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National Asian Pacific Center on Aging
The Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing http://www.culturaldiversity.com.au/
Cultural Context of Aging
Dr. Jay Sokolovsky’s Webpage
National Caucus and Center on Black Aged, Inc.
National Hispanic Council on Aging, Inc.
National Indian Council on Aging
Pioneer Network (Advocates for culture change in aging)
Curriculum in Ethnogeriatrics
Stanford University has developed ethnic Specific Modules (African Americans, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Hispanic/Latino, Asian Indian, Chinese, Pakistani, Southeast Asian, Korean, Filipino, Japanese, Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander)
A Curriculm Module on Aging and Ethnicity Prepared by Scharlach, Fuller-Thomson, and Kramer from the University of California at Berkeley School of Social Welfare, these curriculum materials provide a basic introduction to existing knowledge regarding minority elderly in the United States. They are designed to provide instructors with accurate information that can easily be integrated into existing undergraduate and graduate-level courses, including courses in social welfare, public health, anthropology, sociology, psychology, and minority studies. http://cssr.berkeley.edu/research_units/casas/links_details_curricula_ethnicity.html
A Tool Kit For Serving Diverse Communities http://www.aoa.acl.gov/AoA_Programs/Tools_Resources/DOCS/AoA_DiversityToolkit_full.pdf
Reaching Diverse Older Adult Populations and Engaging Them in Prevention Services andEearly Interventions http://www.aoa.acl.gov/AoA_Programs/HPW/Behavioral/docs2/Issue%20Brief%2011%20Reaching%20and%20Engaging.PDF
Resources For Diversity: Administration On Aging gingthnic Elders Care
Alzheimer’s Association’s Diversity Toolbox
Selected information for African Americans, Chinese, Hispanics/Latinos, and Koreans. Many documents available in a variety of languages (e.g., Polish, Russian, &Vietnamese) http://www.alz.org/professionals_and_researchers_about_the_toolbox.asp
Ethnic Elders Care
This webpage of the Alzheimer’s Association website includes educational materials about issues related to dementia care in diverse communities and challenges to organizations that would like to expand their services to diverse audiences.
Pain, Death, and Grief Accross Cultures
The focus of these two PowerPoint presentations is to develop advanced interpersonal skills to enhance cross-cultural understanding with those patients experiencing physical and emotional pain as they face end of life. Specifically, participants will be able to: 1) Identify barriers to pain management and discussion of end of life issues related to the patient’s cultural background; 2) list and illustrate interview techniques with patients/families to assess cultural interpretations of physical and emotional pain; 3) understand the basic tasks of grieving and how to screen for complicated grief; 4) understand how cultural beliefs influence the bereavement process; and 5) learn ways to communicate appropriate interventions. View Power Point Presentation (PDF) by Randi Diamond, MD New York-Presbyterian Hospital; View Power Point Presentation (PDF) by Dory Hottensen, LCSW New York-Presbyterian Hospital
The Diverse Community Questionnaire This questionnaire, developed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, is a tool that allows agencies, its partners, and stakeholders to have a conversation about what respectful, inclusive, and sensitive services are to a particular community. An agency can use this tool with flexibility, and tailor this questionnaire to meet the particular needs of the communities it serves. http://www.aoa.acl.gov/AoA_Programs/Tools_Resources/DOCS/AoA_DiversityToolkit_full.pdf
Cultural Competence For Health Professionals in Geriatric Care
Free learning module from Case Western Reserve University.
Achieving Cultural Competence: A Guidebook For Providers of Services to Older Americans and Their Families
Family Counseling with an Older Black Family (15 minutes/video) Produced by the School of Social Work at San Jose State University, this video demonstrates family counseling skills appropriate to work with older African American families and to serve as a trigger for discussion. The major issue presented is the conflict between a daughter and her recently disabled mother. The theme is the importance of understanding the value of the Black church and extended kin networks to the life of many Black elderly people. Contact: Andrew Scharlach School of Social Welfare; 329 Haviland Hall; University of California; Berkeley, CA 94720; (510) 642-0126.
Old, Black, and Alive! (28 minutes/ film -1974) Filmed in the rural south, depicts seven elderly African American women who share their insight, faith and strength in a documentary on aging. Contact: University of California at Berkeley Extension Media Center; 2176 Shattuck Avenue; Berkeley, CA 94704; (510) 642-0618 or 642-0460
Older, Stronger, Wiser (28 minutes/ video or film – 1990) Profiles 5 African American women who have struggled to rise above the indignities of racism that have characterized the Black experience for years. Contact: Indiana University Audio Visual Center; Bloomington, IN 47405; (812) 335-2103