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July 28, 2017

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4201–July 24-July 28, 2017

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4201–July 24-July 28, 2017.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare funding: Problems and solutions,” by Steve Vernon (Columbia Broadcasting System _Moneywatch_, July 24, 2017).
www.cbsnews.com…

2. “U.S. Republicans’ next health reform act targets Medicare,” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, July 27, 2017). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.reuters.com…

3. “Treasury Ends Obama-Era Program to Help Workers Save for Retirement,” Tara Siegel Bernard (__New York Times_, July 28, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “Medicaid, pension costs create budget complications for U.S. states: report,” by Stephanie Kelly (_Reuters_, July 24, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

5. “Americans are spending more money after they retire,” by Katie Lobosco (_CNNMoney_, July 28, 2017).
money.cnn.com…

6. “Fraud, billing mistakes cost Medicare – and taxpayers – tens of billions,” by Fred Schulte (Kaiser Health News via _CT Mirror_, July 23, 2017).
ctmirror.org…

7. “Another Possible Indignity of Age: Arrest,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, July 21, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. “Survey: 34% of entrepreneurs lack retirement savings plan,” by Abigail Summerville (_CNBC_, July 27, 2017).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Connecticut An Outlier On Pensions,” (_Hartford Courant_, July 26, 2017). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.courant.com…

10. MARYLAND NEWS: “Pension system investments earned 10% in FY ’17, but long term returns still lag,” by Len Lazarick (_Maryland Reporter_, July 27, 2017).
marylandreporter.com…

11. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “State’s New Ways to Pay Into Public-Pension System ‘Huge Step in Right Direction’,” by John Reitmayer (_NJ Spotlight_, blog, July 27, 2017).
www.njspotlight.com…

12. OREGON NEWS: “Looming PERS vote on key rate will set pension fund’s direction,” by Ted Sickinger (_Oregonian_ [Portland, Oregon], July 26, 2017).
www.oregonlive.com…

13. OREGON NEWS: “Oregon’s retirement plan highlights America’s retirement problem,” by Jeff Rosenberger and Chris Lu (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, July 23, 2017).
thehill.com…

14. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Number of nursing home fines in Pennsylvania jump since 2014, total USD 774,750 so far this year,” by Heather Stauffer (_LNP_ [Lancaster, Pennsylvania], July 24, 2017).
lancasteronline.com…

15. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “A new national insurer is coming into the Pittsburgh region’s Medicare Advantage market,” by Steve Twedt (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, July 27, 2017).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Calls for action on retirement villages grow louder,” by Adele Ferguson (_Canberra Times_, July 24, 2017). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.canberratimes.com…

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Super trustees need to do more to put members interests first: regulator,” by Caitlin Fitzsimmons (_Canberra Times_, July 26, 2017).
www.canberratimes.com…

18. CHINA NEWS: “Pension reform to benefit senior citizens,” by Yang Yansui (_China Daily_ [Beijing], July 24, 2017). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.chinadaily.com…

19. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: “Pension system continues to decrease in first half of 2017,” (_Prague Daily Monitor_, July 25, 2017).
praguemonitor.com…

20. IRELAND NEWS: “People in Irish nursing homes face ‘cruel and degrading treatment’,” by Paul Cullen (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 27, 2017).
www.irishtimes.com…

21. IRELAND NEWS: “Stronger safeguards for older people from exorbitant top-up charges are long overdue,” by Eilish O’Regan (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], July 24, 2017).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/stronger-safeguards-for-older-people-from-exorbitant-topup-charges-are-long-overdue-35960199.html…

22. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s aging society prompts redefinition of the term ‘elderly’,” by Cai Hong (_China Daily_ [Beijing], July 24, 2017). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.chinadaily.com…

23. JAPAN NEWS: “Elderly Drivers Are Wreaking Havoc on Japan’s Roads,” by Gareth Allan and Kanoko Matsuyama (_Bloomberg_, July 23, 2017).
www.bloomberg.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Hidden charges for care home places revealed by Age UK,” (Press Association via _Guardian_ [London], July 27, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Dementia nurses provide a lifeline for carers that is all too rare,” by Pippa Kelly (_Guardian_ [London], July 26, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

