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November 30, 2012

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3214–November 30, 2012

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3214–November 30, 2012

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Under One Roof, Building for Extended Families,” by Penelope Green (_New York Times_, Nov. 30, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Consumer Agency Finds Most Adult Bedrail Deaths Are Among Those 60 and Older,” by Ron Nixon (_New York Times_, Nov. 30, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Verizon Retirees Sue to Block Sale of Pension Plan,” by Andrew Harris and Tom Korosec (Bloomberg News, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.bloomberg.com…

4. “Dialysis company accused of giant Medicare fraud,” by Scott Bronstein and Drew Griffin (Cable News Network, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.cnn.com…

5. “Medicare patients at risk without doctors’ fiscal cliff fix,” by Jennifer Liberto (Cable News Network, Nov. 30, 2012).
money.cnn.com…

6. “Graph of the day: Medicaid, Medicare patients most satisfied with health costs,” by Sarah Kliff (_Washington Post_ blog, Nov. 30, 2012). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “Updating a ruling: Social Security and its role in the nation’s debt,” by Glenn Kessler (_Washington Post_ Fact Checker blog, Nov. 30, 2012). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

8. “A Faustian Bargain for State Pension Plans,” by Martin Z. Braun and William Selway (Bloomberg News, Nov. 29, 2012).
www.businessweek.com…

9. “Medicare Off the Menu,” by David Firestone (_New York Times_ blog, Nov. 29, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com…

10. “AARP should back off from Medicare nastiness,” by Froma Harrop (_Columbus [Ohio] Dispatch_, Nov. 30, 2012). Note: this is a _CD_ Opinion piece.
www.dispatch.com…

11. “A Plan to Save for Retirement in 10 Years, but It’s Not Without Risks,” by Paul Sullivan (_New York Times_, Nov. 30, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

12. “Federal retirements spike as baby boomers retire, economy stabilizes,” by Yvonne Wenger (_Baltimore [Maryland] Sun_, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.baltimoresun.com…

13. FILM REVIEW: “Midlife Crisis of the Britpunk Kind,” a review of _California Solo_, by  Jeannette Catsoulis (_New York Times_, Nov. 30, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
movies.nytimes.com…

14. “Boomers will redefine senior living communities,” by Daniel Katz (_Rochester [New York] Business Journal_, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.rbj.net…

15. “Can You Handle The Truth About Retirement?” by Robert Laura (_Forbes_, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

16. ALABAMA NEWS: “Retirement Systems of Alabama shows earnings growth,” by Dana Beyerle (_Tuscaloosa News_, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.tuscaloosanews.com…

17. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “(Governor Jerry) Brown must act against pension spiking” (_Contra Costa Times_ via _Monterrey County Herald_, Nov. 29, 2012). Note: this is a _CCT_ Editorial.
www.montereyherald.com…

18. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Here’s why Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund is in meltdown,” by Greg Hintz (_Crain’s Chicago Business_ blog, Nov. 29, 2012).
www.chicagobusiness.com…

19. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Compromise sought on pension reform,” by Ronnie Ellis (_Richmond Register_, Nov. 30, 2012).
richmondregister.com…

20. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Louisiana Pensions Among Most Underfunded,” by Matt Cole (pelicanpost.org…, Nov. 29, 2012).
www.thepelicanpost.org…

21. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Judge OKs big pension, health care changes for Michigan teachers and other school workers,” by  David Eggert (mlive.com…, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.mlive.com…

22. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Deal reached to shore up Minnesota police and firefighter pension fund,” by MaryJo Webster and Mara H. Gottfried (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.twincities.com…

23. NEW YORK NEWS: “Medicare report finds elective surgeries vary by region,” by Henry Davis (_Buffalo News_, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.buffalonews.com…

24. TEXAS NEWS: “An 80-Year-Old Graduate With an Online Marketing Degree Kept His Promise,” by Reeve Hamilton (_New York Times_, Nov. 30, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

25. WASHINGTON NEWS: “(Governor John) Kitzhaber pushes pension cuts in proposed budget,” by Jonathan J. Cooper (Associated Press via _Seattle Post-Intelligencer_, Nov. 29, 2012).
www.seattlepi.com…

26. WISCONSIN NEWS: “End-of-life form could be the death of me,” by Lindsay Sorenson (_Appleton Post-Crescent_, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.postcrescent.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

27. EUROPE NEWS: “Large Europe majorities for assisted suicide: survey,” by Tom Heneghan (Reuters, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

28. ARMENIA NEWS: “Pension Reform: Government sticks with new plan despite criticism from opposition,” by Gohar Abrahamyan (armenianow.com…, Nov. 30, 2012).
armenianow.com…

29. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Our ageing population offers too much value to be consigned to dust heap,” by Harold Mitchell (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Dec. 1, 2012).
www.smh.com…

30. GREECE NEWS: “Greeks rage against pension calamity” (Reuters, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.cnbc.com…

31. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan Mulls Social Security Reforms” (Bernama–Malaysian National News Agency, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.bernama.com…

32. RUSSIA NEWS: “Stocks Trail Oil on (President Validimir) Putin-Backed Pension Plan,” by Halia Pavliva (Bloomberg News, Nov. 29, 2012).
www.bloomberg.com…

33. SINAGPORE NEWS: “Singaporeans should change mindset about elderly: experts,” by Sara Grosse (channelnewsasia.com…, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

34. SPAIN NEWS: “Spain cancels 2012 pension review to meet deficit” (Reuters, Nov. 30, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

35. UK NEWS: “Over-50s ‘sleepwalking’ into pension crisis,” by James Hall (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 30, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/9712553/Over-50s-sleepwalking-into-pension-crisis.html…

36. UK NEWS: “Directors urged to seek pension-led funds,” by Jonathan Moules (_Financial Times_ [London], Nov. 30, 2012). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

37. “Hot flashes may return after ending antidepressant,” by  Kerry Grens (Reuters Health, Nov. 29, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

38. “Promising drug slows down advance of Parkinson’s disease and improves symptoms” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 29, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Depression Is Key Contributor to Health Status in Parkinson’s” (HealthDay News, Nov. 29, 2012).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

40. “Can a genetic variation in the vitamin D receptor protect against osteoporosis?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 29, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Running too far, too fast, and too long speeds progress ‘to finish line of life'” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 29, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

42. “Wait Time to Breast Cancer Surgery Up in Medicare Patients” (HealthDay News, Nov. 29, 2012).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

43. “Why Can’t I Hear as Well as Before?” by Eric Nagourney (_New York Times_, Nov. 29, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

November 29, 2012

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3213–November 29, 2012

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3213–November 29, 2012.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Inside the talks: Fiscal framework emerges,” by Jim Vandehei and Mike Allen (_Politico_, November 29, 2012).
www.politico.com…

2. “It’s not just taxes: Benefit cuts divide Democrats,” by Stephen Ohlemacher (Associated Press via _Boston Globe_, November 29, 2012).
www.boston.com…

