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June 23, 2017

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4197–June 19-June 23, 2017

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4197–June 19-June 23, 2017.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Big Social Security COLA will be offset by Medicare premiums,” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, June 22, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

2. “G.O.P. Health Plan Is Really a Rollback of Medicaid,” by Margot Sanger-Katz (_New York Times_, June 20, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “For Seniors, Senate Health Care Bill Is Even Worse Than The House Version,” by Ann Brenoff (_HuffPost_, June 22, 2017).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

4. “Pension Crisis Won’t Be Reversed by High Returns, Moody’s Says,” by Krisy Westgard (_Bloomberg_, June 20, 2017).
www.bloomberg.com…

5. “The USD 4 Trillion Pension Problem,” by Lisa Abramowicz (_Bloomberg Businessweek_, June 21, 2017).
www.bloomberg.com…

6. “Democrats hit feds’ long-term care issues and Trump’s planned retirement cuts,” by Joe Davidson (_Washington Post_, June 23, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “New Study: Immigrants are the Future of Long-Term Care,” by Robert Espinoza (_HuffPost_, blog, June 20, 2017).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

8. “Rural America Is Aging and Shrinking,” by Justin Fox (_Bloomberg_, June 20, 2017). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.bloomberg.com…

9. “Nursing Home Workers Still Posting Nude and Vulgar Photos of Residents on Snapchat,” by Charles Ornstein (_ProPublica_ and _Des Moines Register_, June 23, 2017).
www.propublica.org…

10. “L.A.’s Capital Group accused of bilking employees — by pushing its own mutual funds,” by James Rufus Koren (_Los Angeles Times_, June 22, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

11. “Alzheimer’s Starts To Steal The Joy Of Being A Grandfather,” by Rebecca Hersher (US Public Broadcasting Corporation _All Things Considered_, June 17, 2017). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 58 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

12. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “A new generation of senior housing is making ‘elderly islands’ obsolete,” by Andrew Khouri (_Los Angeles Times_, June 22, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

13. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Louisiana nursing homes still ranked last in nation, as state continues to balk at potential remedies,” by Rebekah Allen (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], June 19, 2017).
www.theadvocate.com…

14. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Teacher retirement overhaul heads to Snyder,” by Michael Gerstein (_Detroit News_, June 20, 2017).
www.detroitnews.com…

15. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Christie plan to give lottery to pension fund just a distraction,” (_Press of Atlantic City_, June 21, 2017). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.pressofatlanticcity.com…

16. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “What would Trumpcare mean for N.J.’s elderly?” by Kathleen O’Brien (_NJ.com_, June 23, 2017).
www.nj.com…

17. NEW YORK NEWS: “New York City Pensions Are Still in Crisis,” by Mary Williams Walsh and Karl Russell (_New York Times_, June 20, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

18. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Latest pension bill received little pushback from Pennsylvania unions,” by Kate Giammarise (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, June 19, 2017).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Coalition won’t retire its policy to lift pension age of 70,” by John Collett (_Sydney Morning Herald_, June 21, 2017).
www.smh.com…

20. CANADA NEWS: “One year after Canada’s medically assisted dying law, patients face uneven access,” by Nicole Ireland (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, June 18, 2017).
www.cbc.ca/news/health/medically-assisted-dying-access-one-year-later-1.4165936…

21. DENMARK NEWS: “Agreement reached on changes to Danish pension system,” by Stephen Gadd (_Copenhagen Post_, June 21, 2017).
cphpost.dk/news/agreement-reached-on-changes-to-danish-pension-system.html…

22. EGYPT NEWS: “Parliament passes law increasing pensions,” by Al-Masry Al-Youm (_Egypt Independent_, June 20, 2017).
www.egyptindependent.com…

23. INDIA NEWS: “Panic buttons and apps come to rescue of elderly Indians suffering abuse,” by Rina Chandran (_Reuters_, June 23, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

24. IRELAND NEWS: “New minister Regina Doherty to fight for old age pension hike,” by Philip Ryan (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], June 18, 2017).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/new-minister-regina-doherty-to-fight-for-old-age-pension-hike-35837672.html…

25. IRELAND NEWS: “Shortage of money ‘not a major issue’ for most retirees,” by Elaine Edwards (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 20, 2017).
www.irishtimes.com…

26. JAPAN NEWS: “Local efforts to help elderly maintain independent living to be put to test,” (_Japan News_, June 18, 2017).
www.the-japan-news.com…

27. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Rising numbers of elderly Kiwis ripped off by family are just the ‘tip of the iceberg’,” by Emily Spink (Press [Christchurch] via _Stuff.co_, June 19, 2017).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/93822181/Rising-numbers-of-elderly-Kiwis-ripped-off-by-family-are-just-the-tip-of-the-iceberg…

