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Public policies for an aging population

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Government policy -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Elizabeth W. Markson, Gretchen R. Batra.
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesThe Boston University series in gerontology
      ContributionsMarkson, Elizabeth Warren., Batra, Gretchen R., Boston University. Summer Institute in Gerontology.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 P76
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 141 p. ;
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4402022M
      ISBN 100669033987
      LC Control Number79003249

        For Older Americans Month, Let's Rethink Policies On Aging adult population has been fueled by the aging of the boomers, who now range in . Provincial, Territorial, And Federal Government Aging Policies. numbers of the elderly, reaching 65 years of age and older. Current policies are directly seeking to identify, address current issues, and challenges in planning to oversee the health maintenance system in creating or adopting implementation needed for new public policies (Wilson, Osei-ware, Hewitt & Broad, ).

      Public Policy & Action Health Care NCOA is a national leader on health care policy affecting older adults, with a focus on ensuring access for low-income seniors and .   Policy research institute housed within the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging founded to create a bridge between the practice, policy and research communities to advance the development of high-quality health, housing and supportive services for America's aging population.

      Many types of data are required to provide a factual basis for policy issues related to the financing of health care services for an aging population. Although a policy issue is seldom resolved by using only data from a national information system, such data are frequently used to address some elements of a policy Author: Dorothy M. Gilford. The Office on Aging is the focal point for APA activities pertaining to aging. Its mission is to promote the application of psychological knowledge to issues affecting the health and well-being of older adults. The Office on Aging also supports the work of the APA Committee on Aging.


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