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August 31, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4134–August 31, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4134–August 31, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Is Trump v. Clinton the Baby Boomers’ Last Hurrah?” by Eric Pianin (_Fiscal Times_, August 30, 2016).
www.thefiscaltimes.com…

2. “Adviser thinks a ‘President Trump’ might tackle Social Security reform,” by Jeanne Sahadi and Lex Haris (_CNNMoney_, August 30, 2016).
money.cnn.com…

3. “CMS Reports Some Progress in Medicare Shared Savings Program,” by Ken Terry (_Medscape Medical News_, August 30, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

4. “Why Our Aging And Newly Widowed Parents Are At Special Risk,” by Carolyn Rosenblatt (_Forbes_, August 30, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California’s Smart New Retirement Plan and the Industry That Opposes It,” by James Kwak (_Atlantic_, August 30, 2016).
www.theatlantic.com…

6. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Pension funding hikes bring Chicago a stable rating outlook from Fitch,” by Karen Pierog (_Reuters_, August 30, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

7. IOWA NEWS: “Tensions Still High Five Months Into Medicaid Privitization,” by Sarah Boden (_Iowa Public Radio_, August 30, 2016).
iowapublicradio.org…

8. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Kentucky Plays Politics as Worst Funded Pension Face Insolvency,” by Darrell Preston (_Bloomberg_, August 31, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

9. KENTUCKY NEWS: “House leadership calls special meeting over pension investment losses,” by Brad Bowman (_State Journal_ [Frankfort, Kentucky], August 30, 2016).
www.state-journal.com…

10. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Judge warns former chairman to attend meetings of state pension board,” by Jack Brammer (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, August 31, 2016).
www.kentucky.com…

11. LOUISIANA NEWS: “IRS to allow Louisiana flood victims to tap retirement accounts, but there’s a catch…,” by Richard Thompson (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], August 30, 2016).
www.theadvocate.com…

12. MAINE NEWS: “Garden research project yields veggies, satisfaction for Maine seniors,” by Meg Haskell (_Bangor Daily News_, August 31, 2016).
bangordailynews.com…

13. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Ballot push for transit millage touts needs of seniors,” by Leonard N. Fleming (_Detroit News_, August 31, 2016).
www.detroitnews.com…

14. OHIO NEWS: “Coalition to tackle issues facing older Ohioans,” by Encarnacion Pyle (_Columbus Dispatch_, August 31, 2016).
www.dispatch.com…

15. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “UPMC has one of three managed care organizations chosen for new state program,” by Gary Rotstein (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, August 30, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

16. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Gov. Scott Walker, state lawmakers call for investigations into Wisconsin Veterans Home at King,” by Katelyn Ferral (_Captial Times_ [Madison, Wisconsin], August 31, 2016).
host.madison.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Care workers to aid elderly inmates,” (_Japan News_, August 30, 2016).
the-japan-news.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Floods kill 9 at Iwate elderly facility,” (_Japan News_, August 31, 2016).
the-japan-news.com…

19. ROMANIA NEWS: “Romania’s private pension system to reach 6.8 mln contributors this year,” (_Romanian Insider_, August 31, 2016).
www.romania-insider.com…

20. TAIWAN NEWS: “Taipei Mayor Ko unveils budget for elderly welfare,” by Sean Lin (_Taipei Times_, August 31, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

21. UK NEWS: “Government plans Pn 500 (USD 654) incentive for valuable pensions advice,” by Kate Hughes (_Independent_ [London], August 31, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/money/government-plans-500-incentive-for-valuable-pensions-advice-a7217926.html…

22. UK NEWS: “How Manchester plans to be the best place for people with dementia,” by Rachel Pugh (_Guardian_ [London], August 31, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Experimental drug reduces protein clumps and slows memory loss in early Alzheimer’s,” by Melissa Healy (_Los Angeles Times_, August 31, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

24. “A glimmer of hope for an Alzheimer’s drug,” by Tara Bahrampour (_Washington Post_, August 31, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

25. “House calls in the Medicare program show benefits for patients and costs,” by Michael Ollove (Stateline.org… via _Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, August 30, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

26. “Major step towards Alzheimer’s blood test,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “New population data provide insight on aging, migration,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Americans lack awareness about heart valve disease, new public opinion surveys find,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 31, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Experts urge rethink on health target,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Older patients feel they have little say in choosing dialysis, study says,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

August 30, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4133–August 30, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4132–August 30, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Jailing Old Folks Makes No Sense,” by Geraldine Downey and Frances Negron-Muntaner (_New York Times_, Aug. 30, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Opinion piece.
www.nytimes.com…

2, “Controversial pension paper will be published after all,” by Silvia Ascarelli (marketwatch.com…, Aug. 30, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

3, “Why Baby Boomers Need To Stop Trying To Re-invent Themselves, Part I,” by Robert Laura (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Aug. 26, 2016). This story links to Part II at the bottom of the story. That story was published today.
www.forbes.com…

4, “Congress should stand up for small businesses and seniors on Medicare,” by Christopher D. Coursen) (_The Hill_ [Washington, District of Columbia] blog, Aug. 30, 2016).
thehill.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5, FLORIDA NEWS: “Reasons to vote yes on (Jacksonville) pension sales tax,” by Jimmy Midyette (_Florida Times-Union_ [Jacksonville], Aug. 30, 2016).
jacksonville.com…

6. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Kentucky pension system doubling down on hedge fund that lost money,” by John Cheves (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, Aug. 30, 2016).
www.kentucky.com…

7. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Some elderly Massachusetts residents will go on waiting list for services,” by Shira Schoenberg (masslive.com…, Aug. 30, 2016).
www.masslive.com…

8. NEW MEXICO NEWS: “Health of NM pension funds ranked 7th-worst in nation,” by Dan Boyd (_Albuquerque Journal_, Aug. 30, 2016).
www.abqjournal.com…

