Aging Between 2 Worlds: Latinos Thrive on Faith, Optimism, Tradition

Aging Between 2 Worlds: Latinos Thrive on Faith, Optimism, Tradition

Mary Mata March 21, 2013

By Yolanda Gonzalez Gomez, New America Media Part 2. Read Part 1 here.  DALLAS, Texas–“Lord, give me the strength of the buffalo, and make me like the eagle,” is one of the […]

Health Study: Latinos in U.S. Regardless of Ailment Live Longer

Mary Mata January 22, 2013

By Hispanically Speaking News Confirming the existence of the Hispanic Mortality Paradox, a new analysis of health studies, led by a University of North Texas psychologist shows that the Hispanic-American participants’ survival […]

Detroit’s Caldo de Pollo for the Soul—Feeds Latino Seniors’ Needs

Mary Mata January 9, 2013

By Martina Guzmán, WDET News/New America Media NAM Editor’s note: Hunger is a growing issue for lower-income seniors, and serving them culturally appropriate meals can help assure the health of America’s increasingly diverse […]

Despite Poverty Today, Latinos May Define Rules in Aging America

Mary Mata December 26, 2012

By Yolanda Gonzalez Gomez, HuffPost Voces/New America Media DALLAS, Texas–For Paula and Manuel Cisneros, every day is a challenge of survival. At 73, he cuts and bag cactus to sell on […]

The Affordable Care Act And Latinos

Mary Mata March 23, 2012

By Alejandra Campoverdi, White House Deputy Director of Hispanic Media As we commemorate the second anniversary of the Affordable Care Act this Friday, it’s worth taking a look at the many […]

Vaccines Are Important To Everyone’s Health

Mary Mata August 16, 2011

You never outgrow your need to be vaccinated. No matter what your age, there are recommended vaccines to help keep you, your family, and your community safe. Each year, 50,000 […]

Social Security Central To Latino Community’s Future

Mary Mata July 1, 2011

By Hector E. Sanchez As featured in the Huffington Post: Social Security is central to the economic security of all Latinos, young and old alike. For 75 years it has […]