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October 2, 2020

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4349–September 28-October 2, 2020

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4349–September 28-October 2, 2020.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Private employers show new interest in expanded Medicare and regulated drug prices,” by Noam N. Levey (_Los Angeles Times_, September 29, 2020). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

2. “Trump Signs Medicare Loan Relief Bill Delaying Repayments,” by Ken Terry (_Medscape Medical News_, October 1, 2020). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

3. “Congress caps Medicare Part B premium spike for 2021,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, September 29, 2020).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “Transit workers, truckers and teachers say Allianz gambled away billions in pensions,” by Hanna Zaidy (_CNN Business_, September 29, 2020).
www.cnn.com…

5. “New rules: A twist on retirement plan rules opens up the market for more multiple employer mash-ups,” by Tim Grant (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, September 28, 2020).
www.post-gazette.com…

6. “Elderly and Homeless: America’s Next Housing Crisis,” by Fernando Santos (_New York Times_, September 30, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

7. “Half of Americans over 55 may retire poor,” by Howard Gold (_MarketWatch_, October 2, 2020).
www.marketwatch.com…

8. “How some older Americans are monetizing their #VanLife,” by Paul Solman (US Public Broadcasting System _Newshour_, October 1, 2020). Note: A video, audio (running time 8 minutes 13 seconds), and print transcript available at the site.
www.pbs.org…

9. “Portrait Of A Parent With Alzheimer’s,” by Yvonne Latty (US National Public _All Things Considered_, September 28, 2020). Note: An audio (running time 12 minutes 16 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California cities can’t swap pensions for 401(k) plans if they’re in CalPERS [California Public Employees’ Retirement System] under new law,” by Wes Venteicher (_Sacramento Bee_, September 29, 2020).
www.sacbee.com…

11. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Fatal cases of COVID-19 at nursing facilities prompt new California law,” by Patrick McGreevy (_Los Angeles Times_, September 29, 2020). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

12. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Report: Pensions for Connecticut public workers boost compensation 28% above the private sector,” by Stephen Singer (_Hartford Courant_, October 1, 2020).
www.courant.com…

13. FLORIDA NEWS: “For seniors in some care centers, loosened Covid-19 rules mean actual hugs and a respite from isolation,” by Rosa Flores and Denise Royal (_CNN_, October 1, 2020).
www.cnn.com…

14. GEORGIA NEWS: “Kemp allocates USD 113 million in COVID funds to help nursing, care homes,” by James Salzer and Brad Schrade (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, October 2, 2020).
www.ajc.com…

15. IOWA NEWS: “Iowa eases visitor limits at nursing homes, where COVID-19 has cut deadly swath,” by Tony Leys (_Des Moines Register_, October 1, 2020).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

16. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Gov. Whitmer shifts nursing home policy with ‘care and recovery centers’,” by Craig Mauer (_Detroit News_, September 30, 2020).
www.detroitnews.com…

17. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “New Jersey to Make Largest Pension Contribution in State History,” by David Draine, Corryn Hall & Emma Wei (_Pew Charitable Trusts_, October 1, 2020).
www.pewtrusts.org…

18. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “NJ pension fund investments almost flat amid pandemic economic slump,” by John Reitmeyer (_NJ Spotlight_, blog, October 1, 2020).
www.njspotlight.com…

19. TENNESSEE NEWS: “Reports of elderly exploitation in Tennessee up more than 50% from 2015 to 2019, state report says,” by Robert Holder (_WREG.org_ [Memphis, Tennessee], September 30, 2020).
wreg.com…

20. TEXAS NEWS: “Heartache amid outbreak for families of Texas nursing home residents,” by Julie Chang (_Austin American-Statesman_, September 27, 2020).
www.statesman.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

21. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care COVID-19 deaths could have been curtailed, Brendan Murphy says,” by Dana McCauley (_Age_ [Melbourne], September 29, 2020).
www.theage.com…

22. BELIGUM NEWS: “Belgium’s new government wants to raise minimum pensions to Euro 1,500 (USD 1,755),” (_Brussels Times_, September 30, 2020).
www.brusselstimes.com…

23. CANADA NEWS: “Critics question why Ontario’s long-term care funding didn’t come sooner,” by Laura Stone and Karen Howlett (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], September 29, 2020).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

24. CANADA NEWS: “Canada failed to protect elderly in 1st wave of COVID-19 — will the same mistakes be made again?” by Adam Smith (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 26, 2020). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.cbc.ca/news/health/covid-long-term-care-canada-1.5739798…

25. FRENCH NEWS: “French ‘Alzheimer’s village’: where nursing home meets the outside world,” by Emilie Delwarde (_Reuters_, October 1, 2020).
www.reuters.com…

26. FRENCH NEWS: “Pensioners’ paradise lost: COVID sows fear among Cote D’Azur retirees,” by Caroline Pailliez and Eric Gaillard (_Reuters_, September 29, 2020).
www.reuters.com…

27. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “S. Korea faced with rapidly population aging,” (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], September 28, 2020).
www.koreaherald.com…

28. UK NEWS: “Delirium ‘key symptom’ in frail older people,” by Philippa Roxby (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, September 30, 2020).
www.bbc.com…

29. WORLD NEWS: “Low Interest Rates Are Worsening Retirement Prospects Worldwide,” by Suzanne Woolley (_Bloomberg_, September 28, 2020).
www.bloomberg.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

30. “‘Testing Hell’: Gift of Devices to Nursing Homes Brings New Problems,” by Andrews Jacobs (_New York Times_, September 29, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

31. “Caregivers of elderly loved ones face heavy emotional, physical, financial toll,” by Katherine Ellison (_Washington Post_, September 27, 2020). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

32. “Why do structural differences in {alpha}-synuclein aggregates cause different pathologies?,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 29, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

33. “Social isolation increases anxiety and asymmetry in brain atrophy in Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 1, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

34. “Research confirms link between sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 28, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Understanding the effect of aging on the genome,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 29, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

36. “Study helps explain cognition decline after the menopause transition,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 28, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “How important is sex to women as they age?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 28, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Early Results Show Moderna’s COVID Vaccine Safe, Effective in Older People,” by E.J. Mundell (_HealthDay_, September 29, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

39. “Hospital-based specialist palliative care may slightly improve patient experience and increase their chances of dying in their preferred place (measured by home death),” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 30, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

40. “Study details strategies to address barriers keeping older adults out of clinical trials,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 1, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

41. “Measuring muscle strength provides insights regarding weakness in older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 30, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

42. “Shall You Dance? Study Finds Dancing Helps Seniors Avoid Falls,” by Cara Robert Murez (_HealthDay_, October 1, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

 

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