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Community Health Workers Encourage and Migrant Seasonal Agricultural Worker Families to Make Healthier Decisions
Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAW) are predominantly Hispanic. Family plays a significant role in this community's lives; they provide support, guidance, and encouragement. The family makeup of the Hispanic community goes beyond the traditional nuclear family. Households include cousins, aunts/uncles, grandparents, and sometimes family friends.
Healthcare Biases and How they Affect Older Adults
Ageism is the act of discriminating and stereotyping against older adults. Many people don’t know that ageism in healthcare can lead to both undertreating conditions and overtreating health conditions.
Actions that Impact Mental Health among Older Adults
Did you know that Ageism is more than a term associated with how a person thinks about aging (or your age)? Ageism can be followed by actions that can have a negative impact on a person’s mental health. Older adults may experience stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination based on age.
Edadismo 102: Acciones que impactan la salud mental de los adultos mayores
¿Sabías que el Edadismo es más que un término asociado con la forma en que una persona piensa sobre el envejecimiento (o tu edad)? La discriminación por edad puede ser seguida por acciones que pueden tener un impacto negativo en la salud mental de una persona. Los adultos mayores pueden experimentar estereotipos, prejuicios y discriminación basada en la edad.
CHWs Assist MSAW Communities with Overcoming Barriers to Diabetes Management
Although their work requires tremendous physical labor and extended shifts, MSAWs are at a higher risk of developing chronic health conditions.