By Keith Whitfield PhD
"The array of themes coated is astounding, making this ebook a worthwhile, major source for plenty of disciplines...This multidisciplinary evaluate of the literature on minority getting older provides the scholarship on the topic of public overall healthiness and 'social, behavioral, and organic issues' of elderly minorities like no different book. Graduate scholars will surely be well-served through this publication, as may school instructing getting older at either undergraduate and graduate levels...Highly recommended."--Choice: present reports for educational Libraries
"…while practitioners of gerontology, relations medication, and any specialist concerned with the care of the aged will locate a few useful counsel within the moment a part of the booklet, it is going to quite earn a spot at the bookshelf of someone and everybody with an curiosity in US sociology and the advance of public coverage for the aged. With the overall getting older of the inhabitants and the book’s accentuation of present concerns, this amazing overview becomes an fundamental tool."Healthy getting older Research
This textual content offers updated, multidisciplinary, and accomplished information regarding getting older between assorted racial and ethnic populations within the usa. it's the simply e-book to target paramount public well-being matters as they relate to older minority americans, and addresses social, behavioral, and organic issues for this inhabitants. The textual content distills an important advances within the technological know-how of minority getting older and contains the proof of students in gerontology, anthropology, psychology, public healthiness, sociology, social paintings, biology, medication, and nursing. also, the publication accommodates the paintings of either demonstrated and rising students to supply the broadest attainable wisdom base at the wishes of and matters for this quickly becoming inhabitants.
Chapters specialise in topic components which are famous as being severe in realizing the health of minority elders. those contain sociology (Medicare, SES, paintings and retirement, social networks, context/neighborhood, ethnography, gender, demographics), psychology (cognition, rigidity, psychological future health, character, sexuality, faith, neuroscience, discrimination), medicine/nursing/public health and wellbeing (mortality and morbidity, incapacity, well-being disparities, long term care, genetics, nutritional matters, future health interventions, actual functioning), social paintings (caregiving, housing, social providers, end-of-life care), and plenty of different issues. The e-book makes a speciality of the desires of 4 significant ethnic teams: Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, African American, and local American.
- Provides present, complete information regarding minority getting older via a multidisciplinary lens
- Integrates details from students in gerontology, anthropology, psychology, public healthiness, sociology, social paintings, biology, medication, and nursing
- Emphasizes the relevant public wellbeing and fitness concerns relating minority elders
- Offers “one-stop buying” concerning the improvement of a considerable wisdom base approximately minority aging
- Includes fresh innovative examine referring to the social, cultural, mental and health and wellbeing wishes of aged minority adults within the US
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