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Multicultural Aging

Multicultural Aging

Will S. 744—also known as the controversial 2013 immigration bill that is now under consideration by Congress—affect the caregiver and clinical workforce that is sorely needed to take care of America’s growing older adult population? Can telemedicine help diabetic elders in rural areas get faster and better care? If Bangladesh can become an Age-Friendly City, what about your city or town? Will the Affordable Care Act have a positive impact on health disparities among lower income elders? Can we teach long-term-care workers to treat all elders with respect, no matter their culture? ASA works hard to foster diversity and cultural competence. This page gathers that information—from LGBTQ legal issues to end-of-life beliefs among American Indians—so you can use it to help build the best programs and models that elevate, celebrate, support and care for multi-cultural populations. 

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Online Learning: ASA members have free access to all web seminars.

Network on Multicultural Aging: The Network on Multicultural Aging (NOMA) is a national community of individuals and organizations who are concerned with diversity and working toward cultural competence on all levels
LGBT Aging Issues NetworkThe LGBT Aging Issues Network (LAIN) works to raise awareness about the concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) elders and about the unique barriers they encounter in gaining access to housing, healthcare, long-term care and other needed services. 

 

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