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March 25, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4416–March 21-March 25, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4416–March 21-March 25, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Inflation may lead to 7.6% increase in Social Security benefits next year, analyst says,” by Erika Giovanetti (_Fox Business_, March 25, 2022).
www.foxbusiness.com…

2. “What Retirement Means for Your Taxes,” by Mark Miller (_New York Times_, March 25, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “State-sponsored retirement savings programs could be a lifeline for US workers,” by John Scott (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], March 23, 2022).
thehill.com…

4. “The Trust Act is not the way to fix Social Security,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, March 22, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

5. “To Families’ Dismay, Biden Nursing Home Reform Doesn’t View Them as Essential Caregivers,” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, March 22, 2022).
khn.org…

US STATE NEWS:

6. IDAHO NEWS: “Boise’s assisted living centers remain full, leaving many patients stuck in hospitals,” by Joni Auden Land (_Idaho Statesman_ [Boise, Idaho], March 23, 2022).
www.idahostatesman.com…

7. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Minnesota House votes unanimously to divest from Russia,” (_Associated Press_, March 24, 2022).
apnews.com…

8. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Lawsuits show vulnerability of residents at N.J. nursing home when COVID struck,” by Ted Sherman (_NJ.com_, March 21, 2022).
www.nj.com…

9. NEW YORK NEWS: “Nursing homes: Will Hochul enforce NY law on staffing minimums after COVID? What to know,” by David Robinson (_Journal News_ [Westchester, New York], March 22, 2022).
www.lohud.com…

10. NEW YORK NEWS: “Advocates: New York’s nursing home ombudsman program is failing,” by Bethany Bump (_Times Union_ [Albany, New York], March 24, 2022).
www.timesunion.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “‘Anything we could do to help’: How nursing home caregivers were supported in the pandemic’s darkest days,” by Sean D. Hamill (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, March 20, 2022).
www.post-gazette.com…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Alzheimer’s caregivers in Pennsylvania face huge burden,” by Emily Mullin (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, March 21, 2022).
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “More affordable childcare would boost women’s retirement savings, report says,” by Ben Butler (_Guardian_ [London], March 21, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Cost of living pressures leave some aged care workers with no money to spare,” by Stephanie Borys (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, March 23, 2022).
www.abc.net…

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Let older Australians work, Liberal MPs tell Frydenberg,” by Shane Wright (_Age_ [Melbourne], March 23, 2022).
www.theage.com…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Report into abuse of aged care residents delayed as bureaucrats discussed ‘strategic narrative’,” by Tory Shepherd (_Guardian_ [London], March 24, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Quebec offers 2nd booster shot to seniors to prepare for spread of Omicron subvariant,” (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, March 24, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/sixth-wave-quebec-boileau-1.6395067?cmp=rss…

18. CHILE NEWS: “Chile plans to reform controversial pension program next year,” (_Reuters_, March 22, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

19. CHINA NEWS: “High Death Rate in Hong Kong Shows Importance of Vaccinating the Elderly,” by Benjamin Mueller (_New York Times_, March 21, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

20. FRENCH NEWS: “‘Risky but it’s a necessity’: Macron wants to push back France’s retirement age to 65,” by Matt Clinch (_CNBC_, March 24, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

21. GERMAN NEWS: “German retirees to get hefty pension increase in July,” (_Associated Press_, March 22, 2022).
apnews.com…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “Quarter of nursing homes inspected in breach of multiple regulations – watchdog,” by Simon Carswell (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], March 25, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

23. TURKEY NEWS: “Aging population continues to rise in Turkey,” (_Hurriyet Daily_, March 21, 2022).
www.hurriyetdailynews.com…

24. SPAIN NEWS: “‘I’m Old, Not an Idiot.’ One Man’s Protest Gets Attention of Spanish Banks,” by Raphael Minder (_New York Times_, March 25, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Fifth of older households ineligible for council tax rebate ‘living in poverty’,” by Josie Clarke (_Independent_ [London], March 23, 2022).
www.independent.co.uk/business/fifth-of-older-households-ineligible-for-council-tax-rebate-living-in-poverty-b2041827.html…

26. UK NEWS: “Raise benefits and pensions to help lower earners, thinktank tells Rishi Sunak,” by Peter Walker (_Guardian_ [London], March 21, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Covid-19 pandemic may have indirectly accelerated other causes of death,” by Ian Jones (_Independent_ [London], March 22, 2022).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/office-for-national-statistics-covid-diabetes-symptoms-england-b2041280.html…

