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September 30, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2682–September 30, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2682–September 30, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

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1. “Stem cell research can continue throughout appeal, court says,” by David G. Savage (_Los Angeles Times_, Sep. 30, 2010).
www.latimes.com…

2. “A Reprieve for Stem Cell Research” (_New York Times_, Sep. 30, 2010). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

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3. “Democrats (Democratic Party) to Fiscal Commission: Don’t Touch Social Security,” by Brian Montopoli (Columbia Broadcasting System News), Sep. 30, 2010).
www.cbsnews.com…

4. “Pensions: Angry populists’ next target,” by Nina Easton (Cable News Network CNNmoney.com…, Sep. 30, 2010).
money.cnn.com…

5. “Boomers and Their Babies Fight for Work Force Spots,” by John W. Martin (_Richmond [Virginia] Times-Dispatch_, Sep. 30, 2010).
www2.timesdispatch.com…

6. “Medicare’s new order for claims: First weigh, then pay,” by Jay Weaver (_Miami [Florida] Herald_, Sep. 30, 2010).
www.miamiherald.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “(San Diego) City pensions are higher with DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Plan),” by Ricky Young (_San Diego Union-Tribune_, Sep. 30, 2010).
www.signonsandiego.com…

8. INDIANA NEWS: “Weeks from deadline, interest high in Purdue (University) early retirement plan,” by Eric Weddle (_Lafayette/West Lafayette Journal and Courier_, Sep. 30, 2010).
www.jconline.com…

9. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Union officials object to Michigan workers retirement deadline,” by Scott Davis (_Lansing State Journal_, Sep. 30, 2010).
www.lansingstatejournal.com…

10. NEW YORK NEWS: “Pension scandal rising as issue,” by Jimmy Vielkind (_Albany Times-Union_, Sep. 30, 2010).
www.timesunion.com…

11. VIRGINIA NEWS: “(City of) Reston seeks to make it easier for seniors to stay in the community,” by Kali Schumitz (_Fairfax County Times_, Sep. 29, 2010).
www.fairfaxtimes.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. ASIA NEWS: “Positive and active ageing: Asia and the Pacific to lead the way,” by Noeleen Heyzer (_Nation_ [Bangkok, Thailand], Sep. 30, 2010). Note: This is a _Nation_ Opinion piece.
www.nationmultimedia.com…

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “(Monash) Uni(versity) staff fight ‘forced retirement’ policy,” by Sarah-Jane Collins (_Age_ [Melbourne, Victoria], Oct. 1, 2010).
www.theage.com…

14. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: “Gov(ernment) raises average pension by 371 korunas (20.5 US dollars) as of January” (Ceska tiskova kancelar [Czech News Agency] via _Monitor_ [Prague], Sep. 30, 2010).
www.praguemonitor.com…

15. INDIA NEWS: “NHRC (National Human Rights Commission) forms core group to look into issues of the elderly” (Press Trust of India via msn.com…, Sep. 30, 2010).
news.in.msn.com…

16. INDONESIA NEWS: “Growing trends seen among elderly Facebook users,” by Ika Krismantari (_Post_ [Jakarta], Sep. 30, 2010).
www.thejakartapost.com…

17. ROMANIA NEWS: “CCR (Constitutional Court of Romania) orders stay on deliberations on pension law to better study objections” (_Financiarul_ [Bucharest], Sep. 30, 2010).
www.financiarul.ro/2010/09/30/ccr-orders-stay-on-deliberations-on-pension-law-to-better-study-objections/…

18. UKRAINE NEWS: “Ukraine’s generous pension system close to collapse” (Reuters via _Post_ [Kyiv], Sep. 30, 2010).
www.kyivpost.com…

19. UK NEWS: “Work pensions help to combat poverty,” by Norma Cohen (_Financial Times_ [London], Sep. 30, 2010. Note: _FT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Pension lifeboat aims to reduce company levy” (Reuters, Sep. 30, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

21. UK NEWS: “(British Broadcasting Corporation Director General) Mark Thompson: I will give up my BBC pension top-ups,” by James Robinson (_Guardian_ [London], Sep. 30, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010/sep/30/mark-thompson-bbc-pension…

22. UK NEWS: “‘Cheaper’ to uprate frozen pensions,” by Leah Hyslop (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 30, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/offshorefinance/8032756/Cheaper-to-uprate-frozen-pensions.html…

23. WALES NEWS: “Striking BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) journalists to picket National Assembly,” by Martin Shipton (_Western Mail_ [Cardiff, Glamorgan] via Walesonline.co,uk, Sep. 30, 2010).
www.walesonline.co.uk/news/welsh-politics/welsh-politics-news/2010/09/30/striking-bbc-journalists-to-picket-national-assembly-91466-27369341/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Scientists overcome hurdles to stem cell alternatives,” by Rob Stein (_Washington Post_, Sep. 30, 2010). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

25. “Costs spike when terminally ill leave hospice: study” (Reuters Health, Sep. 29, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

26. “Signs that bone drug may block breast tumors,” by Kate Kelland (Reuters Health, Sep. 29, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

27. “Could gene explain coffee’s effects on Parkinson’s?” by Maggie Fox (Reuters Health, Sep. 29, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

28. “Age 50 as mammography screening threshold proven unfounded” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 30, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Novel test following prostate surgery could detect cancer recurrence earlier” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 29, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

