This special section of New America Media's Ethnic Elders news site focuses on end-of-life care, thanks to a grant from the California Health Care Foundation.
ADVANCE CARE PLANS: Don’t Wait Until You’re Old to Plan for Old Age

ADVANCE CARE PLANS: Don’t Wait Until You’re Old to Plan for Old Age

New America Media/WBAI HealthCentera , Interview, Liz Seegert , Posted: Jan 15, 2016

A leading gerontologist, Dr. Toni Miles described five stages of aging from Viagra-charged “go-gos” to debilitated “no-goes”--and more of us need to plan for the stages ahead.


ADVANCE CARE PLANS: African American Seniors and Life’s ‘What-Ifs’


New America Media, News Report, Sheri L. Stuart, Posted: Jan 13, 2016

A new study found three reasons African Americans are less likely than whites to benefit from Advance Care Planning in case of debilitating illness.


Asking the Right Questions for Your End-of-Life Choices


Touching Lives/New America Media, News Feature, Paula Spencer Scott , Posted: Sep 16, 2015

As California Gov. Brown weighs signing the state’s aid-in-dying bill, aging America needs to understand our broader choices at life’s end. Here are key questions.


Will Commercialization Be Obama’s Legacy on Aging?


New America Media, News Analysis, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Jul 17, 2015

Marking Monday’s White House Conference on Aging were important new initiatives, but little sign of key issues and major participation by commercial interests.


Why Multiethnic Doctors Struggle With Patients’ End-of-Life Care


New America Media, News Report, Liz Seegert, Posted: May 05, 2015

Experts on end-of-life care and a new study show how health professionals can overcome cultural and other barriers to helping patients.


LA’s Korean “Well-Dying” Program Counters End-of-Life Planning Taboo


Korea Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Nicole Chang, Posted: Mar 06, 2015

The “Well-Dying” program advance-care planning in Los Angeles is helping Korean elders challenge their culture’s taboo on discussing death.


Stanford Program Helps Vietnamese RN Realize His Eldercare “Calling”


Nguoi Viet/New America Media, News Feature, Andrew Lam, Posted: Feb 28, 2015

At 28, Vietnamese immigrant Chi Mai, RN, took Stanford’s online course in successful aging and helped seniors better plan their end-of-life care.


Khi người trẻ Việt giúp cao niên Việt lo ngày cuối đời


Người Việt/New America Media, News Feature, Andrew Lam, Posted: Feb 28, 2015

Y tá Chí Mai, 28 tuổi, là người đầu tiên tham gia chương trình của Đại Học Y Dược Stanford với đề án hướng dẫn các vị cao niên Việt hiểu thêm về vấn đề lên kế hoạch trước cho sự chăm sóc y tế trong những ngày cuối đời, một vấn đề mà người Việt Nam tại Mỹ ít quan tâm.


Stanford Program Educates Indian American Elders on End-of-Life Care


India-West/New America Media , News Feature, Reena Rathore, Posted: Feb 10, 2015

As more seniors move to the U.S. from India to help their children’s families, one program is helping some plan ahead in case they face life’s end.


Palliative Care Options - Something to Talk About for Caribbean Elders


CaribPress News/New America Media , News Feature, Lyndon Johnson, Posted: Feb 01, 2015

Jamaica native Rose Lanam is working with Los Angeles hospitals like Cedars Sinai to get the word out to the minority community that palliative care.

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