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Aging Public Policy

Bonding the Generations, 2nd Edition

By Theodore H. Hoff, Richard W. Park

Routledge

438 pages

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Description

"Aging Public Policy: Bonding the Generations" is presented in three parts. Part One describes the policy process as a response to human needs through the laws of our country. Part Two explores the national policy development on behalf of older persons. Part Three describes the major public policies on behalf of the elderly that include Social Security, Medicare, The Older Americans Act, institutional care, employment and retirement policies. The final chapter discusses the advocacy process in the field of aging.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables

Introduction

Part One: The Policy Process: Responding to Human Needs Through Laws

Chapter 1: Constitutional Foundations

Chapter 2: Making Policy in the United States

Chapter 3: Historical Background to Aging Policy

Part Two: Aging Policy Development

Chapter 4: The Aging Network

Chapter 5: Interest and Advisory Groups

Part Three: Major Public Policies on Behalf of the Elderly

Chapter 6: Social Security

Chapter 7: Health Care Policies

Chapter 8: Coordinated System of Chronic Care

Chapter 9: Employment and Retirement

Chapter 10: Housing and Social Services

Part Four: The Advocacy Process in The Field of Aging: Policies for the Future

Chapter 11: Bonding the Generations

Appendices

Bibliography

Index

About the Series

Society and Aging Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health