Public policy implications of an ethnically diverse elderly population

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Social, economic, and health care trends demonstrating the rapid growth and diversity of elderly minority and ethnic groups have long-term repercussions for social support service systems in the United States. Current public policies designed for a homogeneous elderly population must become more flexible and must recognize and accommodate the needs of an increasingly diverse American society.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)243-257
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1991

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Health(social science)
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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