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March 31, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3535–March 31, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3535–March 31, 2014

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Congress to Pass Bill to Stop Cut to Medicare Doc(tor)s,” by Andrew Taylor (Associated Press, Mar. 31, 2014).
abcnews.go.com…

2. “Older and Out of Work, but Not Out of Contention,” by Rachel L. Swarns (_New York Times_, Mar. 31, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Lone Ranger of the 401(k)’s,” by Gretchen Morgenson (_New York Times_, Mar. 30, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “Delphi’s (Automotive) salaried retirees keep pushing for pension fix,” by Jessica Wehrman (_Columbus [Ohio] Dispatch_, Mar. 31, 2014).
www.dispatch.com…

5. “Where did the Social Security debate go in Congress?” by Lindsey Boerma (CBS, Inc. News, Mar. 31, 2014).
www.cbsnews.com…

6. “Women’s Economic Security Depends on Raising the Wage and Expanding Social Security,” by Barbara J. Easterling and Nancy Altman (huffingtonpost.com…, Mar. 31, 2014).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

7. “What retirement train wreck?” by Lawrence Delevingne (cnbc.com…, Mar. 29, 2014).
www.cnbc.com…

8. “How ‘eBaby Boomers’ are finding extra cash in their closets,” by Michael DeGroote (_Deseret News_ [Salt Lake City, Utah], Mar. 31, 2014).
national.deseretnews.com…

9. “For Japanese Americans, a backtrack to a sad past at Santa Anita (horse racing track),” by Cindy Chang (_Los Angeles Times_, Mar. 30, 2014). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “New CA Program to Streamline Health Care for ‘Dual-Eligibles’,” by Brenda Rincon (New America Media, Mar. 29, 2014).
newamericamedia.org…

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “(San Jose) Public pension reform unlikely, but problem isn’t going away,” by Dan Walters (_Sacramento Bee_, Mar. 31, 2014).
www.sacbee.com…

12. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Insurers Squeezed By Federal Cuts To Medicare Advantage,” by Matthew Sturdevant (_Hartford Courant_, Mar. 31, 2014).
www.courant.com…

13. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Shifting Medicare Advantage Landscape Unsettles Patients,” by Matthew Sturdevant (_Hartford Courant_, Mar. 30, 2014).
articles.courant.com…

14. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois lawmakers push for state retirement plan” (Associated Press via _Quincy Journal_, Mar. 31, 2014).
quincyjournal.com…

15. INDIANA NEWS: “Ball State (University–Muncie) students’ tunes energize nursing home patients,” by John Carlson (_Indianpolis Star_, Mar. 31, 2014).
www.indystar.com…

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “In-home aid for elderly pinched,” by Kate Giammarise (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, Mar. 31, 2014).
www.post-gazette.com…

17. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Rhode Island Workers, Retirees Mull Pension Deal,” by David Klepper (Associated Press via American Broadcasting Corporation News, Mar. 30, 2014).
abcnews.go.com…

18. TEXAS NEWS: “(Houston) Pension plan reports paint gloomy picture,” by Bill King (_Houston Chronicle_, Mar. 30, 2014). Note: this is a _HC_ Opinion piece.
www.chron.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. ARMENIA NEWS: “Pension Reform Hearing: Constitutional Court continues examining opposition claim (Armenianow.com…, March 31, 2014).
armenianow.com…

20. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Public servants hopeful after military pension victory,” by Phillip Thomson (_Times_ [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory], Mar. 31, 2014).
www.canberratimes.com…

21. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Federal Government has not ruled out cuts to the age pension as part of sacrifices in the Budget,” by Jessica Marszalek (_Herald Sun_ [Melbourne, Victoria], Apr. 1, 2014).
www.heraldsun.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “Meet members of the not-retired-at-65 club,” by Ellen Roseman (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Mar. 31, 2014).
www.thestar.com…

23. CANADA NEWS: “Canada Pension Plan reform could benefit Canada, study found” (Canadian Press via Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Mar. 31, 2014).
www.cbc.ca/news/business/canada-pension-plan-reform-could-benefit-canada-study-found-1.2592866…

24. CANADA NEWS: “Retiring boomers could cost economy 11,500 cd (10,395 usd) a head in lost growth,” by Jamie Sturgeon (globalnews.ca–Shaw Media, Mar, 31, 2014).
globalnews.ca/news/1240976/the-number-of-working-age-canadians-is-plummeting-report/…

25. RUSSIA NEWS: “Flexing Control, Russia Raises Pensions for Crimeans,” by Andrew E. Kramer (_New York Times_, Mar. 31, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

26. SINGAPORE NEWS: “70% of elderly Singaporeans say care from children important for ageing,” by Vimita Mohandas (Channel News Asia, Mar, 31, 2014).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

27. UK NEWS: “Businesses sign up 400,000 dementia friends,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 30, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/journalists/laura-donnelly/10729224/Businesses-sign-up-400000-dementia-friends.html…

28. UK NEWS: “Pensions could rescue interest-only mortgage borrowers,” by Nicole Blackmore (_Daily Telegraph_[London], Mar. 30, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/borrowing/mortgages/10729712/Pensions-could-rescue-interest-only-mortgage-borrowers.html…

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29. UK NEWS: “Pensions free-for-all ‘risks leaving millions in poverty’,” by Szu Ping Chan (_Daily Telegraph_[London], Mar. 30, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/10732126/Pensions-free-for-all-risks-leaving-millions-in-poverty.html…

30. UK NEWS: “Will we rue the day (Chancellor of the Exchequer George) Osborne let people spend their pensions on a luxury car?” by Liam Halligan (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 30, 2014). Note: this is a _DT_ Opinion piece.
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/liamhalligan/10731989/Will-we-rue-the-day-Osborne-let-people-spend-their-pensions-on-a-luxury-car.html…

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31. UK NEWS: “Our history of mis-selling bodes ill for (Chancellor of the Exchequer George) Osborne’s pensions revolution” (_Observer_ [London], Mar. 30, 2014). Note this is an _Observer_ Leader [Editorial].
www.theguardian.com…

32. UK NEWS: “Women hit hardest by auto-enrolment pensions change,” by Harriet Meyer (_Observer_ [London], Mar. 30, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

33. UK NEWS: “Retired baby boomers ‘can be the charity workers of the future’,” by Daniel Boffey (_Observer_ [London], Mar. 30, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

34. “Diet drinks raise heart concern in postmenopausal women,” by Ransdell Pierson and Bill Berkrot (Reuters Health, Mar. 29, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

35. “Drilling into the trends in genetics and epigenetics of aging and longevity” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 28, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

March 28, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3534–March 28, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3534–March 28, 2014

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Senate Democrats (Party) Plot Move To Make Medicare Changes Harder,” by Sam Stein and Michael McAuliffe (huffingtonpost.com…, Mar. 27, 2014).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

2. “Partisan Politics Torpedos Long-Overdue ‘Medicare Doc(tor) Fix’,” by Bob Semro (huffingtonpost.com…, Mar. 27, 2014).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

3. “In veteran cartoonist Roz Chast’s hands, tale of aging parents is far from the same old story,” by  Michael Cavna, (_Washington Post_, Mar. 28, 2014). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “Latinos Live Longer But Struggle To Save Enough For Retirement,” by Hansi Lo Wang (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, Mar. 27, 2014). In addition to the story, print and audio transcripts (running time: 4 minutes, 9 seconds) are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

