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May 31, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4070–May 31, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4070–May 31, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “The federal insurance fund protecting millions of pensions is running out of cash,” by Jonnelle Marte (_Washington Post_, May 30, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Old and on the Street: The Graying of America’s Homeless,” by Adam Nagourney (_New York Times_, May 31, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Retirement blues: The great gap in Americans’ post-work lives,” (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, May 31, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.post-gazette.com…

4. “There’s good news at last on the retirement front,” by Kelley Holland (_CNBC.com_, May 31, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “Choose wisely for a Medicare supplement plan,” by Steve Vernon (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS_ Moneywatch_, May 30, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

6. “IRS impersonation scam targeting seniors still strong, but finally some arrests,” by Rodney Brooks (_Washington Post_, May 30, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “Death Talk Is Cool At This Festival,” by Jake Harper (US National Public Radio _Weekend Edition_, May 29, 2016). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 55 seconds) and print transcript available at the site>
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Aging In The Fields: No Alternative But to Keep Working,” by David Bacon (_New America Media_, May 30, 2016).
newamericamedia.org…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Hollywood’s golden age alive, well at retirement home,” by Jocelyne Zablit (AFP via _China Post_ [Taipei], May 31, 2016).
www.chinapost.com…

10. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Rahm, Rauner continue feud over vetoed pension bill,” by Jon Seidel (_Chicago Sun-Times_, May 29, 2016).
chicago.suntimes.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “State lawmakers override bill veto to ease Chicago pension payments,” by Karen Pierog (_Reuters_, May 31, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

12. IOWA NEWS: “Iowa’s elderly lose savings to scams,” by Anna Easker (_Des Moines Register_, May 30, 2016).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

13. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “From Eagles tight end to pension investor, John Spagnola works for the longball investor,” by Joseph N. DiStefano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, May 29, 2016).
www.philly.com…

14. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Survey: Tight Job Market, Low Pay Means Thousands Of Vacancies In Caregiving Jobs,” by Shamane Mills (_Wisconsin Public Radio_, May 30, 2016).
www.wpr.org…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australia’s median age is revealed as 37,” by Inga Ting (_Sydney Morning Herald_, May 31, 2016).
www.smh.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Canada Pension Plan reform meeting set for Vancouver,” by Bill Curry (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], May 30, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Ministers have another chance to fix pension system,” (_Toronto Star_, May 30, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.thestar.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario court ruling challenges federal assisted-dying bill,” by Sean Fine and Laura Stone (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], May 30, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

19. CHINA NEWS: “Why Beijing is tracking the elderly,” (Associated Press via _Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, May 30, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

20. CHINA NEWS: “Xi underscores challenge, opportunity of aging population,” (_China Daily_ [Beijing], May 29, 2016).
usa.chinadaily.com…

21. GREECE NEWS: “Workers retire in view of new pension cuts,” by Roula Salourou (_Kathimerini_ [Athens], May 29, 2016).
www.ekathimerini.com…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “Pensions timebomb ticks louder: rapid rise in numbers set to depend on state pension,” by Fiona Reddan (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], May 30, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

23. IRELAND NEWS: “Department officials warn on promises of pension increases,” by Kitty Holland (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], May 28, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

24. JAPAN NEWS: “Plan to allow convenience stores in low-rise areas aims to assist elderly,” (_Japan News_, May 30, 2016).
the-japan-news.com…

25. JAPAN NEWS: “As other Asian nations face problems with aging, Japan plans to export nursing care system,” (_Japan Times_, May 29, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/05/29/national/social-issues/asian-nations-face-problems-aging-japan-plans-export-nursing-care-system/#.V0uWd_krLcs…

26. POLAND NEWS: “Poland to Revamp USD 35 Billion of Pension Funds as Stocks Lag,” by Konrad Krasuski (_Bloomberg_, May 30, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

27. RUSSIA NEWS: “Russia Will Not Raise the Retirement Age…Yet,” (Reuters via _Fortune_, May 28, 2016).
fortune.com…

28. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “More women joining, receiving benefits from national pension system,” (_Yonhap News Agency_ [Seoul], May 29, 2016).
english.yonhapnews.co.kr…

29. TAIWAN NEWS: “Tsai administration begins bid to ‘save’ nation’s pension system,” by Stephanie Chao (_China Post_ [Taipei], May 30, 2016).
www.chinapost.com…

30. TAIWAN NEWS: “Union calls for action over working teachers’ pensions,” by Abraham Gerber (_Taipei Times_, May 29, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

31. UK NEWS: “Probe into UK occupational pension schemes,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 29, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

32. UK NEWS: “Revealed: cancer scientists’ pensions invested in tobacco,” by Sarah Boseley (_Guardian_ [London], May 29, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

33. UK NEWS: “Pensioners should be allowed to continue driving ‘for as long as possible’, official review to find,” by Steven Swinford (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 27, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/05/27/pensioners-should-be-allowed-to-continue-driving-for-as-long-as/…

34. UK NEWS: “Two years ago we called for reform in care homes. We’re still waiting,” by Paul Burstow (_Guardian_ [London], May 31, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

35. “Alzheimer’s could be caused by past infections, researchers say,” (US Public Broadcasting System _Newshour_, May 28, 2016). An audio, video (running time 3 minutes 33 seconds), and print transcript available at the site.
www.pbs.org…

36. “Leaky blood-brain barrier linked to Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Why are blacks at higher risk for cognitive impairment?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Smoking era left thousands of baby boomers with disease,” by Cate Broughton (Press [Christchurh City] via _Stuff.co_, May 29, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/80504862/Smoking-era-left-thousands-of-baby-boomers-with-disease…

39. “What’s the best way to talk to someone with Alzheimer’s?” by Susan Berger (_Washington Post_, May 30, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

40. “Muscle Strength Positively Predicts Bone Outcomes in Aging Men,” by Becky McCall (_Medscape Medical News_, May 30, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

May 27, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4069–May 27, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4069–May 27, 2016.

