2nd Edition

Aging Public Policy Bonding the Generations

By Theodore H. Hoff, Richard W. Park Copyright 1999
    438 Pages
    by Routledge

    448 Pages
    by Routledge

    "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.

    List of Figures and Tables


    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




    Theodore H.Hoff, Richard W. Park