5. “Public pension plans ignore conventional wisdom as they invest in riskier holdings,” by Daniel Borenstein (_Contra Costa_ [California] Times_, Mar. 28, 2014).
www.contracostatimes.com…

6. “Raising the Bar for Elderly Care at Home,” by Ronan Rooney (_US News and World Report_, Mar. 27, 2014). Note: this is a _USNWP_ Op-Ed piece.
health.us…

7. “Divorce is actually on the rise, and it’s the baby boomers’ fault,” by Christopher Ingraham (_Washington Post_ blog, Mar. 27, 2014). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “Fastest-growing U.S. community? A retirement home” (Cable News Network, Mar. 28, 2014).
www.cnn.com…

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “(Chicago Mayor) Rahm Emanuel close to deal with two union pension funds,” by Fran Spielman (_Chicago Sun-Times_, Mar. 28, 2014).
politics.suntimes.com…

10. MISSOURI NEWS: “Kansas City Council approves a new budget that includes pension reform, layoffs,” by Lynn Horsley (_Kansas City Star_, Mar. 28, 2014).
www.kansascity.com…

11. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. Pension Fix Shows Weakness in Finances, Moody’s (Investors Service) Says,” by Elise Young (Bloomberg News, Mar. 28, 2014).
www.bloomberg.com…

12. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “New R.I. (House) speaker finds pension overhaul tricky,” by Erika Niedowski (Associated Press via _Boston [Massachusetts] Globe_, Mar. 28, 2014).
www.bostonglobe.com…

13. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Providence’s pension return tops state’s since ’11,” by Dan McGowan (WPRI Channel 12 [Providence] TV News, Mar. 27, 2014).
wpri.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. CANADA NEWS: “Assisted suicide bills driven by MP’s (Member of Parliament) ‘sense of self-determination’,” by John Ivison (_National Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Mar. 28, 2014). Note: this is a _NP_ Commentary piece.
fullcomment.nationalpost.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Helping Ontario (Province) workers build retirement nest eggs,” by Keith Ambachtsheer (_Star_ [Toronto,
Ontario], Mar. 28, 2014). Note: this is a _Star_ Opinion piece.
www.thestar.com…

16. CHINA NEWS: “National fund established for China’s lonely elderly” (Xinhua, Mar. 28, 2014).
news.xinhuanet.com…

17. INDIA NEWS: “‘Elderly must get passports with age affidavit as proof’,” by K. Manikandan (_The Hindu_ [Chennai, Tamil Nadu], Mar. 28, 2014).
www.thehindu.com…

18. ROMANIA NEWS: “Romania has fewer pensioners, but average monthly pension up 4% in 2013,” by Irina Popescu (Romania-insider.com…, Mar. 28, 2014).
www.romania-insider.com…

19. RUSSIA NEWS: “Official Denies Pension Funds Being Spent on Crimea” (_Times_ [Moscow], Mar. 28, 2014).
www.themoscowtimes.com…

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20. SCOTLAND NEWS: “(European Commission) Directive sparks cost fears for pensions after Yes vote (on Scottish independence),” by Magnus Gardham (_Herald_ [Glasgow], Mar. 28, 2014).
www.heraldscotland.com…

21. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Pension rules raise yet more uncertainty” (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], Mar. 28, 2014). Note: this is a _Scotsman_ Leader (Editorial).
www.scotsman.com…

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22. UK NEWS: “FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) probe into old investments and pensions could help millions of saver,” by Hilary Osborne (_Guardian_ [London], Mar. 28, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Pensions, savings and insurance: bringing power to the people” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 28, 2014). Note: this is a _DT_ Editorial.
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/10727336/Pensions-savings-and-insurance-bringing-power-to-the-people.html…

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24. UK NEWS: “Rip-off pensions: ‘I had to pay a 53pc exit fee’,” by Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 28, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/10728867/Rip-off-pensions-I-had-to-pay-a-53pc-exit-fee.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Insurers warn over Government cap on pension plan charges,” by Simon Read (_Independent_ [London], Mar. 28, 2014).
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/insurers-warn-over-government-cap-on-pension-plan-charges-9220147.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “Erectile dysfunction can be reversed without medication” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 28, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Eating fruits and vegetables linked to healthier arteries later in life” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 28, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “New Parkinson’s disease chemical messenger discovered” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 28, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

March 27, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3533–March 27, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3533–March 27, 2014.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Physician Medicare Cuts to Be Avoided as Deadline Approaches,” by Derek Wallbank (_Bloomberg Businessweek_, March 27, 2014).
www.businessweek.com…

2. “Congress can’t get out of its own way on Medicare,” by (_Los Angeles Times_, March 27, 2014). Note 1: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.latimes.com…

3. “US public pensions end banner year with record assets-Census,” by Lisa Lambert (_Reuters_, March 27, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

4. “US Senate hearing on Medicare fraud highlights Oakland County doctor, Michigan patients,” (_Lansing State Journal_, March 26, 2014).
www.lansingstatejournal.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. ALASKA NEWS: “In Alaska, Riskier Lifestyle Contributes to Shorter Longevity,” by Joaqlin Estus (_New America Medica_, March 26, 2014).
newamericamedia.org…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Orange County Fund Bargains for Lower Private Equity Costs,” by Martin Z. Braun (_Bloomberg Businessweek_, March 26, 2014).
www.businessweek.com…

7. FLORIDA NEWS: “Pharmaceutical fraud spreads in Florida,” by William E. Gibson (_South Florida Sun-Sentinel_ [Fort Lauderdale, Florida], March 26, 2014).
articles.sun-sentinel.com…

8. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Bluetooth hearing aids could take off with baby boomers,” by Julio Ojeda-Zapata (_Pioneer-Press_ [St. Paul, Minnesota], March 26, 2014).
www.twincities.com…

9. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Senior’s rape throws light on problems in assisted-living homes,” by Chris Serres (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, March 27, 2014).
www.startribune.com…

10. NEW YORK NEWS: “Transparency of teacher pensions before Court of Appeals,” by Rick Karlin (_Times-Union_ [Albany, New York], March 26, 2014).
www.timesunion.com…

11. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “S.C. faces huge challenges with aging population, Lt. Gov. McConnell says,” by Jeremy Borden (_Post and Courier_ [Charleston, South Carolina], March 26, 2014).
www.postandcourier.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. CANADA NEWS: “Public-service retirees unhappy with agreement over health benefits,” by Kathryn May & Jason Fekete (_Ottawa Citizen_, March 26, 2014).
www.ottawacitizen.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Conservative backbencher to introduce assisted-suicide bills,” by Gloria Galloway (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], March 26, 2014).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

14. CHINA NEWS: “Guideline to encourage bolstering of elderly care,” (_Xinhua_ [Beijing], March 27, 2014).
news.xinhuanet.com…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Levy to cost working couple Euro 2,500 (USD 3,450) in pension savings,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], March 27, 2014).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/levy-to-cost-working-couple-2500-in-pension-savings-30130425.html…

