Calif. Filipinos Struggling With Promising New Low-Income Care Program
 

Calif. Filipinos Struggling With Promising New Low-Income Care Program

Asian Journal/New America Media , News Report, Christian Esteban, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Low-income California Filipinos and advocates say new state health program is confusing, but holds promise for better care.

 

Advocates: Confusing Calif. Care Program Calls for Better HIV Outreach

 

Los Angeles Sentinel/New America Media , News Report, Charlene Muhammad , Posted: Sep 06, 2014

Low-income people with HIV are among Californians who can gain from a new care plan. But they need to get educated on often confusing choices.

 

New Program Promises Coordinated Care for Low-Income Californians

 

La Opinión/New America Media, News Report, Yurina Melara/translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Aug 23, 2014

The state’s new Cal MediConnect program seeks to coordinate health care for low-income elders and people with disabilities, offering patients “total care.”

 

Wii What? Video Games Not Just for Kids Anymore

 

Buffalo Magazine/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer Margulis , Posted: Aug 02, 2014

Seniors are clapping, sighing and catcalling as two 80-somethings square off against each other for computer-screen bowling--and better health.

 

Miss. Inner-City, Rural Care Rising for Black Elders Despite Struggles

 

Jackson Advocate/New America Media, News Feature, Alice Thomas-Tisdale, Posted: Jul 31, 2014

Low-income elders in Mississippi’s inner cities and rural towns face limited options for eldercare. But signs of change are coming.

 

For Black Elders, Improving Miss. Care Homes Involves Hopes and Prayers

 

Jackson Advocate/New America Media, News Feature, Alice Thomas-Tisdale, Posted: Jul 30, 2014

“Peaches” Ephram, 90, thrives on family, church and one of Mississippi’s better nursing homes with care most black elders don’t see. But change is on the way.

 

How To Start Getting Fit For Life

 

Senior News/New America Media , News Feature, Dawn Williams, Posted: Jul 19, 2014

Feeling sluggish, able to “pinch” your age by the inch? Dawn Williams tells how to get started revitalizing your health and renewing your energy at 50+.

 

Coordinated Care for Those Nearing Life’s End - But Does It Save Money?

 

KQED California Report/New America Media , News Report, April Dembosky, Posted: Jun 26, 2014

Bob Martinez, 81--fed up with hospitals--entered a special Sutter Health pilot program through Obamacare to comfort him and his family in his final months.

 

Life's Journey: A Hospice Nurse's Frank Approach to Death

 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/New America Media , News Feature, Gary Rotstein , Posted: Jun 25, 2014

Former hospice nurse Joan Baldwin-Branch, faced with her own cancer, blogged openly about her “journey” to comfort family, friends and strangers.

 

For Many Boomer Immigrants, Rough Times Ahead

 

PBS' Next Avenue/New America Media, News Analysis, Chris Farrell, Posted: May 15, 2014

Aging immigrants in the U.S. can find later life rough. Often, their savings are low and family needs high. But some programs offer help.

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