Aging 2000: Our Health Care Destiny: Volume II: Psychosocial by Robert H. Binstock (auth.), Charles M. Gaitz M.D., George

By Robert H. Binstock (auth.), Charles M. Gaitz M.D., George Niederehe Ph.D., Nancy L. Wilson M.A. (eds.)

The 17th annual symposium subsidized via the Texas study Institute of psychological Sciences used to be held October 23-26, 1983, in Houston, Texas. The topic was once getting older 2000: Our well-being Care future. This quantity on social, mental, monetary, and moral points and a spouse quantity (Volume I) on biomedical facets contain edited types of the displays through approximately eighty audio system. Their papers have been directed at practitioners, researchers, and clinical educators who could be lively and efficient within the yr 2000, and we all for those that might impression the evolution of care of aged folks in the course of the subsequent 17 years. We selected themes that will be of specific curiosity to academics and present planners within the disciplines taken with supply of healthiness and social prone. We think that having a middle of extra certified and higher proficient practitioners can help the inhabitants of elderly individuals in attaining the next point of actual and psychological healthiness, existence delight and happiness, locate greater coping concepts and keep watch over of environmental stresses, and achieve own and social objectives. Our objectives whereas getting ready for the symposium we knew that the prestige ofthe 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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A. ), Mortality and the Law, pp. 104-126. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1971. : Paternalism. The Monist 56(1), 64-84 (1972). : Health care technology and the inevitability of resource allocation and rationing decisions. JAMA Part I, 249(16), 2047-2052 and Part II, 249(16), 2208-2219 (1983). : Long-Term Care: Background and Future Directions, HCFA-81-20047. : USDHHS, Health Care Financing Administration, 1981. : Attitudes toward old age and elderly persons. Annual Review of Geriatrics 1, 287-336 (1980).

Continuing Care Retirement Communitiesan Empirical, Financial and Legal Analysis. Homewood, IlL: Richard O. , 1984. Chapter 2 Future Society's Outlook Toward Aging, illness, and Health Care of the Aged Terrie Wetle Summary In the past 30 years, the societal view of aging and health care of the elderly has changed dramatically. Not only have the enactments of Medicare and Medicaid illuminated the public role in health care delivery, but changing demographics and technology have added to increased demand for service and aggregate cost of care.

Indeed, they may not be accurate visions. But I do hope that I have helped you to share my fundamental view that we need to restructure our issues and priorities if we are to resolve the profound contemporary and future dilemmas of health care for older persons. 14 Robert H. : The aged as scapegoat. The Gerontologist 23, 136-143 (1983). : A compulsory national long-term care insurance program. S. ), Reforming the Long-Term Care System, Ch. 4, pp. 61-93. C. Heath and Company, 198!. : Health and its social implications.

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