CA Senate Committee Would Boost Medi-Cal, Including for Undocumented
 

CA Senate Committee Would Boost Medi-Cal, Including for Undocumented

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 22, 2015

A State Senate committee requested $40 million more in Medi-Cal funds for Californians, including undocumented residents as the bill moves ahead.

 

Calming Dementia Patients — Without Powerful Drugs

 

KQED Public Radio/New America Media, News Report, Rachel Dornhelm , Posted: May 21, 2015

Nursing homes often drug dementia patients to manage their behavior, but some facilities are successfully using “person-centered care” without antipsychotics.

 

Rigid Requirements for Older Refugees Test U.S. Humanitarianism

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 15, 2015

Rigid welfare and citizenship requirements for elderly, sick refugees ultimately puts U.S. humanitarian aims to the test.

 

Calif. Legislator Chastises Colleagues on Cuts to State’s Most Vulnerable

 

New America Media, Commentary, Cheryl R. Brown, Posted: May 15, 2015

California’s Legislature has shelved a bill to restore income-aid cuts to the states impoverished senior and disabled citizens--despite today’s budget surplus.

 

Health For All Bill Addresses Uncle Sam’s ‘Failure,’ Says Senator

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 14, 2015

Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, says SB 4, his Health for All bill that's now in the Senate Appropriations Committee, will address Uncle Sam's failure to provide health care for undocumented immigrants.

 

Refugee Elders Escape Somali Strife--Now Struggle to Survive U.S. Bureaucracy

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 14, 2015

In his 60s and on dialysis, refugee Sugow Said escaped Somali strife and resettled in Indiana. But his SSI has been cut--and he’s fighting to survive bureaucracy.

 

Older Refugees Face Challenges Trying to Maintain SSI Aid

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 12, 2015

Somali refugee Sugow Said was stunned when Social Security cut off his income. Many more face the same dilemma.

 

Why Multiethnic Doctors Struggle With Patients’ End-of-Life Care

 

New America Media, News Report, Liz Seegert, Posted: May 05, 2015

Experts on end-of-life care and a new study show how health professionals can overcome cultural and other barriers to helping patients.

Pacquiao's Killer Instinct is Back for Mayweather Super Fight

 

INQUIRER.net, News Report, Francis T.J. Ochoa, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Posted: May 01, 2015

Filipino people's champ Manny Pacquiao issued this warning to Floyd Mayweather Jr, sayign he'll come out swinging in advance of their much-awaited super fight in Las Vegas May 2.

 

Tortured, Jailed Black Seniors Released--But Denied Social Security

 

NorthStar News Today/New America Media, News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Apr 21, 2015

Chicago’s agreement to pay once-tortured, wrongly convicted black men $5.5 million, still leaves them with no Social Security retirement income.

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