28. TAIWAN NEWS: “Minimum pension bill passes reading,” by Sean Lin (_Taipei Times_, June 22, 2017).
www.taipeitimes.com…

29. UK NEWS: “‘Triple lock’ is unsustainable, says new Pensions Secretary David Gauke,” by Laura Hughes (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], June 22, 2017).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/06/22/triple-lock-unsustainable-says-new-pensions-secretarydavid-gauke/…

30. UK NEWS: “British workers are missing out on ‘buy one, get one free’ pension offer,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [London], June 17, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

31. UK NEWS: “Property owners’ Pn 2.3tn (USD 2.9 trillion) windfall ‘has created huge inequality gap’,” by Larry Elliot (_Guardian_ [London], June 20, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

32. UK NEWS: “Government must let service users and carers shape social care policy,” by Peter Beresford (_Guardian_ [London], June 22, 2017). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

33. “Elevated Brain Amyloid Linked to Later Cognitive Decline,” by Sue Hughes (_Medscape Medical News_, June 21, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

34. “Dementia research conclusion: No evidence yet of behavior to prevent it,” by Gary Rotstein (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, June 22, 2017).
www.post-gazette.com…

35. “Robots help improve independence of elderly,” (_Japan News_, June 17, 2017).
the-japan-news.com…

36. “CMS Eases Eligibility Threshold Again on MIPS Participation,” by Ken Terry (_Medscape Medical News_, June 20, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

37. “Century-old Parkinson’s question answered,” by James Gallagher (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, June 21, 2017).
www.bbc.com…

June 18, 2017

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4196–June 12-June 16, 2017

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4196–June 12-June 16, 2017.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare’s Programs Should Compete,” by David Introcaso (_Health Affairs_, blog, June 15, 2017).
healthaffairs.org…

2. “Trump wants to deny nursing-home residents and their families the right to sue,” by David Lazarus (_Los Angeles Times_, June 13, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

3. “The American Health Care Act Could Chip Away At The Medicare Savings Programs,” by Maura Calsyn and Stacy Sanders (_Health Affairs_, blog, June 15, 2017).
healthaffairs.org…

4. “The Troubling AARP Long-Term Care Scorecard,” by Richard Eisenberg (_Forbes_, June 14, 2017).
www.forbes.com…

5. “Who’ll be there when boomers need elder care?” by Ed Leefeldt (_Moneywatch_, June 16, 2017).
www.cbsnews.com…

6. “Who are the victims of elder abuse? The disabled, cognitively impaired and poor.” by Lucia Silecchia (_Washington Post_, June 15, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “Here’s how many Americans have nothing at all saved for retirement,” by Ester Bloom (_CNBC_, June 13, 2017).
www.cnbc.com…

8. “Don’t roll over for this 401(k) and IRA ripoff,” by Ken Fisher (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], June 11, 2017).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

9. COLORADO NEWS: “Legislature looks to technology to assist elderly population,” by Luke Perkins (_Journal_ [Cortez, Colorado], June 15, 2017).
the-journal.com…

10. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Connecticut Bill Would Force Fee Disclosures for Teacher Retirement Plans,” by Tara Siegel Bernard (_New York Times_, June 15, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

11. FLORIDA NEWS: “Florida ranks near bottom nationally for long term services for elderly,” by Liz Freeman (_Naples Daily News_, June 14, 2017).
www.naplesnews.com…

12. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Legislature OKs pension reform over teacher protest,” by Jonathan Oosting and Michael Gerstein (_Detroit News_, June 15, 2017).
www.detroitnews.com…

13. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Study: NH among the worst for at-home care services to aging,” by Gretchen M. Grosky (_Union Leader_ [Manchester, New Hampshire], June 15, 2017).
www.unionleader.com…

14. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. lawmakers get first look at lottery pension plan,” by Dustin Racioppi (_Record_ [Bergen, New Jersey], June 15, 2017).
www.northjersey.com…

15. OHIO NEWS: “Ohio’s public-employee pensions face cutbacks,” by Alan Johnson (_Columbus Dispatch_, June 12, 2017).
www.dispatch.com…

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pennsylvania credited for long-term care strides, but still ranks low,” by Gary Rotstein (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, June 13, 2017).
www.post-gazette.com…

17. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Gov. Tom Wolf signs bipartisan pension bill,” by Steve Esack (_Morning Call_ [Allentown, Pennsylvania], June 12, 2017).
www.mcall.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Spiralling house prices leading to rise in elder abuse, Legal Aid says,” by Calla Wahlquist (_Guardian_ [London], June 14, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “2 Montrealers with degenerative diseases challenge medically assisted dying law,” by Verity Stevenson (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, June 14, 2017).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/assisted-dying-quebec-canada-legal-challenged-1.4160016…

