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September 29, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4442–September 26-September 30, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4442-September 26-September 30, 2022.

Note: There will be no E-Clippings next week (October 7). The next E-Clippings will come out October 14, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Biden vows to save Social Security and Medicare in face of shortfalls, but offers few details,” by Maureen Groppe (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], September 27, 2022).
www.us…

2. “As Biden vows to ‘protect’ Social Security, here’s what we know about the future of benefits,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, September 29, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “Millions of Americans will save on Medicare fees next year,” by Amanda Seitz (_Associated Press_, September 27, 2022).
apnews.com…

4. “Searching for a nursing home? Biden administration takes ‘unprecedented step’ to release ownership data,” by Ken Alltucker (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], September 26, 2022).
www.us…

5. “Supreme Court urged to preserve private suits against public nursing homes,” by Brendan Pierson (_Reuters_, September 26, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

6. “With Interest Rates Rising, Companies Look to Unload Pension Liabilities,” by Jennifer Williams-Alvarez (_Wall St. Journal_, September 28, 2022).
www.ws…

7. “Ford tells employees the score on how higher rates hit lump sum payouts,” by Susan Tompor (_Detroit Free Press_, September 29, 2022).
www.freep.com…

8. “Seniors are stuck home alone as health aides flee for higher-paying jobs,” by Christopher Rowland (_Washington Post_, September 25, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

9. “‘They’ve been an afterthought’: millions of elderly Americans still vulnerable as pandemic caution wanes,” by melody Schreiber (_Guardian_ [London], September 25, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

10. “Supreme Court urged to preserve private suits against public nursing homes,” by Brendan Pierson (_Reuters_, September 26, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

11. “Millennials Want to Retire at 50. How to Afford It Is Another Matter.” by Lisa Ravasca Roepe (_New York Times_, September 24, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

12. “Arbitration Has Come to Senior Living. You Don’t Have to Sign Up.” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, September 24, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

13. “‘They are the roots’: Puerto Rico’s elderly, hit hard by Hurricane Fiona, are also its heroes,” by Syra Ortiz-Blanes (_Miami Herald_, September 27, 2022).
www.miamiherald.com…

US STATE NEWS:

14. ARKANSAS NEWS: “Arkansas Teacher Retirement System’s investments drop in value by USD 1.4B,” by Michael R. Wickline (_Arkansas Democrat-Gazette_ [Little Rock, Arkansas], September 27, 2022).
www.arkansasonline.com…

15. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Are California’s public pension funds headed for another crisis?” by Laurence Darmiento (_Los Angeles Times_, September 29, 2022). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

16. FLORIDA NEWS: “Polk County nursing homes take in temporary residents as Hurricane Ian approaches,” by Gary White (_Ledger_ [Lakeland, Florida], September 28, 2022).
www.theledger.com…

17. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “MBTA’s largest union files lawsuit to prevent pension changes,” by Gayla Cawley (_Boston Herald_, September 28, 2022).
www.bostonherald.com…

18. MONTANA NEWS: “Another Montana nursing home announces closure,” by Emily Schabacker (_Billings Gazette_, September 27, 2022).
billingsgazette.com…

19. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Legislature should permanently fix senior housing rebate system,” (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, September 27, 2022). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

20. CANADA NEWS: “10% of long-term care homes in Windsor-Essex had proactive inspection a year after Ontario vowed to do better,” by Jennifer La Grassa (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 29, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/windsor-essex-long-term-care-proactive-inspections-1.6594313…

21. FRENCH NEWS: “France’s Macron wants pension reform bill ready by Christmas,” (_Reuters_, September 29, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

22. FRENCH NEWS: “French care home group Orpea posts first-half net loss, hit by asset impairments,” by Diana Mandia (_Reuters_, September 28, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

23. GREECE NEWS: “Pension backlog all but cleared,” by Roula Salourou (_Kathimerini_, September 29, 2022).
www.ekathimerini.com…

24. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Time for national pension reform,” by Kim Won-shik (_JoongAng Daily_, September 26, 2022). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
koreajoongangdaily.joins.com…

25. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Swiss Back Plan to Work Longer, Lift VAT to Pay for Pensions,” by Claudia Maedler (_Bloomberg_, September 25, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Pension fund panic led to Bank of England’s emergency intervention: Here’s what you need to know,” by Elliot Smith (_CNBC_, September 29, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

27. UK NEWS: “Britain’s pensions regulator warns on cash flow risk from market stress,” by Carolyn Cohn (_Reuters_, September 27, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

28. UK NEWS: “Britain’s Hard Lessons From Handing Elder Care Over to Private Equity,” by Christine Spolar (_September 27, 2022).
khn.org…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

29. “Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Cognitive Decline in Key Study,” by Rebecca Robbins and Pam Belluck (_New York Times_, September 28, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

30. “Biden Medicare costs victory due mostly to Alzheimer’s drug change,” by Ahmed Aboulenein (_Reuters_, September 27, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

31. “Fasting-mimicking diet reduces signs of dementia in mice,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 27, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Life expectancy tool may improve quality of life for patients with dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 26, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Krembil Brain Institute researchers identify new model of Alzheimer’s as an autoimmune disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 27, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “High blood pressure speeds up mental decline, but does not fully explain dementia disparities,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 28, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “One in three Alzheimer’s disease family caregivers has persistent symptoms of depression,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Rising food prices hit less-healthy older adults hardest, poll suggests,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 26, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “CDC Says Universal Masking Can Be Dropped in Some Nursing Homes, Hospitals,” (_HealthDay_, September 26, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

38. “Get boosted: new study underscores need for COVID-19 booster shots for older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Healthy Living Boosts Life Span, Even for Former Smokers,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, September 29, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

40. “Talking to a Loved One About a Move to Assisted Living,” (_HealthDay_, September 24, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

September 23, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4441–September 19-September 23, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4441-September 19-September 23, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Expect minimum staffing requirements for nursing homes next year,” by Rachel Roubein (_Washington Post_, September 22, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Social Security’s retirement age is 70,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, September 21, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “The U.S. retirement system gets a ‘C+’ grade, experts say — even though it’s worth USD 39 trillion. Here’s why,” by Greg Iacurci (_CNBC_, September 19, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “As Social Security disability application wait times hit record high, experts say it’s a sign the agency needs more funding,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, September 17, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “House Passes Prior Authorization Bill, Senate Path Unclear,” by Kerry Dooley Young (_Medscape Medical News_, September 19, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

6. “Death Is Anything but a Dying Business as Private Equity Cashes In,” by Markian Hawryluk (_Kaiser Health News_, September 22, 2022).
khn.org…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Should our aid-in-dying laws be expanded, or are we moving too far too fast?” by Nicholas Goldberg (_Los Angeles Times_, September 19, 2022). Note 1: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.latimes.com…

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “Prosecutors drop some charges in Florida nursing home deaths,” by Terry Spencer (_Associated Press_, September 22, 2022).
apnews.com…

