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.

The report was funded.... Read More

             

Boston ElderINFO LGBTQ Aging Resources Guide

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

             

Medicare & You (Spanish Large Print)

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

             

Medicare & You (Large Print)

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

             

Medicare & You 2019 (Spanish)

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 English, as well as in Large Print (English | Read More

             
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