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March 31, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4028–March 31, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4028–March 31, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Fate of 400,000 Teamster Pensions Rests in (federal mediator Kenneth) Feinberg’s Hands,” by Caleb Melby and Anders Melin (Bloomberg News, Mar. 31, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

2. “Acting Social Security Chief: With Reforms, System Will Be Solvent For 80 Years,” an interview with acting commissioner of the Social Security Administration Carolyn Colvin by Jeremy Hobson (US National Public Radio _Here and Now_, Mar. 31, 2016). Audio (runnimg time: 11 minutes) and print transcripts are available at the site.
hereandnow.wbur.org…

3. “(Presidential candidate) Donald Trump’s Social Security heresy: Taking on (Speaker of the House of Representatives) Paul Ryan and the privatization push,” by Simon Maloy (salon.com…, Mar. 31, 2016).
www.salon.com…

4. “Medicare opens new push on hip, knee replacement in effort to follow patients more closely, head off complications,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via usnews.com…, Mar. 31, 2016).
www.us…

5. “100 CEOs (chief executive officers) Have More Saved Up for Retirement Than 41 Percent of U.S. Families Combined,” by Joe Pinsker (_The Atlantic_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.theatlantic.com…

6. “Millennial vs. Baby Boomer Feminism: Cross-Generational Strategies Must Converge,” by Stephanie Marton (huffingtonpost.com…, Mar. 31, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. ALASKA NEWS: “Bills aim to reduce state share of pensions, ax scholarships,” by James Brooks (alaskajournal.com…, Mar. 30, 2016).
www.alaskajournal.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California Senate Committee Approves End-of-Life Help Line,” by Ana B. Ibarra (californiahealthline.com…, Mar. 31, 2016).
californiahealthline.org…

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “What’s Next For Chicago Pension Reform? by Nick Blumberg (WTTW Channel 11 [Chicago] _Chicago Tonight_). This is a video transcript, running time: 13 minutes, 4 seconds.
chicagotonight.wttw.com…

10. KANSAS NEWS: “Kansas task force targets ‘grossly substandard’ nursing home care,” by Mark Davis (_Kansas City [Missouri] Star_, Mar. 31, 2016).
www.kansascity.com…

11. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Pension costs drawing concern in Nashua,” by Kimberly Houghton (_New Hampshire Union Leader_ [Manchester], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.unionleader.com…

12. NEW YORK NEWS: “How New York Allowed Gentrification for 16 Million usd,” by J. David Goodman (_New York Times_, Mar. 31, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

13. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Medicare testing new payment model in the Pittsburgh region,” by Steve Twedt (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, Mar. 31, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario (Province) Teachers’ pension plan assessing ‘Brexit'(Referendum–European Union membership referendum) risk daily,” by Matt Suffham (Reuters, Mar. 31, 2016).
uk.reuters.com…

15. INDIA NEWS: “J&K (Jammu and Kashmir State) Governor seeks speedy release of pension funds” (Press Trust of India) via _The Hindu_ [Chennai, Tamil Nadu], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.thehindu.com…

16. JAPAN NEWS: “World’s biggest pension fund to disclose stock holdings” (_Financial Times_ [London], Mar. 31, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

17. THE MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY IN AFRICA NEWS: “(The country’s) suffocating pension scheme,” by Ibrahim Anoba (_The Nation_ [largest city in that country], Mar. 30, 2016).
thenationonlineng.net…

18. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Scottish dementia app start-up secures NHS (UK National Health Service) as first paying customer” (_Herald_ [Edinburgh], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.heraldscotland.com…

19. TANZANIA NEWS: “Universal Pension Out Soon,” by Issa Yussuf (_Tanzania Daily News [Dar es Salaam] via allAfrica.com…, Mar. 30, 2016).
allafrica.com…

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20. UK/INDIA NEWS: “Tata Steel’s (Limited) pensions add to hurdles for a rescue bid,” by Marion Dakers (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/03/31/tata-steels-pensions-add-to-hurdles-for-a-rescue-bid/…

21. UK NEWS/INDIA NEWS: “Pensions fear casts shadow over steel towns,” by Andrew Bounds (_Financial Times_ [London], Mar. 31, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

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22. UK NEWS: “End-of-life care in NHS (National Health Service) still not good enough, report finds,” by Denis Campbell (_Guardian_ [London], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Doctors call for dying patients to have 24/7 access to end of life care,” by Jessica Elgot (_Guardian_ [London], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

24. UK NEWS; “Victorian-style ‘paupers’ funerals’ could return to Britain as families struggle to pay costs of 2,000 pounds (2,879 usd) for simple ceremony,” by Nigel Morris (_Independent_ [London], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/victorian-style-paupers-funerals-could-return-to-britain-as-families-struggle-to-pay-costs-of-2000-a6960741.html…

25. UK NEWS: “11 million UK consumers receive cold calls about pensions,” by Josephine Cumbo, (_Financial Times_ [London], Mar. 31, 2016. Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
next.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “HRT (hormone replacement therapy) May Reduce Atherosclerosis When Taken in Early Menopause,” by Tara Haelle (Medscape Medical News, Mar. 31, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

27. “Diabetes during pregnancy linked to liver disease later in life,” by Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health, Mar. 31, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

28. “Journal issue charts global course for healthy aging” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “The right stuff? Hospital readmission penalties approaching for nursing home patients” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Imitating movements could help Alzheimer’s patients” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “MSU (Michigan State University) tackles mystery of protein folding” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Brain study reveals how long-term memories are erased” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Scientists discover a missing link between tau and memory loss” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Study reveals the possibility of curbing synapse loss in Alzheimer’s” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Could a new class of fungicides play a role in autism, neurodegenerative diseases?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Aging diminishes spinal cord regeneration after injury” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Altered brain communication could be predictive marker of dementia in Parkinson’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Blood clot risk lower for estrogen-only, transdermal, and vaginal estrogen at menopause” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Inherited gene changes take years off life expectancy, study finds” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Early use of postmenopausal hormone therapy may prevent heart disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Urine test improves prediction of high-grade prostate cancer” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

