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October 23, 2020

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4352–October 19-October 23, 2020

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4352–October 19-October 23, 2020.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security benefits will increase by 1.3% in 2021 — is this keeping up with how seniors actually spend?” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, October 21, 2020). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

2. “Trump Promised Seniors Drug Discount Cards. They May Be Illegal.” by Margot Sanger-Katz and Noah Weiland (_New York Times_, October 22, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “For family caregivers, COVID-19 is a mental health crisis in the making,” by Shefali Luthra (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], October 17, 2020).
www.us…

4. “Lucky enough to have a pension? The Fed’s low interest rates mean it may no longer guarantee a secure retirement.” by Allen Sloane (_Washington Post_, October 21, 2020). Note 1: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is a commentary.
www.washingtonpost.com…

5. “For-Profit Nursing Homes’ Pleas For Government Money Brings Scrutiny,” by Ina Jaffe (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, October 22, 2020). Note: An audio (running time 7 minutes 2 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Marching Orders for the Next Investment Chief of CalPERS [California Public Employees’ Retirement System]: More Private Equity,” by Mary Williams Walsh (_New York Times_, October 19, 2020). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

7. COLORADO NEWS: “Colorado COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes increase, raising concerns,” by Meg Wingerter (_Greeley Tribune_, October 22, 2020).
www.greeleytribune.com…

8. MAINE NEWS: “Maine Voices: Hospitals and nursing homes need aid from the state,” by Steven Michaud and Richard Erb (_Portland Press Herald_, October 19, 2020).
www.pressherald.com…

9. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Nursing home of last resort on the verge of being closed,” by Brian MacQuarrie and Laura Crimaldi (_Boston Globe_, October 19, 2020).
www.bostonglobe.com…

10. OREGON NEWS: “Oregon State Retirement Program Growing During Pandemic—Despite Some Worker Withdrawals,” by John Scott and Andrew Blevins (_Pew Charitable Trusts_, October 20, 2020).
www.pewtrusts.org…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pennsylvania nursing homes brace for more covid outbreaks amid supply shortages,” by Natasha Lindstrom and Teghan Simonton (_Pittsburgh Tribune_, October 18, 2020).
triblive.com…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “More than 100,000 Pennsylvanians live in long-term care facilities. Advocates worry voting will be a ‘logistical nightmare.’,” by Anna Orso (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, October 19, 2020).
www.inquirer.com…

13. WISCONSIN NEWS: “After a college town’s coronavirus outbreak, deaths at nursing homes mount,” by Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis, and Chris Mooney (_Washington Post_, October 22, 2020). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “‘What is the point?’: vast majority of older Australians don’t lodge aged care complaints,” by Julie Power (_Sydney Morning Herald_, October 21, 2020).
www.smh.com…

15. BELIGUM NEWS: “Belgium limits care home visits as COVID-19 cases increase,” by Samuel Petrequin (Associated Press via _American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, October 21, 2020).
abcnews.go.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Delays in COVID-19 testing results putting long-term care homes at greater risk,” by Karen Howlett and Wency Leung (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], October 20, 2020).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Restrictions on care home visits traumatize families, caregivers,” by Ioanna Roumeliotis & Melissa Mancini (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, October 18, 2020).
www.cbc.ca/news/health/pandemic-covid-caregivers-trauma-anxiety-1.5765027…

18. CANADA NEWS: “People with dementia among hardest hit by COVID-19 health restrictions,” by Leah Hendry (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, October 21, 2020).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/people-with-dementia-among-hardest-hit-by-covid-19-health-restrictions-1.5769901?cmp=rss…

19. CANADA NEWS: “B.C. political parties grapple with issue of seniors care, mental health,” by Mike Hager (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], October 18, 2020).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

20. CHINA NEWS: “Palliative care needed across China for everyone who needs it — study,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 21, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. GERMAN NEWS: “Coronavirus: Homes for the elderly find ways to avoid lockdown,” by Mark Hallam (_Deutsche Welle_, October 20, 2020).
www.dw.com…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “How long can Government afford to keep State pension age at 66?” by Fiona Reddan (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], October 21, 2020).
www.irishtimes.com…

23. SWEDEN NEWS: “Sweden tells elderly to end isolation even as new virus cases rise,” (_Reuters_, October 22, 2020).
www.reuters.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Dementia prevention strategies could save Pn 1.9 (USD 2.09) billion annually,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 20, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. WORLD NEWS: “These Are the Worlds Best (and Worst) Pension Systems in 2020,” by Matthew Burgess (_Bloomberg_, October 19, 2020).
www.bloomberg.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “A Big Alzheimer’s Drug Study Is Proceeding Cautiously, Despite The Pandemic,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, October 20, 2020). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 34 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

27. “Could cold water hold a clue to a dementia cure?” by Justin Rowlatt (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, October 19, 2020).
www.bbc.com…

28. “1 in 3 Americans With Arthritis Say Pain, Symptoms Persist,” (_HealthDay_, October 20, 2020).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Simple Language Test May Predict Alzheimer’s Years Before Symptoms,” by Pauline Anderson (_Medscape Medical News_, October 22, 2020). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

30. “USC leads massive new artificial intelligence study of Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 22, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Nursing home residents with cognitive impairment more likely to be admitted to hospital,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 19, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Regular social engagement linked to healthier brain microstructure in older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 19, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Researchers develop method for earlier detection of Alzheimer’s Disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 20, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Gut hormone blocks brain cell formation and is linked to Parkinson’s dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 21, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Bacterial metabolism of dietary soy may lower risk factor for dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], October 22, 2020).
www.eurekalert.org…

 

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