3. “A Huge Pay Cut For Doctors Is Hiding In The Fiscal Cliff,” by Chana Joffe-Walt (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition, Thursday_, November 29, 2012). In addition to the print transcript, an audio transcript (running time: 4 minutes 19 seconds) is available at the site.
www.npr.org…

4. “Medicare Is Faulted on Shift to Electronic Records,” by Reed Abelson (_New York Times_, November 29, 2012). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “The Hidden Costs Of Raising The Medicare Age,” by Julie Rovner (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition, Thursday_, November 29, 2012). In addition to the print transcript, an audio transcript (running time: 4 minutes 15 seconds) is available at the site.
www.npr.org…

6. “GAO reports on prevalence of Medicare fraud,” by Bill Toland (_Pittsburg Post-Gazette_, November 29, 2012).
www.post-gazette.com…

7. “GOP lawmaker calls for tougher fight against Medicare fraud,” by Elise Viebeck (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], November 28, 2012, Blog).
thehill.com…

8. “More households at risk in retirement,” by Alicia Munnell (_MarketWatch_, November 28, 2012, Blog).
blogs.marketwatch.com…

9. “Is Women’s ‘Retirement Gap’ Really a Pay Gap?” by Paul O’Donnell (_CNBC.com_, November 28, 2012).
www.cnbc.com…

10. “New Help for Hoarders,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, November 29, 2012, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS [California Public Employees’ Retirement System] seeks to sue San Bernardino over lagging pension payments,” by Dale Kasler (_Sacramento Bee_, November 29, 2012).
www.sacbee.com…

12. NEW MEXICO NEWS: “Workers asked to pay more for retirement benefits,” by Barry Massey (Associated Press via _Santa Fe New Mexican_, November 29, 2012).
www.santafenewmexican.com…

13. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Oklahoma teachers’ retirement fund lags, but still on target to be fully funded,” by Michael McNutt (_Daily Oklahoman_ [Oklahoma City], November 29, 2012).
newsok.com…

14. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Corbett: Pa. pension cuts would apply to all,” by Peter Jackson (Associated Press via _Philadelphia Inquirer_, November 29, 2012).
www.philly.com…

15. VERMONT NEWS: “State pension system portfolio is rebounding,” by David Taube (_Rutland Herald_, November 29, 2012).
www.rutlandherald.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. ASIA NEWS: “Asia’s Pension Plans Face a Big Black Hole,” by Jean Chua (_CNBC.com_, November 29, 2012).
www.cnbc.com…

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Dementia affecting adults earlier,” (_Sydney Morning Herald_, November 29, 2012).
www.smh.com…

18. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: “Czechs Need to Boost Private Pension Savings, Premier Necas Says,” by Peter Laca (_Bloomberg Businessweek_, November 29, 2012).
www.businessweek.com…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “Pensions to become ‘only for the rich’ if tax relief is cut,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], November 29, 2012).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/pensions-to-become-only-for-the-rich-if-tax-relief-is-cut-3309817.html…

20. MALTA NEWS: “Elderly allowance extended to over 78,” (_Times of Malta_ [Valletta], November 29, 2012).
www.timesofmalta.com…

21. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Seniors concern over rising medical costs, limited housing options,” by Alice Chia (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], November 28, 2012).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

22. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Aging South Korea’s capital to lose 1 million workers by 2032,” (_China Post_ [Taipei, Taiwan], November 29, 2012).
www.chinapost.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Baby boomers ‘facing unseen health crisis’,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], November 29, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/9709308/Baby-boomers-facing-unseen-health-crisis.html…

24. UK NEWS: “Getting pensioners online could solve elderly loneliness crisis,” by Richard Alleyne (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], November 29, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/9709233/Getting-pensioners-online-could-solve-elderly-loneliness-crisis.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Politicians face ‘test of civilisation’ over elderly care, says Archbishop,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], November 29, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/9709508/Politicians-face-test-of-civilisation-over-elderly-care-says-Archbishop.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “Brand-Name Drug Prices Rise Sharply, Report Says,” by Katie Thomas (_New York Times_, November 29, 2012). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

27. “UW-Madison scientists create roadmap to metabolic reprogramming for aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 29, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Doctor’s Orders? Another Test,” (_New York Times_, November 28, 2012, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

29. “Brain inflammation likely key initiator to prion and Parkinson’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 29, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Findings support safety of whooping cough vaccine for older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 29, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “COUP-TFII sparks prostate cancer progression,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 28, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

November 28, 2012

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3212–November 28, 2012

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3212–November 28, 2012

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Pressure for Entitlement Cuts Is on Medicare, Medicaid,” by James Rowley and Heidi Przybyla (Bloomberg News, Nov. 28, 2012).
www.businessweek.com…

2. “Medicare, social program cuts: Will Democrats (Party) go along?” by Andrew Taylor (Associated Press via _Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], Nov. 28, 2012).
www.csmonitor.com…

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3. “Social Security adds to deficits” (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Nov. 28, 2012). Note: this is a _USA Today_ Editorial.
usatoday.com…

4. “‘Social Security is not in crisis’,” by Dick Durbin (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Nov. 28, 2012). Note: this is a _USA Today_ Opinion piece.
www.us…

5. “Repeat after Me: Social Security Adds To The Deficit,” by Veronique de Rugy (_National Review_, Nov. 28, 2012). Note: this is a _NR_ Opinion piece.
www.nationalreview.com…

6. “The Great American Retirement Scam: Why The Wealthiest CEO’s In America Want To Take Away Your Social Security,” by Rick Ungar (_Forbes_, Nov. 28, 2012). Note: this is a _Forbes_ Op/Ed piece.
www.forbes.com…

7. “GOP (Grand Old Party–Republican Party) aims to turn Social Security into welfare,” by Froma Harrop (_Columbus [Ohio] Dispatch_, Nov. 28, 2012). Note: This is a _CD_ Opinion piece.
www.dispatch.com…

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8. “Public pension reform floats to top of legislative priority lists: Opinion roundup” (_Portland Oregonian_, Nov. 28, 2012). Note: this is a _PO_ Opinion compilation.
www.oregonlive.com…

9. “Start Me Up: Fund Boomer Entrepreneurs,” by Jody Holtzman (AARP blog, Nov. 28, 2012).
blog.aarp.org…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Calpers (California Public Employees’) Retirement System Seeks to Sue San Bernardino Over Pension Payments,” by Steven Church (Bloomberg News, Nov. 28, 2012).
www.businessweek.com…

11. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Report underscores gaps in national strategy on financial exploitation of elderly citizens,” by Lisa Chedekel (_Torrington Register Citizen_, Nov. 28, 2012).
www.registercitizen.com…

12. FLORIDA NEWS: “Medicare insurance decisions made easier by SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) volunteers,” by Fred W. Wright Jr. (_Tampa Bay Times_, Nov. 28, 2012).
www.tampabay.com…

13. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois governor says pension video with ‘Squeezy’ python viewed over 20,000 times” (Associated Press via _Chicago Tribune_, Nov. 28, 2012). Note: _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.chicagotribune.com…

