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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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