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.”

 

Chinese Elders Find Compassionate and Spiritual Care in Psychotherapy

 

America Commercial New/New America Media, News Feature, Geoff Chin, Posted: Jun 06, 2016

Psychotherapy at the Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Center adds a spiritual element helpful to Chinese elders often traumatized by the Cultural Revolution.

 

Chinese America Elders Find Joy in Nursing Home--From Youth

 

America Commercial New/New America Media, News Feature, Geoff Chin, Posted: Jun 05, 2016

As Pui Kwan Li, 88, played mahjong with her friends, several high school students arrived at the nursing home--visits studies say can boost seniors’ health.

 

California Set to Be First State to Allow Undocumented Residents to Buy Health Coverage on Online Marketplace

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 02, 2016

As early as next year, undocumented immigrants will be able to buy health insurance on Covered California, the state’s online marketplace. That is, if Uncle Sam gives the state a federal waiver to do so.

 

Poverty, Stress Put Blacks at Higher Risk for Dementia: Study

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 01, 2016

Poverty, low educational attainment and other socioeconomic factors put blacks at a much higher risk than whites of developing dementia and other cognitive impairments later in life, says a national study out this week.

Hepatitis C Now a Leading Cause of Death

 

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 01, 2016

Medical experts say as many as 5 million people in the United States have hepatitis C, and as many as half of those who are infected aren’t even aware they have the disease.

 

Parent Calls for Health Care Access for Spanish-Speaking Families

 

New America Media, News Report, Ling Woo Liu, Posted: Jun 01, 2016

As a Spanish-speaking parent, Martha faces additional obstacles beyond the challenges of parenting a child with special needs.

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