Aging 2000: Our Health Care Destiny: Volume 1: Biomedical by Robert H. Binstock (auth.), Charles M. Gaitz M.D., T.

By Robert H. Binstock (auth.), Charles M. Gaitz M.D., T. Samorajski Ph.D. (eds.)

The 17th annual symposium subsidized through the Texas learn Institute of psychological Sciences was once held October 23-26, 1983, in Houston, Texas. The subject matter used to be getting older 2000: Our health and wellbeing Care future. This quantity on biomedical points and a spouse quantity on psycho­ social facets contain edited types of the shows through approximately eighty audio system. Their papers have been directed at practitioners, researchers, and clinical educators who should be energetic and effective within the yr 2000, and we eager about those that might effect the evolution of care of aged folks throughout the subsequent 17 years. We selected issues that will be of specific curiosity to academics and present planners within the disciplines focused on supply of well-being and social companies. We think that having a middle of extra certified and higher expert practitioners may also help the inhabitants of elderly people in attaining the next point of actual and psychological well-being, existence delight and happiness, to discover greater coping recommendations and keep an eye on of environmental stresses, and to achieve own and social objectives. Our targets whereas getting ready for the symposium we knew that the prestige of the paintings in 1983 evidently may be the base from which we might paintings, yet we requested our audio system to offer precedence to destiny making plans and directions.

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309, 854-855 (1983). : Unlocking Home Equity for the Elderly. : Ballinger Publishing Company, 1980. : Terminal patients deplete Medicare, Greenspan says. Dallas Morning News (April 26, 1983). : The Economics of Aging, 3rd edition. , 1984. : The Social Transformation of American Medicine. New York: Basic Books, 1983. : High medical costs under attack as drain on the nation's economy. New York Times (March 28, 1982). S. Comptroller General: Entering a Nursing Home-Costly Implications for Medicaid and the Elderly.

S. Government Printing Office, 1983. , and Powell, A. : Continuing Care Retirement Communitiesan Empirical, Financial and Legal Analysis. : Richard O. , 1984. Chapter 2 The Next Twenty Years: Medical Science and the Practice of Geriatrics Ewald W. Busse Summary For the next 20 years, geriatrics will require and receive increased attention. The treatment, prevention, health promotion, and research related to aging and the aged will be influenced by socioeconomic factors and by the status and trends of the health and disability characteristics of the elderly population.

Apparently this was not the result of selected immigration, that is, more men than women coming into the country, but a shift in health as related to sex. A. is now approximately 70 years for men and over 78 years for women. 5 million. Sixty percent of those aged 65 years of age and over are women. By the year 2000 the ratio of women to men 65 and over will be 150 to 100. For those over 75 years of age by the year 2000, there will be 185 women to 100 men. Most older men are married and living with their wives, while most older women are widows.

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