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How You Could Delay Dementia, According to Science

Dementia can be devastating—but what if it could also be caught early and prevented? "In the United States, more than 7.2 million people currently live with dementia. Comprising 60 to 80 percent of cases, Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia," write the authors in a recent report from the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging. "However, despite being a leading cause of death in the US, dementia is currently underdiagnosed or diagnosed in its later stages." Read on to see how you might prevent it—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You May Have Already Had COVID.
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‘It was never about saving Newsom’: how Latino voters played a major role in California

It’s not that he is particularly invested in Newsom’s career. “For us the recall was never about saving Gavin Newsom’s political future,” said Sánchez, the executive director of PowerCA action, which focused its efforts in the state’s agricultural Central Valley. “It was about ensuring that this state didn’t move backward to when the state and the administration were much more xenophobic.”
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Atlantic City Press

Atlantic City Latino Festival celebrates community, diversity of Latin America

ATLANTIC CITY — Hundreds of people came to Bader Field on Saturday to celebrate the city’s Latino Festival after it was canceled last year due to COVID-19. Flags from countries such as Mexico, Columbia and Puerto Rico waved in the wind as festival goers indulged in traditional foods, danced and shopped from small business vendors and Latino artists.
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ
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US News and World Report

Biden Risks Losing Support From Democrats Amid DC Gridlock

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden is losing support among critical groups in his political base as some of his core campaign promises falter, raising concerns among Democrats that the voters who put him in office may feel less enthusiastic about returning to the polls in next year's midterm elections.
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kciiradio.com

Reminder: Washington Latino Festival, Vaccine Clinic Today

Music, dancing, games, food and more can be enjoyed at the Latino Festival in Washington today. The event has been hosted by Latinos For Washington Inc. for several years, and after the event’s cancellation last year they’re excited for the event to return on a Saturday during Hispanic Heritage Month so they can offer a day of free entertainment for the public. The festival lasts from 11:30-8 p.m. with several musical acts, a magician, kids activities from 1-4 p.m. including face painting, a Washington celebrity dunk tank, goodie bags, and a book giveaway. Rural Health and Safety of Eastern Iowa is also hosting a free walk-in mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic for those 12 and older from 4-7 p.m. at the park. A Spanish interpreter will be on hand.
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msn.com

12 queer Latinos to celebrate during Hispanic Heritage Month

From gay Afro Latino lawmaker Ritchie Torres to transgender “Pose” star Mj Rodriguez, queer Latinos are making both history and waves in a number of fields. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, here are just 12 trailblazers you should know from both the LGBTQ and Latino communities . Ricky Martin.
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Mercury News

Opinion: Latinos led California recall vote, setting up a midterm model

If anyone will close the curtain on Trumpism, it will be people like Angélica Salas. She’s a 50-year-old Latina matriarch and immigrant rights activist who helped save Gov. Gavin Newsom in the recall election. Salas crossed the border from Mexico as an unaccompanied child 45 years ago, and this year,...
IMMIGRATION
keizertimes.com

Gloria family and Latino Action Committee honored as Volunteers of the Quarter

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Arturo Gloria, Olga Gloria, Rev. Jose Dominguez, Irma Dash, Aurora Cedillo, Councilor Roland Herrera and Mayor Cathy Clark pose for a photo during a Keizer City Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 20 (KEIZERTIMES/Joey Cappelletti). Arturo and Olga Gloria, and the entire Latino Action Committee, were presented...
KEIZER, OR
dnyuz.com

From Hollywood to Capitol Hill, here are 12 trailblazing queer Latinos

From gay Afro Latino lawmaker Ritchie Torres to transgender “Pose” star Mj Rodriguez, queer Latinos are making both history and waves in a number of fields. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, here are just 12 trailblazers you should know from both the LGBTQ and Latino communities . Ricky Martin.
SOCIETY
Newsday

Activist accuses Curran was marginalizing Latinos

The former head of the now dissolved Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board continued her criticism Friday of Nassau County Executive Laura Curran for not having Latino representation in what she called the county's more powerful Office of Minority Affairs. Melissa Figueroa, a community activist from Hempstead, said Curran was marginalizing Latinos,...
NASSAU COUNTY, NY
NBC Bay Area

Young LA Entrepreneur Makes a Modern Twist to the Classic Mexican Loteria Game

Mike Alfaro is the creator of Millennial Loteria, a modern twist on the classic Mexican Bingo game, and it’s become about so much more than that. “I was like, you know what? I’m just gonna do it! I’m just gonna do this representation myself. I'm gonna create something and I didn’t realize how many people were connecting to it,” he says.
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