Aging in America A to Z

Aging in America A to Z
Author: Adriel Bettelheim
Publsiher: CQ Press
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2001-05
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Aging in America A to Z Book Excerpt:

America's rapidly expanding population of older citizens is becoming the dominant political and policy issue of the new century. Thorny issues are driving decisions made in Washington, D.C. and state capitols, in corporations, and around the family dining table, such as: The future of Social Security The cost of Medicare and drugs Eldercare Retirement and pensions Aging in America A to Z is an encyclopedic roadmap to the challenging questions and potential answers facing today's seniors and their children. Important to both seniors and younger Americans who must care directly for parents or share indirectly in the economic and social costs of an aging population, Aging in America A to Z is a fundamental resource for all academic, public, and high school libraries.