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September 30, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4155–September 30, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4155–September 30, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “New Rule Preserves Patients’ Rights To Sue Nursing Homes In Court,” by Rebecca Hersher (US National Public Radio, September 29, 2016).
www.npr.org…

2. “The Right to Sue — Restored,” by Teresa Tritch (_New York Times_, blog, September 30, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com…

3. “Pensions Fly Only If You Believe They Can,” by Megan McArdle (_Bloomberg View_, September 29, 2016). Note: This article is an opinion piece.
www.bloomberg.com…

4. “To die with dignity, he left the US,” by Bella English (_Boston Globe_, September 30, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Nearly 7 million Californians will be automatically enrolled in state-run retirement savings plan under new law,” by Sophia Bollag and Samantha Masunaga (_Los Angeles Times_, September 29, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

6. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Baker will give raises to low-wage nursing home workers,” by Shirley Leung and Kay Lazar (_Boston Globe_, September 30, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

7. MISSOURI NEWS: “Care for caregivers: Report finds they are often ignored,” by Michele Munz (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, September 30, 2016).
www.stltoday.com…

8. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “‘Double dipping’ – collecting a government pension and salary – banned in Burlington County,” by Jan Hefler (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, September 30, 2016).
www.philly.com…

9. TEXAS NEWS: “Creating a haven for homeless seniors,” by Meghan Dunn (_CNN_, September 29, 2016).
www.cnn.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. CAMEROON NEWS: “Elderly Cameroonians fight discrimination,” by Moki Kindzeka (_Deutsche Welle_, September 30, 2016).
www.dw.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “We haven’t prepared for aging’s economic and social inevitabilities,” by Suzanne Labarge (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 30, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.theglobeandmail.com…

12. IRELAND NEWS: “Call to change Constitution to safeguard new pension scheme,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], September 30, 2016).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/call-to-change-constitution-to-safeguard-new-pension-scheme-35090920.html…

13. IRELAND NEWS: “Budget 2017 to increase old-age pension by Euro 5 (USD 5.61),” by Harry McGee, Fiach Kelly, and Sarah Bardon (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 30, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

14. IRELAND NEWS: “Orthopaedic theatres lay idle as doctors ran out of ‘knees and hips’,” by Eilish O’Regan (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], September 30, 2016).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/orthopaedic-theatres-lay-idle-as-doctors-ran-out-of-knees-and-hips-35091317.html…

15. JAPAN NEWS: “Ministry aims to require all nursing homes to insure residents’ deposits in event of bankruptcy,” (_Japan Times_, September 30, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/09/30/national/ministry-aims-require-nursing-homes-insure-residents-deposits-event-bankruptcy/#.V-6iyfkrLcs…

16. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “New help for the lonely elderly,” by Simon Collins (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], September 30, 2016).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11719378…

17. NORTHERN IRELAND NEWS: “‘One in five NI elderly people’ affected by financial abuse, report says,” by Marie-Louise Connolly (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, September 30, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

18. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Number of Scots living past 100 almost doubles,” by Jody Harrison (_Herald_ [Glasgow], September 29, 2016).
www.heraldscotland.com…

19. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Six out of 10 elderly Koreans earn their bread,” by Choi Sung-jin (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], September 30, 2016).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

20. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Swiss pension reform on target,” by Peter Siegenthaler (_Swissinfo.ch_, September 29, 2016).
www.swissinfo.ch/eng/pension-2020_swiss-pension-reform-on-target/42483736…

21. THAILAND NEWS: “Ministry mulls ‘sin-tax’ fund for the elderly,” by Wichit Shantanusornsiri (_Bangkok Post_, September 30, 2016).
www.bangkokpost.com…

22. UK NEWS: “U.K. Pension Deficits Fall From Record as Challenge Remains,” by Charlotte Ryan (_Bloomberg_, September 29, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Carers’ A&E visits can be preventable, says report,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, September 30, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Most Hospital Palliative Care Programs Are Understaffed,” by Michelle Andrews (_Kaiser Health News_, September 30, 2016).
khn.org…

25. “Rats That Reminisce May Lead To Better Tests For Alzheimer’s Drugs,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, September 29, 2016). Note: An audio (running time 1 minutes 55 seconds) transcript available at the site. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

26. “Doctors don’t communicate well about terminally ill patients,” by Randi Belisomo (_Reuters_, September 30, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

27. “Common painkillers ‘increase heart failure risk’,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, September 29, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

28. “Flagging Flu-Shot Rate Worries CDC,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, September 29, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Researchers: nicotine can delay effects of aging on the brain,” by Whitney Miller (_KBTX_ [College Station, Texas], September 30, 2016).
www.kbtx.com…

September 29, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4154–September 29, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4154–September 29, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1.”U.S. Just Made It a Lot Less Difficult to Sue Nursing Homes,” by Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Michael Corkery (_New York Times_, Sep. 29, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “How do the Affordable Care Act and Medicare interact?” by Philip Moeller (US Public Broadcasting Service _Newshour_, Sep. 28,2016).
www.pbs.org…

