Chinese seniors learn about nutrition in Newton

By Richard Levine The Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center and Springwell hosted a “Happy Elders” seminar on antioxidants and diet on Oct. 14 at the Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Association, on 437 Cherry Street in Newton. The workshop attracted 20 Asian seniors, with nutrition information provided by Meghan Ostrander, nutrition director at Springwell. Lili Mei, a director at the Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center, interpreted in Cantonese and Mandarin. Ostrander answered questions about the health benefits of condiments to the best type of olive oil for cooking. “Their questions were very good,” Ostrander said. “This is the first … Continue reading

Senior citizens updated on scams and health care

The Chinese Greater Golden Age Center hosted presentations on health benefits and scams targeting the elderly on Nov 26. (Image courtesy of Kenny Sui-Feng Yim.)

Residents at the Chinatown Greater Golden Age Center gathered to hear presentations from the Boston Police Department and health care navigator Sara Tan on Nov. 26, with interpreting by Jack Hung, resident services and community programs coordinator at Quincy Tower. Continue reading