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April 15, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4419–April 11-April 15, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4419–April 11-April 15, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “As Social Security’s finances teeter, Congress could make it worse with this rule change,” by Brenton Smith (_MarketWatch_, April 11, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

2. “Record-high inflation could mean a bigger Social Security cost-of-living adjustment in 2023,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, April 12, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “Why are Social Security disability rolls declining?” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, April 13, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

4. “A hard shove to boost retirement stockpiles,” by Tim Grant (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, April 11, 2022).
www.post-gazette.com…

5. “Private Equity Ownership of Nursing Homes Triggers Capitol Hill Questions — And a GAO Probe,” by Victoria Knight (_Kaiser Health News_, April 13, 2022).
khn.org…

6. “Biden Administration Advances Plan for Nursing Home Minimum Staff Levels,” by John Tozzi (_Bloomberg_, April 11, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

7. “This nursing home chain reported the highest COVID death rate. Then it deleted deaths.” by Jayme Fraser and Nick Penzenstadler (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], April 15, 2022).
www.us…

8. “Their Cheating Heart, Your Damaged Retirement Plan,” by John F. Wasik (_New York Times_, April 15, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. MAINE NEWS: “Wage hikes for reeling nursing homes may not make it into Janet Mills’ spending bill,” by Caitlin Andrews (_Bangor Daily News_, April 11, 2022).
bangordailynews.com…

10. MISSOURI NEWS: “Missouri legislators consider blocking COVID visitor restrictions at hospitals and nursing homes,” by Tessa Weinberg (_KCUR_ [Kansas City, Missouri], April 13, 2022).
www.kcur.org…

11. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Restoring cost-of-living pension hikes for N.J. public workers gets new life as inflation soars,” by Brent Johnson (_NJ.com_, April 10, 2022).
www.nj.com…

12. SOUTH DAKOTA NEWS: “Pending closure, poor care at Ipswich nursing home latest outcomes of staffing crisis,” by Bart Pfankuch (_Mitchell [South Dakota] Republic_, April 15, 2022).
www.mitchellrepublic.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “New Zealand opposition concerned Labor aged care commitment could have ‘negative impact’ on country,” by Henry Belot (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, April 11, 2022).
www.abc.net…

14. CANADA NEWS: “‘Updated’ rules for unvaccinated long-term care employees slammed by nursing home union,” by Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC], April 14, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/unvaccinated-nursing-home-employees-mitigation-measures-up-to-date-vaccines-1.6419790…

15. CHILE NEWS: “Chile Shifts to Damage Control With New Pension Proposal,” by Matthew Malinowski and Valentina Fuentes (_Bloomberg_, April 12, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

16. FRENCH NEWS: “Macron hints at compromise over plan to raise retirement age,” by Kim Willsher (_Guardian_ [London], April 12, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

17. GERMAN NEWS: “Germany set for bumper pension hike amid inflation surge,” (_Deutsche Welle_, April 14, 2022).
www.dw.com…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “Up to 2,000 homes could be freed up for rental under Fair Deal changes,” by Harry McGee and Vivienne Clarke (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], April 13, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

19. UKRAINE NEWS: “Many elderly residents in Kyiv stayed behind during Russia’s attacks,” by Elissa Nadworny (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, April 12, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 6 minutes 59 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

20. UK NEWS: “Benefits and state pension increase outpaced by rising prices,” by Kevin Peachey (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News], March 11, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

21. VENEZUELA NEWS: “Pension hike not enough for Venezuelans to afford basic food,” by Shaylim Valderrama (_Associated Press_, April 9, 2022).
apnews.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “It’s Your Choice: You Can Change Your Views of Aging and Improve Your Life,” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, April 11, 2022).
khn.org…

23. “Mutations across species reveal clues to ageing,” by James Gallagher (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, April 13, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

24. “U.S. life expectancy fell by 2 yrs in 2020, sharpest drop among high-income peers,” by Mrinalika Roy (_Reuters_, April 13, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

25. “Pandemic Is Leaving U.S. With Shortage of Long-Term Health Care Workers,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, April 11, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Novel Antibody May Reduce Amyloid, Cut AD Symptoms,” by Jim Kling (_Medscape Medical News_, April 12, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

27. “Study identifies therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease, revealing strategy for preventing or slowing disease progression,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 11 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Could Some Rheumatoid Arthritis Meds Help Lower Alzheimer’s Risk?” by Alan Mozes (_HealthDay_, April 12, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Key signaling pathway in immune cells could be new Alzheimer’s target,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 14, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Team discovers novel root cause of tau-induced neurodegeneration,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 13, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Small ‘good cholesterol’ particles may have a role in Alzheimer’s prevention,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 13, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Live Healthy, Live Longer Without Dementia,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, April 14, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

33. “Could COVID Infection After Age 50 Leave You Vulnerable to Shingles?” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, April 11, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Certain personality traits associated with cognitive functioning late in life,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 11, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Smoking reduces wealth’s tendency to increase life expectancy,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 27, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Americans Over 50 Want to ‘Age in Place’ at Home, But Many Aren’t Prepared: Poll,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, April 13, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

37. “Low-dose lithium may slow kidney aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 12, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “What drives racial and ethnic gaps in Medicare’s quality program?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], April 15, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

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