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November 22, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4174–November 14-18, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4106–November 14-18, 2016.

Note: Next week’s E-Clippings will be sent out on Wednesday (November 23, 2016).

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Paul Ryan’s false claim that ‘because of Obamacare, Medicare is going broke’,” by Glenn Kessler (_Washington Post_, Nov. 14, 2016). Note: _WP_  may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Medicare premium hikes will be modest for most in 2017,” by Darla Mercado (CNBC, Nov. 14, 2016).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “Steep Price Hikes Light Up Medicare Drug ‘Dashboard’,” by Robert Lowes (_Medscape Medical News_, Nov. 15, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

4. “Tom Price being considered for HHS secretary,” by Jennifer Haberkorn and Rachael Bade (_Politico_, Nov. 15, 2016).
www.politico.com…

5. “The Medicare Killers,” by Paul Krugman (_New York Times_, Nov. 18, 2016). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

6. “Paul Ryan is determined to gut Medicare. This time he might succeed,” by Michael Hiltzik (_Los Angeles Times_, Nov. 14, 2016). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

7. “They’re Growing Older. Their Mortgage Debt Is Growing Deeper,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, Nov. 18, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. “For businesses that still have pensions, they’re a golden lure,” by Deirdre Fernandes (_Boston Globe_, Nov. 17, 2016).
www.bostonglobe.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “State Workers’ Pensions, Retiree Health Care Fuel USD 1.3 Billion Budget Shortfall,” by Russell Blair and Daniela Altimari (_Hartford Cournat_, Nov. 15, 2016).
www.courant.com…

10. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Clock ticking for Rauner to sign USD 215M{illion} CPS teacher pension bill,” by Fran Spielman (_Chicago Sun-Times_, Nov. 17, 2016).
chicago.suntimes.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Lawmakers fail to block changes to elderly care program,” by Dan Petrella (_Bloomington Pantagraph_, Nov. 18, 2016).
www.pantagraph.com…

12. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Mass. pension fund officials weigh impact of Trump presidency,” by Andy Metzger (_Telegram_ [Worester, Massachusetts], Nov. 15, 2016).
www.telegram.com…

13. NEVADA NEWS: “Financial health of Nevada’s pension fund for public employees improves,” by Sean Whaley (_Las Vegas Review-Journal_, Nov. 17, 2016).
www.reviewjournal.com…

14. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Philadelphia turns to index funds to bolster employee pensions,” by Claudia Vargas (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, Nov. 16, 2016).
www.philly.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Euthanasia advocate Philip Nitschke says Exit International members targeted by police,” by Melissa Davey (_Guardian_ [London, UK], Nov. 15, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Jane Philpott signals support for national dementia strategy,” by Laura Stone (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], Nov. 15,2016).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

17. CHINA NEWS: “Local pension funds will be allowed to invest in stocks,” by Li Xiang (_China Daily_ [Beijing], Nov. 14, 2016).
www.chinadaily.com…

18. ISRAEL NEWS: “As Israelis live longer, is a pension crisis stirring?” by Marissa Newham (_Times of Israel_ [Jerusalem], Nov. 14, 2016).
www.timesofisrael.com…

19. JAPAN NEWS: “Let’s face up to reality of changes in physical ability that accompany aging,” (_Japan News_, Nov. 18, 2016). Note: this article is an editorial.
the-japan-news.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Dementia and Alzheimer’s leading cause of death in England and Wales,” by Haroon Siddique (_Guardian_ [London], Nov. 14, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

21. UK NEWS: “Pension exit fees capped at 1%,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [London], Nov. 15, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

22. VIETNAM NEWS: “Some questions that cannot be retired,” by Vu Thu Hà (Viet Nam News, Nov. 14, 2016).
vietnamnews.vn/society/346166/some-questions-that-cannot-be-retired.html#BfzsseptzVOEU0IO.97…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “Study: Many Caregivers Spend USD 7K Annually Out Of Pocket,” by Rachel Bluth (Kaiser Health News, Nov. 14, 2016).
khn.org…

24. “Preventable Deaths From Key Diseases Decline in United States,” by Tara Haelle (_Medscape Medical News_, Nov. 18, 2016). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

25. “New statin guidelines: Everyone 40 and older should be considered for the drug therapy,” by Ariana Eunjung Cha (_Washington Post_, Nov. 13, 2016). Note: _WP_  may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

