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September 30, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3907–September 30, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3907–September 30, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Nursing Homes Bill for More Therapy Than Patients Need, U.S. (US Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General) Says,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, Sep. 30, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Fraudulent ambulance rides: Medicare paid more than 50 million usd, IG (US Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General) says,” by Amy Goldstein (_Washington Post_, Sep. 30, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Social Security technical panel concludes trustees assumptions reasonable,” by Alicia H. Munnell (marketwatch.com…, Sep. 30, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

4. “Retirement overhaul agreed to: Bigger matches, lump-sum payouts,” by Leo Shane III (_Military Times_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.mil…

5. “Government Payments for End-of-Life Counseling Draw More Support Than Criticism,” by Kerry Young (rollcall.com…, Sep. 30, 2015).
www.rollcall.com…

6. “Public Strongly Favors End-of-Life Conversations Between Doctors and Patients, With About Eight in 10 Saying Medicare and Other Insurers Should Cover These Visits” (Kaiser Family Foundation News Release, Sep. 30, 2015).
kff.org…

7. “Where clergy need to tread: Helping make end-of-life medical choices,” by A. James Rudin (Religion News Service via _Colorado Springs [Colorado] Gazette_, Sep. 30, 2015). Note: this is a RNS Commentary piece.
gazette.com…

8. “The Retirement Income Gap,” by Dee Lee (WBZ 1030 AM [Boston, Massachusetts] Radio News, Sep. 30, 2015).
boston.cbslocal.com…

9. “Retired Baby Boomers Work Hard At Doing Less,” by Jim Shea (_Hartford [Connecticut] Courant_, Sep. 30, 2015).
www.courant.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “(San Diego Mayor Kevin) Faulconer wants pension reserve fund,” by David Garrick (_San Diego Union-Tribune_, Sep. 30, 2015).
www.sandiegouniontribune.com…

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “No, public pensions don’t boost economic output,” by Andrew G. Biggs (_Investor’s Business Daily_ [Los Angeles, California], Sep. 29, 2015).
news.investors.com…

12. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Could Pension Attack Provoke Another Chicago Teachers Strike?” by Samantha Winslow (_Labor Notes_ [Detroit, Michigan], Sep. 29, 2015).
www.labornotes.org…

13. MISSOURI NEWS: “SLU (Saint Louis University Launches Missouri’s first Palliative Care Fellowship” (_St. Louis American_, Sep. 30, 2015).
www.stlamerican.com…

14. NEW YORK NEWS: (New York City Mayor) Bill de Blasio calls on New York pension funds to divest from coal companies,” by Bill de Blasio calls on New York pension funds to divest from coal companies,” by Ellen Brait (_Guardian_ [London, UK], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

15. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Oklahoma City: The ‘Big (Boomer) Friendly’,” by Melissa Howell (_Oklahoma City Oklahoman_, Sep. 29, 2015).
newsok.com…

16. OREGON NEWS: “Baby boomers an economic opportunity,” by Peter Wong (_Portland Tribune_, Sep. 30, 2015).
portlandtribune.com…

17. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pennsylvania Democratic (Party) Governor Tom Wolf proposes deeper cuts to pensions,” by Douglas Lyons (World Socialist Web Site, Sep. 30, 2015).
www.ws…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. CANADA NEWS: “Canada shows its age as seniors outnumber children for first time,” by Eric Andrew-Gee (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “Manufacturers’ group says Ontario (Province) pension plan will mean layoffs, wage cuts,” by Vito Pilieci (_Citizen_ [Ottawa], Sep. 30, 2015).
ottawacitizen.com…

20. CANADA NEWS: “New B.C. (British Columbia Province) rules make pensions more secure, offer key for locked-in funds” (Canadian Press via _Sun_ [Vancouver], Sep. 29, 2015).
www.vancouversun.com…

21. STATES OF GUERNSEY NEWS: “Guernsey unions accept public sector pension offer” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Sep. 30, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

22. INDIA NEWS: “Curtains for (Kerala State) artistes’ pension fund,” by N.J. Nair (_The Hindu_ [Chennai, Tamil Nadu], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.thehindu.com…

23. IRELAND NEWS: “Increasing numbers plan to rely only on State pension in retirement,” by Dominic Coyle (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

24. JAMAICA NEWS: “Strategist says savers can be nudged into pension plans,” by Avia Collinder (_Jamaica Gleaner_ [Kingston, Kingston/St. Andrew], Sep. 30, 2015).
jamaica-gleaner.com…

25. RUSSIA NEWS: “Russia to freeze pension contributions for third year – _Vedomosti_ [Moscow] daily (newspaper)” (Reuters, Sep. 30, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

26. RUSSIA NEWS: “Here’s another devastating raid Russia is planning,’ by Geoffrey Smith (_Fortune_ [New York, New York, Sep. 30, 2015).
fortune.com…

27. UK NEWS: “This is why ‘Pension Isas (individual savings accounts)’ would be a disaster,” by Steve Webb (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 30, 2015). Note: this is a _DT_ Commentary piece.
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11898992/This-is-why-Pension-Isas-would-be-a-disaster.html…

28. UK NEWS: “Complaints to FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) about pensions rocket,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [London], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

29. UK NEWS: “(Chancellor of the Exchequer) George Osborne must make sure that pensions are worth saving for” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 30, 2015. Note: this is a _DT_ Editorial.
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/georgeosborne/11899424/George-Osborne-must-make-sure-that-pensions-are-worth-saving-for.html…

30. UK NEWS: “Pension system discourages saving, says PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers [London]–multinational professional services)” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Sep. 30, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

31. UK NEWS: “Huge pension shortfall facing UK’s young adults,” by Patrick Collinson (_Guardian_ [London], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

32. UK NEWS: “Second chance for workplace pension begins tomorrow” (_Telegraph_ [Belfast, Northern Ireland], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/second-chance-for-workplace-pension-begins-tomorrow-31569147.html…

33. UK NEWS: “Hard talk: meet the artist who is standing up to the taboo of erectile dysfunction,” by Chris Moss (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/men/active/mens-health/11898675/Hard-talk-meet-the-artist-who-is-standing-up-to-the-taboo-of-erectile-dysfunction.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

34. “Calcium supplements not needed for elderly bone health,” by Jamie Morton (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Oct. 1, 2015).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11521583…

35. “Scientists to bypass brain damage by re-encoding memories” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Combo (combination) Treatment Effective for Depression in Older Patients,” by Pauline Anderson (Medscape Medical News, Sep. 29, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

37. “One-third of hormone users at menopause take unapproved, untested compounded drugs” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “New study proves link between recent abuse and menopause-related symptoms” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Impact of menopausal hormone therapy on heart disease depends on timing of initiation” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Use of local estrogens for genitourinary menopausal symptoms remains low” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Vitamin D3 supplementation helps women build muscle even after menopause” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

42. “High-volume facilities better for nursing hip fractures” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

43. “Antipsychotics increase risk of death in people with Parkinson’s disease psychosis” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

