...And Quality Healthcare for All: Reducing Health Disparities in America
Graham, Garth N., Dietz, David, Aging Today
The March-April 2011 issue of Aging Today featured a timely article by Dr. Fernando Torres-Gil and Diana Lam ("America Is at the Nexus of Aging and Multiculturalism") that not only identified our nation's impending "silver" tsunami, but also considered the fact that this wave of baby boomers will be composed of many races and ethnicities.
While the U.S. Census Bureau projects that by 2032 there will be more individuals alive over age 65 than under age 15, what hasn't been as widely discussed is the explosive population growth among racial and ethnic minorities. By 2050, Census Bureau projections indicate U.S. Hispanic growth by 188 percent, Asian and Pacific Islander growth by 213 …
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Publication information: Article title: ...And Quality Healthcare for All: Reducing Health Disparities in America. Contributors: Graham, Garth N. - Author, Dietz, David - Author. Magazine title: Aging Today. Volume: 32. Issue: 6 Publication date: November/December 2011. Page number: 5. © American Society on Aging Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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