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July 31, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3865–July 31, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3865–July 31, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare turns 50 but Americans still have a lot to learn,” by Charisse Jones (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Jul. 31, 2015).
www.us…

2. “Single-payer healthcare gets backing from Medicare’s ‘creator’,” by Mark Gruenberg (_People’s World_, Jul. 31, 2015).
peoplesworld.org…

3. “‘Sex Never Dies,’ but a Medicare Option for Older Men Does,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, Jul. 31, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “Seizing a Medicare Moment To Improve End-of-Life Care,” by Mildred Z. Solomon and Nancy Berlinge (_Time_ [New York, New York], Jul. 31, 2015).
time.com…

5. “Despite slight improvement, we need to fix Social Security now,” by Alicia Munnell (marketwatch.com…, Jul. 31, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

6. “The Grandparent Trap: The shameful problem of elder financial abuse is only going to get worse,” by Helaine Olen (slate.com…, Jul. 31, 2015).
www.slate.com…

7. “Assisted Living is a ‘Ticking Time Bomb’,” by Catherine Hawes (US Public Broadcasting Service _Frontline_, Jul. 30, 2015. Note: “This is the edited transcript of an interview conducted on Nov. 10, 2012.”
www.pbs.org…

8. “Why Peer Pressure Doesn’t Add Up To Retirement Savings,” by Shankar Vedantam (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, Jul. 31, 2015). This is an audio transcript, (running time: 3 minutes, 48 seconds). A print transcript is also available at the site.
www.npr.org…

9. “States are staring at a trillion (usd) pension hole” (CBS Inc. News, Jul. 31, 2015).
www.cbsnews.com…

10. “Millennials, Help Your Baby Boomer Parents Wake Up To Their Retirement Crisis,” by Neale Godfrey (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jul. 31, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

11. “Millennials rank retirement saving, paying down debt as top priorities,” by Carolyn Bigda (_Seattle [Washington] Times_ Jul. 31, 2015).
www.seattletimes.com…

12. “Clemson (University–Clemson, South Carolina) study: Popular 401K plans may leave many short at retirement,” by Amanda C. Coyne (_Greenville [South Carolina] News_ via _The State_ [Columbia], Jul. 31, 2015).
www.ocregister.com…

13. “Yes, Millennials And Boomers Can Work Together–Here’s How To Help,” by Karen Martinson Kroll (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jul. 31, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

14. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California’s pension hole: Once modest, now monstrous,” by Teri Sforza (_Orange County Register_ [Santa Ana], Jul. 31, 2015).
www.ocregister.com…

15. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Connecticut hoping to stave off nursing home strike” (Associated Press via _Bristol Press_, Jul. 31, 2015).
www.centralctcommunications.com…

16. UTAH NEWS: “After change to state pension program for public employees, personal contributions to plans slow in coming” (_Deseret News_ [Salt Lake City], Jul. 31, 2015). Note: this is a _DN_ Editorial.
www.deseretnews.com…

17. WYOMING NEWS: “UW to use 2.5 million usdd grant to educate elderly, caregivers” (Associated Press via _Casper Star-Tribune_ via _Washington [District of Columbia] Times_, Jul. 31, 2015).
www.washingtontimes.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. CANADA NEWS: “Lessons for Social Security Reform from Canada: Part 2,” by Andrew Biggs (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jul. 31, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

19. UK NEWS: “Average care home fees reach 34,000 pounds in some areas,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 31, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/news/11774001/Average-care-home-fees-reach-34000-in-some-areas.html…

20. UK NEWS: “Time to kill off unfair pension schemes,” by Neil Collins (_Financial Times_ [London], Jul. 31, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “For seniors, sexual activity is linked to higher quality of life,” by Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health, Jul. 31, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

22. “Findings in research on photoaging could reverse negative impact of ultraviolet radiation” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 31, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Discovery about brain protein causes rethink on development of Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Cell aging slowed by putting brakes on noisy transcription” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors,” by E.J. Mundell (HealthDay News, Jul. 31, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men’s Bones in Middle Age,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Jul. 30, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Jul. 30, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

July 30, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3864–July 30, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3864–July 30, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:
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1. “As Medicare and Medicaid Turn 50, Use of Private Health Plans Surges,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, Jul. 30, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. Today’s New York Times “Room for Debate” section contains four articles about Medicare in its “The Next 50 Years for Medicare and Medicaid” section: ” Medicare and Medicaid Need to Be Transformed,” by Yevgeniy Feyman; “Affordable Care Act Health Care Has Already Helped Sustain Medicaid and Medicare,” by Jared Bernstein; Medicare and Medicaid Are Unsustainable Without Quick Action,” by Gail Wilensky; and “Groundless Fears About Medicaid and Medicare,” by Maya Rockeymoore.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Medicare and Medicaid at 50: Successful, expensive” (_Los Angeles Times_, Jul. 30, 2015). Note 1: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _LAT_ Editorial.
www.latimes.com…

4. “50 Years Ago, Medicare Helped To Desegregate Hospitals,” by Renee Montagne (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, Jul. 30, 2015). Print and audio (running time: 4 minutes, 18 seconds) transcripts are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

5. “After 50 years, how do we ensure Medicare and Medicaid longevity?” by Judy Woodruff (US Public Broadcasting Service _Newshour_, Jul. 29, 2015). Print, audio, and video (running time: 10 minutes, 25 seconds) transcripts are available at the site.
www.pbs.org…

6. “Cost of Alzheimer’s threatens Medicare’s future,” by Harry Johns (_The Hill_ [Washington, District of Columbia] blog, Jul. 30, 2015).
thehill.com…

7. “How Medicare Came Into Existence,” by Lily Rothman (_Time_ [New York, New York], Jul. 30, 2015).
time.com…

8. “Keep Medicare Alive and Well: Reforming end-of-life care will benefit Medicare for years to come,” by Erin Taylor (usnews.com…, Jul. 30, 2015).
www.us…

9. “End-of-life decisions” (_Gainesville [Florida] Sun_, Jul. 30, 2015). Note: this is a _GS_ Editorial.
www.gainesville.com…

10. “Medicare And Medicaid At 50: A Check-Up,” by Joy Cardin (Wisconsin Public Radio _Joy Cardin Show_, Jul. 30, 2015). This is an interview with Pamela Herd, Professor of Sociology and Public Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This is an audio transcript, also available as a .mp3 download, running time: 48 minutes, 36 seconds).
www.wpr.org…

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11. “People are saving more for retirement–but they’re still making one big mistake,” by Jonnelle Marte (_Washington Post_, Jul. 30, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

12. “From The Silents To Millennials, Debt Burdens Span The Generations,” by Yuki Noguchi (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, Jul. 29, 2015). In addition to the story, print and audio (running time: 2 minutes, 25 seconds) are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

13, ARIZONA NEWS: “Phoenix pension-reform plan is a small-bore winner” (_Arizona Republic_, Jul. 30, 2015). Note: this is an _AR_ editorial.
www.azcentral.com…

14. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Proposal for Pension Benefit Changes Would Create ‘Uncertainty'” (californiahealthline.org…, Jul. 30, 2015).
www.californiahealthline.org…

15, ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago loses bid to keep pension reform alive pending appeal,” by Karen Pierog (Reuters, Jul. 29, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

16. MICHIGAN NEWS: “(Michigan Supreme) Court: Forcing state workers to pay into pension valid,” by Chad Livengood (_Detroit News_, Jul. 30, 2015).”
www.detroitnews.com…

17. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Fewer Michigan workers ready for retirement,” by Brian J. O’Connor (_Detroit News_, Jul. 30, 2015).
www.detroitnews.com…

18. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “(New Jersey Senate President Stephen) Sweeney urges federal loan to fix N.J. pension woes,” by Andrew Seidman (_Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] Inquirer_, Jul. 30, 2015).
www.philly.com…

19. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “(State) Supreme Court to hear public pension cost-of-living case” (Associated Press via _New Jersey Herald_ [Newton], Jul. 30, 2015).
www.njherald.com…

20. OREGON NEWS: “Pew (Charitable Trusts) study gives Oregon good marks in pension funding,” by Peter Wong (_Portland Tribune_, Jul. 30, 2015).
portlandtribune.com…

21. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “(Pittsburgh Mayor Bill) Peduto blasts (Governor Tom) Wolf’s plan to borrow 3 billion usd to shore up pensions,” by Bob Bauder and Melissa Daniels (_Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_, Jul. 30, 2015).
triblive.com…

22. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Superior Court (state trial court of general jurisdiction) judge dismisses remaining R.I. pension-law challenges,” by Tom Mooney (_Providence Journal_, Jul. 30, 2015).
www.providencejournal.com…

23. TEXAS NEWS: “Be very cautious about making pension changes,” by Dan Flynn (_Fort Worth Star-Telegram_, Jul. 30, 2015). Note: this is a _FWST_ Opinion piece.
www.star-telegram.com…

24. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Thinking through death: Experts stress importance of communicating end-of-life wishes,” by Shamane Mills (Wisconsin Public Radio via _Superior Telegram_, Jul. 30, 2015).
www.superiortelegram.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

25. BRAZIL NEWS: “Brazil’s (President Dilma) Rousseff vetoes increased pension spending proposal,” by Caroline Stauffer (Reuters, Jul. 30, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

26. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario (Province) Liberals (Party) call for Tories’ (Conservative Party) defeat over pension fight,” by Adrian Morrow (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], Jul. 30, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

27. CANADA NEWS: “Lessons For Social Security Reform From Canada: Part 1,” by Andrew Biggs (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jul. 29, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

28. INDIA NEWS: “Finally, Centre (central government) revises pension of pre-2006 armed forces retirees” (_Hindustan Times_ [New Delhi, Delhi], Jul. 31, 2015).
www.hindustantimes.com…

29. MALTA NEWS: “Occupational pensions possible without employer contribution,” by Vanessa Macdonald (_Times of Malta [Valletta, Malta Xlokk], Jul. 30, 2015).
www.timesofmalta.com…

30. SCOTLAND NEWS: “End of life guidelines revised after Scots rethink,” by Lizzy Buchan (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], Jul. 30, 2015).
www.scotsman.com…

31. UK NEWS: “New laws to end early retirement rip-off,” by Matthew Holehouse, Dan Hyde, and Steven Swinford (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 30, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11771797/New-laws-to-end-early-retirement-rip-off.html…

32. UK NEWS: “(Chancellor of the Exchequer) George Osborne must be truly radical if he is to fix Britain’s broken pensions,” by Allister Heath (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 30, 2015). Note: this is a _DT_ Opinion piece.
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11771963/George-Osborne-must-be-truly-radical-if-he-is-to-fix-Britains-broken-pensions.html…

33. UK NEWS: “South West best for retirees, but pick wisely,” by Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 30, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/11772127/South-West-best-for-retirees-but-pick-wisely.html…

34. UK NEWS: “Black men are at double the risk of prostate cancer compared to white men” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

35. “TTP488 (drug): From Futility to Fast Track for Alzheimer’s,” by Pauline Anderson (Medscape Medical News, Jul. 30, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

36. “Menopause Symptoms Have Large Effect on Quality of Life,” by Tara Haelle (Medscape Medical News, Jul. 30, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

37. “Telemedicine can widen access to depression therapy for seniors,” by Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health, Jul. 29, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

38. “Seniors get mental health drugs at twice the rate of other adults, see psychiatrists less” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Study of ‘senior citizen’ marine snails uncovered how nerve cells fail during learning” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Prescription for medical students: A day at the art museum?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Prostate cancer is 5 different diseases” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

42. “Prostate ‘organoid’ hints at how early BPA (bisphenol A, a chemical in many plastics), exposure may increase cancer risk” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

43. “Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women,” by Alan Mozes (HealthDay News, Jul. 29, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

July 29, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3863–July 29, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3863–July 29, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Progress For Bill To Bolster Medicare Patients’ Hospital Rights,” by Susan Jaffe (Kaiser Health News via US National Public Radio, July 29, 2015).
www.npr.org…

2. “Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare. Your Patients Are Getting Healthier,” by Richard Harris (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, July 28, 2015). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 46 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

3. “The growing wealth gap that nobody is talking about,” by Ana Swanson (_Washington Post_, blog, July 29, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “More American savers skimp on retirement plans,” by Tom Anderson (_CNBC.com_, July 29, 2015).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “In US, 8 million baby boomers go hungry amid health and economic challenges,” by Alison Modie (_Guardian_ [London], July 29, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

6. “Who Will Care for Us — The Aging, Childless and Single Population?” by Carol Marak (_Huffington Post_, blog, July 29, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California pension funds saw USD 100 billion gain in 2013-14,” by Dan Walters (_Sacramento Bee_, July 29, 2015).
www.sacbee.com…

8. GEORGIA NEWS: “Teacher pensions up for review by education reform panel,” by Ty Tagami (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, July 29, 2015).
www.ajc.com…

9. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Lawmakers urged not to soften pension safeguard,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, July 29, 2015).
www.bostonglobe.com…

10. MONTANA NEWS: “Settlement guarantees stable cost-of-living increases for public employee retirees,” by Alexandar Deedy (_Helena Independent Record_, July 28, 2015).
helenair.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Nursing homes watching Pennsylvania budget impasse,” by Tom Shortell (_Allentown Morning Call_, July 29, 2015).
www.mcall.com…

12. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Union rallying for higher minimum wage for home care workers,” by Jennifer Bogdan (_Providence Journal_, July 29, 2015).
www.providencejournal.com…

13. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Pension fight ‘not over yet,’ says lawyer representing police officers,” by Tom Mooney (_Providence Journal_, July 29, 2015).
www.providencejournal.com…