42. “Reactivation of HSV Described in Patient After Cataract Surgery” (HealthDay News, Mar. 31, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

43. “Improper Prescribing Common at Hospital Discharge of Seniors” (HealthDay News, Mar. 21, 2016
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

March 30, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4027–March 30, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4027–March 30, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

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1. “Big Financial Costs Are Part Of Alzheimer’s Toll On Families,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, March 30, 2016). Note: An audio transcript (running time 3 minutes 43 seconds) available at the site. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

2. “Some caring for Alzheimer’s patients make “startling” sacrifices,” by Mary Brophy Marcus (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, March 30, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

3. “Few families prepared for cost of Alzheimer’s care,” by Encarnacion Pyle (_Columbus Dispatch_, March 30, 2016).
www.dispatch.com…

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4. “Modern retirement a process, not event,” (Associated Press via _South Bend Tribune_, March 30, 2016).
www.southbendtribune.com…

5. “Seniors Working Hard for Their Money: 10 Million, Many Ethnic, in Tough Jobs,” by Paul Kleyman (_New America Media_, March 30, 2016).
newamericamedia.org…

6. “Medicare Is Pushing Care Forward: Here’s Who Benefits,” (_Motley Fool_, March 30, 2016).
www.fool.com…

7. “Late-life economic inequality has risen sharply in recent decades, study finds,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

US STATE NEWS:

8. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “One-third of Massachusetts’ workforce is preparing to retire, UMass Medical is looking to train those who will care for them,” by Michael D. Kane (_Republican_ [Worcester, Massachuetts], March 30, 2016).
www.masslive.com…

9. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Wilmington nursing home retrained workers a month before resident’s death,” by Kay Lazar (_Boston Globe_, March 30, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

10. MINNESOTA NEWS: “DFL legislators want pension fund investments in fossil fuel firms to end,” by Maya Rao (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, March 29, 2016).
www.startribune.com…

11. NEVADA NEWS: “Time is ripe for pension reform,” (_Las Vegas Review-Journal_, March 30, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.reviewjournal.com…

12. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Bill that would create commission to study end-of-life choices faces criticism,” by Allie Morris (_Concord Monitor_, March 30, 2016).
concordmonitor.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan posts 13% return in 2015,” by Jacqueline Nelson (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], March 30, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

14. CHINA NEWS: “Grey boom: Decades of birth controls leave China with distorted demographics,” by Nathan Vanderklippe (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], March 30, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

15. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Vulnerable pensions: A bolder push for reform is needed,” (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], March 30, 2016).
www.koreaherald.com…

16. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Early retirements fuel pension system woes,” by Thomas Stephans (_SwissInfo_, March 30, 2016).
www.swissinfo.ch/eng/social-security_early-retirements-fuel-pension-system-woes/42054862…

17. TAIWAN NEWS: “Taiwan’s complex relationship with Japan affects recognition of ‘comfort women’,” by Ralph Jennings (_Los Angeles Times_, March 30, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

18. UK NEWS: “LGA: Living wage ‘could put care services at breaking point’,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, March 29, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “Who’s Aging More Rapidly Than U.S.? Parts of Asia, Europe,” by Janet Adamy (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, March 30, 2016).
blogs.ws…

20. “Exercise Makes Our Muscles Work Better With Age,” by Gretchen Reynolds (_New York Times_, blog, March 30, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

21. “Antipsychotics Don’t Ease Delirium in Hospitalized Patients,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, March 29, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

22. “Medicare Spends Billions on Chronic Kidney Disease, Study Finds,” (_HealthDay_, March 29, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

23. “FDA panel backs Acadia drug for psychosis linked to Parkinson’s,” by Amrutha Penumudi (_Reuters_, March 29, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

24. “Finding suggests new heart disease screening target for middle-aged black women,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Mediterranean Diet May Help Reduce Women’s Hip-Fracture Risk,” by Miriam E. Tucker (_Medscape Medical News_, March 30, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

26. “Study Asks, What Is a ‘Good Death’?” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, March 30, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

March 29, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4026–March 29, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4026–March 29, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Millennials’ new retirement number? 1.8 million usd (or more!),” by Robert Powell (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Mar. 30, 2016).
www.us…

2. “At 84, an Artist Tries Something New: Displaying His Work,” by Campbell Robertson (_New York Times_, Mar. 29, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “A New Spin on Senior Living,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, Mar. 29, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “For some, ‘bridge employment’ means retirement takes multiple steps,” by Adam Allington (Associated Press via _Columbus [Ohio] Dispatch_, Mar. 29, 2016).
www.dispatch.com…

5. “Are You Your Parents’ Retirement Plan?” by Erin Lowry (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Mar. 29, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

6. “How Presidential Candidates Can Win Baby Boomer And Senior Votes,” by Robert Laura (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Mar. 29, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

7. “When Medicare Advantage Drops Doctors, Some Members Can Switch Plans,” by Susan Jaffe (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, Mar. 29, 2016).
khn.org…

8. “Medicare spends billions on chronic kidney disease, study finds” (HealthDay News via United Press International, Mar. 29, 2016).
www.upi.com…

9. “Medicare sets final rule on behavioral, physical health insurance parity,” by Richard Craver (_Winston-Salem_ [North Carolina] News_, Mar. 29, 2016).
www.journalnow.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. ALASKA NEWS: “Bills propose increased local contributions to pension plans,” by Becky Bohrer (Associated Press via KSL Radio/TV [Salt Lake City, Utah] News, Mar. 28, 2016).
www.ksl.com…

