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July 29, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4111–July 29, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4111–July 29, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Low interest rates a growing threat to Social Security,” by Harvard Zhang (_MarketWatch_, July 28, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

2. “Here’s a Reason Baby Boomers Will Curb U.S. Growth this Decade,” by Jeanne Smialek (_Bloomberg_, July 29, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

3. “As boomers retire, knowledge transfer is key,” by Rex Huppke (_Chicago Tribune_, July 29, 2016).
www.chicagotribune.com…

4. “A Personal Sort of Time Travel: Ancestry Tourism,” by Amy Zipkin (_New York Times_, July 29, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “DNC’s Oldest Delegate’s Life Spans Early Days Of Suffrage To Historic Nomination,” (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, July 28, 2016). Note: An audio (running time 2 minutes 3 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Nursing Home Bills Are Swamping Medicaid,” by Anna Gorman and Barbara Feder Ostrov (Kaiser Health News via _Money_, July 29, 2016)
time.com…

7. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Group warns of more property tax hikes for teacher pensions,” by Fran Spielman (_Chicago Sun-Times_, July 28, 2016).
chicago.suntimes.com…

8. MAINE NEWS: “Maine’s Largest Hospitals Get 2 of 5 ‘Stars’ in Medicare Rankings,” by Patty Wight (_Maine Public Broadcasting_, July 29, 2016).
news.mpbn.net…

9. NEW MEXICO NEWS: “Lawmakers want to see inspection reports of assisted living facilities,” by Bruce Kasnow (_Santa Fe New Mexican_, July 28, 2016).
www.santafenewmexican.com…

10. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Family Care, IRIS coming to Dane County in 2018,” by David Wahlberg (_Wisconsin State-Journal_ [Madison, Wisconsin], July 28, 2016).
host.madison.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Dumpling days numbered as aged-care profit motive creeps on,” by Michael Bachelard (_Age_ [Melbourne], July 29, 2016).
www.theage.com…

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Grandparents stepping in after parents fail to be there for children,” by Neelima Choahan (_Age_ [Melbourne], July 30, 2016).
www.theage.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario spent 70 million CD (53.2 million USD) on its now-defunct pension plan, including 8M CD (6 million USD) just on marketing,” by Ashley Csanady (_National Post_ [Toronto], July 28, 2016).
news.nationalpost.com…

14. IRELAND NEWS: “Nursing homes ‘sedating for convenience’,” by Joyce Fegan (_Irish Examiner_ [Cork], July 29, 2016).
www.irishexaminer.com…

15. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s GPIF posts 51.3 bln USD investment loss amid market turmoil,” by Junko Fujita (_Reuters_, July 29, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

16. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “Lacson calls for support to elderly parents,” (_Manila Bulletin_, July 29, 2016).
www.manilatimes.net…

17. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO NEWS: “Increase in contributions but no rise in pensions,” (_Trinidad Guardian_ [Port-of-Spain], July 29, 2016).
www.guardian.co.tt/news/2016-07-29/increase-contributions-no-rise-pensions…

18. UK NEWS: “Pension freedom withdrawals accelerate to top Pn 6bn (7.9 billion USD),” by Patrick Collinson (_Guardian_ [London], July 29, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “Seniors Who Live Alone Likeliest To Rate Their Health Highly, Study Says,” by Rachel Bluth (_Kaiser Health News_, July 29, 2016).
khn.org…

20. “Driving and dementia: A delicate balance,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, July 28, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/health/mild-cognitive-impairment-driving-1.3697838…

21. “Lab method sheds light on how genetic mutations cause inherited Parkinson’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Pathway signatures in lung and liver fibrosis and glaucoma may play a role in aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “‘Active Surveillance’ of Prostate Cancer Doesn’t Dampen Quality of Life,” (_HealthDay_, July 28, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

July 28, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4110–July 28, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4110–July 28, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Fraud and Other Threats to Medicare,” (_New York Times_, Jul. 28, 2016). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note: 2: this is a _NYT_ Editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Flush With Cash, N.B.A.’s (National Basketball Association) Players Union Will Improve Retiree Benefits,” by Zach Schonbrun Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Retirees and pension plans suffering from low rates,” by Chris Tomlinson (_Houston [Texas] Chronicle_, Jul. 28, 2016).
www.houstonchronicle.com…

4. “Low interest rates a growing threat to Social Security,” by Harvard Zhang (marketwatch.com…, Jul. 28, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Reality check on state pension investments” (_San Francisco Chronicle_, Jul. 28, 2016). Note: this is a _SFC_ Editorial.
www.sfchronicle.com…

6. NEW YORK NEWS: “Facing its own pension spike, NYSUT (New York State United Teachers) looks to cut staff benefits,” by Rick Karlin (_Albany Times-Union, Jul. 27, 2016).
www.timesunion.com…

7. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa. Legislature’s summer to-do list? The next wave of pension reform is the first priority,” by Charles Thompson (pennlive.com…, Jul. 28, 2016).
www.pennlive.com…

8. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “SC lawmakers to tackle troubled state retirement system,” by Jeffrey Collins (_The Herald_ [Rock Hill], Jul. 28, 2016).
www.heraldonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. CHINA NEWS: “China’s revived national pension plan faces resistance” (Caixin via _Today_ [Singapore], Jul. 28, 2016).
www.todayonline.com…

10. KENYA NEWS: “Uhuru (President Uhuru Kenyatta) today to launch revised HR (human resource) policies for pension,” by Norbert Allan (_The Star_ [Nairobi], Jul. 28, 2016).
www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/07/28/uhuru-today-to-launch-revised-hr-policies-for-pension_c1393772…

11. POLAND NEWS: “Polish Court Limits World War II-Era Restitution Claims in Warsaw,” by Joanna Berendt (_New York Times_ Jul. 28, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

12. UK NEWS: “Pension freedom withdrawals accelerate to top 6 billion pounds (7.88 billion usd),” by Patrick Collinson (_Guardian_ [London], Jul. 28, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

13. “Brain changes after menopause may lead to lack of physical activity” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

14. “Severity of kyphosis and decline in lung function: The Framingham study” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

15. “Resveratrol appears to restore blood-brain barrier integrity in Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

16. “New research adds evidence on potential treatments targeting amyloid beta in Alzheimer’s” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

17. “More evidence in quest to repurpose cancer drugs for Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer’s,” by Amy Norton (HealthDay News, Jul. 28, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

19. “Indicators of Parkinson’s disease risk found in unexpected places” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Why brain neurons in Parkinson’s disease stop benefiting from levodopa” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Gene therapy in a droplet could treat eye diseases, prevent blindness” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Prostate cancer breakthrough could lead to new diagnostic tests and treatments” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Switch from observation only to active treatment by prostate cancer patients varies by race/ethnicity” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Similar Outcomes for Robot-Assisted, Radical Prostatectomy” (HealthDay News, Jul. 28, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

July 27, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4109–July 27, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4109–July 27, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “What’s going on with CBO’s Social Security projections?” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, July 27, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

2. “Senator: Is Medicare Drug Plan Vulnerable to Exploitation?” (Associated Press via _New York Times_, July 27, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Medicare drug costs should be capped,” (_Sarsota Herald-Tribune_, July 26, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.heraldtribune.com…

4. “Many Well-Known Hospitals Fail To Score 5 Stars In Medicare’s New Ratings,” by Jordan Rau (_Kaiser Family Health_, July 27, 2016).
khn.org…

5. “Save public pensions? Invest them in local projects,” by Erin E. Arvedlund (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, July 27, 2016).
www.philly.com…

6. “People have all kinds of reasons to work longer,” by Lisa Du (Bloomberg News via _Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, July 26, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

7. “Will you really be able to work into your 70s?” by Chris Farrell (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, July 26, 2016).
www.startribune.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Another bad year for CalPERS [alifornia Public Employees’ Retirement System],” (_Los Angeles Times_, July 9, 2016). Note 1: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.latimes.com…

9. FLORIDA NEWS: “Older and hungry: Seniors using food stamps up 27 percent in county,” (_Palm Beach Post_, July 27, 2016).
www.palmbeachpost.com…

10. IOWA NEWS: “Pay Medicaid bills quickly, legislators tell managers,” by Tony Leys (_Des Moines Register_, July 26, 2016).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

11. KANSAS NEWS: “KanCare providers vent frustration over state cuts in forum with federal officials,” by Jonathan Shorman (_Topeka Capital-Journal_, July 27, 2016).
cjonline.com…

12. MAINE NEWS: “As lower-dosage law nears, Maine doctors prepare to wean patients off opioids,” by Joe Lawlor (_Portland Press-Herald_, July 27, 2016).
www.pressherald.com…

13. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J.’s beleaguered pension system could get a boost under this new pitch,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, July 26, 2016).
www.nj.com…

14. NEW MEXICO NEWS: “Program ‘bridges gap’ for low-income seniors,” by Joline Gutierrez Krueger (_Albuquerque Journal_, July 27, 2016).
www.abqjournal.com…

15. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Audit of state nursing home enforcement focuses on staffing issues,” by Gary Rotstein (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, July 26, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care workers should be registered like hospital nurses, union says,” (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, July 27, 2016).
www.abc.net…

17. BERMUDA NEWS: “Warning over long-term senior care ‘crisis’,” by Lisa Simpson (_Royal Gazette_ [Hamilton], July 27, 2016).
www.royalgazette.com…

18. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “SSS to oppose pension hike without funding mechanism,” by Chino Leyco (_Manila Bulletin_, July 27, 2016).
www.mb.com…

19. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Korea’s labor indexes remain below OECD average,” by Choi Sung-jin (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], July 27, 2016).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

20. THAILAND NEWS: “Saensuk kicks off smart city for the elderly,” by Suchit Leesa-Nguansuk (_Bangkok Post_, July 27, 2016).
www.bangkokpost.com…

21. UK NEWS: “Let people take state pension early or they’ll risk missing it, says thinktank,” by Miles Brignall (_Guardian_ [London], July 27, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Six million save automatically for pension,” by Kevin Peachey (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, July 27, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Alzheimer’s Drug LMTX Falters in Final Stage of Trials,” by Andrew Pollack (_New York Times_, July 27, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

