Despite Improvements, Ohio Advocates Say Anti-Elder Abuse Funds Fall Short
 

Despite Improvements, Ohio Advocates Say Anti-Elder Abuse Funds Fall Short

Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Feature, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Mar 30, 2015

Ramona Wilson, 74, nearly killed herself after being conned out of her life savings. Financial elder abuse is growing, and some states are taking action.

 

Ohio Elder Abuse Mirrors National Picture of Government Neglect

 

Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Feature, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Mar 29, 2015

Ohio does relatively little to help Ohio seniors who are abused, neglected and exploited. Federal funding helps, but it also falls short of the growing need.

 

Suffering in Silence-Mental Health & Older Asian American Immigrants

 

Asian Fortune/New America Media , News Feature, Jenny Chen , Posted: Mar 27, 2015

Older Immigrants from Asia come to the U.S. to help with their grandchildren. Many eventually face isolation and the cultural stigma of mental illness. But new programs offer help.

 

Nearly a Decade After Katrina, 81% of Homes are Rebuilt

 

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Staff, Posted: Mar 26, 2015

It has become painfully evident that much more time will be needed for the entire city of New Orleans to recover from the 2005 storm.

 

Khmerican - Connecting the Cambodian Diaspora

 

New America Media / VoiceWaves, News Feature, Kallayan Thuch and Adalhi Montes, Posted: Mar 26, 2015

Khmerican was one of the first media outlets to showcase alternative images of success of Cambodian Americans.

 

Experts, Seniors Tell CA Lawmakers 'Hear Us' on Rising Elder Poverty

 

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Mar 24, 2015

Seniors told California lawmakers, “Listen to us” at a hearing on rising poverty among elders, straining their food, income, health and housing.

 

Study: Undocumented Immigrants Relying on ‘Luck’ to Stay Healthy

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 21, 2015

A study released this week by The Greenlining Institute looks at those left out of health care reform.

 

If Ferguson Stays Ferguson, Blacks Have No One to Blame But Themselves

 

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Mar 20, 2015

Will black residents of Ferguson vote to create change in their city? The early signs aren't good.

 

Schools Have Key Role to Play in Youth Voting

 

EdSource, News Report, Louis Freedberg, Posted: Mar 19, 2015

The appallingly low turnout of youth voters in last November's elections should raise an alarm about the future of our democracy.

 

To Fight the Drought in California, We Need More Than Just Rain

 

New America Media/El Observador, News Feature, Jenny Manrique, Posted: Mar 19, 2015

California regulators on Tuesday voted to ban watering lawns more than twice a week, and said restaurants could only serve water if customers request it.

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