3. “Who’s Really Older,(Presidential candidates Donald) Trump or (Hillary) Clinton?,” by Gail Collins (_New York Times_, Sep. 29, 2016). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Opinion piece.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “One-Third Of Americans In A Relationship Aren’t Saving For Retirement,” by Arielle O’Shea ,(_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Sep. 29, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

5. “In-patient or not? Medicare requires hospitals to tell you,” by Mark Miller (Reuters, Sep. 29, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

6. “Human Infrastructure Needed for an Aging America,” by Steve Landers (huffingtonpost.com…, Sep. 26, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Governor to Approve State-Run Retirement for Private Workers,” by Jonathan J.Cooper (Associated Press via American Broadcasting Corporation News, Sep. 29, 2016).
abcnews.go.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Specialty Drug Costs Soar 30% For California Pension Fund,” by Chad Terhune (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News, Sep. 29, 2016).
khn.org…

9. DELAWARE NEWS: “DuPont (Corporation) cannot shirk pension promises” (_Wilmington News Journal_, Sep. 29, 2016). Note: this is a _WNJ_ Editorial.
www.delawareonline.com…

10. FLORIDA NEWS: OBITUARY: “Epilogue: Austin Curry leaves legacy of compassion in advocating for elderly,” by Sara DiNatale (_Tampa Bay Times_, Sep. 27, 2016).
www.tampabay.com…

11. MISSOURI NEWS: “Is pension entitlement or nest egg? It may matter when you double dip,” by Mary Sanchez (_Kansas City Star_ blog, Sep. 28,2016).
www.kansascity.com…

12. TEXAS NEWS: “(Mayor Sylvester) Turner’s Pension Plan Bad For Houston Taxpayers,” by Charles Blain (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Sep. 29, 2016). Note: this is a _Forbes_ opinion piece.
www.forbes.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

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13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Model program to hit world stage but palliative care organisation could finish,” by Jessica Howard (_Mercury_ [Hobart, Tasmania], Sep. 29, 2016).
www.themercury.com…

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “End-of-life care dying a slow death” (_Mercury_ [Hobart, Tasmania], Sep. 29, 2016). Note: this is a _Mercury_ Opinion piece.
www.themercury.com…

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15. BAHAMAS NEWS: “‘Road Map’ For Solving City Meat Pensions Set,” by Neil Hartnell (tribune242.com…, Sep. 29, 2016).
www.tribune242.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Euthanasia an ‘incredibly positive experience’,” by Shawn Logan (_Sun_ [Calgary, Alberta], Sep. 29, 2016).
www.calgarysun.com…

17. ITALY NEWS: “Italy’s (Prime Minister Matteo) Renzi pledges funds for higher pensions, earlier retirement,” by Francesca Piscioneri (Reuters, Sep. 28, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

18. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “New help for the lonely elderly,” by Simon Collins (_New Zealand Herald [Auckland], Sep. 30, 2016).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11719378…

19. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Daughter turns carer for elderly parents, ‘fights for’ support,” by Emily Spink (stuff.co.nz, Sep. 29, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/84400003/Daughter-turns-carer-for-elderly-parents-fights-for-support…

20. PALESTINE NEWS: “Statistics bureau: Elderly make 4.5% of population” (WAFA–Palestine News Agency, Sep. 29, 2016).
english.wafa.ps/page.aspx?id=xPVJJCa48715477305axPVJJC…

21. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Singapore to hit its target of 17,000 nursing home beds by 2020, says health minister” (_Business Review_, Sep. 29, 2016).
sbr.com…

22. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “South Korea’s pension fund sues Volkswagen (German auto-maker) over emissions scandal,” by Hyunjoo Jin (Reuters, Sep. 29, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Ban cold calling to stop pension scams, Government urged,” by Sam Brodbeck (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 29, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/money/consumer-affairs/ban-cold-calling-to-stop-pension-scams-government-urged/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Hot Flashes, Mood Woes?” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Sep. 28, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

25. “Constitutional Symptoms Often Trigger Antibiotic Rx (prescriptions) in Elderly” (HealthDay News, Sep. 29,2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

September 28, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4153–September 28, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4152–September 28, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security and Medicare: Threats to America’s Prosperity,” by Elizabeth O’Brien (_Money_, September 27, 2016).
time.com…

2. “A Unified Medicare Payment System For Post-Acute Care Is Feasible,” by Carol Carter, Bowen Garrett, and Douglas Wissoker (_Health Affairs_, blog, September 28, 2016).
healthaffairs.org…

3. “Your strategy to contain the costs of long-term care,” by Michelle Singletary (_Washington Post_, September 27, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “What Nursing Homes Have in Common With Wells Fargo,” by David Dayen (_New Republic_, September 28, 2016).
newrepublic.com…

5. “Retirement planning: Millennials are starting fast,” by Steve Vernon (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Moneywatch_, September 28, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