14. VERMONT NEWS: “Fossil fuels stay in state pension portfolio,” by Paris Achen (_Burlington Free-Press_, July 29, 2015).
www.burlingtonfreepress.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Jay Franklin is pleading for help to end his life peacefully,” by Julia Medew (_Age_ [Melbourne], July 29, 2015).
www.theage.com…

16. BULGARIA NEWS: “Bulgarian parliament approves pension reforms,” by Tsvetelia Tsolova (_Reuters_, July 28, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

17. CHINA NEWS: “Massive survey to focus on 223,000 elderly,” by Wang Xiaodong (_China Daily_ [Beijing], July 29, 2015).
usa.chinadaily.com…

18. CHINA NEWS: “China seeks new ways to cope with aging pressure,” (_Xinhua_ [Beijing], July 29, 2015).
news.xinhuanet.com…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “Hundreds of retired HSE staff employed again despite moratorium,” by Paul Cullen (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 29, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

20. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Women NZD 60k (USD 39,945) behind men on savings,” by Tamsyn Parker (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], July 29, 2015).
m.nzherald.co.nz/personal-finance/news/article.cfm?c_id=12&objectid=11488298…

21. TAIWAN NEWS: “Welfare group protests against relaxed foreign hiring rule for disabled elderly,” by Vivian Lu (_China Post_ [Taipei], July 29, 2015).
www.chinapost.com…

22. UK NEWS: “A good death: Can guidelines really help?” by Smitha Mundasad (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, July 29, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Heart Disease, Alzheimer’s Linked by Common Risk Factors,” (_HealthDay_, July 28, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

24. “Naturally occurring protein fragment found in brain inhibits key enzyme implicated in Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Coffee consumption habits impact the risk of mild cognitive impairment,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Scientists discover link between common medications and serious falls in older men,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Vaccination rates in older adults fall short of targets,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis,” (_HealthDay_, July 28, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

July 28, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3862–July 28, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3862–July 28, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Zombies Against Medicare,” by Paul Krugman (_New York Times_, Jul. 27, 2015). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Opinion piece.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Proposes Sweeping Changes for Nursing Home Oversight,” by Emily M. Hord (_National Law Review_ [Chicago, Illinois], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.natlawreview.com…

3. “Americans Left 24 Billion usd in Retirement Money on the Table Last Year,” by Dan Kadlec (_Time_ [New York, New York], Jul. 28, 2015).
time.com…

4. “Retirement reality” (_Toledo [Ohio] Blade_, Jul. 28, 2015). Note: this is a _TB_ Editorial.
www.toledoblade.com…

5. “Healthcare improving for older Americans,” by Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health, Jul. 28, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

6. “No cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security in 2016?” by Jason J. Fichtner (marketwatch.com…, Jul. 28, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

7. “Social Security Trustees Report Without the Hysteria,” by Dean Baker (huffingtonpost.com…, Jul. 28, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

8. “Could some Social Security recipients lose gun rights? NRA (National Rifle Association says yes,” by Julian Routh (_Pittsburgh [Pennsylvania] Post-Gazette_, Jul. 28, 2015).
www.post-gazette.com…

9. “Centene (Corporation–health insurance) considers snapping up Medicare Advantage plans from rivals,” by Amrutha Penumudi (Reuters Health, Jul. 28, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

10. “BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) data highlights retirement disparities between public, private sectors,” by Paula Aven Gladych (ebn.benefitnews.com…, Jul. 28, 2015).
ebn.benefitnews.com…

11. “Luxury-loving baby boomers are driving an RV (recreational vehicle) revival,” by Jackie Crosby (_Minneapolis [Minnesota] Star-Tribune_, Jul. 28, 2015).
www.startribune.com…

US STATE NEWS:

12. ALABAMA NEWS: “87-year-old mother to many wins 2015 Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant in Hoover,” by Jon Anderson (al.com…, Jul. 27, 2015).
www.al.com…

13. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Teacher pension liabilities driving up school costs, cutting take home pay,” by Nan Austin (_Modesto Bee_, Jul. 28, 2015).
www.modbee.com…

14. ILLINOIS NEWS: “What’s Next for Chicago’s Pension Problems?” by Alexandra Silets (WTTW Channel 11 TV News, Jul. 27, 2015). The story is accompanied by a segment of _Chicago Tonight_ (running time: 15 minutes, 12 seconds) and a video transcript of a “press conference following Friday’s (Cook County Judge’s) ruling with union representatives, retirees, and an attorney who worked on the plaintiffs’ behalf” running time: 22 minutes).
chicagotonight.wttw.com…

15. ILLINOIS NEWS: “As Chicagoans Die, Police Pension Burden Hobbles City’s Response,” by Tim Jones (Bloomberg News, Jul. 28, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

16. ILLINOIS NEWS: “(State) Pension Case May Not Be Done: Signals It Could Go To U.S. Supreme Court,” by Amanda Vinicky (WCBU 89.9 FM [Peoria] News, Jul. 28, 2015).
peoriapublicradio.org…

17. NEW MEXICO NEWS: “Half of state population receives Medicare or Medicaid,” by Bruce Krasnow (_Santa Fe New Mexican_ blog, Jul. 28, 2015).
www.santafenewmexican.com…

18. OREGON NEWS: “Pensions, health care strain Oregon budgets,” by Jonathan J. Cooper (Associated Press via _Salem Statesman-Journal_, Jul. 28, 2015).
www.statesmanjournal.com…

19. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Nursing homes may be getting away easy: Data shows steep fall in enforcement actions,” by Heather Stauffer (lancasteronline.com…, Jul. 28, 2015).
lancasteronline.com…

20. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Rhode Island will seek to have remaining pension overhaul challenges thrown out,” by Tom Mooney (_Providence Journal_, Jul. 28, 2015).
www.providencejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

21. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Age pension asset test changes may cost retiring public servants,” by Noel Towell (_Times_ [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.canberratimes.com…

22. BELGIUM NEWS: “Depression and personality disorders drive psych patients to euthanasia” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 27, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario (Province) Pension Plan may not help retirees,” by Charles Lammam and Ian Herzog (_Record_ [Waterloo, Ontario], Jul. 28, 2015). Note: this is a _Record_ Opinion piece.
www.therecord.com…

24. INDIA NEWS: “(Delhi State) Government finds 20,000 ‘suspicious’ beneficiaries of pension scheme” (Press Trust of India via _Economic Times_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Jul. 29, 2015).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

25. IRELAND NEWS: “Aer Lingus (Group PLC–airline) and DAA (Dublin Airport Authority) pensioners sue State over new laws” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

26. IRELAND “Cantillon (Kerryman Richard Cantillon–18th Century Irish-French Economist–signifies this is a Business Commentary piece): Sleepwalking into a crisis: Pension savers with little idea of what they can expect in retirement cannot make informed investment decisions” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster, Jul. 28, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

27. JAPAN NEWS: “Boost support to prevent employees from quitting to care for elderly” (_Yomiuri Shimbun_ [Tokyo], Jul. 28, 2015). Note: this is a _YS_ Editorial.
the-japan-news.com…