September 29, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2681–September 29, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2681–September 29, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Democrats campaign on GOP threats to Social Security,” by Matea Gold (_Los Angeles Times_, September 28, 2010). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
articles.latimes.com…

2. “Parties Heighten Their Pitch to Seniors,” by Naftali Bendavid and Amy Merrick (_Wall St. Journal_, September 29, 2010, P. A5). 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. “More options for seniors with high drug costs,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _Google_, September 29, 2010).
www.google.com…

4. “Amid doubts, deficit panel eyes retirement, tax,” by Kevin Drawbaugh (_Reuters_, September 28, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. FLORIDA NEWS: “Fla. investment chief says pension fund strong,” by Bill Kaczor (Associated Press via _Miami Herald_, September 28, 2010).
www.miamiherald.com…

6. NEW YORK NEWS: “Hevesi Is Expected to Plead Guilty in Pension Case,” by Danny Hakim and William K. Rashbaum (_New York Times_, September 29, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

7. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “South Carolina to Start an Investment Firm for Its Private Equity Bets,” by Peter Lattman (_New York Times_, September 29, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Treasurer: plan for investment firm needs study,” by Seanna Adcox (Associated Press via _State_ [Columbia], South Carolina], September 28, 2010).
www.heraldonline.com…

9. TEXAS NEWS: “To cut costs, seniors get drugs from online Canadian pharmacies,” by Jason Roberson (_Dallas Morning News_, September 28, 2010).
www.dallasnews.com…

10. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Pension fund explores venture strategy,” by Kathleen Gallagher (_Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel_, September 28, 2010).
www.jsonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. IRELAND NEWS: “President says tide of thinking on ageing has turned,” by Steven Carroll (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 29, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

12. IRELAND NEWS: “Creative solution needed before pensions crisis gets any older,” by Mike Walsh (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 29, 2010). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.irishtimes.com…

13. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “NZ unready of wave of dementia,” by Rebecca Todd (_Press_ [Christchurch City], September 29, 2010).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/4176941/NZ-unready-for-wave-of-dementia…

14. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Retirement can mark the start of new career,” by Diana Clement (_New Zealand Herald_, September 29, 2010).
www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10676721…

15. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Seniors represent 11% of population,” by Kang Seung-woo (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], September 29, 2010).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

16. UGANDA NEWS: “Uganda fund reports 7% return on members’ contributions,” by Chris Panteli (_Global Pensions_ [London], September 29, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

17. UK NEWS: “Pensioners becoming better off, ONS figures show,” (_BBC News_, September 29, 2010).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11434579…

18. UK NEWS: “1,600 elderly and disabled people forced to move after care home closures,” by Martin Beckford (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], September 29, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/8030446/1600-elderly-and-disabled-people-forced-to-move-after-care-home-closures.html…

19. UK NEWS: “Vulnerable elderly ‘forced to pay for medical care’,” by Nick Triggle (_BBC News_, September 28, 2010).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-11429779…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “Key action of a gene linked to both Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes identified,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 28, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Middle-aged suicides on rise in US, study finds,” by Maggie Fox (Reuters Health, September 28, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

22. “Early prostate test study gives hope for accuracy,” by Kate Kelland (Reuters Health, September 28, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

23. “Surgery offers long-term survival for early stage prostate cancer patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 29, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

September 28, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2680, September 28, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2680–September 28, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Delphi (Parts) pension flap could hurt new GM (General Motors),” by Daniel Howes (_Detroit [Michigan] News_, Sep. 28, 2010). Note: this is a _DN_ Opinion piece.
www.detnews.com…

2. “‘I’ll work till I die’: Older workers say no to retirement,” by Jessica Dickler (Cable News Network CNNmoney.com…, Sep. 28, 2010).
money.cnn.com…

3. “Jobless boomers fear late-career bust,” by Dan Chapman (_Atlanta [Georgia] Journal-Constitution_, Sep. 28, 2010).
www.ajc.com…

4. “TV (Television) ideas for aging baby boomers,” by Mark Patinkin (_Providence [Rhode Island] Journal_, Sep. 28, 2010).
www.projo.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pomona to cut new cops’ retirement pay,” by Monica Rodriguez (_Contra Costa Times_, Sep. 28, 2010).
www.contracostatimes.com…

6. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “How About We Pay City Workers Their Pensions When They Turn 60 Years Old, Instead Of When They Turn 45?” by Dan D’Ambrosio (_Hartford Advocate_, Sep. 28, 2010).
www.hartfordadvocate.com…

7. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Retirement is hard work for many,” by Rob Varnon (_Connecticut News_ [Bridgeport], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.ctpost.com…

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “(Republican Party US Senate candidate) Marco Rubio denies flip-flopping on privatizing Social Security,” by Alex Leary (_St. Petersburg Times_, Sep. 28, 2010).
www.tampabay.com…

9. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Harvard Pilgrim (Health Care) cancels Medicare Advantage plan,” by Robert Weisman (_Boston Globe_, Sep. 28, 2010).
www.boston.com…

10. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Expensive promises in retirement system” (_Nashua Telegraph_, Sep. 28, 2010). Note: this is a _NT_ Editorial).
www.nashuatelegraph.com…

