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Citizenship After 70: Applying Was Easier Than I Thought

Citizenship After 70: Applying Was Easier Than I Thought

New America Media / HOY Dallas, News Report, Carolina Guzmán Rincón, Posted: Dec 19, 2014

Claudia Jovel says she is happy to have accomplished such an important goal at age 74.


“Work Till You Drop” in Retirement Years? Experts Say Not Always Bad


New America Media, News Report, Rong Xiaoqing, Posted: Dec 19, 2014

Retirement experts broke the myth that younger generations may have to “work till they drop,” but half of boomers may need to work longer to get by in old age.


Why Eldercare Will Need More Gen Xers, Millennials--& Money


U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Kimberly Palmer, Posted: Dec 17, 2014

With a growing number of aging family members in need of assistance and high eldercare cost, more Gen Xers and Millennials will be acting as caregivers.


CA Advocates Hope Low-Income Black Elders Ready for New Health Program


Black Voice News/New America Media , News Report, Corey Arvin, Posted: Dec 13, 2014

Low-income black elders and those with disabilities and their advocates say new California health program is confusing, but holds promise for better care.


Hearts, Minds, Sugar and Sleep: Health/Mental Health in Black Elders


BlackmansStreet.Today/ New America Media , News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Dec 13, 2014

New research on black elders reveals crucial links between health and such unexpected factors as poor sleep, obesity and stress.


Special Training Prepares Nurses for Growing Senior Population


News-Sentinel/New America Media, News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: Dec 11, 2014

Seniors are hospitalized at triple the general population rate, yet too few health professionals are trained in geriatric care. A new nursing program aims to change that.


Making Technology Work for Elders in the New Longevity Economy


New America Media/WBAI, News Report, Liz Seegert, Posted: Dec 10, 2014

New gizmos from tech startups offer us more independence as we age, but researchers stress that ethnic diversity also raises cost and cultural concerns.


Why Older Americans Are Financially Vulnerable


U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Kimberly Palmer, Posted: Dec 08, 2014

In addition to wrinkles and graying hair, getting older brings on a less-visible change: diminished cognitive abilities that can open them to errors of financial elder abuse.


Can Spirituality Help You Age More Gracefully?


KALW Spiritual Edge/New America Media, Question & Answer, Rachel Dornhelm, Posted: Dec 07, 2014

As people age and come to terms with their lives. They may ask themselves, “What happened along the way and why?” Research suggests that spirituality can help.


Filipino Elders Air Concerns on New State Health Program America Media , News Feature, Jun Nucum, Posted: Dec 06, 2014

Low-income elders like Filipina Crisanta Allas, 87, must decide whether to join a new California health plan with good benefits, but important trade-offs.

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