9. KANSAS NEWS: “Kansas nursing homes are closing because they can’t find enough workers,” by Rose Conlon (_Lawrence Times_, September 23, 2022).
lawrencekstimes.com…

10. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Lawsuit alleges bid-rigging on Kentucky pension system’s USD 1.2M investigative contract,” by Joe Sonka (_Courier Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], September 20, 2022).
www.courier-journal.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Will inflation push Pa. legislature to give cost-of-living raises to state and school retirees?” by Joseph N. DiStefano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, September 22, 2022).
www.inquirer.com…

12. MONTANA NEWS: “Move toward in-home care for elderly in Montana needs significant investment from state,” by Emily Schabacker (_Billings Gazette_, September 17, 2022).
billingsgazette.com…

13. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Are pension COLAs happening for municipal retirees? Treasurer candidates spar over answer,” by Paul Edward Parker (_Providence Journal_, September 22, 2022).
www.providencejournal.com…

14. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Study: Advanced lighting system installed in Wisconsin nursing homes reduces risk of seniors falling by 43%,” by Taylor Lumpkin (_WTMJ-TV_ [Milwaukee, Wisconsin], September 16, 2022).
www.tmj4.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Federal government commits to AD 1.4 billion (USD 940.7 million) COVID spend as aged care outbreaks continue,” by Oliver Gordon (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, September 19, 2022).
www.abc.net…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Ageing workforce tipped to worsen national teacher shortage,” by Adam Carey (_Age_ [Melbourne], September 20, 2022).
www.theage.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “What Ontario’s new long-term care rules will (and won’t) do for hospitals,” by Mike Crawley (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 17, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-hospitals-long-term-care-1.6584322…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Does Canada have enough workers? Record-high of nearly one million jobs unfilled in second quarter of 2022,” by Clarrie Feinstein (_Toronto Star_, September 22, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

19. CHINA NEWS: “China’s ‘hidden epidemics’: the preventable diseases that could reshape a nation,” by Martin Farrer (_Guardian_ [London], September 20, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

20. CHINA NEWS: “China made solid progress on elderly care over past decade: NHC,” (_Xinhua_, September 20, 2022).
english.news.cn/20220920/0f4d195665a84271b3a20baaa34c5339/c.html…

21. IRELAND NEWS: “State pension pot faces ‘growing deficits’, Ministers warned,” by Jack Horgan-Jones (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 21, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “Cost of living crisis exacerbating pensions timebomb, research suggests,” by Colin Gleeson (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 19, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

23. IRELAND NEWS: “Higher State pension proposed for those who work beyond 66,” by Pat Leahy (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 19, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

24. MACAU NEWS: “Passing Of Single-Living Elderly Siblings Sparks Concerns Over Social Support,” by Anthony Lam (_Macau Times_, September 23, 2022).
macaudailytimes.com…

25. JAPAN NEWS: “Over 75s make up over 15% of Japan’s population for first time,” (_Japan Times_, September 19, 2022).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2022/09/19/national/japans-graying-population/…

26. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Aged care sector desperate for nurses to fill shifts,” by Louisa Steyl (_Stuff.co_, September 18, 2022).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/129910908/aged-care-sector-desperate-for-nurses-to-fill-shifts…

27. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Women At The Heart Of Swiss Pension Reform Vote,” by Nathalie Olof-Ors (_Barron’s_, September 21, 2022).
www.barrons.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “Clearing Pollution Helps Clear the Fog of Aging — And May Cut the Risk of Dementia,” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, September 20, 2022).
khn.org…

29. “Over 7 Million U.S. Seniors Have Mental Declines That Threaten Financial Skills,” by Alan Mozes (_HealthDay_, September 19, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “Bad dreams in middle age could be sign of dementia risk, study suggests,” by Linda Geddes (_Guardian_ [London], September 21, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

31. “Newly discovered protein connected to Alzheimer’s disease risk,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 20, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “New therapeutic target could check the progress of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 23, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Global consortium study, supported by the Alzheimer’s Association, aims to shed light on viruses’ impact on the brain,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 22, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Dementia diagnosis could be fast-tracked using artificial intelligence,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 21, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Mount Sinai researchers use artificial intelligence to uncover the cellular origins of Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive disorders,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 20, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Pigs with gene defect provide new perspectives for the treatment of Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 22, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Fit for work at over 50,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 19, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Mental Skills Slow With Age, But Seniors Gain in Other Ways: Study,” (_HealthDay_, September 19, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

39. “Severe COVID-19 caused by “senile” interferon response in older patients, researchers suggest,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 21, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “More older adults should be checking blood pressure at home,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 23, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

September 16, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4440–September 12-September 16, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4440-September 12-September 16, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security’s Cost-of-Living Increase Will Be Largest in Four Decades, an Estimate Says,” by Mark Miller (_New York Times_, September 14, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “There could be a record high Social Security cost-of-living adjustment in 2023, but it’s not set in stone: 3 things to watch,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, September 13, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “‘Guardrails’ needed? Telehealth fraud cost Medicare USD 128M in first year of COVID pandemic, feds say,” by Ken Alltucker (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], September 11, 2022).
www.us…

4. “Explainer: How the U.S. drug pricing law affects Medicare and its members,” by Ahmed Aboulenein (_Reuters_, September 13, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

5. “Legal fights and loopholes could blunt Medicare’s new power to control drug prices,” by Leslie Walker and Dan Gorenstein (US National Public Radio, September 15, 2022).
www.npr.org…

6. “America’s age tipping point is approaching — we’re totally unprepared,” by Joseph Chamie (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], September 14, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
thehill.com…

7. “Impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy is misleading,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, September 14, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

8. “What’s a gerontocracy — and is the US one? Data shows Congress is trending older,” by Brendan Rascius (_Miami Herald_, September 14, 2022).
www.miamiherald.com…

9. “Government regulators express concern as pension fund managers dip into crypto,” by Wailin Wong (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, September 9, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 33 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

10. “After being dropped, vets and their caregivers may remain in VA program,” by Quil Lawrence (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, September 16, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 20 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

11. “US Falls to 18th Place in Global Retirement Ranking,” by Suzanne Woolley (_Bloomberg_, September 13, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

US STATE NEWS:

12. IOWA NEWS: “Lawsuit seeks to unmask nursing home owners who ‘defrauded’ creditors,” by Clark Kauffman (_Iowa Capital Dispatch_, September 15, 2022).
iowacapitaldispatch.com…

13. MAINE NEWS: “A wave of older workers was already headed into retirement. The pandemic worsened things.” by Peter McGuire (_Portland Press Herald_, September 10, 2022).
www.pressherald.com…

14. MAINE NEWS: “Program helps Mainers leave nursing homes and regain independence,” by Rose Lundy (_Bangor Daily News_, September 12, 2022).
www.bangordailynews.com…

