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June 30, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3842–June 30, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3842–June 30, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “U.S. military to begin offering pension, death benefits to same-sex couples” (KRON Channel 4 [San Francisco, California] TV News via KRQE Channel 13 [Albuquerque, New Mexico] TV News, Jun. 30, 2015).
krqe.com…

US STATE NEWS:

2. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Calpers (California Public Employees’ Retirement System) Pension to Sell 3 Billion usd of Real-Estate Portfolio,” by Alison Vekshin (Bloomberg News, Jun. 30, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

3. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “SEIU (Service Employees International Union) merges home-care, nursing home workers into one unit,” by Christopher Cadelago (_Sacramento Bee_, Jun. 30, 2015).
www.sacbee.com…

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California Court Strikes Down Nursing Home Law,” by Kenny Goldberg (KPBS Radio/TV [San Diego] News, Jun. 30, 2015).
www.kpbs.org…

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Budget cuts create intolerable conditions in California nursing homes,” by Adam Mclean (World Socialist Web Site, Jun. 30, 2015).
www.ws…

6. ILLINOIS NEWS: “CPS (Chicago Public Schools) Contract With Teachers Set To Expire As Massive Pension Payment Comes Due” (chicagocbslocal.com…, Jun. 30, 2015).
chicago.cbslocal.com…

7. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Springfield sending black smoke (possible rejection of a bill to help Chicago Public Schools with ‘a huge pension payment that’s due by the end of the day’) on CPS (Chicago Public School) pension deal,” by Greg Hinz (_Crain’s Chicago Business_ blog, Jun. 30, 2015).
www.chicagobusiness.com…

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “(Cook County Board President Toni) Preckwinkle will reconsider penny sales tax hike if state passes county pension reform,” by Mitch Dudek (_Chicago Sun-Times_, Jun. 30, 2015).
chicago.suntimes.com…

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9. MARYLAND NEWS: “Hospitals save 100 million usd in Medicare costs,” by Andrea K. McDaniels (_Baltimore Sun_, Jun. 30, 2015).
www.baltimoresun.com…

10. MARYLAND NEWS: “Better care for less” (_Baltimore Sun_], Jun. 30, 2015). Note: this is a _Sun_ Opinion piece.
www.baltimoresun.com…

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11. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Boston posts poor pension performance in 2014,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, Jun. 30, 2015).
www.bostonglobe.com…

12. MICHIGAN NEWS: “DTW (Detroit Metro Airport) employees likely to get separate pension system,” by Eric D. Lawrence (_Detroit Free Press_, Jun. 30, 2015).
www.freep.com…

13. NEW JERSEY: “Next front in pension battle: Dems (Democratic Party) seek early payment,” by  Michael Symons (_Asbury Park Press_ [Neptune, New Jersey], Jun. 30, 2015).
www.app.com…

14. NEW YORK NEWS: “Syracuse University is offering an early retirement plan to cut staff,” by  Marnie Eisenstadt (syracuse.com…, Jun. 30, 2015).
www.syracuse.com…

15. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Seven things to know about Pennsylvania’s pension debate and its possible impacts on employees and taxpayers,” by Charles Thompson (pennlive.com…, Jun. 30, 2015).
www.pennlive.com…

16. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “(Mayor Jorge) Elorza: Providence has plan to make pension payment on time,” by Dan McGowan (WPRI Channel 12 [Providence] TV News, Jun. 30, 2015).
wpri.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. CANADA NEWS: “Doctors’ group proposes assisted death protocols in absence of rules from government,” by Sharon Kirkey (_National Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Jun. 30, 2015).
news.nationalpost.com…

18. CAYMAN ISLANDS NEWS: “Pension changes seek to ease retirement,” by Brent Fuller (_Cayman Compass_ [George Town], Jun. 30, 2015).
www.com…

19. GREECE NEWS: “Greek pension funds ration payouts,” by Kerin Hope (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Jul. 1, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

20. GREECE NEWS: “Greek Crisis: ‘They said my pension would be paid but now bank’s closed’,” by Damian Mac Con Uladh (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster, Ireland], Jun. 30, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

21. IRELAND NEWS: “Number of nursing homes in operation in decline,” by Charlie Taylor (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Jun. 30, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

22. INDONESIA NEWS: “Gov(ernmen)t sets 3% premiums in pension scheme” (_Post_ [Jakarta], Jul. 1, 2015).
www.thejakartapost.com…

23. ISLE OF MAN NEWS: “Confusion over pension consultations,” by Jackie Turley (iomtoday.co.im, Jun. 30, 2015).
www.iomtoday.co.im/news/education/confusion-over-pension-consultations-1-7332319…

24. SPAIN NEWS: “Spain warns of risk to elderly as it bakes in heatwave” (Agence France Presse via Yahoo! News, Jun. 30, 2015).
news.yahoo.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Young people have a lot to learn about friendship: There are good reasons why pensioners have more friends than the people that Facebook (social media website) is aimed at, by Michael Leapman (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 30, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/goodlife/11705856/Young-people-have-a-lot-to-learn-about-friendship.html…

26. UK NEWS: “Fraudsters launch raid on over-50s’ pension savings,” by Sophie Christie (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 30, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11707726/Fraudsters-launch-raid-on-over-50s-pension-savings.html…

27. UK NEWS: “Gay couple in fight for equal pension rights” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Jun. 29, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “Fats from fish and plants may help older adults live longer,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Washington Post_, Jun. 30, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

29. “Exercise Slows Quality-of-Life Decline in Parkinson’s,” by (Medscape Medical News, Jun. 30, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

30. “Older stroke patients may not get needed anti-clotting drugs,” by Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health, Jun. 26, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

31. “Omega-3 supplements and antioxidants may help with preclinical Alzheimer’s disease ” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Let’s talk about sex” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Who takes care of whom? Surprising new evidence” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get ‘Watch and Wait’ Approach,” by Randy Dotinga (HealthDay News, Jun. 30, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain,” by Dennis Thompson (HealthDay News, Jun. 30, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “AMA (American Medical Association) Discusses Pre-Retirement Evaluation for Aging Doctors” (HealthDay News, Jun. 29, 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

June 29, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3841–June 29, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3841–June 29, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Couples have to negotiate their visions of retirement,” by Nanci Hellmich (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], June 28, 2015).
www.us…

2. “Do you need long-term care insurance?” by Jim Gallagher (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, June 28, 2015).
www.stltoday.com…

US STATE NEWS:

3. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Disabled rights advocates fight assisted suicide legislation,” by Anna Gorman (Kaiser Health News via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], June 28, 2015).
www.us…

4. IOWA NEWS: “Sioux City program helps elderly fend off loneliness,” by Dolly A. Butz (_Sioux City Journal_, June 27, 2015).
siouxcityjournal.com…

5. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Ky. workers’ pension in dire straits; not so lawmakers’,” by Darrell Preston and Margaret Newkirk (Bloomberg News via _Lexington Herald-Leader_, June 28, 2015).
www.kentucky.com…

6. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “T pension board’s new members call for tough review of fund,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, June 29, 2015).
www.bostonglobe.com…

