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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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The Effectiveness of a Culturally Sensitive Cognitive Behavioral Group Intervention for Latino Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Judith G. Gonyea, Luz M. López and Esther H. Velásquez.

in The Gerontologist

April 2016; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 7953 words.

Purpose of the Study:

Demographic projections suggest that the older Latino population will experience the fastest growth among all racial/ethnic groups;...

ENGAGING OLDER AMERICAN INDIANS IN CULTURALLY-SENSITIVE ASSESSMENTS OF EARLY EDUCATION EXPERIENCES

in The Gerontologist

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 162 words.

The Insiders as Outsiders: Professionals Caring for an Aging Parent

Robert M. Kaiser and Susan L. Kaiser.

in The Gerontologist

February 2017; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 6379 words.

Abstract

As professionals in geriatric medicine and social work, we are caregivers for our widowed mother of 90 years, a woman with neurocognitive disorder and...

Convoys of Social Relations in Cross-National Context

Kristine J Ajrouch, Heather R Fuller, Hiroko Akiyama and Toni C Antonucci.

in The Gerontologist

May 2018; p ublished online January 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 8344 words.

Abstract

Purpose of the Study

This study examines national variations in social networks among older adults across...

Interrogating the Contested Spaces of Rural Aging: Implications for Research, Policy, and Practice

Mark W Skinner and Rachel Winterton.

in The Gerontologist

January 2018; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 8627 words.

Abstract

Informed by a critical turn underway in rural gerontology, this article explores how the intersection of global and local trends relating to...