15. OHIO NEWS: “Coalition lobbying for more stimulus funding to help elderly,” by Samantha Wildow (_Dayton Daily News_, September 12, 2022).
www.daytondailynews.com…

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “After striking for a week-plus, workers at 22 nursing homes have a contract,” by Sarah Boden (_WESA.fm_ [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania], September 13, 2022).
www.wesa.fm/health-science-tech/2022-09-13/after-striking-for-a-week-plus-workers-at-22-nursing-homes-have-a-contract…

17. WYOMING NEWS: “Judiciary Committee mulls bill aimed at reducing financial exploitation of the elderly,” by Jeff Victor (_Wyoming Public Radio_, September 15, 2022).
www.wyomingpublicmedia.org…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Dramatic rethink of aged care needed as operators stare down AD 9.3b (USD 9.288 billion) black hole,” by Clay Lucas (_Age_ [Melbourne], September 15, 2022).
www.theage.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “More than 1 in 5 residents in long-term care given antipsychotics without a diagnosis, data shows,” by Matthew Pierce (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 14, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/antipsychotic-medication-seniors-long-term-care-1.6581304…

20. CANADA NEWS: “‘It is grotesque to do this’: Critics slam Ford government’s plan for long-distance placements in nursing homes,” by Rob Ferguson (_Toronto Star_, September 15, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

21. CANADA NEWS: “Canada’s real problem is not job losses, it’s the rush to retire,” by Julie Gordon (_Reuters_, September 12, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

22. FRENCH NEWS: “French retirement spending threatens deficit targets, pension panel says,” (_Reuters_, September 12, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

23. FRENCH NEWS: “France to open debate meant to broaden end-of-life options,” (_Associated Press_, September 12, 2022).
apnews.com…

24. GREECE NEWS: “Greek PM says pensions to rise for first time in more than a decade,” by Angeliki Koutantou and Renee Maltezou (_Reuters_, September 10, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

25. IRELAND NEWS: “Two more nursing homes to close amid costs crisis in care sector,” by Simon Carswell (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 12, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

26. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Swiss voters set to approve pension reform – poll,” (_Reuters_, September 14, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

27. UKRAINE NEWS: “For older Ukrainians in front-line cities, visits from social workers bring comfort,” by Elissa Nadworny and Claire Harbage (US National Public Radio, September 16, 2022).
www.npr.org…

28. UK NEWS: “‘I’ve always thrown myself into work – now it keeps me alive’: the over-65s forced to join the ‘great unretirement’,” by Lizzie Cernik (_Guardian_ [London], September 14, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

29. “Visual Perception Test Distinguishes Alzheimer’s From Lewy Body Dementia,” by Kelli Whitlock Burton (_Medscape Medical News_, September 13, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

30. “Unhealthy Gums Could Up Your Odds for Dementia,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, September 12, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “Adults show poorer cognition, better well-being with age,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 14, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Cognitive health may benefit from balanced meal timing,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 16, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “COVID Appears to Raise Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, September 16, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Multivitamins Linked to Healthier Brains in Old Age,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, September 14, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “Vitamin D, Fish Oil Won’t Help Elderly Stay Strong, Study Finds,” by Cara Murez (_HealthDay_, September 14, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “Research Reveals Cause of ‘Freezing’ Gait in Parkinson’s,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, September 12, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

37. “New mechanism extends life of immune system,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 15, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Poll: Aching joints make older adults reach for many forms of pain relief – but health risks could follow,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 12, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Some forms of elder abuse worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic, study finds,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 12, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Seniors, This Daily Routine May Keep You Sharper, Happier,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, September 16, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

September 9, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4439–September 5-September 9, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4439-September 5-September 9, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security adds safety protocols to protect people facing long wait times in adverse conditions,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, September 6, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “Medicare cuts to home health care are coming unless Congress acts,” by Carol Hudspeth (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, September 5, 2022). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.stltoday.com…

3. “Medicare Advantage has a marketing problem,” by Victoria Knight (_Axios_, September 8, 2022).
www.axios.com…

4. “‘It’s Becoming Too Expensive to Live’: Anxious Older Adults Try to Cope With Limited Budgets,” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, September 7, 2022).
khn.org…

5. “With inflation, many retirees will pay more federal income taxes,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, September 7, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

6. “Ready to Work Until You Die? America Needs You,” by Stephen Mihm (Bloomberg via _Washington Post_, September 8, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “A Valuable New Framework For Improving The Care Of Older Adults,” by Howard Gleckman (_Forbes_, September 7, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

8. “Walmart, UnitedHealth to offer preventive healthcare program for seniors,” by Arriana McLymore (_Reuters_, September 7, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

9. “Fewer children faced food insecurity last year, but more elderly Americans did,” by Tami Luhby (_CNN_, September 7, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

10. “Downsizing in Retirement: Expenses They Didn’t Expect,” by Susan B. Garland (_New York Times_, September 9, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

11. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Hartford has elderly people experiencing homelessness. Here’s how the city and others hope to help.” by Deidre Montague (_Hartford Courant_, September 5, 2022).
www.courant.com…

12. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Long-suppressed report on Kentucky pensions’ hedge fund deals is public at last,” by Joe Sonka (_Courier Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], September 6, 2022).
www.courier-journal.com…

13. MARYLAND NEWS: “Telephone Reassurance Program is a ‘lifeline’ to Anne Arundel elderly in combating loneliness,” by Dana Munro (_Capital Gazette_ [Annapolis, Maryland], September 5, 2022).
www.capitalgazette.com…

14. MISSOURI NEWS: “Missouri assisted living facilities eligible for COVID-related reimbursement through ARPA,” (_Springfield News-Leader_, September 5, 2022).
www.news-leader.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Pensions boost for 4.7 million as cost of living bites,” (_Sydney Morning Herald_, September 5, 2022).
www.smh.com…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “No penalties for aged care providers who breach 24/7 nurse mandate,” by Dana Daniel (_Sydney Morning Herald_, September 7, 2022).
www.smh.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Number of Canadians living with dementia expected to triple by 2050, Alzheimer’s society says,” by Courtney Dickson (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 6, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/dementia-canada-triple-2050-1.6574268…

18. CANADA NEWS: “N.B. government employee pensions unable to fund full cost of living amounts in 2023,” by Robert Jones (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 8, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/nb-government-employee-pension-cost-living-1.6575404…

19. CANADA NEWS: “P.E.I. seniors struggling to make ends meet on fixed incomes,” by Victoria Walton (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 9, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-seniors-fixed-income-struggles-1.6576208…

20. CHINA NEWS: “Campaign tackles fraud targeting elderly people,” by Luo Wangshu (_China Daily_, September 9, 2022).
www.chinadaily.com…

21. ITALY NEWS: “Dementia and COVID-19: determinants of infection and mortality,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. JAPAN NEWS: “COVID-19 deaths conspicuous among elderly not diagnosed as severe cases,” by Minako I and Chisato Yomon (_Japan News_, September 4, 2022).
japannews.yomiuri.co.jp/society/coronavirus/20220904-56112/…

23. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “All efforts must be done to protect the elderly,” (_Manila Bulletin_, September 8, 2022). Note: This article is an editorial.
mb.com…

24. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Korea should raise the official age of senior citizens to 74: researcher,” by Yoon Ja-young (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], September 7, 2022).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

25. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Pension reform: Swiss to vote on retirement age hike for women,” by Julie Hunt (_Swissinfo.ch_, September 5, 2022).
www.swissinfo.ch/eng/pension-reform–swiss-to-vote-on-retirement-age-hike-for-women/47876234…

26. TURKEY NEWS: “Mortality rate of elderly people in Türkiye during pandemic only 4.4 percent,” (_Hurriyet Daily News_, September 7, 2022).
www.hurriyetdailynews.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “The Quiet Cost of Family Caregiving,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, September 4, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

28. “Assisted Living Will Become Financially Out of Reach for Many Middle-Class Americans,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, September 7, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Insomnia increases the likelihood of memory decline in older adults, according to new research,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 6, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “New antibody shows therapeutic effects in mice with Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Music: Bridging Memories for People With Alzheimer’s,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, September 6, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

32. “Hip fractures will nearly double worldwide by 2050; researchers cite urgent need for better prevention and care, especially for men and the very old,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 9, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “PITT pathway: Pitt scientists discover how cells repair longevity-promoting ‘recycling system’,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “High blood pressure may accelerate bone aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Singapore researchers develop assistive robot to prevent falls and assist in physiotherapy for the elderly,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

September 2, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4438–August 29-September 2, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4438-August 29-September 2, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security could be a ‘front-burner issue’ in November’s election. How the results may influence the program,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, August 31, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “How big a Social Security COLA can retirees expect in 2023?” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, August 30, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “What “Negotiating” With Medicare Means For Drug Makers: A Mixture Of Price Controls And Actual Negotiations,” by Joshua Cohen (_Forbes_, September 1, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

4. “Database for showing nursing home ownership has gaps, report says,” by Victoria Knight (_Axios_, September 2, 2022).
www.axios.com…

5. “Not Quietly Quitting But Quietly Returning, Older Workers Are Changing Work And Retirement,” by Joseph Coughlin (_Forbes_, September 2, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

6. “Planning for Your Retirement, and for a Child’s Special Needs, All at Once,” by Martha C. White (_New York Times_, August 27, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “How a decades-old law led to death doulas’ lawsuit against California’s funeral bureau,” by Anabel Sosa (_Los Angeles Times_, August 30, 2022). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Pritzker signs bill to improve nursing homes in Illinois,” by Matt Holderman (_WGN.com_ [Chicago, Illinois], August 29, 2022).
wgntv.com…

9. MISSOURI NEWS: “As tax cut looms, hundreds of beds sit empty at Missouri’s homes for veterans,” by Kurt Erickson (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, August 29, 2022).
www.stltoday.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Thousands of Pa. nursing home workers may strike despite USD 600M for care in state budget,” by Stephen Caruso (_Spotlight PA_, September 1, 2022).
www.spotlightpa.org…

11. VERMONT NEWS: “Rutland elder care homes face enforcement after state investigators allege resident abuse and neglect,” by Fred Thys (_VTDigger_, August 31, 2022).
vtdigger.org…

12. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Intergenerational communities change perspectives for caring for elderly, children,” by Ward Jolles (_WKOW.com_ [Madison, Wisconsin], August 29, 2022).
www.wkow.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. CANADA NEWS: “Ford, Trudeau agree there’s ‘urgent’ need to reform health-care system: Premier,” by Robert Benzie and Rob Ferguson (_Toronto Star_, August 30, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

14. CHINA NEWS: “Pair of new laws to improve care for elderly,” by Wan Xiaoyu (_China Daily_, August 31, 2022).
www.chinadaily.com…

15. GERMAN NEWS: “Germany debates raising retirement age to 70,” by Helen Whittle and Lisa Hanel (_Deutsche Welle _, August 28, 2022).
www.dw.com…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Employers face annual bills up to Euro 50,000 (USD 49,795) for inaction on pensions, says Irish Life,” by Dominic Coyle (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], August 29, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “The rise of nursing home closures: ‘It is too late for us but there is still time to save others’,” by Simon Carswell (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], August 29, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “In a Japanese Nursing Home, Some Workers Are Babies,” Hikari Hida and John Yoon (_New York Times_, September 1, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

19. JAPAN NEWS: “A Startup Offers Japan’s Aging CEOs a Worry-Free Succession Plan,” by Takashi Mochizuki and Yuki Furukawa (_Bloomberg_, August 29, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

20. PHILIPPINE NEWS: “SSS raises alarm on pension benefits,” by Louise Maureen Simeon (_Philippine Star_, September 2, 2022).
www.philstar.com…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “New pension chief faces uphill battle over reform plan, record loss,” by Choi Si-young (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], September 2, 2022).
www.koreaherald.com…

22. UK NEWS: “More people leaving workplace pension schemes, TUC warns,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [Lond0n], August 31, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Campaign to ensure mothers receive state pension,” by Kevin Peachey (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, September 1, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

24. UK NEWS: “‘Starve or freeze to death’: Millions of elderly Brits fear a grim choice this winter as costs spiral,” by Kara Fox (_CNN_, August 31, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Hip fracture care too slow in some hospitals, study says,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, August 31, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “U.S. Life Expectancy Falls Again in ‘Historic’ Setback,” by Roni Caryn Rabin (_New York Times_, August 31, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

27. “Zombie cells central to the quest for active, vital old age,” by Laura Ungar (_Associated Press_, August 31, 2022).
apnews.com…

28. “Paxlovid Cuts Covid Deaths Among Older People, Israeli Study Finds,” by Roni Rabin (_New York Times_, August 30, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

29. “Study reveals molecular brain changes linked to APOE4, the main susceptibility gene for Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 30, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Alzheimer’s: Who Is Caring for the Caregivers?” by Sydney Murphy (_HealthDay_, August 29, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “Music helps patients with dementia connect with loved ones,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Sensor-based early detection of age-related diseases from home,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 30, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Low physical function after age 65 associated with future cardiovascular disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 31, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Older people with anemia and weak muscles face higher risk of dying,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “High-Tech Socks Could Prevent Falls in At-Risk Patients,” by Denise Mann (_HealthDay_, August 30, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “Playing music in childhood linked to a sharper mind in old age, study suggests,” (_Guardian_ [London], August 29, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

37. “How ‘This Is Us’ Put Alzheimer’s Care in the Spotlight,” by Cara Murez (_HealthDay_, September 1, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

August 26, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4437–August 22-August 26, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4437-August 22-August 26, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Inflation may push Social Security COLA up around 10% in 2023,” by Georgina Tzanetos (_Seattle Times_, August 22, 2022).
www.seattletimes.com…