16. JAPAN NEWS: “Harsh reality of aging Japanese society,” (_Asahi Shimbun_ [Tokyo], March 27, 2014). Note: This article is a commentary.
ajw.asahi.com…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s solution to providing care for an ageing population,” by Holly Holder (_Guardian_ [London], March 27, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

18. RUSSIA NEWS: “Official Denies Pension Funds Being Spent on Crimea,” (_Moscow Times_, March 27, 2014).
www.themoscowtimes.com…

19. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Scottish independence: European Commission reverses pensions decision,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, March 27, 2014).
www.bbc.com…

20. TURKEY NEWS: “Turkey can adapt to support ageing population in future,” (_Turkish Press_, March 27, 2014).
www.turkishpress.com…

21. UK NEWS: “UK announces 0.75 percent cap on annual pension scheme charges,” by Jemima Kelly and Kylie Maclellan (_Reuters_, March 27, 2014).
uk.reuters.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Fears thousands could be denied life-extending drugs,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], March 27, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/10725207/Fears-thousands-could-be-denied-life-extending-drugs.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “One in 25 patients has an infection acquired during hospital stay, CDC says,” by Lenny Bernstein (_Washington Post_, March 26, 2014). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

24. “Exercising for Healthier Eyes,” by Gretchen Reynolds (_New York Times_, blog, March 26, 2014). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

25. “Repeat sternotomy for aortic valve replacement safe option for octogenarian patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 26, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “NIH Launches Online Resource for End-of-Life Issues,” (_HealthDay_, March 26, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “Comfort robots trialled in nursing homes,” by Alexia Attwood (_Australian Broadcasting Corportion [ABC] News_, March 27, 2014).
www.abc.net…

March 26, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3532–March 26, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3532–March 26, 2014

US NATIONAL NEWS:

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1. “House (of Representatives), Senate Leaders Agree on Medicare Fees,” by Andrew Taylor (Associated Press via American Broadcasting Corporation News, Mar. 26, 2014).
abcnews.go.com…

2. “Fix the Medicare ‘doc(tor) fix’ with a long-term solution” (_Washington Post_, Mar. 26, 2014). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _WP_ Editorial.
www.washingtonpost.com…

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3. “Is Medicare Being Too Generous To Rural Healthcare Providers?” by Peter Ubel (_Forbes_, Mar. 26, 2014).
www.forbes.com…

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4. “Best retirement advice for many: Never retire,” by Rodney Brooks (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Mar. 26, 2014).
www.us…

5. “Thinking Of Retiring? Consider Your Health,” by Ina Jaffe (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, Mar. 25, 2014). In addition to the story a print and audio transcript (running time: 5 minutes, 26 seconds) are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

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US STATE NEWS:

6. ARIZONA NEWS: “Phoenix pension-reform initiative is not a sham,” by Scott Mussi (_Arizona Republic_ [Phoenix], Mar. 26, 2014). Note: this is an _AR_ Opinion piece.
www.azcentral.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “A 22 million usd daily cost for pension delay” (_Santa Rosa PressDemocrat_, Mar. 26, 2014). Note: this is a _SRPD_ Editorial.
www.pressdemocrat.com…

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Plan would free elderly prisoners,” by Kurt Erickson (_Decatur Herald & Review_, Mar. 26, 2014).
herald-review.com…

9. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Bill to let agencies leave pension system stalls,” by Mike Wynn (_Louisville Courier-Journal_, Mar. 26, 2014).
www.courier-journal.com…

10. NEVADA NEWS: “No reform in sight for state’s richest-in-nation pensions,” by Thomas Mitchell (_Elko Daily Free Press_, Mar. 26, 2014). Note: this is an _EDFP_ Opinion piece.
elkodaily.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. WORLD NEWS: “Some employers are waking up to the benefits of bigger pensions contributions,” by Ian Smith (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Mar. 26, 2014). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Heart disease remains number one Australian killer,” by Larissa Nicholson (_Times_ [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory], Mar. 26, 2014).
www.canberratimes.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Angry teachers rally against pension reforms in N.B. (New Brunswick Province)” (ctvnews.ca, Mar. 25, 2014).
atlantic.ctvnews.ca/angry-teachers-rally-against-pension-reforms-in-n-b-1.1745904…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario (Province) women at both ends of age spectrum hit hard by recession,” by Laura Kane (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Mar. 26, 2014).
www.thestar.com…

15. HUNGARY NEWS: “Fidesz (Party) denies Socialist (Party) remarks suggesting smaller pensions” (Magyar Tvirati Iroda–Hungarian News Service via politics.hu, Mar. 25, 2014).
www.politics.hu/20140325/fidesz-denies-socialist-remarks-suggesting-smaller-pensions/…

16. ISRAEL NEWS: “(Head of the Committee for the Fight Against Poverty Eli) Alalouf: Poverty rates among the elderly are morally unbearable,” by Lidar Grave-Lazi (_Post_ [Jerusalem], Mar. 26, 2014/Adar II 24, 5774).
www.jpost.com…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “More elderly singles a boon to business of sorting belongings of deceased” (_Japan Times_ [Tokyo], Mar. 26, 2014).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/03/26/national/more-elderly-singles-a-boon-to-business-of-sorting-belongings-of-deceased/…

18. MALTA NEWS: “Elderly care needs greater attention” (_Times of Malta_ [Valletta] Mar. 26, 2014). Note: this is a _ToM_ Editorial.
www.timesofmalta.com…

19. NORTHERN IRELAND NEWS: “Paid off from the PSNI (Police Service of Northern Ireland) … then rehired days later: One-fifth of retired officers taken back as agency workers,” by Adrian Rutherford (_Telegraph_ [Belfast], Mar. 26, 2014).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/paid-off-from-the-psni-then-rehired-days-later-onefifth-of-retired-officers-taken-back-as-agency-workers-30125751.html…

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20. UK NEWS: “Assisted suicide would bring a culture of death” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 26, 2014). Note: this is a _DT_ Editorial.
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/10722675/Assisted-suicide-would-bring-a-culture-of-death.html…

21. UK NEWS: “(Prime Minister) David Cameron: elderly people could be ‘unfairly pressurised’ into ending lives if assisted suicide legalised,” by  Peter Dominiczak (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 26, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron/10723089/David-Cameron-elderly-people-could-be-unfairly-pressurised-into-ending-lives-if-assisted-suicide-legalised.html…

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22. UK NEWS: “(Local council) Ministers ‘flying blind’ on elderly care” (_Yorkshire Post_ [Leeds], Mar. 26, 2014).
www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/main-topics/general-news/ministers-flying-blind-on-elderly-care-1-6521250…

23. UK NEWS: OBITUARY: “Peter Oakley dead: The ‘Internet Grandad’, whose YouTube (video sharing service) channel was once the most popular in the world, dies aged 86,” by  Chris Green (_Independent_ [London], Mar. 26, 2014).
www.independent.co.uk/news/people/internet-grandad-peter-oakley-dies-aged-86-9214952.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Lipid rafts participate in the renewal of brain neurons in Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 24, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Binge Drinking in US Seniors ‘Cause for Alarm’,” by Deb Brauser (Medscape Medical News, Mar. 25, 2014). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

26. “Life expectancy gains elude overweight teens” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 26, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Mar. 25, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

