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July 31, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2394–July 31, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2394, July 31, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Pension Agency Would Be Revamped Under Measure in U.S. Congress,” by Holly Rosenkrantz (Bloomberg News, Jul. 31, 2009).
www.bloomberg.com…

2. “Seniors uneasy over Medicare cuts in overhaul,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via Google news, Jul. 30, 2009).
www.google.com…

3. “Boomers Push Up Disability Claims,” by Paul Briand (_Milwaukee [Wisconsin] Examiner_, Jul. 31, 2009).
www.examiner.com…

4. “PBGC (Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation) Will Take Over Metaldyne Pension Plan,” by Darrel A. Hughes (_Wall St. Journal_, Jul. 31, 2009, P. B3). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via Google News (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. 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.

5. “Medicare Healthy At Age 44,” by Marie Cocco (_Miami [Florida] Herald_, Jul. 31, 2009).
www.miamiherald.com…

6. “Let’s not waste a good pension crisis,” by Steven Greenhut (_Orange County [California] Register_ via desertdispatch.com…, Jul. 30, 2009).
www.desertdispatch.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. FLORIDA NEWS: “Falls Leading Cause of Death for Elderly,” by Peter Pappas (_Space Coast Medicine and Healthy Living_, Jul. 31, 2009).
www.spacecoastmedicine.com…

8. KANSAS NEWS: “Recovery Act Dollars Provide Affordable Housing for Kansas Seniors,” (_Real Estate Rama_, Jul. 31, 2009).
kansas.realestaterama.com…

9. KANSAS NEWS: “Silver Alert Targets Seniors,” by Ann Marie Bush (_Topeka Capital Journal_, Jul. 31, 2009).
www.cjonline.com…

10. KANSAS NEWS: “Pension system needs durable fix” (_Wichita Eagle_, Jul. 31, 2009). Note: this is a _WE_ Editorial.
www.kansas.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Phila (delphia) Faces Deep Cuts If No State Ok For Pension And Sales Tax Moves,” by Athena D. Merritt (_Philladelphia Business Journal_, Jul. 31, 2009).
www.biz…

12. TEXAS NEWS: “Communities cater to boomers,” by Bob Moos (_Dallas Morning News_ via _Omaha [Nebraska] World Herald_, Jul. 31, 2009).
www.omaha.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Good Start For One-Stop Health Care,” by John Della Bosca (_Australian_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Jul. 31, 2009).
www.theaustralian.news.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Manulife (Financial Corporation) Sued by Two Pension Funds on Risk Strategy, Post Says,” by Frederic Tomesco (Bloomberg News, Jul. 31, 2009).
www.bloomberg.com…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Pharmacy dispute to impact on elderly” (Raidio Teilifis Eireann. Jul. 31, 2009).
www.rte.ie/news/2009/0731/pharmacy.html…

16. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s Ageing, Shrinking Population” (Reuters, Jul. 31, 2009).
www.reuters.com…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Premium Payment Rate For National Pension At Record Low 62.1% in FY 2008,” (Kyodo News via Japantoday.com…, Jul. 31, 2009).
www.japantoday.com…

18. RUSSIA NEWS: “Russia May Let Pension Fund Buy Corporate Bonds,” (Reuters, Jul. 31, 2009).
www.forbes.com…

19. UK NEWS: “BT Pension Hole Could Hit 11 Billion Pounds (18.09 billion US dollars),” by Rupert Neate (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 31, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/5941271/BT-pension-hole-could-hit-11bn.html…

20. UK NEWS: “BAE pension deficit soars,” by Jeremy Lemer (_Financial Times_ [London], Jul. 31, 2009).
www.ft.com…

21. ZIMBABWE NEWS: “Zimbabwe: Government Mulls Elderly People’s Bill,” (_Zimbabwe Herald_ [Harare] via allafrica.com…, Jul. 31, 2009).
allafrica.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Caregiver Closeness May Slow Alzheimer’s Decline,” by Anne Harding (Reuters Health, Jul. 30, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

23. “Team Discovers Gene For Age-Related Cataracts,” (Insciences.org…, Jul. 31, 2009).
insciences.org…

24. “Strength Workouts Help Seniors Function Better,” (Reuters Health, Jul. 30, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

25. “Keeping Your Balance Is Valuable, Especially as You Grow Older,” (_Washington Post_, Jul. 31, 2009). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

26. “Study Calls for Staging the Aging When Cancer Strikes,” (_University of Rochester [New York] Medical Center_, Jul. 30, 2009).
www.urmc.rochester.edu…

July 30, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2393–July 30, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2393–July 30, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “The next great bailout: Social Security,” by Allan Sloan (_CNNMoney_, July 30, 2009).
money.cnn.com…

2. “Delphi To Drop Pensions,” by David Shepardson (_Detroit News_, July 30, 2009).
www.detnews.com…

3. “How Firms Wooed a U.S. Agency With Billions to Invest,” by Eric Lipton (_New York Times_, July 29, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “FBI raids across country net 30 Medicare fraud suspects,” by Kelli Kennedy (Associated Press via _Boston Globe_, July 30, 2009).
www.boston.com…

5. “Older Drivers and License Renewal,” by Tanya Mohn (_New York Times_, July 30, 2009). Note 1: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is a blog.
wheels.blogs.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California pensions next state financial crisis,” by Jim Christie (_Reuters_, July 29, 2009). Note: This article is an analysis.
www.reuters.com…

7. KANSAS NEWS: “Budget Cuts Threaten Elderly,” by Adrielle Harvey (_Topeka-Capitol Journal_, July 30, 2009).
www.cjonline.com…

8. MISSOURI NEWS: “Unique program helps workers get care for their elderly parents,” by Gail Appleson (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, July 30, 2009).
www.stltoday.com…

9. OREGON NEWS: “Real estate woes threaten Oregon state pension fund,” by Ted Sickinger (_The Oregonian_ [Portland], July 29, 2009).
www.oregonlive.com…

10. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “R.I. Public Employee Unions Align To Sue Over Pension Changes,” by Steve Peoples (_Providence Journal_, July 30, 2009).
www.projo.com…

