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1st Edition

Risking Old Age In America

ISBN 9780367286132
Published June 6, 2019 by Routledge
202 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1990. Research into the provison made for the 30 million Americans, aged sixty-five and up, whom society calls "old."

Table of Contents

Prologue -- Introduction The Civic Heart -- The Search for Security -- Income: A Tale of Two Programs -- Health: The Gift Repossessed -- Shelter: Bring Us to This Hovel -- The Struggle for Independence -- Home Care: The Dream Deferred -- A Personal History -- Exile: The Perils of Institutionalization -- Epilogue

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R. J Margolis