Please Note: Monday (May 30, 2016) is Memorial Day, so there will be no E-Clippings service. The E-Clippings will return on Tuesday (May 31, 2016). Have a good weekend.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Not junk mail: Social Security letter can cut Medicare costs,” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, May 26, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

2. “Lawmakers: Social Security vulnerable to hackers,” by Katie Bo Williams (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], May 26, 2016).
thehill.com…

3. “Phone scams reach record numbers as more target the elderly,” by Jennifer Levitz (_MarketWatch_, May 27, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

4. “To Stay in their Communities, Seniors First Need A Place To Live,” by Howard Gleckman (_Forbes_, May 27, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

5. “Want to blame someone for basement-dwelling millennials? Try the Boomers.” by Catherine Rampell (_Washington Post_, May 26, 2016). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is a commentary.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “The Best Way to Help a Grandchild With College,” by John F. Wasik (_New York Times_, May 27, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

7. “New survey shows that only one-third of older Americans feel financially prepared for retirement,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

US STATE NEWS:

8. ARKANSAS NEWS: “Pension change set for new UA System employees,” by Aziza Musa (_Arkansas Democrat-Gazette_ [Little Rock, Arkansas], May 27, 2016).
www.arkansasonline.com…

9. COLORADO NEWS: “Social Security covers the cost of living in only five Colorado counties,” by Aldo Svaldi (_Denver Post_, May 27, 2016).
www.denverpost.com…

10. COLORADO NEWS: “Climate Change Is Becoming A Bigger Deal For State Retirement Funds,” by Gracie Hood (_Colorado Public Radio_, May 26, 2016).
www.cpr.org…

11. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA NEWS: “Rolling Thunder’s monument-shaking roar starts with aging vets in a N.J. garage,” by Steve Hendrix (_Washington Post_, May 27, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

12. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Lawmakers move to tighten oversight of nursing homes,” by Kay Lazar (_Boston Globe_, May 27, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

13. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “State retirement commission OKs Springfield’s stepped-up funding plan for pensions, but cites ‘serious concerns’,” by Peter Goonan (_Republican_ [Springfield, Massachusetts], May 26, 2016).
www.masslive.com…

14. MISSOURI NEWS: “Drug costs rise at an alarming rate, as Medicare seeks unpopular solutions,” by Durrie Bouscaren (_St. Louis Public Radio_, May 26, 2016).
news.stlpublicradio.org…

15. NEW YORK NEWS: “‘Esplanade’ bill has bi-partisan support,” by Richard Liebson (_Journal News_ [White Plains, New York], May 27, 2016).
www.lohud.com…

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “State plan on aging reveals gaps, challenges of serving seniors,” by Eleanor Klibanoff (_Keystone Crossroads_, May 26, 2016).
crossroads.newsworks.org…

17. WYOMING NEWS: “Study: Wyoming not fully paying for promised pensions,” by Laura Hancock (_Casper Star-Tribune_, May 26, 2016).
trib.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Bill Shorten holds out hope for public service pensioners,” by Noel Towell (_Canberra Times_, May 26, 2016).
www.canberratimes.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “More than half of Alberta survey respondents support assisted death for minors,” by James Wood (_Calgary Herald_, May 27, 2016).
calgaryherald.com…

20. IRELAND NEWS: “Universities and colleges to provide courses for retirees,” by Carl O’Brien (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], May 26, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

21. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “Tripartite Council tells SSS to increase pension,” by Nelson S. Badilla (_Manila Bulletin_, May 27, 2016).
www.manilatimes.net…

22. TAIWAN NEWS: “Depression in elderly needs more attention,” by Lee I-chia (_Taipei Times_, May 28, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Will pensions be hit by Brexit?” by Kamal Ahmed (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 27, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Brexit Could Wipe Billions Off U.K. Pensions, Treasury Says,” by Svenja O’Donnell (_Bloomberg_, May 26, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Thousands of families await care cost decisions,” by Carolyn Atkinson (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 27, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

26. UK NEWS: “The real population time bomb isn’t immigration – it’s old age,” by Tom Harris (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 26, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/05/26/the-real-population-time-bomb-isnt-immigration–its-old-age/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Injuries, too few work hours prompt home health aides to quit,” by Kathryn Doyle (_Reuters_, May 27, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

28. “Palliative, hospice care lacking among dying cancer patients, Stanford researcher finds,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Knee Replacement Patients May Be Able to Hit the Shower Sooner,” (_HealthDay_, May 26, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “Hospice choirs bring peace, comfort,” by Philip Marcelo (Associated Press via _Columbian_ [Vancouver, Washington], May 27, 2016).
www.columbian.com…

31. “Can we extend healthspan by altering the perception of food?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

