2022

"COVID-19 is robbing Latino community of a secret weapon behind their success: grandparents"


The Los Angeles Times interviewed Dr. Arturo Vargas Bustamante, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, about the pandemic's impact on Latinos

COVID-19’s relentless death toll is robbing the Latino community of what has long been viewed as a secret weapon behind its impressive growth and rising prosperity: grandparents.

Multigenerational households have played an especially important role in helping Latinos as they’ve grown into California’s largest ethnic group and the second-largest in the nation.

Elder Latinos, who are more likely than average to remain in the workforce past retirement age, often provide an additional income to the shared household.

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The Los Angeles Times interviewed Dr. Arturo Vargas Bustamante, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, about the pandemic's impact on Latinos

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