March 25, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3531–March 25, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3531–March 25, 2014.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “A Quiet ‘Sea Change’ in Medicare,” by Susan Jaffe (_New York Times_, blog, March 25, 2014). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

2. “Medicare payment expiration looming, lawmakers look to ‘doc fix’,” by Gabrielle Levy (_United Press International [UPI]_, blog, March 24, 2014).
www.upi.com…

3. “Feeling ill-effects of private long-term care insurance,” by David Lazarus (_Los Angeles Times_, March 24, 2014). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

4. “Americans Can’t Retire When Bill Gross Sees Repression,” by Jeff Kearns, Steve Matthews and Katherine Peralta (_Bloomberg_, March 25, 2014).
www.bloomberg.com…

5. “Time for boomers to sell and move on?” by Anthony Volastro (_CNBC_, March 25, 2014).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California seniors have highest poverty rate, study finds,” by Carolyn Jones (_San Francisco Chronicle_, March 25, 2014).
www.sfgate.com…

7. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Pension benefits increase passes first legislative hurdle,” by Lauren McGaughy (_Times Picayune_ [New Orleans, Louisiana], March 24, 2014).
www.nola.com…

8. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Gov. Christie Retroactively Cuts State Pension Payment,” (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, blog, March 25, 2014).
www.philly.com…

9. OREGON NEWS: “Oregon’s aging population will lead to slower economic, revenue growth, state economists say,” by Yuxing Zheng (_Oregonian_ [Portland, Oregon], March 25, 2014).
www.oregonlive.com…

10. TENNESSEE NEWS: “Proposal to collect data on hospice care flounders,” by Walter F. Roche Jr. (_Tennessean_ [Nashville, Tennessee], March 25, 2014).
www.tennessean.com…

11. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Palliative care growing in popularity,” by Hank Snyder (_Beaver Dam Daily Citizen_, March 25, 2014).
www.wiscnews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Up to 80 per cent of dementia patients in aged care facilities restrained with psychotropic drugs: report,” by Steve Cannane (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation_, March 26, 2014).
www.abc.net…

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Heart disease remains number one Australian killer,” by Larissa Nicholson (_Canberra Times_, March 25, 2014).
www.canberratimes.com…

14. CHINA NEWS: “Chinese change perceptions of nursing homes,” by Zhang Yue (_China Daily_ [Beijing], March 25, 2014).
usa.chinadaily.com…

15. MALTA NEWS: “38 national minimum standards for elderly care homes launched for consultation,” by Miriam Dalli (_MaltaToday_, March 25, 2014).
www.maltatoday.com…

16. ROMANIA NEWS: “Almost a quarter million Romanians to get slightly higher pensions by end-March,” by Irina Popescu (_Romania-Insider_, March 25, 2014).
www.romania-insider.com…

17. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Independent Scotland ‘needs higher taxes or more immigrants to afford state pension’,” by Simon Johnson (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], March 25, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/scotland/10720192/Independent-Scotland-needs-higher-taxes-or-more-immigrants-to-afford-state-pension.html…

18. SPAIN NEWS: “Spain sees dramatic rise in dementia deaths,” (_Olive Press_, March 25, 2014).
www.theolivepress.es/spain-news/2014/03/25/spain-sees-dramatic-rise-in-dementia-deaths/…

19. UK NEWS: “David Cameron: cash in your pension pot, and you may be liable for care,” by Steven Swinford (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], March 24, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron/10720348/David-Cameron-cash-in-your-pension-pot-and-you-may-be-liable-for-care.html…

20. UK NEWS: “Businesses braced for dementia care crisis to hit workplace,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], March 25, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/10719216/Businesses-braced-for-dementia-care-crisis-to-hit-workplace.html…

21. UK NEWS: “Pension Revolution Putting Long-Term Bonds at Risk: U.K. Credit,” by John Glover (_Bloomberg Businessweek_, March 25, 2014).
www.businessweek.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Guidelines May Double Statin Use,” by Catherine Saint Louis (_New York Times_, blog, March 24, 2014). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

23. “A non-invasive, rapid screening method for Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 25, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Jury Still Out on Routine Dementia Screening for Seniors,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, March 24, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

25. “Dab2: How to attenuate brain injury due to Alzheimer’s disease?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 24, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Mentally challenging jobs may keep your mind sharp long after retirement,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 25, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Both Palliative and Curative Care in Hospice a ‘Win-Win’,” by Megan Brooks (_Medscape Medical News_, March 24, 2014). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

March 24, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3530–March 24, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3530–March 24, 2014

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Proposed rules would offer more protection for seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage,” by Susan Jaffe (_Washington Post_, Mar. 24, 2014). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Public pensions are eating taxpayers alive,” by Jeff Jacoby (_Boston [Massachusetts] Globe_, Mar. 24, 2014). Note: this is a _BG_ Opinion piece.
www.bostonglobe.com…

3. “A vulnerable Dem(ocrat) (Party) who is campaigning on expanding Social Security,” by Greg Sargent (_Washington Post_ blog, Mar. 24, 2014).Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “This Is What 80 Looks Like,” by Gail Collins (_New York Times_, Mar. 23, 2014). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Opinion piece.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “Coping When Not Entering Retirement Together,” by Tara Siegel Bernard (_New York Times_, Mar. 22, 2014). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. ALASKA NEWS: “Alaska legislators look to school districts, municipalities for help paying state’s retirement obligation,” by Matt Buxton (_Fairbanks Daily News-Miner_, Mar. 23, 2014).
www.newsminer.com…

7. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “State Announces 9 million usd To Restructure Nursing Homes” (Associated Press via WTIC 1080 AM (Hartford) radio News, Mar. 22, 2014).
connecticut.cbslocal.com…

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “A Pension Fund Invests Against the Rules, and Wins,” by James B. Stewart (_New York Times_, Mar. 22, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Lawmaker calls for end to 13th pension payment” (_Chicago Daily Herald, Mar. 24, 2014).
www.dailyherald.com…

10. INDIANA NEWS: “Failure of construction moratorium in bill could hurt nursing homes, state rep(resentative) says,” by Matt Koesters (_Jeffersonville News and Tribune_, Mar. 23, 2014).
www.newsandtribune.com…

11. LOUISIANA NEWS: “(Governor) Bobby Jindal redirects FEMA (US Federal Emergency Management Agency) money to retirement system in Corrections Department budget proposal,” by Julia O’Donoghue (_New Orleans Times-Picayune_, Mar. 24, 2014).
www.nola.com…

12. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Wisconsin nursing homes turn to iPods to help residents.” by Mike Tighe (_La Crosse Tribune_ via _St. Paul [Minnesota] Pioneer Press_, Mar. 24, 2014).
www.twincities.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. ARMENIA NEWS: “Pension Reform: MP (Member of Parliament) says law will be embraced after period of turmoil,” by Gohar Abrahamyan (armenianow.com…, Mar. 24, 2014).
armenianow.com…

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Gap between pension and Newstart (unemployment benefit) widens further,” by Peter Martin (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Mar. 24, 2014).
www.smh.com…

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Deloitte Access Economics says retirees and new technologies to drive Queensland (State) economy for the next 20 years,” by Andre Grimaux (_Courier-Mail_ [Brisbane], Mar. 24, 2014).
www.couriermail.com…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Living and loving and laughing with Alzheimer’s,” by John Whelan (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales, Mar. 24, 2014). Note: this is a _SMH_ Commentary piece.
www.smh.com…

