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.
New Voting Laws Block Little Fraud--But Many Elders, Women, Minorities
 

New Voting Laws Block Little Fraud--But Many Elders, Women, Minorities

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: May 25, 2016

Voter-ID laws in some states are blocking lower-income minority and naturalized citizens--along with many elders--from their right to vote.

 

‘Daze of Justice’ Explores Cambodia’s Trauma of Silence

 

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 17, 2016

A new documentary by San Francisco filmmaker Mike Siv looks at the lasting legacy of Cambodia's genocide and the silence that surrounds victims and perpetrators.

72-Year-Old Mom In India Delivers Baby Boy Through IVF

 

Siliconeer, News Report, Posted: May 14, 2016

Parents Mohinder Singh Gill (r), 79, and Daljinder Kaur, 70, pose for a photograph as they hold their newborn baby boy Arman at their home in Amritsar, Punjab, May 11.

 

Caregivers Face Crushing Demands, But Help Isn’t Far

 

Dallas Morning News/New America Media , News Report, Hanah Cho, Posted: May 12, 2016

Texas caregivers overwhelmed by severe illness, like Alzheimer’s, have found relief in respite-care programs.

 

For Black Men, Not Just Barbershop Chats, But a Therapeutic Experience

 

Northstar News Today, News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: May 05, 2016

“At BlackBoard Chicago, we don’t do barbershop,” said an administrator. But black men find a safe place for dialogue, sharing and renewal.

 

Chicago Senior Services Help Latino Elders Face Isolation, Depression

 

La Raza/New America Media, News Report, Marcela Cartagena, Posted: May 04, 2016

Social isolation can be worse than smoking and hypertension, experts say. Read the stories of two Latina elders in Chicago living alone with some help from senior services.

 

Latino Elders Increasingly Alone and Isolated in Chicago

 

La Raza/New America Media , News Feature, Marcela Cartagena, Posted: May 02, 2016

The aging of Chicago , like that of the U.S., is leaving many elders alone and often socially isolated. Researchers say that’s especially difficult for older Latinos.

 

Latinos de la tercera edad en Chicago enfrentan la soledad

 

La Raza/New America Media , News Feature, Marcela Cartagena, Posted: May 02, 2016

Muchos ancianos dicen que no quieren ser una ‘carga’ por lo que terminan viviendo solos, sin visitas ni gran apoyo.

 

Vivir aislado puede ser dañino para la salud: estudios

 

La Raza/New America Media , News Feature, Marcela Cartagena, Posted: May 02, 2016

El aislamiento social, sobre todo entre los latinos, puede ser peor que fumar, aseveran expertos.

 

La soledad, cara amarga del envejecimiento

 

La Raza/New America Media , News Feature, Marcela Cartagena, Posted: May 02, 2016

A medida que la población del mundo aumenta, hay millones de personas de la tercera edad que viven solos, muchos veces aislados, enfermos y pobres.

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