New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 11, 2015
While cities across the country debate the use of Tasers as “nonlethal” alternatives to police shootings, one expert says they’re never a good choice.
New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Sep 24, 2015
Orange County is the last to roll out California’s seven-county pilot project aimed at coordinating the care of Medicare and MediCal recipients.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 17, 2015
Marking Monday’s White House Conference on Aging were important new initiatives, but little sign of key issues and major participation by commercial interests.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jun 05, 2015
Racism--not one’s skin color--matters most as African Americans age, says a top gerontologist. Researchers need to quit blaming blacks for bad health behaviors.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 03, 2015
As Detroit hails its Midtown resurgence, advocates are fighting evictions of mostly low-income, black seniors as affordable apartments convert to luxury units.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: May 02, 2015
Conservative pundits say Baltimore stems from diminished personal responsibility--not brutality, foreclosures, joblessness and other strikes against the poor.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 24, 2015
Seniors told California lawmakers, “Listen to us” at a hearing on rising poverty among elders, straining their food, income, health and housing.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 09, 2015
Author and MacArthur “genius” Ai-Jen Poo joined eldercare workers to call for job rights and immigration reform as they serve a fast-aging U.S. population.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jan 22, 2015
President Obama’s State-of-the-Union plan would help workers start 401(k)s. But experts say he should also act to make Social Security taxes more equitable.
New America Media, First Person, Posted: Jan 09, 2015
Just two of us in a parking lot, uninsulated by the National Guard. What had I got myself into?