Aging & Diversity in America
Length: 1 Hour 3 minutes
The American older adult population continues to become more and more heterogenous. What does it mean to be an older adult who is part of a diverse group? How do professionals remain culturally competent while meeting the unique needs of the individual older person? Join us for this interactive program to discuss and uncover what various diverse groups have experienced over time, the impact it has on their aging experience, and how to maintain cultural competence.
Content Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Date of original program: 6.6.2022
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW, has been in healthcare for more than 15 years. Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care. She is passionate about educating patients and families on options while promoting self-determination for those with complex physical, cognitive or mental health diagnoses. A frequent guest lecturer for Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program, she also loves teaching professionals about best practices in working with older generations.