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Wonton Soup, Bok Choi--Subsidized Comfort Meals New for Ethnic Elders

Wonton Soup, Bok Choi--Subsidized Comfort Meals New for Ethnic Elders

Hyphen/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Wong Macabasco , Posted: Aug 27, 2015

How do you say “Meals on Wheels” in Chinese? Ethnic comfort food is the newest trend in home and group meals for increasingly diverse older Americans.


Julian Bond, 75, Civil Rights Icon, Dies


Washington Informer, News Feature, Freddie Allen, Special to The Informer via NNPA , Posted: Aug 17, 2015

Julian Bond, immediate past board chairman of the NAACP, a founding member and communications director of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), died Saturday night at the age of 75.


AgeSafe’s Radar Technology Offers New Way to Keep Elders Safe at Home


News for Chinese/New America Media , News Feature, Cecilia Y. Zhong , Posted: Aug 16, 2015

Two Asian American entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley are using low-power radar for an emergency response system to keep elder safer in their homes.


1941 - A Love Story or Why You Don't Need Valentine's Day


New America Media, News Report, Sandip Roy, Posted: Aug 13, 2015

She could tell them that you need Valentine's Day to sell chocolates and over-priced candlelight dinners and get free publicity for protests. But to make a leap for real love, you don't need much more than a twelve anna sari and a moving train.


Seniors Stretch Their Way to Fitness in Bayview


New America Media, News Report, Sarita Hiatt, Posted: Aug 04, 2015

For McNaulty, yoga is part of a holistic fitness program that she adopted after she was told she had dangerously high blood pressure a few years ago.


White House Aging Conference: New Directions--Big Challenges


New America Media, Commentary, Bruce Chernof, MD, Posted: Aug 03, 2015

Pres. Obama’s conference on aging reimagined the issues for today, but long-term care and other concerns need to be part of the national dialogue.


From Nanodiamonds to Car Service, South Asian Businesses Find Senior Market


Siliconeer/New America Media , News Feature, Amar D. Gupta , Posted: Jul 24, 2015

South Asian entrepreneurs with nanodiamond technology or a car service are finding gold in the Silver Economy of aging boomers.


All Indian Pueblo Center’s Mural Tour Educates Visitors Through Heritage Arts


Navajo Times/New America Media, News Feature, Colleen Keane , Posted: Jul 18, 2015

All Indian Pueblo Cultural Center recently rolled out a weekly tour of their historic murals to share the rich history with the public.


Will Commercialization Be Obama’s Legacy on Aging?


New America Media, News Analysis, Paul Kleyman, 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.


BOSTON: Gentrification Hits Elders on Housing Costs


Bay State Banner/New America Media , News Report, Sandra Larson , Posted: Jul 15, 2015

As gentrification drives Boston’s boom, some elders are safe, but others find themselves vulnerable.

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