11. UTAH NEWS: “College never get old for retirees,” by Cathy Free (_Deseret News_ [Salt Lake City], July 30, 2009).
www.deseretnews.com…

12. WEST VIRGINIA NEWS: “PEIA board to vote on retiree benefits again,” by Phil Kabler (_Charleston Gazette_, July 29, 2009).
wvgazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Road Risk On The Rise For Older Drivers, Police Warn,” by Robyn Ironside (_Courier Mail_ [Brisbane, Queensland], July 30, 2009).
www.news.com…,,25853884-3102,00.html

14. ISRAEL NEWS: “Pension funds increase market share,” by Ron Stein (_Globes_ [Jerusalem], July 30, 2009).
www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/DocView.asp?did=1000485568&fid=1725…

15. JAPAN NEWS: “Nursing Care Eligibility Criteria Set For Review,” (_Daily Yomiuri_ [Tokyo], July 30, 2009).
www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/20090730TDY02307.htm…

16. SINGAPORE NEWS: “New card benefits scheme for elderly and dementia patients,” by Rekha Manoharan (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], July 30, 2009).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

17. TAIWAN NEWS: “Joblessness Worries One-Third Elderly Workers,” (_China Post_ [Taipei] , July 30, 2009).
www.chinapost.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Pensioner Poverty Would Be Cut If Retirement Age Scrapped,” by Rosa Prince (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 30, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/5933808/Pensioner-poverty-would-be-cut-if-retirement-age-scrapped.html…

19. UK NEWS: “Retirement Age Should Be Scrapped, Say MPs,” by Myra Butterworth (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 30, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/5932891/Retirement-age-should-be-scrapped-say-MPs.html…

20. UK NEWS: “BT Pension Deficit Doubles To Pn 5.8b (US $9.5bn),” by Rupert Neaten (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 30, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/5939605/BT-pension-deficit-doubles-to-5.8bn.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Fighting Senior Depression,” by Virginia Diaz (_Tampa Tribune_, July 30, 2009).
www2.hernandotoday.com…

22. “Risk Of Frailty In Older Women Dependent On Multisystem Abnormalities,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 30, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Racial disparity seen in stroke-preventing surgery,” by Amy Norton (Reuters Health, July 30, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

24. “Reducing Risk Of Hospitalization In The Elderly,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 30, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Protein level may serve as predictor of severe osteoarthritis,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 30, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 29, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2392–July 29, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2392–July  29, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Democrats Push Health Care Plan While Issuing Assurances on Medicare,” by Robert Pear and David M. Herszenhorn (_New York Times_, Jul.  29, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Bipartisan group eyes Medicare savings,” by David Espo and Erica Werner (Associated Press via Google News, Jul. 28, 2009).
www.google.com…

3. “Dozens arrested in Medicare fraud busts across US,” by Kelli Kennedy (Associated Press via Google News, Jul. 29, 2009).
www.google.com…

4. “Ways to Steer Your 401(k) Back on Course,” by Karen Blumenthal (_Wall St. Journal_ [New York], Jul.  29, 2009, P. D1). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. 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.

5. “Seniors Air Doubts to (President Barack) Obama,” by Janet Adamy (_Wall St. Journal_ [New York], Jul.  29, 2009, P. A4). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. 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.

6. “Finally, You Can Take the 401(k) Blinders Off,” by Ylan Q. Mui (_Washington Post_, Jul.  29, 2009). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “Boomers Go Venturing,” by Hanah Cho (_Baltimore [Maryland] Sun_, Jul.  29, 2009).
www.baltimoresun.com…

8. “Dupont (Corporation) sued over pension fund,” by Jane M. Von Bergen (_Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] Inquirer_, Jul. 28, 2009).
www.philly.com…

9. “Latest Republican health care idea: scare the elderly,” by Marlene Phillips (_Phoenix [Arizona] Liberal Examiner_, Jul. 28, 2009).
www.examiner.com…

10. “The Baby Boomer Legacy,” by Emily Brandon (_US News and World Report_ blog, Jul. 28, 2009).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

11. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “AG (Attorney General) takes on Merrill Lynch over lost pension funds,” by Chris Megerian (_Newark Star-Ledger_, Jul. 29, 2009).
www.nj.com…

12. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Bay State’s Pension Fund Loses Nearly 13 Billion Dollars,” by  Todd Wallack and Matt Viser (_Boston Globe_, Jul.  29, 2009).
www.boston.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Political meddling with retirement funds,” by Tim Blue (_Australian_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Jul. 30, 2009).
www.theaustralian.news.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Pension Liability Clouds Nortel Auction,” by Shawn McCarthy and Paul Waldie (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jul.  29, 2009).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “CHCH-TV Retirees Say Pension Plan To Be Killed,” (_Star [Toronto, Ontario]_, Jul.  29, 2009).
www.thestar.com…

16. INDIA NEWS: “Pension for Anganvadi (government sponsored child-care and mother-care center) workers and helpers” (Press Trust of India, Jul. 29, 2009).
ptinews.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Only 277 Civil Servants Set To Go Under Early Retirement Scheme,” by Martin Wall (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Jul. 29, 2009).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “Moment of Truth Is Fast Approaching On Pensions,” by Paul O’Faherty (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Jul. 29, 2009).  Note: This is an _IT_ Opinion piece.
www.irishtimes.com…

19. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Many elderly Kiwis struggle to make ends meet, report finds,” by Simon Collins (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Jul. 30, 2009).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10587539…

20. NIGERIA NEWS: “Reps (Members of the House of Representatives), Pensioners Accuse FG (Federal Government) of Violating Pension Laws,” by Otei Oham and Sule Lazarus (_Daily Independent_ [Lagos] via allAfrica.com…, Jul. 29, 2009).
allafrica.com…

21. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Poverty Fears As Recession Forces Workers To Cut Pension Payments,” by Jeff Salway (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], Jul. 29, 2009).
thescotsman.scotsman.com…

22. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Dying without dignity: cases reveal failings in elderly care,” by Brian Donnelly (_Herald_ [Glasgow], Jul. 28, 2009).
www.heraldscotland.com…

23. UGANDA NEWS: “(State Minister for Public Service Ssezi) Mbaguta Wants Early Pension Applications,” by Joseph Miti (_Monitor_ [Kampala] via allAfrica.com…, Jul. 29, 2009).
allafrica.com…

