Learning Objectives

After completion of this module, learners will be able to:

learning objectives1. Identify the major sources of data on ethnogeriatric epidemiology and the gaps in available information

2. Describe the major differences in mortality rates between elders from different ethnic populations in the U.S.

3. List five health conditions for which there are significant differences in risk between specific groups of ethnic elders and the average for older Americans

4. Describe the ethnic specific patterns of social support for frail and disabled elders