Sunday, February 12, 2012

AALS AGING AND THE LAW LISTSERV FOR LATE JANUARY/EARLY FEBRUARY (2/12/2012)

1. Georgia Court Strikes Down Law Prohibiting Assisted-Suicide: http://slatest.slate.com/posts/2012/02/06/georgia_and_the_right_to_die_state_court_strikes_down_on_assisted_suicide_law.html?from=rss/&wpisrc=newsletter_slatest

 2. Obama Boosts Funds For Alzheimer's Research: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/07/us-alzheimers-idUSTRE8161FQ20120207

 3. How Ethnicity Affects Retirement Savings: http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/alpha-consumer/2012/02/06/how-ethnicity-affects-retirement-savings

 4. The Pet Problem: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/03/the-pet-problem/

5. Drinking in Assisted Living: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/07/drinkers-in-assisted-living/

 6. Path Is Found for the Spread of Alzheimer’s: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/02/health/research/alzheimers-spreads-like-a-virus-in-the-brain-studies-find.html?_r=1; see also: Study Tracks Alzheimer’s Progression in Mice, Science Friday, February 3, 2012; and Alzheimer’s Disease Spreads By ‘Jumping’ Around the Brain, Study Finds, Huffington Post from Reuters, February 1, 2012.

 7. New Criteria May Change Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: http://healthland.time.com/2012/02/08/why-a-new-definition-of-cognitive-impairment-may-confuse-patients/

 8. Anxiety Therapy Doesn't Work As Well In Elderly: Study: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/03/us-anxiety-therapy-idUSTRE8121W520120203

 9. Fewer Beds for Men Entering Nursing Homes: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/30/fewer-beds-for-men-entering-nursing-homes/

 10. Avoiding Surgery in the Elderly: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/25/avoiding-surgery-in-the-elderly/

 11.Baby Boomers Plan Their Retirement Careers: http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/On-Retirement/2012/01/27/baby-boomers-plan-their-retirement-careers

 12. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Aims to Cut Health-Care Costs: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/experiments-aim-to-cut-health-care-costs/2012/01/25/gIQAtQQtRQ_story.html

13. Alzheimer’s Families Seek Help Now as Government Eyes Target of 2025 for Effective Treatment: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/draft-government-report-sets-goal-for-alzheimers-effective-ways-to-treat-prevent-it-by-2025/2012/01/17/gIQAD5eo4P_story.html

14. Five Social Security Changes Coming in 2012: http://money.usnews.com/money/retirement/articles/2012/01/23/5-social-security-changes-coming-in-2012

 15. Veteran Unemployment: Disabled Veterans National Foundation Arms Vets With Job Benefits Information: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/19/veteran-unemployment-disa_n_1214632.html

 16. CLASS Act Repeal Bill Heads to Full House: http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/page-1/COM-275562/CLASS-Act-Repeal-Bill-Heads-to-Full-House

 17. Millions Now Manage Aging Parents' Care From Afar: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46150872/ns/health-aging/#.TydRKpi60fM

 18. Tax Tips for Retirees: http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2012/02/01/tax-tips-for-retirees

19. With Age, Men May Lose Thinking Ability Faster Than Women: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/01/25/145859870/with-age-men-may-lose-thinking-ability-faster-than-women?sc=fb&cc=fp

 20. Michigan State Researchers Identify Parkinson's Triggers: http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ac/20120118/hl_ac/10849387_michigan_state_researchers_identify_parkinsons_triggers

 21. With Small Devices, Older New Yorkers Gain Independence and Peace of Mind: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/21/nyregion/ears-system-gives-older-new-yorkers-independence.html?_r=1&ref=elderly

22. Many Older Women May Not Need Frequent Bone Scans: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/01/19/145419138/many-older-women-may-not-need-frequent-bone-scans?ps=sh_sthdl

 23. TSA Sets Up Hotline for Air Travelers With Disabilities or Medical Conditions: http://www.elderlawanswers.com/resources/article.asp?id=9658&section=4

 24. The Caregivers’ Bookshelf: An Alzheimer’s Classic: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/20/the-caregivers-bookshelf-an-alzheimers-classic/

 25. Medicare Shortchanges Hospitals On Strokes: http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2012/01/17/Medicare-shortchanges-hospitals-on-strokes/UPI-99221326860299/?spt=hs&or=hn

 26. Choosing To Die At Home In The UK: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/240511.php

 27. Medicare Plans Recruit Healthy Seniors By Offering Gym Benefits: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/240227.php

 28. Ask the Elder Law Attorney: Disclosures and Loans: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/18/ask-the-elder-law-attorney-disclosures-and-loans/

 29. Special Buildings Meet Needs of Those With Memory Loss: http://www.chicagotribune.com/special/primetime/chi-primetime-memorycare_011112,0,3271351.story

 30. Age Discrimination Takes Its Toll: http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/12/age-discrimination-takes-its-toll/

 31. Estate Tax Lull May Trap Wealthy: http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20120115/REG/301159982

 32. Elderly Can Be as Fast as Young in Some Brain Tasks, Study Shows: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/12/111227142535.htm

33. The Lessons of Life: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/01/10/health/20120110_brody.html?ref=elderly

 34. As Baby Boomers Retire, a Focus on Caregivers: http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/16/living/caregiver-stress-report/index.html?hpt=hp_c2

 35. U.S. Wants to Buttress Alzheimer's Arsenal by 2025: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/brain-and-behavior/articles/2012/01/18/us-wants-to-buttress-alzheimers-arsenal-by-2025-2

 36. Personal Health: Lifelines for People With Hearing Loss: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/16/personal-health-lifelines-for-people-with-hearing-loss/?ref=elderly

 37. CBO: What Happens if Medicare & Social Security Eligibility Ages are Raised? http://seniorhousingnews.com/2012/01/16/cbo-what-happens-if-medicare-social-security-eligibility-ages-are-raised/

 38. Why Doctors Can’t Predict How Long a Patient Will Live: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/19/why-doctors-cant-predict-how-long-a-patient-will-live/

 Ann Murphy

Professor

Gonzaga University School of Law

(509) 313-3735

amurphy@lawschool.gonzaga.edu

WEBSITE OF THE AALS SECTION ON AGING AND THE LAW:

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