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The Ways Inequality Affects Black Americans at the End of Life

By Diverse Elders

by Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez. This article originally appeared on Next Avenue.

Jodi Savage was her grandmother’s caretaker in her last days. Like many black Americans, her grandmother’s cultural beliefs and religious background led to very little discussion around Read More

LGBT Seniors Grapple With End-of-Life Issues

By Diverse Elders

by Matthew S. Bajko. This article originally appeared in the Bay Area Reporter.

While enjoying her 72nd year on the planet, Donna Personna knows her remaining days are numbered. Yet the prospect of her demise doesn’t scare her.

“The Read More

To Eliminate Race Disparities in Diabetes, We Must Address Social Determinants of Health

By Diverse Elders

by Susan Buchanan. This article originally appeared in the Louisiana Weekly.

In the United States, diabetes is most prevalent among Southerners and residents of Appalachian regions. Blacks are afflicted more than whites. Over a third of African American seniors are Read More