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April 30, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2577–April 30, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2577–April 30, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare Advantage Plans Earn So-So Quality Grades,” by Julie Rovner (_National Public Radio Health Blog_, April 29, 2010).
www.npr.org…

2. “Workers fight uphill battle on 401(k) retirement savings,” by John Waggoner (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], April 30, 2010).
www.us…

3. “More Americans expecting to rely more on Social Security,” by Vicki Needham (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], April 29, 2010, Blog).
thehill.com…

4. “The trouble with retirement planning calculators,” by Mark Miller (_Huffington Post_, April 29, 2010).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Adopt Senate teacher retirement incentive,” (_Detroit News_, April 30, 2010). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.detnews.com…

6. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Unions Facing Pressure About Rell’s Early Retirement Plan,” by Christopher Keating (_Hartford Courant_, April 30, 2010).
www.courant.com…

7. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “NJ gov undeterred by union lawsuits,” by Angela Delli Santi (Associated Press via _Boston Globe_, April 29, 2010).
www.boston.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

8. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Cash carrot to help keep retirement at bay,” by Patricia Karvelas (_Australian_ [Sydney], May 1, 2010).
www.theaustralian.com…

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Age-old problem proves a barrier,” by Fran Metcalf (_Courier-Mail_ [Brisbane], April 30, 2010).
www.couriermail.com…

10. CANADA NEWS: “Private pensions cash-strapped,” by Mary Agnes Welch (_Winnipeg Free Press_, April 30, 2010).
www.winnipegfreepress.com…

11. FRENCH NEWS: “France Girds Itself for Pension Reform,” by Tracy McNicoll (_Newsweek_, April 30, 2010, Blog).
blog.newsweek.com…

12. IRELAND NEWS: “Project to help people suffering from dementia,” by Suzanne Lynch (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], April 30, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

13. ITALY NEWS: “Fini calls for pension safety net,” by Giovanni Legorano (_Global Pensions_ [London], April 30, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

14. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Beneficiaries and pensioners lose $430m (US $310.2m),” by Simon Collins (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], April 30, 2010).
www.nzherald.co.nz/politics/news/article.cfm?c_id=280&objectid=10641764…

15. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Old folks in S’pore an asset,” by Carolyn Quek (_Straits Times_ [Singapore], April 30, 2010).
www.straitstimes.com…

16. TURKEY NEWS: “Private pension funds in Turkey rise up to nearly TL 10 billion (US $6.7bn),” (_Zaman_ [Istanbul], April 30, 2010).
www.todayszaman.com…

17. UK NEWS: “UK companies’ profits face Pn 10bn (US $15.2bn) pension hit,” by Jamie Dunkley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 30, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/7653709/UK-companies-profits-face-10bn-pension-hit.html…

18. UK NEWS: “Nation saving for old age gives insurers a mighty boost,” by Miles Costello (_Times_ [London], April 29, 2010).
business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/banking_and_finance/article7111501.ece…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “F.D.A. Approves ‘Vaccine’ to Fight Prostate Cancer,” by Andrew Pollack (_New York Times_, April 30, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

20. “Healthy genome used to predict disease risk in later life,” by Ian Sample (_Guardian_ [London], April 29, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/apr/29/healthy-genome-predict-disease-risk…

21. “Iceland has longest-lived men, U.S. scores poorly,” by Maggie Fox (Reuters Health, April 30, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

April 29, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2576–April 29, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2576–April 29, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Seniors aren’t flocking to quality health plans,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _Google_, April 29, 2010).
www.google.com…

2. “One more time with the Medicare ‘doc fix’,” by Ezra Klein (_Washington Post_, April 28, 2010, Blog). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
voices.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Unemployment Pushes Workers Into Early Retirement,” by Tamara Keith (_NPR’s Morning Edition_, show airing April 28, 2010, MP3 format, running time 4 minutes, 3 seconds).
www.npr.org…

4. “How the sandwich generation can ease the money squeeze,” by Robert Powell (_MarketWatch_, April 29, 2010).
www.marketwatch.com…

5. “Debating the Ethics of Rationalizing End-of-Life Care,” (_PBS Newshour with Jim Lehrer_, show airing April 26, 2010, MP3 format, running time 5 minutes, 6 seconds, transcript also available).
www.pbs.org…

US STATE NEWS:

5. ALASKA NEWS: “Retirement debts grow,” by Pat Forgey (_Juneau Empire_, April 28, 2010).
www.juneauempire.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Justice Department OKs study of Cailfornia hospital costs,” by Bobby Caina Calvan (_Sacramento Bee_, April 28, 2010).
www.sacbee.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “The politics and perils of public pensions,” by George Skelton (_Los Angeles Times_, April 29, 2010). Note 1: This article is a commentary. Note 2: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “‘Quiet Heroes’ photo exhibit celebrates elderly survivors,” by Anna Gorman (_Los Angeles Times_, April 29, 2010). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