14. ILLINOIS NEWS: “CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) retirement plan underfunded, review finds, by Jon Hilkevitch (_Chicago Tribune_, Nov. 28, 2012). Note: _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.chicagotribune.com…

15. VERMONT NEWS: “State pension system portfolio is rebounding,” by David Taube (_Rutland Herald_, Nov. 28, 2012).
www.rutlandherald.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “A workable solution for ageing population” (_Australian Financial Review_ [Melbourne, Victoria], Nov. 29, 2012). Note: this is an _AFR_ Editorial.
afr.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “More seniors plan a working retirement,” by Madhavi Acharya-Tom Yew (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Nov. 28, 2012).
www.moneyville.ca/article/1293956–as-health-care-costs-rise-more-canadians-plan-a-working-retirement…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Saint John [New Brunswick] retirees not consulted on pension fix” (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Nov. 28, 2012).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/story/2012/11/27/nb-saint-john-pension-retirees.html…

19. CHINA NEWS: “China should transfer more SOE (state-owned enterprises) assets to state pension fund-regulator,” by Aileen Wang and Lucy Hornby (Reuters, Nov. 28, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

20. CHINA NEWS: “Transfer of pensions” (_China Daily_ [Beijing], Nov. 28, 2012).
www.chinadaily.com…

21. CHINA NEWS: “Draft (proposal) seeks to simplify pension planning,” by Chen Xin (_China Daily_ [Beijing], Nov. 28, 2012).
www.chinadaily.com…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “Debts prompt pension rethink” (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], Nov. 28, 2012).
www.independent.ie/business/th-punt-debts-prompt-pension-rethink-3308855.html…

23. JAMAICA NEWS: “House (of Representatives) approves Pension Reform report,” by Balford Henry (_Jamaica Observer_ [Kingston, Kingston/St. Andrew], Nov. 28, 2012).
www.jamaicaobserver.com…

24. TAIWAN NEWS: “Cabinet (Executive Yuan) schedules over 100 hearings on pension reform,” by Shih Hsiu-chuan (_Times_ [Taipei], Nov. 29, 2012).
www.taipeitimes.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Terminally ill face postcode lottery in end-of-life care,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 28, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9708827/Terminally-ill-face-postcode-lottery-in-end-of-life-care.html…

26. UK NEWS: “(Political) Coalition plan for 75,000 pounds (120,228 usd) cap on elderly care bills,” by Tim Ross (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 28, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9707151/Coalition-plan-for-75000-cap-on-elderly-care-bills.html…

27. UK NEWS: “‘Super-trust’ pension benefits debated,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Finanicial Times_ [London], Nov. 28, 2012). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

28. UK NEWS: “British Pension Providers ID Unhealthy to Reduce Pay Outs” (Reuters via cnbc.com…, Nov. 28, 2012).
www.cnbc.com…

29. UK NEWS: “Workplace pension providers to come clean on fees,” by James Hall (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 28, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/9706957/Workplace-pension-providers-to-come-clean-on-fees.html…

30. UK NEWS: “M&S (Marks and Spencer–fashion retailer) to slash pension deficit funding,” by Graham Ruddick (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 28, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/retailandconsumer/9709619/MandS-to-slash-pension-deficit-funding.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

31. “Men with belly fat at risk for osteoporosis” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 28, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “‘Fountain of youth’ technique rejuvenates aging stem cells” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 27, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Resolving conflicts over end-of-life care: Mayo experts offer tips” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 27, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Compound found in rosemary protects against macular degeneration in laboratory model” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 27, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Amyloid imaging helps in evaluating possible Alzheimer disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 27, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Long-Term Use of Some Antipsychotics Not Warranted in Older Adults: Study,” by Mary Brophy Marcus (HealthDay News, Nov. 28, 2012).
consumer.healthday.com…

37. “Depression a Key Factor in Health of Parkinson’s Patients: Study” (HealthDay News, Nov. 28, 2012).
consumer.healthday.com…

November 27, 2012

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3211–November 27, 2012

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3211–November 27, 2012.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Efforts to Curb Social Spending Face Resistance,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, November 27, 2012). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Leading U.S. Democrat Durbin embraces future Medicare reforms,” (_Reuters_, November 27, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

3. “Hospitals Face Pressure to Avert Readmissions,” by Jordan Rau (_New York Times_, November 27, 2012). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “How Hospitals Get Away with Billing Medicare for Preventable Complications,” by Peter Ubel (_Forbes_, November 27, 2012, Blog).
www.forbes.com…

5. “What Boomers won’t do with their phones,” by Matthew Heimer (_MarketWatch_, November 27, 2012, Blog).
blogs.marketwatch.com…

6. “Fierce Debt Puts Pensions at Risk in Puerto Rico,” by Mary Williams Walsh (_New York Times_, November 27, 2012). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Python Presses Illinois for Worst-State Pension Fix: Muni Credit,” by Tim Jones and Brian Chappatta (_Bloomberg BusinessWeek_, November 27, 2012).
www.businessweek.com…

8. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Pension fix needs money and more transparency,” (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, November 27, 2012). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.kentucky.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Corbett sets stage for debate on pensions,” by Karen Langley (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, November 27, 2012).
www.post-gazette.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “New report warns of looming Pa. pension shortfall,” by Mark Scolforo (Associated Press via _Bloomberg Businessweek_, November 27, 2012).
www.businessweek.com…

11. WASHINGTON NEWS: “Ruling to reinstate pension raises should be reversed,” (_Seattle Times_, November 27, 2012). Note: This article is an editorial.
seattletimes.com…

12. WYOMING NEWS: “Average teacher retirement worth $826,013.99,” by Dale Bohren (_Casper Journal_, November 26, 2012).
www.casperjournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. CANADA NEWS: “Keep expanded CPP on the table, says David Dodge,” by Barbara Shecter (_National Post_ [Don Mills, Ontario], November 27, 2012).
business.financialpost.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Falling seniors cost health care system 1B [Canadian dollars] (USD 1,006,600,000),” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation_, November 27, 2012).
www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2012/11/27/sby-senior-falls-meeting.html…

15. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: “MfD: New pension scheme losing public backing,” (_Prague Daily Monitor_, November 27, 2012).
praguemonitor.com…

16. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Scotland’s ageing population to cost extra Pn 1.1bn (USD 1.7bn) a year,” by Scott MacNab (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], November 27, 2012).
www.scotsman.com…

17. TAIWAN NEWS: “Pension funds a ‘major national crisis’: TISR poll,” by Chris Wang (_Taipei Times_, November 28, 2012).
www.taipeitimes.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Frozen pension widows ‘may have suffered discrimination’,” by Ava Hubble (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], November 27, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/offshorefinance/9691071/Frozen-pension-widows-may-have-suffered-discrimination.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “Study suggests eliminating Medicare consultation payments associated with a net increase in spending,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 26, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Less Support for Hepatitis C Testing for Baby Boomers,” by Andrew Pollack (_New York Times_, November 27, 2012). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

21. “Imaging Shows Progressive Damage by Parkinson’s,” by James Gorman (_New York Times_, November 27, 2012). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