44. “Risk factors for prostate cancer” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

45. “Less Sleep May Mean Less Sex After Menopause,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Sep. 30, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

September 29, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3906–September 29, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3906–September 29, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Supreme Court urged to halt new pay rules for home aides,” by Kate Gibson (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Moneywatch_, September 29, 2015).
www.cbsnews.com…

2. “Mystery ambulance rides cost Medicare USD 30M: auditors,” (Associated Press via _Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, September 29, 2015).
www.cbsnews.com…

3. “The New State Retirement Plans, Will They Be Enough?” by James W. Russell (_Huffington Post_, blog, September 29, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

4. “Government Workers More Satisfied with Retirement, Health Insurance, and Vacation Benefits,” by Emily Ekins (_Cato Institute_, blog, September 29, 2015).
www.cato.org…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension problems have not gone away,” by Steve Greenhut (_San Diego Union-Tribune_, September 28, 2015). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.sandiegouniontribune.com…

6. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Pension Problems Continue As Report Doubted,” by Brad Bowman (_State Journal_ [Frankfort, Kentucky], September 29, 2015).
state-journal.com…

7. NEW YORK NEWS: “Western New Yorkers nervous about retirement, AARP survey finds,” by David Robinson (_Buffalo News_, September 29, 2015).
www.buffalonews.com…

8. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Madison pharmacy expands long-term care service to Milwaukee,” by Guy Bolton (_Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel_, September 28, 2015).
www.jsonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. ASIA NEWS: “People here want a higher retirement age,” by Leslie Shaffer (_CNBC.com_, September 28, 2015).
www.cnbc.com…

10. CANADA NEWS: “For first time, Canadian seniors outnumber children: Statscan,” by Michael Chen (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 29, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Summer market turmoil bad news for Canadian pension plans,” by Janet McFarland (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 28, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

12. CHILE NEWS: “Chile’s Fabled Retirement System: Why Fix It?” by Olivia Mitchell (_Forbes_, September 29, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

13. IRELAND NEWS: “900,000 workers will retire without a private pension, warns new study,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], September 29, 2015).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/900000-workers-will-retire-without-a-private-pension-warns-new-study-31566474.html…

14. IRELAND NEWS: “Fight against loneliness ‘is key to elderly wellbeing’,” by Rebecca Mahrer (_Irish Examiner_ [Cork], September 29, 2015).
www.irishexaminer.com…

15. JAPAN NEWS: “Pension benefit disparities to further widen between generations: ministry,” (_Mainichi Shimbun_, September 29, 2015).
mainichi.jp/english/english/newsselect/news/20150929p2a00m0na012000c.html…

16. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s cheap debt, aging population prompt ex-banker to shift focus,” by Finbarr Flynn And Katsuyo Kuwako (Bloomberg via _Japan Times_, September 29, 2015).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/09/29/business/japans-cheap-debt-aging-population-prompt-ex-banker-shift-focus/#.VgrCzPlVhHw…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Unmanned copter to help elderly farmers cultivate mikan,” (_Japan News_, September 29, 2015).
the-japan-news.com…

18. SAUDI ARABIA NEWS: “Ageing population drives health insurance in Saudi,” (_Trade Arabia_ [Manama, Bahrain], September 29, 2015).
www.tradearabia.com…

19. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Elderly prostitutes reveal dark side of South Korea’s rise,” by Hyung-Jin Kim (_Stuff.co_, September 29, 2015).
www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/life/72515143/elderly-prostitutes-reveal-dark-side-of-south-koreas-rise…

20. WORLD NEWS: “More Than Half of World’s Older People Lack Long Term Care,” by Lisa Schlein (_Voice of America_, September 28, 2015).
www.voanews.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “U.S. ‘right to try’ laws may not help dying get unapproved drugs,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, September 28, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

22. “A nurse with fatal breast cancer says end-of-life discussions saved her life,” by Amy Berman (_Washington Post_, September 29, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

23. “Disruption of brain-blood barrier might influence progression of Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Cooperation advances Alzheimer’s disease prevention research,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 29, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Is It Old Age, or A.D.H.D.?” by Judith Berck (_New York Times_, blog, September 28, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

26. “Doctors take ‘big step’ towards a cure for age-related blindness,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], September 29, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/news/11896593/Doctors-take-big-step-towards-a-cure-for-age-related-blindness.html…

27. “Transfer trauma ‘can be awful’ when elderly are moved,” by Tony Leys (_Des Moines Register_, September 28, 2015).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

28. “Hearing Loss Costs Far More Than Ability to Hear,” by Jane E. Brody (_New York Times_, blog, September 28, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

29. “Optimism in seniors predicts fewer chronic illnesses, better overall health,” by Melanie Tannenbaum (_Scientific American_, blog, September 29, 2015).
blogs.scientificamerican.com…

September 28, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3905–September 28, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3905–September 28, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “To Get a Job in Your 50s, Maintain Friendships in Your 40s,” by Phyllis Korkki (_New York Times_, Sep. 28, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2, “The Sharing Economy Attracts Older Adults,” by Amy Zipkin (_New York Times_, Sep. 26, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3, “The life-expectancy gap,” by Robert J. Samuelson (_Washington Post_, Sep. 28, 2015). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _WP_ Opinion piece.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4, “Leisure Inequality: What the Rich-Poor Longevity Gap Will Do to Retirement,” by Teresa Ghilarducci (_The Atlantic_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Sep. 28, 2015).
www.theatlantic.com…

5, “Medicare is in the dark on device data,” by Cybele Bjorklund (_The Hill_ [Washington, District of Columbia] blog, Sep. 28, 2015).
thehill.com…

6. “Realigning Medicare Part D Incentives: A New Model For Medication Therapy Management,” by S. Lawrence Kocot (Healthaffairs.org…, blog, Sep. 28, 2015).
healthaffairs.org…

7. “MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Plan) Reauthorization Act of 2015: New Opportunities For Medicare Providers Through Innovative Payment Systems, by Patrick H. Conway, Tim Gronniger, Hoangmai Pham, Kate Goodrich, Amy Bassano, J.P. Sharp, Alison Falb, and Molly MacHarris (healthaffairs.org… blog, Sep. 28, 2015).
healthaffairs.org…

8. “Many Americans lack Social Security smarts: Study,” by Shelly Schwartz (cnbc.com…, Sep. 28, 2015).
www.cnbc.com…

9. “Should the Cap on Social Security Payroll Taxes Be Lifted?” (huffingtonpost.com…, Sep. 28, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

10. “Study: Millennials make unrealistic retirement plans,” by Fred Imbert (cnbc.com…, Sep. 28, 2015).
www.cnbc.com…

11. “Is more money the key to a happy retirement?” by Steve Vernon (CBS Inc. News, Sep. 28, 2015).
www.cbsnews.com…

12. “Taking care of America’s elderly may not be a top priority,” by Trudy Lieberman (_Greeley [Colorado] Tribune_, Sep. 26, 2015).
www.greeleytribune.com…

