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April 29, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4049–April 29, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4049–April 29, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare battle brewing on Capitol Hill,” by Peter Sullivan (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], April 28, 2016).
thehill.com…

2. “Federal Report Finds Wide Disparities Among Medicare Recipients,” by Lisa Chedekel (_Hartford Courant_, April 29, 2016).
www.courant.com…

3. “House votes to repeal U.S. retirement rule, Obama threatens veto,” by Lisa Lambert (_Reuters_, April 28, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

4. “The Pros and Cons of Using a Robot as an Investment Adviser,” by Tara Siegel Bernard (_New York Times_, April 29, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “How Americans Blow [USD] 1.7 Trillion in Retirement Savings,” by Ben Steverman (_Bloomberg_, April 27, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

6. “Baby Boomers, Just Eclipsed by Millennials, Will Soon Be No. 3,” by Josh Zumbrun (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, April 29, 2016).
blogs.ws…

7. “Tax Breaks For Caring For An Elderly Family Member,” by Janet Berry-Johnson (_Forbes_, April 29, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

8. “Better Aging Through Practice, Practice, Practice,” by Gerald Mazorati (_New York Times_, April 29, 2016). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is a commentary.
www.nytimes.com…

9. “See sharply dressed seniors through the lens of ‘Advanced Style’ photographer Ari Seth Cohen,” by Ingrid Schmidt (_Los Angeles Times_, April 28, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

10. “With Aging and Illness, Some LGBT People Opt for the Closet,” by Ellen Rand (_New America Medica_, April 29, 2016).
newamericamedia.org…

US STATE NEWS:

11. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Don’t Tap CT Workers’ Pay For Retirement Savings Without Express OK,” (_Hartford Courant_, April 29, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.courant.com…

12. GEORGIA NEWS: “Gwinnett getting grayer: 1 out of 5 will be seniors by 2040,” by David Wickertt (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, April 29, 2016).
www.ajc.com…

13. MARYLAND NEWS: “Long-term care insurance rate increase being debated,” by Andrea K. McDaniels (_Baltimore Sun_, blog, April 28, 2016).
www.baltimoresun.com…

14. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Advocate wants to help Minnesota’s senior renters to ‘age artfully’,” by Dan Jacobson (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, April 28, 2016).
www.startribune.com…

15. OHIO NEWS: “Ohio has one of highest rates in nation for Medicare overbilling,” by Encarnacion Pyle (_Columbus Dispatch_, April 29, 2016).
www.dispatch.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Superannuation: 1 in 3 women retire with nothing, Senate report finds,” by Laura Hartnell (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, April 29, 2016).
www.abc.net…

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Election 2006: Senate probe into women’s low super balances to focus on equal pay,” by Sally Rose (_Age_ [Melbourne], April 29, 2016).
www.theage.com…

18. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Support for medicinal cannabis growing among Grey Power groups and elderly,” by Jack Fletcher (_Press_ [Christchurch City], April 29, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/79400623/support-for-medicinal-cannabis-growing-among-grey-power-groups-and-elderly.html…

19. UK NEWS: “Sharp rise in fines as pensions push turns to smallest employers,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [London], April 28, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

20. UK NEWS: “A bigger pension buys a longer life – but only if you earn less than (Pn) 35k (USD 50,982) a year,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 28, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/04/28/a-bigger-pension-buys-a-longer-life—but-only-if-you-earn-less/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Does knowing the truth help in Alzheimer’s?” by Stacy Burling (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, April 29, 2016).
www.philly.com…

22. “New Medicare Penalty Hits Small Groups, Solo Physicians Hardest,” by Robert Lowes (_Medscape Medical News_, April 28, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

23. “The vitamin that made elderly mice live longer, and stopped their organs from aging,” by Zoe Demarco (_National Post_ [Toronto], April 29, 2016).
news.nationalpost.com…

24. “Lower weight, diabetes, and heart disease can worsen quality of life for frail older women,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “In older adults, frailty and depression symptoms are linked and can affect spouses,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Are People With Rosacea at Higher Risk for Alzheimer’s?” (_HealthDay_, April 28, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “Metal-on-metal hip implants since 2006 may be more likely to fail: study,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, April 28, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/health/hip-implants-1.3558050…

28. “Who is fairest of them all? Redhead gene slows ageing and ‘makes you look two years younger’,” by Harry Bodkin (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], April 29, 2016).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/who-is-fairest-of-them-all-redhead-gene-slows-ageing-and-makes-you-look-two-years-younger-34670028.html…

29. “First Biology of Ageing Conference explores how to prolong life, maintain health,” by Kim Arlington (_Sydney Morning Herald_, April 29, 2016).
www.smh.com…
“,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 8, 2016).

