Our research aims to inform policy-makers, community leaders and advocates of issues affecting AAPI older adults in order to promote the health, security and well-being AAPI older adults. We work in partnership with community-based organizations and academic researchers interested in aging, health, economic security and other social issues affecting AAPI seniors.

Our past work and future goals include:

  • Assessing the needs of AAPI communities and older adults.
  • Evaluating health and social programs that serve AAPI seniors.
  • Creating demographic and other reports on AAPI seniors.
  • Collecting and sharing data information and resources on AAPI health, aging and other social issues.
  • National advocacy to improve data collection and research on AAPIs.
  • Providing research, evaluation and data technical assistance to community partners.
  • Developing data collection tools in AAPI languages.

NAPCA Reports

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program for AAPI Elders (September 2012)

Helpline: A Valuable Resource for Asian Seniors (January 2013)

Helpline Saves Seniors Money on Prescription Drugs (December 2012)

Helpline Saves Seniors Money on Prescription Drugs, Issue 2 (April 2014)

Identifying the Needs of AAPI Elder-Serving Organizations (September 2013)

Asian American and Pacific Islander Older Workers: Employment Trends (September 2013)

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States Aged 55 Years and Older: Population, Nativity, and Language (September 2013)

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States Aged 55-64 Years: Population, Nativity, and Language (September 2013)

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States Aged 65 Years and Older: Population, Nativity, and Language (September 2013)

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States Aged 65 Years and Older: Economic Indicators (September 2013)

Financial Well-being among Low-income Asian Older Workers: Evidence from Senior Community Service Employment Program ParticipantsFULL REPORT (October 2013)

Financial Well-being Among Low-income Asian Older Workers: Evidence from Senior Community Service Employment Program ParticipantsEXECUTIVE SUMMARY (June 2014)

The Experiences, Perceptions, and Help-Seeking Behaviors of Elder Mistreatment among Asian American and Pacific Islander Older Adults Participating in Senior Community Service Employment Program – FULL REPORT (June 2014)

The Experiences, Perceptions, and Help-Seeking Behaviors of Elder Mistreatment among Asian American and Pacific Islander Older Adults Participating in Senior Community Service Employment Program – EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (June 2014)

NAPCA’s Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program (August 2014)

 

 

 

Other AAPI Research Resources