Childhood Trauma Effects Often Persist Into 50s and Beyond

Childhood Trauma Effects Often Persist Into 50s and Beyond

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Dec 09, 2016

Childhood abuse raises the risk of serious mental and physical problems later even well into victims’ senior years.


What Astronauts Can Teach Us About Aging


Ottawa Citizen/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Payne, Posted: Dec 08, 2016

International scientists in aging and space exploration are collaborating to understand what astronauts’ experience can tell us about aging.


Blues Icon Highlights Meeting’s “New Lens” on Black Aging Research


Florida Courier/New America Media , News Report, Penny Dickerson, Posted: Dec 06, 2016

Scholars highlighted issues for black elders--including a focus on older blues musicians like icon Little Freddie King--at a national gerontology conference.


The Oakland Hotel Village’s Remedy for Chinese Elders’ Epidemic of Loneliness


California Health Report , News Report, Matt Perry, Posted: Dec 05, 2016

The Hotel Oakland Village is making history in the historic California location with a program end isolation of Chinese elders.


Aging Boomers to Depend on a Little Help From Their Friends, Extended Kin


Deseret News/New America Media, News Report, Lois Collins, Posted: Dec 01, 2016

Family forms an "invisible" eldercare workforce, but changes like more senior divorce and smaller families mean a bigger role for friends and extended kin.


Experts Say Depression Rates Among Latinos Likely to Rise Under Trump


La Opinion, News Report, Francisco Castro, Posted: Nov 23, 2016

Speaking at a conference on aging in New Orleans, researchers described an air of uncertainty that could lead to increases in depression among Latinos.


Vote to Allow Concealed Carry on Campus Meets Opposition in One Calif. Community


South Kern Sol, News Report, Chris Romo, Posted: Nov 22, 2016

The Kern High School District became the largest in California to allow teachers and staff to carry concealed weapons on campus after a decision last week by the school board.


Earthquake Experts Urge Californians to Prepare for Future Disasters


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Nov 21, 2016

A panel of disaster management experts urged SoCal residents to take steps to plan ahead for likely temblors, including insuring their homes.


Lee Lor Vying to be Central Valley's First Hmong Woman Elected to Office


We'Ced, News Report, Hannah Esqueda, Posted: Nov 18, 2016

After working in the community for fifteen years and seeing first-hand the disconnect between residents and elected officials, Lee Lor felt it was time for a change.


Empowering Kids to Combat the 'Trump Effect'


New America Media, News Feature, Anna Challet, Posted: Nov 18, 2016

There are things parents and caregivers can do to help children when they're exposed to hateful rhetoric.

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