Tag: elderly care

African Immigrant Care Workers & COVID in the US: Their Fears, Protections, and Recalibrations by Cati Coe

Cati Coe , February 16th, 2021


The US healthcare system depends on the labor of immigrant healthcare professionals, a fact mainly unrecognized and unreported during the pandemic. Twenty-eight percent of physicians are foreign-born…


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Disrupted connections: On participation in caring for a mother with dementia by Tanja Ahlin

Tanja Ahlin , April 2nd, 2019


On a sunny, stifling afternoon, my friend, an Ayurvedic doctor, ushers me into a scantily furnished examining room of his clinic in central Kerala, South India. There, a…


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Eldercare in South Africa: Dreaming of a White Paper Christmas #ageing

Casey Golomski , December 22nd, 2016


About a year ago around Christmas, South African Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi and ANC colleagues released the anticipated White Paper on implementing ambitious health system reforms branded…


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Eldercare in South Africa: Dreaming of a White Paper Christmas #ageing

Casey Golomski , December 22nd, 2016


About a year ago around Christmas, South African Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi and ANC colleagues released the anticipated White Paper on implementing ambitious health system reforms branded…