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May 26, 2017

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4194–May 22-May 26, 2017

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4194–May 22-May 26, 2017.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Labor Department will avoid further delay of retirement savings rule,” by Jonnelle Marte (_Washington Post_, May 23, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Retirement advisor rule will go into partial effect, but changes are still possible,” by Jim Puzzanghera (_Los Angeles Times_, May 23, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

3. “Retirement Savers Really Do Need Government Help,” by Barry Ritholz (_Bloomberg_, May 24, 2017). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.bloomberg.com…

4. “Why tax reform could take away some of the benefits of retirement saving,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, May 24, 2017).
www.marketwatch.com…

5. “Pension debt yielding a grim outlook for local governments across the country,” by Charles Blain (_Hill_ [Washington, DC] May 24, 2017).
thehill.com…

6. “Trump Budget Cuts Social Security And Medicaid, Breaking Major Promises,” Erik Sherman (_Forbes_, May 23, 2017).
www.forbes.com…

7. “Poll: Older Americans want long-term care covered by Medicare,” by Emily Swanson (Associated Press via _Telegram and Gazette_ [Worcester, Massachusetts], May 26, 2017)>
www.telegram.com…

8. “Grandmothers and Medical Marijuana: A New Growth Industry,” by Abby Ellin (_New York Times_, May 25, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Borrowing scheme for CalPERS (California Public Employees Retirement System) deserves more scrutiny,” by Dan Walters (_Sacramento Bee_, blog, May 21, 2017).
www.sacbee.com…

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Appeal says ruling that vindicated San Diego pension reform could create statewide problems,” by David Garrick (_San Diego Union-Tribune_, May 22, 2017).
www.sandiegouniontribune.com…

11. KENTUCKY NEWS: “How much to address Kentucky’s pension crisis? That’s the USD 700 million question,” by Tom Loftus (_Courier-Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], May 22, 2017).
www.courier-journal.com…

12. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Nonprofit formed to ‘educate the public’ on state pension crisis,” by Tom Loftus (_Courier-Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], May 24, 2017).
www.courier-journal.com…

14. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “MBTA pension fund needs USD 1 billion, report says,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, May 22, 2017).
www.bostonglobe.com…

15. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Michigan GOP lawmakers unveil pension reform plans,” by Jonathan Oosting (_Detroit News_, May 23, 2017).
www.detroitnews.com…

16. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Why closing Michigan pension system didn’t stop debt,” by Jonathan Oosting (_Detroit News_, May 22, 2017).
www.detroitnews.com…

17. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Minnesota surveillance camera ruling a victory for nursing home residents,” by Chris Serres (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, May 23, 2017).
www.startribune.com…

18. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. public pension fund investments are having a good year,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, May 24, 2017).
www.nj.com…

19. TEXAS NEWS: “Houston pension bill heads for governor’s desk, but firefighters are still mad,” by Brandon Fromby (_Texas Tribune_, May 24, 2017).
www.texastribune.org…

20. TEXAS NEWS: “Fix for troubled Dallas Police and Fire Pension System passes Senate,” by Dagney Pruner (_Dallas Morning News_, May 23, 2017).
www.dallasnews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

21. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Super incentives to downsize home could leave less wealthy retirees worse off: Accountant,” by Michael Janda (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, May 23, 2017).
www.abc.net…

22. CANADA NEWS: “Seniors leaving Vancouver to take advantage of housing market,” by Frances Bula (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], May 21, 2017).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

23. DENMARK NEWS: “Danish government drops plan to increase retirement age,” (_Local_, May 22, 2017).
www.thelocal.dk/20170522/danish-government-drops-plan-to-increase-retirement-age…

24. ICELAND NEWS: “Care for older people is a family affair in the Nordic countries,” by Linda Jackson (_Guardian_ [London], May 26, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

25. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Quarter of elderly malnourished, study finds,” (_Otago Daily Times [Dunedin], May 26, 2017).
www.odt.co.nz/news/national/quarter-elderly-malnourished-study-finds…

26. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “State pension’s income replacement ratio reaches 24%,” (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], May 22, 2017).
www.koreaherald.com…