9. NEW YORK NEWS:”Teamsters learning details of pension cuts,” by Rick Karlin (_Albany Times-Union_, Aug. 30, 2016).
www.timesunion.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Follow bouncing ball on nursing home ratings,” by James M. Spencer (_Reading Eagle_, Aug. 30, 2016).
www.readingeagle.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Public servants urged not to panic after superannuation returns plunge,” by Noel Towell (_Times_ [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory], Aug. 30, 2016).
www.canberratimes.com…

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Science professor refuses to retire from unpaid university post aged 102,” by Gabriel Samuels (_Independent_ [London, UK], Aug. 30, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/science-professor-102-years-old-dr-david-goodall-australia-perth-edith-cowan-university-a7216276.html…

13. BAHAMAS NEWS: “Corporations Facing 1.6 billion bd (1.6 billion usd) Pension Hole,” by Neill Hartnell (_Bahamas Tribune_ [Nassau, New Providence], Aug. 29, 2016).
www.tribune242.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “First step to improving palliative care: change its name,” by Priya Sayal (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Aug. 30, 2016). Note: this is a _Star_ Opinion piece.
www.thestar.com…

15. CHILE NEWS: “Pension disappointment: National solutions to a global problem,” by Dan McCrum and Elaine Moore (_Financial Times_ [London], Aug. 31,2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

16. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Family Court an unnecessary addition to proposed Euthanasia laws: (ACT (Party) leader) David Seymour,” by Stacey Kirk (stuff.co.nz, Aug. 30, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/83733847/family-court-an-unnecessary-addition-to-proposed-euthanasia-laws-david-seymour…

17. PAKISTAN NEWS: “EOBI (Employees Old Age Benefit Institution) beneficiaries demand 15,000 rupees (140.60 usd) a month pension” (_News International_ [Karachi, Sind], Aug. 30, 2016).
www.thenews.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Standards in elderly care could drop following the introduction of the National Living Wage,” by Laura Hughes (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Aug. 30, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/29/standards-in-elderly-care-could-drop-following-the-introduction/…

19. UK NEWS: “Sainsbury’s (supermarket) Introduces ‘Slow Shopping’ To Reduce Stress For Vulnerable And Elderly Shoppers,” by Louise Ridley (huffingtonpost.uk, Aug. 30, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/slow-shopping-sainsburys_uk_57c5485ee4b0cc2b92b13e7d…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “‘America’s Other Drug Problem’: Copious Prescriptions For Hospitalized Elderly,” by Anna Gorman (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, Aug. 30, 2016).
khn.org…

21. “Rethinking the Use of Hormones to Ease Menopause Symptoms,” by Jane E. Brody (_New York Times_, Aug. 30, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

22. “The Decline of Tube Feeding for Dementia Patients,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, Aug. 30, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

23. “Critical protein shows promise for the treatment of Alzheimer’s” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 30, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Antipsychotic medications linked to increased risk of pneumonia in persons with Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Study finds shark fins & meat contain high levels of neurotoxins linked to Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “A new window to understanding the brain” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Use it or lose it: UMD (University of Maryland School of Public Health) study shows that stopping exercise decreases brain blood flow” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Drug-dispensing contact lens effectively lowers eye pressure in glaucoma model” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Tiny changes in Parkinson’s protein can have ‘dramatic’ impact on processes behind onset” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Older MI (myocardial infarction) Survivors Have High Event Risk Over Long Term” (HealthDay News, Aug. 30, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com….

August 29, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4132–August 29, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4132–August 29, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Audits Of Some Medicare Advantage Plans Reveal Pervasive Overcharging,” by Fred Schulte (Center for Public Integrity via _US National Public Radio_, August 29, 2016).
www.npr.org…

2. “Long-term-care insurance policyholders face sharp premium hikes: ‘When do these increases end? There is no ceiling’,” by Steve Jordan (_Omaho World-Herald_, August 29, 2016).
www.omaha.com…

3. “On guard against elder financial abuse,” by Erin E. Arvedlund (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, August 28, 2016).
www.philly.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Protecting California’s Seniors From Surprise Hospital, Nursing Home Bills,” by Susan Jaffe (_Kaiser Health News_, August 29, 2016).
khn.org…

5. KANSAS NEWS: “Pension funding plan risky,” (_Salina Journal_, August 29, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
salina.com…

6. KENTUCKY NEWS: “House GOP leader calls pension meeting organized by Democrats a ‘charade’,” by Jack Brammer (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, August 29, 2016).
www.kentucky.com…

7. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “The Pennsylvania pension slow-motion mess,” by Brian O’Neill (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, August 28, 2016). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

8. CANADA NEWS: “More seniors likely to be separated if care model doesn’t change,” by Bridgette Watson (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, August 28, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/separated-seniors-1.3738285…

9. CHILE NEWS: “Chile’s USD 172 Billion Pension Funds at Risk From Election Slogans,” by Laura Millan Lombrana (_Bloomberg_, August 29, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

10. CHINA NEWS: “Elderly Chinese jumping red lights and driving wrong way down roads on 60mph ‘mobility scooters’,” by Neil Connor (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 29, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/29/elderly-chinese-jumping-red-lights-and-driving-wrong-way-down-ro/…

11. INDONESIA NEWS: “‘Longest living human’ says he is ready for death at 145,” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 27, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/27/longest-lived-human-says-he-is-ready-for-death-at-145/…

12. IRELAND NEWS: “Thousands of workers face poverty in old age, Ictu warns,” by Kitty Holland (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], August 27, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

13. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan Pension Giant’s Losses Imply a {USD} 53 Billion Stock Splurge,” by Yuko Takeo and Shigeki Nozawa (_Bloomberg_, August 28, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

