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.
Stanford Program Helps Vietnamese RN Realize His Eldercare “Calling”

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 Stanfords online course in successful aging and helped seniors better plan their end-of-life care.


Khi ng??i tr? Vi?t gip cao nin Vi?t lo ngy cu?i ??i


Ng??i Vi?t/New America Media, News Feature, Andrew Lam, Posted: Feb 28, 2015

Y t Ch Mai, 28 tu?i, l ng??i ??u tin tham gia ch??ng trnh c?a ??i H?c Y D??c Stanford v?i ?? n h??ng d?n cc v? cao nin Vi?t hi?u thm v? v?n ?? ln k? ho?ch tr??c cho s? ch?m sc y t? trong nh?ng ngy cu?i ??i, m?t v?n ?? m ng??i Vi?t Nam t?i M? t quan tm.


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 childrens families, one program is helping some plan ahead in case they face lifes 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.


‘Kill the Pain, Not the Patient’--Catholicism's Message on Palliative Care America Media , News Feature, Vivian Zalvidea Araullo, Posted: Jan 02, 2015

Despite misunderstandings about Catholic teachings, Filipino elders are learning that its okay to allow palliative or hospice care kill the pain, not the patient.


Growing Awareness of End-of-Life Care Among Nigerian Immigrants


Immigrants Magazine Online/New America Media , News Feature, Julian Do, Posted: Jan 01, 2015

Nigerian Americans are learning at lifes end, U.S. medicine has limits, and palliative care may be best for very ill seniors.


Can Spirituality Help You Age More Gracefully?


KALW Spiritual Edge/New America Media, Question & Answer, Rachel Dornhelm, Posted: Dec 07, 2014

As people age and come to terms with their lives. They may ask themselves, What happened along the way and why? Research suggests that spirituality can help.


Dealing With Dementia: An African American Son Tells His Story


The Root/New America Media, News Feature, Yanick Rice Lamb, Posted: Nov 18, 2014

Todd Shurn, the primary caregiver of his mother, who has dementia, is among the rare African American men taking on a role mainly falling to black women.


A Lowrider's Final Ride--A Brave East LA Father Enters Hospice


EGP/New America Media , News Feature, Nancy Martinez , Posted: Oct 31, 2014

An acute problem among Latinos, shows a 2012 California State Hospice Data Report, is they are less likely than other ethnic groups to discuss the end of life issues.


Knowing Is Always Better: Why Latinos Need to Talk About Death


EGP/New America Media , News Feature, Nancy Martinez , Posted: Oct 29, 2014

Although research shows that few Latinos prepare for death, one East Los Angeles man and his family faced his end with a courageous lesson for all.

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