Understanding Diverse Cultures

Resources for working with older adults and caregivers from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Highlighted Resources

  • Information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of immigrants, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world
  • Resources on health issues affecting older adults located under 'Patient Education'

Resources from the Administration on Aging and the US Dept of Health and Human Services on preparing for long term care including links to tools and other resources

  • Education resources for health sciences students, health care and social service professionals working with older adults
  • Resources include online videos, continuing education opportunities, and a self study module on health literacy.