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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…

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