22. “Study on dementia aims to build up defences,” by Karen Seidman (_Montreal Gazette_, November 26, 2012).
www.montrealgazette.com…

23. “Study leaves women with conflicting advice on mammograms,” by Debra Sherman (_Reuters_, November 27, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

24. “Radiologic and physical findings identify elder abuse,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 27, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Is It All In Our Minds? Memory and Aging,” by Rita Watson (_New America Media_, November 25, 2012).
newamericamedia.org…

November 26, 2012

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3210–November 26, 2012

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3210—November 26, 2012

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Guarded Optimism On Fiscal Cliff Deal, Could Mean Medicare Changes” (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News compilation, Nov. 26, 2012).
www.kaiserhealthnews.org…

2. “Our Enemy, the Payroll Tax,” by Ross Douthat (_New York Times_, Nov. 25, 2012). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Opinion piece.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “After Dozens of Deaths, Inquiry Into Bed Rails,” by Ron Nixon (_New York Times_, Nov. 26, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “Study Questions Tax Breaks’ Effect on Retirement Savings,” by Annie Lowrey (_New York Times_ blog, Nov. 25, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
economix.blogs.nytimes.com…

5. “Care at the End of Life” (_New York Times_ , Nov. 25, 2012). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

6. “Wisconsin, Illinois far apart on public pension funding: report” (Reuters via _Chicago [Illinois] Tribune_, Nov. 26, 2012). Note: _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.chicagotribune.com…

7. “Why rich guys want to raise the retirement age,” by Ezra Klein (_Washington Post_ blog, Nov. 21, 2012). Note _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

8. “How Society Misunderstands the Elderly,” by Dave Bernard (_US News and World Report_ blog, Nov. 26, 2012).
money.us…

9. “Scamming elderly Asians rising rapidly worldwide,” by Terry Collins (Associated Press via _Greenwich [Connecticut] Time_, Nov. 24, 2012).
www.greenwichtime.com…

10. “When Technology Inspires, Even Boomers Embrace It,” by Vivian Diller (huffingtonpost.com…, Nov. 24, 2012).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

11. “Transit issue looms for aging boomers” (_Minneapolis [Minnesota] Star-Tribune_, Nov. 26, 2012). Note: this is a _MST_ Editorial.
www.startribune.com…

US STATE NEWS:

12. NEW ENGLAND NEWS: “More baby boomers seek meaningful second careers” (Associated Press via _Press of Atlantic City_ [New Jersey] via New England Cable News, Nov. 25, 2012).
www.necn.com…

13. ARIZONA NEWS: “Report: Arizona pension system faces 13 billion usd shortfall” (KPHO Channel 5 TV News [Phoenix], Nov. 26, 2012).
www.kpho.com…

14. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Unions hail demise of (former Mayor Richard) Riordan pension-reform ballot measure effort,” by David Zahniser and Kate Linthicum (_Los Angeles Times_ blog, Nov. 26, 2012). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
latimesblogs.latimes.com…

15. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “N(orth). Hollywood senior housing complex caters to artistic tenants,” by Roger Vincent (_Los Angeles Times_, Nov. 24, 2012). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
articles.latimes.com…

16. FLORIDA NEWS: “Big changes could be coming to state, local pension systems,” by Heather Carney (_South Florida Sun-Sentinel_, Nov. 26, 2012).
articles.sun-sentinel.com…

17. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pennsylvania judges sue over mandatory retirement at 70,” by Riley Yates (_Allentown Morning Call_, Nov. 26, 2012).
articles.mcall.com…

18. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Local (Fox Cities) health care systems prepare for looming Medicare cuts,” by Larry Avila (_Appleton Post-Crescent_ via _Oshkosh Northwestern_, Nov. 23, 2012).
www.thenorthwestern.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. ANGOLA NEWS: “Health Minister Considers Important Families? Support to Elderly People” (Angola News Agency via allAfrica.com…, Nov. 26, 2012).
allafrica.com…

20. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Alcohol a real age-old issue,” by Cosima Marriner (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Nov. 25, 2012).
www.smh.com…

21. CANADA NEWS: “Few (Ontario Province) nursing homes getting tough inspections,” by Moira Welsh (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Nov. 24, 2012).
www.thestar.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “A CFL (Canadian Football League) star’s brain and how it can help you,” by Mary Ormsby (_Star [Toronto, Ontario], Nov. 24, 2012).
www.thestar.com…

23. CANADA NEWS: “NHL (National Hockey League) old-timers caught in the crossfire of lockout,” by Damien Cox (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Nov. 23, 2012).
www.thestar.com…

24. CANADA NEWS: “Saint John (New Brunswick] pension reform plan set for release” (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Nov. 26, 2012).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/story/2012/11/26/nb-saint-john-pension-reform-719.html…

25. JAPAN NEWS: “No housing for 34% of senior ex-con(vict)s” (_Yomiuri Shimbun_ [Tokyo], Nov. 22, 2012).
www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T121122004191.htm…

26. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Australian retirement savings valid in NZ,” by Abby Gillies (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Nov. 25, 2012).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10849487…

27. NORTHERN IRELAND NEWS: “Fresh row over pension reforms” (_Telegraph_ [Belfast], Nov. 26, 2012).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/fresh-row-over-pension-reforms-16242708.html…

28. RUSSIA NEWS: “Russian parliament backs cut in pension savings,” by Jason Bush (Reuters, Nov. 23, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

29. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Anger at move to charge elderly for alarm service” (_Herald_ [Glasgow], Nov. 23, 2012).
www.heraldscotland.com…

30. SPAIN NEWS: “Spain says to raise pensions in line with current legislation” (Reuters, Nov. 22, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

31. UK NEWS: “Nursing home health care ‘worse than in jail’,” by Robert Winnett (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 26, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/9702334/Nursing-home-health-care-worse-than-in-jail.html…

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32. UK NEWS: “Care Quality Commission: Elderly denied dignity and respect,” by  Tim Ross (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 24, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/9697394/Care-Quality-Commission-Elderly-denied-dignity-and-respect.html…

33. UK NEWS: “Home care: elderly urged to reclaim human rights,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 23, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/9697051/Care-at-home-elderly-urged-to-reclaim-human-rights.html…

34. UK NEWS: “Elderly home care failures breach human rights, report finds,” by Randeep Ramesh (_Guardian_ [London], Nov. 23, 2012).
www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/nov/23/elderly-care-failures-human-rights…

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35. UK NEWS: “Review into ‘end-of-life’ care” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Nov. 26, 2012).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20503932…

36. UK NEWS: “Britain’s corporate stars face pension time bomb,” by James Moore (_Independent_ [London], Nov. 26, 2012).
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/britains-corporate-stars-face-pension-time-bomb-8349193.html…

37. UK NEWS: “Yet another pension idea cannot sweeten the sour taste of retirement poverty,” by James Moore (_Independent_ [London], Nov. 23, 2012).
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/james-moore-yet-another-pension-idea-cannot-sweeten-the-sour-taste-of-retirement-poverty-8344809.html…

