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Caring for the Disabled Elderly

Many families cannot afford to provide long term care for their aging family members. Policy reform must happen in order to take care of our elderly. The authors examine the costs and effects of private long term care insurance, individual medical accounts, home equity conversions, continuing care retirement communities, modifications of medicare and medicaid, and block grants as possible ways of providing care for the elderly.

Author(s): 
Rivlin, A.M. & Wiener, J.M.
Format: 
Book
Publisher: 
The Brookings Institute
Physical Description: 
318 pages
Publication Year: 
1988
Call Number: 
LT1.R20

About

The Resource Center is a membership library that serves a variety of health professionals, researchers, educators and individuals involved in geriatrics and gerontology research.

Partners

The OGEC Resource Center is part of the Oregon Geriatric Education Center (OGEC). OGEC is a collaboration between Portland State University's Institute on Aging, Oregon Health & Science University, and Oregon State University.

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