26. “Most Elderly Smokers Don’t Use Anti-Smoking Meds After Heart Attack,” (HealthDay News, Nov. 13, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “Poor Sense of Smell May Signal Alzheimer’s Risk,” (HealthDay News, Nov. 16, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Some Elderly With Alzheimer’s Brain Plaques Stay Sharp,” by Randy Dotinga (HealthDay News, Nov. 14, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Meat-Heavy Diets May Raise Older Women’s Heart Risks,” by Dennis Thompson (HealthDay News, Nov. 14, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “‘Yo-Yo Dieting’ Hard on Older Women’s Hearts: Study,” by Kathleen Doheny (HealthDay News, Nov. 17, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “Findings Support Bisphosphonate Use in Men With Osteoporosis” (HealthDay News, Nov. 15, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

November 11, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4173–November 7-11, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4173–November 7-11, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Is Paul Ryan already eyeing Medicare cuts?” by Mike DeBonis (_Washington Post_, Nov. 11, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Should the Social Security retirement age be 76?” by Chris Farrell (marketwatch.com…, Nov. 7, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “Paid Medicare caretakers’ abuses mount,” by Melissa Bailey (Kaiser Family Foundation Health News via _Phildelphia [Pennsylvania] Inquiirer_, Nov. 8, 2016).
www.philly.com…

4. “We Have a Retirement Savings Problem. Politicians Can Help,” by Ron Lieber (_New York Times_, Nov. 11, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “State and local pensions need national attention,” by Ed Bachrach (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, Nov. 10, 2016).
origin-nyi.thehill.com…

6. “Bingo? Pass. Bring on Senior Speed-Dating and Wine-Tasting.” by Constance Gustke (_New York Times_, Nov. 11, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. ARIZONA NEWS: “Arizona pension ruling could mean USD 220 million in refunds to some workers,” by Howard Fisher (_Daily Arizona Star_ [Tucson, Arizona], Nov. 11, 2016).
tucson.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Brown says pension reform still on his agenda, but is it?” by Dan Walters (_Sacramento Bee_, blog, Nov. 6, 2016).
www.sacbee.com…

9. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. pension bill would give more rights to public workers’ spouses,” by Samantha Marcus (NJ.com…, Nov. 11, 2016).
www.nj.com…

10. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Cigarette tax hike among ideas to stabilize S.C. pension fund debt,” by Gavin Jackson (_Post and Courier_ [Charleston, South Carolina], Nov. 10, 2016).
www.postandcourier.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. CHINA NEWS: “Private retirement homes appeal to more pensioners,” by Yuan Zhou and Ma Si (_China Daily_ [Beijing], Nov. 7, 2016).
www.chinadaily.com…

12. INDONESIA NEWS: “Mobilizing pension funds for infrastructure projects,” by Adelia Pratiwi (_Jakarta Post_, Nov. 7, 2016).
www.thejakartapost.com…

13. JAPAN NEWS: “Vital to increase level of pension benefits for future generations,” (_Japan News_, Nov. 6, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
the-japan-news.com…

14. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Funding shortfall for NZ’s elder abuse sector putting people at risk,” by Deena Carter (Stuff.co.nz, Nov. 6, 2016).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/86146116/funding-shortfall-for-nzs-elder-abuse-sector-putting-people-at-risk…

15. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “(Prime Minister John) Key says ‘no chance’ of Govt legalising euthanasia, regardless of inquiry’s findings,” by Isaac Davison (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Nov. 8, 2016).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11744306…

16. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Retired kiwis experience worst inflation” (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Nov. 8, 2016).
www.nzherald.co.nz/super-fund/news/article.cfm?c_id=468&objectid=11744313…

17. SOUTH AFRICA NEWS: “Court rules that exes must share pensions,” by Zelda Venter (iol.co.za…, Nov. 8, 2016).
www.iol.co.za…

18. UK NEWS: “Triple-lock pension should be scrapped, say MPs,” by Patrick Collinson (_Guardian_ [London], Nov. 6, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

19. UK NEWS: “Over-65s advised to eat hot meals to cope with winter,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, Nov. 7, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “New Focus on Tau in Alzheimer’s Research,” by Pauline Anderson (Medscape Medical News, Nov. 7, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

21. “Loneliness Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease,” by Nancy A. Melville (Medscape Medical News, Nov. 7, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

22. “Brain Scans May Improve Dementia Diagnosis, Treatment,” by Dan Rauf (_HealthDay_, Nov. 8, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

23. “Going to the Emergency Room Without Leaving the Living Room,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, Nov. 8, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

24. “Do They Make Reading Glasses for Older Bonobos?” by James Gorman (_New York Times_, Nov. 8, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

25. “Second Opinions Don’t Seem to Sway Prostate Cancer Patients,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Nov. 7, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Population Well-Being Linked to Life Expectancy,” by Nicola M. Parry (Medscape Medical News, Nov. 9, 2016). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

27. “Vasectomies not linked to higher prostate cancer risk,” by Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health, Nov. 10, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