28. “Sinovac Booster Gives Elderly Stronger Protection Against Omicron, Study Finds,” by Benjamin Mueller (_New York Times_, March 23, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

29. “To detect Alzheimer’s earlier, research to map the brain,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 21, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Blood Sugar, Cholesterol Issues in 30s Could Raise Alzheimer’s Risk,” by Denise Mann (_HealthDay_, March 22, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “Heart attack survivors may be at greater risk of mental decline,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 23, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Blood biomarker predicts dementia risk in Mexican Americans,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 24, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Excess Weight in Midlife Means a Sicker Old Age: Study,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, March 21, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Cases of cognitive decline in older people more than doubles in ten years,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 24, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Correct mitochondrial function prevents muscle loss during ageing,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 22, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Do older adults using statins have lower risk of developing Parkinsonism later?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 23, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

March 18, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4415–March 14-March 18, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4415–March 14-March 18, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare takes center stage in new push to hold down prescription drug prices,” by Robert Weisman (_Boston Globe_, March 15, 2022).
www.bostonglobe.com…

2. “Medicare Watchdog Warns of USD 12 Billion in Excess Payments,” by John Tozzi (_Bloomberg_, March 15, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

3. “Physician Groups Argue for Increase in 2023 Medicare Payment,” by Kerry Dooley Young (_Medscape Medical News_, March 16, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

4. “Part-Time Retirement Programs Are on the Rise,” by Anne Tergesen and Lauren Weber (_Wall St. Journal_, March 15, 2022).
www.ws…

5. “Older workers have gone back to work at an amazing pace,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, March 14, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

6. “Despite Seniors’ Strong Desire to Age in Place, the Village Model Remains a Boutique Option,” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, March 14, 2022).
khn.org…

7. “Generation X Is Helping Older People Age at Home,” by Tammy LaGorce (_New York Times_, March 13, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. “Senior citizens serving federal sentences have fallen through the cracks,” by Carrie Johnson (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, March 18, 2022). Note: Note: An audio (running time 2 minutes 38 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

9. COLORADO NEWS: “Colorado nursing homes face pandemic-worsened staffing crisis: “It’s a struggle on a daily basis”,” by Meg Wingerter (_Denver Post_, March 13, 2022).
www.denverpost.com…

10. COLORADO NEWS: “Colorado pension fund plans to drop Ben and Jerry’s investment over stance on Israeli occupation,” by Alex Burness (_Denver Post_, March 18, 2022).
www.denverpost.com…

11. MISSOURI NEWS: “Missouri must add thousands of senior care workers, new report says,” by Annika Merrliees (St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, March 15, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 6 minutes 39 seconds) transcript available at the site.
www.stltoday.com…

12. NEW YORK NEWS: “NY mishandled COVID in nursing homes amid ‘ill-prepared’ Health Department failings: Report,” by David Robinson (_Journal News_ [Westchester, New York], March 16, 2022).
www.lohud.com…

13. OHIO NEWS: “Ohio nursing homes comply with vaccine mandate deadline despite low vax rates,” by Titus Wu (_Canton Repository_, March 14, 2022).
www.cantonrep.com…

14. OHIO NEWS: “Retired teachers in Ohio to get small cost of living bump after years of no increases,” by Laura A. Bischoff (_Columbus Dispatch_, March 17, 2022).
www.dispatch.com…

15. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Elorza pitches pension crisis fix to lawmakers amid flurry of questions,” by Amy Russo (_Providence Journal_, March 16, 2022).
www.providencejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. CHINA NEWS: “Isolated and vulnerable amid the covid crisis, some of Hong Kong’s elderly are taking their own lives,” by Theodora Yu (_Washington Post_, March 17, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

17. GREECE NEWS: “Outstanding pensions issue eases,” by Roula Salourou (_Kathimerini_ [Athens], March 16, 2022).
www.ekathimerini.com…

18. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: New data shows elderly make up more than half and Māori a quarter of all pandemic deaths,” by Caitlan Johnston (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], March 17, 2022).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/covid-19-omicron-outbreak-new-data-shows-elderly-make-up-more-than-half-and-maori-a-quarter-of-all-pandemic-deaths/ZUD4QRPGTV67LOJBKFPVL3N25A/…

19. PERU NEWS: “‘Wisdom and respect’: what Peru’s forgotten generation can teach us about life and ageing,” by Isabel Choat (_Guardian_ [London], March 14, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

20. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “More Koreans end marriage at older age: data,” by Jung Min-Kyung (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], March 17, 2022).
www.koreaherald.com…