11. VERMONT NEWS: “UVM (University of Vermont) staff worried about retirement changes,” by Tim Johnson (_Burlington Free Press_, Sep. 28, 2010).
www.burlingtonfreepress.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario (Province) to give seniors a break on hydro(-electricity) bills,” by Karen Howlett (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], Sep. 28, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Premier orders Nortel (Networks Corporation) pension review,” by Lee Greenberg (_Citizen_ [Ottawa, Ontario], Sep. 28, 2010).
www.ottawacitizen.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Pension gap gets less air than long guns,” by James Daw (_Star_ [Toronto], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.thestar.com…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “SFA (Small Firms Association) urges Government on pension change” (Raidio Teilifis Eireann, Sep. 28, 2010).
www.rte.ie/business/2010/0928/pensions.html…

16. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Retirement can mark the start of new career,” by Diana Clement (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Sep. 29, 2010).
www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10676721…

17. RWANDA NEWS: “The Pension Gap and Why Citizens Save Less” (_The New Times_ [Kigali] via allAfrica.com…, Sep. 28, 2010). Note: this is a _NT_ Opinion piece.
allafrica.com…

18. SOUTH AFRICA NEWS: “Elderly need better care–study” (South Africa Press Association via _Business Day_ [Johannesburg, Gauteng], Sep. 28, 2010).
www.businessday.co.za…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “Getting Fit Without Pain,” by Kevin Helliker (_Wall St. Journal_, Sep. 28, 2028, 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 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.

20. “Exercise has lasting benefits for older women” (Reuters Health, Sep. 27, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

21. “Outcomes of communication about end-of-life care appear to differ between black and white patients” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Celiac Disease Seems to Be on the Rise, Mainly in Elderly: Study” (HealthDay News via _Business Week_, Sep. 27, 2010)>
www.businessweek.com…

23. “Elderly Should Avoid Walking under the Influence,” by Cynthia Graber (_Scientific American_, Sep. 28, 2010).
www.scientificamerican.com…

September 27, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2679–September 27, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2679–September 27, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Elderly Zombies Win the Undying Loyalty of Their Fans: Cast of ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Recall the Gory Days,” by Clarke Ansberry (_Wall St. Journal_, Sep. 27, 2027, PA1). 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. “Milestones At The Opposite Ends Of Life,” by Mary Louise Kelly (US National Public Radio _Weekend Edition Saturday_, Sep. 25, 2010). In addition to a print transcript, an audio transcript (running time: 2 minutes, 45 seconds) is available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

3. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Unions may challenge Michigan retirement plan in court,” by Scott Davis (_Lansing State Journal_, Sep. 25, 2010).
www.lansingstatejournal.com…

4. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “It’s long past time for pension reform,” by Carl Golden (_Asbury Park Press_, Sep. 26, 2010). Note: this is an _APP_ Opinion piece.
www.app.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

5. EUROPE NEWS: “Working out the future for European pensions,” by Laszlo Andor, Michel Barnier, and Ollie Rehn (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Sep. 26, 2010). Note: _FT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

6. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Elderly Aborigines ‘pushed to stay on income management'” (Australian Broadcasting Corporation News, Sep. 27, 2010).
www.abc.net…

7. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Brain damage may explain elderly living in squalor,” by Stephen Cauchi (_Age_ [Melbourne, Victoria], Sep. 26, 2010).
www.theage.com…

8. CANADA NEWS: “Ad campaign for assisted suicide banned from Canadian airwaves,” by Les Perreaux (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

9. CANADA NEWS: “New times, new pension,” by Jonathan Chevreau (_Financial Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Sep. 25, 2010). Note: this is a _FP_ Opinion piece.
www.financialpost.com…

10. CHINA NEWS: “China offers hope of easing one-child policy,” by Phyllis Xu and Lucy Hornby (Reuters Health, Sep. 27, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

11. CHINA NEWS: “High Suicide Rate Haunts Chinese Elderly” (Bernama [Malaysian National News Agency], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.bernama.com…

12. FIJI NEWS: “Elderly to make up 13p(er)c(ent) of population,” by Samantha Rina (_Fiji Times_ [Suva], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.fijitimes.com…

13. FRANCE NEWS: “Pension plans threaten to make (Nicolas) Sarkozy a one-term president,” by Paola Totaro (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.smh.com…

14. FRANCE NEWS: “French pension strikes highlight youth jobs malaise,” by Nick Vinocur (Reuters Canada, Sep. 26, 2010).
ca.reuters.com…

15. INDIA NEWS: “(Union Finance Minister) Pranab (Mukherjee) launches pension scheme for unorganised sector” (_Economic Times_ [New Delhi], Sep. 26, 2010).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

16. INDIA NEWS: “Himachal Pradesh (State) to provide pension to 68,000 additional eligible people” (Orissadiary.com…, Sep. 26, 2010).
www.orissadiary.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Ibec (Irish Business and Employers Confederation) calls for relaxing of pension funding rule,” by Laura Slattery (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Bicycle tours popular among middle-aged, elderly” (_Yomiuri Shimbun_ [Tokyo], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T100926001649.htm…

19. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Dutch not facing up to pension troubles,” by Robert Merton and Jan Snippe (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Sep. 26, 2010). Note: _FT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

20. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Pension age increase plan will not help government finances” (DutchNews.nl…, Sep. 25, 2010).
www.dutchnews.nl…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Army helps retired soldiers resettle in farming villages,” by Song Sang-ho (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.koreaherald.com…

