New America Media, Commentary, Posted: May 22, 2013
As the president considers appointing a new Social Security head, a new report calls for major changes, including stronger language interpreter requirements.
PRI's The World, Video, Posted: May 17, 2013
Nannies, housecleaners, caregivers—they are sometimes called the world’s most invisible workforce. Most are women and many are immigrants.
Irish Echo/New America Media, News Feature, Posted: May 16, 2013
With an assist from Ireland’s government, the New York Irish Center honors its immigrant elders with a place to reducing their isolation.
Irish Echo/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: May 10, 2013
A Chicago program is training Irish social work students eldercare lessons an aging Ireland only recently realized it should adopt.
Al Día, Profile, Posted: May 09, 2013
Ada Bello fled Cuba for the U.S. in search of sexual freedom, only to find more persecution of the LGBT community.
Raleigh News & Observer/New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 08, 2013
The growing number of boomers living alone face government service cuts, isolation and depression, but some offer keys to positive and successful aging.
EGP News, News Report, Posted: May 06, 2013
Garcia proposed the bills, AB 849 and AB 971 after seeing “loopholes” in laws protecting the safety of seniors and the disabled, said Tim Reardon, her chief of staff.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Apr 29, 2013
Elderly immigrants are being increasingly pilloried by opponents of immigration reform, even as their most basic needs are being ignored.
Filipino-American Bulletin / New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Apr 24, 2013
Filipino WWII vets and their widows waited decades for U.S. citizenship—denied to family members—and a paltry pension. Still, the elders fight on.
New America Media/Arab American News, News Analysis, Posted: Apr 22, 2013
Arab traditions contribute to isolating older Arab Americans, especially women, who often remain invisible and unheard in their communities.
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WASHINGTON, D.C.—As advocates for elders and people with disabilities anticipate President Obama’s choice of a…
Traducción al español Nannies, housecleaners, caregivers—they are sometimes called the world’s most invisible workforce.…
Photo: Seniors and volunteers at the New York Irish Center in Long Island City.…
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PHILADELPHIA -- For Ada Bello, a 79-year-old LGBT rights activist, growing up on the island…
Photo: Certified Nursing Assistant Jackie Turrentine removes a device from Clydie Pugh-Myers’ legs after a…