Asian American senior citizens are a growing population. Many of them live in
poverty, with arrangements that render them alone, and without
strong social support. There is a prevalence
of depressive symptoms, yet cultural and language barriers limit
their access to care. In the crowded urban
setting, many also become victims of crime and pedestrian
Coming from a
tradition where the elderly citizens enjoy typical respect, how
can a support system be built for the immigrant community?
intergenerational communication be improved across cultures?
How can service
providers acquire cultural and language competence to bridge the
How can messages be
developed to target the Asian American senior citizens?
How can policy and
decision makers participate in the creation of a safe and
healthy community that prize the well-being of their elderly?
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