Understanding Diverse Cultures

Resources for working with older adults and caregivers from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Highlighted Resources

Health and medical resources pertinent to the American Indian population

The purpose of this blog is to increase awareness of the impact of culture on health and to support health care providers and students in their efforts to provide culturally sensitive and appropriate health care. 

  • Information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of immigrants, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world
  • Resources on health issues affecting older adults located under 'Patient Education'