6. “How to ‘train’ for retirement: seven tips from a retiree,” by Virginia Ironside (_Guardian_ [London], September 28, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “How Flexible Is the California Rule? A Tale of Four Cases,” by Alexandar Volokh (_Reason Foundation_, blog, September 27, 2016).
reason.org…

8. COLORADO NEWS: “Colorado voters can make the choice much easier for patients like Sheryl Randall,” by Susan Greene (_Colorado Independent_ [Colorado Springs, Colorado], September 28, 2016)
www.csindy.com…

9. IOWA NEWS: “Baby boomer bubble could stretch Iowa’s health care workforce,” by Rod Boshart (_Gazette_ [Cedar Rapids, Iowa], September 27, 2016).
www.thegazette.com…

10. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Expert: Unfunded pensions in 7 Mich. cities total USD 1.7B[illion],” by Michael Gerstein (_Detroit News_, September 27, 2016).
www.detroitnews.com…

11. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Retired SC state workers urge legislators to preserve pension benefits,” by Cassie Cope (_State_ [Columbia, South Carolina], September 27, 2016).
www.thestate.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Dementia to topple heart disease as leading cause of death: ABS data,” by Harriet Alexander (_Sydney Morning Herald_, September 28, 2016).
www.smh.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Death of private pensions puts more pressure on CPP,” by Martin Regg Cohn (_Hamilton Spectator_, September 28, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.thespec.com…

14. IRELAND NEWS: “600,000 people expect Euro 5 (USD 5.61) weekly pension increase, TDs warned,” by Cormac McQuinn (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], September 28, 2016).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/600000-people-expect-5-weekly-pension-increase-tds-warned-35085337.html…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “‘My illness is not a lifestyle choice – but HSE won’t offer help’,” by Eilish O’Regan (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], September 28, 2016).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/my-illness-is-not-a-lifestyle-choice-but-hse-wont-offer-help-35085367.html…

16. PUERTO RICO NEWS: “Puerto Rico Pension Fund Joins Suit Against UBS Over Muni Bonds,” by Romy Varghese (_Bloomberg_, September 27, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

17. THAILAND NEWS: “Ageing society putting stress on Social Security Fund,” by Wichit Chantanusornsiri (_Bangkok Post_, September 28, 2016).
www.bangkokpost.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Elderly people sent home from hospital in dead of night amid fundamental breakdown in system,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], September 28, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/28/elderly-people-sent-home-from-hospital-in-dead-of-night-amid-fun/…

19. UK NEWS: “Nursing homes ‘closing each week’,” by Carolyn Atkinson (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, September 28, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “Reviving House Calls by Doctors,” by Tina Rosenberg (_New York Times_, September 27, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

21. “Your Biological Clock: Why Some Age Faster Than Others,” (_HealthDay_, September 28, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

22. “Middle-aged women can enjoy sex more as they get older, study finds,” by Ian Johnston (_Independent_ [London], September 28, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/news/science/sex-lives-women-middle-aged-can-be-improved-with-age-study-a7334596.html…

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4152–September 27, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4152–September 27, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Fly-Along Companions Offer a Way for Older People to Travel,” by Julie Weed (_New York Times_, Sep. 27, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Wages for Home Care Aides Lag as Demand Grows,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, Sep. 27, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Did Wells Fargo (bank) target seniors with its bogus-account scheme?” by David Lazarus (_Los Angeles Times_, Sep. 27, 2016). Note 1: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _LAT_ Commentary piece.
www.latimes.com…

4. “What Is It Like To Live In A Retirement Community?” by Natasha Josefowitz (huffingtonpost.com…, Sep. 27, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “New Law Will Require IMDB (Internet Movie Database) To Remove Actors’ Ages If Requested,” by Robert Siegel (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, Sep. 26, 2016). In addition to the print transcript, an audio transcript, running time: 2 minutes 39 seconds, is available at the site.
www.npr.org…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension case could cost city (of San Diego) millions,” by David Garrick (_San Diego Union-Tribune_, Sep. 27, 2016).
www.sandiegouniontribune.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “How flexible is the ‘California Rule’ for public-employee pensions?” by Sasha Volokh (_Washington Post_, Sep. 27, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

8. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA NEWS: “Here’s how life spans in the Washington region vary by jurisdiction,” by Perry Stein (_Washington Post_, Sep. 27, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

9. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Expert: Unfunded pensions in 7 Mich. cities total 1.7 billion usd,” by Michael Gerstein (_Detroit News_, Dec. 27, 2016).
www.detroitnews.com…

10. TEXAS NEWS: “Dallas Police See Exodus as Doubts Rise on Pension Promises,” by Darrell Preston (Bloomberg News, Sep. 27, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. CANADA NEWS: “Getting Older is Cruelest Blow to Global Growth. Just Ask Canada,” by Greg Quinn, Erik Hertzberg, and Sarah McGregor (Bloomberg News, September 25, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

12. JAPAN NEWS: “Japanese firms offering more end-of-life services as population ages” (_Japan News_ [Tokyo] Sep. 27, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/09/27/national/social-issues/japanese-firms-offering-end-life-services-population-ages/#.V-rcmsn9rm4…