38. UK NEWS: “Strong case to cut pensions tax relief,” by Jeff Salway  (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], Nov. 25, 2012).
www.scotsman.com…

39. UK NEWS: “Pensions are still too complex, DWP (Department for Work and Pensions) says,” by James Hall (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 26, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/9704021/Pensions-are-still-too-complex-DWP-says.html…

40. UK NEWS: “UK eyes new pension scheme to encourage saving” (Reuters, Nov. 22, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

41. UK NEWS: “Pensions: ‘Tax-free cash should be abolished’,” by Richard Evans (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 26, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/9703500/Pensions-Tax-free-cash-should-be-abolished.html…

42. UK NEWS: “Think-tank seeks pension relief reform,” by Norma Cohen (_Financial Times_ [London], Nov. 26, 2026). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

43. “Exercise rate related to improvements in Parkinson’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 26, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

44. “Too much or too little activity bad for knees” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 26, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

45. “Active lifestyle boosts brain structure and slows Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 26, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

46. “Researchers discover gender-based differences in Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 26, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

47. “Alzheimer’s disease in mice alleviated: promising therapeutic approach for humans” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 25, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

48. “Reading, writing and playing games may help aging brains stay healthy” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 25, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

49. “Relaxation good for hot flushes” [Lingkoping [Sweden] University news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 16, 2012).
www.liu.se/forskning/forskningsnyheter/1.419230?l=en…

50. “Why older people struggle to read fine print — new study” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 22, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

51. “Soy-Rich Diets May Not Prevent Hot Flashes in Most Menopausal Women” (HealthDay News, Nov. 22, 2012).
consumer.healthday.com…

52. “Apes, Humans Share A Happiness Dip Mid-Life,” by Scott Simon (US National Public Radio _Weekend Edition, Saturday_, Nov. 24, 2012). In addition to the print transcript, an audio transcript (running time: 3 minutes) is available at the site.
www.npr.org…

November 21, 2012

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3209–November 21, 2012

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3209—November 21, 2012

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NOTE!! There will be no CAAR E-Clippings tomorrow, November 22 or Friday, November 23, due to the Thanksgiving holiday in the US. This service will resume on Monday, November 26, 2012. Enjoy the break.

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US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Preventing Financial Abuse of the Elderly,” by Ann Carrns (_New York Times_ blog, Nov. 20, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
bucks.blogs.nytimes.com…

2. “Liberal Democrats (Party) want to fix Social Security by raising taxes,” by Suzy Khimm (_Washington Post_ blog, Nov. 21, 2012). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Thankful for Social Security and Medicare – and for Opponents Like This,” by Mike Lux (huffingtonpost.com…, Nov. 21, 2012).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Fight between (former Mayor Richard) Riordan and unions upstages L.A. sales tax decision,” by Catherine Saillant and Christine Mai-Duc (_Los Angeles Times_, Nov. 21, 2012). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Witness: Shooting victim pleaded, ‘Please, no! Please!’,” by Ruben Vives (_Los Angeles Times_, Nov. 21, 2012). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
latimesblogs.latimes.com…

6. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago Teachers pension may ditch hedge fund investments,” by Barry B. Burr (_Crain’s Chicago Business_, Nov. 21, 2012).
www.chicagobusiness.com…

7. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Task force calls for pension overhaul,” by Mike Wynn (_Louisville Courier-Journal_ blog, Nov. 21, 2012).
cincinnati.com…

8. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “(Governor Tom) Corbett says pension reform is a top priority for 2013,” by John L. Micek (_Allentown Morning Call_, Nov. 21, 2012).
articles.mcall.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Many retirees have not planned for life after work,” by Callie Watson (_Advertiser_ [Adelaide, South Australia] via _Herald Sun_ [Melbourne, Victoria], Nov. 21, 2012).
www.heraldsun.com…

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Regulator launches review of aged-care training,” by Benjamin Preiss (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Nov. 21, 2012).
www.smh.com…

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Research reveals elderly Australians are drinking alcohol at levels hazardous to their health,” by Brigid O’Connell (_Herald Sun_ [Melbourne, Victoria], Nov. 22, 2012).
www.heraldsun.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Insurers buying up firms’ pension plan risk as obligations loom,” by Barbara Shecter (_Financial Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Nov. 21, 2012).
business.financialpost.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “(Newfoundland and Labrador) Pension overhaul in the wings, unions warned” (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Nov. 20, 2012).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/story/2012/11/20/nl-1120-government-union-pensions.html…

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14. INDIA NEWS: “India facing elderly population time bomb,” by Dean Nelson (_Daily Telegraph_ [London, UK], Nov. 21, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/9690781/India-facing-elderly-population-time-bomb.html…

15. INDIA NEWS: “Significant numbers of elderly in India work to earn living: UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) report” (netindian.in, Nov. 21, 2012).
netindian.in/news/2012/11/21/00022115/significant-numbers-elderly-india-work-earn-living-unfpa-report…

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16. IRELAND NEWS: “FF (Fianna Fail political party) seeks banker pension cuts,” by Steven Carroll (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Nov. 21, 2012).
www.irishtimes.com…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Pension fund phase-out on the way” (_Japan Times_ [Tokyo], Nov. 22, 2012). Note: this is a _JT_ Editorial.
www.japantimes.co.jp/text/ed20121122a2.html…

18. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Teachers threaten action on pensions” (_Herald_ [Glasgow], Nov. 21, 2012).
www.heraldscotland.com…

19. TAIWAN NEWS: “(President) Ma (Ying-jeou) pledges to tackle pension reform,” by Chris Wang (_Times_ [Taipei], Nov. 22, 2012).
www.taipeitimes.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Here comes another raid on our pensions,” by Jeremy Warner (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 21, 2012). Note: this is the second story of a two story Commentary piece.
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/jeremy-warner/9691707/Victim-or-fool-Hewlett-Packard-falls-for-oldest-trick-in-the-cooked-book.html…

21. UK NEWS: “Pensioners must pay for their own retirement, says Reform (Think Tank),” by Tim Ross (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 21, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/9691031/Pensioners-must-pay-for-their-own-retirement-says-Reform.html…

22. UK NEWS: Devastating EU (European Union) rules will force most UK traditional company pensions to close,” by Ian Cowie (_Daily Telegraph_ blog [London], Nov. 21, 2012).
blogs.telegraph.co.uk/finance/ianmcowie/100021408/devastating-eu-rules-will-force-most-uk-traditional-company-pensions-to-close/…

23. UK NEWS: “Licence fee payers face 1.2 billion pounds (1.91 billion usd) bill for BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) pensions,” by Steven Swinford (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 21, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/bbc/9691673/Licence-fee-payers-face-1.2billion-bill-for-BBC-pensions.html…

