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Growing old in America

Author: Barbara Wexler; Information Plus (Firm : Wylie, Tex.); Gale Group.
Publisher: Detroit, Mi. : Thomson/Gale Group, ©2006.
Series: Information series on current topics.; Information Plus reference series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2006 edView all editions and formats
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This book explores the current condition of growing old in the United States, including information on the economic status of older people, the Social Security program, Medicare and Medicaid, working and retirement, and the living arrangements and care of the elderly.
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Wexler; Information Plus (Firm : Wylie, Tex.); Gale Group.
ISBN: 1414404166 9781414404165
OCLC Number: 69666194
Notes: "Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."
Description: viii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Older Americans : a diverse and growing population --
The economics of growing old in America --
Living arrangements of the older population --
Working and retirement : new options for older adults --
Education, political behavior, and voting --
On the road : older adult drivers --
The health and medical problems of older adults --
Mental health and mental illness --
Caring for older adults : caregivers --
Health-care use, expenditures, and financing --
Crime and abuse of older adults.
Series Title: Information series on current topics.; Information Plus reference series.
Responsibility: Barbara Wexler.

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This book explores the current condition of growing old in the United States, including information on the economic status of older people, the Social Security program, Medicare and Medicaid, working and retirement, and the living arrangements and care of the elderly.

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