Virginia Makes Progress as Push to Restore Voting Rights Grows
 

Virginia Makes Progress as Push to Restore Voting Rights Grows

Equal Voice News, News Report, Gary Gately, Posted: Aug 26, 2016

Virginia is at the crux of a national debate over restrictions on ex-offenders' voting rights.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elders

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 25, 2016

Increasingly, hospitals are changing the "war zone" clatter of ERs by creating special ones for elderly patients--and cutting costs and hospitalizations.

 

Poll Finds Overwhelming Support for National Parks Among Voters of Color

 

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Aug 24, 2016

A new poll finds strong bipartisan support for public lands among voters from minority communities, despite an information gap that keeps many from accessing them.

 

Trauma of Witnessing Police Violence is Not Lost on Children

 

Chicago Reporter, News Feature, Jonah Newman, Posted: Aug 24, 2016

Chicago police officers broke into Samuel Holly's Roseland home and held the couple and six of their grandchildren at gunpoint.

 

THE DEMENTIA DILEMMA: NY’s Chinese Caregivers Find Support in Each Other

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Lotus Chau , Posted: Aug 23, 2016

Chinese family caregivers in New York are increasingly finding mutual-support groups, but need more culturally appropriate programs.

 

Flood Victims in South Louisiana Shelters Ease as Water Recedes

 

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Susan Buchanan, Posted: Aug 22, 2016

As of presstime on Friday, more than 90,000 Louisiana flood victims had applied for assistance from FEMA.

 

THE DEMENTIA DILEMMA: New York’s Chinese Elders and their Families

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Lotus Chau , Posted: Aug 22, 2016

The "catastrophe" of rising dementia cases is even harder on Chinese elders. In New York they also face language barriers and limited service access.

 

Dance, Dance, Dance: Korean Seniors Step Up to Fitness

 

Hyphen/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Wong Macabasco , Posted: Aug 19, 2016

A seniors' Korean dance troupe in Queens is proving that it's never too late to become a dancing queen.

 

72% of Previously Uninsured Californians Now Have Health Insurance

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 18, 2016

But the survey found that one ethnic group was under-represented: Latinos.

 

Armed and Aging: Should Seniors Face Tighter Gun Controls?

 

Silver Century Foundation , News Feature, Dana DiFilippo , Posted: Aug 18, 2016

Older Americans have the highest level of gun ownership, but even gun advocates feel family and doctors should have a say when mental problems appear.

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