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Society & Culture

Nothing Is Working For Seniors and Disabled Vets ! No COLA
Society & Culture  (tags: blended families, extended families, seniors, elders, gas prices, fixed income, Bernie Sanders )

- 1323 days ago -
Bernie Sanders is preaching to help seniors and this one issue is enough to get my vote. I know the President does not control this but this candidate surely gets the pain from suffering at poverty levels.
The Silent Epidemic
Society & Culture  (tags: Pine Ridge reservation, suicide epidemic, short life expectancy, Indian boarding schools, elders, parenting skills lacking )

- 1351 days ago -
it was the second suicide in the family within two days. These were girls 13 and 14 years old. This is devastating news for anyone, in any family. But in Pine Ridge, like other indigenous communities who are facing a reality of existential distress
To the United States Congress: Expand Do Not Cut, Social Security - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Social Security, Seniors, Elders, disabled, funding cuts, increase not decrease )

- 1580 days ago -
This myth of impending and catastrophic insolvency is well-worn and predictable, but still dangerous. Republican majorities in Congress are emboldened and anxious to show their Koch backers that they are serious.
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program
Society & Culture  (tags: Dine, Elders, American Indian, Adopt A Elder Program, giveaway )

- 2923 days ago -
The Program supports the traditional Elders who live in the cultural and spiritual traditions of The Dine' People. Program provides food, simple medicines, clothing, fabric, and yarns to help these Elders live on the Land in their traditional lifestyle.
Remember Native Americans ! PLEASE SIGN PLEDGE ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, native Americans, protection, elders )

- 3150 days ago -
Change begins with you. You can make a pledge today to remember the history of Native Americans in the United States, celebrate the strength of American Indian culture today, and get informed about how to build strong self-sufficient American Indian
Build Sustainable Homes on Pine Ridge Reservation for Native Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: Pine Ridge, sustainable housing, single mothers, elders, reservation, children, culture, education, humans )

- 3276 days ago -
Vote every day....It is Free Goals *To build sustainable housing for elders and single mothers *To use residents on the reservation in the construction process *To teach a trade and give hope to those on the reservation
AARP Honors Native Elders
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, elders, honored, aarp, GoodNews )

- 3499 days ago -
OKLAHOMA CITY - American Indians from across Oklahoma gathered for AARP Oklahoma's first Indian Elder Honors November 17th in Oklahoma City
Reflecting on Native Americans and Their Connection to Today
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, goods, Pow Wow, elders, culture )

- 3525 days ago -
Some readers may remember Fire Woman. She and her husband were proprietors of a small shop on Bearskin Neck, in Rockport, which sold Native American goods and supplies. She was also a fixture on the local powwow circuit
Help The Sioux Have Thanksgiving Dinner
Society & Culture  (tags: sioux, indians, nativeamericans, poverty, donate, philanthropy, elders, hunger, americans, children, family, culture, humans, interesting, society, ethics )

- 3868 days ago -
For many Americans, Thanksgiving is a time of celebration, family gatherings, and big traditional dinners. However, for many Native Americans there simply isn't much to celebrate.
Elder Abuse a Disturbing Reality
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, family, elders, abuse, caregivers, neglet )

- 4324 days ago -
Elder abuse is a disturbing reality in today's society. The risk of being abused, neglected or exploited is real for many older people. Family members or other caregivers most often are the abusers. The problem crosses geographic, socio-economic, racial
Navajo: We Need Nursing Homes Now
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, money, elders, Native Americans )

- 4330 days ago -
Bobby Bennett Sr. used to live on his own. His wife passed away six years ago. His children have all grown up and moved on. But for the past three months, he's been living with a pair of strangers.

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