May 26, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4068–May 26, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4068–May 26, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Many opt to take Social Security before full retirement age,” by Adam Allington (Associated Press via _St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, May 26, 2016).
www.stltoday.com…

2. “Universal Pensions: A progressive alternative to retirement savings,” by Michelle Di Ionno (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, May 25, 2016).
thehill.com…

3. “An Overview of Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement Fraud Statutes,” by Brad Reid (_Huffington Post_, blog, May 25, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

4. “Justice Department accuses Ontario-based hospital chain of cheating Medicare system,” by Paul Sisson (_Los Angeles Times_, May 25, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Connecticut nursing homes fined following lapses in care,” by Kate Farrish (_New Haven Register_, May 25, 2016).
www.nhregister.com…

6. KENTUCKY NEWS: “State retiree group files complaint after Bevin personnel threaten two state pension board members,” by Brad Bowman (_State-Journal_ [Frankfort, Kentucky], May 25, 2016).
www.state-journal.com…

7. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Double dipping: State auditor’s data team finds USD 4 million in benefits fraud,” by Dan Glaun (_Republican_ [Springfield, Massachusetts], May 26, 2016).
www.masslive.com…

8. MISSISSIPPI NEWS: “Democrats want special session to change Miss. budget,” by Emily Wagster Pettus (Associated Press via _Clarion Ledger_ [Jackson, Mississippi], May 25, 2016).
www.clarionledger.com…

9. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Legislators reach compromise that would eliminate free skiing for seniors,” by Gary Rayno (_Union Leader_ [Manchester, New Hampshire], May 26, 2016).
www.unionleader.com…

10. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Raucous Meeting Of Pension-System Managers Ends In Cliffhanger,” by John Reitmeyer (_NJ Spotlight_, blog, May 25, 2016).
www.njspotlight.com…

11. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “State pension fund investments to receive thorough review,” by Patrick Anderson (_Providence Journal_, May 25, 2016).
www.providencejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Election 2016: Labor to commit to aged care services review, but ‘not in a position’ to reverse budget cuts,” by Naomi Woodley (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, May 26, 2016).
www.abc.net…

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Wealthy women ‘to be hit hardest’ by superannuation changes,” by Gareth Hutchens (_Guardian_ [London], May 26, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Voluntary euthanasia policy up for discussion by Australian Medical Association,” by Lexi Metherell (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, May 26, 2016).
www.abc.net…

15. CANADA NEWS: “At CPP, a (CD)17B (USD 12.9 billion) boost from its investment strategy,” by Adam Mayers (_Toronto Star_, May 25, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Assisted death guidelines in place in all Canadian provinces,” (Canadian Press via _Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, May 26, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/assisted-death-guidelines-canadian-provinces-1.3600738…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Fighting The Overmedication Of Canadian Seniors,” by Alan Cassels (_Huffington Post Canada_, blog, May 26, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.ca/alan-cassels/canadian-seniors-overmedication_b_10133298.html…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Grade 6 students learn in intergenerational classroom at long-term care facility in Saskatoon,” by Leisha Grebinski (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, May 26, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/sherbrooke-community-grade-6-students-igen-1.3591655…

19. INDONESIA NEWS: “Indonesia face risks of rapid aging population,” by Elly Burhaini Faizal (_Jakarta Post_, May 26, 2016).
www.thejakartapost.com…

20. UK NEWS: “David Cameron warns elderly that a Brexit could hit their pensions and force foreign carers to return home,” by Christopher Hope and Peter Dominiczak (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 26, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/05/25/david-cameron-warns-elderly-that-a-brexit-could-hit-their-pensio/…

21. UK NEWS: “Pension exit charges to be capped at 1% under FCA proposals,” by Julia Kollewe (_Guardian_ [London], May 26, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Bed-blocking ‘varies widely’ across NHS,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 26, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Could Alzheimer’s Stem From Infections? It Makes Sense, Experts Say,” by Gina Kolata (_New York Times_, May 25, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

24. “Differences in metabolism between androgen-dependent and castration resistant prostate cancer may lead to new therapies,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “The taste or smell of foods can affect aging, say scientists,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

May 25, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4067–May 25, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4067–May 25, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Republicans block stricter rules on retirement savings,” by Andrew Taylor (Associated Press via _Philadelphia Inquirer_, May 25, 2016).
www.philly.com…

2. “Americans have disparate access to retirement plans,” by Sarah Skidmore Sell (Associated Press via _Boston Globe_, May 25, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

3. “CMS lambasted for failing to curb Medicaid, Medicare fraud and abuse,” by Shannon Muchmore (_Modern Healthcare_, May 24, 2016).
www.modernhealthcare.com…

4. “New Voting Laws Block Little Fraud–But Many Elders, Women, Minorities,” by Paul Kleyman (_New America Media_, May 25, 2016).
newamericamedia.org…

5. “Vanguard’s Bogle lauds new fiduciary-duty standard for retirement advice,” by Erin E. Arvedlund (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, May 25, 2016).
www.philly.com…

6. “Retirees Uncertain About Tapping Home Equity But Want To Age In Place,” by Jamie Hopkins (_Forbes_, May 25, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension costs, by any measure, staggering,” (_Orange County Register_ [Santa Ana, California], May 25, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.ocregister.com…

8. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Seniors high obesity, inactivity, smoking rates anchor Louisiana to bottom of healthiest states list,” by Ted Griggs (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], May 25, 2016).
theadvocate.com…

