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October 1, 2015

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3908–October 1, 2015

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3908–October 1, 2015.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “GAO: More Oversight Needed Over Medicare Advantage Provider Networks,” by Phil Galewitz (_Kaiser Health News_, September 30, 2015).
khn.org…

2. “Poll Finds Overwhelming Support For Medicare Paying For End-Of-Life Talks,” by Jordan Rau (_Kaiser Health News_, September 30, 2015).
khn.org…

3. “Credit Suisse granted exemption to continue U.S. pension business,” by Karen Freifeld (_Reuters_, October 1, 2015).
www.reuters.com…

4. “AARP Starts USD 40 Million Venture Fund for Technology for Seniors,” by John Lauerman (_Bloomberg_, October 1, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

5. “Making the switch to assisted living, nursing homes,” by Mike Dunn (Associated Press via _Washington Times_, October 1, 2015).
www.washingtontimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. ARIZONA NEWS: “Elderly more prone to depression, suicide,” by Shelby Edwards (_Arizona Sonora News_ [Tuscan, Arizona], blog, October 1, 2015).
arizonasonoranewsservice.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “1996 report warned CalPERS [California Public Employees’ Retirement System] about long-term care insurance pricing,” by Jon Ortiz (_Sacramento Bee_, September 30, 2015).
www.sacbee.com…

8. NEW YORK NEWS: “New Yorkers must confront the problem of having saved too little to retire,” (_Buffalo News_, October 1, 2015). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.buffalonews.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Highmark cuts Medicare Advantage premiums; looks to regain market share,” by Adam Smeltz (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, October 1, 2015).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. ARMENIA NEWS: “Official: Number of people in retirement homes in Armenia decreasing,” (_Armenia Now_, October 1, 2015).
www.armenianow.com…

11. AZERBAIJAN NEWS: “Pension system in dire need of reforms,” by Nigar Orujova (_AzerNews_, October 1, 2015).
www.azernews.az/azerbaijan/88272.html…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Home care could be political poison for Liberals: Cohn,” by Martin Regg Cohn (_Toronto Star_, October 1, 2015).
www.thestar.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Free up acute care beds with seniors-specific funding say care providers,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 30, 2015).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/free-up-acute-care-beds-with-seniors-specific-funding-say-care-providers-1.3251250…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Preparing for the ‘grey tsunami’,” (_Toronto Star_, September 30, 2015). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.thestar.com…

15. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: “Old-age poverty threatens more women than men over lower pensions,” (_Prague Daily Monitor_, October 1, 2015).
www.praguemonitor.com…

16. INDIA NEWS: “Society, govt ill-equipped to take care of elderly: Ansari,” (_Times of India_ [Mumbai], October 1, 2015).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “State’s pension system considered unsustainable,” by Dominic Coyle (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], October 1, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “A third of us will have to cut back after retirement,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Indepenet_ [Dublin], October 1, 2015).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/latest-news/a-third-of-us-will-have-to-cut-back-after-retirement-31572689.html…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “Government not to oppose Bill to end mandatory retirement,” by Marie O’Halloran (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 30, 2015).
www.irishtimes.com…

20. JAPAN NEWS: “World’s Biggest Pension Fund Is Moving Into Junk and Emerging Bonds,” by Anna Kitanaka and Shigeki Nozawa (_Bloomberg_, September 30, 2015).
www.bloomberg.com…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Crime rate surges among the elderly in South Korea,” by Cliare Lee (_Korea Herald_, October 1, 2015).
www.koreaherald.com…

22. UK NEWS: “FCA proposes rule changes following pensions freedom,” by Carolyn Cohn (_Reuters_, October 1, 2015).
uk.reuters.com…

23. UK NEWS: “NHS to begin denying people hearing aids for first time,” by Denis Campbell (_Guardian_ [London], September 30, 2015).
www.theguardian.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Working age people lonelier than the elderly,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], October 1, 2015).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/11904427/Working-age-people-lonelier-than-the-elderly.html…

25. WORLD NEWS: “WHO: Health Systems for Aging Need Urgent Revamp,” by Lisa Schlein (_Voice of America_, September 20, 2015).
www.voanews.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “Research uses data mining to help early identification, prevention of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 30, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Heavier patients require less blood transfusions in hip, knee replacement surgery,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 1, 2015).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “The 5 Most Unexpected Challenges Of Caregiving,” by Anne Tumlinson (_Huffington Post_, blog, October 1, 2015).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

29. “Ancient bacteria could be ‘elixir of life’ after it makes elderly mice ‘begin to dance’ and produce offspring,” by Andrew Griffin (_Independent_ [London], October 1, 2015).
www.independent.co.uk/news/science/ancient-bacteria-could-be-elixir-of-life-after-it-makes-elderly-mice-begin-to-dance-and-produce-a6674966.html…

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