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September 25, 2020

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4348 – September 21-September 25, 2020

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4348–September 21-September 25, 2020.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security’s 2021 cost-of-living increase may be among smallest ever,” by Aimee Picchi (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, September 25, 2020).
www.cbsnews.com…

2. “Here’s what Trump’s payroll tax plan may mean for the future of Social Security,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, September 22, 2020).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “Payroll tax deferral — a silly idea — is now the ‘rule’ of the land,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, September 21, 2020).
www.marketwatch.com…

4. “Nursing Homes Oust Unwanted Patients With Claims of Psychosis,” by Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Rachel Abrams (_New York Times_, September 19, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “Democratic senators highlight continuing toll of covid-19 in nursing homes,” by Will Englund (_Washington Post_, September 22, 2020). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Trump Says Elderly to Get USD 200 for Drugs in Bid for Senior Vote,” by Justin Sink and Jordan Fabian (_Bloomberg_, September 24, 2020).
www.bloomberg.com…

7. “Medicare may not pay for early coronavirus vaccines without a legal fix,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, September 23, 2020).
www.cnbc.com…

8. “Rural Hospitals Teeter On Financial Cliff As COVID-19 Medicare Loans Come Due,” by Sarah Jane Tribble (US National Public Radio _Health Shots_, September 22, 2020).
www.npr.org…

9. “Plight of the ‘Physical Worker’: Worn-Out Bodies and Little Savings,” by Tammy LaGorce (_New York Times_, September 24, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

10. “Remembering Elderly People Lost To COVID-19,” (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, September 21, 2020). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 44 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

11. ARIZONA NEWS: “As Arizona nursing homes reopen to visitors, state guidelines cause confusion,” by Anne Ryman (_Arizona Republic_ [Phoenix, Arizona], September 24, 2020).
www.azcentral.com…

12. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Pandemic deals another blow to nursing homes: plummeting occupancy,” by Susan Jaffe (_CT Mirror_, September 20, 2020).
ctmirror.org…

13. GEORGIA NEWS: “Georgia updates nursing home visit rules,” by Brad Schrade (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, September 22, 2020).
www.ajc.com…

14. GEORGIA NEWS: “He Wanted to Fix Rural America’s Broken Nursing Homes. Now, Taxpayers May Be on the Hook for USD 76 Million.” by Max Blau (_ProPublica_, September 22, 2020).
www.propublica.org…

15. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Some Louisiana nursing homes are undercounting coronavirus deaths, coroner data reveals,” by Gordon Russell (_Times-Picayune_ [New Orleans, Louisiana], September 20, 2020).
www.nola.com…

15. MARYLAND NEWS: “Maryland nursing home inspectors not being tested for COVID-19,” by Meredith Cohn (_Baltimore Sun_, September 25, 2020).
www.baltimoresun.com…

16. MISSOURI NEWS: “Missouri public retirement funds recover some of what was lost earlier in year,” by Phillip Setter (_Jefferson City News Tribune_, September 21, 2020).
www.newstribune.com…

17. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Bill to increase N.J. nursing home staffing passes after a 5-year battle. It’s now up to Murphy.” by Susan K. Livio (_NJ.com_, September 25, 2020).
www.nj.com…

18. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “‘The battle is definitely not over’: R.I. nursing homes seeing COVID cases rise again,” by Brian Amaral (_Providence Journal_, September 25, 2020).
www.providencejournal.com…

19. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Wisconsin nursing homes report 271 COVID-19 deaths,” by David Wahlberg (_Wisconsin State Journal_ [Madison, Wisconsin], September 25, 2020).
madison.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

20. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care royal commission to consider recommending independent pricing authority,” by Julie Power (_Sydney Morning Herald_, September 23, 2020).
www.smh.com…

21. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Pay Rise or a Better Retirement? Australians May Get Neither,” by Matthew Burgess (_Bloomberg_, September 24, 2020).
www.bloomberg.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario long-term-care homes could face brutal 2nd wave of COVID-19, doctor warns,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 19, 2020).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/long-term-care-covid-19-second-wave-1.5730121…

23. FRENCH NEWS: “France’s weak spot: Virus infections rise at nursing homes,” (Associated Press via _Amercian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, September 22, 2020).
abcnews.go.com…

24. FRENCH NEWS: “Macron says France must not lock up elderly in nursing homes as COVID-19 cases rise,” (_Reuters_, September 22, 2020).
www.reuters.com…

25. GREECE NEWS: “Funded pension plan for more workers,” by Roula Salourou (_Kathimerini_ [Athens], September 24, 2020).
www.ekathimerini.com…

26. IRELAND NEWS: “Covid-19 and nursing homes: ‘Will we ever be able to hug our families again?'” by Simon Carswell (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 24, 2020).
www.irishtimes.com…

27. ROMANIA NEWS: “Romanian parliament sticks by 40% pension hike before election,” (_Reuters_, September 22, 2020).
www.reuters.com…

28. UK NEWS: “As UK care homes face a Covid second wave, families are seeking alternatives,” by David Brindle (_Guardian_ [London], September 23, 2020).
www.theguardian.com…

29. UK NEWS: “Study suggests elderly care home outbreaks in England were caused by multiple indepedent infections and also within-home spread,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 23, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

30. “In nursing homes and assisted living communities, minorities suffer most from Covid-19, research says,” by Mallory Hughes and Naomi Thomas (_CNN_, September 21, 2020).
www.cnn.com…

31. “Virus Cases Surged in Young Adults. The Elderly Were Hit Next.” by Roni Caryn Rabin (_New York Times_, September 24, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

32. “Data Suggest Young People Spread COVID-19 To Older Adults,” by Will Stone (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, September 24, 2020). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 39 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

33. “Awareness of COVID-19 in severe dementia patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 21, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

34. “Study suggests older Western Europeans could already have systemic ‘profile’ that makes them susceptible to severe COVID-19,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 24, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

35. “Too Much or Too Little Sleep Bad for Your Brain,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, September 21, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “A genetic variant that protects against Alzheimer’s disease promotes immune cell functions,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 25, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

37. “Fall Risk Rises Even in Alzheimer’s Early Stages,” (_HealthDay_, September 21, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

38. “Diabetes Drug Metformin May Protect the Aging Brain,” by Serena Gordon (_HealthDay_, September 23, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

39. “Middle-Aged Americans Report More Pain Than Seniors,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, September 22, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

40. “Ultra-low-cost hearing aid could address age-related hearing loss worldwide,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 23, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

41. “How we age,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 21, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

42. “Older the person, higher the self-esteem: age differences in self-esteem in Japan,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 24, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

September 21, 2020

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4347–September 14-September 18, 2020

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4347–September 14-September 18, 2020.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Trump Issues Expansive Order Aimed at Lowering Drug Prices,” by Sheryl Gay Stolberg (_New York Times_, September 13, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Social Security cost-of-living increase likely to raise benefits by modest 1.3% in 2021,” by Paul Davidson (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], September 15, 2020).
www.us…

3. “Americans are raiding retirement savings during coronavirus pandemic,” by Greg Iacurci (_CNBC_, September 14, 2020).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “America’s retirement savings crisis is now. Here’s how to fix it,” by Teresa Ghilarducci and Tony James (_CNN Business_, September 15, 2020). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.cnn.com…

5. “Biden’s 401(k) plan: Changing tax incentive for retirement is a great idea,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, September 14, 2020). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

6. “Task force says nursing homes need more aid. Critics say industry should step up.” by Will Englund (_Washington Post_, September 17, 2020). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. FLORIDA NEWS: “Assisted-living facilities in Florida no longer have to test staff for the coronavirus,” by Romy Ellenbogen (_Tampa Bay Times_, September 15, 2020).
www.tampabay.com…