9. MASSACHUESTTS NEWS: “Fight grows over shift of seniors’ health plan,” by Kay Lazar (_Boston Globe_, April 28, 2010).
www.boston.com…

10. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Will government pensions be next to go bust?” by Pat Boyle (_Minnesota Star-Tribune_, April 28, 2010).
www.startribune.com…

11. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Oklahoma doctors are sick of Medicare cuts,” by Michael McNutt (_Oklahoman_ [Oklahoma City], April 29, 2010).
newsok.com…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “City seeks pension changes for nonunion workers,” by Patrick Kerkstra (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, April 29, 2010).
www.philly.com…

13. TEXAS NEWS: “Employees Retirement System of Texas proposes benefits cuts,” by Robert T. Garrett (_Dallas Morning News_, April 29, 2010).
www.dallasnews.com…

14. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Nursing home, assisted living care costs more in Wisconsin,” by Guy Boulton (_Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel_, April 28, 2010).
www.jsonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Funds await super Sunday,” by Adele Ferguson (_Sydney Morning Herald_, April 30, 2010).
www.smh.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Aging boomers seen long-term drag on Canada growth,” by Claire Sibonney (_Reuters_, April 28, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Boomer travel adventures: Retired baby boomers have the time and money to take trips they couldn’t indulge in while holding down jobs,” by Lorri Benedik (_Gazette_, [Montreal], April 29, 2010).
www.montrealgazette.com…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “Elderly to suffer if Euro 200m (US $263.8m) key services slashed in HSE row,” by Anne-Marie Walsh and Eilish O’Regan (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], April 29, 2010).
www.independent.ie/health/latest-news/elderly-to-suffer-if-8364200m-key-services-slashed-in-hse-row-2156901.html…

19. JAPAN NEWS: “Aging not good for happiness as pension anxiety grows,” (_Japan Times_, April 29, 2010).
search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20100429a6.html…

20. NORWAY NEWS: “Norwegian pensions face an eruption of a different kind,” by Alison Swersky (_Global Pensions_ [London], April 29, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

21. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Counting the cost of caring for our ageing population,” by Christopher Mackie (_Scotsman_, [Edinburgh], April 29, 2010).
www.scotsman.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Pension rules will hit profits and force final-salary scheme closures – KPMG,” by Phillip Inman (_Guardian_ [London], April 29, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/apr/29/pension-rules-force-final-salary-closures…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Federal Panel Weighs In On Alzheimer’s Risk,” (_NPR’s All Things Considered_, show airing on April 28, 2010, MP3 format, running time 4 minutes, 15 seconds).
www.npr.org…

24. “Prevent Alzheimer’s? No evidence you can: US panel,” by Maggie Fox (Reuters Health, April 29, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

25. “How Exercise Might Help Keep Alzheimer’s At Bay,” by Jon Hamilton (_NPR’s Morning Edition_, show airing on April 29, 2010, MP3 format, running time 3 minutes, 38 seconds).
www.npr.org…

26. “Best care for the oldest lung cancer patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 29, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Brain surgery offers Parkinson’s sufferers chance of better life,” by Lyndsay Moss (_Scotsman_, [Edinburgh], April 29, 2010).
news.scotsman.com…

28. “Camera screens can slash colon cancer deaths ” by Kate Kelland (Reuters Health, April 28, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

29. “Lottery game helps to assess brain damage following stroke,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 28, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “No link seen between stressful events, stroke,” by Amy Norton (Reuters Health, April 29, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

31. “U-M study: Use of alternative therapy for pain treatment increases with age and wealth,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 29, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Study finds high rates of at-risk drinking among elderly adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 28, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

April 27, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2575–April 27, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2575–April 27, 2010.

Note: There will be no E-Clippings service tomorrow (April 28, 2010). The Clippings will return on Thursday (April 29, 2010).

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Presidential commission to address rising national debt,” by Lori Montgomery (_Washington Post_, April 27, 2010). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Home Care Yields Medicare Bounty,” by Barbara Martinez (_Wall St. Journal_, April 27, 2010, 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.

3. “Pension Bomb Ticks Louder,” (_Wall St. Journal_, April 27, 2010, P. A16). Note 1: This article is an editorial. Note 2: 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.