US STATE NEWS:

13. ALASKA NEWS: “Alaska retirement board challenges Legislature on pension payments,” by Pat Forgey (adn.com… (Alaska Dispatch News–[Anchorage]), Sep. 27, 2015).
www.adn.com…

14. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California wildfires left the disabled in peril,” by Lee Romney (_Los Angeles Times_, Sep. 28, 2015). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles
www.latimes.com…

15. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Longtime teachers’ pensions are well earned,” by Michael Hiltzik (_Los Angeles Times_, Sep. 26, 2015). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

16. KANSAS NEWS: “Standard often cited in Kansas pension debates questioned,” by John Hanna (Associated Press via _Washington [District of Columbia] Times_, Sep. 28, 2015).
www.washingtontimes.com…

17. NEW YORK NEWS: “The Fragile Patchwork of Care for New York’s Oldest Old,” by John Leland (_New York Times_, Sep. 27, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…
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18. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Rhode Island Averts Pension Disaster Without Raising Taxes,” by Mary Williams Walsh (_New York Times_, Sep. 26, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

19. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Major Changes Under Rhode Island Pension Overhaul,” by Mary Williams Walsh (_New York Times_, Sep. 26, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

20. WORLD NEWS: “300 million elderly ‘not receiving long-term care'” (Agence France-Presse via Yahoo! News, Sep. 28, 2015).
news.yahoo.com…

21. EUROPE NEWS: “High fees hurt pension savings for millions of Europeans,” by Chris Flood (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Sep. 28, 2015).
Note: _FT requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

22. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Watch out for moving money goalposts on pensions and property,” by Anthony Keane (news.com…,au, Sep. 26, 2015).
www.news.com…

23. AZERBAIJAN NEWS: “Azerbaijan’s pension system can face serious problems,” by Azad Hasanli (Trend News Agency, Sep. 28, 2015).
en.trend.az/business/economy/2437708.html…

24. CANADA NEWS: “CPP (Canada Pension Plan) reform should be an election issue,” by Martin Regg Cohn (_Spectator_ [Hamilton, Ontario], Sep. 28, 2015). Note: this is a _Spectator_ Opinion piece.
www.thespec.com…

25. CANADA NEWS: “Four things the winning party should do to boost retirement,” by Ian McGugan (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 28, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

26. CANADA NEWS: “My year of aging semi-gracefully,” by Ian Brown (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 26, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

27. INDIA NEWS: “One Rank One Pension Protest Continues for 105th Day” (Indo-Asian News Service via NDTV News, Sep. 27, 2015).
www.ndtv.com…

28. INDIA NEWS: (Maharashtra State) Autorickshaw drivers to get pension, insurance cover,” by Proshun Chakraborty (_Times of India_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Sep. 27, 2015).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

29. IRELAND NEWS: “State pension fund takes hit on scandal-hit VW (Volkswagen–auto manufacturer) stake,” by Nick Webb (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin, Leinster], Sep. 27, 2015).
www.independent.ie/business/irish/state-pension-fund-takes-hit-on-scandalhit-vw-stake-31560004.html…

30. NEPAL NEWS: “Nepal government plans to ban disabled, elderly from climbing Everest; accused of ‘discrimination'” (Agence France-Presse via Australian Broadcasting Corporation News, Sep. 29, 2015).
www.abc.net…

31. THE MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY IN AFRICA NEWS: “FG (federal government) Blocks 20 Million (that country’s currency) (100,452 usd) Excess in Police Pension Account,” by Adebiyi Adedapo (_This Day_ [most populous city in that country] via allAfrica.com…, Sep. 25, 2015).
allafrica.com…

32, THE MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY IN AFRICA NEWS: “35billion (that country’s currency) (175.791 million usd) Pension Remittance: MIIVOC (Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption) Invokes FoI (Freedom of Information) Act,” by Bassey Inyang (_This Day_ [most populous city in that country], Sep. 27, 2015). Note: the server that carries this site has been unreliable today. If you cannot retrieve this article, try again later or try doing a title search on Google News.
www.thisdaylive.com…

33. SCOTLAND NEWS: “(UK Member of Parliament and Labour Party Leader Jeremy) Corbyn boost for campaign on expatriates’ frozen pensions,” by Simon Bain (_Herald_ [Glasgow], Sep. 26, 2015).
www.heraldscotland.com…

34. SCOTLAND NEWS: “No vote was the right one for pensioners’ future,” by Ros Altman (_Herald_ [Glasgow], Sep. 26, 2015). Note: this is a _Herald_ Opinion piece.
www.heraldscotland.com…

35. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Elderly prostitutes reveal South Korea’s dark side: Poor pension system, erosion of family ties force some elderly to sell bodies to live,” by Hyung-Jin Kim (_Japan Times_ [Tokyo], Sep. 27, 2015
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/09/27/asia-pacific/social-issues-asia-pacific/elderly-prostitutes-reveal-south-koreas-dark-side/…

36. UK NEWS: “New products aim to keep pension costs low,” by Pauline Skypala (_Financial Times_ [London], Sep. 28, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

37. UK NEWS: “Can I keep up with a 100-year old athlete? Donald Pellmann, a Californian centenarian, recently broke five athletic world records in one day. 21-year old Jonathan Wells tried to give him a run for his money,” by Jonathan Wells (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 27, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/men/active/11885123/Can-I-keep-up-with-a-100-year-old-athlete.html…

38. UK NEWS: “The secret to Chiltern Firehouse’s mouthwatering steak is out: A newfound craze for beef sourced from 14-year-old cattle now has celebrity cachet,” by Rebecca Burn-Callander (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 27, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/retailandconsumer/11891895/The-secret-to-Chiltern-Firehouses-mouthwatering-steak-is-out.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

39. “Multiple Chronic Conditions Up Risk for Memory Decline,” by Megan Brooks (Medscape Medical News, Sep. 28, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

40. “Connecting Alzheimer’s disease and the immune system” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Two-drug combination helps older adults with hard-to-treat depression” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

42. “Active senior travelers have different approaches to technology” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 28, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

43. “Impact of hearing loss and treatment options at various ages” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 26, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

44. “Treatment of elderly breast cancer patients varies between different European countries” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 26, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

45. “Newly identified mechanism solves enduring mystery of key element of cellular organization” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

46. “Retinal Ganglion Cell Count IDs (identifies) Normal-Tension Glaucoma” (HealthDay News, Sep. 25, 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

September 25, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3904–September 25, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3904–September 25, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Boomers, entrepreneurialism, and the ‘new retirement’,” by John Solari (_Reno [Nevada] Gazette-Journal_, Sep. 25, 2015).
www.rgj.com…

2. “Let Medicare use its leverage to lower drug costs” (Bloomberg News via _San Luis Obispo_ [California] Tribune_, Sep. 25, 2015). Note: this is a Bloomberg Editorial.
www.sanluisobispo.com…

3. “Social Security: Don’t count on raise in 2016, brace for higher healthcare costs,” by Leada Gore (al.com…, Sep. 24, 2015).
www.al.com…

