Segregation by the Sea

Segregation by the Sea

Black Voice News, Photo Essay, Stephanie Williams, Posted: Feb 23, 2017

African Americans love California's warm weather and its sparkling coast, but gaining access to the state's beaches was not always easy.


Soul Food ─ Cultural Lifestyle or Disease Trap?


Florida Courier/New America Media , News Feature, Penny Dickerson, Posted: Feb 21, 2017

Slaves' imagination and desperation changed how the South cooks and eats, but ironically there's an unhealthy price to be paid by their African American descendants.


Experts Challenge Asian Stereotype, Call for More Chinese Family Support


Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Report, Ke “April” Xu , Posted: Feb 19, 2017

Older Asians—especially Chinese elders—face mounting challenges either being left behind or immigrating in old age. Both elders and their families need more support.


STOP FALLS: Smart Soles and Other High-Tech Ways to Stop Falls


Ottawa Citizen/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Payne, Posted: Feb 16, 2017

Singer Paul Simon might find the diamonds on the soles of his shoes are really sensors. They and other high-tech can help prevent seniors’ dangerous falls.


STOP FALLS: The High Cost of Falling Down: Why Falls Are an Overlooked Health Crisis


Ottawa Citizen/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Payne, Posted: Feb 15, 2017

In our rapidly aging world, preventable falls present a rising and daunting cost in both dollars and unnecessary human suffering.


Love Never Gets Old - Even at 100


La Opinion/New America Media , News Feature, Francisco Castro, Posted: Feb 14, 2017

They've been inseparable since their first ice cream date two years ago: Rudy is 100 and Christina 93. Now research confirms love is good for a healthy heart.


A Closer Look: The Local Impact of Social Security Reform


Fresh Water/New America Media , News Analysis, Afi Scruggs , Posted: Jan 29, 2017

GOP proposals to reform Social Security would be hard on lower-income ethnic seniors, such as those in Cleveland.


Lost and Found - California Seniors Get the Call on Loneliness


New America Media, News Feature, Matt Perry, Posted: Jan 26, 2017

Movie idol Greta Garbo famously said, "I vant to be alone." But isolation is not for retirees, who have new programs to stay connected.


INVISIBLE IN NEW YORK: A Ray of ‘New Hope’ for Black Elders


Amsterdam News/New America Media , News Report, Gregg Morris, Posted: Jan 25, 2017

Despite abject poverty among elders in East New York—with an estimated one-third having no Social Security, some offer a ray of New Hope.


Isolation Puts Seniors at Risk


Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Report, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Jan 22, 2017

Programs seek to connect older Americans to curb illnesses, depression and extend their lives.

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