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.
Homeless But at Home in San Francisco
 

Homeless But at Home in San Francisco

New America Media, Profile, Anna Challet, Posted: Jun 27, 2016

To the average observer, San Francisco's homeless population might look chaotic, a sign of the widening cracks in the city's facade.

Reporters Learn Future of Work and Aging During Columbia Seminar

 

PBS Next Avenue , News Report, Richard Eisenberg, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

Reporters chosen for the 16th Age Boom fellowship got a sneak peek into the future of work and retirement.

 

THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: System Improving, But Problems Persist

 

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Jun 10, 2016

State lawmakers are pushing guardianship bills making judges grant limited guardianship orders when possible--not just terminate an elder’s rights.

 

THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: Fighting the Greed Factor in Elder Abuse

 

PBS NextAvenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Jun 09, 2016

Greed is never good when courts appoint a family member or professional guardian to make your decisions. Here’s what can happen and how to avoid the worst.

 

THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: Protecting Elders, or Exploiting Them?

 

PBS NextAvenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Jun 07, 2016

The aging of boomers means more will be placed in guardianships or conservatorships--with many at risk of abuse as they enter “the danger age.”

 

Chinese Elders Find Compassionate and Spiritual Care in Psychotherapy

 

America Commercial New/New America Media, News Feature, Geoff Chin, Posted: Jun 06, 2016

Psychotherapy at the Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Center adds a spiritual element helpful to Chinese elders often traumatized by the Cultural Revolution.

 

融入靈性元素 心理治療多元化

 

America Commercial New/New America Media, News Feature, 本報特約記者陳家賦洛杉磯報導/攝影 , Posted: Jun 06, 2016

「如果慈濟義診中心去年沒有給我提供幫助,相信我的人生不會像今天這麼好。他們不只使用我熟悉的語言,更重要的是讓我感受到受尊重和生命價值的意義。」在亞特蘭大從事美容美髮工作的高女士,接受電話採訪時一再這麼強調。

 

Chinese America Elders Find Joy in Nursing Home--From Youth

 

America Commercial New/New America Media, News Feature, Geoff Chin, Posted: Jun 05, 2016

As Pui Kwan Li, 88, played mahjong with her friends, several high school students arrived at the nursing home--visits studies say can boost seniors’ health.

 

老人享天倫 少年學孝道: 療養院展現溫情 兩代接觸創雙贏

 

America Commercial New/New America Media, News Feature, 本報特約記者陳家賦洛杉磯報導/攝影 , Posted: Jun 05, 2016

當一群身著淺藍色恤衫、白色長褲的高中生走進活動室時,李奶奶正在和她的朋友們打麻將。看到年輕人的到來,她笑了笑。

 

Attachment to Family Key to Better Aging of Latinos in U.S.

 

La Opinion/New America Media , News Report, Yolanda González Gómez , Posted: Jun 03, 2016

Research shows that “familismo,” the tradition of close family ties in Hispanic culture, has a protective health effect on latino elders.

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