9. NEW YORK NEWS: “Aid in dying bill clears hurdle in state Assembly,” by Rachel Shapiro (_SI [Staten Island] Live_, May 24, 2016).
www.silive.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa.’s ‘Plan on Aging’ lacks details on senior centers, transportation,” by John George (_Philadelphia Business Journal_, May 24, 2016).
www.biz…

11. VERMONT NEWS: “Vermont’s Innovative Elder Care Program, SASH, Cited As A National Model,” by Nina Keck (_Vermont Public Radio_, May 24, 2016).
digital.vpr.net…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Superannuation concessions are still ‘very generous’, Turnbull tells Alan Jones,” by Paul Karp (_Guardian_ [London], May 24, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Thirty-eight years of public service, then booted off the pension,” by Noel Towell (_Canberra Times_, May 26, 2016).
www.canberratimes.com…

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Ageing population blamed for 80 per cent increase in palliative care spending,” by Georgia Hitch (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, May 25, 2016).
www.abc.net…

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Equities Losing Luster at Australian Pension Funds: Chart,” by Narayanan Somasundaram (_Bloomberg_, May 25, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

16. CHINA NEWS: “Over 10 regions unveil cuts in social security programs,” (_China Daily_ [Beijing], May 25, 2016).
www.chinadaily.com…

17. GERMAN NEWS: “Germany battles nursing home fraud after mafia scandal,” by Ben Knight (_Deutsche Welle_, May 25, 2016).
www.dw.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Elderly fall victim to Net trouble via smartphones: white paper,” (_Japan Times_, May 25, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/05/25/national/elderly-fall-victim-net-trouble-via-smartphones-white-paper/#.V0XTofkrLcs…

19. SCOTLAND NEWS: “92,400 Scots now working beyond retirement age,” by Tom Peterkin (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], May 24, 2016).
www.scotsman.com…

20. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Baby boomers stuck supporting their elderly parents and adult children,” by Lee Chang-gon (_Hankyoreh_ [Seoul], May 25, 2016).
english.hani.co.kr…

21. UK NEWS: “Care ‘has improved for 12,000 in homes’ in England,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 25, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “More Men With Early Prostate Cancer Are Choosing to Avoid Treatment,” by Gina Kolata (_New York Times_, May 25, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

23. “Baby Boomers Will Become Sicker Seniors Than Earlier Generations,” by Alison Kodjak (_US National Public Radio_, May 25, 2016).
www.npr.org…

24. “Listening to patients at the end of their lives is crucial – so why don’t doctors do it?” by Ranjana Srivastava (_Guardian_ [London], May 25, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.theguardian.com…

25. “Alzheimer’s cure has never been developed because scientists have misunderstood disease for 30 years, study suggests,” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 25, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/05/25/alzheimers-cure-has-never-been-developed-because-scientists-have/…

26. “Urine tests not reliable for dehydration in older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Brit accents vex US hearing-impaired elderly,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

May 24, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4066–May 24, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4066–May 24, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare’s drug-pricing experiment stirs opposition,” by Julie Appleby (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News via _Washington Post_, May 24, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “(Senate) Republicans (Party members) Aim to Block Stricter Rule on Retirement Savings,” by Andrew Taylor (Associated Press via American Broadcasting Corporation News, May 24, 2016).
abcnews.go.com…

3. “Baby Boomers and the Politics of Midcentury Nostalgia,” by Ira Stoll (reason.com…, May 24, 2016).
reason.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Los Angeles has one of the lowest rates of access to retirement plans,” by Natalie Kitroeff (_Los Angeles Times_, May 24, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

5. FLORIDA NEWS: “Jacksonville mayor accuses pension fund ‘cronies’ of protecting ‘outrageous’ (Police and Fire Pension Fund former executive director John) Keane pay,” by Nate Monroe (_Florida Times-Union_ [Jacksonville], May 24, 2016).
jacksonville.com…

6. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago, unions reach deal to rescue city pension fund,” by Karen Pierog (Reuters, May 23, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

7. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “More pension secrets” (_Boston Herald_, May 24, 2016). Note: this is a _BH_ Editorial.
www.bostonherald.com…

8. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. worker pensions shouldn’t rely so much on hedge funds,” by Adam Liebtag  (_Newark Star-Ledger_, May 24, 2016). Note: this is a _NSL_ Opinion piece.
www.nj.com…

9. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Death Panel myth dead, but end-of-life planning needs respiration,” by Angelo E. Volandes (_Newark Star-Ledger_, Mar. 24, 2016). Note: this is a _NSL_ Opinion piece.
www.nj.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. GERMANY NEWS: “Germany battles nursing home fraud after mafia scandal” (Deutsche Welle, May 24, 2016).
www.dw.com…

11. UK NEWS: “The great pensions gamble: You’ll end up old and poor, entrepreneurs warned,” by Rebecca Burn-Callander (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 24, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/05/23/the-great-pensions-gamble-youll-end-up-old-and-poor-entrepreneur/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

12. “Does discrimination contribute to lower rates of flu vaccination in racial/ethnic minorities?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

13. “PET (positron emission tomography) imaging with special tracer can detect and diagnose early Alzheimer’s disease (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

14. “Loss of Y chromosome is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

