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The Silver Lining Pilot Episode - The RSVP Participator 
This is an RSVP newsletter photo of Tom Berry interviewing RSVP volunteer Joe Gallegos for "The Silver Lining" pilot episode.



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Welcome to the Silverlining Blog! 
This is the first entry. :)
This is the second. =P

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CAAR--May 23, 2006 
Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings--May 23, 2006
CAAR E-Clippings are produced and distributed free of charge by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For more information about the CAAR service, which also includes a weekly email report, please see: www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/pubs/caar.html

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. "In Medicare Debate, Massaging the Facts," by Robert Pear
(_New York Times_, May 23, 2006).
Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
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2. "Agency Predicts Shortfall of Some Doctors," by Kevin Freking
(Associated Press via _Fairbanks [AK] Daily News-Miner_, May 22, 2006).
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3. "Longer life could have a downside," by Ker Than
(_MSNBC.com_, May 22, 2006).
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US STATE NEWS:

4. IOWA NEWS: "Tax relief for seniors signed into law," by Thomas Beaumont
(_Des Moines [IA] Register_, May 23, 2006).
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5. LOUISIANA NEWS: "Nursing home plan better protects lives during hurricanes,"
(_Daily Advertiser_ [Lafayette, LA], May 23, 2006).
Note: This article is an editorial.
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6. NORTH CAROLINA NEWS: "N.C. suit says elderly bilked," by Andrea Weigl
(_News and Observer_ [Raleigh, NC], May 23, 2006).
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INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

7. CANADA NEWS: "Seniors' transport has a long way to go," by Naomi Carniol
(_Toronto Star_, May 23, 2006).
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8. CHINA NEWS: "Disabled, elderly need attention,"
(Shenzhen Daily via _Xinhua_ [Beijing], May 23, 2006).
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9. CZECH REPUBLIC NEWS: "Pension reform can be prepared by end of year-Paroubek,"
(_Czech News Agency_, May 23, 2006).
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10. JAPAN NEWS: "Temp agency to handle retired bureaucrats,"
(_Yomiuri Shimbun_ [Tokyo], May 23, 2006).
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11. JAPAN NEWS: "19 social insurance offices waived pension payments to increase collection rates,"
(_Asahi Shimbun_ [Tokyo], May 23, 2006).
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12. UK NEWS: "Pensions pledge aims to calm employers," by Nicholas Timmins and Ben Hall
(_Financial Times_ [London], May 23, 2006).
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13. UK NEWS: "New wave of mis-selling feared as pension rules are relaxed," by Patrick Wintour
(_Guardian_ [London], May 23, 2006).
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14. UK NEWS: "D-day arriving for UK pensions," by Julian Knight
(_British Broadcasting Corporation_, May 23, 2006).
Note: This article is an analysis piece.
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MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

15. "From Blessing to Curse?," by Denise Gellene
(_Los Angeles Times_, May 19, 2006).
Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
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16. "Parkinson's disease drug safe for elderly patients,"
(Reuters Health, May 22, 2006).
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17. "Poor balance predicts Alzheimer's,"
(_British Broadcasting Corporation_, May 22, 2006).
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18. "Group Health study finds physical failings precede dementia," by Warren King
(_Seattle Times_, May 23, 2006).
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19. "Aging: Hit the Health Club: Offset Dementia's Onset," by Nicholas Bakalar
(_New York Times_, May 23, 2006).
Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
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20. "Study backs high-dose flu vaccines for elderly,"
(Reuters via _CNN.com_, May 22, 2006).
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21. "Obesity surgery safe, effective in young and old," by Martha Kerr
(Reuters Health, May 22, 2006).
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22. "Selenium-protein deficiency raises prostate cancer risk,"
(Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 23, 2006).
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CAAR--May 22, 2006 
Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings--May 22, 2006
CAAR E-Clippings are produced and distributed free of charge by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For more information about the CAAR service, which also includes a weekly email report, please see: http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/pubs/caar. ... /caar.html

