In Crowded Households, Stress is a Killer
 

In Crowded Households, Stress is a Killer

New America Media / VoiceWaves, News Report, Rabiya Hussein, Posted: Apr 17, 2014

A new Long Beach-based study links overcrowded housing with poor mental health outcomes, and even decreased life spans.

Taking Care of Our Seniors

 

Hyphen Magazine, News Report, Posted: Apr 16, 2014

The largest generation in U.S. history is cruising into their golden years. Over the next twenty years, the number of folks in the U.S. aged 65 and older will double in size and climb to 20% of the population. These staggering numbers loom over national debates regarding the budget and healthcare as we tackle the issues raised by the aging of our parents and grandparents.

 

Studies Prompt San Francisco Action for Seniors on Safer Central City Hotels

 

Central City Extra/New America Media , News Analysis, Tom Carter, Posted: Apr 14, 2014

San Francisco is responding slowly to recommendations to improve the safety of its 500+ SRO hotels housing vulnerable elders and those with disabilities.

 

Experts Warn Sleepless Seniors Overusing Store Drugs, But Can Find Help

 

Senior News 50 & Better/New America Media , News Feature, Dawn Williams , Posted: Apr 13, 2014

Can’t sleep? Studies warn seniors to visit their doctor before another trip to buy store sleep aids that can cause big health care headaches over time.

 

CA’s Health Care Exchange Chief Pleased With Latino Enrollment

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 12, 2014

California's Latino enrollment rose to 32 percent of those enrolling in healthcare coverage during the first three weeks of March.

 

Children of Detained Immigrant Parents Suffer 'Lifetime of Trauma'

 

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Apr 11, 2014

It takes only a few minutes for an immigration officer to arrest undocumented parents. But the event can lead to a lifetime of health consequences on children.

 

LGBT Latino Seniors Face Housing Crunch, Isolation in San Francisco

 

New America Media, News Report, Matthew S. Bajko, Posted: Apr 10, 2014

Recent reports show many LGBT Latino seniors experience multiple layers of discrimination, housing limitations and can’t count on community support.

 

Trauma of AIDS Epidemic Impacts Aging Survivors

 

Bay Area Reporter/New America Media , News Report, Matthew S. Bajko, Posted: Apr 09, 2014

Science now enables those with HIV to survive--and many are aging isolated and depressed. Some are organizing for group support and better services.

More Blacks Have Health Insurance Because of ACA

 

NorthStar News and Analysis, News Report, Posted: Apr 08, 2014

The number of African Americans who lacked health insurance dropped dramatically in 2014's first quarter compared to 2013's fourth quarter.

 

Disability Advocate Speaks Out on New California Care Program

 

New America Media, Commentary, Pamela Hoye, Posted: Apr 08, 2014

As California moves low-income people into managed care plans, one disability advocate expresses hope for the new program—as well as concerns.

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