This title introduces students to a number of topics on social policy and aging by discussing United States policies alongside examples of those enacted by selected countries around the world.
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I - The Context of Aging Social Policy; Chapter 1 - Aging Societies: The Setting for Aging Social Policy; Chapter 2 - Aging Social Policy; Part II - Aging Social Policy Comparisons; Chapter 3 - Retirement Income Policies; Chapter 4 - Employment Policies; Chapter 5 - Housing Policies; Chapter 6 - Health Care Policies; Chapter 7 - Mental Health Policies; Chapter 8 - Community Support Policies; Chapter 9 - Family Caregiving Policies; Part III - The Future of Aging Social Policy; Chapter 10 - Aging Social Policy Challenges; References; Index About the Authors
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