Study Links Filial Piety to Caregiver Stress, Depression in Chinese Americans

Study Links Filial Piety to Caregiver Stress, Depression in Chinese Americans

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Report, Lotus Chau, Posted: Feb 04, 2016

A new study found that three-in-four Chinese American family caregivers feel stressed and burdened by traditional filial piety obligations to provide eldercare.


Happy Hearts: Study Shows Owning Pets Can Lower Seniors’ Blood Pressure


Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Feature, Erica Curless, Posted: Feb 02, 2016

The benefits of pet companionship have been evident to animal lovers for thousands of years. New research shows for seniors it can lower blood pressure.


Trump and Cruz Are the GOP's, Not The Democrat's, Worst Nightmare


New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Feb 01, 2016

For GOP leaders to not support Trump or Cruz almost guarantees a flaming Election Day defeat. But to support them could mean the same.


From Monkey Studies to Eldercare, Irish Researchers at Forefront of Aging


Irish Echo/New America Media , News Feature, Peter McDermott , Posted: Jan 27, 2016

From primate studies to eldercare, Irish researchers in many disciplines in aging were at the fore during the recent gerontology meeting in Orlando.


Get DACA, Pursue Your Dream Job


New America Media / We'Ced Youth Media, News Feature, Claudia J. Gonzalez, Posted: Jan 26, 2016

DACA allowed Adriana Meza to do something she wasn’t able to do before: achieve her dream of becoming a teacher.


Rocky Rollouts as States Try Managing Medicaid Long-Term Care


Chicago Tribune , News Report, Mark Taylor , Posted: Jan 25, 2016

Patients in experimental Medicare-Medicaid managed long-term care programs have gained in some states, but been forced to find new doctors elsewhere.


Chinese American Doctor Honored for Studying Seniors in U.S.


America Commercial News/New America Media , Profile, Geoff Chin, Posted: Jan 24, 2016

Award-winning geriatric physician Dr. Xinqi Dong says his study of Chinese elders in the U.S. shows challenges they face, such as to views of traditional filial piety.


To the Man Who Sold the World


The kNOw Youth Media, Commentary, Jarret Ramones, Posted: Jan 19, 2016

Youth reporter Jarrett Ramones shares how Bowies music provided the soundtrack to a life measured by the distance between rented spaces.


Pets Can Boost Health of LGBT Seniors


Bay Area Reporter/New America Media , News Report, Matthew S. Bajko , Posted: Jan 18, 2016

Aging isn’t just a people-centric issue. San Francisco nonprofits pair canines, some elderly, with older LGBT humans who are isolated or have disabilities.


Calif. Bill Would Fund Trauma and Mental Health Services for Students


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 15, 2016

California schools will once again be able to offer mental health programs for students if a bill introduced in the legislature earlier this week passes.

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