24. UK NEWS: “BAA (Airports) Losses Triple On Growing Pension Deficit,” by David Robertson (_Times_ [London], Jul. 29, 2009).
business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/transport/article6731384.ece…

25. UK NEWS: “Workers Cut Their Pension Contributions,” by Magda Ali (_Financial Times_[London], Jul. 29, 2009).
www.ft.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Elderly Are Taking ‘Cocktail’ Of Medicines,” by Rebecca Smith (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul.  29, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/5933135/Elderly-are-taking-cocktail-of-medicines.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Many Prostate Cancers Don’t Need Radical Therapy,”  (Reuters Health, Jul. 28, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

28. “LSUHSC (Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) Contributes To Research Revealing Targets To Reduce Racial Disparity In Prostate Cancer Deaths,” (LSUHSC news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 29, 2009).
www.lsuhsc.edu…

29. “Physician Trust, Early Screening Reduces Disparities For Prostate Cancer,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 29, 2009).
www.unchealthcare.org…

July 28, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2391–July 28, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings–July 28, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Credit Card Debt Rises Faster For Those 65 And Older,” by Kathy Chu (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], July 28, 2009).
www.us…

2. “The new ‘retirement’ plan: Just keep working,” by John W. Schoen (_MSNBC_, July 28, 2009).
www.msnbc.msn.com…

3. “Delphi’s salaried retirees may take a pension hit,” by Tom Jackson (_Sandusky [Ohio] Register_, July 28, 2009).
www.sanduskyregister.com…

4. “Bankrupt Delphi Announces Deal With Debtors,” by Aaron Smith (_CNNMoney_, July 28, 2009).
money.cnn.com…

5. “Don’t Freeze Pension Plan,” by Robert Powell (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, July 28, 2009).
www.philly.com…

6. “Starbucks To Match 401(K) Funds,” (_Boston Globe_, July 28, 2009).
www.boston.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. MARYLAND NEWS: “Pensions Will Sink State Budget,” by Marta Mossburg (_Washinton Examiner_, July 28, 2009). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.washingtonexaminer.com…

8. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Priests must wait till age 75 to retire,” by Michael Paulson (_Boston Globe_, July 28, 2009).
www.boston.com…

9. WEST VIRGINIA NEWS: “Avoid New Taxes For Pension Rescue,” (_Wheeling News Register_, July 28, 2009). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.theintelligencer.net…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Super Strategies To See Many Workers Fall Short,” by Geoffrey Newman (_The Australian_ [Sydney], July 29, 2009).
www.theaustralian.news.com…,,25849606-15087,00.html

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Providers Back Aged-Care Bonds,” (_Canberra Times_, July 28, 2009).
www.canberratimes.com…

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Abbott Proposes Pension At 70,” (_Sydney Morning Herald_, July 28, 2009).
news.smh.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Strike Aftermath: Who Blinked?,” by John Spears and Donovan Vincent (_Toronto Star_, July 28, 2009).
www.thestar.com…

14. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: “Czech Women Continue To Get Lower Pensions Than Men,” (_Cesky Noviny_ [Prague], July 28, 2009).
www.ceskenoviny.cz/news/zpravy/czech-women-continue-to-get-lower-pensions-than-men/390078…

15. INDIA NEWS: “SBI asks PFRDA to Handle Its Pensions,” by Suneeti Ahuja (_Indian Express_ [New Delhi], July 28, 2009).
www.indianexpress.com…

16. INDIA NEWS: “Global Pension Funds Rush To India For Better Returns,” by Kumar Shankar Roy (_Times of India_ [Mumbai], July 28, 2009).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Over-60s face premium hikes / Car insurers set to revamp fee structure with new age categories,” (_Yomiuri Shimbun_ [Tokyo], July 28, 2009).
www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/20090728TDY02309.htm…

18. KENYA NEWS: “Pensions Grow By 3 Per Cent,” by John Ngirachu (_Daily Nation_[ Nairobi], July 28, 2009).
www.nation.co.ke/News/-/1056/631050/-/ulibr4/-/…

19. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Act on Pension Formula,” by Mohd Jamil Ismail, S. Mylvaganam and S. Santhanasamy (_New Straits Times_ [Kuala Lampur], July 28, 2009).
www.nst.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Report calls for insurance tsar to educate public on financial risks,” by Richard Wachman (_Guardian_ [London], July 27, 2009).
www.guardian.co.uk/business/2009/jul/27/insurance-industry-financial-educational-commissioner…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Elderly Should Be Low Priority For Antivirals, Says Scientist,” by Alison Campsie (_The Herald_ [Glasgow], July 28, 2009).
www.theherald.co.uk/news/news/display.var.2522422.0.Elderly_should_be_low_priority_for_antivirals_says_scientist.php…

22. “Men Who Have Prostate Cancer Surgery Do Well,” by Ed Edelson (_US News and World Report_, July 28, 2009).
health.us…

23. “Acupuncture May Help Improve Enlarged Prostate,” (_China Post_ [Taipei], July 28, 2009).
www.chinapost.com…

24. “Older Diabetics Should Avoid Dementia Meds,” (_Atlanta Journal Constitution_, July 28, 2009).
www.ajc.com…

25. “Divorce Hurts Health Even After Remarriage,” by Jeanna Bryner (_MSNBC_, July 27, 2009).
www.msnbc.msn.com…

26. “Lasting Marriage Linked To Better Health,” (Reuters Health, July 27, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

27. “Low Blood Count Ups Death Risk In Elderly People,” (Reuters Health, July 27, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

28. “Rush University Medical Center Studies Program To Help Older Adults Transition From Hospital To Home,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

29 . “Minor Strokes May Worsen Vision In Glaucoma,” (Reuters Health, July 28, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

30.”Middle-aged joggers like Nicolas Sarkozy have longer, happier lives,” by Dr. Mark Porter (_Times_ [London], July 28, 2009). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article6729734.ece…

July 27, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2390–July 27, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2390–July 25-27, 2009 .

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Correct Medicare Premium Takes Time to Establish,” by Kelly Greene (_Wall St. Journal_, July 26, 2009, P. B2 ). 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.

