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July 29, 2011

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2883–July 29, 2011

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2883–July 29, 2011

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Why are we in this debt fix? It’s the elderly, stupid,” by Robert J. Samuelson (_Washington Post_ Jul. 29, 2011). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _WP_ Opinion piece.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Workers Uninformed About Pension Plans,” by Emily Brandon (_US News and World Report_ blog, Jul. 29, 2011).
money.us…

3. “Deficit cutting will widen retirement gap for minorities” (Reuters Money blog, Jul. 28, 2011).
blogs.reuters.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. ALABAMA NEWS: “Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. will cover retirement pay for Alabama Aircraft workers” (_Birmingham News_ blog, Jul. 29, 2011).
blog.al.com…

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Competition will cut costs for teacher retirement plans,” by Roger W. Ferguson Jr. (_San Jose Mercury News_, Jul. 29, 2011). Note: this is a _SJMN_ Opinion piece.
www.mercurynews.com…

6. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. Government-Worker Retirements Surge Amid Pension Changes,” by Terrence Dopp (Bloomberg News, Jul. 28, 2011).
www.bloomberg.com…

7. NEW YORK NEWS: “Building With the Elderly in Mind,” by Elsa Brenner (_New York Times_ Jul. 29, 2011). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Oklahoma AG (Attorney General) launches investigation into pension investments,” by Michael McNutt (_Oklahoma City Oklahoman_, Jul. 29, 2011).
newsok.com…

9. OREGON NEWS: “Oregon PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) board faces key vote affecting pension returns, retirement checks,” by Ted Sickinger (_Portland Oregonian_, Jul. 29, 2011).
www.oregonlive.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “U.S. default could hurt city’s pension fund,” by Catherine Lucey (_Philadelphia Daily News_, Jul. 29, 2011).
www.philly.com…

11. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Central Falls retirees reject receiver’s plan to cut pensions,” by W. Zachary Malinowski (_Providence Journal_ blog, Jul. 29, 2011).
newsblog.projo.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. CANADA NEWS: “(Prime Minister Stephen) Harper could learn from (former Prime Minister Jean) Chretien on pensions,” by Susan Riley (_Citizen_ [Ottawa, Ontario], Jul. 29, 2011).
www.ottawacitizen.com…

13. CHINA NEWS: “China mulls 401k-style retirement plan: report” (MarketWatch.com…, Jul. 29, 2011).
www.marketwatch.com…

14. HUNGARY NEWS: “Real yields of pension funds to be received in the mail,” by Gergo Racz (_Business Journal_ [Budapest], Jul. 29, 2011).
www.bbj.hu/economy/real-yields-of-pension-funds-to-be-received-in-the-mail_59160…

15. INDIA NEWS: “Shiva Rules: Will the elderly bring down India? India’s 81 million elderly are already straining the health care system. What’s going to happen when there are three times as many of them?” by Hanna Ingber Win (Globalpost.com…, Jul. 29, 2011).
www.globalpost.com…

16. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Play area for elderly could be first in NZ,” by Michele McPherson (_Bay of Plenty Times_ [Tauranga], Jul. 29, 2011).
www.bayofplentytimes.co.nz/local/news/play-area-for-elderly-could-be-first-in-nz/3961149/…

17. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Quake leaves shortage of elderly housing units,” by Sue Newman (_Guardian_ [Ashburton], Jul. 30, 2011).
www.ashburtonguardian.co.nz/news/ashburton-news/4816-quake-leaves-shortage-of-elderly-housing-units.html…

18. RUSSIA NEWS: “Government set to raise retirement age” (_Moskovsky Komsomolets_ via RIA Novosti–Russian International News Agency, Jul. 27, 2011).
en.rian.ru/papers/20110727/165415374.html…

19. SOUTH AFRICA NEWS: “Retirement is the test of saving,” by Gareth Stokes (_Mail and Guardian_ [Johannesburg, Gauteng], Jul. 29, 2011).
mg.co.za…

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20. UK NEWS: “Public sector workers ‘frogmarched’ into strike action over pensions,” by Patrick Wintour and Dan Milmo (_Guardian_ [London], Jul. 29, 2011).
www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/jul/28/public-sector-pensions-strikes…

21. UK NEWS: “Further strikes are likely over plans to curb public pensions,” by Andrew Grice and Richard Garner (_Independent_ [London], Jul. 29, 2011).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/further-strikes-are-likely-over-plans-to-curb-public-pensions-2328002.html…

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22. UK NEWS: “Thousands of pension investors face income drop,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Jul. 29, 2011). Note: _FT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

23. UK NEWS: “UK’s retirement law put in doubt,” by Louisa Peacock (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 29, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/jobs/8670187/UKs-retirement-law-put-in-doubt.html…

24. UK NEWS: “Elderly care issue hits Birmingham City Council budget plans,” by Paul Dale, (_Post_ [Birmingham], Jul. 29, 2011).
www.birminghampost.net…

25. UK NEWS: “Bereaved husband claims sex discrimination over NHS (National Health Service) pension,” by John-Paul Ford Rojas (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 29, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/8669341/Bereaved-husband-claims-sex-discrimination-over-NHS-pension.html…

26. UK NEWS: “Retirement villages are tailored to your needs,” by Christopher Middleton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 29, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/property/retirementproperty/8668273/Retirement-villages-are-tailored-to-your-needs.html…

