Aging, Health, and Longevity in the Mexican-Origin by Jacqueline L. Angel, Fernando Torres-Gil, Kyriakos Markides

By Jacqueline L. Angel, Fernando Torres-Gil, Kyriakos Markides

Aging, well-being, and durability within the Mexican-Origin Population creates a beginning for an interdisciplinary dialogue of the trajectory of incapacity and long term deal with older humans of Mexican-origin from a bi-national point of view. even supposing the literature on Latino elders within the usa is growing to be, few of those stories or guides provide the breadth and intensity contained during this book.

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For this and other reasons, the health of both nations is essential in ensuring continued prosperity and growth. For the past century, the United States has led the world in economic might. With that economic and technological success, as in Western Europe, came better public health and increased longevity of its people. Middle-income nations, like Mexico, saw similar trends, but lagged behind their more wealthy counterparts. After the first decade of the twentyfirst century, many middle-income nations, including Mexico, appear to be catching up with the United States.

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