Language, Culture Prevent Chinese Seniors From Accessing Health Services
 

Language, Culture Prevent Chinese Seniors From Accessing Health Services

World Journal/New America Media , News Feature, Richard Lee, Posted: Apr 14, 2015

A study found Chinese seniors aware of heart risks, but most avoid U.S. medicine, deterred by language and cultural barriers. One answer: more Chinese doctors.

 

GENTRIFIED: Oakland’s Chinatown Seniors Hope to Age in Place

 

Oakland Local/New America Media , News Feature, Laura McCamy, Posted: Apr 06, 2015

In Oakland’s Chinatown affordable housing is increasingly hard to find. As seniors live longer, “we still can’t catch up” to their need, says one expert.

 

GENTRIFIED: Nonprofits Help Keep Roofs Over Oakland Elders’ Heads

 

Oakland Local/New America Media , News Analysis, Laura McCamy, Posted: Apr 05, 2015

Like many lower-income retirees in urban areas experiencing technology booms, Oakland seniors are struggling to keep a roof over their heads.

 

Suffering in Silence-Mental Health & Older Asian American Immigrants

 

Asian Fortune/New America Media , News Feature, Jenny Chen , Posted: Mar 27, 2015

Older Immigrants from Asia come to the U.S. to help with their grandchildren. Many eventually face isolation and the cultural stigma of mental illness. But new programs offer help.

 

'Age of Dignity' Author, Caregivers Call for Home-Worker & Immigrant Rights

 

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, 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.

Documentary Puts Smog on Front Pages of Chinese Newspapers

 

China Daily , News Report, Posted: Mar 04, 2015

A former celebrity TV presenter has released a self-funded documentary about smog, inspired by her sick daughter.

 

In Anti-Discrimination Suit, Haiping Su Took on Big Gov and Won

 

New America Media, Commentary, George Koo, Posted: Feb 19, 2015

Dr. Haiping Su was a victim of racial profiling and he sued the United States government and NASA for smearing his reputation.

 

NBA Teams Unveil Chinese New Year Uniforms

 

China Daily, News Report, Lian Zi, Posted: Feb 19, 2015

NBA teams are looking to reach more Chinese fans with Chinese New Year celebrations that include special-edition uniforms.

 

Chinese Elders Find California’s Low-Income Care Plan Promising, But Confusing

 

World Journal/New America Media, News Feature, Richard Lee, Posted: Jan 31, 2015

Zonghu Wong Lee, 94, must decide whether to join a new California plan promising to coordinate her care, but she and others find the program confusing.

 

For Chinese Parents, Traditional Methods Best Prep for Common Core

 

Sing Tao, News Report, David Wang, Posted: Jan 08, 2015

For many Chinese parents, the Common Core emphasis on comprehension over rote memorization has not swayed them from more tried and true methods. SAN JOSE, Calif. - Inside Benjamin Ellisons 10th grade science class at Overfelt High School in east San Jose, students sit in groups discussing their most current project, which happens to be nuclear energy.

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