NAM original coverage and ethnic media articles on ethnic elders and policy in America. For more information on NAM's ethnic elder coverage, contact Paul Kleyman at pkleyman@newamericamedia.org.
Stanford Program Helps Vietnamese RN Realize His Eldercare “Calling”
 

Stanford Program Helps Vietnamese RN Realize His Eldercare “Calling”

Nguoi Viet/New America Media, News Feature, Andrew Lam, Posted: Feb 28, 2015

At 28, Vietnamese immigrant Chi Mai, RN, took Stanford’s online course in successful aging and helped seniors better plan their end-of-life care.

 

Khi người trẻ Việt giúp cao niên Việt lo ngày cuối đời

 

Người Việt/New America Media, News Feature, Andrew Lam, Posted: Feb 28, 2015

Y tá Chí Mai, 28 tuổi, là người đầu tiên tham gia chương trình của Đại Học Y Dược Stanford với đề án hướng dẫn các vị cao niên Việt hiểu thêm về vấn đề lên kế hoạch trước cho sự chăm sóc y tế trong những ngày cuối đời, một vấn đề mà người Việt Nam tại Mỹ ít quan tâm.

 

For a Few Lucky Seniors, Happy Endings in Living Situations

 

The Virginian-Pilot/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Simpson, Posted: Feb 26, 2015

Low and middle-income elders have few safe housing-and-health care options, but some are benefiting from service-rich programs that should be expanded.

 

Elder Abuse Rising in Care Facilities Mixing the Frail and the Disturbed

 

The Virginian-Pilot/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Simpson, Posted: Feb 25, 2015

Seniors unable to afford private care homes are increasingly victimized by other residents placed in poorly funded homes with dementia or mental illness.

 

California “Ambassadors” Help Other Immigrant Elders Get Needed Help

 

KALW Public Radio/New America Media , News Feature, Jen Chien, Posted: Feb 23, 2015

Ethnic elders in Fremont, Calif., become “Ambassadors” to help other seniors, many recent immigrants, obtain needed community services.

 

San Francisco Seniors Cross the Digital Divide

 

KALW Public Radio/New America Media , News Feature, Jen Chien, Posted: Feb 20, 2015

If you think older Americans can’t learn digital tricks, SF Connected has a myth-busting class for you.

 

Stanford Program Educates Indian American Elders on End-of-Life Care

 

India-West/New America Media , News Feature, Reena Rathore, Posted: Feb 10, 2015

As more seniors move to the U.S. from India to help their children’s families, one program is helping some plan ahead in case they face life’s end.

 

Why Medicaid’s Racism Drove Historically-Black Nursing Home Bankrupt

 

The Crisis/New America Media , News Analysis, Wallace Roberts, Posted: Feb 03, 2015

Pittsburgh’s Lemington Home served black elders for 122 years before falling victim to poor management and historically racist Medicaid rules.

 

The Death of a Black Nursing Home

 

The Crisis/New America Media, News Analysis, Wallace Roberts, Posted: Feb 02, 2015

The story of Elaine Carrington’s death taints not only one Pittsburgh nursing home, but exposes the racist history of Medicaid ‘s impact on elders of color.

 

Palliative Care Options - Something to Talk About for Caribbean Elders

 

CaribPress News/New America Media , News Feature, Lyndon Johnson, Posted: Feb 01, 2015

Jamaica native Rose Lanam is working with Los Angeles hospitals like Cedars Sinai to get the word out to the minority community that palliative care.

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