26. UK NEWS: “State pension changes will cost 7 million people Pn 10,000 (USD 12,995) each,” by Jessica Elgot (_Guardian_ [London], July 23, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Stem cell brain implants could ‘slow ageing and extend life’, study shows,” by Ian Sample (_Guardian_ [London], July 27, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

28. “In Mice, Brain Cells Discovered That Might Control Aging,” (_HealthDay_, July 26, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Early-Life Depression Boosts Alzheimer’s Risk,” by Pauline Anderson (_Medscape Medical News_, July 24, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

30. “Human Blood May Offer Fresh Approach for Dementia Treatment,” by Pauline Anderson (_Medscape Medical News_, July 27, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

31. “Clinical trials for cancer could use more older people,” by Judith Graham (_Washington Post_, July 23, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

32. “How To Get Long-Term Care At Home Without Busting The Bank,” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, July 27, 2017).
How To Get Long-Term Care At Home Without Busting The Bank

33. “Over-The-Counter Devices Hold Their Own Against Costly Hearing Aids,” by Michelle Andrews (_Kaiser Health News_, July 25, 2017).
Over-The-Counter Devices Hold Their Own Against Costly Hearing Aids

34. Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia,” (_HealthDay_, July 26, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “How to Boost Resilience in Midlife,” by Tara Parker-Pope (_New York Times_, July 25, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

36. “This is why aging alone is harder and how we adapt,” by Carol Marak (_HuffPost_, blog, July 25, 2017).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

 

July 21, 2017

CAAR E-Clipping No. 4200–July 17-July 21, 2017

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4200–July 17-July 21, 2017.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “House GOP Budget Plan Cuts Medicare and Social Security,” by Priscilla Alvarez (_Atlantic_, July 18, 2017).
www.theatlantic.com…

2. “Let’s run the fantasy math on Social Security,” by Allan Sloan (_Washington Post_, July 20, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Good news on Social Security and Medicare? Reports show just that,” by Dean Baker (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, July 19, 2017).
thehill.com…

4. “Retirement Dread Is Replacing the American Dream,” by Suzanne Woolley (_Bloomberg_, July 18, 2017).
www.bloomberg.com…

5. “Retirement, deferred: Workers — and companies — grapple with a new reality,” by Jena McGregor (_Washington Post_, July 19, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “The US is losing ground when it comes to retirement security,” by Jessica Dickler (_CNBC_, July 18, 2017).
www.cnbc.com…

7. “The 401(k) match is back, and it’s getting bigger,” by Thomas Heath (_Washington Post_, July 18, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

8. “Father of the 401(k) Ted Benna offers a new invention: Cheaper retirement plans,” by Erin Arvedlund (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, July 17, 2017).
www.philly.com…

9. “S&P 500’s Biggest Pension Plans Face USD 382 Billion Funding Gap,” by Brandon Kochkodin and Laurie Meisler (_Bloomberg_, July 20, 2017).
www.bloomberg.com…

10. “Millennials don’t save for enough retirement — but Congress can help,” by Robert Pozen (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, July 16, 2017).
thehill.com…

US STATE NEWS:

11. ARIZONA NEWS: “Arizona mayors call on Ducey to push overhaul of financially fragile public-safety pension system,” by Craig Harris (_Arizona Republic_ [Phoenix, Arizona], July 19, 2017).
www.azcentral.com…

12. GEORGIA NEWS: “Study: Atlanta and Georgia pensions get mixed grades,” by Russell Grantham (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, July 20, 2017).
www.ajc.com…

13. ILLINOIS NEWS: “CPS says Rauner can’t nix its pension money in new school funding bill,” by Lauren FitzPatrick (_Chicago Sun-Times_, July 18, 2017).
chicago.suntimes.com…

14. LOUISIANA NEWS: “How the nursing home lobby blocked reforms in Louisiana,” (_Economist_, blog, July 18, 2017).
www.economist.com…

15. MICHIGAN NEWS: “State should play bigger role in local government pensions, task force says,” by Justin A. Hinkley (_Lansing State Journal_, July 18, 2017).
www.lansingstatejournal.com…

16. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Will aggressive fee-cutting at the state pension fund lead to lower returns?” by David Ranii (_News and Observer_ [Raleigh, North Carolina], July 14, 2017).
www.newsobserver.com…

17. OHIO NEWS: “Ohio nursing homes fear losing USD 800 million in Medicaid funding in healthcare bill: A Critical Choice,” by John Caniglia & Jo Ellen Corrigan (_Cleveland Plain-Dealer_, July 16, 2017).
www.cleveland.com…

18. OHIO NEWS: “‘I-Teams’ unite agencies to take on toughest cases of elder abuse,” by Encarnacion Pyle (_Columbus Dispatch_, July 17, 2017).
www.dispatch.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. ASIA NEWS: “Maintaining growth in a fast-ageing Asia,” by Changyong Rhee (_Jordan Times_, July 16, 2017). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.jordantimes.com…

20. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “‘I will be stuffed’: How superannuation sells women short,” by Peter Martin and Matilda Boseley (_Canberra Times_, July 19, 2017).
www.canberratimes.com…

21. CANADA NEWS: “Personal support workers in Ontario lack oversight of most other professions,” by Elizabeth Payne (_Ottawa Citizen_, July 18, 2017).
Personal support workers in Ontario lack oversight of most other professions

22. IRELAND NEWS: “Health insurers accused of forcing elderly to pay more,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], July 20, 2017).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/health-insurers-accused-of-forcing-elderly-to-pay-more-35949346.html…

23. IRELAND NEWS: “Jobs for the over-65s: should age just be a number in the workplace?” by Kim Bielenberg (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], July 16, 2017).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/jobs-for-the-over65s-should-age-just-be-a-number-in-the-workplace-35928980.html…

24. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s doctors propose raising ‘outdated’ retirement age to 75,” by Daniel Hurst (_Guardian_ [London], July 18, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

25. JAPAN NEWS: “Provide multilayered support system for elderly who care for other seniors,” (_Japan News_, July 16, 2017). Note: This article is an editorial.
the-japan-news.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Millions of workers forced to work an extra year as Government extends state pension age to 68,” by Laura Hughes (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 19, 2017).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/07/19/work-68-government-annuounces-millions-workers-face-later-retirement/…

27. UK NEWS: “Life expectancy rises ‘grinding to halt’ in England,” by Nick Triggle (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, July 18, 2017).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “Stress of poverty, racism raise risk of Alzheimer’s for African Americans, new research suggests,” by Frederick Kunkle (_Washington Post_, July 16, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

29. “Stressful experiences ‘can age the brain by four years’,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, July 17, 2017).
www.bbc.com…

30. “Worried about dementia? Hearing and language problems could be forerunners of cognitive decline,” by Melissa Healy (_Los Angeles Times_, July 17, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

31. “Hearing loss, diminished verbal fluency and hospitalizations can signal cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease, studies find,” by Mary Hui (_Washington Post_, July 17, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

32. “One Third of Dementia May Be Preventable With Lifestyle Change,” by Sue Hughes (_Medscape Medical News_, July 17, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

33. “These Preventive Measures Might Help Delay Dementia Or Cognitive Decline,” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, July 20, 2017).
These Preventive Measures Might Help Delay Dementia Or Cognitive Decline

34. “Living healthily, learning more could cut dementia cases by a third,” by Kate Kelland (_Reuters_, July 19, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

35. “Interrupted sleep may lead to Alzheimer’s, new studies show,” by Tara Bahrampour (_Washington Post_, July 18, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

36. “PET scans show many Alzheimer’s patients may not actually have the disease,” by Tara Bahrampour (_Washington Post_, July 19, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

37. “Inflammatory Dietary Pattern Linked to Brain Aging,” by Pauline Anderson (_Medscape Medical News_, July 17, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

38. “Can Daily Crossword Protect You From Dementia?” (_HealthDay_, July 17, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

39. “How ‘grandmothers’ help others fight depression and anxiety,” by Juli Fraga (_Washington Post_, July 16, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