27. UK NEWS: “Gianni Di Gregorio: The incidental director: Film director Gianni Di Gregorio only hit on his signature style–gentle, ironic comedies about ageing, romance and bossy mothers–when he turned 60,” by Catherine Shoard (_Guardian_ [London], Jul. 29, 2011).
www.guardian.co.uk/film/2011/jul/28/gianni-di-gregorio-salt-of-life…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “REM (rapid eye movement) sleep behaviour disorder is a risk factor for Parkinson’s disease” (Hospital Clinic of Barcelona [Spain] health communication blog via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 29, 2011).
blog.hospitalclinic.org…

29. “Hospice improves care for dementia patients and their families” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 29, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 28, 2011

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2882–July 28, 2011

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2882–July 28, 2011

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “At Age 46, Is Medicare Ripe For A Change?” by Mary Agnes Carey and Shefali S. Kulkarni (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, Jul. 26, 2011).
www.kaiserhealthnews.org…

2. “Medicare, Medicaid Taken Off Table In Budget Talks,” by Mary Agnes Carey ((Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, Jul. 27, 2011).
www.kaiserhealthnews.org…

3. “Among cuts in federal budget proposal: Funds for poor seniors’ food,” by Alfred Lubrano (_Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] Inquirer_, Jul. 28, 2011).
www.philly.com…

4. “The retirement-savings crisis is overblown,” by Robert Powell (marketwatch.com…, Jul. 28, 2011).
www.marketwatch.com…

5. “Debt ceiling: Will I get my Social Security check?” by Tami Luhby (cnnmoney.com…, Jul. 28, 2011).
money.cnn.com…

6. “Poll: Many boomers concerned about paying for retirement, health care costs” (Associated Press via _Washington Post_ Jul. 28, 2011). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “Honored Arts Program Engages Ethnic Elders for Health and Vitality,” by Paul Kleyman (New America Media, Jul. 27, 2011).
newamericamedia.org…

8. “Elderly Braceros (Bracero Program) Fight for Stolen Pensions,” by Jose Luis Sierra (New America Media, Jul. 19, 2011).
newamericamedia.org…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Innovative ‘Gatekeeper’ Program For Elderly To Be Expanded In State,” by Shawn R. Beals (_Hartford Courant_, Jul. 28, 2011).
www.courant.com…

10. MISSOURI NEWS: “Pension fixes will define Kansas City’s future,” by Yael T. Abouhalkah (_Kansas City Star_, Jul. 28, 2011).
www.kansascity.com…

11. NEW YORK NEWS: “NYC (New York City) Voters Oppose More Worker Health, Pension Costs, Quinnipiac Poll Says,” by Henry Goldman (Bloomberg News, Jul. 28, 2011).
www.bloomberg.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. CANADA NEWS: “Canada’s public pensions face crisis, small biz (small business association) says,” by Sharon Singleton (money.canoe.ca, Jul. 27, 2011).
money.canoe.ca/money/business/canada/archives/2011/07/20110727-141906.html…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Many boomers opt to scale back but keep working beyond age 65,” by James Kwantes (_Sun_ [Calgary, Albert], Jul. 27, 2011).
www.calgaryherald.com…

14. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Elderly abuse reports on rise,” by Michele McPherson (_Bay of Plenty Times_ [Tauranga], Jul. 28, 2011).
www.bayofplentytimes.co.nz/local/news/elderly-abuse-reports-on-rise/3961006/…

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15. UK NEWS: “Pension reforms strike talks ‘in jeopardy'” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 28, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/8668359/Pension-reforms-strike-talks-in-jeopardy.html…

16. UK NEWS: “Teachers’ anger at increase in pension cost,” by Sean Coughlan (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Jul. 28, 2011).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-14328073…

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17. UK NEWS: “(Chief Secretary to the Treasury) Danny Alexander: public sector pensions must be rebalanced,” by Andrew Porter (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 28, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/8667359/Danny-Alexander-public-sector-pensions-must-be-rebalanced.html…

18. UK NEWS: “3,000 pounds (4,917 US dollars) a year to keep ‘gold-plated’ public sector pensions,” by Andrew Porter (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 28, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/8666900/3000-a-year-to-keep-gold-plated-public-sector-pensions.html…

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19. UK NEWS: Elderly care: expert to review quality and regulation” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 28, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/8666626/Elderly-care-expert-to-review-quality-and-regulation.html…

20. UK NEWS: “U.K. Bid to Limit Exposure to BT (British Telecom) Pensions Rejected by Judge,” by Kit Chellel and Erik Larson (Bloomberg News, Jul. 28, 2011).
www.bloomberg.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Retirement-Age Physicians Should Not Be Hit With eRx Penalty,” by Robert Lowes (Medscape Medical News, Jul. 27, 2011). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

22. “Getting 50-year-old Americans as healthy as Europeans could save Medicare and Medicaid 632 billion dollars by 2050” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 28, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 27, 2011

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2881–July 27, 2011

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2881–July 27, 2011.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “States Miss Pension Targets by 50% Even With Private Equity,” by Martin Z. Braun (Bloomberg via _San Francisco Chronicle_, July 26, 2011).
www.sfgate.com…

2. “Employment of Elderly: Supply or Demand?” by Casey B. Mulligan (_New York Times_, July 27, 2011, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
economix.blogs.nytimes.com…

3. “Drugs Help Keep Seniors from Emergency Care, Study Finds,” by Jason Kane (_Public Broadcasting System Newhour Blog_, July 26, 2011).
www.pbs.org…

4. “Medicare Part D associated with reduction in nondrug medical spending,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 26, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

