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Coalition Releases Recommendations to Promote Healthy Aging Among Diverse Elder Populations

Yesterday, the Diverse Elders Coalition released a report, Aging with Health and Dignity: Diverse Elders Speak Up, summarizing nearly 5,000 comments from into specific recommendations to promote health and independence among older adult communities of color, LGBT communities and American Indian/Alaska Native communities.

n4a attended the launch event highlighting recommendations to offer culturally and linguistically competent services for older adults; enhance access to opportunities to age in place, particularly for underserved urban and rural communities; and improve disaggregated data collection practices for diverse elder populations.

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