24. UK NEWS: “Retention packages are a huge mistake–and it’s pensioners who suffer,” by James Moore (_Independent_ [London], UK, Nov. 21, 2012). Note: this is an _Independent_ Commentary piece.
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/james-moore-retention-packages-are-a-huge-mistake–and-its-pensioners-who-suffer-8336291.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Young professionals expect a pension of 30,000 pounds (47,739 usd),” by Rebecca Choules (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Nov. 21, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/9693320/Young-professionals-expect-a-pension-of-30000.html…

26. UK NEWS: “Pensions plan risks hitting less wealthy,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Nov. 21, 2012). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

27. UK NEWS: “Better retirement housing would be more effective than a ‘bedroom tax’,” by Richard Best (_Guardian_ [London], Nov. 21, 2012).
www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/nov/21/better-retirement-housing-bedroom-tax…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “Daily steps add up for midlife women’s health” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 21, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “New noninvasive tool helps target Parkinson’s disease” (Michigan State University news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 20, 2012).
news.msu.edu…

30. “Research shows diabetes drug improves memory” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 20, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Upbeat View on Old Age May Help Seniors Bounce Back From Disability” (HealthDay, Nov. 20, 2012).
consumer.healthday.com…

32. “Medical Tests: Study Finds Medicare Recipients Are Given Too Many Unnecessary Tests” (huffingtonpost.com…, Nov. 20, 2012).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

November 20, 2012

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3208–November 20, 2012

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3208–November 20, 2012.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Bold Medicare Reform May Require Going Beyond the CBO Score,” by Sophie Quinton (_National Journal_, November 20, 2012).
www.nationaljournal.com…

2. “Medicare cuts give health providers jitters,” by Brett Norman (_Politico_, November 20, 2012).
www.politico.com…

3. “Republicans About To Fall For A World Class Social Security Bait-And-Switch Con,” by Lawrence Hunter (_Forbes_, November 19, 2012). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.forbes.com…

4. “The Reagan-O’Neill Myth of Bipartisan Social Security Reform,” by Daniel Marans (_Huffington Post_, November 20, 2012, Blog).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. IOWA NEWS: “Time for Iowa to pass elder abuse law,” (_Iowa City Press-Citizen_, November 20, 2012). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.press-citizen.com…

6. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Retirement lawsuit bites into school budgets,” by Nancy Derringer (_MLive.com_, November 20, 2012).
www.mlive.com…

7. WASHINGTON NEWS: “Pension ruling could hobble state budget,” by Jordan Schrader (_Olympian_ [Olympia, Washington], November 20, 2012).
www.theolympian.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

8. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario Tories call for defined contribution pensions for new public workers,” (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], November 19, 2012).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

9. CANADA NEWS: “Who’s killing the PRPP pension fix?” by Terence Corcoran (_National Post_ [Don Mills, Ontario], November 19, 2012). Note: This article is a commentary.
opinion.financialpost.com…

10. INDIA NEWS: “India govt aims to pass insurance, pension bills in next parliament,” by Nigam Prusty (_Reuters_, November 20, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

11. KENYA NEWS: “NSSF boss speaks out on controversial Bill,” by Yvonne Kawira (_Daily Nation_ [Nairobi], November 19, 2012).
www.nation.co.ke/business/news/NSSF-boss-speaks-out-on-controversial-Bill/-/1006/1624416/-/h2lj1w/-/index.html…

12. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “EU pensions boss tries to soothe Dutch feathers,” (_DutchNews.nl_, November 20, 2012).
www.dutchnews.nl…

13. UK NEWS: “Limits on pension investments could hit wealthier savers,” by Robert Winnett and Tim Ross (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], November 20, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/9689532/Limits-on-pension-investments-could-hit-wealthier-savers.html…

14. UK NEWS: “Concealed votes knock “shareholder spring” off course,” by Sinead Cruise (_Reuters_, November 20, 2012).
uk.reuters.com…

15. UK NEWS: “Young people have ‘entirely unrealistic’ pension assumptions,” by James Hall (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], November 20, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/retailandconsumer/9688214/Young-people-have-entirely-unrealistic-pension-assumptions.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

16. “Repeat testing common among Medicare patients,” by Genevra Pittman (_Reuters_, November 19, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

17. “Fox Chase researchers find that most Medicare patients wait weeks before breast cancer surgery,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 19, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “Discovery of molecular pathway of Alzheimer’s disease reveals new drug targets,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 20, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “Signing Up to Help Fight Alzheimer’s,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, November 20, 2012, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

20. “Network’s ‘it takes a village’ approach improves dementia care and informs research, study shows,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 19, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Matching DNA With Medical Records To Crack Disease And Aging,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, November 14, 2012). In addition to the story, both an audio (running time: 4 minutes 53 seconds) and print transcript are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

22. “Macular degeneration: new hope for elderly victims of disease that causes blindness,” by Nick Collins (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], November 20, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9683913/Macular-degeneration-new-hope-for-elderly-victims-of-disease-that-causes-blindness.html…

23. “Rate of suicide by hanging/suffocation doubles in middle-aged men and women,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 20, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Yeast protein breaks up amyloid fibrils and disease protein clumps differently,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 19, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “University of East Anglia research shows telomere lengths predict life expectancy in the wild,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 19, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

November 19, 2012

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3207–November 19, 2012

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3207–November 19, 2012.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Democrats toughen stance on trimming benefits,” by Andrew Taylor (Associated Press via _Boston Globe_, November 19, 2012).
www.boston.com…

2. “AARP uses its power to oppose Social Security, Medicare benefit cuts for retirees,” by Michael A. Fletcher and Zachary A. Goldfarb (_Washington Post_, November 17, 2012). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “A Bad Idea Resurfaces,” (_New York Times_, November 18, 2012). Note 1: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “Medicaid, The Frail Elderly, And Federal Budget Cuts,” by Howard Gleckman (_Forbes_, November 19, 2012, Blog).
www.forbes.com…

5. “Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. running 34 billion USD deficit,” by Michael A. Fletcher (_Washington Post_, November 16, 2012). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Hospital Medicare Cash Lures Doctors as Costs Increase,” by Shannon Pettypiece (_Bloomberg BusinessWeek_, November 19, 2012).
www.businessweek.com…

7. “Advocates: Probe Medicare impact on drug compounding,” by Elise Viebeck (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], November 19, 2012).
thehill.com…

8. “Retirement destinations require family considerations,” by Lynn Asinof (_Boston Globe_, November 18, 2012).
bostonglobe.com…

9. “Forgetting Retirement: Most Americans Say They’ll Keep Working,” by Kenneth Rapoza (_Forbes_, November 18, 2012, Blog).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Signature gatherers duel over Riordan pension initiative,” by Catherine Saillant (_Los Angeles Times_, November 17, 2012). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
articles.latimes.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Quinn’s pension marketing push is derided as ‘juvenile’,” by Monique Garcia and Rick Pearson (_Chicago Tribune_, November 18, 2012). Note: _CT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
articles.chicagotribune.com…

12. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Pension cuts could boost state’s Social Security costs,” by Mike Riopell (_Chicago Daily Herald_, November 19, 2012).
www.dailyherald.com…

13. LOUISIANA NEWS: “LASERS board asks delay in start of retirement plan,” by Marsha Shuler (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], November 19, 2012).
theadvocate.com…