14. JAPAN NEWS: “Everyday Exploration / Aging population creates demand for ‘home lawyers’,” by Kuniaki Uematsu (_Japan News_, August 29, 2016).
www.the-japan-news.com…

15. KUWAIT NEWS: “Mixed reactions over decision to extend retirement age for citizens – Decision ‘not fair … differentiates one job from the other’: citizen,” by Najeh Bilal Al-Seyassah (_Arab Times_ [Al Shuwaikh], August 27, 2016).
www.arabtimesonline.com…

16. RUSSIA NEWS: “Russia to consider investing pension savings in startups,” by Alexie Lossan (_Russia Beyond the Headlines_, August 29, 2016).
rbth.com…

17. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Middle-aged householders tighten their purse strings,” by Choi Sung-jin (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], August 29, 2016).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

18. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Pension fund invests heavily in WWII criminal firms,” by Choi Sung-jin (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], August 29, 2016).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

19. UK NEWS: “Brexit ‘will put 75% of workers at risk of pension shortfall’,” by Toby Helm and Philip Inman (_Guardian_ [London], August 28, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

20. UK NEWS: “‘Property a better bet than pensions’, says Bank of England chief economist,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 28, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/28/property-a-better-bet-than-pensions-says-bank-of-england-chief-e/…

21. UK NEWS: “New tax needed to fund NHS and care, says ex-minister,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, August 28, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Diabetes linked to memory decline in older adults,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, August 29, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

23. “Alzheimer’s: Nicotinic receptors as a new therapeutic target,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Vesicles that trap amyloid appear to also contribute to Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “First study examines PTSD & cognitive impairment in World Trade Center responders,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Parkinson’s protein test could lead to earlier diagnosis,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, August 29, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

27. “Israeli and US researchers: Many elderly unwilling to ‘retire’ from sexuality,” by Judy Siegel-Itzkovich (_Jerusalem Post_, August 28, 2016).
www.jpost.com…

28. “New study: A majority of older adults in jail have distressing health symptoms,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Osteopathic manipulative treatment improves outcomes for elderly pneumonia patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 29, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Moderate physical activity linked with 50 percent reduction in cardiovascular death in over-65s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 27, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Heart failure in the elderly set to triple by 2060,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 28, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

August 26, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4131–August 26, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4131–August 26, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Obamacare accountable care programs had USD 466 million in Medicare savings last year,” by Dan Mangan (_CNBC.com_, August 25, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “Labor Department makes it easier for states to launch retirement plans,” by Jonnelle Marte (_Washington Post_, August 25, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Have 401(k)s ‘Wreaked Havoc’ on Retirement Saving? Hardly.” by Andrew Biggs (_Forbes_, August 25, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.forbes.com…

4. “Retirement Plans Are Among the Fee-Stricken,” by Nir Kaissar (_Bloomberg Gadfly_, August 26, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.bloomberg.com…

5. “Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Caregiving and Long-Term Care,” by Emily Gurnon (_Next Avenue_, August 26, 2016).
www.nextavenue.org…

6. “Insurer did a ‘bait and switch’ on long-term care rate hike for feds, lawmakers say.” by Lisa Rein (_Washington Post_, August 26, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “How seniors are tapping the gig economy,” by Steve Vernon (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Moneywatch_, August 26, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

8. “Trading Stocks for Bonds Poses Its Own Risks,” by John F. Wasik (_New York Times_, August 26, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California Aims Retirement Plan at Those Whose Jobs Offer None,” by Mary Williams Walsh (_New York Times_, August 26, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “State to review closure of three local nursing homes,” by Will Houston (_Eureka Times-Standard_, August 25, 2016).
www.times-standard.com…

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Judge refuses to suspend Calif. law allowing physician-assisted suicide,” by Paula Lehman-Ewing (_Reuters_, August 26, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

12. ILLINOIS NEWS: “State pension woes get worse,” (_News-Gazette_ [Champaign/Urbana, Illinois], August 26, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.news-gazette.com…

13. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. public pension system still among worst-funded in U.S.,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, August 25, 2016).
www.nj.com…

14. NEW YORK NEWS: “NY’s Chinese Caregivers Find Support in Each Other,” by Lotus Chau (_New America Media_, August 23, 2016).
newamericamedia.org…

15. NEW YORK NEWS: “New York’s Chinese Elders and their Families,” by Lotus Chau (_New America Media_, August 22, 2016).
newamericamedia.org…

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Have a beef on a nursing home? Pa. inspectors won’t talk to you, advocates say,” by Harold Brubaker (_Philadephia Inquirer_, August 26, 2016).
www.philly.com…

17. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pennsylvania changes law concerning inactive retirement accounts,” by Tim Grant (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, August 26, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

18. TENNESSEE NEWS: “TVA revamping key retirement program to save money, offer more choices,” by David Flessner (_Chatanooga Times Free Press_, August 26, 2016).
www.timesfreepress.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Greens say they won’t back ‘watered-down’ superannuation changes,” by Paul Karp (_Guardian_ [London], August 25, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

20. BANGLADESH NEWS: “Govt plans to invest pension funds,” by Asif Showkat Kallol (_Dhaka Tribune_, August 26, 2016).
www.dhakatribune.com…

21. CANADA NEWS: “Later retirement is a fallback that has companies sweating,” by Rob Carrick (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], August 25, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “Give elderly couples more say in choosing accommodations, says advocate,” by Richard Zussman (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, August 25, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/separated-seniors-1.3736067…

23. JAPAN NEWS: “World’s Biggest Pension Fund Loses USD 52 Billion in Stock Rout,” by Yuko Takeo and Shigeki Nozawa (_Bloomberg_, August 26, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

24. JAPAN NEWS: “For Some Older Adults In Japan, A Chance To Stay In The Workforce,” by Ina Jaffe (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, August 25, 2016). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 27 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

