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.
Myths About Palliative Care Persist Among Indian American Immigrants
 

Myths About Palliative Care Persist Among Indian American Immigrants

India West/New America Media , News Feature, Richard Springer , Posted: Mar 17, 2014

Major misperceptions about palliative and hospice care persist in immigrant communities, including the Indian American community.

 

Immigrants Facing Death Without Home Hospice Support

 

Alhambra Source/New America Media, News Feature, Daniela Gerson, Posted: Feb 20, 2014

Alice Bian’s sells ritual Chinese afterlife items and clothes for the dead. But she didn’t know her husband could have died at home through hospice, not hospitalized.

 

Pittsburgh Hospice Study Raises Questions on Race, Income and Stress

 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/New America Media , News Report, Gary Rotstein , Posted: Jan 22, 2014

A Pittsburgh study found more terminally ill people there use hospice than nationally, but revealed a surprising finding on race and income levels.

 

Stay or Go? Terminally Ill Undocumented Immigrants Face Dilemma

 

La Opinion/New America Media, News Feature, Araceli Martínez Ortega , Posted: Jan 06, 2014

Returning to Latin America can be a form of palliative care for dying undocumented immigrants whose last wish is to go home.

 

Volver a casa, última voluntad de indocumentados con males terminales

 

La Opinion/New America Media, News Feature, Araceli Martínez Ortega , Posted: Jan 06, 2014

Gil García García empezó a sentir un dolor agudo en el pie izquierdo, era como un piquete en el estomágo, pero no le dio importancia, se hacía el valiente.

 

For Caregivers and Hospice Angels, Self-Care Is Not Optional

 

Psychology Today/New America Media, News Analysis, Rita Watson, Posted: Jan 02, 2014

Caring for people at the end of life can be filled with blessings, meaningful experiences and peace of mind, but also exhaustion that can lead to depletion.

 

Pain, Pain Go Away: Palliative Care for San Francisco Elders Goes Beyond Meds

 

Central City Extra/New America Media, News Feature, John Burks , Posted: Dec 26, 2013

San Francisco’s Tenderloin low-income neighborhood has long provided palliative care through a wide range of comforting services going beyond medicine.

 

For One Young Latino, Cancer Means Never Give Up

 

La Opinion/New America Media, News Feature, Araceli Martínez Ortega , Posted: Dec 03, 2013

Life-threatening cancer is not only for the old. But one young Latino’s quality of life is in his family, his bike and the aid of palliative care.

 

Cuidado Paliativo Ayuda a Enfermos Sin Cura

 

La Opinion / New America Media, News Report, Araceli Martínez Ortega, Posted: Dec 02, 2013

A diferencia de los cuidados de hospicio, el cuidado paliativo comienza mucho más temprano y puede ayudar a los pacientes gravemente enfermos a vivir mejor.

 

‘It’s About Life’ - Changing Korean Americans' View of Palliative Care

 

Korea Times/ New America Media, News Report, Aruna Lee, Posted: Nov 11, 2013

End of life care experts say the Korean American community can benefit from a "culturally sensitive" discussion on end of life care.

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