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October 28, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4171–October 24-28, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4171–Oct. 24-28, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Sen(ator Charles). Schumer pushes catch-up payment for Social Security recipients,” by Diane C. Lore (SI [Staten Island, New York]Live.com…, Oct. 24, 2016).
www.silive.com…

2. “Why neither (Presidential Candidates Donald) Trump nor (Hillary) Clinton’s plans will fix Social Security,” by Robert Powell (MarketWatch.com…, Oct. 26, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “Senators unveil bipartisan Medicare reforms,” by Peter Sullivan (_The Hill_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Oct. 27, 2016).
thehill.com…

4. “AARP Sues U.S. Over Rules for Wellness Programs” by Reed Abelson (_New York Times_, Oct. 25, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “‘Death with dignity’ laws and the desire to control how one’s life ends,” by Liz Szabo (_Washington Post_, Oct. 24, 2016). Note: _WP_  may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “The VSED (volutarily stopping eating and drinking) Exit: A Way to Speed Up Dying, Without Asking Permission,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, Oct. 25, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

7. “For some low-income workers, retirement is only a dream,” by Maria Ines Zamudio (Associated Press via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Oct. 25, 2016).
www.us…

8. “Baby boomers have been a disaster for America, and (Donald) Trump is their biggest mistake yet,” by Dana Milbank (_Washington Post_, Oct. 25, 2016). Note 1: _WP_  may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.washingtonpost.com…

9. “A progressive case for Social Security reform,” by Andrew L. Yarrow (_San Francisco [California] Chronicle_, Oct. 27, 2016).
www.sfchronicle.com…

10. “An Annuity for the Teacher — and the Broker,” by Tara Siegel Bernard (_New York Times_, Oct. 27, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

11. “Facing financial reality when early dementia is diagnosed,” by Martha M. Hamilton (_Washington Post_, Oct. 27, 2016). Note: _WP_  may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

12. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “(Governor) Jerry Brown touted his pension reforms as a game-changer. But they’ve done little to rein in costs,” by Judy Lin (_Los Angeles Times_, Oct. 28, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

13. FLORIDA NEWS: “Florida Voters With the Longest Memories Don’t Like What They See,” by Lizette Alvarez (_New York Times_, Oct. 28, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

14. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Value of MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) pension fund investments shrinks by 90 million usd,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, Oct. 27, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

15. OHIO NEWS: “Ohio pension funds lost out on 1.6 billion usd extra,” by Jim Provance (_Toledo Blade_, Oct. 26, 2016).
www.toledoblade.com…

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa. legislative leaders say pension reform will not happen this year ,” by Angela Couloumbis and Karen Langley (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, Oct. 27, 2016).
www.philly.com…

17. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “SC’s pension debt is 40 billion usd, lawmakers told,” by Cassie Cope (_The State_ [Columbia, South Carolina], Oct. 26, 2016).
www.thestate.com…

18. SOUTH DAKOTA NEWS: “Battle over nursing home capacity heads to Legislature for ’17 session,” by Bob Mercer (_Rapid City Journal_, Oct. 27, 2016).
rapidcityjournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. CANADA NEWS: “How nurses and nursing homes are regulated in Ontario (Province),” by Mike Crawley (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Oct. 26, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/nurse-charged-murder-woodstock-ontario-college-1.3820263…

20. CANADA NEWS: “Health benefits for retirees are steadily disappearing,” by Rob Carrick (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Oct. 23, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

21. CHINA NEWS: “More latitude to pension funds will help tackle aging population” (_China Daily_ [Beijing], Oct. 28, 2016).
www.chinadaily.com…

22. CHINA NEWS: “China state media says pension funds investment scheme raises graft risk,” by Yawen Chen and Ben Blanchard (Reuters, Oct. 26, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

23. IRELAND NEWS: “Time to end ‘fear and secrecy’ around dementia in Ireland,” by Rachel Flaherty (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Oct. 25, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

24. JAPAN NEWS: “Elderly people teach Japanese through IT (information technology),” (_Yomiuri Shimbun [Tokyo]_, Oct. 28, 2016).
the-japan-news.com…

25. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “New Zealand police set up roadblocks to question euthanasia group, members say,” by Eleanor Ainge Roy (_Guardian_ [London, UK], Oct. 25, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

26. UK NEWS: “UK falls out of top 10 countries with the best pensions for the first time,” by Katie Morley (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 24, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/24/uk-falls-out-of-top-10-countries-with-the-best-pensions-for-the/…

27. UK NEWS: “Cashing in small pensions ‘more popular’,” by Kevin Peachey (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Oct. 26, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “Medicare Bars New ‘Seamless Conversion’ Efforts For Some Seniors,” by Susan Jaffe (Kaiser Health News, Oct. 28, 2016).
khn.org…

29. “Seniors’ Teeth Need Dental Care, But Insurance Coverage Is Rare,” by Michelle Andrews (US National Public Radio News, Oct. 27, 2016).
www.npr.org…

30. “Medicare overpaid for most chiropractic services. Will patients have to repay?” by Joe Davidson (_Washington Post_, Oct. 26, 2016). Note: _WP_  may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

31. “Hip surgery does not improve physical activity levels, research finds,” by Sarah Knapton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 24, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/10/23/hip-surgery-does-not-improve-physical-activity-levels-research-f1/…