27. THAILAND NEWS: “Thai-Japan project to offer elderly better ‘intermediate care’,” (_Nation_ [Bangkok], May 21, 2017).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

28. UK NEWS: “U.K. Conservatives Retreat After Backlash Over ‘Dementia Tax’,” by Stephen Castle (_New York Times_, May 22, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

29. UK NEWS: “Theresa May announces ‘dementia tax’ U-turn,” by Laura Hughes (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 22, 2017).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/22/theresa-may-expected-announce-dementia-tax-u-turn/…

30. UK NEWS: “Theresa May under pressure over ‘dementia tax’ social care shakeup,” by Rowena Mason and Denis Campbell (_Guardian_ [London], May 21, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

31. UK NEWS: “NHS faces staggering increase in cost of elderly care, academics warn,” by Sarah Boseley (_Guardian_ [London], May 24, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

32. UK NEWS: “Assaults between care home residents reported daily,” by Emma Forde (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC]_, May 23, 2017).
www.bbc.com…

33. WORLD NEWS: “Pensions are sitting on a global time bomb, warns WEF,” by Szu Ping Chan (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 26, 2017).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/05/26/pensions-sitting-global-time-bomb-warns-wef/…

34. WORLD NEWS: “Don’t want to work until you are 70? You will have to, says WEF,” by Larry Elliot (_Guardian_ [London], May 26, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

35. “It’s not pain but ‘existential distress’ that leads people to assisted suicide, study suggests,” by Ariana Eunjung Cha (_Washington Post_, May 24, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

36. “As a GP I feel powerless to help elderly people struggling to survive,” (_Guardian_ [London], May 22, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

37. “U.S. death rate from Alzheimer’s rose dramatically over 15 years. Why?” by Ariana Eunjung Cha (_Washington Post_, May 26, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

38. “Walking linked to improved brain function,” by Shereen Lehman (_Reuters_, May 26, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

39. “Personalised music playlists could give dementia patients relief, study finds,” (_Times of Malta_ [Valletta], May 23, 2017).
www.timesofmalta.com…

40. “Influx Of Elderly Patients Forces ER To Practice Comfort Care,” by Melissa Bailey (Kaiser Health News, May 26, 2017).
khn.org…

41. “Teaching hospitals in U.S. are expensive, but have lower death rates,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, May 23, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

42. “Study Casts Doubt on Need for Statins in the ‘Healthy Old’,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, May 22, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

43. “Prostate Cancer Incidence Drops as Use of PSA Test Declines,” by Pam Morrison (_Medscape Medical News_, May 23, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

44. “Older adults might be able to stave off arthritis knee pain with fiber,” by Anne Harding (_Reuters_, May 26, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

May 19, 2017

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4193–May 15-May 19, 2017

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4193–May 15-May 19, 2017.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “A Whistle-Blower Tells of Health Insurers Bilking Medicare,” by Mary Williams Walsh (_New York Times_, May 15, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Why raising Social Security’s ‘full retirement age’ is a bad idea,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, May 17, 2017). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “One problem with delayed Social Security: higher Medicare costs,” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, May 18, 2017). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.reuters.com…

4. “Another way the rich get richer: Study shows a widening gap in life expectancy between rich and poor,” by Michael Hiltzik (_Los Angeles Times_, May 16, 2017). Note 1: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is a commentary.
www.latimes.com…

5. “Congress May Open The Door To Some Medicare Long-Term Care,” by Howard Gleckman (_Forbes_, May 18, 2017).
www.forbes.com…

6. “Poll says blacks less likely to have enough for retirement,” by Maria Ines Zamudio (_Fox Business News_, May 18, 2017).
www.foxbusiness.com…

7. “Trump’s budget calls for hits on federal employee retirement programs,” by Joe Davidson (_Washington Post_, May 18, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

8. “Supreme Court sides with nursing home in arbitration case,” by Lydia Wheeler (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], May 15, 2017).
thehill.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “State officials contend California private-sector retirement plan on firm legal ground,” by Laurence Darmiento (_Los Angeles Times_, May 18, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