7. OHIO NEWS: “Nursing homes remain a popular option,” by Rose Russell (_Toledo Blade_, June 28, 2015).
www.toledoblade.com…

8. OHIO NEWS: “Music used to spark memories among dementia patients,” by Encarnacion Pyle (_Columbus Dispatch_, June 29, 2015).
www.dispatch.com…

9. OREGON NEWS: “Oregon’s retirement-age population growing fast,” by Elliot Njus (Oregonian via _Spokesman-Review_ [Spokane, Washington], June 28, 2015).
www.spokesman.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Auditor general to present pension recommendations to governor,” by Robert Zullo (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, June 29, 2015).
www.post-gazette.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pension costs burden region’s school districts,” by Debra Erdley (_Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_, June 27, 2015).
triblive.com…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Workforce to shrink as baby boomers retire, birth rates fall,” by Natasha Lindstrom (_Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_, June 27, 2015).
triblive.com…

13. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “R.I. law will ease burden on caregivers,” by Richard Salit (_Providence Journal_, June 28, 2015).
www.providencejournal.com…

14. TEXAS NEWS: “Dementia Puts Elders at Risk of Financial Abuse,” by Paul Kleyman (_New America Media_, June 28, 2015).
newamericamedia.org…

15. UTAH NEWS: “The business of caring for seniors: Senior living trends in Utah,” by Karissa Neely (_Daily Herald_ [Provo, Utah], June 28, 2015).
www.heraldextra.com…

16. VIRGINIA NEWS: “Training providers on health needs of LGBT elders,” by Tammie Smith (_Richmond Times-Dispatch_, June 28, 2015).
www.richmond.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. ASIA NEWS: “As Asia ages, entrepreneurs rush in,” by Nyshka Chandran (_CNBC_, June 28, 2015).
www.cnbc.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Seniors going bankrupt in soaring numbers,” by Sophia Harris (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, June 29, 2015).
www.cbc.ca/news/business/seniors-going-bankrupt-in-soaring-numbers-1.3129176…

19. CANADA NEWS: “Antipsychotics overprescribed to Quebec seniors with dementia: report,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, June 29, 2015).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/antipsychotics-overprescribed-to-quebec-seniors-with-dementia-report-1.3131829…

20. CHINA NEWS: “China to let NSSF manage USD 322 billion in local pension funds: sources,” by Zhao Hongmei (_Reuters_, June 28, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

21. CHINA NEWS: “Marriages of elderly in China suffer ‘retirement itch’,” (_China Daily [Beijing], June 28, 2015).
usa.chinadaily.com…

22. EGYPT NEWS: “Pensions to increase by 10%: Presidential decree,” (_Cairo Post_, June 28, 2015).
www.thecairopost.com…

23. ISLE OF MAN NEWS: “Majority oppose Isle of Man pension rise to 45 years,” by Ellan Vannin (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, June 29, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

24. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan Mulls Politically Dangerous Squeeze on Senior Benefits,” by Isabel Reynolds and Kyoko Shimodoi (_Bloomberg Business_, June 28, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

25. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan Pensions’ Slower Bond Sales Hint GPIF Has Made Shift,” by Anna Kitanaka and Shigeki Nozawa (_Bloomberg Business_, June 28, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

26. JAPAN NEWS: “Time to banish old people to the countryside?” by Amy Chavez (_Japan Times_, June 29, 2015). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.japantimes.co.jp/community/2015/06/28/our-lives/time-banish-old-people-countryside/#.VZF5a_lVghs…

27. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Retirement homes no answer for ageing population,” by Juliet Rowan (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], June 29, 2015).
www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11472932…

28. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Baby boomers urged to share fruits with young,” by Lee Hyo-sik (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], June 29, 2015).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

29. UK NEWS: “Savers face ‘outrageous’ fees to pay more into old pensions,” by Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 27, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11702396/Savers-face-outrageous-fees-to-pay-more-into-old-pensions.html…

30. UK NEWS: “Let elderly die ‘surrounded by love’ at home – not in hospitals, says minister,” by Ben Riley-Smith (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 27, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/11702137/Let-elderly-die-surrounded-by-love-at-home-not-in-hospitals-says-minister.html…

31. VIETNAM NEWS: “Viet Nam’s elderly long for open skies and doors,” by Luong Thu Huong (_Vietnam News_, June 29, 2015).
vietnamnews.vn/talk-around-town/272352/viet-nams-elderly-long-for-open-skies-and-doors.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

32. “A Promising Medicare Plan, if Only Health Organizations Would Stick Around,” by Austin Frakt (_New York Times_, June 15, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

33. “New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer’s,” by Lauran Neergaard (Associated Press via _Seattle Times_, June 28, 2015).
www.seattletimes.com…

34. “Can Technology Ease The Burden Of Caring For People With Dementia?” by Amy Standen (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, June 29, 2015). Note: An audio transcript (running time 4 minutes 35 seconds) available at the site. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

35. “Memory, thinking tests may indicate Alzheimer’s earlier than thought,” by Stephen Feller (_United Press Internation [UPI]_, June 29, 2015).
www.upi.com…

36. “Blood Biomarkers for AD Detected Years Before Symptoms,” by Sue Hughes (_Medscape Medical News_, June 26, 2015). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

37. “Osteoporosis linked with heart disease in older people,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

 

June 26, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3840–June 26, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3840–June 26, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

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1. “Supreme Court Allows Nationwide Health Care Subsidies,” by Adam Liptak (_New York Times_, Jun. 26, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Insurance Subsidies Remain, but So Do Health Law Questions,” by Robert Pear, Margot Sanger-Katz, and Reed Abelson (_New York Times_, Jun. 26, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Health Law Ruling Elicits Sighs of Relief and Vows to Continue Fighting,” by Abby Goodnough and Sabrina Tavernise (_New York Times_, Jun. 26, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) Ruling May Have Just Killed State-Based Exchanges,” by Margot Sanger-Katz (_New York Times_, Jun. 26, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “Affordable Care Act survives Supreme Court challenge,” by Robert Barnes (_Washington Post_, Jun. 26, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “A clean bill of healthcare” (_Los Angeles Times_, Jun. 26, 2015). Note 1: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _LAT_ Editorial.
www.latimes.com…

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7. “Same-sex couples to get big Social Security bonus,” by Robert Powell (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.us…

8. “How employers’ efforts to get more people to save for retirement may backfire,” by Jonnelle Marte (_Washington Post_, Jun. 26, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

9. “Study findings turn conventional retirement wisdom upside-down,” by Thomas Yorke (nerdwallet.com… via _Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.csmonitor.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS (California Public Employees Retirement System) likely to fall short of annual investment goals,” by Dean Starkman (_Los Angeles Times_, Jun. 26, 2015). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles
www.latimes.com…

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Calpers’s (California Public Employees Retirement System) Disclosure on Fees Brings Surprise, and Scrutiny,” by Alexandra Stevenson (_New York Times_, Jun. 26, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

12. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Budget deal brings major changes to University of California pension system,” by Alexei Koseff (_Sacramento Bee_, Jun. 26, 2015).
www.sacbee.com…