2. “Obama-Backed Proposal on Medicare May Save $2 Billion, CBO Estimates,” by Michael D. Shear (_Washington Post_, July 26, 2009). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Seniors see savings in Medicare drug plan, says study,” by Alicia Chang (Associated Press via _Canton Repository_, July 26, 2009).
www.cantonrep.com…

4. “Baby Boomers Curb Free-Spending Habits,” by David Welch (_MSNBC_, July 27, 2009).
www.msnbc.msn.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Financial Abuse Of Elderly Rises As Economy Sinks,” by Catherine Jun (_Detroit News_, July 27, 2009).
www.detnews.com…

6. OHIO NEWS: “Nursing Homes Take A Hit,” by Alan Johnson and Catherine Candisky (_Columbus Dispatch_, July 27, 2009).
www.columbusdispatch.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

7. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Abbott Wants Pension Age To Hit 70,” (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation News_, July 27, 2009).
www.abc.net…

8. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Ageing Population To Add To Pressure,” by Christian Kerr (_Australian_ [Sydney], July 28, 2009).
www.theaustralian.news.com…

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Need for nursing home patients to pay a bond examined again,” by Clancy Yates (_Sydney Morning Herald_, July 28, 2009).
www.smh.com…

10. BRAZIL NEWS: “Brazil Has Worst Pension Savings Record,” by Emma Dunkley (_Global Pensions_ [London], July 27, 2009).
globalpensions.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Alberta Seniors’ Need For Welfare Soaring,” by Renata D’Aliesio And Jamie Komarnicki (_Calgary Herald_, July 27, 2009).
www.calgaryherald.com…

12. CHINA NEWS: “Faced With Ageing, China Moves Away From One-Child Policy,” by Ananth Krishnan (_Hindu_ [Madras], July 27, 2009).
www.hindu.com…

13. IRELAND NEWS: “Employers Plan To Reduce Pension Benefits For Staff,” by Laura Slattery (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 27, 2009).
www.irishtimes.com…

14. JAPAN NEWS: “Elderly’s ‘only talent’ is the ability to work, says Japan PM,” (_ChannelNews Asia_ [Singapore], July 25, 2009).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

15. KENYA NEWS: “Kenya Ups Pension Payout,” by Anthony Kagiri (_Capital News_ [Nairobi], July 27, 2009).
www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/Local/Kenya-ups-pension-payout-5280.html…

16. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Retirees Just Can’t Afford To Retire,” (_Malaysia Star_ [Kuala Lumpur], July 27, 2009).
thestar.com…

17. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Big Savings If NZ Super Age Lifted To 67,” by Debrin Foxcroft (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], July 27, 2009).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10586807…

18. THAILAND NEWS: “Early Retirees Who Missed Pension Deadline To Get Paid,” (_Bangkok Post_, July 27, 2009).
www.bangkokpost.com…

19. UK NEWS: “British Pensioners Among Europe’s Poorest,” by Holly Watt (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 27, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/5912603/British-pensioners-among-Europes-poorest.html…

20. UK NEWS: “Call For Urgent Action To Cut Pensioner Poverty,” by Haroon Siddique (_Guardian_ [London], July 27, 2009).
www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2009/jul/27/pensioner-poverty…

21. UK NEWS: “Lloyds may join cull of final-salary pensions,” by James Thompson (_Independent_ [London], July 27, 2009).
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/lloyds-may-join-cull-of-finalsalary-pensions-1762133.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Study Finds Acceptable Levels Of Anxiety Among Men Living With Early, Untreated Prostate Cancer” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Most Older Long-Term Cancer Survivors Have Poor Health Habits,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Anemia Increases Risk Of Death In The Very Elderly,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Blood Flow In Alzheimer’s Disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Urine Analysis And Protein Networking Identify Met As A Marker Of Metastatic Prostate Cancer,” (_Urology Today_, July 27, 2009).
www.urotoday.com…

27. “Work Longer, Stay Sharper,” by Kay Lazar (_Boston Globe_, July 27, 2009).
www.boston.com…

28. “250,000 Recruited For NSW Health Study,” (_Age_ [Sydney], July 27, 2009).
news.theage.com…

29. “Celiac disease may strike elderly, too,” (Reuters Health, July 24, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

30. “Long-term tea drinking may cut stroke risk,” by Joene Hendry (Reuters Health, July 24, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

July 24, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2389–July 24, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2389–July 24, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Obama’s Medicare Rate Setter Gets Boost, Jeers,” (Reuters Health, July 23, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

2. “Obama Care Dives Into End-Of-Life Debate,” by David Whelan (_Forbes_, July 24, 2009).
www.forbes.com…

3. “How Will We Live At The End Of Our Lives?,” by Howard Fensterman (_Newsday_ [New York], July 24, 2009). Note: This article is an opinion piece.
www.newsday.com…

4. “Health Care Reform Shouldn’t Hurt Elderly,” by Rebecca Moore (_Oklahoman_ [Oklahoma City], July 24, 2009). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
newsok.com…

5. “SEC Seeks Rules To Safeguard Pensions,” by Kenneth Lovett (_New York Daily News_, July 23, 2009).
www.nydailynews.com…

6. “Caregivers, too, need time away,” by Kitty Bean Yancey (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], July 24, 2009).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California Pension Fund Hopes Riskier Bets Will Restore Its Health,” by Leslie Wayne (_New York Times_, July 24, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “L.A. Retirement Fund Enacts Campaign Disclosure Rules,” by David Zahniser (_Los Angeles Times_, July 24, 2009).
www.latimes.com…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “”Seniors Tap Video Games To Reverse Brain’s Aging,” by Tony Castro (_Daily News_ [Los Angelas], July 23, 2009).
www.dailynews.com…

10. FLORIDA NEWS: “Think tank makes progress toward an institute on aging,” by Kevin L. McQuaid (_Sarasota Herald-Tribune_, July 24, 2009).
www.heraldtribune.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Early Retirement For Cops Helps Budget, Not Force,” by Fran Spielman (_Chicago Sun Times_, July 23, 2009).
www.suntimes.com…

