Negotiating candidacy: ethnic minority seniors' access to care.

  title={Negotiating candidacy: ethnic minority seniors' access to care.},
  author={Sharon Koehn},
  journal={Ageing and society},
  volume={29 4},
The 'Barriers to Access to Care for Ethnic Minority Seniors ' (BACEMS) study in Vancouver, British Columbia, found that immigrant families torn between changing values and the economic realities that accompany immigration cannot always provide optimal care for their elders. Ethnic minority seniors further identified language barriers, immigration status, and limited awareness of the roles of the health authority and of specific service providers as barriers to health care. The configuration and… CONTINUE READING
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