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June 19, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No 3835–June 19, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3835–June 19, 2015

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “(US Senator and presidential candidate) Bernie Sanders Draws Union Support Pressing Pensions Issue,” by Eric Lichtblau (_New York Times_ First Draft, Jun. 18, 2015). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Medicare’s Rush To Risk: Confounding Theory And Practice, Leaving ACOs (accountable care organizations) Vulnerable,” by David Introcaso and Clifton Gaus (_Health Affairs_ blog, Jun. 19, 2015).
healthaffairs.org…

3. “Cut spousal benefits to stop Social Security ‘gaming’,” by Jeffrey B. Miller (marketwatch.com…, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

4. “Social Security’s demise has been greatly exaggerated — but that doesn’t mean reforms aren’t warranted,” by Jonathan P. Baird (_Concord [New Hampshire] Monitor_, Jun. 19, 2015). Note: this is a _CM_ Opinion piece.
www.concordmonitor.com…

5. “The Financial Services Industry Doesn’t Want to Put You First: And neither does Congress,” by Helaine Olen (slate.com…, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.slate.com…

6. “Jeralean Talley, world’s oldest-known person, dies at 116,” by Serena Maria Daniels (Reuters Health, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS (California Public Employees’ Retirement System) approves 7.2% increase in HMO (health maintenance organization rates as drug costs climb,” by Chad Terhune (_Los Angeles Times_, Jun. 19, 2015). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Health records and genetic data from more than 100,000 Californians power medical research” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension Armageddon (end of the world scenario): Can California voters avoid it?” by Stephen Eide (_Weekly Standard_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Jun. 29, 2015).
www.weeklystandard.com…

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Grand Jury pension reform proposal could serve as a model for struggling government agencies” (_Oakland Tribune_ via _Contra Costa Times_, Jun. 19, 2015). Note: this is an _OT_ Editorial.
www.contracostatimes.com…

11. FLORIDA NEWS: “Major Jacksonville pension reform bill gets a green light,” by David Bauerlein and Nate Monroe (_Florida Times-Union_ [Jacksonville], Jun. 19, 2015).
jacksonville.com…

12. FLORIDA NEWS: “Guarding the elderly” (_Gainesville Sun_, Jun. 19, 2015). Note: this is a _GS_ Editorial.
www.gainesville.com…

13. GEORGIA NEWS: “New national accounting standards will let taxpayers know about underfunded pensions,” by Walter C. Jones (_Florida Times-Union_ [Jacksonville], Jun. 19, 2015).
jacksonville.com…

14. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago Schools Seen as City’s Next Hurdle as Pension Bill Looms,” by Elizabeth Campbell and Brian Chappatta (Bloomberg News, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

15. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Gov(ernor). (Steve) Beshear’s Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement work group comes with criticism from House (of Representatives) and Senate Republicans,” by Brad Bowman (_Frankfort State Journal_, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.state-journal.com…

16. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Health plan bolts dual-eligible demo(onstration) in Massachusetts,” by Virgil Dickson (modernhealthcare.com…, Jun. 18, 2015).
www.modernhealthcare.com…

17. OREGON NEWS: “Oregon moves closer to offering state retirement savings plan,” Anne Tergesen (marketwatch.com…, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.marketwatch.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. WORLD NEWS: “Palliative care around the world,” by Joe Couling (Oxford [UK] University Press blog, Jun. 19, 2015).
blog.oup.com…

19. INDIA NEWS: “One rank, one pension: Gov(ernmen)t should fulfil its promise at the earliest” (_Hindustan Times_ [New Delhi, Delhi], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.hindustantimes.com…

20. MALTA NEWS: “Baby-boomers are big savers, Central Bank analysis finds,” by Matthew Vella (_Malta Today_ [San Gwann], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.maltatoday.com…

21, PHILIPPINES NEWS: “House (of Representatives) OKs SSS (Social Security System) ‘across-the-board’ pension hike” (Alto Broadcasting System – Chronicle Broadcasting Network News [Quezon City, National Capital Region], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.abs-cbnnews.com…

22. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES NEWS: “Pension regime needs a rethink in UAE,” by Abdulnasser Alshaali (_Gulf News_ [Dubai], Jun. 19, 2015).
gulfnews.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Steel strike over pensions suspended as unions reach deal with steel giant Tata (Limited–Indian steelmaker),” by Rupert Denholm-Hall (walesonline.com…, Jun. 19, 2015).
www.walesonline.co.uk/business/business-news/steel-strike-over-pensions-suspended-9491408…

24. UK NEWS: “How driverless cars could revolutionise old age,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/road-and-rail-transport/11684562/How-driverless-cars-could-revolutionise-old-age.html…

25. UK NEWS: “Insurers call for pension advice safeguards to be watered down,” by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Jun. 19, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Labour (Party) calls for swift action on pension exit charges, by Josephine Cumbo (_Financial Times_ [London], Jun. 19, 2015). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Thick cortex could be key in Down syndrome” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Seniors don’t bounce back fast from car crashes” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Jun. 19, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

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