Latino Families Find Eldercare A Tough But Beautiful Mission

Latino Families Find Eldercare A Tough But Beautiful Mission

Mundo Hispanico/New America Media, News Feature, Melody Miranda Aulet , Posted: Apr 20, 2015

Over 8 million Latinos in the U.S. take care of family elders without any compensation, generating enormous stress and economic loss.


Health For All Bill Passes Senate Committee


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 16, 2015

The Senate Health Committee on Wednesday voted 7-0 to provide health care to all Californians, regardless of their immigration status.

Ohio is the Worst State for Undocumented Immigrants When It Comes to Health


Fusion, News Report, Ted Hesson, Posted: Apr 16, 2015

Ohio is the least inclusive state in the country when it comes to policies promoting the health of undocumented immigrants.


Language, Culture Prevent Chinese Seniors From Accessing Health Services


World Journal/New America Media , News Feature, Richard Lee, Posted: Apr 14, 2015

A study found Chinese seniors aware of heart risks, but most avoid U.S. medicine, deterred by language and cultural barriers. One answer: more Chinese doctors.


America's Family Caregivers Need Assistance


PBS Next Avenue/New America Media , News Analysis, Chris Farrell , Posted: Apr 11, 2015

Family caregivers in the U.S. contribute $522 BILLION in unpaid eldercare that is growing and ignored in our broken long-term care system. That’s got to change.


Study: Your Health Could Depend on Where You Live


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 10, 2015

The report indicated that people who were hurting the most were those living in states that had not expanded Medicaid.


With County Safety Nets Frayed, 'Remaining Uninsured' Pin Hopes on Lara's Bill


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 08, 2015

Sen. Ricardo Lara's Health for All bill would provide access to health care for undocumented Californians.


GENTRIFIED: The Toll on Oakland Seniors


Oakland Local/New America Media , News Feature, Laura McCamy, Posted: Apr 01, 2015

Part 1: Escalating costs from gentrification make the hope of aging in place for Oakland’s low-income seniors more of a dream than a reality.


Community Determined to Reunite Korean Mom With Her Child


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 31, 2015

Nan-Hui Jo has experienced an outpouring of community support rarely seen by victims of domestic violence.


Despite Improvements, Ohio Advocates Say Anti-Elder Abuse Funds Fall Short


Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Feature, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Mar 30, 2015

Ramona Wilson, 74, nearly killed herself after being conned out of her life savings. Financial elder abuse is growing, and some states are taking action.

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