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June 30, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4092–June 30, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4092–June 30, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “2030? Social Security’s financial troubles are here and now,” by Allan Sloan (_Washington Post_, Jun. 30, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Baby boomers are the zombie invasion we’ve feared,” by Dan Zak (_Washington Post_, Jun. 30, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Women lag men in retirement savings, but they have one big advantage,” by Bailey Bischoff (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], Jun. 30, 2016).
www.csmonitor.com…

4. “Many Physicians Predict Mass Exodus From Medicare Over MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) Reauthorization Act), by Robert Lowes (Medscape Medical News, Jun. 30, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

5. “U.S. public pension assets edge up to 3.25 trillion usd in first quarter: Census (US Census Bureau),” by Stephanie Kelly (Reuters, Jun. 30, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

6. “Retirement is making people more miserable than ever before,” by Catey Hill (marketwatch.com…, Jun. 30, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

7. “At the End of Life, What Would Doctors Do?” by Ira Byock (_New York Times_, Jun. 30, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “CPS (Chicago Public Schools) pays 657 million usd for pensions, won’t say how much remains,” by Lauren FitzPatrick (_Chicago Sun-Times_, Jun. 30, 2016).
chicago.suntimes.com…

9. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “A five-point plan to save the MBTA’s (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) pension fund,” by Mark T. Williams (_Boston Globe_, Jun. 30, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “‘Reform’ plan doesn’t fix Pa. pension crisis,” by Richard C. Dreyfuss (Philadelphia Inquirer, Jun. 30, 2016),
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Euthanasia laws imminent in Aust: (euthanasia advocate Philip) Nitschke” (Australian Associated Press via 9news.com….au).
www.9news.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Canada Post set for labour disruption as early as this weekend: ‘They are asking us to sell out our future co-workers’,” by Peter Kuitenbrouwer (_Financial Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Jun. 30, 2016).
business.financialpost.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Opening Assisted Dying to Psychiatric Patients a Bad Idea?” by Pam Harrison (Medscape Medical News, Jun. 30, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Palliative care centres can opt out of assisted dying,” by Karen Seidman (_Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Jun. 30, 2016).
montrealgazette.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Aggression at B.C. (British Columbia Province) seniors’ homes spurs call for staffing review” (Canadian Press via _Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jun. 30, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

16. GREECE NEWS: “Low Pensions Slashed by 48% for 148,000 Recipients in Greece,” by Philip Chrysopoulos (greece.greekreporter.com…, Jun. 30, 2016).
greece.greekreporter.com…

17. UK NEWS: “Baby boomers borrow against their homes in record numbers – as pensions fail to provide the ‘comfortable’ retirement they expect,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 1, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/30/baby-boomers-borrow-against-their-homes-in-record-numbers—as-p/…

18. UK NEWS: “Pensions watchdog dismisses need for compulsory deal clearance,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Jul. 1, 2016).
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “Stretching may ease women’s depression and menopause symptoms,” by Reyna Gobel (Reuters Health, Jun. 30, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

20. “Simple questions predict decline after breast cancer treatment,” by Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health, Jun. 29, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

21. “An anti-apoE4 specific monoclonal antibody counteracts the pathological effects of apoE4 in vivo” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “A new experimental system sheds light on how memory loss may occur” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Seniors with undiagnosed hearing loss can become isolated” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Falls in months before surgery are common in adults of all ages” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Harnessing an innate repair mechanism enhances the success of retinal transplantation” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Current stimulation of the brain restores vision in patients with glaucoma and optic nerve damage” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Video May Aid End-of-Life Decision-Making,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Jun. 30, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Testosterone Therapy May Boost Older Men’s Sex Lives,” by Dennis Thompson (HealthDay News, Jun. 29, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Down From 2011 to 2013” (HealthDay News, Jun. 29, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

June 29, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4091–June 29, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4091–June 29, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Latest Plan to Cut Medicare Drug Payments Leaves Senators Skeptical,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, June 29, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “5 takeaways from the 2016 Medicare trustees report,” by Alice M. Rivlin and Loren Adler (_Brookings Institute_, blog, June 28, 2016).
www.brookings.edu…

3. “HHS Proposes To Streamline Medicare Appeals Process,” by Susan Jaffe (_Kaiser Health News_, June 29, 2016).
khn.org…

4. “GAO Agrees to Probe Central States Pension Fund Investments,” by David B. Brandolph (_Bloomberg BNA_, June 28, 2016).
www.bna.com…

5. “Senators rally for coal miner pension fix,” by Devin Henry (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], June 28, 2016).
thehill.com…

6. “DOL Urges Expansive View of Pension Plan Standing,” by Jacklyn Wille (_Bloomberg BNA_, June 28, 2016).
www.bna.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Emanuel closing in on deal to save city’s largest pension fund,” by Fran Spielman (_Chicago Sun-Times_, June 28, 2016).
chicago.suntimes.com…

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago Public Schools set to make $669 million pension payment,” by Juan Perez Jr. (_Chicago Tribune_, June 29, 2016).
www.chicagotribune.com…

9. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Meals on Wheels, rides to doctor in doubt for seniors as Illinois budget crisis rolls on,” by Natalia Alamdari (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, June 29, 2016).
www.stltoday.com…

10. MARYLAND NEWS: “Schuh proposes cutting pension oversight group,” by Amanda Yeager (_Capital Gazette_ [Annapolis, Maryland], June 29, 2016).
www.capitalgazette.com…

11. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “City of Boston pension ranked 99th out of 105 in returns last year,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, June 28, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

12. NEW YORK NEWS: “Ombudsman regs aim to help nursing home residents,” by Patti Singer (_Democrat and Chronicle_ [Rochester, New York], June 29, 2016).
www.democratandchronicle.com…

13. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Annual survey shows the high cost of long-term care,” by Guy Boulton (_Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel_, June 28, 2016).
www.jsonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Proposed billion-dollar aged care cut to have ‘huge’ impact, campaigners warn,” by Naomi Woodley (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] New_, June 29, 2016).
www.abc.net…

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Ageing multicultural population struggles to find appropriate aged care,” by Tom Fedorowytsch (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] New_, June 29, 2016).
www.abc.net…

16. BRAZIL NEWS: “Brazil says can pass pension reform in 2016 despite headwinds,” by Alonso Soto (_Reuters_, June 28, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Invest more conservatively in CPP, chief actuary says,” by Matt Scuffham (Reuters via _Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], June 28, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

18. GREECE NEWS: “Pension system was not responsible for the crisis, book argues,” by Roula Salourou (_Kathimerini_ [Athens], June 28, 2016).
www.ekathimerini.com…

19. INDIA NEWS: “India is slowly cleaving into two countries—the old south and the young north,” by Samar Harlankar (_Quartz Indian_, June 29, 2016).
qz.com…

20. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan census report shows surge in elderly population, many living alone,” by Reiji Yoshida (_Japan Times_, June 29, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/06/29/national/japan-census-report-shows-surge-elderly-population-many-living-alone/#.V3Py8vkrLcs…

21. THAILAND NEWS: “Address ageing issues now, World Bank urges,” by Achara Deboonme (_Nation_ [Bangkok], June 29, 2016).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

22. THAILAND NEWS: “Plan for the ageing,” (_Bangkok Post_, June 29, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.bangkokpost.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Our pensions industry is being crippled by the post Brexit interest rate fallout. The rules will have to change,” by Jeremy Warner (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 28, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/06/28/our-pensions-industry-is-being-crippled-by-the-post-brexit-inter/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “New clues about the aging brain’s memory functions,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Virtual Reality Aimed At The Elderly Finds New Fans,” by Kara Platoni (Kaiser Health News via _US National Public Radio_, June 29, 2016).
www.npr.org…

26. “Alcohol Worsens ‘Inflamm-Aging’ in the Elderly,” by Pauline Anderson (_Medscape Medical News_, June 29, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

27. “Why Most Alzheimer’s Research Is Done On Early-Onset Patients Like Pat Summitt,” by Maggie Koerth-Baker (_FiveThirtyEight.com_, June 29, 2016).
fivethirtyeight.com…

28. “Testosterone therapy improves sexual interest, function in older men,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Can pets play a role in healthy human aging? GSA and Mars Petcare team up to investigate,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

June 28, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4090–June 28, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4090–June 28, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Obama official pledges ‘adjustments’ to controversial Medicare proposal,” by Peter Sullivan (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], June 28, 2016).
thehill.com…

US STATE NEWS:

2. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Gov. Brown signs bill that limits seizure of assets of many Medi-Cal recipients,” by Tracy Seipel (_San Jose Mercury News_, June 28, 2016).
www.mercurynews.com…

3. ILLINOIS NEWS: “CPS will make (USD) 676 million teacher pension payment, then what?” by Fran Spielman (_Chicago Sun-Times_, June 27, 2016).
chicago.suntimes.com…

4. KANSAS NEWS: “Restore funding for the Senior Care Act,” (_Topeka Capital-Journal_, June 27, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
cjonline.com…

5. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Public Pension Oversight Board compares costs, transparency,” by Brad Bowman (_State-Journal_ [Frankfort, Kentucky], June 27, 2016).
www.state-journal.com…

6. KENTUCKY NEWS: “KPR concerned with Bevin’s complete overhaul of Ky. Retirement Systems’ board,” by Kelly McKinney (_Sentinel Echo_ [London, Kentucky], June 27, 2016).
www.sentinel-echo.com…

7. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “MBTA looking at pension changes amid fiscal woes,” by Matt Stout (_Boston Herald_, June 28, 2016).
www.bostonherald.com…

8. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. public worker pension referendum moves closer to ballot,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, June 27, 2016).
www.nj.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pension oversight bill moves in House,” by Robert Swift (_Citizen Voice_ [Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania], June 28, 2016).
citizensvoice.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Elderly subjected to unnecessary invasive end-of-life treatment, review shows,” by Kate Aubusson (_Sydney Morning Herald_, June 28, 2016).
www.smh.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Manitoba pushing for more changes to CPP deal,” by Bill Curry (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], June 27, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Quebec’s objection to pension reform has puzzled many,” by Paul Delean (_Montreal Gazette_, June 27, 2016).
montrealgazette.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Assisted-dying legislation faces new legal challenge in B.C.,” by Mike Laanela (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, June 27, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bccla-assisted-dying-legislation-1.3654220…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario’s move to scale back full annual inspections at nursing homes means ‘less eyes’ on elderly: advocate,” by Jonathan Sher (London Free Press via _National Post_ [Toronto], June 27, 2016).
news.nationalpost.com…

