Obtaining Health Care as an International Retiree Living in Cuenca, Ecuador and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

  • Philip D. SloaneEmail author
  • Johanna Silbersack
  • Sheryl Zimmerman
Part of the International Perspectives on Aging book series (Int. Perspect. Aging, volume 27)


Because of their age, retirees often have chronic illnesses, use health care services frequently, and consequently consider health care access a greater priority than do younger persons. Therefore, we anticipated that the availability of quality health care would be important to international retirees who are living abroad in Latin America.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip D. Sloane
    • 1
    Email author
  • Johanna Silbersack
    • 1
  • Sheryl Zimmerman
    • 1
  1. 1.University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel HillUSA

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