“Who Will Care for Us?” Ask Indian American Seniors in Immigration Limbo
 

“Who Will Care for Us?” Ask Indian American Seniors in Immigration Limbo

India West/New America Media , News Report, Sunita Sohrabji , Posted: Nov 21, 2014

Despite the President’s action, older undocumented immigrants, like Indian elders, often in the U.S. for their children, are denied most health coverage.

 

Study: 1 in 5 Nursing Home Residents Abused

 

Sarasota Herald-Tribune/New America Media , News Report, Barbara Peters Smith, Posted: Nov 20, 2014

A new study surprised researchers by revealing that one-in-five nursing home residents suffer abuse by other patients.

 

Middle Class Struggles to Preserve Retirement Security

 

Dallas Morning News/New America Media, News Analysis, Pamela Yip, Posted: Nov 19, 2014

Half of today’s households are unlikely to have enough resources to retire. As too much goes to the top half percent, Social Security needs strengthening.

 

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.

 

Techno Health: “Swallow a Mini-Robot and Call Me in the Morning”

 

California Magazine/New America Media , News Report, Frank Browning, Posted: Nov 14, 2014

Mini-Robot pills will tell elders’ smart phones to give doctors they’re vital signs keeping them healthy and independent. But privacy advocates say they’re alarmed.

 

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.

 

Palliative Care Means Dignity for Ethiopian American Elders

 

The Immigrant Magazine/New America Media , News Feature, Julian Do, Posted: Oct 18, 2014

Dying in America is new to many Ethiopian elders and their families, but palliative care programs can make the experience less burdensome.

 

Palliative Care: How Chinese Americans Find Comfort at Death’s Door

 

American Commercial News/New America Media, News Feature, Geoff Chin, Posted: Oct 14, 2014

Chinese Americans are learning not to avoid the taboo topic of death, but to take charge of their end-of-life decisions for their peace of mind.

 

Teen Girls Learn to Create Assisted Living Website at Summer Business Camp

 

Next Avenue/New America Media , News Feature, Elizabeth Isele , Posted: Oct 12, 2014

Inés, Molly and Sofia teamed up at last summer’s Entrepreneurs in Training camp to design an assisted-living website that might help their grandparents.

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