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September 29, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4442–September 26-September 30, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4442-September 26-September 30, 2022.

Note: There will be no E-Clippings next week (October 7). The next E-Clippings will come out October 14, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Biden vows to save Social Security and Medicare in face of shortfalls, but offers few details,” by Maureen Groppe (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], September 27, 2022).
www.us…

2. “As Biden vows to ‘protect’ Social Security, here’s what we know about the future of benefits,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, September 29, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “Millions of Americans will save on Medicare fees next year,” by Amanda Seitz (_Associated Press_, September 27, 2022).
apnews.com…

4. “Searching for a nursing home? Biden administration takes ‘unprecedented step’ to release ownership data,” by Ken Alltucker (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], September 26, 2022).
www.us…

5. “Supreme Court urged to preserve private suits against public nursing homes,” by Brendan Pierson (_Reuters_, September 26, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

6. “With Interest Rates Rising, Companies Look to Unload Pension Liabilities,” by Jennifer Williams-Alvarez (_Wall St. Journal_, September 28, 2022).
www.ws…

7. “Ford tells employees the score on how higher rates hit lump sum payouts,” by Susan Tompor (_Detroit Free Press_, September 29, 2022).
www.freep.com…

8. “Seniors are stuck home alone as health aides flee for higher-paying jobs,” by Christopher Rowland (_Washington Post_, September 25, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

9. “‘They’ve been an afterthought’: millions of elderly Americans still vulnerable as pandemic caution wanes,” by melody Schreiber (_Guardian_ [London], September 25, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

10. “Supreme Court urged to preserve private suits against public nursing homes,” by Brendan Pierson (_Reuters_, September 26, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

11. “Millennials Want to Retire at 50. How to Afford It Is Another Matter.” by Lisa Ravasca Roepe (_New York Times_, September 24, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

12. “Arbitration Has Come to Senior Living. You Don’t Have to Sign Up.” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, September 24, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

13. “‘They are the roots’: Puerto Rico’s elderly, hit hard by Hurricane Fiona, are also its heroes,” by Syra Ortiz-Blanes (_Miami Herald_, September 27, 2022).
www.miamiherald.com…

US STATE NEWS:

14. ARKANSAS NEWS: “Arkansas Teacher Retirement System’s investments drop in value by USD 1.4B,” by Michael R. Wickline (_Arkansas Democrat-Gazette_ [Little Rock, Arkansas], September 27, 2022).
www.arkansasonline.com…

15. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Are California’s public pension funds headed for another crisis?” by Laurence Darmiento (_Los Angeles Times_, September 29, 2022). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

16. FLORIDA NEWS: “Polk County nursing homes take in temporary residents as Hurricane Ian approaches,” by Gary White (_Ledger_ [Lakeland, Florida], September 28, 2022).
www.theledger.com…

17. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: “MBTA’s largest union files lawsuit to prevent pension changes,” by Gayla Cawley (_Boston Herald_, September 28, 2022).
www.bostonherald.com…

18. MONTANA NEWS: “Another Montana nursing home announces closure,” by Emily Schabacker (_Billings Gazette_, September 27, 2022).
billingsgazette.com…

19. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Legislature should permanently fix senior housing rebate system,” (_Pittsburgh Post-Gazette_, September 27, 2022). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.post-gazette.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

20. CANADA NEWS: “10% of long-term care homes in Windsor-Essex had proactive inspection a year after Ontario vowed to do better,” by Jennifer La Grassa (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 29, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/windsor-essex-long-term-care-proactive-inspections-1.6594313…

21. FRENCH NEWS: “France’s Macron wants pension reform bill ready by Christmas,” (_Reuters_, September 29, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

22. FRENCH NEWS: “French care home group Orpea posts first-half net loss, hit by asset impairments,” by Diana Mandia (_Reuters_, September 28, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

23. GREECE NEWS: “Pension backlog all but cleared,” by Roula Salourou (_Kathimerini_, September 29, 2022).
www.ekathimerini.com…

24. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Time for national pension reform,” by Kim Won-shik (_JoongAng Daily_, September 26, 2022). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
koreajoongangdaily.joins.com…

25. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Swiss Back Plan to Work Longer, Lift VAT to Pay for Pensions,” by Claudia Maedler (_Bloomberg_, September 25, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

26. UK NEWS: “Pension fund panic led to Bank of England’s emergency intervention: Here’s what you need to know,” by Elliot Smith (_CNBC_, September 29, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

27. UK NEWS: “Britain’s pensions regulator warns on cash flow risk from market stress,” by Carolyn Cohn (_Reuters_, September 27, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

28. UK NEWS: “Britain’s Hard Lessons From Handing Elder Care Over to Private Equity,” by Christine Spolar (_September 27, 2022).
khn.org…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

29. “Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Cognitive Decline in Key Study,” by Rebecca Robbins and Pam Belluck (_New York Times_, September 28, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

30. “Biden Medicare costs victory due mostly to Alzheimer’s drug change,” by Ahmed Aboulenein (_Reuters_, September 27, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

31. “Fasting-mimicking diet reduces signs of dementia in mice,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 27, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Life expectancy tool may improve quality of life for patients with dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 26, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Krembil Brain Institute researchers identify new model of Alzheimer’s as an autoimmune disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 27, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “High blood pressure speeds up mental decline, but does not fully explain dementia disparities,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 28, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “One in three Alzheimer’s disease family caregivers has persistent symptoms of depression,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Rising food prices hit less-healthy older adults hardest, poll suggests,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 26, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “CDC Says Universal Masking Can Be Dropped in Some Nursing Homes, Hospitals,” (_HealthDay_, September 26, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

38. “Get boosted: new study underscores need for COVID-19 booster shots for older adults,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Healthy Living Boosts Life Span, Even for Former Smokers,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, September 29, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

40. “Talking to a Loved One About a Move to Assisted Living,” (_HealthDay_, September 24, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

September 23, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4441–September 19-September 23, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4441-September 19-September 23, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Expect minimum staffing requirements for nursing homes next year,” by Rachel Roubein (_Washington Post_, September 22, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “Social Security’s retirement age is 70,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, September 21, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “The U.S. retirement system gets a ‘C+’ grade, experts say — even though it’s worth USD 39 trillion. Here’s why,” by Greg Iacurci (_CNBC_, September 19, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

4. “As Social Security disability application wait times hit record high, experts say it’s a sign the agency needs more funding,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, September 17, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

5. “House Passes Prior Authorization Bill, Senate Path Unclear,” by Kerry Dooley Young (_Medscape Medical News_, September 19, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

6. “Death Is Anything but a Dying Business as Private Equity Cashes In,” by Markian Hawryluk (_Kaiser Health News_, September 22, 2022).
khn.org…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Should our aid-in-dying laws be expanded, or are we moving too far too fast?” by Nicholas Goldberg (_Los Angeles Times_, September 19, 2022). Note 1: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.latimes.com…

8. FLORIDA NEWS: “Prosecutors drop some charges in Florida nursing home deaths,” by Terry Spencer (_Associated Press_, September 22, 2022).
apnews.com…

9. KANSAS NEWS: “Kansas nursing homes are closing because they can’t find enough workers,” by Rose Conlon (_Lawrence Times_, September 23, 2022).
lawrencekstimes.com…

10. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Lawsuit alleges bid-rigging on Kentucky pension system’s USD 1.2M investigative contract,” by Joe Sonka (_Courier Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], September 20, 2022).
www.courier-journal.com…

11. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Will inflation push Pa. legislature to give cost-of-living raises to state and school retirees?” by Joseph N. DiStefano (_Philadelphia Inquirer_, September 22, 2022).
www.inquirer.com…

12. MONTANA NEWS: “Move toward in-home care for elderly in Montana needs significant investment from state,” by Emily Schabacker (_Billings Gazette_, September 17, 2022).
billingsgazette.com…

13. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Are pension COLAs happening for municipal retirees? Treasurer candidates spar over answer,” by Paul Edward Parker (_Providence Journal_, September 22, 2022).
www.providencejournal.com…

14. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Study: Advanced lighting system installed in Wisconsin nursing homes reduces risk of seniors falling by 43%,” by Taylor Lumpkin (_WTMJ-TV_ [Milwaukee, Wisconsin], September 16, 2022).
www.tmj4.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Federal government commits to AD 1.4 billion (USD 940.7 million) COVID spend as aged care outbreaks continue,” by Oliver Gordon (_Australian Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] News_, September 19, 2022).
www.abc.net…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Ageing workforce tipped to worsen national teacher shortage,” by Adam Carey (_Age_ [Melbourne], September 20, 2022).
www.theage.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “What Ontario’s new long-term care rules will (and won’t) do for hospitals,” by Mike Crawley (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 17, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-hospitals-long-term-care-1.6584322…

18. CANADA NEWS: “Does Canada have enough workers? Record-high of nearly one million jobs unfilled in second quarter of 2022,” by Clarrie Feinstein (_Toronto Star_, September 22, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

19. CHINA NEWS: “China’s ‘hidden epidemics’: the preventable diseases that could reshape a nation,” by Martin Farrer (_Guardian_ [London], September 20, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

20. CHINA NEWS: “China made solid progress on elderly care over past decade: NHC,” (_Xinhua_, September 20, 2022).
english.news.cn/20220920/0f4d195665a84271b3a20baaa34c5339/c.html…

21. IRELAND NEWS: “State pension pot faces ‘growing deficits’, Ministers warned,” by Jack Horgan-Jones (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 21, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

22. IRELAND NEWS: “Cost of living crisis exacerbating pensions timebomb, research suggests,” by Colin Gleeson (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 19, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

23. IRELAND NEWS: “Higher State pension proposed for those who work beyond 66,” by Pat Leahy (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 19, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

24. MACAU NEWS: “Passing Of Single-Living Elderly Siblings Sparks Concerns Over Social Support,” by Anthony Lam (_Macau Times_, September 23, 2022).
macaudailytimes.com…

25. JAPAN NEWS: “Over 75s make up over 15% of Japan’s population for first time,” (_Japan Times_, September 19, 2022).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2022/09/19/national/japans-graying-population/…

26. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Aged care sector desperate for nurses to fill shifts,” by Louisa Steyl (_Stuff.co_, September 18, 2022).
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/129910908/aged-care-sector-desperate-for-nurses-to-fill-shifts…

27. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Women At The Heart Of Swiss Pension Reform Vote,” by Nathalie Olof-Ors (_Barron’s_, September 21, 2022).
www.barrons.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “Clearing Pollution Helps Clear the Fog of Aging — And May Cut the Risk of Dementia,” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, September 20, 2022).
khn.org…

29. “Over 7 Million U.S. Seniors Have Mental Declines That Threaten Financial Skills,” by Alan Mozes (_HealthDay_, September 19, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

30. “Bad dreams in middle age could be sign of dementia risk, study suggests,” by Linda Geddes (_Guardian_ [London], September 21, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

31. “Newly discovered protein connected to Alzheimer’s disease risk,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 20, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “New therapeutic target could check the progress of Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 23, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Global consortium study, supported by the Alzheimer’s Association, aims to shed light on viruses’ impact on the brain,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 22, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Dementia diagnosis could be fast-tracked using artificial intelligence,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 21, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Mount Sinai researchers use artificial intelligence to uncover the cellular origins of Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive disorders,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 20, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

36. “Pigs with gene defect provide new perspectives for the treatment of Alzheimer’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 22, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Fit for work at over 50,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 19, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Mental Skills Slow With Age, But Seniors Gain in Other Ways: Study,” (_HealthDay_, September 19, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

39. “Severe COVID-19 caused by “senile” interferon response in older patients, researchers suggest,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 21, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “More older adults should be checking blood pressure at home,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 23, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

September 16, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4440–September 12-September 16, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4440-September 12-September 16, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security’s Cost-of-Living Increase Will Be Largest in Four Decades, an Estimate Says,” by Mark Miller (_New York Times_, September 14, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “There could be a record high Social Security cost-of-living adjustment in 2023, but it’s not set in stone: 3 things to watch,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, September 13, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

3. “‘Guardrails’ needed? Telehealth fraud cost Medicare USD 128M in first year of COVID pandemic, feds say,” by Ken Alltucker (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], September 11, 2022).
www.us…

4. “Explainer: How the U.S. drug pricing law affects Medicare and its members,” by Ahmed Aboulenein (_Reuters_, September 13, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