14. OREGON NEWS: “Market crash drives Ore. public pension problems,” by Jonathan J. Cooper (Associated Press via _San Francisco Chronicle_, November 17, 2012).
www.sfgate.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AFRICA NEWS: “African Pension Funds: The missing Link to African Development?” by Mahamadou Lamine Sagna and Ibrahim Sagna (_Huffington Post_, November 17, 2012, Blog).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Seniors selling off their drugs,” by Julia Medew (_Sydney Morning Herald_, November 19, 2012).
www.smh.com…

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Research only way to reduce dementia,” (_Age_ [Melbourne], November 20, 2012).
news.theage.com…

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “More older people dying on state’s roads,” by Craig Butt (_Age_ [Melbourne], November 19, 2012).
www.theage.com…

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Baby boomers fuel [Australian Dollars] 700m (723.6 USD million] skin cancer blowout,” (_Australia Broadcasting Corporation_, November 19, 2012).
www.abc.net…

20. CANADA NEWS: “Pooled pensions struggle for footing,” by Barbara Shecter (_National Post_ [Don Mills, Ontario], November 19, 2012).
business.financialpost.com…

21. CANADA NEWS: “Seniors left behind in rush to online billing,” by Carol Goar (_Toronto Star_, November 18, 2012). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.thestar.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “Poor Ontario seniors need real oversight for retirement homes,” (_Toronto Star_, November 18, 2012). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.thestar.com…

23. GERMAN NEWS: “Fitschen Says Germans Should Invest Deposits in Pensions,” by Nicholas Comfort (_Bloomberg_, November 19, 2012).
www.bloomberg.com…

24. IRELAND NEWS: “Mistake to sink budget axe into tax relief on pensions,” by John McManus (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], November 19, 2012).
www.irishtimes.com…

25. JAMAICA NEWS: “Housing Jamaica’s Ageing Population,” by Anetheo Jackson (_Gleaner_ [Kingston], November 18, 2012).
jamaica-gleaner.com…

26. JAPAN NEWS: “Parties approaching election must focus on real social security support,” (_Mainichi Shimbun_ [Tokyo], November 19, 2012).
mainichi.jp/english/english/perspectives/news/20121119p2a00m0na021000c.html…

27. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Financial squeeze goes on the once well-off,” by Terry Hall (Business Day via _Stuff_, November 19, 2012). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.stuff.co.nz/business/opinion-analysis/7966662/Financial-squeeze-goes-on-the-once-well-off…

28. TAIWAN NEWS: “Ma to hold meeting on pension reform,” by Stacy Hsu (_Taipei Times_, November 19, 2012).
www.taipeitimes.com…

29. UK NEWS: “Thousands of workers face pension cut,” by Richard Evans (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], November 19, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/9688420/Thousands-of-workers-face-pension-cut.html…

30. UK NEWS: “Workers refuse to save for retirement,” by Rebecca Choules (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], November 19, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/9688113/Workers-refuse-to-save-for-retirement.html…

31. UK NEWS: “Fears over health and loneliness of elderly this winter,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, November 18, 2012).
www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20366309…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

32. “A new factor of genetic susceptibility to Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 19, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Managing the Assisted Living vs. Hospice Dilemma,” by Judith Graham (_New York Times_, November 19, 2012, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

34. “Reduced Kidney Function Tied to Mental Decline,” (_HealthDay_, November 19, 2012).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “Method for assessing hand bone density may prevent hip fractures,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 19, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Pollution hurts brain function in elderly,” (_United Press International_, November 18, 2012).
www.upi.com…

37. “Many seniors’ sleep habits are similar to those of young adults, study suggests,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 19, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Wandering minds associated with aging cells,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 16, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

November 16, 2012

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3206–November 16, 2012

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3206—November 16, 2012

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare premiums going up $5 a month for 2013,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _Google_, Nov. 16, 2012).
www.google.com…

2. “Feds Say Nursing Homes Overbilled Medicare by USD 1.5 Billion,” by Jenni Bergal (_Kaiser Health News_, Nov. 16, 2012).
www.kaiserhealthnews.org…

3. “How to sort out Social Security’s finances while making it more generous,” by Dylan Matthews (_Washington Post_, Nov. 16, 2012, Blog). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “Gerontologists urge caution in Social Security changes,” by Barbara Peters Smith (_Sarasota Herald-Tribune_, Nov. 15, 2012).
www.heraldtribune.com…

5. “US State, local gov’t pensions hold 3 trillion (USD) in assets-Census,” (_Reuters_, Nov. 15, 2012).
www.reuters.com…

6. “Life, Death and Deficits,” by Paul Krugman (_New York Times_, Nov. 16, 2012). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This is a _NYT_ Opinion piece.
www.nytimes.com…

7. “Banks can help defend elderly against scams,” by Chris Mondics (_Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] Inquirer_, Nov. 16, 2012).
www.philly.com…

8. “CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Okays) 2 More Loopholes for eRx Penalty, Sets Deadline,” by Robert Lowes (Medscape Medical News, Nov. 16, 2012). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

9. “Why Seniors Face Retirement ‘Perfect Storm’ in 2013,” by Mark Koba (_CNBC.com_, Nov. 16, 2012).
www.cnbc.com…

10. “Report: NFL retirement board tied head injuries to disability,” (_Boston Globe_, Nov. 16, 2012).
www.boston.com…

US STATE NEWS:

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “L.A. mayoral candidates debate (former Mayor Richard) Riordan pension overhaul plan,” by David Zahniser (_Los Angeles Times_, Nov. 16, 2012). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

12. ILLINOIS NEWS: “It’s worse than you thought,” (_Chicago Tribune_, Nov. 16, 2012). Note 1: _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This is a _CT_ Opinion piece.
www.chicagotribune.com…

13. NEW YORK NEWS: “Baby boomers could reshape transportation, economy as they retire,” by Jon Hand (_Rochester [New York] Democrat-Chronicle_, Nov. 15, 2012).
www.democratandchronicle.com…

14. OREGON NEWS: “With bulge of aging boomers approaching, Oregon reconsiders how it provides long-term care,” by Eric Mortenson (_Oregonian_ [Portland, Oregon], Nov. 15, 2012).
www.oregonlive.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. CANADA NEWS: “Why we need a national seniors’ drug plan,” by Jeffrey Simpson (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Nov. 16, 2012). Note: this is a _G and M_ Commentary piece.
www.theglobeandmail.com…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Pensions schemes to accept 60,000 euro (76,521 usd) tax relief cap,” by Dominic Coyle (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Nov. 16, 2012).
www.irishtimes.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Keeping an eye on the bottom line in turbulent area of pensions, by Dominic Coyle (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], Nov. 16, 2012).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. JAMAICA NEWS: “Public Pensions To Be Managed As Segregated Fund,” by Sabrina Gordon (_The Gleanor_ [Kingston], Nov. 16, 2012).
jamaica-gleaner.com…

