Sims Thompson was one of three African-Americans honored on February 3, at the City of Richmond Community Services Department’s annual Black History Month Celebration.
Food Handlers Café’s menu is made up of American diner classics including burgers and pancake breakfasts. They also have dishes that reflect their Southern flare like chicken and waffles, and French toast made with Texas toast.
Casual age bias is so pervasive that most of us don’t even realize we’re doing it. The first step to fighting it, experts say, is to simply be aware of it.
To raise awareness and dialogue, the Contra Costa Council on Homelessness screened a powerful documentary, Storied Streets, for free last month at the Nevin Community Center.
The rock of my family is my great aunt, Rahesa Bagaum. I refer to her as Bari Auntie, which translates into “Great Aunt” in Urdu. Auntie Bagaum is from Pakistan. Although she doesn’t know her exact birthday, she believes she is somewhere from 40 to 50 years old. She speaks Rangri, and identifies as a Rajpoot. She and her children moved to the United States 15 years ago to join her husband.
Mary Lee “Peace” Head died April 12 at the age of 94. Her numerous awards, certificates, honors and acknowledgements proved her dedication and service to both her country and community.
Financial elder abuse is increasing and can jeopardize a senior’s well-being. Those affected are robbed of more than money and shouldn’t hesitate to seek help.
Cuando mi mamá me dijo que había recibido una notificación de desalojo, yo estaba triste. No porque iba a perder la casa donde vivía, sino porque mi madre soltera, embarazada tendría que trabajar aún más de lo que ya lo hacía.
Research shows that familismo, the tradition of close family ties in Hispanic culture, has a protective health effect on latino elders.
A new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research shows that one in four Californians age 65 or older, who live alone or with only their spouse or partner, “had income in 2013 in the limbo of unofficial poverty.”