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July 29, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4433–July 25-July 29, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4433-July 25-July 29, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “How Medicare reforms could help U.S. retirees facing high inflation,” by Mark Miller (_Reuters_, July 28, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.reuters.com…

2. “With 13 years until Social Security’s funds are projected to run out, Washington Democrats have some proposals to strengthen the program,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, July 26, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “Telehealth expansion for Medicare enrollees would be extended under a bill poised for House vote,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, July 27, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “‘True Cost of Aging’ Index Shows Many Seniors Can’t Afford Basic Necessities,” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, July 25, 2022).
khn.org…

5. “Retirees don’t live on ‘fixed incomes’,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, July 25, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

6. “More Americans plan to tap Social Security retirement benefits early and continue working amid economic uncertainty, survey finds,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, July 25, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

7. “The truckers’ triumph: The incredible story of how a scrappy group of blue-collar retirees rescued their pensions,” by Eleanor Laise (_MarketWatch_, July 26, 2022).
www.marketwatch.com…

8. “Nursing homes are suing friends and family to collect on patients’ bills,” by Noam Levey (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, July 28, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 28 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

9. “The Crisis Facing Nursing Homes, Assisted Living and Home Care for America’s Elderly,” by Alexandra Moe (_Politico_, July 28, 2022).
www.politico.com…

10. “Gen Z is stashing away 14% of income for retirement — more than older generations, study shows,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, July 26, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

US STATE NEWS:

11. KANSAS NEWS: “Kansas pension system moves ahead with refinancing to avoid volatility of employer contributions,” by Tim Carpenter (_Kansas Reflector_, July 27, 2022).
kansasreflector.com…

12. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “N.J. public worker pension fund suffers through another rough quarter as losses widen,” by Derek Hall (_NJ.com_, July 27, 2022).
www.nj.com…

13. OHIO NEWS: “Federal judge picks Ohio Public Employees’ Pension System to lead investors’ lawsuit against Facebook,” by Andrew J. Tobias (_Cleveland Plain-Dealer_, July 28, 2022).
www.cleveland.com…

14. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “15,000 Western Pa. Teamsters’ pension benefits restored,” by Kris B. Mamula (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, July 26, 2022).
www.post-gazette.com…

15. WISCONSIN NEWS: “To fill gap at Wisconsin nursing homes, state expands CNA training,” by Natalie Yahr (_Capital Times_ [Madison, Wisconsin], July 23, 2022).
captimes.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. ARMENIA NEWS: “Official: Armenian pension funds’ yields fell by 8% in second quarter,” (_News.am_, July 27, 2022).
news.am/eng/news/713719.html…

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care sector warns ADF assistance not enough to address ‘stark’ staff shortages,” by Josh Butler and Christoper Knaus (_Guardian_ [London], July 25, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Big pensions need to go beyond climate pledges, provide more transparency, report finds,” by Christine Dobby (_Toronto Star_, July 23, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “Job vacancy crunch is partly due to aging,” by Alex Whalen and Tegan Hill (_National Post_ [Toronto], July 28, 2022). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
financialpost.com…

20. CHILE NEWS: “Chile’s Failed Pensions Are Neoliberalism’s Badge of Shame,” by Shannon O’Neil (Bloomberg via _Washington Post_, July 28, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

21. IRELAND NEWS: “Down syndrome: Greatly improved life expectancy comes with new challenges,” by Sheila Wayman (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 26, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

22. ISRAEL NEWS: “Israeli AI robotic companion for elderly launches in US market,” by Ricky Ben-David (_Times of Israel_ [Jerusalem], July 25, 2022).
www.timesofisrael.com…

23. JAPAN NEWS: “60% of municipalities do not disclose number of fatal accidents at nursing homes,” (_Japan News_, July 29, 2022).
japannews.yomiuri.co.jp/society/general-news/20220729-47879/…

24. JAPAN NEWS: “How Japan’s low-birth rate threatens centuries-old traditions and skills,” by Jackie Northam (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, July 26, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 48 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

25. LUXEMBOURG NEWS: “Pandemic sees more patients shun nursing homes,” by Andrea Oldereide (_Luxembourg Times_, July 25, 2022).
www.luxtimes.lu/en/luxembourg/pandemic-sees-more-patients-shun-nursing-homes-62de65d0de135b9236978f98…

26. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Elderly left in their beds until after lunch as care shortage worsens,” by Cate Macintosh (_Stuff.co_, July 27, 2022).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/129329074/elderly-left-in-their-beds-until-after-lunch-as-care-shortage-worsens…

27. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Aging South Korea turns to immigration,” by Kim Arin (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], July 26, 2022).
www.koreaherald.com…

28. UK NEWS: “Cost of living crisis forcing elderly to ‘unretire’ and go back to work,” by Matt Mathers (_Independent_ [London], July 25, 2022).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/cost-of-living-crisis-elderly-unretire-b2130555.html…

29. UK NEWS: “Private UK care homes’ profit margins soared in pandemic, research finds,” by Shanti Das (_Observer_ [London], July 24, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

30. “Congress must close Medicare gaps in access to non-drug pain management,” by Michele Maiers (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], July 24, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
thehill.com…

31. “Hospices Have Become Big Business for Private Equity Firms, Raising Concerns About End-of-Life Care,” by Markian Hawryluk (_Kaiser Health News_, July 29, 2022).
khn.org…

32. “Alzheimer’s researchers study drug efficacy in early stages of disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 25, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Rapid loss of smell predicts dementia and smaller brain areas linked to Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 28, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Diets Heavy in ‘Ultra-Processed’ Foods Could Harm the Brain,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, July 28, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “Study links insulin resistance, advanced cell aging with childhood poverty,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 25, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Cell by cell, scientists are building a high-resolution map of brain changes in Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 28, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “KAIST research team proves how a neurotransmitter may be the key in controlling Alzheimer’s toxicity​,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Many older adults look beyond conventional medicine for help, but few talk to their doctors about it,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 26, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Genetic clues to age-related macular degeneration revealed,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 26, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

40.”Biological age, not birthdate may reveal healthy longevity,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 27, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

41. “Want to Live Longer? Exercise Is Key, Study Confirms,” by Amy Norton (_Reuters_, July 26, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

42. “Caring for my elderly parents taught me a hard lesson about burnout,” by Jennifer Folsom (_MSNBC_, July 27, 2022).
www.msnbc.com…

43. “Even Chores, Socializing Might Lower Your Odds for Dementia,” by Cara Murez (_HealthDay_, July 28, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

July 22, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4432–July 18-July 22, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4432–July 18-July 22, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security data show pandemic’s toll — and a path forward,” by David A. Weaver (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], July 18, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
thehill.com…

2. “Social Security Trust Fund Might Not Last As Long As Projected,” by Bob Carlson (_Forbes_, July 18, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

3. “Bill aimed at lowering Medicare drug prices faces next test in the Senate,” by Tami Luhby (_CNN_, July 21, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

4. “2022 is hurting your public pension – the average funded ratio may see the ‘largest single-year decline’ since 2008,” by Alessandra Malito (_MarketWatch_, July 20, 2022).
www.marketwatch.com…

5. “U.S. House to vote next week on bill to restore lost pension benefits for Delphi workers,” by Melissa Nann Burke (_Detroit News_, July 21, 2022).
www.detroitnews.com…

6. “Encore: Some workers who retired during the pandemic question their decision,” by Cathy Carter (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, July 18, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 41 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

7. “As Baby Boomers Age, Developers Explore Housing Options for Them,” by Linda Baker (_New York Times_, July 19, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

8. “When a Woman’s Retirement Account Becomes the Family Emergency Fund,” by Tammy LaGorce (_New York Times_, July 22, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

9. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California pension fund reports USD 29-billion loss, first since Great Recession, amid market turmoil,” by Christian Martinez (_Los Angeles Times_, July 20, 2022). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

10. IOWA NEWS: “Advocates: Legislators must address nursing home complaint backlog,” by Clark Kauffman (_Iowa Capital Dispatch_, July 19, 2022).
iowacapitaldispatch.com…

11. IOWA NEWS: “Iowa’s elderly deserve better protection from state regulators,” by Kathie Obradovich (_Iowa Capital Dispatch_, July 18, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
iowacapitaldispatch.com…

12. NEW YORK NEWS: “State workers get nice surprise: Vesting after 5 years is back,” by Rick Karlin (_Times Union_ [Albany, New York], July 21, 2022).
www.timesunion.com…

