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June 30, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4430–June 27-June 30, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4430–June 27-June 30, 2022.

Note: There will be no E-Clippings for the week of July 4-July 8. The E-Clippings will return July 15.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security isn’t bankrupt: What we know about future benefits based on the latest trustees report,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, June 25, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “Social Security is valuable and needs attention sooner rather than later,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, June 28, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “Government Watchdogs Attack Medicare Advantage for Denying Care and Overcharging,” by Fred Schulte (_Kaiser Health News_, June 29, 2022).
khn.org…

4. “Some ‘Secure 2.0’ retirement proposals in the Senate look different from the House version. Here are key provisions under consideration,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, June 26, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “The next financial hammer to fall: Public pension funds,” by Merrill Matthews (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], June 28, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
thehill.com…

6. “LGBTQ+ Americans are less confident than straight peers when it comes to saving for retirement,” by Carmen Reinicke (_CNBC_, June 30, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Lamont says CT state worker retirement ‘tsunami’ was milder than feared,” by Keith M. Phaneuf (_CT Mirror_, June 29, 2022).
ctmirror.org…

8. NEW MEXICO NEWS: “Retired teachers can now return to classroom, keep retirement,” by Esteban Candelaria (_Albuquerque Journal_, June 28, 2022).
www.abqjournal.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Nursing home crisis demands state action,” (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, June 28, 2022). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.post-gazette.com…

10. TEXAS NEWS: “Texas and Louisiana rank lowest in teacher retirement benefits, study finds,” by Edward McKinley (_Houston Chronicle_, June 29, 2022).
www.houstonchronicle.com…

11. TEXAS NEWS: “Texas lawmakers consider ‘workforce challenges’ in nursing homes, assisted living,” by Avery Travis (_KSAN.com_ [Austin, Texas], June 28, 2022).
www.kxan.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “‘Miss the boat’: Plan to import aged care workers as shortage deepens,” by Dana Daniel (_Sydney Morning Herald_, June 28, 2022).
www.smh.com…

13. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “‘An effective cut’: Albanese government refuses to cover rising aged care costs,” by Dana Daniel (_Sydney Morning Herald_, June 29, 2022).
www.smh.com…

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Almost half of home care providers across Australia to increase fees after new rules on carer pay,” by Christopher Knaus (_Guardian_ [London], June 30, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

15. BRUSSELS NEWS: “Barely 3% of Brussels elderly people get second booster dose,” by Maithe Chini (_Brussels Times_, June 27, 2022).
www.brusselstimes.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “‘A tremendous benefit for Canadian seniors’: Federal bill would protect pensions in bankruptcy,” by Christine Dobby (_Toronto Star_, June 30, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

17. CHINA NEWS: “China proposes rules to regulate private pension investment via mutual funds,” (_Reuters_, June 25, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “Three nursing homes got Euro 1m-plus (USD 1.055 million) each in Covid-19 supports,” by Simon Carswell (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 28, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

19. UKRAINE NEWS: “Volunteers evacuate the elderly from Ukraine’s Bakhmut, fearing Russian advance,” by Natalie Thomas (_Reuters_, June 28, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Covid-19 hospital admissions among older age groups continue to rise,” by Ian Jones (_Independent_ [London], June 30, 2022).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/england-government-omicron-northern-ireland-scotland-b2113027.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Staffing Shortages Have U.S. Nursing Homes in Crisis,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, June 29, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

22. “Message received: Scientists identify the molecular mechanisms behind learning and memory, may open door to new therapeutic strategies for Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 27, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Fixed vial sizes for controversial Alzheimer’s drug could waste USD 605 million in Medicare spending each year,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 27, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “COVID Boosters Raise Antibody Levels by 85% in Nursing Home Residents,” (_HealthDay_, June 27, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

25. “Predicting the future: A quick, easy scan can reveal late-life dementia risk,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 26, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “Combining genetics and brain MRI can aid in predicting chances of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Optical fiber imaging method advances studies of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 30, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Vision Issues Could Raise Odds for Dementia,” (_HealthDay_, June 29, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Researchers find two FDA-approved drugs that curb symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Novel gene for Alzheimer’s disease in women identified,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 30, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Gender differences in behaviors linked to faster cognitive decline revealed in research,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 28, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Brain Changes Link Menopause With Higher Alzheimer’s Risk,” by Denise Mann (_HealthDay_, June 30, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

