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October 16, 2020

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4351–October 12-October 16, 2020

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4351–October 12-October 16, 2020.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security cost-of-living adjustment will be 1.3% in 2021,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, October 13, 2020).
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2. “House lawmakers to propose emergency 3% Social Security cost-of-living adjustment,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, October 15, 2020).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “President Franklin Delano Roosevelt created Social Security in 1935. Today, his grandson is fighting to save it,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, October 12, 2020).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “Social Security and other safety nets are the best way to save — now more than ever,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, October 14, 2020). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

5. “President Trump’s Medicare drug discount cards face uncertain path,” by Amy Goldstein (_Washington Post_, October 15, 2020). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Private Pensions Are For Retirees, Says The Department Of Labor,” by Ike Brannon (_Forbes_, October 13, 2020).
www.forbes.com…

7. “Rethinking Retirement,” by Kerry Hannon (_New York Times_, October 15, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. “Having Dementia Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Vote,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, October 14, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

9. “Coronavirus isolated nursing home residents. Now it might keep them from voting.” by Nina A. Kohn (_Washington Post_, October 14, 2020). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

10. “Feds unveil plan to get coronavirus shots to nursing homes,” by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (Associated Press via _American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, October 16, 2020).
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11. “Some states raising doubts about federal tests sent to nursing homes, citing shaky reliability,” by Laura Romero (_American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, October 14, 2020).
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12. “‘I’m very lonely and depressed’ — many nursing home residents say they feel like they are in prison,” by Liz Seegart (_MarketWatch_, October 12, 2020).
www.marketwatch.com…

13. “As They Aged, They Started Businesses for People Like Them,” by Susan B. Garland (_New York Times_, October 16, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

14. FLORIDA NEWS: “Hundreds of Florida nursing home residents likely died indirectly from Hurricane Irma, study finds,” by Bailey LaFever (_Tampa Bay Times_, October 12, 2020).
www.tampabay.com…

15. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “State Blamed For Lack Of Guidance, Slow COVID Response To Nursing Homes,” by Chris Burrell (_WGBH.org_, October 14, 2020).
www.wgbh.org…

16. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Massachusetts unveils new room limits at nursing homes,” by Chris Lisinski (_Lowell Sun_, October 15, 2020).

Massachusetts unveils new room limits at nursing homes

17. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Minnesota lifts restrictions on indoor visits to senior homes, but urges caution amid surge in COVID cases,” by Chris Serres (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, October 12, 2020).
www.startribune.com…

18. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. allows family visits in nursing homes, but some say they’re still banned from seeing loved ones,” by Susan K. Livio (_NJ.com_, October 15, 2020).
www.nj.com…

19. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pennsylvania nursing homes, universities getting rapid COVID-19 tests,” by Kris B. Mamula (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, October 14, 2020).
www.post-gazette.com…

20. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Wisconsin Nursing Home Outbreaks May Be Contributing To Limited Hospital Capacity,” by Megan Hart (_Wisconsin Public Radio_, October 12, 2020).
www.wpr.org…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

21. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Thousands of retirees face being pushed onto pension by pandemic,” by Jennifer Duke (_Sydney Morning Herald_, October 14, 2020).
www.smh.com…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “State pension age will not rise in January, Minister confirms,” by Dominic Coyle (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], October 13, 2020).
www.irishtimes.com…

23. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “New Zealanders living longer but spending more years in poor health,” by Amy Wiggins (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], October 15, 2020).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/new-zealanders-living-longer-but-spending-more-years-in-poor-health/PPDKWJCXGI3LNPXWWLSIHELWB4/…

24. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Government to test all workers at nursing homes, mental hospitals in Greater Seoul,” by Park Han-na (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], October 14, 2020).
www.koreaherald.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Do-not-resuscitate order: care home use reviewed,” by Sanchia Berg (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, October 12, 2020).
www.bbc.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Covid 19: Care home visitor scheme to be piloted in England,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, October 13, 2020).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “What millions of Americans have in common with Seth Rogen and his wife: Caregiving,” by Alessandro Malito (_MarketWatch_, October 13, 2020).
www.marketwatch.com…

28. “Medicare Faces Calls to Stop Physician Pay Cuts in E/M Overhaul,” by Kerry Dooley Young (_Medscape Medical News_, October 14, 2020). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

29. “Many Older Americans With Heart Failure Take 10 or More Meds,” by Cara Roberts Meruz (_HealthDay_, October 13, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “Improved mobility in frail and elderly adults linked to common gene variant,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 12, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

31. “USC study reveals one-two punch of symptoms that exacerbate Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 12, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Poor Brain Blood Flow Might Spur ‘Tangles’ of Alzheimer’s,” by Alan Mozes (_HealthDay_, October 15, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

33. “Penn Medicine researchers use artificial intelligence to ‘redefine’ Alzheimer’s Disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 14, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Enzyme SSH1 impairs disposal of accumulating cellular garbage, leading to brain cell death,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 12, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

35. “Is Apathy an Early Sign of Dementia?” by Serena Gordon (_HealthDay_, October 15, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “Age does not contribute to COVID-19 susceptibility,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 12, 2020).
eurekalert.org…

37. “New study highlights links between inflammation and Parkinson’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 14, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Experience of caring for a loved one linked to valuable end-of-life discussions,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 14, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

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