40. “Blood sugar swings tied to depression in elderly with type 2 diabetes,” by Will Boggs (_Reuters_, July 18, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

 

 

July 14, 2017

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4199–July 10-14, 2017

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4199–July 10-July 14, 2017.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare’s hospital trust fund will run out of money in 2029,” by Carolyn Y. Johnson (_Washington Post_, July 13, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Social Security trust fund will be depleted in 17 years, according to trustees report,” by Phillip Moeller (US Public Broadcasting System, July 13, 2017).
www.pbs.org…

3. “Despite future funding woes, advocates say Social Security expansion is possible,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, July 13, 2017).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “How Republican reform would weaken Medicare,” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, July 13, 2017). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.reuters.com…

5. “How the Medicaid Debate Affects Long-Term Care Insurance Decisions,” by Ron Lieber (_New York Times_, July 14, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

6. “Drive to help nursing home patients live independently could face deep cuts under GOP health plans,” by Cassie M. Chew (_Boston Globe_, July 9, 2017).
www.bostonglobe.com…

7. “Medicaid cut in GOP health bill worries the nursing home set,” by Terry Spenser (Associated Press via _American Broadcasting Corportion [ABC] News_, July 8, 2017).
abcnews.go.com…

8. “A quandary Congress and Social Security must tackle,” by Jim Allsup (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, July 10, 2017).
thehill.com…

9. “Working Past 70: Americans Can’t Seem to Retire,” by Ben Steverman (_Bloomberg_, July 10, 2017).
www.bloomberg.com…

10. “Pension funds ask U.S. regulators to expand companies’ workforce disclosures,” by Sarah N. Lynch (_Reuters_, July 11, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

11. “GOP House members hit Trump plan to break retirement promise to feds on moral, ethical grounds,” by Joe Davidson (_Washington Post_, July 11, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

12. “Home care workers have our lives in their hands. They’re paid only USD 10 an hour,” by Sarah Jaffe (_Guardian_ [London], July 13, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

13. “Financial scams target millions of older Americans annually,” by Ronnie Cohen (_Reuters_, July 14, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

14. “How your 401(k) could react to earnings season,” by Adam Shell (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], July 13, 2017).
www.us…

15. “Fighting for L.G.B.T. Rights in Retirement Communities,” by Tammy LaGorce (_New York Times_, July 8, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

16. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Political Road Map: Here’s how aging baby boomers will change the impact of Prop. 13,” by John Myers (_Los Angeles Times_, July 9, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

17. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “L.A. pension panel delays decision that could add to city’s budget shortfall,” by David Zahniser (_Los Angeles Times_, July 11, 2017). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

18. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Pension costs just jumped for Kentucky’s school districts, local governments,” by Tom Loftus (_Courier-Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], July 12, 2017).
www.courier-journal.com…

19. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Louisiana nursing homes shielded from ‘Obamacare’ replacement; could other services pay price?” by Rebekah Allen (_Advocate_ [Baton Rouge, Louisiana], July 8, 2017).
www.theadvocate.com…

20. MARYLAND NEWS: “Making dental care more affordable for the elderly,” by Andrea K. McDaniels (_Baltimore Sun_, July 10, 2017).
www.baltimoresun.com…

21. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Pension plan—and retirement security—at heart of strife between Tufts hospital and nurses,” by Evan Horowitz (_Boston Globe_, July 12, 2017).
www.bostonglobe.com…

22. MISSOURI NEWS: “Congressional plans for Medicaid would have outsize impact on rural, elderly Missourians,” by Jason Taylor (_Missourinet_, July 10, 2017).
www.missourinet.com…

23. NEW YORK NEWS: “Family’s tragedy at nursing home inspires ‘Ruthie’s Law’,” by Sandra Tan (_Buffalo News_, July 8, 2017).
buffalonews.com…

24. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Prescription for care: Oversight is a key to well-run nursing homes,” (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, July 9, 2017). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

25. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Government targets ‘unscrupulous employers who short-change employees’,” by Peter Ryan (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, July 14, 2017).
www.abc.net…

26. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “The brutal dementia statistics that show Australia has a budget time bomb,” by Maree McCabe (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, July 11, 2017).
www.abc.net…

27. CANADA NEWS: “The four reasons that retirement is costing Canadians more than ever,” by Jason Health (_National Post_ [Toronto], July 13, 2017).
The four reasons that retirement is costing Canadians more than ever

28. CANADA NEWS: “Provinces struggling to provide proper care for seniors: report,” by Miriam Katawazi (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], July 11, 2017).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

29. IRELAND NEWS: “Prepare to work until you are 70: rise in age for the State pension on cards,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], July 14, 2017).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/prepare-to-work-until-you-are-70-rise-in-age-for-the-state-pension-on-cards-35930630.html…

30. IRELAND NEWS: “Citizens’ Assembly votes to end mandatory retirement age,” by Ciaran D’Arcy (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 9, 2017).
www.irishtimes.com…

31. IRELAND NEWS: “Government accused of passing buck to Citizens Assembly on issue of ageing population,” by Laura Lynott (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], July 8, 2017).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/government-accused-of-passing-buck-to-citizens-assembly-on-issue-of-ageing-population-35909424.html…

32. ISRAEL NEWS: “MKs to demand master plan to aid elderly as ‘next big crisis’ looms,” by Sue Surkes (_Times of Israel_ [Jerusalem], July 10, 2017).
www.timesofisrael.com…

33. UK NEWS: “FCA warns it may intervene as millions take pension cash early,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [London], July 12, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

34. “Medicare Advantage Pay Rates Similar to Traditional Medicare,” by Marcia Frellick (_Medscape Medical News_, July 11, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

35. “Half a million Medicare recipients were prescribed too many opioid drugs last year,” by Lenny Bernstein (_Washington Post_, July 13, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

36. “Nursing Homes Move Into The Insurance Business,” by Jordan Rau (_Kaiser Health News_, July 13, 2017).
Nursing Homes Move Into The Insurance Business

37. “Sleep disruption increases Alzheimer’s-related protein levels,” by Anne Harding (_Reuters_, July 11, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

38. “Dogs could sniff out Parkinson’s disease years before symptoms appear,” by Sarah Knapton (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], July 9, 2017).
www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/07/09/dogs-could-sniff-parkinsons-disease-years-symptoms-appear/…

39. “Alendronate Cuts Hip-Fracture Rates in High-Risk Elderly,” by Pam Harrison (_Medscape Medical News_, July 11, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

40. “Daily Jolt of Java May Bring Longer Life,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, July 10, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

41. “Over one third of U.S. adults have advanced medical directives,” by Carolyn Crist (_Reuters_, July 11, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

42. “‘Observation’ Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, July 13, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

43. “Exercise Benefits Even Older, Extremely Obese Adults,” by Miriam E. Tucker (_Medscape Medical News_, July 13, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

 

July 9, 2017

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4198–June 26-June 29, 2017

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4198–June 26-June 29, 2017.

Note: There will be no E-Clippings service next week (July 7, 2017). The E-Clippings will be sent out again on Friday, July 14, 2017. Have a good Independence Day Holiday.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicaid Cuts May Force Retirees Out of Nursing Homes” by Jordan Rau (_New York Times_, June 24, 2017). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Nursing Homes Worry Proposed Medicaid Cuts Will Force Cuts, Closures,” by Ina Jaffe (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, June 28, 2017). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 33 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

3. “Analysis: Criticism from senior advocates playing role in holdup over Senate health care bill,” by Gary Rotstein and Kris B. Mamula (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, June 27, 2017).
www.post-gazette.com…

4. “Senate Health Bill Needs To Change Dramatically, AARP Says,” (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, June 29, 2017). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 3 seconds) transcript available at the site. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

5. “For many seniors, retirement gets more expensive if Senate’s health-care bill is passed,” by Michelle Singletary (_Washington Post_, June 26, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Republican health proposal may mean you work longer and save less for retirement,” by Robert Powell (_MarketWatch_, June 28, 2017).
www.marketwatch.com…

