How Obamacare Improved the Nation’s Health
 

How Obamacare Improved the Nation’s Health

AFRO/New America Media , News Report, Yanick Rice Lamb, Posted: Jan 20, 2017

As the new president and Congress vow to dismantle Obamacare, leading black authors list its many benefits for millions.

 

Billions in Crop Value, But Few Apples for Older Latino Farmworkers

 

Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Report, Tyler Tjomsland , Posted: Jan 20, 2017

Hispanic farmworkers have long settled in Washington State, but when age catch up with them, chronic illness and no savings make the years less than golden.

 

With Incidents Increasing, What's Being Done to Prevent Senior Falls?

 

Chicago Tribune/New America Media , News Report, Mark Taylor , Posted: Jan 20, 2017

One-third of seniors fall each year, leading to 734,000 hospitalizations and more than 30,200 deaths. The national cost will reach $60 billion by 2020,

 

Aging Hispanic Farmworkers Face Uncertain Future in Washington State

 

Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Report, Tyler Tjomsland , Posted: Jan 19, 2017

Hispanic farmworkers have long settled in Washington State, but when age catches up with them, chronic illness and no savings make the years less than golden.

 

'Memory Cafes' Take Aim at Elder Isolation, Dementia Concerns

 

Bay State Banner/New America Media , News Feature, Sandra Larson , Posted: Jan 18, 2017

As mental decline fogs seniors' minds, Memory Cafes in Massachusetts are jogging memories through culture, from Fiddler on the Roof to Caribbean meals.

 

More Americans Care for Elderly Relatives, But Who Cares for the Caregivers?

 

Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Report, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Jan 16, 2017

As a new national report details families' eldercare burdens, experts are calling on the new Trump administration to create a caregiving strategy.

 

Do White And Black Older Adults Perceive Social Status Differently?

 

WUNC Public Radio/New America Media, News Report, Leoneda Inge , Posted: Jan 15, 2017

As black elders pack events celebrating their years, experts say white retirees may find their status diminished more by exclusion and age discrimination.

 

Numbers of Filipino American Elders, Other Aging Minorities on the Rise

 

Philippine News/New America Media , News Report, Neil Gonzales, Posted: Jan 13, 2017

The number of Asian American elders will quadruple in the next 30 years, and one-in five will be Filipino, the second largest Asian group in the U.S. Many will age in poverty.

 

Fighting Ageism, Seniors’ Isolation Across Generations

 

KSFR Public Radio/New America Media, News Feature, Deborah Martinez , Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Over half of Americans 75-plus live alone, and a quarter of older Americans’ lives are at risk due to loneliness. But a new perspective can help.

 

Color Me Bad? Scientist Calls Negative Stereotypes a 'Threat' to Black Health

 

NBCBLK/New America Media, News Report, Chandra Thomas Whitfield, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

When blacks or others in a minority group like absorb negative stereotypes that can threaten their health. One expert shows how to reduce that impact.

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