24. “A Sniff Test For Alzheimer’s Checks For The Ability To Identify Odors,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, July 26, 2016). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 17 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

25. “University of Waterloo researchers behind new diagnostic test for Alzheimer’s disease,” by Jonathan Rumley (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, July 27, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/diagnostic-tool-alzheimers-disease-1.3696876…

26. “More evidence in quest to repurpose cancer drugs for Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Vitamin D levels predict risk of brain decline in Chinese elderly,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “2 in 10 Alzheimer’s Cases May Be Misdiagnosed,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, July 26, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Could this computer game delay Alzheimer’s symptoms? New study suggests it could.” by Shayla Love (_Washington Post_, July 27, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

30. “New study shows long-term safety of gene therapy in Parkinson’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “How care apps for the elderly could disrupt tech’s obsession with youth,” by Moira Weigel (_Guardian_ [London], July 27, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

32. “Exercise ability in middle age may be one key to longer life,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, July 26, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

33. “Hot flash: Women who start menstruation and menopause later more likely to live to 90,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “‘This little guy is really cute’: Ludwig the robot designed to help Alzheimer’s patients,” by Errol Nazareth (_Canadian Broadcasting Corportion [CBC] News_, July 26, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/robot-alzheimers-1.3696249…

35. “Regardless Of Age, Older People Don’t ‘Retire’ From Having Sex,” by Ann Brenoff (_Huffington Post_, blog, July 26, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

36. “Substantial growth in ordering of CTA exams in Medicare population,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 26, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4108–July 26, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4108–July 26, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Wally World Retirement,” by Robert Laura (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

2. “Senior surprise: Getting switched with little warning into Medicare Advantage,” by Susan Jaffe (_Washington Post_, Jul. 27, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

3. COLORADO NEWS: “Pension Problems: More Than 1/2 Of Denver Police Retirees Paid Incorrectly,” by Brian Maass (KCNC Channel 4 [Denver] TV News, Jul. 26, 2016).
denver.cbslocal.com…

4. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Auditor general to review state pension systems,” by Karen Langley (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, Jul. 26, 2016).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

5. ARGENTINA NEWS: “Gov(ernmen)’t launches pension hikes, amnesty” (_Herald_ [Buenos Aires], Jul. 26, 2016).
buenosairesherald.com…

6. CANADA NEWS: “Palliative-care doctors decry Ontario’s (Province) new opioid policy,” by Karen Howlett (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

7. INDIA NEWS: “PMC (Pune [Maharashtra] launches pension scheme for widows, destitute women,” by Ajay Khape (_Indian Express_ [Noida, Uttar Pradesh], Jul. 27, 2016).
indianexpress.com…

8. INDIA NEWS: “No Standardised Definition for One Rank One Pension Scheme: (Finance Minister) Arun Jaitley” (Indo-Asian News Service via NDTV News, Jul. 26, 2016).
www.ndtv.com…

9. UK NEWS: “Brexit (British exit from European Union) supporters hit with record 935 billion pound (1.227 trillion usd) pension deficit because of the EU referendum,” by Zlata Rodionova (_Independent_ [London], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/brexit-latest-news-pensions-deficit-eu-referendum-bhs-tata-steel-a7156491.html…

10. UK NEWS: “Regulator must chase Philip Green for BHS (retailer) pension cash,” by Nils Pratley (_Guardian_ [London], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

11. “Meet the Super Flasher: Some Menopausal Women Suffer Years of Hot Flashes,” by Tara Parker-Pope (_New York Times_, Jul. 26, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

12. “Hot news flash! Menopause, insomnia accelerate aging” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

13. “Regardless of age, health conditions, many seniors not retired from sex” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

14. “Overlooked benefit of successful healthy lifestyle programs: Improved quality-of-life” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

15. “Nottingham Dollies prove cloned sheep can live long and healthy lives” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

16. “Male hormone reverses cell aging in clinical trial” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

17. “Embryonic gene Nanog reverses aging in adult stem cells” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “Dementia missed in men, because memory is more often spared,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/26/dementia-missed-in-men-because-memory–is-more-often-spared/…

19. “Opticians could offer early warning tests for dementia, studies suggest,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/26/opticians-could-offer-early-warning-tests-for-dementia-studies-s/…

20. “Dementia Drugs Increase Survival, Save Money,” by Megan Brooks (Medscape Medical News, Jul. 26, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

21. “Among the oldest adults, poor balance may signal higher risk for dementia” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “First diagnosed case of Alzheimer’s disease in HIV-positive individual presented at AAIC (Alzheimer’s Association International Conference)” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Predicting the risk for developing pneumonia in older adults” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Ageing can drive progress” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Smell test may predict early stages of Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Researchers unveil new data and diagnostic tool at the world’s largest Alzheimer’s forum” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “1 in 10 Alzheimer’s Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays,” by Karen Pallarito (HealthDay News, Jul. 25, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Network physicist sheds light on Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Study in mice suggests stem cells could ward off glaucoma” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “New theory explains how beta waves arise in the brain” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Markers that cause toxic radiotherapy side-effects in prostate cancer identified” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Transcriptome differences in prostate cancer highlight racial disparities and vitamin D” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “‘Managing’ Elderly Patients Without Powerful Antipsychotics,” by Randy Dotinga (HealthDay News, Jul. 26, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

