Cognitive Wellness for Diverse Populations



This chapter discusses beliefs, perceptions, and programmatic methods that should be considered when developing a cognitive wellness program for diverse populations. Perceptions of cognitive health and behaviors that may enhance cognitive well-being are presented first, followed by examples of programs that have included minority older adults in substantial numbers. A final section provides a list of considerations that researchers, organizations, and community programs can utilize for developing cognitive wellness programs for diverse older adult populations.


Social Engagement Successful Aging Diverse Community Cognitive Enhancement African American Participant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Howard University School of MedicineWashingtonUSA

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