Salsa Dancing Helps Improve Latino Seniors’ Health

Salsa Dancing Helps Improve Latino Seniors’ Health

Mary Mata February 13, 2013

By Hope Gillette, Voxxi A new research project at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) explores how salsa dancing helps boost physical activity,  cognitive ability, balance, and overall mobility among […]

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 […]

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 […]

Abuelos: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Mary Mata December 27, 2011

Recently, I found myself wading through sick memories of my Guelito Chente, missing him (since he died in 2006), but also feeling so grateful for having spent a few precious […]

Elderly Latinos Thrive In Latino Communities

NewsTaco December 16, 2011

Turns out that the best thing to prevent frailty among elderly Latinos is more Latinos. Access to health care, transportation and sidewalks also help, but by and large the best […]

Protect Seniors, Veterans And Close Corporate Tax Loopholes

Mary Mata December 8, 2011

By U.S. Representative Silvestre Reyes, El Paso – D A couple of months ago, the Budget Control Act of 2011 created a select committee of 12 Members of Congress charged […]

Why Do Women Have To Be So Afraid Of Getting Old?

Mary Mata August 11, 2011

By Elaine Dove I’ve noticed recently that when I run into female friends, especially in groups, that one of the ways women often bond is to enter into a discussion […]