4. “Want a balanced federal budget? Cut state workers’ pay,” by David R. Francis (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston], April 27, 2010). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.csmonitor.com…

5. “More assets in IRAs than 401(k)s — Cogent,” by Helen Kearney (_Reuters_, April 26, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

6. “Boozy, Bawdy Reality TV, With a Few Wrinkles,” by Brooks Barnes (_New York Times_, April 27, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Calpers [California Public Employees’ Retirement System] looking to win more buyout fee cuts,” (_Reuters_, April 27, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “Lawmakers won’t make state employees contribute to pension, but reduce early-out benefits,” by Pat Beall (_Palm Beach Post_, April 26, 2010).
www.palmbeachpost.com…

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Ill. moves to revoke Aurora nursing home’s license,” by Carla K. Johnson (_Belleville News Democrat_, April 26, 2010).
www.bnd.com…

10. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “House OKs bill to save municipalities money on retirement, pension plans,” by Dan Ring (_Republican_ [Springfield, Massachusetts], April 26, 2010).
www.masslive.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Out with the old, in with a refreshing new pension plan,” by Tony Negline (_Australian_ [Sydney], April 28, 2010).
www.theaustralian.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Elder abuse among immigrants a growing concern,” by Nicholas Keung (_Toronto Star_, April 26, 2010).
www.thestar.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Debt follows Canadians into retirement,” by Mario Toneguzzi (_Calgary Herald_, April 27, 2010).
www.calgaryherald.com…

14. EUROPEAN NEWS: “Pension funds eyed debt, property in 2009-study,” by Cecilia Valente (_Reuters_, April 27, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

15. “Alzheimer’s memory problems originate with protein clumps floating in the brain, not amyloid plaques,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 27, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

16. “Common virus tied to earlier death in older women,” by Amy Norton (Reuters Health, April 27, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

17. “Low testosterone tied to frailty in older men,” by Amy Norton (Reuters Health, April 26, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

18. “Phosphorous in sodas and processed foods accelerates signs of aging say Harvard scientists,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 26, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “4 bad habits can age you by 12 years,” by Lindsey Tanner (Associated Press via _MSNBC_, April 26, 2010).
www.msnbc.msn.com…

20. “MDS, a blood cancer, strikes nearly 5 times more Americans than previously thought,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 26, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Anti-gravity therapies targeted to Baby Boomers,” by Bill DiPaolo (_Palm Beach Post_, April 26, 2010).
www.palmbeachpost.com…

22. “Omega-3 fatty acids are key to a healthier life,” by Emily Sohn (_Los Angeles Times_, April 26, 2010). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
articles.latimes.com…

23. “Are periodontal disease and prostatitis linked?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 26, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

April 26, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2574–April 26, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2574–April 26, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Health Care Cost Increase Is Projected for New Law,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, April 24, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “A Graying Population, a Graying Work Force,” by John Leland (_New York Times_, April 25, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Seniors Trust Social Security But Not Government,” by Scott Horsley (_National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition_, show airing April 24, 2010, MP3 format, running time 4 minutes 39 seconds).
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS’ [California Public Employees’ Retirement System] clout tested in fee fight,” by Dale Kasler (_Sacramento Bee_, April 25, 2010).
www.sacbee.com…

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Senate Bill 919: Overhauling state pensions,” by Jon Ortiz (_Sacramento Bee_, April 24, 2010).
www.sacbee.com…

6. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Pension Financing Shortfall Is a Threat on the Horizon for State,” by David Greising (_New York Times_, April 25, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

7. MISSISSIPPI NEWS: “Legislature passed buck on pensions,” (_Hattiesburg American_, April 24, 2010). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.hattiesburgamerican.com…

8. MONTANA NEWS: “Medicare ‘doughnut hole’ hits seniors,” by Mike Dennison (_Billings Gazette_, April 25, 2010).
billingsgazette.com…

9. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Gov. Chris Christie’s pension, benefits cuts could prompt 29K N.J. teachers to consider retirement,” by Lisa Fleisher and Sean Sposito (_Newark Star-Ledger_, April 25, 2010).
www.nj.com…

10. NORTH DAKOTA NEWS: “NDPERS tries to build back retirement funds,” by Rebecca Beitsch (_Bismarck Tribune_, April 24, 2010).
www.bismarcktribune.com…

11. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “R.I. public pensions on the line as budget deficit looms,” by Katherine Gregg and Randal Edgar (_Providence Journal_, April 26, 2010).
www.projo.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Super industry hails financial adviser reforms,” by Blair Speedy (_Australian_ [Sydney], April 26, 2010).
www.theaustralian.com…

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Retirees to gain $50,000 (US $46,300) in post-Storm collapse reforms,” by Stefanie Balogh (_Courier-Mail_ [Brisbane, Queensland], April 26, 2010).
www.couriermail.com…

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Prepare to work until you’re 100,” by Jill Stark (_Age_ [Melbourne, Victoria], April 25, 2010).
www.theage.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario closes its eyes to elder abuse,” by Carol Goar (_Toronto Star_, April 26, 2010). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.thestar.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario schools crack down on retirees who ‘double-dip’ with supply jobs,” by Caroline Alphonso and Kate Hammer (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], April 26, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

17. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: “Czech pension system deficit to reach 35 billion crowns (US $1.87bn),” (_Ceske Noviny_ [Prague], April 26, 2010).
www.ceskenoviny.cz/news/zpravy/czech-pension-system-deficit-to-reach-35-billion-crowns/468133…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “Repaying illegal charges for elderly to cost an extra Euro 100m (US $133.8m),” by Carl O’Brien (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], April 26, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

19. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “‘Extra pension for parents’,” by Simon Collins (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], April 26, 2010).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10640849…

20. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Boomers’ tastes hobble a generation,” by Bernard Hickey (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], April 25, 2010).
www.nzherald.co.nz/personal-finance/news/article.cfm?c_id=12&objectid=10640658…

21. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Two-thirds of firms allow workers to work past 62: MOM survey,” by Mustafa Shafawi and Hoe Yeen Nie (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], April 26, 2010).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Couples must budget Pn 600,000 (US $922.500) for retirement,” by Myra Butterworth (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 26, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/7635532/Couples-must-budget-600000-for-retirement.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Brain games don’t reduce risk of dementia, study says,” by Michelle Fay Cortez (Bloomberg News via _Pittsbury Post-Gazette_, April 25, 2010).
www.post-gazette.com…

24. “Baby boomers aging to be self-reliant,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 26, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Better vitamin D status could mean better quality of life for seniors,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 25, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Personality may influence brain shrinkage in aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 23, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Exercise can forestall osteoporosis,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 26, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Dr. Oz eases ageing down road to fitness,” by Dorene Internicola (Reuters Health, April 26, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

29. “Vroomer boomers; The age of motorcyclists is on the rise, and so is their rate of injuries and fatalities,” by Kay Lazar (_Boston Globe_, April 26, 2010).
www.boston.com…

April 23, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2573–April 23, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2573–April 23, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Health bill may mean lower Medicare premiums,” by Noam Levey (_Los Angeles Times_, April 23, 2010). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
articles.latimes.com…

2. “Public-sector unions bankrupting America,” (_Washington Times_, April 23, 2010). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.washingtontimes.com…

3. “Grandparents Often Help Support Kids With Autism,” by Jon Hamilton (_National Public Radio’s All Things Considered_, show airing April 22 2010, MP3 format, running time 3 minutes 53 seconds).
www.npr.org…

4. “In the Health Bill, a New Focus on Elder Abuse,” by Jane Gross (_New York Times_, April 23, 2010, blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Public employee pensions under pressure,” by Evan Halper and Marc Lifsher (_Los Angeles Times_, April 23, 2010). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Whitman calls for major changes in California worker pensions,” by Cathleen Decker (_Los Angeles Times_, April 23, 2010). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

7. FLORIDA NEWS: “Florida could privatize all Medicaid statewide,” by Travis Reed and Kelli Kennedy (Associated Press via _Miama Herald_, April 23, 2010).
www.miamiherald.com…

8. MISSISSIPPI NEWS: “Special session addresses state retirement fund changes,” by Molly Parker (_Clarion-Ledger_ [Jackson], April 23, 2010).
www.clarionledger.com…

9. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Christie plan may mean more teacher retirements,” by Cynthia Burton (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, April 23, 2010).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. CANADA NEWS: “Nursing-home death linked to dementia,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation_, April 23, 2010).
www.cbc.ca/health/story/2010/04/23/ott-dementia-death.html…

11. ITALY NEWS: “Italian pensions review asset structures,” by Giovanni Legorano (_Global Pensions_, April 23, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

12. JAMAICA NEWS: “Pension scheme for tourism workers coming,” (_Jamaica Observer_ [Kingston], April 23, 2010).
www.jamaicaobserver.com…

13. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Baby boomers keep racking up debt,” by Christopher Adams (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], April 23, 2010).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10640219…

14. UK NEWS: “Gordon Brown attacked over leaflet ‘smears’,” by Philippe Naughton (_Times_ [London], April 23, 2010).
www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/election_2010/article7106348.ece…

15. UK NEWS: “David Cameron attacks Gordon Brown over ‘scaremongering’ leaflets,” by Polly Curtis (_Guardian_ [London], April 23, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/apr/23/david-cameron-gordon-brown-leaflets…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

16. “Stressed Baby Boomers Miss Work To Care For Family Members,” by Matthew Sturdevant (_Hartford Courant_, April 23, 2010).
www.courant.com…

17. “Prostate cancer: Risk increases with the number of affected family members,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 23, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “Singapore scientists develop zebrafish model for studying Parkinson’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 22, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “Potential new test for early diagnosis of osteoarthritis identified,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 22, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Training elderly people in martial arts ‘could reduce injuries from falls’,” by Kate Devlin (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 22, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/7614404/Training-elderly-people-in-martial-arts-could-reduce-injuries-from-falls.html…

21. “Health of 250,000 mobile phone users to be tracked,” by Ian Sample (_Guardian_ [London], April 22, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/apr/22/mobile-phones-health-survey…

April 22, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2572–April 22, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2572–April 22, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “GOP (Grand Old Party–Republican Party) Challenges Court Seniors,” by Michael M. Phillips (_Wall St. Journal_, April 22, 2010, P. A3). 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.

