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February 24, 2016

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4002–February 24, 2016

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4002–February 24, 2016.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “U.S. Labor Dept., SEC clashed over retirement advice rule: report,” by Suzanne Barlyn and Sarah N. Lynch (_Reuters_, February 24, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

2. “At last, agreement on Social Security replacement rates,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, February 24, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “Bill aims to curb narcotics abuse among Medicare recipients,” by Tracie Mauriello (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, February 24, 2016).
www.post-gazette.com…

4. “The great equalizers: Social Security and pensions,” by Scott Burns (_Houston Chronicle_, February 23, 2016).
www.chron.com…

5. “Planning for the Obama administration’s new and not-so-new retirement plan laws,” by Robert Powell (_MarketWatch_, February 24, 2016).
www.marketwatch.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. COLORADO NEWS: “End of Life Options bill pulled before Colorado House debate,” by Joey Bunch (_Denver Post_, blog, February 24, 2016).
blogs.denverpost.com…

7. FLORIDA NEWS: “Pension revisions ready for House vote,” by James Call (_Tallahassee Democrat_, February 23, 2016).
www.tallahassee.com…

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “Seniors Could Get Protections From Guardian Wrongdoing,” (_WFOR-TV_ [Miami, Florida], February 23, 2016).
miami.cbslocal.com…

9. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Kentucky pension funds push back against fee disclosure bill,” by Edward Krudy (_Reuters_, February 23, 2016).
www.reuters.com…

10. MAINE NEWS: “Maine lawmakers may allow dying patients to use unproven drugs,” by Tom Bell (Associated Press via _Maine Sun Journal_ [Lewiston, Maine], February 24, 2016).
www.sunjournal.com…

11. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Duggan: City will deal with its $490M pension shortfall,” by Matt Helms (_Detroit Free Press_, February 23, 2016).
www.freep.com…

12. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Report: Teamsters pension fund cuts would affect 14,800 in Minnesota,” by Jim Spencer and Jennifer Bjorhus (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, February 24, 2016).
www.startribune.com…

13. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. Democrats risk too much by relying on pensions amendment,” (_Star-Ledger_ [Newark, New Jersey], February 23, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.nj.com…

14. NEW YORK NEWS: “Nursing homes audit alarming,” (_Democrat and Chronicle_ [Rochester, New York], February 24, 2016). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.democratandchronicle.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australia’s ageing population prey to abuse,” by Miki Perkins (_Canberra Times_, February 24, 2016).
www.canberratimes.com…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “How to stop elder financial abuse at the hands of loved ones,” by Christine Long (_Age_ [Melbourne], February 24, 2016).
www.theage.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Public Service pension plan faces CD 4.4B (USD 3.2 billion) paper deficit that may draw critical fire,” by Kathryn May (_Ottawa Citizen_, February 23, 2016).
ottawacitizen.com…

18. GREECE NEWS: “IMF too demanding on Greek pension reform, Greek minister says,” by Lefteris Papadimas (_Reuters_, February 23, 2016).
uk.reuters.com…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “Fianna Fáil promise referendum to protect to workers’ pensions,” (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin], February 24, 2016).
www.independent.ie/irish-news/election-2016/fianna-fil-promise-referendum-to-protect-to-workers-pensions-34480573.html…

20. JAPAN NEWS: “Robot caregivers to help elderly,” by Koki Kataoka (_Japan News_, February 23, 2016).
the-japan-news.com…

21. NETHERLAND NEWS: “Over-sixties angry about increased pension age,” (_DutchNews.nl_, February 24, 2016).
www.dutchnews.nl…

22. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Action Plan for Successful Ageing released,” (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], February 24, 2016).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

23. UGANDA NEWS: “Elderly ask government to fund operations,” by Ephraim Kasozi (_Daily Monitor_ [Kampala], February 24, 2016).
www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Elderly-ask-government-to-fund-operations/-/688334/3089986/-/tmvevlz/-/index.html…

24. UK NEWS: “Pensions overhaul could trigger raft of mis-selling claims, warns watchdog,” by Rajeev Syal (_Guardian_ [London], February 23, 2016).
www.theguardian.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Thousands told their pension savings could be at risk,” by Andrew Hosken and Brian Milligan (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, February 24, 2016).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “Nudges Aren’t Enough for Problems Like Retirement Savings,” by Eduardo Porter (_New York Times_, February 24, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

27. “‘Mindfulness’ Might Help Older Adults With Back Pain,” by Alan Mozes (_HealthDay_, February 23, 2016).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Short-lived killifish reveals link between gene expression and longevity,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], February 24, 2016).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Treating Incontinence in Women with Osteoporosis,” by Roni Caryn Rabin (_New York Times_, February 24, 2016). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
well.blogs.nytimes.com…

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