15. CHINA NEWS: “Law for elderly proposed,” by Cao Yin (_China Daily_ [Beijing], June 28, 2016).
usa.chinadaily.com…

16. CHINA NEWS: “Elderly bear brunt of tornado’s fury,” by Xu Wei and Zhu Lixin (_China Daily_ [Beijing], June 28, 2016).
usa.chinadaily.com…

17. INDIA NEWS: “EPFO aims to cover all workers under PF, pension by 2030,” (_Economic Times_ [Mumbai], June 28, 2016).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “Pension holders face perfect storm after Brexit vote,” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 28, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “Ageing behind bars: what are the healthcare challenges,” by June Shannon (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 28, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

20. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “National pension covers some 4 mln people monthly,” (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], June 28, 2016).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “S. Korea falls behind Japan in elderly employment,” (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], June 28, 2016).
www.koreaherald.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Study suggests doctors enable opioid use among Medicare patients,” by Maia R. Silber (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, June 27, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

23. “Shape-changing enzyme suggests how small doses of anti-HIV drug might treat Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Families see better end-of-life care for cancer than other diseases,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, June 28, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

25. “End-Of-Life Care Better For Patients With Cancer, Dementia: Study Finds,” by Shefali Luthra (_Kaiser Health News_, June 27, 2016).
khn.org…

26. “UGR researchers conduct Parkinson’s screening to improve early and differential diagnosis,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Researchers find protein signatures for accurate noninvasive diagnosis of prostate cancer,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Donated Blood Won’t Transmit Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Disease,” (_HealthDay_, June 27, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

 

June 27, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4089–June 27, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4089–June 27, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “America isn’t saving enough for retirement. Can that be fixed before it’s too late?” by Jim Puzzanghera (_Los Angeles Times_, June 27, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

2. “Social Security survival strategies with COLA only at 0.2%,” by Lisa Kiplinger (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], June 27, 2016).
www.us…

3. “Nonprofit Work After Retirement? Maybe You Can Make It Pay,” by Christopher Farrell (_New York Times_, June 25, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “Baby boomers’ retirement: The country’s biggest and most predictable train wreck?” by Dan Voorhis (_Wichita Eagle_, June 25, 2016).
www.kansas.com…

5. “Employers can help women close the retirement gap,” by Rodney Brooks (_Washington Post_, June 27, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Boomers, It’s Time to Spend—and Pay Taxes on—Your 401(k),” by Suzanne Woolley (_Bloomberg_, June 27, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

7. “Continuing care at home: An alternative to long-term-care insurance,” by Erin E. Arvedlund (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, June 24, 2016).
www.philly.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Vote may whack state pension fund,” by Andy Metzger (_Lowell Sun_, June 25, 2016).
www.lowellsun.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “For-profits are snapping up nursing homes,” by Harold Brubaker (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, June 24, 2016).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. BRAZIL NEWS: “Brazil’s Temer says women should retire earlier than men: paper,” by Carol Stauffer (_Reuters_, June 25, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

11. INDIA NEWS: “Online system to check delay in pension soon: Govt,” (_Economic Times_ [Mumbai], June 27, 2016).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

12. IRELAND NEWS: “Ruling means greater choice in retirement for buy-out bond holders,” by Fiona Reddan (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 27, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

13. IRELAND NEWS: “It is usually a relative who steals from the elderly,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], June 26, 2016).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/charlie-weston-it-is-usually-a-relative-who-steals-from-the-elderly-34832786.html…

14. JAPAN NEWS: “Nursing care workers hard to find but in demand in aging Japan,” by Mizuho Aoki (_Japan Times_, June 27, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/06/27/reference/nursing-care-workers-hard-to-find-but-in-demand-in-aging-japan/#.V3FA8PkrLcs…

15. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Why you’ll never be able to retire,” by Simon Carter (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], June 26, 2016).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11663503…

16. THAILAND NEWS: “Subsidy for elderly faces FPO rethink,” by Wichit Chantanusornsiri (_Bangkok Post_, June 27, 2016).
www.bangkokpost.com…

17. UK NEWS: “Pension incomes fall as referendum effect filters through,” by Richard Evans (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 27, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/pensions-retirement/news/pension-incomes-fall-as-referendum-effect-filters-through/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

18. “Alzheimer’s genetics point to new research direction,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “USF professor: No association between ‘bad cholesterol’ and elderly deaths,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “DFG approves international research project on the transnationalization of long-term care,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis,” by Alan Mozes (_HealthDay_, June 24, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

22. “Dying patients given needless treatment, major study finds,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 27, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/27/dying-patients-given-needless-treatment-major-study-finds/…

23. “Global analysis finds unnecessary end-of-life treatment in hospitals is widespread,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Improvements needed in end-of-life care for patients with organ failure,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

June 24, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4088–June 24, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4088–June 24, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Will House Republican Health Proposal and Trustees’ Report Make Medicare a Factor in Election?” by Drew Altman (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, June 24, 2016).
blogs.ws…

2. “U.S. legislators join call for Medicare to cover hearing aids,” by Steve Twedt (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, June 24, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

3. “The Truth About Social Security’s Solvency And You,” by Chris Ferrell (_Forbes_, June 24, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. KANSAS NEWS: “Advocates: USD 2.1 million cut to Senior Care Act will force elderly Kansans out of homes,” by Justin Wingeter (_Topeka Captial-Journal_, June 24, 2016).
cjonline.com…

5. MONTANA NEWS: “How to tackle Alzheimer’s in Montana,” (_Billings Gazette_, June 23, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
billingsgazette.com…

6. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “State senator: Pension-padding ‘scheme’ at Port Authority requires audit,” by Mark Mueller (_NJ.com_, June 23, 2016).
www.nj.com…

7. NEW YORK NEWS: “Schumer: New Yorkers surprised by Medicare late-enrollment costs,” by Claire Hughes (_Albany Times-Union_, June 23, 2016).
www.timesunion.com…

8. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa. Senate sends pension reform plan back to drawing board,” by Anglea Couloumbis (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, June 24, 2016).
www.philly.com…

9. TEXAS NEWS: “Texas nursing homes prescribe more antipsychotics than most states,” by Dalton LaFerney (_Dallas Morning News_, June 23, 2016).
www.dallasnews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. CANADA NEWS: “CPP is just one of three legs to retirement freedom,” by Jennifer Wells (_Toronto Star_, June 24, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Expanded CPP could cut federal tax revenue, according to some estimates,” by Bill Curry (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], June 24, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Generation X is squeezing baby boomers out of cottage country as retirement looms,” by Gary Marr (_National Post_ [Toronto], June 23, 2016).
business.financialpost.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario has ‘long way to go’ to improve end-of-life care, says researcher,” by Brian Cross (_Windsor Star_, June 23, 2016).
windsorstar.com…

14. GREECE NEWS: “New pension fund set to be mired in deficit,” by Roula Salourou (_Kathimerini_ [Athens], June 24, 2016).
www.ekathimerini.com…

15. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Are we ready to meet the needs of Malaysia’s fast ageing population?” by S. Indramalar (_Star2.com_ [Petaling Jaya], June 24, 2016).
www.star2.com…

16. TANZANIA NEWS: “Tanzania Taps Informal Sector to Boost Nation’s Pensions,” by Joseph Burite (_Bloomberg_, June 24, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

17. UK NEWS: “Millennials’ ‘fury’ over baby boomers’ vote for Brexit,” by Adam Boult (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 24, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/24/millenials-fury-over-baby-boomers-vote-for-brexit/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

18. “A Protein That Moves From Muscle To Brain May Tie Exercise To Memory,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, June 23, 2016). Note: An audio (running time 2 minutes 52 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

19. “Addiction expert: Many elderly fighting prescription drug abuse,” by Adam Smeltz (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, June 24, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

20. “Medicare Survey Could Be Contributing To Opioid Epidemic,” by Jacquelyn Corley (_Huffington Post_, blog, June 23, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

21. “What Old Monkeys and Old Humans Have in Common,” by Joanne Klein (_New York Times_, June 24, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

22. “Obese seniors live as long as thin ones, but they’re sicker,” by Madeline Kennedy (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, June 24, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/health/obese-seniors-lifespan-1.3651136…

23. “Parkinson’s Disease on the Rise?” by Pauline Anderson (_Medscape Medical News_, June 23, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

24. “Fiber: The Rx for Disease-Free Aging,” by Alan Mozes (_HealthDay_, June 23, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

25. “Journalism fellowships will highlight new developments in aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

June 23, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4087–June 23, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4083–June 23, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

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1. “Medicare and Social Security Trustees Warn of Shortfalls,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, Jun. 23, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Social Security trust fund will be empty in less than 20 years,” by Social Security trust fund will be empty in less than 20 years (_Washington Post_, Jun. 23, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

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3. “House (of Representatives) upholds (President Barack) Obama “fiduciary rule” on retirement savings” (Associated Press via CBS Inc. News, Jun. 23, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

4. “Critics say Medicare rule could cut access to life-saving drugs, violate Obamacare (Affordable Care Act),” by Dan Mangan (cnbc.com…, Jun. 23, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “Hundreds arrested for 900 million usd worth of health care fraud,” by Joshua Berlinger (Cable News Network, Jun. 23, 2016).
www.cnn.com…

6. “GOP (Grand Old Party–Republican Party) Senator Calls Social Security A ‘Legal Ponzi Scheme’,” by Daniel Marans (huffingtonpost.com…, Jun. 23, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Be honest about pension amendment” (_Asbury Park Press_ [Neptune], Jun. 23, 2016). Note: this is an _APP_ Editorial.
www.app.com…

8. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “After Nearly 75 Years, and Countless Knots, a Boy Scout Leader Is Retiring,” by Megan Jula _New York Times_, Jun. 23, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Philadelphia pension board considers a less costly plan for retirees,” by Claudia Vargas (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, Jun. 23, 2016).
www.philly.com…

10. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Board (State Fiscal Accountability Authority)  approves state employee retirement contribution increase,” by Gavin Jackson (_Charleston Post and Courier_, Jun. 23, 2016).
www.postandcourier.com…

11. TEXAS NEWS: “Pension tension: In critical [Houston] city employee pensions talks, no solution should be off the table” (_Houston Chronicle_, Jun. 23, 2016). Note: this is a _HC_ Editorial.
www.houstonchronicle.com…

12. TEXAS NEWS: “Fort Worth pension woes on the rise again” (_Fort Worth Star-Telegram_, Jun. 23, 2016). Note: this is a _FWST_ Editorial.
www.star-telegram.com…

13. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Elderly population growth in Dane County outpaces the rest of Wisconsin, U.S.,” by Todd D. Milewski (_Capital Times_ [Madison], Jun. 23, 2016).
host.madison.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Life is more enjoyable after retirement,” by Linda Thrasybule (Reuters Health, Jun. 22, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario (Province) halts pension work with CPP (Canada Pension Plan) deal looming,” by Rob Ferguson (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Workers Walk Out for 15 cd (11.71 usd) at Dozens of Quebec (Province) Nursing Homes,” by Sonia Singh (truthout.org…, Jun. 23, 2016).
www.truth-out.org…

17. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: “Cabinet rejects deputies’ bill allowing euthanasia” (Ceska tiskova kancelar (Czech News Agency) via _Daily Monitor [Prague], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.praguemonitor.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “World’s Biggest Pension Fund Sues Toshiba (Corporation) for Profit Scandal,” by Anna Kitanaka Kiyotaka Matsuda (Bloomberg News, Jun. 23, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

19. NAMIBIA NEWS: “(Speaker of the National Assembly Peter) Katjavivi asks China’s advice on elderly population,” by Theresia Tjihenuna (_The Namibian_ [Windhoek], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.namibian.com…

20. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “(Bus) Drivers told to let seniors on,” by Amelia Wade (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Jun. 23, 2016).
m.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11661505…

21. TAIWAN NEWS: “Pension reform committee meets for the first time,” by Stacy Hsu (_Times_ [Taipei], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

22. UK NEWS: “‘Pointless’ to diagnose dementia if no help is on offer,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/22/pointless-to-diagnose-dementia-if-no-help-is-on-offer/…

23. UK NEWS: “Ageing without children is scary, lonely and cruel – but we don’t have to suffer alone,” by Jody Day (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/women/family/ageing-without-children-is-scary-lonely-and-cruel—but-we-dont/…

24. UK NEWS: “UK’s Tata (Steel Corporation) pension plan changes stir Labour (Party) fears,” by Josephine Cumbo and Michael Pooler (_Financial Times_ [London], Jun. 23, 2016).
next.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “‘End of Controversy’: Robotic Prostatectomy Is Winner,” by Nick Mulcahy (Medscape Medical News, Jun. 23, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

26. “Excess blood triglycerides tied to fracture risk in middle aged women,” by Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health, Jun. 23, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

27. “Does heart disease mean a less active sex life?” by Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health, Jun. 23, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

28. “Gamma-ray irradiation improves safety of cell therapy for Parkinson’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “New findings challenge current view on origins of Parkinson’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “JBMR (_Journal of Bone and Mineral Research_) perspective: A crisis in the treatment of osteoporosis” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Index could help identify women at risk for rapid bone loss” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Monkeys get more selective with age” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “TSRI (The Scripps Research Institute [La Jolla, California], scientists reveal single-neuron gene landscape of the human brain” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Simple measures can reduce post-operative cognitive dysfunction in older patients” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

June 22, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4086–June 22, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4086–June 22, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security trust fund projected to run dry by 2034,” by Jeanne Sahadi (_CNNMoney_, June 22, 2016).
money.cnn.com…

2. “Meager hike in Social Security benefits next year,” by Stephen Ohlemacher and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _Detroit News_, June 22, 2016).
www.detroitnews.com…

3. “Justice Department unveils ‘largest takedown ever’ to combat Medicare fraud,” by Sarah N. Lynch (_Reuters_, June 22, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

4. “Warren, Daines offer retirement savings bill,” by Naomi Jagoda (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], June 21, 2016).
thehill.com…

5. “DoD opens door for its employees to phase into retirement,” by Eric Yoder (_Washington Post_, June 21, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Could Retirement Eventually Be A Thing Of The Past?” by Ann Brenoff (_Huffington Post_, blog, June 21, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

7. “Can You Keep a Woman From Courting Your Elderly Dad?” by Kwame Anthony Appiah (_New York Times_, June 22, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. COLORADO NEWS: “‘End of Life Options’ kicks off campaign in Colorado,” by Jennifer Brown (_Denver Post_, June 21, 2016).
www.denverpost.com…

9. COLORADO NEWS: “Colorado PERA investment returns at 8-year low; only 60.4% of future obligations funded,” by Tracy M. Cook (_Denver Post_, June 21, 2016).
www.denverpost.com…

10. KENTUCKY NEWS: “State yanks aging, independent living services from Bluegrass ADD,” by Beth Musgrave (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, June 21, 2016).
www.kentucky.com…

11. MAINE NEWS: “Why ‘aging in place’ poses a special challenge on Maine islands,” by Meg Haskell (_Bangor Daily News_, June 21, 2016).
bangordailynews.com…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “State pension pressure: The move to 401(k)-style will come in steps,” (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, June 22, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.post-gazette.com…

13. TEXAS NEWS: “Fort Worth’s employee pension problems grow worse,” by Sandra Brown (_Fort Worth Star-Telegram_, June 21, 2016).
www.star-telegram.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged-care surveillance means no privacy for couples to enjoy sex – study,” by Melissa Davey (_Guardian_ [London], June 22, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “A new premium on retirement,” by Janet McFarland and Ian McGugan (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], June 22, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Historic pension deal will endure for generations,” by Martin Regg Cohn (_Toronto Star_, June 22, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Bill Morneau’s clever Canada Pension Plan deal,” by Thomas Walkom (_Toronto Star_, June 22, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.thestar.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Canada spends over CD 400 million (USD 312.6 million) on medicine that harms seniors,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. ISLE OF MAN NEWS: “Pension reform gets go-ahead,” by Adrian Darbyshire (_Isle of Man Today_, June 22, 2016).
www.iomtoday.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/pension-reform-gets-go-ahead-1-7977386…

