Diverse Elders Coalition Blog

SAGECents: reaching your unlimited potential

SAGECents: reaching your unlimited potential

By Donna Sue Johnson, SAGE Participant. This article originally appeared on the SAGE blog The SAGE community has always been a supportive and uplifting place for my partner and me. I find that it’s easy for elders to fall between the cracks, and as a social worker,...
Hurt on the Job: Older Latino Workers in Oklahoma

Hurt on the Job: Older Latino Workers in Oklahoma

By Cecilia Hernandez-Cromwell for Telemundo Oklahoma (May 22, 2020). See this video news report in Spanish with English subtitles. Certain jobs have a higher chance of injury than others. If an injury occurs on the job it can change the affected person’s life forever...
Planning for the Future of Hispanic Elders

Planning for the Future of Hispanic Elders

By Cecilia Hernandez-Cromwell for Telemundo Oklahoma (May 22, 2020). See this video news report in Spanish with English subtitles. Taking care of loved ones can be very draining. Looking out for the ones you love should be a natural process, but in Hispanic culture it...
SCOTUS Decision Sparks Community to Continue the Fight

SCOTUS Decision Sparks Community to Continue the Fight

By Randi Robertson. This article originally appeared on the SAGE blog. Overjoyed doesn’t really cover it! On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States of America affirmed that I, a retired USAF Officer/Pilot who voluntarily served 22 years to protect and...
NICOA Partner Spotlight: Salvation Army Red Shield Kitchen

NICOA Partner Spotlight: Salvation Army Red Shield Kitchen

This article originally appeared on the NICOA blog. NICOA’s Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP) partners with The Salvation Army Red Shield Kitchen to train program participants as cooks and kitchen assistants. During the process, participants learn...