13. ILLINOIS NEWS: “(Governor Bruce) Rauner suggests deal for Chicago pension relief — City Hall says thanks, but no thanks,” by Tina Sfondeles (_Chicago Sun-Times_, Jun. 26, 2015).
chicago.suntimes.com…

14. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Inside the (Governor Bruce) Rauner pension fix that could help save CPS (Chicago Public Schools) for now,” by Greg Hinz (_Crain’s Chicago Business_, Jun. 26, 2015).
www.chicagobusiness.com…

15. KENTUCKY NEWS: “In State With 79% Pension Hole, Lawmakers Are Doing Fine,” by  Darrell Preston and Margaret Newkirk (Bloomberg News, Jun. 25, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

16. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Detroit one of worst for Medicare drug fraud, feds (federal government) say,” by Melissa Nann Burke, (_Detroit News_, Jun. 26, 2015).
www.detroitnews.com…

17. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Governor (Chris) Christie trims pension, spending, taxes for New Jersey budget,” by Jessica DiNapoli (Reuters, Jun. 26, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

18. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) approves modifying management’s pension plan,” by Paul Nussbaum (_Philadelphia Inquirer, Jun. 26, 2015).
www.philly.com…

19. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “The realities of long-term care for elderly,” by (Orangeburg Times and Democrat_, Jun. 26, 2015). Note: this is a _OTD_ Editorial.
thetandd.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

20. ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT NEWS: “OECD warns over pension scheme solvency as low rates bite,” by Alistair Gray and Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Jun. 26, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

21. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “(Labor Party leader) Bill Shorten says pension changes create ‘perverse’ incentive for retirees to reduce assets,” by James Massola (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.smh.com…

22. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “As generation Y struggles to stay afloat, the baby boomers have plenty to answer for” (news.com….au, Jun. 26, 2015).
www.news.com…

23. CANADA NEWS: “GM (General Motors of Canada Limited) pension plan deficits drop slightly, still faces shortfall of 3.6-billion cd (2.91 billion usd),” by Greg Keenan (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

24. GREECE NEWS: “Greek crisis: pension cuts most toxic issue for (Prime Minister) Alexis Tsipras,” by Arthur Beesley (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

25. IRELAND NEWS: “Caring for the elderly: Irish nursing home groups operating in the marketplace” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

26. IRELAND NEWS: “Development of nursing homes needs a helping hand as banks fail to fund sector,” by Colm Keena (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

27. JAPAN NEWS: “10,783 dementia patients reported missing in 2014 / Privacy issues hinder use of photo listing” (_Yomiuri Shimbun_ [Tokyo], Jun. 26, 2015).
the-japan-news.com…

28. MEXICO NEWS: “Mexican Authorities Investigate Deadly Nursing Home Fire,” by Jean Guerrero (KPBS [San Diego, California] Public Media News, Jun. 26, 2015).
www.kpbs.org…

29. PUERTO RICO NEWS: “40 percent of Puerto Rico municipalities have more elderly than children” (Fox News Latino, Jun. 26, 2015).
latino.foxnews.com…

30. UK NEWS: “Thousands hit by offshore pensions curbs,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Jun. 26, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

31. UK NEWS: “Pensions industry faces inquiry into ‘rip-offs’ after reforms,” by Jim Pickard and Josephine Cumbo _Financial Times_ [London], Jun. 26, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

32. UK NEWS: “Pension freedoms to yield 1.2 billion pounds (1.89 billion usd) tax windfall for Treasury,” by Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11699914/Pension-freedoms-to-yield-1.2bn-tax-windfall-for-Treasury.html…

33. UK NEWS: “Pension changes must not be rushed, insurers say,” by Kevin Peachey (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Jun. 26, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

34. “Exercise Provides Cognitive Benefit in Patients With AD (Alzheimer’s Disease),” by Pauline Anderson (Medscape Medical News, Jun. 26, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

35. “Alzheimer’s disease works differently in patients with and without Down syndrome” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Multiple pathways progressing to Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “High blood pressure linked to reduced Alzheimer’s risk, meds may be reason” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Low scores on memory and thinking tests may signal Alzheimer’s earlier than thought” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Redrawing language map of brain” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 25, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Elder abuse may be more common than people think,” by  Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health, Jun. 25, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

41. “Fats from fish and plants may help older adults live longer,” by Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health, Jun. 25, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

42. “Inactivity reduces people’s muscle strength” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 26, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

43. “Writing program with student interaction creates sense of purpose for seniors” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 25, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

44. “Smartphone app(lication) may prevent dangerous freezing of gait in Parkinson’s patients” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 25, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

45. “Future Science Group showcases UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 25, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

46. “Partnering of PD (Parkinson’s Disease) researchers with patient groups needed to improve effectiveness of clinical trials” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 25, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

47. “Common Antidepressants Linked to Higher Fracture Odds in Menopausal Women,” by  Alan Mozes (HealthDay News, Jun. 26, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

June 25, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3839–June 25, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3839–June 25, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Census update shows more diverse society as baby-boom generation ages,” by Frederick Kunkle (_Washington Post_, June 25, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Millennials Now Out Number Baby Boomers, Census Bureau Says,” by Cheryl Corley (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, June 25, 2015). Note: An audio (running time 2 minutes 25 seconds) transcript is available at the site. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

3. “State budget balancing is putting pensions at risk,” by John W. Schoen (_CNBC_, June 25, 2015).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “How much does your spouse make? Many don’t have a clue,” by Charisse Jones (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], June 24, 2015).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

5. ALABAMA NEWS: “Alabama leads nation in opioid prescriptions in Medicare Part D,” by Amy Yurkanin (_AL.com_, June 24, 2015).
www.al.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Vote on Aid-in-Dying bill delayed to secure more support,” by Patrick McGreevy (_Los Angeles Times_, June 23, 2015). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

7. COLORADO NEWS: “Colorado Springs nonprofit releases report focused on aging well,” by Jakob Rogers (_Gazette_ [Colorado Springs, Colorado], June 25, 2015).
gazette.com…

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “Keep up the crackdown on Medicare fraud,” (_Tampa Bay Times_, June 24, 2015). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.tampabay.com…

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago school board approves more than USD 1 billion in new borrowing,” by Juan Perez Jr. (_Chicago Tribune_, June 25, 2015).
www.chicagotribune.com…

10. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Future NC employees would not receive retirement health care under Senate budget,” by Colin Campbell (_News and Observer_ [Raleigh, North Carolina], June 25, 2015).
www.newsobserver.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Senate panel OKs municipal pension bill,” by Robert Swift (_Times Tribune_ [Scranton, Pennsylvania], June 25, 2015).
thetimes-tribune.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. BRAZIL NEWS: “Rousseff Suffers Setback as Brazil’s House Boosts Pensions,” by Arnaldo Galvao (_Bloomberg Business_, June 24, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

13. CHINA NEWS: “Tourism industry targets the elderly,” by Wang Wen (_China Daily_ [Beijing], June 25, 2015).
usa.chinadaily.com…

14. CUBA NEWS: “Cuba looks to spur higher birth rates, reverse aging population,” (_La Prensa_ [San Antonio, Texas], June 25, 2015).
www.laprensasa.com…

