DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elders
 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elders

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 25, 2016

Increasingly, hospitals are changing the "war zone" clatter of ERs by creating special ones for elderly patients--and cutting costs and hospitalizations.

 

Poll Finds Overwhelming Support for National Parks Among Voters of Color

 

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Aug 24, 2016

A new poll finds strong bipartisan support for public lands among voters from minority communities, despite an information gap that keeps many from accessing them.

 

THE DEMENTIA DILEMMA: NY’s Chinese Caregivers Find Support in Each Other

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Lotus Chau , Posted: Aug 23, 2016

Chinese family caregivers in New York are increasingly finding mutual-support groups, but need more culturally appropriate programs.

 

Few Fil-Am Families Using Early Childhood Education Help in LA

 

Inquirer.net, News Report, Hiyasmin Quijano, Posted: Aug 22, 2016

Despite a priority placed on education Filipino families were among the least likely to use early childhood education programs available in Los Angeles.

 

THE DEMENTIA DILEMMA: New York’s Chinese Elders and their Families

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Lotus Chau , Posted: Aug 22, 2016

The "catastrophe" of rising dementia cases is even harder on Chinese elders. In New York they also face language barriers and limited service access.

 

Dance, Dance, Dance: Korean Seniors Step Up to Fitness

 

Hyphen/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Wong Macabasco , Posted: Aug 19, 2016

A seniors' Korean dance troupe in Queens is proving that it's never too late to become a dancing queen.

 

72% of Previously Uninsured Californians Now Have Health Insurance

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 18, 2016

But the survey found that one ethnic group was under-represented: Latinos.

 

A Senior Center Where Time Ran Out

 

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Aug 17, 2016

In San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood, a place for homeless and low-income seniors can't afford to stay open.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Elderly Hospital Patients Need To Keep Moving

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 17, 2016

Despite mounting research showing excessive bed rest can harm seniors, while exercise helps them, many hospitals still don't put a high priority on making them walk.

 

#Swimmingsowhite: Long Beach Pool Project a Racial Justice Issue

 

Long Beach VoiceWaves, Commentary, Anna Christensen, Posted: Aug 16, 2016

It's summertime. Long Beach youth are on vacation and many head to the water to cool off. But too often for minority youth, a swim can be deadly.

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