Table of contents for The health of aging Hispanics : the Mexican-origin population / Jacqueline L. Angel, Keith E. Whitfield, editors.


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1. Setting the Stage: Hispanic Health and Aging in the Ameicas..........
Jacqueliie L. Angel and Keith E. Whitfield
Secion . Explorig the Health Consequences of Hispanic Mortality
2. Heath Status of Elderly Hispanics in the United States... ..... 17
Al erto Palloni
3. Census Disability Rates Among Older People by Race/Ehnicity and
Type  of Hispanic  Origin  . .. .. ...... . . ........................... .
Kyrickos S. Markides, Kari Erchbach, Laura A. Ray and
M   r. Kisten Peek
4. Disability and Active ife Expectancy of Older U.S.-and Foreign-Bor
M exican  A m ericans ........................... .......... ...
Karl  S chbach, Sohac:  Al -Sih. Kyriakos S Markides, and
La mes S. Goodwin
. Predictors of Decline in Cogitive Status, Incidence of
Dementia/CIND and All Cause Mortality in Older Latinos: The Role
of Nativity and Cultural Orientation in the Sacramento Area Latino
Study  on  A ging  ...... . ..... ..... .. . ... . .. . ... ..... .. .......................
Mirv N. Ha, ,- Viian CoI in Lopez, Kari M Moore, and Hector
M Gonzalez, Kala Mehta, and Ladson Hinton
6. Education and Mortality Risk Among Hispanic Adults in the
U nited  States  ...... .... . .... ........ ... . ... .. ... .... ..... . ... .  65
Sarah A. McKinnon an ii Roiobr A. Hum er
7. Does Loger Life Miean Better Health? Not for Native-Boin Mexican
Aiericans in the Health and Retirenent Survey ................. .  85
Mar D. Ho Cvwrd Davl F) Warne;, and Eileen M. Criminsii
Section 2 Contextualizng Support and Mexican-Origin Health in Old Age
Issues of Family, Migration, and Income
8 Dynamics of Intergenerational Assistance in Middle- and
Old-Age  in  Mexico....... ..    .  .... . .. .... . ... ......   . 9
Rebeca Wong and Monica Higis
9. Aging, Health and Migration The Voices of the Elderly
Poor  in  Mexico  ...  ......... ......   ... . . . .. ... . ....  ..  12 1
VV N/1e Salgado deo Snd icr
0. Aging and Hlealth Interrelations at the United States-Mexico
B oB r er  . ...... . ...... . . . . .. ........ .......... .  . . . ........... . . ... .... .  .. ... . . . .......... ..  i 34
Roher:t Ham- Catnde
11. Cilnaus, inoa rmal Homestead Subdivisions and Self-Help
Care for the Elderly A mog Mexican Populalions in the
United  States . ..  .. .... . ... . ...... .. .. ..   .. ..1 .. ...   4  1
PeteK M  Ward
Section 3. Access to Health Care Services Among Elderly Hispanics
wirb Specal Reference to Mexican Americans
12 Disparities and Access Barriers to Health Care Among Mexican
American  Elders .... . . . ....... ....... ... .... .. ... .  1 65
Fercnd Treviio and AlherA o Coustisse
3. lack of Health Insurance Coverage and Mortality Among Latino
Ecidly in the United States  .....               ....      .
Rgei' Sae:nz and IfMercede( Ruhio
14. Access Issues in the Care of Mexican-Origin Elders:
A Clinical Perspective ...... ...   . .     .............      95
David V Espin and Liiiaci Oackes
15. Cross Border Health Insurance and Aging Mexicans and
Mexican Americanos  ........ . .... .... .... ........... .. .02
David C( Warner
16. Cultural Myths and Other Fables About Promoting Health in
Mexican Americans: Lessons Learned from Starr County
Border Health Intervention Research.. ....... 2 i
Shairw A. Brow
i7 Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Utilization
along the U.S.-Mexico Border: Evidence from the Bordet
pidemiologic Study of Aging ......... ...............        222
Etna Bsiidal, H. Slheton Birown) and Jose A. Pags n
Section 4. Optiols for Health Care Reform
18. Impoveishing and Catastrophic Household Health Spending
"Among Fam iies with Older Adults in Mexico:
A  Health  Reform  Priority ... ... ............ ........................... .....  237
Felicia Marie Knault H ctor Arreola-Omrelas Oscar
Mi de,- Carniado and Ana Cristina 7orres
19. T e  Health  Care Safely  Net for Hispanics................................ ....  263
Ronald J. Ange and lacuieline L. Angel
Afterword Gobalzation and Health: Risks and Opportuities for the
M exico-l .S. Border...  . ... ..  ....... ...... .... .........   280
Julio Frnk aiid Octatvio GCmez-Damnt



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Older Hispanic Americans Health and hygiene, Older Mexican Americans Health and hygiene