15. EUROPEAN UNION NEWS: “Plan for EU-wide pension schemes to avert ‘time-bomb’,” by Niall O’Connor (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], June 25, 2015).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/plan-for-euwide-pension-schemes-to-avert-timebomb-31328622.html…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “‘Ageing is not the problem. Our failure to adapt is’: Founder of the largest home care provider in Ireland on the issue of ageing,” by Paul O’Donoghue (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], June 25, 2015).
www.independent.ie/business/irish/ageing-is-not-the-problem-our-failure-to-adapt-is-founder-of-the-largest-home-care-provider-in-ireland-on-the-issue-of-ageing-31326908.html…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “More than 10,000 people with dementia reported missing in Japan last year,” (_Japan Times_, June 25, 2015).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/06/25/national/social-issues/10000-people-dementia-reported-missing-japan-last-year/#.VYwxuPlVghs…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Student volunteers move in with elderly 3/11 refugees in Fukushima,” (_Japan Times_, June 25, 2015).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/06/25/national/student-volunteers-move-elderly-311-refugees-fukushima/#.VYwl1_lVghs…

19. MEXICO NEWS: “Mexicans Increasingly Lowering Pensions,” (_Prensa Latina_, June 25, 2015).
www.plenglish.com…

20. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Why National Pension objects to SK merger,” by Kim Yoo-chul (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], June 25, 2015).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

21. UK NEWS: “Middle aged Britain: average age hits 40 as population surges to record,” by John Bingham and Ashley Kirk (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 25, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/11698391/Middle-aged-Britain-average-age-hits-40-as-population-surges-to-record.html…

22. UK NEWS: “Britain will have ‘generation of pensioner landlords’, experts predict,” by Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 24, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/investing/buy-to-let/11697289/Britain-will-have-generation-of-pensioner-landlords-experts-predict.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Dementia held at bay by those with adaptive brains,” by Dick Ahlstrom (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 25, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

24. “Air pollution may increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease,” by Stacy Hsu (_Taipei Times_, June 26, 2015).
www.taipeitimes.com…

25. “Memory, Thinking Tests May Hint at Alzheimer’s Risk,” (_HealthDay_, June 24, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Patient outcomes could improve by preparing nursing homes for health information exchange,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Drug discovery for Parkinson’s disease: LCSB researchers grow neurons in 3-D,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 12, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Exercise Benefits People With Parkinson’s Disease: Study,” (_HealthDay_, June 24, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Cancer drug makes fruit flies live longer,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 25, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

June 24, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3838–June 24, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3838–June 24, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “House votes to repeal Medicare cost-control panel in ObamaCare,” by Peter Sullivan and Cristina Marcos (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, June 23, 2015).
thehill.com…

2. “Our runaway spending on the elderly,” by Robert J. Samuelson (_Washington Post_, June 24, 2015). Note 1: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “A Post-Crisis First for Public Pensions: Improved Finances,” by Timothy W. Martin (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, June 23, 2015).
blogs.ws…

4. “Study: Couples Aren’t Talking Enough About Retirement Plans,” by Stan Choe (Associated Press via _American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, June 24, 2015).
abcnews.go.com…

5. “Wealthier baby boomers shun homeownership,” by Diana Olick (_CNBC_, June 24, 2015).
www.cnbc.com…

6. “Transportation is top need for seniors calling for help,” by Paul Singer (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], June 24, 2015).
www.us…

7. “Retirees deciding whether new lifestyle will include pets,” by Sue Manning (Associated Press via _Washington Times_, June 24, 2015).
www.washingtontimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago school pension payment delay to get another House vote,” by Karen Pierog (_Reuters_, June 23, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Limits to senior aid program moving forward,” by Kurt Erickson (_Bloomington Pantagraph_, June 24, 2015).
www.pantagraph.com…

10. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “New Jersey Democrats’ high-stakes pension strategy,” by Andrew Seidman (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, June 23, 2015).
www.philly.com…

11. TENNESSEE NEWS: “TennCare deadline looms for at-home care services,” by Tom Wilemon (_Tennessean_ [Nashville, Tennessee], June 23, 2015).
www.tennessean.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Age of change as big players expand in aged care sector,” by Nicole Lindsay (_Age_ [Melbourne], June 24, 2015).
www.theage.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Nurse supply in Canada declines for 1st time in 20 years,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, June 23, 2015).
www.cbc.ca/news/health/nurse-supply-in-canada-declines-for-1st-time-in-20-years-1.3124107…

14. CANADA NEWS: “New Brunswick pension funds post big gains for public service,” by Bob Mersereau (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, June 24, 2015).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/new-brunswick-pension-funds-post-big-gains-for-public-service-1.3124615…

15. CUBA NEWS: “Even the Elderly Are Emigrating From Cuba,” by Yoani Sanchez (_World Post_, blog, June 23, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Watchdog to probe private nursing homes,” by Shane Phelan (_Irish Indepenent_ [Dublin], June 24, 2015).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/watchdog-to-probe-private-nursing-homes-31325875.html…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Same-sex spouses denied pension equality,” by Stephen Rogers (_Irish Examiner_ [Cork], June 24, 2015).
www.irishexaminer.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “The Two Sides of Japan’s Deficit Trap,” by Noah Smith (_Bloomberg_, June 23, 2015). Note: This aricle is a commentary.
www.bloombergview.com…

19. MALTA NEWS: “Elderly suffer in ‘deprived’ old people’s homes,” by Tim Diacono (_Malta Today_ [San Gwann], June 24, 2015).
www.maltatoday.com…

20. MALTA NEWS: “400 cases of elderly abuse since 2013,” by Martina Borg (_Malta Today_ [San Gwann], June 24, 2015).
www.maltatoday.com…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Korea’s National Pension to Oppose Merger of SK Group Units,” by Seonjin Cha, Shinhye Kang, and Rose Kim (_Bloomberg Business_, June 24, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

22. THAILAND NEWS: “Without aid for seniors, we’re heading for CATASTROPHE,” (_Nation_ [Bangkok], June 24, 2015). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.nationmultimedia.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Savers cashing in their final-salary pensions see payouts fall,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 24, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11693372/Savers-cashing-in-their-final-salary-pensions-see-payouts-fall.html…

24. UK NEWS: “Older workers could provide Pn 100bn (USD 157.7 billion) economic boost, says PwC,” by Peter Spence (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 24, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11694985/Older-workers-could-provide-100bn-economic-boost-says-PwC.html…

25. UK NEWS: “A&E a ‘place of terror’ for elderly people, nurses’ union congress hears,” by Haroon Siddique (_Guardian_ [London], June 23, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Over half of pension savers putting enough aside for retirement – report,” (Press Association via _Guardian_ [London], June 23, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

27. WORLD NEWS: “How ultralow interest rates could devastate pension funds, insurers,” by William Watt (_MarketWatch_, June 24, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “Atlas of older brains could help diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “New Zealand blackcurrants good for the brain,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Is life’s happiness curve really U-shaped?” by Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman (_Guardian_ [London], June 24, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