July 25, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4107–July 25, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4107–July 25, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Pricey drugs overwhelm Medicare safeguard,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _Seattle Times_, July 25, 2016).
www.seattletimes.com…

2. “Nursing Home Residents Still Vulnerable to Abuse,” (_New York Times_, July 25, 2016). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “It’s key to factor in health costs when saving for retirement,” by Ilana Polyak (_CNBC.com_, July 25, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “Dying is hard. Death doulas want to help make it easier.” by Ellen McCarthy (_Washington Post_, July 22, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Nursing Homes Fined After Resident’s Death, Undocumented Injuries,” by Cara Rossner (_Hartford Courant_, July 25, 2016).
www.courant.com…

6. KANSAS NEWS: “Southeast Kansas elderly see cuts to services to help them stay in their homes,” by Sarah Okeson (_Joplin Globe_, July 25, 2016).
www.joplinglobe.com…

7. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Hospitals, advocates await anxiously debut of overall star ratings by Medicare,” by Richard Carver (_Winston-Salem Journal_, July 24, 2016).
www.journalnow.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

8. ARGENTINA NEWS: “Gov’t: raising retirement age is ‘not on the agenda’,” (_Buenos Aires Herald_, July 25, 2016).
buenosairesherald.com…

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Don’t expect super reform to come without a fight,” by Ian Verrender (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, July 25, 2016).
www.abc.net…

10. CHILE NEWS: “Tens of thousands protest Pinochet-era private pension system in Chile,” (_Buenos Aires Herald_, July 25, 2016).
buenosairesherald.com…

11. CHINA NEWS: “Delayed retirement to be rolled out slowly,” by Zhao Xinying (_China Daily_ [Beijing], July 22, 2016).
www.chinadaily.com…

12. ITALY NEWS: “Italian pension funds under pressure to help fund bank rescue plan,” by Stefano Bernabei and Francesca Landini (_Reuters_, July 25, 2016).
uk.reuters.com…

13. JAPAN NEWS: “Constitutional change may target Japan’s elderly,” by Philip Brasor (_Japan Times_, July 23, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/07/23/national/media-national/constitutional-change-may-target-japans-elderly/#.V5VgB_krLcs…

14. MOROCCO NEWS: “Thousands rally against Morocco pension reforms,” (_Al Arabiya_ [], July 24, 2016).
english.alarabiya.net…

15. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Thousands may push back retirement due to economic uncertainty,” by Victoria Weldon (_Herald_ [Glasgow], July 24, 2016).
www.heraldscotland.com…

16. SPAIN NEWS: “Spain’s pension system paid out 330m[illion] USD to dead people in 1 year,” by Kesavan Unnikrishnan (_Digital Journal_, July 24, 2016).
www.digitaljournal.com…

17. THAILAND NEWS: “Young designers’ fresh ideas shape a new world for seniors,” (_Nation_ [Bangkok], July 24, 2016).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Pension firms ‘use delay tactics’ to stop savers moving money’,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 24, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/24/pension-firms-use-delay-tactics-to-stop-savers-moving-money/…

19. UK NEWS: “Stronger workplace pension protection urged by MPs,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, July 24, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “Personality Change May Be Early Sign of Dementia, Experts Say,” by Pam Belluck (_New York Times_, July 24, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

21. “Treat Alzheimer’s patients now, researchers say as conference opens in T.O.,” by Donovan Vincent (_Toronto Star_, July 24, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

22. “‘Brain training’ cut dementia risk in healthy adults -U.S. study,” by Julie Steenhuyen (_Reuters_, July 24, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

23. “Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says,” by Melissa Healy (_Los Angeles Times_, July 24, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

24. “Research links computer brain game to reduced dementia,” by Gary Rotstein (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, blog, July 25, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

25. “Using tau imaging as diagnostic marker for Alzheimer disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Complex jobs and social ties appear to help ward off Alzheimer’s, new research shows,” by Tara Bahrampour (_Washington Post_, July 24, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

27. “People-Oriented Jobs May Help Lower Alzheimer’s Risk,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, July 24, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Women May Be More Resilient to Effects of Alzheimer’s Genes,” (_HealthDay_, July 24, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Does a dementia diagnosis have a silver lining? Study suggests it can,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Best-selling lipid for skin and hair also holds promise for Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 22, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4106–July 22, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4106–July 22, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Coming Tax Hikes For Government Pensions, How Much Will You Pay?” by Chuck DeVore (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jul. 22, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

2. “Medicare Prepares To Go Forward With New Hospital Quality Ratings,” by Jordan Rau (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, Jul. 22, 2016).
khn.org…

3. “Last Year’s Medicare ‘Doc Fix’ Is Already Breaking Down–Here Are Some New Fixes,” by John Graham (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jul. 22, 2016). Note: this is a _Forbes_ Opinion piece.
www.forbes.com…

4. “Social Security, Medicare shortfalls are elephants in the room – today,” by Scott Burns (_Dallas [Texas] Morning News_, Jul. 22, 2016).
www.dallasnews.com…

