DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elders
 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elders

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 25, 2016

Increasingly, hospitals are changing the “war zone” clatter of ERs by creating special ones for elderly patients--and cutting costs and hospitalizations.

 

Trauma of Witnessing Police Violence is Not Lost on Children

 

Chicago Reporter, News Feature, Jonah Newman, Posted: Aug 24, 2016

Chicago police officers broke into Samuel Holly's Roseland home and held the couple and six of their grandchildren at gunpoint.

 

THE DEMENTIA DILEMMA: NY’s Chinese Caregivers Find Support in Each Other

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Lotus Chau , Posted: Aug 23, 2016

Chinese family caregivers in New York are increasingly finding mutual-support groups, but need more culturally appropriate programs.

 

Flood Victims in South Louisiana Shelters Ease as Water Recedes

 

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Susan Buchanan, Posted: Aug 22, 2016

As of presstime on Friday, more than 90,000 Louisiana flood victims had applied for assistance from FEMA.

 

Dance, Dance, Dance: Korean Seniors Step Up to Fitness

 

Hyphen/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Wong Macabasco , Posted: Aug 19, 2016

A seniors' Korean dance troupe in Queens is proving that it's never too late to become a dancing queen.

 

72% of Previously Uninsured Californians Now Have Health Insurance

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 18, 2016

But the survey found that one ethnic group was under-represented: Latinos.

 

Armed and Aging: Should Seniors Face Tighter Gun Controls?

 

Silver Century Foundation , News Feature, Dana DiFilippo , Posted: Aug 18, 2016

Older Americans have the highest level of gun ownership, but even gun advocates feel family and doctors should have a say when mental problems appear.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Elderly Hospital Patients Need To Keep Moving

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 17, 2016

Despite mounting research showing excessive bed rest can harm seniors, while exercise helps them, many hospitals still don’t put a high priority on making them walk.

 

#Swimmingsowhite: Long Beach Pool Project a Racial Justice Issue

 

Long Beach VoiceWaves, Commentary, Anna Christensen, Posted: Aug 16, 2016

It's summertime. Long Beach youth are on vacation and many head to the water to cool off. But too often for minority youth, a swim can be deadly.

 

Many U.S. Black and Hispanic Children Lack Mental Health Care

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 15, 2016

Black and Hispanic children are getting far less treatment for their mental health problems than other groups, says a new national study.

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