31. “Too Few Older Heart Attack Patients Get Implanted Defibrillators, Study Finds,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, June 23, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

32. “Bad Neighborhoods May Make You Age Faster,” (_HealthDay_, June 23, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

33. “Social Model Hospice Homes May Revolutionize End-of-Life Care in the U.S.,” by Karen M. Wyatt (_Huffington Post_, blog, June 23, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3837–June 23, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3837–June 23, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “The VA’s (Veterans Administration) Broken Promise To Thousands Of Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas,” by Caitlin Dickerson (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, Jun. 23, 2015). In addition to the story, audio [running time: 10 minutes, 25 seconds) and print transcripts are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

2. “House (of Representatives) ready to kill health law’s Medicare savings panel,” by Alan Fram (Associated Press via _Seattle [Washington] Post-Intelligencer_, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.seattlepi.com…

3. “Medicare isn’t the problem — it’s the solution,” by Robert Reich (salon.com…, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.salon.com…

4. “Medicare slow to adopt telemedicine due to cost concerns,” by Phil Galewitz (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News via _St. Louis [Missouri] Post-Dispatch_, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.stltoday.com…

5. “Fraud Still Plagues Medicare’s Prescription Drug Program,” by Charles Ornstein (US National Public Radio News, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.npr.org…

6. “Unauthorized immigrants prolong the life of Medicare Trust Fund: JGIM (_Journal of General Internal Medicine_) study” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

7. “Killing a Nation With Euphemisms: TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement)-Eats-Medicare Edition,” by William Rivers Pitt (truthout.org…, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.truth-out.org…

8. “Experts propose new policies in advance of White House Conference on Aging” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

9. “Americans Note Improved Finances But Still Lack Retirement Savings,” by Jamie Hopkins (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jun. 23, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

10. “Why Gen(eration) Xers are saving more for retirement than boomers,” by Anne Fisher (_Fortune_ [New York, New York], Jun. 23, 2015).
fortune.com…

11. “Baby boomers, not millennials, to power apartment demand,” by Gregg Robb (marketwatch.com…, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

12. “Social Model Hospice Homes May Revolutionize End-of-Life Care in the U.S.,” by Karen M. Wyatt (huffingtonpost.com…, Jun.23, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

13. ALABAMA NEWS: “Alabama doctors received 1.68 billion usd from Medicare in 2013; see how much yours got,” by Brendan Kirby (al.com…, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.al.com…

14. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Bill to delay Chicago school pension payment fails in House (of Representatives),” by Karen Pierog (Reuters, Jun. 23, 2015). www.reuters.com…

15. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Kentucky Lawmakers Still Considering 3.3 Billion usd Bond For Teacher Pensions,” by Ryland Barton (WFPL 89.3 FM [Louisville] Radio News, Jun. 23, 2015). wfpl.org…

16. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. Democrats’ (Party) budget: Increase taxes to boost pension fund,” by Andrew Seidman (_Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] Inquirer_, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.philly.com…

17. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “RIPTA (Rhode Island Public Transit Authority) may end free rides for elderly, disabled,” by Donita Naylor (_Providence Journal_, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.providencejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “(Northern Territory) Dementia carers left with nowhere to turn,” by Judith Aisthorpe (_Northern Territory News [Darwin] via perthnow.com….au, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.perthnow.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “Making the case for auto-enrollment in pension reform, the view from Sun Life Financial Inc,” by Barry Critchley (_Financial Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Jun. 23, 2015).
business.financialpost.com…

20. CANADA NEWS: “Quebec (Province) pensioners under 65 get pinched by rule change,” by Paul Delean (_Gazette_ [Montreal], Jun. 23, 2015).
montrealgazette.com…

21. CANADA NEWS: “Cross Canada walk to raise funds and awareness for end-of-life care,” by Anne Sutherland (_Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Jun. 24, 2015).
montrealgazette.com…

22. CHINA NEWS: “China’s pension system still pits the country’s old against its young,” by Hudson Lockett (_China Economic Review_ [London, UK], Jun. 23, 2015).
www.chinaeconomicreview.com…

23. CHINA NEWS: “Beijing nursing home to offer exclusive service for childless seniors” (Xinhua via _Daily_ [Shanghai], Jun. 23, 2015).
www.shanghaidaily.com…

24. GREECE NEWS: “In talks on cuts, Greece focuses on protecting pensions as a safety net against poverty,” by Derek Gatopoulos and Raphael Kominis (Associated Press via _Minneapolis [Minnesota] Star-Tribune_, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.startribune.com…

25. ISLE OF MAN NEWS: “(Michael (name of division) Sheading (administrative division Minister of the House of Keys [MHK] Alfred)) Cannan calls for new pension freedoms” (iomtoday.co.im, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.iomtoday.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/cannan-calls-for-new-pension-freedoms-1-7321552…

26. MEXICO NEWS: “16 dead, 5 injured in nursing home fire in northern Mexico” (Associated Press via _San Diego [California] Union-Tribune_, Jun. 23, 2015). www.utsandiego.com…

27. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Voluntary euthanasia petition presented to Parliament,” by Jo Moir (stuff.co.nz, Jun. 23, 2015).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/69625397/voluntary-euthanasia-petition-presented-to-parliament…

28. NORTHERN IRELAND NEWS: “Charity calls for Executive to improve palliative care,” by Victoria O’Hara (_Telegraph_ [Belfast], Jun. 23, 2015).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/health/charity-calls-for-executive-to-improve-palliative-care-31322269.html…

29. UK NEWS: “Dementia drivers ‘as dangerous as gunmen’,” by Gregory Walton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 23, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/road-and-rail-transport/11692749/Dementia-drivers-as-dangerous-as-gunmen.html…

30. UK NEWS: “UK pensions: tough choices as ‘old age support ratio’ shrinks,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Jun. 23, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

31. UK NEWS: “How does UK pension provision compare worldwide?” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Jun. 23, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

32. WALES NEWS: “Charity calls for medical professionals to receive more training in end-of-life care,” by Mark Smith (_Western Mail_ [Cardiff, Glamorgan], Jun. 23, 2015).
www.walesonline.co.uk/news/health/charity-calls-medical-professionals-receive-9502931…

33. ZIMBABWE NEWS: “Provisions for Pension, Provident Fund Bill” [_Herald_ [Harare] via allAfrica.com…, Jun. 23, 2015). Note: this is a _Herald_ Opinion piece.
allafrica.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

34. “Mind and body exercise can help your brain — but not against dementia risk,” by Linda Searing (_Washington Post_, Jun. 23, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

35. “ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) Drug May Boost Cognitive Function in Menopause,” by Fran Lowry (Medscape Medical News, Jun. 22, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

36. “How can health professionals enhance cognitive health in older adults?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Diabetes medication reduces dementia risk” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Fat, sugar cause bacterial changes that may relate to loss of cognitive function” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Threshold for Quick Diagnosis of Sleep Issues in PD (Parkinson’s Disease),” by Pauline Anderson (Medscape Medical News, Jun. 23, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

40. “What is the role of the gut microbiome in developing Parkinson’s disease?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “In old age, current and former smokers face early lung disease,” by Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health, Jun. 22, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

