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Monthly Archive (Generations)

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 02.23.2015
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 02.20.2015
How is the health of native elders, why do disparities persist, and what are the best practices for eliminating them? Read More
posted 02.17.2015
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 12.12.2014
The Fall 2014 issue of Generations addresses the complex topic of mental illness and substance use in older adults. Read More
posted 12.11.2014
With proper funding and increased advocacy, the ACA’s existing provisions for improved mental health care might be implemented to great effect. Read More
posted 12.11.2014
Between the ACA, innovative strategies to create a new type of workforce, and technology, we have a chance to redesign healthcare to adequately address physical and mental health. Read More
posted 12.11.2014
As the world’s population of older adults rapidly increases, more and more in this cohort will seek mental health care. Prevention is a promising approach to lower overall disease burden. Read More