Children of AAPIs deserve a pat on the back. A report from AARP titled “Caregiving Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Age 50+” found 73 percent of Asian Americans ages 45–55, compared to 49 percent of the general population, say they are expected to care for their aging parents. Forty-two percent of Asian Americans say […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly After a 34-year career in the military, he had time to think about his next course in life: being a civilian who shares life lessons learned. Army Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba, 64, is the second U.S. citizen born in the Philippines to attain the rank of general. Retired in […]
If loneliness is the fear for old age, what can a community do to fight back?
A new report released by AARP, “Caregiving Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders,” reveals that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are more likely to provide caregiving for older family members at home. The data shows: -More than any other racial or ethnic group, the vast majority of AAPIs believe that caring for parents is […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “You do not become an actor, you are born an actor,” informed the 77-year-old George Takei in his
It was a brief visit: a conversation with his husband Brad for AARP, greeting fans at Pike Place Market, and fielding media.
Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA17) and Daphne Kwok, vice president of Multicultural Markets & Engagement for Asian Audiences at AARP, were honored by the Japanese American Citizens League at its Gala Awards Dinner on Oct. 10.
AARP has appointed Daphne Kwok as the new Vice President, Multicultural Markets and Engagement effective July 8. Daphne will lead AARP’s outreach efforts toward Asian Americans. “Daphne brings with her an extensive history of community activism and leadership in the Asian American and Pacific Islander American communities,” said Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez, AARP’s Executive Vice President, Multicultural […]
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly The nuclear family is no longer the norm. While single-parent families and extended families are
Social Security is a critical income source for elderly and disabled Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. The existing Social Security system is the best way to guarantee