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Title Serving minority elders in the 21st century / May L. Wykle, Amasa B. Ford, editors.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Springer Publishing, [1999]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.6089 S492S    Check Shelf
Description xx, 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Physical and functional health. Public policies and minority elders / Robert H. Binstock -- Serving minority elders : preventing chronic illness and disability in the African American elderly / Mary McKinney Edmonds -- Preventing chronic illness and disability : Asian Americans / Donna L. Yee -- Preventing chronic illness and disability among Native American elders / Robert John, Catherin Hagan Hennessy, and Clark H. Denny -- The health of Mexican American elderly : selected findings from the Hispanic EPESE / Kyriakos S. Markides ... [et al.] -- Osteoporosis overview : should minorities be concerned? / Chad L. Deal -- Coronary heart disease in women / Anne L. Taylor. II. Mental health. Mental health and the future of elders / Gene D. Cohen -- Status of mental health needs of Asian elderly / Kem B. Louie -- Mental health, aging, and Americans of African descent / E. Percil Stanford -- Culture, aging, and mental health / Atwood D. Gaines -- Barriers to mental-health-care access faced by Hispanic elderly / Sara Torres. III. Community. Bridging the gap : community solutions for Black-elder health care in the 21st century / Sharon Jones -- Culturally competent care / Toni Tripp-Reimer -- Culturally competent care teams / Nancy S. Wadsworth and Stephanie J. FallCreek -- Perceptions of community services by African American and White older persons / Baila Miller and Donald Stull -- Evaluating a model of successful aging for urban African American and White elderly / Eva Kahana ... [et al.]. Epilogue. Serving minority elders : directions for future research / Marie R. Haug and May L. Wykle.
Subject Minority older people -- Services for -- United States.
Minority older people -- Care -- United States.
Minority older people -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Older people.
Minority Groups -- United States -- Congresses.
Added Author Wykle, May L.
Ford, Amasa B., 1922-2007.
ISBN 0826112552
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