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. "Eldercare selection starts with shopping list," by Liz Taylor
(_Seattle Times_, May 22, 2006).
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US STATE NEWS:

2. FLORIDA NEWS: "Florida Snowbirds Challenge Fairness of Two-Tier Tax," by Rafael Gerena-Morales
(_Wall St. Journal_, May 22 2006, P. A1).
Note: Full Text of the Wall St. Journal is available, for a fee, at: Read Article

4. HAWAII NEWS: "Family ties can conceal elderly abuse crimes," by Rob Perez
(_Honolulu Advertiser_, May 22, 2006).
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5. MASSACHUSETTS NEWS: "Long-term care nurses enlisting BlackBerrys in fight for referrals," by Christopher Rowland
(_Boston Globe_, May 22, 2006).
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6. MICHIGAN NEWS: "Drug retirees adjusting to health-insurance costs," by Michelle Miron
(_Kalamazoo [MI] Gazette_, May 22, 2006).
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7. MISSOURI NEWS: "Missouri bill eases rule forcing move of some elderly to nursing homes," by Virginia Young
(_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_, May 22, 2006).
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8. OHIO NEWS: "Take good care of your health and avoid the Medicare mess," by Susan Jaffe
(_Cleveland Plain-Dealer_, May 20, 2006).
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INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. CANADA NEWS: "Elderly feel tax pinch," by Namoi Carniol
(_Toronto Star_, May 22, 2006).
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10. DOMINICA NEWS: "Pensions in Dominica under threat," by Malaika Laurent
(_Carribean New News_, May 22, 2006).
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11. EUROPE NEWS: "Hedge funds: 13% of Europe schemes now invest," by Daniel Brooksbank
(_Investment and Pensions Europe_ [London], May 22, 2006).
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12. HONG KONG NEWS: "Suicide among Hong Kong elderly could triple,"
(_Independent On-Line_ [South Africa], May 22, 2006).
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13. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: "Pensioners line up to take Government to court," by Errol Kiong
(_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], May 22, 2006).
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14. NORWAY NEWS: "Behind the world's biggest pension fund," by Patrick Collinson
(_The Guardian_ [London], May 22, 2006).
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15. SOUTH ARFICA NEW: "Rehiring of retired nurses is 'abuse of elderly'," by Kerry Cullinan
(_Mail and Guardian_, May 22, 2006).
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16. UK NEWS: "Hutton warns of looming pensions crisis," by Ben Hall and Nicholas Timmins
(_Financial Times_ [London], May 21, 2006).
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17. UK NEWS: "Minister calls for pension reform," by David Budworth
(_The Times_ [London], May 22, 2006).
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18. UK NEWS: "Cut pensions means testing, say MPs,"
(_The Guardian_ [London], May 22, 2006).
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19. UK NEWS: "Firms 'must pay extra £2.6 bn' for new national pensions," by George Jones
(_The Daily Telegraph_ [London], May 22, 2006).
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20. UK NEWS: "Brace yourself: Labour is getting a big issue right," by Jackie Ashley
(_The Guardian_ [London], May 22, 2006).
Note: This article is a commentary.
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21. UK NEWS: "Falls at home among elderly cost ambulance service £145 each time,"
(Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 21, 2006).
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MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. "Common painkillers 'increase risk of heart failure by a third'," by Nigel Hawkes
(_The Times_ [London], May 22, 2006).
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23. "One fourth of older patients receive catheters for no reason,"
(Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 22, 2006).
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24. "Metabolic syndrome significantly boosts risk of heart failure in middle age,"
(Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 21, 2006).
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25. "Anxiety common in elderly, yet often undiagnosed and undertreated,"
(Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 20, 2006).
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26. "Medicare Advantage plans not always a good deal,"
(Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 19, 2006).
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27. "Premature nursing home care can result from depression," by Linda Rhodes
(_Patriot-News_ [Harrisburg], May 22, 2006).
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28. "Living Well: Don't give in to aging -- exercise regularly," by Bob Condor
(_Seattle Post-Intelligencer_, May 22, 2006).
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CAAR--May 1, 2006 
Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings--May 1, 2006
CAAR E-Clippings are produced and distributed free of charge by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For more information about the CAAR service, which also includes a weekly email report, please see: www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/pubs/caar.html