2. “Hiring and data: how the U.S. will set up new Medicare drug price talks,” by Ahmed Aboulenein (_Reuters_, August 22, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

3. “Bond Sales Get Too Expensive Just When Public Pensions Need Them,” by Hadriana Lowenkron (_Bloomberg_, August 22, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

4. “How are public pensions faring with falling markets and rising inflation?” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, August 23, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

5. “Teachers share why they left their job during the pandemic,” (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, August 21, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 10 minutes 53 seconds) and print transcript available at the web site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

6. FLORIDA NEWS: “Is Florida still an affordable place to retire?” by Hannah Critchfield (_Tampa Bay Times_, August 23, 2022).
www.tampabay.com…

7. FLORIDA NEWS: “DeSantis leads charge to block pension fund from socially aware investments,” by Jim Turner (_Orlando Sentinel_, August 23, 2022).
www.orlandosentinel.com…

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “The great Illinois pension reckoning is drawing closer,” (_Chicago Tribune_, August 25, 2022). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.chicagotribune.com…

9. IOWA NEWS: “Settlement proposed on millions that Iowa nursing home chain owes taxpayers,” by Clark Kaufmann (_Iowa Capital Dispatch_, August 23, 2022).
iowacapitaldispatch.com…

10. IOWA NEWS: “Des Moines nursing home opens ‘safe haven’ unit for women with dementia, Alzheimer’s,” by Michaela Ramm (_Des Moines Register_, August 24, 2022).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

11. IOWA NEWS: “Schools short on staff spend big in order to attract, and keep, teachers,” by Grant Gerlock (_Iowa Public Radio_, August 24, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 33 seconds) transcript available at the site.
www.iowapublicradio.org…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Local nursing homes among 2 dozen statewide set to strike over wages, accountability,” by Tony Larussa (_Pittsburgh Tribune_, August 23, 2022).
triblive.com…

13. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pennsylvania has a new investigative unit tackling elder financial abuse,” by Sarah Boden (_WESA.fm_ [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania], August 22, 2022).
www.wesa.fm/economy-business/2022-08-22/pennsylvania-dept-of-aging-creates-new-unit-to-investigate-elder-financial-abuse…

14. TEXAS NEWS: “BlackRock, European firms face Texas pension ban over energy policies,” by Ross Kerber and Pete Schroeder (_Reuters_, August 24, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australia’s Pensions Suffer Worst Year Since Financial Crisis,” by Matthew Burgess (_Bloomberg_, August 22, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: Ford government pushes hospitals to bill patients who won’t leave when cleared for long-term care,” by Rob Ferguson (_Toronto Star_, August 24, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Pension managers are investing less and less in Canadian companies — and that’s a problem, market watchers say,” by Christine Dobby (_Toronto Star_, August 25, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Government should take responsibility to prevent recurrence,” (_Japan News_, August 24, 2022). Note: This article is an editorial.

Government should take responsibility to prevent recurrence

19. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “1.7 million in Dutch workforce not linked to pension, raising retirement fears,” (_NL Times_, August 25, 2022).
nltimes.nl…

20. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Govt. to keep ban on in-person visits to nursing homes during Chuseok holiday,” (_Korea Herald_, August 24, 2022).
www.koreaherald.com…

21. UK NEWS: “NHS and care homes in England to pause routine Covid testing,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, August 24, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “A family looks for answers into why so many of them develop Alzheimer’s disease,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, August 25, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 7 minute 18 seconds) and print transcript available at the site:
www.npr.org…

23. “Brain stimulation boosts memory for a month,” by James Gallagher (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, August 22, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

24. “Hearing loss is a direct link to dementia. Easier access to hearing aids could help,” by Ayesha Rascoe (US National Public Radio _Weekend Edition Sunday_, August 21, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 5 minutes 33 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

25. “Overweight was negatively associated with dementia in women, whereas there was a positive underweight-dementia relationship in men,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science],
August 23, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Poor heart health predicts premature brain ageing,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 22, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “HKUST scientists identify an innovative strategy targeting a blood protein for the therapeutic treatment of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 24, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Revealing roles of dementia proteins in normal memory,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 22, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Study finds COVID vaccine mandates for nursing home staff effective,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 22, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “New study demonstrates clinical and financial impact of patient exposure to ill healthcare worker in long-term care facility,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 25, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Get Moving! Any Sports Can Lower Seniors’ Odds of Early Death,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, August 25, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

32. “Physical activity may have a stronger role than genes in longevity,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 24, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Too Much TV Time May Really Harm Your Brain,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, August 23, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

August 19, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4436–August 15-August 19, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4436-August 15-August 19, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security benefits hike could bring retirees extra USD 1,800 in 2023,” by Susan Tompor (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], August 17, 2022).
www.us…

2. “Should Social Security be eliminated as a federal entitlement program? Or would that ‘end the program as you know it’?” by Alessandra Malito (_MarketWatch_, August 15, 2022).
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “House Democrats call for action on Social Security reform. What that could mean for your benefits,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, August 15, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “Lawmakers call for safety upgrades as people face long lines ‘outside in the heat for hours’ at Social Security offices,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, August 17, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “Inflation Reduction Act could be “game-changing” for millions of U.S. seniors,” by Irina Ivanova (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, August 16, 2022).
www.cbsnews.com…

6. “Pension Veteran Tears Into Public Funds for ‘Bogus Benchmarking’,” by Neil Weinberg (_Bloomberg_, August 17, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

7. “After 50 years of progress, how prepared are women for retirement?” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, August 15, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

8. “Her Brother Landed in a Nursing Home. She Was Sued Over His Bill.” by Noam N. Levey (_Kaiser Health News_, August 18, 2022).
khn.org…

9. “Gen Xers are cutting discretionary spending amid high inflation, while continuing to save for retirement, study shows,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, August 19, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. FLORIDA NEWS: “DeSantis’ proposed new rules for pension investments push Florida into fight against Wall Street,” by Frank Contorno (_CNN_, August 18, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “New program aims to provide seniors with home-based alternative to nursing facility care,” by Michael Loria (_Chicago Sun-Times_, August 16, 2022).
chicago.suntimes.com…

12. IOWA NEWS: “Iowa gives too little attention to care of its elderly,” by Randy Evans (_Iowa Capital Dispatch_, August 13, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
iowacapitaldispatch.com…

13. NEVADA NEWS: “Nevada public pension plan better than most in past year,” by Geoff Dornan (_Nevada Appeal_ [Carson City, Nevada], August 15, 2022).
www.nevadaappeal.com…

14. OHIO NEWS: “After losing USD 3B, STRS pension staff due to get USD 9.6M bonuses. Retirees say no way.” by Laura A. Bischoff (_Columbus Dispatch_, August 16, 2022).
www.dispatch.com…

15. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Financial exploitation of elderly people targeted in Pa.’s new investigative unit,” by Christina Baker (_Patriot-News_ [Harrisburg, Pennsylvania], August 17, 2022).
www.pennlive.com…