33. “Could Getting Your Flu Shot Help Prevent Alzheimer’s?” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, June 29, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Which Americans Live Longest? Race, Region May Be Key,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, June 28, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

June 24, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4429–June 20-June 24, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4429–June 20-June 24, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Proposed changes to retirement system get approval from Senate committee, setting stage for potential passage of ‘Secure 2.0’ this year,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, June 23, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs UnitedHealth Group challenge on Medicare overpayments,” by Brendan Pierson (_Reuters_, June 21, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

3. “Supreme Court backs HHS approach to Medicare payments for hospitals serving low-income patients,” by Tierney Sneed and Ariane de Vogue (_CNN_, June 24, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

4. “Loss of ‘Medicare mulligan’ not a concrete injury – appeals court,” by Barbara Grzincic (_Reuters_, June 22, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

5. “Millennials Will See Major Cuts in Social Security. Here’s How Big.” by Elizabeth O’Brien (_Barron’s_, June 22, 2022).
www.barrons.com…

6. “The stock market decline is undercutting retirement saving,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, June 21, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

7. “Want to do something about your ailing retirement savings? Don’t.” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, June 23, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.reuters.com…

8. “Many younger baby boomers may outlive their 401(k) savings, new research finds. Here’s why,” by Annie Nova (_CNBC_, June 19, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

9. “”It’s just a form of neglect”: Nursing homes face severe staffing shortages, putting elderly at risk,” by Mark Strassmann (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, June 21, 2022).
www.cbsnews.com…

10. “Covid is still keeping hospitals backed up, even as new admissions stay low,” by Deidre McPhillips (_CNN_, June 24, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

US STATE NEWS:

11. KANSAS NEWS: “Derek Schmidt proposes tax cuts on retirement income after House Republicans killed similar plans,” by Jason Tidd (_Topeka Capital-Journal_, June 23, 2022).
www.cjonline.com…

12. KANSAS NEWS: “In rural Kansas, limited access to in-home services leaves seniors and families wanting,” by Noah Taborda (_Kansas Reflector_ [], June 19, 2022).
kansasreflector.com…

13. LOUISIANA NEWS: “After abortive evacuation to warehouse, Louisiana increases scrutiny of nursing home plans,” by Blake Paterson (_Times-Picayune_ [New Orleans, Louisiana], June 20, 2022).
www.nola.com…

14. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Louisiana Nursing Home Owner Faces Cruelty Charges in Deadly Hurricane Evacuation,” by Eduardo Medina (_New York Times_, June 22, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

15. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Report: MBTA is ‘rolling the dice’ on plan to pay off employee pension debt,” by Gayla Cawley (_Boston Herald_, June 21, 2022).
www.bostonherald.com…

16. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Study: Michigan among the states with the most elderly prisoners serving life without parole,” by Sarah Lehr (_WKAR.org_ [East Lansing, Michigan], June 23, 2022).
www.wkar.org…

17. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pittsburgh-area senior care operators warn widespread nursing home closures possible due to economic crises,” by Kris B. Mamula (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, June 20, 2022).
www.post-gazette.com…

18. TENNESSE NEWS: “Thousands of elderly Tennesseans could get access to home health care, starting July 1,” by Blake Farmer (_WKU.org_ [Bowling Green, Kentucky], June 23, 2022).
www.wkyufm.org…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Butler promises priority legislation to mandate aged care nurses,” by Dana Daniel (_Sydney Morning Herald_, June 23, 2022).
www.smh.com…

20. IRELAND NEWS: “Pension reform could leave some workers facing higher charges,” by Dominic Coyle (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 20, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Yoon mulls extending retirement age of 60,” by Kim Yonb-se (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], June 20, 2022).
www.koreaherald.com…

22. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Among the elderly poor, price hikes make bad lives worse,” by Suk Gyeng-Min (_JoongAng Daily_ [Seoul], June 22, 2022).
koreajoongangdaily.joins.com…

23. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Swiss cabinet opposes campaign to link retirement age to lifespan,” (_Reuters_, June 22, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

24. TAIWAN NEWS: “Taiwan pension fund awards USD 2.3 billion ESG mandate to HSBC, Morgan Stanley, 3 others,” by Selena Li (_Reuters_, June 24, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Workplace pensions action plan needed for next decade, says ABI,” by Vicky Shaw (_Independent_ [London], June 21, 2022).
www.independent.co.uk/money/workplace-pensions-action-plan-needed-for-next-decade-says-abi-b2105714.html…

