Recent research suggests that intellectually demanding work is associated with a lower risk of developing dementia, according to a review of the current literature.
The issue brief explores millennial caregiving in the United States with the goal of enhancing our understanding of the experiences and challenges of young adults providing care for a family member or friend living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.
The report projects that the prevalence and cost of Alzheimer’s disease among Latinos will grow exponentially in the coming decades.
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.
Aging Holocaust Child Survivors in Los Angeles and the Transgenerational Transmission of Extreme Trauma: Key Findings from a Needs Assessment
The fact sheet examines the unique challenges faced by aging Holocaust child survivors in Los Angeles.
The percentage of minority veterans is expected to increase from 21 percent in 2011 to 34 percent in 2040.
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.