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Title Social structures : demographic changes and the well-being of older persons / [edited by] K. Warner Schaie, Peter Uhlenberg.

Imprint New York : Springer, ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 314 pages).
Series Societal impact on aging series
Societal impact on aging.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Older immigrants / Judith Treas and Jeanne Batalova -- Commentary: Older immigrants : cultural issues in access to health care / Charlotte Ikels -- Commentary: Immigration and an aging America : downward spiral or virtuous circle? / Charles Hirschman -- Population aging and benefit sustainability : the impact of baby boomer aging on the health care system / Stephen Crystal -- Commentary: What havoc will the boomers wreak? / Robert L. Kane -- Commentary: Demographic reflections on the aging of the baby boom and its implications for health care / Vicki A. Freedman -- Perspectives on the economic implications of the aging of baby boomers / Eric R. Kingson and Nancy H. Smith -- Futures for the baby boom : described, inscribed, and prescribed / David J. Ekerdt -- Immigration effects on health care for older people / Jacqueline L. Angel -- Commentary: Migration and health care for older people : developing a global perspective / Chris Phillipson -- Commentary: Immigration, race/ethnicity, and health care / Robert A. Hummer -- The aging of the second demographic transition / Mary Elizabeth Hughes and Linda J. Waite -- Commentary: The second demographic transition, aging families, and the aging of the institutionalized life course / Dale Dannefer and Robin S. Patterson -- Commentary: Some thoughts on aging, marriage, and well-being in later life / David M. Blau -- The impact of demographic changes on relations between age groups and generations : a comparative perspective / Gunhild O. Hagestad and Peter Uhlenberg -- Commentary: The future of intergenerational relationships -- variability and vulnerabilities / Maximiliane E. Szinovacz -- Commentary: Demographic transitions, age, and culture / Christine L. Fry.
Summary Examines the effects of the aging baby boomers in America on health care, migration and immigration and how it can support the tax health care networks, cultural issues regarding access to health care, and changing cultural attitudes towards marriage and family that are affecting the relationships between the elderly and their communities.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject Older people -- United States.
Aging -- Social aspects -- United States.
Population aging -- United States.
Baby boom generation -- United States.
United States -- Population.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Schaie, K. Warner (Klaus Warner), 1928-
Uhlenberg, Peter.
Other Form: Print version: Social structures. New York : Springer, ©2007 (DLC) 2007005881
ISBN 9780826101099 (electronic bk.)
0826101097 (electronic bk.)
0826124070 (hardback)
9780826124074 (hardback)