16. TEXAS NEWS: “Retired teachers seek elusive pension boost as Texas banks USD 27 billion windfall,” by Jasper Scherer (_Houston Chronicle_, August 15, 2022).
www.houstonchronicle.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. CANADA NEWS: “Increased loneliness, isolation are side effects of inflation for seniors, expert says,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, August 18, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/inflation-sherwood-park-seniors-calgary-1.6553579…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Hundreds of nursing home beds sit vacant because of staff shortages,” by Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, August 15, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/vacant-nursing-home-beds-new-brunswick-staff-shortage-1.6547450…

19. INDIA/PAKISTAN NEWS: “Trying To Heal The Wounds Of Partition, 75 Years Later,” (US National Public Radio _Consider This_, August 18, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 11 minutes 22 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

20. IRELAND NEWS: “Overly restrictive visits to elderly in nursing homes among issues Hiqa report identifies,” by Jess Casey (_Irish Examiner_ [Cork], August 18, 2022).
www.irishexaminer.com…

21. JAPAN NEWS: “Elderly care facilities under pressure amid COVID surge,” (_Japan News_, August 17, 2022).

Elderly care facilities under pressure amid COVID surge

22. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Concerns grow over Korea’s pension fund,” by Kim Bo-eun (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], August 16, 2022).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

23. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Yoon calls for suprapartisan consensus on pension reform,” (_Korea Herald_, August 19, 2022).
www.koreaherald.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Women in poorest parts of England have same ill health at 60 as wealthiest aged 76, study finds,” by Maya Oppenheim (_Independent_ [London], August 15, 2022).
www.independent.co.uk/news/health/health-disparities-england-women-b2145278.html…

25. UK NEWS: “‘Unprecedented numbers’ of pensioners could die this winter without more help for energy bills, charity warns,” by Andy Gregory and Adam Forrest (_Independent_ [London], August 16, 2022).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/energy-bills-deaths-age-uk-b2146141.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “F.D.A. Clears Path for Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids,” by Christina Jewett (_New York Times_, August 16, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

27. “Hearing aids could be available over the counter as soon as October,” by Maria Godoy (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, August 16, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 2 minutes 45 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

28. “‘Loneliness is dangerous. It’s been likened to smoking 15 cigarettes a day’,” by Sheila Wayman (_Irish Times_ [Dubline], August 16, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

29. “What Types of Exercise Do You Need to Reduce Dementia Risk?” by Rachel Fairbank (_New York Times_, August 15, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

30. “Can the protein that defeats metabolic diseases conquer dementia?,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 18, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “When Alzheimer’s degrades cells that cross hemispheres, visual memory suffers,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 19, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Boosting neuron formation restores memory in mice with Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 19, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “FIU researchers discover how DDT exposure contributes to Alzheimer’s disease risk,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 17, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Musical tests can detect mental deterioration in old age,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 17, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “U.S. Nursing Homes Are Understaffed, But Minority Communities Have It Worst,” by Cara Murez (_HealthDay_, August 15, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “Study finds TMS treatment can be effective for older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 16, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Reduction in brain tissue oxygenation placing older adults with multiple health conditions at risk of faints and falls,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 18,
2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Taking a Shot at Pain Relief After Knee Replacement,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, August 18, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

39. “Sleep medication use drops dramatically among Americans,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 16, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Bedsores Can Cause Serious Harm — Are U.S. Nursing Homes Hiding Cases?” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, August 17, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

41. “‘Virtual’ Museum Visits Are Good Medicine for Seniors,” (_HealthDay_, August 16, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

August 12, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4435–August 8-August 12, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4435-August 8-August 12, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare Recipients Could Find Drug Cost Relief in Health Bill,” by Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Noah Weiland (_New York Times_, August 10, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “How the Inflation Reduction Act aims to lower drug costs,” (US Public Broadcasting System _Newshour_, August 7, 2022). Note: An audio, video (running time 5 minutes 47 seconds), and print transcript available at the site.
www.pbs.org…

3. “Landmark U.S. healthcare bill sets stage for lower Medicare prescription drug costs,” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, August 9, 2022), Note: This article is a commentary.
www.reuters.com…

4. “Health care providers are shouldering rising costs. That could change soon.” by Tucker Doherty (_Politico_, August 10, 2022).
www.politico.com…

5. “With inflation still running hot, Social Security recipients could see USD 1,900 boost next year,” by Aimee Picchi (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, August 10, 2022).
www.cbsnews.com…

6. “Addressing Social Security’s funding woes will take political compromise, Biden nominee to advisory board say,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, August 11, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

7. “Public Pensions Suffer Worst Investment Quarter Since 2020,” by Hadriana Lowenkron (_Bloomberg_, August 9, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

8. “New proposal aims at better funded state and local pensions,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, August 9, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

9. “Changing pilots’ retirement age is being looked at as a way to fix staffing issues,” by David Schaper (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, August 10, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 51 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

10. “Silver-Haired and Shameless About Perks: Retirees Take Part-time Work in the Travel Industry,” by Debra Kamin (_New York Times_, August 10, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California childcare providers fight to ‘retire with dignity’,” by MacKenzie Mays (_Los Angeles Times_, August 8, 2022). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

12. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “First in nation – all San Diego hospitals now nationally accredited for geriatric emergency care,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 12, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

13. COLORADO NEWS: “Colorado Springs nursing home is 11th to close in state since pandemic started,” by Meg Wingerter (_Denver Post_, August 12, 2022).
www.denverpost.com…

14. FLORIDA NEWS: “Florida governor’s bid for conservative pension bloc faces hurdles,” by Ross Kerber (_Reuters_, August 10, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

15. INDIANA NEWS: “IndyStar sues 8 hospitals for obscuring public spending data on nursing homes,” by Johnny Magdaleno (_Indianapolis Star_, August 10, 2022).
www.indystar.com…

16. IOWA NEWS: “State Treasurer Fitzgerald says state-run retirement program is a priority if he’s re-elected,” by Katarina Sostaric (_Iowa Public Radio_, August 11, 2022).
www.iowapublicradio.org…

17. NEW YORK NEWS: “New York home care shortage’s impact on dementia caregiving: ‘It takes so much out of you’,” by Tom Dinki (_WBFO.org_ [Buffalo, New York], August 8, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 34 seconds) transcript available at the site.
www.wbfo.org…

18. WASHINGTON NEWS: “Pension deadline could speed retirement of experienced Boeing engineers,” by Dominic Gates (_Seattle Times_, August 12, 2022).
www.seattletimes.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care providers, ministers to examine chronic workforce shortages,” by Katina Curtis (_Age_ [Melbourne], August 9, 2022).
www.theage.com…

20, AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Covid may have peaked in Australia’s aged care workforce after cases doubled in July,” by Christopher Knaus (_Guardian_ [London], August 11, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

21. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “More councils to ditch in-home help, sparking fears aged care will ‘implode’,” by Cara Waters (_Age_ [Melbourne], August 12, 2022).
www.theage.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “Canada’s Biggest Pension Posts 4.2% Drop on Equity Meltdown,” by Kevin Orland (_Bloomberg_, August 11, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

23. CANADA NEWS: “A higher percentage of Canadians between 15 and 64 are working now than before the pandemic — so why is there a labour shortage?” by Joshua Chong (_Toronto Star_, August 10, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

24. GREECE NEWS: “Pension backlog nears clearing,” by Roula Salourou (_Kathimerini_ [Athens], August 9, 2022).
www.ekathimerini.com…

25. JAMAICA NEWS: “USD 70m in pension benefits heading to court,” (_Gleaner_ [Kingston], August 10, 2022).
jamaica-gleaner.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Ambulance calls for most serious conditions hit record,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, August 10, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Researchers explore the “dark side” of Alzheimer’s Disease revealing new biomarkers,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 11, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Rural Americans With Early Alzheimer’s Find It Tough to See Specialists,” (_HealthDay_, August 9, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Which leisure activities are linked to lower risk of dementia?,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 10, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Abnormal Upper Heart Chamber May Boost Dementia Risk,” (_HealthDay_, August 10, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “New model can predict best drug combinations for osteoporosis,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 9, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Most older adults ready to roll up sleeves this fall for updated COVID-19 boosters,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 9, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Efforts to save money on prescription drugs associated with increased stroke risk for seniors,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 8, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Vegetarian Women at Higher Odds for Hip Fracture,” by Denise Mann (_HealthDay_, August 11, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “The aging heart accumulates mutations — while losing the ability to repair them,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 12, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Nursing home staffing is worse in disadvantaged communities,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 10, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Study finds US nursing homes underreport pressure ulcers in federal data,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 10, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Many Seniors Love Pickleball, But Injuries Can Happen,” (_HealthDay_, August 6, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

August 5, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4434–August 1-August 5, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4434-August 1-August 5, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Democrats’ Long-Sought Plan for Lowering Drug Costs Is at Hand,” by Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Rebecca Robbins (_New York Times_, August 5, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Democrats may make some progress toward lowering high drug prices,” by Leila Fadel and Sydney Lupkin (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, August 4, 2022). Note: An audio (runnimg time 3 minutes 29 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

3. “A dizzying tour of Medicare’s drug pricing labyrinth,” by Steve Maas (_Washington Post_, August 5, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “Average premiums for Medicare prescription drug coverage are set to dip to about USD 31.50 a month in 2023, deductibles to rise,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, August 2, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “Biden poised to deliver on decades-long Democratic promise,” by Adriel Bettelheim and Caitlin Owens (_Axios_, August 1, 2022).
www.axios.com…

6. “Without more immigrants, Social Security (and America) is toast,” by Brett Arends (_MarketWatch_, August 3, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

7. “7 changes Americans are willing to make to fix Social Security — including one with ‘overwhelming bipartisan support’,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, August 3, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

8. “Congress has the chance to pass meaningful retirement reform,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, August 3, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

9. “Sex and the 60s-plus: Boomers are bringing ‘summer of love’-style change to intimacy in their older years,” by Jessica Hall (_MarketWatch_, August 2, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

10. “‘Permanent shock’ to nursing homes? Facilities fail to replace workers who quit after COVID outbreaks,” by Jayme Fraser (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], August 4, 2022).
www.us…

11. “Older Generations Are Reclaiming Rites of Passage,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, August 1, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

12. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California teachers’ pension fund reports first investment loss since Great Recession,” by Wes Venteicher (_Sacramento Bee_, August 2, 2022).
www.sacbee.com…

13. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Report: CT’s pension debt remains high despite residents’ personal wealth,” by Keith M. Phaneuf (_CTMirror_, August 2, 2022).
ctmirror.org…

14. GEORGIA NEWS: “Georgia teacher pension fund dropped USD 15 billion in rough year for stocks,” by James Salzer (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, August 4, 2022).
www.ajc.com…

15. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Detroit sues to stretch police and fire pension payments over 30 years,” by Dana Afana (_Detroit News_, August 5, 2022).
www.freep.com…

16. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Minnesota senior homes are besieged by staff stealing pain medications,” by Chris Serres (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, July 31, 2022).
www.startribune.com…

17. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “North Carolina’s state pension fund has lost 7% of its value in the current fiscal year,” by Victor Skiner (_Watauga [Boone, NC] Democrat_, August 3, 2022).
www.wataugademocrat.com…

18. VIRGINIA NEWS: “Pension funds inch into crypto investments,” by Nathan Bomey (_Axios_, August 4, 2022).
www.axios.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care worker registration delayed until next year,” by Dana Daniel (_Age_ [Melbourne], August 1, 2022).
www.theage.com…

20. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Does the Albanese government really want to strip older Australians of their rights?” by Sarah Russell (_Guardian_ [London], August 3, 2022). Note 1: _Guardian_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.theguardian.com…

21. CHINA NEWS: “Mutual fund industry to diversify pensions, trial runs underway.” by Shi Jing (_China Daily_, August 1, 2022).
www.chinadaily.com…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “Private nursing homes say ‘extreme’ cost pressures threatening their future,” by Simon Carswell (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], August 1, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

23. ITALY NEWS: “Care for elderly stepped up as Italy swelters in driest year ever,” (_Reuters_, August 5, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

24. IRELAND NEWS: “Covid-19: Nine out of 10 deaths among over-65s, CSO data finds,” by Paul Cullen (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], August 4, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

25. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Increasing demand for palliative care in retiree destinations but not enough money to match,” by Gianina Schwanecke (_Stuff.co_, August 5, 2022).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/129452899/increasing-demand-for-palliative-care-in-retiree-destinations-but-not-enough-money-to-match…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “Even simple exercise may help aging brain, study hints,” by Lauren Neegaard (_Associated Press_, August 2, 2022).
apnews.com…

27. “At an international meeting, Alzheimer’s researchers are assessing what comes next,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, August 2, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 56 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

28. “Women may not live longer than men after all – study,” by Nadeem Badshah (_Guardian_ [London], August 3, 2022). Note: _Guardian_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.theguardian.com…

29. “As new Alzheimer’s drugs have failed, scientists are shifting focus to other potential causes,” by Berkeley Lovelace Jr. (_National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] News_, August 2, 2022).
www.nbcnews.com…

30. “ICU Stays Linked to a Doubling of Dementia Risk,” by Megan Brooks (_Medscape Medical News_, July 31, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

31. “How microglia contribute to Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 4, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Researchers gain insights into the genetic and molecular machinery that predisposes individuals to Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 5, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Experiences of Racism Tied to Worsening Memory, Thinking in Older Black Americans,” (_HealthDay_, August 2, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Persistent low wages linked to faster memory decline in later life,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 2, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Microscopic blood vessel disease in the brain’s white matter associated with worse cognition in Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 2, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Lifestyle May Be Key to Helping You Avoid Dementia,” by Denise Mann (_HealthDay_, August 4, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

