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May 26, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4425–May 23-May 27, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4425–May 23-May 27, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “‘Full investigation’ pledged of vast fines imposed by Social Security,” by Lisa Rein (_Washington Post_, May 21, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Bitcoin in 401(k) plans is a terrible idea,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, May 23, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “Reopening Social Security offices is just the first step to serving those in need,” by Jonathan Stein and Katharine Vengraitis (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, May 25, 2022). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.inquirer.com…

4. “The ‘un-retirement’ trend could help increase the available pool of workers amid this hot job market, analyses find,” by Greg Iacurci (_CNBC_, May 26, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “‘Grandfluencers’ Are Sharing a New Vision of Old Age,” by Charley Locke (_New York Times_, May 24, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Michigan House passes bill to reform state’s nursing home inspection requirements,” by Ben Orner (_MLive.com_, May 23, 2022).
www.mlive.com…

7. MISSOURI NEWS: “Missouri bill granting patients right to visitors could affect hospital operations,” by Chad David (_St. Louis Public Radio_, May 26, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 56 seconds) transcript available at the site.
news.stlpublicradio.org…

8. NEW YORK NEWS: “Nursing homes file lawsuit seeking to overturn NY law establishing staffing minimums,” by David Robinson (_Journal News_ [Westchester, New York], May 25, 2022).
www.lohud.com…

9. OHIO NEWS: “Ohio Teachers Pension Touts Past Transparency Awards, Fails To Disclose Special Investigation By State Auditor,” by Edward Siedle (_Forbes_, May 23, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pa. long-term care advocates warn of another crisis on the way, due to years of underfunding,” by Gillian McGoldrick (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, May 25, 2022).
www.post-gazette.com…

11. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Mayor Elorza’s proposal to fix the Providence pension crisis faces its first big hurdle,” by Amy Russo (_Providence Journal_, May 26, 2022).
www.providencejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. CANADA NEWS: “Seniors, fearful of long-term care homes and COVID-19, seek new ways to live together,” by Zosia Bielski (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], May 24, 2022).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

13. HUNGARY NEWS: “Central Bank Suggests Major Changes to Hungary’s Pension System,” (_Hungary Today_, May 23, 2022).

Central Bank Suggests Major Changes to Hungary’s Pension System

14. IRELAND NEWS: “Diversity of care-setting design needed for our elderly,” by Suzanne Cahill (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], May 24, 2022). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.irishtimes.com…

15. NORTH KOREA NEWS: “Elderly and sick die of COVID-19 complications in North Korean capital,” by Chang Gyu Ahn and Soram Cheon (_Radio Free Asia_, May 20, 2022).
www.rfa.org…

16. RUSSIA NEWS: “Putin hikes Russian pensions, plays down Ukraine impact on economy,” (_Reuters_, May 25, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

17. UK NEWS: “Warning to over-55s: don’t raid your pension pot to cope with inflation,” by Shane Hickey (_Observer_ [London], May 23, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

18. UK NEWS: “Pensions watchdog warns about climate risk in rebuke of HSBC banker who downplayed danger,” by Carolyn Cohn and Lawrence White (_Reuters_, May 23, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

19. “Researchers use national study to enhance understanding of late-life disability and care,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 23, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Type 2 diabetes accelerates brain aging and cognitive decline,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 24, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “Stopping C9orf72-linked Dementia in Mutant Mice with Antibiotic Rifampicin,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 23, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Comorbidities can increase plasma biomarker levels associated with Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 26, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Social dissatisfaction predicts vulnerability to financial exploitation in older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 24, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Physical disabilities linked with ethnicity and social class among older adults in rural China,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 26, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

May 20, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4424–May 16-May 20, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4424–May 16-May 20, 2022.

