Ohio Elder Abuse Mirrors National Picture of Government Neglect

Ohio Elder Abuse Mirrors National Picture of Government Neglect

Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Feature, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Mar 29, 2015

Ohio does relatively little to help Ohio seniors who are abused, neglected and exploited. Federal funding helps, but it also falls short of the growing need.


Suffering in Silence-Mental Health & Older Asian American Immigrants


Asian Fortune/New America Media , News Feature, Jenny Chen , Posted: Mar 27, 2015

Older Immigrants from Asia come to the U.S. to help with their grandchildren. Many eventually face isolation and the cultural stigma of mental illness. But new programs offer help.


Khmerican - Connecting the Cambodian Diaspora


New America Media / VoiceWaves, News Feature, Kallayan Thuch and Adalhi Montes, Posted: Mar 26, 2015

Khmerican was one of the first media outlets to showcase alternative images of success of Cambodian Americans.


Experts, Seniors Tell CA Lawmakers 'Hear Us' on Rising Elder Poverty


New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Mar 24, 2015

Seniors told California lawmakers, “Listen to us” at a hearing on rising poverty among elders, straining their food, income, health and housing.


Study: Undocumented Immigrants Relying on ‘Luck’ to Stay Healthy


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 21, 2015

A study released this week by The Greenlining Institute looks at those left out of health care reform.


If Ferguson Stays Ferguson, Blacks Have No One to Blame But Themselves


New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Mar 20, 2015

Will black residents of Ferguson vote to create change in their city? The early signs aren't good.


To Fight the Drought in California, We Need More Than Just Rain


New America Media/El Observador, News Feature, Jenny Manrique, Posted: Mar 19, 2015

California regulators on Tuesday voted to ban watering lawns more than twice a week, and said restaurants could only serve water if customers request it.


Study Shows Gaping Holes in Safety Net for California’s Uninsured


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Mar 18, 2015

Only 10 counties in California explicitly serve undocumented immigrants outside of emergency care.


Vulnerable Latino Elders Face Shortage of Geriatric Health Professionals


Mundo Hispánico/New America Media , News Feature, Melody Miranda Aulet, Posted: Mar 15, 2015

Adbonias Bonilla’s stroke brought his life to a standstill. With few doctors trained in elder care, seniors like him face an uncertain future--in any language.

Did AB60 Lead to a Spike in Organ Donators?


New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 13, 2015

More people are now signing up to be organ donors.

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