5. “Advocates: Seniors, poor need online education, protection,” by Rachel Roubein (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], July 26, 2011).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Brown defends veto of adult day healthcare legislation,” (_Los Angeles Times_, July 26, 2011, Blog). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
latimesblogs.latimes.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Los Angeles County retiree group won’t reveal pension information,” by Rong-Gong Li II (_Los Angeles Times_, July 27, 2011). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “State pension fund gains 22.3%,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, July 27, 2011).
www.boston.com…

9. NEBRASKA NEWS: “As state struggle to adjust pensions, cash-balance plan draws attention,” by Stephen C. Fehr (_Bellingham Herald_, July 26, 2011).
www.bellinghamherald.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Federal aid cuts could grow, hurt Pa. hospitals,” by Steve Twedt (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, July 27, 2011).
www.post-gazette.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Katz worried by shortfall in Philadelphia pension fund,” by Bob Warner (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, July 27, 2011).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Women’s super a ‘disgrace’,” by Ben Schneiders (_Age_ [Melbourne], July 27, 2011).
www.theage.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Prepare now, while still of sound mind,” by Jonathan Chevreau (_National Post_ [Don Mills, Ontario], July 27, 2011).
www.nationalpost.com…

14. IRELAND NEWS: “NPRF reduces equity exposure,” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 27, 2011).
www.irishtimes.com…

15. RUSSIA NEWS: “Government set to raise retirement age,” (_RIA Novosti_, July 27, 2011).
en.rian.ru/papers/20110727/165415374.html…

16. UK NEWS: “Public consultation backs single pension,” by Emily Ashton (_Independent_ [London], July 27, 2011).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/public-consultation-backs-single-pension-2326847.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

17. “How Exercise Can Keep the Brain Fit,” by Gretchen Reynolds (_New York Times_, July 27, 2011, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

18. “DNA test developed in Glasgow links ageing and poverty,” (_BBC News_, July 26, 2011).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-14300868…

19. “Joint replacement surgery increases risk of blood clot formation in certain patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Menopause Does Not Boost Diabetes Risk, Study Finds,” (_HealthDay_, July 27, 2011).
consumer.healthday.com…

21. “Certain Antidepressants Linked to Falls in Nursing Homes,” (_HealthDay_, July 26, 2011).
consumer.healthday.com…

July 26, 2011

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2880–July 26, 2011

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2880–July 26, 2011.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Big pension funds ask for debt, deficit fixes,” by Dale Kassler (_Sacramento Bee_, July 26, 2011).
www.sacbee.com…

2. “Voters Fear Debt Deal Will Hurt Medicare,” by Ronald Brownstein (_National Journal_, July 26, 2011).
www.nationaljournal.com…

3. “History Shows Medicare Can Be Cut While Sparing Beneficiaries,” by Julie Rovner (_National Public Radio’s All Things Considered_, show airing July 25, 2011, MP3 and Flash player format, running time 3 minutes 53 seconds).
www.npr.org…

4. “Why a Gen Y guy is begging to raise his Social Security retirement age,” by Justin D. Wilson (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston], July 26, 2011). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.csmonitor.com…

5. “Lawsuit Says Drugs Were Wasted to Buoy Profit,” by Andrew Pollack (_New York Times_, July 26, 2011). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

6. “A surge in the ranks of unpaid caregivers for elderly relatives,” by Anita Creamer (_Kansas City Star_, July 26, 2011).
www.kansascity.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Jerry Brown vetoes bill to help elderly, disabled,” by Marisa Lagos (_San Francisco Chronicle_, July 26, 2011).
www.sfgate.com…

8. HAWAII NEWS: “169,000 in isles help care for ill, seniors,” by Kristen Consillio (_Honolulu Star-Advertiser_, July 26, 2011).
www.staradvertiser.com…

9. MARYLAND NEWS: “Plan to save on Medicare drug costs would hurt seniors – and Maryland’s economy,” by Renee Winsky (_Baltimore Sun_, July 25, 2011).
articles.baltimoresun.com…

10. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Mass. pension fund posts best return in 25 years,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, July 26, 2011).
www.boston.com…

11. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Nursing home stay an eye-opener for advocate for elderly,” by Brad Schrade (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, July 25, 2011).
www.startribune.com…

12. NEVADA NEWS: “Nevada Public Employee Pension Plan Sees Record Investment Return In 2011,” by Sean Whaley (_Nevada News Bureau_, July 25, 2011).
www.nevadanewsbureau.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Guardians for old in big demand,” by Michelle Griffin (_Age_ [Melbourne], July 27, 2011).
www.theage.com…

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Baby boomers call it a day as small ventures sour,” by Claire Heaney (_Courier-Mail_ [Brisbane], July 27, 2011).
www.couriermail.com…

15. CHINA NEWS: “China’s rural pension program covers 199m people,” (_China Daily_ [Beijing], July 26, 2011).
www.chinadaily.com…

16. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: “CR to stop topping up pensions from Slovakia,” (_Prague Daily Monitor_, July 26, 2011).
praguemonitor.com…

17. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “Pension for senior citizens released,” (_Sun Star_ [Davao City], July 26, 2011).
www.sunstar.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

18. “Grasping for Any Way to Prevent Alzheimer’s,” by Pam Belluck (_New York Times_, July 26, 2011). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

19. “Men in Grief Seek Others Who Mourn as They Do,” by Perry Garfinkel (_New York Times_, July 26, 2011). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

20. “Blue-Collar Employees With Arthritis Working Past 65: Study,” by (_HealthDay_, July 25, 2011).
consumer.healthday.com…