10. CALIFORNIA NEW: “Here’s how (and why) the state is making a USD 12-billion pension payment next year,” by John Meyers (_Los Angeles Times_, May 14, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Challenges Loom for Growing Elderly Filipino American Population,” by Neil Gonzalez (_New American Media_, May 17, 2017).
newamericamedia.org…

12. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Malloy Proposes Cutting Medicaid Program That Many See As Cost Effective,” by Josh Kovner (_Hartford Courant_, May 18, 2017).
www.courant.com…

13. ILLINOIS NEWS: “House committee approves sweeping pension bills,” by Doug Finke (_State Journal-Register_, [Springfield, Illinois], May 16, 2017).
www.sj-r.com…

14. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Pension dispute derails Mich. budget talks,” by Jonathan Oosting (_Detroit News_, May 19, 2017).
www.detroitnews.com…

15. MISSOURI NEWS: “Experts urge focus on abuse of elders outside of nursing homes,” by Andy Marso (_Kansas City Star_, May 16, 2017).
www.kansascity.com…

16. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “What you need to know about Christie plan to slash N.J. pension debt with lottery cash,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, May 14, 2017).
www.nj.com…

17. NEW YORK NEWS: “Poverty rampant among NYC’s foreign-born seniors: Center for an Urban Future,” by Ivan Pereira (_AM New York_, May 18, 2017).
www.amny.com…

18. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Elderly care program helps patients remain at home,” by Ralph Schaefer (_Tulsa World_, May 15, 2017).
www.tulsaworld.com…

19. OREGON NEWS: “Central Oregon clinic to study Medicare provider access,” by Tara Bannow (_Bend Bulletin_, May 19, 2017).
www.bendbulletin.com…

20. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa. fining nursing homes more often,” by Harold Brubaker (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, May 17, 2017).
www.philly.com…

21. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “R.I. Retirement Board lowers expected investment gains,” by Patrick Anderson (_Providence Journal_, May 15, 2017).
www.providencejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

22. CANADA NEWS: “‘Significant’ health gaps found between Canadian and immigrant seniors,” by Nicholas Keung (_Toronto Star_, May 16, 2017).
www.thestar.com…

23. CANADA NEWS: “Elderly patients in hospital need adequate long-term care plans before discharge, say families,” (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] _The Current_, May 17, 2017). An audio transcript of the story (running time 25 minutes 39 seconds) is available at the site.
www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-may-17-2017-1.4118042/elderly-patients-in-hospital-need-adequate-long-term-care-plans-before-discharge-say-families-1.4118169…

24. CANADA NEWS: “CPPIB reaps almost 12% investment return as opportunities beckon in the U.S.,” by Barbara Shecter (_National Post_ [Toronto], May 18, 2017).
business.financialpost.com…

25. EUROPEAN NEWS: “Pension schemes in EU face ‘double hit’ stress test,” (_Reuters_, May 18, 2017).
uk.reuters.com…

26. GREECE NEWS: “‘They stole my money’: Greek dreams of retirement turn sour,” by Elena Becatoros (Associated Press via _Seattle Times_, May 19, 2017).
www.seattletimes.com…

27. INDIA NEWS: “‘India ageing gradually; every 5th person to be 60+ by 2050’,” (_Economic Times_ [Mumbai], May 15, 2017).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

28. SCOTLAND NEWS: “Respite for elderly carers in Edinburgh ‘well below average and declining’,” by Helen McArdle (_Herald_ [Glasgow], May 16, 2017).
www.heraldscotland.com…

29. UK NEWS: “Social care funding: what are the Conservatives proposing?” by Philip Inman (_Guardian_ [London], May 18, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

30. UK NEWS: “Nursing home fees reach Pn 1,000 (USD 1288) per week on average, report finds,” by Olivia Rudgard (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 15, 2017).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/14/nursing-home-fees-reach-1000-per-week-average-report-finds/…

31. UK NEWS: “Election 2017: State pension triple lock battle lines drawn,” by Kevin Peachey (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 18, 2017).
www.bbc.com…