13. NORTHERN IRELAND NEWS: “Unfair pension changes leave NI women struggling to make ends meet, Assembly hears,” by Noel McAdam (_Telegraph_ [Belfast], Sep. 27, 2016).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/unfair-pension-changes-leave-ni-women-struggling-to-make-ends-meet-assembly-hears-35081199.html…

14. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Korea’s aging society challenged by low private pension rate” (Yonhap News Agency, Sep. 27, 2016).
english.yonhapnews.co.kr…

15. UK NEWS: “Blow to BMW workers as car maker plans to close final salary pensions to new contributions,” by Ben Martin and Christopher Hope (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 27, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/09/26/blow-to-bmw-workers-as-car-maker-plans-to-close-final-salary-pen/…

16. UK NEWS: “Government warned on flaws in Port Talbot [Wales steel plant] pension fund ‘fix’,” by Josephine Cumbo, Jim Pickard and Michael Pooler (_Financial Times_ [London], Sep. 26, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

17. UK NEWS: “Pension savers ‘on cusp of mis-buying crisis’,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Sep. 26, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

18. “When a Spouse Dies, Resilience Can Be Uneven,” by Jane E. Brody (_New York Times_, Sep. 27, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

19. “Study: Colonoscopy After 75 May Not Be Worth It,” by Steven Reinberg (HealthDay News, Sep. 26, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

20. “New Type of Radiation Treatment May Up Survival for Older Lung Cancer Patients,” by Dennis Thompson (HealthDay News, Sep. 26, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

21. “Exercise Speeds Seniors’ Recovery From Disability,” by Amy Norton (HealthDay News, Sep. 26, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

September 26, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4151–September 26, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4151–September 26, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Would delay in a long-term care price hike for federal workers do any good?” by Joe Davidson (_Washington Post_, September 26, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Pension groups demand change from top of Wells Fargo,” by Laura J. Keller (Bloomberg News via _Denver Post_, September 24, 2016).
www.denverpost.com…

3. “Spend less on senior health care,” by Stuart Butler (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, September 25, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.post-gazette.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Fit To Be Tied? Think Twice About Marriage In Your Golden Years,” by Joshua A. O’Brien Jr. (_Hartford Courant_, September 24, 2016).
www.courant.com…

5. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Advocates, Governor Baker clash on nursing home pay hikes,” by Kay Lazar (_Boston Globe_, September 26, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

6. MINNESOTA NEWS: “With hunger among seniors growing, state gives USD 2 million to boost use of mobile food shelves,” by John Reinan (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, September 24, 2016).
www.startribune.com…

7. MISSOURI NEWS: “New property tax hike would bolster resources for seniors in St. Louis area,” by Jesse Bogan (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, September 25, 2016).
www.stltoday.com…

8. OREGON NEWS: “PERS: Lawmakers look for pension reform ideas in Salem,” by Ted Sicklinger (_Oregonian_ [Portland, Oregon], September 24, 2016).
www.oregonlive.com…

9. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Wisconsin’s fully funded pension system is one of a kind,” by Jason Stein (_Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel_, September 26, 2016).
projects.jsonline.com…

10. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Groups to give MedDrop bags to elderly clients in Dane County,” by David Wahlberg (_Wisconsin State Journal_ [Madison, Wisconsin], September 25, 2016).
host.madison.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Baby Boomers prepare to support children for decades,” by Anna Patty (_Age_ [Melbourne], September 24, 2016).
www.theage.com…

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Growing support for unprecedented assisted dying laws,” by Richard Willingham and Benjamin Preiss (_Age_ [Melbourne], September 25, 2016).
www.theage.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “GM Canada vows to wipe out pension shortfall; workers ratify deal,” by Greg Keenan (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 25, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

14. IRELAND NEWS: “Special deal to save farmers thousands on nursing homes,” by Niall O’Connor (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], September 24, 2016).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/special-deal-to-save-farmers-thousands-on-nursing-homes-35074996.html…

15. IRELAND NEWS: “Age Action calls for increase in pension and home help hours,” by Fiona Gartland (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 25, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

16. ISRAEL NEWS: “Israeli Panel Proposes Raising Women’s Pension Age by Three Years to 65,” by Tali Heruti-Sover (_Haaretz_ [Tel Aviv], September 25, 2016).
read more: www.haaretz.com…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Kansai uses subsidies to fill empty homes, but persuading aging population to pull up stakes remains a challenge,” by Eric Johnston (_Japan Times_, September 25, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/09/25/national/kansai-uses-subsidies-fill-empty-homes-persuading-aging-population-pull-stakes-remains-challenge/#.V-lOFfkrLcs…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Survey: Elderly people more healthy, active,” (_Japan News_, September 25, 2016).
the-japan-news.com…

19. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “A pension benefit hike? Swiss voters say no thanks,” by Helena Bachmann (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], September 25, 2016).
www.us…

