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Enhancing services to minority elderly

Enhancing services to minority elderly

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Published by Union of Pan Asian Communities, Area Agency on Aging, University Center on Aging, College of Health and Human Services, San Diego State University in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minority aged -- Services for -- United States,
  • Old age assistance -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Beverly Yip, E. Percil Stanford, Susan A. Schoenrock
    ContributionsYip, Beverly, Stanford, E. Percil, Schoenrock, Susan A, Union of Pan Asian Communities, Area Agency on Aging (San Diego, Calif.), San Diego State University. University Center on Aging, United States. Administration on Aging
    The Physical Object
    Pagination107 p. ;
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14449700M
    OCLC/WorldCa30501793

    Promoting Positive Mental Health Among Racial/Ethnic Minority Children: Ensuring and Enhancing Services, Programs and Resources (PDF, MB) A policy resource that reviews strategies to promote access and implementation of services that can promote the positive mental health of youth so that they can function well in many different areas of.   Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations: Medicine & Health Science Books @

    Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow) to review and enter to select. Between and , the number of elderly Hispanics and Asians living in US nursing homes grew by percent and percent, respectively, while the number of elderly black residents increas.

    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. Improving access to culturally-appropriate services and enhancing responses to the needs of older people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds were among the aims of the National Service.


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Get this from a library. Enhancing services to minority elderly. [Beverly Yip; E Percil Stanford; Susan A Schoenrock; Union of Pan Asian Communities.; Area Agency on Aging (San Diego, Calif.); San Diego State University. University Center on Aging.; United States. Administration on Aging.;].

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 Cited by: book’s conclusions, refer only to the United States and are not applicable to minority elderly groups in other countries.

Finally, the lack of a common structure between the book’s different chapters makes it a tougher read and more difficult to know what to expect. For. Elder care is an issue that is growing in most industrialized nations.

Due to technological advances and changing demographics, there is greater need for social services and medical care for seniors. The number of seniors in society is increasing as is the proportion of the elderly to the general population.

Other themes in the literature were abuse in pregnancy, women who fight back, substance use, sex after beatings, family origins, and women who are elderly, minority, or from other cultures. 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.

This study shows that while barriers are common among all groups, several specific barriers in access to home care services exist for ethnic minority elderly.

Language and communication barriers as well as limited networks and a preference for informal care seem to mutually enforce each other, resulting in many barriers during the navigation. 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. 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.

Let me begin by saying that research on the utilization of services by minorities and minority elderly is a relatively underdeveloped area of scholarship.

Some case studies have been published, and they present illustrative profiles of particular client groups in specific locales; but it is exceedingly dangerous to generalize from the findings. 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 Even if just a minority of the elderly use digital services, it probably will decrease the costs of health services and help the societies to cope with the changing dependency ratio. Increasing lifespan is a challenge for societies, and the wellbeing and the quality of life of the elderly.

Chapter 9 Ñ Black and Minority Ethnic Elderly: Perspectives on Long-Term Care WITH RESPECT TO OLD AGE– RESEARCH VOLUME 1 and/or indifference, we can state that this constitutes de factoracism.

In other words, the mainstream services by defaultare structuring the segmentation of care to minority ethnic elders into a long-term solution.

Aging societies—with a growing number of old people needing care—have made safe, effective, and responsive health services for the elderly a priority for many OECD and European Union countries. Much remains to be done, however, to enhance evidence-based measurement and. Even those elderly individuals from minority ethnic groups that fluently speak the language used by the majority may feel detached and unwilling to use more than the minimally essential services.

To ensure equity in service provision, there is also a need to examine whether medical providers, even unconscientiously, may prioritize such services.

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