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Filipino Elders Air Concerns on New State Health Program
 

Filipino Elders Air Concerns on New State Health Program

INQUIRER.net/New America Media , News Feature, Jun Nucum, Posted: Dec 06, 2014

Low-income elders like Filipina Crisanta Allas, 87, must decide whether to join a new California health plan with good benefits, but important trade-offs.

 

“Who Will Care for Us?”: Many Immigrant Elders Lack Health Care Access

 

India West/New America Media , News Report, Sunita Sohrabji , Posted: Nov 22, 2014

The President’s executive action and Obamacare will help many immigrants, but laws still block some South Asian elders from needed health care.

 

“Who Will Care for Us?” Ask Indian American Seniors in Immigration Limbo

 

India West/New America Media , News Report, Sunita Sohrabji , Posted: Nov 21, 2014

Despite the President’s action, older undocumented immigrants, like Indian elders, often in the U.S. for their children, are denied most health coverage.

 

Middle Class Struggles to Preserve Retirement Security

 

Dallas Morning News/New America Media, News Analysis, Pamela Yip, Posted: Nov 19, 2014

Half of today’s households are unlikely to have enough resources to retire. As too much goes to the top half percent, Social Security needs strengthening.

 

Feds Kill Funds for ‘Most Successful’ Senior Housing Program

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Andre F. Shashaty , Posted: Oct 24, 2014

Experts call Sec. 202 housing the “most successful” program for low-income seniors, but the White House stopped asking Congress for funds.

 

Calif. Filipinos Struggling With Promising New Low-Income Care Program

 

Asian Journal/New America Media , News Report, Christian Esteban, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Low-income California Filipinos and advocates say new state health program is confusing, but holds promise for better care.

 

Advocates: Confusing Calif. Care Program Calls for Better HIV Outreach

 

Los Angeles Sentinel/New America Media , News Report, Charlene Muhammad , Posted: Sep 06, 2014

Low-income people with HIV are among Californians who can gain from a new care plan. But they need to get educated on often confusing choices.

 

Grow Your Own “Unretirement” - Minnesota Hmong on the Farm

 

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media, News Feature, Chris Farrell , Posted: Aug 27, 2014

Part of the retire-to-farm movement, immigrants are carving out a new life for themselves and their families,

 

New Program Promises Coordinated Care for Low-Income Californians

 

La Opinión/New America Media, News Report, Yurina Melara/translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Aug 23, 2014

The state’s new Cal MediConnect program seeks to coordinate health care for low-income elders and people with disabilities, offering patients “total care.”

 

For Many Boomer Immigrants, Rough Times Ahead

 

PBS' Next Avenue/New America Media, News Analysis, Chris Farrell, Posted: May 15, 2014

Aging immigrants in the U.S. can find later life rough. Often, their savings are low and family needs high. But some programs offer help.

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