20. THAILAND NEWS: “Offering palliative care with technology, at home,” by Achara Deboonme (_Nation_ [Bangkok], September 26, 2016).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

21. UK NEWS: “More blue-chip pensions are set to shut as costs on course to double to Pn 14bn (USD 18.1 billion),” by Marion Dakers (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], September 25, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/09/25/more-blue-chip-pensions-are-set-to-shut-as-costs-on-course-to-do/…

22. WALES NEWS: “Osteoporosis tests ‘could save Welsh NHS Pn 4.5m{illion}’ (USD 5.8 million),” by Lucy Owen (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, September 26, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Care home nurses need training for unique role,” by Kathryn Doyle (_Reuters_, September 26, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

24. “How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions,” (_HealthDay_, September 24, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

September 23, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4150–September 23, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4150–September 23, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “The new retirement: Second careers,” by Brad Harper (_Montgomery [Alabama] Advertiser_, Sep. 23, 2016).
www.montgomeryadvertiser.com…

US STATE NEWS:

2. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Court rules Kentucky pension systems can be sued for bad investments,” by John Cheves (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, Sep. 23, 2016).
www.kentucky.com…

3. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Medicare Advantage rates shuffle but remain stable for 2017 in Pittsburgh region,” by Wes Venteicher (_Pittsburgh Tribune-Review_, Sep. 23, 2016).
triblive.com…

4. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Fix what ails S.C. pension plan” (_Charleston Post and Courier_, Sep. 23, 2016). Note: this is a _CPC_ Editorial.
www.postandcourier.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

5. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Andrew Denton (TV personalisty) backs euthanasia push in SA (South Australia State)” (Australian Associated Press, Sep. 23, 2016).
www.news.com…

6. CANADA NEWS: “Canada public pension plan ditches 10 computer-driven hedge funds – sources,” by Maiya Keidan (Reuters, Sep. 23, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

7. DENMARK NEWS: “Denmark’s ‘House Of Memories’ Re-Creates 1950s For Alzheimer’s Patients,” by Sidsel Overgaard (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, Sep. 23, 2016). In addition to the story, print and video (running time: 3 minutes, 37 seconds) transcripts are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

8. GREECE NEWS: “IMF (International Monetary Fund) calls for more pension cuts, greater debt relief in report” (_Kathimerini_ [Athens, Attica], Sep. 23, 2016).
www.ekathimerini.com…

9. INDIA NEWS: “NPS (National Pension System) subscribers to pay for advisory services: Pension regulator” (Press Trust of India via _Economic Times_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Sep. 24, 2016).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

10. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Euthanasia – people need to know facts,” by Matthew Jansen (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Sep. 23, 2016).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11714870…

11. TANZANIA NEWS: “Start Universal Pension Now, Elderly Persons Urge Government,” by Saumu Mwalimu (_Citizen_ [Dar es Salaam] via allAfrica.com…, Sep. 22, 2016).
allafrica.com…

12. UK NEWS: “Rebrand pensions to appeal to millennials,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Sep. 23, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

13. UK NEWS: “Bring pensions into the smartphone age, FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) urged,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Sep. 23, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

14. “Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain,” by Mary Elizabeth Dallas (HealthDay News, Sep. 23, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

15. “Falls a Growing and Deadly Threat for Older Americans,” by Mary Elizabeth Dallas (HealthDay News, Sep. 22, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

16. “Greater Drop in Payments at BPCI (Bundled Payments for Care Improvement) Hospitals for Joint Replacement” (HealthDay News, Sep. 23, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

17. “Dementia, Mortality Risk Up for GBA Carriers With Parkinson’s” (HealthDay News, Sep. 22, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

September 22, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4149–September 22, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4149–September 22, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “PBGC (Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation) Issues Final Rule for Late Premium Penalty Reductions,” by Rebecca Moore (_Planadvisor_ [Stamford, Connecticut], Sep. 22, 2016).
www.planadviser.com…

2. “Think a 401(k) Is Not a Sexy Benefit? Competition May Change That,” by John F. Wasik (_New York Times_, Sep. 22, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Dealing With Retirement’s Strange Sense of Humor,” by Robert Laura (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Sep. 22, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

4. “More Americans moving to Mexico after retirement” (CCTV (China Central Television) America, Sep. 21, 2016).
www.cc…

5. “Older workers and the search for ‘good’ jobs,” by Steve Vernon (moneywatch.com…, Sep. 22, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. NEW YORK NEWS: “Teamsters pension fund members face sharp benefits cuts,” by Matt Glynn (_Buffalo News_, Sep. 22, 2016).
www.buffalonews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

7. ASIA NEWS: “Aging Asia deserves a little R.E.S.P.E.C.T.,” by Peter Tasker (_Nikkei Asian Review_ [Tokyo, Japan], Sep. 22, 2016).
asia.nikkei.com…

8. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Philip Nitschke: how the face of the voluntary euthanasia campaign became its outcast,” by Helen Davidson (_Guardian_ [London, UK], Sep. 22, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

