Therapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Elders: Health and Social Issues

Therapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Elders: Health and Social Issues

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ISBN-13: 9781317826811
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/04/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 236
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
  • About the Editors
  • Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Demographics
  • Chapter 1. Culture-Specific Theoretical and Conceptual Models of Aging
  • Chapter 2. Therapeutic Interventions with Elders of Japanese Ancestry
  • How People of Japanese Ancestry in the United States Identify and Define Themselves
  • Cultural Influences on Americans of Japanese Ancestry
  • Health Issues Among Japanese Elderly
  • Social and Health Services Available to Japanese Elderly
  • Chapter 3. Vietnamese-American Elders
  • A Brief History of Vietnamese Immigration
  • Demographic Information
  • Adjustment Experiences
  • Vietnamese Elderly
  • Sources of Worry or Anxiety
  • Therapeutic Interventions
  • Guidelines for Working with Vietnamese Americans
  • Chapter 4. Elderly Russian Jewish Immigrants
  • Basic Demographic Information
  • Intergenerational Issues and Family Caregiving
  • Theoretical Perspectives and Key Concepts
  • The Process of Assimilation
  • Health Care Utilization and Access
  • Recommendations and Guidelines
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 5. African-American Elders
  • Family System
  • Acculturation and Physical Health
  • Acculturation and Mental Health
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 6. Elderly Puerto Ricans
  • Theoretical Perspectives
  • Factors Hypothesized to Impact Elderly Puerto Ricans
  • Physical Health Status of Elderly Puerto Ricans
  • Mental Health Status of Elderly Puerto Ricans
  • Use of Social Services by Elderly Puerto Ricans
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 7. Cuban-American Elders
  • Historical Background of Cuban Immigrants
  • Demography of Elderly Cuban Americans
  • Health Status of Cuban Elderly
  • Health Care Services
  • Conclusion and Implications
  • Chapter 8. Mexican-American Elders
  • Population Trends and Statistics
  • Traits of the Population
  • Issues Related to Level of Acculturation
  • Implications for Health and Social Service Providers
  • Anticipated Changes and Recommendations
  • Chapter 9. The Yaqui (Yoeme) Elderly
  • The Current Cohort of the Yaqui Elderly
  • Yaqui Culture
  • Demographics that Impact Roles
  • Language Discrimination
  • Implications for Health and Social Services Practice
  • Yaqui Health Beliefs and Practices in Action
  • Chapter 10. Navajo Elders
  • The Diné
  • The Beginning
  • Government
  • Federal-Tribal Relationship
  • Navajo-Federal Relationship
  • Navajo Elders
  • Traditional and Modern Medical Care
  • Traditional and Current Health Care Behavior
  • Chapter 11. Views and Visions: Moving Toward Culturally Competent Practice
  • Common Themes
  • Policy, Program, and Research Directions
  • Research
  • Educational Objectives for Health and Social Service Providers
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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