Angel, Jacqueline L.

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

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Aging, Health, and Longevity in the Mexican-Origin Population
Jacqueline L. Angel, Fernando Torres-Gil, Kyriakos Markides

2. Overview
Hector M. 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 E. Aiello, John M. Neuhaus, Mary N. Haan

5. Culture and Couples: Does Partner Disability Differentially Infl uence Mental Health Across Mexico and the US?
M. Kristen Peek, Noe Perez, Jim P. Stimpson

6. BMI and Transitions to Disability Among Older Adults in Mexico and the United States
Kerstin Gerst, Alejandra Michaels-Obregon, Rebeca Wong

7. Overview
Peter M. Ward

8. A Tale of Three Paradoxes: The Weak Socioeconomic Gradients in Health Among Hispanic Immigrants and Their Relation to the Hispanic Health Paradox and Negative Acculturation
Fernando Riosmena, Jeff A. Dennis

9. On the Need for Prospective Studies on Aging and Health of the Hispanic Population in the United States
Roberto Ham-Chande, Silvia Mejía-Arango

10. Sociocultural Status and Burden of Disability in Aging Mexican Americans
Helen P. Hazuda, Sara E. Espinoza

11. Contextualizing the Burden of Chronic Disease: Diabetes, Mortality and Disability in Older Mexicans
Jennifer J. 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, Adriana Pérez, Lisa M. Yarnell, Craig Hanis, Susan P. Fisher-Hoch, Joseph McCormick

14. Overview
Flávia Cristina Drumond Andrade

15. Latinos “Aging in Place”: Issues and Potential Solutions
William A. 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 Hispanics
Mary L. Fennell, Melissa Clark, Zhanlian Feng, Vince Mor, David Barton Smith, Denise A. 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 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 Binational Task
Verónica Montes 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-US Border
Julio Frenk, Octavio Gómez-Dantés

Keywords: Social Sciences, Aging, Social Policy, Geriatrics/Gerontology, Family, Regional and Cultural Studies

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