Note: There will be no E-Clippings next week. The Clippings will return on June 3, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Congress seeks ways to reduce Social Security customer service delays,” by Lonie Konish (_CNBC_, May 18, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “Social Security anti-fraud program ensnared poor with massive fines,” by Lisa Rein (_Washington Post_, May 19, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Help With Medicare Costs: What You Need to Know,” by Mark Miller (_New York Times_, May 20, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

4. “Justices want solicitor general to weigh in on Medicare ‘upcoding’ ruling,” by Barbara Grzincic (_Reuters_, May 16, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

5. “You can’t put money in a health savings account once you’re on Medicare. A House bill to change that comes with tradeoffs,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, May 19, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

6. “A Worker Shortage Is Driving US Nursing Homes to the Brink of Collapse,” by Lauren Coleman-Lochner and Martin Z. Braun (_Bloomberg_, May 19, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

7. “‘I Had to Go Back’: Over 55, and Not Retired After All,” by Ben Casselman (_New York Times_, May 19, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. “New Republican bill would protect crypto investments in retirement accounts,” by Megan Henney (_Fox Business_, May 20, 2022).
www.foxbusiness.com…

9. “The SEC has taken the first step toward undermining 401(k) plan fiduciaries,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, May 18, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

US STATE NEWS:

10. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “After the Pandemic Hit Nursing Homes Hard, California Lawmakers Push to Tighten Licensing Rules,” by Samantha Young (_Kaiser Health News_, May 16, 2022).
khn.org…

11. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “‘Your lives intersect with ours’: COVID on the rise again in nursing homes,” by Jenna Carlesso (_CT Mirror_, May 20, 2022).
ctmirror.org…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Philly-area home-care workers often get cheated on overtime. Pa.’s Medicaid rules don’t help.” by Harold Brubaker (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, May 16, 2022).
www.inquirer.com…

13. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “87 percent of R.I. nursing homes are in danger of closing, report says,” by Edward Fitzpatrick (_Boston Globe_, May 18, 2022).
www.bostonglobe.com…

14. WASHINGTON NEWS: “‘Whole new crisis’ for WA long-term care facilities, 2 years into COVID,” by Paige Cornwell (_Seattle Times_, May 16, 2022).
www.seattletimes.com…

15. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Wisconsin DHS slates $6 million to expand training, ease CNA shortage in nursing homes,” by Mike Tighe (_News8000.com_, May 18, 2022).

Wisconsin DHS slates $6 million to expand training, ease CNA shortage in nursing homes

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care homes will struggle to meet staff ratios as losses pile up: report,” by Dana Daniel (_Sydney Morning Herald_, May 18, 2022).
www.smh.com…

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care homes don’t need ‘evidence’ on food spending to receive government funding, with a third still spending less than AD 10 a day,” by Anne Connolly and Kyle Taylor (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, May 19, 2022).
www.abc.net…

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Morrison Panned for Plan to Let Australians Tap Pension for Home,” by Swati Pandey (_Bloomberg_, May 15, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “‘Absolutely distressing’: COVID-19 drives spike in elderly people dying at home,” by Timna Jack (_Age_ [Melbourne], May 19, 2022).
www.theage.com…

20. CHINA NEWS: “China’s Covid Exit Hinges on Seniors Who Don’t Want Vaccines,” (_Bloomberg_, May 16, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

21. CYPRUS NEWS: “Cabinet approves bill to rein in public sector pensions,” by Sarah Ktisti (_Cyprus Mail_ [Nicosia], May 18, 2022).
cyprus-mail.com…

22. THAILAND NEWS: “Public split on pension payout,” (_Bangkok Post_, May 17, 2022).
www.bangkokpost.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Sajid Javid told dementia patients ‘need change now’ as 10-year plan launched,” by Andrew Gregory (_Guardian_ [London], May 17, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Ministers must fix ‘whopping’ pensions gap for women, says TUC,” by Jess Clark (_Guardian_ [London], May 18, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Cost of living: Calls to bring benefit and pension rises forward,” by Kevin Peachey (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 19, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “‘That’s Just Part of Aging’: Long Covid Symptoms Are Often Overlooked in Seniors,” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, May 18, 2022).
khn.org…