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. "Caught in a tangle of fine print," by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
(_Los Angeles Times_, May 1, 2006).
Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
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2. "Snowbirds, Sunbirds Face Medicare Choices," by David Hammer
(Associated Press via _Newsday_, May 1, 2006).
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3. "Enrollment Gains in New Drug Plans Tied to Marketing," by Sarah Lueck and Vanessa Fuhrmans
(_Wall St. Journal_, April 29, 2006, P. A3).
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5. "Social Security, Medicare due for checkup," by Martin Crutsinger
(Associated Press via _Boston Globe_, May 1, 2006).
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6. "Families push for alert when ailing seniors wander off," by Judith Graham
(_Chicago Tribune_, May 1, 2006). Note: _CT_ requires free registration before providing articles.)
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7. "Experts can help select the best eldercare," by Liz Taylor
(_Seattle Times_, May 1, 2006).
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8. "Driving decision: As skills diminish, seniors may need to give up their wheels," by Scheri Smith and Sarah Zopei
(Gannett News Service via _Lansing [MI] State Journal_, May 1, 2006).
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9. "John Kenneth Galbraith, 97, Dies; Economist Held a Mirror to Society," by Holcomb B. Noble and Douglas Martin
(_New York Times_, April 30, 2006).
Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
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US STATE NEWS:

10. ALABAMA NEWS: "For aging, trend is away from institutional care," by Yvonne Betowi
(_Huntsville [AL] Times_, April 30, 2006).
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11. COLORADO NEWS: "PERA rescue plan is sound,"
(_Denver Post_, May 1, 2006).
Note: This article is an editorial.
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12. FLORIDA NEWS: "As a deadline nears, Medicare drug plan still a puzzle for many," by Bob DeMendola
(_South Florida Sun-Sentinel_ [Fort Lauderdale, FL], May 1, 2006).
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13. MICHIGAN NEWS: "Long-term care aims at getting safer," by Kim Kozlowski
(_Detroit News_, May 1, 2006).
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14. OHIO NEWS: "Seniors get to try out new voting machines," by Susan Jaffe
(_Cleveland Plain-Dealer_, April 29, 2006).
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15. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: "New crop of retirees look for sun outside hurricane alley,"
(Associated Press via _Myrtle Beach Sun-Times_, May 1, 2006).
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16. WASHINGTON NEWS: "State walks quietly into pension morass," by David Ammons
(_The Olympian_ [Olympia, WA], May 1, 2006).
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INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

17. AUSTRALIA NEWS: "Govt pledges more funding for aged care,"
(_The Age_ [Melbourne], May 1, 2006).
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18. AUSTRALIA NEWS: "Women need less tax on super: analyst," by Shane Wright
(_Daily Telegraph_ [Surry Hills], May 1, 2006).
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19. BELARUS NEWS: "Pensions in Belarus grow seven percent,"
(_ITAR-TASS_, May 1, 2006).
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20. CHINA NEWS: "China close to investing pension fund overseas," by Richard McGregor
(_Financial Times_, May 1, 2006).
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21. INDIA NEWS: "Poor can retire to a pension too," by Malini Goyal
(_Economic Times_ [Dehli], May 1, 2006).
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22. JAPAN NEWS: "Japan's toys for the elderly," by Duncan Bartlett
(_British Broadcasting Corporation_, April 30, 2006).
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23. UK NEWS: "Brown offers pension compromise,"
(_British Broadcasting Corporation_, May 1, 2006).
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MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

24. "Elderly at risk using mood drugs: Study," by Elaine Carey
(_Toronto Star_, May 1, 2006).
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25. "Low blood count syndrome common in elderly," by V. Upender Rao
(_St. Petersburg [FL] Times_, May 1, 2006).
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26. "Low estrogen levels in men linked to increased risk for hip fracture,"
(Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], May 1, 2006).
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