Old and Homeless: Aging Hard and Fast on Spokane’s Streets
 

Old and Homeless: Aging Hard and Fast on Spokane’s Streets

Spokane Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Report, Tyler Tjomsland, Posted: Apr 27, 2016

Grow old along the streets--the worst is yet to be. Homeless outreach workers are witnessing the accelerated aging of Spokane’s poorest seniors.

 

Compensating the Kindness of Strangers: Immigrant Care Workers in the Shadows

 

Boston Globe/New America Media , News Report, Nell Lake, Posted: Apr 18, 2016

Rapid aging and fewer family members for eldercare are increasing demand for paid workers. But immigrants filling the gap face low pay and anti-immigration hostility.

 

Tibetan Buddhism’s American Diaspora--To Woodstock

 

America Abroad/New America Media , News Feature, Karen Michel, Posted: Apr 14, 2016

As the Dalai Lama turns 80, nowhere has Tibetan Buddhism rooted more deeply than in America. Public radio’s Karen Michel profiles a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Woodstock, N.Y.

 

Finding Support for Seniors Facing Challenges Living Alone

 

U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Esposito, Posted: Apr 01, 2016

Here’s a guide to help seniors living alone--and their adult children--anticipate needs and pull together help from home care to home meals.

 

Aging Parents at a Distance Who Aren’t Really ‘Just Fine’

 

U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Esposito, Posted: Mar 31, 2016

Living far from your aging parents? On your next visit back home, look for these clues to know when to step in and seek help.

 

The Other 2016 Campaign: Reframing Aging

 

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media, News Report, Bob Rosenblatt, Posted: Mar 24, 2016

Advocacy groups in aging aim to “reframe” the public's image of getting older.

 

‘Dolphin Tank’ Friendlier Than ‘Sharks’ in Senior-Business Competition

 

Aabaco (YahooNews)/New America Media , News Feature, Mark Taylor , Posted: Mar 22, 2016

Startups offering aging boomers affordable hearing aids, seniors’ brain games, and more, got friendly help in a ‘Dolphin Tank,” not from capital ‘sharks.”

 

Is Aging With Dignity a Human Right? U.S., Europe Say ‘No’

 

Dollars & Sense/New America Media , News Analysis, David Bacon, Posted: Mar 20, 2016

As the world’s poorer countries declare dignity for elders a human right, the U.S. is among rich nations arguing against such a global convention.

 

A Creative Edge Sharpens Aging Minds, Improves Health

 

Arizona Republic/New America Media, News Report, Linda Valdez , Posted: Mar 06, 2016

Arizona Republic columnist Linda Valdez, an aging boomer, has exhibited her artwork and writes that research shows creativity is key to healthy aging.

 

Public Confusion on Palliative Care vs. Hospice Limits Help at End-of-Life

 

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Report, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: Mar 04, 2016

Rozanne and Gerald Hallman were introduced to palliative care after Gerald’s brain-tumor diagnosis in 2011, well before hospice would have kicked in.

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