Ethnic Media News Briefing - Bay Area Ethnic Elders on the Edge - Wednesday, March 22nd

Ethnic Media News Briefing -  Bay Area Ethnic Elders on the Edge - Wednesday, March 22nd

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 Bay Area Ethnic Elders on the Edge

Hear Seniors’ Stories and Advocates Fighting for Their Rights

WHEN: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 10:45 a.m-1 p.m. (lunch included)

WHO: Experts, health and social service providers, a senior and family describing their close encounters with hard times.

WHY: Learn about legal, legislative, health care battles advocates are fighting for ethnic elders – and hear from seniors themselves and a young caregiver for his grandmother.
More and more middle-class seniors of color are seeking help for the first time. Panelists will explain seniors’ struggles and how agencies are softening the recession’s impact on food, housing, jobs and health care—despite deepening budget cuts.

WHERE: New America Media, 275 9th Street (near Folsom), San Francisco, CA 94103

RSVP: Dana Levine, New America Media, dlevine@newamericamedia.org, or 415-503-4170 ext. 116.

Made possible with support from the San Francisco Foundation and participation by San Francisco Family Services Agency, Family Bridges (“Serving the Asian Community”), and the National Senior Citizens Law Center.
 

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