5. “Why There’s Not Likely To Be An Increase In Social Security Checks In 2017,” by Diane Archer (huffingtonpost.com…, Jul. 22, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

6. “Wall Street Vultures (investment advisors) May Have Wrecked the Central States Pension Fund,” by Bruce Vail (_In These Times_ [Chicago, Illinois], Jul. 22, 2016).
inthesetimes.com…

7. “Helping the Elderly Downsize,” by Kaya Laterman (_New York Times_, Jul. 22, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Charter school and union unite on wanting L.A. Unified (School District) to pay retiree benefits for charter teachers,,” by Howard Blume (_Los Angeles Times_, Jul. 22, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Problems with the state’s pension system” (_San Mateo Daily Journal_, Jul. 22, 2016). Note: this is a _SMDJ_ Opinion piece.
www.smdailyjournal.com…

10. FLORIDA: “Feds break up 1 billion usd Medicare scam in Miami — the biggest in U.S. history,” by Jay Weaver (_Miami Heral_, Jul. 22, 2016).
www.miamiherald.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “The new math for public schools: Pensions, charter schools, salaries, more drive up budgets,” by Finnegan Schick and Kate Giammarise (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, Jul. 22, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: ‘Ex-justices, attorney try to stop ballot issue on judges’ retirement age,” by Angela Couloumbis (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, Jul.22, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. ARGENTINA NEWS: “Gov(ernmen)’t official hints at raising retirement age” (_Herald_ [Buenos Aires], Jul. 22, 2016).
www.buenosairesherald.com…

14. INDIA NEWS: “New Pension Compliance Guidance Issued,” by Madhur Singh (Bloomberg News, Jul. 22, 2016).
www.bna.com…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Millennials simply will not have enough to live on when they retire,” by David Begg (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Jul. 22, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

16. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan pension fund to try socially responsible stock picking” (_Nihon Keizai Shinbun_ [Tokyo], Jul. 22, 2016).
asia.nikkei.com…

17. ISLE OF MAN NEWS: “State pension reform begins – but who will lose out?” by Adrian Darbyshire (iomtoday.co.im, Jul. 22, 2016).
www.iomtoday.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/state-pension-reform-begins-but-who-will-lose-out-1-8028598…

18. THE MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY IN AFRICA NEWS: “Retirees Demand Increase in Pension As Food Prices Soar,” by Francis Arinze Iloani (_Daily Trust_ [capital city of that country] via allAfrica.com…, Jul. 22, 2016).
allafrica.com…

19. PERU NEWS: “New law ensures the care of the elderly,” by Flor Bojorquez (peruthisweek.com…, Jul. 22, 2016).
www.peruthisweek.com…

20. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Kezia Dugdale (Scottish Labour Party leader): ‘Thousands’ of beds blocked despite SNP’s (Scottish National Party) promises,” by Scott McNab (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], Jul. 22, 2016).
www.scotsman.com…

21. UK NEWS: “Brexit (British exit from European Union) adds 100 million pounds (258.8 million usd) to potential cost of BHS (Retailer) pensions bailout,” by Sarah Butler (_Guardian_ [London], Jul. 22, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Workers in failed pension schemes losing thousands,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Jul. 22, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “DBS (Deep brain stimulation) May Slow Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s Disease,” by (Medscape Medical News, Jul. 22, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles. www.medscape.com…

24. “Designer protein gives new hope to scientists studying Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Cinnamon may be fragrant medicine for the brain” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Neural networks — why larger brains are more susceptible to mental illnesses” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Should I stay or should I go?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Why apnea patients are prone to suffer from glaucoma” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Autophagy: Cellular waste recycling systems converge into a single process” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “A new method for prostate cancer imaging” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 21, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4105–July 21, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4105–July 21, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Here’s How The GOP Is Concealing Its Plans To Cut Social Security,” by Daniel Marans (_Huffington Post_, blog, July 20, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

2. “Costs skyrocket for feds’ long-term care insurance,” by Joe Davidson (_Washington Post_, July 21, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “U.S. Retirees Rank Third in Income, Third in Happiness. I’ll Call That a Win.” by Andrew Biggs (_Forbes_, July 20, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. KENTUCKY NEWS: “GOP: Beshear should withdraw from pension case,” by Tom Loftus (_Courier-Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], July 20, 2016).
www.courier-journal.com…

5. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Charlie Baker trying to prevent ‘freefall’ of T pension fund,” by Matt Stout (_Boston Herald_, July 21, 2016).
www.bostonherald.com…

6. NEW YORK NEWS: “Insurance Groups in New York Improperly Cut Home-Care Hours for Disabled Patients, Report Says,” by Nina Bernstein (_New York Times_, July 21, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

7. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “What effect will union’s new retirement plan have on city pension fund?” by Claudia Vargas and Tricia L. Nadolny (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, July 21, 2016).
www.philly.com…

8. VERMONT NEWS: “Vermont aging faster than rest of U.S.,” by Art Woolf (_Burlington Free Press_, July 21, 2016).
www.burlingtonfreepress.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Grattan Institute: ageing population ‘will not cause collapse of health system’,” by Paul Karp (_Guardian_ [London], July 21, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Healthcare services comparative data would help cut costs, says Cota chief,” by Paul Karp (_Guardian_ [London], July 20, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

11. INDIA NEWS: “‘20% elderly population suffering from spinal stenosis’,” (_Times of India_ [Mumbai], July 21, 2016).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

12. JAPAN NEWS: “Do-it-yourself pensions take hold in Japan as state payouts expected to dry up,” by Minami Funakoshi (Reuters via _Japan Times_, July 21, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/07/21/business/pensions-take-hold-japan-state-payouts-expected-dry/#.V5DmMvkrLcs…

13. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Low interest rates continue to hit pension funds; pension cuts loom,” (_DutchNews.nl_, July 21, 2016).
www.dutchnews.nl…

14. ROMANIA NEWS: “Romania’s Constitutional Court rules that special pensions law is unconstitutional,” (_Romania-Insider.co_, July 21, 2016).
www.romania-insider.com…

15. THAILAND NEWS: “Our elderly must have a safety net,” by Chantanu Siri (_Bangkok Post_, July 21, 2016). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.bangkokpost.com…

16. UK NEWS: “Retired homeowners have cashed in more than UK Pn 934m[illion] (1.2 USD billion) using equity release services,” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 21, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/financial-services/retirement-solutions/equity-release-service/retired-homeowners-have-cashed-in-more-than-p934m-using-equity-r/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

17. “Flawed Study of Advanced Prostate Cancer Spreads False Alarm,” by Denise Grady (_New York Times_, July 21, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

18. “Blood test could pick up Alzheimer’s disease clues long before symptoms show,” by Bridie Smith (_Age_ [Melbourne], July 21, 2016).
www.theage.com…

19. “Antibiotics weaken Alzheimer’s disease progression through changes in the gut microbiome,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Pre-stroke lifestyle tied to long term risk of more strokes, dementia,” by Kathryn Doyle (_Reuters_, July 21, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

21. “Wrist fractures linked to poor balance in elderly patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Living Past 90 Doesn’t Doom You to Disease, Disability,” by Karen Pallatio (_HealthDay_, July 20, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

23. “Thinking About Dying, Even When The Doctor Has No Time For It,” by Dr. Tim Lahey (_WBUR.com_, July 20, 2016).
www.wbur.org…

July 20, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4104–July 20, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4104–July 20, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare Spending Up for Decedents Versus Survivors” (HealthDay News, Jul. 20, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

2, “Study: Medicare Beneficiaries May Face ‘Treatment Gap’ For Painkiller Abuse, Misuse,” by Carmen Heredia Rodriguez (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, Jul. 20, 2016).
khn.org…

3. “The Facts on Medicare Spending and Financing,” by Juliette Cubansk and Tricia Neuman (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, Jul. 20, 2016).
kff.org…

4. “Delayed retirement is both a symptom and a cause of a troubled economy,” by Michael Molinski (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Jul. 20, 2016).
www.us…

5. “Sailors to get more training on finances, new retirement system,” by Mark D. Faram (_Navy Times_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Jul. 20, 2016).
www.navytimes.com…

6. “Mounting Baby Boomer Debt Could Change Retirement Landscape,” by Michael Lazar (huffingtonpost.com…, Jul. 20, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “(Governor Charlie) Baker wants MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority) retirement system state-run,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, Jul. 20, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

8. OHIO NEWS: “Court (Federal Appeals Court in Cincinnati) Reinstates Ohio’s Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation) Suit Over Pension Losses (Associated Press via American Broadcasting Corporation News, Jul. 20, 2016).
abcnews.go.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. CANADA NEWS: “Home care gets 100-million cd (76.9 million usd) boost from (Ontario) province,” by Rob Ferguson (_Star_ [Toronto], Jul. 20, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

10. CHINA NEWS: “Beijing nursing home caters to people who lost only child” (China News Service via _China Daily_ [Beijing], Jul. 20, 2016).
usa.chinadaily.com…

11. INDIA NEWS: “Only 9 per cent covered under pension in India” (Indo-Asian News Service via _New Indian Express_ [Chennai, Tamil Nadu], Jul. 21, 2016).
www.newindianexpress.com…

12. JAPAN NEWS: “‘I Can’t Rely on the Country’: Why Japan Is Turning to Riskier DIY (do it yourself) Pensions” (Reuters via _Fortune_ [New York, New York], Jul. 20, 2016).
fortune.com…

13. BAILIWICK OF JERSEY NEWS: “Jersey carers ‘feel empowered’ by end-of-life care guidelines” (ITV TV News, Jul. 20, 2016).
www.itv.com…

14. MALTA NEWS: “Two out of three chairmen on parliamentary joint committee against euthanasia,” by Kevin Schembri Orland (_Malta Independent_ [Valletta, Regjun Xlokk], Jul. 20, 2016).
www.independent.com…

15. MORROCO NEWS: “Moroccan parliament gives final approval to pension reform bill” (Reuters, Jul. 20, 2016).
news.trust.org…

16. OMAN NEWS: “18 million rials (46.6 million usd) spent per month on retirees’ pension in Oman (_Times of Oman_ [Muscat] Jul. 21, 2016).
timesofoman.com…

