians?” by Gautam Bhardwaj (_Economic Times_ [Dehli], June 19, 2009). Note: This article is a commentary.
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

17. LATVIA NEWS: “EU Leaders Say Latvia’s Spending Cuts Are Crucial For Recovery As They Ready Bailout Package,” (Associated Press via _Los Angeles Times_, June 19, 2009).
www.latimes.com…

18. RWANDA NEWS: “Employers Deny SSFR Claims of Defaulting,” by Eugene Mutara (_New Times_ [Kigali], June 19, 2009).
www.newtimes.co.rw/index.php?issue=13931&article=16734…

19. UK NEWS: “Dairy Crest Insures Pension Risk,” (_Reuters UK_ [London], June 19, 2009).
www.reuters.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “Green Tea May Affect Prostate Cancer Progression,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 19, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “New Supplement May Help Slow Sight Loss In Elderly,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 19, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Antioxidants Can Slow Loss Of Sight In Old Age, Scientists Find,” by Sarah Boseley (_Guardian_ [London], June 19, 2009).
www.guardian.co.uk/society/2009/jun/19/trial-eyesight-antioxidants-old-age…

23. “Elderly May Be Less Prone To Swine Flu,” (_Times of India_, June 19, 2009).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

24. “New Technology For Baby Boomers,” (_San Fransico Chronicle_, June 19, 2009).
www.sfgate.com…

June 18, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2363–June 18, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings–No. 2363, June 18, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Contest for startups that help aging Boomers,” by Deborah Gage (_San Francisco Chronicle_, June 18, 2009).
www.sfgate.com…

2. “Survey: Elderly, poor narrow broadband service gap,” by Peter Svensson (Associated Press via _Google_, June 17, 2009).
www.google.com…

US STATE NEWS:

3. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS plan to spread out losses is OKd,” by Marc Lifsher (_Los Angeles Times_, June 18, 2009). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Long-term care costs exceed yearly income for many Calif. seniors living alone,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 18, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

5. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Pension funds seek rebound from ’08 dip,” by John Laidler (_Boston Globe_, June 18, 2009).
www.boston.com…

6. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Milwaukee County pension costs to soar in 2010,” by Steve Schultze (_Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel_, June 17, 2009).
www.jsonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

7. CANADA NEWS: “Groups pressure N.B. pension plan to end investment in big tobacco,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation_, June 18, 2009).
www.cbc.ca/canada/new-brunswick/story/2009/06/18/nb-tobacco-pension-opposition-553.html…

8. JAPAN NEWS: “36.5 billion yen (US $379m) worth of uncollected pension payments terminated in fiscal 2007,” (_Mainichi Daily News_, June 18, 2009).
mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/news/20090618p2a00m0na015000c.html…

9. LATVIA NEWS: “Latvians protest against government cutbacks,” by Gary Peach (Associated Press via _Forbes_, June 18, 2009).
www.forbes.com…

10. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Singapore’s total population grew to 4.84m in 2008, up 5.5% over previous year,” by Imelda Saad (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], June 17, 2009).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

11. UK NEWS: “Margaret Thatcher in hospital: fractures in the elderly often difficult to heal,” by David Marsh (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 18, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/5570305/Margaret-Thatcher-in-hospital-fractures-in-the-elderly-often-difficult-to-heal.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

12. “Cerebrospinal fluid shows Alzheimer’s disease deterioration much earlier,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 18, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

13. “Telemedicine expands reach of care for Parkinson’s patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 17, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

14. “Omega-3 fatty acids appear to impact AMD progression,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 18, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

15. “Stroke survivors report loss of sexual desire, blurred gender roles, anger and fatigue,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 18, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

16. “When the emperor flags; Aging brings lower testosterone levels, which can cause many health problems for men – and not just in the bedroom,” by Terrence Belford (_Toronto Star_, June 18, 2009).
www.thestar.com…

17. “A difficult drive in a suit designed to mimic effects of aging,” by Vivian Nereim (_Boston Globe_, June 18, 2009).
www.boston.com…