2. “Perils of Church-Related Pensions,” by Ellen E. Schultz (_Wall St. Journal_, April 22, 2010, P. C1). 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.

3. “Nursing-home residents get aid to move out,” by Phil Galewitz (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Apr. 22, 2010).
www.us…

4. “(US Supreme) Court favors Xerox (Corporation) in pension case” (Bloomberg News via _Boston [Massachusetts] Globe_, Apr. 22, 2010).
www.boston.com…

5. “Rockin’ the retirement home,” by Dinah Eng (CNNmoney.com…, Apr. 22, 2010).
money.cnn.com…

6. “Planning for Retirement Without a 401(k),” by Emily Brandon (_US News and World Report_, Apr. 22, 2010).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “(Governor Arnold) Schwarzenegger, (Los Angeles Mayor Antonio) Villaraigosa back plans to rein in pension costs,” by Evan Halper and Phil Willon (_Los Angeles Times_, Apr. 22, 2010). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Abuse of pension fund speaks for state gov’t.,” by Chris Powell (_West Hartford News_, Apr. 22, 2010).
www.westhartfordnews.com…

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “We’ll all feel pension pain: Properly funding system will cost taxpayers, city (of Chicago) workers greatly,” by Fran Spielman (_Chicago Sun-Times_, Apr. 22, 2010).
www.suntimes.com…

10. INDIANA NEWS: “Indiana teacher pension fund one of most underfunded,” by Carly Everson (Associated Press via _Indianapolis Star_, Apr. 22, 2010).
www.indystar.com…

11. MISSISSIPPI NEWS: “Miss. gov(ernor) sets special session on state pensions” (Associated Press via WXVT Channel 15 TV news [Greenville], Apr. 22, 2010).
www.wxvt.com…

12. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “For many in R.I. General Assembly, pension issue is personal,” by Katherine Gregg (_Providence Journal_, Apr. 22, 2010).
www.projo.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. CANADA NEWS: “Pension reform urged,” by Norma Greenaway (Canwest News Service via _Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Apr. 22, 2010).
www.montrealgazette.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “A group pension fix,” by Jack Mintz (_National Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], blog), by Jack M. Mintz (Apr. 21, 2010).
network.nationalpost.com…

15. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Malaysians Need At Least 1 Million Ringgit (233,000 US
dollars) Retirement Savings To Live Comfortably” (Berita Nasional Malaysia
[Malaysian News Agency], Apr. 22, 2010).
www.bernama.com…

16. MEXICO NEWS: “Mexico pensions to invest 1 billion dollars in new sectors,” by Patrick Rucker (Reuters, Apr. 22, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

17. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Asset-rich and cash-poor baby boomers keep racking up debt,” by Christopher Adams (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Apr. 23, 2010).
www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10640219…

18. SERBIA/BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA NEWS: “Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina must solve reduced pensions issue,” by Alexander Sisic (Balkans.com…, Apr. 22, 2010).
www.balkans.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “Seeking early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s,” by Anne McIlroy (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Apr. 22, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

20. “Radiation for prostate cancer lacks data: U.S. panel,” by Susan Heavey (Reuters Health, Apr. 21, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

21. “ASTRO (American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology) president speaks on prostate cancer at MEDCAC (Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee ) meeting” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “New evidence that green tea may help fight glaucoma and other eye diseases” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Family caregiving stress filled and isolating” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Martial arts training for elderly patients gets the green light” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

April 21, 2010

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

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

US NATIONAL NEWS:

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

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

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

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

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

US STATE NEWS:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

20. SCOTLAND/UK NEWS: “SNP’s ‘fair deal’ for pensioners,” (_BBC News_, April 21, 2010).
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/election_2010/scotland/8635648.stm…

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

22. UK NEWS: “Aviva ‘to close final-salary pension scheme’,” (_BBC News_, April 20, 2010).
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8633088.stm…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

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

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

25. “Drinking accelerates ageing of cells,” by Richard Alleyne (_Daily Telegraph_, [London], April 21, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/7614691/Drinking-accelerates-ageing-of-cells.html…

