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Filipino American History Month Commemorated with New Video Series

posted by Randall

Filipino American Story
 
Views from the Edge
 
To celebrate Filipino American History Month, AARP AAPI Community and NextDayBetter have joined together to present a series of videos highlighting various Filipino Americans who have had an impact on U.S. history.

The project starts with A Filipino American Story – an animated video presenting the pivotal moments of … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 6, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Needs of New York’s Asian American Seniors Not Being Met

Needs of New York’s Asian American Seniors Not Being Met

posted by Louis Chan
Asian American Seniors

Photo by Dan Lee


By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A new report out indicates while Asian American seniors are the fastest growing segment of New York’s senior population, their needs are largely ignored.

The report Asian Americans in New York City: An Updated Snapshot from the Asian American Federation found Asian Americans make up … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 1, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Corporations Target the Growing Asian American Consumer

Corporations Target the Growing Asian American Consumer

posted by Mandy Day
3AF Marketing Summit

Attendees at the 3AF Asian Marketing Summit in 2015 engage with the speakers

By Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer

The Asian American Advertising Federation (3AF) kicks off its 2016 Asian Marketing Summit in Los Angeles’ Koreatown today. Featuring speakers from some of the country’s most influential corporations and organizations, the summit will also shed light … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 17, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Virtual Fair on Caring for Our Parents Set for Thursday

Virtual Fair on Caring for Our Parents Set for Thursday

posted by Louis Chan

AARP Caregiving Report

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Cary’s siblings live far away from her home in North Virginia where her parents also live.

As a result, the Chinese American daughter is the primary caregiver to her aging parents as they slowly deteriorate.

This story while fictionalized in the book Confucius Says by Veronica Li could be … Read more

Chinese American

NY Asian American Gen X and Baby Boomers Anxious About Retirement
Oct 21, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on NY Asian American Gen X and Baby Boomers Anxious About Retirement

NY Asian American Gen X and Baby Boomers Anxious About Retirement

posted by ShirleyNLew

 

By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

A survey by AARP has found high anxiety among New York City’s Asian Americans approaching retirement age.

A new report released this month is appropriately entitled  High Anxiety: New York City Asian America Gen X and Boomers Struggle with Stress, Savings and Security.

The survey … Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 6, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on AARP Hosts Webinar to Discuss Key Findings

AARP Hosts Webinar to Discuss Key Findings

posted by Len Patel

AARPPlease join AARP for a webinar to discuss recent research about key issue areas— caregiving, economic security, health and healthcare— impacting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) age 50-plus on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 from 2:00 – 3:00pm ET.

Panelists will discuss AARP’s recent research (available for free download at aarp.org/aapi), including data that AAPIs … Read more

Asian Americans

Dec 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on AARP Report Finds Large Income Gaps Among Asian American Seniors

AARP Report Finds Large Income Gaps Among Asian American Seniors

posted by Randall

Senior CitizensA new research report from AARP  has found huge economic inequality among Asian American seniors.

The report revealed Asian Americans are less likely to have social security, pensions and retirement savings making them especially vulnerable.

“We are committed to bringing attention to the needs of AAPI 50+ so that gaps in knowledge about and services … Read more

Community Issues

Sep 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Filipino Americans Struggle with Caring for Aging Loved Ones

Filipino Americans Struggle with Caring for Aging Loved Ones

posted by Randall

CaregivingIt’s something every family must face at some point. How do you care for loved ones who may have cared for you much of their younger lives.

For Filipino Americans, the conversation on how to care for aging loved ones can be difficult.

The AARP has just released a ten minute documentary Caregiving Dahil
Mahal
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Blogs

Aug 4, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on AARP: How George Takei Was Personally Touched by Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

AARP: How George Takei Was Personally Touched by Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

posted by Randall

Hiroshima Actor George Takei is sharing a heartwrenching personal story with viewers of his vlog for AARP this week.

He revealed he lost an aunt and a five-year old cousin during the US atomic bomb drop on Hiroshima.

Ironically his aunt was American born and had returned to Hiroshima before the war. His grandparents on his … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 8, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Rappler: Ostracized Filipino American Major Army General makes comeback

Rappler: Ostracized Filipino American Major Army General makes comeback

posted by Randall

Tony Taguba Army Major General Antonio ‘Tony’ Taguba thought he was serving his country when he oversaw the stinging investigation into the Abu Ghraib torture scandal in 2004 (image from AARP).

Unfortunately his superiors didn’t see it that way, reports Rappler.

The Filipino American lead the investigation which confirmed allegations of sadistic and criminal abuse … Read more

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