4. “How Social Security zombies are standing in the way of fraud prevention,” by Christopher Burns (_Bangor [Maine] Daily News_, Sep. 25, 2015).
bangordailynews.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. ARIZONA NEWS: “Medicare ‘accountable care’ reforms bring mixed results,” by Ken Alltucker (_Arizona Republic_ [Phoenix], Sep. 25, 2015).
www.azcentral.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “End of Life Option Act opens important conversations about dying,” by Bill Monning (_San Jose Mercury News_, Sep. 25, 2015). Note: this is a _SJMN_ Opinion piece.
www.mercurynews.com…

7. HAWAI’I NEWS: “Hawaii retirement health care is a bargain,” by Elizabeth O’Brien (marketwatch.com…, Sep. 25, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

8. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Can’t wait any longer for pension audit,” by John Gohmann (_Louisville Courier-Journal_, Sep. 25, 2015). Note: this is a _LCJ_ Opinion piece.
www.courier-journal.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Scranton pension contribution increases 2 million usd for 2016,” by Terrie Morgan-Besecker (_Scranton Times-Tribune_, Sep. 25, 2015).
thetimes-tribune.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. CAMEROON NEWS: “Dignitaries Communion With the Elderly,” by Brenda Y. Nchewnang-Ngassa (_Cameroon Tribune_ [Yaounde, Centre] via allAfrica.com…, Sep. 25, 2015).
allafrica.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “No need to override the Charter (Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms/La Charte canadienne des droits et libertes) to pass a new assisted suicide law,” by John Sikkema (_National Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Sep. 24, 2015). Note: this is a _NP_ Commentary piece.
news.nationalpost.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Put home-care focus back on sick and elderly” (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 25, 2015). Note: this is a _Star_ Editorial.
www.thestar.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Palliative care poor in First Nations communities, researcher says” (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Sep. 25, 2015). In addition to the story, an audio transcript of an interview with Mary Lou Kelley, a professor at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay (running time: 7 minutes 31 seconds) is available at the site.
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/palliative-care-poor-in-first-nations-communities-researcher-says-1.3242924…

14. GREECE NEWS: “Pension cut seen at 11 pct,” by Roula Salourou (_Katherimini_ [Athens, Attica], Sep. 25, 2015).
www.ekathimerini.com…

15. INDIA NEWS: “Students join hands for palliative care” (_The Hindu_ [Chennai, Tamil Nadu], Sep. 26, 2015).
www.thehindu.com…

16. JAPAN NEWS: “Kobe issues ordinance banning pachinko, other gambling-type activities at elderly centers” (_Japan Times_ [Tokyo], Sep. 25, 2015).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/09/25/national/kobe-issues-ordinance-banning-pachinko-gambling-type-activities-elderly-centers/…

17. NEPAL NEWS: “Ex-Indian army men warn of protest over pension,” by Rishi Ram Baral (_Himalayan Times_ [Kathmandu], Sep. 26, 2015).
thehimalayantimes.com…

18. POLAND NEWS: “Simulation suits teach medical students empathy” (Reuters Health, Sep. 25, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

19. PUERTO RICO NEWS: “Puerto Rico’s Bonds Overshadow Pension Fund Poised to Go Broke,” by Michelle Kaske (Bloomberg News, Sep. 24, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

20. SOUTH AFRICA NEWS: “Pension increases ‘still above inflation’,” by Wiseman Khuzwayo (iol.co.za…, Mar. 25, 2015).
www.iol.co.za…

21. US VIRGIN ISLANDS NEWS: “Senate Passes Modest Pension Reform,” by Bill Kossler (_Source_ [St. Croix], Sep. 25, 2015).
stcroixsource.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Senior executives shun pension saving in record numbers,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Sep. 25, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Pension groups raise 150 million pounds (228.76 million usd) for merger” (_Financial Times_ [London], Sep. 25, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Liquid crystals show potential for detection of neuro-degenerative disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Some forms of dizziness after getting up may signal bigger problems” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Older Adults’ Hearing Loss May Be Tied to Earlier Death,” by Amy Norton (HealthDay News, Sep. 24, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “Retirement Might Not Agree With Your Health,” by Steven Reinberg (HealthDay News, Sep. 24, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Sleep Quality Improved in Seniors With Access to Natural Spaces” (HealthDay News, Sep. 25, 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

29. “Age, Obesity Affect Gene Expression in Symptomatic BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) (HealthDay News, Sep. 25, 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

September 24, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3903–September 24, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3903–September 24, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Let Medicare Tackle High Drug Costs,” (_Bloomberg_, September 24, 2015). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.bloombergview.com…

2. “30M Americans tapped retirement savings early for an emergency,” by Jiayue Huang (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], September 23, 2015).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

3. ALABAMA NEWS: “RSA under fire: Inside the latest battle over Alabama’s pension powerhouse,” by Casey Toner (_AL.com_, September 24, 2015).
www.al.com…

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “A call for compassion as End of Life Option Act heads to Gov. Brown,” by Steve Lopez (_Los Angeles Times_, September 24, 2015). Note 1: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an opinion column.
www.latimes.com…

5. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Minnesota promotes tai chi to prevent disabling falls among elderly,” by Jeremy Olson (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, September 23, 2015).
www.startribune.com…

6. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Returns slide on N.J. pension-fund investments,” by Andrew Seidman (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, September 23, 2015).
www.philly.com…

7. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Worries Build as State Moves to Privatize Care for the Aged, Blind and Disabled,” by Warren Vieth (_Oklahoma Watch_, September 23, 2015).
oklahomawatch.org…

8. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Disabled, elderly concerned about state changes to Family Care, IRIS,” by David Wahlberg (_Wisconsin State Journal_ [Madison, Wisconsin], September 24, 2015).
host.madison.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. CANADA NEWS: “Canadian panel finds diverse views on assisted death in Europe,” by Sheryl Ubelacker (Canadian Press via _Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 23, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

10. CANADA NEWS: “Physician-assisted death law will need clarity, CMA says,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 23, 2015).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/physician-assisted-death-new-brunswick-1.3240012…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Auditor wants thorough review of home care services,” by Donovan Vincent (_Toronto Star_, September 23, 2015).
www.thestar.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Home care for elderly family members can’t be done alone,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 23, 2015).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/home-care-for-elderly-family-members-can-t-be-done-alone-1.3240969…

13. DENMARK NEWS: “Fewer patients die at fully accredited hospitals,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

14. GREECE NEWS: “Labor minister sees pension cuts,” by Roula Salourou (_Kathimerini_ [Athens], September 23, 2015).
www.ekathimerini.com…

15. JAPAN NEWS: “Govt plans more special nursing homes for elderly,” (_Japan News_, September 24, 2015).
the-japan-news.com…