26. UK NEWS: “Former Tory minister calls 10% rise in state pension ‘ludicrous’,” by Rowena Mason and Richard Partington (_Guardian_ [London], June 22, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

27. UK NEWS: “More 65-year-olds living in poverty as state pension age rose to 66, says IFS,” by Vicky Shaw (_Independent_ [London], June 20, 2022).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/ifs-institute-for-fiscal-studies-government-department-for-work-and-pensions-b2104715.html…

28. UK NEWS: “Boots criticised over pill boxes for the elderly,” by Hugh Pym (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, June 21, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

29. UK NEWS: “Dementia patients not allowed to use toilet,” by Datshiane Navanayagam and Emma Forde (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, June 21, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

30. “Overhyped Alzheimer’s treatments betrayed patients’ hopes. Here’s how science should change,” by Jason Karlawish (_Los Angeles Times_, June 20, 2022). Note 1: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.latimes.com…

31. “CDC panel recommends US seniors get souped-up flu vaccines,” by Mike Stobbe (_Associated Press_, June 22, 2022).
apnews.com…

32. “Single brain scan can diagnose Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 20, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “The astrocytic urea cycle in the brain controls memory impairment in Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “BU researchers untangle the APOE4 gene, the most significant genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 23, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Alzheimer’s disease affects most known biological pathways in the brain, researchers find,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 24, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Researchers Spot Sign of Alzheimer’s Risk That Scammers Love,” by Alan Mozes (_HealthDay_, June 22, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

37. “Ageism Is Everywhere and Can Harm Health,” by Denise Mann (_HealthDay_, June 20, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

38. “Medicare’s Free Wellness Visit Can Prevent Diabetes Amputation,” (_HealthDay_, June 20, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

39. “Light during sleep in older adults linked to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 22, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Study explores when nursing home chains should customize or standardize,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 24, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Can You Stand on One Leg for 10 Seconds? You Might Live Longer,” (_HealthDay_, June 22, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

42. “New report shows cancer survivors grew to 18 million in the US; more than two-thirds aged 65 years or older,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 23, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

43. “Centenarian Tortoises May Set the Standard for Anti-Aging,” by Jack Tamisiea (_New York Times_, June 23, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

June 17, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4428–June 13-June 17, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4428–June 13-June 17, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security bill would give seniors an extra USD 2,400 a year. Here’s how it would work.” by Aimee Picchi (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, June 14, 2022).
www.cbsnews.com…

2. “Social Security shortfall: Limiting benefits based on need could fix it. But is it fair?” by Maurie Backman (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], June 16, 2022).
www.us…

3. “These 10 states have been hit hardest by Social Security staffing cuts, contributing to long waits for customer service,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, June 13, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “U.S. Supreme Court faults Medicare cuts to hospitals for outpatient drugs,” by Andrew Chung (_Reuters_, June 15, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

5. “Medicare Advantage Plans Have Great Promise But They Are Not Delivering,” by Howard Gleckman (_Forbes_, June 15, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

6. “Pimco Warned US Treasury That Russia Sanctions Will Hit Pensions,” by Laura Benitez and Loukia Gyftopoulou (_Bloomberg_, June 14, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

7. “Top Democrat Seeks Probe on Use of Crypto in Retirement Accounts,” by Laura Davison (_Bloomberg_, June 15, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

8. “Stock market’s fall has wiped out USD 3 trillion in retirement savings this year,” by Irina Ivanova (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, June 16, 2022).
www.cbsnews.com…

9. “Changing tax incentives for retirement saving won’t do much good,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, June 14, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

10. “US Elderly Skimp on Food, Clothes to Pay for Health Care,” by Sri Taylor (_Bloomberg_, June 15, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

11. “Encore: Older homeowners looking to sell have a hard time finding a new place to live,” by Nina Keck (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, June 14, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

12. ARIZONA NEWS: “Arizona lawmakers upset with state health failures in nursing homes,” by Howard Fischer (_KAWC_ [Yuma, Arizona], June 16, 2022).
www.kawc.org…

13. MAINE NEWS: “Maine nursing homes had the nation’s highest COVID-19 case rate in May,” by Caitlin Andrews (_Bangor Daily News_, June 13, 2022).
bangordailynews.com…

14. MAINE NEWS: “Nursing home settles historic transgender discrimination complaint,” Benjamin Ryan (_National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC} News_, June 16, 2022).
www.nbcnews.com…