25. JAPAN NEWS: “A Dying Japanese Village Brought Back To Life — By Scarecrows,” by Ina Jaffe (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, August 26, 2016). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 53 seconds) transcript available at the site. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

26. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Pension Fund Taps Won Rally to Shop Abroad as Yields Slump,” by Jung Park and Whanwoong Choi (_Bloomberg_, August 25, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Even a Little Exercise May Help Stave Off Dementia,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, August 26, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Sensor systems identify senior citizens at risk of falling within 3 weeks,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Aging Is Associated With Better Mental Health,” by Fran Lowry (_Medscape Medical News_, August 25, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

30. “High-Risk Meds for Elderly Most Prescribed in South, CMS Says,” by Robert Lowes (_Medscape Medical News_, August 25, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

31. “Adults with longer-lived parents may have healthier old age,” by Linda Thrasybule (_Reuters_, August 26, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

32. “Researchers find a new way to identify and target malignant aging in leukemia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 26, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

August 25, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4130–August 25, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4130–August 25, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Doctors Raise Concerns For Small Practices In Medicare’s New Payment System,” by Steven Findlay (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, Aug. 25, 2016).
khn.org…

2. “States face pension fund gap approaching 1 trillion usd,” by John W. Schoen (cnbc.com…, Aug. 25, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “What digital divide? Seniors embrace social technology (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

4. “An MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology [Cambridge, Massachusetts]) Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth,” by Benjamin Wallace (_New York Magazine_, Aug. 23, 2016).
nymag.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois officials: Pension change could be ‘devastating'” (Associated Press via _Chicago Tribune_, Aug. 25, 2016). Note: _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.chicagotribune.com…

6. KANSAS NEWS: “Pew (Charitable Trusts) report: Kansas not alone in struggling pension investment performance,” by Jonathan Shorman (_Topeka Capital-Journal_, Aug. 25, 2016).
cjonline.com…

7. NEW YORK NEWS: “Pension tab to drop for schools,” by Joseph Spector (_Poughkeepsie Journal_, Aug. 25, 2016).
www.poughkeepsiejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

8. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “BankSA chief says South Australia (State) can reap enormous economic benefits from its ageing population,” by Nick Reade (_Advertiser_ [Adelaide], Aug. 24, 2016_.
www.adelaidenow.com…

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Euthanasia probe splits senior MPs (members of Parliament),” by Dylan Caporn, Daniel Emerson and Gareth Parker (_West Australian_ [Perth], Aug. 25, 2016).
au.news.yahoo.com…

10. CHINA NEWS: “Failure to prepare for an aging population could cost China,” by Daisuke Harashima and Yusho Cho (_Nikkei Asian Review_ [Tokyo], Aug. 25, 2016).
asia.nikkei.com…

11. GREECE NEWS: “Greek Pension System to Buckle Under Weight of 360,000 Applications,” by Philip Chrysopoulos (greekreporter.com…), Aug. 25, 2016).
greece.greekreporter.com…

12. INDIA NEWS: “Clean up the employees’ pension scheme,” by Narendra Nathan (_Economic Times_ [Mumbai-Maharashtra] blog, Aug. 25, 2016).
blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com…

13. ISLE OF MAN NEWS: “Find out more about big changes to the Isle of Man’s pension system” (iomtoday.com…, Aug. 25, 2016).
www.iomtoday.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/find-out-more-about-big-changes-to-the-isle-of-man-s-pension-system-1-8088448…

14. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan puts its seniors to work,” by Manabu Ito (_Nikkei Asian Review_ [Tokyo], Aug. 25, 2016).
asia.nikkei.com…

15. JAPAN NEWS: “An insurance giant confronts old age by trying new ideas,” by Michael Stott (_Nikkei Asian Review_ [Tokyo], Aug. 25, 2016).
asia.nikkei.com…

16. JAPAN NEWS: “With the right reforms, an aging society can be a blessing,” by Sagiri Kitao (_Nikkei Asian Review_ [Tokyo], Aug. 25, 2016).
asia.nikkei.com…

17. UK NEWS: “Thousands withdraw pension cash — then leave it in the bank ‘earning nothing’,” by Sam Brodbeck (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Aug. 25, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/pensions-retirement/financial-planning/thousands-withdraw-pension-cash–then-leave-it-in-the-bank-earni/…

18. UK NEWS: “Books to give you hope: _The Faraway Nearby_ by Rebecca Solnit, reviewed by Craille Maguire Gillies (_Guardian_ [London], Aug. 25, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “New method creates endless supply of kidney precursor cells” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “New editorial, virtual journal issue commemorate research that shaped geriatrics” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “High-tech alternative to brain surgery proves effective for most common movement disorder” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Elevating brain protein allays symptoms of Alzheimer’s and improves memory” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Study strengthens evidence that cognitive activity can reduce dementia risk” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Seniors with more continuity of care use the ER (emergency room) less” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Salk (Institute [La Jolla, California] scientists map brain’s action center” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 25, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

August 24, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4129–August 24, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4129–August 24, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “GOP is calling for IPAB repeal for the wrong reasons,” by Naomi Lopez-Bauman and Christina Sandefur (_The Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, August 23, 2016).
thehill.com…

2. “The 401(k) Is Wreaking Havoc on Retirement,” by Ben Steverman (_Bloomberg_, August 24, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

3. “More states weigh ‘End of Life’ laws for terminally ill,” by Kimiya Manoochehri (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], August 24, 2016).
www.us…

4. “What It Means to Be a Senior in the Gig Economy,” by Eric Morath (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, August 24, 2016).
blogs.ws…

5. “A day in an ‘aging suit’ shows airport accessibility challenges,” by Harriet Baskas (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], August 24, 2016).
www.us…

6. “Less is more: The dilemma over long term care insurance,” by Darla Mercado (_CNBC.com_, August 24, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Marin pension ruling could be a ‘game-changer’,” by Daniel Borenstein (_Marin Independent Journal_, August 23, 2016).
www.marinij.com…