7. “The GOP health-care plan threatens to kill jobs nationwide,” by Danielle Paquette (_Washington Post_, June 26, 2017). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. COLORADO NEWS: “The new PERA numbers show more trouble for Colorado public pension fund,” by John Frank (_Denver Post_, June 23, 2017).
www.denverpost.com…

9. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Health bill could present challenge to Connecticut nursing home care,” by Dan Freedman (_New Haven Register_, June 25, 2017).
www.nhregister.com…

10. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago mayor proposes city ordinance to boost pension funding,” by Julia Jacobs and Karen Pierog (_Reuters_, June 28, 2017).
www.reuters.com…

11. IOWA NEWS: “Senate health bill could lead to shuttered Iowa nursing homes, industry leaders warn,” by Tony Leys (_Des Moines Register_, June 26, 2017).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

12. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Stakeholders give their views on pension reforms,” by Tom Loftus (_Courier-Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], June 26, 2017).
www.courier-journal.com…

13. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “MBTA wants to take an ax to retirement benefits,” by Adam Vaccaro (_Boston Globe_, June 26, 2017).
www.bostonglobe.com…

14. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Christie’s gamble: Transfer lottery to troubled pension system,” by Andrew Seidman (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, June 25, 2017).
www.philly.com…

15. OHIO NEWS: “Ohio budget deal that cut nursing home care standards still a key issue: A Critical Choice,” by John Caniglia & Jo Ellen Corrigan (_Cleveland Plain-Dealer_, June 25, 2017).
www.cleveland.com…

16. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “End of state incentive program may cause thousands to retire,” (Associated Press via _State_ [Columbia, South Carolina], June 25, 2017).
www.thestate.com…

17. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Auditors: Milwaukee County pension payment system riddled with errors,” by Don Behm (_Milwaukee Journal Sentinel_, June 28, 2017).
www.jsonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Plan to restrict pension for older migrants ‘unprecedented’ in Australia,” by Christopher Knaus (_Guardian_ [London], June 28, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

19. CHINA NEWS: “China’s Pension Gap Is Growing as Aging Becomes Economic Risk,” (_Bloomberg News_, June 26, 2017).
www.bloomberg.com…

20. EUROPEAN UNION [EU] NEWS: “‘EU pension’ planned for people who move between countries,” by Daniel Boffey (_Guardian_ [London], June 29, 2017).
www.theguardian.com…

21. IRELAND NEWS: “Probe into massive differences in nursing home bills,” by Eilish O’Regan (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], June 28, 2017).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/probe-into-massive-differences-in-nursing-home-bills-35873168.html…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “Nursing home contracts should be examined carefully, warns Ombudsman,” by Fiona Gartland (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 25, 2017).
www.irishtimes.com…

23. IRELAND NEWS: “Irish dementia services patchy with long waits for clinics,” by Maresa Fagan (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 28, 2017).
www.irishtimes.com…

24. JAPAN NEWS: “One Pension Fund Manager Is Going Against the Grain,” by Yuko Takeo and Nao Sano (_Bloomberg_, June 26, 2017).
www.bloomberg.com…

25. UK NEWS: “May Seals Billion-Pound Northern Irish Deal to Stay in Power,” by Alex Morales and Tim Ross (_Bloomberg_, June 26, 2017).
www.bloomberg.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “More Than Memory: Coping With The Other Ills Of Alzheimer’s,” by Rebecca Hersher (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, June 24, 2017). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 56 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

27. “Study: dementia patients tended by caregivers in poor mental health may die sooner,” (_China Daily_ [Beijing], June 27, 2017).
www.chinadaily.com…

28. “Olive Oil Key Ingredient in Alzheimer’s Prevention?” by Pam Harrison (_Medscape Medical News_, June 27, 2017). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

29. “Black Medicare patients more likely than whites to be readmitted: Study,” by Abigail Summerville (_CNBC_, June 26, 2017).
www.cnbc.com…

30. “Air Pollution Is Even Deadlier Than We Thought, Study On Medicare Finds,” by Lydia O’Connor (_HuffPost_, June 28, 2017).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

31. “Slowed Walking, Shrinking Brain?” (_HealthDay_, June 29, 2017).
consumer.healthday.com…

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