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2), by 2030 the number of Hispanic elders will be larger than that of Black elders and by 2050 there will be almost four million more elderly Hispanics than Blacks (Hayward & Zhang, 2001). Remember that the United States’ Hispanic population itself is quite heterogeneous. Of the total Hispanic elderly population, Mexican Americans make up the largest fraction and Cuban Americans represent the next larger subgroup. The main reason for the great heterogeneity in the United States’ Hispanic elderly population is their varied immigration histories (Angel & Angel, 1998).

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