37. “U.S. FDA declines to approve expanded use of Acadia’s antipsychotic drug,” (_Reuters_, August 5, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

38. “New molecule developed at Hebrew U. may prevent age-related diseases and increase life expectancy and wellness,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 1, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Staff and facility administrator retention has been challenging for long-term care facilities,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 4, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Research links red meat intake, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular disease in older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 1, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

July 29, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4433–July 25-July 29, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4433-July 25-July 29, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “How Medicare reforms could help U.S. retirees facing high inflation,” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, July 28, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.reuters.com…

2. “With 13 years until Social Security’s funds are projected to run out, Washington Democrats have some proposals to strengthen the program,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, July 26, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “Telehealth expansion for Medicare enrollees would be extended under a bill poised for House vote,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, July 27, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “‘True Cost of Aging’ Index Shows Many Seniors Can’t Afford Basic Necessities,” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, July 25, 2022).
khn.org…

5. “Retirees don’t live on ‘fixed incomes’,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, July 25, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

6. “More Americans plan to tap Social Security retirement benefits early and continue working amid economic uncertainty, survey finds,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, July 25, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

7. “The truckers’ triumph: The incredible story of how a scrappy group of blue-collar retirees rescued their pensions,” by Eleanor Laise (_MarketWatch_, July 26, 2022).
www.marketwatch.com…

8. “Nursing homes are suing friends and family to collect on patients’ bills,” by Noam Levey (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, July 28, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 28 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

9. “The Crisis Facing Nursing Homes, Assisted Living and Home Care for America’s Elderly,” by Alexandra Moe (_Politico_, July 28, 2022).
www.politico.com…

10. “Gen Z is stashing away 14% of income for retirement — more than older generations, study shows,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, July 26, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

11. KANSAS NEWS: “Kansas pension system moves ahead with refinancing to avoid volatility of employer contributions,” by Tim Carpenter (_Kansas Reflector_, July 27, 2022).
kansasreflector.com…

12. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. public worker pension fund suffers through another rough quarter as losses widen,” by Derek Hall (_NJ.com_, July 27, 2022).
www.nj.com…

13. OHIO NEWS: “Federal judge picks Ohio Public Employees’ Pension System to lead investors’ lawsuit against Facebook,” by Andrew J. Tobias (_Cleveland Plain-Dealer_, July 28, 2022).
www.cleveland.com…

14. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “15,000 Western Pa. Teamsters’ pension benefits restored,” by Kris B. Mamula (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, July 26, 2022).
www.post-gazette.com…

15. WISCONSIN NEWS: “To fill gap at Wisconsin nursing homes, state expands CNA training,” by Natalie Yahr (_Capital Times_ [Madison, Wisconsin], July 23, 2022).
captimes.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. ARMENIA NEWS: “Official: Armenian pension funds’ yields fell by 8% in second quarter,” (_News.am_, July 27, 2022).
news.am/eng/news/713719.html…

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care sector warns ADF assistance not enough to address ‘stark’ staff shortages,” by Josh Butler and Christoper Knaus (_Guardian_ [London], July 25, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Big pensions need to go beyond climate pledges, provide more transparency, report finds,” by Christine Dobby (_Toronto Star_, July 23, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “Job vacancy crunch is partly due to aging,” by Alex Whalen and Tegan Hill (_National Post_ [Toronto], July 28, 2022). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
financialpost.com…

20. CHILE NEWS: “Chile’s Failed Pensions Are Neoliberalism’s Badge of Shame,” by Shannon O’Neil (Bloomberg via _Washington Post_, July 28, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

21. IRELAND NEWS: “Down syndrome: Greatly improved life expectancy comes with new challenges,” by Sheila Wayman (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 26, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

22. ISRAEL NEWS: “Israeli AI robotic companion for elderly launches in US market,” by Ricky Ben-David (_Times of Israel_ [Jerusalem], July 25, 2022).
www.timesofisrael.com…

23. JAPAN NEWS: “60% of municipalities do not disclose number of fatal accidents at nursing homes,” (_Japan News_, July 29, 2022).
japannews.yomiuri.co.jp/society/general-news/20220729-47879/…

24. JAPAN NEWS: “How Japan’s low-birth rate threatens centuries-old traditions and skills,” by Jackie Northam (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, July 26, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 48 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

25. LUXEMBOURG NEWS: “Pandemic sees more patients shun nursing homes,” by Andrea Oldereide (_Luxembourg Times_, July 25, 2022).
www.luxtimes.lu/en/luxembourg/pandemic-sees-more-patients-shun-nursing-homes-62de65d0de135b9236978f98…

26. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Elderly left in their beds until after lunch as care shortage worsens,” by Cate Macintosh (_Stuff.co_, July 27, 2022).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/129329074/elderly-left-in-their-beds-until-after-lunch-as-care-shortage-worsens…

27. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Aging South Korea turns to immigration,” by Kim Arin (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], July 26, 2022).
www.koreaherald.com…

28. UK NEWS: “Cost of living crisis forcing elderly to ‘unretire’ and go back to work,” by Matt Mathers (_Independent_ [London], July 25, 2022).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/cost-of-living-crisis-elderly-unretire-b2130555.html…

29. UK NEWS: “Private UK care homes’ profit margins soared in pandemic, research finds,” by Shanti Das (_Observer_ [London], July 24, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

30. “Congress must close Medicare gaps in access to non-drug pain management,” by Michele Maiers (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], July 24, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
thehill.com…

31. “Hospices Have Become Big Business for Private Equity Firms, Raising Concerns About End-of-Life Care,” by Markian Hawryluk (_Kaiser Health News_, July 29, 2022).
khn.org…

32. “Alzheimer’s researchers study drug efficacy in early stages of disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 25, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Rapid loss of smell predicts dementia and smaller brain areas linked to Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 28, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Diets Heavy in ‘Ultra-Processed’ Foods Could Harm the Brain,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, July 28, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “Study links insulin resistance, advanced cell aging with childhood poverty,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 25, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Cell by cell, scientists are building a high-resolution map of brain changes in Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 28, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “KAIST research team proves how a neurotransmitter may be the key in controlling Alzheimer’s toxicity​,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Many older adults look beyond conventional medicine for help, but few talk to their doctors about it,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 26, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Genetic clues to age-related macular degeneration revealed,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 26, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

40.”Biological age, not birthdate may reveal healthy longevity,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Want to Live Longer? Exercise Is Key, Study Confirms,” by Amy Norton (_Reuters_, July 26, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

42. “Caring for my elderly parents taught me a hard lesson about burnout,” by Jennifer Folsom (_MSNBC_, July 27, 2022).
www.msnbc.com…

43. “Even Chores, Socializing Might Lower Your Odds for Dementia,” by Cara Murez (_HealthDay_, July 28, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

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