15. NEW YORK NEWS: “New records reveal NY’s nursing home complaints backlog amid COVID is worse than we thought,” by David Robinson and Mike Jaquays (_Journal News_ [White Plains, New York], June 13, 2022).
www.lohud.com…

16. NEW YORK NEWS: “Nursing homes become a hotbed of labor activism: ‘Workers are finally saying enough is enough’,” by Jon Harris (_Buffalo News_, June 17, 2022).
buffalonews.com…

17. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Philadelphia Nursing Home will close by the end of 2022,” by Harold Brubaker (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, June 15, 2022).
www.inquirer.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Only 50% of aged care residents are fully boosted against Covid with vaccine rollout labelled ‘too slow’,” by Christopher Knaus (_Guardian_ [London], June 14, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Older Australians need more financial support amid pandemic,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 14, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Regional aged care residents still struggling to access GPs more than a year after royal commission final report,” by Romy Stephens (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, June 14, 2022).
www.abc.net…

21. IRELAND NEWS: “South-East has highest number of elderly waiting for homecare,” by Niamh Griffin (_Irish Examiner_ [Cork], June 16, 2022).
www.irishexaminer.com…

22. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Number of elder abuse cases in S’pore likely to increase further: MSF,” by Aqil Hamzah and Yong Li Xuan (_Straits Times_ [Singapore], June 15, 2022).
www.straitstimes.com…

23. UNITED ARAB EMIRITES NEWS: “Dubai government’s pension plan for foreign workers to begin on July 1,” by Aarti Nagraj (_National_ [Abu Dhabi], June 13, 2022).
www.thenationalnews.com…

24. SCOTLAND/UK NEWS: “Covid care home restrictions in Scotland caused harm, says report,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, June 16, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Pensions ‘injustice’ leaves generation of women in crisis as inflation bites,” by Rupert Jones (_Observer_ [London], June 13, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

26. UK NEWS: “UK pension schemes play catch-up with employers on climate goals,” by Carolyn Cohn and Simon Jessop (_Reuters_, June 17, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “Trial of New Alzheimer’s Drug Reports Disappointing Results,” by Pam Belluck (_New York Times_, June 16, 2022). Note: _NYT_ June require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

28. “88% Of Medicare Advantage Enrollees Are Happy With Their Health Insurance, New Study Shows,” by Deb Gordon (_Forbes_, June 13, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

29. “Real age versus biological age: the startups revealing how old we really are,” by Wilfred Chan (_Guardian_ [London], June 13, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

30. “Studies point to role of lifestyle factors in Alzheimer’s risk and disparities,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 14, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Diabetes and cardiovascular disease increase dementia risk,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 16, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Recent study indicates high prevalence of recently defined non-Alzheimer’s dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 13, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Long-term Erratic Sleep May Predict Later-Life Cognitive Problems,” by Richard Mark Kirkner (_Medscape Medical News_, June 16, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

34. “Helping the Helpers: Leveraging information technology to support caregiver medication management for the millions of individuals who live with dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 14, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “30-year study links childhood obesity and fitness to midlife cognition,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 16, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Salsa Is Smart: Latin Dance May Boost Your Aging Brain,” by Cara Murez (_HealthDay_, June 17, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

37. “Older adults more likely to have multiple health ailments than prior generations,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 13, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Ageism and health: Study shows close links,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 15, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Boomers Sicker Than Their Parents Were at Same Age,” by Denise Mann (_HealthDay_, June 16, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

40. “Life Span of Native Americans Fell by Almost 5 Years During Pandemic,” (_HealthDay_, June 14, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

41. “Air pollution cuts life expectancy by more than two years, study says,” (_Reuters_, June 14, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

June 10, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4427–June 6-June 10, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4427–June 6-June 10, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Another record-high Social Security cost-of-living adjustment in 2023 could put more money in retirees’ wallets and impact the program’s funds,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, June 6, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “Social Security official: Benefits likely to rise 8% due to high inflation,” by Aimee Picchi (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] MoneyWatch_, June 9, 2022).
www.cbsnews.com…

3. “Social Security may be the most powerful equalizing force in our society,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, June 7, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

4. “Sanders, Warren propose bill to extend Social Security’s solvency for 75 years, increase benefits by USD 2,400 per year,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, June 9, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “Social Security trustees say the U.S. is rich enough to expand, not shrink, benefits,” by Michael Hiltzik (_Los Angeles Times_, June 8, 2022). Note 1: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is a commentary.
www.latimes.com…

