How Companies Are Making Work-Life Balance Better for Caregivers
 

How Companies Are Making Work-Life Balance Better for Caregivers

U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Kimberly Palmer, Posted: Dec 21, 2014

Corporate policies are increasingly embracing employee flexibility, but some have a ways to go -- with more Americans serving as caregivers to elders.

 

Citizenship After 70: Applying Was Easier Than I Thought

 

New America Media / HOY Dallas, News Report, Carolina Guzmán Rincón, Posted: Dec 19, 2014

Claudia Jovel says she is happy to have accomplished such an important goal at age 74.

 

S. Korean Youth Weigh in on ‘The Interview’

 

New America Media, Interview, Posted: Dec 18, 2014

South Korean youth share their reactions to the comedy "the Interview," which has been cancelled due to threats believed to have come from North Korea.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Making Technology Work for Elders in the New Longevity Economy

 

New America Media/WBAI, News Report, Liz Seegert, Posted: Dec 10, 2014

New gizmos from tech startups offer us more independence as we age, but researchers stress that ethnic diversity also raises cost and cultural concerns.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Financial Elder Abuse a Growing--But Preventable--Problem

 

Bay State Banner/New America Media, News Report, Sandra Larson , Posted: Dec 04, 2014

The fastest-growing form of elder abuse is fraud--sometimes by family members. Experts on aging at a recent conference offered guides for prevention.

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