Korean Korean American life revolves around family and home A persons priority

Korean korean american life revolves around family

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Korean Korean American life revolves around family and home. A person’s priority is to family, and family interests are often more important than the individual. The eldest son is often the care provider for elders. The majority are Christians. Korean elderly may find it very hard to ask for help from individuals or agencies, such as home-care or case management. This sense of shame extends beyond the diagnosed individual to the entire family. The behavioral symptoms of dementia are seen as a natural consequence of aging. Native American Traditionally, elders are respected for their wisdom, experience, and knowledge. Although the vast majority of Native Americans speaks English and has attributes and traits of American culture, they also maintain available native languages, practice ceremonies and rituals of a particular tribal group, and identify strongly as Indian. Elders rely on extended family for care.
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ALZHEIMER’S CASE STUDIES 5 Dementia among older American Indians/Native Americans appears to occur at low frequencies Reference: Cultural Competence - Alzheimer's Association. (n.d.). Retrieved from
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