Diverse Elders Coalition Blog

July 13, 2012
The Health of the Hispanic Elderly: Mortality, Morbidity and Barriers to Healthcare Access
By: Diverse Elders

As the Hispanic elderly population continues to grow, mortality, morbidity, and access to healthcare are all important factors that will influence their well-being in their later years of life in the U.S. This paper by Christy Erving gives a review of some of the prevalent causes death, illnesses, disparities in comparison to other racial/ethnic groups, and barriers to healthcare access for the Hispanic elderly. Visit nhcoa.org for more information.

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