June 17, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2362–June 17, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2362–June 17, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “For Boomers, Recession Is Redefining Retirement,” by Christine Dugas (_USA Today_, June 17, 2009).
www.us…

2. “Bill Would Force Fee Disclosure By 401(K) Administrators,” (Bloomberg News via _Houston Chronicle_, June 17, 2009).
www.chron.com…

3. “Long-Term Care Threatens To Sap Seniors’ Savings,” by Bob Mods (_Dallas Morning News_, June 17, 2009).
www.dallasnews.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. CALIFORNIA NWES: “CalPERS Plan To Blunt Effect Of Losses Slated For Vote,” by Marc Lifsher (_Los Angeles Times_, June 17, 2009). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

5. ILLIONIS NEWS: “Elderly at risk from state budget cuts,” by Patrick Oldendorf (_Peoria Journal-Star_, June 16, 2009).
www.pjstar.com…

6. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Produce coupons offered to seniors,” by Kathryn Rem (_State Journal-Register_ [Springfield, Illinois], June 17, 2009).
www.sj-r.com…

7. NEW YORK NEWS: “Families Of Dementia Patients Urge Silver Alert Law,” by William Murphy (_Newsday_, June 17, 2009).
www.newsday.com…

8. TEXAS NEWS: “Texas’s Teachers Pension Adopts Pay-to-Play Limits,” by Darrell Preston (_Bloomberg News_, June 17, 2009).
www.bloomberg.com…

9. WASHINGTON NEWS: “Pension plans took hit, report says,” by Adam Wilson (_Olympian_ [Olympia, Washington], June 17, 2009).
www.theolympian.com…

10. WISCONSIN NEWS: “State pension hike recommended; vote set for Thursday,” (Associated Press via _Capital Times_ [Madison], June 17, 2009).
www.madison.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Focus Back On Annuities,” by John Collett (_Sydney Morning Herald_, June 17, 2009).
www.smh.com…

12. FIJI NEWS: “Fiji Regime Asked To Reverse Pension Cuts,” (_Radio New Zealand_, June 17, 2009).
www.rnzi.com…

13. ISRAEL NEWS: “‘Elder-abuse reports up, due to higher awareness’,” by Sarah Eglash (_Jerusalem Post_, June 16, 2009).
www.jpost.com…

14. KENYA NEWS: “Budget plan on pensions not strong enough, says firm,” by Luke Anami (_East Africa Standard_ [Nairobi], June 17, 2009).
www.eastandard.net…

15. LATVIA NEWS: “Latvia Cuts Pensions, Declares Escape From ‘Bankruptcy,” (_Expatica_, June 17, 2009).
www.expatica.com…

16. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Twenty Pension Funds Set To Slash Pay-Outs,” (_DutchNews_, June 17, 2009).
www.dutchnews.nl…

17. NIGERIA NEWS: “FGP Promises Workers Fulfilling Life At Retirement,” (_Daily Independent_ [Lagos], June 17, 2009).
www.independentngonline.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

18. “Scans Improve Accuracy Of Dementia Diagnosis,” by Megan Rauscher (Reuters Health, June 16, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

19. “Hope for test to measure ageing,” (_BBC News_, June 16, 2009).
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8102811.stm…

20. “Statins Don’t Lower Risk Of Pneumonia In Elderly,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 16, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Anti-cancer cream fights wrinkles,” (_BBC News_, June 16, 2009).
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8101677.stm…

22. “Adverse Events for Colonoscopy Increase With Age in Elderly,” (_Modern Medicine_, June 16, 2009).
www.modernmedicine.com…

23. “Cancer Had Negative Impact On Quality Of Life For Older Americans,” (_Hemotology and Oncology Today_, June 17, 2009).
www.hemonctoday.com…

24. “Tai Chi May Ease Arthritis Pain, Disability,” by Joene Hendry (Reuters Health, June 17, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

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