15. “Blood Pressure Swings Linked to Faster Decline in Mental Skills,” by Steven Reinberg (HealthDay News, May 23, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

16. “Researchers identify genes linked to the effects of mood and stress on longevity” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

17. “Current screening methods miss worrisome number of persons with mild cognitive impairment” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles) study identifies how brain connects memories across time” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “Telephone-based cognitive behavioral therapy significantly improves menopause symptoms” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Deep learning enters the beauty industry” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Exercise, future anticancer therapy?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

May 23, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4065–May 23, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4065–May 23, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Proposal to Reduce Medicare Drug Payments Is Widely Criticized,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, May 23, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Yet Another Reason Raising the Social Security Retirement Age Is a Terrible Idea,” by Rebecca Vallas, Jackie Odum, and Rachel West (_Center for American Progress_, May 23, 2016).
www.americanprogress.org…

3. “Retirement is getting better, and not just for the rich,” by Andrew G. Biggs (_American Enterprise Institute_, May 22, 2016).
www.aei.org…

4. “Elderly book end-of-life talks once labeled ‘death panels’,” by Matt Sedensky (Associated Press via _Seattle Times_, May 22, 2016).
www.seattletimes.com…

5. “Medicare returning to an old-fashioned idea: house calls,” by Susan Jaffe (Kaiser Health News via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], May 21, 2016).
www.us…

6. “Saved enough for retirement? Not many have,” by Aimee Picchi (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Moneywatch_, May 23, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

7. “Former HUD secretaries: America’s elderly desperately need more affordable housing,” by Henry Cisneros (_HousingWire_, blog, May 22, 2016).
www.housingwire.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Detroit picks firm to help fix (USD)195M pension shortfall,” by Matt Helms and Matthew Dolan (_Detroit Free Press_, May 22, 2016).
www.freep.com…

9. OHIO NEWS: “Changes to Ohio laws endanger patients’ access to opioids,” by Shane Hoover (_Independent_ [Massillon, Ohio], May 22, 2016).
www.indeonline.com…

10. PENNSLVANIA NEWS: “Retirement is hard for many in Philly, study shows,” by Alfred Lubrano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, May 23, 2016).
www.philly.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Senior housing: Here in Philly, it’s not cheap,” by Erin E. Arvedlund (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, May 22, 2016).
www.philly.com…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Big pensions add to city’s retirement fund woes,” by Claudia Vargas (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, May 21, 2016).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care alliance calls on both sides of government to address service shortfall,” by Namoi Woodley (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, May 23, 2016).
www.abc.net…

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Ray Hadley tells Scott Morrison the Coalition may ‘perish’ over superannuation changes,” by Paul Karp (_Guardian_ [London], May 22, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Prescription drug use among seniors far too high,” by Alan Cassels (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, May 22, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/prescription-drug-use-among-seniors-far-too-high-1.3596006…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Health service needs major overhaul, warns Department,” by Carl O’Brien (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], May 22, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Nursing home charges controversy to cost State more than Euro 450m (USD 504.9 million),” by Martin Wall (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], May 21, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. ISRAEL NEWS: “Coalition talks snag over immigrant pensions,” (_Times of Israel_ [Jerusalem], May 23, 2016).
www.timesofisrael.com…

19. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Fresh calls for ‘end-of-life’ pill for elderly people refused euthanasia,” (_DutchNews.nl_, May 23, 2016).
www.dutchnews.nl…

20. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Elderly importers of lethal drug used in assisted suicide are getting pinged by Customs,” by Bill Moore (Waikato Times via _Stuff.co_, May 21, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/79092520/Elderly-importers-of-lethal-drug-used-in-assisted-suicide-are-getting-pinged-by-Customs…

21. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “House urged to override Aquino veto on SSS pension hike,” by Aries Joseph Hegina (_Daily Inquirer_ [Manila], May 22, 2016).
newsinfo.inquirer.net…

22. SINGAPORE NEWS: “More undergo training since launch of dementia community initiative,” by Sara Grosse (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], May 22, 2016).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

23. TAIWAN NEWS: “Study highlights pension system issues,” by Tseng Wei-chen and Jonathan Chin (_Taipei Times_, May 22, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Study claims hidden fees are helping to reduce your pension pot by more than a third,” by Adma Lusher (_Independent_ [London], May 21, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/money/pensions/pension-hidden-fees-third-transparency-task-force-a7040986.html…

25. UK NEWS: “More people caring for someone with cancer – survey,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 22, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “Older Men Are Still Being Overtested for Prostate Cancer,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, blog, May 23, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

27. “Exercise associated with longer life in patients with heart failure,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees,” by Don Rauf (_HealthDay_, May 23, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “A spherical brain mapping of MR images for the detection of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Use of video decision aids increases advance care planning in Hilo, Hawaii,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Flu vaccination associated with lower dementia risk in patients with heart failure,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

May 20, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4064–May 20, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4064–May 20, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “(Presidential candidate Hillary) Clinton’s Plan To Expand Medicare Might Bring Coverage To 7 Million Uninsured: Study” (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News Morning Briefing compilation, May 20, 2016).
khn.org…

2. “Helping baby boomers find a meaningful second act,” by Paul Solman (US Public Broadcasting Service Newshour, May 19, 2016). Video (running time: 7 minutes 28 seconds) and print transcripts are available at the site.
www.pbs.org…

