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February 2015

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posted 02.26.2015
The Winter 2014–2015 issue of Generations examines why social and health disparities persist in America’s diverse aging population and frames the challenge of sustaining programs and services to ameliorate them amid America’s current climate of economic insecurity. Read More
posted 02.26.2015
Within the umbrella term, Asian American, exist multiple cultures and varied disease prevalence. Addressing disparities in care means we must use culturally and linguistically appropriate measures to educate the various sub-groups. Read More
posted 02.25.2015
Download the free AiA15 app and use it to search the sessions, look up presenter information, find exhibitor locations and contacts, connect with the AiA15 community with in-app social tools, and more!  Read More
posted 02.23.2015
Progress in reducing and eliminating discrimination and health disparities is slow: competing domestic, defense, and foreign-policy priorities, uncertainties of the national economy, and a polarized partisan policy environment present challenges to social and health policy... Read More
posted 02.23.2015
Given the importance of upholding our basic liberties and the complex nature of capacity issues, it’s important to use standardized inquiry and documentation whenever a question of capacity arises. Read More
posted 02.20.2015
How is the health of native elders, why do disparities persist, and what are the best practices for eliminating them? Read More
posted 02.19.2015
It’s time to connect two global patterns: Climate Change and Population Aging. Read More
posted 02.17.2015
Racial and ethnic health disparities are socioeconomic, and there are great variances in health between countries of origin, reasons for immigration, and length of time spent in the United States. Read More
posted 02.17.2015
What creates health disparities and what policy options are available for ameliorating them? Read More
posted 02.17.2015
Don't miss a single session you're interested in at the Aging in America Conference by exporting your AiA15 itinerary to your Outlook Calendar. Read More

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