28. JAPAN NEWS: “Elderly Okinawa (Prefecture) anti-war storytellers hand over role to younger successors,” by Keiji Okada (_Japan Times_ [Tokyo],
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/07/28/national/history/elderly-okinawa-anti-war-storytellers-hand-role-younger-successors/…

29. NAMIBIA NEWS: “Shebeen (unlicensed alcohol bar) Vultures Prey On Elders’ Social Grants” (_New Era_ [Windhoek, Khomas], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.newera.com…

30. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Retirement villages are booming, but school up before making the move,” by Rob Stock (stuff.co.nz, Jul. 29, 2015).
www.stuff.co.nz/business/money/70600977/retirement-villages-are-booming-but-school-up-before-making-the-move…

31. RUSSIA NEWS: “(President Vladimir) Putin Countering Sanctions Drags Pension Funds to Company Bonds,” by Anna Baraulina and Yuliya Fedorinova (Bloomberg News, Jul. 27, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

32. UK NEWS: “Record number of pensioners using homes as ‘cash machines’ to fund retirement,” by Kate Palmer (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/borrowing/mortgages/11765565/Record-number-of-pensioners-using-homes-as-cash-machines-to-fund-retirement.html…

33. UK NEWS: “One grandmother’s greatest fear: what would happen to her dogs when she died,” by Eleanor Doughty (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/goodlife/11420844/What-happens-to-your-pets-when-you-die.html…

34. UK NEWS: “Phantom phone calls: ‘the customer is always senile’ is not an acceptable response,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/household-bills/11760441/Phantom-phone-calls-the-customer-is-always-senile-is-not-an-acceptable-response.html…

35. UK NEWS: “Essex’s (County) growing army of elderly bucks the trend as senior citizens outnumber preschoolers,” by Jennifer Dale (_Essex Chronicle_ [Chelmsford], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.essexchronicle.co.uk/Essex-s-growing-army-elderly-bucks-trend-senior/story-27462246-detail/story.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

36. “We need to talk about death: why we should all make end-of-life preparations,” by Ruth Wood (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 27, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/11756068/We-need-to-talk-about-death.html…

37. “Brain disease scenarios revised by step-by-step imaging of toxic aggregation” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Specific cardiovascular risk factors may predict Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “A Sense Of Self: What Happens When Your Brain Says You Don’t Exist,” by Terry Gross (US National Public Radio _Fresh Air_, Jul. 28, 2015). This is an audio transcript, running time: 35 minutes, 24 seconds. Alzheimer’s is discussed from 22:54 to 25:10 and there is further discussion in the story accompanying the audio. A print transcript will be available shortly.
www.npr.org…

40. “It don’t mean a thing if the brain ain’t got that swing” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 27, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Doctor Google: How age and other factors influence online health information searches” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

42. “New methods for evaluating geroprotectors to be presented at the Basel (Basel-Stadt, Switzerland) Life Science Week 2015” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

43. “Scientists’ silk structure is secret to process of regenerating salivary cells” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

44. “Research provides strong link between delirium and inflammation in older patients” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 27, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

45. “Prostate cancer not caused by shift work” Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

46. “Earlier Physical Therapy May Help Older Patients With Back Pain” (HealthDay News, Jul. 27, 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

47. “‘Driving Straight’ May Be Suitable Road Test in Dementia: Dangerous actions most often occur while driving straight and making left turns” (HealthDay News, Jul. 24. 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

July 27, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3861–July 27, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3861–July 27, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare and Medicaid — a tarnished triumph,” by Robert J. Samuelson (_Washington Post_, July 24, 2015). Note 1: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “What Jeb Bush doesn’t get about Medicare,” by Julian Zelizer (_CNN.com_, July 27, 2015). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.cnn.com…

3. “Helping Patients and Doctors Talk About Death,” (_New York Times_, July 26, 2015). Note 1: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “The coming Alzheimer’s crisis in America,” by Kathleen Parker (_Washington Post_, July 24, 2015). Note 1: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “UC San Diego wins legal battle in dispute with USC over Alzheimer’s project,” by Gary Robbins (_Los Angeles Times_, July 25, 2015). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Changes Afoot for Orange County Duals,” by David Gorn (_California Healthline_, July 27, 2015).
www.californiahealthline.org…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “From Nanodiamonds to Car Service, South Asian Businesses Find Senior Market,” by Amar D. Gupta (_New America Media_, July 24, 2015).
newamericamedia.org…

8. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Job growth is key to replacing aging workforce,” (_Hartford Business Journal_, July 27, 2015). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.hartfordbusiness.com…

9. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “New guidelines may encourage more talks about end-of-life care,” by Felice J. Freyer (_Boston Globe_, July 27, 2015).
www.bostonglobe.com…

10. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Pension fund trustees seek billions in damages from state,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, July 26, 2015).
www.nj.com…

11. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “NJ Home-Health Agencies Rank High In First-Time Federal Ratings,” by Andrew Kitchenman (_NJSpotlight.com_, blog, July 27, 2015).
www.njspotlight.com…

12. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Retiree insurance, pension rate brought to budget debate,” by Gary D. Robertson (Associated Press via _News and Observer_ [Raleigh, North Carolina], July 26, 2015).
www.newsobserver.com…

13. OHIO NEWS: “Home-care provider ratings rare,” by Ben Sutherly & Rita Price (_Columbus Dispatch_, July 26, 2015).
www.dispatch.com…

14. OHIO NEWS: “Older Ohioans report poor state of well-being,” by Randy Tucker (_Dayton Daily News_, July 27, 2015).
www.daytondailynews.com…

15. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Nursing home requirements: Industry wants major change, not just update,” by Heather Stauffer (_Lancaster Newspapers_, July 27, 2015).
lancasteronline.com…

16. WASHINGTON NEWS: “Volunteers take on new roles as funding lags for senior services,” by Erica Curless (_Spokesman-Review_ [Spokane, Washington], July 27, 2015).
www.spokesman.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Savvy public servants push the cost of retirement up by billions,” by Noel Towell (_Canberra Times_, July 26, 2015).
www.canberratimes.com…

18. CHINA NEWS: “Pension fund poised for riskier investment,” (_China Daily_ [Beijing], July 25, 2015).
europe.chinadaily.com…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “Nursing home may face action over safety failings,” by Joe Leogue (_Irish Examiner_ [Cork], July 25, 2015).
www.irishexaminer.com…

20. IRELAND NEWS: “Ignorance still prevails for pension scheme members,” by Dominic Coyle (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 27, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

21. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Not ready to age,” by Christina Chin (_Star_ [Kuala Lumpur], July 26, 2015).
www.thestar.com…

22. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “New placement hoped to attract new graduates to aged care sector,” by Donna Lee-Biddle (Waikito Times [Hamilton] via _Stuff.co_, July 27, 2015).
www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/news/70565506/new-placement-hoped-to-attract-new-graduates-to-aged-care-sector…

23. SINGAPORE NEWS: “New building design guidelines for disabled and elderly,” by Alice Chia (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], July 27, 2015).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

24. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES NEWS: “Elderly Emirati wants younger generation to preserve UAE’s traditions,” by Melanie Swan (_National_ [Abu Dhabi], July 26, 2015).
www.thenational.ae/uae/heritage/elderly-emirati-wants-younger-generation-to-preserve-uaes-traditions…

25. UK NEWS: “Living Wage ‘could harm home care sector’,” by Nick Triggle (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, July 27, 2015)>
www.bbc.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Jeremy Hunt’s U-turn on social care ‘cost taxpayer Pn 100m’ (USD 155 million),” by Toby Helm and Lisa Bachelor (_Observer_ [London], July 25, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

27. UK NEWS: “Pension freedoms: fraudsters target savers’ nest eggs,” by Emily Godsen (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 27, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11764252/Pension-freedoms-fraudsters-target-savers-nest-eggs.html…

28. UK NEWS: “The staggering cost of accessing your pension,” by Lisa Bachelor (_Observer_ [London], July 26, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

29. ZIMBABWE NEWS: “President Sets Up Pensions Conversion Commission,” by Tendai Mugabe (_Herald_ [Harare], July 25, 2015).
www.herald.co.zw/president-sets-up-pensions-conversion-commission/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

30. “How coordinated care gives patients the freedom to stay at home,” by David Pelcyger (US Public Broadcasting System _Newshour_, July 27, 2015).
www.pbs.org…

31. “Insulin resistance, glucose uptake in the brain in adults at risk for Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Scientists warn that new drugs will require earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer’s,” by Robin McKie (_Observer_ [London], July 25, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

33. “Low-dose lithium reduces side effects from most common treatment for Parkinson’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 24, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3860–July 24, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3860–July 24, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Government Pension Cuts Tangled in Patchwork of Legal Rulings,” by Mary Williams Walsh (_New York Times_, July 24, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “A cut to Social Security disability benefits may be around the corner,” by Jonelle Martin (_Washington Post_, July 23, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “U.S. Could Save up to USD 16B[illion] if Medicare Part D Prices are Negotiated: Paper,” by Ed Silverman (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, July 23, 2015).
blogs.ws…

4. “Jeb Bush wants to ‘phase out’ Medicare. Here’s what he meant,” by Max Ehrenfreund (_Washington Post_, blog, July 24, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

5. “Jeb Bush hits back at criticism over Medicare comment,” by Eli Stokols (_Politico_, July 23, 2015).
www.politico.com…

6. “Using a health savings account for medical costs — and retirement,” by Lisa Zamosky (_Los Angeles Times_, July 24, 2015). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

7. “Afraid your retirement nest egg won’t last long? You’re not alone.,” by Rodney Brooks (_Washington Post_, July 24, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

8. “The 96-year-old archer who won gold at National Senior Games has no plans to retire,” by Marissa Payne (_Washington Post_, July 23, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago Public Worker Pension Reform Plan Found Illegal,” by Margaret Cronin Fisk (_Bloomberg Business_, July 24, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

10. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Court ruling could derail Illinois pension cut strategy,” by Karen Pierog (_Reuters_, July 24, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

11. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Louisiana retirement systems seek USD 25 M[illion] in lawsuit against Royal Bank of Scotland,” by Kevin Litton (_Times-Picayune_ [New Orleans, Louisiana], July 23, 2015).
www.nola.com…

12. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “A dangerous partisan stalemate on pension reform,” (_NJ.com_, July 24, 2015). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.nj.com…

13. NEW YORK NEWS: “What Home Means to New York’s Oldest Old,” by John Leland (_New York Times_, July 24, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

14. TEXAS NEWS: “25% of Texas nursing home residents getting anti-psychotic drugs, doctors say that’s dangerous,” by Risa Morris (_KYTX_ [Tyler, Texas_, July 24, 2015).
www.cbs19.tv…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. CANADA NEWS: “Tories pick worst possible time for hearings on assisted suicide,” by Carol Goar (_Toronto Star_, July 23, 2015). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.thestar.com…

16. CHINA NEWS: “China may bring in ‘two-child policy’ to tackle demographic timebomb,” by Tom Phillips (_Guardian_ [London], July 23, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

17. CHINA (HONG KONG) NEWS: “Homes for elderly under fire again,” by Joey Hung (_Standard_ [Hong Kong], July 24, 2015).
www.thestandard.com…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “Nursing home problems revealed ‘unacceptable’, says Varadkar,” by Elaine Edwards and Carl O’Brien (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 23, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

19. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “GPs admit actions to shorten life,” by Martin Johnson (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], July 24, 2015).
www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11485902…

20. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Elderly staying in bed to avoid turning the heater on,” by Shelley Robinson (_Press_ [Christchurch City], July 24, 2015).
www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/70459781/elderly-staying-in-bed-to-avoid-turning-the-heater-on…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Technology, While Not a Fountain of Youth, Can Make Aging Safer,” by Constance Gustke (_New York Times_, July 24, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

22. “Time to address obesity as a priority for Medicare,” by James C. Appleby (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, July 23, 2015).
thehill.com…

23. “Hospice care may start later for patients in assisted living,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, July 23, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

24. “Dementia Risk May Be Dropping With Generations,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, July 24, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

25. “Exercise extolled for patients with Alzheimer’s, vascular cognitive impairment,” (Associated Press via _Canadian Broadcasting Corportion [CBC] News_, July 23, 2015).
www.cbc.ca/news/health/exercise-extolled-for-patients-with-alzheimer-s-vascular-cognitive-impairment-1.3165450…

26. “Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain,” by Tara Haelle (_HealthDay_, July 23, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “Scientists turn off ageing process in worms,” by Ian Johnston (_Independent_ [London], July 24, 2015).
www.independent.co.uk/news/science/scientists-turn-off-ageing-process-in-worms-10412316.html…

28. “Cheap osteoporosis drug could prevent a sixth of breast cancer deaths,” by Ian Sample (_Guardian_ [London], July 24, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

29. “What If Chemo Doesn’t Help You Live Longer Or Better?” by Richard Harris (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, July 23, 2015). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 52 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

30. “Chemotherapy and quality of life at the end of life,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “For prostate cancer patients, risk-specific therapies now more the norm,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Well-Off Baby Boomers Know How To Binge Drink, Too,” by Ina Yang (US National Public Radio, July 24, 2015).
www.npr.org…

33. “It’s dangerous to mom’s and dad’s health to take away their car keys,” by Tracy Samilton (_Michigan Radio_, July 23, 2015).
michiganradio.org…

34. “College social life can predict well-being at midlife,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 23, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3859–July 23, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3859–July 23, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “White House Conference on Aging Emphasizes Private-Sector Solutions for Elderly,” by Paul Kleyman (New America Media via alternet.org…, Jul. 20, 2015).
www.alternet.org…

2. “(Presidential candidate) Jeb Bush pushes to ‘phase out’ Medicare,” by Steve Ben (msnbc.com…, Jul. 23, 2015).
www.msnbc.com…

3. “(Presidential candidate Bernie) Sanders slams (Presidential candidate Jeb) Bush on Medicare,” by Jordain Carney (_The Hill_ [Washington, District of Columbia] blog, Jul. 23, 2015).
thehill.com…

4. “Senate Decides Social Security Cuts For ‘Fugitives’ Are A Bad Idea,” by Laura Barron-Lopez and Arthur Delany (huffingtonpost.com…, Jul. 23, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

5. “State and local pension funding improved in 2014,” by Alicia Munnell (marketwatch.com…, Jul. 23, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

6. “Teachers, states, and public pension reform,” by Patrick McGuinn (Brookings Institution [Washington, District of Columbia], blog, Jul. 23, 2015).
www.brookings.edu…

7. “Who Will Provide Care For Childless Boomers?” by Denise Foley (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jul. 23, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

8. “Jefferies (Group, LLC.): Baby Boomers Will Spend Their Retirement Money on Golf and Travel,” by Luke Kawa (Bloomberg News, Jul. 23, 2015).