8. GEORGIA NEWS: “New testing requirement adds to stress on nursing homes,” by Brad Schrade (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, September 15, 2020).
www.ajc.com…

9. GEORGIA NEWS: “Kemp’s new order paves way for in-person nursing home visits,” by Greg Bluestein and Carrie Teegardin (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, September 15, 2020).
www.ajc.com…

10. IDAHO NEWS: “Idaho nursing homes and care facilities report big drop in new COVID-19 cases,” by Audrey Dutton (_Idaho Statesman_ [Boise, Idaho], September 15, 2020).
magicvalley.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Law enforcement, social service agencies align to keep elderly safe,” by Steven Spearie (_State Journal-Register_ [Springfield, Illinois], September 15, 2020).
www.sj-r.com…

12. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Top Mich. health official defends handling of coronavirus in nursing homes,” by David Eggert (Associated Press via _Detroit Free-Press_, September 16. 20202).
www.freep.com…

13. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “NJ wants more caregivers for each nursing home resident,” by Lilo H. Stainton (_NJ Spotlight_, blog, September 18, 2020).
www.njspotlight.com…

14. NEW MEXICO NEWS: “Inside a Nursing Home Devoted to Treating Those With Covid-19,” by Isadora Kosofsky (_New York Times_, September 15, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

15. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “‘Essential’ caregivers lobby for greater access to loved ones in nursing homes,” by Stacy Burling (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, September 14, 2020).
www.inquirer.com…

16. TEXAS NEWS: “Texas nursing home infections ‘moving in the right direction again’ after long slog,” by Emily Foxhall (_Houston Chronicle_, September 16, 2020).
www.houstonchronicle.com…

17. TEXAS NEWS: “Texas will allow visitations at nursing homes, other long-term care facilities with active COVID-19 cases,” by Shawn Mulcahy (_Texas Tribune_, September 17, 2020).
www.texastribune.org…

18. UTAH NEWS: “Utah’s new nursing home goal: Keep the coronavirus outbreaks small,” by Nate Carlisle (_Salt Lake [City] Tribune_, September 12, 2020).
www.sltrib.com…

19. VIRGINIA NEWS: “Virginia Retirement System pension funds lose ground because of investment performance,” by Michael Martz (_Richmond Times-Dispatch_, September 16, 2020).
richmond.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

20. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australia’s aged care system needs ‘fundamental reset’, Brendan Murphy tells inquiry,” by Michael McGowan (_Guardian_ [London], September 18, 2020).
www.theguardian.com…

21. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “The intergenerational conundrum: how to pay for the boomers?” by Harriet Alexander (_Sydney Morning Herald_, September 16, 2020).
www.smh.com…

22. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Paul Keating says federal loans must supplement superannuation to fund aged care,” by Melissa Davey (_Guardian_ [London], September 14, 2020).
www.theguardian.com…

23. CANADA NEWS: “Dementia symptoms appear to worsen after pandemic restrictions overwrite support routines, families say,” by Wency Leung (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 13, 2020).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

24. CANADA NEWS: “Retirement home operator Chartwell calls on provinces to ease coronavirus restrictions,” by Karen Howlett (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 14, 2020).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

25.JAPAN NEWS: “Ageing and empty: Japan next premier’s hometown highlights challenges ahead,” by Elaine Lies, Kiyoshi Takenaka, and Chris Gallagher (_Reuters_, September 13, 2020).
www.reuters.com…

26. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Poor health contributing to digital divide among older Singaporeans,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 15, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

27. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “40% of people with COVID-19 over 60,” by Kim So-hyun (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], September 15, 2020).
www.koreaherald.com…

28. UK NEWS: “Women lose state pension age appeal against government,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, September 14, 2020).
www.bbc.com…

29. UK NEWS: “Coronavirus: Care homes in England warned of rise in infections,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, September 13, 2020).
www.bbc.com…

