Isolation Puts Seniors at Risk
 

Isolation Puts Seniors at Risk

Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Report, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Jan 22, 2017

Programs seek to connect older Americans to curb illnesses, depression and extend their lives.

 

Oregon Man Worries ACA Repeal Could Deny Him a New Heart

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 20, 2017

Nick Tran is among 52 million adults under 65 with a pre-existing condition that would have made him uninsurable in the pre-Obamacare days.

 

Community Roundtable Puts Spotlight on Scams Targeting Immigrant, Minority Communities

 

The kNOw Youth Media, News Report, Miguel Bibanco and Hannah Esqueda, Posted: Jan 20, 2017

Officials say immigrant, low-income and minority communities in California's Central San Joaquin Valley are among the most frequently targeted by fraud.

 

How Obamacare Improved the Nation’s Health

 

AFRO/New America Media , News Report, Yanick Rice Lamb, Posted: Jan 20, 2017

As the new president and Congress vow to dismantle Obamacare, leading black authors list its many benefits for millions.

 

Billions in Crop Value, But Few Apples for Older Latino Farmworkers

 

Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Report, Tyler Tjomsland , Posted: Jan 20, 2017

Hispanic farmworkers have long settled in Washington State, but when age catch up with them, chronic illness and no savings make the years less than golden.

 

With Incidents Increasing, What's Being Done to Prevent Senior Falls?

 

Chicago Tribune/New America Media , News Report, Mark Taylor , Posted: Jan 20, 2017

One-third of seniors fall each year, leading to 734,000 hospitalizations and more than 30,200 deaths. The national cost will reach $60 billion by 2020,

 

Covering Hate Crimes in an Increasingly Toxic Political World

 

We-Ced/New America Media, News Report, Hannah Esqueda, Posted: Jan 19, 2017

The spike in hate crimes since Donald Trump's election prompted journalists to join a telebriefing to learn how best to report the ugly incidents.

 

Dreamer to Speak at SF Women’s March: ‘We Need to Not Be Afraid’

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Honora Montano, Posted: Jan 19, 2017

UC Berkeley senior Angelica Vargas, who will speak at Saturday's march, said she wants to put a face to undocumented immigrants.

 

Top Democrats, Cancer Patients Unite Against Obamacare Repeal

 

Long Beach VoiceWaves, Video, Crystal Niebla, Posted: Jan 19, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi alongside fellow congressional Democrats, cancer patients, and Long Beach stakeholders gathered to defend the Affordable Care Act.

 

Aging Hispanic Farmworkers Face Uncertain Future in Washington State

 

Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Report, Tyler Tjomsland , Posted: Jan 19, 2017

Hispanic farmworkers have long settled in Washington State, but when age catches up with them, chronic illness and no savings make the years less than golden.

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