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Aging Public Policy
Bonding the Generations





ISBN 9780895031952
Published June 15, 1999 by Routledge
438 Pages

 
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Book 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 

 

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