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Unformatted text preview: Social Cultural Historical Minority aging influenced by: Social institutions Historical periods and events Personal biography Life cycle stage Life events Resources Older African Americans Health • Worse than whites on most measures • Greater risks of: ♦ Heart disease ♦ Cancer ♦ Cerebrovascular disease ♦ Diabetes ♦ Higher rates of disability ♦ Disability occurs earlier in life Barriers to healthcare Income Less access to goal healthcare Lack of confidence in healthcare system...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course CHFD 3710 taught by Professor Lewis during the Spring '11 term at UGA.
- Spring '11