House Rich, But Cash Poor--Home Repairs Loom Large for Low-Income Seniors
 

House Rich, But Cash Poor--Home Repairs Loom Large for Low-Income Seniors

Bay State Banner/New America Media , News Feature, Sandra Larson , Posted: May 29, 2015

Aging housing stock and fixed incomes leave Boston seniors vulnerable, but many can find government and nonprofit help.

 

Calming Dementia Patients — Without Powerful Drugs

 

KQED Public Radio/New America Media, News Report, Rachel Dornhelm , Posted: May 21, 2015

Nursing homes often drug dementia patients to manage their behavior, but some facilities are successfully using “person-centered care” without antipsychotics.

 

Rigid Requirements for Older Refugees Test U.S. Humanitarianism

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 15, 2015

Rigid welfare and citizenship requirements for elderly, sick refugees ultimately puts U.S. humanitarian aims to the test.

 

Refugee Elders Escape Somali Strife--Now Struggle to Survive U.S. Bureaucracy

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 14, 2015

In his 60s and on dialysis, refugee Sugow Said escaped Somali strife and resettled in Indiana. But his SSI has been cut--and he’s fighting to survive bureaucracy.

 

Older Refugees Face Challenges Trying to Maintain SSI Aid

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 12, 2015

Somali refugee Sugow Said was stunned when Social Security cut off his income. Many more face the same dilemma.

 

Survival Secrets: Why Women Age More Resiliently Than Men

 

California Magazine/New America Media , News Feature, Frank Browning, Posted: May 09, 2015

Aging men are from Mars, and Venusian women grow old with more resilient networking, say experts at the University of California.

 

Midlife Latinas Are Boosting U.S. Entrepreneurial Numbers

 

Next Avenue/Forbes/New America Media , News Analysis, Elizabeth Isele , Posted: May 04, 2015

Latinas in their middle and later years have tripled new businesses in the U.S. to over a million, partly due to smart networks like Proud To Be Latina.

 

Tortured, Jailed Black Seniors Released--But Denied Social Security

 

NorthStar News Today/New America Media, News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Apr 21, 2015

Chicago’s agreement to pay once-tortured, wrongly convicted black men $5.5 million, still leaves them with no Social Security retirement income.

 

Latino Families Find Eldercare A Tough But Beautiful Mission

 

Mundo Hispanico/New America Media, News Feature, Melody Miranda Aulet , Posted: Apr 20, 2015

Over 8 million Latinos in the U.S. take care of family elders without any compensation, generating enormous stress and economic loss.

 

Language, Culture Prevent Chinese Seniors From Accessing Health Services

 

World Journal/New America Media , News Feature, Richard Lee, Posted: Apr 14, 2015

A study found Chinese seniors aware of heart risks, but most avoid U.S. medicine, deterred by language and cultural barriers. One answer: more Chinese doctors.

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