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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 Aging
Public Policy and Aging: An Overview
The Older Americans Act and the Defederalization of Community-Based Care
Public and Private Retirement Policies: Inequities in Income Support among the Elderly
Housing Policy for the Elderly: Problems, Programs, and Politics
Health Care Policies
Social Service Programs for Older Adults and Their Families: Service Use and Barriers
Retirement Planning Services
Health Service Policies and Programs for the Elders
Mental Health and Mental Health Services
A Service Model for the Aging and Aged: An International Perspective
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ISBN: 9780815322757 ISBN-10: 0815322755 Series: Issues in Aging Audience:
Number Of Pages: 344 Published: 1st December 1995 Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 21.67 x 14.07
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1