ERIC Number: ED342884
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Midlife and Older Women in Latin America and the Caribbean.
American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.; Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC.
Part I of this publication contains a background paper, "The Health and Socioeconomic Situation of Midlife and Older Women in Latin America and the Caribbean" (Sennott-Miller). Part II includes and introduction and the following presentations: "Opening Statement" (Crooks); "Empowering Older Women: An Agenda for the '90s" (de Alvarez); "Occupational Health in Midlife and Older Women in Latin America and the Caribbean" (Paltiel); "Perception and Diagnosis: Two Aspects of Chronic Disease in the Midlife Woman in Uruguay" (Niedworok); "Morbidity and Mortality of Midlife Women in Argentina" (Bianco); "Patterns in Medical Service Use among Midlife and Older Women in Costa Rica" (de Madrigal); "The Health Status of the Puerto Rican Elderly: Public Health Policy Implications" (Aviles, Irizarry); "Medical Care for the Elderly: A Study in Kingston, Jamaica" (Eldemire); "Nutritional Status, Socioeconomic Environment, and Lifestyle of the Elderly in August Town, Kingston, Jamaica" (Mesfin et al.); "Social Policies and Planning for Midlife and Older Women in Latin America: An International Approach" (du Guerny); "Profile of the Mexican Elderly Woman: A Comparative Study" (Bialik); "Social Life among Females Aged 75 and Over in Barbados" (Brathwaite); "Informal Support Systems of Widows over 60 in Puerto Rico" (Sanchez); "Psychosocial Perceptions of the Status of Women over 45 in Colombia" (Dulcey-Ruiz, Segura-Barrios); "Female Sexuality and Aging in Colombia" (Velez); "Problems of Data Collection and Research on Midlife and Older Women" (Ferencic); "Role Changes in the Midlife Woman 45-60 Years of Age in Colombia" (de Pineda); "Widowhood: The Social and Economic Consequences" (Rawlins); "Changing Gender Hierarchies by Cohort in a Brazilian Sugar Plantation" (Aguiar); "Role Changes in Women at Midlife in Argentina" (de Lattes); "The Invisible Worker: Health Conditions of the Domestic Worker in Colombia" (Leon); "Protection of the Elderly Woman in Costa Rica" (Ramirez); "The Aging Female Population in the Caribbean Area: Some Economic Issues" (Scott); "Women and Old Age: Status of the Elderly Woman in Mexico" (de Lehr); "Biopsychosocial Aspects of the Venezuelan Population 60 Years of Age and Older" (Morazzani); "The Aging Woman in Puerto Rico: Public Policy and Priorities" (Cintron); "Socioeconomic Policies and the Status of the Older Woman in Costa Rica" (Blanco); and "Final Report of the Meeting on Midlife and Older Women" (Bianco). (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Aging (Individuals), Chronic Illness, Demography, Economic Factors, Equal Protection, Family Health, Family Programs, Females, Foreign Countries, Household Workers, Individual Power, Latin Americans, Life Style, Middle Aged Adults, Nutrition, Occupational Safety and Health, Older Adults, Policy Formation, Sex Role, Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Social Life, Social Planning, Social Support Groups, Socioeconomic Influences, Widowed, Womens Studies
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.; Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC.