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Minorities, Aging and Health

Minorities, Aging and Health (Paperback)

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Ethnic minorities represent a growing percentage of the elderly population in the United States. Yet, the impact of aging on minority groups and subgroups has only been partially studied. Minorities, Aging and Health fills the gap and opens the debate on how to provide for the specific needs of an increasingly elderly population.



Specific issues covered in this volume include: mortality and life expectancy; the incidence of chronic disease and disabilities; diet and nutrition; mental health; access to health services and long-term care; and public health-care policy.

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesHealth systems & servicesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesCare of the elderly Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc Publication Date: 22/09/1997 ISBN-13: 9780803959743  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Kyriakos S. Markides, Ph.D., is Annie and John Gnitzinger Professor of Aging Studies at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He is the author or co-author of 210 publications, most of which are in the field of health and aging. The Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) has recently listed Dr. Markides among the most highly cited scientists in the world. He has extensive editorial experience including being the founding and current Editor of the Journal of Aging and Health (SAGE). Dr. Markides has also edited a number of related books, including Minorities, Aging, and Health (SAGE).

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