22. UGANDA NEWS: “Workers want compulsory retirement at 55,” by Barbara Among (_New Vision_ [Kampala], Sep. 26, 2010).
www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/13/733208…

23. UK NEWS: “Small companies to see costs rise as pension rules introduced,” by Myra Butterworth (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/8023364/Small-companies-to-see-costs-rise-as-pension-rules-introduced.html…

24. UK NEWS: “Rich shun retirement to stay in work longer,” by Rachel Cooper (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/8026307/Rich-shun-retirement-to-stay-in-work-longer.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Boomers ignore the next generation as they gild their retirement with private pensions,” by Julia Finch (_Observer_ [London], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/sep/26/baby-boomers-pension-costs-comment…

26. UK NEWS: “Pensions minister needs to show he means business,” by John Greenwood (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], Sep. 26, 2010).
news.scotsman.com…

27. UK NEWS: “Public sector workers ‘must increase pension payments’,” by Louisa Peacock (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 26, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/jobs/8025184/Public-sector-workers-must-increase-pension-payments.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “Finding the normal person behind the dementia,” by Gail Elliot (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

29. “Statins may delay prostate problems in older men,” by Rachael Myers Lowe  (Reuters Health, Sep. 24, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

30. “Surgery found effective for patients with aggressive prostate cancer” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Baby boomers raise midlife suicide rate” (Emory University news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 21, 2010).
esciencecommons.blogspot.com…

32. “Controlling bone formation to prevent osteoporosis” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 27, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

September 24, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2678–September 24, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2678–September 24, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare’s changing, so shop around,” by Ricardo Alonso-Aaldivar (Associated Press via _Boston Globe_, September 24, 2010).
www.boston.com…

2. “Report: Drug costs for seniors to skyrocket next year,” by Mike Lillis (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], September 23, 2010, Blog).
thehill.com…

3. “U.S. House passes Medicare anti-fraud bill,” by Carol Gentry (_Miami Herald_, September 23, 2010).
www.miamiherald.com…

4. “Private Medicare Advantage plans should disappear,” (_Des Moines Register_, September 24, 2010). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.desmoinesregister.com…

5. “A Wave of Addiction and Crime, with the Medicine Cabinet to Blame,” by Abby Goodnough (_New York Times_, September 24, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. ILLINOIS/NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Moody’s downgrades Illinois and New Jersey over pension fears,” by Jaishree Kalia (_Global Pensions_ [London], September 24, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

7. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Nursing home abuse,” (_Louisville Courier-Journal_, September 24, 2010). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.courier-journal.com…

8. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. towns’ payments to pension system to rise an average of 22 percent,” by Jason Method (_Ashbury Park Press_, September 23, 2010).
www.app.com…

9. NEW YORK NEWS: “NY State says 100% bond portfolio would cost billions,” by Chris Panteli (_Global Pensions_ [London], September 24, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

10. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Advocates try to help LGBT seniors who lack legal protections and support,” by Pat Schneider (_Capital Times_ [Madison], September 24, 2010).
host.madison.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. CANADA NEWS: “What about a long-term-care savings plan?” by Jeffrey Simpson (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 24, 2010). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.theglobeandmail.com…

12. FRENCH NEWS: “A Second, Smaller Strike Over Pensions in France,” by David Jolly (_New York Times_, September 24, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

13. FRENCH NEWS: “Why French unions don’t want to wait until 62 to retire,” by Anita Elash (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston], September 23, 2010).
www.csmonitor.com…

14. KENYA NEWS: “New management system to protect pension funds,” by Luke Anami (_Standard_ [Nairobi], September 23, 2010).
www.standardmedia.co.ke/InsidePage.php?id=2000019010&cid=14&j=&m=&d=…

15. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Productivity vital for super talks,” by Romy Udanga (Business Day via _Stuff_, September 24, 2010).
www.stuff.co.nz/business/personal-finance/4164433/Productivity-vital-for-super-talks…

16. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Active ageing programme produces results,” by S. Ramesh (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], September 24, 2010).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

17. TAIWAN NEWS: “Dementia cases rising by 10,000 per year,” (_China Post_ [Taiwan], September 24, 2010).
www.chinapost.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

18. “Insulin may hold key to ‘diabetes of the brain’,” by Carolyn Abraham (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 24, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

19. “Team of researchers finds possible new genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 23, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “A forgotten piece of the family picture,” by Erin Anderssen (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 24, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

21. “New research stirs debate over hormone replacement therapy,” by Andre Picard (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 23, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

22. “Clinical Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Depression in Older Adults,” by Megan Brooks (_Medscape Medical News_, September 23, 2010). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration prior to providing content.
www.medscape.com…

23. “For Scientists, Collaborative Efforts Could Speed Medical Advances,” by Dave Iverson (_Public Broadcasting Service’s Newshour with Jim Lehrer_, show airing September 23, 2010, transcript (HTML format), MP3, and Flash format, running time 9 minutes 42 seconds).
www.pbs.org…

September 23, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2677–September 23, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2677–September 23, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Next Medicare “Doc Fix” May Be Punted to Early 2011,” by Robert Lowes (_Medscape Medical News_, September 22, 2010). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration prior to providing access to content.
www.medscape.com…

2. “How Seniors Will Pay for ObamaCare,” by John C. Goodman (_Wall St. Journal_, September 23, 2010, P. A23). Note 1: This article is an op-ed piece. 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.

