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Availability and usefulness of Federal programs and services to elderly Mexican-Americans.

United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging.

Availability and usefulness of Federal programs and services to elderly Mexican-Americans.

Hearings, Ninetieth Congress, second session - [Ninety-first Congress, first session]

by United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older Mexican Americans.

  • Edition Notes

    Hearings held Dec. 17, 1968- Nov. 21, 1969, in various cities.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1457 .A5272
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 v. (iv, 641 p.)
    Number of Pages641
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5275555M
    LC Control Number71602994

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Availability and usefulness of Federal programs and services to elderly Mexican-Americans by United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Availability and usefulness of federal programs and services to elderly mexican-americans hearings before the special committee on aging united states senate ninetieth congress second session part 1-los angeles, calif. decem printed for the use of the special committee on aging u.s. government printing office.

AVAILABILITY AND USEFULNESS OF FEDERAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO ELDERLY MEXICAN-AMERICANS (Concluding Hearing) THURSDAY, NOVEMI U.S. SENATE, SPECIAL COXMIrrrEE ON AGING, Washington, D.C. The 'Special Committee met at a.m., pursuant to call, in roomNew Senate Office Building, Senator Ralph Yarborough pre.

Availability and usefulness of Federal programs and services to elderly Mexican-Americans Hearings, Ninetieth Congress, second session - [Ninety-first Congress, first session]. Column Definitions 19Actual (FY19 LFD Actual) - FY19 actual expenditures as adjusted by Legislative Finance Division.

20 CC (FY20 Conference Committee) - The FY20 operating budget. THE MEXICAN AMERICAN ELDERLY AND BARRIERS TO THE UTILIZATION OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES Kathleen Anne Hoekstra, M.A. Western Michigan University, The utilization of health care services by the Mexican American elderly is low compared to the severity of their health problems.

This thesis examines the sociocultural factors which affect theAuthor: Kathleen Anne Hoekstra. Throughout the country, the following services and programs are available to seniors who seek them: 1. Adult Day Care. Adult Day Care programs exist in virtually every part of the nation.

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Top 10 Government Resources for Seniors and Caregivers. services and tools to use for organizing programs. Understand the Hispanic culture. Preconceived ideas about dementia are a major obstacle to successful outreach programs. Hispanics with dementia are more likely to live with their families than most other diverse groups but are less likely to see physicians or other health Size: KB.

Health and Social Services, Formal Organizations, and the Mexican American Elderly* Norma Williams University of North Texas ABSTRACT Students of everyday life are making a significant contribution to understanding the manner in which persons carry out their daily activities.

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