April 28, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4048–April 28, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4048–April 28, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Treasury (Department) decision won’t be final say on Central States (Pension Fund) pension cuts,” by Mark Williams (_Columbus [Ohio] Dispatch_, Apr. 28, 2016).
www.dispatch.com…

US STATE NEWS:

2. ALABAMA NEWS: “The myth about the pension crisis in Alabama,” by David Bronner (al.com…, Apr. 28, 2016). Note: this is a al.com… Opinion piece).
www.al.com…

3. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. hospitals in line for 33 million usd in extra Medicare funding,” by Jonathan D. Salant (nj.com…, Apr. 27, 2016).
www.nj.com…

4. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “RI pension fund returns 0.76% in first quarter,” by Patrick Anderson (_Providence Journal_, Apr. 28, 2016).
www.providencejournal.com…

5. WISCONSIN NEWS: “State could shift care of elderly, disabled to for-profit companies,” by Jason Stein and Patrick Marley (_Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel_, Apr. 28, 2016).
www.jsonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

6. INDIA NEWS: “Congress (Party) promises noon meal scheme for the elderly” (_The Hindu_ [Chennai, Tamil Nadu], Apr. 28, 2016).
www.thehindu.com…

7. INDIA NEWS: “To Live Or Let Die: Debate On Euthanasia Rages On In India–Analysis,” by Preety Sahu (eurasiareview.com…, Apr. 28, 2016).
www.eurasiareview.com…

8. UK NEWS: “Tata Steel UK boss warns of pension timebomb if buyer not found,” by Graham Ruddick (_Guardian_ [London], Apr. 28, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

9. UK NEWS: “Sir Philip Green (Chairman of the Arcadia group, which retailer BHS was formerly a part of) to face grilling by MPs (Members of Parliament) over BHS collapse and pensions black hole,” by
Christopher Williams and Ben Martin (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 28, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/04/26/sir-philip-greens-knighthood-at-risk-over-bhs-mp-warns/…

10. UK NEWS: “Finance directors living in fear of pension schemes, particularly following BHS (retailer) collapse,” by Haley Kirton (_City A.M._ [London], Apr. 29, 2016)>
www.cityam.com…

11. UK NEWS: “Poorer patients in UK less likely to get hip replacements” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

12. UK NEWS: “Sharp rise in fines as pensions push turns to smallest employers,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [London, Apr. 28, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

13. “Sound vibration treatment may boost brain activity in Alzheimer’s patients,” by Adriana Barton (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario, Canada], Apr. 28, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

14. “Rosacea linked to a slightly increased risk of dementia” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

15. “How old do you look? Study finds an answer in our genes” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

16. “Working longer may lead to a longer life, new OSU (Oregon State University) research shows” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

17. “UEA (University of East Anglia [Norwich, Norfolk]) drug research could prevent secondary cataract” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “Intra-ocular pressure measurement in a patient with a thin, thick or abnormal cornea” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “Cell transplant treats Parkinson’s in mice under control of designer drug” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Study shows how neurons decline as Parkinson’s develops” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “New model for active surveillance of prostate cancer tested”  (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors’ Minds Sharp,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Apr. 28, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

April 27, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4047–April 27, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4047–April 27, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “U.S. Pensions Solve New Debt Equation. Answers Vary by Billions,” by Darrell Preston and Neil Weinberg (_Bloomberg_, April 27, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

2. “No, millennials didn’t just surpass Baby Boomers,” by Philip Bump (_Washington Post_, April 26, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Hospitals wary of feds’ new ratings,” by Holly Fletcher (_Tennessean_ [Nashville, Tennessee], April 27, 2016).
www.tennessean.com…

4. “Dog walking seniors are healthier — but think hard before buying grandpa a puppy,” by Karin Brulliard (_Washington Post_, April 27, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. ARIZONA NEWS: “Voting ‘yes’ on Prop. 124 is a no-brainer,” (_Arizona Republic_ [Phoenix, Arizona], April 26, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.azcentral.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “New Report Illustrates Disparities in Elder Asian-American Community,” by Emil Guillermo (_National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] News_, April 27, 2016).
www.nbcnews.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Financier Sandy Weill and wife Joan aim to advance brain research with USD 185 million gift,” by Ariana Eunjung Cha (_Washington Post_, April 26, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

8. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “House Approves Retirement Security Bill in Divided Vote,” by Mara Lee (_Hartford Courant_, April 26, 2016).
www.courant.com…

9. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Bevin’s bad move on pension board,” (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, April 26, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.kentucky.com…

10. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Johnston County schools suing NC retirement system,” by Jonathan M. Alexander (_News and Observer_ [Raleigh, North Carolina], April 26, 2016).
www.newsobserver.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Premiums jump for long-term care insurance in Pa.,” by Wes Venteicher (_Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_, April 26, 2016).
triblive.com…

12. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Young pros talk about aging community,” by Alyssa Bloechl (_Green Bay Press Gazette_, April 26, 2016).
www.greenbaypressgazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Baby Boomers braced for bleak retirement, poll finds,” by Mark Kenny (_Sydney Morning Herald_, April 27, 2016).
www.smh.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Wynne Doubts Trudeau Can Reach Deal on Expanding Canada Pensions,” by Josh Wingrove and Doug Alexander (_Bloomberg_, April 26, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “How assisted dying works in Oregon, nearly 20 years after legalization,” by Laura Kane (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], April 26, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

16. CHINA NEWS: “Lawmakers call for better cultural services for elderly, rural residents,” (_Xinhua_ [Beijing], April 27, 2016).
news.xinhuanet.com…

17. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Councils eye equity release scheme for elderly homeowners,” by Rob Stock (_Stuff.co_, April 27, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/business/money/79356918/councils-eye-equity-release-scheme-for-elderly-homeowners.html…

18. UK NEWS: “Pension freedoms used by 230,000 in first year, says Treasury,” by Brian Milligan (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, April 27, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

19. WORLD NEWS: “Which cities have the oldest residents?” by Sophie Knight (_Guardian_ [London], April 27, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “Weight loss may limit diabetes-related brain changes,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, April 26, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

21. “Trouble With Sense of Direction May Be Linked to Early Alzheimer’s: Study,” (_HealthDay_, April 26, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