17. POLAND NEWS: “Polish government backs lowering retirement age” (Polska Agencja Prasowa (PAP News Agency) via Radio Poland, Jun. 20, 2016).
www.thenews.pl/1/9/Artykul/262619,Polish-government-backs-lowering-retirement-age…

18. UK NEWS: “Ex-ministers call for workers to get fairer pension compensation” (_Telegraph_ [Belfast, Northern Ireland], Jul. 20, 2016).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/exministers-call-for-workers-to-get-fairer-pension-compensation-34900184.html…

19. UK NEWS: “Women have some catching up to do with their pension pots,” by Hayley Kirton (_City A.M._ [London], Jul. 20, 2016).
www.cityam.com…

20. WALES NEWS: “Raising the state pension age has left women ‘destitute’, a campaign group claims” (_South Wales Echo_ [Cardiff, Glamorgan], Jul. 20, 2016).
www.walesonline.co.uk/news/local-news/raising-state-pension-age-left-11635542…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Opioid Addiction Drug Underutilized in Medicare Patients,” by Liam Davenport (Medscape Medical News, Jul. 20, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

22. “Physician-assisted suicide, euthanasia: increasingly legal but still rare,” by Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health, Jul. 20, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

23. “Study finds differences in older adults who fall indoors versus outdoors” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Selective retention of positive information may be marker for elderly memory loss” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Yale (University, New Haven, Connecticut) scientists apply new imaging tool to common brain disorders” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. Three Alzheimer’s genetic risk factors linked to immune cell dysfunction” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Alzheimer’s May Hamper Ability to Perceive Pain,” by Mary Elizabeth Dallas (HealthDay News, Jul. 20, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Discovery may lead to a treatment to slow Parkinson’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. Osteoporosis Treatment-Linked Changes in BMD (bone mineral density) ID Fracture Risk (HealthDay News, Jul. 20, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

July 19, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4103–July 19, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4103–July 19, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Why The U.S. Isn’t In This Retirement Index’s Top 10,” by Richard Eisenberg (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

2. US House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin) Brady Says GOP (Grand Old Party–Republican Party) Won’t Allow Medicare to Negotiate Drug Prices,” by Alex Wayne (Bloomberg News, Jul. 19, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

US STATE NEWS:

3. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS posts worst year since 2009, with slim returns,” by James Rufus Koren (_Los Angeles Times_, Jul. 19, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

4. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois could lower pension contribution,” by Jim Nolan (_Champaign Urbana News-Gazette_, Jul. 19, 2016). Note: this is a _CUNG_ Opinion piece.
www.news-gazette.com…

5. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Dementia-friendly environments goal of new Dane County initiative,” by Bill Novak (_Wisconsin State Journal_ [Madison], Jul. 19, 2016).
host.madison.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

6. CARIBBEAN NEWS: “Barbados wants debate on euthanasia in the region” (Caribbean Media Corporation via _Jamaica Observer_ [Kingston, Kingston-St. Andrew], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.jamaicaobserver.com…

7. CANADA NEWS: “PQ’s (Parti Quebecois member Veronique) Hivon accuses Liberal (Party) government of tampering with end-of-life law” (Canadian Press via _Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Jul. 19, 2016).
montrealgazette.com…

8. INDIA NEWS: “India needs palliative care policy: Expert,” by Sreemoyee Chatterjee (_Times of India_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Jul. 19, 2016).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

9. INDIA NEWS: “Why India’s euthanasia bill draft skirts the term ‘euthanasia’,” by Rhythma Kaul (_Hindustan Times_ [New Delhi, Delhi], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.hindustantimes.com…
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10. IRELAND NEWS: “(Social Protection Minister) Leo Varadkar seeks to tie state pension to rate of inflation,” by Jack Power (_Irish Examiner_ [Cork], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.irishexaminer.com…

11. IRELAND NEWS: “There’s never a right time for pension reform” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Jul. 19, 2016). Note: this is an _IT_ Opinion piece.
www.irishtimes.com…

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12. JAPAN NEWS: “Elderly Japanese most resilient in wake of triple disaster, study finds” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

13. POLAND NEWS: “Ex-Banker Behind Polish Pension Overhaul Seeks to Calm Market,” by Konrad Krasuski and Maciej Martewicz (Bloomberg News, Jul. 19, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

14. UK NEWS: “Never too old to photobomb: Tony Luciani captures images that challenge the stereotypes of ageing,” by Rachael Pells (_Independent_ [London], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/photography/tony-luciani-mamma-in-the-meantime-book-photography-artist-dementia-age-a7138966.html…

15. UK NEWS: “Pension victims 24 thousand pounds (31,789 usd) a year worse off as the Government delays reforms – because they ‘don’t suit its PR (public relations) agenda’,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/19/pension-victims-24k-a-year-worse-off-as-the-government-delays-re/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

16. “No Hearing Aid? Some Gizmos Offer Alternative to ‘Speak Up!’,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, Jul. 19, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

17. “Why the latest Alzheimer’s ‘cure’ might be too good to be true,” by Kashmira Gander (_Independent_ [London, UK], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/alzheimers-disease-cure-treatment-cure-vaccine-test-a7142946.html…

