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August 2014
Featured Articles

Can exercise reduce Alzheimer's risk?
By Gretchen Reynolds, The New York Times

Older people often overtreated for diabetes, study suggests
By Judith Graham, The New York Times

Where older entrepreneurs can find help
By Anne Tergesen, The Wall Street Journal

50+: Live Better, Longer Newsfeed
By WebMD
Aging and Seniors Newsfeed
By Medical News Today
Aging News
By Kaiser Health News
Bifocal Newsletter, Vol. 35, June 2014
ABA Commission on Law and Aging

The United States Aging Survey
National Council on Aging
Elder Care Newsfeed
By ScienceDaily

Life lessons from dad: Caring for an elderly parent
Caring for an ailing parent can teach us a lot about toughness, perseverance and, especially, love.
By Dave Shiflett, The Wall Street Journal
Elder Law

Bills Introduced
S 2763 (Merkley, D-OR), to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to create a collaborative network with a single point of entry for services and supports, to improve programs to prevent elder financial exploitation, to create a community care wrap-around support demonstration program, and to create a national campaign to raise awareness of the aging network and promote advance integrated long-term care planning; to Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. CR 7/31/14, S5217.

HR 5200 (Schwartz, D-PA), to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to define care coordination, include care coordination as a fully restorative service, and detail the care coordination functions of the assistant secretary; to Education and the Workforce. CR 7/24/14, H6814.

The Senate Special Aging Committee will hold a field hearing on identifying senior fraud. 8/5/14, 10:30 am, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Farm Bureau Building Banquet Hall.

On 8/1/14, the National Institutes of Health, HHS, announced a request for comments on recruitment and screening for the Insight Into Determination of Exceptional Aging and Longevity Study. Comments are due 8/31/14. FR44811

On 7/25/14, the Administration for Community Living, HHS, announced the availability of funding for the Eldercare Locator program. Applications are due 8/21/14. FR43492 

Estate Planning
Estate Planning Newsfeed
By Bart Scovill, PLC

Ask Well: Fatty liver and diet
By Anahad O'Connor, The New York Times

How healthy is your home? 5 ways to avoid surprising risks

Let Medicare negotiate drug prices
By Daniel R. Hoffman, Ph.D.,
Medicare Newsfeed
By Kaiser Health News
Investopedia Retirement Newsfeed
The New York Times Retirement Newsfeed
USA Today Retirement Newsfeed

'...More and more baby boomers are inheriting retirement accounts'
By Austin Kilham, The Wall Street Journal

The investment mistake that could jeopardize your retirement
By Johathan Guytonnt, The Wall Street Journal

Wealth Advisor: Claiming Social Security when retirement starts
The Wall Street Journal

What is the biggest waste of money in retirement?
By Bud Hebeler, William Reichenstein, Molly Mettler, William Bernstein and Ed Slott, The Wall Street Journal 

What you don't know about Social Security - but should 
A look at claiming strategies, tax angles and more to help you make sense of a complicated program
By Glenn Ruffenach, The Wall Street Journal

No more $40 cup of coffee
By Michelle Singletary, The Washington Post

Survey: Lawyers Ready to join in major push to spot and report financial fraud targeting older Americans
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