32. “Patient values may not always align with choices for end of life care,” by Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health, Oct. 27, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

33. “Less Than Half of Older Hip Fracture Patients Fully Recover: Study,” by Don Rauf (HealthDay News,  Oct. 25, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Study Links Disasters to Dementia,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News,  Oct. 25, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Your Memory,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News,  Oct. 24, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “Reconsidering Regular Medications at End of Life,” by Roxanne Nelson (Medscape Medical News, Oct. 27, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

October 21, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4170–October 21, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4170–October 21, 2016

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US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Screwing With and Screwing the Elderly and Disabled,” by Dave Lindorff (counterpunch.org…, Oct. 21, 2016).
www.counterpunch.org…

2. “Medicare overhauls doctor payment rules,” by Brad Dixon (World Socialist Web Site, Oct. 21, 2016)>
www.ws…

3. “Social Security in jeopardy,” by Romina Boccia (Heritage Foundation, Oct. 20, 2016). Note: this is a Heritage Foundation Commentary piece.
www.heritage.org…

4. “Baby Boomers Are Getting Too Old for Sports Cars,” by David Welch (Bloomberg News, Oct. 21, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

5. “How Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials differ,” by Sherri Gardner Howell (_Knoxville [Tennessee] News Sentinel_, Oct. 21, 2016).
www.knoxnews.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “More flexibility over public worker pensions could help save them” (_Los Angeles Times_, Oct. 21, 2016). Note 1: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _LAT_ Editorial.
www.latimes.com…

7. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Fix the state pension mess now,” by Laura Ellsworth and Nick DeBenedictis (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, Oct.21, 2016). Note: this is a _PPG_ Opinion piece.
www.post-gazette.com…

8. TEXAS NEWS: “Dallas Police and Fire Pension benefit cuts will only be the beginning of solution for ‘big, hairy mess’,” by Tristan Hallman (_Dallas Morning News_, Oct. 21, 2016).
www.dallasnews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Euthanasia advocate’s new push to ‘die with dignity,” by James Gorman (9news.com….au, Oct. 21, 2016)>’
www.9news.com…

10. IRELAND NEWS: “Increase in civil weddings and age of couples, CSO (Central Statistics Office) figures show,” by Mark Hilliard (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Oct.20, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

11. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Scottish nurses face staff and funding ‘perfect storm’ says RCN (Royal College of Nursing [London, UK]), (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Oct. 21, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

12. UK NEWS: “The married women getting 30 pence (.37 usd) a week pension – despite 50 years of work,” by Olivia Rudgard (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 21, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/money/special-reports/the-married-women-getting-30p-a-week-pension—despite-50-years/…

13. UK NEWS: “New powers for watchdog on pensions,” by Vicky Shaw (_Telegraph_ [Belfast, Northern Ireland], Oct. 21, 2016).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/new-powers-for-watchdog-on-pensions-35147998.html…

14. UK NEWS:”(Birmingham City) Council refusing 65 million pounds (79.74 million usd) payment for ‘wasteful’ pension fund,” by Neil Elkes (_Post_ [Birmingham], Oct. 20, 2016).
www.birminghampost.co.uk/news/regional-affairs/council-refusing-65m-payment-wasteful-12049663…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

15. “Electronic records help link genes to age-related hearing loss” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

16. “Newly identified rare Alzheimer’s disease gene mutation more common in Icelandic people” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

17. “JNeurosci: Highlights from the Oct. 19 issue” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “Rare genetic condition may provide insights on Parkinson’s and other late-onset diseases” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 21, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

October 20, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4169–October 20, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4169–October 20, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “(Presidential candidates Hillary) Clinton and (Donald) Trump Tangle on Preserving Medicare,” by Robert Lowes (Medscape Medical News, Oct. 20, 2016).Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

US STATE NEWS:

2, CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California promised public employees generous retirements. Will the courts give government a way out?” by Maura Dolan (_Los Angeles Times_, Oct. 20, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

3, MARYLAND NEWS: “Maryland pension system begins weighing portfolio’s carbon footprint,” by Scott Dance (_Baltimore Sun_, Oct. 20, 2016).
www.baltimoresun.com…

4, MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “One-time pay increase for nursing home workers not enough” (_Boston Globe_, Oct. 20, 2016). Note: this is a _BG_ Editorial.
www.bostonglobe.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

5. ASIA NEWS: “Asia’s aging opens up new opportunities,” by Yukako Ono (_Nikkei Asian Review_ [Tokyo], Oct. 20, 2016).
asia.nikkei.com…

6. EUROPE NEWS: “Europe’s morality crisis: Euthanizing the mentally ill,” by Charles Lane (_Washington Post_, Oct. 20, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Euthanasia bill with ‘safeguards’ introduced to South Australian (State) Parliament” (Australian Broadcasting Corporation News, Oct. 21, 2016).
www.abc.net…

8. CANADA NEWS:”Class action accuses one of Canada’s biggest nursing-home companies of neglecting residents,” by Tom Blackwell (_National Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Oct. 20, 2016).
news.nationalpost.com…

9. CANADA NEWS: “Quebec (Province) Liberals (Party) table Bill 115 to fight elder abuse,” by Caroline Plante (_Gazette_ [Montreal], Oct. 20, 2016).
montrealgazette.com…