21. “Hormone therapy may be hazardous for men with heart conditions,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 26, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Does menopause matter when it comes to diabetes?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 26, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Increased risk of Parkinson’s disease in methamphetamine users, CAMH study finds,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 26, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “‘Twelve Breaths’: Lessons From The End Of Life,” (_National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation_, show airing July 25, 2011, MP3 and Flash player format, running time 30 minutes 16 seconds).
www.npr.org…

25. “Sexygenerians: Why the Taboo Against Candor, Safety With Senior Sex?” by Glenn D. Braunstein (_Huffington Post_, July 25, 2011).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

July 25, 2011

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2879–July 25, 2011

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2879–July 25, 2011

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Messing With Medicare,” by Paul Krugman (_New York Times_ Jul. 25, 2011). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Unions press Dems (Democratic Party) to stand firm on Social Security, Medicare,” by Kevin Bogardus (_The Hill_ [Washington, DC], Jul. 23, 2011).
thehill.com…

3. “Don’t let (President Barack) Obama bargain away Medicare, Social Security” (_Capital Times_ [Madison, Wisconsin], Jul. 23, 2011). Note: this is a _CT_ Editorial.
host.madison.com…

4. “Rule Changes Proposed for Research on Humans,” by Andrew Pollack (_New York Times_ Jul. 25, 2011). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “Social Security payments would fall with new inflation gauge,” by Scott Patterson (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Jul. 25, 2011).
www.us…

6. “Health care providers embracing cost-saving groups,” by Kelly Kennedy (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Jul. 25, 2011).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

7. ARIZONA NEWS: “Pension system reports big gain,” by Russ Wiles (_Arizona Republic_ [Phoenix], Jul. 24, 2011).
www.azcentral.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS (California Public Employees’ Retirement System) retirement checks help drive state’s economy,” by Anne Stausboll (_San Bernardino Sun_, Jul. 24, 2011). Note: this is a _SBS_ Opinion piece.
www.sbsun.com…

9. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “State Pensions Exceed IRS (Internal Revenue Service) Limits By Tens Of Thousands,” by Jon Lender (_Hartford Courant_, Jul. 24, 2011).
articles.courant.com…

10. FLORIDA NEWS: “State Pension Fund Records One Of its Best Performances in 25 Years,” by Gary Fineout (_Lakeland Ledger_, Jul. 25, 2011).
www.theledger.com…

11. FLORIDA NEWS: “Proposed Medicare cuts make Florida medical schools worry about doctor training,” by Kim Wilmath (_St. Petersburg Times_, Jul. 25, 2011).
www.tampabay.com…

12. KANSAS NEWS: “Kan. pension study panel begins work,” by John Milburn (Associated Press via _Business Week_, Jul. 22, 2011).
www.businessweek.com…

13. LOUISIANA NEWS: “At 100, Still Keeping Time as the Leader of the Band,” by Dave Thier (_New York Times_ Jul. 25, 2011). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

14. MICHIGAN NEWS: “More seniors find retirement can wait,” by Melanie D. Scott (_Degtroit Free Press_, Jul. 24, 2011).
www.freep.com…

15. MISSOURI NEWS: “Elderly feel loss of senior center after tornado,” by Emily Younker (_Joplin Globe_, Jul. 24, 2011).
www.joplinglobe.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. ORGANIZATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND CO-OPERATION NEWS: “OECD report shows pension costs and returns vary widely,” by Sara Silver (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Jul. 25, 2011). Note: _FT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Nortel (Networks Corporation) pensioners play waiting game,” by Michael Lewis (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jul. 23, 2011).
www.thestar.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “65, but who’s counting? The first of the baby boomers are officially becoming senior citizens,” by Cheryl Cornacchia (_Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Jul. 24, 2011).
www.montrealgazette.com…

19. CHINA NEWS: “Beijing Provides More Subsidies to the Elderly” (China Radio International, Jul. 24, 2011).
english.cri.cn/6909/2011/07/24/2743s650090.htm…

20. JAPAN NEWS: “Disaster victims struggle to care for elderly family members in temporary housing” (_Mainichi Shimbun_, Jul. 23, 2011).
mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/news/20110723p2a00m0na009000c.html…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Gov(ernmen)’t, ruling party agree to empower pension,” by Chung Min-uck (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], Jul. 24, 2011).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

22. TURKEY/NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Turkish lobby group takes action against pension cut” (Dutchnews.nl…, Jul. 25, 2011).
www.dutchnews.nl…

23. UK NEWS: “(Health Secretary) Andrew Lansley attacks government’s public sector pension reforms,” by Andrew Porter and Robert Winnett (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 25, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/8658168/Andrew-Lansley-attacks-governments-public-sector-pension-reforms.html…

24. UK NEWS: “Union boss confident public sector strikes will bring about pension reform,” by Darren Devine (_Western Mail [Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales], Jul. 25, 2011).
www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2011/07/25/union-boss-confident-public-sector-strikes-will-bring-about-pension-reform-91466-29112741/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “Wisdom of grandparents helped rise of prehistoric man: As more Homo sapiens lived beyond the age of 30, scientists say, they passed on knowledge and skills to the young,” by Robin McKie (_Observer_ [London, UK], Jul. 24, 2011).
www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/jul/24/prehistoric-man-helped-as-elderly-survived…

26. “Older people find it harder to see the wood for the trees” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 25, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 22, 2011

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2878–July 22, 2011

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2878–July 22, 2011.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “For Medicare and Medicaid, debt default means uncertainty,” by J. Lester Feder (_Politico_, July 21, 2011).
www.politico.com…

2. “The Class Act in the Crosshairs,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, July 22, 2011, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