17. GERMANY NEWS: “(Nazi era) Ghetto workers to get pensions at last,” by Marc von Lupke-Schwarz (Deutsche Welle (public broadcasting), Mar. 22, 2014).
www.dw.de/ghetto-workers-to-get-pensions-at-last/a-17514443…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “Preparing for end of life” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Mar. 24, 2014).
www.irishtimes.com…

19. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan moves to limit bedbound elderly on feeding tubes,” by Kanoko Matsuyama (Bloomberg News via _Chicago [Illinois] Tribune_, Mar. 24, 2014). Note: _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.chicagotribune.com…

20. SCOTLAND NEWS: “No food, no water, no dignity: how Scottish hospitals are still failing elderly patients,” by (_Herald_ [Glasgow], Mar. 23, 2014).
www.heraldscotland.com…

21. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Brussels (European Union) scuppers Scottish pension hopes for independence,” by Alex Barker and Muir Dickie (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Mar. 25, 2014). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

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22. UK NEWS: “(Prime Minister) David Cameron: Nearly 500,000 to benefit immediately from ‘historic’ pension reforms,” by Peter Dominiczak,(_Daily Telegraph_, Mar. 24, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron/10717770/David-Cameron-Nearly-500000-to-benefit-immediately-from-historic-pension-reforms.html…

23. UK NEWS: “We need fairness for the pensioners left behind,” by Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 24, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/10718539/We-need-fairness-for-the-pensioners-left-behind.html…

24. UK NEWS: “Labour (Party) faces dilemma over pension reforms as concerns mount,” by Rowena Mason (_Guardian_ Mar. 24, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Budget 2014: the Lamborghini (automobile) ride that says: power to the people,” by Boris Johnson (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 24, 2014). Note: this is a _DT_ Opinion piece.
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/10717846/Budget-2014-the-Lamborghini-ride-that-says-power-to-the-people.html…

26. UK NEWS: “Pension pots are too precious to be used up on short-term bills,” by Charles Moore (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 22, 2014). Note: this is a _DT_ Opinion piece.
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/10714365/Pension-pots-are-too-precious-to-be-used-up-on-short-term-bills.html…

27. UK NEWS: “Life insurers urge regulator to intervene in pensions shake-up,” by James Quinn (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 23, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/banksandfinance/insurance/10716782/Life-insurers-urge-regulator-to-intervene-in-pensions-shake-up.html…

28. UK NEWS: “A budget to win grey votes–and capture the spirit of Thatcherism (former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher): (Chancellor of the Exchequer) George Osborne’s pensions revolution aims to lift the ‘dead hand’ of the state from people’s lives. Is it a masterstroke or will investment freedom allow older pensioners to run out of money?” by Toby Helm (_Observer_ [London], Mar. 23, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

29. UK NEWS: “Pension reform may threaten right to free social care, warn charities: People who cash in pension savings could find themselves trapped into paying care bills they could have avoided,” by Toby Helm, Daniel Boffey and Harriet Meyer (_Observer_ [London], Mar. 23, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

30. UK NEWS: “(Chancellor of the Exchequer George) Osborne’s pensions overhaul may mean there is little left for future rainy days,” by Phillip Inman (_Guardian_ [London] blog, Mar. 24, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

31. UK NEWS: “(Chancellor of the Exchequer) George Osborne’s ‘brilliant’ budget could turn out to be a dud: The chancellor reformed pensions before tackling the housing crisis. He’s opened the doors to a disastrous property boom,” by Chris Huhne (_Guardian_ [London], Mar. 24, 2014). Note: this is a _Guardian_ Commentary piece.
www.theguardian.com…

32. UK NEWS: “(Chancellor of the Exchequer George) Osborne’s pensions ‘freedom’ will be a long-term social disaster,” by Will Hutton (_Observer_ [London], Mar. 23, 2014). Note: this is an _Observer_ Commentary piece).
www.theguardian.com…

33. UK NEWS: “This pension reform is no liberation–and Labour (Party) must explain why: The pension system may be flawed, but it is essential. The Tories (Conservative Party) are just trying to destroy it,” by John McTernan (_Guardian_ [London], Mar. 25, 2014). Note: this is a _Guardian_ Commentary piece.
www.theguardian.com…

34. UK NEWS: “Will (Chancellor of the Exchequer George) Osborne have means to deliver on pension vow?” by Helen Pridham (_Herald_ [Glasgow, Scotland], Mar. 22, 2014).
www.heraldscotland.com…

35. UK NEWS: “(Chancellor of the Exchequer George) Osborne’s Political Budget a Pitch for a Post-2015 Promotion,” by Jack Butler (huffingtonpost.com…, Mar. 21, 2014).
www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/jack-butler/budget-2014-george-osborne_b_5003386.html…

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36. UK NEWS: “(Prime Minister David) Cameron signals Tories (Conservative Party) may raise inheritance tax threshold,” by Rowena Mason (_Guardian_ [London], Mar. 24, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

37. UK NEWS: ” Lamborghinis (automobile)? Pensions minister Steve Webb’s gaffe shouldn’t detract from transference of power,” by Simon Read (_Independent_ [London], Mar. 22, 2014).
www.independent.co.uk/money/pensions/simon-read-lamborghinis-pensions-minister-steve-webbs-gaffe-shouldnt-detract-from-transference-of-power-9208923.html…

38. UK NEWS: “Retiring abroad? Don’t catch a cold because of the state pension freeze,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [London], Mar. 22, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

39. UK NEWS: “Thousands of dementia sufferers should be offered drug trials,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 24, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/10714039/Thousands-of-dementia-sufferers-should-be-offered-drug-trials.html…

40. UK NEWS: “‘Ageless’ dementia services are an insult to the elderly,” by Max Pemberton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 24, 2014). Note: this is a _DT_ Opinion piece.
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/10717429/Ageless-dementia-services-are-an-insult-to-the-elderly.html…

41. UK NEWS: “Disabled peer (Member of the House of Lords): (former Lord Chancellor) Lord Falconer’s assisted suicide plans ‘send shiver down my spine’,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 24, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/10717279/Disabled-peer-Lord-Falconers-assisted-suicide-plans-send-shiver-down-my-spine.html…

42. UK NEWS: “Tragedy of (former association football [soccer] player) Jeff Astle highlights hidden danger of heading: Daughter of West Bromwich legend calls for parliamentary inquiry into ‘industrial disease’,” by Michael Calvin (_Independent_ [London], Mar. 23, 2014).
www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/news-and-comment/the-last-word-tragedy-of-jeff-astle-highlights-hidden-danger-of-heading-9210107.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

43. “For family of dementia patients, adult day care can help,” by Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health, Mar. 21, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

44. “Adult day-care services boost beneficial stress hormones in caregivers” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 24, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

45. “Diabetes drug shows promise in reducing Alzheimer’s disease in an experimental model” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 24, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

46. “Genetic factor contributes to forgetfulness” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 21, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

47. “Elsevier’s (publishers) Maturitas (journal) Publishes Position Statement on the Management of Postmenopausal Women with Vertebral Osteoporotic Fracture” (Elsevier news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 24, 2014).
www.elsevier.com…