10. ITALY NEWS: “Rosemary and Time: Does This Italian Hamlet Have a Recipe for Long Life?” by Bryant Rousseau (_New York Times_, Oct. 20, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

11, NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Dutch Pension Funds Still Struggling; Lower Pensions Possible Next Year,” by Janene Pieters (nltimes.nl…, Oct. 20, 2016).
www.nl…

12. UK NEWS: “Don’t junk pension freedoms. Improve them,” by Juliet Samuel (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 20, 2016). Note: this is a _DT_ Opinion piece.
www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/2016/10/20/dont-junk-pension-freedoms-improve-them/…

13. UK NEWS: “Companies press for cut in pension promises,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Oct. 20, 2016). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…
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MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

14. “Cutting calories may dial back ‘metabolic syndrome’ in older adults,” by Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health, Oct. 19, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

15. “Medicare subsidies may help more women stick with breast cancer drugs,” by Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health, Oct. 19, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

16. “The smart wheelchair” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

17. “Penn (University of Pennsylvania [Philadelphia]) physician argues for ‘meaningful’ update to national Alzheimer’s act” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “Taking out the cellular ‘trash’ – at the right place and the right time” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “Caloric restriction can be beneficial to the brain, study shows” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Dartmouth (College [Hanover New Hampshire]) study: How age-related genetic anomalies contribute to the maternal age effect” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Are hot flashes genetic?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Exercise may help ward off memory decline” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Diet and exercise may improve physical function and quality of life in older obese adults” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “More American men with early-stage prostate cancer could opt out of immediate treatment” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 20, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Clots May Be the Cause of Fainting in Some Elderly,” by Amy Norton (HealthDay News,
consumer.healthday.com…

October 19, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4168–October 19, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4168–October 19, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Retirees will see their monthly Social Security checks grow by USD 4 on average in 2017,” by Jonnelle Marte (_Washington Post_, October 18, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Average senior’s Social Security check to increase a measly USD 4 in 2017,” by Philip Moeller (US Public Broadcasting System _Newshour_, October 18, 2016).
www.pbs.org…

3. “Social Security at Stake on Nov. 8,” (_New York Times_, October 19, 2016). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “Stats show nearly 1 in 5 drivers in US is over 65,” by Joan Lowy (Associated Press via _Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, October 18, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

5. “Will raises for many home care workers help senior citizens?” by Jane Gottlieb (Kaiser Health News via US Public Broadcasting System _Newshour_, Ocotber 19, 2016).
www.pbs.org…

6. “Student loans can smother your retirement savings,” by Tom Anderson (_CNBC_, October 19, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Several states helping workers set up retirement plans,” by Jill Schlesinger (_Colubmia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, October 19, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

8. MAINE NEWS: “After decades of violence at the hands of her husband, Priscilla got out alive — with help from a Maine safe house that’s among the first of its kind,” by Jesse Ellison (_Down East_, October 2016).
downeast.com…

9. NEW YORK NEWS: “Report heats up Cuomo, DiNapoli feud,” by Jon Campbell (_Journal News_ [White Plains, New York], October 18, 2016).
www.lohud.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. BRAZIL NEWS: “Brazil court says Vale can seek end to support for pension plan,” by Jeb Blount (_Reuters_, October 18, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

11. CHINA NEWS: “China to improve education service for elderly,” (_China Daily_ [Beijing], October 19, 2016).
www.chinadaily.com…

12. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “Senate panels approve bill granting P{eso} 2,000 (USD 41.39) SSS pension hike,” by Maila Ager (_Philippine Daily Inquirer_ [Manila], October 19, 2016).
newsinfo.inquirer.net…

13. ROMANIA NEWS: “Romanians over 65 will represent 65% of the population in 2060,” (_Romanian-Insider_, October 19, 2016).
www.romania-insider.com…

14. UK NEWS: “George Osborne’s flagship pension policy scrapped amid fears it would ‘put consumers at risk’,” by Ben Chapman (_Independent_ [London], October 19, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/government-cancels-osbornes-flagship-pension-policy-amid-misselling-fears-a7369176.html…

15. UK NEWS: “Government right to shelve annuity sales, says industry,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, October 19, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

16. UK NEWS: “U.K. Pension Deficits Narrow From Record as Gilts Drop: Chart,” by Charlotte Ryan (_Bloomberg_, October 19, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

17. UK NEWS: “NHS spending will drop per head despite ageing population and growing demand, says chief executive,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 19, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/19/nhs-spending-will-drop-per-head-despite-ageing-population-and-gr/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

18. “Discovered! A Very High-Tech Way To Get Elderly People To Exercise,” by Ann Brenoff (_Huffington Post_, blog, October 19, 2016).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

19. “On Baby-Boomer Birth Certificates: A Clue to Cancer Risks?” by Nick Mulcahy (_Medscape Medical News_, October 19, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

20. “Signaling pathway could be key to improved osteoporosis treatment,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Better Way to Treat Seniors’ Ankle Fractures?” (_HealthDay_, October 18, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

22. “Marijuana May Blunt Bone Health,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, October 19, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

23. “Researchers Identify Genes Linked to Hot Flashes,” (_HealthDay_, October 19, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

