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ERIC Number: ED342884
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 450
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-92-75-12021-8
ISSN: 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)
U.S. sales: PAHO Publications, 49 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, NY 12210; all other countries: PAHO Distribution and Sales, 523 23rd Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037 ($20.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.; Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC.