Appalachian case study #1

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Mr. and Mrs. Evans are an African American couple who retired from the school
system last year. Both are 65 years of age a
nd reside on 20 acres of
land in a large rural
community approximately 5 miles from a Superfund site and 20 miles from two
chemical plants. Their household consists of
their two daughters, Anna, aged 40 years,
and Dorothy, aged 42 years; their grandc
hildren, aged 25, 20, 19, and 18; and their 2-
year-old great-grandson. Anna and Doro
thy and their children all attended the
Mr. Evans’s mother and three of his
nieces and nephews live next door. Mr.
Evans’s mother has brothers, sisters, ot
her sons and daughters, grandchildren, and
great-grandchildren who live ac
ross the road on 10 acres of land. Other immediate and
extended family live on the 80 acres adjacent
to Mr. Evans’s mother. All members of
the Evans family own the land on which they live.
Mrs. Evans has siblings and extended fa
mily living on 70 acres of land adjacent
to Mr. Evans’s family, who live across the road. Mr. and Mrs. Evans also have family
living in Chicago, Detroit, New York, Sa
n Francisco, and Houston. Once a year, the
families come together for a reunion. Every other month, local family members come
together for a social hour. The family believes in
strict discipline with
lots of love. It is
common to see adult members of the family
discipline the younger children, regardless
of who the parents are.

Mr. Evans has hypertension and diabetes
. Mrs. Evans has hypertension. Both
are on medication. Their daughter Dorothy is
bipolar and is on me