Family Eldercare: Survival in the Big Apple
 

Family Eldercare: Survival in the Big Apple

WBAI/HealthCetera/New America Media , News Feature, Liz Seegert , Posted: Jul 01, 2015

There are 1.5 million seniors in the Naked City--increasing and more diverse than ever, as their caregivers face growing frustration with the lack of multicultural services.

 

Dementia Puts Elders at Risk of Financial Abuse

 

Dallas Morning News/New America Media, News Feature, Pamel Yip, Posted: Jun 28, 2015

With over 5 million Alzheimer’s patients and rising, U.S. elders are increasingly vulnerable to scam or theft by those they trust.

 

Watchdog Agencies Sound the Alarm on Scams

 

New America Media, News Report, Glenn Reedus, Posted: Jun 26, 2015

Experts from the federal Trade Commission and other agencies this week warned Chicagoans of scams especially targeting black and Latino consumers.

 

Supreme Court Rules Nationwide Subsidies Should Stay

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 25, 2015

Millions of Americans are breathing a sigh of relief over the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision affirming Obamacare and refusing to send it into a “death spiral.”

 

Coyote Valley Open Space: Wildlife Within Silicon Valley

 

New America Media, News Feature, Andrew Lam, Posted: Jun 23, 2015

One bright spot amidst the closures and budget cutbacks hitting California’s State Parks is the opening of a new nature preserve called Coyote Valley Open Space.

 

Why The Confederate Flag Will Continue to Fly -- For Now

 

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 22, 2015

The flag still stands and there’s little reason this time around to think much will change.

 

Fraud and Foreclosure: Financial Abuse Hits Boston Elders, Families

 

Bay State Banner/New America Media , News Report, Sandra Larson , Posted: Jun 18, 2015

Black and Latina elders in Boston--and their families--have faced lost dreams, financial ruin and even homelessness due to home finance scams.

 

For Boston’s Older Homeowners, It’s ‘Borrower Beware’

 

Bay State Banner/New America Media , News Report, Sandra Larson , Posted: Jun 17, 2015

Reverse mortgages, refinancing schemes have often put ethnic senior homeowners in Boston at risk. But new consumer protections promise help.

 

Undocumented Kids to Get Health Coverage in State Budget

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

The California state budget includes $40 million to provide health insurance to all children, regardless of their immigration status.

 

Rachel Dolezal Poses Ugly Challenges to America

 

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

The controversy over Rachel Dolezal says less about her than it does about the way we view race in our society.

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