24. “Does it matter how long you sit — if you are fit?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Older men cling to 1950s, ’60s blueprint of masculinity,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 19, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

October 18, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4167–October 18, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4167–October 18, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Nursing Home Group Sues U.S. Government Over New Lawsuit Rule,” by Rebecca Hersher (US National Public Radio News, Oct. 18, 2016).
www.npr.org…

2. “The triple-whammy facing women in retirement,” by Aimee Picchi (CBS, Inc. News, Oct. 18, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

3. (Presidential candidate Donald) Trump A.C. [Atlantic City, New Jersey] casino bankruptcy cost employees millions in retirement savings, report says,” by Brent Johnson (nj.com…, Oct. 18, 2016).
www.nj.com…

4. “Divorce is destroying retirement for many,” by Ben Steverman (_Detroit News_, Oct. 18, 2016).
www.detroitnews.com…

5. “Aging baby boomers means more drivers older than 65, stat(istic)s show” (Associated Press/CBS Inc. News, October 18, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

6. “Should The Social Security Retirement Age Be 76?” by Chris Farrell (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Oct. 18, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA NEWS: “Right-to-die law faces skepticism in nation’s capital: ‘It’s really aimed at old black people’,” by Fenit Nirappil _Washington Post_, Oct. 18, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “Jacksonville may face legal challenge on phasing out special pension plan,” by A.G. Gancarski (floridapolitics.com…, Oct. 18, 2016).
floridapolitics.com…

9. NEW YORK NEWS: “Report hits Comptroller’s management of pension fund,” by Casey Seiler (_Albany Times-Union_, Oct. 18, 2016).
www.timesunion.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. EUROPEAN UNION NEWS: “European Union Needs a Common Pension Product, Regulator Says,” by Oliver Suess (Bloomberg News, Oct. 18, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Euthanasia laws pressure suicide: advocate” (Australian Associated Press, Oct. 18, 2016).
www.news.com…

12. BRAZIL NEWS: “Brazil will not tax farm exports to close pension gap -source,” by Alonso Soto (Reuters, Oct. 18, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Nursing homes must stop asking for drug fees from pharmacies” (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Oct. 18, 2016). Note: this is a _Star_ Editorial.
www.thestar.com…

14. INDIA NEWS: “Cuttack [Odisha] private nursing homes lack fire safety clearance,” by Binita Jaiswall (_Times of India_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Oct. 19, 2016).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

15. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “The dangers of euthanasia-on-demand,” by Willem Lemmens, Trudo Lemmens, and Arthur Caplan (_Chicago [Illinois] Tribune_, Oct. 18, 2016). Note 1: _CT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _CT_ Commentary piece.
www.chicagotribune.com…

16. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Euthanasia advocates caution police over raids,” by Sharon Brettkelly (Radio New Zealand, Oct. 18, 2016).
www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/315944/euthanasia-advocates-caution-police-over-raids…

17. UK NEWS: “Treasury carries out major U-turn on pension annuities,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [London], Oct. 18, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Sir Philip Green hints BHS (retailer) pension deal close in bid to save knighthood,” by Zoe Wood and Sarah Butler (_Guardian_ [London], Oct. 18, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

19. UK NEWS: “Bank of England denies QE (quantitative easing) hurts businesses with pension funds,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Oct. 18, 2016).
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “(Musician) Phil Collins and the rise of mid-lifers drinking their way to oblivion,” by Joe Shute (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 18, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/men/thinking-man/phil-collins-and-the-rise-of-mid-lifers-drinking-their-way-to-ob/…

21. “Omnicare (nursing home pharmacy) to pay 28 million usd to settle charges it got kickbacks from Abbott Labs (pharaceuticals),” by Sarah N. Lynch (Reuters Health, Oct. 17, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

22. “Elder abuse under-identified in US emergency departments” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “How your BMI (body mass index) might affect your brain function” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 17, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Minimal exercise can prevent disease, weight gain in menopausal women” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 17, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “It’s not your ears, it’s your brain” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Treatments may help people with aging eyes see up close without reading glasses” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “SNPRC (Texas Biomedical Research Institute’s Southwest National Primate Research Center) scientists develop MRI(magnetic resonance imaging)-guided neural stem cell delivery method” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 18, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Study shows why prostate cancer cells develop resistance to treatment” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 18, 2016).
(Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 18, 2016).

October 17, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4166–October 17, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4166–October 17, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Why High Earners Are Likely to See Higher Medicare Premiums in 2017,” by Anne Tergesen (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, October 17, 2016).
blogs.ws…

2. “Medicare Payment Changes Make it Easy to Avoid Penalties,” by Marcia Frellick (_Medscape Medical News_, October 16, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

3. “Retirees’ Social Security COLA raise in 2017: USD 3 a month?” by Jennifer Openshaw (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], October 17, 2016).
www.us…

4. “Social Security’s Absence in the 2016 Campaign Signals a Policy Shift,” by Nick Timiraos (_Wall St. Journal_, blog, October 17, 2016).
blogs.ws…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Newport seeks to balance pension costs and city services,” by Hannah Fry (_Los Angeles Times_, October 14, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

6. IDAHO NEWS: “‘Sufficient care’: State defends nursing home inspection system,” by Ruth Brown & Lis Stewart (_Idaho Press Tribune_ [Nampa, Idaho], October 15, 2016).
www.idahopress.com…

