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Minority elderly Americans

JoseМЃ B. Cuellar

Minority elderly Americans

the assessment of needs and equitable receipt of public benefits as a prototype for area agencies on aging : final report

by JoseМЃ B. Cuellar

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Published by Allied Home Health Association in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • San Diego.
    • Subjects:
    • Minority older people -- Services for -- California -- San Diego.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJosé B. Cuellar, project director, John R. Weeks, co-principal investigator.
      ContributionsWeeks, John Robert, 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1471.S38 C83
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3864143M
      LC Control Number81185512

      This report contains the final results of the United States Commission on Civil Rights' investigation of race and ethnic discrimination in federally assisted programs for older persons. The investigation was the result of allegations that the minority elderly were not being served by Older Americans Act programs. The information reported was obtained by questionnaires mailed to all State, area. The ongoing study of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and drug interactions in elderly persons is critical for the development of safe and effective therapies and for the prevention of drug toxicities and adverse drug reactions. Aging is associated with an increase in chronic illness and.

      Dementia prevalence rates reported for age 65+ years from a low of % in Japanese Americans, % in Caribbean Hispanic Americans, % in Guamanian Chamorro and ranged widely in African. According to the US Census, the four minority groups accounted for approximately 30% of the total US population in and % of the elderly population aged 65 and older. Eight percent of persons aged 65 and older were African American, %.

      The four largest minority groups in the United States are African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, and Native Americans. Select at least two of the minorities listed above and describe how being a member of that minority group might affect aging. Be sure to . Recent research regarding racial and ethnic minorities in nursing homes finds that between and , the number of elderly Hispanic people living in nursing homes increased by %, the number of elderly Asians living in nursing homes increased by %, and the number of elderly African-Americans living in nursing homes increased by


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Minority elderly Americans by JoseМЃ B. Cuellar Download PDF EPUB FB2

This page provides information on minority older adults in the U.S. For additional information, visit the Profile of Older Americans. Statistical Profiles.

African Americans Age 65+ (PDF) American Indians and Alaska Natives Age 65+ (PDF) Asian Americans Age 65+ (PDF) Hispanic Americans Age 65+ (PDF) Last modified on 10/18/ The elderly’s perception of their own health is supported by government estimates of chronic health conditions for older Americans.

Of all people aged 65 or older not living in a nursing home or other institution, almost 50 percent have arthritis, 56 percent have high blood pressure, 32 percent have heart disease, 35 percent have hearing loss, 18 percent have vision problems, and 19 percent.

It is the only book to focus on paramount public health issues as they relate to older minority Americans, and addresses social, behavioral, and biological concerns for this population. The text distills the most important advances in the science of minority aging and incorporates the evidence of scholars in gerontology, anthropology Price: $ INTRODUCTION.

Disparities in mental health service use by racial/ethnic minority groups are well-documented. 1–4 It is unknown if racial/ethnic disparities in mental health service use exist for older adults, given the overall low use of specialty mental health services in older age.

5,6 We reported that lifetime rates of psychiatric illness were not significantly different between older Cited by: Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations is an especially valuable and unique contribution to the field because most of the chapters are written by minority researchers and based upon Minority elderly Americans book within their own indigenous communities across the United States.

Minority elderly Americans book Major sections of the book deal with specific racial/ethnic populations: African American, Hispanic, Asian American, and Native. It is the only book to focus on paramount public health issues as they relate to older minority Americans, and addresses social, behavioral, and biological concerns for this population.

The text distills the most important advances in the science of minority aging and incorporates the evidence of scholars in gerontology, anthropology. improving services for minority elders.

An evaluation completed during the summer of by a Gerontological Society of America fellow concluded that Special Access has been an effective means of reaching and serving minority elderly and that special access has resulted in increased participation of minority elders in services.

It is the only book to focus on paramount public health issues as they relate to older minority Americans, and addresses social, behavioral, and biological concerns for this population.

The text distills the most important advances in the science of minority aging and incorporates the evidence of scholars in gerontology, anthropology /5(3).

Disparities in Health Care Access. Among the reasons for the large differentials in health between majority and minority Americans are the large differences in adequacy of health care coverage, amount and quality of care, and access to long-term care – 49 Institutional racism that is rooted in culturally insensitive and discriminatory practices may explain the tendency for older Cited by: acculturation advocates African Americans aged population aging network American Indian Anglo areas Asian Asian Americans benefits Bengtson Black Elderly Calif caregiving Census Center Council on Aging Cuban Americans culturally relevant develop differences disability diversity and aging diversity assessment economic Elder Focus ethnic minority.

The plight of minority elderly Americans. By Pedro da Costa. Febru It’s something many people know intuitively but that makes the reality no less harsh when it is framed by concrete figures: the sluggish U.S. economy is squeezing black and Latino seniors even harder than their white counterparts.

Older Americans Key indicators of well-being. Washington, DC: US Goverment Printing Office. These rates are much higher than those for younger age groups. The elderly also suffer from dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, which affects almost 13 percent of people 65 or older (Alzheimer’s Association, ).

Alzheimer’s Association. Suggested Citation:"10 Health Status of Hispanic Elderly."National Research Council. Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Health of Older gton, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / Seeing a Native American who is drinking in a bar but not noticing the Native American who is neatly dressed in a three-piece Armani suit; seeing the old man who pulls out on the freeway at 35 miles an hour while ignoring the good driver who happened to be elderly; not pressuring that an NFL football player could be gait; assuming that the female doctor is really nurse.

Minority targeting in the Older Americans Act, from "greatest economic or social need" to Meek v. Martinez by Neal E Cutler (Book) 2 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Books shelved as minority: I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts by Larry Wilmore, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherm.

Compared with other minority groups and whites, African Americans more often include _____ as part of their informal support network. fictive kin Kart reports that ________% of all older African American couples have a child aged 18 or under living with them.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Part I: Introduction --Minority aging and knowledge in the social professions: overview of a problem / John N.

Colen and R.L. McNeely --Part II: The Demography of minority aging --Demography of the Asian-Pacific elderly: selected problems and implications. It is the only book to focus on paramount public health issues as they relate to older minority Americans, and addresses social, behavioral and biological concerns for this population.

The text distills the most important advances in the science of minority aging and incorporates the evidence of scholars in gerontology, anthropology, psychology. 9 Minority Issues and Quality of Life in the Frail Elderly E. PERCIL STANFORD Introduction The social world of the elderly is becoming much more heterogeneous as the number of older people in our society continues to burgeon.

Currently, at least 10% of the population 65 and older is non by: 1. Yes the Elderly should be Considered a Minority in the United States. The elderly population, those aged 65 years and older, in the United States is composed of million men and women. This means that the elderly only compose % of the total US population.

This put the elderly in the minority by a considerable margin.This book reports the results of a study of minority participation in programs under the Older Americans Act (OAA) in six communities: Cleveland, OH; Bridgeport, CT; Tucson, AZ; Tulsa, OK; San Francisco, CA; and Honolulu, HI.

It focuses on programs funded under Title III of the OAA which provides meals and social services. Following the introduction, the report presents a historical Cited by: 1.85 or older. minority groups, especially those who are. CHRONIC CONDITIONS. Most older persons have at least one chronic condition and many have multiple conditions.

Some of the most frequently occurring conditions among older non-Hispanic African Americans in were: hypertension (85 percent in ), diagnosed arthritisFile Size: KB.