1) As a public health professional, what could you do to help overcome the health disparities that exist in the United States because of a lack of health literacy among the elderly? Please identify the health disparities you think may affect this age group.
2) What is cultural competence? In your opinion, would the existence or the absence of cultural competency affect health disparities? What are some of the ways that researchers or practitioners may collaborate on this issue?
3)Access Sentinel City. Using demographic information from the database, briefly describe a target population that is similar to a population in your community, or in a community near you that is similar. Discuss at least two health status indicators or disparities applicable to your target population. What types of information from the CLAS standards pertain to the population served by your community?