28. “Blood pressure spike around doctors might point to heart problem,” by Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health, Nov. 10, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

November 7, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4172–October 31-November 4, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4172–October 31-November 4, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Advice for the Next President: Expand Social Security,” by Ben Steverman (Bloomberg, Nov. 3, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

2. “The problem with Trump’s ‘plan’ to save Social Security,” by Tami Luhby (CNNMoney, Oct. 31, 2016).
money.cnn.com…

3. “Bet you can’t guess your Medicare Part B premium for 2017!” by Alicia H. Munnell (MarketWatch, Nov. 2, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

4. “(Presidential candidate Donald) Trump Probably Avoided His Medicare Taxes, Too,” by Fred T. Goldberg Jr. and Michael J. Graetz (_New York Times_, Nov. 2, 2016). Note 1: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _NYT_ Opinion piece.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “Medicare to begin paying for diabetes prevention strategy,” by Amy Goldstein (_Washington Post_, Nov.3 , 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Spreading the Gospel of Better Retirement Plans,” by Ron Lieber (_New York Times_, Nov. 2, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

7. “Start-Ups for the End of Life,” by Eilene Zimmerman (_New York Times_, Nov. 2, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. “How retirement hurts living standards for boomers,” by Ed Leefeldt (Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Moneywatch, Nov. 4, 2016).
www.cbsnews.com…

9. “State Pension Systems Want Your Retirement Savings To Bail Them Out,” by Chuck DeVore (Federalist, blog, Oct. 31, 2016).
thefederalist.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. MISSOURI NEWS: “Missouri patients on ventilators are leaving the state for care. Here’s why.” by Durrie Bouscaren (_St. Louis Public Radio_, Oct. 31, 2016).
news.stlpublicradio.org…

11. NEW MEXICO NEWS: “Pension managers say state headed in right direction,” by Bruce Krasnow (_New Mexican_ [Santa Fe, New Mexico], Nov. 1, 2016).
www.santafenewmexican.com…

12. OREGON NEWS: “Oregon Treasury unveils retirement plan,” by Kathleen McLaughlin (_Bend Bulletin_, Nov. 4, 2016).
www.bendbulletin.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. CANADA NEWS: “Canada pension boss warns against political interference,” by Matt Scuffham (Reuters, Nov. 1, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

14. CHILE NEWS: “Chile protesters burn buses over pensions,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, Nov. 4, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

15. GERMAN NEWS: “German USD 82 Billion Pension Giant Seeks Outside Help to Grow,” by Oliver Suess (Bloomberg, Oct. 31, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

16. GREECE NEWS: “Creditors insistent on pensions,” (_Kathimerini_ [Athens], Nov. 1, 2016).
www.ekathimerini.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Ireland scores fail grade for sustainability of pension system,” by Dominic Coyle (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Nov. 1, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Sex Shops, Bingo and Sewage Define New Era of Pension Portfolios,” by Sarah Jones (Bloomberg, Nov. 3, 2016).
www.bloomberg.com…

19. SOUTH AFRICA NEWS: “South African appeal court starts ‘assisted dying’ hearing,” by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo (Reuters, Nov. 4, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

20. SYRIA NEWS: “Aleppo’s oldest residents fear they’ll die alone,” by Hugh Naylor (_Washington Post_, Nov. 1, 2016). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

21. UK NEWS: “Pension scheme deficit shrinks sharply in Oct.,” by Nick Fletcher (_Guardian_ [London], Oct. 31, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Pension cold calling ban would protect ‘vulnerable’ from losing life savings, official helpline says,” by Steven Swinford (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Oct. 30, 2016).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/30/pension-cold-calling-ban-would-protect-vulnerable-from-losing-li/…

23. UK NEWS: “Social care services ‘facing existential crisis’, say council leaders,” by Denis Campbell (_Guardian_ [London], Nov. 1, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Care homes ban relatives who complain,” by Sangita Myska (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, Nov. 2, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “Going to the Emergency Room Without Leaving the Living Room,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, Nov. 1, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

26. “‘Tony is refusing to take his dementia medication’,” by Steph Booth (_Irish Times_ [Dublin, Leinster], Nov. 1, 2016).
www.irishtimes.com…

27. “Some groups getting left behind in advance care planning,” by Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health, Oct. 31, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

28. “Facebook Could Be Associated With a Longer Life, Study Finds,” by Jonah Engel Bromwich (_New York Times_, Nov. 1, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

29. “‘White Coat’ High Blood Pressure May Signal Trouble in Older People,” by Robert Preidt (HealthDay News, Oct. 31, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “Benefit of Exercise on Resting Pulse Rate in Seniors Unclear” (HealthDay News, Nov. 1, 2016).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

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