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.
Touch Me In The Morning: Aging, Surrogate Partners and Erotic Healing
 

Touch Me In The Morning: Aging, Surrogate Partners and Erotic Healing

California Health Report , News Report, Matt Perry, Posted: Sep 20, 2016

Some nursing facilities are accepting the calming effects sex-therapy surrogates can provide certain patients, even those with dementia.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Gaps In Care Persist During Transition From Hospital To Home

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Sep 08, 2016

For elders, discharge from hospital to home without help holds risks costing $26 billion annually. New programs showing how to change that.

 

Why I’m Taking a Stand Against Vote Suppression in Arizona

 

Navajo Times, Commentary, Peterson Zah, Posted: Sep 06, 2016

Two Mohave-Apache, veterans of World War II, fought all the way to the Arizona Supreme Court to secure the right to vote.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: ‘America’s Other Drug Problem’: Copious Prescriptions For Hospitalized Elders

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Feature, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 30, 2016

Elderly hospital patients experience 400,000 preventable adverse-drug reactions a year, costing billions, but a new breed of pharmacists is bringing change.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elders

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 25, 2016

Increasingly, hospitals are changing the "war zone" clatter of ERs by creating special ones for elderly patients--and cutting costs and hospitalizations.

 

THE DEMENTIA DILEMMA: NY’s Chinese Caregivers Find Support in Each Other

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Lotus Chau , Posted: Aug 23, 2016

Chinese family caregivers in New York are increasingly finding mutual-support groups, but need more culturally appropriate programs.

 

THE DEMENTIA DILEMMA: New York’s Chinese Elders and their Families

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Lotus Chau , Posted: Aug 22, 2016

The "catastrophe" of rising dementia cases is even harder on Chinese elders. In New York they also face language barriers and limited service access.

 

Dance, Dance, Dance: Korean Seniors Step Up to Fitness

 

Hyphen/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Wong Macabasco , Posted: Aug 19, 2016

A seniors' Korean dance troupe in Queens is proving that it's never too late to become a dancing queen.

 

Armed and Aging: Should Seniors Face Tighter Gun Controls?

 

Silver Century Foundation , News Feature, Dana DiFilippo , Posted: Aug 18, 2016

Older Americans have the highest level of gun ownership, but even gun advocates feel family and doctors should have a say when mental problems appear.

 

A Senior Center Where Time Ran Out

 

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Aug 17, 2016

In San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood, a place for homeless and low-income seniors can't afford to stay open.

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