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Aging and health care

social science and policy perspectives

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Medical care -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • Older people -- Medical care -- Government policy -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Marcia G. Ory and Kathleen Bond ; foreword by Matilda White Riley and T. Franklin Williams.
      SeriesContemporary issues in health, medicine, and social policy
      ContributionsOry, Marcia G., Bond, Kathleen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA564.8 .A3885 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 265 p. :
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1789029M
      ISBN 100415017173, 0415017165
      LC Control Number89185263

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      As a result of the aging of the population, older adults constitute an increasingly larger portion of the patients seen by health care professionals both in acute and ambulatory care settings. Moreover, with increased public awareness of and concern about cognitive impairment and dementia in older age, individuals and families are turning to health care professionals for Author: Dan G. Blazer, Kristine Yaffe, Catharyn T. Liverman. This chapter reviews key descriptors of the elderly population. It documents their continued growth and aging, thus highlighting the demands for health care by this population. It also underscores the complexities of providing that care, given the special challenges faced by the elderly such as multiple chronic illnesses and inadequate means for maintaining many older Cited by:

      Strategies for addressing the everyday health concerns of our aging population increasingly rely on advances in technology to prevent, detect, and treat the complex health problems prevalent among older adults living in the community. Novel approaches range from implanted and wearable technology to distributed networks embedded in the living environment to in-home delivery of health Cited by: As a result, levels of tension may increase among the various bodies that contribute to providing elder care, for instance, on local, regional and national levels as well as at the service level: health care workers and social services, for example. Providing elder care is a two-pronged issue of offering actual care while keeping costs to a.


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