27. “Johns Hopkins researchers work to give elderly a better quality of life,” by Meredity Cohn (_Washington Post_, May 18, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

28. “Older people using TikTok to defy ageist stereotypes, research finds,” by Amelia Hill (_Guardian_ [London], May 18, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

29. “Black adults raised in the south have greater risk of lower cognitive performance in later life,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 16, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Choroid plexus volume linked to Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 17, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “A new biomarker for blood–brain barrier dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 17, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “International study identifies most important vascular risk factors for dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 19, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Could Eye Trouble Bring Lower Scores on Seniors’ Thinking Tests?” (_HealthDay_, May 20, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Good sleep continuity leads to better days for people with dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 16, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Johns Hopkins neuroscientists find brain mechanism tied to age-related memory loss,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 20, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Insomnia in midlife may manifest as cognitive problems in retirement age,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 20, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “‘Sting’ protein’s efforts to clean up brain cell damage may speed Parkinson’s disease progress,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 19, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Potential pitfalls of high-risk prescribing practices in older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 18, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “If you take several medications, ‘polypharmacy’ is a word to know,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 17, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, But Menopause Can Interfere,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, May 18, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

May 13, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4423–May 9-May 13, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4423–May 9-May 13, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “High inflation continues to point to bigger Social Security cost-of-living adjustment in 2023,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, May 11, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “Social Security checks could jump 8.6%, biggest hike since 1981, expert says,” by Aimee Picchi (_Columbia Broadcasting Corporation [CBS] News_, May 12, 2022).
www.cbsnews.com…

3. “Here’s one way Social Security could better address life expectancy for couples,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, May 10, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “Where Did People From the Great Resignation Go? Back to Work.,” by Emma Goldberg (_New York Times_, May 13, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “Bitcoin’s massive plunge shows why it shouldn’t be in your 401(k),” by Michelle Singletary (_Washington Post_, May 11, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

6. “Government watchdog: 1 in 4 older Americans on Medicare harmed during hospital stays,” by Ken Alltucker (_USA Today_, [McLean, Virginia], May 12, 2022).
www.us…

7. “Lack of coverage is the biggest problem with our retirement system,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, May 13, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California aims to tighten licensing of nursing homes after pandemic exposes deadly lapses,” by Samantha Young (_Los Angeles Times_, May 13, 2022). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

9. KANSAS NEWS: “Kansas governor approves paying down $1B in KPERS public pension debt, saving millions in long run,” by Jason Tidd (_Topeka Capital-Journal_, May 12, 2022).
www.cjonline.com…

10. MAINE NEWS: “COVID outbreaks strike 8 nursing homes as cases rise across Maine,” by Kathleen O’Brien (_Bangor Daily News_, May 11, 2022).
bangordailynews.com…

11. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Nine nursing homes sue state over new room rules,” by Jessica Bartlett (_Boston Globe_, May 13, 2022).
www.bostonglobe.com…

12. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Both Republicans and DFLers are proposing to change how Social Security is taxed in Minnesota. That’s where the similarities end.” by Peter Callaghan (_MinnPost_, May 11, 2022).
www.minnpost.com…

13. OHIO NEWS: “Ohio Teachers Pension May Be First To Investigate And Recover Funds From Private Equity Firms,” by Edward Siedle (_Forbes_, May 11, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

14. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “RI treasurer proposes guardrails on Providence’s borrowing of USD 515M to pay off pension debt,” by Katherine Gregg (_Providence Journal_, May 11, 2022).
www.providencejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Underfunding and staff shortages are driving aged care sector to ‘untenable standstill’, major provider warns,” by Christopher Knaus (_Guardian_ [London], May 8, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Aging well: Finally, boomers — and politicians — are paying attention,” by Moira Walsh (_Toronto Star_, May 10, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “End of pandemic restrictions causing ‘great deal of fear’ for some N.S. seniors,” by Richard Woodbury (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, May 8, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-covid-19-seniors-1.6415642…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “Pension auto-enrolment plans ambitious and full of potential,” by John Mercer (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], May 9, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “Reported 16,000 elder abuse cases in five years ‘the tip of the iceberg’,” by Paul Cullen (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], May 9, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

