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Rethinking Elder Care . . . With an Eye to the Future

Posted on 12/12/2012 by |Health | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthBy Liz Seegert for Kaiser Health News The elderly population of the future may not look much like the old people of today. It will be less white and with fewer native English speakers. That means physicians, nurses, social workers and health aides will have to adapt to our increasingly diverse society, according to Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, professor, health policy & management, and interim co-director of the Institute on Aging at the University of North Carolina. She says that not understanding …