5. “Legal fights and loopholes could blunt Medicare’s new power to control drug prices,” by Leslie Walker and Dan Gorenstein (US National Public Radio, September 15, 2022).
www.npr.org…

6. “America’s age tipping point is approaching — we’re totally unprepared,” by Joseph Chamie (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], September 14, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
thehill.com…

7. “Impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy is misleading,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, September 14, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

8. “What’s a gerontocracy — and is the US one? Data shows Congress is trending older,” by Brendan Rascius (_Miami Herald_, September 14, 2022).
www.miamiherald.com…

9. “Government regulators express concern as pension fund managers dip into crypto,” by Wailin Wong (US National Public Radio _All Things Considered_, September 9, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 33 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

10. “After being dropped, vets and their caregivers may remain in VA program,” by Quil Lawrence (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, September 16, 2022). Note: An audio (running time 3 minutes 20 seconds) and print transcript available at the site.
www.npr.org…

11. “US Falls to 18th Place in Global Retirement Ranking,” by Suzanne Woolley (_Bloomberg_, September 13, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

US STATE NEWS:

12. IOWA NEWS: “Lawsuit seeks to unmask nursing home owners who ‘defrauded’ creditors,” by Clark Kauffman (_Iowa Capital Dispatch_, September 15, 2022).
iowacapitaldispatch.com…

13. MAINE NEWS: “A wave of older workers was already headed into retirement. The pandemic worsened things.” by Peter McGuire (_Portland Press Herald_, September 10, 2022).
www.pressherald.com…

14. MAINE NEWS: “Program helps Mainers leave nursing homes and regain independence,” by Rose Lundy (_Bangor Daily News_, September 12, 2022).
www.bangordailynews.com…

15. OHIO NEWS: “Coalition lobbying for more stimulus funding to help elderly,” by Samantha Wildow (_Dayton Daily News_, September 12, 2022).
www.daytondailynews.com…

16. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “After striking for a week-plus, workers at 22 nursing homes have a contract,” by Sarah Boden (_WESA.fm_ [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania], September 13, 2022).
www.wesa.fm/health-science-tech/2022-09-13/after-striking-for-a-week-plus-workers-at-22-nursing-homes-have-a-contract…

17. WYOMING NEWS: “Judiciary Committee mulls bill aimed at reducing financial exploitation of the elderly,” by Jeff Victor (_Wyoming Public Radio_, September 15, 2022).
www.wyomingpublicmedia.org…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Dramatic rethink of aged care needed as operators stare down AD 9.3b (USD 9.288 billion) black hole,” by Clay Lucas (_Age_ [Melbourne], September 15, 2022).
www.theage.com…

19. CANADA NEWS: “More than 1 in 5 residents in long-term care given antipsychotics without a diagnosis, data shows,” by Matthew Pierce (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 14, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/antipsychotic-medication-seniors-long-term-care-1.6581304…

20. CANADA NEWS: “‘It is grotesque to do this’: Critics slam Ford government’s plan for long-distance placements in nursing homes,” by Rob Ferguson (_Toronto Star_, September 15, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

21. CANADA NEWS: “Canada’s real problem is not job losses, it’s the rush to retire,” by Julie Gordon (_Reuters_, September 12, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

22. FRENCH NEWS: “French retirement spending threatens deficit targets, pension panel says,” (_Reuters_, September 12, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

23. FRENCH NEWS: “France to open debate meant to broaden end-of-life options,” (_Associated Press_, September 12, 2022).
apnews.com…

24. GREECE NEWS: “Greek PM says pensions to rise for first time in more than a decade,” by Angeliki Koutantou and Renee Maltezou (_Reuters_, September 10, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

25. IRELAND NEWS: “Two more nursing homes to close amid costs crisis in care sector,” by Simon Carswell (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], September 12, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

26. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Swiss voters set to approve pension reform – poll,” (_Reuters_, September 14, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

27. UKRAINE NEWS: “For older Ukrainians in front-line cities, visits from social workers bring comfort,” by Elissa Nadworny and Claire Harbage (US National Public Radio, September 16, 2022).
www.npr.org…