7. ILLINOIS NEWS: “CPS may pay USD 50M{illion} to entice older teachers to retire in June,” by Lauren FitzPatrick (_Chicago Sun-Times_, October 16, 2016).
chicago.suntimes.com…

8. NEW YORK NEWS: “Hedge Funds Cost N.Y. Pension Plan USD 3.8 Billion, Report Says,” by Simone Foxman (_Bloomberg_, October 17, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

9. NEW YORK NEWS: “Assisted suicide faces uphill fight in New York,” by Joe Mahoney (_Oneonta Daily Star_, October 17, 2016).
www.thedailystar.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa. braces for largest health insurance failure in U.S. history,” by Joseph N. DiStefano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, October 16, 2016).
www.philly.com…

11. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Pension crisis looms as SC retirement system debt grows,” by Bob Montgomery (_Spartanburg Herald Journal_, October 15, 2016).
www.goupstate.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “The harsher pension test gives retirees little reason to save,” by Daryl Dixon (_Sydney Morning Herald_, October 16, 2016).
www.smh.com…

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australia now has a modelling agency for Baby Boomers promoting age positive fashion,” by Jenna Clark (_Sydney Morning Herald_, October 16, 2016).
www.smh.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Pharmacies pay millions in ‘bed fees’ to Ontario nursing homes,” by Moira Walsh (_Toronto Star_, October 17, 2016).
www.thestar.com…

15. CHILE NEWS: “Chile pension system arouses public anger,” (_Press TV_, October 17, 2016).
www.presstv.ir/Detail/2016/10/17/489416/Chile-Santiago-protest-pension-system-AFP…

16. INDONESIA NEWS: “Connected care and aging population,” by Rendy Dalimunthe (_Jakarta Post_, October 17, 2016). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.thejakartapost.com…

17. ISRAEL NEWS: “Elderly Housing in Israel: No Country for Old Men (Or Old Women),” by Rina Rozenberg (_Haaretz_ [Tel Aviv], October 16, 2016).
www.haaretz.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Ministry considers program to share end-of-life wishes of elderly with ER doctors, paramedics,” (_Japan Times_, October 17, 2016).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/10/17/national/science-health/ministry-considers-program-share-end-life-wishes-elderly-er-doctors-paramedics/#.WAUBTPkrLcs…

19. JAPAN NEWS: “Improve environment so elderly can contribute throughout their lives,” (_Japan News_, October 16, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
the-japan-news.com…

20. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “DOF widens pension coverage for indigent seniors,” by Chino Leyco (_Manila Bulletin_, October 16, 2016).
www.mb.com…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Savings-type pensions short of minimum necessary cash for retirement: gov’t data,” (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], October 17, 2016).
www.koreaherald.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Elderly put at risk by needless medication, study finds,” by Sarah Knapton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 16, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/10/16/elderly-put-at-risk-by-needless-medication-study-finds/…

23. UK NEWS: “Is the Bank of England to blame for shrinking your pension pot?” by Philip Inman (_Observer_ [London], October 15, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Elderly Britons forced to quit work because of ‘inflexible’ businesses, government’s new older workers tsar warns,” by Ben Riley-Smith (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 17, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/17/elderly-britons-forced-to-quit-work-because-of-inflexible-busine/…

25. UK NEWS: “Boom in retirement housing threatened by planning system,” by Rhiannon Bury (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 16, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/10/16/boom-in-retirement-housing-threatened-by-planning-system/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “New drug could slow or halt Alzheimer’s, says leader of clinical trials,” by Carolyn Webb (_Age_ [Melbourne], October 17, 2016).
www.theage.com…

27. “Why some women are afraid to treat osteoporosis,” by Marlene Cimons (_Washington Post_, October 17, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

28. “Understanding why potentially inappropriate medications are continued at the end of life,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 17, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Exercising the elderly heart: No value in overexertion,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 17, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Seniors With Hip Fractures Fare Better in Large Teaching Hospitals: Study,” (_HealthDay_, October 17, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “Towards increasingly personalized fracture risk assessment,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 16, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

October 14, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4165–October 14, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4165–October 14, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare Unveils Far-Reaching Overhaul of Doctors’ Pay,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, October 14, 2016).
abcnews.go.com…

2. “The Future of Retirement Communities: Walkable and Urban,” by John F. Wasik (_New York Times_, October 14, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “A retirement plan for those who are coming up short,” by Steve Vernon (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Moneywatch_, October 14, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

4. “Nearly half of young adults lack retirement savings, pension,” by Stan Choe (Associated Press via _St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, October 14, 2016).
www.stltoday.com…

5. “The Fed Destroyed US Boomers’ Retirement Dreams,” by John Mauldin (_Forbes_, October 14, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

6. “U.S. government pension insurer opposes Nortel settlement,” by Tom Hals (_Reuters_, October 13, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

7. “A new digital divide has emerged — and conventional solutions won’t bridge the gap,” by Blair Levin and Larry Downes (_Washington Post_, October 14, 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:

8. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “How healthy is state pension fund?” by Paul T. O’Connor (_News and Observer_ [Raleigh, North Carolina], October 13, 2016). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.newsobserver.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Auditor General corrects Wilkes-Barre’s pension distribution,” by Jacob Siegel (_Times-Tribune_ [Scranton, Pennsylvania], October 14, 2016).
thetimes-tribune.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. CANADA NEWS: “Retired Canadians roll up their sleeves to help Syrian refugees,” by Guy Dixon (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], October 14, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Senior hosts grow exponentially with Airbnb,” by Deirdre Kelly (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], October 14, 2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Unpaid caregivers deserve better tax break, retirees’ group CARP says,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 14, 2016).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/carp-vice-president-speaking-in-regina-friday-afternoon-1.3803758…

13. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Dutch Law Would Allow Assisted Suicide for Healthy Older People,” by Dan Bilefsky and Christopher F. Schuetze (_New York Times_, October 14, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

14. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “After 60 years, age catches up with Korea Veterans Association,” by Simon Hendery (Dominion Post [Wellington] via _Stuff.co_, October 14, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/85348416/after-60-years-age-catches-up-with-korea-veterans-association…

15. TAIWAN NEWS: “Ex-labor minister calls for minimum pension payments,” by Christine Chou (_China Post_ [Taipei], October 14, 2016).
www.chinapost.com…

16. UK NEWS: “Robbing workers of future pensions won’t solve companies’ problems,” by John Ralfe (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 14, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/pensions-retirement/news/robbing-workers-of-future-pensions-wont-solve-companies-problems/…

17. UK NEWS: “‘Poor behaviour’ at pension firms sparks probe into annuity sales practices,” by Kate Palmer (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 14, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/10/14/poor-behaviour-at-pension-firms-sparks-probe-into-annuity-sales/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

18. “Could the care we need come from the internet of things?” by Gaby Hinsliff (_Guardian_ [London], October 14, 2016). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.theguardian.com…

19. “Prostate Cancer Treatment Can Raise Dementia Risk,” by Nicholas Bakalar (_New York Times_, October 14, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

20. “SSRIs Disrupt Sleep in the Elderly, May Contribute to Dementia,” by Pam Harrison (_Medscape Medical News_, October 14, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

21. “High cholesterol triggers mitochondrial oxidative stress leading to osteoarthritis,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 14, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Substance with the potential to postpone aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 14, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

October 13, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4164–October 13, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4164–October 13, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Problematic nursing home arbitration clauses,” by Christopher B. Dolan (_San Francisco Examiner_, Oct. 13, 2016).
www.sfexaminer.com…

2. “Humana (Insurance) Drops After Ratings for Its Medicare Plans Decline,” by Tatiana Darie (Bloomberg News, Oct. 12, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

US STATE NEWS:

3. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois warns bondholders about possible pension payment delay” (Reuters, Oct. 12, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

4. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “NJ pension shortfall amounts to 26,000 usd for every resident, group claims,” by Michael Symons (WKXW 101.5 FM [[Trenton] Radio News, Oct. 13, 2016).
nj1015.com…

5. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “New Jersey Retirement Income Break To Quintuple,” by Ashlea Ebeling (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Oct. 13, 2016).
www.forbes.com…

6. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “The Legislature’s pension ‘reform’ plan will scare away young teachers,” by Jerry Oleksiak (pennlive.com…, Oct. 13, 2016). Note: this is a pennlive.com… Opinion piece.
www.pennlive.com…

7. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “R.I. seniors’ report card: Chronic health problems plague state’s elderly,” by Lynn Arditi (_Providence Journal_, Oct. 13, 2016).
www.providencejournal.com…

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8. TENNESSEE NEWS: “Nashville pension fund leads U.S. in risky investments,” by Mike Reicher (_Nashville Tennessean_, Oct. 13, 2016).
www.tennessean.com…

9. TENNESSEE NEWS: “How Nashville’s pension strategy started,” by Mike Reicher (_Nashville Tennessean_, Oct. 13, 2016).
www.tennessean.com…

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “(Tasmania State) Council rates grab from retirees touches raw nerve with pensioners,” by Andrew Wilkie (_Mercury_ [Hobart], Oct. 12, 2016). Note: this is a _Mercury_ Opinion piece.
www.themercury.com…

11. CHILE NEWS: “Chile to Open Up a New Range of Investments to Pension Funds,” by  Laura Millan Lombrana (Bloomberg News, Oct. 13, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

12. CHINA NEWS: “Cupboard love: Ikea (furniture retailer) calls time on Chinese elderly ‘matchmaking’,” by Neil Connor (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 13, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/13/cupboard-love-ikea-calls-time-on-chinese-elderly-matchmaking/…

13. CHINA NEWS: “China’s ‘hottest grandpa’ on ageing: ‘No one can keep you from success except yourself’,” by Sarah Young (_Independent_ [London], Oct. 13, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/an-80-year-old-is-chinas-next-hottest-model-a7358911.html…

14. JAPAN NEWS: “Japanese investment firm to buy Tokyo-area nursing home group” (Nikkei News Service via _Nikkei Asian Review_ [Tokyo], Oct. 13, 2016).
asia.nikkei.com…

15. JAPAN NEWS: “Support for elderly job seekers to be expanded” (_Yomiuri Shimbun_ [Tokyo], Oct. 13, 2016).
the-japan-news.com…

16. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Dutch consider extending assisted dying laws to those who ‘feel their life is complete’: Euthanasia accounted for 3.9 per cent of all deaths in the Netherlands in 2015,” by Katie Forster (_Independent_ [London], Oct. 13, 2016).
www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/netherlands-euthanasia-assisted-suicide-life-complete-extended-dying-laws-edith-schippers-a7359226.html…

17. UK NEWS: “Social care cuts take English service to tipping point, regulator warns,” by Denis Campbell (_Guardian_ [London], Oct. 13, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Elderly care: a depressingly predictable crisis” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 13, 2016). Note: this is a _DT_ Editorial.
www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/2016/10/13/elderly-care-a-depressingly-predictable-crisis/…

19. UK NEWS: “Universal state pension age review ‘a breath of fresh air'” (Press Association via _Telegraph_ [Belfast, Northern Ireland], Oct. 13, 2016).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/universal-state-pension-age-review-a-breath-of-fresh-air-35128077.html…

20. UK NEWS: “MPs (Members of Parliament) pile pressure on Sir Philip Green to resolve BHS (retailer) pension black hole issue” (Press Association via _Telegraph_ [Belfast, Northern Ireland], Oct. 13, 2016).
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/mps-pile-pressure-on-sir-philip-green-to-resolve-bhs-pension-black-hole-issue-35127726.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Untangling a cause of memory loss in neurodegenerative diseases” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 13, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Dysfunction in neuronal transport mechanism linked to Alzheimer’s disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 12, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Study finds Alzheimer’s manifests differently in Hispanics” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 11, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “High folate intake linked with nerve-damage risk in older adults with common gene variant” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 12, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “A first glimpse into disc shedding in the human eye” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 13, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Outwitting the ‘silent thief’ of osteoporosis” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 13, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Data on Parkinson’s disease therapy CVT-301 published in Science Translational Medicine” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 12, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Common prostate cancer treatment linked to later dementia, Stanford (University–Palo Alto, California) researcher says” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 13, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Acupuncture May Cut Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms”(HealthDay News, Oct. 13, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

October 12, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4163–October 12, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4163–October 12, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Between ACA and Medicare, some Americans may have too much health coverage,” by Susan Jaffe (Kaiser Family Foundation via _Washington Post_, October 11, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “McConnell, Trump Hesitate on Coal Miners’ Pensions,” by Adam Beam and Jonathan Mattise (Associated Press via _American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, October 12, 2016).
abcnews.go.com…

3. “Health costs may gobble up Social Security benefits,” by Tom Anderson (_CNBC_, October 12, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. ALASKA NEWS: “Alaska courts downgrade with record bond sale for pension funds,” by Darrell Preston (Bloomberg via Fairbanks Daily News-Miner_, October 11, 2016).
www.newsminer.com…

5. COLORADO NEWS: “Colorado Wrestles With Ethics Of Aid In Dying As Vote Looms,” by John Daley (_US National Public Radio_, blog, October 11, 2016).
www.npr.org…

6. COLORADO NEWS: “No on Proposition 106: Aid-in-dying measure lacks proper safeguards,” (_Denver Post_, October 11, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.denverpost.com…

7. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois lawmaker pushes to ban post-retirement bonuses for educators,” by Diane Rado (_Chicago Tribune_, October 11, 2016).
www.chicagotribune.com…

8. WYOMING NEWS: “Change to UW retirement plan to cost millions in benefits,” (Associated Press via _Billings Gazette_, October 11, 2016).
billingsgazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. CANADA NEWS: “Banks, Insurers, Pensions Must Help Build Growth Fund: CIBC CEO,” by Doug Alexander (_Bloomberg_, October 12, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

10. CHINA NEWS: “China to open elderly care market, encourage private capital,” (_China Daily_ [Beijing], October 12, 2016).
www.chinadaily.com…

11. IRELAND NEWS: “Elderly get Euro 5 (USD 5.55) rise in State pension as part of sweeping welfare increases,” by Anne-Marie Walsh and Eilish O’Regan (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], October 12, 2016).
www.independent.ie/business/budget/analysis-overview/elderly-get-5-rise-in-state-pension-as-part-of-sweeping-welfare-increases-35123655.html…

12. IRELAND NEWS: “UK pensions giant issues Brexit warning to Irish clients,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], October 12, 2016).
www.independent.ie/business/brexit/uk-pensions-giant-issues-brexit-warning-to-irish-clients-35122289.html…

13. JAPAN NEWS: “Physical strength of the elderly improving,” (_Japan News_, October 12, 2016).
the-japan-news.com…

14. MALAYSIA NEWS: “Lawmakers prepare report to assist aging population,” (_Borneo Post_, October 12, 2016).
www.theborneopost.com…

15. TAIWAN NEWS: “MOF plans tax increases to fund long-term care,” by Crystal Hsu (_Taipei Times_, October 12, 2016).
www.taipeitimes.com…

16. UK NEWS: “Pension tax changes ‘may cost UK Pn 5bn (USD 6.1 billion_ annually by 2035’,” by Chris Johnston and Sarah Butler (_Guardian_ [London], October 11, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

17. UK NEWS: “Elderly care crisis looms as ministers accused of living ‘in fantasy world’,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 11, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/11/elderly-care-crisis-looms-as-ministers-accused-of-living-in-fant/…

