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April 8, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4418–April 4-April 8, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4418–April 4-April 8, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Retirement savers could benefit from ‘Secure 2.0.’ But some parts of the proposed law need to be worked out,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, April 5, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “Social Security’s retirement age is moving to 67. Some experts say that could go even higher,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, April 3, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “Caring for aging parents, sick spouses is keeping millions out of work,” by Abha Bhattarai (_Washington Post_, April 4, 2022). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note: An audio (running time 12 minutes) transcript available at the site.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “The challenges of divesting pension funds from Russia,” by Sarah Lehr (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, April 5, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 47 seconds) and print transcript availalbe at the site.
www.npr.org…

5. “Nursing home care, funding system need overhaul, report says,” by Matt Sedensky (_Associated Press_, April 6, 2022).
apnews.com…

6. “New laws let visitors see loved ones in health care facilities, even in an outbreak,” by Stephanie Colobini (US National Public Radio, April 3, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 5 minutes 1 second) transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

7. “Nursing home residents suffer from staffing shortages, but the jobs are hard to fill,” by Andrea Hsu (US National Public Radio, April 6, 2022). An audio (running time 6 minutes 59 second) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

8. ALASKA NEWS: “With Alaska struggling to hire, state legislators consider revived pension plans for public employees,” by James Brooks (_Anchorage Daily News_, April 3, 2022).
www.adn.com…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Asian Americans are having ‘the talk’ about racism for the first time — with their parents,” by Jeong Park (_Los Angeles Times_, April 5, 2022). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

10. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Lawmakers OK bill to drive $700M into Medicaid-funded nursing homes to boost staffing, care,” by Peter Hancock (_State Journal-Register_ [Springfield, Illinois], April 8, 2022).
www.sj-r.com…

11. IOWA NEWS: “Court battle over elderly Iowans’ insurance coverage heats up,” by Clark Kauffman (_Iowa Capital Dispatch_, April 6, 2022).
iowacapitaldispatch.com…

12. IOWA NEWS: “Iowa Legislature approves stiffer penalties for elder abuse, criminalizes financial exploitation,” by Ian Richardson and Stephen Gruber-Miller (_Des Moines Register_, April 6, 2022).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

13. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “PSERS’ legal bills jump as FBI and SEC continue probes of Pa.’s largest pension fund,” by Joseph N. DiStefano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, April 8, 2022).
www.inquirer.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care conditions force workers to choose between job security and wages,” by Emily J.B. Smith (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [News], April 3, 2022).
www.abc.net…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Ontarians 60+ to be eligible for 4th COVID-19 vaccine doses starting Thursday,” by Sara Jabakhanji (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, April 6, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/covid-ontario-april-6-2022-1.6409884?cmp=rss…

16. FRENCH NEWS: “France finally looks set to raise its retirement age. And the war in Ukraine might have helped,” by Silvia Amaro (_CNBC_, April 4, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

17. FRENCH NEWS: “Macron and Le Pen battle over pensions as French election race tightens,” by Ingrid Melander (_Reuters_, April 4, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

18. GERMAN NEWS: “German lawmakers reject mandatory COVID shots for over 60s,” (_Associated Press_, April 7, 2022).
apnews.com…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “The State’s auto-enrolment pension scheme: How it works and why it’s good news,” by Conor Pope (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], April 4, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

20. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Elder abuse on the rise, but no increase in higher-risk cases: Sun Xueling,” by Shermaine Ang (_Straits Times_ [Singapore], April 4, 2022).
www.straitstimes.com…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “S. Korean banks eye trust fund market amid aging society,” by Jung Min-Kyung (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], April 6, 2022_.
www.koreaherald.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Medicare Officially Limits Coverage of Aduhelm to Patients in Clinical Trials,” by Pam Belluck (_New York Times_, April , 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

23. “Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation statement on CMS coverage determination for Aduhelm,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 8, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “U.S. nursing home deaths appear to be at pandemic lows.” by Reed Abelson (_New York Times_, April 4, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

25. “Once again, nursing home residents are paying the price,” by Asif Merchant (_WBUR_, April 4, 2022).
www.wbur.org…

26. “U.S. life expectancy falls for 2nd year in a row,” by Rob Stein (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, April 7, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 38 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

27. “Why Black and Hispanic Seniors Are Left With a Less Powerful Flu Vaccine,” by Arthur Allen (_Kaiser Health News_, April 6, 2022).

Why Black and Hispanic Seniors Are Left With a Less Powerful Flu Vaccine

28. “The C.D.C. director says she ‘really would encourage’ second boosters for older people and many with chronic conditions.” by Sharon Lafraniere (_New York Times_, April 6, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

29. “A second booster helped protect older people from Omicron infection, but waned quickly, an Israeli study says.” by Emily Anthes (_New York Times_, April 5, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

31. “Alzheimer’s brain barrier damage theory could pave way for new treatments,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 8, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Alzheimer’s study finds 42 more genes linked to higher risk of disease,” by Hannah Devlin (_Guardian_ [London], April 4, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

33. “Alzheimer’s disease: The identification of 75 genetic risk factors brings new insights,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 4, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Study reports potential target and compounds to slow the development of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 6, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Female hormones could provide clues to higher risk of dementia in women,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 5, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Loss of neurons, not lack of sleep, makes Alzheimer’s patients drowsy,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 4, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Half of Americans Now Die With Dementia Diagnosis, Better Record-Keeping May Be Why,” (_HealthDay_, April 6, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

38. “Medicare Now Covers COVID Tests Bought at Drug Stores,” (_HealthDay_, April 5, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

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