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African American Seniors Struggle to Find Therapists Who Understand

By Diverse Elders

by Jeneé Darden for KQED’s California Report. You can read the original story here or listen to the original broadcast here.

Choosing the right mental health therapist means finding connection and trust. For some African American seniors living in Read More

Linh’s Story: An American Success Story Made Possible by Family-Based Immigration

By Diverse Elders

by Linh Chuong. This post originally appeared on the SEARAC blog.

In 1986, my dad was forced to flee Vietnam because of persecution. He came to the United States as a refugee and was relocated to Oakland along with my Read More

A Look at the Lives of Trans and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults

By Diverse Elders

By Grace Birnstengel. This article originally appeared on Next Avenue.

Very little history, imagery or understanding of transgender older adults exists in the public sphere. The stories that circulate are often sensationalized, come from a lens of voyeurism or focus Read More