42. “Fewer than 1 in 10 older heart patients get life-saving defibrillators” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

43. “A fuse of cardiovascular diseases” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

44. “Two cultures, same risk for cognitive impairment” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

45. “Disabled people pilot a robot remotely with their thoughts” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

46. “Best Practice Framework is good benchmarking tool for Fracture Liaison Services worldwide” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

47. “Bad Neighborhoods May Make You Age Faster,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Jun. 23, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

June 22, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3836–June 22, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3836–June 22, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Sanders pushes to block pension cuts,” by Jordain Carney (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, June 22, 2015).
thehill.com…

2. “Critics question proposed rules for cutting pensions,” by Len Boselovic (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, June 21, 2015).
www.post-gazette.com…

3. “CMS considering ACO-style care model for dual eligibles,” by Emily Morgan (_McKnight’s Long Term Care News_, June 22, 2015).
www.mcknights.com…

4. “At Home, Many Seniors Are Imprisoned by Their Independence,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, blog, June 19, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “What I wish my dad said before he died,” by Jack Ohman (Sacramento Bee via US Public Broadcasting System Newshour, June 19, 2015).
www.pbs.org…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Sausalito’s new senior ride program could serve as pioneer for programs in Marin,” by Mark Prado (_Marin Independent Journal_ [Novato, California], June 21, 2015).
www.marinij.com…

7. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “An Award To New England’s Elderly Is Not Always Cause For Celebration,” by Daniel Rosinsky-Larsson (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, June 20, 2015). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 40 seconds) and print transcript are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

8. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Without taking the wheel, seniors can get around,” by Stephanie McFeeters (_Boston Globe_, June 22, 2015).
www.bostonglobe.com…

9. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Pensions, debt obstruct Snyder’s Detroit schools plan,” by Nathan Bomey (USA Today via _Detroit Free-Press_, June 22, 2015).
www.freep.com…

10. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Aging population accelerates in Rockingham,” by Casey Conley (_Portsmouth Herald_, June 20, 2015).
www.seacoastonline.com…

11. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. Democrats say they’ll make good on USD 3.1 billion pension promise with budget,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, June 21, 2015).
www.nj.com…

12. OHIO NEWS: “Today, seniors are more accepting of assisted living,” by Rose Russell (_Toledo Blade_, June 21, 2015).
www.toledoblade.com…

13. OHIO NEWS: “Families urged to rate providers of in-home care on Angie’s List,” by Rita Price (_Columbus Dispatch_, June 20, 2015).
www.dispatch.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Senate passes legislation to tighten pension eligibility,” (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, June 23, 2015).
www.abc.net…

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Pension assets test changes worse than claimed says Industry Super,” by Peter Martin (_Sydney Morning Herald_, June 22, 2015).
www.smh.com…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Record numbers of elderly drivers banished from Victorian roads,” by Aleks Devic and Jesse Wray-Mccann (_Herald Sun_ [Melbourne], June 20, 2015).
www.heraldsun.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “New study finds one-third of dementia nurses have unhealthy behaviours because of distress at work,” by Emma McIntosh (_Calgary Herald_, June 21, 2015).
calgaryherald.com…

18. GREECE NEWS: “Greece backs off on pensions in bailout proposal: officials,” by Viktoria Dendrinou and Nektaria Stamouli (_MarketWatch_, June 22, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

19. GREECE NEWS: “Greeks fear further pension cuts as eurozone deadline looms,” by John Hooper (_Guardian_ [London], June 21, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

20. IRELAND NEWS: “1-in-3 could avoid nursing homes,” by Clare McCormack (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], June 21, 2015).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/1in3-could-avoid-nursing-homes-31317660.html…

21. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “House approves SSS pension hike bill,” by Marc Jayson Cayabyab (_Philippines Daily Inquirer_ [Manila], June 22, 2015).
newsinfo.inquirer.net…

22. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “In sensitive Samsung vote, S.Korea pension fund may seek outside help,” by Joyce Lee (_Reuters_, June 21, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

23. THAILAND NEWS: “New pension plan to add 1m members,” by Penchan Charoensuthipan (_Bangkok Post_, June 21, 2015).
www.bangkokpost.com…

24. UK NEWS: “FTSE 250 firms warned over pension deficit risks,” by Roland Gribben (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 21, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11690244/FTSE-250-firms-warned-over-pension-deficit-risks.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Pension providers doubt 2016 goal for second-hand annuity market,” by Megan Dakers (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 20, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/banksandfinance/insurance/11687120/Pension-providers-doubt-2016-goal-for-second-hand-annuity-market.html…

26. UK NEWS: “Ministers promise action to help grieving families forced to wait months to bury dementia victims who die in care homes,” by Christopher Hope (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 20, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/11687701/Ministers-promise-action-to-help-grieving-families-forced-to-wait-months-to-bury-dementia-victims-who-die-in-care-homes.html…

27. VIETNAM NEWS: “Vietnam lawmakers vote for pension rule change, ease workers’ concerns,” (_Thanh Nien News_ [Ho Chi Minh City], June 22, 2015).
www.thanhniennews.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “More women are reaching 100 but centenarian men are healthier,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Award-winning agent developed for prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Even Light Activity Can Boost Seniors’ Health,” (_HealthDay_, June 19, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

June 19, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No 3835–June 19, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3835–June 19, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “(US Senator and presidential candidate) Bernie Sanders Draws Union Support Pressing Pensions Issue,” by Eric Lichtblau (_New York Times_ First Draft, Jun. 18, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Medicare’s Rush To Risk: Confounding Theory And Practice, Leaving ACOs (accountable care organizations) Vulnerable,” by David Introcaso and Clifton Gaus (_Health Affairs_ blog, Jun. 19, 2015).
healthaffairs.org…

3. “Cut spousal benefits to stop Social Security ‘gaming’,” by Jeffrey B. Miller (marketwatch.com…, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

4. “Social Security’s demise has been greatly exaggerated — but that doesn’t mean reforms aren’t warranted,” by Jonathan P. Baird (_Concord [New Hampshire] Monitor_, Jun. 19, 2015). Note: this is a _CM_ Opinion piece.
www.concordmonitor.com…

5. “The Financial Services Industry Doesn’t Want to Put You First: And neither does Congress,” by Helaine Olen (slate.com…, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.slate.com…

6. “Jeralean Talley, world’s oldest-known person, dies at 116,” by Serena Maria Daniels (Reuters Health, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS (California Public Employees’ Retirement System) approves 7.2% increase in HMO (health maintenance organization rates as drug costs climb,” by Chad Terhune (_Los Angeles Times_, Jun. 19, 2015). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Health records and genetic data from more than 100,000 Californians power medical research” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension Armageddon (end of the world scenario): Can California voters avoid it?” by Stephen Eide (_Weekly Standard_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Jun. 29, 2015).
www.weeklystandard.com…

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Grand Jury pension reform proposal could serve as a model for struggling government agencies” (_Oakland Tribune_ via _Contra Costa Times_, Jun. 19, 2015). Note: this is an _OT_ Editorial.
www.contracostatimes.com…