21. UK NEWS: “UK pension schemes have little direct exposure to Russia, regulator says,” (_Reuters_, March 14, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Number of pensioners in relative poverty in UK up 200,000 in a year,” by Amelia Hill (_Guardian_ [London], March 17, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Covid resurgent across UK with infections in over-70s at record high,” by Hannah Devlin and Richard Adams (_Guardian_ [London], March 18, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Companies fined for marketing calls targeting elderly,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, March 15, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “Pfizer and BioNTech Seek Authorization of a Second Booster Shot for Older Americans,” by Sharon LaFraniere (_New York Times_, March 15, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

26. “Meet the Underdog of Senior Care,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, March 12, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

27. “Medicare Advantage plans send ‘Papa pals’ to seniors’ homes for companionship,” by Phil Galewtiz (_Washington Post_, March 12, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

28. “Why its important for more Americans to know about mild cognitive impairment,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, March 16, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 38 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

29. “New research may open door to treating Alzheimer’s and other dementias,” by William Reville (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], March 17, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

30. “Lithuanian researchers’ algorithm that could detect Alzheimer’s disease gets closer to practical application,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 14, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Physiological effects of peripheral amyloid-{beta} elucidated – Type 2 diabetes seen as major risk to development of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 14, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Alzheimer’s pathology, not cognitive decline, drives neuropsychiatric symptoms,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 16, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Plasma biomarker screening could improve accuracy, health equity in Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 17, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “UTSW study finds cognitive decline key factor in predicting life expectancy in Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 15, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “New strategy reduces brain damage in Alzheimer’s and related disorders, in mice,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 18, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Biogen says Aduhelm reduces Alzheimer’s indicators in long-term trial,” (_Reuters_, March 16, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

37. “Low blood folate may be linked to heightened dementia and death risks in older people,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 15, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Study suggests lithium may decrease risk of developing dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 17, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Life Span After Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: What Factors Matter Most,” (_HealthDay_, March 18, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

40. “Is It ‘Pre-Alzheimer’s’ or Normal Aging? Poll Finds Many Americans Unclear,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, March 15, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

41. “Lots of Napping Could Raise a Senior’s Odds for Alzheimer’s,” by Denise Mann (_HealthDay_, March 17, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

March 11, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4414–March 7-March 11, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4414–March 7-March 11, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1.”The Labor Department wants to investigate crypto in retirement plans.” by Tara Siegel Bernard (_New York Times_, March 10, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Policymakers Have Multiple Pathways to Stress Test Municipal Pension Plans,” by Stephanie Connolly (_Pew Charitable Trusts_, March 7, 2022).
www.pewtrusts.org…

3. “A Guide To The State Pension Funds Divesting From Russia,” by Liz Farmer (_Forbes_, March 11, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

4. “Putin, Russian Pals “Mystery” Partners In Public Pension Deals?” by Edward Siedle (_Forbes_, March 10, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

5. “As President Biden proposed, Medicare needs the ability to negotiate drug prices,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, March 7, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

6. “More employers are moving retirees to Medicare Advantage as they seek to reduce costs,” by Susan Jaffe (Kaiser Health News via _Dallas Morning News_, March 7, 2022).
www.dallasnews.com…

7. “When does a nursing home COVID-19 death count? It’s complicated.” by Nick Penzenstadler (_USA Today_ [McClean, Virginia], March 10, 2022).
www.us…

8. “You Quit Your Job, but You Still Need a Retirement Plan,” by Lisa Rabasca Roepe (_New York Times_, March 5, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Bill requiring nursing homes to spend more on direct care won’t advance,” by Jenna Carlesso (_Connecticut Mirror_, March 11, 2022).
ctmirror.org…

10. FLORIDA NEWS: “Industry-backed nursing home bill heads to DeSantis. Will seniors suffer?” by Kirby Wilson and Hannah Critchfield (_Tampa Bay Times_, March 7, 2022).
www.tampabay.com…

11. GEORGIA NEWS: “Advocates oppose bill to change senior care reforms,” by Carrie Teegardin (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, March 9, 2022).
www.ajc.com…

12. ILLINOIS/MISSOURI NEWS: “Missouri and Illinois nursing homes rank last in hours of care residents receive,” by Chad David (_St. Louis Public Radio_, March 9, 2022).
news.stlpublicradio.org…

13. KANSAS NEWS: “Kansas close to using up to USD 1B to shore up pension system,” by John Hanna (_Associated Press_, March 10, 2022).
apnews.com…

14. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Michigan moves to divest state pension plans from Russian companies,” by Lauren Gibbons (_MLive.com_, March 10, 2022).
www.mlive.com…

