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Childhood Trauma Effects Often Persist Into 50s and Beyond

Childhood Trauma Effects Often Persist Into 50s and Beyond

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Dec 09, 2016

Childhood abuse raises the risk of serious mental and physical problems later even well into victims’ senior years.


What Astronauts Can Teach Us About Aging


Ottawa Citizen/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Payne, Posted: Dec 08, 2016

International scientists in aging and space exploration are collaborating to understand what astronauts’ experience can tell us about aging.

Aging, Race and the Trump Election Impact


Uprising Radio/New America Media , News Report, Charlene Muhammed, Posted: Dec 08, 2016

Broadcasting from New Orleans, Charlene Muhammed devoted her Pacifica Radio “Uprising" program to challenges ahead under Trump for those reliant on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.


Blues Icon Highlights Meeting’s “New Lens” on Black Aging Research


Florida Courier/New America Media , News Report, Penny Dickerson, Posted: Dec 06, 2016

Scholars highlighted issues for black elders--including a focus on older blues musicians like icon Little Freddie King--at a national gerontology conference.


The Oakland Hotel Village’s Remedy for Chinese Elders’ Epidemic of Loneliness


California Health Report , News Report, Matt Perry, Posted: Dec 05, 2016

The Hotel Oakland Village is making history in the historic California location with a program end isolation of Chinese elders.


Aging Boomers to Depend on a Little Help From Their Friends, Extended Kin


Deseret News/New America Media, News Report, Lois Collins, Posted: Dec 01, 2016

Family forms an "invisible" eldercare workforce, but changes like more senior divorce and smaller families mean a bigger role for friends and extended kin.


Philly Arts Program Helps Refugee Elders After Long, Difficult Journey


Diverse Elders Coalition , News Feature, Hitomi Yoshida , Posted: Nov 30, 2016

Philadelphia is proving it can still be the City of Brotherly Love by funding an program to help refugee elders support each other through arts and crafts.


Aging in Trump's America is Something to Fear, Health-Care Experts Warn


Ottawa Citizen/New America Media, News Report, Elizabeth Payne, Posted: Nov 28, 2016

Being old in America could get a lot more difficult under a Donald Trump presidency, experts warned at major conference on aging.


Experts Say Depression Rates Among Latinos Likely to Rise Under Trump


La Opinion, News Report, Francisco Castro, Posted: Nov 23, 2016

Speaking at a conference on aging in New Orleans, researchers described an air of uncertainty that could lead to increases in depression among Latinos.


Let Trump Be Held Accountable, Not Just ‘Too Old to Change’


New America Media, News Analysis, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Nov 15, 2016

Some national media echo the refrain that at 70, Donald Trump is too old to change. That's ageism and lets him off the hook.

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