By Keith Whitfield PhD
"The array of issues lined is fantastic, making this e-book a beneficial, major source for lots of disciplines...This multidisciplinary evaluate of the literature on minority getting older offers the scholarship with regards to public well-being and 'social, behavioral, and organic issues' of elderly minorities like no different e-book. Graduate scholars will surely be well-served by way of this booklet, as might college instructing getting older at either undergraduate and graduate levels...Highly recommended."--Choice: present studies for tutorial Libraries
"…while practitioners of gerontology, kinfolk drugs, and any expert occupied with the care of the aged will locate a few useful counsel within the moment a part of the e-book, it is going to quite earn a spot at the bookshelf of someone and everybody with an curiosity in US sociology and the improvement of public coverage for the aged. With the final getting older of the inhabitants and the book’s accentuation of present concerns, this notable assessment turns into an quintessential tool."Healthy getting older Research
This textual content presents up to date, multidisciplinary, and complete information regarding getting older between different racial and ethnic populations within the usa. it's the simply publication to target paramount public wellbeing and fitness 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 technology of minority getting older and accommodates the facts of students in gerontology, anthropology, psychology, public overall healthiness, sociology, social paintings, biology, medication, and nursing. also, the ebook accommodates the paintings of either confirmed and rising students to supply the broadest attainable wisdom base at the wishes of and issues for this quickly transforming into inhabitants.
Chapters specialize in topic parts which are well-known as being serious in knowing the health of minority elders. those contain sociology (Medicare, SES, paintings and retirement, social networks, context/neighborhood, ethnography, gender, demographics), psychology (cognition, tension, psychological health and wellbeing, character, sexuality, faith, neuroscience, discrimination), medicine/nursing/public wellbeing and fitness (mortality and morbidity, incapacity, wellbeing and fitness disparities, long term care, genetics, nutritional concerns, future health interventions, actual functioning), social paintings (caregiving, housing, social prone, end-of-life care), and lots of different themes. The publication specializes in the wishes of 4 significant ethnic teams: Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, African American, and local American.
- Provides present, finished 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 critical public overall healthiness matters relating minority elders
- Offers “one-stop procuring” concerning the improvement of a considerable wisdom base approximately minority aging
- Includes fresh innovative learn bearing on the social, cultural, mental and well-being wishes of aged minority adults within the US
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