6. “Here are the changes Americans are willing to make to fix Social Security, survey finds,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, June 8, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

7. “Inflation strikes twice for many retirees,” by Brian Faler (_Politico_, June 5, 2022).
www.politico.com…

8. “You’re Never Too Young for a Roth I.R.A.,” by Ann Carrns (_New York Times_, June 10, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

9. “US Nursing Homes Face Closure Risks From Staffing Shortages,” by Lauren Coleman-Lochner (_Bloomberg_, June 6, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

10. “Labor Department urged to forgo retirement plans’ climate disclosures,” by Ellen Meyers (_Roll Call_, June 9, 2022).
rollcall.com…

11. “Beat cancer? Your Medicare Advantage plan might still be billing for it.” by Christopher Rowland (_Washington Post_, June 5, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

12. “Employee Productivity Increased And Stress Decreased By Family-Caregiver Digital Platform,” by Geri Stengel (_Forbes_, June 8, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

13. ARKANSAS NEWS: “Teacher retirement investments in Arkansas see USD 1.4B dip,” by Michael R. Wickline (_Arkansas Democrat-Gazette_, June 7, 2022).
www.arkansasonline.com…

14. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Impasse at Legislature puts help for Minnesota’s long-term care providers in limbo,” by Walker Orenstein (_MinnPost_, June 8, 2022).
www.minnpost.com…

15. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Providence voters approve Elorza’s USD 515M pension obligation bond,” by Amy Russo (_Providence Journal_, June 7, 2022).
www.providencejournal.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “‘Shocking’ rate of sexual abuse of aged care residents barely changed since royal commission,” by Christopher Knaus (_Guardian_ [London], June 5, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Older Australians from diverse backgrounds call for more culturally and linguistically appropriate aged care,” by Tahlia Roy (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, June 9, 2022).
www.abc.net…

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “A five-point plan alone won’t undo decades of neglect for Australia’s aged care sector,” by Sarah Holland-Batt (_Guardian_ [London], June 10, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.theguardian.com…

19. BRAZIL NEWS: “‘Our country is getting old’: the man changing how Brazil sees dementia,” by Sarah Johnson (_Guardian_ [London], June 6, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

20. CANADA NEWS: “Many LGBTQ seniors entering long-term care hide their identities. The ‘Rainbow Wing’ aims to change that,” Moira Walsh (_Toronto Star_, June 9, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

21. CYPRUS NEWS: “National strategy to improve lives of elderly,” by Andrea Charalambous (_Cyprus Mail_ [Nicosia], June 6, 2022).
cyprus-mail.com…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “More than 90% of nursing homes reported Covid-19 cases last year,” by Paul Cullen (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], June 7, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

23. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan logs record low 810,000 births in 2021,” (_Japan News_, June 4, 2022).
japannews.yomiuri.co.jp/society/general-news/20220604-34639/…

24. TAIWAN NEWS: “Taipei urged not to change pension investment rules,” by Shelley Shan (_Taipei Times_, June 10, 2022).
www.taipeitimes.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Out of isolation: UK charities reconnect older LGBTQ+ people,” by Libby Brooks (_Guardian_ [London], June 7, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “In Older Americans, Rising Debt May Adversely Affect Health,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, June 5, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

27. “Rapamycin increases Alzheimer’s-associated plaques in mice, study finds,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Tick tock in brain: Scientists provide molecular insights into primate hippocampal aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Hospice improves quality of care in patients with dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 6, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Shingles Won’t Raise Risk for Dementia: Study,” (_HealthDay_, June 9, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “Posture assessed in health exam detects cognitive decline,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 10, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Isolation May Raise Odds for Dementia, Brain Study Suggests,” (_HealthDay_, June 9, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

33. “Triple Therapy May Reduce the Risk for Tumors in the Elderly,” by Nadine Eckert (_Medscape Medical News_, June 7, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

34. “A polyphenol-rich diet prevents inflammation in older people,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 8, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Private Retirement Home Residents Use More Hospital Care,” by Diana Swift (_Medscape Medical News_, June 8, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

36. “Older adults may be better at listening in noisy social settings than has long been thought,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 8, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Is Politics Creating a ‘Mortality Gap’ for Americans?” (_HealthDay_, June 8, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

