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Living longer-- living better?

Author: Michael W Doyle; Ed Cundiff; Karen Heisler; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, ©2000.
Series: Today's life choices.; Aging (Princeton, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the problems and challenges associated with the increasing percentage of older people in the United States. Covers topics such as the quality of life that will be experienced by older Americans, the relationship between America's youth-oriented society and its elders, the ability of Medicare and Social Security to meet the needs of the aging baby boomers, the increasing financial burden on younger  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Doyle; Ed Cundiff; Karen Heisler; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 45699770
Notes: "University of Notre Dame."
Credits: Videographers, Bob Richthammer, Randy Armstrong, Jon O'Sullivan ; editor, Paul Wasowski.
Performer(s): Narrator, Gus Gnorski.
Description: 1 videocassette (29 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Living longer ... living better? --
Living longer ... aging well.
Series Title: Today's life choices.; Aging (Princeton, N.J.)
Other Titles: Aging.
Aging, growing old in a youth-centered culture.
Responsibility: executive producer/producer, Michael W. Doyle ; producer, Ed Cundiff ; writer, Karen Heisler.

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Explores the problems and challenges associated with the increasing percentage of older people in the United States. Covers topics such as the quality of life that will be experienced by older Americans, the relationship between America's youth-oriented society and its elders, the ability of Medicare and Social Security to meet the needs of the aging baby boomers, the increasing financial burden on younger Americans. Features commentary by medical ethicist David Solomon, the directors of the Aging with Dignity Institute and the Forever Learning Institute, and Mary Bray Pipher, author of Another country-- navigating the emotional terrain of our elders.

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