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Risking Old Age In America

1st Edition

By Richard J. Margolis

Routledge

202 pages

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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

About the Author

R. J Margolis

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General