A change in the way depression is diagnosed in the bereaved – to be implemented in May by the American Psychiatric Association – could have a particular impact on older people.
Author: Kate Moser
Life may have improved in places like Monterey County for transgender people, but there’s still a long way to go – from fighting discrimination in jobs and housing, to making inroads in health care.
California has some of the nation’s toughest laws meant to ensure equal health care services for people who aren’t fluent in English. But many limited English-speaking patients still lack the translators necessary to have meaningful communication with medical providers, particularly in emergency scenarios.