30. UK NEWS: “Four in 10 pensioners missing out on key benefit, says report,” by Amelia Hill (_Guardian_ [London], September 13, 2020).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

31. “How could nursing homes have done better?” by Simon Montlake (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], September 14, 2020).
www.csmonitor.com…

32. “Parkinson’s Ups the Odds for Dangerous Falls, But Prevention Is Key,” by E.J. Mundell (_HealthDay_, September 16, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

33. “Loneliness doubled among older adults in first months of COVID-19, poll shows,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 14, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

34. “Risk gene for Alzheimer’s has early effects on the brain,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 15, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

35. “New Research Links Another Gene to Alzheimer’s Risk,” (_HealthDay_, September 16, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “Higher dementia risk in women with prolonged fertility,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 17, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

37. “Actively speaking two languages protects against cognitive impairment,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 18, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

38. “COVID-19 could cause declines in life expectancy,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 17, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

39 “Getting a Hip Replacement? Choice of Hospital Can Be Crucial,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, September 16, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

 

September 11, 2020

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4346–September 7-September 11, 2020

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4346–September 7-September 11, 2020.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “A drop in Social Security’s Average Wage Index could hurt four million people,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, September 8, 2020). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

2. “Trump’s idea on changing Social Security funding has the potential to break an impasse on much-needed reforms,” by Andrew G. Biggs (_MarketWatch_, September 9, 2020). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “‘They Call Me a Criminal’: Nursing Home Workers Who May Spread the Virus,” by Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura (_New York Times_, September 10, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “Hospitals, Nursing Homes Fail to Separate COVID Patients, Putting Others at Risk,” by Christina Jarrett (_Kaiser Health News_, September 10, 2020).
khn.org…

5. “Nursing homes fret over Trump’s testing mandate,” by Rachel Roubein (_Politico_, September 8, 2020).
www.politico.com…

6. “Even the Threat of a Tougher Rule on Financial Advice Has Helped Investors,” by Jeff Sommers (_New York Times_, September 11, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

7. “Getting Wise to Fake News,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, September 11, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. “How To Care For Older People In The Pandemic (And A Printable Guide!),” by Malaka Gharib (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, September 7, 2020). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 41 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

9. ARIZONA NEWS: “Feds cited 1 in 4 Arizona nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic,” by Caitlin McGlade and Anne Ryman (_Arizona Republic_ [Phoenix, Arizona], September 10, 2020).
www.azcentral.com…

10. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Lawmakers want to revisit immunity for nursing homes and hospitals,” by Jenna Carlesso (_CT Mirror_, September 8, 2020).

Lawmakers want to revisit immunity for nursing homes and hospitals

11. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Kentucky nursing homes with the most COVID-19 deaths have this key factor in common,” by John Cheves (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, September 11, 2020).
www.kentucky.com…

12. MICHIGAN NEWS: “COVID-19 committee questions nursing home task force leader about recent report,” by Will Callan (_MichiganRadio.org_, September 9, 2020).
www.michiganradio.org…

13. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Private equity won’t fill Minnesota’s pension gap,” by Lee Shafer (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, September 10, 2020).
www.startribune.com…

14. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Nursing homes worried as R.I. loosens COVID testing requirement,” by Brian Amaral (_Providence Journal_, September 10, 2020).
www.providencejournal.com…

15. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Officials: Keep vote helpers out of Wisconsin nursing homes,” by Todd Richmond (Associated Press via _Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, September 10, 2020).
www.startribune.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Freezing super guarantee will cost federal government billions in future,” by Ben Butler (_Guardian_ [London], September 9, 2020).
www.theguardian.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Coronavirus: Nursing homes eye early warning system,” by Simon Carswell (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 10, 2020).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. ISRAEL NEWS: “Women, elderly hit hardest by coronavirus – report,” by Eve Young (_Jerusalem Post_, September 8, 2020).
www.jpost.com…

19. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Life expectancy for Dutch goes down, pension funds benefit: prognosis,” (_DutchNews.nl_, September 10, 2020).
www.dutchnews.nl…

20. SWEDEN NEWS: “Swedish government promises cash for elderly care after COVID-19 deaths,” (_Reuters_, September 9, 2020).
www.reuters.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “How the Aging Immune System Makes Older People Vulnerable to Covid-19,” by Veronique Greenwood (_New York Times_, September 8, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

22. “Near birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr., a predominantly Black nursing home tries to heal after outbreak,” by Sidnee King and Joel Jacobs (_Washington Post_, September 9, 2020). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

23. “What nursing homes need: Lockdown safety – and room for hugs,” by Sarah Matusek (_Christian Science Monitor_ [Boston, Massachusetts], September 9, 2020).
www.csmonitor.com…

24. “Nursing Home Workers Were Underpaid, Overworked, and Denied PPE. And Then COVID Hit.” by Vanessa Veselka (_Daily Beast_, September 8 2020).
www.thedailybeast.com…

25. “How the pandemic has aged us — almost every aspect of COVID-19 life has impacted our mental, physical well-being,” by Judith Woods (_National Post_ [Toronto], September 9, 2020).
nationalpost.com…

26. “COVID-19 Is Tougher on Older Men, and Scientists May Now Know Why,” by E.J. Mundell (_HealthDay_, September 8, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

27. “Lumpy proteins stiffen blood vessels of the brain,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 9, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

28. “Depression Can Deepen Over Time for Alzheimer’s Caregivers,” by Cara Roberts Murez (_HealthDay_, September 9, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Investigational drug stops toxic proteins tied to neurodegenerative diseases,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 8, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

30. “Unlocking the mystery of tau for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 9, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

31. “Isolation, Loneliness of Lockdowns Is Tough on America’s Seniors,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, September 9, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

September 4, 2020

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4345–August 31-September 4, 2020

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4345–August 31-September 4, 2020.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Department of Labor rules on both sides of the social investing issue,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, August 31, 2020). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

2. “Today’s older workers may see the first cuts to Social Security benefits,” by Alessandra Malito (_MarketWatch_, September 3, 2020).
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “Social Security could come to a screeching halt,” by Nancey Altman (_CNN_, September 1, 2020). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.cnn.com…

4. “Feds issue new rules on how often nursing home staff must be tested for COVID-19,” by Lynn Bonner (_News and Observer_ [Raleigh, North Carolina], September 4, 2020).
www.newsobserver.com…

5. “Nursing home residents isolated by coronavirus now face looming challenge: Voting,” by Halley Freger (_American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, August 31, 2020).
abcnews.go.com…

6. “Majority of workers expect their ‘retiremet’ to include a job, survey shows,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, SEptember 3, 2020).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. COLORADO NEWS: “State Releases New Coronavirus Guidelines For Visiting Retirement Homes,” by Elena Rivera (_Colorado Public Radio_, September 3, 2020).
www.cpr.org…

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “DeSantis says yes, but will Florida nursing homes reopen to visitors?” by Bailey LeFever and Mary Ellen Klas (_Tampa Bay Times_, September 1, 2020).
www.tampabay.com…

9. FLORIDA NEWS: “South Florida nursing home operators say new COVID testing rules are ‘impossible’ to meet,” by Cindy Krischer Goodman (_South Florida Sun-Sentinel_ [Fort Lauderdale, Florida], September 3, 2020).
www.sun-sentinel.com…

10. GEORGIA NEWS: “Lawmaker says nursing homes need “granny cams”,” by Carrie Teegardin (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, September 4, 2020).
www.ajc.com…

11. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Chicago Eyes Refinancing, Pension Bonds With Rebound Elusive,” by Shruti Singh (_Bloomberg_, September 3, 2020.
www.bloomberg.com…