3. “Central States Pension fund backs out of new plan,” by Fatima Hussein (_Cincinnati [Ohio] Enquirer_, May 20, 2016).
www.cincinnati.com…

4. “Both Boomers And Millennials Now Aiming To Be Significant, Rather Than Just Successful,” by Alan Webber (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], May 20, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago’s pension-fund troubles just became 11.5 billion usd bigger,” by Elizabeth Campbell (_Crain’s Chicago Business_, May 20, 2016).
www.chicagobusiness.com…

6. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Turmoil at Kentucky pension agency leads to state police presence,” by John Cheves (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, May 20, 2016).
www.kentucky.com…

7. MICHIGAN NEWS: “14 million usd OK’d for Wayne County pension system,” by Eric D. Lawrence (_Detroit Free Press_, May 20, 2016).
www.freep.com…

8. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Bill would cut pension ties with businesses boycotting Israel,” by Samantha Marcus (nj.com…, May 20, 2016).
www.nj.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. CANADA NEWS: “Canadians Need A Better Public Pension Plan Not Empty Promises,” by Susan Eng (huffingtonpost.ca, May 20, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.ca/susan-eng/canada-pension-plan-increase_b_10047438.html…

10. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Pressure mounts for major overhaul of Dutch pension system” (dutchnews.nl…, May 20, 2016).
www.dutchnews.nl…

11. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Bulging letterbox fails to alert concerns about dead elderly Wellington resident,” by Tommy Livingston, Tom Hunt, Rachel Thomas and Deidre Mussen (_Dominion Post_ [Wellington] via stuff.co.nz, May 19, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/80153013/The-one-thing-we-have-in-common-is-feeling-lonely-says-dead-mans-neighbour…

12. THE MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY IN AFRICA NEWS: “‘How Retirement Caught Me Unawares’,” by Francis Arinze Iloani (_Daily Trust_ [capital city of that country), via allAfrica.com…, May 20, 2016).
allafrica.com…

13. UK NEWS: “Bank of England chief economist: Nobody understands pensions, including me,” by Tim Wallace and Tom Morgan (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 19, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/05/18/bank-of-england-chief-economist-nobody-understands-pensions-incl/…

14. UK NEWS: “Work until 70 for more generous state pension, says Lord Turner (Jonathan Adair Turner, Baron Turner of Ecchinswell–former Chairman of the Pensions Commission),” by Hugo Greenhalgh and Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times [London], May 20, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
next.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

15. “A Treatment Vaccine for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer,” by Neil Osterweil (Medscape Medical News, May 20, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

16. “Experts list proven benefits of exercise for postmenopausal women,” by Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health, May 20, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

17. “NIH (US National Institutes of Health) study confirms benefits of intensive blood pressure management among seniors aged 75 and older” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “USC (University of Southern California Roski Eye Institute [Los Angeles]) study finds blindness and visual impairment will double by 2050” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “Artificial Neural Networks guess patient’s age with surprising accuracy” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Even frail, older adults could benefit from intensive blood pressure reduction” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Electronic device detects molecules linked to cancer, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “The science of the condolence letter” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “The effects of laxatives may provide new clues concerning Parkinson’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

May 19, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4063–May 19, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4063–May 19, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Companies still able to put off pension savings,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, May 19, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

2. “Seniors, don’t fall for this dangerous fraudster trick,” by Steve Vernon (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Moneywatch_, May 19, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

US STATE NEWS:

3. ARIZONA NEWS: “Public-safety pension reform wins big in Arizona!” by Sasha Volokh (_Washington Post_, May 19, 2016). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is a commentary.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. ARKANSAS NEWS: “Pension fund up (USD) 17M for quarter,” (_Arkansas Democrat-Gazette_, [Little Rock, Arkansas], May 19, 2016).
www.arkansasonline.com…

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “No settlement on San Diego pension cuts,” by David Garrick (_San Diego Union-Tribune_, May 18, 2016).
www.sandiegouniontribune.com…

6. IOWA NEWS: “Nursing facility doors slam shut for transgender Iowan,” by Lee Rood (_Des Moines Register_, May 19, 2016).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

7. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Bevin appointee declines pensions board post,” by Tom Loftus (_Courier-Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], May 18, 2016).
www.courier-journal.com…

8. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “State’s economic outlook ‘precarious,’ economists say,” by Deirdre Fernandes (_Boston Globe_, May 18, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

9. MISSOURI NEWS: “Medicaid eligibility for Missouri’s elderly and people with disabilities could expand,” by Durrie Bouscaren (_St. Louis Public Radio_, May 18, 2016).
news.stlpublicradio.org…

10. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “The world turned upside down: Oklahoma Republicans urge Democrats to vote for tax increase,” by Randy Krehbiel & Barbara Hoberock (_Tulsa World_, May 19, 2016).
www.tulsaworld.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Caregivers’ needs are focus of state hearing on aging issues,” by Gary Rotstein (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, May 18, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Fears unvaccinated aged care workers putting lives of elderly at risk, calls for mandatory flu shots,” by Sophie Scott and Alison Branley (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, May 19, 2016).
www.abc.net…

13. CHINA NEWS: “Move over youngsters, elderly Chinese are now shopping online,” by Wu Yiyiao (_China Daily_ [Beijing], May 19, 2016).
www.chinadaily.com…