20. MALTA NEWS: “Government will not introduce second-pillar pensions by stealth – PM,” by Keith Micallef (_Times of Malta_ [Valletta], June 22, 2016).
www.timesofmalta.com…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Households see share of insurance, pension assets hit new high,” (_Korea Times_, June 22, 2016).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

22. UK NEWS: “State pension outcasts to receive warning letters,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, June 22, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Holocaust survivors’ project lets them tell their stories from beyond the grave,” by Harriet Sherwood (_Guardian_ [London], June 22, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare Got Commonly Abused Opioids,” by Carla K. Johnson (Associated Press via _American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News)_, June 22, 2016).
abcnews.go.com…

25. “Understanding how chemical changes in the brain affect Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Study addresses safety concerns for older adults with diagnosed and undiagnosed dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Hip implants — metal wear impairs bone-forming cells’ function,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “The absence of a single protein spurs muscle aging in mice,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “New study helps determine which older adults might need help taking medications,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Some older adults live well, despite advancing years and the burdens of chronic diseases,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Healthy aging benefits may be associated with walnut consumption, according to research,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Cognitive reserve may help protect against delirium,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “1st clinical trial set for ‘anti-aging compound’,” (_Japan News_, June 21, 2016).
the-japan-news.com…

June 21, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4085–June 21, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4085–June 32, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

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1. “Pension Holders Need a New Retirement Plan, Not Stock Tips,” by Steven Rattner (_New York Times_, Jun. 21, 2016). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Opinion piece.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “How Will Americans With Low Savings Survive In Retirement? We Can Check,” by Andrew Biggs (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jun. 21, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

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3. “Senate Democrats (Party) turn up the heat on a Koch (Brothers–David and Charles)-‘bankrolled’ Social Security trustee candidate,” by Michael Hiltzik (_Los Angeles Times_, Jun. 21, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

4. “Retirement In An Age Of Longevity,” by Andrew Scott (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jun. 21, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

5. “Will senators finally face up to the hard truth about pensions?” (_Washington Post_, Jun. 21, 2016). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _WP_ Editorial.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “I didn’t like it, but this was the death she chose,” by Cindy Schweich Handler (_Washington Post_, Jun. 21, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “Many Seniors Saying No to Retirement,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Jun. 20, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

8. “Persistent High Spending Common in Year Before Death” (HealthDay News, Jun. 21, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

9. “The Ideal Old Folks’ Home? For Many Elderly People, the Answer Is ‘Home’,” by Ai-Jen Poo (Alternet.org…, Jun. 21, 2016).
www.alternet.org…

10. “Is suburbia ready for retiring baby boomers?” by Jenni Bergal (Stateline (Pew Charitable Trusts via US Public Broadcasting Service _Newshour_, Jun. 21, 2016).\
www.pbs.org…

11. OBITUARY: “Lawrence Egbert, MD, Dies, Advocate of Assisted Suicide,” by Robert Lowes (Medscape Medical News, Jun. 21, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.\
www.medscape.com…

US STATE NEWS:

12. MINNESOTA NEWS: “A wasteful Minnesota tax break on military pensions” (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, Jun. 21, 2016). Note: this is a _MST_ Editorial.
www.startribune.com…

13. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. pension proposal is ‘economic armageddon,’ business leader says,” by Samantha Marcus (nj.com…, Jun. 21, 2016).
www.nj.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Victoria’s (State) proposed euthanasia laws are flawed,” by Peter Hudson, Mark Boughey and Jennifer Philip (_The Age_ [Melbourne, Victoria], Jun. 22, 2016). Note: this is an _Age_ Commentary piece.
www.theage.com…

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15. CANADA NEWS: Today’s _Financial Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario] contains a special section on the Canada Pension Plan, containing several articles on various aspects of the topic.
business.financialpost.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “The dirty secret of a bigger CPP (Canada Pension Plan) is that it’s to help bail out public-sector pension plans,” by Philip Cross (_Financial Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Jun. 21, 2016). Note: this is a
_FP_ Commentary piece.
business.financialpost.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “In Liberal (Party) circles, everyone over 65 is still Granny Clampett (reference to character on the 1960’s US TV show _The Beverly Hillbillies_),” by Kelly McParland (_Financial Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Jun. 21, 2016).
news.nationalpost.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Finance ministers reach deal to expand Canada Pension Plan,” by Bill Curry And Sunny Dhillon (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jun. 21, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “(Ontario Province Premier Kathleen) Wynne says being ‘thorn in the side’ of colleagues yielded new CPP (Canada Pension Plan) deal,” by Jane Taber (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jun. 21, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

20. CANADA NEWS: “CPP (Canada Pension Plan): A smaller paycheque today is a good thing for Canadians tomorrow,” by Tammy Schirle (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jun. 21, 2016). Note: this is a _G and M_ Commentary piece.
www.theglobeandmail.com…

21. CANADA NEWS: “The reality of CPP (Canada Pension Plan): We can’t afford not to make these changes,” by Rob Carrick (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jun. 21, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “Whatever else happens, Canadians need to start saving money again” (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jun. 21, 2016). Note: this is a _G and A_ Editorial.
www.theglobeandmail.com…

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23. CANADA NEWS: “(Alberta Province) Government wants feedback on nursing homes and home care service” (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Jun. 21, 2016)
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/government-wants-feedback-on-nursing-homes-and-home-care-service-1.3645595…

