Minority elders

longevity, economics, and health : building a public policy base

Publisher: Gerontological Society of America in Washington, DC (1275 K St., NW, Suite 350, Washington 20005-4006)

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Minority aged -- United States -- Economic conditions,
  • Minority aged -- United States -- Social conditions,
  • Minority aged -- Health and hygiene -- United States

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SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. Chiriboga, D & Whitfield, K , 'Ethical research dilemmas with minority elders', in The handbook of ethical research with ethnocultural populations & communities, SAGE Publications, Inc.,, pp. , viewed 14 May , doi: /n AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. LGBT older adults have commonly experienced a lifetime of minority stress, thus increasing their rates of substance use disorders and other behavioral-health problems. This chapter explores the available re-search on LGBT elders’ behavioral health, historical and .   Asian American Racial Trauma Is Laid Bare In 'Minor Feelings' Cathy Park Hong's essays serve as a major reckoning, pulling no punches as the author uses .

Theories, Constructs, and Applications in Working with LGBT Elders in Human Services Sexual Minority Status and Aging Family Relationships of Older LGBT Adults Deconstructing Multiple Oppressions Among LGBT Older Adults The Intersection of Identities of LGBT Elders: Race, Age, Sexuality, and Care Network African-American and Black LGBT Elders. Larry Elder. Larry Elder, a firebrand libertarian according to Daily Variety, has been the subject of profiles by both CBS' 60 Minutes and ABC's 20/ His previous best-selling books -- The 10 Things You Can't Say in America, Showdown: Confronting Bias, Lies and the Special Interests That Divide America and What's Race Got to Do with It? auburn house abstract these three books make it quite clear that the answer to the question posed in the title of this number of ethnic minority elders with dementia and depression will increase because the prevalence of dementia. ethnogerocounseling counseling ethnic elders and their families springer series. John, R. (). The state of research on American Indian elders health, income security, and social support networks. In Minority elders: Five goals toward building a public policy base (2nd ed., pp. ). Washington, DC: The Gerontological Society of America. John, R. ().

Conflict theory also emphasizes inequality among the aged along gender, race/ethnicity, and social class lines. Reflecting these inequalities in the larger society, some elders are quite wealthy, but others are very poor. One criticism of conflict theory is that it blames ageism on modern, capitalist economies.   The majority of elderly blacks and Hispanics are economically vulnerable, at percent and , respectively, a new Economic Policy Institute briefing paper finds. In Financial security of elderly Americans at risk: Proposed changes to Social Security and Medicare could make the majority of seniors ‘economically vulnerable,’ Elise Gould, EPI director of health policy research,. The most current meta-analyses of research in the area do not offer a clear picture of how to improve the recruitment and retention of minority elders in research. Further model-based research is needed to determine the role of potential participant characteristics, the role of .

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Nationally recognized scholars address the unique problems encountered by minority elders in achieving the goal of maximum well-being as we Minority elders book the 21st include physical health, continuum of care, mental health, social policy, economic security and research planning and ty populations surveyed include the elderly African American, Asian American, 3/5(1).

Additionally, the book incorporates the work of both established and emerging scholars to provide the broadest possible knowledge base on the needs of and concerns for this rapidly growing population. Chapters focus on subject areas that are recognized as being critical in understanding the well being of minority elders.

Additionally, the book incorporates the work of both established and emerging scholars to provide the broadest possible knowledge base on the needs of and concerns for this rapidly growing population.

Chapters focus on subject areas that are recognized as being critical in understanding the well being of minority by:   Additionally, the book incorporates the work of both established and emerging scholars to provide the broadest possible knowledge base on the needs of and concerns for this rapidly growing population.

Chapters focus on subject areas that are recognized as being critical in understanding the well being of minority : $ Executive summary and recommendations / Task Force Members --National data bases on minority elders / James W. Thompson --Issues in the psychiatric care of African American elders / F.M.

Baker --Issues in the psychiatric care of Hispanic American elders / Richard G. Jimenez and John M. de Figueiredo --Issues in the psychiatric care of American.

Ethnic Minority Elders: Issues and Interventions. Harris, Henry L. Educational Gerontology, v24 n4 p Jun Presents an overview of issues related to culture, health, illness, ethnicity, and poverty for aging Asian and Pacific Islanders, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, and African Americans.

Identifies the relationship between. Ethnic minority elders: are they neglected in published geriatric psychiatry literature. Shah A(1), Doe P, Deverill K. Author information: (1)John Connolly Unit, West London Mental Health NHS Trust, London, UK.

@ BACKGROUND: The population size of the elderly from ethnic minority groups in many developing countries is. You can read my notes on the book here. Biblical Eldership by Alexander Strauch. The Minority elders book comprehensive, exegetical, and theological of the books on this list.

It is also the best-selling book and for good reason. Like The Shepherd Leader this book also groups the elder’s duties under four categories: leading, feeding, caring, and protecting. This increase is due both to higher birth rates and to immigration among racial and ethnic minority populations.

