Pathways to Linguistic Isolation Among Older U.S. Immigrants: Assessing the Role of Living Arrangements and English Proficiency

By |February 6th, 2018|Immigration, Research Highlights|

The Journals of Gerontology Gubernskaya, Zoya*, and Judith Treas Abstract OBJECTIVES: To identify diverse pathways to linguistic isolation (LI) and explain the differences in LI for older immigrants from different countries. METHOD: A demographic decomposition of LI was applied to 18 largest origin subgroups of foreign-born, ages 65 and older, in the 2010-2014 American Community [...]