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Services to the Aging and Aged : Public Policies and Programs - Paul K. H. Kim

Services to the Aging and Aged

Public Policies and Programs

By: Paul K. H. Kim (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st December 1995
ISBN: 9780815322757
Number Of Pages: 344

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This anthology of original essays analyzes public policies of vital concern to the elderly and their families. Written by authorities in the field of gerontological policy and service programs, the essays cover such areas as retirement, housing, mental and physical health care, financial security, and long-term care.

Series Editor's Foreword
The Demography of Agingp. 3
Public Policy and Aging: An Overviewp. 19
The Older Americans Act and the Defederalization of Community-Based Carep. 45
Public and Private Retirement Policies: Inequities in Income Support among the Elderlyp. 77
Housing Policy for the Elderly: Problems, Programs, and Politicsp. 93
Health Care Policiesp. 117
Social Service Programs for Older Adults and Their Families: Service Use and Barriersp. 141
Income Securityp. 179
Retirement Planning Servicesp. 213
Housing Servicesp. 231
Health Service Policies and Programs for the Eldersp. 259
Mental Health and Mental Health Servicesp. 283
A Service Model for the Aging and Aged: An International Perspectivep. 301
Contributing Authorsp. 315
Indexp. 319
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780815322757
ISBN-10: 0815322755
Series: Issues in Aging
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 1st December 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.67 x 14.07  x 2.11
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1