Private Insurance and Mental Health Among Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Longitudinal Analysis by Race and Ethnicity
Older adults with multiple chronic conditions have a higher risk than those without multiple conditions of developing a mental health condition.
Substantial gaps in research remain across oldest‐old ethnic populations while the burden of dementia increases exponentially with age among Mexican and Mexican American older adults.
Assessment of Racial Disparities in Mortality Rates Among Older Adults Living in US Rural vs Urban Counties From 1968 to 2016
Even though racial disparities in mortality rates for older adults have narrowed, the gap between Black and White men in rural counties across the United States continues to widen.
Ho suggests that researchers need to recognize the strengths and limitations of data produced from life expectancy models in the short-term, and also appreciate the crucial role such models will play in understanding the evolution of population health in the long term.