22. “Aging Runners Find Help for a Question: How Slow Will I Get?” by Gina Kolata (_New York Times_, April 27, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

23. “Expert panel evaluates role of osteoporosis medications in fracture healing,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Probiotics stop menopause-like bone loss in mice,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Increasing Access To Dental Care For Seniors To Improve Overall Health,” by Vyan Nguyen (_Health Affairs_, blog, April 26, 2016).
healthaffairs.org…

26. “Study: baby boomers who fall are more likely to need a return visit to ER,” (_WISN_ [Milwaukee, Wisconsin], April 26, 2016).
www.wisn.com…

27. “Study: Seniors, too, use Facebook for social bonding,” by Laura Berrios (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, April 27, 2016).
www.myajc.com…

April 26, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4046–April 26, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4046–April 26, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “It’s official: Millennials have surpassed baby boomers to become America’s largest living generation,” by Travis M. Andrews (_Washington Post_, Apr. 26, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Thriving at Age 70 and Beyond,” by Jane E. Brody (_New York Times_, Apr. 26, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

3. “Superheroes Of Caregiving Need Better Support,” by Terry Fulmer (_Forbes_ [New York, New York, Apr. 26, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

4. “Caring for our elderly critical, complicated,” by Susan Miller (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia, Apr. 26, 2016).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

5. KANSAS NEWS: “Facing Revenue Shortfalls, Kansas May Delay Pension Funding,” by Amey Stone (_Barrons_ (New York, New York) blog, Apr. 26, 2016).
blogs.barrons.com…

6. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Report: DPS (Detroit Public Schools) kept millions intended for pensions” (Associated Press via _Detroit Free Press_, Apr. 26, 2016).
www.freep.com…

7. MINNESOTA NEWS: “St. Paul Public Schools cancels early retirement offer to staff,” by Josh Verges (_St. Paul Pioneer Press_, Apr. 26, 2016).
www.twincities.com…

8. MONTANA NEWS: “Palliative care–one person at a time,” by Mindi Hogan (_Missoula Missoulian_, Apr. 26, 2016).
missoulian.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “New enrollees rethinking Medicare Advantage option,” by Steve Twedt (_Pittsburgh Post Gazette_, Apr. 26, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

10. TENNESSEE NEWS: “TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) pension fight angers workers, retirees,” by Jamie McGee (_Nashville Tennessean_, Apr. 26, 2016).
www.tennessean.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Elderly dental care in crisis,” by Len Crocrombe (_Mercury_ [Hobart, Tasmania], Apr. 25, 2016). Note: this is a _Mercury_
Opinion piece.
www.themercury.com…

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “What life is really like on the age pension,” by Sally Patten (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney New South Wales], Apr. 27, 2016).
www.smh.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Funding government projects through public pension plans a terrible idea,” by Andrew Coyne (_National Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Apr. 26, 2016). Note: this is a _NP_ Commentary piece.
news.nationalpost.com…

14. JAPAN NEWS: “Behind the Scenes / Nursing homes need to nurse own staff, too,” by Yuri Teshima (_Yomiuri Shimbun_ [Tokyo], Apr. 26, 2016).
the-japan-news.com…

15. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan pension fund chief moves to ease currency risk concerns,” by Robin Harding and Leo Lewis (_Financial Times_ [London], Apr. 26, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

16. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “One in five of the elderly have no one to help them with household jobs” (dutchnewsnl.com…, Apr. 23, 2016).
www.dutchnews.nl…

17. NORTHERN IRELAND NEWS: “‘Mum’s Alzheimer’s was a blow, but there have been positives too – we are now closer than ever’,” by Stephanie Bell (_Telegraph_ [Belfast], Apr. 26, 2016).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/mums-alzheimers-was-a-blow-but-there-have-been-positives-too-we-are-now-closer-than-ever-34658467.html…

18. UK NEWS: “London without old people is just a factory floor, with no past and no future,” by Harry Leslie Smith (_Guardian_ [London], Apr. 26, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

19. UK NEWS: “BHS (British Home Stores) collapse: Pension all you need to know,” by Marion Dakers (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Apr. 26, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/04/26/bhs-collapse-can-a-pension-sink-a-company/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “Celebrate Earth Day With a 4,800-Year-Old Tree (If You Can Find It),” by Tatiana Schlossberg (_New York Times_, Apr. 26, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

21. “The Dangers of ‘Polypharmacy,’ the Ever-Mounting Pile of Pills,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, Apr. 26, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

22. “Micro-needle insertion into hippocampus helps brain regeneration in animal model of AD (Alzheimer’s Disease)” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “The older you get, the more difficult it may become to ‘smell’ through your mouth” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Allen Institute [Seattle, Washington] releases powerful new data on the aging brain and traumatic brain injury” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Robots may be able to lift, drive, and chat, but are they safe and trustworthy?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Role of life’s timekeeper — a novel theory of animal evolution” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Probiotics protect mice from estrogen deficiency-related bone loss” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Study identifies compound that reverses symptoms of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s”  (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Trabecular bone score validated as standalone predictor of fracture risk” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Tamping down neurons’ energy use could treat neurodegeneration” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Female Pelvis Widens, Then Shrinks Over a Lifetime, Study Finds,” by Amy Norton (HealthDay News, Apr. 25, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

32. “Fewer Children May Explain Why More Women Now Outlive Men,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Aug. 25, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