14. LATVIA NEWS: “Private pension funds in Latvia have increased capital by EUR 4.7 mln (USD 5.3 million) in 4 months,” (_Baltic Course_, May 19, 2016).
www.baltic-course.com…

15. MALAYSIA NEWS: “(USD) 170 Billion in Malaysia Pensions Cry Out for More Islamic Bonds,” by Elffie Chew (_Bloomberg_, May 18, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

16. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Surgery not keeping up with elderly,” by Martin Johnson (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], May 19, 2016).
m.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11641320…

17. UK NEWS: “Why are UK pensions so complicated?” by Hilary Osborne (_Guardian_ [London], May 19, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Pension advice for the self-employed – how to plan for retirement,” by Alison Colemann (_Guardian_ [London], May 19, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “Global life expectancy increases to 71.4 years,” by Sarah Boseley (_Guardian_ [London], May 19, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

20. “Survey: 71 percent of hip fracture patients not told they have osteoporosis,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “A slick way to test artificial knees and hips,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Early Palliative Care Seems to Help Caregivers, Too,” (_HealthDay_, May 18, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

23. “Prevalence of visual impairment, blindness expected to increase in US,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Disrupting death: Why not become part of a mushroom patch?” by Lisa Suennen (_CNBC.com_, May 18, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.cnbc.com…

25. “Seniors are filling their prescriptions — at a pot shop,” (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, May 19, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

May 18, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4062–May 18, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4062–May 18, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “U.S. states’ unfunded pension costs near (USD) 1 trillion in 2013: Pew,” by Rory Carroll (_Reuters_, May 17, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

2. “Rating hospitals by the stars: The feds’ latest plan to measure quality is the most controversial,” by Jordan Rau (Kaiser Health News via _Washington Post_, May 17, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Older Voters To Candidates: Don’t Forget About Us,” by Ina Jaffe (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, May 17, 2016). An audio (running time 3 minutes 55 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

4. “Will the “Age Wave” Make or Break America? The Questions That Trump, Clinton and Sanders Must Answer,” by Ken Dychtwald (_Huffington Post_, blog, May 18, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. ARIZONA NEWS: “Big Prop. 124 win to change public-safety pensions,” by Craig Harris (_Arizona Republic_ [Phoenix, Arizona], May 18, 2016).
www.azcentral.com…

6. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Attorney General, Gov. Bevin feud over pension appointee,” by Brad Bowman (_State-Journal_ [Frankfort, Kentucky], May 17, 2016).
www.state-journal.com…

7. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Bill to shift state-funded care for elderly from nursing homes to at-home care stalls,” by Rebekah Allen (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], May 17, 2016).
theadvocate.com…

8. MINNESOTA NEWS: “More Minnesotans in Medicare health plans,” by Christopher Snowbeck (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, blog, May 18, 2016).
www.startribune.com…

9. MONTANA NEWS: “The Graying of Montana,” by Tristan Scott (_Flathead Beacon_ [Kalispell Montana], May 17, 2016).
flatheadbeacon.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Public employee pension reform gets a fresh look in Pennsylvania,” by Charles Thompson (_Patriot-News_ [Harrisburg, Pennsylvania], May 18, 2016).
www.pennlive.com…

11. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Wisconsin nursing home payments might be worst in nation, study says,” by David Wahlberg (_Wisconsin State-Journal_ [Madison, Wisconsin], May 17, 2016).
host.madison.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Superannuation budget changes still leave most retirement savings tax free, says accountant,” by Michael Janda (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, May 18, 2016).
www.abc.net…

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Elderly waited in hospital for 43,989 days for a place in Canberra’s aged care homes,” by Katie Burgess (_Canberra Times_, May 17, 2016).
www.canberratimes.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Senate committee urges Liberals to approve advance requests for assisted death,” by Catharine Tunney (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, May 17, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/politics/senate-committee-assisted-dying-report-1.3586175…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Senate committee wants patients to have right to choose death in advance,” by Tonda MacCharles (_Toronto Star_, May 18, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Manufacturing group pushes for delay in Ontario Retirement Pension Plan,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, May 17, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/business/manufacturers-orpp-1.3586281…

17. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Pension fund,” (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], May 18, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.koreaherald.com…

18. THAILAND NEWS: “Govt under fire over plan to limit subsidy for senior citizens,” by Olan Lertrudtanadumrongkul (_Nation_ [Bangkok], May 18, 2016).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

19. THAILAND NEWS: “Our seniors need more help, not less,” (_Nation_ [Bangkok], May 18, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.nationmultimedia.com…

20. UK NEWS: “The Queen’s Speech: Pension savers to be better protected,” by Brian Milligan (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 18, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

21. UK NEWS: “‘Hidden army’ of carers in their 80s, says Age UK,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 18, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “For loved ones of critically ill patients, hope often trumps understanding of a physician’s prognosis,” by Melissa Healy (_Los Angeles Times_, May 17, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

23. “Complain All You Want, But Your Busy Schedule May Help Your Brain,” by Angus Chen (US National Public Radio, blog, May 18, 2016).
www.npr.org…

24. “High blood pressure linked to vascular dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Why Pleasant Mealtimes Could Be Key to Alzheimer’s Care,” (_HealthDay_, May 17, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Personal experience adds new dimension to elder care researcher’s work,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Simple screening test can predict heart failure severity,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 17, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Doctors should prescribe gardening for patients more often, says report,” by Sarah Johnson (_Guardian_ [London], May 17, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

