Irene Daniels Lewis

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By 2030, ethnic minority elders are expected to increase by 12%. Research about this highly diverse population is gaining momentum. This chapter summarizes selected research articles published after 1996 on access and utilization of services and resources by African American and Asian American elders. Computerized searches were made using PubMed and CINAHL(More)
The purpose of this evaluative study was to determine if elderly patients' mental health assessment scores improved after receiving specialized inpatient treatment. A random sample of 106 cases was drawn from existing medical records of patients treated during a 2-year time period in a comprehensive geropsychiatric inpatient clinical outcome assessment(More)
This article provides some brief demographic data on aging, describes anticipatory grief, and presents two cases of anticipatory grief involving elders in racial/ethnic minority groups with some analysis including cultural values and beliefs and some practical guidelines.Melen McBride and Mycel JacobIrene Daniels and Lillian DavisIrene and Don Lewis The(More)
This study focused upon African American grandparents who assumed full-time parenting responsibilities of their grandchildren--parenting the second time around. The sample, derived the support group Grandparents Who Care (GWC), were raising children whose parents were drug addicted, incarcerated or deceased or otherwise unable to parent their children. The(More)
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