Findings from the Urban Institute report show that older Hispanics receive much less income, hold much less wealth and are much more likely to be impoverished than the overall U.S. older adult population.
The report is one of the most comprehensive explorations of aging and quality of life ever conducted on Los Angeles County’s older residents.
New Research Highlights the Benefits of Community Programs for Older African Americans in Los Angeles County
Despite high need, some programs and services for older adults are underused, inaccessible or unavailable to many African American older adults throughout Los Angeles County, according to the research brief.
About 40 percent of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders aged 65 years or older spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing.
The percentage of minority veterans is expected to increase from 21 percent in 2011 to 34 percent in 2040.
The report examines the emerging knowledge about the role of family caregiving for Latino elders across Metro Denver.
People in the lower income areas had more limited choices for formal long-term care services overall.
Report Summary I: Current Conditions among Older Latinos and African Americans in Low- and Middle-Income Los Angeles Neighborhoods
The report summary provides a snapshot of the current living conditions and health status of older Latino and African American older residents of East and South Los Angeles.
Disparities in Access and Use of Skilled Nursing Services by Income and Racial-Ethnic Status in California
The policy brief describes recent changes in the long-term care landscape with regards to the access to and use of traditional skilled nursing facilities.