16. JAPAN NEWS: “Abe aims arrows at new targets with three fresh goals for ‘Abenomics,’ 20% rise in GDP,” by Reiji Yoshida And Mizuho Aoki (_Japan Times_, September 24, 2015).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/09/24/national/politics-diplomacy/abe-outlines-new-goals-abenomics-20-rise-gdp/#.VgQr0stVhHw…

17. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “KiwiSaver fees high by international standards, Treasury report says,” by Susan Edmunds (_Stuff.co_, September 23, 2015).
www.stuff.co.nz/business/money/72319373/kiwisaver-fees-high-by-international-standards-treasury-report-says…

18. POLAND NEWS: “Poland’s opposition favours using state companies’ profits for pensions -media,” by Wiktor Szary (_Reuters_, September 24, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

19. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Elderly make up 13.1% of population,” by Choi Kyong-ae (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], September 24, 2015).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

20. THAILAND NEWS: “Welfare benefits for rising elderly population could pose risk,” (_Nation_ [Bangkok], September 24, 2015).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

21. UK NEWS: “UK Employer pension contributions collapse by 48% in a year,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [London], September 24, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Millions of UK public sector pensions ‘exposed to risky fossil fuel investments’,” by Damian Carrington (_Guardian_ [London], September 24, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Elderly people should be given emotional support to encourage them to downsize,” by Laura Hughes (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], September 24, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/active/11885825/Elderly-people-should-be-given-emotional-support-to-encourage-them-to-downsize.html…

24. UK NEWS: “‘Work until you drop? I’m just too young to retire’,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], September 24, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/elder/11886110/Work-until-you-drop-Im-just-too-young-to-retire.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “Mexico City’s air pollution has detrimental impact on Alzheimer’s disease gene,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s and diabetes: Novel leads for inhibitors,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “How the world’s 80 to 100 supercentenarians may hold the key to long lives for the rest of us,” by Meeri Kim (_Washington Post_, September 24, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

28. “Study finds significant differences in frailty by region and by race among older Americans,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Older Adults’ Hearing Loss May Be Tied to Earlier Death,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, September 24, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “Do patients with age-related macular degeneration have trouble with touch screens?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 24, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

September 23, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3902–September 23, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3902–September 23, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “How Medicare’s ‘chronic care management’ payments could affect primary care,” by Will Boggs (Reuters Health, Sep. 22, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

2. “Are Medicare Prescription Benefits Too Stingy?” by Peter Ubel (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Sep. 23, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

3. “Washington (federal government), states need to change the way nursing homes are evaluated,” by Ronald Barth (pennlive.com…, Sep. 23, 2015).
www.pennlive.com…

4. “How millennials should save for retirement,” by Kelley Holland (cnbc.com…, Sep. 23, 2015).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “More households entering retirement with debt,” by Alicia H. Munnell (marketwatch.com…, Sep. 23, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. ARIZONA NEWS: “Public-safety pensions, summed in 1 bad word” (_Arizona Republic_ [Phoenix], Sep. 23, 2015). Note: this is an _AR_ Editorial.
www.azcentral.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “(San Diego) Pensions vs. Taxpayers,” by Steve Bosh (KUSI Channel 18 [San Diego] TV News, Sep. 22, 2015).
www.kusi.com…

8. DELAWARE NEWS: “Delaware to permanently close aging state nursing home” (Associated Press via _Tampa [Florida] Tribune_, Sep. 23, 2015).
www.tbo.com…

9. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: OBITUARY: “J. Andrew Billings, 69; palliative care pioneer,” by Bryan Marquard (_Boston Globe_, Sep. 23, 2015).
www.bostonglobe.com…

10. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. pension fund trustees angry over stalled audit,” by Samantha Marcus (nj.com…, Sep. 23, 2015).
www.nj.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. DEVELOPED COUNTRIES NEWS: “Almost Three in Ten Lack Confidence in Affording Quality Life During Retirement” (Marketwatch.com…, Sep. 23, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “LGBT (lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender) people with dementia struggle to find welcoming aged care, research finds,” by Miki Perkins (_Border Mail_ [Albury, New South Wales-Wodonga, Victoria], Sep. 23, 2015).
www.bordermail.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario (Province) Pension Plan Rules Leave Large Employers With ‘Serious Reservations’,” by Keith Leslie (Canadian Press via huffingtonpost.ca, Sep. 23, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/09/23/large-employers-want-more-clarification-on-rules-for-new-ontario-pension-plan_n_8180784.html…

14. GERMANY NEWS: “Germany: East-west divide in life expectancy almost overcome” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

15. STATES OF GUERNSEY NEWS: “Guernsey (public sector) unions vote on ‘final’ pension offer” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Sep. 23, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

16. INDIA NEWS: “Haryana (State) government increases pension given to World War soldiers” (Press Trust of India via _Economic Times_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Sep. 23, 2015).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

17. NORTHERN IRELAND/UK NEWS: “Northern Ireland lifeguard takes her fight for late fiance’s pension to Supreme Court,” by David Young (_Telegraph_ [Belfast, Northern Ireland], Sep. 23, 2015).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/northern-ireland-lifeguard-takes-her-fight-for-late-fiances-pension-to-supreme-court-31550678.html…

18. UK NEWS: “Nice (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) criticises ‘flying home care visits’ as short as five minutes,” by Denis Campbell (_Guardian_ [London], Sep. 23, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

19. UK NEWS: “Pensions inequality concerns raised by PPI (Pensions Policy Institute) report,” by Kevin Peachey (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Sep. 23, 2015).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “Nestle (S.A.–Swiss multinational food and beverage company) pushes further into medicine with planned Alzheimer’s test,” by Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi and Ben Hirschler (Reuters Health, Sep. 23, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

21. “Non-prescription device may ease urinary incontinence,” by Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health, Sep. 22, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

22. “Taming hot flashes without hormones: What works, what doesn’t” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Increased activity in older brains may point to new avenues for treating memory loss” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Researchers identify possible physiological cause of brain deficits with aging” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Chronic diseases may increase risk of dementia” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 21, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Drug May Calm Agitation in Alzheimer’s Patients” (HealthDay News, Sep. 22, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “Even mild depression puts a burden on Alzheimer’s family caregivers” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 21, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Oceans in the brain: How we remember different contexts” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “In terminally ill patients, some types of delirium are a sign of ‘imminent death'” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Death and money in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit): Pneumonia findings surprise researchers” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “DNR (do-not-resuscitate) orders often do not align with poor prognosis” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Matricellular proteins are promising new therapeutic targets for ocular diseases” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “New technique negotiates neuron jungle to target source of Parkinson’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “PARSORTIX cell separation system effectively isolates CTCs (circulating tumor cells) indicating metastatic cancer” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 23, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Some Prostate Cancer Patients May Not Benefit From Hormone Therapy,” by Steven Reinberg (HealthDay News, Sep. 22, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

September 22, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3901–September 22, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3901–September 22, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Low gas prices may doom Social Security raise,” by Chris Isidore (_CNNMoney_, September 21, 2015).
money.cnn.com…

2. “No increases for Medicare Advantage plans,” by Adam Smeltz (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, September 22, 2015).
www.post-gazette.com…