18. UK NEWS: “Care sector woes leave frail at risk, regulator says,” by Nick Triggle (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, October 11, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

19. UK NEWS: “How long do we really want to live?” by Nick Triggle (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, October 12, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “‘Dementia link to sudden low blood pressure and dizziness’,” by Smitha Mundasad (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, October 12, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

21. “List of dementia environmental risk factors drawn up,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, October 12, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

22. “How protein fragments associated with Alzheimer’s could trigger Parkinson’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 12, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “More Evidence Menopause ‘Brain Fog’ Is Real,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, October 12, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

24. “Real-time, observable MRI delivery updated to improve stem cell therapy for Parkinson’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 12, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Frailty in older surgery patients may be under recognized,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 12, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Scientists accidentally stumble on possible way to slow brain’s ageing process,” by Annie Guest (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, October 12, 2016).
www.abc.net…

27. “Use of controversial prostate cancer test may be holding steady,” by Andrew M. Seaman (_Reuters_, October 11, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

October 11, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4162–October 11, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4162–October 11, 2016

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “The Gray Gender Gap: Older Women Are Likelier to Go It Alone,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, Oct. 11, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Study: Baby boomers don’t work harder than younger generations,” by Brooks Hays (United Press International, Oct. 11, 2016).
www.upi.com…

3. “Touch Me In The Morning: Aging, Surrogate Partners and Erotic Healing,” by Matt Perry (California Health Report, Sep. 12, 2016).
www.calhealthreport.org…

US STATE NEWS:

4. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago avoids teacher strike with 4-year contract, pension revamp,” by Rachel Koning Beals (marketwatch.com…, Oct. 11, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

5. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Almost 20 percent of Mass. Medicare patients back at hospital within a month of initial treatment,” by Phil Demers (masslive.com…, Oct. 11, 2016).
www.masslive.com…

6. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Oklahoma high court OKs pension law change” (Associated Press via _Washington [District of Columbia] Times_, Oct. 11, 2016).
www.washingtontimes.com…

7. OREGON NEWS: “New attacks on Oregon public pension plan,” by Hector Cordon (World Socialist Web Site, Oct. 11, 2016).
www.ws…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

8. INDIA NEWS: “Who will regulate pension products?” by TCA Sharad Raghavan and Vikas Dhoot (_The Hindu_ [Chennai, Tamil Nadu], Oct. 12, 2016)
www.thehindu.com…

9. IRELAND NEWS: “5 euro (5.58 usd) increase in State pension and social welfare payments from next March” (Raidio Teilifís Eireann, Oct. 11, 2016).
www.rte.ie/news/2016/1011/823193-pension-social-welfare/…

10. STATES OF JERSEY NEWS: “Contributions may increase as Jersey’s pension pot could run out” (itv.com…, Oct. 11, 2016).
www.itv.com…

11. SEYCHELLES NEWS: “Elderly people promote Seychelles’ heritage, culture in new business venture” (Seychelles News Agency, Oct. 11, 2016).
www.seychellesnewsagency.com…

12. UK NEWS: “‘Regret’ over women’s pension changes” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Oct. 11, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

13. UK NEWS: “Creditors can’t touch bankrupts’ pensions, court (of Appeal) rules,” by Sam Brodbeck (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 11, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/pensions-retirement/financial-planning/creditors-cant-touch-bankrupts-pensions-court-rules/…

14. UK NEWS: “Pension schemes still need ‘life support’ despite a jump in funding,” by Marion Dakers (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 11, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/10/11/pension-schemes-still-need-life-support-despite-a-jump-in-fundin/…

15. UK NEWS: “Pensions regulator wants more powers to protect workers” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Oct. 11, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

16. UK NEWS: “Grandparents, give your money to your grandchildren now — it’s better for everyone in the long run,” by Olivia Rudgard (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 11, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/money/consumer-affairs/grandparents-give-your-money-to-your-grandchildren-now–its-bett/…

17. UK NEWS: ” “English care home closures are leaving vulnerable people at risk, says watchdog (Quality Care Commission),”,” by Denis Campbell (_Guardian_ [London], Oct. 11, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

18. “For the very ill, legally ending life is increasingly costly,” by Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health, Oct. 10, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

19. “Ventilator use surges for nursing home residents with dementia,” by Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health, Oct. 10, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

20. “Childhood family environment linked with relationship quality 60 years later” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 11, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “The many health benefits of gardening for elderly women” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 10, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Alzheimer’s disease could be treated with gene therapy, suggests animal study” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 10, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Risk,” by Steven Reinberg (HealthDay News, Oct. 11, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

24. “New impetus for treatment neurodegenerative diseases” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 10, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Brain training may help keep seniors on the road” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 10, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “First human clinical trial for nicotinamide riboside” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 10, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Brain modulyzer provides interactive window into the brain” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 10, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Report reveals why millions of people with osteoporosis remain undiagnosed and untreated” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 10, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “New treatment strategy could cut Parkinson’s disease off at the pass” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 11, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “New platform for roundworms could speed up drug delivery” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 11, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Custirsen shows no survival benefits in metastatic prostate cancer” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Oct. 10, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. Geriatric Scholars Program Benefits Most Participants (HealthDay News, Oct. 11, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

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