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Lawmakers to weigh California private-sector retirement plan,” by Jonathan J. Cooper (Associated Press via _Washington [District of Columbia] Times_, Mar. 29, 2016).
www.washingtontimes.com…

12. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “How California wants to help workers save for retirement,” by Olivia Lowenberg (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], Mar. 29, 2016).
www.csmonitor.com…

13. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Addressing the pension systems,” by Jared Carpenter (_Richmond Register_, Mar. 29, 2016).
www.richmondregister.com…

14. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Detroit’s CFO (chief financial officer): City may kick in 30 million usd to pension funds,” by Charlie Ramirez (_Detroit News_, Mar. 29, 2016).
www.detroitnews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. WORLD NEWS: “World’s Senior Population Forecast to Boom by 2050,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Mar. 28, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “More workers push back retirement age,” by Shane Wright (_West Australian_ [Perth], Mar. 30, 2016).
au.news.yahoo.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “(Finance Minister) Bill Morneau prepares to refocus on CPP (Canada Pension Plan) expansion,” by Andy Blatchford (Canadian Press via _Free Press_ [London, Ontario], Mar. 29, 2016).
www.lfpress.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “We need a support strategy for seniors — regardless of location,” by Andre Picard (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Mar. 29, 2016). Note: this is a _G and M_ Opinion piece.
www.theglobeandmail.com…

19. JAPAN NEWS: “Most Tohoku (Region) nursing homes have resumed operations but many are understaffed” (jiji News via _Japan Times_ [Tokyo], Mar. 20, 2015).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/03/29/national/tohoku-nursing-homes-resumed-operations-many-understaffed/…

20. INDIA NEWS: “Personnel Ministry upset over poor response to taking pension online,” by Aman Sharma (_Economic Times_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Mar. 29, 2016).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

21. MALTA NEWS: “Government plans voluntary second pillar pension scheme,” by Tim Diacono (_Malta Today_ [San Gwann], March 22, 2016).
www.maltatoday.com…

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22. UK NEWS: “New pension rules will see 6 million workers lose up to 37 pounds (52.46 usd) a month,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [London], Mar. 29, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

23. UK NEWS: “New state pension: how much will you get?” by Teresa Hunter (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 29, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/pensions-retirement/financial-planning/state-pension-how-much-will-you-get/…

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24. UK NEWS: “Pension crisis looming as UK firms face 800 billion pounds (1.134 trillion usd) black hole,” by Andrew Whitaker and Martin Flanagan (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], Mar. 29, 2016).
www.scotsman.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “Following a Japanese diet may help you live longer,” by Sara G. Miller (_Washington Post_, Mar. 29, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

26. “U.S. lawmakers want health agencies to lower prostate cancer drug cost,” by Susan Kelly (Reuters Health, Mar. 29, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

27. “Study finds training with unpredictability improves memory recall” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Could Less Time Spent Online Signal Early Alzheimer’s?” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Mar. 28, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

29.  “Scientific secrets for successful aging?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30.  “Solved: First crystal structure of a transcription terminator protein” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Are stem-cell therapies for Parkinson’s disease ready for clinical trials?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “For prostate cancer, more radiation may not improve survival” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

March 28, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4025–March 28, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4025–March 28, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Big changes in retirement investment advice coming soon,” by Kelley Holland (_CNBC_, March 27, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “Long-term care insurance: Less bang, more buck,” by Barbara Feder Ostrov (Kaiser Health News via _San Jose Mercury News_, March 26, 2016).
www.mercurynews.com…

3. “Health-care workers to be in demand as boomers retire, need more care,” by Encarnacion Pyle (_Columbus Dispatch_, March 26, 2016).
www.dispatch.com…

4. “How Baby Boomers Will Change Philanthropy,” by Jonathan Guyton (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, March 28, 2016).
blogs.ws…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “State-managed retirement plan for California workers takes shape,” by Jim Miller (_Sacramento Bee_, March 27, 2016).
www.sacbee.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Poverty rate jumps among California seniors,” by Claudia Buck and Phillip Reese (_Sacramento Bee_, March 26, 2016).
www.sacbee.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “USD 1.2 trillion reasons to reform pensions,” (_Orange County Register_ [Santa Ana, California], March 28, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.ocregister.com…

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Fitch cuts Chicago’s credit rating in wake of pension ruling,” by Karen Pierog (_Reuters_, March 28, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

9. IOWA NEWS: “Iowa fails to protect seniors from sex predators,” (_Des Moines Register_, March 28, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.desmoinesregister.com…

10. MAINE NEWS: “House Speaker Eves attempts to bypass LePage to release senior housing bonds,” by Steve Mistler (_Portland Press Herald_, March 28, 2016).
www.pressherald.com…

11. MAINE NEWS: “Caring for children, aging parents puts squeeze on workers,” by J. Craig Anderson (_Portland Press Herald_, March 27, 2016).
www.pressherald.com…

12. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “A pattern of profit and subpar care at Mass. nursing homes,” by Kay Lazar (_Boston Globe_, March 26, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

13. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Changes to retirement system overdue,” (_Concord Monitor_, March 27, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.concordmonitor.com…

14. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “First government subsidies for assisted living may be around corner,” by Gary Rotstein (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, March 28, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. CHINA NEWS: “China’s pension fund to flow into stock market this year,” by Wu Yiyao (_China Daily_ [Beijing], March 28, 2016).
europe.chinadaily.com…

16. INDIA NEWS: “Indian pension regulator plans to have 75,000 trained people for NPS,” (_Times of India_ [Mumbai], March 27, 2016).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Trustees called in by regulator for face-to-face pensions probe,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], March 26, 2016).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/trustees-called-in-by-regulator-for-facetoface-pensions-probe-34573576.html…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s elderly turn to life of crime to ease cost of living,” by Leo Lewis (Financial Times via _CNBC_, March 27, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

19. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “Recto seeks release of pension for senior citizens,” by Hannah Torregoza (_Manila Bulletin_, March 27, 2016).
www.mb.com…

20. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Ageing population, global competition among challenges Singapore must contend with: Shanmugam,” by Calvin Hui (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], March 28, 2016).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Adults under 60 will be granted housing pension,” by Song Su-Hyun (_JooangAng Ilbo_ [Seoul], March 28, 2016).
koreajoongangdaily.joins.com…

22. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Elderly Earn Pittance for Working Long Hours,” (_Chosun Ilbo_ [Seoul], March 28, 2016).
english.chosun.com…

23. THAILAND NEWS: “Civil servants to retire at 65,” by Wichit Chantanusornsiri (_Bangkok Post_, March 28, 2016).
www.bangkokpost.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Savers withdraw Pn 6bn (USD 8.48 billion) from retirement funds after pension reforms,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [London], March 28, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

25. UK NEWS: “British savers response to pension freedom? Carry on as before,” by Patrick Collinson (_Guardian_ [London], March 26, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

26. UK NEWS: “MPs criticise DWP for confusion over April state pension changes,” by Shane Hickey (_Guardian_ [London], March 26, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Why some pharma companies have given up on finding Alzheimer’s treatments, even as the need rises,” by Tom Blackwell (_National Post_ [Toronto], March 25, 2016).
news.nationalpost.com…

28. “A report analyzes hospital “near misses” in Alzheimer’s patients,” by Stacy Burling (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, March 28, 2016).
www.philly.com…

29. “Exercise may slow aging’s mental decline: study,” by Zoe McKnight (_Toronto Star_, March 27, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

30. “Structure of Parkinson’s protein could lead to new diagnostic and treatment options,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Simple Steps Can Ease Care of Loved One With Alzheimer’s,” (_HealthDay_, March 25, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

32. “Improving care for nursing home residents: CMS ups support of OPTIMISTIC to USD 30.3 million,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Cancer Patients Who Choose to Die at Home Live Longer: Study,” (_HealthDay_, March 28, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “New target makes end run against therapy-resistant prostate cancer,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Mediterranean diet tied to lower hip fracture risk,” by Andrew M. Seaman (_Reuters_, March 28, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

March 25, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4024–March 25, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4023–March 25, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Baby Boomers Are Finding a Second Career in Politics,” by Amy Zipkin (_New York Times_, Mar. 25, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Why Raising The Social Security Retirement Age Could Hit Latinos Hardest,” by Daniel Marans (huffingtonpost.com…, Mar. 25, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

3. “CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Testing Plan to Avoid Hospital Visits by Nursing Home Residents,” by Michael D. Williamson (Bloomberg News, Mar. 24, 2016).
www.bna.com…

US STATE NEWS:

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4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “University of California president proposes privatization of pension fund,” by Kevin Martinez (World Socialist Web Site, Mar. 25, 2016).
www.ws…

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “UC Board of Regents Approves New Retirement Program,” by Andrea Estrada (_Current_ [University of California-Santa Barbara], Mar. 25, 2016).
www.news.ucsb.edu…

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6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Santa Cruz County’s elderly population ranks among fastest-growing in U.S.,” by Kara Guzman (_Santa Cruz Sentinel_, Mar. 25, 2016).
www.santacruzsentinel.com…

7. FLORIDA NEWS: “Pension tax election moves big step closer with Gov(ernor). (Rick) Scott’s support,” by David Bauerlein (_Florda Times-Union_ [Jacksonville], Mar. 25, 2016).
jacksonville.com…

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “End-of-life medical pot bill signed by Gov(ernor). Rick Scott,” by Kristina Webb (_Palm Beach Post_, Mar. 25, 2016).
postonpolitics.blog.palmbeachpost.com…

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9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois Supreme Court Deals Another Blow to (Chicago Mayor) Rahm Emanuel,” by Julie Bosman (_New York Times_, Mar. 25, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require
free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

10. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Pension decision sends city back to square none,” by Mark Brown (_Chicago Sun-Times_, Mar. 25, 2016). Note: this is a _CST_ Opinion piece.
chicago.suntimes.com…

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11. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Senate delays managed care for nursing homes,” by Garry Rayno (_New Hampshire Union Leader_ [Manchester], Mar. 25, 2016).
www.unionleader.com…

12. VIRGINIA NEWS: “94-year old woman says retirement isn’t coming anytime soon,” by Noell Saunders (WDBJ Channel 7 [Roanoke] TV News, Mar. 24, 2016).
www.wdbj7.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Dear kids, don’t ever shove me in an old people’s home,” by Avril Moore (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Mar. 25, 2016). Note: this is a _MH_ Commentary piece.
www.smh.com…

14. BELARUS NEWS: “Belarus may raise pension age to boost economy – minister,” by Alessandra Prentice (Reuters, Mar. 25, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Canada has not yet made the shift to reallocate resources needed to support the medically complex aging demographic,” by Dan Levitt (_Free Press_ [London, Ontario], Mar. 26, 2016).  Note: this is a _FP_ Opinion piece.
www.lfpress.com…

16. GREECE NEWS: “Gov(ernmen)’t dilemma: Pension cuts or tax increases?” by Sotiris Nikas (_Kathimerini_ [Athens, Attica], Mar. 25, 2016).
www.ekathimerini.com…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s Pension Funds Boost Foreign Assets to Highest on Record,” by Anna Kitanaka and Shigeki Nozawa (Bloomberg News, Mar. 24, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

18. NORTHERN IRELAND NEWS: “‘Shocking’ lack of awareness of state pension details, survey finds” (_Telegraph_ [Belfast], Mar. 25, 2016).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/shocking-lack-of-awareness-of-state-pension-details-survey-finds-34571822.html…

19. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Poor elderly going bankrupt,” by Jung Min-ho (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], Mar. 26, 2016).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