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “Nursing homes urged to adopt social media policies,” by Eric Glaser (_WTSP.com_ [Tampa Bay/Sarasota, Florida], August 23, 2016).
www.wtsp.com…

9. FLORIDA NEWS: “SAGE for LGBT seniors to at last launch affiliate in Miami-Dade County,” by Steve Rothaus (_Miami Herald_, August 23, 2016).
www.miamiherald.com…

10. GEORGIA NEWS: “Aging population increasing drastically in Cherokee,” by Sampson Jenkins (_Cherokee Tribune and Ledger-News_, August 24, 2016).
www.tribuneledgernews.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois governor’s office warns of crippling pension payment hike,” by Dave McKinney and Karen Pierog (_Reuters_, August 23, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

12. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Bevin will appeal pension board ruling,” by Tom Loftus and Morgan Watkins (_Courier-Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], August 23, 2016).
www.courier-journal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. CANADA NEWS: “Paramedics treating patients at home eases end-of-life journey, caregiver says,” by Nina Corfu (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, August 24, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/paramedics-caring-for-palliative-patients-at-home-nova-scotia-1.3732685…

14. CHINA NEWS: “Care home nurse shortage challenges aging China,” (_China Daily_ [Beijing], August 23, 2016).
usa.chinadaily.com…

15. JAPAN NEWS: “Japanese City Takes Community Approach To Dealing With Dementia,” by Ina Jaffe (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, August 23, 2016). An audio (running time 5 minutes 27 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

16. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Principals concerned over ageing teacher workforce and difficulty in retaining teachers,” by Laura Dooney (_Stuff.co_, August 24, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/education/83456182/principals-concerned-over-ageing-teacher-workforce-and-difficulty-in-retaining-teachers…

17. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Most people ‘change their mind’ about wanting to end their life: palliative care doctor,” by Jo Moir (_Stuff.co_, August 24, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/83492246/matt-vickers-calls-on-mps-to-have-open-mind-about-euthanasia…

18. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Swiss need to retire at 67, says parliamentary commission,” (_Le News_, August 24, 2016).
lenews.ch/2016/08/24/swiss-need-to-retire-at-67-says-parliamentary-commission/…

19. UK NEWS: “Britain’s Pension Gaps Could Prompt Dividend Cuts,” by Aleksandra Gjorgievska (_Bloomberg_, August 23, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Companies must sort their pension black holes before paying out senseless dividends,” by Ben Wright (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 23, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/08/23/companies-must-sort-their-pension-black-holes-before-paying-out/…

21. UK NEWS: “Rita King care home shooting: Dementia, delusions and desperation,” by Jodie Smith (_British Broadcasting Corportion [BBC] News_, August 24, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Exercise Boosts Brain Health, but Is There a Downside?” by Gretchen Reynolds (_New York Times_, blog, August 24, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

23. “The aging paradox: The older we get, the happier we are,” by Deborah Netburn (_Los Angeles Times_, August 24, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

24. “Graying but grinning: Despite physical ailments, older adults happier,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “How long do you want to live? Your expectations for old age matter,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, August 24, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “Brief rapamycin therapy in middle-aged mice extends lives,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Diets avoiding dry-cooked foods can protect against diabetes, say mount sinai researchers,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

August 23, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4128–August 23, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4128–August 23, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “New Clues in the Mystery of Women’s Lagging Life Expectancy,” by Sabrina Tavernise (_New York Times_, Aug. 23, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Study finds changes to retirement savings system may exacerbate economic inequality” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

3. “What’s on workers’ retirement bucket list? Work,” by Kelli B. Grant (cnbc.com…, Aug. 23, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “Pensions: Low yields, high stress,” by John Authers and Robin Wigglesworth (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Aug. 23, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

5. “Pension Funds Are Betting Stocks Won’t Drop,” by Stephen Gandel (_Fortune_ [New York, New York], Aug. 22, 2016).
fortune.com…

6. “Could Medicare’s new doctor payment system endanger small and rural practices?” by Steven Findlay Kaiser Family Foundation Health News/_Washington Post_, Aug. 23, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. BOOK REVIEW: “Living past 100 will force us to rethink retirement,” a review of _The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity_, by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott, reviewed by Justin Fox (Bloomberg News via _Chicago [Illinois] Tribune_, Aug. 23, 2016). Note: _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.chicagotribune.com…

8. TV REVIEW: “‘Better Late Than Never’ sends (William) Shatner, (Henry) Winkler, (Terry) Bradshaw and (George) Foreman on adventure through Asia and tired old tropes,” by Robert Lloyd (_Los Angeles Times_, Aug. 23, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California court opens door to changing public employee pensions,” by Dan Walters (_Sacramento Bee_ blog, Aug. 22, 2016).
www.sacbee.com…

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “San Jose pensions: Plan to replace Measure B (a 2012 ballot measure that reduced pension benefits) faces new legal challenge,” by Ramona Giwargis (_San Jose Mercury News_, Aug. 23, 2016).
www.mercurynews.com…

11. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Connecticut Treasurer Calls for Re-Evaluation of Pension Returns,” by Martin Z. Braun (Bloomberg News, Aug. 22, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

12. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Legislators win; state employees, teachers lose in pension report,” by John Cheves (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, Aug. 23, 2016).
www.kentucky.com…

13. NEW YORK NEWS: “WNY (western New York) hospitals receive 1.4 million usd in Medicare settlements,” by Tracey Drury (bizjournals.com…, Aug. 23, 2016).
www.biz…

14. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa. officials call for state, federal reviews following PennLive nursing home probe,” by Daniel Simmons-Ritchie (pennlive.com…, Aug. 23, 2016).
www.pennlive.com…

15. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “UPMC (hospitals) gets 9.5 million usd to settle Medicare claims,” by Kris B. Mamula (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, Aug. 23, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

16. VIRGINIA NEWS: “Va. retirement panel to take hard look at high-fee alternative investments,” by Michael Martz (_Richmond Times-Dispatch_, Aug. 23, 2016).
www.richmond.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. EUROPE NEWS: “Euroscepticism’s middle-aged spread isn’t confined to the UK,” by Anne McElvoy (_Guardian_ [London], Aug. 23, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “More stories of suffering will fuel push for euthanasia” (_West Australian_ [Perth], Aug. 23, 2016). Note: this is a _WA_ Editorial.
au.news.yahoo.com…

19. BRAZIL NEWS: “Brazil, with no minimum retirement age, committed to pension reform -official,” by Alonso Soto and Marcela Ayres (Reuters, Aug. 22, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

20. CANADA NEWS: “Changes needed to boost end-of-life care in Canada: doctors,” by Sheryl Ubelacker (Canadian Press via Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Aug. 23, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/health/canada-end-of-life-care-improvements-1.3731900…

21. JAPAN NEWS: “Beyond Slurpees: Many Japanese Mini-Marts Now Cater To Elders,” by Ina Jaffe (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, Aug. 23, 2016). In addition to the story, an audio transcript (running time: 4 minutes, 4 seconds) is available at the site.
www.npr.org…

22. THE MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY IN AFRICA NEWS: “Unpaid Arrears Threaten Contributory Pension Scheme,” by Zaka Khaliq (_Leadership_ [capital of the country], via allAfrica.com…, Aug. 23, 2016).
allafrica.com…

23. TAIWAN NEWS: “Military retirees’ pensions to receive new funding: official,” by Lu Hsin-hui and S.C. Chang (focustaiwan.tw, Aug. 23, 2016).
focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201608230026.aspx…

24. THAILAND NEWS: “Ageing society ‘should be seen as opportunity’,” by Watchiranont Thongtep (_The Nation_ [Bangkok], Aug. 23, 2016).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Radical Government plans to reform final salary pensions could cost savers 30pc of their pension,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Aug. 23, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/pensions-retirement/news/radical-government-plans-to-reform-final-salary-pensions-could-c/…

26. UK NEWS: “‘We are in a new phase of Tony’s dementia. He has to know where I am at all times’,” by Steph Booth (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Aug. 23, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Geriatric ERs (emergency rooms) Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elderly Patients,” by Anna Gorman (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, Aug. 23, 2016).
khn.org…

28. “HRT (hormone replacement therapy) triples the risk of breast cancer, biggest ever study shows,” by Sarah Knapton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Aug. 23, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/08/22/hrt-triples-the-risk-of-breast-cancer-longest-ever-study-shows/…

29. “Preoperative Frailty Tests Predict Long-Term Outcomes in Seniors,” by Jennifer Garcia (Medscape Medical News, Aug. 23, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

30. “Heavy lifting by young workers linked to low back pain in midlife,” by Linda Thrasybule (Reuters Health, Aug. 23, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

31. “Multivariate analysis improves on cognitive testing in Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Too much activity in certain areas of the brain is bad for memory and attention” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Nanofiber scaffolds demonstrate new features in the behavior of stem and cancer cells” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Systematic global review of intervention thresholds based on FRAX (World Health Organization Fracture Risk Assessment Tool)” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 23, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “(Texas A&M University) AgriLife researcher takes close look at ‘inflamm-aging'” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Soluble corn fiber can help young women build bone, and older women preserve bone” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Novel MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) technique distinguishes healthy prostate tissue from cancer using zinc (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Average Lifespan Longer for Twins,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Aug. 23, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

August 22, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4127–August 22, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4127–August 22, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “If Payroll Taxes Increased by This Much, There Would Be No Social Security or Medicare Shortfall,” by Sean Williams (_Motley Fool_, August 21, 2016).
www.fool.com…

2. “Private Equity Pursues Profits in Keeping the Elderly at Home,” by Sarah Varney (_New York Times_, August 21, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Morgan Stanley accused in lawsuit of mismanaging its 401(k) retirement savings plan,” (Associated Press via _CNBC.com_, August 20, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “Are aging and the economic slowdown linked?” by Robert J. Samuelson (_Washington Post_, August 22, 2016). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California set to join states offering retirement plans,” by Tom Anderson (_CNBC.com_, August 22, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “For seniors, a hotline to Uber with GoGoGrandparent,” by Carolyn Said (_San Francisco Chronicle_, August 21, 2016).
www.sfchronicle.com…

7. FLORIDA NEWS: “SAGES offers seniors opportunity to act in community theater,” by Patti Ewald (_Tampa Bay Tribune_, August 22, 2016).
www.tampabay.com…

8. KANSAS NEWS: “Kansas issued a USD 1 billion pension bond a year ago. How is it doing?” by Jonathan Shorman (_Topeka Capital-Journal_, August 20, 2016).
cjonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Super should be more than pension supplement, says NAB,” by Clancy Yates (_Sydney Morning Herald_, August 22, 2016).
www.smh.com…

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Scott Morrison attacks super funds not investing in coal for ‘political reasons’,” by Gareth Hutchens (_Guardian_ [London], August 22, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “More federal funds needed to deal with aging population’s health costs: CMA,” by Andre Picard (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], August 21, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

12. CHILE NEWS: “Chileans step up pension reform demands with nationwide protests,” by Fabian Cambero (_Reuters_, August 21, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

13. CHINA NEWS: “Seniors shun property buyout program,” by Chen Mengwei (_China Daily_ [Beijing], August 22, 2016).
www.chinadaily.com…