28. UK NEWS: “‘I’ve always thrown myself into work – now it keeps me alive’: the over-65s forced to join the ‘great unretirement’,” by Lizzie Cernik (_Guardian_ [London], September 14, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

29. “Visual Perception Test Distinguishes Alzheimer’s From Lewy Body Dementia,” by Kelli Whitlock Burton (_Medscape Medical News_, September 13, 2022). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

30. “Unhealthy Gums Could Up Your Odds for Dementia,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, September 12, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “Adults show poorer cognition, better well-being with age,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 14, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Cognitive health may benefit from balanced meal timing,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 16, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “COVID Appears to Raise Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, September 16, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

34. “Multivitamins Linked to Healthier Brains in Old Age,” by Steven Reinberg (_HealthDay_, September 14, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “Vitamin D, Fish Oil Won’t Help Elderly Stay Strong, Study Finds,” by Cara Murez (_HealthDay_, September 14, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “Research Reveals Cause of ‘Freezing’ Gait in Parkinson’s,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, September 12, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

37. “New mechanism extends life of immune system,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 15, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

38. “Poll: Aching joints make older adults reach for many forms of pain relief – but health risks could follow,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 12, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

39. “Some forms of elder abuse worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic, study finds,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 12, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

40. “Seniors, This Daily Routine May Keep You Sharper, Happier,” by Amy Norton (_HealthDay_, September 16, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

September 9, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4439–September 5-September 9, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4439-September 5-September 9, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security adds safety protocols to protect people facing long wait times in adverse conditions,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, September 6, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “Medicare cuts to home health care are coming unless Congress acts,” by Carol Hudspeth (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, September 5, 2022). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.stltoday.com…

3. “Medicare Advantage has a marketing problem,” by Victoria Knight (_Axios_, September 8, 2022).
www.axios.com…

4. “‘It’s Becoming Too Expensive to Live’: Anxious Older Adults Try to Cope With Limited Budgets,” by Judith Graham (_Kaiser Health News_, September 7, 2022).
khn.org…

5. “With inflation, many retirees will pay more federal income taxes,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, September 7, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

6. “Ready to Work Until You Die? America Needs You,” by Stephen Mihm (Bloomberg via _Washington Post_, September 8, 2022). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

7. “A Valuable New Framework For Improving The Care Of Older Adults,” by Howard Gleckman (_Forbes_, September 7, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

8. “Walmart, UnitedHealth to offer preventive healthcare program for seniors,” by Arriana McLymore (_Reuters_, September 7, 2022).
www.reuters.com…

9. “Fewer children faced food insecurity last year, but more elderly Americans did,” by Tami Luhby (_CNN_, September 7, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

10. “Downsizing in Retirement: Expenses They Didn’t Expect,” by Susan B. Garland (_New York Times_, September 9, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

11. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Hartford has elderly people experiencing homelessness. Here’s how the city and others hope to help.” by Deidre Montague (_Hartford Courant_, September 5, 2022).
www.courant.com…

12. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Long-suppressed report on Kentucky pensions’ hedge fund deals is public at last,” by Joe Sonka (_Courier Journal_ [Louisville, Kentucky], September 6, 2022).
www.courier-journal.com…

13. MARYLAND NEWS: “Telephone Reassurance Program is a ‘lifeline’ to Anne Arundel elderly in combating loneliness,” by Dana Munro (_Capital Gazette_ [Annapolis, Maryland], September 5, 2022).
www.capitalgazette.com…

14. MISSOURI NEWS: “Missouri assisted living facilities eligible for COVID-related reimbursement through ARPA,” (_Springfield News-Leader_, September 5, 2022).
www.news-leader.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Pensions boost for 4.7 million as cost of living bites,” (_Sydney Morning Herald_, September 5, 2022).
www.smh.com…

16. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “No penalties for aged care providers who breach 24/7 nurse mandate,” by Dana Daniel (_Sydney Morning Herald_, September 7, 2022).
www.smh.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Number of Canadians living with dementia expected to triple by 2050, Alzheimer’s society says,” by Courtney Dickson (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 6, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/dementia-canada-triple-2050-1.6574268…