9. CANADA NEWS: “Quebec’s (Province) elderly need better care” (_Gazette_ [Montreal], Sep. 22, 2016). Note: this is a _Gazette_ Editorial.
montrealgazette.com…

10. CANADA NEWS: “(Member of Parliament Lisa) Raitt pays emotional tribute to caregivers of Alzheimer’s-afflicted Canadians (Canadian Press via _Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 22, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Palliative care workers should be psychologically screened: poll,” by Keith Gerein (_Jounal_ [Edmonton, Alberta], Sep. 22, 2016).
edmontonjournal.com…

12. CANADA NEWS:”Baby boomers struggling to find work (in Windsor, Ontario] (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Sep. 22, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/baby-boomers-struggling-to-find-work-1.3773670…

13. INDIA NEWS: “Elderly in Chandigarh to get medical facilities at their doorsteps: MP (Member of Parliament)” (_Hindustan Times_ [New Delhi, Delhi], Sep. 23, 2016).
www.hindustantimes.com…

14. IRELAND NEWS: “Women get a third less in pension payments than men,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin, Leinster], Sep. 22, 2016)>
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/women-get-a-third-less-in-pension-payments-than-men-35069355.html…

15. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Green Party says it would legalise euthanasia,” by Isaac Davison (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Sep. 22, 2016).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11714762…

16. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “The coffin club: elderly New Zealanders building their own caskets,” by Eleanor Ainge Roy (_Guardian_ [London, UK], Sep. 22, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

17. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Scottish end of life care atlas published” (British Broadcasting Corporation news, Sep. 22, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

18. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Swiss Pension Fight Pits Gourmet Pigs Against Lower Payouts,” by Mara Bernath (Bloomberg News, Sep. 21, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

19. UK NEWS: “Over 50s insurance rip-off: Specialist firms charging customers up to four times as much as regular insurers,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 22, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/22/over-50s-insurance-rip-off-specialist-firms-charging-customers-u/…

20. UK NEWS: “Why does pension investing have to be a moral dilemma?” by Aime Williams (_Financial Times_ [London], Sep. 22, 2016. Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

21. UK NEWS: “UK ministers urged to delay further rises in pension contributions,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Sep. 22, 2016. Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Workplace pension scheme member levels hit record highs, but experts warn enough still not being done to prepare for retirement,” by Hayley Kirton (_City A.M._ [London], Sep. 22, 2016).
www.cityam.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “It’s Not Just For Kids: Medicare EpiPen Spending Up 1,100 Percent,” by Julie Appleby and Mary Agnes Carey (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News), Sep. 22, 2016).
khn.org…

24. “Lundbeck (H. Lundbeck A/S (Danish pharmaceutical company) says Alzheimer’s drug fails in late-stage study,” by (Reuters Health, Sep. 22, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

September 21, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4148–September 21, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4148–September 21, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Reckoning Comes for U.S. Pension Funds as Investment Returns Lag,” by Elizabeth Campbell (_Bloomberg_, September 21, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

2. “Coal miners’ pension rescue advances in Senate,” by Mary Troyan (_Courier-Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], September 21, 2016).
www.courier-journal.com…

3. “Far-Reaching Medicare Part B Changes Violate Separation Of Powers – And With CBO’s Blessing,” by Grace-Marie Turner (_Forbes_, September 21, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.forbes.com…

4. “Outnumbering Boomers, Millennials Look For Economic Opportunity,” by Asma Khalid (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, September 21, 2016). Note: An audio transcript (running time 4 minutes 55 seconds) available at the site. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

5. ALASKA NEWS: “Walker administration resurrects plan to borrow for pension shortfall,” by Nathaniel Herz (_Alaska Dispatch News_, September 20, 2016).
www.adn.com…

6. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Officials weigh in on state pension woes with retiree advocacy group,” by Brad Bowman (_State Journal_ [Frankfort, Kentucky], September 20, 2016).
www.state-journal.com…

7. NEBRASKA NEWS: “ACLU of Nebraska says nursing homes discriminated against man with HIV/AIDS,” by Joanne Young (_Lincoln Journal-Star_, September 21, 2016).
journalstar.com…

8. OREGON NEWS: “‘This is becoming a moral issue’: Officials face truth behind Oregon’s soaring pension costs,” by Ted Sickinger (_Oregonian_ [Portland, Oregon], September 21, 2016).
www.oregonlive.com…

9. TEXAS NEWS: “Texas is graying and the state must adapt,” by Jacqueline Angel (_Fort Worth Star-Telegram_, blog, September 20, 2016).
www.star-telegram.com…

10. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Effort fights ‘epidemic’ of deadly elderly falls,” by Raquel Rutledge (_Milwaukee Journal Sentinel_, September 21, 2016).
www.jsonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Superannuation group warns consumers could lose out if employers choose retirement fund,” by Michael Edwards and Sue Lannin (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, September 21, 2016).
www.abc.net…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Savers must adjust retirement plans amid low interest rates: Poloz,” (Canadian Press via _Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 20, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/business/poloz-low-interest-rates-1.3770695…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Unions face challenges in offsetting potential pension losses,” by Mark Gollom (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 21, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/business/pension-plans-union-unifor-general-motors-1.3770836…