3. “Preparing Americans for Death Lets For-Profit Hospices Neglect End of Life,” by Peter Waldman (_Bloomberg_, July 21, 2011).
www.bloomberg.com…

4. “AARP seeks out most affordable places to retire,” by Christine Dugas (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], July 21, 2011).
www.us…

5. “Debt-Limit Showdown Threatening Retirement Unsettles Seniors at Bagel Time,” by Roben Farzad and Peter Coy (_Bloomberg_, July 21, 2011).
www.bloomberg.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. ALABAMA NEWS: “Alabama tornadoes: Nursing home disaster plans under review,” by Robin DeMonia (_Birmingham News_, July 22, 2011).
blog.al.com…

7. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. judge files lawsuit against new pension and health benefit increases for public workers,” by Mary Ann Spoto (_Newark Star-Ledger_, July 22, 2011).
www.nj.com…

8. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Christie touts budget benefits for seniors while N.J. Democrats hear testimony from disadvantaged,” by Jarret Renshaw (_Newark Star-Ledger_, July 21, 2011).
www.nj.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. BERMUDA NEWS: “Senate passes bill allowing people to tap into pensions,” by Elizabeth Roberts (_Royal Gazette_ [Hamilton], July 22, 2011).
www.royalgazette.com…

10. CANADA NEWS: “Sour taste in ‘sweet’ Tory pension plan,” by Carol Goar (_Toronto Star_, July 22, 2011). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.thestar.com…

11. INDIA NEWS: “Panel on pension Bill asks FinMin to specify FDI cap,” by Gyan Varma (_Business Standard_ [New Dehli], July 22, 2011).
www.business-standard.com…

12. JERSEY NEWS: “A new benefit will pay for long-term care in Jersey,” (_BBC News_, July 22, 2011).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-jersey-14247039…

13. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “25,000 state employees at risk of losing pensions,” (_Manila Standard_, July 22, 2011).
www.manilastandardtoday.com…

14. TAIWAN NEWS: “Pension hike of little use to farmers: group,” (_China Post_ [Taipei], July 22, 2011).
www.chinapost.com…

15. THAILAND NEWS: “Pensions threaten fiscal woes,” (_Bangkok Post_, July 22, 2011).
www.bangkokpost.com…

16. UK NEWS: “Five dementia sufferers die every day from ‘chemical cosh’ drugs,” by Martin Beckford (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 22, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8652593/Five-dementia-sufferers-die-every-day-from-chemical-cosh-drugs.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

17. “Clogged Arteries Might Raise Risk of Dementia, Experts Warn,” (_HealthDay_, July 21, 2011).
consumer.healthday.com…

18. “Blue collar workers work longer and in worse health than their white collar bosses,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 21, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “The Stigma Around Aging And Chronic Pain,” by Richard W. Beshine (_Huffington Post_, July 22, 2011).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

20. “Researchers retract paper about gene groups predicting old age,” by Randolph E. Schmid (Associated Press via _Seattle Times_, July 21, 2011).
seattletimes.nwsource.com…

21. “Chinese medicine could treat Parkinson’s: HK study,” (_Independent_ [London], July 22, 2011).
www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/chinese-medicine-could-treat-parkinsons-hk-study-2318593.html…

July 21, 2011

CSSRR E-Clippings No. 2877–July 21, 2011

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2877–July 21, 2011.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medigap limits could save Medicare money,” by Donna Smith (_Reuters_, July 20, 2011).
www.reuters.com…

2. “‘Gang of Six’ plan drops long-term care provision,” by Shira Schoenberg (_Boston Globe_, July 20, 2011).
www.boston.com…

3. “A Fair Wage for Home Care Workers,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, July 20, 2011, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

4. “Calpers [California Public Employees’ Retirement System] attacks News Corp. share structure,” by Dan McCrum, Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, Kate Burgess, and Leslie Hook (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], July 20, 2011).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

5. “Social Security tools can help maximize benefits,” by Robert Powell (_MarketWatch_, July 21, 2011).
www.marketwatch.com…

6. “Hospice Companies Zero In On Nursing Home Patients,” by Jordan Rau (Kaiser Health News via _National Public Radio_, July 21, 2011, Blog).
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

7. FLORIDA NEWS: “State pension has one of its strongest years,” by Gary Fineout (_Gainesville Sun_, July 20, 2011).
www.gainesville.com…

8. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Legislature OKs Mpls. police, fire pension merger,” by Steve Brandt (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, July 20, 2011).
www.startribune.com…

9. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. seniors struggle to stay cool as hazardous heat wave continues,” by Ryan Hutchins (_Newark Star-Ledger_, July 21, 2011).
www.nj.com…

10. NEW YORK NEWS: “City Pension Funds Refuse to Release Recipients’ Names,” by Danny Hakim (_New York Times_, July 21, 2011). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Emergency tracking system aids the autistic and those with Alzheimer’s,” by Jeremy Boren (_Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_, July 21, 2011).
www.pittsburghlive.com…

12. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Central Falls retirees anxiously await pension packets,” by Tom Mooney (_Providence Journal_, July 21, 2011).
www.projo.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Nursing home scheme a success,” by Adele Horin (_Sydney Morning Herald_, July 21, 2011).
www.theage.com…

14. HUNGARY NEWS: “Nearly 100,000 Hungarians keep private pension accounts,” (_Budapest Business Journal_, July 21, 2011).
www.bbj.hu/business/nearly-100000-hungarians-keep-private-pension-accounts_59020…