48. “UK cost agency says ‘no’ to Bayer (AG–pharmaceuticals) prostate cancer drug Xofigo,” by Ben Hirschler (Reuters Health, Mar. 23, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

49. “Prostate treatment lasts, preserves fertility” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 24, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

50. “Keck (School of) Medicine of USC (University of Southern California [Los Angeles] research indicates measure of circulating tumor cells may be better predictor of prostate cancer survival than PSA (prostate specific antigen) test” (Keck School of Medicine news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 21, 2014).
keck.us…

51. “Hemicraniectomy Also Beneficial for Older Patients” (HealthDay News, Mar. 21, 2014).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

March 21, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3529–March 21, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3529–March 21, 2014.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Repealing SGR Will Cost USD 180 Billion, CBO Estimates,” by Max Crane (_Medscape Medical News_, March 20, 2014). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

2. “Confidence about a comfortable retirement increases among workers with a plan,” by Tara Bahrampour (_Washington Post_, March 20, 2014). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Some state pensions in dire straits,” by Dustin Racioppi (_USA Today_, [McLean, Virginia], March 21, 2014).
www.us…

4. Pension funds more risky with your money: Pro,” by Jeff Morganteen (_CNBC_, March 21, 2014).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “How Long-Term Care Insurers Deny Benefits,” by Richard Eisenberg (_Forbes_, March 21, 2014).
www.forbes.com…

6. “Rural Appalachia Helps Some Women Save For Retirement,” by Jennifer Redden (_US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, March 20, 2014). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 33 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Brown, unions spar over overtime pay for home care aides,” by Dan Walters (_Sacramento Bee_, March 20, 2014).
www.sacbee.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California Pension Reform Delay Credit Negative: Moody’s,” by Alison Vekshin (_Bloomberg_, March 20, 2014).
www.bloomberg.com…

9. FLORIDA NEWS: “New Bill Targeting Nursing Homes Moving Through Legislature,” (_WBFS_, March 21, 2014).
miami.cbslocal.com…

10. FLORIDA NEWS: “Jacksonville Task Force Backs Higher Taxes to Curb Pension Costs,” by Toluse Olorunnipa (_Bloomberg_, March 20, 2014).
www.bloomberg.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Lawmakers take aim at seniors’ hunting, fishing fees,” by T. J. Fowler (_Bloomington Pantagraph_, March 20, 2014).
www.pantagraph.com…

12. LOUISIANA NEWS: “La. debt payment bills sidelined,” by Marsha Shuler (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], March 21, 2014).
theadvocate.com…

13. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Detroit pension plans project lower funding levels as city withholds contributions,” by Christine Ferretti (_Detroit News_, March 20, 2014).
www.detroitnews.com…

14. MINNESOTA NEWS: “11 steps toward empowering Minnesotans at life’s end,” by James Leonard Park (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, March 20, 2014). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.startribune.com…

15. NEW YORK NEWS: “Lax oversight of nursing homes,” (_Newsday_, March 20, 2014). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.newsday.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. CANADA NEWS: “Alberta public sector unions rally against pension changes,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, March 20, 2014).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/alberta-public-sector-unions-rally-against-pension-changes-1.2580730…

17. GERMAN NEWS: “German firms fret about lowering of pension age,” by Michelle Martin (Reuters via _Vision Insights and New Horizons_, March 21, 2014).
www.vision.org…

18. UK NEWS: “Pension shakeup in budget leaves Euro 14bn (USD 19.3 billion) annuities industry reeling,” by Patrick Collinson (_Guardian_ [London], March 20, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

19. UK NEWS: “Pension reform: Ten hidden consequences,” by Kevin Peachey (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, March 21, 2014).
www.bbc.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Number of people over 100 in UK increases almost fivefold,” by James Meikle (_Guardian_ [London], March 21, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

21. UK NEWS: “Thousands of dementia patients not referred to specialists,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], March 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/nhs/10711434/Thousands-of-dementia-patients-not-referred-to-specialists.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “New generation of tech innovations aims to help elders stay healthy and connected,” (US Public Broadcasting System _Newshour_, March 20, 2014). Note: A print, audio (MP3 format), and video transcript (running time 7 minutes 35 seconds) available at the site.
www.pbs.org…

23. “Harms outweigh benefits for women aged 70 and over in national breast cancer screening programs,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 21, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Older Drivers May Be Vulnerable to Just One Drink,” by Mary Brophy Marcus (_HealthDay_, March 20, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

25. “Treating Fear of Falling May Also Ease Elderly Depression,” by Deborah Brauser (_Medscape Medical News_, March 20, 2014). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

26. “Muscle mass decreases with age,” by Bryant Stamford (_Courier-Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], March 20, 2014).
www.courier-journal.com…

March 20, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3528–March 20, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3528–March 20, 2014

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Reports, experts dispute Medicare Advantage ad(vertisement)s,” by Kelly Kennedy (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Mar. 20, 2014).
www.us…

2. “Myths About Palliative Care Persist Among Indian American Immigrants,” by Richard Springer (New America Media, Mar. 17, 2014).
newamericamedia.org…

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3. “Increasing Social Security Benefits Would Wreck Retirement Security,” by Jeffrey Brown (_Forbes_, Mar. 20, 2014). Note: this is a _Forbes_ Opinion piece.
www.forbes.com…

4. “(Journalist) Abby Huntsman Promotes The Wall Street Banksters’ Big Lie,” by Thom Hartman (talkradionews.com…, Mar. 19, 2014).
Note this is a talkradionews.com… Opinion piece.
www.talkradionews.com…

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5. “A Third Of Americans Have Almost Nothing Saved For Retirement,” by Alan Pyke (thinkprogress.org…, Mar. 20, 2014).
thinkprogress.org…

6. “Great Plans for Retirement, but How Much Will Materialize?” by Timi Gustafson (_Seattle [Washington] Post-Intelligencer_ blog, Mar. 19, 2014).
blog.seattlepi.com…

7. “When the extreme elderly slip away,” by John Rosove (_Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles_ [California], Mar. 19, 2014).
www.jewishjournal.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. ALABAMA NEWS: “Pension reform will protect our state’s retirees and our financial future,” by Cameron Smith (al.com…, Mar. 20, 2014). Note: this is an al.com… Opinion piece.
www.al.com…

9. ARIZONA NEWS: “Navajo Elder’s Silvery Pathway to Traditional Knowledge,” by Triva Dixon (_Navajo Times_ [Window Rock, Arizona]/New America Media, Mar. 18, 2014).
newamericamedia.org…

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Delays would mean bigger costs for shoring up teacher pension fund,” by Chris Megerian (_Los Angeles Times_, Mar. 20, 2014). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “‘Promise, Peril’ of Dual Eligible Demonstration Project Studied,” by David Gorn (californiahealthline.org…, Mar. 20, 2014).
www.californiahealthline.org…

12. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Getting ready for emergency room care for the elderly,” by Richard Kipling (_Sacramento Bee_, Mar. 20, 2014). Note: this is a _SB_ Opinion piece.
www.sacbee.com…

13. KENTUCKY NEWS: “(Selected public) Agencies could leave pension system under Senate bill,” by Mike Wynn (_Louisville Courier-Journal_, Mar. 20, 2014).
www.courier-journal.com…