20. JAPAN NEWS: “Homeless in Tokyo’s 23 wards over age 65 on average for 1st time,” (_Japan News_, May 9, 2022).
japannews.yomiuri.co.jp/society/general-society/20220509-26552/…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “‘Fashion has no age’: the stylish senior citizens of Seoul,” by Raphael Rashid (_Guardian_ [London], May 12, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

22. UK NEWS: “Half of older women fear having to work beyond UK state pension age – study,” by Joanna Partridge (_Guardian_ [London], May 9, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Care staff crisis leaves half a million waiting for help in England,” by Alison Holt, James Melley and Judith Burns (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, May 13, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. “Youthful spinal fluid could help treat Alzheimer’s disease, study suggests,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, May 11, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 27 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

25. “Sizing Up the Decisions of Older Adults,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, May 9, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

26. “V.R. ‘Reminiscence Therapy’ Lets Seniors Relive the Past,” by Matt Fuchs (_New York Times_, May 10, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

27. “Why Won’t More Older Americans Get Their Covid Booster?” by Liz Szabo (_Kaiser Health News_, May 12, 2022).
khn.org…

28. “A brain circuit in the thalamus helps us hold information in mind,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 11, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Dementia: Combination of “feelings” and measurements suggest Alzheimer’s in the early stage,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 12, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Quantifying cognitive decline in dogs could help humans with Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 9, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Family size may influence cognitive functioning in later life,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 12, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Major Head Trauma May Up Risks for Dementia,” (_HealthDay_, May 12, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

33. “More state oversight needed to improve end-of-life care for assisted living residents,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 12, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “New study reveals older people support right to die, regardless of terminal illness,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 10, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “UCF developing a scam screener to help protect the elderly,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 13, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Antibiotic use associated with inflammatory bowel disease in older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 13, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

May 6, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4422–May 2-May 6, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4422–May 2-May 6, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “It’s time for U.S. Congress to debate Social Security reform in the light of day,” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, May 5, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.reuters.com…

2. “A reduction in Medicare Part B premiums remains in play. Here’s where things stand,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, May 1, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “Drug plan prices touted during Medicare open enrollment can rise within a month,” by Susan Jaffe (US National Public Radio, May 3, 2022).
www.npr.org…

4. “Millions retired early during the pandemic. Many are now returning to work, new data shows.” by Abha Bhattarai (_Washington Post_, May 5, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

5. “These retirement bills let older workers put even more into their 401(k)s,” by Jeanne Sahadi (_CNN Business_, May 3, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

6. “Bipartisan bill aims to update rules for federal benefits for elderly, disabled,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, May 2, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

7. “How will boomers draw down their 401(k) balances?” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, May 3, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

8. “Seniors living on the streets: Rising rents, inflation push more elderly people out of their homes,” by Rebekah Castor (_Fox News_, May 5, 2022).
www.foxnews.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “‘Poverty-level wages’: California workers fight to reform nursing homes,” by Michael Sainato (_Guardian_ [London], May 4, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

10. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Pritzker signs bill extending pension buyouts for state and university workers, teachers,” by Andrew Adams (_State Journal-Register_ [Springfield, Illinois], May 5, 2022).
www.sj-r.com…

11. KANSAS NEWS: “Kansas lawmakers have put $1 billion into KPERS, so why is the pension fund debate just heating up?” by Andrew Bahl (_Topeka Capital-Journal_, May 6, 2022).
www.cjonline.com…

12. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Three patient deaths, and many others in misery, prompt USD 250,000 in fines at 5 Mass. nursing homes,” by Kay Lazar (_Boston Globe_, May 3, 2022).
www.bostonglobe.com…

13. NEW YORK NEWS: “Bill proposes subpoena-power investigation into COVID-19 nursing home deaths,” by Michelle Del Rey (_Times Union_ [Albany, New York], May 2, 2022).
www.timesunion.com…