15. MINNESOTA NEWS: “The quality, cost and future of long-term care in Minnesota,” by Angela Davis and Maja Beckstrom (_MPR.org_, March 9, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 47 minutes 14 seconds) of the story available at the site.
www.mprnews.org…

16. MISSOURI NEWS: “Proposed USD 500 million in state budget could boost retirement fund,” by Skylar Laird (_Missourian_ [Columbia, Missouri], March 6, 2022).
www.columbiamissourian.com…

17. NEW YORK NEWS: “At Niagara Falls nursing home, troops are ‘doing things we never thought the National Guard would do’,” by Jon Harris (_Buffalo News_, March 8, 2022).
buffalonews.com…

18 OHIO NEWS: “A Year Of Pernicious Stonewalling At Ohio Teachers State Pension,” by Edward Siedle (_Forbes_, March 7, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

19. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Should big Pa. pension funds divest from Russia at a loss? It’s the moral thing to do but a state senator warned it may make oligarchs richer,” by Joseph N. DiStefano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, March 7, 2022).
www.inquirer.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

20. CANADA NEWS: “Culturally focused dementia care needed for Canada’s senior immigrants, researchers say,” by Carmen Groleau (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, March 10, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/dementia-care-older-immigrant-population-1.6376972?cmp=rss…

21. CANADA NEWS: “End of isolation requirements for COVID-positive Manitobans threatens at-risk seniors, advocates say,” by Bryce Hoye (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, March 8, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-covid-19-isolation-requirement-personal-care-home-1.6376095?cmp=rss…

22. CHINA NEWS: “Hong Kong to focus COVID resources on elderly, no date set for mass tests,” (_Reuters_, March 9, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

23. FRENCH NEWS: “France to Bolster Nursing-Home Oversight After Orpea Scandal,” by Albertina Torsoli (_Bloomberg_, March 8, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

24. FRENCH NEWS: “France’s Macron proposes raising retirement age to 65 as part of presidential campaign,” by Lauren Chadwick (_Euronews_, March 10, 2022).
www.euronews.com…

25. IRELAND NEWS: “State pension is affordable without increasing the pension age,” by Joe Cunningham (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], March 7, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 6 minutes 21 seconds) transcript available at the site.
www.irishtimes.com…

26. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Nursing shortages threaten arts programmes in care homes,” by Andre Chumko (_Stuff.co_, March 10, 2022).
www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/arts/127935067/nursing-shortages-threaten-arts-programmes-in-care-homes…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Covid May Cause Changes in the Brain, New Study Finds,” by Pam Belluck (_New York Times_, March 7, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

28. “Patients Divided Over Alzheimer’s Drug: Is It a ‘Risk I’m Willing to Take’ or Just a ‘Magic Pill’?” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, March 7, 2022).
khn.org…

29. “More Evidence That Education May Protect Against Dementia,” by Denise Mann (_HealthDay_, March 8, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “Dementia patients struggle to cope with change because of damage to general intelligence brain networks,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 8, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Baycrest-led audiology study finds that screening memory clinic patients for hearing loss helps in physicians’ management of important risk factor for dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 9, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Study: Some of the world’s lowest rates of dementia found in Amazonian indigenous groups,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 9, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Could leaky blood vessels in the brain be a culprit in Alzheimer’s disease?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 10, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Even a Little Drinking Ages the Brain: Study,” (_HealthDay_, March 7, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “Damage to inner ear system predicts fall risk among people with Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 10, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “More Evidence That Exercise Protects the Aging Brain,” (_HealthDay_, March 11, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

37. “Cellular rejuvenation therapy safely reverses signs of aging in mice,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Good End-of-Life Care Out of Reach for Many Black Nursing Home Residents,” by Cara Murez (_HealthDay_, March 8, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

39. “Protect against aging and age-related disease with the MondoA protein,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Heaters, Pools, Bed Rails: Household Dangers Can Kill Seniors,” (_HealthDay_, March 9, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

March 4, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4413–February 28-March 4, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4413–February 28-March 4, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “If Medicare Part D Redesign Ever Happens, It Could Lead To Lower Prescription Drug Prices,” by Joshua Cohen (_Forbes_, March 2, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

2. “Biden renews call to let Medicare negotiate drug prices, an effort that has stalled in Congress,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, March 2, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “How the Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm posed a real challenge to Medicare officials,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, March 1, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

