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Aging in America

Linda L. Schlenker

Aging in America

A Wake-up Call and Call to Action for Seniors and Those Who Love and Serve Them

by Linda L. Schlenker

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Published by Atlasbooks Dist Serv .
Written in English

LC ClassificationsR
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p.
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23119116M
ISBN 100979577748
ISBN 109780979577741

Rural Aging in 21 st Century America contributes evidence-based, policy-relevant information on rural aging in the U.S. A primary objective of the book is to improve understanding of what makes the experience of rural aging different from aging in urban areas and to increase understanding of the aged change the nature of rural places.

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Sherwin Nuland tells us in his book, The Art of Aging, that today 64 percent of Americans can expect to live to seventy-five and 35 percent should plan to reach eighty-five. The rate of growth in the numbers of older Americans has implications for numerous dimensions of American life, from consumer products to finances to living arrangements.

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That’s one of the facts cited in our video of the week, “The Big Idea in 4 Minutes: Coming of Age in an Aging America,” which explores the ramifications of the demographic shift that’s about to take place as the Baby Boom generation hits retirement age.

Presenting current research in an innovative text-reader format, Aging: Concepts and Controversies, Ninth Edition encourages students to become involved and take an informed stand on the major aging issues we face as a society. Not simply a summary of research literature, this text focuses on controversies and questions, rather than on assimilating facts or arriving at a single "correct" view.

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According to the best available estimates, between 1 and 2 million Americans age 65 or older have been injured, exploited, or otherwise mistreated by someone on whom they depended for care or protection.

The frequency of occurrence of elder mistreatment will undoubtedly increase over the next.