Understanding Diverse Cultures

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

Highlighted Resources

  • 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'
  • Open-access medical journal, providing an influential venue for outstanding research and commentary on the major challenges to human health worldwide
  • Use keyword search for research articles and reports. 
  • The most comprehensive non-profit agency serving older adults and their loved ones in Washington State
  • Promotes positive aging for seniors and their families through integrated system of quality programs and senior centers.
  • Coordinates a free senior Information and Assistance hotline.