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Ethnicity and Aging
This paper discusses the differences in aging ethnic groups, stressing nutrition, depression, and use of services, which should influence the planning of geriatric programs and services.
# 49911 | 3,075 words | 5 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Mar 22, 2004 in Sociology (Social Work) , Ethnic Studies (General) , Aging (General)

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This paper reviews some of the research being conducted by social scientists and health care workers on different ethnic groups and aging. The author relates that a dietary study of elderly Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites reveals a difference in what they eat. The paper discusses the increasing number of elderly of all ethnic groups and how they suffer from depression. It presents a comparative study of Japanese-Americans.

From the Paper:

"As the number of elderly increase across the United States, there will be greater demand for medical, psychological and social services that meet their needs. To prepare for such contingencies, it is best to continue such data collection now rather than wait until the demands are high. In this way, the country can be assured that it is indeed responding to this major population that will be requiring extensive support and care in the coming decades."

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