"The South Asian Immigrant Experience: Culture, Change and Challenges"

Presented by Dilnaz Waraich, M.Ed.

Tuesday, October 29

3:30 - 5 p.m.

North Shore Senior Center, Northfield

Participants will:

  • understand the historical background which explains the migration of South Asian immigrants to this country
  • learn key aspects of South Asian culture: values, norms, beliefs, family structure and community structures
  • develop an awareness of the experiences of older South Asian immigrants including the effects of persecution/trauma, family separation, etc.
  • identify essential services needed to address older adult needs in the South Asian community