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August 5, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4434–August 1-August 5, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4434-August 1-August 5, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Democrats’ Long-Sought Plan for Lowering Drug Costs Is at Hand,” by Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Rebecca Robbins (_New York Times_, August 5, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Democrats may make some progress toward lowering high drug prices,” by Leila Fadel and Sydney Lupkin (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, August 4, 2022). Note: An audio (runnimg time 3 minutes 29 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

3. “A dizzying tour of Medicare’s drug pricing labyrinth,” by Steve Maas (_Washington Post_, August 5, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “Average premiums for Medicare prescription drug coverage are set to dip to about USD 31.50 a month in 2023, deductibles to rise,” by Sarah O’Brien (_CNBC_, August 2, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “Biden poised to deliver on decades-long Democratic promise,” by Adriel Bettelheim and Caitlin Owens (_Axios_, August 1, 2022).
www.axios.com…

6. “Without more immigrants, Social Security (and America) is toast,” by Brett Arends (_MarketWatch_, August 3, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

7. “7 changes Americans are willing to make to fix Social Security — including one with ‘overwhelming bipartisan support’,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, August 3, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

8. “Congress has the chance to pass meaningful retirement reform,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, August 3, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

9. “Sex and the 60s-plus: Boomers are bringing ‘summer of love’-style change to intimacy in their older years,” by Jessica Hall (_MarketWatch_, August 2, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

10. “‘Permanent shock’ to nursing homes? Facilities fail to replace workers who quit after COVID outbreaks,” by Jayme Fraser (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], August 4, 2022).
www.us…

11. “Older Generations Are Reclaiming Rites of Passage,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, August 1, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

12. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California teachers’ pension fund reports first investment loss since Great Recession,” by Wes Venteicher (_Sacramento Bee_, August 2, 2022).
www.sacbee.com…

13. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Report: CT’s pension debt remains high despite residents’ personal wealth,” by Keith M. Phaneuf (_CTMirror_, August 2, 2022).
ctmirror.org…

14. GEORGIA NEWS: “Georgia teacher pension fund dropped USD 15 billion in rough year for stocks,” by James Salzer (_Atlanta Journal-Constitution_, August 4, 2022).
www.ajc.com…

15. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Detroit sues to stretch police and fire pension payments over 30 years,” by Dana Afana (_Detroit News_, August 5, 2022).
www.freep.com…

16. MINNESOTA NEWS: “Minnesota senior homes are besieged by staff stealing pain medications,” by Chris Serres (_Minneapolis Star-Tribune_, July 31, 2022).
www.startribune.com…

17. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: “North Carolina’s state pension fund has lost 7% of its value in the current fiscal year,” by Victor Skiner (_Watauga [Boone, NC] Democrat_, August 3, 2022).
www.wataugademocrat.com…

18. VIRGINIA NEWS: “Pension funds inch into crypto investments,” by Nathan Bomey (_Axios_, August 4, 2022).
www.axios.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

19. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Aged care worker registration delayed until next year,” by Dana Daniel (_Age_ [Melbourne], August 1, 2022).
www.theage.com…

20. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Does the Albanese government really want to strip older Australians of their rights?” by Sarah Russell (_Guardian_ [London], August 3, 2022). Note 1: _Guardian_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.theguardian.com…

21. CHINA NEWS: “Mutual fund industry to diversify pensions, trial runs underway.” by Shi Jing (_China Daily_, August 1, 2022).
www.chinadaily.com…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “Private nursing homes say ‘extreme’ cost pressures threatening their future,” by Simon Carswell (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], August 1, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

23. ITALY NEWS: “Care for elderly stepped up as Italy swelters in driest year ever,” (_Reuters_, August 5, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

24. IRELAND NEWS: “Covid-19: Nine out of 10 deaths among over-65s, CSO data finds,” by Paul Cullen (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], August 4, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

25. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Increasing demand for palliative care in retiree destinations but not enough money to match,” by Gianina Schwanecke (_Stuff.co_, August 5, 2022).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/129452899/increasing-demand-for-palliative-care-in-retiree-destinations-but-not-enough-money-to-match…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “Even simple exercise may help aging brain, study hints,” by Lauren Neegaard (_Associated Press_, August 2, 2022).
apnews.com…

27. “At an international meeting, Alzheimer’s researchers are assessing what comes next,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, August 2, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 56 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

28. “Women may not live longer than men after all – study,” by Nadeem Badshah (_Guardian_ [London], August 3, 2022). Note: _Guardian_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.theguardian.com…

29. “As new Alzheimer’s drugs have failed, scientists are shifting focus to other potential causes,” by Berkeley Lovelace Jr. (_National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] News_, August 2, 2022).
www.nbcnews.com…

30. “ICU Stays Linked to a Doubling of Dementia Risk,” by Megan Brooks (_Medscape Medical News_, July 31, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

31. “How microglia contribute to Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 4, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Researchers gain insights into the genetic and molecular machinery that predisposes individuals to Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 5, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Experiences of Racism Tied to Worsening Memory, Thinking in Older Black Americans,” (_HealthDay_, August 2, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Persistent low wages linked to faster memory decline in later life,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 2, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Microscopic blood vessel disease in the brain’s white matter associated with worse cognition in Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 2, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Lifestyle May Be Key to Helping You Avoid Dementia,” by Denise Mann (_HealthDay_, August 4, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

37. “U.S. FDA declines to approve expanded use of Acadia’s antipsychotic drug,” (_Reuters_, August 5, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

38. “New molecule developed at Hebrew U. may prevent age-related diseases and increase life expectancy and wellness,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 1, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Staff and facility administrator retention has been challenging for long-term care facilities,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 4, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Research links red meat intake, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular disease in older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 1, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

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