Hidden Poor Highest Among Elder Black and Latino Households
 

Hidden Poor Highest Among Elder Black and Latino Households

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Sep 01, 2015

Nearly one in five adults over age 65 in California, that is, around 772,000 elders, endure financial hardship, unable to afford basic needs.

 

As Senior Meals Go Ethnic, Health, Funding, Strict Rules on Menu With Bok Choi

 

Hyphen/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Wong Macabasco , Posted: Aug 28, 2015

Wonton Soup? Tacos? Serving ethnic elders familiar food might seem easy for senior meals programs to cook, but culturally appropriate offerings face challenges.

 

A Hate Crime Is a Hate Crime

 

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Aug 27, 2015

African Americans must condemn the attack by the Virginia gunman. If not, it could be taken as a sign that blacks put less value on white lives.

 

Californians Favor Extending Health Care Coverage to All Residents

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 27, 2015

California voters in record numbers are embracing the ACA, and a greater proportion of them support extending health care coverage to undocumented immigrants than they did last year.

 

Wonton Soup, Bok Choi--Subsidized Comfort Meals New for Ethnic Elders

 

Hyphen/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Wong Macabasco , Posted: Aug 27, 2015

How do you say “Meals on Wheels” in Chinese? Ethnic comfort food is the newest trend in home and group meals for increasingly diverse older Americans.

 

California Assemblymember Launches Healthy Nail Salon Task Force

 

New America Media, News Report, Sarita Hiatt, Posted: Aug 25, 2015

A project of the Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative, hopes to pass legislation protecting nail salon workers’ health, by regulating products among other measures.

 

As Fed Jobs Abound in Dallas, a Congressman Pushes for Naturalization

 

New America Media, News Report, Text by Anthony Advincula / Video by Min Lee, Posted: Aug 21, 2015

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Texas, is calling for more legal permanent residents in his state to take the step to become American citizens.

 

AgeSafe’s Radar Technology Offers New Way to Keep Elders Safe at Home

 

News for Chinese/New America Media , News Feature, Cecilia Y. Zhong , Posted: Aug 16, 2015

Two Asian American entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley are using low-power radar for an emergency response system to keep elder safer in their homes.

 

Put Your Phone Away: It’s Time to Power Play

 

New America Media, News Report, Julia Cherner, Posted: Aug 07, 2015

A physical activity program keeps kids from sedentary activities like sitting in front of computers.

 

It’s Not About Planned Parenthood

 

New America Media, Commentary, Jessica González-Rojas, Posted: Aug 05, 2015

Latinas are among the most likely to die of cervical cancer for the simple reason that we can’t get preventive care.

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