3. “Fields says pension costs won’t hurt Ford earnings,” by Brent Snavey (_Detroit Free Press_, September 23, 2010).
www.freep.com…

4. “Public TV Project Aims to Make Baby Boomers Its Own,” by Elizabeth Jensen (_New York Times_, September 23, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. IOWA NEWS: “Experts warn: Aging at risk for malnutrition,” by Patt Johnson (_Des Moines Register_, September 22, 2010).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

6. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Retirement plan holding up Michigan state budget,” by Tim Martin (Associated Press via _San Francisco Chronicle_, September 22, 2010).
www.sfgate.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

7. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “‘Super-style plan’ needed for aged care,” by Stephen Johnson (_Age_ [Melbourne], September 22, 2010).
news.theage.com…

8. CANADA NEWS: “Pension inequities mean we’re not all same-old, same-old,” by Gary Mason (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 23, 2010). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.theglobeandmail.com…

9. CANADA NEWS: “If you send your parents to a nursing home, you are sending them to die,” by Erin Anderssen (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 23, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

10. CANADA NEWS: “Nortel pensioners rebuffed in bid to reinvest remaining funds,” by Bert Hill (_Ottawa Citizen_, September 23, 2010).
www.ottawacitizen.com…

11. FRENCH NEWS: “French strikes challenge Sarkozy on pension reform,” by Brian Love (_Reuters_, September 23, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

12. FRENCH NEWS: “New strikes in France over retirement age,” by Jenny Barchfield (Associated Press via _San Francisco Chronicle_, September 23, 2010).
www.sfgate.com…

13. EUROPEAN NEWS: “Euro 20bn (US $26.7bn) annual shortfall in pension payments,” Dominic Coyle (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 23, 2010).
www.irishtimes.com…

14. IRELAND NEWS: “Pensions plans will ‘impoverish middle classes’,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], September 23, 2010).
www.independent.ie/national-news/pensions-plans-will-impoverish-middle-classes-2349475.html…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Irish schemes saddled with strictest reserve requirements,” by Raquel Pichardo-Allison (_Global Pensions_ [London], September 23, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

16. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Over half of elderly risk malnutrition,” by Diane Joyce (_Dominion Post_ [Wellington], September 23, 2010).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/4158084/Over-half-of-elderly-risk-malnutrition…

17. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Scotland’s secret: ‘Terrorist’ tactics in the war for better dementia care,” by Elizabeth Renzetti (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 23, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Defined-benefit pension deficits widen, warns Mercer report,” by Alistair Dawber (_Independent_ [London], September 23, 2010).
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/definedbenefit-pension-deficits-widen-warns-mercer-report-2086999.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “Brain-protecting enzyme may fight Alzheimer’s,” by Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters Health, September 23, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

20. “Acetylation may contribute to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 22, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Patients with cancer who stop hospice care,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 23, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Two drinks makes elderly unsteady on feet,” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], September 23, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8018092/Two-drinks-makes-elderly-unsteady-on-feet.html…

September 22, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2676–September 22, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2676–September 22, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

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1. “Medicare Advantage Premiums to Fall in 2011,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, Sep. 22, 2010). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.www.nytimes.com…

2. “White House Denies Rate Hikes to Private Medicare Plans,” by Janet Adamy and Avery Johnson (_Wall St. Journal_, Sep. 22, 2022, P A7). 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.

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3. “Older retirement age benefits workers,” by Alicia H. Munnell (Cable News Network, Sep. 22, 2010). Note: this is a CNN Opinion piece.
www.cnn.com…

4. “Lower retirement age to 50-something,” by Chris Farrell (Cable News Network, Sep. 22, 2010). Note: this is a CNN Opinion piece.
www.cnn.com…

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US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “AP Investigation: Calif. pension bonuses examined,” by Cathy Bussewitz (Associated Press via Google News, Sep. 21, 2010).
www.google.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Laid-off California state retirees double dip,” by Robert Lewis (_Sacramento Bee_, Sep. 22, 2010).
www.sacbee.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “(Old Topanga) Canyon residents fuming as Calabasas cracks down on alleged code-violators,” by Bob Pool (_Los Angeles Times_, Sep. 22, 2010). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Why a 401(k)-Style Retirement Plan Won’t Save the City (San Diego) Money,” by Vlad Kogan (Voice of San Diego, Sep. 22, 2010).
www.voiceofsandiego.org…

9. MICHIGAN NEWS: “State employee retirement bill for Michigan budget stalls in House,” by Scott Davis (_Lansing State Journal_, Sep. 22, 2010).
www.lansingstatejournal.com…

10. MISSOURI NEWS: “Big decisions on tax breaks, costly pensions await Kansas City Council” (_Kansas City Star_, Sep. 22, 2010).
www.kansascity.com…

11. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Public jobs pay 6-figure pensions,” by Shira Schoenberg (_Concord Monitor_, Sep. 22, 2010).
www.concordmonitor.com…

12. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Poll: Most N.J. residents say pensions should be eliminated for future workers” (Associated Press via _Newark Star-Ledger_, Sep. 22, 2010).
www.nj.com…

13. NEW YORK NEWS: “NYC (New York City) pensions online, except for cops, firefighters” (Associated Press via WCAX Channel 3 [Burlington, Vermont/Plattsburgh, New York] TV news, Sep. 22, 2010).
www.wcax.com…

