This report is the product of a series of activities conducted by the Diverse Elders Coalition and its members’ organizations, and in partnership with the National Alliance for Caregiving, to better understand and highlight the lived experiences of diverse family caregivers for older adults.
This resource, targeted primarily to Southeast Asian American voters, includes responses from all candidates currently still running for president: Donald Trump (R), Joe Biden (D), and Bernie Sanders (D). SEARAC asked all three of these presidential campaigns about their stances on key issues that impact Southeast Asian Americans, including the following categories: Data equity / data disaggregation Culturally relevant K-12 support College access, affordability, and completion Access to affordable healthcare Culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health services Government programs to support low-income families Ending unjust mandatory detention and deportations Strengthening naturalization programs Protecting and expanding family.... Read More
2019 Status of Hispanic Older Adults Annual Report: Insights from the Field – Immigration Reform Edition
Immigration reform is an issue that currently divides our great nation, offering opportunities for positive change and for the U.S. to demonstrate its continued commitment to humanity. Immigrants have been a key to U.S. success. Each new wave of immigrants brings with it ingenuity, and cultural richness, as well as qualities common to immigrants – hard work, determination, entrepreneurship, and optimism. Studies and data indicate that Hispanic immigrants of recent decades mirror the positive qualities that have marked each wave of U.S. immigrants since the nation’s founding.
Today, these qualities are needed more than ever. The U.S. stands at a crossroads where it will need a highly trained and motivated technical, professional workforce to lead the world economy of the.... Read More
Southeast Asian American Journeys: A Snapshot of Our Communities
Southeast Asian American Journeys: A National Snapshot of Our Communities is a resource to amplify the Southeast Asian American (SEAA) story through disaggregated data to highlight the pressing issues and resilience of this community today. For the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center, SEAA is a political identity that comes from the shared experience of people who came to the U.S. as refugees from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam in the aftermath of the U.S. occupation in Southeast Asia. This report presents data that disaggregate Southeast Asian Americans from the Asian American category. It seeks to dispel “model minority” myths by showing that many in our communities have invisible needs and require access to culturally and linguistically sensitive and appropriate.... Read More
Strengthening Community-Based Services for Asian American and Pacific Islanders Affected by Dementia
This guide is intended to educate and empower community service providers in their work with AAPI families. It’s one of the tools created by The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) and the Alzheimer’s Association through their national partnership to improve the quality of life for AAPI individuals with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Here you will find information and action steps that will strengthen your knowledge and skills to help this fast-growing segment of the.... Read More
Creating an Age-Friendly Public Health System: Challenges, Opportunities, and Next Steps
Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) has released a report, “Creating an Age-Friendly Public Health System: Challenges, Opportunities, and Next Steps.”
The report is the result of a convening, “A Public Health Framework to Support the Improvement of the Health and Well-being of Older Adults,” in Tampa, Florida, October 2017 when national, state, and local public health officials; aging experts, advocates, and service providers; and health care officials came together to discuss how public health could contribute to an age-friendly society and improve the health and well-being of older adults.
The resulting public health framework focuses on areas where public health can support, complement, or enhance aging services, and includes five key potential roles for public health.
Hispanic older adults continue to face daunting challenges in the areas of discrimination and ageism, healthy aging, retirement security, housing and access to programs. This annual report from the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) focuses on reframing aging as discrimination and ageism touch all spectrums of aging and inhibit older adults’ abilities to age with.... Read More
This booklet includes resources that provide programs, services and helpful information to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) aging community in and around Boston. Inclusion into this resource guide does not imply endorsement of an agency’s purpose, method, or quality of service. Consumers and caregivers are encouraged to evaluate and choose appropriate resources.
Programs included in this resource booklet provide information, education, advocacy, training, or referral for health and human services or related services. In order to reach a broader audience, most resources listed in this guide also have staff that speak multiple languages and offer translated materials on their programs and.... Read More
Dreams Detained, in her Words: The effects of detention and deportation on Southeast Asian American women and families
A joint report with National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum that tells the stories of Southeast Asian American women whose family members have experienced detention and deportation. Includes personal testimonies that discusses severe financial hardship and emotional distress as a result of the family separations that occurr when loved ones are detained and/or.... Read More
Southeast Asian Americans Speak Out to Protect the ACA and Medicaid Expansion
SEARAC is excited to release our full report, “Southeast Asian Americans Speak Out to Protect the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Expansion.” Learn what over 350 community members had to say to policymakers about protecting the health care of their Southeast Asian American.... Read More
La publicación oficial del gobierno de los Estados Unidos con información sobre:
Lo nuevo sobre su tarjeta Medicare Lo que cubre Medicare
This is the official U.S. government Medicare handbook. Learn about your new Medicare card, what Medicare covers, and more essential information for consumers. This publication is also available in Read More
This is the official U.S. government Medicare handbook, in large print. Learn about your new Medicare card, what Medicare covers, and more essential information for consumers. This publication is also available in Read More