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Unformatted text preview: Growth in size of older minority population Minority older people often have Lower income Poorer health Shorter lives Experience aging different than older Whites Can teach other ways to grow old Expression of Diversity of American Society Overall, all aged 85+ will increase 4-fold by 2050 African Americans will increase 6-fold Hispanics will increase 12-fold *ALL older minority groups expected to increase* Three theories of Minority group aging Multiple jeopardy Leveling Life course perspective...
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- Spring '11