This seminar addresses diversity issues and caregiving and the cultural beliefs held by various groups about the care of older family members. It highlights caregiver support programs which have successfully implemented cultural outreach strategies and the lessons learned from these promising practices.
Donna Yee, PhD, Executive Director, Asian Community Center in
Sacramento, CA, and Past Chair, American Society on Aging
Donna Benton, PhD, Director, Los Angeles Caregiver Resource
Nancy Field, Assistant Project Director, ADRC, New Jersey Department
of Health and Senior Services
Hilari Hauptman, Kinship and Family Caregiver Program Manager,
Washington Aging and Disability Services Administration
Judy Leitner, Director of Community Relations, Oklahoma Department
of Aging Services
Donna Wagner, Director of Elder Services, Pima Council on Aging, AZ
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Arizona - Click here for a presentation on the "Cuidando con Confianza," demonstration project, which helped to determine the needs of Mexican American caregivers in the city of South Tucson, Arizona. Download Presentation (1.4 mb .pdf)
California - For more information about the Asian Community Center in Sacramento, CA and their outreach strategies to diverse caregivers, visit: www.accsv.org.
Oklahoma - To order copies of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services’ video, "Cultural Competency: Developing Appropriate Strategies for Serving Older Adults” or handbook, “Developing Cultural Competency to Serve Oklahoma's Changing Mosaic,” contact: Claire.Dowers@okdhs.org or (405) 522-3074.
Washington - To order a copy of the video, "Ethnic Communities and Dementia: Making a Difference," contact Hilari Hauptman at the Washington Aging and Adult Services Administration: email@example.com or (360) 725-2545.
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