15. INDIA NEWS: “Pension Bill set to see light of day,” (_Rediff_ [Mumbai], July 21, 2011).
www.rediff.com…

16. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Changes needed for retirement village rules – commissioner,” (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], July 20, 2011).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10739751…

17. TAIWAN NEWS: “Elderly farmers’ pension hike stirs debate,” (_China Post_ [Teipei], July 21, 2011).
www.chinapost.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

18. “Anti-epilepsy drug could stave off Alzheimer’s,” by Stephen Adams (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 21, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8649913/Anti-epilepsy-drug-could-stave-off-Alzheimers.html…

19. “Experimental Drug Might Help Fight Alzheimer’s After All,” by Amanda Gardner (_HealthDay_, July 20, 2011).
consumer.healthday.com…

20. “Antidepressants of Little Use in Dementia Patients,” by Deborah Brauser (_Medscape Medical News_, July 20, 2011). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing access to articles.
www.medscape.com…

21. “Inherited Alzheimer’s detectable early,” (_Australian_ [Sydney], July 21, 2011).
www.theaustralian.com…

22. “Head injuries can have ‘physical link to dementia’,” by Eleanor Bradford (_BBC News_, July 20, 2011).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-14224941…

23. “Elderly at Greater Risk for Heat Stroke, Experts Warn,” (_HealthDay_, July 21, 2011).
consumer.healthday.com…

24. “Clinical trials for the elderly often miss mark,” by Dr. John Morley (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, July 21, 2011). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.stltoday.com…

25. “Minority participants crucial to effective aging studies,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 21, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Study: Subsidizing wages at long-term care facilities would cut turnover,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 21, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 20, 2011

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2876–July 20, 2011

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2876–July 20, 2011

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “(President Barack) Obama Backs ‘Gang Of Six’ Plan That Includes Medicare Cuts” (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, Jul. 20, 2011).
www.kaiserhealthnews.org…

2. “Why US should not pay Warren Buffet’s Social Security and Medicare,” by Sam Thompson (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], Jul. 20, 2011). Note: this is a _CSM_ Opinion piece.
www.csmonitor.com…

3. “75 NFL (National Football League) retirees sue league over concussions (Associated Press via _Atlanta [Georgia] Journal-Constitution_, Jul. 20, 2011).
www.ajc.com…

4. “New report shows seniors’ economic security falling” (Brandeis University news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 19, 2011).
www.brandeis.edu…

5. “Why Hasn’t Employment of the Elderly Fallen?” by Casey B. Mulligan (_New York Times_ blog, Jul. 20, 2011). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
economix.blogs.nytimes.com…

6. “One Couple, Two Retirements: Baby Boomers Spending Time Apart During Retirement,” by Claire Shipman and Ben Forer (American Broadcasting Corporation News, Jul. 19, 2011).
abcnews.go.com…

7. “Retirement Woes May Be Exaggerated,” by Philip Moeller (_US News and World Report_, Jul. 20, 2011).
money.us…

8. “Poll: Boomers more obese than other generations,” by Lauran Neergaard (Associated Press via _Orange County_ [California] Register_, Jul. 20, 2011).
www.ocregister.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “S.F. supervisors put pension overhaul on ballot,” by John Cote and Rachel Gordon (_San Francisco Chronicle_, Jul. 20, 2011).
www.sfgate.com…

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Budget ignored real pension costs,” by Dan Walters (_Orange County Register_, Jul. 20, 2011). Note: this is an _OCR_ Opinion piece.
www.ocregister.com…

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “U.S. debt debate has Sacramento seniors worried about Social Security checks,” by Phillip Reese (_Sacramento Bee_, Jul. 20, 2011).
www.sacbee.com…

12. KANSAS NEWS: “Kan. pension system’s funding gap rises to 8.3 billion dollars” (Associated Press via _Forbes_, Jul. 20, 2011).
www.forbes.com…

13. MICHIGAN NEWS: “1 in 3 Michigan seniors can’t afford basics Wayne State University study says”  (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 20, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

14. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Despite reform, N.J. faces pension woes,” by Jason Method (_Cherry Hill Courier Post_, Jul. 20, 2011).
beta.courierpostonline.com…

15. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “City in Rhode Island Asks Retirees to Sacrifice,” by Abby Goodnough (_New York Times_ Jul. 20, 2011). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

16. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “RI House Speaker says he’s committed to tackling pension reform in fall session” (Associated Press via _Greenfield [Indiana] Reporter_, Jul. 20, 2011).
www.greenfieldreporter.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. CANADA NEWS: “Ottawa launches push for private pension proposal,” by James Kwantes (_Sun_ [Vancouver, British Columbia], Jul. 19, 2011).
www.vancouversun.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Pension savers switched to new products to generate commission,” by Hilary Osborne (_Guardian_ [London], Jul. 20, 2011).
www.guardian.co.uk/money/2011/jul/20/pensions-retirement-planning…

19. UK NEWS: “Teachers’ unions ‘may consider further pensions action'” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Jul. 20, 2011).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-14216481…

20. UK NEWS: “NHS (National Health Service) and council leaders investigate ‘industry problem’ in elderly care,” by Martin Beckford (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 20, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8647540/NHS-and-council-leaders-investigate-industry-problem-in-elderly-care.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “International Survey Highlights Great Public Desire to Seek Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s” (Harvard University School of Public Health press release, Jul. 20, 2011).
www.hsph.harvard.edu…

22. “With Alzheimer’s in the genes, when do you test?,” by Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters Health, Jul. 20, 2011).
www.reuters.com…