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: ‘On Retirement, What’s Good for California Could Be Good for the Country” (_New York Times_, Jul. 23, 2015). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Special agent Glenn Ferry fights Medicare fraud,” by Chad Terhune (_Los Angeles Times_, Jul. 23, 2015). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Embarrassing error adds to (Sacramento) pension tab” (_Sacramento Bee_, Jul. 23, 2015). Note: this is a _SB_ Editorial).
www.sacbee.com…

12. ILLINOIS NEWS: “(Governor Bruce) Rauner pension plan guts collective bargaining,” by Patrick Yeagle (_Illinois Times_ [Springfield], Jul. 23, 2015).
illinoistimes.com…

13. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. pension investments miss their mark,” by Samantha Marcus (nj.com…, Jul. 22, 2015).
www.nj.com…

14. TEXAS NEWS: “Slam against public pensions is undeserved,” by Tim Lee (_Fort Worth Star-Telegram_, Jul. 23, 2015). Note: this is a _FWST_ Opinion piece.
www.star-telegram.com…

15. WISCONSIN NEWS: “County moves to assess multimillion-dollar pension fund error,” by Dan Behm (_Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel_, Jul. 23, 2015).
www.jsonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “One in 10 dementia carers think about killing a loved one: study, by Amy Corderoy (_The Age_ [Melbourne, Victoria, Jul. 23, 2015).
www.theage.com…

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Euthanasia inquiry told medical professionals uncomfortable giving elderly patients pain relief for fear of prosecution,” by Jean Edwards (Australian Broadcasting Corporation News, Jul. 24, 2015).
www.abc.net…

18. CHINA NEWS: “China may scrap one-child policy to curb demographic time bomb,” by Kashmira Gander (_Independent_ [London, UK], Jul. 23, 2015).
www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/china-may-scrap-onechild-policy-to-curb-demographic-time-bomb-10409215.html…

19. FRANCE NEWS: “French doctors continue life support in high-profile euthanasia case” (France 24 TV [Paris, Ile-de-France]/Agence France Presse News, Jul. 23, 2015).
www.france24.com…

20. IRELAND NEWS: “500 million euros (546.195 million usd) needed for HSE (Health Service Executive) nursing home refurbishment – (Minister for Health) Leo Varadkar” (Raidio Teilifis Eireann, Jul. 23, 2015).
www.rte.ie/news/2015/0723/716695-Sacred-Heart-Hospital/…

21. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan CPI (consumer price index) basket turns to the elderly and pets,” by Leo Lewis (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Jul. 23, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

22. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Sharp rise in euthanasia for psychiatric patients” (dutchnews.nl…, Jul. 23, 2015).
www.dutchnews.nl…

23. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Elderly staying in bed to avoid turning the heater on,” by Shelley Robinson (_Press_ [Christchurch, Canterbury], via stuff.co.nz, Jul. 24, 2015).
www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/70459781/elderly-staying-in-bed-to-avoid-turning-the-heater-on…

24. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Doctors and nurses more involved in patients’ ‘end-of-life’ decisions – study,” by Stacy Kirk (stuff.co.nz, Jul. 24, 2015).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/70486999/doctors-and-nurses-more-involved-in-patients-endoflife-decisions–study…

25. NORTHERN IRELAND NEWS: “Why not quitting work can keep you young” (_Telegraph_ [Belfast], Jul. 23, 2015).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/health/why-not-quitting-work-can-keep-you-young-31397007.html…

26. UK NEWS: “Two thirds of people will not receive new full rate state pension,” by Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 23, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11757046/Two-thirds-of-people-will-not-receive-new-full-rate-state-pension.html…

27. UK NEWS: “Why should young singles have all the fun on holiday (vacation)?” by Jane Gordon (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 23, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/11755426/Why-should-young-singles-have-all-the-fun-on-holiday.html…

28. UK NEWS: “Over a third of Brits are unhappy with their bodies – while elderly are most content,” by Ashley Kirk (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 23, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/11758110/Over-a-third-of-Brits-are-unhappy-with-their-bodies-while-elderly-are-most-content.html…

29. UK NEWS: “Young people should stop complaining – it’s the baby boomers who are really suffering,” by Mary Dejevsky (_Independent_ [London], Jul. 23, 2015).
www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/young-people-should-stop-complaining–its-the-baby-boomers-who-are-really-suffering-10411584.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

30. “Branding elderly ‘frail’ harming their health — study,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 23, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/elder/11755913/Branding-elderly-frail-harming-their-health-study.html…

31. “Knowing Amyloid Status Affects Treatment Decisions,” by Pauline Anderson (Medscape Medical News, Jul. 23, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

32. “NYU (New York University) Langone (Medical Center) researchers to present new findings at 2015 Alzheimer’s Association Conference (Eureka [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Exercise May Buffer Symptoms of Early Alzheimer’s,” by Dennis Thompson (HealthDay News, Jul. 23, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Study identifies challenges of delirium detection in older adults in emergency department” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Simple flip of genetic switch determines aging or longevity in animals” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Why West Nile virus is more dangerous in the elderly” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Coping by avoidance in making decisions for relatives in ICU (Intensive Care Unit) may lead to PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “New study indicates ankle-brachial index associated with mild cognitive impairment” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Menopause associated with more fat around heart, raising risk for heart disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Study suggests new treatment avenue to prevent serous retinal detachment” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 21, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) Symptoms Persist for Thousands of Vietnam Vets, Study Finds,” by Tara Haelle (HealthDay News, Jul. 22, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

42. “Success in Dogs Points to First Nonsurgical Cataract Treatment,” by Dennis Thompson (HealthDay News, Jul. 22, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

July 22, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3858–July 22, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3858–July 22, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Trustees rating health of Social Security, Medicare,” by Stephen Ohlemacher And Ricardo Alonso-zaldivar (Associated Press via _Denver Post_, July 22, 2015).
www.denverpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

