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North American Chinatown Smoke-Free Day

The 4th Annual North American Chinatown Smoke-Free Day was held on September 23rd in the auditorium of Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in Chinatown. Numbers of community institutes, public health groups and medical insurance companies participated the event. Doctors said that […]

Homecrest Senior Health Fair in Brooklyn

Homecrest annual senior health fair in Brooklyn which attracts hundreds of seniors in the neighborhood. Thanks to the participated hospitals, health plans, and elected officials came and support the event.

AgeWell New York: Live Well Health Seminar

   

2019 Chinatown Moon Festival

Fukien Benevolent Association and Chinatown BID hosted Chinatown Moon Festival on September 7th. Fukien Benevolent Association gave away 3000 moon cakes to the needed families and neighbors to cherish the Moon Festival. It was a successful event with the supports […]

New ‘Public Charge’ Rule Making It Easier to Reject Immigrants

25th Anniversary of UnitedHealthcare Asian Initiatives

A long-time health plan partner of  CAIPA, UnitedHealthcare is celebrating 25th Anniversary of its Asian Initiatives.

CAIPA on CaringKind Chinese Advisory Board

       

CAIPA Launches Redesigned Website

CAIPA is proud to announce the launch of a newly designed multi-language website, which can still be found at CAIPA.net. The newly designed website offers an enhanced user experience aimed at engaging member providers, individuals, health plans, hospitals, and community […]

MOCA’s 8th Annual Celebration of Community Heroes

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) held the 8th Annual Celebration of Community Heroes in Chinatown, Manhattan on June 12th. This year MOCA honors four driving forces in the Asian-American community that has greatly influenced us and have acted […]

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration

The “Asian Pacific American Heritage Month”, hosted by the New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli office, was celebrated at Essex Market on May 30th, 2019. The theme of the event revolved around the New York State Asian Pacific American […]

Switzerland’s Time Bank

The number of “empty-nesters” is increasing and becoming a serious issue throughout the world. Switzerland’s idea of the “time bank” for the seniors may be a good inspiration. What is a time bank? Time-based units accumulate in the time bank and can […]

CAIPA Foundation Celebrated for the Asian Heritage Month

To celebrate of the Asian Heritage Month, CAIPA Foundation held the Asian Heritage Night at the Edison Hotel in Midtown Manhattan on the evening of the 22nd. Hundreds of physicians and guests from the Asian-American community in New York attended […]

Healthy Heart – Stroke Prevention

There are 800,000 people who have heart strokes every year in the United States. On average, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds and Asians have a higher rate out of all others. In order to give the elders a […]

Chinatown Health Clinic Foundation 48th Gala

Chinatown Health Clinic Foundation, a non-profit organization, held their 48th gala in Manhattan on May 9th. Hundreds of medical staffs and community members attended; Peggy Sheng and Yvonne Ghaw were awarded for their contributions to the Asian community. Chinatown Health […]

State Report Names Top Hospitals for Heart Care

New York state has released its latest data on cardiac care, recognizing the top programs with the best—and worst—outcomes in the state. The data cover the two most common procedures for people with coronary artery disease—angioplasty and coronary artery bypass […]

Medicare Fraud and Abuse

You may be exposed to Medicare fraud at any time, before you enroll in a plan, when you access care at a doctor’s office or a facility or at other times. Learn about common behaviors and actions below that may […]

Press with CACCC in Flushing

“Due to language and cultural differences, many Chinese families fell into misunderstanding in the face of the death of their loved ones”. Chen Minghui, who has been engaged in life care for 15 years, said at a press conference on […]

2019 Spring Family Health & Wellness Day

CAIPA is proudly to support Charles B. Wang Medical Center on their 2019 Spring Family Health & Wellness Day. Co-hosted by Garden of Hope and the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, this event is for you to meet community […]

CAIPA at CADA 25th Anniversary

CONGRATULATION! CAIPA was gratefully to celebrate the Chinese-American Dental Association (CADA)’s 25th anniversary. CADA has come a long way from a small study club to over 140 members. This is a result of their dedicated past Presidents, past and present […]

2019 Asian Heritage Night

May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Working Together to Strengthen NY’s Asian-American Community We are calling for sponsors to join this special celebration of Asian Heritage Month. CAIPA Asian Heritage Night is a golden opportunity to demonstrate your support of […]

FDA Approves First Treatment for Post-Partum Depression

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zulresso (brexanolone) injection for intravenous (IV) use for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) in adult women. This is the first drug approved by the FDA specifically for PPD. “Postpartum depression is […]

Reaping the Benefit for a Healthy Lifestyle

For people aged 65 and above, you may be entitled to additional benefits through your health insurance plan. Nowadays it is common for health plans to offer Home Visit Assessment service. This is an added bonus, free of charge for […]

The FDA Issues New Warning about Avocados

The FDA would like to remind you to please wash your avocados before cutting them. Well actually, the FDA wants you to wash all fruit—but a two-year sampling surveillance program may have found that the green goodness of avocados might come with […]

Emerald Star Karaoke Contest

The finals of the “Emerald Star Karaoke Contest” were held recently in Chinatown, Let’s review the exciting moments of the event. In the evening of the finals, the contestants were divided into two groups, the Baiyu Group and the Jadeite […]

12th Annual Lunar Year Celebration

Maimonides Medical Center held its 12th annual Lunar New Year Celebration with the help of hospital leaders and performers from local schools. The event, held at the Schreiber Auditorium in the Eisenstadt Administration Building on Wednesday, February 28, featured the Lion […]

Maimonides Partnership

On their path to becoming Brooklyn’s largest health care provider, Maimoindes Medical Center, 4802 10th Avenue in Borough Park, has learned the importance of changing with its ever-fluctuating immigrant base of its catchment area. And it is this ability to change […]