Multicultural Aging

posted Fri, 2018-12-21 16:50
A close look at the often forgotten Generation X can help us understand the major forces at work in the world’s societies and on the planet.
posted Mon, 2018-11-26 14:24
Grannies Respond—also known as Abuelas Responden—started up this past June, sparked by a an idea from activist Dan Aymar-Blair, 43, who wondered via social media what would happen if a group of grandmothers met at the U.S. southern border to protest the govern­ment’s family separation policy.
posted Mon, 2018-10-22 10:56
PACE® is the gold standard of person-centered, integrated care for elders who need support and services to remain in their homes.  
posted Fri, 2018-07-06 18:50
An analysis of the impacts of mass incarceration on the African American community and on the cohort’s long-term health consequences.
posted Fri, 2018-05-18 16:31
The elder service plan for Shanghai is 90–7–3, meaning 90 percent of the people will age at home with community- and home-based services; 7 percent will rely upon services provided by community-based facilities; and 3 percent will be cared for in institutions, including CCRCs, assisted living reside
posted Thu, 2018-05-10 19:40
The call for community-based organizations to become more business savvy has become nearly dogma in the field of managed care.
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 18:17
Across the country, budget shortfalls have put pressure on state Medicaid programs that pro­vide most publicly funded long-term service and supports.
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:55
It is important to note, air pollution can trigger COPD and asthma and increase the risk of heart attack in older adults, especially those who are diabetic or obese.
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:54
Given that age-related vulnerabilities such as diabetes, hypertension, vision or sensory deficits, im­paired mobility, cognitive decline or mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety are more common in late life, policymakers, program managers and care providers should learn optimal prac
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:50
Growing levels of inequality are bad news for older adults. Elder poverty rates are already high and growing—even while some smaller groups of older adults continue to do well financially.