Ethnicity and Aging Worksheet: Hispanic Americans: APA

Ethnicity and Aging Worksheet: Hispanic Americans: APA

Ethnicity and Aging Worksheet: Hispanic Americans (100% = 20 Points) The purpose of this worksheet is to explore information about the health and health care of the aging population specific to an ethnic group residing in a specific region or community in the United States. The content to be addressed in this assignment includes: 1. Identification of an Hispanic American group of older adults situated in a local, state or regional location in the United (5 %) 2. Description of Hispanic American demographic statistics (eg.-age, gender, education, income, etc.) and health related statistics (morbidity, mortality, major causes of death, etc.) (20%) 3. Description of SALIENT cultural characteristics of Hispanic American (20 %) 4. Description of possible effects of cultural characteristics and practices on health, health care, social support, living arrangement; identify health disparity issue if any of Hispanic American (25 %) 5. List gerontological nursing approaches to address health care needs or issues of the selected ethnic group. (25%) 6. List references used in APA format. (5 %) Grading Criteria: To get full points, all items must be addressed and clearly answered using correct grammar, spelling & punctuation. References are listed using APA format. Must be type written, 12 points font, single space. Suggested references/websites for this worksheet: https://www.cdc.gov/aging/data/index.htm https://www.nia.nih.gov/health Administration on Aging https://www.acl.gov/about-acl/administration-aging Administration on Community Living https://www.acl.gov/about-acl https://www.acl.gov/aging-and-disability-in-america/data-and-research/census-data-population-estimates U.S. Census Bureau https://www.census.gov/topics/population/age-and-sex.html https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml (American Fact Finder) Michigan and Local Health Departments National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Course Textbook Transcultural nursing books and websites I. Identification of an ethnic group of older adults situated in a local, state or regional location in the United States (5 %) II. Description of demographic statistics (age, gender, education, income, etc.) and health related statistics (e.g., morbidity, mortality, major causes of death, etc.) (20%) III. Description of salient cultural characteristics of the ethnic group (20 %) IV. Description of possible effects of cultural characteristics and practices on health, health care, social support, living arrangement; identify health disparity issue if any. (25 %) V. List gerontological nursing approaches to address health care needs or issues of the selected ethnic group. (25%) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. VI. List references used in APA format. (5 %)