Air Pollution May Harm Older Women’s Brains

THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2020 — Pollutants in the air — fine particulates that are 30 times smaller than the width of a strand of hair — may be damaging older women’s brains. In a new study, researchers linked breathing in high levels of this polluted air to shrinkage in areas…

Fewer older Korean Americans use mental health services

Nearly 30% of older Korean American immigrants fell within the category of experiencing mental distress, but only 5.7% had used professional mental health services according to a study conducted by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work faculty Seunghye Hong. These findings bring awareness…