About the Series
The Series Creators
Behind the Scenes
About the Family
East L.A.: Past and Present
What It Means to Be Latino
The Art of the Mural
A Healthy Heart
Dealing With Diabetes
Interactive Family Tree
The Generation Gap
Your Family Albums
Aging Gracefully: Live longer, live better.
Resources: Contact these organizations to learn more about aging.
How much do you know about the challenges of aging?
By 2020, the number of Hispanic elderly will increase at a higher rate than the number of older African-Americans or non-Hispanic whites.
Because of their age, retired Americans are reluctant to become involved in their communities.
More than a third of Hispanic American households take responsibility for the care of parents and older relatives.
The majority of Hispanic caregivers rely on which of the following to deal with their caregiving responsibilities?
Research has consistently shown that older non-Hispanic whites are more reliant on family caregiving than older members of minority groups.
Poor nutrition is associated with many adverse health conditions, including increased risk for chronic disease, infection, disability, longer hospital stays and readmission.
Which of the following types of activities are required to improve the health of the elderly?