2. ARIZONA NEWS: “Ruling is setback for Phoenix stop to pension spiking,” by Dustin Gardner (_Arizona Republic_ [Phoenix, Arizona], July 21, 2015).
www.azcentral.com…

3. GEORGIA NEWS: “Millennials now outnumber baby boomers in most of Georgia,” by Maggie Lee (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, July 21, 2015).
www.ajc.com…

4. INDIANA NEWS: “No ‘shutdown’ of senior euchre games,” by Keith Roysdon (_Muncie Star-Press_, July 21, 2015).
www.thestarpress.com…

5. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Ky. caregivers criticize Medicaid audits,” (Associated Press via _Harlan Daily Enterprise_, July 21, 2015).
harlandaily.com…

6. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Retirement systems’ lawsuit over USD 100M investment loss still mired in litigation,” by Kevin Litten (_Times-Picayune_ [New Orleans, Louisiana], July 21, 2015).
www.nola.com…

7. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Minn. Database Indicates Senior Citizen Abuse Cases Have Increased,” by Eric Chaloux (_KSTP.com_ [St. Paul, Minnesota], July 20, 2015).
kstp.com…

8. NEW YORK NEWS: “NY considers lowering estimates for pension fund,” by Joseph Spector (_Journal News_ [White Plains, New York], July 22, 2015).
www.lohud.com…

9. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Oklahoma seniors see results from health self-management workshops,” by Jill Killackey (_Oklahoman_ [Oklahoma City, Okalhoma], July 22, 2015).
newsok.com…

10. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “R.I. pension fund gets 2.2% investment return, far below assumed rate of 7.5%,” by Paul Edward Parker (_Providence Journal_, July 21, 2015).
www.providencejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Gen Ys and Gen Xers live better than baby boomers: NATSEM,” by Nassim Khadem (_Sydney Morning Herald_, July 22, 2015).
www.smh.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Health spending won’t meet needs of aging Canadians, report warns,” by Gloria Galloway (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], July 21, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

13. IRELAND NEWS: “‘Fair Deal’ is an unfair deal for older people – it must be changed,” by Des O’Neill (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 22, 2015). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.irishtimes.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

14. “Medicare to Try a Blend of Hospice Care and Treatment,” by Margot Sanger-Katz (_New York Times_, July 22, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

15. “New Data on 2 Alzheimer’s Drugs Alters Hope and Expectation,” by Andrew Pollack (_New York Times_, July 22, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

16. “Studies add to evidence that women are more vulnerable to Alzheimer’s,” by Frederick Kunkle (_Washington Post_, July 21, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

17. “Lilly says drug slows Alzheimer’s in patients with mild disease,” by Ransdell Pierson (_Reuters_, July 22, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

18. “Mixed result on Biogen Alzheimer’s drug as 6mg dose falls short,” by Bill Berkort (_Reuters_, July 22, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

19. “Pain Often Hinders Seniors With Dementia,” (_HealthDay_, July 22, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

20. “Specific protein as missing link for earliest known change in Alzheimer’s pathology,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 21, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Unique Brain Fitness Program Boosts Cognition, Brain Size,” by Megan Brooks (_Medscape Medical News_, July 21, 2015). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

22. “Bionic eye fitted to British pensioner in world first,” by Sarah Knapton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 21, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/11753949/Bionic-eye-fitted-to-British-pensioner-in-world-first.html…

23. “Parkinson’s: Diabetes drug may offer clue to treatment,” by Smitha Mundasad (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, July 22, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

24. “Rivastigmine Improves Gait, Reduces Falls in Parkinson’s,” by Daniel M. Keller (_Medscape Medical News_, July 22, 2015). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

July 21, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3587–July 21, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3857–July 21, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare and Medicaid mark a milestone,” by Nancy Szokan (_Washington Post_, Jul. 21, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Return on Medicare anti-fraud system debatable,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _Spokane [Washington] Spokesman-Review_, Jul. 21, 2015).
www.spokesman.com…

3. “Protecting your wishes for end-of-life care,” by Earl Blumenauer (_Portland Tribune_. Jul. 21, 2015). Note: this is a _PT_ Opinion piece.
portlandtribune.com…

4. “Social Security more in demand ‘as other financial supports for retirement have weakened’,” by Lewis Diuguid (_Kansas City_ [Missouri] Star_, Jul. 21, 2015).
www.kansascity.com…

5. “Inscrutable Social Security,” by Andrew Biggs (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jul. 21, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

6. “House Democrats (Party) To Counter Republican (Party) Moves On Social Security,” by Dylan Scott (_National Journal_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Jul. 21, 2015).
www.nationaljournal.com…

7. “How To Take The Car Keys Away From Elderly Parents,” by Buck Wargo (huffingtonpost.com…, Jul. 21, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

8. “Cost of long-term care beyond reach for middle-class elderly,” by Matthew Craft (Associated Press via _Portland [Maine] Press Herald_, Jul. 21, 2015).
www.pressherald.com…

9. “Boomers Competing With Millennials for U.S. Urban Rental Housing,” by Victoria Stilwell (Bloomberg News, Jul. 21, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Measure of Deception: CA Initiative Would Gut Retirement Benefits for Millions” (sandiegofreepress.org…, Jul. 21, 2015).
sandiegofreepress.org…

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “‘Visionary’ Pilot (program) Targets Palliative Care,” by David Gorn (californiahealthline.org…, Jul. 21, 2015).
www.californiahealthline.org…

12. FLORIDA NEWS: “1st Indian-American retirement resort opens in US” (Indo-Asian News Service via _Times of India_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Jul. 22, 2015).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

13. GEORGIA NEWS: “Where baby boomers outnumber millennials in Georgia,” by Maggie Lee (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, Jul. 21, 2015).
www.ajc.com…

14. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “(Massachusetts State) Pension board is urged to fight climate change,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, Jul. 21, 2015).
www.bostonglobe.com…

15. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. teachers union blasts ‘dishonest’ (Governor Chris) Christie, vows no negotiation on pension,” by Claude Brodesser-Akner (nj.com…, Jul. 21, 2015).
www.nj.com…

16. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Time for special session on pensions,” by Erik Peterson (nj.com…, Jul. 21, 2015). Note: this is a nj.com… Opinion piece.
www.nj.com…

17. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “(Governor Chris) Christie’s sleight of hand on pension payments,” by Edward Buttimore (_Newark Star-Ledger_, Jul. 21, 2015). Note: this is a _NSL_ Opinion piece.
www.nj.com…

18. WASHINGTON NEWS: “A ‘better death:’ Patients, doctors start discussing end-of-life care,” by Molly Rosbach (_Yakima Herald_, Jul. 21, 2015).
www.yakimaherald.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. CANADA NEWS: “CPP (Canada Pension Plan) expansion, Ontario (Province) pension won’t boost retirement savings, Fraser Institute (“think tank”–Vancouver, British Columbia) study says,” by Barbara Shecter (_Financial Post_, [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Jul. 21, 2015).
business.financialpost.com…

