Archive | Vol 29 No 38 | 9/18-9/24

Heart Care, a poem

Heart Care, a poem

I believe there is a time and place in our world in which healthcare is not merely a service, but the deepest and most meaningful interaction between one human being and another.

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The Health Issue

The Health Issue

Community clinic providing interpretation for API community named Pioneer in Healthcare
Kin On demonstrates respect for both elders and families
Nikkei Concerns: a gathering place with buzz for Seattle’s Japanese American elders

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In the Mien community, Eastern and Western medicine go hand-in-hand

In the Mien community, Eastern and Western medicine go hand-in-hand

If you don’t have health insurance, Farm Sirisisangpha can tell you where to apply. If you don’t feel well, she can tell you which doctor to go to. And if you don’t feel any

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Asians overcome cultural stigmas in order to treat Alzheimer’s

Asians overcome cultural stigmas in order to treat Alzheimer’s

“In Asian culture, nobody will disagree with you if you want to take care of the elders,” said Sam Wan, chief executive officer and a founding member of Kin On,

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What do Asians need to know about hepatitis B?

What do Asians need to know about hepatitis B?

Research shows that as many as 2 million people in the country and 30,000 people in Washington state are living with chronic hepatitis B.

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Alaskan woman to take her health work globally in Laos

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Sitkan Nancy Knapp describes the country of Laos as “a different world” from Alaska. However, she found some similarities in the delivery of healthcare to rural areas.

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China mass measles vaccination plan sparks outcry from public

BEIJING (AP) — China’s plan to vaccinate 100 million children and come a step closer to eradicating measles has set off an outcry that highlights widening public

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Community clinic providing interpretation for API community named Pioneer in Healthcare

Community clinic providing interpretation for API community named Pioneer in Healthcare

For new immigrants, coming to America without knowing the language may sometimes make the experience unpleasant. What can make the situation really worrisome is not being able

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Posted in Profiles, Vol 29 No 38 | 9/18-9/242 Comments

Kin On demonstrates respect for both elders and families

Kin On demonstrates respect for both elders and families

In Asian culture, families traditionally provide care to their elders at home. In 1985, the Chinese Nursing Home Society found that this was not always the case.

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Nikkei Concerns: a gathering place with buzz for Seattle’s Japanese American elders

Nikkei Concerns: a gathering place with buzz for Seattle’s Japanese American elders

Tosh Okamoto, then commander of the Nisei Veterans Committee, visited a man with this need. He was staying at a nursing home in Seattle’s First Hill district.

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Father–son bond explored and mourned in “The Harimaya Bridge”

Father–son bond explored and mourned in “The Harimaya Bridge”

Director Aaron Woolfolk’s dramatic feature, “The Harimaya Bridge,” filmed mostly in Japan, opens with a young Black man working on a painting.

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Posted in At the Movies, Vol 29 No 38 | 9/18-9/240 Comments

Editorial: A fond farewell to UW President Mark Emmert

Editorial: A fond farewell to UW President Mark Emmert

Next month, University of Washington (UW) President Mark Emmert will leave the UW to lead the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

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Sept. 10: Moon cakes given to seniors to celebrate autumn festival

Sept. 10: Moon cakes given to seniors to celebrate autumn festival

Christine Chen, founder and chairperson of the Pacific Asia Pro-Health Foundation, partnered with the Pierce County Chamber of Commerce and the Chinese Cultural Center

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 38 | 9/18-9/240 Comments

Aug. 26: China awards Central Washington University $624,000 education contract

Aug. 26: China awards Central Washington University $624,000 education contract

Central Washington University received a grant of nearly $624,000 from the People’s Republic of China. The grant will allow 25 Chinese students to begin work on graduate degrees

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Aug. 23: Rainier Beach Back2School Bash gives away 900 backpacks

Aug. 23: Rainier Beach Back2School Bash gives away 900 backpacks

The Back2School Bash was held at Beer Sheva Park in Rainier Beach. The event was organized by Gregory Davis and the Rainier Beach Community Empowerment Commission (RBCEC)

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Sept. 1: $5,000 raised at first-ever Mariners Asian Pacific American Heritage Night

Sept. 1: $5,000 raised at first-ever Mariners Asian Pacific American Heritage Night

The Seattle Mariners held its first-ever Mariners Asian Pacific American Heritage Night at Safeco Field during a game against the Los Angeles Angels.

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Sept. 15: Japan’s Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki visits Seattle

Sept. 15: Japan’s Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki visits Seattle

Japan’s ambassador to the United States Ichiro Fujisaki and his wife, Noriko, visited Seattle this week and made an appearance at the Seattle Rotary Club

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Blog: Watch Out, Patty, here comes Dino

Blog: Watch Out, Patty, here comes Dino

Dino Rossi, candidate for U.S. Senate, dashed through the International District last Sunday, meeting with Chinatown community leaders.

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Blog: Chatting developed into major community achievement

Blog: Chatting developed into major community achievement

One of the beautiful untold stories about the collaboration between the Japanese and Chinese American communities is the creation of Kin On Health Care System

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Blog: The Three Musketeers

Ed Wong, one of the founding members of Kin On, said several members had discussed how to do things for the community. One of the ideas was to start a nursing home.

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