20. SPAIN NEWS: “Contributory Pensions Were 8.43 Billion Euros (9.42 billion usd) In February” (eurasiareview.com…, Mar. 25, 2016).
www.eurasiareview.com…

21. UK NEWS: “Pension Protection Fund may take stake of at least 33% in BHS (retailer),” by Graham Ruddick (_Guardian_ [London[, Mar. 25, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Parkinson’s sufferers ‘able to work’, says the new Work and Pensions Secretary Stephen Crabb,” by Peter Yeung (_Independent_ [London], Mar. 26, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/work-pensions-secretary-stephen-crabb-disability-able-fit-a6951946.html…

23. UK NEWS: “Farmers turn to pensions for crisis bail outs,” by Ben Barnett (_Yorkshire Post_ [Leeds], Mar. 25, 2016).
www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/farmers-turn-to-pensions-for-crisis-bail-outs-1-7817956…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Intensive Exercise May Delay Cognitive Decline by 10 Years,” by Sue Hughes (Medscape Medical News, Mar. 25, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

25. “Low-Normal Sodium Deemed Major Risk for Mortality in Elderly”  (HealthDay News, Mar. 25, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

March 24, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4023–March 24, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4023–March 24, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “The Case of the Missing Pension,” by Carol Matlack (Bloomberg News, Mar. 24, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

2. “Watch Out, Boomers, Here Comes 70,” by Lewis Braham (Bloomberg News, Mar. 24, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

US STATE NEWS:

3. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois Supreme Court deals (Chicago Mayor Rahm) Emanuel a blow on pension cost-cutting effort,” by Hal Dardick (_Chicago Tribune_, Mar. 24, 2016). Mpte _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.chicagotribune.com…

4. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Ky. Sen(ate). passes structurally balanced budget to fund pensions, strengthen financial foundation” (WHAS Channel 11 [Louisville] TV News, Mar. 23, 2016).
www.whas11.com…

5. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Victims of R.I. pension reform,” by Diane Bucci, Ann V. Gardella and Chris Tobe (_Providence Journal_, Mar. 23, 2016). Note: this is a _PJ_ Opinion piece.
www.providencejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

6. CANADA NEWS: “Long-distance caregivers of the elderly torn between two locations,” by Anna Sharratt (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Mar. 24, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

7. CANADA NEWS: “Manitoba (Province) NDP (New Democratic Party) promise new personal care beds for seniors, more palliative care” (Canadian Press via _Free Press_ [Winnipeg], Mar. 24, 2016).
www.winnipegfreepress.com…

8. JAPAN NEWS: “Octogenarian pickpocket underlines Japan’s ‘grey crime’ crisis,” by Julian Ryall (_Daily Telegraph_ [London, UK], Mar. 23, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/12202248/Octogenarian-pickpocket-underlines-Japans-grey-crime-crisis.html…

9. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Rugby and dementia: Let’s keep talking – players deserve it,” by Dylan Cleaver (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Mar. 24, 2016).
www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11610744…

10. TAIWAN NEWS: “NPP’s (New Power Party) (Executive Chairman) Huang (Kuo-chang) urges pension reform,” by Abraham Gerber  (_Times_ [Taipei], Mar. 25, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

11. UK NEWS: “Five steps to help us bridge the gap between millennials and pensioners,” by Kevin Nicholson (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 24, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/03/23/five-steps-to-help-us-bridge-the-gap-between-millennials-and-pen/…

12. UK NEWS: “Gold-plated pensions sell-off boost earnings at insurer PIC (Pension Insurance Corporation),” by Marion Dakers (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Mar. 24, 2016)
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/03/24/gold-plated-pensions-sell-off-boost-earnings-at-insurer-pic/…

13. UK NEWS: “Pensions are not like any other benefit. We raid them at our peril,” by Mary Dejevsky  (_Independent_ [London], Mar. 24, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/voices/pensions-are-not-like-any-other-benefit-we-raid-them-at-our-peril-a6948536.html…

14. UK NEWS: “Researchers uncover factors associated with hospital deaths in the oldest old” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

15. “Dementia Care, Tailored to N.F.L. (US National (gridiron) Football League) Retirees,” by Ken Belson (_New York Times_, Mar. 23, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

16. “Fall in PSA (prostate specific antigen) Screening Resulting in More Advanced Disease,” by Kate Johnson (Medscape Medical News, Mar. 24, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

17. “Economic analysis of PSA (prostate specific antigen) screening, selective treatment strategies” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “Tooth loss increases the risk of diminished cognitive function” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “Increased vitamin C in the diet could help protect against cataracts” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Antipsychotic drugs may not be effective against delirium” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

March 23, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4022–March 23, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4022–March 23, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Reining in Overpayments to Employer Plans in Medicare Advantage,” by Edwin Park (_Huffington Post_, blog, March 22, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

2. “Navigating Medicaid for elder care can be as painful as the ailments,” by Jayne O’Donnell and Laura Ungar (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], March 23, 2016).
www.us…

3. “PBGC Reporting Changes Account for Pension ‘Smoothing’,” by Sean Forbes (_Bloomberg BNA_, March 22, 2016).
www.bna.com…

4. “Almost one in five seniors have been hit by financial swindles: study,” by Charles Stein (Bloomberg via _Chicago Tribune_, March 23, 2016).
www.chicagotribune.com…

5. “The super-rich are also vulnerable to elder financial abuse,” by Michelle Singletary (_Washington Post_, March 22, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Only 21% of us ‘very confident’ we can retire comfortably,” by Robert Powell (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], March 22, 2016).
www.us…

7. “Loan activity from 401ks rising,” by Tim Grant (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, March 23, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Idea would help elderly, disabled,” by Don Davis (_Echo Press_ [Alexandria, Minnesota], March 23, 2016).
www.echopress.com…

9. MISSOURI NEWS: “Senate Republicans fight over teacher pension rates,” (_Missouri Times_ [St. Louis], March 22, 2016).
themissouritimes.com…

10. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Citing pension woes, S&P just cut N.J’s credit outlook to negative,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, March 22, 2016).
www.nj.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “To merge or not? Alzheimer’s groups disagree,” by Stacy Burling (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, March 23, 2016).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. ARMENIA NEWS: “140 thousand people join new pension system in Armenia: The fund is estimated at 35.5 billion AMD (73.8 million USD),” (_ArmenPress_, March 23, 2016).
armenpress.am/eng/news/840515/140-thousand-people-join-new-pension-system-in-armenia-the-fund-is-estimated-at-355-billion-amd.html…

13. GUAM NEWS: “Cruz rolls out revised hybrid retirement bill,” by Shawn Raymundo (_Pacific Daily News_ [Hagatna], March 23, 2016).
www.guampdn.com…

14. ISRAEL NEWS: “Bank of Israel’s pension liability jumps to NIS 6.2b (USD 1.6 billion),” by Amiram Barkat (_Globes_ [Jerusalem], March 23, 2016).
www.globes.co.il/en/article-bank-of-israels-pension-liability-jumps-to-nis-62b-1001112358…

15. JAPAN NEWS: “‘Graduating’ from marriage: More elderly couples living separately while keeping knot tied,” by Reiko Bando (_Japan News_, March 23, 2016).
the-japan-news.com…

16. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Malaysia to become ‘ageing nation’ by 2035,” by Nuradzimmah Daim (_New Straits Times_ [Kuala Lumpur], March 23, 2016).
www.nst.com…

17. MALTA NEWS: “Higher pensions for those who work beyond retirement age,” by Tim Diacono (_Malta Today_ [San Gwann], March 22, 2016).
www.maltatoday.com…

18. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Data shows rapid pace of aging in Korea,” (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], March 23, 2016).
www.koreaherald.com…

19. ZIMBABWE NEWS: “Elderly white Zim farmers still hope for compensation,” by Peta Thornycroft (_Independent Online_, March 22, 2016).
www.iol.co.za…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “Medicare Proposal Takes Aim at Diabetes,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, March 23, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

21. “Feds mull Medicare changes after big success in YMCA’s diabetes program,” by Jayne O’Donnell (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], March 23, 2016).
www.us…

22. “The Secrets to a Happy Life, From a Harvard Study,” by Anahad O’Connor (_New York Times_, blog, March 23, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

23. “Dementia: Alzheimer’s disease affects women worse than men, study finds,” by Kashmira Gander (_Independent_ [London], March 23, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/dementia-alzheimers-disease-affects-women-worse-than-men-study-finds-a6947486.html…

24. “Burning calories tied to higher brain volume for elderly,” by Kathryn Doyle (_Reuters_, March 23, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

25. “Medicare Advantage Plans Help Keep Patients out of Hospital,” by Marcia Frellick (_Medscape Medical News_, March 22, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

26. “Antipsychotic Drugs Tied to Risk of Early Death in Parkinson’s Patients,” by Randy Dotinga (_HealthDay_, March 22, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “Subjective Memory Complaints: Trouble Ahead,” by Alicia Ault (_Medscape Medical News_, March 22, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

28. “Electronic Records Offer A Chance To Ensure Patients’ End-Of-Life Plans Aren’t Lost In Critical Moments,” by Shefali Luthra (_Kaiser Health News_, March 23, 2016).
khn.org…

29. “Prolonged daily sitting linked to 3.8 percent of all-cause deaths,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Moderate Drinking May Not Lengthen Life, Study Suggests,” by Randy Dotinga (_HealthDay_, March 22, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

March 22, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4021–March 22, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4021–March 22, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “The Middle-Age Surge,” by David Brooks (_New York Times_, Mar. 22, 2016). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note: 2: Thisis a _NYT Opinion piece.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “GOP (Grand Old Party–Republican Party) lawmaker targets state pension transparency with new bill,” by Sylvan Lane (_The Hill_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Mar. 22, 2016).
thehill.com…

3. “NYT (_New York Times_) Promotes Study by Private Pension Company That Says Not to Trust Public Pensions,” by Dean Baker (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, Mar. 21, 2016).
fair.org…

4. “Baby Boomers Love Their Pets To The Tune Of 60 Billion usd Annually,” by Larry Myler (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Mar. 22, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

5. “Social Security And The Blame Game,” by Brenton Smith (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Mar. 22, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

6. “Savings to Medicare at stake as ‘site neutral’ discussions continue,” by Kelly Kenney (_The Hill_ [Washington, District of Columbia] blog, Mar. 22, 2016).
thehill.com…

7. “Medicare saved 473 billion usd from cost slowdown, HHS (Department of Health and Human Services) says,” by Peter Sullivan (_The Hill_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Mar. 22, 2016),
thehill.com…

8. “Medicare ratings of Medicare Advantage plans a farce,” by Diane Archer (huffingtonpost.com…, Mar. 21, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

9. “Respect patients’, not hospitals’, end-of-life wishes,” by Jon B. Eisenberg and Kevin Diaz (_San Francisco Chronicle_, Mar. 22, 2016).
www.sfchronicle.com…

10. “I needed to find care for my elderly aunt. What I found was an eldercare crisis,” by A.K. Whitney (_Washington Post_, Mar. 22, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

11. “‘No Orpheus’ Revisits The Dreams And Passions Of An Aging Mother,” by Lloyd Schwartz (US National Public Radio _Fresh Air_, Mar. 21, 2016). Print and audio [running time: 6 minutes, 31 seconds) transcripts are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

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12. “The Dicey Retirement Gamble Americans Are Making,” by Richard Eisenberg (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Mar. 22, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

13. “U.S. retirement confidence improves, but preparation lags,” by Mark Miller (Reuters, Mar. 22, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

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US STATE NEWS:

