Aging Latino and African American Caregivers of Children with Developmental Disabilities (R6)


Principal Investigator:
Sandra Magaña, MSW, PhD
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Goals:

  • Examine the impact of caring for an adult with a I/DD on health behaviors, health care, and physical health of mid-life and aging Latina and African American women
  • Examine risk factors of caregiving as potential mediators of health conditions to physical health

RELATED RESEARCH FINDINGS AND PRODUCTS (1998-2003)

Aging with Autism and Mental Retardation: Challenges and Rewards of Caregiving by Older Parents and Adult Siblings

Aging with Autism and Intellectual Disability: Challenges and Rewards of Caregiving by Older Parents and Adult Siblings - Final Report

Family Involvement by Aging Parents and Adult Siblings with Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Living in Residential Settings - Final Report