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

April 20, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2570–April 20, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2570–April 20, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “(President Barack) Obama Chooses Health Policy Scholar as the Director for Medicare and Medicaid,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, Apr. 20, 2010). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “BofA (Bank of America) says rich worry about healthcare in retirement,” by Joe Rauch (Reuters, Apr. 20, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

3. “No ‘senior’ label for boomers,” by Pat Waters (_Omaha [Nebraska] World-Herald_, Apr. 20, 2010).
www.omaha.com…

4. “Baby Boomer poll: Perceived age does not equal actual age,” by Paul Briand (_Milwaukee [Wisconsin] Examiner_, Apr. 20, 2010).
www.examiner.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS (California Public Employees Retirement System) ‘disturbed’ by fraud case against Goldman Sachs (investment bank),” by Marc Lifsher (_Los Angeles Times_, Apr. 20, 2010). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS (California Public Employees Retirement System) to alter dealings with Apollo (Global Management),” by Marc Lifsher (_Los Angeles Times_, Apr. 20, 2010). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

7. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Early retirement plan part of Conn. deficit talks,” by Susan Haigh (Associated Press via _Business Week_, Apr. 20, 2010).
www.businessweek.com…

8. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Poll: (Governor Jennifer) Granholm loses support for retirement incentive plan,” by Chris Christoff (_Detroit Free Press_, Apr. 20, 2010).
www.freep.com…

9. MISSOURI NEWS: “St. Louis teachers flocking to retirement offer” (Associated Press via _St. Louis Post-Dispatch_ via _Southeast Missourian_ [Cape Girardeau], Apr. 20, 2010).
www.semissourian.com…

10. OHIO NEWS: “Ohio pensions took 480 million dollar hit after Lehman (Brothers Bank) collapse,” by Julie Carr Smyth (Associated Press via Google News, Apr. 19, 2010).
www.google.com…

11. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “(General Treasurer Frank T.) Caprio outlines pension plan,” by Steve Peoples (_Providence Journal_, Apr. 20, 2010).
www.projo.com…

12. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Aging boomers strain resources of benefit offices,” by Neil Downing (_Providence Journal_, Apr. 20, 2010).
www.projo.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Preliminary Review Proposes New Australian Pension Plan,” by Geoffrey Rogow (Dow Jones via Nasdaq.com…, Apr. 20, 2010).
www.nasdaq.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario, teachers vow to clamp down on cash spent rehiring retirees,” by Caroline Alphonso (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Apr. 20, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Mortgage burden overshadows retirement,” by Roma Luciw (_Globe and Mail_ (Toronto, Ontario], Apr. 20, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

16. CROATIA NEWS: “Early retirement rules changing” (_Croatian Times_ [Zagreb], Apr. 20, 2010).
www.croatiantimes.com…

17. ROMANIA NEWS: “Acceptance of 45 pct pension grade not enough for PSD (Social Democratic Party) to vote for law” (_Financiarul_ [Bucharest], Apr. 20, 2010).
www.financiarul.ro/2010/04/20/acceptance-of-45-pct-pension-grade-not-enough-for-psd-to-vote-for-law/…

18. UK NEWS: “Aviva (Insurance) to shut its final salary pension scheme,” by Hilary Osborne (_Guardian_ [London], Apr. 20, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/money/2010/apr/20/aviva-shut-final-salary-pension-scheme…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “Gene linked to obesity and higher Alzheimer’s risk,” by Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters
Health, Apr. 20, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

20. “Team finds promising new drug target for Alzheimer’s disease,” by Diana Yates (University of Illinois [Champaign/Urbana] via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 20, 2010).
news.illinois.edu…

21. “Biomarkers accurately predict which men may need treatment for prostate cancer” Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 19, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Does a man’s estrogen level impact his risk of prostate cancer?” Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 19, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Loud music not main cause of boomers’ hearing loss,” by Mary Shedden (_Tampa [Florida] Tribune_, Apr. 20, 2010).
www2.tbo.com…

April 19, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2569–Apr. 19, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2569–April 18, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “When Foreclosure Threatens Elder-Care Homes,” by  Laurie Udesky (_New York Times_, Apr. 18, 2010). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “‘Green’ economy wants Baby Boomers,” by Jessica Durando (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Apr. 17, 2010).
content.us…

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3. “Redefining longevity: the new centenarian spirit: The US centenarian population is doubling every decade–and they’re redefining aging and longevity,” by Chris Landers (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], Apr. 17, 2010).
www.csmonitor.com…

4. “Portrait of a long life: He’s not retiring–about himself, or from his job,” by Kris Axtman (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], Apr. 17, 2010).
www.csmonitor.com…

