CA Advocates Hope Low-Income Black Elders Ready for New Health Program

Black Voice News/New America Media , News Report, Corey Arvin, Posted: Dec 13, 2014

Low-income black elders and those with disabilities and their advocates say new California health program is confusing, but holds promi…

 

Special Training Prepares Nurses for Growing Senior Population

News-Sentinel/New America Media, News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: Dec 11, 2014

Seniors are hospitalized at triple the general population rate, yet too few health professionals are trained in geriatric care. A new n…

 

Why Older Americans Are Financially Vulnerable

U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Kimberly Palmer, Posted: Dec 08, 2014

In addition to wrinkles and graying hair, getting older brings on a less-visible change: diminished cognitive abilities that can open t…

Filipino Elders Air Concerns on New State Health Program

INQUIRER.net/New America Media , News Feature, Jun Nucum, Posted: Dec 06, 2014

Low-income elders like Filipina Crisanta Allas, 87, must decide whether to join a new California health plan with good benefits, but im…

Increasing Black Elders to See Sharp Rise in Alzheimer’s

BlackmansStreet.today/New America Media , News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Dec 04, 2014

The number of African American elders at risk of Alzheimers will double by 2030. But experts say people can fight the deadly disease.