23. “Many fear Alzheimer’s, want to be tested: survey,” by Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters Health, Jul. 20, 2011).
www.reuters.com…

24. “Do robots drive up prostate surgeries?” by Eric Schultz (Reuters Health, Jul. 19, 2011).
www.reuters.com…

25. “Drug improves brain function in condition that leads to Alzheimer’s” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 20, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Inherited Alzheimer’s detectable 20 years before dementia” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 20, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Study shows new evidence of age-related decline in the brain’s master circadian clock” (University of Californai-Los Angeles news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 18, 2011).
newsroom.ucla.edu…

July 19, 2011

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2875–July 19, 2011

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2875–July 19, 2011.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare doesn’t cover many health-care expenses for low-income seniors,” by N.C. Aizenman (_Washington Post_, July 18, 2011). Note: _WP_ July require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Accusations fly over obscure Medicare board,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _San Francisco Chronicle_, July 18, 2011).
www.sfgate.com…

3. “Health-care costs: Debt talks boost Medicare reform plans,” by Noam N. Levey (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], July 18, 2011).
www.csmonitor.com…

4. “Amending Social Security: how to’s surface during national debt talks,” by Mark Trumbull (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], July 19, 2011).
www.csmonitor.com…

5. “House Republicans seek to guarantee Social Security if debt ceiling reached,” by Pete Kasperowicz (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], July 19, 2011).
thehill.com…

6. “A Guided Tour of the Past,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, July 18, 2011, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California pension funds post big annual gains,” by Nathaniel Popper (_Los Angeles Times_, July 19, 2011). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Judge hears arguments, will decide in September on pension change legality,” by Mike Stanton (_Providence Journal_, July 19, 2011).
www.projo.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. CANADA NEWS: “Ottawa launches final push for new pension option,” by James Daw (_Toronto Star_, July 18, 2011).
www.moneyville.ca/article/1026840–ottawa-launches-final-push-for-new-pension-option…

10. CANADA NEWS: “The hidden costs of switching to a cheaper pension plan,” by Janet McFarland (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], July 18, 2011).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario to expand help for aggressive dementia patients,” by Anita Elash (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], July 19, 2011).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

12. ISRAEL NEWS: “Bill: Dental care subsidy for seniors,” by Ronny Linder-Ganz (_Haaretz_ [Tel Aviv], July 19, 2011).
www.haaretz.com…

13. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “National pension embraces unemployed,” by Bae Ji-sook (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], July 19, 2011).
www.koreaherald.com…

14. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Market experts roll up their sleeves to help elderly people start businesses,” by Bae Ji-sook (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], July 19, 2011).
www.koreaherald.com…

15. UK NEWS: “Unions agree to more talks on pension reform,” by Peter Griffiths (_Reuters_, July 19, 2011).
uk.reuters.com…

16. UK NEWS: “Public sector pension plans ‘may change’,” (_BBC News_, July 19, 2011).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-14202009…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

17. “Studies evaluate the association between physical activity and lower rates of cognitive impairment,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 19, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “Early lapses in memory shed light on Alzheimer’s,” by Mary Brophy Marcus (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], July 19, 2011).
yourlife.us…

19. “Over half of Alzheimer’s cases may be preventable, say researchers,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 19, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Study finds two antidepressants ineffective for dementia,” by Tan Ee Lyn (Reuters Health, July 19, 2011).
www.reuters.com…

21. “Researchers identify how a gene linked to both Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes works,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 18, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Women Bear Greatest Burden of Alzheimer’s,” (_HealthDay_, July 18, 2011).
consumer.healthday.com…

23. “Small hippocampus associated with depression in the elderly: Risk factor or shrinkage?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 19, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Cancer, memory loss top Boomers’ health concerns,” (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], July 19, 2011).
yourlife.us…

25. “Mayo Clinic Florida researchers uncover gene linked to Parkinson’s disease,” by Jeremy Cox (_Florida Times-Union_ [Jacksonville, Florida], July 18, 2011).
jacksonville.com…

July 18, 2011

CAAR E-Clippings No. 2874–July 18, 2011

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 2874–July 18, 2011

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Once politically taboo, Medicare proposals gain traction,” by Noam N. Levey (_Sacramento [California] Bee_, Jul. 17, 2011).
www.sacbee.com…

2. “For Retired (National Football League) Players, No Seat at the Table,” by William C. Rhoden (_New York Times_ Jul. 17, 2011). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Are grandparents safer drivers than mom and dad?: (Associated Press via _USA Today_, Jul. 18, 2011).
www.us…

4. “What can you expect from Social Security–and when?,” by Michelle Singletary (_Washington Post_ Jul. 16, 2011). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

5. “Social Security shouldn’t be ‘on the table’,” by Barbara Quirk (_Capital Times_ [Madison, Wisconsin], Jul. 17, 2011). Note: this is a _CT_ Editorial.
host.madison.com…

6. “Social Security – Thanks Frances Perkins,” by Margaret Bassett (opednews.com…, Jul. 16, 2011).
www.opednews.com…

7. “Home care cutbacks put strain on elderly,” by John Seewer and Shaya Tayefe Mohaje (Associated Press via _Boston [Massachusetts] Globe_, Jul. 17, 2011).
articles.boston.com…

8. “Chick Wit: A better life, please, for our seniors,” by Lisa Scottoline (_Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] Inquirer_, Jul. 17, 2011).
articles.philly.com…

9. “Adult day care services provide much-needed break to family caregivers” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 18, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