About 15 percent of people age plus lived in a home where a language other than English was spoken in Racial and ethnic diversity is more concentrated in certain states. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features of Gerontology labor force Lacayo Latino living arrangements Markides Medicare Mexican Americans Mindel Minority Aging minority elders minority groups multicultural Native American needs nonminority old age Older Americans Act older blacks.

The book concludes with discussions of the overall impact of elder abuse on all populations, culturally specific outreach programs, and a synthesis of current knowledge on minority elder abuse." "An authoritative resource, Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations is for all caregivers dealing with minority elders."--BOOK JACKET.

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 studies within their own indigenous communities across the United States.

Major sections of the book deal with specific racial/ethnic populations: African American, Hispanic, Asian American, and Native. The book concludes with discussions of the overall impact of elder abuse on all populations, culturally specific outreach programs, and a synthesis of current knowledge on minority elder abuse.

An authoritative resource, Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations is for all caregivers dealing with minority elders. This article is intended to provide a broad overview of cultural and social issues concerning aging Asian and Pacific Islanders, persons of Hispanic origin, American Indians, and African Americans.

In addition, the relationship between acculturation and ethnic identity is addressed to help mental health counselors better understand minority elders. Serving minority elders in the 21st century. New York, NY: Springer Publishing, © (OCoLC) Online version: Serving minority elders in the 21st century.

New York, NY: Springer Publishing, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: May L Wykle; Amasa B Ford. The Young Lawyers Committee Annual Toy Drive is underway. Now accepting monetary donations to support the children of the Legal Aid Bureau.

All donations will be used to purchase toys on your behalf. Minority elders are expected to account for 50% of the elderly population by the year (Jett, ).

The overall health of our elderly population is improving; but minority elders are disproportionately affected by differences in availability and utilization of healthcare services. Goins, RT, Mitchell, JP & Wu, BService issues among rural racial and ethnic minority elders.

in RT Goins & J Crout (eds), Service Delivery to the Rural. Access to health care by frail minority elders is a direct route to sustaining a good quality of life.

It must be supported by family and community systems, and access channels should be sensitive culturally and provide the necessary outreach to encourage minority elders to become involved (Cuellar & Weeks, ; Mendoza, ).

Rates of caregiving vary somewhat by ethnicity. For example, among the U.S. adult population, approximately one-fifth of both the non-Hispanic White and African-American populations are providing care to a loved one, while a slightly lower percentage of Asian-Americans — 18 percent — and Hispanic Americans — 16 percent — are engaged in caregiving (National Alliance for Caregiving ().

minority elders been viewed as one justifying attention. 7 • Director of Senior Adults Legal Assistance in Palo Alto, California; J.

D., Stanford Univer-sity. Gilfix has been a lecturer at the Stanford Law School, and is a member of the Califor- nia Bar. Gilfix wishes to express his appreciation for the assistance given him in the. Issues of particular concern include barriers to care provision for minority ethnic older people, loss of independence and the recognition of cultural needs.

Conclusion: the review indicates how problems remain in ensuring the delivery of best-quality long-term care to ethnic elders in care homes.

John, R. The state of research on American Indian elders' health, income security, and social support networks. in Minority Elders: Longevity, Economics and Health.

Second Edition. Washington, D.C.: Gerontological Society of America. 10 Books By Minority Authors to Add to Your Summer Reading List. Sanjana Vig J Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Reddit. With our ever-aging population in this country, this book will make you want to sit down with your elders and have tough.

Staff-reported strategies for prevention and management of resident-to-resident elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 28(1), Wiesel, T. W., & Weinberger, M. Psychosocial issues in an elderly minority population. Elder abuse occurs when a caretaker intentionally deprives an older person of care or harms the person in his or her charge.

Caregivers may be family members, relatives, friends, health professionals, or employees of senior housing or nursing care. The elderly may. However, a significant minority of elders live alone and do not see friends and relatives as often as they wish. Bereavement takes a toll, as elders who might have been married for many years suddenly find themselves living alone.

Here a gender difference again exists. The Elders is an international non-governmental organisation of public figures noted as elder statesmen, peace activists, and human rights advocates, who were brought together by Nelson Mandela in They describe themselves as "independent global leaders working together for peace and human rights".

The goal Mandela set for The Elders was to use their "almost 1, years of collective. Examines literature on senior center participation and factors related to participation for minority elders. Concludes that extent of involvement of minority elders in senior centers is unclear because of lack of data for certain groups and methodological problems in some studies.

Identifies and discusses factors that might affect minority elderly's senior center participation. Inthere were million Americans age 65 and over and million age 85 and over. The population age 65 and older is expected to increase to million in.

you’ll find this book a great help. Elders in the Life of the Church is full of careful, balanced, informed consid - eration of Scripture. Chapter 3 surveys the evidence in the New Testament, looking at the various titles that are used for church leaders and addressing the question of multiple elders in a single congregation.

Chapter 5 considers.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.Community-based organizations in Massachusetts, New York, Florida, and Puerto Rico serving minority elders.

Data collected at baseline, 2, 6, and 12 months, between May and March Participants.