14. FIJI NEWS: “Fiji’s ageing population,” by Matilda Simmons (_Fiji Times_ [Suva], August 22, 2016).
www.fijitimes.com…

15. GERMAN NEWS: “Central bank’s plan to raise retirement age to 69 ignites anger in Germany,” by Matt Payton (_Independent_ [London], August 21, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/germany-retirement-age-69-work-central-bank-angela-merkel-a7202266.html…

16. INDONESIA NEWS: “National scene: 1.8 million elderly people neglected,” (_Jakarta Post_, August 22, 2016).
www.thejakartapost.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “USC should be diverted to pensions,” by Stephen Collins (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], August 20, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.irishtimes.com…

18. ISRAEL NEWS: “Haim Katz: Not enough money to help the elderly,” (_Globes_ [Jerusalem], August 21, 2016).
www.globes.co.il/en/article-katz-not-enough-money-to-help-the-elderly-1001147244…

19. SAUDI ARABIA NEWS: “700,000 pensioners ‘wasting expertise gained over years’,” (_Saudi Gazette_ [Jeddah], August 21, 2016).
saudigazette.com…

20. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “White collar workers retire earlier,” (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], August 22, 2016).
www.koreaherald.com…

21. SWEDEN NEWS: “Swedes With Big Pay Dreams Are Snubbing Aging Labor Market Model,” by Amanda Billner (_Bloomberg_, August 22, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

22. TAIWAN NEWS: “Taipei labor department warns KMT over pensions,” by Shih Hsiao-kuang (_Taipei Times_, August 22, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

23. UK NEWS: “The state pension top-up that no one seems to want,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [London], August 20, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Pensions lifeboat tightens rules ahead of possible Tata Steel rescue,” by Marion Dakers (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 21, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/08/21/pensions-lifeboat-tightens-rules-ahead-of-possible-tata-steel-re/…

25. UK NEWS: “Hundreds of volunteers to help spot early Alzheimer’s,” by Dominic Hughes (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, August 22, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “Relationships with family members, but not friends, decrease likelihood of death,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Hospice interpreters use language and culture to comfort patients,” by Eryn Brown (Kaiser Health News via _US Public Broadcasting System Newshour_, August 22, 2016).
www.pbs.org…

28. “Tunneling nanotubes between neurons enable the spread of Parkinson’s disease via lysosomes,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “After a fracture, patients often continue meds that boost fracture risk,” by Kathryn Doyle (_Reuters_, August 22, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

30. “Study suggests ways to improved immunity in older people,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 22, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients’ Demand,” (_HealthDay_, August 22, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

32. “Mission creep doesn’t benefit patients at the end of life,” by Samuel Harrington (_Washington Post_, August 22, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

33. “Scientists Engineer An Opioid That May Reduce Pain With Less Risk,” by Agnus Chen (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, August 22, 2016). Note: An audio transcript (running time 1 minutes 57 seconds) available at the site. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

34. “Urban heat linked to elderly suicides: study,” (_China Post_ [Taipei], August 22, 2016).
www.chinapost.com…

August 19, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4126–August 19, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4126–August 19, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Will Final Medicare Rule Allow Nursing Homes To Force Arbitration?” by Michael Williamson (_Bloomberg BNA_, August 18, 2016).
www.bna.com…

2. “Social Security Retreats From Cellphone-Based Online Security,” by Ann Carrns (_New York Times_, August 19, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Saving the Boomer’s Social Security,” by Brenton Smith (_The Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, August 19, 2016).
thehill.com…

4. “4 new revenue streams could double Social Security benefit,” by Steven Hill (_Press of Atlantic City_, August 19, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.pressofatlanticcity.com…

5. “Dead or alive? Social Security misclassified some,” by Joe Davidson (_Washington Post_, blog, August 19, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Our Short-Sighted Approach To Alzheimer’s Funding,” by Lou-Ellen Barkan (_Huffington Post_, blog, August 19, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

7. “Patient Advocates Help Navigate Health Care,” by Constance Gustke (_New York Times_, August 19, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. “Inequality Has Gotten So Bad That We’re Offshoring Our Grandparents,” by Katherine Stewart (_The Nation_, August 19, 2016).
www.thenation.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. ARKANSAS NEWS: “State police retirement system sees loss,” by Michael R. Wickline (_Arkansas Democrat-Gazette_ [Little Rock, Arkansas], August 19, 2016).
www.arkansasonline.com…

10. NEW YORK NEWS: “More nursing homes in region are receiving lowest possible federal rating,” by Stephen T. Watson (_Buffalo News_, August 18, 2016).
live.buffalonews.com…

11. NEW YORK NEWS: “Dance, Dance, Dance: Korean Seniors Step Up to Fitness,” by Lisa Wong Macabasco (_New America Media_, August 19, 2016).
newamericamedia.org…

12. SOUTH DAKOTA NEWS: “State seeks to help elders stay in homes,” by Bob Mercer (_Rapid City Journal_, August 19, 2016).
rapidcityjournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Dwindling senior citizen club memberships could increase isolation for the elderly, Waikerie club says,” by Isabel Dayman (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, August 19, 2016).
www.abc.net…

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Labor accuses Morrison of planning ‘humiliating’ u-turn on super reform,” by Paul Karp (_Guardian_ [London], August 19, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

15. BANGLADESH NEWS: “Overhaul of pension scheme in the offing,” by Rejaul Karim Byron (_Daily Star_ [Dhaka], August 19, 2016).
www.thedailystar.net…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “The pensions nettle that needs to be grasped,” (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], August 19, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.irishtimes.com…

17. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “KiwiSaver fees become point of contention for providers, academics,” by Susan Edmunds (_Stuff.co_, August 19, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/business/83349860/kiwisaver-fees-become-point-of-contention-for-providers-academics…

18. PAKISTAN NEWS: “EOBI pensioners to get their pensions through ATMs soon,” (_Pakistan Observer_ [Islamabad], August 19, 2016).
pakobserver.net…