18. CANADA NEWS: “N.B. government employee pensions unable to fund full cost of living amounts in 2023,” by Robert Jones (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 8, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/nb-government-employee-pension-cost-living-1.6575404…

19. CANADA NEWS: “P.E.I. seniors struggling to make ends meet on fixed incomes,” by Victoria Walton (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, September 9, 2022).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-seniors-fixed-income-struggles-1.6576208…

20. CHINA NEWS: “Campaign tackles fraud targeting elderly people,” by Luo Wangshu (_China Daily_, September 9, 2022).
www.chinadaily.com…

21. ITALY NEWS: “Dementia and COVID-19: determinants of infection and mortality,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. JAPAN NEWS: “COVID-19 deaths conspicuous among elderly not diagnosed as severe cases,” by Minako I and Chisato Yomon (_Japan News_, September 4, 2022).
japannews.yomiuri.co.jp/society/coronavirus/20220904-56112/…

23. PHILIPPINES NEWS: “All efforts must be done to protect the elderly,” (_Manila Bulletin_, September 8, 2022). Note: This article is an editorial.
mb.com…

24. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Korea should raise the official age of senior citizens to 74: researcher,” by Yoon Ja-young (_Korea Times_ [Seoul], September 7, 2022).
www.koreatimes.co.kr…

25. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “Pension reform: Swiss to vote on retirement age hike for women,” by Julie Hunt (_Swissinfo.ch_, September 5, 2022).
www.swissinfo.ch/eng/pension-reform–swiss-to-vote-on-retirement-age-hike-for-women/47876234…

26. TURKEY NEWS: “Mortality rate of elderly people in Türkiye during pandemic only 4.4 percent,” (_Hurriyet Daily News_, September 7, 2022).
www.hurriyetdailynews.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

27. “The Quiet Cost of Family Caregiving,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, September 4, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

28. “Assisted Living Will Become Financially Out of Reach for Many Middle-Class Americans,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, September 7, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

29. “Insomnia increases the likelihood of memory decline in older adults, according to new research,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 6, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “New antibody shows therapeutic effects in mice with Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

31. “Music: Bridging Memories for People With Alzheimer’s,” by Dennis Thompson (_HealthDay_, September 6, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

32. “Hip fractures will nearly double worldwide by 2050; researchers cite urgent need for better prevention and care, especially for men and the very old,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 9, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “PITT pathway: Pitt scientists discover how cells repair longevity-promoting ‘recycling system’,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “High blood pressure may accelerate bone aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “Singapore researchers develop assistive robot to prevent falls and assist in physiotherapy for the elderly,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], September 7, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

September 2, 2022

CAAR E-Clippings No. 4438–August 29-September 2, 2022

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 4438-August 29-September 2, 2022.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Social Security could be a ‘front-burner issue’ in November’s election. How the results may influence the program,” by Lorie Konish (_CNBC_, August 31, 2022).
www.cnbc.com…

2. “How big a Social Security COLA can retirees expect in 2023?” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, August 30, 2022). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.marketwatch.com…

3. “What “Negotiating” With Medicare Means For Drug Makers: A Mixture Of Price Controls And Actual Negotiations,” by Joshua Cohen (_Forbes_, September 1, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

4. “Database for showing nursing home ownership has gaps, report says,” by Victoria Knight (_Axios_, September 2, 2022).
www.axios.com…

5. “Not Quietly Quitting But Quietly Returning, Older Workers Are Changing Work And Retirement,” by Joseph Coughlin (_Forbes_, September 2, 2022).
www.forbes.com…

6. “Planning for Your Retirement, and for a Child’s Special Needs, All at Once,” by Martha C. White (_New York Times_, August 27, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “How a decades-old law led to death doulas’ lawsuit against California’s funeral bureau,” by Anabel Sosa (_Los Angeles Times_, August 30, 2022). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

8. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Pritzker signs bill to improve nursing homes in Illinois,” by Matt Holderman (_WGN.com_ [Chicago, Illinois], August 29, 2022).
wgntv.com…

9. MISSOURI NEWS: “As tax cut looms, hundreds of beds sit empty at Missouri’s homes for veterans,” by Kurt Erickson (_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, August 29, 2022).
www.stltoday.com…

10. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Thousands of Pa. nursing home workers may strike despite USD 600M for care in state budget,” by Stephen Caruso (_Spotlight PA_, September 1, 2022).
www.spotlightpa.org…

11. VERMONT NEWS: “Rutland elder care homes face enforcement after state investigators allege resident abuse and neglect,” by Fred Thys (_VTDigger_, August 31, 2022).
vtdigger.org…

12. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Intergenerational communities change perspectives for caring for elderly, children,” by Ward Jolles (_WKOW.com_ [Madison, Wisconsin], August 29, 2022).
www.wkow.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

13. CANADA NEWS: “Ford, Trudeau agree there’s ‘urgent’ need to reform health-care system: Premier,” by Robert Benzie and Rob Ferguson (_Toronto Star_, August 30, 2022).
www.thestar.com…

14. CHINA NEWS: “Pair of new laws to improve care for elderly,” by Wan Xiaoyu (_China Daily_, August 31, 2022).
www.chinadaily.com…

15. GERMAN NEWS: “Germany debates raising retirement age to 70,” by Helen Whittle and Lisa Hanel (_Deutsche Welle _, August 28, 2022).
www.dw.com…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Employers face annual bills up to Euro 50,000 (USD 49,795) for inaction on pensions, says Irish Life,” by Dominic Coyle (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], August 29, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “The rise of nursing home closures: ‘It is too late for us but there is still time to save others’,” by Simon Carswell (_Irish Times_ [Dublin], August 29, 2022).
www.irishtimes.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “In a Japanese Nursing Home, Some Workers Are Babies,” Hikari Hida and John Yoon (_New York Times_, September 1, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

19. JAPAN NEWS: “A Startup Offers Japan’s Aging CEOs a Worry-Free Succession Plan,” by Takashi Mochizuki and Yuki Furukawa (_Bloomberg_, August 29, 2022).
www.bloomberg.com…

20. PHILIPPINE NEWS: “SSS raises alarm on pension benefits,” by Louise Maureen Simeon (_Philippine Star_, September 2, 2022).
www.philstar.com…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “New pension chief faces uphill battle over reform plan, record loss,” by Choi Si-young (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], September 2, 2022).
www.koreaherald.com…

22. UK NEWS: “More people leaving workplace pension schemes, TUC warns,” by Rupert Jones (_Guardian_ [Lond0n], August 31, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Campaign to ensure mothers receive state pension,” by Kevin Peachey (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, September 1, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

24. UK NEWS: “‘Starve or freeze to death’: Millions of elderly Brits fear a grim choice this winter as costs spiral,” by Kara Fox (_CNN_, August 31, 2022).
www.cnn.com…

25. UK NEWS: “Hip fracture care too slow in some hospitals, study says,” (_British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] News_, August 31, 2022).
www.bbc.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

26. “U.S. Life Expectancy Falls Again in ‘Historic’ Setback,” by Roni Caryn Rabin (_New York Times_, August 31, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

27. “Zombie cells central to the quest for active, vital old age,” by Laura Ungar (_Associated Press_, August 31, 2022).
apnews.com…

28. “Paxlovid Cuts Covid Deaths Among Older People, Israeli Study Finds,” by Roni Rabin (_New York Times_, August 30, 2022). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

29. “Study reveals molecular brain changes linked to APOE4, the main susceptibility gene for Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 30, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

30. “Alzheimer’s: Who Is Caring for the Caregivers?” by Sydney Murphy (_HealthDay_, August 29, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

31. “Music helps patients with dementia connect with loved ones,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

32. “Sensor-based early detection of age-related diseases from home,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 30, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Low physical function after age 65 associated with future cardiovascular disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 31, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Older people with anemia and weak muscles face higher risk of dying,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 29, 2022).
www.eurekalert.org…

35. “High-Tech Socks Could Prevent Falls in At-Risk Patients,” by Denise Mann (_HealthDay_, August 30, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “Playing music in childhood linked to a sharper mind in old age, study suggests,” (_Guardian_ [London], August 29, 2022).
www.theguardian.com…

37. “How ‘This Is Us’ Put Alzheimer’s Care in the Spotlight,” by Cara Murez (_HealthDay_, September 1, 2022).
consumer.healthday.com…

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