“Work Till You Drop” in Retirement Years? Experts Say Not Always Bad
 

“Work Till You Drop” in Retirement Years? Experts Say Not Always Bad

New America Media, News Report, Rong Xiaoqing, Posted: Dec 19, 2014

Retirement experts broke the myth that younger generations may have to “work till they drop,” but half of boomers may need to work longer to get by in old age.

 

Why Eldercare Will Need More Gen Xers, Millennials--& Money

 

U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Kimberly Palmer, Posted: Dec 17, 2014

With a growing number of aging family members in need of assistance and high eldercare cost, more Gen Xers and Millennials will be acting as caregivers.

 

CA Advocates Hope Low-Income Black Elders Ready for New Health Program

 

Black Voice News/New America Media , News Report, Corey Arvin, Posted: Dec 13, 2014

Low-income black elders and those with disabilities and their advocates say new California health program is confusing, but holds promise for better care.

 

Hearts, Minds, Sugar and Sleep: Health/Mental Health in Black Elders

 

BlackmansStreet.Today/ New America Media , News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Dec 13, 2014

New research on black elders reveals crucial links between health and such unexpected factors as poor sleep, obesity and stress.

 

Special Training Prepares Nurses for Growing Senior Population

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media, News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: Dec 11, 2014

Seniors are hospitalized at triple the general population rate, yet too few health professionals are trained in geriatric care. A new nursing program aims to change that.

 

Why Older Americans Are Financially Vulnerable

 

U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Kimberly Palmer, Posted: Dec 08, 2014

In addition to wrinkles and graying hair, getting older brings on a less-visible change: diminished cognitive abilities that can open them to errors of financial elder abuse.

 

Can Spirituality Help You Age More Gracefully?

 

KALW Spiritual Edge/New America Media, Question & Answer, Rachel Dornhelm, Posted: Dec 07, 2014

As people age and come to terms with their lives. They may ask themselves, “What happened along the way and why?” Research suggests that spirituality can help.

 

Filipino Elders Air Concerns on New State Health Program

 

INQUIRER.net/New America Media , News Feature, Jun Nucum, Posted: Dec 06, 2014

Low-income elders like Filipina Crisanta Allas, 87, must decide whether to join a new California health plan with good benefits, but important trade-offs.

 

Eldercare 'Scorecard' Rates States in Effort to Stress Independence

 

KQED/New America Media , News Report, Rachel Dornhelm, Posted: Dec 05, 2014

New state-by-state “Scorecard” is part of an effort to refocus care from elders’ medical needs to helping them maximize their ability to function independently.

 

Increasing Black Elders to See Sharp Rise in Alzheimer’s

 

BlackmansStreet.today/New America Media , News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Dec 04, 2014

The number of African American elders at risk of Alzheimer’s will double by 2030. But experts say people can fight the deadly disease.

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