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Category: Health

For One Mom, Executive Action Means an End to Crippling Arthritis

Irma Montoya will be able to get knee surgery once she gets deferred action and can access state-funded Medi-Cal.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Why Eldercare Will Need More Gen Xers, Millennials — & Money

With a growing number of aging family members in need of assistance and high eldercare cost, more Gen Xers and Millennials will be acting as caregivers.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Hearts, Minds, Sugar and Sleep: Health/Mental Health in Black Elders

New research on black elders reveals crucial links between health and such unexpected factors as poor sleep, obesity and stress.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthRace/Ethnic Relations

CA Advocates Hope Low-Income Black Elders Ready for New Health Program

Low-income black elders and those with disabilities and their advocates say new California health program is confusing, but holds promise for better care.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Dr. Esther Oh on Partnering with Pastors

Many in the Korean American community turn to resources other than medical health services to address issues such as stress, depression, anxiety and family-related conflicts. One of those resources is their faith-based support network.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthRace/Ethnic RelationsReligion/Spirituality

Special Training Prepares Nurses for Growing Senior Population

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.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Filipino Organ Donor Recipient Heads CTDN’s Donate Life Float in the 2015 Rose Parade

Gilda Gopal received a new kidney thanks to a donor.
categories Arts & CultureHealth

Exide Residential Cleanup Continues

State regulators have ordered Exide to make major changes to pollution control systems at its Vernon plant, and to pay for the clean up contamination at nearby homes.
categories BusinessCity AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoods

Five Things Your Family Should Know About Open Enrollment

Talk to your family about getting health insurance for 2015.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Filipinos Elder Air Concerns on New State Health Program

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.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth
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