How does disability impact the aging population of Latin America and Caribbean?

Collin Payne_0318_HIS PICK_resized for TWITTERAbout the same as it impacts the older adults of the United States, according to a study published in The Journals of Gerontology by Harvard Bell Fellow Collin Payne, PhD. The findings suggest that despite having been exposed to poor public health conditions for many years, the older adult population of Latin America and the Caribbean, countries experiencing quickly shifting age compositions, have a comparable level of functional health as those older adults of the U.S.