4 edition of Hispanic elders and human services found in the catalog.
Hispanic elders and human services
|Series||Garland studies on the elderly in America|
|LC Classifications||HV1461 .A5486 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 139 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||139|
|LC Control Number||96039601|
The death rate from suicide for Hispanic men was four times the rate for Hispanic women, in However, the suicide rate for Hispanics is less than half that of the non-Hispanic white population. In , suicide was the second leading cause of death for Hispanics, ages 15 to 1. catalog books, media & more in the and experiences to provide more effective services!Latino-Hispanic Liaisons and Visions for Human Behavior in the Social Environment dispels pervasive historical and contemporary misconceptions and inaccuracies and highlights the diversity of Latino/Hispanic experiences to help you provide more effective.
Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. The Fisher's exact test revealed that for Latino/Hispanic elders aged 74 years or younger the Braden scale was not significant (p ). However, its sensitivity was 90% and specificity was 14%. Due to the small number of Latino/Hispanic elders aged 75 years or older in the study (n = 2), a chi-square analysis could not be by:
Realizing the immigration issues that Hispanic/Latinos face, the Center for Human Services (CHS) implemented the new Hispanic-Latino initiative in in order to address these concerns. The CHS is aware that the lack of understanding and increasing concern about immigration issues are crucial because they can bring about economic and social concerns. Introduction. Health disparities in the U.S. have been documented not only in the prevalence of acute and chronic conditions, but also in accessibility of appropriate health services and inequitable service use by racial/ethnic minorities (Smedley et al. ; U.S. Department of Health and Human Service ).Hip fracture is one such acute health crisis that puts older individuals at greater Cited by:
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. DBrandeis University, ). Description. Now, Minorities, Aging, and Health begins to fill the gap and open up the debate on how to provide for the specific needs of an increasingly diverse elderly population.
In order to provide as complete and current overview as possible, the contributors examine a variety of populations, including Hispanics, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and. Hispanic families: Critical issues for policy and programs in human services ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.
ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Format: Loose Leaf. 4 Reference and Resource Guide for Working With Hispanic/Latino Older Adults. person’seconomic status, race/ethnicity,or gender can be significant predictorsof such access (HHS, ).
For example, Hispanic/Latino olderadults (especially elderly women) are more likely than non Hispanicwhites to live below the poverty level and less likely File Size: KB. As a member of the Diverse Elders Coalition, the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) understands that we must work collectively and diligently toward policy and programmatic changes that reflect the face of today’s diverse aging America, and allow all older Americans to.
Chapter 9: Rural Latino Elders. Much of the literature documents that Hispanic elderly are more tra- nurses and related professions in the health and human services. Cross, Bazron, Dennis. Some agencies The Family Center network with for food, medical, financial, day care, and Hispanic services assistance is The United Methodist Church, Area Agency on Aging, Mobile County Health Department, Catholic Social Services, and The Guadalupe Center.
From early childhood, Hispanic children are taught to respect older persons, because respect for elders connotes respect for oneself. Today many elderly persons in the United States are isolated from their families, although this kind of treatment of the elderly in the United States was not always so.
Disabilities among LGBT elders: responses of medicine, public health, rehabilitation, and social work. Handbook of LGBT Elders is an essential reference for mental health professionals, psychologists, and social workers who work with the LGBT community and the elderly, as well as researchers interested in the LGBT community and aging.
the elder Hispanic population. Background: The number of aging Hispanic in Americans is on the rise. The Center for Disease Control recently released data showing the life expectancy for the Hispanic population is years — a year advantage over the non-Hispanic white population and years over the non-Hispanic black population.
Hispanic Aged Mental Health describes the influence of cultural factors on the aging process of elderly Hispanic persons in the United States. Emphasizing a clinically relevant presentation of mental health issues in this population, it focuses on incidence and assessment of dementia and depression and describes various forms of intervention Cited by: 2.
Hispanic population, provide language appropriate education, decrease transportation and cost barriers, and improve access to quality health care services in the heart of Hispanic communities.
This requires identifying and overcoming barriers that prevent equitable access to healthcare, such as finances, language, and immigration status. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Cross-cultural understanding for social work practice with the Hispanic elderly / Steven R.
Applewhite and John M. Daley --Elderly Puerto Ricans in the United States / Melba Sánchez-Ayéndez --The health status of Hispanic elderly in the Southwest / Kyriakos Markides and.
Abstract. The elder population is the fastest growing subgroup of the U.S. This demographic reality has been referred as the “graying of America” and is the result of improved and longer life expectancy of elders because of the medical advances, technology, lifestyle choices and the “baby boomer” by: 3.
The National Association for Hispanic Elderly [Asociación Nacional Pro Personas Mayores] was founded in to serve the needs of Hispanic elderly and other low income persons. It is recognized as the pioneer and the leading organization in the field of Hispanic Aging.
It has become one of the broadest based Hispanic organizations in the nation. It is a private, non-profit (c)(3. Much of the research on older Hispanic persons has been conducted in urban areas; we have little knowledge of rural-dwelling Hispanic elders and their health care experiences and needs (Cuellar ; U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service ).Cited by: existing health services (National Alliance for Hispanic Health, ). Household size is larger. The average size of Hispanic/ Latino households is people compared with for the total population.
In addition, the average family size of Hispanics ( people) is greater than that of the total U.S. population ( people) (AmericanFile Size: 1MB. TMNcorp (TMN) had this opportunity as we worked with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop a multi-media and community outreach campaign to educate Hispanic elders and their caregivers about the Medicare Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) for prescription drug costs.
UPAC-Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services Program Type: Organizational Profile UPAC Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services (EMASS) Program is using a promotora model to reach out to unserved and underserved senior population (60 and older) from Latino, Filipino, African American and Somali (African Refugees) communities in the North, Central, and South Regions of San Diego.
Apply theories of aging to social work practice with Hispanic elders. Analyze policies and challenges impacting human rights encountered by Hispanic elders. Demonstrate the NASW code of ethics professional ethical responsibilities and core values with special attention to working with Hispanic elders.
The Latino population is the fastest growing group in the United States; thus, it is imperative that social workers and other mental health practitioners be knowledgeable about the current literature on how to effectively serve this by: Delgado, M.
(). Ethnic and cultural variations in the care of the aged: Hispanic elderly and natural support systems: A special focus on Puerto Ricans.
Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 15, – Delgado, M. & Tennstedt, S. (). Making the case for culturally appropriate community services-Puerto Rican elders and their caregivers.Human Services and Cultural Diversity Tenuous Relationships, Challenges, and Opportunities Ahead Donald G.
Unger, Teresita Cuevas, and Tara Woolfolk T here are many reasons why family service providers should be inter-ested in cultural diversity. First, human service providers are likely toFile Size: KB.