14. NEW YORK NEWS: “New York City pension funds sue Activision over financial records.” by Kellen Browning (_New York Times_, May 4, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

15. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “State retirement plan would save taxpayers by helping workers save,” (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, May 6, 2022). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.post-gazette.com…

16. OHIO NEWS: “Some Ohio nursing homes charging excessively for installing cameras in rooms, advocate alleges,” by Titus Wu (_Columbus Dispatch_, May 4, 2022).
www.dispatch.com…

17. TEXAS NEWS: “Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick ‘outraged’ by state pension fund’s climate change vote,” by Allie Morris (_Dallas Morning News_, May 2, 2022).
www.dallasnews.com…

18. TEXAS NEWS: “More Texans are signing up for Medicare Advantage, but report finds these plans often deny needed care,” by Rebecca Carballo (_Houston Chronicle_, May 6, 2022).
www.houstonchronicle.com…

19. VERMONT NEWS: “Senate unanimously votes to override Scott’s pension bill veto,” by Lola Duffort (_VTDigger_, May 4, 2022).
vtdigger.org…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

20. CANADA NEWS: “Number of Canadians living to 100 hit a record high, new census figures show,” by Peter Zimonjic (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, May 1, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canadian-centenarians-census-2021-1.6436494…

21. CANADA NEWS: “Cancer cases in Canada expected to climb as population increases, ages, study says,” by Andrea Woo (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto], May 1, 2022).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

22. CANADA NEWS: “How music is providing a lifeline to seniors in care during the pandemic,” by Katherine van Kampen (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News, May 3, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/pandemic-music-seniors-isolation-1.6401768…

23. CHINA NEWS: “China: The elderly people struggling in Shanghai’s quarantine centres,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, April 30, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

24. FRANCE NEWS: “May Day marches across France send pensions message to Macron,” by Angelique Chrisafis (_Guardian_ [London], May 1, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

25. JAPAN NEWS: “Preserve physical strength amid reduced outings,” (_Japan News_, May 2, 2022). Note: This article is an editorial.
japannews.yomiuri.co.jp/editorial/yomiuri-editorial/20220502-24889/…

26. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Aged care sector ‘in crisis’ with more than 1000 registered nurses needed across the country,” by Matthew Tso (_Stuff.co_, May 3, 2022).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/128511756/aged-care-sector-in-crisis-with-more-than-1000-registered-nurses-needed-across-the-country…

27. SOUTH AFRICA NEWS: “Top Africa Pension Fund to Invest USD 1.6 Billion in Private Firms,” by Loni Prinsloo (_Bloomberg_, May 3, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

28. UK NEWS: “Divorcees often don’t understand pension implications – survey,” (_Guardian_ [London], May 1, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

29. “Scientists say they have nailed down the ideal amount of sleep in middle and old age,” by Katie Hunt (_CNN_, May 2, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

30. “Severe COVID May Age Survivors’ Brains 20 Years: Study,” by Alan Mozes (_Healthday_, May 6, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “FDA Clears Diagnostic Test for Early Alzheimer’s,” by Caroline Cassels (_Medscape Medical News_, May 4, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

32. “Brain connectivity changes revealed in individuals with pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 2, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Study of promising Alzheimer’s marker in blood prompts warning about brain-boosting supplements,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 3, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Study preserves memory in mice, offering promising new basis for active immunization against Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 3, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Promising treatment for dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 5, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Alzheimer’s Research Casts Doubt on Safety of Popular Brain Supplements,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, May 4, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

37. “Hearing and vision impairment linked to serious cognitive impairment in older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 4, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Adding These Foods to Your Diet Could Keep Dementia Away,” by Cara Murez (_Healthday_, May 5, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

39. “Scientists Calculate Perfect Amount of Sleep for Folks Over 40,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, May 3, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

40. “New tool to create hearing cells lost in aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 4, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Fooled by Fake News: Does Age Matter?” (_Healthday_, May 6, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

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