11. FLORIDA NEWS: “Major Jacksonville pension reform bill gets a green light,” by David Bauerlein and Nate Monroe (_Florida Times-Union_ [Jacksonville], Jun. 19, 2015).
jacksonville.com…

12. FLORIDA NEWS: “Guarding the elderly” (_Gainesville Sun_, Jun. 19, 2015). Note: this is a _GS_ Editorial.
www.gainesville.com…

13. GEORGIA NEWS: “New national accounting standards will let taxpayers know about underfunded pensions,” by Walter C. Jones (_Florida Times-Union_ [Jacksonville], Jun. 19, 2015).
jacksonville.com…

14. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago Schools Seen as City’s Next Hurdle as Pension Bill Looms,” by Elizabeth Campbell and Brian Chappatta (Bloomberg News, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

15. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Gov(ernor). (Steve) Beshear’s Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement work group comes with criticism from House (of Representatives) and Senate Republicans,” by Brad Bowman (_Frankfort State Journal_, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.state-journal.com…

16. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Health plan bolts dual-eligible demo(onstration) in Massachusetts,” by Virgil Dickson (modernhealthcare.com…, Jun. 18, 2015).
www.modernhealthcare.com…

17. OREGON NEWS: “Oregon moves closer to offering state retirement savings plan,” Anne Tergesen (marketwatch.com…, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. WORLD NEWS: “Palliative care around the world,” by Joe Couling (Oxford [UK] University Press blog, Jun. 19, 2015).
blog.oup.com…

19. INDIA NEWS: “One rank, one pension: Gov(ernmen)t should fulfil its promise at the earliest” (_Hindustan Times_ [New Delhi, Delhi], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.hindustantimes.com…

20. MALTA NEWS: “Baby-boomers are big savers, Central Bank analysis finds,” by Matthew Vella (_Malta Today_ [San Gwann], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.maltatoday.com…

21, PHILIPPINES NEWS: “House (of Representatives) OKs SSS (Social Security System) ‘across-the-board’ pension hike” (Alto Broadcasting System – Chronicle Broadcasting Network News [Quezon City, National Capital Region], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.abs-cbnnews.com…

22. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES NEWS: “Pension regime needs a rethink in UAE,” by Abdulnasser Alshaali (_Gulf News_ [Dubai], Jun. 19, 2015).
gulfnews.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Steel strike over pensions suspended as unions reach deal with steel giant Tata (Limited–Indian steelmaker),” by Rupert Denholm-Hall (walesonline.com…, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.walesonline.co.uk/business/business-news/steel-strike-over-pensions-suspended-9491408…

24. UK NEWS: “How driverless cars could revolutionise old age,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/road-and-rail-transport/11684562/How-driverless-cars-could-revolutionise-old-age.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Insurers call for pension advice safeguards to be watered down,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Jun. 19, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Labour (Party) calls for swift action on pension exit charges, by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Jun. 19, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Thick cortex could be key in Down syndrome” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Seniors don’t bounce back fast from car crashes” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

June 18, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3834–June 18, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3834–June 18, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Kenneth Feinberg to Oversee Cuts in Multiemployer Pension Plans,” by Mary Williams Walsh (_New York Times_, Jun. 18, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Federal officials outline process for cutting multi-employer pensions,” by  Michael A. Fletcher (_Washington Post_, Jun. 18, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Ohio congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, (US Senator and presidential candidate) Bernie Sanders offer new legislation to repeal private pension cut provisions,” by Jim Mackinnon (_Akron [OHIO] Beacon-Journal_, Jun. 18, 2015).
www.ohio.com…

4. “Authorities arrest 243 people in 712 million usd Medicare fraud,” by Megan Cassella (Reuters, Jun. 18, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

5. “Upcoding Inflates Medicare Costs in Excess of 2 Billion usd Annually” (University of Texas at Austin news release, Jun. 18, 2015).
news.utexas.edu…

6. “Little old lady behind the wheel? Not the baby boomers,” by Katherine Shaver (_Washington Post_, Jun. 18, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “How Boomers Are Redefining ‘Legacy’,” by Joanne Cleaver (usnews.com…, Jun. 18, 2015).
money.us…

US STATE NEWS:

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “Prospects good for pension reform agreement, pension fund attorneys say,” by David Bauerlein (_Florida Times-Union_ [Jacksonville], Jun. 18, 2015).
jacksonville.com…

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Teachers pension fund chief to city (Chicago): Pay up,” by Greg Hinz (_Crain’s Chicago Business_, Jun. 18, 2015).
www.chicagobusiness.com…

10. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Mpls-area public employers win future break on pension costs,” by S. Brandt (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, Jun. 18, 2015).
www.startribune.com…

11. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “New Report Raises Doubts About Cost of Shifting Teacher Pensions,” by John Reitmeyer (njspotlight.com…, Jun. 18, 2015).
www.njspotlight.com…

12. NEW YORK NEWS: “Adding pension benefits is all about gaining political favor” (_Glens Falls Post-Star_, Jun. 18, 2015). Note: this is a _GFPS_ Editorial.
poststar.com…

13. WASHINGTON NEWS: “Seattle Preschool in a Nursing Home ‘Transforms’ Elderly Residents,” by Genevieve Shaw Brown (American Broadcasting Corporation News, Jun. 16, 2015).
abcnews.go.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australian Greens (Party) back (Prime Minister Tony) Abbott government’s deep pension cuts,” by Mike Head (World Socialist Web Site, Jun. 18, 2015).
www.ws…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Here’s how governments should tackle pension reform,” by Robert Brown (_Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Jun. 18, 2015). Note: this is a _Gazette_ Opinion piece.
montrealgazette.com…

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16. GREECE NEWS: “Greek pensions: Why they are a flashpoint” (_Economist_ [London, UK], Jun. 18, 2015).
www.economist.com…

17. GREECE NEWS: “Why Greece’s pensions are key to the debt deadlock,” by Jenny Cosgrave (cnbc.com…, Jun. 18, 2015).
www.cnbc.com…

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18. INDONESIA NEWS: “Workers’ groups demand immediate pension scheme decision,” by Ridwan Max Sijabat (_Post_ [Jakarta]. Jun. 18, 2015).
www.thejakartapost.com…

19. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “No one deserves a fat state pension,” by Gareth Morgan (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Jun. 18, 2015). Note: this is a _NZH_ Opinion piece.
www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11466733…

20. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Tropical retirement barriers to be removed,” by John Weekes (_New Zealand Herals_ [Auckland], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11467438…

21. TAIWAN NEWS: “Parkinson’s disease appears associated with many cancers in Taiwan” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 18, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. UK NEWS: “Pension ‘exit’ penalties cut so over-55s can withdraw cash,” by Iain Duncan Smith (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 18, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11682301/Pension-exit-penalties-cut-so-over-55s-can-withdraw-cash.html…

23. UK NEWS: “Shouldering the cost of the Baby Boomer legacy is destroying my generation’s prospects,” by Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett (_New Statesman_ [London], Jun. 18, 2015).
www.newstatesman.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “House calls for frailest seniors cut Medicare costs in study by avoiding hospital, ER (Emergency Room) visits,” by Lauran Neergaard (Associated Press via _Minneapolis [Minnesota] Star-Tribune_, Jun. 18, 2015).
www.startribune.com…