14. CANADA NEWS: “B.C. eyes mandatory minimum staffing for nursing homes,” by Kim Pemberton (_Times Colonist_ [Vancouver, British Columbia], September 20, 2016).
www.timescolonist.com…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Barrette to examine best (and worst) practices in retirement homes,” by Catherine Solyom (_Montreal Gazette_, September 20, 2016).
montrealgazette.com…

16. ITALY NEWS: “How to live to 100: Town full of centenarians spills its secrets,” by Ben Wedeman (_CNN.com_, September 21, 2016).
www.cnn.com…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Abe: Japan’s shrinking population not burden but incentive,” by Linda Sieg and Kiyoshi Takenaka (_Reuters_, September 21, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Growth in senile dementia cases,” (_Japan Times_, September 21, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2016/09/21/editorials/growth-senile-dementia-cases/#.V-LFpfkrLcs…

19. JAPAN NEWS: “Efforts to preserve memories of aging ‘comfort women’ gains urgency,” by Keiji Hirano (_Japan Times_, September 21, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/09/21/national/efforts-preserve-memories-aging-comfort-women-gains-urgency/#.V-Kxz_krLcs…

20. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Thousands miss out on dementia support scheme,” by Suzanne Allan (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, September 21, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

21. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Minimum 4% interest rate for Special, Medisave and Retirement Account monies extended,” (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], September 21, 2016).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

22. THAILAND NEWS: “Worker-backed care-giving fund for the very old, infirm proposed,” by Achara Debonnme (_Nation_ [Bangkok], September 21, 2016).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

23. THAILAND NEWS: “More Thais falling victim to Alzheimer’s disease,” (_Bangkok Post_, September 21, 2016).
www.bangkokpost.com…

24. UK NEWS: “RNIB report: Patients in England face 15-month wait for cataract surgery,” by Denis Campbell (_Guardian_ [London], September 21, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “Silicon Valley is blowing its chance to ride the silver tsunami,” by Dan Diamond (_Politico_, September 21, 2016).
www.politico.com…

26. “Dramatic Increase in Latinos with Alzheimer’s Projected, Along with Costs,” by Ericka N. Hernandez (_National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] News_, September 21, 2016).
www.nbcnews.com…

27. “Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Can Mean Steep Costs for Famiy Caregivers,” by Elizabeth O’Brien (_Money.com_, September 21, 2016).
time.com…

28. “Largest Canadian study on dementia hopes to develop new treatments and interventions,” by Karen Seidman (_Montreal Gazette_, September 20, 2016).
montrealgazette.com…

29. “Death With Dignity in Oregon: No Evidence of Abuse or Misuse,” by Roxanne Nelson (_Medscape Medical News_, September 20, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

September 20, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4147–September 20, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4147–September 20, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “US building up to pension crisis,” by Robin Wigglesworth and Barney Jopson (_Financial Times_ [London, UK], Sep. 20, 2016).
www.ft.com…

2. “Don’t Blame Millennials for This Scarily Close Election. Blame Baby Boomers,” by Brian Beutler (_New Republic_ [New York, New York], Sep. 20, 2016).
newrepublic.com…

3. “Rising interest rates good news for Boomers, not for Millennials,” by Michael Rowand (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Sep. 20, 2016).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

4. KANSAS NEWS: “Topeka city manager: State pension plan problems can also negatively affect city,” by Tim Hrenchir (_Topeka Capital-Journal_, Sep. 20, 2016).
cjonline.com…

5. KENTUCKY NEWS: “PFM Group (financial advisors) selected to review state’s ailing pension systems” (_Frankfort State Journal_, Sep. 20, 2016).
www.state-journal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

6. CANADA NEWS: “The Parti Quebecois (political party) seems to be dying off with the baby boomers,” by Don MacPherson (_Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Sep. 20, 2016). Note: this is a _Gazette_ Opinion piece.
montrealgazette.com…

7. CANADA NEWS: “Another chance at romance at west-end [Toronto] retirement home,” by Sarah-Joyce Battersby (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Sep. 20. 2016.
www.thestar.com…

8. INDIA NEWS: “EPFO (Employers Provident Fund Organization) plans to hike minimum pension to Rs2k (2000 rupees) (29.79 usd)” (_Times of India_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Sep. 20, 2016).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

9. PAKISTAN NEWS: “Pakistan needs pension reforms” (_Daily Times_ [Lahore, Punjab], Sep. 20, 2016). Note: this is a _DT_ Editorial.
dailytimes.com…

10. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Most Swiss want doctor’s advice on end of life choices” (swissinfo.ch, Sep. 20, 2016).
www.swissinfo.ch/eng/end-of-life-survey_most-swiss-expect-help-from-doctors-in-assisted-suicide/42460092…