12. MARYLAND NEWS: “Dozens of Maryland nursing homes found with deficient infection control during coronavirus pandemic,” by Meredith Cohn (_Baltimore Sun_, September 2, 2020).
www.baltimoresun.com…

13. MICHIGAN NEWS: “State task force endorses restructured centers for nursing home residents afflicted by COVID-19,” by Elisha Anderson (_Detroit Free-Press_, September 1, 2020).
www.freep.com…

14. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Minnesota launches COVID-19 testing of nursing home inspectors months after outbreak,” by Chris Serres (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, September 4, 2020).
www.startribune.com…

15. MISSOURI NEWS: “More than 650 Missouri nursing home residents dead of COVID-19 as infection rate climbs, federal data shows,” by Nassim Benchaabane (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, September 3, 2020).
www.stltoday.com…

16. NEVADA NEWS: “COVID-19 cases climb again in Nevada nursing homes as testing lags,” by Briana Erickson (_Las Vegas Review-Journal_, August 31, 2020).
www.reviewjournal.com…

17. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Nursing homes getting new COVID-19 testing equipment,” by Kris B. Mamula (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, September 3, 2020).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Billions of dollars needed to make aged care ‘adequate’,” by Anna Patty (_Age_ [Melbourne], August 31, 2020).
www.theage.com…

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australia’s aged care watchdog says it does not have resources to fully check in-home services,” by Elias Visontay (_Guardian_ [London], September 1, 2020).
www.theguardian.com…

20. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Workers will lose in the long run if the Morrison government ditches its commitment on super,” by Emma Dawson (_Guardian_ [London], August 31, 2020). Note: This article is an opinion piece.
www.theguardian.com…

21. CANADA NEWS: “Ontario eases COVID-19 restrictions for nursing homes as cases with no known transmission source spike,” by Rob Ferguson (_Toronto Star_, September 3, 2020).
www.thestar.com…

22. CHINA NEWS: “China’s baby boomers are set to retire, triggering a ‘sharp shift’ in health-care trends,” by Weizhen Tan (_CNBC_, September 1, 2020).
www.cnbc.com…

23. IRELAND NEWS: “Covid restrictions on dementia services could lead to increase in nursing home admissions, charity says,” by Shauna Bowers (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], August 31, 2020).
www.irishtimes.com…

24. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan has the world’s oldest population. Yet it dodged a coronavirus crisis at elder-care facilities.” by Simon Denyer and Akiko Kashiwagi (_Washington Post_, August 30, 2020). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

25. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Kiwis wanting to visit loved ones in aged care facilities are being asked to be patient as the industry unveils its “new normal” due to Covid-19.,”by Belinda Feek (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], September 2, 2020).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12361268…

26. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Authorities vow to bolster financial safety net for senior citizens,” by Jung Min-kyung (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], August 31, 2020).
www.koreaherald.com…

27. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Korean pension funds cushion pandemic impact in H1,” by Son Ji-hyoung (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], August 31, 2020).
www.koreaherald.com…

28. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Older South Koreans drive surge in critical coronavirus cases,” by Josh Smith (_Reuters_, September 1, 2020).
www.reuters.com…

29. UK NEWS: “Coronavirus: Charity seeks judicial review on care home visit guidance,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, September 3, 2020).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

30. “Dizziness Upon Standing Can Lead to Falls and Fractures,” by Jane E. Brody (_New York Times_, August 31, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

31. “It’s the worst disaster of the pandemic. But WHO chief says our lack of concern shows ‘moral bankruptcy’,” by Emma Reynolds (_CNN_, September 4, 2020).
www.cnn.com…

32. “Elderly, ill and Black in a pandemic: ‘I’m doing everything I can not to get this virus’,” by Judith Graham (Kaiser Health News via _CNN_, September 1, 2020).
www.cnn.com…

33. “Living in disadvantaged neighborhoods doubles post-op delirium risk for older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 31, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

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