Sleep: Nature’s Elixir for Sustaining Good Health

Sleep: Nature’s Elixir for Sustaining Good Health

Washington Informer/New America Media , News Report, D. Kevin McNeir , Posted: Aug 15, 2017

Experts at the 21st World Congress on aging shared research and tips on optimizing sleep to minimize health problems as we grow older.


A New Age of Aging: How Tech Can Ease the Trials of Getting Old


California Magazine/New America Media , Commentary, Frank Browning, Posted: Aug 14, 2017

Will Big Brother Tech stop Gramps from falling or spy on him, too? Frank Browning casts his sharp eye on the pros and cons of gizmos for our aging world.


Seniors Dance for Health, Life—and to Beat the Blues


La Opinión /New America Media , News Report, Jacqueline Garcia, Posted: Aug 12, 2017

How about a Cuban danzón or a Mexican sandunga waltz? One prescription for older California Latinas to beat isolation and depression is dance.


Coachella Rising: Can Organic Farming & Unions Transform Calif.'s Hottest Farm Belt?


Capital & Main/New America Media , News Feature, David Bacon, Posted: Aug 10, 2017

Sustainability is the mantra for many groups seeking a future in which communities near California's Salton Sea can survive--and end dangerous work in palm and mango trees.


Coachella Rising: Aging Farmworkers, Unions, Organic Mangos & the Salton Sea


Capital & Main/New America Media , News Feature, David Bacon , Posted: Aug 09, 2017

Combined, organic farmers and unions, have the power to improve the lives of farmworkers and save the Salton Sea in California’s hottest farm belt.


What’s the Key to Longevity? Experts Say, Don’t Worry—Be (Happily) Aging


New Hampshire Union Leader/New America Media , News Report, Gretchen M. Grosky, Posted: Aug 08, 2017

What do longevity experts say is the key to living longer? Stop stressing about living longer. Don’t worry, be happily aging. Age negativity can actually shorten your life.


Why Robots Are the Way of Our Aging Future


Ottawa Citizen/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Payne , Posted: Aug 04, 2017

It's cuddly, makes eye contact and responds when you pet it. This baby seal--a robot that calms dementia patients-is only one example of new tech in our aging future.


Could a Vaccine Prevent Alzheimer's? Some Researchers Think So


Ottawa Citizen/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Payne , Posted: Aug 03, 2017

Could a vaccine prevent Alzheimer's disease? The idea is controversial, but some scientists at a major conference last week said it's possible.


Black, Gray and Gay: The Perils of Aging LGBTQ People of Color


NBCBLK/New America Media, News Feature, Chandra Thomas Whitfield, Posted: Jul 07, 2017

Economic, social and health disparities are especially challenging for black and Latino LGBTQ elders, but advocates around the U.S. are creating solutions.


THE BLESSING SCAM: A Con Returns to Haunt Chinese Community


Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Report, April Xu, Posted: Jun 02, 2017

Elder Fraud is on the rise nationally. Especially ugly is the “blessings” scam. Crooks steal life savings from older women in Chinatowns nationwide.

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