3. “Medicare premiums for most won’t increase in 2016, but higher-income seniors could see a big hike,” by Kathleen McGrory (_Tampa Bay Times_, September 21, 2015).
home.tampabay.com…

4. “New report examines regulation of federally funded research,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

5. “100 Years Old. 5 World Records,” by Karen Crouse (_New York Times_, September 22, 2015). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago Faces Record Tax Increase as Pensions Compound Deficit,” by Elizabeth Campbell (_Bloomberg_, September 21, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

7. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “State identifies nursing homes cited for misleading Alzheimer’s ads,” by Kay Lazar (_Boston Globe_, September 22, 2015).
www.bostonglobe.com…

8. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Mass. pension fund hit by losses in fossil fuel stocks, group says,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, September 21, 2015).
www.bostonglobe.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “DePasquale: City needs more money for pensions,” by Joseph N. DiStefano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, September 22, 2015).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Labor calls on government to wind back superannuation concessions to wealthy,” by Katharine Murphy (_Guardian_ [London], September 21, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Canadian pension fund does not need to take greater risks-CEO,” by Allison Lambert (_Reuters_, September 21, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Canada Looks To Europe To Learn About Doctor-Assisted Death,” by Sheryl Ubelacker (Canadian Press via _Huffington Post_, September 21, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/09/21/canadian-panel-looking-at-assisted-dying-learns-much-from-european-experience_n_8173322.html…

13. INDIA NEWS: “Plea seeks regulations to monitor homes built for elderly,” by A. Subramani (_Times of India_ [Mumbai], September 22, 2015).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

14. IRELAND NEWS: “Preparing for caring for our ageing relatives,” by Sheila Wayman (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 22, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Time to stand up and protect the elderly from attack,” by Miriam Donohue (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], September 22, 2015). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/time-to-stand-up-and-protect-the-elderly-from-attack-31547448.html…

16. JAPAN NEWS: “Increase opportunities for elderly to remain active in aging society,” (_Japan News_, September 21, 2015). Note: This article is an editorial.
the-japan-news.com…

17. POLAND NEWS: “Polish Pension Funds Buy Foreign Stock at Record Pace Amid Slump,” by Konrad Krasuski (_Bloomberg_, September 21, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

18. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “More elderly women infected with STDs in Korea,” by Clare Lee (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], September 22, 2015).
www.koreaherald.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “An Aging Population, Without the Doctors to Match,” by Marcy Cottrell Houle (_New York Times_, September 22, 2015). Note 1: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.nytimes.com…

20. “How Medicare’s ‘chronic care management’ payments could affect primary care,” by Dr. Will Boggs (_Reuters_, September 22, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

21. “Medicare’s Pioneer ACOs See Modest Drop in Low-Value Care,” by Marcia Frellick (_Medscape Medical News_, September 22, 2015). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

22. “Combination drug treatment reduces agitation for patients with probable Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Arthritis drug could soon reverse Alzheimer’s symptoms after successful tests on mice, say scientists,” by Steve Connor (_Independent_ [London], September 21, 2015).
www.independent.co.uk/news/science/arthritis-drug-could-soon-reverse-alzheimers-symptoms-after-successful-tests-on-mice-say-scientists-10511346.html…

24. “Increased chances for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Outcomes of ICU admission for older, low-risk patients with pneumonia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “New study maps the progression of Parkinson’s disease within the brain,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “More men at risk for prostate cancer as a result of less regular screening,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Study questions use of androgen deprivation therapy for certain prostate cancer cases,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 22, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Exercise May Help Keep an Aging Mind Agile,” (_HealthDay_, September 21, 2015).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “4 Myths That Increase the Burden of Caregiving,” by Anne Tumlinson (_Huffington Post_, blog, September 22, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

September 21, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3900–September 21, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3900–September 21, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Use Medicare’s Muscle to Lower Drug Prices,” (_New York Times_, Sep. 21, 2015). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This is a _NYT_ Editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “One last push to stop Medicare premium increases,” by Mark Miller (_Minneapolis [Minnesota] Star-Tribune_, Sep. 20, 2015).
www.startribune.com…

3, “Medicare remains big political challenge,” by Edward Lotterman (_Bismark [North Dakota] Tribune_, Sep. 20, 2015). Note: this is a _BT_ Commentary piece.
bismarcktribune.com…

4. “More Protection for a Nest Egg Has Some Brokers Upset,” by Tara Siegel Bernard (_New York Times_, Sep. 20, 2015). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5, “Problems masked by governments’ pension accounting practices” (_Oklahoma City Oklahoman_, Sep. 20, 2015). Note: this is an _OCO_ Editorial.
newsok.com…

6. “Phased-retirement for federal workers is slow to take hold,” by Lorraine Mirabella (_Baltimore [Maryland] Sun_, Sep. 19, 2015).
www.baltimoresun.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Five wildfire deaths highlight vulnerability of isolated seniors in disasters,” by Lee Romney (_Los Angeles Times_, Sep. 19, 2015). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA NEWS: “A land deal for an elite private school will displace more than 100 sick, poor people,” by Terrence McCoy and Emma Brown (_Washington Post_, Sep. 21, 2015). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “City of Chicago employees appeal IL Supreme Court for pension plan,” by Tony Arnold (WCBU 89.9 FM [Peoria] Radio News, Sep. 20, 2015).
peoriapublicradio.org…

10. KANSAS NEWS: “Study suggests Kansans haven’t saved enough for retirement,” by Megan Hart (_Topeka Capital-Journal_, Sep. 20, 2015).
cjonline.com…

11. MAINE NEWS: “Crisis building as baby boomers hit retirement age” (_Portland Press-Herald_, Sep. 20, 2015). Note: this is a _PPH_ Editorial.
www.pressherald.com…

12. MISSISSIPPI NEWS: “Horror Drove Her From South. 100 Years Later, She Returned,” by Dan Barry (_New York Times_, Sep. 20, 2015). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

13. WASHINGTON NEWS: “Terry Bowen: A Utility Player for the Elderly,” by Patricia R. Olsen (_New York Times_, Sep. 20, 2015). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. EUROPE NEWS: “Why Europe Needs Syria’s Refugees: A Continent ‘In Demographic Decline’,” by John-Thor Dahlburg And Bernard Condon (Associated Press via huffingtonpost.ca, Sep. 20, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/09/21/europe-declining-population-refugees_n_8169804.html…

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Jump in workforce participation for over 65s,” by Michael Koziol (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Sep. 19, 2015).
www.smh.com…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Vocational colleges preying on retirees in trawl for government cash,” by Michael Bachelard (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Sep. 19, 2015).
www.smh.com…

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Keeping older (Melbourne, Victoria) residents in the loop,” by Carolyn Rance (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Sep. 19, 2015).
www.smh.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Should doctors be allowed to kill?” by Margaret Wente (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 19, 2015). Note: this is a _G and M_ Opinion piece.
www.theglobeandmail.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “Doctors’ group urging federal parties to support measures for seniors care,” by Elizabeth Church (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 21, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