14. ILLINOIS NEWS: “(Chicago) Defined-contribution plan could curtail pension liability,” by Bob Williams (_Crain’s Chicago Business_, Mar. 20, 2014). Note: this is a _CCB_ Opinion piece.
www.chicagobusiness.com…

15. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Louisiana committee OK’s bill to bar teachers unions from public pension system: Snapshot,” by Lauren McGaughy (_New Orleans Times-Picayune_, Mar. 20, 2014).
www.nola.com…

16. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Bills to pay down state retirement debt stall,” by Melinda Deslatte (Associated Press via _Sacramento [California] Bee_, Mar. 20, 2014).
www.sacbee.com…

17. OHIO NEWS: “City (Cincinnati) to negotiate pension changes in court,” by Cindi Andrews (_Cincinnati Enquirer_, Mar. 20, 2014).
www.cincinnati.com…

18. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “SC senators send bill allowing electronic monitoring in nursing homes back to subcommittee,” by Seanna Adcox (Associated Press via _Columbus [Indiana] Republic_, Mar. 20, 2014).
www.therepublic.com…

19. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Europe looks to La Crosse for end-of-life care model,” by Mike Tighe (_La Crosse Tribune_, Mar. 20, 2014).
lacrossetribune.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

20. CANADA NEWS: “B.C. (British Columbia Province) names Canada’s first seniors advocate,” by Andrea Woo (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Mar. 20, 2014).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

21. FRANCE NEWS: “Peugeot (PSA Peugeot Citroen–auto maker) to cut pension packages: paper (_Les Echos_ [Paris],” by Lionel Laurent (Reuters, Mar. 19, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

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22. UK NEWS: “Budget 2014: (Chancellor of the Exchequer George) Osborne’s speech is one for savers, pensioners, drinkers–and floating Tory (Conservative Party) voters,” by Andrew Grice (_Independent_ [London], Mar. 20, 2014).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/budget-2014-george-osbornes-speech-for-savers-pensioners-drinkers–and-floating-tory-voters-9203570.html…

23. UK NEWS: “Budget 2014: The changes to pensions are revolutionary,” by Sean O’Grady (_Independent_ [London], Mar. 20, 2014). Note: this is an _Independent_ Commentary piece.
www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/budget-2014-the-changes-to-pensions-are-revolutionary-9202665.html…

24. UK NEWS: “Budget 2014: By helping business and the elderly, the Chancellor (of the Exchequer) fortified his political base. But what about the young and the poor?” (_Independent_ [London], Mar. 20, 2014). Note: this is an _Independent_ Editorial.
www.independent.co.uk/voices/editorials/budget-2014-by-helping-business-and-the-elderly-the-chancellor-fortified-his-political-base-but-what-about-the-young-and-the-poor-9202292.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Budget 2014: Savers handed freedom on pensions,” by Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 20, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/10709942/Budget-2014-Savers-handed-freedom-on-pensions.html…

26. UK NEWS:  “(Pensions) Minister fuels pension debate with Lamborghini (auto) comment” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Mar. 20, 2014). www.bbc.com…

27. UK NEWS: “Budget thumbs up–national newspapers hail pension reforms,” by Roy Greenslade (_Guardian_ [London], Mar. 20, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

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28. UK NEWS: “Budget 2014: Insurers lose 3 billion pounds (4.98 billion usd) after pension fund shake-up,” by Sam Fleming, David Oakley and Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Mar. 20, 2014). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

29. UK NEWS: “Budget 2014: pensions shakeup could kill off annuity market, say analysts,” by Hilary Osborne (_Guardian_ [London], Mar. 20, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

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30. UK NEWS: “The power of counting your blessings: study shows elderly happier than younger generations,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 20, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/10708843/The-power-of-counting-your-blessings-study-shows-elderly-happier-than-younger-generations.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

31. “Protein May Hold the Key to Who Gets Alzheimer’s,” by Pam Belluck (_New York Times_, Mar. 20, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

32. “UTMB (University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston) researchers discover a way to potentially slow down Alzheimer’s” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 20, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease made possible by analyzing spinal fluid” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 20, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Alzheimer’s Prevention Trial To Evaluate and Monitor Participants’ Reactions to Learning of Higher Disease Risk Status” (University of Pennsylvania [Philadelphia] Perleman School of Medicine news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 19, 2014).
www.uphs.upenn.edu…

35. “Cognitive function and oral perception in independently-living octogenarians” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 20, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Postoperative cognitive dysfunction” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 19, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Diabetes in Middle Age May Cause Memory Problems Later,” by Dennis Thompson (HealthDay News, Mar. 19, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

38. “New NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network) Guide Seeks ‘Middle Ground’ on PSA (prostate specific antigen) Testing,” by (Medscape Medical News, Mar. 20, 2014). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

39. “Researchers identify impaired new learning in persons with Parkinson Disease” (Kessler Foundation [West Orange, New Jersey] news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 19, 2014).
kesslerfoundation.org…

40. “As Age-Friendly Technologies Emerge, Experts Recommend Policy Changes” (Gerontological Society of America news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 20, 2014).
www.geron.org…

41. “Surgery after major stroke also improves survival odds in elderly patients” (Universitats Klinikum Heidelberg [Germany] news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 20, 2014).
www.klinikum.uni-heidelberg.de/ShowSingleNews.7870.0.html?&cHash=5320bc74db3a9b4fc03bb54576663c05&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=7362…

42. “Partial Skull Removal May Save Older Patients’ Lives After Massive Stroke,” by Serena Gordon  (HealthDay News, Mar. 19, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

March 19, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3527–March 19, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3527–March 19, 2014.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Poor health can cost you dearly in retirement,” by Walter Hamilton (_Los Angeles Times_, March 18, 2014). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

2. “We can’t afford not to spend more money on Alzheimer’s research,” (_Los Angeles Times_, March 19, 2014). Note 1: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.latimes.com…

3. “With Less Financial Security, Older Workers Stay On The Job,” by Ina Jaffe (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, March 18, 2014). Note: An audio (running time 5 minutes 21 seconds) and print transcript avaiable at the site.
www.npr.org…

4. “Companies Prepare To Dump Pension Plans In 2014,” by Ashlea Ebeling (_Forbes_, March 19, 2014).
www.forbes.com…

5. “The growth of gay retirement homes,” by Aidan Lewis (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, March 18, 2014).
www.bbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. FLORIDA NEWS: “Legislators target ‘renegade’ law firm with bill to limit lawsuits,” by Mary Ellen Klas (_Miami Herald_, March 18, 2014).
www.miamiherald.com…

7. INDIANA NEWS: ” State lawmaker tied to industry worked to nix nursing home ban,” by Tom LoBianco (Associated Press via _Post-Tribune_ [Gary, Indiana], March 18, 2014).
posttrib.suntimes.com…

8. KANSAS NEWS: “Should Cameras Be Allowed In Nursing Home Rooms?” by Mike Iuen (_KAKE_, March 18, 2014).
www.kake.com…

9. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Kentucky Medicare patrol puts bite on fraud,” by Matt Frassica (_Courier-Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], March 19, 2014).
www.courier-journal.com…

10. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Committee sets school pension contribution rates,” by Marsha Shuler (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], March 18, 2014).
theadvocate.com…