18. “How Alzheimer’s turned a daughter into her mom’s mom,” by Kristen Hartke (_Washington Post_, Jul. 19, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

19. “Toxic Alzheimer’s protein spreads through brain via extracellular space” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “On the path to controlled gene therapy” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Mental, physical exercises produce distinct brain benefits” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Over 80? Too few medications might be dangerous,” by Will Boggs (Reuters Health, Jul. 19, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

23. “Women on osteoporosis drugs still need bone density screenings,” by Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health, Jul. 19, 2016)
www.reuters.com…

24. “Does hormone therapy after menopause affect memory?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “New method of calculating protein interaction to speed up drug development” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Soy-based protein boosts hunger hormone and stimulates appetite” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Macular degeneration insight identifies promising drugs to prevent vision loss” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Prostate cancer: should screening test procedures be tightened again?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “How to decide if watchful waiting is the right choice” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jul. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 18, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4102–July 18, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4102–July 18, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “No bump likely in Social Security checks next year,” by Darla Mercado (_CNBC.com_, July 18, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “Medicare plans may be more competitive than the DOJ thinks — here’s why it matters,” by Bertha Coombs (_CNBC.com_, July 17, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “It’s Not That Social Security Will Run Out Of Cash – It’s Whether Taxes Will Rise To Fund It,” by Tim Worstall (_Forbes_, July 17, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.forbes.com…

4. “What older workers should seek in a last job,” by Janet Kidd Stewart (_Detroit News_, July 17, 2016).
www.detroitnews.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Fighting poor nutrition among California seniors – with a food truck,” by Marisa Agha (_Sacramento Bee_, July 17, 2016).
www.sacbee.com…

6. IOWA NEWS: “Providers’ Medicaid nightmare becomes reality,” (_Des Moines Register_, July 18, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.desmoinesregister.com…

7. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “A UPenn class for dementia caregivers to get revitalized,” by Erin E. Arvedlund (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, July 17, 2016).
www.philly.com…

8. UTAH NEWS: “Finding the right care for Utah’s aging population,” by Nichole Osinski (_Spectrum_ [St. George, Utah], July 17, 2016).
www.thespectrum.com…

9. WYOMING NEWS: “Wyoming Caregiver Act a step in right direction,” by Tim Summers (_Casper Star-Tribune_, July 17, 2016). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
trib.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Coalition urged not to water down superannuation changes,” by Paul Karp (_Guardian_ [London], July 17, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “B.C. misses CPP deadline, launches consultations instead,” by Bill Curry (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], July 15, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “John Robarts and Kathleen Wynne shared a passion for pensions,” by Martin Regg Cohn (_Toronto Star_, July 16, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.thestar.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Immigrant seniors face unequal access to home care: report,” by Nicholas Keung (_Toronto Star_, July 18, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “B.C. seniors’ incomes shrink as rest of country sees boost,” by Cindy E. Harnett (_Times Colonist_ [Victoria, British Columbia], July 17, 2016).
www.timescolonist.com…

15. INDIA NEWS: “47% of Indians not saving for retirement: Survey,” (_Times of India_ [Mumbai], July 16, 2016).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

16. INDONESIA NEWS: “Economy in brief: Small pension funds burdened by SBN rule,” (_Jakarta Post_, July 18, 2016).
www.thejakartapost.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Leo Varadkar says State pension scheme is ‘unsustainable’,” by Aine McMahon (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 18, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “Workers without pensions automatically enrolled in new scheme under latest proposals,” by Anne-Marie Walsh (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], July 18, 2016).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/workers-without-pensions-automatically-enrolled-in-new-scheme-under-latest-proposals-34892832.html…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “Pension funds continuing to reduce exposure to equities,” by Ciaran Hancock (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 18, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

20. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Malaysia’s USD 30 Billion Pension Fund Goes Long as Rate-Cut Hedge,” by Elffie Chew (_Bloomberg_, July 17, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

21. SCOTLAND NEWS: “More than a fifth of adult Scots believe they’ll never be able to retire,” (_Scotsman_ [Edinburgh], July 16, 2016).
www.scotsman.com…

22. TAIWAN NEWS: “Ministry touts ‘long-term care services program 2.0’,” by Lee I-chia (_Taipei Times_, July 18, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Now the elderly are the new boomerang generation,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 17, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/17/now-the-elderly-are-the-new-boomerang-generation/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Despite Opioid Concerns, Seniors Often Exit The Hospital With Prescription: Study,” by Michelle Andrews (_Kaiser Health News_, July 15, 2016).
khn.org…

25. “Loss of employer-based health insurance in early retirement affects mental, physical health,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Scientists discover how proteins in the brain build-up rapidly in Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Many elderly people are receiving and using prescription medications inappropriately,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 17, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Poverty Takes Bigger Toll on a Man’s Health If He’s Black: Study,” (_HealthDay_, July 18, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Mental, physical exercises produce distinct brain benefits,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Traumatic Brain Injury Linked to PD, Not Dementia,” by Pauline Anderson (_Medscape Medical News_, July 15, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

31. “Study reveals new link between periodontal and cerebrovascular diseases,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

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