Monday, February 27, 2012

AALS AGING AND THE LAW LISTSERV FOR FEBRUARY 27, 2012

1. Age Discrimination Suits Jump, But Wins Are Elusive: http://www.npr.org/2012/02/16/146925208/age-discrimination-suits-jump-but-wins-are-elusive

 2. Pentagon Budget: Does it Pit Active-Duty Forces Against Retirees? http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Military/2012/0213/Pentagon-budget-Does-it-pit-active-duty-forces-against-retirees-video

 3. Tables Reserved for the Healthiest: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/09/tables-reserved-for-the-healthiest/

 4. As Nursing Home Care Improves, Some Problems Slow to Mend: http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2012-02-10/nursing-home-federal-ratings/53031094/1

 5. Overeating May Double Odds of Memory Loss in Elderly: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-57376486-10391704/overeating-may-double-odds-of-memory-loss-in-elderly/

 6. Alternatives to the Traditional Funeral: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/14/alternatives-to-the-traditional-funeral/

 7. Number of Older Inmates Grows, Stressing Prisons: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/27/us/older-prisoners-mean-rising-health-costs-study-finds.html?_r=1&ref=elderly

 8. The Employment Situation, January 2012: http://www.aarp.org/work/job-hunting/info-02-2012/The-Employment-Situation-January-2012-AARP-ppi-econ-sec.html

 9. Whitney Houston’s Funeral Suggests Trouble Brewing for her Estate: http://blog.trialandheirs.com/celebrities/whitney-houstons-funeral-suggests-trouble-brewing-for-her-estate

 10. Federal Funding Announced for Alzheimer’s Disease, News for Those Seeking Social Security Disability Benefits: http://www.chron.com/business/press-releases/article/Federal-Funding-Announced-for-Alzheimer-s-3344061.php

 11. Tracking Down Government Aid: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/16/tracking-down-government-aid/?ref=elderly

 12. Children Conceived After a Parent's Death Are Challenging Estate Plans and Laws: http://www.elderlawanswers.com/resources/article.asp?id=9685&Section=4&state=

 13. Heart Attack Symptoms Differ in Women: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17116820

 14. Middle-Aged Dying From Stealthy Hepatitis C, Spurring Debate on Boomer Testing: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_MED_HEALTHBEAT_HEPATITIS_C_1ST_LD_WRITETHRU?SITE=KFWB&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

 15. Can Florida Millionaire Justify Adopting his Girlfriend? http://blog.trialandheirs.com/estate-planning/can-florida-millionaire-justify-adopting-his-girlfriend

 16. Doctors 'Disgruntled' And Frustrated By Looming Medicare Cuts: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/02/16/147002801/doctors-disgruntled-and-frustrated-by-looming-medicare-cuts?ps=sh_sthdl

 17. Government Exploring Options to Encourage Home Care of Elderly Sick (Singapore): http://news.xin.msn.com/en/singapore/article.aspx?cp-documentid=5911518

 18. Ontario's Elderly Drivers to Face Tough New Rules: http://www.thespec.com/news/ontario/article/674256--ontario-s-elderly-drivers-to-face-tough-new-rules

 19. Senator Bernard (Bernie) Sanders Introduces the Older Americans Act Amendments of 2012, Senate Bill 2037: http://www.ncoa.org/press-room/press-release/ncoa-lauds-sen-bernie.html

Ann Murphy

Professor

Gonzaga University School of Law

(509) 313-3735

amurphy@lawschool.gonzaga.edu

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