Alzheimer's Disease: A Multi-Cultural Perspective

This documentary focuses on the actual experiences of four families as they care for an elder with Alzheimers Disease. Seen from the perspective of four ethnic minority groups Chinese, Japanese, Latino, and Vietnamese the video shows the obstacles they face, including:

  • Language barriers
  • Lack of support from the extended family
  • Inaccurate information about the disease and its etiology
  • Cultural norms that mitigate against long term placement.

Possible solutions to some of these problems are discussed by family members as well as professionals in the field of gerontology.

Price: $135.00 USD

Product ID: TER020
Media: DVD
Year: 1993
Duration: 34:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Alzheimer's, Nursing Assistant Skills, Long Term Care
 
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