11. MAINE NEWS: “In healthcare, what makes Maine different?” by Noam N. Levey (_Los Angeles Times_, March 19, 2014). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

12. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Senior tsunami draws gasps from some in Scott County,” by David Peterson (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, March 18, 2014).
www.startribune.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. CANADA NEWS: “Slower growth, lower rates new normal as boomers age, Poloz says,” by Tavia Grant (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], March 18, 2014).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Canada’s shifting landscape on euthanasia,” by Kim Nursall (_Toronto Star_, March 19, 2014).
www.thestar.com…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Nursing home claims health official suggested passing funding cut on to residents,” by Colin Gleeson (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], March 19, 2014).
www.irishtimes.com…

16. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Elderly, disabled included in state house review,” by Simon Collins (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], March 19, 2014).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11222414…

17. TURKEY NEWS: “Turkey’s ageing population ‘set to increase’,” (_TurkishPress.com_, March 19, 2014).
www.turkishpress.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Dementia is ‘the new normal’ charity says,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], March 19, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10701400/Dementia-is-the-new-normal-charity-says.html…

19. WORLD NEWS: “France has the longest retirement age: OECD,” by Jessica Morris (_CNBC_, March 19, 2014).
www.cnbc.com…

20. ZIMBABWE NEWS: “Thousands suffer as govt fails to pay pensions,” (_Zimbabwean_, March 19, 2014).
www.thezimbabwean.co/news/zimbabwe/70924/thousands-suffer-as-govt-fails.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Alzheimer’s Takes a Double Toll on Women,” by Pauline Anderson (_Medscape Medical News_, March 19, 2014). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

22. “Variations in eye structure and function may reveal features of early-stage Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 18, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Dual eligibles in nursing homes have fewer hospitalizations than those in home- and community-based care, researchers find,” by Tim Mullaney (_McKnight’s Long Term Care News and Assisted Living_, March 19, 2014).
www.mcknights.com…

24. “COPD May Damage Aging Brain,” by Alan Mozes (_HealthDay_, March 18, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

25. “Physical activity and occasional drinking found to be associated with decrease in vision impairment,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 19, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Color Vision Tends to Fade With Age: Study,” by Randy Dotinga (_HealthDay_, March 18, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “Postoperative cognitive dysfunction,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 19, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Weight Loss May Boost Success of Joint-Replacement Surgery,” (_HealthDay_, March 18, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “More Muscles Linked to Longer Life, Research Suggests,” (_HealthDay_, March 18, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “Robots to Aid Walking Offer New Tool to Aging, Disabled,” by Kanoko Matsuyama (_Bloomberg_, March 18, 2014).
www.bloomberg.com…

March 18, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3526–March 18, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin @ 12:02 pm

Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3526–March 26, 2014.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “More U.S. workers are confident of a comfortable retirement,” by Walter Hamilton (_Los Angeles Times_, March 18, 2014). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

2. “Retirement: A third have less than USD 1,000 put away,” by Nanci Hellmich (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], March 18, 2014).
www.us…

3. “U.S. retirees return to reverse mortgages, big banks stay away,” by Peter Rudegeair and Michelle Conlin (_Reuters_, March 17, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

4. “Retirees’ health costs pegged at USD 220,000,” by Andrea Coombes (_MarketWatch_, March 18, 2014).
www.marketwatch.com…

5. “The psychology of retirement saving,” by Eric Rosenbaum (_CNBC_, March 18, 2014).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. ALASKA NEWS: “Austerman: Talks underway on pension issue,” (Associated Press via _Fairbanks Daily News-Miner_, March 17, 2014).
www.newsminer.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California Pension Sees 8.9% Return in First 7 Months,” by Michael B. Marois (_Bloomberg_, March 17, 2014).
www.bloomberg.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “More than 200,000 Los Angeles County residents to be forced into managed health care,” by Susan Abram (_Los Angeles Daily News_, March 16, 2014).
www.dailynews.com…

9. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Aid-In-Dying Bill Brings Strong Response At Capitol Hearing,” by Daniela Altimari (_Hartford Courant_, March 17, 2014).
articles.courant.com…

10. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Home health seeks special protection,” by Marsha Shuler (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], March 18, 2014).
theadvocate.com…

11. LOUISIANA NEWS: “School employee pension debt plan advances,” (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], March 18, 2014).
theadvocate.com…

12. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “North Carolina Union Calls for Probe of Pension Fees,” by Darrell Preston (_Bloomberg_, March 18, 2014).
www.bloomberg.com…

13. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “PACE program helps elderly people stay in their homes,” by Hilary Trenda (_Charlotte Observer_, March 17, 2014).
www.charlotteobserver.com…

14. OHIO NEWS: “Council approves pension plan ‘with gun to our head’,” by Cindi Andrews (_Cincinnati Enquirer_, March 17, 2014).
www.cincinnati.com…

15. OREGON NEWS: “Retirement task force faces lottery-size odds,” (_Oregonian_ [Portland, Oregon], March 18, 2014). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.oregonlive.com…

16. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Pension funds, bond insurer object to Detroit’s plan to end debt,” by Christine Ferretti and Brian J. O’Connor (_Detroit News_, March 17, 2014).
www.detroitnews.com…

17. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “First round of ballots due April 3 on proposed R.I. pension settlement,” by Katherine Gregg (_Providence Journal_, March 17, 2014).
www.providencejournal.com…

18. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Nursing homes turn to iPods to help dementia patients,” by Mike Tighe (_LaCrosse Tribune_, March 18, 2014).
lacrossetribune.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. CANADA NEWS: “Sparse sinks, double rooms promote illness in nursing homes, Ottawa Public Health says,” by David Reevely (_Ottawa Citizen_, March 17, 2014).
www.ottawacitizen.com…

20. NETHERLAND NEWS: “Working population is aging, figures show,” (_DutchNews_, March 18, 2014).
www.dutchnews.nl…

21. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Inflation dents retirement savings confidence,” by Tamsyn Parker (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], March 18, 2014).
www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11221806…

22. UK NEWS: “Britons have shortest retirement of any major EU country,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], March 18, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/10705815/Britons-have-shortest-retirement-of-any-major-EU-country.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Late-in-life care: fragmentation and complexity for the chronically ill,” by Sharon Schmickle (_Minnesota Post_, March 18, 2014).
www.minnpost.com…

24. “U-M scientists slow development of Alzheimer’s trademark cell-killing plaques,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 17, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Something in the Air? Ambient Lead Linked to Alzheimer’s,” by Deborah Brauser (_Medscape Medical News_, March 18, 2014). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

26. “COPD associated with increased risk for mild cognitive impairment,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 17, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Lower IQ, Worse Heart Fitness in Teens Linked to Risk of Early Dementia in Men,” (_HealthDay_, March 17, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Supplements not associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease in elderly,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 17, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Coordinated Care Helps Elderly With Chronic Diseases,” (_HealthDay_, March 17, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “Study: Colon cancer incidence rates decreasing steeply in older Americans,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 17, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Primary androgen deprivation therapy ineffective for most men with early prostate cancer,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 17, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Does Self-Esteem Affect Seniors’ Health?” by Robert Preidt (_HealthDay_, March 17, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

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