19. TAIWAN NEWS: “Employers should pay more to pension fund: group,” by Stephanie Chao (_China Post_ [Taipei], August 19, 2016).
www.chinapost.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Sixty, female and all living under one roof (just don’t call it a commune),” by Sally Williams (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 19, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/sixty-female-middle-class—and-all-living-under-one-roof-just-d/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Scientists unlock a secret to Latinos’ longevity, with hopes of slowing aging for everyone,” by Melissa Healy (_Los Angeles Times_, August 18, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

22. “Seniors targeted with offers for unnecessary medical equipment,” by Steve Twedt (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, August 19, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

23. “Seniors who feel ‘old’ more likely to have memory problems,” by Linda Thrasybule (_Reuters_, August 19, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

24. “Virtual reality treadmills help prevent falls in elderly,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, August 18, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

25. “Early Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Continue to Fall in U.S.: Study,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, August 18, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Knee Surgery Rarer, but Problems More Likely, for Minority Patients,” (_HealthDay_, August 18, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

August 18, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4125–August 18, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4125–August 18, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “More Older People Are Finding Work, but What Kind?” by Quoctrung Bui (_New York Times_, Aug. 18, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “A Proposal For Allowing State Pension Buyouts,” by Mark J. Warshawsky and Ross A. Marchand (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Aug. 17, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

3. “How (Presidential candidates Hillary) Clinton and (Donald) Trump view Medicare and retiree health plans,” by Steve Vernon (CBS, Inc. TV News, Aug. 18, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

4, “Don’t Lose Sleep: The Medicare Trustees’ Forecasts Are Rarely Accurate,” by Uwe Reinhardt (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Aug. 18, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

5. “Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) solved Medicare funding but seniors can expect less care,” by John C. Goodman (_Dallas [Texas] Morning News_, Aug. 18, 2016). Note: this is a _DMN_ Opinion piece.
www.dallasnews.com…

6. “Want to Expand Social Security? Look North,” by Daniel Block (_American Prospect_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Aug. 18, 2016).
prospect.org…

7. “Retirement Plan Roulette,” by Rick Seltzer (insidehighered.com…, Aug. 18, 2016).
www.insidehighered.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. ARKANSAS NEWS: “Fund for state pensions sheds 196 million usd in fiscal ’16,” by Michael R. Wickline (arkansasonline.com…, Aug. 18, 2016).
www.arkansasonline.com…

9. GEORGIA NEWS: “Many Georgia nursing homes rated low quality,” by Andy Miller (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, Aug. 18, 2016).
www.myajc.com…

10. ILLINOIS NEWS: “(Mayor Rahm) Emanuel’s pension bill: 1.1 billion usd a year — and counting,” by Greg Hinz (_Crain’s Chicago Business_ blog, Aug. 18, 2016).
www.chicagobusiness.com…

11. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Nursing home partnership with kids shows friendship knows no age,” by Mara Klecker (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, Aug. 18, 2016).
www.startribune.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australian elderly population increases by 20 pct: statistics” (Xinhua [Beijing, China], Aug. 18, 2016).
news.xinhuanet.com…

13. BERMUDA NEWS: “Pensions increase not due until next month,” by Adam Zacharias and Jonathan Bell (_Royal Gazette_ [Hamilton, Pembroke], Aug. 18, 2016).
www.royalgazette.com…

14. CHINA NEWS: “Two Chinese retirees win hearts on epic American road trip,” by Xu Yangjingjing and Emily Rauhala (_Washington Post_, Aug. 18, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

15. CHINA NEWS: “China’s Rich Opt for Luxury Nursing Homes Over Filial Obligations for Aging Parents,” by Liz Flora (jingdaily.com…, Aug. 18, 2016).
jingdaily.com…

16. GERMANY NEWS: “Auschwitz Survivors, in Their 90s, Urge Germany to Act on War Crimes Case,” by Alison Smale (_New York Times_, Aug. 18, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

17. INDIA NEWS: “Pension of freedom fighters hiked by 5,000 rupees (74.62 usd)” (Press Trust of India via _Economic Times_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Aug. 18, 2016).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

18. INDIA NEWS: “EPFO (Employees Provident Fund Organization) members can fix pension without employers’ attestation (Press Trust of India via _Economic Times_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Aug. 16, 2016).
economictimes.indiatimes.com… attestation/articleshow/53754490.cms

19. PUERTO RICO NEWS: “Puerto Rico’s Worst-Funded Pension Risks Bondholder Showdown,” by Michelle Kaske (Bloomberg News, Aug. 18, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Tale of two pensions for Royal London (mutual life insurer),” by Marion Dakers (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Aug. 18, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/08/18/tale-of-two-pensions-for-royal-london/…

21. UK NEWS:”Young people are wrongly targeting their anger against the older generation,” by Catherine Shoard (_Guardian_ [London], Aug.18, 2016). Note: this is a _Guardian_ Opinion piece.
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “New Menopause Guidelines Update HT (hormone therapy) Safety Evidence,” by Tara Haelle (Medscape Medical News, Aug. 18, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

23. “Boomers eating their way to chronic diseases,” by Paul Harasim (_Las Vegas [Nevada] Review-Journal_ blog, Aug. 17, 2016).
www.reviewjournal.com…

24. “Calcium supplements tied to higher dementia risk for some women,” by Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health, Aug. 18, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

25. “Innovative device simulates cataract replacement experience” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Researchers identify gene associated with age-related hearing loss” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “New mechanism discovered for Alzheimer’s risk gene” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “TERRA, the RNAs (ribonucleic acids) that protect telomeres” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 17, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay,” by Steven Reinberg (HealthDay News, Aug. 17, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “Physician-Perceived Frailty Tied to Warfarin Discontinuation” (HealthDay News, Aug. 17, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

31. “Innovative device simulates cataract replacement experience” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

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