12. OHIO NEWS: “Cuts in Budget Shut Out Seniors,” by Catherine Candisky (_Columbus Dispatch_, July 24, 2009).
dispatch.com…

13. OREGON NEWS: “Recognizing Elder Abuse,” by Alandra Johnson (_The Bulletin_ [Bend], July 24, 2009).
www.bendbulletin.com…

14. TENNESSEE NEWS: “Shelby County Pension Fund Firms In SEC Crosshairs,” by Andy Meek (_Memphis Daily News_, July 24, 2009). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.memphisdailynews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Costs Increase Retirees’ Woes,” by Tim Blue (_The Australian_ [Sydney], July 25, 2009).
www.theaustralian.news.com…,,25832125-2702,00.html

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “We’re Living Longer, But Even That Is Worrying Us,” by Zoe Williams (_Sydney Morning Herald_, July 24, 2009). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.smh.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “PS pension plan reports $9.5B loss,” by Joanne Laucius (_Ottawa Citizen_, July 24, 2009).
www.ottawacitizen.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Only Half Of Dementia Cases Diagnosed,” by Stuart Laidlaw (_Toronto Star_), July 24, 2009).
www.thestar.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “Over 50, frisky, ferocious and loving it,” by Dan Robson (_Toronto Star_, July 24, 2009).
www.thestar.com…

20. CHINA NEWS: “Shanghai Encourages Aging Population To Have 2nd Baby,” by Wang Hongyi (_China Daily_ [Beijing], July 24, 2009).
www.chinadaily.com…

21. IRELAND NEWS: “‘Yellow Pack’ Care Policy Means Elderly Will Suffer,” by Tadhg Daly (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 24, 2009). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.irishtimes.com…

22. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Private Pension Go-Ahead,” by Yvonne Tan And Florence A. Samy (_The Star_ [Kuala Lumpur], July 24, 2009).
thestar.com…

23. TAIWAN NEWS: “Dementia Sufferers To Be Covered By Long-Term Care Insurance,” by Y.F. Low (_Taiwain News_ [Taipei], July 24, 2009).
www.etaiwannews.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Pensions: Billions Invested In Worst-Performing Funds,” by Richard Evans (_Daily Telegraph_[London], July 24, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/5898308/Pensions-billions-invested-in-worst-performing-funds—Pensions-billions-invested-in-worst-performing-funds.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Pension Costs Of FTSE 100 Executives Soar,” by Telegraph Staff (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 23, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/5891871/Pension-costs-of-FTSE-100-executives-soar.html…

26. UK NEWS: “Elderly Prioritised Over People With Learning Disabilities, Say Charities,” by Owen Bowcott (_Gaurdian_ [London], July 24, 2009).
www.guardian.co.uk/society/2009/jul/24/care-green-paper-learning-disabilities…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Stimulating Take On Age-Related Dementia,” by Helen Francombe (_The Australian_ [Sydney], July 24, 2009).
www.theaustralian.news.com…

28. “Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Shown To Prolong And Improve Life For Some Emphysema Patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 23, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Fish Oils Could Help Prevent The Leading Cause Of Blindness In The Elderly,” by Rebecca Smith (_Daily Telegraph_[London], July 23, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/5887505/Fish-oils-could-help-prevent-the-leading-cause-of-blindness-in-the-elderly.html…

July 23, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2388–July 23, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings–No. 2388, July 23, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “(President Barack) Obama: Social Security, Medicare reform on agenda,” by Matt Spetalnick and Richard Cowan (Reuters, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.reuters.com…

2. “Democrats Spar Over Medicare,” by Gregg Hitt (_Wall St. Journal_, Jul. 23, 2004, P. A4). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. 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. “Government Takes Over Delphi’s Pension,” by Mary Williams Walsh (_New York Times_, Jul. 23, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “After Pension Scandal, S.E.C. (Securities and Exchange Commission) Seeks to Curb ‘Pay to Play’,” (Associated Press via _New York Times_, Jul. 23, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “Pension Freezes Rise, But Are They Effective?,” by Christine Dugas (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Jul. 23, 2009),
www.us…

6. “Senior Workers Delay Retirement,” by Jessica Dickler (Cable News Network Money, Jul. 23, 2009).
money.cnn.com…

7. “Medicare Drug Plan Still Needs Work,” by Karen Pallarito (_U.S. News and World Report_, Jul. 23, 2009).
health.us…

8. “The Baby Boomers’ Legacy,” by John Zogby (_Forbes_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Democrats should lead on pensions” (_Sacramento Bee_, Jul. 23, 2009). Note: this is a _SB_ Editorial).
www.sacbee.com…

10. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois Points The Way Toward The Next Huge Crisis: Pension Costs” (_St Louis (Missouri) Post-Dispatch_, Jul. 23, 2009). Note: this is a _STPD_ Opinion piece.
www.stltoday.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago, police union agree to early retirement health package,” by Annie Sweeney (_Chicago Tribune_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.chicagotribune.com…

12. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “As economy tanks, Lexington pensions among the hardest hit,” by Meghan B. Kelly (_Lexington Minuteman_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.wickedlocal.com…

13. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “No early retirement to ease budget” (Associated Press via _Boston Herald_, Jul. 22, 2009).
news.bostonherald.com…

14. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Bills targeting elderly drivers,” by Dan Ring (_Springfield Republican_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.masslive.com…

15. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Detroit Gets Pension Bailout,” by Melanie Trottman, Mike Spector, and John D. Stoll (_Wall St. Journal_, Jul. 23, 2009, P. A1). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. 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.

16. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Michigan Copes With Reduced Benefits,” by Noah Ovshinsky (US National Public Radio_ All Things Considered_, Jul. 22, 2009, audio transcript, running time: 3 minutes, 50 seconds).
www.npr.org…

17. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Minn. delegation unites to seek Medicare reform,” by Madeleine Baran (Minnesota Public Radio, Jul. 22, 2009).
minnesota.publicradio.org…

18. NEW MEXICO NEWS: “Judge rejects state pension ruling,” by Susan Montoya Bryan (Associated Press via _Alamogordo Daily News_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.alamogordonews.com…

19. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “RI Pension Fund Loses 20 Percent Over Last Year” (Associated Press via _Forbes_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.forbes.com…

20. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Providence mayor seeks lower pension-fund payment,” by Philip Marcelo (_Providence Journal_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.projo.com…

21. TEXAS NEWS: “Retirement communities boom in Amarillo,” by Sarah Seeley (KFDA Newschannel 10 Television News [Amarillo], Jul. 22, 2009).
www.newschannel10.com…

22. WEST VIRGINIA NEWS: “Teacher Retirement Numbers Increase” (wvmetronews.com…, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.wvmetronews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

23. MIDDLE EAST NEWS: “Arab health ministers to ban elderly, young from pilgrimage,” by Samer al-Atrush (Agence France Presse via Google News, Jul. 22, 2009).
www.google.com…

24. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “‘Prosthetic’ Housing Is A Must With Ageing Population” (_Australian Ageing Agenda_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.australianageingagenda.com…

25. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Training Funding Boost” (_Australian Ageing Agenda_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.australianageingagenda.com…

26. CANADA NEWS: “Ottawa close to OK on Air Canada pensions – (Finance Minister Jim) Flaherty” (Reuters, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.reuters.com…

27. CROATIA NEWS: “Croatian Government To Propose 3% Tax On Pensions, Salaries And Other Income Topping 3,000 HRK (Croation Kuna) (583.30 US dollars)” (Focus News Agency, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.focus-fen.net…

28. GERMANY NEWS: “Germans debate retirement at 69” (Deutsche Welle Broadcasting Corporation, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0…,,4510850,00.html

29. IRELAND NEWS: “Pensions Fund Has 0.5% Overall Decline,” by David Labanyi (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Jul. 23, 2009).
www.irishtimes.com…

30. ISRAEL NEWS: “Inquiry: Pilot in safety incident over international retirement age,” by Zohar Blumenkrantz (_Ha’aretz_ [Tel Aviv], Jul. 23, 2009/Av 2, 5769).
www.haaretz.com…

31. JAPAN NEWS: “Japanese police raid climbing tour operator after 10 senior citizens die in mountains,” by Mari Yamaguchi (Associated Press via _Washington [District of Columbia] Examiner_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.washingtonexaminer.com…

32. KAZAKHSTAN NEWS: “Accumulation in Republic pension funds increased by 1.5 %” (Jul. 23, 2009).
eng.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=134973…

33. LATVIA NEWS: “Latvia PM (Prime Minister) hopeful of IMF (International Monetary Fund)deal despite pension clash,” by Marge Tubalkain-Trell (balticbusinessnews.com…, Jul. 23, 2009).
balticbusinessnews.com…

34. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Malaysia To Establish Private Pension Funds” (Bernama National News Agency [Kuala Lampur], Jul. 23, 2009).
www.bernama.com…

35. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Dutch Pension Scheme PFZW (Pensioenfonds Zorg en Welzijn) Q2 Returns Boost Funding” (Reuters via _Forbes_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.forbes.com…

36. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Elderly will be left begging,” by Kris Hall (_Dominion Post_ [Wellington] via stuff.co.nz, Jul. 24, 2009).
www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/politics/2669139/Elderly-will-be-left-begging…

37. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Hospitals Slammed Over Lack Of Dignity For Elderly” (_Herald_ [Glasgow], Jul. 23, 2009).
www.theherald.co.uk/news/news/display.var.2521547.0.Hospitals_slammed_over_lack_of_dignity_for_elderly.php…

38. SOUTH AFRICA NEWS: “Retirement contributions too low in SA,” by Edward West (_Business Day_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.businessday.co.za…

39. SRI LANKA NEWS: “Sri Lanka’s Aging Population Presents Risks, Opportunities” (_Lanka Business Online_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.lankabusinessonline.com…

40. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO NEWS: “Recommendations submitted by ministry in pension issue” (_Trinidad and Tobago Express_ [Port of Spain], Jul. 23, 2009).
www.trinidadexpress.com…

41. UK NEWS: “Pension watchdog in standards drive,” by Norma Cohen (_Financial Times_ [London], Jul. 23, 2009).
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

42. “Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Help Protect Against Dementia, Study Shows” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 23, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

43. “Scientists Discover Key Event In Prostate Cancer Progression” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 23, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

44. “Close Caregiver Relationship May Slow Alzheimer’s Decline” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 22, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

45. “Newly Discovered Gene Fusion May Lead to Improved Prostate Cancer Diagnosis” (NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, via HealthNewsDigest.com… Jul. 23, 2009).
www.healthnewsdigest.com…

46. “Rising Number Of Childless Elderly Poses Future Long-Term Care Challenges, New Report Suggests,” (_McKnight’s_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.mcknights.com…

47. “Guidelines On Osteoporosis ‘Harm Half Of Elderly Women’,” by Nigel Praities (_Pulse_, Jul. 23, 2009).
www.pulsetoday.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=35&storycode=4123317&c=2…

July 22, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2387-July 22, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2387, July 22, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Centrists Win Backing on Medicare Cost Cuts,” by Greg Hitt and Naftali Bendavid (_Wall St. Journal_ [New York], Jul. 22, 2009, P.A4). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. 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. “The F-22 Model for Medicare,” by Ruth Marcus (_Washington Post_, Jul.. 22, 2009). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _WP_ Opinion piece.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Maybe Medicare Was a Tactical Error,” by Catherine Rampell (_New York Times_ blog, Jul. 22, 2009).
economix.blogs.nytimes.com…

4. “PBGC (Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation) to assume responsibility for Delphi (Corporation) pensions” (Associated Press via Google News, Jul. 22, 2009).
www.google.com…

5. “Older Prisoners Denied Social Security,” by James Ridgeway (_Mother Jones_, Jul. 22, 2009).
www.motherjones.com…

6. “A cane is a weapon, not a crutch, in self-defense,” by Erin Thompson (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia, Jul. 22, 2009).
www.us…

7. “Baseball’s Graybeards? They Manage,” by Frank Deford (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, Jul. 22, 2009). In addition to the print transcript, an audio transcript (running time: 3 minutes, 18 seconds) is available for this story.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