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5. “U.S. Medicare panel to weigh prostate treatments,”  by Susan Heavey (Reuters Health, Apr. 19, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

6. “Money issues bedevil Boomers who care for aging parents,” by Eileen Ambrose (_Baltimore [Maryland] Sun_ via _Pittsburgh [Pennsylvania] Tribune-Review_, Apr. 19, 2010).
www.pittsburghlive.com…

7. BOOK REVIEW:”A Ripe Old Age,” a review of _The Escape_, by Adam Thirlwell, reviewed by Joseph Salvatore (_New York Times_, Apr. 18, 2010). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “San Diego pension case will be appealed,” by Greg Moran (_San Diego Union-Tribune_, Apr. 17, 2010).
www.signonsandiego.com…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Alzheimer’s cases set to soar as baby boomers age,” by Anita Creamer (_Sacramento Bee_, Apr. 18, 2010).
www.sacbee.com…

10. IOWA NEWS: “10% of state workers sign up for early retirement,” by Jennifer Jacobs (_Des Moines Register_, Apr. 17, 2010).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

11. MARYLAND NEWS: “Police, firefighters unions at odds with city (of Baltimore) over pension fix,” by Julie Scharper (_Baltimore Sun_, Apr. 18, 2010).
articles.baltimoresun.com…

12. MISSOURI NEWS: “Budget cutters target Mo. pensions,” by Virginia Young (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, Apr. 19, 2010).
www.stltoday.com…

13. NEW YORK NEWS: “High pension payouts prompt greater scrutiny,” by Brian Sharp (_Rochester Democrat and Chronicle_, Apr. 18, 2010).
www.democratandchronicle.com…

14. OHIO NEWS: “Election delaying pension reform,” by James Nash (_Columbus Dispatch_, Apr. 17, 2010).
www.dispatch.com…

15. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Pension system could face big gap,” by Steve Peoples (_Providence Journal_, Apr. 18, 2010).
www.projo.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. CANADA NEWS: “Growing pension divide in Canada needs to be addressed,” by Kevin Gaudet (_Free Press_ [Winnipeg, Manitoba], Apr. 19, 2010). Note: this is a _FP_ Opinion piece.
www.winnipegfreepress.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Pension reform not getting any younger,” by Jonathan Chevreau (_Financial Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Apr. 17, 2010).
www.nationalpost.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario (Province) school boards squander 16.7-million dollars (16.5 million US dollars) by hanging on to retirees,” by Caroline Alphonso and Kate Hammer (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Apr. 19, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “Who opposes sprinklers in nursing homes? Oddly, it’s the firefighters,” by Christie Blatchford (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Apr. 17, 2010).
v1.theglobeandmail.com…

20. CANADA NEWS: “Coming soon: the great retirement shock,” by Margaret Wente (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Apr. 17, 2010). Note: this is a _G and M_ Opinion Piece.
www.theglobeandmail.com…

21. CANADA NEWS: “Few openings for young teachers: 7,500 more new teachers produced each year than there are retirements, official says,” by Caroline Alphonso and Kate Hammer (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Apr. 19, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “Living with gusto well into old age,” by Joanne Laucius, (Canwest News Service via _Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Apr. 19, 2010).
www.montrealgazette.com…

23. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: “(Czech Finance) Minister: New govt must urgently deal with pensions” (Ceska tiskova kancelar (Czech News Agency) via _Daily Monitor_ [Prague], Apr. 19, 2010).
praguemonitor.com…

24. GREECE NEWS: “Labour minister: no cut in low pensions” (Athens News Agency, Apr. 19, 2010).
www.ana.gr/anaweb/user/showplain?maindoc=8629454&maindocimg=8629009&service=142…

25. IRELAND NEWS: ” HSE (Health Service Executive) warns of higher elderly abuse rate,” by Jamie Smyth (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Apr. 17, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

26. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Pensioners cheat system,” by Heather McCracken (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Apr. 18, 2010).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10639093…

27. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Sex still hard to handle in elderly care homes,” Nicola Russell (_Sunday News_ [Wellington], Apr. 18, 2010).
www.stuff.co.nz/sunday-news/news/3594076/Sex-still-hard-to-handle-in-elderly-care-homes…

28. SINGAPORE NEWS: “S’poreans lagging in retirement savings” (_Straits Times_ via Asiaone.com…, Apr. 18, 2010).
news.asiaone.com…

29. UK NEWS: “New pension scheme charges could leave savers worse off,” by Jamie Dunkley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 19, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/banksandfinance/7604825/New-pension-scheme-charges-could-leave-savers-worse-off.html…

30. UK NEWS: “Spread the burden of compulsory company pensions,” by Tony Jackson (_Financial Times_, Apr. 19, 2010). Note: _FT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

