More Americans Care for Elderly Relatives, But Who Care for the Caregivers?
 

More Americans Care for Elderly Relatives, But Who Care for the Caregivers?

Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Report, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Jan 16, 2017

As a new national report details families’ eldercare burdens, experts are calling on the new Trump administration to create a caregiving strategy.

 

Parents With Autistic Kids Could Lose Care in ACA Repeal

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Republicans in the Senate have already begun the disruptive process of dismantling Obamacare, saying it has failed to achieve what it was designed to do – provide affordable health care for all documented Americans -- even though evidence suggests otherwise.

 

Fighting Ageism, Seniors’ Isolation Across Generations

 

KSFR Public Radio/New America Media, News Feature, Deborah Martinez , Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Over half of Americans 75-plus live alone, and a quarter of older Americans’ lives are at risk due to loneliness. But a new perspective can help.

 

Color Me Bad? Scientist Calls Negative Stereotypes a 'Threat' to Black Health

 

NBCBLK/New America Media, News Report, Chandra Thomas Whitfield, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

When blacks or others in a minority group like absorb negative stereotypes that can threaten their health. One expert shows how to reduce that impact.

 

When Friends Become Caregivers

 

U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Michael O. Schroeder, Posted: Jan 08, 2017

How friends and neighbors can tackle challenges they face when stepping in to help another in need.

 

For Chinese & Other Elders, Growing Isolation Is Major Health Challenge

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Report, Ke “April” Xu , Posted: Dec 30, 2016

Increasingly, say researchers, chronic isolation is both a physical and mental health concern to seniors, but public awareness and resources are lacking to meet the threat.

 

House Calls Are Back--and Hospitals See Them Saving Medicare Money

 

HFMA Healthcare Business News, News Report, Mark Taylor , Posted: Dec 21, 2016

A Senate bill would expand a house calls pilot program under Obamacare into a permanent Medicare program. It has helped seniors while cutting costs.

 

People of Color and the Poor Will be Hardest Hit by ACA Repeal

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Dec 20, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump’s threat to repeal and replace Obamacare is bad news for millions of Americans, but the poor and people of color are going to be hit hardest, say health care advocates.

 

New Report Identifies Solution for Better Oral Care for California’s Children

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Dec 14, 2016

A recent initiative in Los Angeles holds clues as to how to expand children's access to dental care.

 

The Challenges of Safely Aging in Place in Rural America

 

U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Report, Michael O. Schroeder, Posted: Dec 14, 2016

People aging in--even retiring to--rural areas like Oregon face health challenges and isolation associated with growing old in sparsely populated places.

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