29. “First national study of US parks finds low use by adults, seniors and females,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

May 17, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4061–May 17, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4061–May 17, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “A Mother’s Lesson: When Memory Fails, Delight in the Moment,” by Mary Claude Foster (_New York Times_, May 17, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

2. “House (of Representatives) Dems (Democratic Party members) give mixed reviews to (President Barack) Obama Medicare plan,” by Peter Sullivan  (_The Hill_ [Washington, District of Columbia], May 17, 2016).
thehill.com…

3. “New Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Proposal Tests Ways to Lower Drug Expenditures,” by Maura Calsyn (Center for American Progress, May 17, 2016).
www.americanprogress.org…

US STATE NEWS:

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Three Firms Vie To Run Drug Benefits For California Public Retirement System,” by Chad Terhune (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, May 17, 2016).
khn.org…

5. ARIZONA NEWS: “Changes to Public Safety Pensions on Election Ballot,” by Christopher Conover (Arizona Public Media, May 17, 2016).
www.azpm.org…

6. NEVADA NEWS: “Nevada pension costs increasing,” by Sean Whaley (_Las Vegas Review-Journal_, May 17, 2016).
www.reviewjournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

7. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Millennials ‘shell out’ for their Baby Boomer parents,” by Caitlin Fitzsimmons (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales, May 16, 2016).
www.smh.com…

8. BRAZIL NEWS: “Brazil’s (interim President Michel) Temer wants proposal for pension reform within 30 days,” by Lisandra Paraguassu and Alonso Soto (Reuters, May 17, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

9. CANADA NEWS: “15 New Brunswick (Province) nursing homes join program to cut seniors’ antipsychotic drug use,” by Heide Pearson (globalnews.ca, May 17, 2016).
globalnews.ca/news/2706375/15-new-brunswick-nursing-homes-join-program-to-cut-seniors-anti-psychotic-drug-use/…

10. IRELAND NEWS: “Cantillon (name of this business column–named for Richard Catillon, early 18th Century Economist): Ictu (Irish Congress of Trade Unions) swims against the tide on pensions” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], May 17, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

11. IRELAND NEWS: “Pensions being put on the long finger by dedicated workers,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin, Leinster], May 17, 2016).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/pensions-being-put-on-the-long-finger-by-dedicated-workers-34721269.html…

12. ITALY NEWS: “At Age 116, Italian Woman Is The World’s Oldest Living Person,” by Mary Louise Kelly (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, May 17, 2016). In addition to the story, an audio transcript (running time: 28 seconds).
www.npr.org…

13. JAPAN NEWS: “Elderly living alone should be wary of malnutrition” (_Yomiuri Shimbun_, May 17, 2016)
the-japan-news.com…

14. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Euthanasia may be answer to incurable pain, says pain expert,” by Cate Broughton (_Press_ [Christchurch, Canterbury] via stuff.co.nz, May 17, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/euthanasia-debate/79852813/euthanasia-may-be-answer-to-incurable-pain-says-pain-expert.html…

15. UK NEWS: “Expat pensioners in EU (European Union) ‘will be 50,000 pounds (71,852 usd) poorer’ in event of Brexit (UK Exit from European Union),” by James Connington (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 17, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/pensions-retirement/news/expat-pensioners-in-eu-will-be-50000-poorer-in-event-of-brexit/…

16. UK NEWS: “The one-man crusader driven to improve lives with dementia,” by Emma Howard (_Guardian_ [London], May 17, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

17. UK NEWS: “British Steel pension trustees take on Tata (Steel Limited) over rescue deal,” by Michael Bow (_Evening Standard_ [London], May 16, 2016).
www.standard.co.uk/business/british-steel-pension-trustees-take-on-tata-over-rescue-deal-a3248991.html…

18. UK NEWS: “BHS (retailer) collapse: How safe is your pension?” by Olivia Rudgard (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 17, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/pensions-retirement/news/bhs-collapse-how-safe-is-your-pension/…

19. UK NEWS: “Pension savers pay price for hedge fund investments,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], May 17, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

20. URUGUAY NEWS: “Seven Die in Fire at Nursing Home in Uruguay” (Latin American Herald Tribune [Caracas. Venezuelan Capital District, Venezuela], May 17, 2016).
www.laht.com…

21. ZIMBABWE NEWS: “‘Consider Pension Schemes for Informal Sector’,” by Martin Kadzere (_Herald_ [Harare], May 16, 2016).
allafrica.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Dogs Test Drug Aimed at Humans’ Biggest Killer: Age,” by Amy Harmon (_New York Times_, May 17, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

23. “New mechanism for wound healing identified by MDI (Mount Desert Island–Bar Harbor, Maine) biological laboratory scientist ” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 17, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Gene helps prevent heart attack, stroke — and may offer way to block effects of aging” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 17, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Study: Regular exercise at any age might stave off Alzheimer’s” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 16, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Bird DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) shows inbreeding linked to shorter lifespan” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 16, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Redefining health and well-being in America’s aging population” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 16, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Being fit may slow lung function decline as we age” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 16, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Physicians are more likely to use hospice and intensive care at end of life” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 16, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “ASH (American Society of Hypertension): Studies Support Aggressive Treatment of HTN (hypertension) in Elderly” (HealthDay News, May 17, 2016).
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