20. CANADA NEWS: “‘Until You Witness It, You Can’t Imagine’: Alzheimer’s robbed Grant Crosbie of his identity; it turned his wife into a full-time caregiver,” by Sandra Martin (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 19, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

21, INDIA NEWS: “Government asks departments to verify employees service 5 years before retirement” (Press Trust of India via _Economic Times_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Sep. 21, 2015).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

22, IRELAND NEWS: “HSE (Health Service Executive) to keep on funding dementia initiative,” by Conor Kane (_Irish Times_, [Dublin, Leinster], Sep. 21, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

23, IRELAND NEWS: “Age Action (Ireland) calls for higher pensions and lower prescription fees” (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin, Leinster], Sep. 21, 2015).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/age-action-calls-for-higher-pensions-and-lower-prescription-fees-31544007.html…

24, JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s elderly population hits new record” (Indo-Asian News Service via _Tribune_ [Chandigarh, Union Territory], Sep. 21, 2015).
www.tribuneindia.com…

25, JAPAN NEWS: “How rampant is abuse in nursing homes for elderly?” (Japantoday.com…, Sep. 21, 2015).
www.japantoday.com…

26. POLAND NEWS: “Poland’s President Seeks to Lower Retirement Age” (Associated Press via American Broadcasting Corporation News, Sep. 21, 2015).
abcnews.go.com…

27. RUSSIA NEWS: “Russian finance minister says pension money could help to fund deficit,” by Denis Dyomkin (Reuters, Sep. 19, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

28. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Public sector pension funds in Scotland ploughing 1.7 billion pounds (2.64 billion usd) into ‘dirty investments’,” by Rob Edwards (_Herald_ [Glasgow], Sep. 20, 2015).
www.heraldscotland.com…

29. SOUTH AFRICA NEWS: “Palliative care – not euthanasia,” by Vuyo Mkize (_Star_ [Johannesburg, Gauteng] via iol.co.za…, Sep. 21, 2015).
www.iol.co.za…

30. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Seoul baby boomers have 500 million won (426,000 usd) asset” (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], Sep. 22, 2015).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…
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31. UK NEWS: A third of Britons born in 2015 will develop dementia, report says,” by Peter Apps (_Independent_ [London], Sep. 21, 2015).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/alzheimers-a-third-of-britons-born-in-2015-will-develop-dementia-report-says-10510236.html…

32. UK NEWS: “Third of people born in 2015 ‘will develop dementia’,” by Ben Farmer (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 21, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/11878574/Third-of-people-born-in-2015-will-develop-dementia.html…

33, UK NEWS: “Become ‘friends’: The number of people who can expect to get Alzheimer’s can only rise–so why are we still looking away?” (_Independent_ [London], Sep. 21, 2015). Note: this is an _Independent_ Editorial.
www.independent.co.uk/voices/editorials/become-friends-the-number-of-people-who-can-expect-to-get-alzheimers-can-only-rise–so-why-are-we-still-looking-away-10510265.html…

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34. UK NEWS: “Stop marginalising older people and build more senior playgrounds,” by Liz Hodgkinson (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 19, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/goodlife/11827498/Stop-marginalising-older-people-and-build-more-senior-playgrounds.html…

35. UK NEWS: “Major banks expand pension advice services,” by Nicole Blackmore (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 19, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/special-reports/11869386/Major-banks-expand-pension-advice-services.html…

36. UK NEWS: “Convicted fraudsters reveal the secrets of investment scams that cost the UK 30 billion pounds (46.56 billion usd),” by Simon Read (_Independent_ [London], Sep. 19, 2015).
www.independent.co.uk/money/pensions/convicted-fraudsters-reveal-the-secrets-of-investment-scams-that-cost-the-uk-30bn-10508796.html…

37. UK NEWS: “Benefits of UK pension scheme mergers outweigh risks for Treasury,” by Madison Marriage (_Financial Times_ [London], Sep. 21, 2015). Note 1: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _FT_ Opinion piece.
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

38. “As Alzheimer’s Symptoms Worsen, Hard Conversations About How To Die,” by Rebecca Hersher (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, Sep. 19, 2015). Audio (running time: 4 minutes, 35 seconds) and print transcripts are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

39. “High percentage of ex-NFL (US National (gridiron) Football League) players had brain disease: report,” by Andrew Both (Reuters Health, Sep. 18, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

40. “Alzheimer’s drug could prevent bone fractures” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 21, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “For boomers, lack of fitness a self-inflicted wound that has a cure,” by Bill Cullins (_San Angelo [Texas] Standard-Times_, Sep. 21, 2015).
www.gosanangelo.com…

42. “Hearing Trouble Common in US Adults, Often Untreated,” by Megan Brooks (Medscape Medical News, Sep. 21, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

42. “High Heart Rate, Low Variability Associated with Functional Decline in Elderly,” by Deborah Brauser (Medscape Medical News, Sep. 18, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

43. “Trinity (College [Dublin, Leinster, Ireland]) researchers report major breakthrough in understanding Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 18, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

44. “CDC (US Centers for Disease Control) Resource Set to Improve Nursing Home Antibiotic Use” (HealthDay News, Sep. 18, 2015).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

September 18, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3899–September 18, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3899–September 18, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “The stunning — and expanding — gap in life expectancy between the rich and the poor,” by Max Ehrenfreund (_Washington Post_, blog, September 18, 2015). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Social Security for all but the rich?” by Jeanne Sahadi (_CNNMoney_, September 18, 2015).
money.cnn.com…

3. “U.S. startups aim to help seniors ‘age in place’,” by Kylie Gumpert (_Reuters_, September 18, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

4. “Don’t Fall Into the Social Security Trap,” by Ben Steverman (_Bloomberg_, September 18, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

5. “Dementia-friendly businesses can help ease anxiety,” by Bianca Seidman (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, September 17, 2015).
www.cbsnews.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. MAINE NEWS: “AG warns of scams aimed at Maine’s elderly,” (_WCSH_ [Portland, Maine], September 17, 2015).
www.wcsh6.com…

7. OHIO NEWS: “It’s Ohio Versus Iran as Republicans Use Pensions to Oppose Deal,” by Mark Niquette (_Bloomberg_, September 18, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

8. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “By granting wishes, nonprofit aims to enrich aging experience in Pittsburgh and beyond,” by Mary Thomas (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, September 18, 2015).
www.post-gazette.com…

9. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Bill would raise retirement age for state employees,” by Jessica Arp (_WISC-TV_ [Madison, Wisconsin], September 17, 2015).
www.channel3000.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. CANADA NEWS: “A report card for retirement income: What grade does Canada get?” by Alexandra MacQueen (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 18, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Step up scrutiny, funding for nursing homes,” (_Toronto Star_, September 17, 2015). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.thestar.com…

12. IRELAND NEWS: “HSE accused of ignoring failings in disability homes,” by Pamela Duncan (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 18, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