4. “Late-enrollment fees hit some Medicare beneficiaries. A congressional bill would warn people of those charges before they happen,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, March 2, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “Biden to Propose Overhaul of U.S. Nursing Homes,” (_HealthDay_, March 1, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

6. “Biden’s Promise of Better Nursing Home Care Will Require Many More Workers,” by Jordan Rau (_Kaiser Health News_, March 2, 2022).
khn.org…

7, “Biden administration said it will set a staff ratio requirement for nursing homes,” by Ariel Hart (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, March 3, 2022).
www.ajc.com…

8. “Bipartisan proposal in Congress would restore pensions for Delphi’s salaried retirees,” by Todd Spangler (_Detroit Free Press_, March 2, 2022).
www.freep.com…

9. “Vodka, pensions, sister cities: Governors move to punish Russia,” by Reid Wilson (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], February 28, 2022).
thehill.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California’s largest pension funds have ties to Russia. That soon may change,” by Aurence Darmiento (_Los Angeles Times_, February 28, 2022). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

11. COLORADO NEWS: “Colorado is partnering with Medicare to pay doctors based on whether they can keep patients healthy. But will it work?” by Meg Wingerter (_Denver Post_, February 27, 2022).
www.denverpost.com…

12. IOWA NEWS: “Short-staffed nursing homes change recruitment, retention practices,” by Melody Parker (_Courier_ [Waterloo, Iowa], February 27, 2022).
wcfcourier.com…

13. IOWA NEWS: “Iowa nursing homes dispute federal data on staff deaths from COVID-19,” by Clark Kaufmann (_Iowa Capital Dispatch_, March 1, 2022).

Iowa nursing homes dispute federal data on staff deaths from COVID-19

14. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Kentucky’s teacher pension system says it sold its shares of major Russian bank,” by Olivia Krauth and Joe Sonka (_Courier Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], March 4, 2022).
www.courier-journal.com…

15. OHIO NEWS: “Low vaccination rates at nursing homes put Ohio on collision course with federal mandate,” by Doug Livingston (_Times Recorder_ [Zanesville, Ohio], March 2, 2022).
www.za…

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “PSERS pension fund votes to dump investments it owns in ‘barbaric’ Russia,” by Joseph N. DiStefano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, March 4, 2022).
www.inquirer.com…

17. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Plan to create retirement-like savings accounts for Wisconsin kids nets bipartisan support,” by Austin Montgomery (_Beloit Daily News_, February 28, 2022).
www.beloitdailynews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “‘Disgusting’ food served to aged care residents despite AD 460 million (USD 332 million) handout,” by Dana Daniel (_Age_ [Melbourne], March 1, 2022).
www.theage.com…

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “COVID, staff shortages, sector in crisis force more aged care homes to close,” by Keira Proust (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, March 4, 2022).
www.abc.net…

20. ISAREL NEWS: “Easing coalition crisis, controversial pensions law passes first Knesset vote,” by Carrie Keller-Lynn (_Times of Israel_ [Jerusalem], February 28, 2022).
www.timesofisrael.com…

21. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Omicron in dozens of rest homes, sector coalition warns staff shortages ‘potentially catastrophic’,” by Nicholas Jones (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], March 2, 2022).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/omicron-in-dozens-of-rest-homes-sector-coalition-warns-staff-shortages-potentially-catastrophic/RSWBACZ34KEPJO3QMQXQEQINDM/…

22. THAILAND NEWS: “Elderly athlete breaks Thai 100m record – for centenarians,” by Juarawee Kittisilpa (_Reuters_, March 1, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Compulsory Covid jabs for care home staff scrapped,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, March 2, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “For Older Americans, Some Positive Health News,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, February 28, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

25. “Pandemic Caused Rise in Deaths of Alzheimer’s Patients,” by Alan Mozes (_HealthDay_, March 1, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Women are more susceptible to Alzheimer’s Disease: new evidence,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 2, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Geisel study finds higher death rates in older adults with cognitive impairment during the Pandemic,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], February 28, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “The role of lipids in the development of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 1, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Higher education and language skills may help ward off dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 3, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Staying Fit May Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, February 28, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “Early Menopause Tied to Early Dementia Risk,” by Megan Brooks (_Medscape Medical News_, March 3, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

32. “A Healthy Mouth Can Mean a Healthy Heart for Older Women,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, March 2, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

33. “Handheld devices for A-fib screening may be most effective in the oldest adults during primary care visits,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], March 3, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Engaging in comprehensive advance care planning improves participation among older patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], February 28, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Cutting back on final drink of day ‘could improve brain health’,” by Hannah Devlin (_Guardian_ [London], March 4, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

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