32. UK NEWS: “Workers to get year of leave to care for elderly relatives under Tory Government,” by Steven Swinford (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 14, 2017).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/14/workers-get-year-leave-care-elderly-relatives-tory-government/…

33. UK NEWS: “Allow nurses with dementia to continue working,” by Jane Dreaper (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 16, 2017).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

34. “Nagoya team working on robot to help elderly drivers stay alert, safe,” (_Japan Times_, May 15, 2017).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/05/15/national/nagoya-team-working-robot-help-elderly-drivers-stay-alert-safe/#.WRnW4_nyvcs…

35. “When the memory flickers out,” by Amber Dance (_Los Angeles Times_, May 18, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

36. “Why exercise is the best medicine for your brain,” by Chris Woolston (_Los Angeles Times_, May 18, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

37. “Walking linked to improved brain function,” by Shereen Lehman (_Reuters_, May 16, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

38. “Long-term Metformin Use ‘Has No Cognitive Impact'” by Liam Davenport (_Medscape Medical News_, May 18, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

39. “Blood Thinners May Prevent Dementia in Atrial Fibrillation Patients,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, May 12, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

40. “Like Hunger Or Thirst, Loneliness In Seniors Can Be Eased,” by Judith Graham (Kaiser Health News, May 18, 2017).
khn.org…

41. “Mortality Higher Among Inpatients Treated by Older Physicians,” by Diana Swift (_Medscape Medical News_, May 16, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

42. “Combination of strength, aerobic training found best for obese elderly,” by Gene Emery (_Reuters_, May 17, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

May 12, 2017

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4192–May 8-May 12, 2017

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4192–May 8-May 12, 2017.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Vote to Kill Retirement Account Rule Draws Criticism From State-Level Republicans,” by Noah Weiland (_New York Times_, May 5, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “More Older Couples Are ‘Shacking Up’,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, May 8, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “Who Says You Need Tax Breaks for Retirement Saving?” by Suzanne Woolley (Bloomberg, May 11, 2017).
www.bloomberg.com…

4. “Baby boomers join ‘aging-at-home villages’ for yoga, happy hour, cooking classes and biking,” by Annie Groer (_Washington Post_, May 6, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. ARKANSAS NEWS: “Arkansas elderly care program’s gaps drawing scrutiny,” by Hunter Field (_Arkansas Democrat-Gazette_ [Little Rock, Arkansas], May 8, 2017).
www.arkansasonline.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “The GOP is trying to kill California’s new private-sector retirement plan. State officials vow to push ahead,” by James Rufus Koren (_Los Angeles Times_, May 10, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

7. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Authorized a year ago, new retirement program languishes,” by Mark Pazniokas (_CT Mirror_, May 8, 2017).
ctmirror.org…

8. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Towns ask why CT officials won’t touch teachers’ pensions,” by Keith M. Phaneuf (_CT Mirror_, May 11, 2017).
ctmirror.org…

9. LOUISIANA NEWS: “La. nursing home reform bill, described by sponsor as win-win, loses big in committee,” by Rebekah Allen (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], May 10, 2017).
www.theadvocate.com…

10. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Doctors and nurses who visit patients at home can ‘assess the whole person’,” by Judy Benson (_Boston Globe_, May 7, 2017).
www.boston.com…

11. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Debate in Michigan: Teacher pensions or 401(k)?” by Kathleen Gray and Lori Higgins (_Detroit Free Press_, May 7, 2017).
www.freep.com…

12. MISSOURI NEWS: “Missouri House, Senate at impasse over how to save aid for elderly, disabled,” by Jason Hancock (_Kansas City Star_, May 11, 2017).
www.kansascity.com…

13. MISSOURI NEWS: “Qualifying for pension won’t take as long for some Missouri workers under bill OK’d by lawmakers,” by Kurt Erickson (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, May 12, 2017).
www.stltoday.com…

14. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Christie administration shows how it plans to slash public pension debt,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, May 11, 2017).
www.nj.com…

15. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Christie vetoes bill turning N.J. pensions over to unions,” by Samantha Marcus (_NJ.com_, May 8, 2017).
www.nj.com…

16. NEW MEXICO NEWS: “New Mexico moves ahead with case against nursing home chain,” (Associated Press via _Santa Fe New Mexican_, May 11, 2017).
www.santafenewmexican.com…

17. OHIO NEWS: “State releases nursing home database in push for tighter regs,” by Alan Johnson and Catherine Candisky (_Columbus Dispatch_, May 11, 2017).
www.dispatch.com…

18. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Advocates for elderly worry over state merger proposal,” by Kate Giammarise (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, May 8, 2017).
www.post-gazette.com…

19. TEXAS NEWS: “Senate rejects House changes to Houston pension bill,” by Mike Ward (_Houston Chronicle_, May 10, 2017).
www.chron.com…

20. TEXAS NEWS: “Texas House approves Houston pension reform bill,” by Rebecca Elliott and Mike Ward (_Houston Chronicle_, May 8, 2017).
www.houstonchronicle.com…

21. UTAH NEWS: “Most elderly want to stay in their homes, but is that what’s best?” by Lois M. Collins (_Deseret News_ [Salt Lake City, Utah], May 8, 2017).
www.deseretnews.com…

22. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Building for the ‘silver tsunami’,” by Maureen Wallenfang (_Appleton Post-Crescent_, May 7, 2017).
www.postcrescent.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

23. CANADA NEWS: “Caring for aging parents costs Canadians CD 33 billion (USD 24.1 billion) a year — and it’s just going to get worse,” by Garry Marr (_National Post_ [Toronto], May 8, 2017).
business.financialpost.com…

24. CANADA NEWS: “‘Discharge him at all costs’: A case study in overcrowding at Ontario’s hospitals,” by Kelly Grant (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], May 8, 2017).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

25. CANADA NEWS: “Toronto doctor who compared assisted dying to Holocaust won’t chair advance request review,” by Joan Bryden (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, May 11, 2017).
www.cbc.ca/news/health/schipper-assisted-dying-comparision-1.4109791…

26. IRELAND NEWS: “Pay report says State employees should contribute more to pensions,” by Martin Wall (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], May 9, 2017).
www.irishtimes.com…

27. IRELAND NEWS: “Civil servants won’t pay more for pensions under new pay deal,” by Anne-Marie Walsh (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], May 11, 2017).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/civil-servants-wont-pay-more-for-pensions-under-new-pay-deal-35702578.html…

28. IRELAND NEWS: “Third of people saw ‘abuse of elderly in nursing homes’,” by Noel Baker (_Irish Examiner_ [Cork], May 9, 2017).
www.irishexaminer.com…

29. MALYASIA NEWS: “The elderly to outnumber younger generation after 2045,” (_Borneo Post_ [Sarawak, Malaysia], May 8, 2017).
www.theborneopost.com…

30. TAIWAN NEWS: “Teachers’ union wants changes made to Executive Yuan’s pension reforms,” by Abraham Gerber (_Taipei Times_, May 9, 2017).
www.taipeitimes.com…

31. UK NEWS: “Labour would scrap rises in pension age,” by Simon Gompertz (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 11, 2017).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

32. “U.S. life expectancy varies by more than 20 years from county to county,” by Joel Achenbach (_Washington Post_, May 8, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

33. “To live a long life in America, it helps to be born in the right county,” by Karen Kaplan (_Los Angeles Times_, May 8, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

34. “A Medicare Drug Incentive That Leads to Greater Hospitalizations,” by Austin Frakt (_New York Times_, May 8, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

35. “Medicare Failed To Investigate Suspicious Infection Cases From 96 Hospitals,” by Christina Jewett (Kaiser Health News, May 9, 2017).
khn.org…

36. “‘Boot Camp’ Helps Alzheimer’s, Dementia Caregivers Take Care Of Themselves, Too,” by Anna Gorman (Kaiser Health News, May 9, 2017).
khn.org…

37. “Getting lost may be the first sign of Alzheimer’s, scientists discover,” by Robin McKie (_Observer_ [London], May 6, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

