Growing Old in the Twentieth Century investigates many aspects of the current debates raging regarding care and provision for the elderly and the very elderly. It will be invaluable to gerontologists, social policy makers, official and unofficial carers, and anyone involved in health care.
`… a useful collection of research based articles covering many issues of importance in social gerontology.' - Medical Sociology News
`This collection of essays will be revelatory and stimulating for many gerontologists as well as for administrators, professional and informal carers and for older people themselves.' - Ageing and Society