20. IRELAND NEWS: “Fair Deal review: Nursing home operators warn action needed,” by Martin Wall (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Jul. 21, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

21. ISLE OF MAN NEWS: “Let’s calm ‘hysterical’ debate on pensions, says Chief Minister,” by Adrian Darbyshire (iomtoday.co.im, Jul. 21, 2015).
www.iomtoday.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/let-s-calm-hysterical-debate-on-pensions-says-chief-minister-1-7369595…

22. MALTA NEWS: “More work needed on proposed pension reforms – AD (Alternattiva Demokratika–Malta Green Party)” (_Times of Malta_ [Valletta, Malta Xlokk], Jul. 21, 2015).
www.timesofmalta.com…

23. SOUTH AFRICA NEWS: “(KwaZulu-Natal Education) Department to speed up pension payouts,” by Chris Ndaliso (_Daily News_ [Durban, KwaZulu-Natal] via iol.co.za…, Jul. 22, 2015)
www.iol.co.za…

24. UK NEWS: “Over-55s losing 10,000 pounds (15,582 usd) to pension withdrawal fees ‘lottery’,” by Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 21, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11752130/Over-55s-losing-10000-to-pension-withdrawal-fees-lottery.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Growing old in style: London’s first luxury retirement village,” by Felicity Hannah (_Guardian_ [London], Jul. 21, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “Smart slippers for the elderly?” by Jamie Morton (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Jul. 21, 2015).
m.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11484124…

27. “Euthanasia for animals: What can it teach us about assisted suicide in humans?” by Julian Baggini (_Independent_ [London], Jul. 21, 2015).
www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/euthanasia-for-animals-what-can-it-teach-us-about-assisted-suicide-in-humans-10405840.html…

28. “Stanford (University–Palo Alto, California) scientists see iron-containing inflammatory cells in Alzheimer’s brains (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 21, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Novel monoclonal antibodies show promise for Alzheimer’s disease treatment” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Women Descend Into Alzheimer’s at Twice the Speed of Men: Study,” by Steven Reinberg (HealthDay News, Jul. 21, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “Loneliness May Fuel Mental Decline in Old Age,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Jul. 20, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

32. “Genomic fingerprint may predict aggressive prostate cancer in African-Americans” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Poor diabetes control found in older Americans” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 21, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Blood vessels can actually get better with age” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 21, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “UTMB (University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston) study finds that testosterone therapy is not linked with blood clot disorders in veins” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Minds of Older Women Fuzzier After General Anesthesia Than Men’s,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Jul. 21, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

37. “Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, Study Finds,” by Maureen Salamon (HealthDay News, Jul. 20, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

38. “Cancer Trials Need to Include More Seniors: Experts,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Jul. 20, 2015)
consumer.healthday.com…

July 20, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3856–July 20, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3856–July 20, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Americans want Medicare to help negotiate down drug prices: poll,” by Kylie Gumpert (_Reuters_, July 17, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

2. “Sketchy claims for high-tech health fraud buster,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _Washington Post_, July 20, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Medicare’s midlife crisis: Catastrophic finances pit doctors against patients,” by David Hogberg (_Washington Examiner_, July 20, 2015).
www.washingtonexaminer.com…

4. “Making the end of life part of health care,” (_Boston Globe_, July 20, 2015). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.bostonglobe.com…

5. “Millennials extend a helping hand to aging Boomers,” by Charisse Jones (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], July 19, 2015).
www.us…

6. “Helen F. Holt, Who Elevated Elder Care Across the U.S., Dies at 101,” by Kate Zernike (_New York Times_, July 19, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Legal fight between USC, UCSD could have implications for Alzheimer’s research,” by Larry Gordon, Gary Robbins and Bradley J. Fikes (_Los Angeles Times_, July 19, 2015). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Local long-term care ombudsman takes her passion, experience statewide,” by Dean Olson (_State Journal-Register_ [Springfield, Illinois], July 18, 2015).
www.sj-r.com…

9. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Panel begins work on potential fixes for Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System,” by Jack Brammer (_Lexington Herald Leader_, July 17, 2015).
www.kentucky.com…

10. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Clarehouse in Tulsa pioneers social hospice care,” by Bill Sherman (_Tulsa World_, July 19, 2015).
www.tulsaworld.com…

11 PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Crushing pension obligations are pushing stressed governments,” by Joseph N. DiStefano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, July 19, 2015).
www.philly.com…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pension distress,” by Joseph N. DiStefano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, July 19, 2015).
www.philly.com…

13. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Could an Aetna-Humana merger help control costs in Western Pa.?” by Adam Smeltz (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, July 19, 2015).
www.post-gazette.com…

14. UTAH NEWS: “Utah’s growing elderly population in need of more caregivers,” by Nkoyo Iyamba (_KSL.com_, July 18, 2015).
www.ksl.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Coalition not planning to seek larger Fair Deal contribution,” by Martin Wall (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 20, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

16. UK NEWS: “Obesity and old age causes fall in donor organs,” by Sarah Knapton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 19, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/news/11750068/Obesity-and-old-age-causes-fall-in-donor-organs.html…

17. UK NEWS: “Care costs cap delayed until 2020,” by Nick Triggle (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, July 17, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Lonely elderly given hens to keep them company,” by Sarah Knapton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 20, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/elder/11750459/Lonely-elderly-given-hens-to-keep-them-company.html…

19. WORLD NEWS: “Global miners face succession crisis as old guard nears retirement,” by Susan Taylor and Nicole Mordant (_Reuters_, July 20, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “Grim Picture of Alzheimer’s in Aging Baby Boomers,” by Megan Brooks (_Medscape Medical News_, July 20, 2015). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

21. “HIPAA’s (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) Use as Code of Silence Often Misinterprets the Law,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, blog, July 17, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

22. “Lives Grow Longer, and Health Care’s Challenges Change,” by Jeremy N. Smith (_New York Times_, blog, July 17, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

23. “Alzheimer’s Drugs In The Works Might Help Other Diseases, Too,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, July 19, 2015). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 10 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

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24. “Alzheimer’s scientists to meet in D.C. amid signs of progress for treatment,” by Fredrick Kunkle (_Washington Post_, July 18, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

25. “Ahead of Alzheimer’s meeting, researchers seize on signs of progress,” by Bill Berkrot and Ransdell Pierson (_Reuters_, July 18, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

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26. “Saliva seen as possible diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease,” by Fredrick Kunkle (_Washington Post_, July 19, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

27. “Will Good Students Be Able to Sidestep Alzheimer’s?” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, July 20, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Too Much TV, Too Little Exercise When Young May Hasten Mental Decline Later,” (_HealthDay_, July 20, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Better Sleep May Mean Less Chronic Pain,” (_HealthDay_, July 17, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “When the impulse to be thin never grows old: Middle-aged women also suffer from deadly eating disorders,” by Sharon Kirkey (_National Post_ [Toronto], July 17, 2015).
news.nationalpost.com…

31. “Most chronic pain patients use alternative therapies, but many don’t tell their doctors,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 20, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

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