Creating The Right Settings for Arab American Seniors
 

Creating The Right Settings for Arab American Seniors

Al Enteshar/New America Media , News Report, Julian Do, Posted: Jun 30, 2016

The Arab American community has stepped up to bring a new attitude towards caring for seniors.

 

THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: System Improving, But Problems Persist

 

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Jun 10, 2016

State lawmakers are pushing guardianship bills making judges grant limited guardianship orders when possible--not just terminate an elder’s rights.

 

THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: Fighting the Greed Factor in Elder Abuse

 

PBS NextAvenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Jun 09, 2016

Greed is never good when courts appoint a family member or professional guardian to make your decisions. Here’s what can happen and how to avoid the worst.

 

THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: Protecting Elders, or Exploiting Them?

 

PBS NextAvenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Jun 07, 2016

The aging of boomers means more will be placed in guardianships or conservatorships--with many at risk of abuse as they enter “the danger age.”

 

Chinese Elders Find Compassionate and Spiritual Care in Psychotherapy

 

America Commercial New/New America Media, News Feature, Geoff Chin, Posted: Jun 06, 2016

Psychotherapy at the Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Center adds a spiritual element helpful to Chinese elders often traumatized by the Cultural Revolution.

 

Chinese America Elders Find Joy in Nursing Home--From Youth

 

America Commercial New/New America Media, News Feature, Geoff Chin, Posted: Jun 05, 2016

As Pui Kwan Li, 88, played mahjong with her friends, several high school students arrived at the nursing home--visits studies say can boost seniors’ health.

 

Attachment to Family Key to Better Aging of Latinos in U.S.

 

La Opinion/New America Media , News Report, Yolanda González Gómez , Posted: Jun 03, 2016

Research shows that “familismo,” the tradition of close family ties in Hispanic culture, has a protective health effect on latino elders.

 

AGING IN THE FIELDS: Retirement Followed by a Return to Work

 

Capital & Main/New America Media , News Report, David Bacon, Posted: Jun 01, 2016

The number of older farm workers is growing. Almost a third of them are over 45. In 2001 only 19 percent were over 45.

 

AGING IN THE FIELDS: No Alternative But to Keep Working

 

Capital & Main/New America Media , News Feature, David Bacon, Posted: May 30, 2016

Like thousands of undocumented farmworkers, Anastasia Flores has aged faster than her 56 years. They pay Social Security, but can’t get its benefits in old age.

 

Life Interrupted: African American Seniors Surviving the Housing Crisis

 

Inland Valley News/New America Media , News Report, Sheri Stuart, Posted: May 28, 2016

Among African Americans and Latinos devastated by the Housing crisis, elders have had the hardest time recovering. Good programs are helping--but seniors must be cautious.

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