14. NORTH DAKOTA NEWS: “ND lawmakers mull teacher pension changes,” by Dale Wetzel (Associated Press via _Business Week_, Sep. 22, 2010).
www.businessweek.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. ARMENIA NEWS: “(Deputy Minister of Finance) Vardan Aramyan: pensions are increased in Armenia in compliance with volume of basket of goods” (PanArmenian.net…, Sep. 22, 2010).
www.panarmenian.net…

16. BARBADOS NEWS: “Elderly population creating challenges” (Caribbean360.com…, Sep. 22, 2010).
www.caribbean360.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Province (Quebec) has no plans to limit driving by elderly,” by Katherine Wilton (_Gazette_ [Montreal], Sep. 22, 2010).
www.montrealgazette.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “(Ottawa, Ontario) Municipal pension shortfall could affect property taxes,” by Joanne Chianello (_Citizen_ [Ottawa], Sep. 22, 2010).
www.ottawacitizen.com…

19. FRANCE NEWS: “France readies for more strikes over pension reforms” (Radio France International, Sep. 22, 2010).
www.english.rfi.fr/france/20100922-france-readies-more-strikes-over-pension-reforms…

20. JAPAN NEWS: “How did the missing elderly slip through the cracks?” by Natsuko Fukue (_Japan Times_ [Tokyo], Sep. 22, 2010).
search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20100922f1.html…

21. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “New Zealand Pension Fund Posts Surplus After 2 Years Of Losses” (Dow Jones Newswires via NASDAQ.com…, Sep. 22, 2010).
www.nasdaq.com…

22. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Over half of (Hawkes Bay) elderly risk malnutrition,” by Diane Joyce (_Dominion Post_ [Wellington], Sep. 23, 2010).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/4158084/Over-half-of-elderly-risk-malnutrition…

23. ROMANIA NEWS: “House Speaker accuses PSD (Social Democratic Party) of attempts to negotiate with PDL (Democrat Liberal Party) Pensions law voting” (_Financiarul_ [Bucharest], Sep. 22, 2010).
www.financiarul.ro/2010/09/22/house-speaker-accuses-psd-of-attempts-to-negotiate-with-pdl-pensions-law-voting/…

24. UKRAINE NEWS: “(Verkhovna) Rada (Parliament) Rejects Introduction Of Moratorium On Raising Retirement Age For Women Until 2020” (Ukrainian News Agency, Sep. 22, 2010).
un.ua/eng/article/286878.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Delay retirement and keep pay as well as pension,” by Rosa Prince (_Daily Telegraph [London], Sep. 22, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/8017218/Delay-retirement-and-keep-pay-as-well-as-pension.html…

26. UK NEWS: “Pensions gap: UK is worst in Europe,” by Mark King (_Guardian_ [London], Sep. 22, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/money/2010/sep/22/pensions-gap-uk-worst-europe…

27. UK NEWS: “Retirements to spike in 2012 due to postwar passions,” by Phillip Inman (_Guardian_ [London], Sep. 22, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/sep/21/retirements-spike-2012-postwar-passions…

28. UK NEWS: “Elderly living alone use internet to keep in touch with family,” by Peter Hutchison (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 22, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/internet/8018203/Elderly-living-alone-use-internet-to-keep-in-touch-with-family.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

29. “Does play really keep dementia at bay?” by Anne McIlroy (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario, Canada], Sep. 22, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

30. “No link seen between moderate drinking, dementia,” by Amy Norton (Reuters Health, Sep. 21, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

31. “For sufferers of an early-onset dementia, career choice may determine location of disease in brain” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 22, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Talking while walking puts Parkinson’s patients at risk for falls” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 22, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Genetic factor in osteoporosis discovered” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 22, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Gladstone scientists identify strategy to reduce toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 22, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Scientists identify a new target for Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 21, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

September 21, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2675–September 21, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2675–September 21, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1.”Medicare ‘doughnut hole’ relief could be offset by higher prescription drug prices,” by David S. Hilzenrath (_Washington Post_, September 20, 2010). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Feds gain power over billions in Medicare fraud,” by Alison Young (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], September 20, 2010).
www.us…

3. “US Medicare Advantage plans to see 2011 premium dip,” (Reuters Health, September 21, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

4. “Public-sector workers flee as pension benefits shrink,” by Geoff Mulvihill and Susan Haigh (Associated Press via _Detroit News_, September 21, 2010).
www.detnews.com…

5. “Will regulators challenge questionable pension accounting?” by Zack Goldfarb (_Washington Post_, September 20, 2010). Note 1: This article is a blog. Note 2: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
voices.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Annuities may be coming to 401(k)s,” by Robert Powell (_MarketWatch_, September 20, 2010).
www.marketwatch.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Elder Abuse Hidden Among Indian Domestic Workers,” by Sunita Sohrabji (_New America Media_, September 18, 2010).
newamericamedia.org…

8. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Quick response on elder abuse,” (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, September 21, 2010). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.kentucky.com…

9. MONTANA NEWS: “World’s oldest man marks 114th birthday in Montana,” (Associated Press via _Google_, September 21, 2010).
www.google.com…

10. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Pension and benefit cutbacks / Painful, necessary,” (_Press of Atlantic City_, September 21, 2010). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.pressofatlanticcity.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “State’s Medicaid numbers hit record,” by Bill Toland (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, September 21, 2010).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged pensioners ‘paying to go to work’ after being docked by Centrelink,” by Josh Robertson (_Courier Mail_ [Brisbane], September 22, 2010).
www.couriermail.com…

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australia’s growth super drops 0.5% in August,” by Jaishree Kalia (_Global Pensions_ [London], September 21, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

14. EUROPEAN NEWS: “Asset managers must restore active confidence,” by Tom Selby (_Global Pensions_ [London], September 21, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Tax change will cut pensions, say brokers,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], September 21, 2010).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/tax-change-will-cut-pensions-say-brokers-2345680.html…

16. JAPAN NEWS: “Tracking Down Japan’s Missing Centenarians,” by Lucy Craft (_National Public Radio’s All Things Considered_, show airing September 20, 2010, MP3 and Flash format, running time 4 miuntes 11 seconds).
www.npr.org…

17. UGANDA NEWS: “Uganda pension age limit to be reduced,” by Joseph Olanyo (_East Africa Business Week_ [Kampala], September 21, 2010).
www.busiweek.com…

18. UK NEWS: “State pension costs to soar by 2012,” (Press Association via _Google_, September 21, 2010).
www.google.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “‘Alarming’ rise in dementia comes with a crippling price tag,” by Andre Picard (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 21, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

20. “Dementia cost ‘to top 1% of GDP’,” by Michelle Roberts (_British Broadcasting Corporation_, September 21, 2010).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-11373018…

21. “The caregiver: ‘Like a frog in slowly boiling water’,” by Andre Picard (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 21, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

22. “Statins may help treat prostate cancer,” by Carly Weeks (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 20, 2010).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

23. “UNC researchers identify genetic patterns that may predict osteoarthritis,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 21, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

September 20, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2674–September 20, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2674–September 20, 2010

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “For the Unemployed Over 50, Fears of Never Working Again,” by Motoko Rich (_New York Times_, Sep. 20, 2010). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Pension Gaps Loom Larger,” by David Reilly (_Wall St. Journal_, Sep. 18-19, 2020, 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 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. “Dodging a Medicare Mishap,” by Kelly Greene (_Wall St. Journal_, Sep. 18-19, 2020, P. B8). 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.

4. “Car Makers Hit Age Speed Bump,” by Liam Denning (_Wall St. Journal_, Sep. 18-19, 2020, P. B16). 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. Section R1 of the Sep. 20, 2010 _Wall Street Journal contains several articles that may be of interest to researchers in aging, including articles about the estate tax, and saving for retirement. (_Wall St. Journal_, Sep. 20, 2020, Section R1). 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.

6. “Feds gain power over billions in Medicare fraud,” by Alison Young (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Sep. 20, 2010).
www.us…

7. “Was politics behind the government’s decision to preserve the UAW’s (United Auto Workers union) pensions?” (_Washington Post_, Sep. 18, 2010). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _WP_ Editorial.
www.washingtonpost.com…

8. “Pensions, exempt pay may lower Social Security benefits for government employees,” by Susan B. Garland (_Washington Post_, Sep. 19, 2010). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

9. “First baby boomers celebrate musical milestone,” by Bill Ward (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, Sep. 19, 2010).
www.startribune.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Governor vows state pension reform,” by Arnold Schwarzenegger” (_Salinas Daily Californian_, Sep. 18, 2010). Note: this is a _SDC_ Opinion piece.
www.thecalifornian.com…

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Older Calif. workers get reprieve on retirement” (Associated Press via _San Jose Mercury News_, Sep. 18, 2010).
www.mercurynews.com…

12. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Officers See More Sick and Elderly Selling Prescription Drugs,” by Shoshana Walter (Baycitizen.org… via _New York Times_, Sep. 18, 2010). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

13. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Move is on to halt inflated local pensions: Lawmakers outraged by local maneuvers, but doubts are cast on possibility of reform,” by Joe Mahr and Joseph Ryan (_Chicago Tribune_, Sep. 19, 2010).
articles.chicagotribune.com…

14. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Public pensions: Our right to know” (_Manchester Union-Leader_, Sep. 20, 2010). Note: this is a _MUL_ Editorial.
www.unionleader.com…

15. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “The (Governor Chris) Christie Example” (_Wall St. Journal_, Sep. 20, 2020, P. A22). Note 1: 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. Note 2: this is a _WSJ_ Editorial.

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “A long wait for senior housing,” by James Osborne (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, Sep. 20, 2010).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Rents gobble up pension rise” (Australian Associated Press via _Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Sep. 19, 2010).
news.smh.com…

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australian pension reform in jeopardy,” by Elizabeth Fry (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Sep. 19, 2010). Note: _FT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “House prices to ease while capital shrinks for non baby boomers,” by David Uren (_Australian_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Sep. 20, 2010).
www.news.com…

20. CANADA NEWS: “Retirement homes should receive government subsidies: top geriatrician,” by Pauline Tam (_Citizen_ [Ottawa, Ontario], Sep. 20, 2010).
www.ottawacitizen.com…

21. ROMANIA NEWS: “(Speaker of the Senate Mircea Geoana (PSD) (Social Democratic Party): To push retirement age to 65 is exaggerated” (_Financiarul_ [Bucharest], Sep. 18, 2010).
www.financiarul.ro/2010/09/18/geoana-psd-to-push-retirement-age-to-65-is-exaggerated/…

