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  • Low-crime, walkable neighborhoods promote mental health in older Latinos

    Living in walkable, low-crime neighborhoods promotes mental health in elderly Latinos, according to a new study led by Rosalba Hernandez, a professor of social work at the University of Illinois.

    Living in walkable, low-crime neighborhoods promotes mental health in elderly Latinos, according to a new study led by Rosalba Hernandez, a professor of social work at the University of Illinois.

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  • To reach Rosalba Hernandez, email rherna17@illinois.edu

    The paper, “The Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Association Between Perceived Neighborhood Walkability Characteristics and Depressive Symptoms in Older Latinos: The ‘¡Caminemos!’ Study” is available online from Sage Publications.