The Graying of the World

Who Will Care for the Frail Elderly
 
 
Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 26. Juli 1994
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 350 Seiten
978-1-56024-364-9 (ISBN)
 
This unique book studies America's frail older population relative to the elderly in ten other nations. It contains a cross-national assessment of approaches to long-term care for the elderly and explains the nature and extent of current and future problems related to caring for the functionally impaired elderly. By studying and analyzing the ongoing struggles of other nations in their attempts to cope with growing populations of frail elderly, readers in the U.S. can expand the parameters of their own national debate on the subject. The Graying of the World shows the political, economic, and social context in which decisions on elder-care are based and evaluates how successful various countries' programs have been. Chapters outline alternative approaches taken by disparate types of national systems, highlighting unique and creative solutions to provide useful information on new and alternative ways to respond to personal and public issues related to elder-care.
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
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  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 201 mm
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  • Breite: 170 mm
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  • Dicke: 23 mm
  • 531 gr
978-1-56024-364-9 (9781560243649)
1560243643 (1560243643)
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Contents
Introduction Public Policy and Privatization: Long-Term Care in the United States Caring for the Frail Elderly in Sweden New Challenges for Elder Care in Finland The "Graying" of Israel The Care of Frail Older People in Britain: Current Policies and Future Prospects Canadian Long-Term Care: Its Escalating Costs for Women French Old-Age Policies and the Frail Elderly Care of the Frail Elderly in Germany Japan's Welfare Vision: Dealing With a Rapidly Increasing Elderly Population The Changing Role of the Elderly in the People's Republic of China The Elderly in Yugoslavia: A Forgotten Group in Time of Crisis Index

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