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An aging population, Laura Egendorf, book editor

Label
An aging population
Title
An aging population
Statement of responsibility
Laura Egendorf, book editor
Title variation
  • Opposing viewpoints
  • An aging population
Title variation remainder
  • an aging population
  • opposing viewpoints
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses how seniors are treated in society, as possible economic drains, as a consumer force, Medicare, prescription-drug coverage, and the quality of nursing-home care
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.26/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1064.U5
LC item number
A6353 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
Label
An aging population, Laura Egendorf, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Society fears the aging process / Mary Pipher -- Aging can be a positive experience / Paul B. Baltes and Margret M. Baltes -- Age discrimination toward older workers is prevalent / Ursula Adler Falk and Gerhard Falk -- Age discrimination toward older workers can be justified / Richard A. Posner -- The aging population is hurting the economy / Peter G. Peterson -- The aging population is not hurting the economy / Meredith Minkler -- The aging may need to continue to work / Robert J. Samuelson -- The aging can be a powerful consumer force / Richard A. Lee -- Aging parents will need help from their adult children / Virginia Stem Owens -- A Social Security crisis exists / Michael Tanner -- Social Security is financially sound / Mark Weisbrot -- Social Security should be privatized / Daniel J. Mitchell -- Social Security should not be privatized / Robert Kuttner -- Women will benefit if Social Security is privatized / Darcy Ann Olsen -- Privatization of social security harms women / National Organization for Women -- Medicare needs radical reform / Sandra Mahkorn -- Medicare should be reformed cautiously / Tess Canja -- Medicare should provide prescription drug coverage / Gail Shearer -- Medicare is not the best solution for prescription drug coverage / John C. Goodman and Sean R. Tuffnell -- The aging are treated poorly in nursing homes / Eric Bates -- The quality of nursing homes is improving / Michael Hash -- Hunger among the aging needs to be prevented / America's Second Harvest -- The elderly are in good health / John W. Rowe and Robert L. Kahn
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
202 p.
Isbn
9780737707823
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001023051
Other physical details
ill. :
System control number
ocm45806474
Label
An aging population, Laura Egendorf, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Society fears the aging process / Mary Pipher -- Aging can be a positive experience / Paul B. Baltes and Margret M. Baltes -- Age discrimination toward older workers is prevalent / Ursula Adler Falk and Gerhard Falk -- Age discrimination toward older workers can be justified / Richard A. Posner -- The aging population is hurting the economy / Peter G. Peterson -- The aging population is not hurting the economy / Meredith Minkler -- The aging may need to continue to work / Robert J. Samuelson -- The aging can be a powerful consumer force / Richard A. Lee -- Aging parents will need help from their adult children / Virginia Stem Owens -- A Social Security crisis exists / Michael Tanner -- Social Security is financially sound / Mark Weisbrot -- Social Security should be privatized / Daniel J. Mitchell -- Social Security should not be privatized / Robert Kuttner -- Women will benefit if Social Security is privatized / Darcy Ann Olsen -- Privatization of social security harms women / National Organization for Women -- Medicare needs radical reform / Sandra Mahkorn -- Medicare should be reformed cautiously / Tess Canja -- Medicare should provide prescription drug coverage / Gail Shearer -- Medicare is not the best solution for prescription drug coverage / John C. Goodman and Sean R. Tuffnell -- The aging are treated poorly in nursing homes / Eric Bates -- The quality of nursing homes is improving / Michael Hash -- Hunger among the aging needs to be prevented / America's Second Harvest -- The elderly are in good health / John W. Rowe and Robert L. Kahn
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
202 p.
Isbn
9780737707823
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001023051
Other physical details
ill. :
System control number
ocm45806474

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