13. NEW YORK NEWS: “When COVID-19 came for the elderly, a county official saw her role change,” by Rachel Silberstein (_Times Union_ [Albany, New York], July 17, 2022).
www.timesunion.com…

14. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pennsylvania workforce shrinks as more people homeschool children and care for elderly parents,” by An-Li Herring (_WESA.fm_ [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania], July 21, 2022).
www.wesa.fm/economy-business/2022-07-21/pennsylvania-workforce-homeschool-elderly-care…

15. TENNESSEE NEWS: “Thousands of elderly Tennesseans could get access to home health care, starting July 1,” by Blake Farmer (_WPLN.org_ [Nashville, Tennessee], July 20, 2022).
wpln.org…

16. WASHINGTON NEWS: “WA hospitals over capacity due to patient discharging woes,” (_Associated Press_, July 20, 2022).
apnews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. CHINA NEWS: “China moves to further integrate medical and elderly care services,” (_Xinhua_, July 21, 2022).
english.news.cn/20220721/ad281099783a4179a444d88d65d2311a/c.html…

18. IRELAND NEWS: “Nursing homes call for combined delivery of flu and third Covid-19 booster jabs,” by Simon Carswell (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 21, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

19. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Nursing homes call on relatives to help take care of frail elderly,” (_DutchNews.nl_, July 21, 2022).
www.dutchnews.nl…

20. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Tally for economically inactive seniors surges 96% since 2002,” by Kim Yon-se (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], July 18, 2022).
www.koreaherald.com…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Nursing home visits stopped as virus wave grows,” by Seo Ji-eun (_JoongAng Daily_, July 20, 2022).
koreajoongangdaily.joins.com…

22. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “S.Korea’s huge pension fund a local force driving won lower,” by Jihoon Lee, Cynthia Kim and Yena Park (_Reuters_, July 21, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Cost of living: Care workers going hungry for their job,” by James Melley (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, July 19, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

24. UK NEWS: “Filled social care roles in England fall 50,000 amid workforce pressures,” by Jemma Crew (_Independent_ [Londn], July 20, 2022).
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/england-department-of-health-and-social-care-government-york-north-yorkshire-b2127382.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

25. “Do Cancer Centers Push Too Many Tests?” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, July 17, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

26. “How stress may accelerate aging of the immune system,” by Eric Klopack (_Washington Post_, July 18, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

27. “Thyroid Trouble May Raise Dementia Risks,” by Amy Norton (_HelthDay_, July 18, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

28. “Even a Drink a Day Might Raise Brain Risks,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, July 18, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Depression linked to consuming an inflammatory diet, increasing risk of frailty,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 19, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Caregiver engagement enhances health outcomes of chronically ill adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 19, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Early Alzheimer’s detection up to 17 years in advance,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 21, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Wistar scientists reveal new function of enzyme ADAR1 linking it to age-related diseases via a role independent of RNA-editing during aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 18, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Medicare Costs for Cancer Drugs Nearly Doubled in Past 4 Years,” by Roxanne Nelson (_Medscape Medical News_, July 19, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

34. “Hormone Replacement Therapy Won’t Raise Recurrence Rate for Breast Cancer Survivors,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, July 20, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “Can a ‘Magic’ Protein Slow the Aging Process?” by Eilene Zimmerman (_New York Times_, July 19, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

36. “Pharmacist-based deprescribing successfully reduced older adults’ exposure to anticholinergic drugs,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 21, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Exercise, Puzzles, Games: They Help Men’s, Women’s Brains Differently,” by Denise Mann (_HealthDay_, July 21, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

38. “Introducing a protocol for using robotic pets in memory care,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 20, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “3 Key Changes Could Make Roads Safer for Older Pedestrians,” (_HealthDay_, July 22, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

July 15, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4431–July 11-July 15, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4431–July 11-July 15, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Biden’s tax pledge could spark a compromise on Social Security reform,” by Andrew G. Biggs (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], July 13, 2022). Note: This article is an opinion piece.
thehill.com…

2. “Social Security cost-of-living adjustment could be 10.5% in 2023, according to new estimate,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, July 13, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “Social Security checks could grow by about USD 175 a month as the cost of living continues to surge,” by Tami Luhby (_CNN_, July 14, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

4. “Social Security lines show it’s time to put Congress on the front lines of public service,” by David A. Weaver (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], July 12, 2022). Note: This article is an opinion piece.
thehill.com…

