“Who Will Care for Us?”: Many Immigrant Elders Lack Health Care Access
 

“Who Will Care for Us?”: Many Immigrant Elders Lack Health Care Access

India West/New America Media , News Report, Sunita Sohrabji , Posted: Nov 22, 2014

The President’s executive action and Obamacare will help many immigrants, but laws still block some South Asian elders from needed health care.

 

“Who Will Care for Us?” Ask Indian American Seniors in Immigration Limbo

 

India West/New America Media , News Report, Sunita Sohrabji , Posted: Nov 21, 2014

Despite the President’s action, older undocumented immigrants, like Indian elders, often in the U.S. for their children, are denied most health coverage.

 

In Wake of Obama's Executive Action, Advocates Warn About Scams

 

New America Media, News Feature, Staff, Posted: Nov 20, 2014

Advocates warn that any time immigration reform is in the news, immigrant families are vulnerable to fraud.

 

Study: 1 in 5 Nursing Home Residents Abused

 

Sarasota Herald-Tribune/New America Media , News Report, Barbara Peters Smith, Posted: Nov 20, 2014

A new study surprised researchers by revealing that one-in-five nursing home residents suffer abuse by other patients.

 

Awaiting Obama’s Executive Action, SF Wants to Be ‘Out in Front’

 

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Nov 19, 2014

Cities like San Francisco are preparing to coordinate strategies to deal with an anticipated “surge” in families who will want to take advantage of administrative relief.

 

Middle Class Struggles to Preserve Retirement Security

 

Dallas Morning News/New America Media, News Analysis, Pamela Yip, Posted: Nov 19, 2014

Half of today’s households are unlikely to have enough resources to retire. As too much goes to the top half percent, Social Security needs strengthening.

 

Study: Trauma Follows Children Into Adulthood, Threat to Public Health in CA

 

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Nov 18, 2014

A report by the Center for Youth Wellness found that more than 60 percent of adults reported at least one adverse childhood experience.

 

Dealing With Dementia: An African American Son Tells His Story

 

The Root/New America Media, News Feature, Yanick Rice Lamb, Posted: Nov 18, 2014

Todd Shurn, the primary caregiver of his mother, who has dementia, is among the rare African American men taking on a role mainly falling to black women.

 

Viral Video Reflects Modern Life in Asia

 

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Nov 17, 2014

A Vietnamese tourist on his knees begging a Chinese storeowner in Singapore for his money back after trying to purchase an iPhone 6. Within minutes the video goes viral, capturing headlines across Asia.

 

Obama Could Announce Immigration Reform Plan by Next Week

 

Asian Journal, News Report, Agnes Constante, Posted: Nov 16, 2014

When the President will reveal his plan remains unknown, but reports say it could be as early as next Friday, November 21.

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