Suffering in Silence-Mental Health & Older Asian American Immigrants

Suffering in Silence-Mental Health & Older Asian American Immigrants

Asian Fortune/New America Media , News Feature, Jenny Chen , Posted: Mar 27, 2015

Older Immigrants from Asia come to the U.S. to help with their grandchildren. Many eventually face isolation and the cultural stigma of mental illness. But new programs offer help.


Experts, Seniors Tell CA Lawmakers 'Hear Us' on Rising Elder Poverty


New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Mar 24, 2015

Seniors told California lawmakers, “Listen to us” at a hearing on rising poverty among elders, straining their food, income, health and housing.


Study: Undocumented Immigrants Relying on ‘Luck’ to Stay Healthy


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 21, 2015

A study released this week by The Greenlining Institute looks at those left out of health care reform.


To Fight the Drought in California, We Need More Than Just Rain


New America Media/El Observador, News Feature, Jenny Manrique, Posted: Mar 19, 2015

California regulators on Tuesday voted to ban watering lawns more than twice a week, and said restaurants could only serve water if customers request it.


Study Shows Gaping Holes in Safety Net for California’s Uninsured


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Mar 18, 2015

Only 10 counties in California explicitly serve undocumented immigrants outside of emergency care.

La Opinión: Amendment 'Poisons' Human Trafficking Bill


La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: Mar 16, 2015

An amendment to the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 seeks to limit U.S. citizenship.


Vulnerable Latino Elders Face Shortage of Geriatric Health Professionals


Mundo Hispánico/New America Media , News Feature, Melody Miranda Aulet, Posted: Mar 15, 2015

Adbonias Bonilla’s stroke brought his life to a standstill. With few doctors trained in elder care, seniors like him face an uncertain future--in any language.

Did AB60 Lead to a Spike in Organ Donators?


New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 13, 2015

More people are now signing up to be organ donors.


Uncle Sam Wants DACA Recipients to Avoid Tax Scams


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 12, 2015

The IRS said Wednesday that DACA recipients are not required to have health insurance -- and won't face related tax penalties.


Shut Down of Mental Health Clinic Also Spells End for In-House Paper


North Star News , Profile, Frederick Lowe, Posted: Mar 09, 2015

When the City of Chicago closed the Woodlawn Adult Health Center in 2012, the Woodlawn Connection, a monthly newspaper founded by a client, also folded.

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