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Author Ahearn Jr, Frederick L

Title Issues in Global Aging
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (176 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; In Memoriam; PART I: GLOBAL DIMENSIONS OF AGING; The Future Is Aging; Social Security Benefits for the Family: An Issue in Social Protection; Retirement Patterns and Pension Policy: An International Perspective; Who Is Responsible for the Care of the Elderly? A Comparison of Policies in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Israel; Pakistan's Zakat System: A Policy Model for Developing Countries as a Means of Redistributing Income to the Elderly Poor; PART II: RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY, AND AGING
Religiosity as a Factor Affecting Adjustment of Minority Elderly to a Nursing HomePhysical Dysfunction and Social Participation Among Racial/Ethnic Groups of Older Americans: Implications for Social Work; A Logotherapeutic Approach to the Quest for Meaningful Old Age; Aging, Religion, and Spirituality: Advancing Meaning in Later Life; Examining Role Change: A Qualitative Study of Catholic Sisters Who Became Family Caregivers; Index
Summary Gain a new perspective on the international implications of our aging population!This comprehensive book examines a broad array of international concerns in gerontology. Issues in Global Aging addresses the implications of the rapid growth in elderly populations in both the Third World and industrialized nations including the US, Israel, Pakistan, and the UK. It examines successful policy and programmatic approaches to dealing with the practical needs of older citizens for health care, pensions, work, and personal care. Issues in Global Aging brings together case studies, em
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 1135417628