8. ARKANSAS NEWS: “Legal petitions filed by teacher retirement system protesting collection of property taxes” (Associated Press via KSFM Channel 5 (Fort Smith/Fayetteville) News, Jul. 22, 2009).
www.kfsm.com…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Orange County seeks pension plan changes,” by Tami Abdollah (_Los Angeles Times_, Jul. 22, 2009). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California’s biggest government pension funds lose almost 100 billion dollars,” by Marc Lifsher (_Los Angeles Times_, Jul. 22, 2009). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

11. FLORIDA NEWS: “Palm Beach County OKs early-retirement offers to 500 workers to trim job rolls,” by Jennifer Sorentrue (_Palm Beach Post_, Jul. 21, 2009).
www.palmbeachpost.com…

12. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Moultonboro joins suit against state for retirement contributions,” by Sarah Schmidt (_Plymouth Record Enterprise_, Jul. 22, 2009).
www.record-enterprise.com…

13. WASHINGTON NEWS: “Boomers, seniors have to rewrite their scripts for retirement,” by Carol M. Ostrom (_Seattle Times_ via _Detroit [Michigan] Free Press_, Jul. 22, 2009).
www.freep.com…

14. WEST VIRGINIA NEWS: “Charleston would adopt proposed pension fix, (Mayor Danny) Jones says,” by Jim Balow (_Charleston Gazette_, Jul. 21, 2009).
wvgazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. WORLD NEWS: “Countries Where Seniors Are Most Likely to Work in Retirement,” by Emily Brandon (_US News and World Report_ blog, Jul. 21, 2009).
www.us…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australia Pension Funds FY09 Loss 13% – Chant West” (Dow Jones via NASDAQ News, Jul. 22, 2009).
www.nasdaq.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Deficient pension coverage worries provincial ministers,” by  Renata D’aliesio (_Herald_ [Calgary, Alberta], Jul. 22, 2009).
www.calgaryherald.com…

18. GHANA NEWS: “Informal Sector pension scheme takes off” (Ghana News Agency via modernghana.com…, Jul. 21, 2009).
www.modernghana.com…

19. JAPAN NEWS: “Pension reform still key issue,” by Hiroshi Ishizaki (_Yomiuri Shimbun_ [Tokyo], Jul. 22, 2009).
www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/20090722TDY04302.htm…

20. KENYA NEWS: “Retirees May Miss Out On Pension,” by Alphonce Shiundu (_Daily Nation_ [Nairobi] via allAfrica.com…, Jul. 21, 2009).
allafrica.com…

21. LATVIA NEWS: “IMF (International Monetary Fund) wants pensions in Latvia lowered even more, but government holds back,” by Nina Kolyako (baltic-course.com…, Jul. 22, 2009).
www.baltic-course.com…

22. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Fight for pensioner flats lost,” by Alanah May Eriksen (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Jul. 22, 2009).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10585844…

23. NIGERIA NEWS: “Pension Risk Can Be Managed — Expert” (_Daily Trust_ [Abuja, Federal Capital Territory] via allAfrica.com…, Jul. 22, 2009).
allafrica.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “New tests could aid early-Alzheimer’s diagnosis,” by Julie Steenhuysen  (Reuters Health, Jul. 21, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

25. “Fecal incontinence and quality of life” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 21, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 21, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings-No. 2386–July 21, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2386, July 21, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare took one year; overhaul to take nearly 10,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via Google, Jul. 20, 2009).
www.google.com…

2. “Pay of Top Earners Erodes Social Security,” by Ellen E. Schultz (_Wall St. Journal_ [New York], July 21, 2009, P. C13). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article may be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. 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. “Real Reform Requires Long-Term Services And Supports,” by Larry Minnix (_Buffalo [New York] News_, Jul. 21, 2009). Note: This is an Opinion piece.
www.buffalonews.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Calpers Expected To Report Losing Nearly One-Quarter Of Investment Portfolio,” by Marc Lifsher (_Los Angeles Times_, Jul. 21, 2009).
www.latimes.com…

5. FLORIDA NEWS: “Certified guardians protect elderly from abuse,” by Audrey Parente (_Daytona Beach News Journal_, Jul. 21, 2009).
www.news-journalonline.com…

6. NEW YORK NEWS: “1199 Union Forgoing Raises to Aid Pension,” by Steven Greenhouse (_New York Times_, Jul. 21, 2009). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

7. NEW YORK NEWS: “Bill Proposes Health Care for Elderly While Creating Jobs,” by Stephanie Lam (_Epoch Times_, Jul. 21, 2009).
www.theepochtimes.com…

8. WEST VIRGINIA: “Special Session Possible To Deal With Municipal Pension Debt,” by Phil Kabler (_Charleston Gazette_, Jul. 21, 2009).
sundaygazettemail.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. WORLD NEWS: “Starting to get crowded in 100-year-olds’ club,” by Hope Yen (Associated Press via Google News, Jul. 20, 2009).
www.google.com…

10. ASIA NEWS: “Asia goes grey, but without pension support” (Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Radio Australia, Jul. 21, 2009). Note: this is an audio transcript (Windows Media), running time, 4 minutes, 11 seconds.
www.radioaustralia.net…

11. CAYMAN ISLANDS NEWS: “Delay in government pension payouts,” by Brent Fuller (_Caymanian Compass_ [Georgetown, Grand Cayman], Jul. 21, 2009).
www.caycompass.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Air Canada’s pension deferral in Ottawa’s hands,” by Brent Jang (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jul. 21, 2009).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

13. CROATIA NEWS: “Croatia May Impose ‘Emergency Tax’ To Save Budget” (Reuters via _Forbes_, Jul. 21, 2009).
www.forbes.com…

14. INDIA NEWS: “No cover for those turning lawyers post retirement” (_Times of India_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra, Jul. 21, 2009).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “HSE (Health Services Executive) Has 29 Million Euro (41.16 million US dollars) Hole In Pension Provisions,” by Eithne Donnellan (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Jul. 21, 2009).
www.irishtimes.com…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Caring For A Parent,” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Jul. 21, 2009).
www.irishtimes.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Study On Ageing In Rural Areas,” by Lorna Siggins (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Jul. 21, 2009).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Dementia Research Funding Must Triple To 96 Million Pounds (158 million US dollars) Experts Say,” by Rebecca Smith (_Daily Telegraph_[London], Jul. 21, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/5870770/Dementia-research-funding-must-triple-to-96m-experts-say…..html