20. CANADA NEWS: “The growing threat of financial abuse of the elderly,” by David Hodges (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], June 15, 2017).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

21. INDIA NEWS: “As the country ages, Indians seek universal pension from the government,” by Kinjal Sampat and Nandini Dey (_Hindustan Times_ [New Dehli], June 14, 2017).
www.hindustantimes.com…

22. JAPAN NEWS: “Record number of elderly people’s assets seized for insurance arrears,” (_Japan News_, June 14, 2017).
the-japan-news.com…

23. TAIWAN NEWS: “Party caucuses fail to agree on pension reform bills,” by Sean Lin (_Taipei Times_, June 15, 2017).
www.taipeitimes.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Worries over care home fees and funding,” by Kevin Peachey (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, June 14, 2017).
www.bbc.com…

25. WORLD NEWS: “Rising abuse of elderly people impacts on health, wellbeing: WHO,” (_Xinhua_ [Beijing], June 15, 2017).
news.xinhuanet.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “AARP: States Lag In Keeping Medicaid Enrollees Out Of Nursing Homes,” by Phil Galewitz (Kaiser Health News, June 14, 2017).
khn.org…

27. “Some Seniors Just Want To Be Left Alone, Which Can Lead To Problems,” by Judith Graham (Kaiser Health News, June 15, 2017).
khn.org…

28. “Aspirin linked to higher risk of serious bleeding in the elderly,” by Ben Hirschler (_Reuters_, June 13, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

29. “It’s time for action to stop the inappropriate and damaging use of CPR,” by Muiris Houston (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 13, 2017).
www.irishtimes.com…

30. “Smog linked to bleeding stomach ulcers in elderly,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, June 14, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

31. “Program Delays Nursing Home Admission in Parkinson’s,” by Pauline Anderson (_Medscape Medical News_, June 15, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

32. “Centenarians Often Healthier Than Younger Seniors: Study,” (_HealthDay_, June 15, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

33. “Dr. Alzheimer and the patient who helped reveal a devastating disease,” by Dr. Howard Markel (US Public Broadcasting System _Newshour_, June 15, 2017).
www.pbs.org…

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4195–May 29-June 2, 2017

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4195–May 29-June 2, 2017.

Note: There will be no E-Clippings service next week. The next E-Clippings will be sent out June 16, 2017.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Trump’s budget proposal doesn’t cut Medicare. It should.” by Charles Lane(_Washington Post_, June 1, 2017). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “The American Health Care Act undermines Medicare,” by Judith Stein (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, May 29, 2017).
thehill.com…

3. “Social Security Cuts Target Trump Voters,” by Joshua Green (_Bloomberg_, June 1, 2017).
www.bloomberg.com…

4. “Medicare Is Finally Fixing a Major Identity Theft Risk,” by Elizabeth O’Brien (_Money_, May 30, 2017).
time.com…

5. “Cash-Strapped Seniors Turn To Assisted Living Centers In Mexico,” by Claire Trageser (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, May 29, 2017). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 54 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

6. “Americans Are Baffled By Long-Term Care Financing, But Want Medicare To Pay For It,” by Howard Gleckman (_Forbes_, May 30, 2017).
www.forbes.com…

7. “How to get all Americans to save for retirement,” by Robert Powell (_MarketWatch_, June 1, 2017).
www.marketwatch.com…

8. “The Puzzle of Housing Aging Sex Offenders,” by Peter Rugg (_Atlantic_, June 1, 2017).
www.theatlantic.com…

9. “Meet A Home Contractor Who Helps Older People Age In Place,” by Ina Jaffe (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, May 31, 2017). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 8 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “State lawmakers consider Brown’s gamble on pension money,” by Ben Christopher (_San Francisco Chronicle_, May 29, 2017).
www.sfchronicle.com…

11. FLORIDA NEWS: “Medicare Advantage Insurers Settle Whistleblower Suit For USD 32 Million,” by Fred Schulte (US National Public Radio, May 31, 2017).
www.npr.org…

12. IDAHO NEWS: “Idaho population forecast to grow at three times national rate for next decade, with biggest gain in retirees,” by Betsy Z. Russell (_Spokesman-Review_ [Spokane, Washington], June 1, 2017).
www.spokesman.com…

13. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “MBTA’s ailing pension fund still lacks a chief after nearly a year,” by Beth Healy (_Boston Globe_, May 29, 2017).
www.bostonglobe.com…

14. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “SJC ruling is a win for seniors seeking nursing home coverage,” by Priyanka Dayal McCluskey (_Boston Globe_, May 31, 2017).
www.bostonglobe.com…

15. MICHIGAN NEWS “Snyder seeks pension deal despite ‘challenging period’,” by Jonathan Oosting (_Detroit News_, May 31, 2017).
www.detroitnews.com…