April 25, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4045–April 25, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4045–April 25, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “The High Fees You Don’t See Can Hurt You,” by Jeff Sommer (_New York Times_, April 24, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Disappearing pensions hurt U.S. economy as well as workers,” by Michael Molinski (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], April 23, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.us…

3. “What should you do with that 401(k) when you retire?” by Rodney Brooks (_Washington Post_, April 22, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “Watch for signs of financial elder abuse,” by Erin E. Arvedlund (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, April 25, 2016).
www.philly.com…

5. “Aging Boomers Push Spam, Diaper Stocks to Record Valuations,” by Dani Berger (_Bloomberg_, April 25, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. ILLINOIS NEWS: “The Mess in Illinois and the Public Trust Case for Pension Reform,” by David A. Dana (_Huffington Post_, blog, April 25, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

7. MAINE NEWS: “Free home repair program helps Maine seniors live safely,” by Meg Haskell (_Bangor Daiy News_, April 23, 2016).
bangordailynews.com…

8. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Assisted living facilities push to add medical services,” by Kay Lazar (_Boston Globe_, April 25, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

9. NEW YORK NEWS: “Nursing home residents haven’t had an allowance raise in 35 years,” by Amy Neff Roth (_Utica Observer-Dipatch_, April 25, 2016).
www.uticaod.com…

10. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Officials push proposal to rebalance state’s Medicaid program,” by D.E. Smoot (_Muskogee Phoenix_, April 24, 2016).
www.muskogeephoenix.com…

11. WASHINGTON NEWS: “The number of older homeless people is growing, spurred by low-wage jobs and lack of affordable housing,” by Tyler Tjomsland (_Spokesman-Review_ [Spokane, Washington], April 24, 2016).
www.spokesman.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. CANADA NEWS: “Liberal government to consider public pension funds to help bankroll mounting infrastructure costs,” by Andy Blatchford (Canadian Press via _National Post_ [Toronto], April 24, 2016).
news.nationalpost.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Aid in Dying in Canada,” (_New York Times_, April 23, 2016). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

14. GERMAN NEWS: “German minister rejects raising retirement age to 70,” (Associated Press via _Fox News_, April 23, 2016).
www.foxnews.com…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Having fewer pension plans is a great idea – but will it work?” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], April 23, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.independent.ie/opinion/columnists/charlie-weston/having-fewer-pension-plans-is-a-great-idea-but-will-it-work-34652215.html…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Days of generous inheritance over as parents need to fund old age,” by Shane Phelan (_Irish ndependent_ [Dublin], April 25, 2016).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/days-of-generous-inheritance-over-as-parents-need-to-fund-old-age-34656209.html…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Shakai hoken shake-up will open up pensions for some but close door on benefits for others,” by Louis Carlet (_Japan Times_, April 25, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/community/2016/04/24/issues/shakai-hoken-shake-will-open-pensions-close-door-benefits-others/#.Vx45O_krLcs…

18. PAKISTAN NEWS: “27,500 PTCL employees to get social security cover by EOBI,” by Parvaiz Ishfaq Rana (_Dawn_ [Karachi], April 24, 2016).
www.dawn.com…

19. PUERTO RICO NEWS: “Stark Medicare Advantage disparities present in Puerto Rico,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. UK NEWS: “Improving with age? How city design is adapting to older populations,” by Alice Grahame (_Guardian_ [London], April 25, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Fountain of Youth? Drug Trial Has Seniors Scrambling to Prove They’re Worthy,” by Jennifer Levitz (_Wall St. Journal_, April 24, 2016).
www.ws…

22. “Rehab program lets dementia patients do what they enjoy,” by Stacy Burling (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, April 24, 2016).
www.philly.com…

23. “New understanding of enzymes could help to develop new drugs to treat diseases,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Dopamine neurons have a role in movement, new study finds,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Hearing aid use is associated with improved cognitive function in hearing-impaired elderly,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Chronic inflammation leads to imbalanced blood system and potentially cancer risk,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Could Certain Fatty Foods Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?” (_HealthDay_, April 22, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Life stories in dementia care: we all have a story and cannot be understood without it,” by Kate Gridley (_Guardian_ [London], April 25, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

April 22, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4044–April 22, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4044–April 22, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Rich People Are Living Longer. That’s Tilting Social Security in Their Favor.” by Neil Irwin (_New York Times_, April 22, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “How We’ll Fix Social Security By Not Fixing It,” by Robert Tracinski (_Federalist_, April 22, 2016).
thefederalist.com…

3. “How do you save Social Security? It’s not rocket science.” by Francine Kiefer (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], April 22, 2016).
www.csmonitor.com…

4. “Ninth Circuit Adopts Pro-Worker Pension Framework,” by Jacklyn Wille (_Bloomberg BNA_, April 21, 2016).
www.bna.com…

5. “A Baby Boomer With Parkinson’s Reports Back From Front Lines Of Aging,” (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, April 21, 2016). Note: An audio (running time 5 minutes 15 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

6. “Why Millennials Should Be Worried About Aging America,” by Ashlea Ebeling (_Forbes_, April 21, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

7. “Thinking Beyond Money in Retirement,” by John F. Wasik (_New York Times_, April 22, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Sweeping retirement changes deferred in Louisiana Legislature,” by Mark Ballard (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], April 21, 2016).
theadvocate.com…

9. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “T pension chief to give rare public update on fund,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, April 22, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

10. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Nursing home workers are worth more,” (_Boston Globe_, April 22, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.bostonglobe.com…

11. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Minnesota advocates, lawmakers spar over use of hidden cameras in nursing homes,” by Chris Serres (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, April 21, 2016).
www.startribune.com…

12. TENNESSEE NEWS: “TVA agrees to put more money in employee pension fund,” by Dave Flessner (_Times Free Press_ [Chattanooga, Tennessee], April 22, 2016).
www.timesfreepress.com…

13. TENNESSEE NEWS: “Lamar Alexander sponsors bill to boost Medicare payments,” by Holly Fletcher (_Tennessean_ [Nashville, Tennessee], April 21, 2016).
www.tennessean.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Challenging work ahead as we rethink retirement,” (_Sydney Morning Herald_, April 22, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.smh.com…

15. INDIA NEWS: “Number of elderly rises, more so in villages: Report,” (_Times of India_ [Mumbai], April 22, 2016).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Burton has no mandate to sign off on new pension levy – union,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], April 22, 2016).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/burton-has-no-mandate-to-sign-off-on-new-pension-levy-union-34649639.html…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Grandparents juggle childcare and career,” by Emma Jacobs (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], April 22, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Prisons struggling with rise in elderly inmates,” (_Japan News_, April 22, 2016).
the-japan-news.com…

19. LATVIA NEWS: “Pegging pension capital index to national economy fluctuations doesn’t constitute violation of human rights in Latvia,” (_Baltic Course_, April 22, 2016).
www.baltic-course.com…

20. PERU NEWS: “Peru law allows retirees to withdraw 95.5 pct. of pensions in lump sum,” (_Fox News Latino_, April 21, 2016).
latino.foxnews.com…

21. PUERTO RICO NEWS: “Why we must protect the retirement security of Puerto Ricans,” by Bailey Childers (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, April 22, 2016).
thehill.com…

22. TAIWAN NEWS: “Civil servants mired in corruption to be denied pensions,” by Alison Hsiao (_Taipei Times_, April 22, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Dying people not getting enough help to eat or drink and are dying in pain – survey,” (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], April 22, 2016).
www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/dying-people-not-getting-enough-help-to-eat-or-drink-and-are-dying-in-pain-survey-34651468.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Retirement Can Be Golden for Your Health,” by Don Rauf (_HealthDay_, April 22, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

25. “Do Genes That Protect Against Dementia Guard Against Chronic Diseases?” (_HealthDay_, April 22, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Older adults need better blood pressure and cholesterol control to prevent cardiovascular disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Study: With New Medicare Benefit, Doctors Look Beyond ‘Death Panels’,” by Paul Kleyman (_New America Media_, April 22, 2016).
newamericamedia.org…

28. “Does sex protect men against prostate cancer?” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, April 22, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

April 21, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4043–April 21, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4043–April 21, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “One of the nation’s largest pension funds could soon cut benefits for retirees,” by Jonnelle Marte (_Washington Post_, Apr. 21, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “U.S. Medicare end-of-life counseling off to slow start,” by Mark Miller (Reuters, Apr. 21, 2016). Note: this is a Reuters Opinion piece.
www.reuters.com…

3. “Ruling on Pension Fund Debt Could Shake Up Private Equity Industry,” by Libby Lewis “,” (_New York Times_, Apr. 21, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “For older CEOs, (chief executive officers) issue is knowing when to bow out,” by Marco della Cava and Charisse Jones (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Apr. 21, 2016).
www.us…

5. “‘Scary Old Sex’: Stories Of Love From The Aged,” by Terry Gross (US National Public Radio _Fresh Air_, Apr. 20, 2016). Print and audio (running time, 32 minutes, 17 seconds).
www.npr.org…

6. “How do you beat a midlife slump? New book explores ways to thrive,’ by Jeffrey Brown (US Public Broadcasting Service _Newshour_, Apr. 20, 2016). Print, audio, and video (running time: 6 minutes 29 seconds) transcripts are available at the site.
www.pbs.org…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS (California Public Employees’ Retirement System) sets higher pension contribution rates,” by Dale Kasler (_Sacramento Bee_, Apr. 21, 2016).
www.sacbee.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “City National (Corporation–banking) ordered to correct self-dealing employee retirement plan,” by Hannah Madans (_Orange County Register_ [Santa Ana], Apr. 21, 2016).
www.ocregister.com…

9. MISSOURI NEWS: “Seniors graduate–to new places to live,” by Jill Sederstrom (_Kansas City Star_, Apr. 21, 2016).
www.kansascity.com…

10. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “State Supreme Court Ruling on Public Employee Pensions Could Burden System,” by John Reitmeyer (njspotlight.com…, Apr. 21, 2016).
www.njspotlight.com…

12. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Hospitals, nursing homes worried about proposed Medicaid cuts,” by By Will Hutchison (KSWO Channel 7 [Lawton] TV News, Apr. 21, 2016).
www.kswo.com…

13. RHODE ISLAND: “Official testifies that 2012 pension deal helped Providence avoid bankruptcy,” by John Hill (_Providence Journal_, Apr. 21, 2016).
www.providencejournal.com…

14. TEXAS NEWS: “Texas hamstrung when it comes to properly funding employee pensions,” by Kimberly Reeves (_Houston Chronicle_, Apr. 21, 2016).
www.chron.com…

15. TENNESSEE NEWS: “State warns of pension scam” (_Knoxville News Sentinel_, Apr. 22, 2016).
www.knoxnews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Baby boomers aren’t to blame for Generation Y’s woes,” by Myra Hamilton (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Apr. 22, 2016).
www.smh.com…