38. “Predicting the need for frequent emergency house calls to elderly patients in Japan,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 9, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Latin dance may be a step toward better working memory for older Latinos,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 10, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

June 3, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4426–May 31-June 3, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4426–May 31-June 3, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security and Medicare funds improved during the pandemic, but the long term remains dire.” by Tara Siegel Bernard and Margot Sanger-Katz (_New York Times_, June 2, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Medicare and Social Security outlook improves slightly,” by Rachel Roubein (_Washington Post_, June 2, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

3. “Medicare Part B premium reduction won’t happen this year,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, May 31, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “Progressives slam HHS decision to keep higher 2022 Medicare premium,” by Joseph Choi (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], June 3, 2022).
thehill.com…

5. “A health check for Social Security and Medicare,” by Kate Davidson and Aubree Eliza Weaver (_CNN_, June 2, 2022).
www.politico.com…

6. “Watchdog opens probe into huge Social Security fines to poor, disabled,” by Lisa Rein (_Washington Post_, June 1, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “Recognizing ‘legacy debt’ is key to better funding of public pensions,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, June 1, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

8. “Older homeowners, who want to sell, have difficulties finding a new place to live,” by Nina Keck (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, June 3, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 55 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “No retirement plan at work? Your boss may have to sign up for CalSavers soon. Here’s what to know,” by Jon Healy (_Los Angeles Times_, June 1, 2022). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

10. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Pritzker signs bill to provide USD 700 million annually for nursing home staffing,” by Peter Hancock (_State Journal-Register_ [Springfield, Illinois], May 31, 2022).
www.sj-r.com…

11. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Ky. judge recuses himself in long-running hedge fund state pension case,” by Austin Horn (_Lexington Herald Leader_, May 31, 2022).
www.kentucky.com…

12. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “Lawmakers seek to expand Medicare savings plan,” by Christian M. Wade (_Eagle-Tribune_ [North Andover, Massachusetts], June 1, 2022).
www.eagletribune.com…

13. NEW YORK NEWS: “NY nursing home staffing mandate faces lawsuit from operators,” by Jon Harris (_Buffalo News_, May 31, 2022).
buffalonews.com…

14. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “USD 515-million Providence pension bailout wins RI House approval,” by Katherine Gregg (_Providence Journal_, June 1, 2022).
www.providencejournal.com…

15. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Federal lawmakers from both parties call for review, more oversight of troubled Wisconsin veterans home in Union Grove,” by John Diedrich (_Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel_, June 3, 2022).
www.jsonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Case to lower pension age for Indigenous Australians goes to full federal court,” by Elias Visontay (_Guardian_ [London], May 31, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Eleven a day dying in aged care homes while many families shun the sector,” by Clay Lucas (_Sydney Morning Herald_, June 2, 2022).
www.smh.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

18. “During the Omicron Wave, Death Rates Soared for Older People,” by Benjamin Mueller and Eleanor Lutz (_New York Times_, May 31, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

19. “What seniors who suspect they have long COVID should know when seeking medical care,” by Judith Graham (US Public Broadcasting System _Newshour_, June 1, 2022).
www.pbs.org…

20. “Young caregivers ‘exist in the shadows,’ offer crucial help,” by Tom Murphy (_Associated Press_, May 31, 2022).
apnews.com…

21. “Research may reveal why people can suddenly become frail in their 70s,” by Ian Sample (_Guardian_ [London], June 1, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

22. “Your walking speed could indicate dementia,” by Sandee LaMotte (_CNN_, May 31, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

23. “Alzheimer’s disease blood test research at IU continues to advance the field with a community-based study,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 31, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Evidence mounts for alternate origins of Alzheimer’s disease plaques,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 2, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Mutant Gene Stops At-Risk People From Getting Alzheimer’s: Could It Lead to Treatment?” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, June 1, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Overlooked proteins may be key to better diagnosis of Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 2, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Type 2 Diabetes Speeds Aging in the Brain,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, May 31, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Dementia diagnosis often comes as part of costly crisis,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 31, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Good news, bad news on risky medication use in nursing homes,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 31, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “New tool helps older adults monitor ‘attentional performance’ during driving,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 1, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Multisector, all-of-society transformation needed to ensure aging societies worldwide are poised to thrive by 2050, says new report,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], June 3, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Frayed Relationships Could Leave Elderly Vulnerable to Scammers,” (_HealthDay_, May 30, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

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