16. MISSOURI NEWS: “Proposed state pension changes in Missouri trigger delay in cost of living adjustment,” by Kurt Erickson (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, May 29, 2017).
www.stltoday.com…

17. NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS: “Program allows participants to buy access to long-term care long before it’s needed,” by Gretchen M. Grosky (_Union Leader_ [Manchester, New Hampshire], May 30, 2017).
www.unionleader.com…

18. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “NC House rejects plan to give retirees a permanent pension raise, citing cost,” by Colin Campbell (_News and Observer_ [Raleigh, North Carolina], June 1, 2017).
www.newsobserver.com…

19. OHIO NEWS: “Bill targets fraud against elderly Ohioans,” by Jim Siegel (_Columbus Dispatch_, May 30, 2017).
www.dispatch.com…

20. OREGON NEWS: “Governor appoints task force to cut pension deficit,” by Ted Sickinger (_Oregonian_ [Portland, Oregon], May 31, 2017).
www.oregonlive.com…

21. OKLAHOMA NEWS: “Oklahoma Legislators to reconsider bill to remove degree requirement for nursing home administrators,” by Melissa Howell (_Oklahoman_ [Oklahoma City, Oklahoma], May 30, 2017).
newsok.com…

22. TEXAS NEWS: “In Texas, Some Rare Good News About Cities With Pension Woes,” by Mary William Walsh (_New York Times_, June 2, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

23. TEXAS NEWS: “Texas may expand ballot access for elderly and voters with disabilities,” by Jim Malewitz (_Texas Tribune_, June 2, 2017).
www.texastribune.org…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

24. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care: Preventable nursing home deaths surge,” by Michael Bachelard (_Age_ [Melbourne], May 29, 2017).
www.theage.com…

25. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australian men aged over 85 have the highest rate of suicide, ABS data shows,” by Ky Chow (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, May 30, 2017).
www.abc.net…

26. CUBA NEWS: “The Elderly Who Leave Cuba,” by Irina Pino (_Havana Times_, May 31, 2017).
www.havanatimes.org…

27. EGYPT NEWS: “Pensioners say 15% increase in pensions incommensurate with price hikes,” by Al-Masry Al-Youm (_Egypt Independent_, May 31, 2017).
www.egyptindependent.com…

28. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Older Kiwis carrying debt into retirement,” by Tamsyn Parker (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], May 30, 2017).
www.nzherald.co.nz/personal-finance/news/article.cfm?c_id=12&objectid=11865576…

29. PUERTO RICO NEWS: “Puerto Rico budget to protect pension payments: governor,” by Nick Brown (_Reuters_, May 31, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

30. UK NEWS: “Families could see up to half the value of their home put at risk under ‘dementia tax’,” by Laura Hughes (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 29, 2017).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/28/families-could-see-half-value-home-put-risk-dementia-tax/…

31. UK NEWS: “NHS faces Pn 500m-a-year (US 641.9 million) bill post-Brexit for returning retirees, says thinktank,” by Sarah Boseley (_Guardian_ [London], May 29, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

32. UK NEWS: “GPs being “bribed” to ration drugs for the frail elderly, patients group warns,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 31, 2017).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/31/gps-bribed-ration-drugs-frail-elderly-patients-group-warns/…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

33. “Drug Rebates Reward Industry Players — And Often Hurt Patients,” by Sarah Jane Tribble (Kaiser Family Foundation, May 30, 2017).
khn.org…

34. “Don’t call people ‘old’ until death is near, says gerontologist,” by Mark Brown (_Guardian_ [London], May 30, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

35. “‘Making the Best of It’: Families Face the Heavy Burden of Alzheimer’s,” by Alan Mozes (_HealthDay_, June 1, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “Healthy arteries rare but not impossible for elderly,” by Lisa Rapaport (_Reuters_, May 31, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

37. “Likelihood of having current CPR training declines with age,” by Anne Harding (_Reuters_, May 29, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

38. “1 in 4 Nursing Home Residents Has Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria,” by Serena Gordon (_HealthDay_, May 30, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

39. “Why Asian-American Seniors Have High Rates Of Depression But Rarely Seek Help,” by Kimberly Yam (_Huffington Post_, May 30, 2017).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

40. “‘Like Brain Boot Camp’: Using Music To Ease Hearing Loss,” by Andrea Hsu (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, May 31, 2017). Note: An audio (running time 8 minutes 15 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

41. “This is what Alzheimer’s looks like: ‘It looks like me’,” (US Public Broadcasting System _Newshour_, June 1, 2017). Note: A video (running time 3 minutes 33 seconds) and print transcript are available at the site.
www.pbs.org…

42. “Putting In Place An A-Team Of Allies,” by Judith Graham (Kaiser Family Foundation, June 1, 2017).
khn.org…

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