24. IRELAND NEWS: “Osteoporosis: are we giving the wrong health messages?” by Sylvia Thompson (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Jun. 21, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

25. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Medical specialists protest about pensions cash with ‘Sunday’ service” (DutchNews.nl…, Jun. 21, 2016).
www.dutchnews.nl…

26. UK NEWS: “Risks in steel workers’ pension deal, says PPF (Pension Protection Fund),” by Kevin Peachey (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Jun. 21, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

27. UK NEWS: “Researchers turn to crowdfunding to develop Alzheimer’s drug,” by Rachel Pugh (_Guardian_ [London], Jun. 21, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

28. UK NEWS: “”New radiotherapy regime for prostate cancer could save NHS (National Health Service) tens of millions per year” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

29. “Being fit in your 40s and 50s seems to reduce your stroke risk in later life,” by Linda Searing (_Washington Post_, Jun. 21, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

30. “Soy supplements, herbal remedies may reduce hot flashes,” by Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health, Jun. 21, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

31. “Research shows how visual perception slows with age” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Certain leisure activities may reduce post-surgical delirium among older adults” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Assisted dying for psychiatric disorders: Serious public health impact” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Striatal D2 Receptors, Age Linked to Sucrose Preference” (HealthDay News, Jun. 21, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

June 20, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4084–June 20, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4084–June 20, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Driven by Campaign Populism, Democrats Unite on Expanding Social Security,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, June 19, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Federal insurance fund for some pensions could run out of money by 2025, according to report,” by Rachel Premack (_Washington Post_, June 17, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Report: Private pension plans in danger of becoming insolvent in less than a decade,” by Rick Moran (_American Thinker_, blog, June 19, 2016).
www.americanthinker.com…

4. “Negative Rates Are the Tools of Our Elderly Oppressors,” by Tracy Alloway (_Bloomberg Markets_, June 20, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

5. “Having emergency savings is even more important in retirement,” by Rodney Brooks (_Washington Post_, June 20, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. COLORADO NEWS: “Mandatory reporting of elderly abuse has had positive impact in El Paso County,” by Jake Allen (_Colorado Springs Gazette_, June 19, 2016).
gazette.com…

7. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “CT faces legal roadblock to easing rising teacher pension costs,” by Keith M. Phaneuf (_CT Mirror_, June 20, 2016).
ctmirror.org…

8. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Bevin abolishes pension board, creates new one,” by Tom Loftus and Morgan Watkins (_Courier-Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], June 17, 2016).
www.courier-journal.com…

9. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Former, current members of pension board sue Bevin over dismissal,” by Jack Brammer (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, June 19, 2016).
www.kentucky.com…

10. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Which Minnesota hospitals get penalized by Medicare?” by Jeremy Olson (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, June 18, 2016).
www.startribune.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa. must be honest about future with pension overhaul,” (_Philadelphia Daily News_, June 20, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care clients, staff set to pay for government crackdown,” by Michael Pascoe (_Sydney Morning Herald_, June 20, 2016).
www.smh.com…

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged and disabled to be slugged annual fee by public trustee,” by Kristy Needham (_Sydney Morning Herald_, June 19, 2016).
www.smh.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Pensions top agenda of Vancouver meeting of finance ministers,” (Canadian Press via _Toronto Star_, June 20, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario will shift focus to ORPP if CPP deal delayed further: Wynne,” by Bill Curry (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], June 19, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Getting provinces to agree on expansion of the Canadian Pension Plan won’t come easy,” by Barbara Spector (_National Post_ [Toronto], June 19, 2016).
business.financialpost.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Drawing a clock can be used as initial screening tool for senior drivers,” by Adriana Barton (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], June 19, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

18. INDIA NEWS: “Don’t Torture The Dying: Health ministry’s draft law confuses between euthanasia and withdrawal of life support,” by M. R. Rajagopal (_Times of India_ [Mumbai], blog, June 20, 2016).
blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “Retirees face losses of thousands on differing pension fund charges,” by Gavin McLoughlin (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], June 19, 2016).
www.independent.ie/business/irish/retirees-face-losses-of-thousands-on-differing-pension-fund-charges-34812828.html…

20. IRELAND NEWS: “Brexit: Irish residents with UK pensions face income risk,” by Dan Griffin (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 18, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

21. JAPAN NEWS: “In fresh shot at elderly, Aso asks: ‘How much longer do you intend to keep living?'” (_Japan Times_, June 19, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/06/19/national/politics-diplomacy/fresh-shot-elderly-aso-asks-much-longer-intend-keep-living/#.V2c8ivkrLcs…

22. JAPAN NEWS: “Elderly people expand presence in workforce amid labor shortage,” (_Japan Today_, June 19, 2016).
www.japantoday.com…

23. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Euthanasia reform could still happen, says Palmerston North MP Iain Lees-Galloway,” by Thomas Heaton (_Manawatu Standard_ [Palmerston North], June 20, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard/news/81234085/euthanasia-reform-could-still-happen-says-palmerston-north-mp-iain-leesgalloway…

24. POLAND NEWS: “Poland should work towards a PLN 1,000 (USD 255.18) minimum pension: Minister,” (_Radio Poland_, June 20, 2016).
www.thenews.pl/1/9/Artykul/258071,Poland-should-work-towards-a-PLN-1000-minimum-pension-Minister…

25. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “As South Koreans live longer, more elderly are forced to keep working,” by Lim Yun Suk (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], June 18, 2016).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

26. TAIWAN NEWS: “Pension reforms cause heated debate at academic forum,” by Abraham Gerber (_Taipei Times_, June 19, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

27. UK NEWS: “Older workers’ ‘gold-plated’ pensions are 20 times more expensive than benefits for younger staff,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 20, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/20/older-workers-gold-plated-pensions-are-20-times-more-expensive-t/…

28. UK NEWS: “Pensions timebomb faced by UK firms is frightening,” by Ben Marlow (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 19, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/06/18/pensions-timebomb-faced-by-uk-firms-is-frightening/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

29. “Across the US, nursing homes force an unnecessary surgery,” by David S. Seres (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, June 20, 2016).
thehill.com…

30. “Baby Boomers With Hemophilia Didn’t Expect To Grow Old,” by Lesley McClurg (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, June 20, 2016). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 34 seconds) transcript available at the site. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

31. “Has incidence of Parkinson’s disease increased over past 30 years?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Exercise may be the simple solution for rescuing seniors’ lost and injured muscle,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Aging May Blunt Some of Exercise’s Benefits,” (_HealthDay_, June 17, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Difficult to predict low testosterone in older men using data on younger men,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

June 17, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4083–June 17, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4083–June 17, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Spiraling drug costs prompt call for major Medicare changes,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _Fort Worth [Texas] Star-Telegram_, June 17, 2016).
www.star-telegram.com…

2. “Federal Program That Helps Patients Navigate Medicare May Be Cut,” by Susan Jaffe (Kaiser [Family Foundation] Health News via _US National Public Radio, June 17, 2016).
www.npr.org…

3. “White House Finishes Review of Medicare Pay Rule for Labs,” by Michael D. Williamson (_Bloomberg BNA_, June 16, 2016).
www.bna.com…

4. “Look closely, seniors, there’s a financial scam in your future,” by David Lazarus (_Los Angeles Times_, June 17, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

5. “Boomers Are Making Sure the Divorces Keep Coming,” by Ben Steverman (_Bloomberg_, June 17, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

6. “The Workforce that Won’t Retire,” by Alexia Fernández Campbell (_Atlantic_, June 17, 2016).
www.theatlantic.com…

7. “401(k) rollover advice about to get better but more complicated,” by Robert Powell (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], June 16, 2016).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

8. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “House passes legislation to create a retirement savings plan for seniors,” (_Southington Observer_, June 16, 2016).
southingtonobserver.com…

9. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Treasurer says pension fund can’t divest its gun stocks without legislative action,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, June 17, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

10. MINNESOTA NEWS: “In Minnesota, crimes against the elderly are ‘doubling year-over-year’,” by Dan Browning (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, June 17, 2016).
www.startribune.com…

11. MISSISSIPPI NEWS: “Pension Crisis Climaxes in Mississippi After Hospitals Don’t Pay,” by Darrell Preston (_Bloomberg_, June 17, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

12. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Redefining elderly care: elegant suburban homes are more hotel than hospital,” by Amanda Holpuch (_Guardian_ [London], June 17, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

13. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Maybe a start to fix pensions,” (_Bucks County Courier Times_ [Levittown, Pennsylvania], June 17, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.buckscountycouriertimes.com…

14. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Wisconsin Needs More Health Care Workers For Aging Population,” by K. P. Whaley (_Wisconsin Public Radio_, June 16, 2016). An audio version of the story (running time 12 minutes 19 seconds) is available at the site.
www.wpr.org…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. CANADA NEWS: “Assisted-death bill back to Senate after key proposal rejected,” by Laura Stone (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], June 16, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Morneau briefing book raises red flags on public pension investment,” by Andy Blatchford (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], June 17, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Pray that Brad Wall can protect your paycheque from Ottawa’s clutches,” by Kevin Libin (_National Post_ [Toronto], June 16, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
business.financialpost.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s Pensions Bought Local Shares, Sold Bonds Last Quarter,” by Anna Kitanaka and Shigeki Nozawa (_Bloomberg_, June 16, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

19. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s dementia crisis hits record levels as thousands go missing,” by Justin McCurry (_Guardian_ [London], June 16, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

20. JAPAN NEWS: “More senior citizens on welfare,” (_Japan Times_, June 16, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2016/06/16/editorials/senior-citizens-welfare/#.V2QOP7srLcs…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Postretirement plans rise in importance,” by Lee Hyun-jeong (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], June 17, 2016).
www.koreaherald.com…

22. UKRAINE NEWS: “New social policy minister plans to cut into pension deficit, automate,” (_Kyiv Post_, June 16, 2016).
www.kyivpost.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Needs of Dying People ‘Not a Priority’ for Many Local Health and Care Leaders,” by Jonathan Ellis (_Huffington Post UK_, blog, June 17, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/jonathan-ellis/needs-of-dying-people-not_b_10526970.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Adults May Be Dying Younger, but Children Are Getting Healthier,” by Margot Sanger-Katz (_New York Times_, June 17, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

25. “Alzheimer’s: Why actuaries shouldn’t bet on a cure,” by Stacy Burling (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, June 17, 2016).
www.philly.com…

26. “Doctors blame many factors for futile care, themselves included,” by Randi Belisomo (_Reuters_, June 17, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

27. “Exercise may have therapeutic potential for expediting muscle repair in older populations,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 17, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

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