Going Like 60--Thoughts for Women on the Triumph, Tragedy of Aging
 

Going Like 60--Thoughts for Women on the Triumph, Tragedy of Aging

Sarasota Herald-Tribune/New America Media , Commentary, Barbara Peters Smith, Posted: Nov 23, 2014

On turning 60, a reporter reflects on what experts say--especially for women--about defying messages of our age-denying society.

 

“Who Will Care for Us?”: Many Immigrant Elders Lack Health Care Access

 

India West/New America Media , News Report, Sunita Sohrabji , Posted: Nov 22, 2014

The President’s executive action and Obamacare will help many immigrants, but laws still block some South Asian elders from needed health care.

 

“Who Will Care for Us?” Ask Indian American Seniors in Immigration Limbo

 

India West/New America Media , News Report, Sunita Sohrabji , Posted: Nov 21, 2014

Despite the President’s action, older undocumented immigrants, like Indian elders, often in the U.S. for their children, are denied most health coverage.

 

In Wake of Obama's Executive Action, Advocates Warn About Scams

 

New America Media, News Feature, Staff, Posted: Nov 20, 2014

Advocates warn that any time immigration reform is in the news, immigrant families are vulnerable to fraud.

 

Study: 1 in 5 Nursing Home Residents Abused

 

Sarasota Herald-Tribune/New America Media , News Report, Barbara Peters Smith, Posted: Nov 20, 2014

A new study surprised researchers by revealing that one-in-five nursing home residents suffer abuse by other patients.

 

Middle Class Struggles to Preserve Retirement Security

 

Dallas Morning News/New America Media, News Analysis, Pamela Yip, Posted: Nov 19, 2014

Half of today’s households are unlikely to have enough resources to retire. As too much goes to the top half percent, Social Security needs strengthening.

 

Dealing With Dementia: An African American Son Tells His Story

 

The Root/New America Media, News Feature, Yanick Rice Lamb, Posted: Nov 18, 2014

Todd Shurn, the primary caregiver of his mother, who has dementia, is among the rare African American men taking on a role mainly falling to black women.

 

Q&A: Closing the Health Coverage Gap for Hispanic Children

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Nov 15, 2014

A new study out this week finds that over 11 percent of Hispanic children are uninsured, compared to 7.1 percent of all kids nationwide.

 

Poll Finds Optimism, Economic Gender Gap in Latino Families

 

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Nov 14, 2014

A new poll on the state of Latino families finds that when faced with tough economic times, Latina women are more economically vulnerable than Latino men.

 

Techno Health: “Swallow a Mini-Robot and Call Me in the Morning”

 

California Magazine/New America Media , News Report, Frank Browning, Posted: Nov 14, 2014

Mini-Robot pills will tell elders’ smart phones to give doctors they’re vital signs keeping them healthy and independent. But privacy advocates say they’re alarmed.

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