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Media MentionOctober 13, 2014

Caring for Our Aging Hispanics

The Hispanic population’s rate of growth exceeds that of the general U.S. population by almost five times and needs to be considered as we ponder our country’s future demographics. One distinguishing feature of the Hispanic population is that although it suffers from high levels of poverty and low levels of health insurance coverage, Hispanics have similar or even longer life spans at birth and at age 65 than non-Hispanic whites. This presents a situation that raises several major issues that the nation will have to confront in the coming decades.

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Media MentionOctober 19, 2013

Challenges of aging reach across borders

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