10. “AARP Finds Toll On Family Caregivers Is ‘Huge’,” by Jennifer Ludden (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, Jul. 18, 2011). In addition to the story, an audio transcript (running time: 4 minutes, 15 seconds) is available at the site. A print transcript will be available in the near future.
www.npr.org…

11. “Retirement of boomers has up sides as well as the much-advertised liabilities” (_Houston [Texas] Chronicle_, Jul. 17, 2011). Note: This is a _HC_ Editorial.
www.chron.com…

12. “Baby boomers won’t give in to old age” (Associated Press via _Detroit [Michigan] Free Press_, Jul. 17, 2011).
www.freep.com…

13. “Boomers bank on less inheritance,” by Brian J. O’Connor (_Detroit [Michigan] News_, Jul. 18, 2011)>
www.detnews.com…

14. “Who Should Make End-of-Life Decisions?” by Joseph Nowinski (Huffingtonpost.com…, Jul. 16, 2011).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

15. ARIZONA NEWS: “Public employees suing state over pension contributions,” by Howard Fischer (_Verde Independent_, Jul. 16, 2011).
verdenews.com…

16. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension debt on the back burner,” by Dan Walters (_Sacramento Bee_ via _Fresno Bee_, Jul. 18, 2011).
www.fresnobee.com…

17. CALIFORNIA NEWS: (San Bernardino County) Pension changes not easy, officials say,” by Duane W. Gang (_Riverside Press-Enterprise_, Jul. 18, 2011).
www.pe.com…

18. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Cuts to meals for Illinois elderly worry advocates,” by Carla K. Johnson (Associated Press via _Chicago Tribune_, Jul. 17, 2011).
www.chicagotribune.com…

19. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Pension costs blamed for layoffs,” by Scott Wartman (Cincinnati.com…, Jul. 17, 2011).
news.cincinnati.com…

20. MAINE NEWS: “State budget gets grip on pension costs,” by Susan M. Cover (_Portland Press Herald_, Jul. 17, 2011).
www.pressherald.com…

21. MISSOURI NEWS: “KC’s pension plans contain some benefits for taxpayers” (_Kansas City Star_, Jul. 18, 2011). Note: this is a _KCS_ Editorial.
www.kansascity.com…

22. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “NH budget cut reduces oversight for elderly poor” (Associated Press via _Boston [Massachusetts] Globe_, Jul. 17, 2011).
www.boston.com…

23. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “State says pension reform will bring savings to (Sussex) county, towns” (_New Jersey Herald_ [Newton], Jul. 16, 2011).
www.njherald.com…

24. TEXAS NEWS: “Dallas seniors fear Social Security delays in budget standoff,” by Tristan Hallman (_Dallas Morning News_, Jul. 16, 2011).
www.dallasnews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

25. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Fear (Queensland) aged-care homes to close,” by Renee Viellaris (_Courier-Mail_ [Brisbane], Jul. 17, 2011).
www.couriermail.com…

26. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “When do we start acting our age?” by Rachel Hills (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales), Jul. 17, 2011).
www.smh.com…

27. CANADA NEWS: “Coming storm for baby boomers,” by Jonathan Chevreau (_Financial Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Jul. 16, 2011).
www.financialpost.com…

28. CANADA NEWS: “Back in the private pool (pooled registered pension
plans),” by Jonathan Chevreau (_Financial Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Jul. 16, 2011).
www.financialpost.com…

29. FIJI NEWS: “Fight continues over Fiji’s pension fund,” by Jemima Garrett (Radio Australia News, Jul. 18, 2011).
www.radioaustralianews.net…

30. UGANDA NEWS: “Uganda pensions, home loan sectors get 50 million dollar boost,” by M. Luther Oketch (_East African_ [Nairobi, Kenya], Jul. 17, 2011).
www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/Uganda+pensions++home+loan+sectors+get++50m+boost/-/2560/1202494/-/75pw8d/-/…

31. UK NEWS: “Elderly left to scream in pain, dossier finds,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 17, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8642127/Elderly-left-to-scream-in-pain-dossier-finds.html…

32. UK NEWS: “Expect more tragedies like Southern Cross (care home),” by Max Pemberton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 18, 2011).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthadvice/8640780/Expect-more-tragedies-like-Southern-Cross.html…

33. UK NEWS: “End-of-life care ‘must be priority'” (_Telegraph_ [Belfast, Northern Ireland], Jul. 18, 2011).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/uk/endoflife-care-must-be-priority-16024440.html…

34. UK NEWS: “Net profit from NHS (National Health Service) pension scheme” (money.uk.msn.com…, Jul. 18, 2011).
money.uk.msn.com…

35. UK NEWS: “Call for (local) councils to remove 1 billion pounds (1.139 billion US dollars) in pension funds from tobacco firms,” by Denis Campbell (_Observer_ [London], Jul. 17, 2011).
www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/jul/17/council-pension-funds-tobacco…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

36. “Brain Injury Linked to a Doubling of Dementia Risk,” by Caroline Cassels (Medscape Medical News, Jul. 18, 2011). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

37. “Falls, eye test may give clues to Alzheimer’,” by Marilynn Marchione (Associated Press via Google News, Jul. 17, 2011).
www.google.com…

38. “U.S. autopsy guidelines revised for Alzheimer’s,” by Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters, Jul. 17, 2011).
www.reuters.com…

39. “Retired NFL (US National Football League) players at higher risk for mild cognitive”  impairment” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 18, 2011).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Mayo Researchers: Genetic Mutation Linked to Parkinson’s Disease” (Mayo Clinic [Rochester, Minnesota] news release via (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 15, 2011).
www.mayoclinic.org…

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