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Title:
Aging : demographics, health, and health services
Author:
Vierck, Elizabeth, 1945-
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Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xviii, 323 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
"An Oryx book."
Language:
English
Contents:
Aging in the Twentieth Century -- The meaning of aging -- Size and growth of the older population -- Life expectancy: three decades in 100 years -- Health status, use of health services, and attitudes toward health care providers -- Health risks and practices -- Nutrition -- Chronic conditions and common health problems -- Mental health and illness -- Prescription and over-the-counter drugs -- Long-term care: an overview -- Long-term care: home health care -- Long-term care: nursing home care -- Care at the end of life: hospice care -- Causes, places, and timing of death -- Paying for health care: health care spending, medicare, medicaid, and supplemental insurance.
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ISBN:
9781573565479
Format :
Book

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