Reflections on 30 years of advocacy, thinking, and writing about elderly Latinos

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Abstract

The author reflects on over 30 years of thinking, writing, and advocating on behalf of elderly Latinos. Personal, cultural, and familial experiences are intertwined with implications for policy and practice. The impact of Latinos' generational socialization into American society is examined in relation to familial obligations to elderly relatives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)123-134
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work
Volume16
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007

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Keywords

  • Elderly
  • Generational cultural dissonance
  • Latinos/Hispanics
  • Reminiscence therapy

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  • Education
  • Health(social science)

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