Mexican-American Culture

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A cross-sectional survey that’s objective was to see how Mexican-American culture can have an effect on caregiving for Mexican-Americans, specifically from Southern California. Results found that Mexican-American participants had less desire than non-Latino participants to want support from formal institutes, but more desire with informal support with their reasoning being familial responsibility from the culture. The familial responsibility that the Mexican-American culture promoted as supported by the research is that caretaking should be from the family, family harmony is important, and older adults do not believe that children should be placing their parents in a nursing home for proper care. Mexican-Americans were more likely to select