19.UK NEWS: “Transfer Delays Are Costing Pensioners,” by Jeff Salway (_Scotsman_[Edinburgh], Jul. 21, 2009).
thescotsman.scotsman.com…

20. UK NEWS: “(US) Census Bureau: Immigrants And Miserly Pensions May Save Britain,” by Patrick Collinson (_Gaurdian_ [London], Jul. 21. 2009).
www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jul/20/immigrants-britain-ageing-population-growth…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Neural Stem Cells Offer Potential Treatment For Alzheimer’s Disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 20, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Fish May Help Reduce Risk Of Dementia,” (_United Press International_[London], Jul. 21, 2009).
www.upi.com…

23. “Singapore Scientists Find New Way To Combat Age-Related Diseases” (Xinhua, Jul. 21, 2009).
news.xinhuanet.com…

July 20, 2009

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2385–July 20, 2009

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2385–July 20, 2009.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Retooling the Medicare/Medicaid model,” by Douglas S. Brown (_Boston Globe_, July 20, 2009). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.boston.com…

2. “Costs and Benefits,” (_New York Times_, July 19, 2009). Note 1: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Room for Maturity in Modern Dating Age,” by Ellen McCarthy (_Washington Post_, July 19, 2009). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “Pension Calculus Draws New Scrutiny,” by Craig Karmin (_Wall St. Journal_, July 20, 2009, P. A3). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article July be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. 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.

5. “More Index Funds Sought for 401(k)s,” by Eleanor Laise (_Wall St. Journal_, July 20, 2009, P. A3). Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at:
www.ws…

Full text of the article July be available via GoogleNews (news.google.com…) by searching on the title or author. 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.

6. “Long-term-care reform must provide consumer choice while saving money,” by Charles Reed (_Seattle Times_, July 20, 2009). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
seattletimes.nwsource.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. ALABAMA NEWS: “Medical Crisis Looms As Boomers Retire,” by Dana Beyerle Montgomery (_Montgomery Advertiser_, July 20, 2009).
www.tuscaloosanews.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension Payment Tinkering Defended,” by Craig Gustafson (_San Diego Union Tribune_, July 18, 2009).
www3.signonsandiego.com…

9. GEORGIA NEWS: “Gwinnett to limit how long retirees draw paycheck and pension,” by Patrick Fox (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, July 19, 2009).
www.ajc.com…

10. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Elderly Drivers In Fewer Accidents Than Others,” by David Abel (_Boston Globe_, July 19, 2009).
www.boston.com…

11. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Rekindling relations; Aging immigrant associations seek an infusion of youth,” by Maria Sacchetti (_Boston Globe_, July 20, 2009).
www.boston.com…

12. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Seniors May Face Bumpier Dial-A-Ride,” by Katie Humphrey (_Star Tribune_ [Minneapolis, Minnesota], July 19, 2009).
www.startribune.com…

13. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Public employees ready to sue state over pensions,” by Robert M. Cook (_Foster’s Daily Democrat_ [Dover, New Hampshire], July 18, 2009).
www.fosters.com…

14. NEW YORK NEWS: “Governments have to get real about retirement benefit costs,” (_Newsday_ [New York], July 18, 2009). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.newsday.com…

15. NEW YORK NEWS: “Quiet Pension Extension Delays Tension, For NYC Teachers,” (_Newsday_ [New York], July 20, 2009). Note: This article is a blog.
weblogs.newsday.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “GPs anti-ageing ‘academy’ attacked,” by Adam Cresswell (_Australian_ [Sydney], July 21, 2009).
www.theaustralian.news.com…

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Nursing homes urge Canberra to compile league tables,” by Siobhain Ryan (_Australian_ [Sydney], July 21, 2009).
www.theaustralian.news.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Canadian Pension Funds Rose 9.5% in Second-Quarter Rebound,” by Doug Alexander (_Bloomberg News_, July 20, 2009).
www.bloomberg.com…

19. INDIA NEWS: “AI may reduce retirement age,” by Saurabh Sinha (_Times of India_ [New Dehli], July 20, 2009).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

20. IRELAND NEWS: “New pension levy to hit all workers,” by Daniel McConnell (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], July 19, 2009).
www.independent.ie/national-news/new-pension-levy-to-hit-all-workers-1829671.html…

21. IRELAND NEWS: “The Lessons Of Leas Cross,” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 18, 2009). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.irishtimes.com…

22. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Seniors coping better with flu,” by Sue Fea (_Stuff_, July 21, 2009).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/2611431/Seniors-coping-better-with-flu…

23. SINGAPORE NEWS: “More elderly apply to tribunal to seek financial support from children,” (_ChannelNews Asia_ [Singapore], July 20, 2009).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

24. UK NEWS: “BBC Executives Face Calls To Justify Pension Tax Payments,” by Matthew Moore (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 20, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/5865345/BBC-executives-face-calls-to-justify-pension-tax-payments.html…

25. UK NEWS: “BBC’s hostility to older women is damaging society, says Joan Bakewell,” by Matthew Moore (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 19, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/media/5864279/BBCs-hostility-to-older-women-is-damaging-society-says-Joan-Bakewell.html…

26. UK NEWS: “Oldest WWI veteran dies aged 113,” (_BBC News_, July 18, 2009).
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8157128.stm…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “To test — or not — for Alzheimer’s-related gene,” by Karen Kaplan (_Los Angeles Times_, July 20, 2009). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

28. “World’s elderly to overtake number of infants,” by David Blair (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 20, 2009).
www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/greenpolitics/population/5872109/Worlds-elderly-to-overtake-number-of-infants.html…

29. “Welcome To 2040 And 1.3 Billion Senior Citizens” (Reuters Health, July 20, 2009).
www.reutershealth.com…

30. “Promising New Treatment For Alzheimer’s Suggested Based On Hebrew University Research,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 20, 2009).
www.eurekalert.org…

31 “50-Year Study On Aging Process,” by Lori Aratani (_Santa Rosa Press Democrat_, July 20, 2009).
www.pressdemocrat.com…

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