19. NIGERIA NEWS: “NPA (Port Authority) Moves to Curb Post-retirement Poverty,” by Adedayo Akinwale (_This Day_ [Lagos], Nov. 16, 2012).
www.thisdaylive.com…

20. NIGERIA NEWS: “Healthcare – (Chief Tony)Anenih’s Hand to the Geriatric” (_Vanguard_ [Lagos] via allAfrica.com…, Nov. 16, 2012). Note: this is a _Vanguard_ Editorial.
allafrica.com…

21. WALES NEWS: “How Professor Julie Williams went from science-obsessed schoolgirl to one of the world’s leading authorities in Alzheimer’s research,” by Nathan Bevan (_Western Mail_ [Cardiff, Glamorgan], Nov. 16, 2012).
www.walesonline.co.uk/showbiz-and-lifestyle/arts-in-wales/2012/11/16/how-professor-julie-williams-went-from-science-obsessed-schoolgirl-to-one-of-the-world-s-leading-authorities-in-alzheimer-s-research-91466-32241211/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “For Alzheimer’s, Detection Advances Outpace Treatment Options,” by Gina Kolata (_New York Times_, Nov. 16, 2012). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

23. “Quick, high-volume test offers fast track in search for Alzheimer’s drugs” (Princeton University news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 15, 2012).
www.princeton.edu…

24. “Researchers report potential new treatment to stop Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 15, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Keeping Patients Alive a Few Weeks More: Is It Futile Care?,” by Arthur L. Caplan (Medscape Medical News, Nov. 15, 2012). In addition to the story a video transcript (running time: 6 minutes, 32 seconds) is available at the site. Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

26. “Improving quality of life for the bedridden” (European Master of Public Administration Consortium news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 15, 2012).
www.empa.ch/plugin/template/empa/3/125693/—/l=2/changeLang=true/lartid=125693/orga=/type=/theme=/bestellbar=/new_abt=/uacc=…

27. “Parkinson’s disease protein causes disease spread and neuron death in healthy animals” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Nov. 15, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Regular Exercise May Help Seniors Stave Off Heart Failure,” by Alan Mozes (HealthDay News, Nov. 15, 2012).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Prostate Cancer Websites Often Hard to Understand: Study,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Nov. 15, 2012).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “Baby boomers find youth in testosterone,” by Jacque Wilson (_CNN.com_, Nov. 16, 2012).
www.cnn.com…

31. “Assisted Living vs. Hospice: Who’s in Charge?” by Judith Graham (_New York Times_, Nov. 16, 2012, Blog). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

November 15, 2012

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3205–November 15, 2012

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3205–November 15, 2012.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Report: Deaths rose after nursing home evacuations,” by Janice Lloyd (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], November 14, 2012).
www.us…

2. “Health Care Cuts Are Coming: Here’s Where Liberals Say You Can Slice,” by Julie Rovner (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, November 14, 2012). In addition to the story, both an audio (running time: 4 minutes 23 seconds) and print transcript are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

3. “Hospitals, Home Health Care Services Lobby Against Cuts In Deficit Deal,” by Mary Agnes Carey (_Kaiser Health News_, November 15, 2012, Blog).
capsules.kaiserhealthnews.org…

4. “Providers File The Bulk Of Medicare Appeals,” by Susan Jaffe (_Kaiser Health News_, November 15, 2012, Blog).
capsules.kaiserhealthnews.org…

5. “Health-care bill in retirement: $240,000,” by Elizabeth O’Brien (_MarketWatch_, November 15, 2012).
www.marketwatch.com…

6. “Poll finds generation gap on gay marriage,” (_United Press International_, November 15, 2012).
www.upi.com…

7. “Family retirement, inheritance conversations lost in translation,” by Tiffany Hsu (_Los Angeles Times_, November 14, 2012). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. “Move to Fair-Value Pension Accounting Gathers Steam,” by Vipal Mongra (_Wall St. Journal_, November 15, 2012, Blog).
blogs.ws…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Riordan agrees to debates over city retirement benefits plan,” by Catherine Saillant (_Los Angeles Times_, November 15, 2012). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

10. FLORIDA NEWS: “Dems oppose FRS changes,” by Arek Sarkissian II (_Tallahassee Democrat_, November 15, 2012).
www.tallahassee.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Business group: Illinios pension problems too big too fix,” by Dave Mckinney (_Chicago Sun-Times_, November 14, 2012).
www.suntimes.com…

12. NEVADA NEWS: “Retirement premiums going up for government workers,” by Cy Ryan (_Las Vegas Sun_, November 14, 2012).
www.lasvegassun.com…

13. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Move to replace guaranteed pensions with 401k plans loses steam with Democratic-led Legislature,” by Jake Berry (_Nashua Telegraph_, November 15, 2012).
www.nashuatelegraph.com…

14. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Day of improvements aids senior citizens in Sewickley,” by Shellie Petri Budzeak (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, November 15, 2012).
old.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Protecting the elderly from kids,” by Ainsley Pavey (_Daily Telegraph_ [Sydney], November 16, 2012).
www.dailytelegraph.com…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Pension wind-up storm,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], November 15, 2012).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pension-windup-storm-3294651.html…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Pensions tax plan to ‘hit public sector hard’,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], November 15, 2012).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/pensions-tax-plan-to-hit-public-sector-hard-3294615.html…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s seniors work on into retirement,” (_Bangkok Post_, November 15, 2012).
www.bangkokpost.com…

19. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Baby boomers outgrowing other age groups,” by Abby Gillies (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], November 15, 2012).
www.nzherald.co.nz/health/news/article.cfm?c_id=204&objectid=10847534…

20. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Prudent housing choices ensure enough CPF savings for retirement: survey,” by Alice Chia (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], November 14, 2012).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

21. TAIWAN NEWS: “Taipei eyes options for pension reform,” (_China Post_ [Taipei], November 15, 2012).
www.chinapost.com…

22. UGANDA NEWS: “Even the elderly need HIV testing, counselling,” by Paul Wanaye (_New Vision_ [Kampala], November 15, 2012). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.newvision.co.ug/news/637330-even-the-elderly-need-hiv-testing-counselling.html…

23. UK NEWS: “Lonely elderly ‘don’t want to impose’ on busy neighbours, study finds,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], November 15, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/9677690/Lonely-elderly-dont-want-to-impose-on-too-busy-neighbours-study-finds.html…

24. UK NEWS: “More than a third of workers will work past the age of 65,” by Rebecca Choules (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], November 15, 2012).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/9679875/More-than-a-third-of-workers-will-work-past-the-age-of-65.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “Alzheimer’s Tied to Mutation Harming Immune Response,” by Gina Kolata (_New York Times_, November 14, 2012). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

26. “Nottingham researchers in Alzheimer’s risk gene discovery,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 14, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Fighting Off Age at the Pharmacy Counter,” by Judith Graham (_New York Times_, November 14, 2012, Blog). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

28. “New study finds milk-drinking kids reap physical benefits later in life,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 15, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Early 50s may be key time to reach baby boomers with health messages,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], November 15, 2012).
www.eurekalert.org…

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