New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 25, 2016
Voter-ID laws in some states are blocking lower-income minority and naturalized citizens--along with many elders--from their right to vote.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 22, 2016
Medicare now reimburses doctors for consulting on patients’ end-of-life wishes. But a new study shows diverse physicians struggling over that conversation.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 30, 2016
Raising the Social Security retirement age, says a new study, will burden 10 million older workers--many ethnic--in physically tough jobs or working conditions
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 11, 2016
UCLA study exposes “hidden poor” seniors--especially ethnic elders-- who are just over the official U.S. poverty level face health and mental health care barriers.
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.