25. “Patients less likely to die if readmitted to same hospital, study finds,” by Jessica Glenza (_Guardian_ [London, UK], Jun. 18, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

26. “Medicare coverage could be even more useful at age 50,” by Mark Miller (Reuters Health, Jun. 18, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

27. “UPitt (University of Pittsburgh [Pennsylvania] researchers find link between neighborhood quality and cellular aging” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 18, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Scientists identify progenitor cells for blood and immune system” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 18, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Scientists identify protein that sustains heart function into old age” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Diet that mimics fasting appears to slow aging” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Vinculin protein boosts function in the aging heart” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Protein ‘comet tails’ propel cell recycling process” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 18, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “New taxonomy classifies rare genetic bone disorders by metabolic pathogenesis” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Cataract culprits” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 18, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Vanderbilt (University–Nashville, Tennessee)-led study finds significant drop in new prostate cancer diagnoses” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Tests to gauge genetic risks for prostate cancer now are feasible” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Risk Score IDs (identifies) One-Year Mortality in Elderly With NSTE-ACS (non-ST-segment (portion of an electrocardiogram) elevation acute coronary syndromes),” by  (HealthDay News, Jun. 18, 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

June 17, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3833–June 17, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3833–June 17, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “CBO: Social Security Shortfall Quadrupled Since 2008,” by Andrew Biggs (_Forbes_, June 16, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

2. “Federal officials outline process for cutting multi-employer pensions,” by Michael A. Fletcher (_Washington Post_, June 17, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Documents Reveal Secret Legal Battle Over Medicare Overbilling,” by Fred Schulte (_US National Public Radio, June 17, 2015).
www.npr.org…

4. “Bill seeks to extend Medicare drug deadline,” by Maggie Clark (_Sarasota Herald-Tribune_, June 17, 2015).
www.heraldtribune.com…

5. “Doing More, Not Less, to Save Retirees From Financial Ruin,” by Eduardo Porter (_New York Times_, June 16, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

6. “Forcing workers to save 3 percent won’t fix retirement,” by Aimee Picchi (_Moneywatch_, June 16, 2015).
www.cbsnews.com…

7. “States Swoop In to Save Your Retirement, Sort Of,” by Ben Steverman (_Bloomberg Business_, June 17, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

8. “Why people don’t buy long-term-care insurance,” by Olivia S. Mitchell and Daniel Gottlieb (_MarketWatch_, June 17, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

9. “Little old lady behind the wheel? Not the baby boomers,” by Katherine Shaver (_Washington Post_, June 17, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “L.A. County supervisors vote to gradually boost home care worker wages,” by Abby Sewell (_Los Angeles Times_, June 16, 2015). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

11. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Beshear appoints group to find solutions for Kentucky’s unstable teacher retirement fund,” by Jack Brammer (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, June 16, 2015).
www.kentucky.com…

12. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Christie pension reform could have high price tag for N.J. schools, report warns,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, June 17, 2015).
www.nj.com…

13. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Surprising decision in New Jersey pension funding case,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, June 17, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

14. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “State Funding Cuts Squeeze Program to Help Seniors to Continue to Live at Home,” by Andrew Kitchenman (_NJSpotlight_, blog, June 17, 2015).
www.njspotlight.com…

15. OREGON NEWS: “Oregon Legislature approves state-run retirement plan,” by Tracy Leow (_Statesman Journal_ [Salem, Oregon], June 16, 2015).
www.statesmanjournal.com…

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa. borrows USD 1.24B; spread widens amid pension fight,” by Joseph N. DiStefano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, blog, June 16, 2015).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. BRAZIL NEWS: “Brazil’s Rousseff to veto pension hike, offer alternative -sources,” by Alonso Soto (_Reuters_, June 16, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

18. CUBA NEWS: “Cuban Homes for the Elderly Maintained by Foreign Donations,” by Daniel Benitez (_Havana Times_, June 16, 2015).
www.havanatimes.org…

19. GERMANY NEWS: “How to die in Germany,” by Clara Bleiker (_Deutsche Welle_, June 17, 2015).
www.dw.de/how-to-die-in-germany/a-18522753…

20. INDIA NEWS: “Elderly Abuse Survey Finds 92% Youths In Delhi Don’t Care About The Aged,” by Adrija Bose (_Huffington Post_, blog, June 17, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.in/2015/06/17/elder-abuse-india_n_7592762.html…

21. IRELAND NEWS: “Retired public servants to receive Euro 1,680 (USD 1,892) pension boost,” by Martin Wall (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 16, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

22. JAPAN NEWS: “Ishiba mulls new law on program encouraging elderly to move to countryside,” (_Japan Times_, June 17, 2015).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/06/17/national/social-issues/ishiba-mulls-new-law-on-program-encouraging-elderly-to-move-to-countryside/#.VYGfTvlVghs…

23. JAPAN NEWS: “Pinched pensions limit Japanese consumer clout,” by Tetsushi Kajimoto and Stanley White (_Reuters_, June 16, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

24. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan Has The Highest Life Expectancy Of Any Major Country. Why?” by Geoffrey Cain (_National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] News_, June 17, 2015).
www.nbcnews.com…

25. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “New investment option to target KiwiSaver retirees,” by Tamsyn Parker (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], June 17, 2015).
www.nzherald.co.nz/personal-finance/news/article.cfm?c_id=12&objectid=11466524…

26. MALTA NEWS: “Pensions Group calls for incentives to encourage late retirement – Some workers will need to pay more contributions, mums, students to get credited contributions,” (_Times of Malta_ [Valletta], June 17, 2015).
www.timesofmalta.com…

27. SLOVAKIA NEWS: “MPs override Kiska veto on minimum pension bill,” (_Slovak Spectator_, June 17, 2015).
spectator.sme.sk/c/20058107/mps-override-kiska-veto-on-minimum-pension-bill.html…

28. UK NEWS: “Government plans cap on pension fund withdrawal charges,” by Frances Perraudin (_Guardian_ [London], June 17, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

29. UK NEWS: “Elderly ‘being trapped’ in hospital, says Age UK,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, June 17, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

30. UK NEWS: “Creeping threat of ‘silver’ inflation masked by falling living costs,” by Kate Palmer (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 17, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/special-reports/11678895/Creeping-threat-of-silver-inflation-masked-by-falling-living-costs.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

31. “Don’t overlook the benefits of ‘free’ Part A Medicare coverage,” by Philip Moeller (US Public Broadcasting System _Newshour_, blog, June 16, 2015).
www.pbs.org…

32. “For those over 50, finding a job can get old,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 16, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Study Questions Value of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Older Patients,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, June 17, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Study reveals surprising truths about caregivers,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 16, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Longevity hormone is lower in stressed and depressed women,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 16, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “New Neurochemical Changes Imaged in Parkinson’s Disease,” by Kate Johnson (_Medscape Medical News_, June 17, 2015). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

37. “Age-related inflammatory processes facilitate development of COPD,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

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