BN.com Gift Guide

Aging, Health, and Longevity in the Mexican-Origin Population

Overview

Aging, Health, and Longevityin the Mexican-Origin Populationcreates a foundation for an interdisciplinary discussion of the trajectory of disability and long-term care for older people of Mexican-origin from a bi-national perspective. Although the literature on Latino elders in the United States is growing, few of these studies or publications offer the breadth and depth contained in this book.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (5) from $124.88   
  • New (4) from $124.88   
  • Used (1) from $191.77   
Sending request ...

Overview

Aging, Health, and Longevityin the Mexican-Origin Populationcreates a foundation for an interdisciplinary discussion of the trajectory of disability and long-term care for older people of Mexican-origin from a bi-national perspective. Although the literature on Latino elders in the United States is growing, few of these studies or publications offer the breadth and depth contained in this book.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Table of Contents

Aging, health and longevity in the Mexican-origin Population

Preface and Acknowledgement

Jacqueline L. Angel

About the Authors

Forewords

Eduardo Sanchez

Kenneth Shine
1. Introduction

Jacqueline L. Angel
Fernando Torres-Gil
Kyriakos Markides

Section 1- Latino Aging: Risks of Disability and Chronic Illness

2. Overview

Hector González

3. Does the “Healthy Immigrant Effect” Extend to Cognitive Aging?

Terrence D. Hill

Jacqueline L. Angel
Kelly S. Balistreri
4. Lifetime Socioeconomic Position and Functional Decline in Older Mexican Americans:

Results from the Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging
Adina Zeki Al-Hazzouri
Michelle Odden

Elizabeth R Mayeda

Allison Aiello

John M. NeuhausMary N. Haan

5. Cultural Differences in the Effects of Disability on Mental Health in Mexican Couples

from the MHAS and MA Couples from the H-EPESE
M. Kristen Peek

Noe A. Perez

Jim S. Stimpson

6. BMI and transitions to disability among older adults in Mexico and the United States

Kerstin Gerst

Alejandra Michaels-Obregon

Rebeca Wong

Section 2. Contextualizing Disability: Issues of Immigration, Economics, and Family

7. Overview

Peter Ward

8. A Tale of Three Paradoxes: The Weak Socioeconomic Gradients in Health among Latino

Immigrants and their Relation to the Latino Health Paradox and Negative Acculturation

Fernando Riosmena

Jeff Dennis
9. On the Need for Prospective Studies on Aging and Health of the Hispanic Population in

the United States
Roberto Ham-ChandeSilvia Mejía Arango
10. Sociocultural Status and Burden of Disability in Aging Mexican AmericansHelen P. Hazuda

Sara E. Espinoza

11. Contextualizing the Burden of Chronic Disease: Diabetes, Mortality and Disability in

Older Mexicans
Jennifer Salinas

Bassent E. Abdelbary

Elizabeth A. Rocha

Sohan Al Snih

12. Access to Vaccines for Latin American and Caribbean Older Adults with Disability
Carlos A. Reyes-Ortiz

Diana M. Davalos

Maria F. Montoya

Daniel Escobar

13. Diabetes and Employment Productivity: The Effect of Duration and Management

among Mexican Americans

H. Shelton Brown, III
Adriana Pérez
Lisa M. Yarnell
Craig Hanis
Susan P. Fisher-Hoch
Joseph McCormick
Section 3. Caregiving and Long-term Care of Older Latinos: Formal and Informal Care

Arrangements
14. Overview
Flávia Cristina Drumond Andrade

15. Latinos “Aging in Place”: Issues and Potential Solutions
William Vega
Hector M. González

16. Separate and Unequal Access and Quality of Care in Nursing Homes: Transformation

of the Long Term Care Industry and Implications of the Research Program for Aging Latinos
Mary L. Fennell
Melissa Clark

Zhanlian Feng
Vince Mor
David B. Smith

Denise Tyler

17. Latino and Non-Latino Elderly in Los Angeles County: A Pilot Study of Demographic

Trends for Disability and Long-Term Care

David E. Hayes-Bautista

Charlene Chang

Werner Schink
18. Long-Term Care Policy and Older Latinos
Steven P. Wallace
19. Estimating the Demand for Long-term Care among Aging in Mexican-Americans:

Cultural Preferences versus Economic Realities
Angelica P. Herrera
Jacqueline L. Angel

Carlos Díaz Venegas
Ronald J. Angel
20.
Mexican-American Families and Dementia: An Exploration of “Work” in Response to

Dementia-Related Aggressive Behavior

Ester Carolina Apesoa-Varano

Judith C. Barker

Ladson Hinton

21. Caring for the Elderly: A Bi-national Task
Verónica Montes de Oca Zavala

Rogelio Sáenz

Ahtziri Molina Roldán
22.
Extending Medicare to Mexico: Impact on Mexican-Born Beneficiaries

David C. Warner
23. The Evolving Nexus of Policy, Longevity and Diversity: Agenda Setting for Latino Health and Aging

Fernando Torres-Gil

Diana Lam
24. Afterword: Human Security in Health: The Case of the Mexico–U.S. Border

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)