Angel, Jacqueline L.

The Health of Aging Hispanics

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Table of contents

1. Setting the Stage: Hispanic Health and Aging in the Americas
Jacqueline L. Angel, Keith E. Whitfield

Section 1. Exploring the Health Consequences of Hispanic Mortality

2. Health Status of Elderly Hispanics in the United States
Alberto Palloni

3. Census Disability Rates Among Older People by Race/Ethnicity and Type of Hispanic Origin
Kyriakos S. Markides, Karl Eschbach, Laura A. Ray, M. Kristen Peek

4. Disability and Active Life Expectancy of Older U.S.-and Foreign-Born Mexican Americans
Karl Eschbach, Soham Al-Snih, Kyriakos S. Markides, James S. Goodwin

5. Predictors of Decline in Cognitive Status, Incidence of Dementia/CIND and All-Cause Mortality in Older Latinos: The Role of Nativity and Cultural Orientation in the Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging
Mary N. Haan, Vivian Colon Lopez, Kari M. Moore, Hector M Gonzalez, Kala Mehta, Ladson Hinton

6. Education and Mortality Risk Among Hispanic Adults in the United States
Sarah A. McKinnon, Robert A. Hummer

7. Does Longer Life Mean Better Health? Not for Native-Born Mexican Americans in the Health and Retirement Survey
Mark D. Hayward, David F. Warner, Eileen M. Crimmins

Section 2. Contextualizing Support and Mexican-Origin Health in Old Age: Issues of Family, Migration, and Income

8. Dynamics of Intergenerational Assistance in Middle- and Old-Age in Mexico
Rebeca Wong, Monica Higgins

9. Aging, Health and Migration: The Voices of the Elderly Poor in Mexico
V. Nelly Salgado de Snyder

10. Aging and Health Interrelations at the United States-Mexico Border
Roberto Ham-Chande

11. Colonias, Informal Homestead Subdivisions, and Self-Help Care for the Elderly Among Mexican Populations in the United States
Peter M. Ward

Section 3. Access to Health Care Services Among Elderly Hispanics with Special Reference to Mexican Americans

12. Disparities and Access Barriers to Health Care Among Mexican American Elders
Fernando Treviño, Alberto Coustasse

13. Lack of Health Insurance Coverage and Mortality Among Latino Elderly in the United States
Rogelio Saenz, Mercedes Rubio

14. Access Issues in the Care of Mexican-Origin Elders: A Clinical Perspective
David V. Espinod, Liliana Oakes

15. Cross Border Health Insurance and Aging Mexicans and Mexican Americans
David C. Warner

16. Cultural Myths and Other Fables About Promoting Health in Mexican Americans: Lessons Learned from Starr County Border Health Intervention Research
Sharon A. Brown

17. Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Utilization along the U.S.–Mexico Border: Evidence from the Border Epidemiologic Study on Aging
Elena Bastida, H. Shelton Brown, José A. Pagán

Section 4. Options for Health Care Reform

18. Impoverishing and Catastrophic Household Health Spending Among Families with Older Adults in Mexico: A Health Reform Priority
Felicia Marie Knaul, Héctor Arreola-Ornelas, Oscar Méndez-Carniado, Ana Cristina Torres

19. The Health Care Safety Net for Hispanics
Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel

20. Afterword Globalization and Health: Risks and Opportunities for the Mexico—U.S. Border
Julio Frenk, Octavio Gómez-Dantés


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