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October 9, 2020

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4350–October 5-October 9, 2020

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4350–October 5-October 9, 2020.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “The COLA increase for next year doesn’t look good,” by Paul Brandus (_MarketWatch_, October 7, 2020). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

2. “The Baby Boomer Bond Dilemma,” by Carla Fried (_New York Times_, October 8, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “The Medicare enrollment process is failing seniors and needs to be modernized,” by Allyson Y. Schwartz (_MarketWatch_, October 8, 2020). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

4. “Half of Americans over 55 may retire poor,” by Howard Gold (_MarketWatch_, October 5, 2020). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

5. “What Does Retirement Look Like in a Pandemic?” by Susan B. Garland (_New York Times_, October 7, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

6. “‘Pathological’ behavior by pension fund trustees leads to billions blown on real estate,” by Brett Arends (_MarketWatch_, September 6, 2020). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

7. “Carter Williams, Who Unshackled Nursing Home Residents, Dies at 97,” by Alex Traub (_New York Times_, October 5, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. ALABAMA NEWS: “Teacher retirements rise in Alabama since school started,” by Trisha Powell Crain (_AL.com_, October 6, 2020).
www.al.com…

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Coronavirus outbreaks ravage nursing homes again, even after Newsom safety measures,” by Maura Dolan and Anita Chabria (_Los Angeles Times_, October 8, 2020). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

10. INDIANA NEWS: “More than 2,000 Hoosiers in nursing homes have now died of COVID-19,” by Tim Evans, Emily Hopkins, and Tony Cook (_Indianapolis Star_, October 7, 2020).
www.indystar.com…

11. INDIANA NEWS: “‘It Is Abuse:’ Indiana Caregivers Say Nursing Home Visitation Policies Don’t Put Residents First,” by Brock E. W. Turner (_Indiana Public Media_, October 5, 2020).
indianapublicmedia.org…

12. IOWA NEWS: “Iowa agency keeps secret the number of COVID-19 staff deaths in nursing homes,” by Clark Kaufmann (_Des Moines Register_, October 5, 2020).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

13.MISSISSIPPI NEWS: “Nearly 3 times more COVID deaths in Mississippi’s for-profit nursing homes, analysis shows,” by Jerry Mitchell, Jayme Fraser And Kristine De Leon (_Meridian Star_, October 9, 2020).
www.meridianstar.com…

14. MISSOURI NEWS: “Pandemic Worsens Staff Shortages At St. Louis Nursing Homes, Putting Residents and Workers At Risk,” by Shahla Farzan (_St. Louis Public Radio_, October 9, 2020). Note: An audio (running time 5 minutes 8 seconds) transcript is available at the site.
news.stlpublicradio.org…

15. NEVADA NEWS: “Nevada Halts Use of Rapid Coronavirus Tests in Nursing Homes, Citing Inaccuracies,” by Katherine J. Wu (_New York Times_, October 7, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

16. TEXAS NEWS: “State district judge rules part of Houston’s pension reform is unconstitutional,” by Jasper Scherer , Mike Morris and Dylan McGuinness (_Houston Chronicle_, October 7, 2020).
www.houstonchronicle.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. CANADA NEWS: “Dozens died in long-term care as they waited for Ontario’s COVID-19 action plan, inquiry told,” by Rob Ferguson (_Toronto Star_, October 6, 2020).
www.thestar.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “‘I don’t want to go through this ever in my life again,’ LTC resident tells inquiry,” Liam Casey (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], October 4, 2020).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

19. GREECE NEWS: “Payment of Euro 500 mln (USD 588.7 million) in pension debts,” by Eirini Chrysolora (_Kathimerini_ [Athens], October 7, 2020).
www.ekathimerini.com…

20. PORTUGAL NEWS: “Nursing homes: an unsolved problem,” (_Portugal News_, October 9, 2020).
www.theportugalnews.com…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Corporate retirement pension funds’ poor returns draw flak,” by Jung Min-kyung (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], October 8, 2020).
www.koreaherald.com…

22. SWEDEN NEWS: “Pandemic Exposes Holes in Sweden’s Generous Social Welfare State,” by Peter S. Goodman and Erik Augustin Palm (_New York Times_, October 8, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

23. UK NEWS: “State pension age hits 66 and set to rise further,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, October 5, 2020).
www.bbc.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Care homes in England fear new Covid-19 cases as 90% of test results delayed,” by Robert Booth and Josh Halliday (_Guardian_ [London], October 9, 2020).
www.theguardian.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Covid: Care homes policies violated human rights, says Amnesty,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, October 4, 2020).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “When disasters strike, nursing homes residents face considerable risk,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 6, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

27. “Clashing medications put older adults at risk but many haven’t had a pharmacist check them,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 7, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

28. “Alzheimer’s risk gene disrupts endocytosis, but another disease-linked gene could help,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 6, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

29. “Presented a program capable of detecting neurodegeneration biomarkers through magnetic,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 8, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

30. “Tuned lighting helps nursing home residents get better sleep, study finds,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 6, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

31. “Women’s expected longevity linked to age at birth of last child,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 7, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

32. “High intensity training best for older people,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 8, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

33. “Study finds older adults using cannabis to treat common health conditions,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 7, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

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