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  • Aging in America: The Latino perspective

    Aging in America: The Latino perspective

    By Jacqueline Angel
    Published: April 28, 2011

    Professor Jacqueline Angel discusses her research on the economic and cultural aspects of caring for the growing population of older Latinos.

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      Elder Care in Austin - Thank You said on Sept. 13, 2011 at 4:18 p.m.
      Thank you Ms Angel for such an informative article. I found your website this past June while searching for in home care agencies in Austin for my elderly mom. After reading your paper, I began looking for additional resources and found Professional Caretakers. They have been terrific. I could not ask for better care for my mom. I feel that if I had not found your website, I don't think I would have had a clue where to begin. Thank you.
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      Wendy Adams said on Aug. 2, 2011 at 2:21 a.m.
      I found this post very interesting, as a CRNA director for a major hospital I have the privilege of interacting with Latino students on a daily basis. Through our communications I find that most have immediate and extended family members who are between the ages of 80-90. With this longevity in life various health issues do arise for most of these elderly persons. The combination of having to care for them at home because of economic situations and other family obligations makes it hard for students to stay focused. The statistics presented on this post are very accurate and does pose additional problems for Latinos to overcome. It seems that society forgets to provide sufficient healthcare for Latino families or the many barriers are not worth their efforts in seeking assistance. Thanks for shedding some light on this important topic. Sincerely, Wendy Adams Nurse Anesthetist Programs