38. “My best friend is a robot – how automatons are infiltrating the family,” by Kevin Courtney (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], May 11, 2017).
www.irishtimes.com…

39. “We’re Bad at Death. Can We Talk?” by Dhruv Khullar (_New York Times_, May 10, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

40. “Why retirement can be bad for your old age,” by Alix O’Neill (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 8, 2017).
www.telegraph.co.uk/men/thinking-man/retirement-can-bad-old-age/…

41. “Seniors who volunteer less likely to develop dementia, study suggests,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, May 11, 2017).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/volunteering-retirement-dementia-1.4110504…

May 7, 2017

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4191–May 1-May 5, 2017

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4191–May 1-May 5, 2017.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Senators want the feds to stop plundering Social Security to repay student loans,” by Jillian Berman (_MarketWatch_, May 1, 2017).
www.marketwatch.com…

2. “Funding agreement protects orphan miner health care, but doesn’t resolve pension issues,” by Tracie Mauriello (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, May 1, 2017).
www.post-gazette.com…

3. “Pinching pennies on Social Security? Maybe not,” by Russ Wiles (Arizona Republic via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], May 2, 2017).
www.us…

4. “Republicans Scrap Rule For Small-Business Retirement Plans,” by Chris Arnold (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, May 4, 2017). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 37 seconds) transcript available at the site. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

5. “Senate votes to kill rule that would help states launch retirement plans,” by Jonnelle Marte (_Washington Post_, May 3, 2017). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is a commentary.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Washington Is Making It Tougher to Retire,” by Ben Steverman (_Bloomberg_, May 4, 2017).
www.bloomberg.com…

7. “Many seniors who qualify for home-based care under Medicare aren’t receiving it. Why?” by Phillip Moeller (US Public Broadcasting Corporation _Newshour_, May 3, 2017).
www.pbs.org…

US STATE NEWS:

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “U.S. Senate votes to block California-led effort on retirement security for low-income workers,” by Evan Halper (_Los Angeles Times_, May 3, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

9. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA NEWS: “When there’s a complaint about a nursing home, these volunteers can help,” by Susan Jaffe (_Washington Post_, April 30, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

10. LOUISIANA NEWS: “For Louisiana nursing homes, waves of campaign cash prompt favorable policy,” by Rebekah Allen (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], April 30, 2017).
www.theadvocate.com…

11. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Nursing home policies should be scandal,” (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], May 2, 2017). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.theadvocate.com…

12. MAINE NEWS: “Maine’s 3 biggest bills to fill health care worker shortages,” by Rosie Hughes (_Bangor Daily News_, May 2, 2017).
bangordailynews.com…

13. MAINE NEWS: “With an aging population and more states allowing it, Maine doctors warm to idea of physician-assisted suicide,” by Charles Eichacker (_Kennebec Journal_, April 30, 2017).
www.centralmaine.com…

14. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Michigan teacher pensions targeted in budget talks,” by Jonathan Oosting (_Detroit News_, May 3, 2017).
www.detroitnews.com…

15. MISSOURI NEWS: “Missouri Senate strikes deal on final budget issue: Aid for the elderly, disabled,” by Jason Hancock (_Kansas City Star_, May 4, 2017).
www.kansascity.com…

16. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Limiting NC retirement benefits will hurt state employees, critics say,” by Lynn Bonner (_News and Observer_ [Raleigh, North Carolina], May 3, 2017).
www.newsobserver.com…

17. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Pension allegations against R.I. Gov. Raimondo have nine lives,” by Katherine Gregg (_Providence Journal_, April 30, 2017).
www.providencejournal.com…

18. TEXAS NEWS: “Houston pension reform bill passes Senate by wide margin,” by Mike Morris (_Houston Chronicle_, May 1, 2017).
www.houstonchronicle.com…

19. TEXAS NEWS: “Pension fights in Dallas, Houston raise fears of police, firefighter shortages,” by Brandon Fromby (_Texas Tribune_ [Austin, Texas], May 1, 2017).
www.texastribune.org…

20. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Aging farmers in Wisconsin fear nursing care may cost farm,” (Associated Press via _LaCrosse Tribune_, April 30, 2017).
lacrossetribune.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

21. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Government committed to finding new solutions to tackle elderly depression, suicide,” by Paige Cockburn and Lily Mayers (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, May 1, 2017).
www.abc.net…

22. BRAZIL NEWS: “Brazil pension reform clears hurdle, faces tough approval path,” by Maria Carolina Marcello (_Reuters_, May 3, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

23. CANADA NEWS: “Single, senior, female and thriving: The rising ranks of Canada’s elderly women,” by Cassandra Szklarski (_Toronto Star_, May 3, 2017).
www.thestar.com…

24. CANADA NEWS: “Same number of Canadian seniors as those under 16, census results show,” by Jordan Press (_Toronto Star_, May 1, 2017).
www.thestar.com…

25. INDIA NEWS: “Uniform age across sectors for ‘senior citizen’ tag,” by Dhananjay Mahapatra (_Economic Times_ [Mumbai], May 4, 2017).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

26. IRELAND NEWS: “Maintaining value of pensions priority for public service unions,” by Martin Wall (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], May 3, 2017).
www.irishtimes.com…

27. JAPAN NEWS: “In tests across Japan, new tech allows speedy tracking of lost dementia patients,” by Hidetoshi Takada (_Japan Times_, May 3, 2017).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/05/03/national/social-issues/graying-japan-miniaturizing-tech-quickly-find-lost-dementia-patients/#.WQtTavnyvcs…

28. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Pension reform urgent to curb elderly poverty,” by Park Hyong-ki (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], May 2, 2017).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

29. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Candidates vow better pension for old voters,” by Kim Se-jeong (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], May 1, 2017).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

30. THAILAND NEWS: “Scheme aims to help folk prepare for healthy ageing,” by Cimi Suchontamn (_Nation_ [Bangkok], May 2, 2017).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

31. UK NEWS: “Life expectancy dip could wipe Pn 310bn (USD 366.7 Billion) from rising UK pension hole,” by Lucy Burton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 4, 2017).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/05/04/life-expectancy-dip-could-wipe-310bn-rising-uk-pension-hole/…

32. UK NEWS: “Poorest face ‘double whammy’ if Tories ditch triple lock on pensions,” by Phillip Inman (_Guardian_ [London], April 30, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

33. UK NEWS: “Conservatives to protect company pensions but water down safeguards against foreign raiders,” by Alan Tovey and Ashley Armstrong (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], April 30, 2017).
www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/04/30/conservatives-protect-company-pensions-water-safeguards-against/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

34. “Black Americans Are Living Longer, C.D.C. Reports,” by Gina Kolata (_New York Times_, May 2, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

35. “Life expectancy improves for blacks, and the racial gap is closing, CDC reports,” by Joel Achenbach (_Washington Post_, May 2, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

36. “Drug Coverage Denied By Medicare? How Seniors Can Fight Back,” by Judith Graham (Kaiser Health News, May 4, 2017).
khn.org…

37. “Elderly targeted in scams likely to have lower cognitive skills, be less honest: study,” by Luke Carroll (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], May 3, 2017).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

38. “For Some, Pre-Hospice Care Can Be A Good Alternative To Hospitals,” by Anna Gorman (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, May 4, 2017). An audio (running time 3 minutes 54 seconds) and print transcript are available at the site.
www.npr.org…

39. “Loving, Supportive Kids May Help Lower Seniors’ Dementia Risk,” by Alan Mozes (_HealthDay_, May 2, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

40. “Having adult heart risk factors in childhood tied to mental decline later,” by Madeline Kennedy (_Reuters_, May 4, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

41. “‘Silent’ Seizures Tied to Alzheimer’s Symptoms,” (_HealthDay_, May 2, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

42. “Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, May 1, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

43. “Sleeping Pills Boost Danger of Falls, Fractures in Older Users,” (_HealthDay_, May 2, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

44. “When Grandparents Raise Grandkids, Are They Up to Date on Child Safety?” (_HealthDay_, May 4, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

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