11. TAIWAN NEWS: “NPP (New Power Party) presents pension reform plan,” by Sean Lin (_Times_ [Taipei], Sep. 21, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

12. UK NEWS: “Minister: no money for women who lost out on state pensions, and ‘that’s that’,” by Richard Dyson and Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Sep. 20, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/pensions-retirement/financial-planning/minister-no-money-for-women-who-lost-out-on-state-pensions-and-t/…

13. UK NEWS: “Older generations would be happy to see house prices fall if it helped young,” by Ben Chu (_Independent_ [London], Sep. 20, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/older-generations-happy-house-prices-fall-help-young-a7316786.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

14. “Vasectomy May Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk After All,” by Don Rauf (HealthDay News, Sep. 19, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

15. “Seniors still lagging in use of internet health resources,” by Linda Thrasybule (Reuters Health, Sep. 20, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

16. “Medicare EpiPen spending outpaces prescription growth -Kaiser (Family Foundation) report,” by Caroline Humer (Reuters, Sep. 20, 2016),
www.reuters.com…

September 19, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4146–September 19, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4146–September 19, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Report Uncovers Widespread Medicare Fraud in Hospice Care,” by Eric Pianin (_Fiscal Times_, September 18, 2016).
www.thefiscaltimes.com…

2. “Pingree to promote bill that would increase hospice training,” by Kelly Bouchard (_Portland [Maine] Press Herald_, September 19, 2016).
www.pressherald.com…

3. “Here’s how much the average single person has saved for retirement,” by Kathleen Elkins (_CNBC_, September 17, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “For Some Seniors Without Housing, A Parking Lot Is Home,” by Gloria Hillard (US National Public Radio _Sunday All Things Considered_, September 18, 2016). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 31 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “A Sour Surprise for Public Pensions: Two Sets of Books,” by Mary Williams Walsh (_New York Times_, September 18, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Understanding California’s public pension debt,” by Judy Lin (_Los Angeles Times_, September 18, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “The Pension Gap,” by Jack Dolan (_Los Angeles Times_, September 18, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa. Supreme Court won’t reconsider ballot question on judge retirements,” by Angela Couloumbis (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, September 17, 2016).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Driving test rules should be tougher, coroner probing elderly motorist’s crash with cyclist recommends,” by Rebecca Opie (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, September 19, 2016).
www.abc.net…

10. CANADA NEWS: “Canada Projects Minimal Short-Term Cost From Pension Expansion,” by Josh Wingrove (_Bloomberg_, September 19, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Quebec pension fund ups stakes in infrastructure test case,” by Matt Scuffham (_Reuters_, September 19, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Food bank users increasingly older, better educated,” by Laurie Monsebraaten (_Toronto Star_, September 19, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

13. CHINA NEWS: “US researchers: Filial piety helps solve eldercare,” by Wang Xiaodong (_China Daily_ [Beijing], September 17, 2016).
usa.chinadaily.com…

14. CHINA NEWS: “Hong Kong families bear burden of dementia as patient numbers rise,” by Bernice Chan (_South China Morning Post_ [Hong Kong], September 19, 2016).
www.scmp.com…

15. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: “Babis proposes 300-crown (USD 12.37) pension rise, like CSSD,” (_Prague Daily Monitor_, September 19, 2016).
praguemonitor.com…

16. GREECE NEWS: “Costly errors in the review of pensions,” by Roula Salourou (_Kathimerini_ [Athens], September 18, 2016).
www.ekathimerini.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Fianna Fáil calls for reversal of ‘savage cuts’ to pensioners,” by Vivienne Clarke (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 19, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “32,000 people in Japan turned 100 this year and the economy can’t keep up,” by Chris Weller (_Independent_ [London], September 18, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/32000-people-in-japan-turned-100-this-year-and-the-economy-cant-keep-up-a7315001.html…

19. JAPAN NEWS: “Elderly account for record high 27.3% of Japan’s population,” (_Asahi Shimbun_, September 19, 2016).
www.asahi.com…

20. JAPAN NEWS: “End-of-life products a growing industry in aging Japan,” (_Japan Today_, September 19, 2016).
www.japantoday.com…

21. JAPAN NEWS: “To protect seniors, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank pitches anti-fraud product,” (_Japan Times_, September 19, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/09/18/business/corporate-business/effort-protect-assets-seniors-bank-steps-sales-anti-fraud-product/#.V9_9RPkrLcs…

22. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Sex crimes and senior offenders increase,” by Ock Hyun-ju (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], September 18, 2016).
www.koreaherald.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Despite crisis, drugmakers work nationwide to fight opioid limits,” by Geoff Mulvihill, Liz Essley Whyte and Ben Wieder (Associated Press and Center for Public Integrity via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], September 18, 2016).
www.us…

24. “Don’t Take Osteoarthritis Lying Down,” by Jane E. Brody (_New York Times_, September 19, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

25. “Rate of hearing loss increases significantly after age 90,” (_Science Daily_, September 19, 2016).
www.sciencedaily.com…

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