31. UK NEWS: “Tinkering with pensions is not enough,” by Julian Knight (_Independent_ [London], Apr. 18, 2010).
www.independent.co.uk/money/pensions/tinkering-with-pensions-is-not-enough-1947544.html…

32. UK NEWS: “True cost of pension changes,” by Nina Montagu-Smith (_Times_ [London], Apr. 18, 2010).
www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/money/pensions/article7100526.ece…

33. UK NEWS: “If you’re old and still in touch with your family, count your blessings,” by Mary Warnock (_Observer_ [London], Apr. 18, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/apr/18/ageing-healthcare-dementia…

34. UK NEWS: “Extreme sports killing the elderly” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 19, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/7605418/Extreme-sports-killing-the-elderly.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

35. “Helpful tips for an aging brain,” by Suzanne Wexler (_Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Apr. 16, 2010).
www.montrealgazette.com…

36. “Dealing with depression in seniors: Depression can tarnish the golden years. But recognizing symptoms and finding help can restore the glow,” by Rosemary McClure (_Los Angeles Times_, Apr. 17, 2010). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

37. “Obesity and weight gain near time of prostate cancer surgery doubles risk of recurrence” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 19, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Aged female patients taking low-dose aspirin should be paid special attention” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 19, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “How do older people use e-mail?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 19, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “New insight into Parkinson’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 19, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Early detection of Parkinson’s disease by voice analysis” (University of Haifa [Israel] news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 18, 2010).
newmedia-eng.haifa.ac.il/?p=2921…

42. “Mass screening for prostate cancer in Europe still not recommended” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 17, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

43. “As Our Skin Sags With Age, So Do Our Bones,” by Deborah Franklin (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, Apr. 18, 2010). In addition to a print story, an audio transcript (running time: 4 minutes 56 seconds) is available at the site.
www.npr.org…

April 16, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2568–April 16, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2568–April 16, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Obama orders most hospitals to grant gays visitation rights,” by Christi Parsons and Kathleen Hennessey (_Los Angeles Times_, April 16, 2010). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

2. “House Joins Senate in Delaying Medicare Pay Cut to June 1,” by Robert Lowes (_Medscape Medical News_, April 15, 2010). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

US STATE NEWS:

3. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Sacramento builders plan for wave of aging boomers,” by Jim Wasserman (_Sacramento Bee_, April 16, 2010).
www.sacbee.com…

4. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J.’s pension gains on flipping,” by Dunstan McNichol (Bloomberg News via _Philadelphia Inquirer_, April 16, 2010).
www.philly.com…

5. NEW YORK NEWS: “Cuomo’s State Pension Inquiry Extends to the Current Comptroller’s Office,” by Danny Hakim (_New York Times_, April 16, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

6. NEW YORK NEWS: “Dominos fall in pension probe,” by Marc Lifsher and Nathaniel Popper (_Los Angeles Times_, April 16, 2010). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

7. NEW YORK NEWS: “Investment Firm Agrees to Settle Kickback Inquiry,” by Louise Story (_New York Times_, April 16, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

8. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Older workers left behind, figures show,” by Garry Shilson-Josling (_Age_ [Melbourne], April 16, 2010).
news.theage.com…

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Crisis looms for aged care services,” by Jason Om (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation_, April 16, 2010).
www.abc.net…

10. CANADA NEWS: “The growing pension divide – public workers, and the rest of us,” by Kevin Gaudet (_Montreal Gazette_, April 16, 2010).
www.montrealgazette.com…

11. IRELAND NEWS: “Parkinson’s group calls for greater priority for services,” by Ken Murray (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], April 16, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

12. UK NEWS: “Aegon chief joins cry for urgent action on pensions,” by Miles Costello (_Times_ [London], April 16, 2010).
business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/banking_and_finance/article7099110.ece…

13. UK NEWS: “Pensions crisis ‘threatens UK economy’,” by Jamie Dunkley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 16, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/7595049/Pensions-crisis-threatens-UK-economy.html…

14. UK NEWS: “The pensions regulator is all-powerful,” by David Prosser (_Indepedent_ [London], April 16, 2010). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/david-prosser-the-pensions-regulator-is-allpowerful-1946357.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

15. “Perhaps a longer lifespan, certainly a longer ‘health span’,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 15, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

16. “Uncovering early stages of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 15, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

17. “Dance therapy improves seniors’ gait, balance, researcher finds,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 16, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “For older adults, flu season tends to peak first in Nevada, last in Maine,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 15, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “For post-boomers, public education worth more than Social Security and Medicare,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 15, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Clinical study shows patients gain limb movement years after stroke,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 16, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Making Your Wishes Known at the End of Life,” by Pauline W. Chen (_New York Times_, April 16, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

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