14. ILLINOIS NEWS: “City (Chicago) awaits help from Springfield (state government), borrows 220 million usd for pension payments,” by Hal Dardick (_Chicago Tribune_, Mar. 22, 2016). Note: _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.chicagotribune.com…

15. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois high court (Supreme Court) ruling in Chicago pension case due on Thursday,” by Karen Pierog and Dave McKinney (Reuters, Mar. 21, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

16. MASSACHUSETTS: “Boston-area mass transit: Fare increases, service reductions and attacks on pensions,” by John Marion (World Socialist Web Site, Mar. 22, 2016).
www.ws…

17. UTAH NEWS: “Making retirement a reality in Utah,” by Alan Ormsby (_Deseret News_ [Salt Lake City], Mar. 22, 2016).
www.deseretnews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. INDIA NEWS: “Centre Amends Atal Pension Yojana (“government-backed pension scheme in India targeted at the unorganised sector”) (Asian News International via _The New Indian Express_ [Chennai, Tamil Nadu], Mar. 23, 2016).
www.newindianexpress.com…

19. INDIA NEWS: “13 Lakh (1,300,000) Veterans Have Got New Pensions, Rest By Holi (Spring festival–Mar. 24, 2016) Says (Defence Minster) Manohar Parrikar’ (Press Trust of India via NDTV News, Mar. 22, 2016).
www.ndtv.com…

20. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “(Presidential candidate Rodrigo) Duterte vows SSS (social security system) pension hike,” by Ben Rosario (_Bulletin_ [Manila, National Capital Region], Mar. 22, 2016).
www.mb.com…

21. RUSSIA NEWS: “Ex-Finance Minister [Aleksey] Kudrin urges Russian authorities to raise pension age” (RT TV, Mar. 22, 2016).
www.rt.com…

22. UK NEWS: “UK pensions freedoms: Number of defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) pension transfers lower than expected, finds Financial Reporting Council report,” by Hayley Kirton (_City A.M._ [London], Mar. 22, 2016).
www.cityam.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Millions of older workers forced to delay retirement,” by Patrick Collinson (_Guardian_ [London], Mar. 22, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Retirement May Be Good for You,” by Nicholas Bakalar (_New York Times_, Mar. 22, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

25. “How to spot elder abuse and neglect in the ER (emergency room): Things are not always as they seem” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “(Association) Football (soccer) training reduces the risk of disease in elderly men” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Discussing older adults’ values, goals helps guide healthcare providers during illnesses” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “For older adults with dementia, transitions in care can increase risk for serious problems” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “A new model for how twisted bundles take shape” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Research advance may lead to new treatments for glaucoma” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science) researchers use stem cells to identify cellular processes related to glaucoma” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “UGA (University of Georgia [Athens] researchers find potential treatment for prostate cancer” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Mar. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

March 21, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4020–March 21, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4020–March 21, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Seniors Rush To Medicare’s Star-Rated Plans Under ACA,” by Bruce Japsen (_Forbes_, March 20, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

2. “The high cost of seniors’ soaring Rx drug use,” by Steve Vernon (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Marketwatch_, March 21, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

3. “The annual Medicare Advantage dance avoids the bigger issues of entitlements,” (_Washington Post_, March 20, 2016). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “Is Aging With Dignity a Human Right? U.S., Europe Say ‘No’,” by David Bacon (_New America Media_, March 20, 2016).
newamericamedia.org…

5. “How Men and Women Want Different Things in Retirement,” by Lisa Ward (_Wall St. Journal_, March 20, 2016).
www.ws…

US STATE NEWS:

6. ALABAMA NEWS: “Statewide program puts locator devices on elderly, autistic who could wander from home,” by Mary Sell (_Decatur Daily_, March 20, 2016).
www.decaturdaily.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California state pension obligations nearly USD 64 billion,” by Jonathan J. Cooper (Associated Press via _Eureka Times-Standard_, March 18, 2016).
www.times-standard.com…

8. IOWA NEWS: “Iowa lawmakers should finally face realities of dying,” (_Des Moines Register_, March 20, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.desmoinesregister.com…

9. MAINE NEWS: “Unfair: FairPoint landline negotiations abandon Maine’s elderly, poor,” (_Bangor Daily News_, March 21, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
bangordailynews.com…

10. NEBRASKA NEWS: “OPPD hasn’t complied with 2014 law on pension status,” by Emily Nohr (_Omaho World-Herald_, March 21, 2016).
www.omaha.com…

11. NEW YORK NEWS: “Many violations, few fines for nursing homes,” by Scott Desmit and Matt Leader (_Livingston County News_ [Geneseo, New York], March 21, 2016).
www.thelcn.com…

12. OREGON NEWS: “1 million Oregonians lack workplace retirement,” (_Bend Bulletin_, March 20, 2016).
www.bendbulletin.com…

13. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Old law puts adult children on hook for parent’s nursing home care,” by Jodi Weigand (_Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_, March 19, 2016).
triblive.com…

14. VERMONT NEWS: “Bill would allow early release of aging inmates,” by Dave Gram (_Burlington Free Press_, March 20, 2016).
www.burlingtonfreepress.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “With an ageing population is healthcare sustainable?” by Jeffrey Braithwaite (_Sydney Morning Herald_, March 20, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.smh.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “We wanted pension changes, but OAS age wasn’t one of them,” by Jana Steele and Jill Wagman (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], March 19, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.theglobeandmail.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “New Brunswick program aims to curb overuse of anti-psychotics in seniors,” by Gayle MacDonald (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], March 20, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

18. GREECE NEWS: “Euro zone lenders, Greece make progress on tax, pension reforms,” by Jan Strupczewski (_Reuters_, March 20, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

19. TAIWAN NEWS: “Inheritance tax to fund long-term care: Tsai,” (_Taipei Times_, March 21, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

20. THAILAND NEWS: “Four sectors can gain from Thai ageing,” by Kwanchai Rungfapaisarn (_Nation_ [Bangkok], March 21, 2016).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