22. UK NEWS: “Cut welfare and public sector pensions, CBI (Confederation of British Industry) urges (Chancellor of the Exchequer George) Osborne,” by Larry Elliott (_Guardian [London], Sep. 20, 2010).
www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/sep/20/axe-universal-welfare-public-sector-final-salary-pensions-cbi…

23. UK NEWS: “Pension pain for public sector jobs,” by Lyndsay Moss (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], Sep. 19, 2010).
www.scotsman.com…

24. UK NEWS: “(Actress) Lynda Bellingham on her mother’s Alzheimer’s,” by Jane Kelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 20, 2010).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/8008669/Lynda-Bellingham-on-her-mothers-Alzheimers.html…

25. VATICAN CITY NEWS: “Despite struggles of age, elderly are a ‘blessing for society,’ Pope declares” (Catholic News Agency, Sep. 18, 2010).
www.catholicnewsagency.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “The link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s,” by Jill U. Adams (_Los Angeles Times_, Sep. 20, 2010). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

27. “Is it time to bring back ‘old age’ as a cause of death?” by David Brown (_Washington Post_, Sep. 18, 2010). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

28. “Elderly Might Not Benefit From TB (tuberculosis) Vaccines in Development” (Ohio State University news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 20, 2010).
researchnews.osu.edu…

29. “Cholesterol drug may have role in treating prostate cancer” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 20, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Protein may advance Parkinson’s by preventing neurons from clearing debris” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 20, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Prostate cancer community calls for better early detection and treatment” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 17, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

September 17, 2010

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2673–September 17, 2010

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2673–September 17, 2010.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. Yesterday’s New York Times (September 16, 2010) contains a special section on retirment. Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles. Some of the articles include:

– “Looking Ahead to the Spend-Down Years,” by Jennifer Saranow Schultz.
– “Rethinking Investments After a Flight to Security,” by Jan M. Rosen.
– “A Hesitancy to Restore Those 401(k) Matches,” by Fran Hawthorne.
– “Concerns Rise About Continuing-Care Enclaves,” by Elizabeth Olson.
– “Staying on Balance, With the Help of Exercises,” by John Hanc.

www.nytimes.com…

2. “Low rates make 15-year mortgages feasible for many refinancers,” by E. Scott Reckard (_Los Angeles Times_, September 17, 2010). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

3. “Pension fund fees rose on market’s 2009 slump-ICI,” (_Reuters_, September 16, 2010).
www.reuters.com…

4. “FDA to review medical products alongside Medicare,” (Reuters Health, September 16, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

5. “At 103, a Judge Has One Caveat: No Lengthy Trials,” by A. G. Sulzberger (_New York Times_, September 17, 2010). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Schwarzenegger Delays Calpers $2 Billion Loan Amid Record Budget Impasse,” by Michael Marois (_Bloomberg_, September 17, 2010).
www.bloomberg.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Regents move on UC pension problem,” Nanette Asimov (_San Francisco Chronicle_, September 17, 2010).
www.sfgate.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Not quite poor, but struggling: Do seniors need their own poverty index?” by Matt O’Brien (_Contra Costa Times_ [San Francisco], September 16, 2010).
www.mercurynews.com…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Granny Nannies From India Exploited by U.S. Employers,” by Sunita Sohrabji (_New America Media_, September 16, 2010).
newamericamedia.org…

10. MISSOURI NEW: “Missouri pension changes will reduce taxpayers’ bill next year,” by Virginia Young (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, September 16, 2010, Blog).
www.stltoday.com…

11. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “New Jersey pension advised to increase alternatives,” by Dunstan McNichol (Bloomberg News via _Global Pensions_ [London], September 17, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

12. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Jumps in long-term care insurance stun policyholders,” by Michael L. Diamond (_Ashbury Park Press_, September 16, 2010).
www.app.com…

13. NEW YORK NEWS: “County executives call for reforms that would end pension padding,” by Matthew Spina (_Buffalo News_, September 17, 2010).
www.buffalonews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Pension attitudes need change: expert,” (_Sydney Morning Herald_, September 17, 2010).
news.smh.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Big pension plan pressed to fix funding woes,” by Tony Van Alphen (_Toronto Star_, September 17, 2010).
www.thestar.com…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Changes to pension tax reliefs will fail everyone,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], September 16, 2010). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.independent.ie/opinion/columnists/charlie-weston/charlie-weston-changes-to-pension-tax-reliefs-will-fail-everyone-2339379.html…

17. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Earthquake: Respite ward helps elderly to cope,” by Andrew Koubaridis (_New Zealand Herald_ [Wellington], September 17, 2010).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10674060…

18. UK NEWS: “Firms pump Pn 13bn (US $20.2 bn) into DB schemes,” by Tom Selby (_Global Pensions_ [London], September 17, 2010).
www.globalpensions.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “World’s pensioners headed for global care crunch,” by Paul Casciato (Reuters Health, September 16, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

20. “Sex problems vex men long after prostate surgery,” (Reuters Health, September 16, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

21. “Drinking coffee lowers risk of gout in older women,” by Rachael Myers Lowe (Reuters Health, September 16, 2010).
www.reutershealth.com…

22. “Newly identified genetic marker involved in aggressive Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 16, 2010).
www.eurekalert.org…

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