Posts Tagged as "elders"

From Trauma to Dancing—Eldercare Will Challenge Boomer Generation

Dec. 12, 2012 / By
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Providence Journal/New America Media , News Feature, Rita Watson

SAN DIEG0–Nursing homes are often associated with the last chapter in people’s lives...

AARP Experts: Entitlements Critical for Nation’s Aging Majority Minority

Oct. 1, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Sep 30, 2012

PhotoGerri Goncalves, in photo, says seniors she helps as a California AARP volunteer and her daughters’ generation are scared Social Security won’t be there for them...

White House Initiative on Elder Abuse

Jun. 14, 2012 / By
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The White House Office of Public Engagement, in collaboration with the Administration for Community Living, the Department of Justice, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, hosts an event highlighting elder abuse and financial exploitation, featuring Administration officials as well as individuals and organizations committed to addressing elder abuse and financial exploitation in their local communities...

When Alzheimer’s Meets Race, Black Caregivers Face Toughest Challenges

May. 30, 2012 / By
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Twin Cities Daily Planet/New America Media, News Feature, Andrea Parrott,  Photo: Juanita and Chuck Williams

Part 3 of a series...

African-American Elder Plays Key Role in Violence Prevention Efforts

Apr. 17, 2012 / By
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From The Richmond Pulse

Profile, Monica Quesada

Bennie Singleton quietly entered the church, Richmond’s Garden of Peace Ministries, looking for other “night-walkers.”..

One Elder’s Path From Online Games to Health Gains

Apr. 17, 2012 / By
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St. Louis American/New America Media, News Feature, Rebecca S. Rivas, Posted: Apr 17, 2012
Photo: Jerry King, 77, started using the “lifeline” of the Internet to research medical questions in 1999 after her husband was diagnosed with colon cancer...

Ethnic Experts Say Strengthen, Don’t Cut, Social Security

Feb. 8, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Feb 06, 2012

Politicians need to strengthen Social Security’s protections, especially for lower-income women, youth and ethnic elders and stop focusing on reducing Social Security already modest benefits to make up for projected shortfalls for the program decades from now, according to members of the Commission to Modernize Social Security during a national webinar held last week...

Budget Cuts Clip Senior-Care Wings of Native Alaskans

Nov. 10, 2011 / By
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Alaska Public Radio Network/New America Media, News Feature, Shaleece Haas, Posted: Nov 09, 2011
Photo: Matthew Malcolm, who has Alzheimer’s, is shown in a van driving from Fairbanks to Eagle...