21. UNITED ARAB EMIRIATES NEWS: “Pension reforms can be a timely solution for the UAE,” by Sameer Lakhan (_Gulf News_ [Dubai], March 20, 2016).
gulfnews.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Charity pensions: how to defuse the billion-pound timebomb,” by Tom Collinge (_Guardian_ [London], March 21, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Lifetime Isas greeted with mixed opinions,” by Rupert Jones (_Observer_ [London], March 20, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

24. UK NEWS: “U-turn over prostate cancer drug after price change,” by Michelle Roberts (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, March 21, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

25. WALES/UK NEWS: “Campaigners criticise checks for vulnerable people,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, March 19, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “Beyond Alzheimer’s: Study reveals how mix of brain ailments drives dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Role of Infection in Alzheimer’s Ignored, Experts Say,” by Nancy A. Melville (_Medscape Medical News_, March 18, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

28. “1 in 6 Seniors Takes Dangerous Combos of Meds, Supplements: Study,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, March 21, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Antipsychotic drugs linked to increased mortality among Parkinson’s disease patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Social groups vital for retirees to live long and prosper, studies suggest,” by Adriana Barton (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], March 20, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

31. “Electronic records and end-of-life plans,” by Shefali Luthra (Kaiser Health News via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], March 19, 2016).
www.us…

32. “Rosacea Might Boost Parkinson’s Risk: Study,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, March 21, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

March 18, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4019–March 18, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4019–March 18, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Seniors Face Higher Drug Costs As Coinsurance Becomes More Common,” by Michelle Andrews (Kaiser Health News via _US National Public Radio_, March 18, 2016).
www.npr.org…

2. “How Medicare Drug Plans Hope To Follow Private Sector Lead,” by Julie Appleby (_Kaiser Health News_, March 18, 2016).
khn.org…

3. “Is a mandatory U.S. retirement saving plan in your future?” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, March 17, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

4. “Trying to Make a Case for Age Discrimination,” by Elizabeth Olson (_New York Times_, March 18, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “Think Divorce Is Miserable?” by Helaine Olen (_Slate_, March 18, 2016).
www.slate.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Death option still debated, despite right-to-die law’s passing,” by Josh Dulaney (_Long Beach Press Telegram_, March 17, 2016).
www.presstelegram.com…

7. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Disclosure of pension system data approved by House panel,” by John Cheeves (_Lexington Herald Leader_, March 17, 2016).
www.kentucky.com…

8. MAINE NEWS: “Motivated boomers a boon to Maine employers,” by Meg Haskel (_Bangor Daily News_, March 18, 2016).
bangordailynews.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Nursing home watch group gives Pennsylvania a failing grade,” by Amanda St. Hilaire (_ABC27.com_ [Harrisburg, Pennsylvania], March 17, 2016).
abc27.com…

10. SOUTH DAKOTA NEWS: “Senate Bills Passed, Aimed to Help End Elderly Abuse,” by Blaise Keller (_KDLT.com_ [Sioux Falls, South Dakota], March 17, 2016).
www.kdlt.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Disabled people experience violence, elder abuse and neglect in ‘epidemic proportions’, says rights group,” by Sarah Gerathy (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, March 18, 2016).
www.abc.net…

12. BELARUS NEWS: “Lukashenko in favor of gradual increase in pension age,” (_Belarus News_, March 18, 2016).
eng.belta.by/president/view/lukashenko-in-favor-of-gradual-increase-in-pension-age-89771-2016/…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Taking OAS eligibility back to age 65 makes Canada the odd one out when it comes to global pensions,” by Andrew Allentruck (_National Post_ [Toronto], March 17, 2016).
business.financialpost.com…

14. GREECE NEWS: “Progress reported on pensions,” (_Kathimerini_ [Athens], March 17, 2016).
www.ekathimerini.com…

15. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: This week’s New Zealand Herald has published a series of articles focusing on the impact of dementia on former rugby playes. The series is “The Longest Goodbye: Rugby and the Dementia Dilemma.” (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland]).
www.nzherald.co.nz/the-longest-goodbye-rugby-and-the-dementia-dilemma/news/headlines.cfm?c_id=1504010…

16. SAUDIA ARABIA NEWS: “Shoura proposes retirement age of 62,” (_Arab News_ [Jeddah], March 18, 2016).
www.arabnews.com…

17. TURKEY NEWS: “Number of elderly in Turkey rises amid concerns of aging population,” (_Daily Sabah_ [Istanbul], March 18, 2016).
www.dailysabah.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Public sector pensions change in Budget criticised,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, March 18, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

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19. WORLD NEWS: “Study Finds Public Pension Promises Exceed Ability to Pay,” by Mary Williams Walsh (_New York Times_, March 18, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

20. WORLD NEWS: “Global Government Debt Is Actually Triple What We Thought, Thanks to Pensions,” by Timothy W. Martin (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, March 17, 2016).
blogs.ws…

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MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Light therapy shows promise in activating memories lost due to Alzheimer’s,” (_Fox News_, March 18, 2016).
www.foxnews.com…

22. “The mysterious infection that might be behind 17 deaths in Wisconsin has spread to a second state,” by Sarah Kaplon (_Washington Post_, March 18, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

23. “Europe Bets on Robots to Help Care for Seniors,” by Nick Leiber (_BloombergBusiness_, March 17, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

24. “Thought Processing a Concern of Parkinson’s Patients, Study Says,” (_HealthDay_, March 18, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

25. “Kidney Dialysis Might Not Extend Survival of Elderly,” (_HealthDay_, March 17, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “More Older Women Now Living With ‘Moderate’ Disability, Study Shows,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, March 17, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “Verbal Memory Advantage May Delay MCI Diagnosis in Women,” by Pauline Anderson (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 18, 2016).
www.medscape.com…

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