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Resources and Reference Materials on Older Adults

Addressing issues that arise with aging is a challenge regardless of background or circumstance, but it is particularly challenging for low-income and underserved communities. CHWs are in a unique position to serve this population because of their strong ties to the community and their in-depth knowledge of the culture within them.  MHP Salud implements Community Health Worker-led programs that focus on connecting older adults to health care and strengthening skills that allow them to live independently.  Through the evaluations of our own programs, and in collaboration with our partners,  we’ve developed these resources that outline the implementation and evaluation processes of CHW-led older adult programs.

Cultural Norms and Caregiving

This series of worksheets and videos created in collaboration with Trualta, feature interviews with actual caregivers sharing their experiences.

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Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia in the Hispanic/Latino Community

This resource provides information to service providers and caregivers about how Alzheimer’s affects the Hispanic/Latino community.

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This biannual newsletter for older adults and their caregivers focuses on aging issues that affect Hispanic communities.

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This guide was designed to help healthcare professionals better understand how to engage in conversations with older Hispanic adults about Advanced Care Planning.

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This resource is an educational tool.

Aging in Place refers to a person making a conscious decision to stay in the inhabitation of their choice for as long as they can with the comforts that are important to them. As people age in place, it may be necessary to add supplementary services to facilitate their living conditions and maintain their quality of life. This guide builds upon MHP Salud’s experience implementing the CHW model in aging in place programs and the expertise of the National Center for Equitable Care for Elders.

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Training for your organization, made simple.

In addition to publishing resources and conducting our own Community Health Worker (CHW) programs, MHP Salud offers a variety of training and consulting services to help organizations create and optimize their own CHW programs. When we provide these services, we put our 35 years of experience to work to enhance your organization’s services and improve your overall reach. Does your organization employ Community Health Workers? We can help.

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