Diverse Elders Coalition Blog

NAPCA 40 for 40 Spotlight: Cecilia Wu

NAPCA 40 for 40 Spotlight: Cecilia Wu

The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) was founded 40 years ago on November 1, 1979 to address the divide between AAPI elderly and the services they were entitled to. In 40 years, NAPCA has directly served tens of thousands of AAPI elders and indirectly...
Death and Dying: A Filipino American Perspective

Death and Dying: A Filipino American Perspective

By Mariel Toni Jimenez. This article originally appeared on AsAmNews. The concept of family is strong in Filipino culture. As far as I can remember, growing up both in San Francisco, then in Quezon City, Philippines, to attend school, I always heard the phrase, “Blood...