13. JAPAN NEWS: “Abe’s Pension Cuts May Backfire on Japan,” by Keiko Ujikane and James Mayger (_Bloomberg Business_, September 17, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

14. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “Gov’t workers get 10% increase in pension,” by Genalyn Kabiling (_Manila Bulletin_, September 18, 2015).
www.mb.com…

15. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES NEWS: “Elderly home care services to be unified,” by Mary Achkhanian (_Gulf News_ [Dubai], September 17, 2015).
gulfnews.com…

16. UK NEWS: “Revealed: Shocking NHS postcode lottery for elderly care,” by Laura Donnelly and Ashley Kirk (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], September 18, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/elder/11872521/Revealed-Shocking-NHS-postcode-lottery-for-elderly-care.html…

17. UK NEWS: “One in five want to downsize – but don’t,” by Nicole Blackmore (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], September 18, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/special-reports/11869378/One-in-five-want-to-downsize-but-dont.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

18. “Identifying typical patterns in the progression towards Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 18, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “Down syndrome research untangles therapeutic possibilities for Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Resveratrol Stabilizes Amyloid in Alzheimer’s,” by Pauline Anderson (_Medscape Medical News_, September 17, 2015). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

21. “Flu shots for adults under 65 may boost protection for seniors,” by Joan Stephenson (_Reuters_, September 17, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

22. “A barrier against brain stem cell aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Treatment, Not Error, Is Biggest Risk to Elderly,” by Marcia Frellick (_Medscape Medical News_, September 17, 2015). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

24. “Tai chi can help older patients with disabling conditions – study,” by Denis Campbell (_Guardian_, September 17, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

25. “Doctors, Death, and Dignity: The Semantics of “Suicide”,” by David L. Katz (_Huffington Post_, blog, September 18, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3898–September 17, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3898–September 17, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Retirement confidence is up, but why?” by Kelley Holland (cnbc.com…, Sep. 17, 2015).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “The Unexpected News About Women, Men And Retirement,” Kerry Hannon (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.forbes.com…

3. “Most U.S. Investors Say a Debt-Free Retirement Is Critical,” by Justin McCarthy (gallup.com…, Sep. 17, 2015).
www.gallup.com…

4. “There’s Now A Way To Find Out How Much Of Your Retirement Is Invested In Fossil Fuels,” by Jess Colarossi (thinkprogress.org…, Sep. 17, 2015).
thinkprogress.org…

5. “Raising Medicare age could shift costs,” by Robert King (_Washington [District of Columbia] Examiner_, Sep. 17, 2015).
www.washingtonexaminer.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Palo Alto to consider pension reform,” by Gennady Sheyner (_Palo Alto Weekly_, Sep. 17, 2015).
www.paloaltoonline.com…

7. ILLINOIS NEWS: “10 Places in Illinois Where Pension Spiking Costs Are Highest” (huffingtonpost.com…, Sep. 17, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

8. KENTUCKY NEWS: “State nursing homes score high on most quality measures,” by Ronnie Ellis (_Ashland Independent_, Sep. 17, 2015).
www.dailyindependent.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “(Governor Tom) Wolf Administration officials say latest pension reform plan would save 20.3 billion usd,” by Charles Thompson (pennlive.com…, Sep. 16, 2015).
www.pennlive.com…

10. WASHINGTON NEWS: “New math shows shortfalls in Washington’s open pension plans,” by Jordan Schrader (_Olympian_ [Olympia], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.theolympian.com…

11. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Rural patients deserve better than Medicare cuts,” by Gregg Silberg (_Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel_, Sep. 17, 2015). Note: this is a _MJS_ Opinion piece.
www.jsonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. BELGIUM NEWS: “Where does Belgium’s legalisation of euthanasia leave Belgian prison inmates?” by Martin Banks (_Times_ [Brussels], Sep. 17, 2015).
brusselstimes.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Improve bone strength in elderly to prevent falls: Osteoporosis Canada,” by Sheryl Ubelacker (Canadian Press via _Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Nursing-home bedsore cases ‘simply not acceptable,’ minister (Ontario Province Associate Minister of Long Term Care) says,” by Moira Welsh (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.thestar.com…

15. INDIA NEWS: “EPFO (Employees Provident Fund Organisation) should invest 15% in stocks: (Minster of State for Finance) Jayant Sinha” (Press Trust of India via _Economic Times_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Sep. 17, 2015).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Nursing home owners criticise delays in registration of nurses,” by Paul Cullen (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Dun Laoghaire dwellers best for pension savings,” by Fiona Reddan (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “42% increase in pension lump sums for teachers in 2014” (Raidio Teilifis Eireann, Sep. 17, 2015).
www.rte.ie/news/2015/0917/728490-teachers/…

19. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s Pension Funds Unexpectedly Sold Stocks Last Quarter,” by Yuji Nakamura, Shigeki Nozawa, and Anna Kitanaka (Bloomberg News, Sep. 16, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

20. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “PNoy (President Benigno Aquino III) OKs 10% hike in government employees’ pension,” by Louis Bacani (_Phillipine Star_ [Manila, National Capital Region], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.philstar.com…

21. UK NEWS: “Hundreds of thousands withdraw cash from pension pots after rules relaxation,” by Lisa Bachelor (_Guardian_ [London], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Pension freedoms: 2.2 million face charges to access money,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11870018/Pension-freedoms-2.2m-face-charges-to-access-money.html…

23. UK NEWS: “Fraudsters ‘rubbing their hands’ at prospect of pensioners seeking early access to pensions,” by Paul Peachey (_Independent_ [London], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/fraudsters-rubbing-their-hands-at-prospect-of-pensioners-seeking-early-access-to-pensions-10504414.html…

24. US VIRGIN ISLANDS NEWS: “Bill changing retirement age headed to Rules (Committee),” by Jonathan Austin (_Virgin Islands Daily News_ [St. Thomas], Sep. 17, 2015).
virginislandsdailynews.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “Falls in the Elderly: Deadly But Preventable,” by Ronan Factora (usnews.com…, Sep. 17, 2015).
health.us…

26. “Treatment, Not Error, Is Biggest Risk to Elderly,” by Marcia Frellick (Medscape Medical News, Sep. 17, 2015). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

27. “Aerie Pharmaceuticals’ (glaucoma) eye drop succeeds in late-stage study,” by Vidya L. Nathan (Reuters Health, Sep. 16, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

28. “Not all organs age alike” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Alzheimer’s disease consists of 3 distinct subtypes, according to UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles) study” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 16, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “New method could help nurses spot delirium quickly” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 15, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Rapamycin prevents Parkinson’s in mouse model of incurable neurodegenerative disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 16, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Chapman University [Orange, California] publishes research on attractiveness and mating” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 16, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Diet, exercise, smoking habits and genes interact to affect AMD (Age Related Macular Degeneration) risk” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 15, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Molecular imaging study reveals improved detection of early recurrent prostate cancer” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “New prostate cancer screening review article advocates for active surveillance” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Sep. 17, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

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