17. BELARUS NEWS: “(President Alexander) Lukashenko: Nothing extraordinary about raising pension age” (Belarussian Telegraph Agency News, Apr. 21, 2015).
eng.belta.by/president/view/lukashenko-nothing-extraordinary-about-raising-pension-age-90732-2016/…

18. CANADA NEWS: “There’s virtue in Ottawa’s (Federal Government) cautious approach to the right to die” (_Star_ [Toronto], Apr. 21, 2016). Note: this is a _Star_ Editorial.
www.thestar.com…

19. CROATIA NEWS: “Croatia to Raise Retirement Age to 67,” by Vedran Pavlic (total-news-croatia.com…, Apr. 22, 2016).
www.total-croatia-news.com…

20. INDIA NEWS: “The winding, (sometimes) bumpy road to pension reform,” by Shaji Vikraman  (_Indian Express_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Apr. 22, 2016).
indianexpress.com…

21. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Pension cuts loom for millions as big funds struggle” (dutchnews.nl…, Apr. 21, 2016).
www.dutchnews.nl…

22. UK NEWS: “Academic kills herself after importing ‘euthanasia kit’ illegally,” by Steven Morris (_Guardian_ [London], Apr. 23, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Your elderly parent is home from the hospital. What happens next?” by Jill U. Adams (_Washington Post_, Apr. 21, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

24. “The one-armed robot that will look after me until I die,” by Geoff Watts (_Independent_ [London, UK], Apr. 21, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/features/the-one-armed-robot-that-will-look-after-me-until-i-die-a6993071.html…

25. “First Osteoporotic Break Increases Subsequent Fracture Risk,” by Pam Harrison (Medscape Medical News, Apr. 21, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

26. “Early Alzheimer’s Pathology May Trigger Diabetes,” by Liam Davenport (Medscape Medical News, Apr. 21, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

27. “Imaging Shows Basis for Anticholinergic Harm in Elderly,” by Megan Brooks (Medscape Medical Apr. 21, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

28. “Problems finding your way around may be earliest sign of Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Yale (University–New Haven, Connecticut) study suggests immune response to flu causes death in older people, not the virus” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Wellderly study suggests link between cognitive decline genes and healthy aging” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Senior adults can see health benefits from dog ownership” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Mapping neurons to improve the treatment of Parkinson’s” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “VCU (Virginia Commonwealth University–Richmond) Massey (Cancer Center) researchers uncover process that drives prostate cancer metastasis (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Decrease in Prostate CA (cancer) Mortality Parallels Drop in Smoking,” by (HealthDay News, Apr. 21, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

April 20, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4042–April 20, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4042–April 20, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “How Medicare Penalizes Hospitals for Being Too Careful,” by Jordan Rau (_New York Times_, April 20, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Designing Successful Bundled Payment Initiatives,” by Michael Ciarametaro and Robert Dubois (_Health Affairs_, blog, April 20, 2016).
healthaffairs.org…

3. “CMS angers hospitals with proposal to recover overpayments,” by Virgil Dickson (_Modern Healthcare_, April 19, 2016).
www.modernhealthcare.com…

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4. “Life Expectancy for White Americans Drops Slightly; Analysts Cite Drug Overdoses,” by Sabrina Tavernise (_New York Times_, April 20, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “Life expectancy for white females in U.S. suffers rare decline,” by Joel Achenbach (_Washington Post_, April 20, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Americans are living longer but more disabled,” by Robert Preidt (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, April 20, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

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7. “The ‘fiduciary rule’ is a great victory for retirement savers,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, April 20, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

8. “One of the nation’s largest pension funds could soon cut benefits for retirees,” by Jonnelle Marte (_Washington Post_, April 20, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

9. “Myths and misconceptions about end-of-life care and laws,” by Tara Sonenshine and Patrice Feinstein (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, April 20, 2016).
thehill.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension math: Big returns, bigger bills,” (_Santa Rosa Press Democrat_, April 20, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.pressdemocrat.com…

11. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Rhode Island pension fund to push for corporate diversity,” (Associated Press via _Seattle Times_, April 20, 2016).
www.seattletimes.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Companies that use older workers are the most innovative: new research,” by Anna Patty (_Sydney Morning Herald_, April 20, 2016).
www.smh.com…

13. BULGARIA NEWS: “Bulgaria’s Pension Insurance Contributions Set to Rise in 2017, 2018,” (_Novinite_, April 20, 2016).
www.novinite.com…

14. GREECE NEWS: “Paper foresees major pension cuts,” by Roula Salourou (_Kathimerini_ [Athens], April 20, 2016).
www.ekathimerini.com…

15. INDIA NEWS: “Indian government rollback on pensions a small victory, say unions,” by Anuradha Nagaraj (_Reuters_, April 20, 2016).
in.reuters.com…

16. JAPAN NEWS: “Hard-hit town’s elderly residents shun evacuation centers for cars,” (_Asahi Shimbun_, April 20, 2016).
www.asahi.com…

17. SOUTH AFRICA NEWS: “Pension fund trustees shy away from private equity – study,” by Dineo Faku (_Independent Online_, April 20, 2016).
www.iol.co.za…

18. SRI LANKA NEWS: “Sri Lanka’s ageing population poses socio-economic challenges,” by Zahran Sikkanther Lebbe (_Lanka Business Online_, April 20, 2016).
www.lankabusinessonline.com…

19. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES NEWS: “Call for ‘major improvements’ in UAE’s care of the dying,” by Nick Webster (_National_ [Abu Dhabi], April 19, 2016).
www.thenational.ae/uae/call-for-major-improvements-in-uaes-care-of-the-dying…

20. UK NEWS: “Women penalised by gender pay gap even after retirement,” by Hana Carter (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 20, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/women/work/women-penalised-by-gender-pay-gap-even-after-retirement/…

21. UK NEWS: “Drop in dementia rates suggests disease can be prevented, researchers say,” by Nicola Thomas (_Guardian_ [London], April 19, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Common medicines tied to changes in the brain,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, April 20, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

23. “Early abnormalities of Alzheimer’s disease: It takes 2 (proteins) to tango,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Dementia threat ‘may be less severe’ than predicted,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, April 19, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

25. “HIV Patients Now Living Long Enough to Develop Alzheimer’s,” (_HealthDay_, April 19, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Breakthrough Parkinson’s disease blood test,” by Bridie Smith (_Sydney Morning Herald_, April 20, 2016).
www.smh.com…

27. “‘Palliative Care’ Gets a Bad Rap, Study Finds,” (_HealthDay_, April 19, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Malls are good place for seniors to walk, CDC says,” by Anna Gorman (Kaiser Health News via _Houston Chronicle_, April 19, 2016).
www.houstonchronicle.com…

29. “Strength training helps older adults live longer,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

April 19, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4041–April 19, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4041–April 19, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Panel (Medicare Payment Advisory Commission) Would Make Insurers Help Contain Rising Drug Costs,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, Apr. 19,  2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Feds (Federal Government) should negotiate Medicare prices with drugmakers, seniors say,” by Jayne O’Donnell (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Apr. 19, 2016).
www.us…

3. “Appeals Court Affirms Landmark N.F.L. (National [gridiron] Football League) Concussion Settlement,” by Ken Belson (_New York Times_, Apr. 19,  2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “Teamsters recommends members approve new Costco contract,” by Ramkumar Iyer (Reuters, Apr. 19, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

5. “Will you really be worse off in retirement than your parents?” by Arielle O’Shea (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], Apr. 19, 2016).
www.csmonitor.com…

6. “At zoos, not every resident is a spring chicken: (_Washington Post_, Apr. 19, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California Pension Fund Won’t Drop Tobacco Divestment Talks” (Associated Press via American Broadcasting Corporation News, Apr. 19, 2016).
abcnews.go.com…

8. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Pensions gain, transparency shortchanged” (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, Apr. 19, 2016). Note: this is a _LHT_ Editorial.
www.kentucky.com…

9. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Quit using pensions as political pawns,” by Yolanda Hudson and James Short (_Detroit News_, Apr. 19, 2016). Note: this is a _DN_ Commentary piece.
www.detroitnews.com…

10. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Gov(ernor). (Nikki) Haley: S.C. retirement system fix will ‘hurt’,” by Jamie Self (_The State_ [Columbia] blog_, Apr. 19, 2016).
www.thestate.com…

11. SOUTH DAKOTA NEWS: “Elderly care, drug abuse among legislative study topics,” by Bill Murcher (_Rapid City Journal_, Apr. 19, 2016).
rapidcityjournal.com…

12. TENNESSEE NEWS: “(US) Congressmen weigh in on TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) pension dispute,” by Jamie McGee (_Lexington [Kentucky] Herald-News leader_, Apr. 19, 2016).
www.tennessean.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Growing euthanasia statistics should be a warning,” by Peter A Comensoli (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, Now South Wales], Apr. 20, 2016). Note: this is a _MH_ Commentary piece.
www.smh.com…

14. AUSTRAILIA NEWS: “Queensland (State) doctors unaware of end of life laws, study finds, Amy Mitchell-Whittington (_Times_ [Brisbane, Queensland], Aug. 20, 2016).
www.brisbanetimes.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Assisted suicide makes us all complicit in another’s death,” by Andrew Coyne (_National Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Apr. 19, 2016). Note: this is a _NP_ Commentary piece.
news.nationalpost.com…

16. GREECE NEWS: “Private sector union plans action over pension reform” (_Kathimerini_ [Athens, Attica], Nov. 19, 2016).
www.ekathimerini.com…

17. GREECE NEWS: “Greek Journalist Unions to Go on 48-hour Strike Against Pension Reforms,” by Evgenia Choros (greekreporter.com…, Apr. 19, 2016).
greece.greekreporter.com…

18. INDIA NEWS: “Gov(ernmen)t scraps planned pension changes after violent protests,” by Tommy Wilkes and Neha Dasgupta (Reuters, Apr. 19, 2016).
in.reuters.com…

19. ISLE OF MAN NEWS: “Pension reforms postponed,” by Adrian Darbyshire (iomtoday.com…, Apr. 19, 2016).
www.iomtoday.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/pension-reforms-postponed-1-7861012…

20. UK NEWS: “New cases of dementia in the UK fall by 20 percent over 2 decades” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. UK NEWS: “Fund ‘pensions are great’ campaign, (pensions) minister urges industry,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Apr. 20, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Scientists can make mice live longer. Now they want to do the same for you,” by David Brown (_Washington Post_, Apr. 19, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