5. “Back off, guys: President Biden made a good choice,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, July 11, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

6. “The market meltdown threatening pensions for millions of Americans,” by Nicole Goodkind (_CNN_, July 14, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

7. “Crypto plunge is cautionary tale for public pension funds,” by Steve Karnowski (Associated Press via _MPR News_, July 10, 2022).
www.mprnews.org…

8. “Biden’s pension ‘guarantee’ stretches the law to bail out unions,” by Aharon Friedman (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], July 14, 2022). Note: This article is an opinion piece.
thehill.com…

9. “What to Know About Rolling Over Retirement Accounts,” by Ann Carrns (_New York Times_, July 8, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

10. “How to fix the too-high 2022 Medicare Part B premium?” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, July 8, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

11. “Does The Medicare Savings Program Do Enough To Help Seniors With Rising Costs?” by Jennie Phipps (_Forbes_, July 13, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

12. “Some people who retired during the pandemic are wondering if they made the right move,” by Cathy Carter (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, July 13, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 45 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

US STATE NEWS:

13. IDAHO NEWS: “As aging farmers retire, lawmakers explore how to boost beginning producers,” by Alison Winter (_Idaho Capital Sun_ [Boise, ID], July 15, 2022).
idahocapitalsun.com…

14. IOWA NEWS: “Hundreds of Iowa nursing home complaints go uninvestigated for months,” by Clark Kauffman (_Des Moines Register_, July 11, 2022).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

15. GEORGIA NEWS: “Staff shortage puts elderly in jeopardy at many Georgia nursing homes,” by Hope Dean (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, July 7, 2022).
www.ajc.com…

16. OHIO NEWS: “Ohio Teachers Pension Private Equity Secrets: Unlimited Leverage, Outlandish Fees, Conflicts Of Interest And Questionable Valuations,” by Edward Siedle (_Forbes_, July 10, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

17. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Long-term care gets USD 515 million bump in Pa.’s budget in response to warnings of nursing home closures,” by Gillian McGoldrick (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, July 12, 2022).
www.post-gazette.com…

18. TEXAS NEWS: “Are Texas teacher shortages connected to retirement benefits?” (_Dallas Morning News_, July 11, 2022). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.dallasnews.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Covid deaths in aged care reach almost 100 a week as active cases surge across Australia,” by Christopher Knaus (_Guardian_ [London], July 13, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

20. CHINA NEWS: “The Persistent Vaccine Hesitancy of China’s Elderly,” (_Bloomberg_, July 11, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

21. CONGO NEWS: “In Congo, elderly craft clean fuel pellets to keep active,” by Djaffar Al Katanty (_Reuters_, July 12, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

22. EUROPEAN UNION NEWS: “EU urges second COVID-19 boosters for people ages 60 to 79,” by Mike Corder (_Associated Press_, July 11, 2022).
apnews.com…

23. EUROPEAN UNION NEWS: “Hit by COVID, EU population shrinks for second year running, Eurostat says,” (_Reuters_, July 11, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

24. IRELAND NEWS: “Memory cafe opens in Dublin for those with dementia and their families,” by Dominique Farrell (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], July 13, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Covid booster: Will be offered to all over 50s this autumn,” by James Gallagher (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, July 15, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “As Y Chromosomes Vanish With Age, Heart Risks May Grow,” by Gina Kolata (_New York Times_, July 14, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

27. “Studying the link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 12, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Research reveals how brain inflammation may link Alzheimer’s risk, sleep disturbance,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 13, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

29. “Moderate drinking linked to brain changes and cognitive decline,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 14, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Liver Disease a New Dementia Risk Factor?” by Batya Swift Yasgur (_Medscape Medical News_, July 14, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

31. “Whole blood exchange could offer disease-modifying therapy for Alzheimer’s disease, study finds,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 14, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Lifestyle, not aging, may best determine dementia risk, study says,” by Judy Packer-Tursman (_UPI.com_, July 13, 2022).
www.upi.com…

33. “Think You’re at High Risk of Prostate Cancer? Healthy Living Can Slash Odds for Lethal Disease,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, July 11, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Being Social May Be Key to ‘Sense of Purpose’ as You Age,” (_HealthDay_, July 12, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “Study: Liver disease linked to higher risk of dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], July 13, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

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