The Resource The elderly, Tamara Thompson, book editor

The elderly, Tamara Thompson, book editor

Label
The elderly
Title
The elderly
Statement of responsibility
Tamara Thompson, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Addresses issues related to the rising elderly population, health care needs, and social security privatization
Member of
Cataloging source
UBY
Dewey number
305.260973/09051
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1064.U5
LC item number
E3965 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Thompson, Tamara
Series statement
Current controversies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older people
  • Older people
  • Social security
  • Privatization
  • Older people
  • Older people
  • Privatization
  • Social security
  • United States
  • Soziale Sicherheit
  • Gesundheitswesen
  • Altersversorgung
  • Alter
  • USA
Label
The elderly, Tamara Thompson, book editor
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-236) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Is the growing elderly population a serious problem? -- Growing elderly population is a serious problem / Peter G. Peterson -- Growing elderly population will create a health care worker shortage / Kim Krisberg -- Aging prisoners strain the nation's penal system / Stephanie Pfeffer -- Doomsday predictions about population aging are exaggerated / Robert B. Friedland, Laura Summer -- Growing elderly population is healthier and wealthier than ever / Tim Smart -- Elderly contribute to society / David Gould -- Does health care meet the needs of the elderly? -- Medicare reforms have improved health care for the elderly / George W. Bush -- Medicaid eligibility requirements protect the elderly poor / Ellen O'Brien -- Long-term care insurance meets the needs of the elderly / Richard W. Johnson, Cori E. Uccello -- Medicare should be reformed / Jessica Mittler -- Medicaid eligibility requirements must be reformed / Stephen A. Moses -- Ageism prevents the elderly from getting proper medical care / Alice Dembner -- Elderly minorities receive inferior health care / Kim Krisberg -- Alzheimer's epidemic threatens to overwhelm the heath care system / Salynn Boyles -- Should social security be privatized? -- Privatizing social security will benefit all Americans / George W
  • Bush -- Privatizing social security gives workers control over their future / Michael Tanner -- Privatizing social security will benefit the economy / David Malpass -- Private social security accounts should not replace guaranteed benefits / Jeffrey B. Liebman -- Privatizing social security would create too much personal risk / Jacob S. Hacker -- Traditional social security program helps Americans share life's risks and rewards / Barack Obama -- What challenges do the elderly face? -- Elderly workers face discrimination / Joanna N. Lahey -- Elderly are vulnerable to abuse / National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence -- Elderly have high suicide rates / Lauren Neergaard -- Elderly are vulnerable to financial exploitation / Susanna Schrobsdorff -- Elderly lack affordable housing / James J. Callahan Jr. -- Lack of transportation options restrict elderly independence / In Hee Choi et al. -- Ageism remains a serious problem for the elderly / Abigail Trafford -- Elderly face a lack of compassion / George Neumayr
Extent
1 online resource (242 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9780737727814
  • 978073772782
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)761386512
Label
The elderly, Tamara Thompson, book editor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-236) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Is the growing elderly population a serious problem? -- Growing elderly population is a serious problem / Peter G. Peterson -- Growing elderly population will create a health care worker shortage / Kim Krisberg -- Aging prisoners strain the nation's penal system / Stephanie Pfeffer -- Doomsday predictions about population aging are exaggerated / Robert B. Friedland, Laura Summer -- Growing elderly population is healthier and wealthier than ever / Tim Smart -- Elderly contribute to society / David Gould -- Does health care meet the needs of the elderly? -- Medicare reforms have improved health care for the elderly / George W. Bush -- Medicaid eligibility requirements protect the elderly poor / Ellen O'Brien -- Long-term care insurance meets the needs of the elderly / Richard W. Johnson, Cori E. Uccello -- Medicare should be reformed / Jessica Mittler -- Medicaid eligibility requirements must be reformed / Stephen A. Moses -- Ageism prevents the elderly from getting proper medical care / Alice Dembner -- Elderly minorities receive inferior health care / Kim Krisberg -- Alzheimer's epidemic threatens to overwhelm the heath care system / Salynn Boyles -- Should social security be privatized? -- Privatizing social security will benefit all Americans / George W
  • Bush -- Privatizing social security gives workers control over their future / Michael Tanner -- Privatizing social security will benefit the economy / David Malpass -- Private social security accounts should not replace guaranteed benefits / Jeffrey B. Liebman -- Privatizing social security would create too much personal risk / Jacob S. Hacker -- Traditional social security program helps Americans share life's risks and rewards / Barack Obama -- What challenges do the elderly face? -- Elderly workers face discrimination / Joanna N. Lahey -- Elderly are vulnerable to abuse / National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence -- Elderly have high suicide rates / Lauren Neergaard -- Elderly are vulnerable to financial exploitation / Susanna Schrobsdorff -- Elderly lack affordable housing / James J. Callahan Jr. -- Lack of transportation options restrict elderly independence / In Hee Choi et al. -- Ageism remains a serious problem for the elderly / Abigail Trafford -- Elderly face a lack of compassion / George Neumayr
Extent
1 online resource (242 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9780737727814
  • 978073772782
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)761386512

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