Farmworker Families Learn About Medi-Cal’s Dental and Mental Health Care
 

Farmworker Families Learn About Medi-Cal’s Dental and Mental Health Care

New America Media, News Feature, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jul 19, 2016

Many more kids in California’s Central Valley are now eligible for Medi-Cal because of the state’s Health Care for All Kids law – now the trick is to spread the word.

Latina Moms Turn a Lens on San Francisco’s Housing Crisis

 

New America Media, Event, Anna Challet, Posted: Jul 14, 2016

While San Francisco’s lack of affordable housing is national news, much less is discussed about the quality of the shelter that’s available.

 

LA Supervisors Put ‘Green-for-All’ Parks on Fall Ballot

 

New America Media, News Report, George White , Posted: Jul 06, 2016

L.A.’s County Board of Supervisors approved a tax measure for the fall ballot to fund green-for-all parks, especially needed for low-income communities of color.

 

Creating The Right Settings for Arab American Seniors

 

Al Enteshar/New America Media , News Report, Julian Do, Posted: Jun 30, 2016

The Arab American community has stepped up to bring a new attitude towards caring for seniors.

 

'It's Not Just About Toilets' -- A 'Bellwether' of City's Response to Homelessness

 

New America Media, News Feature, Anna Challet, Posted: Jun 29, 2016

The city's inaction on providing adequate hygiene facilities plays a major role in keeping people from exiting homelessness.

Obama Admin Gives Positive Status Report for ACA at Annual NNPA Convention

 

The Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 27, 2016

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the nation has seen the largest reduction in the uninsured in four decades, with more than 16 million uninsured individuals gaining coverage.

One In 12 Asian Americans Have Hepatitis B, Most Not Aware

 

Iexaminer, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2016

In the United States, about 2.2 million people are believed to be chronically infected with hepatitis B, though the true prevalence may be underestimated as immigrants from countries where chronic hepatitis B is endemic have been under-represented.

 

THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: System Improving, But Problems Persist

 

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Jun 10, 2016

State lawmakers are pushing guardianship bills making judges grant limited guardianship orders when possible--not just terminate an elder’s rights.

 

THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: Fighting the Greed Factor in Elder Abuse

 

PBS NextAvenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Jun 09, 2016

Greed is never good when courts appoint a family member or professional guardian to make your decisions. Here’s what can happen and how to avoid the worst.

 

THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: Protecting Elders, or Exploiting Them?

 

PBS NextAvenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Jun 07, 2016

The aging of boomers means more will be placed in guardianships or conservatorships--with many at risk of abuse as they enter “the danger age.”

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