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.
The Age of Anti-Aging: Media Hype and the Myth of Ageless Baby Boomers
 

The Age of Anti-Aging: Media Hype and the Myth of Ageless Baby Boomers

Generations, Commentary, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Aug 20, 2017

Boomers became “forever young” in the Summer of Love, say media myths, but their stand against racism and sexism is adding ageism as boomer activists grow older.

 

Super-Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Made Possible by Brain Scans

 

US News & World Report/New America Media , News Report, Lisa Esposito, Posted: Aug 17, 2017

New Alzheimer's research and an early-detection "Tool Kit" aim to expose secrets of dementia and the disease's impact on more diverse population groups.

 

Sleep: Nature’s Elixir for Sustaining Good Health

 

Washington Informer/New America Media , News Report, D. Kevin McNeir , Posted: Aug 15, 2017

Experts at the 21st World Congress on aging shared research and tips on optimizing sleep to minimize health problems as we grow older.

 

A New Age of Aging: How Tech Can Ease the Trials of Getting Old

 

California Magazine/New America Media , Commentary, Frank Browning, Posted: Aug 14, 2017

Will Big Brother Tech stop Gramps from falling or spy on him, too? Frank Browning casts his sharp eye on the pros and cons of gizmos for our aging world.

 

Seniors Dance for Health, Life—and to Beat the Blues

 

La Opinión /New America Media , News Report, Jacqueline Garcia, Posted: Aug 12, 2017

How about a Cuban danzón or a Mexican sandunga waltz? One prescription for older California Latinas to beat isolation and depression is dance.

 

El baile es la mejor arma para combatir la depresión, dicen mujeres de edad avanzada

 

La Opinión /New America Media , News Report, Jacqueline Garcia , Posted: Aug 12, 2017

Un programa de danza en el Mission Neighborhood Center (MNC) de San Francisco renueva la vida de sus integrantes.

 

Heart of the City Farmers Market

 

New America Media, Photo Essay, Makoto Takamine, Posted: Aug 10, 2017

San Francisco's only independent, farmer-operated non-profit operated farmers market since 1981.

 

Medi-Cal Recipients Still Fear For Their Lives

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 10, 2017

President Trump has repeatedly said he hopes Obamacare will soon collapse--and many in California fear it could still implode--especially for vulnerable people.

 

Coachella Rising: Can Organic Farming & Unions Transform Calif.'s Hottest Farm Belt?

 

Capital & Main/New America Media , News Feature, David Bacon, Posted: Aug 10, 2017

Sustainability is the mantra for many groups seeking a future in which communities near California's Salton Sea can survive--and end dangerous work in palm and mango trees.

 

Coachella Rising: Aging Farmworkers, Unions, Organic Mangos & the Salton Sea

 

Capital & Main/New America Media , News Feature, David Bacon , Posted: Aug 09, 2017

Combined, organic farmers and unions, have the power to improve the lives of farmworkers and save the Salton Sea in California’s hottest farm belt.

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