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CHFD 3710% - CHFD 3710 African Americans in a large city...

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CHFD 3710 African Americans in a large city can meet their social, health care, and personal needs within their minority communities The concept of institutional completeness shows the importance of the social environment to minority older people Structured inequality refers to inequalities built into the social system. Personal history refers to a person’s passage through life Each perspective—multiple jeopardy, leveling, and the life course—gives some insight into minority aging. Multiple jeopardy and leveling alone miss important details about minority aging The four largest U.S. minority groups are African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, and American Indians. These groups differ in size and in their proportion of the proportion Compared with whites, they have higher rates of disability(Kelley-Moore & Ferraro,2004),spend less on health care and see a doctor less often Gelfand(2003) reports that, compared with elderly whites, elderly African Americans
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