23. “Half of long-stay nursing home residents go to hospital ED (emergency department) regardless of cognitive status” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Antipsychotic medications may be ineffective for treating or preventing delirium” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Health problems may predict traumatic brain injuries in older adults” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Lowered birth rates one reason why women outlive men” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “First diagnosed case of Alzheimer’s disease in HIV-positive individual reported” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Investigating plasma levels as a biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Thanks, actin, for the memories” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Brain caught ‘filing’ memories during rest” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Promising new compound protects neurons and vision in mice with glaucoma” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Derailed train of thought? Brain’s stopping system may be at fault” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “New technology quantifies effects of prostate tumor laser ablation” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “UT (University of Texas) Southwestern research shows 98 percent cure rate for prostate cancer using SBRT (Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy)” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Apr. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Suboptimal Guideline Adherence for Hematuria After Menopause” (HealthDay News, Apr. 19, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

April 18, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4040–April 18, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4040–April 18, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare’s ‘Innovation Center’ rebalancing quality and cost,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _Houston Chronicle_, April 17, 2016).
www.chron.com…

2. “Watch the U.S. age before your eyes in this amazing animated graphic,” by Michael Hiltzik (_Los Angeles Times_, April 16, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

3. “Medicare And Social Security Explain The US Wealth Gap: Every 65 Year Old Has USD 400,000 In Wealth,” by Tim Worstall (_Forbes_, April 17, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Retiree benefits become a flashpoint in the battle between charters and traditional schools,” by Howard Blume (_Los Angeles Times_, April 17, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

5. IOWA NEWS: “Survey: More than 100,000 Iowans will retire in next five years,” by Alex Boisjolie (_Gazette_ [Cedar Rapids, Iowa], April 18, 2016).
www.thegazette.com…

6. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Louisiana leads the nation in Medicare overbilling,” by Ted Griggs (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], April 15, 2016).
theadvocate.com…

7. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “T’s pension fund will continue fight to keep records secret,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, April 17, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

8. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “At 80, she is determined to break a record at the Marathon,” by Jan Ransom (_Boston Globe_, April 18, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

9. OHIO NEWS: “Nursing assistants in Ohio have some of the toughest work, lowest pay,” by Encarnacion Pyle (_Columbus Dispatch_, April 18, 2016).
www.dispatch.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “House bill allows property tax break for senior citizens who volunteer in schools,” by Lynn Ondrusek (_Pocono Record_, April 16, 2016).
www.poconorecord.com…

11. TEXAS NEWS: “Elders using music to tap into memory,” by Phylicia Davidson (_Houston Chronicle_, April 17, 2016).
www.houstonchronicle.com…

12. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Can fixed payments transform the health care industry?” by Guy Bolton (_Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel_, April 16, 2016).
www.jsonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “The next big problem facing aged care: How to talk to the culturally diverse patients,” by Jane Lee (_Sydney Morning Herald_, April 17, 2016).
www.smh.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Liberals have met only bare minimum with assisted-dying bill: Hébert,” by Chantal Hébert (_Toronto Star_, April 16, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Over 11,000 safety risks raised with Hiqa in 2015,” by Paul Cullen (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], April 18, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Ireland may cut 150,000 pension funds to 100,” by Attracta Mooney (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], April 18, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

17. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Elderly Koreans’ monthly spending averages 1.5 mln won (USD 1,306),” (_Yonhap News Agency_ [Seoul], April 18, 2016).
english.yonhapnews.co.kr…

18. THAILAND NEWS: “B600m fund hike boosts elderly care at home,” by Penchan Charoensuthipan and Proudpisut Sang-Ou-Thai (_Bangkok Post_, April 18, 2016).
www.bangkokpost.com…

19. THAILAND NEWS: “Majority of Thai elderly not in employment: Poll,” (_Bangkok Post_, April 17, 2016).
www.bangkokpost.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Every Briton faces Pn 53k (USD 75,249) debt for public secret pensions and other unfunded schemes,” by Ben Riley-Smith (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 18, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/04/17/every-briton-faces-53k-debt-for-public-secret-pensions-and-other/…

21. UK NEWS: “Britons at 90: healthier, wiser, more independent – but it helps if you’re rich,” by Yvonne Roberts (_Observer_ [London], April 16, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Poll: Doctors find barriers to end-of-life talks,” by Peter Sullivan (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], April 15, 2016).
thehill.com…

23. “When a doctor and patient disagree about care at the end of life,” by Ravi Parikh (_Washington Post_, April 18, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

24. “Risk of second major osteoporotic fracture is greatest immediately after first fracture,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 17, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Getting Active After Knee Replacement Might Raise Hip Fracture Risk,” (_HealthDay_, April 16, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Sarcopenia, which affects up to 20 percent of European seniors, may increase 63 percent by 2045,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 16, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Brain scans link physical changes to cognitive risks of widely used class of drugs,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Anti-cholesterol drugs show promise in fight against prostate cancer,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 18, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/04/18/anti-cholesterol-drugs-show-promise-in-fight-against-prostate-ca/…

29. “Low-Fat Diets May Help Older Women With Breast Cancer Survive Longer: Study,” by Kathleen Doheny (_HealthDay_, April 15, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “Regular Exercise May Boost Prostate Cancer Survival,” (_HealthDay_, April 18, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “Parkinson’s disease: ‘Many patients hide symptoms’,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, April 18, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

32. “Palliative care viewed as a stigma, despite improving quality of life,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Why you shouldn’t work more than 25 hours a week,” by Cosimer Marriner (_Sydney Morning Herald_, April 17, 2016).
www.smh.com…

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