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by Laura K Olson

Author: Laura K Olson
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (July 28, 1994)
Pages: 350 pages
Category: Other
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Laura Katz Olson is Professor of Political Science at Lehigh University since 1974

Laura Katz Olson is Professor of Political Science at Lehigh University since 1974. She received her bachelor's degree from the City College of New York and her P. from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has published widely in the field of aging, health care and women’s studies, her articles addressing social welfare policy, especially the problems of older women and long-term care. the World: Who Will Take Care of the Frail Elderly; Aging and Public Policy: The Politics of Growing Old in America; The Political Economy of Aging: The State, Private Power and Social Welfare; and Heart Sounds (her first novel).

Department of Health Care of the Elderly, University of Nottingham. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 02 January 2018. Export citation Request permission. Recommend this journal.

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The Greying of the World: Who Will Care for the Frail Elderly? Mary Lou San Blise, RN. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. While many authors have documented the issues and challenges facing elder care in the United States, Dr. Olson provides an international view on this subject. This volume is extensive in scope, and still able to provide specific information from each of the eleven countries. By introducing the concept and presenting the United States as the first chapter, .

The Graying of American and Chinese Societies: Young Adults' Attitudes Toward the Care of Their Elderly Parents . Li, Yushi . Rogers, Gabriel (1999-01). Related Items in Google Scholar.

The Graying of the World : Who Will Care for the Frail Elderly? by Laura Olson. It contains a cross-national assessment of approaches to long-term care for the elderly and explains the nature and extent of current and future problems related to caring for the functionally impaired elderly.

Who Will Care for the Frail Elderly? by Laura Katz Olson. Published July 1994 by Haworth Press This book was conceived several years ago following yet another of my diatribes on the scandalous conditions within. Published July 1994 by Haworth Press. This book was conceived several years ago following yet another of my diatribes on the scandalous conditions within American nursing homes.

The graying of the world: Who will care for the frail elderly. Who will be there to care? The growing gap between caregiver supply and demand. Reprints and Permissions. Personalised recommendations. New York: Haworth Press. Ozawa, M. & Tseng, H. (1999). National Health Policy Forum background paper, January 23, 2002.

This unique book studies America’s frail older population relative to the elderly in ten other nations. It contains a cross-national assessment of approaches to long-term care for the elderly and explains the nature and extent of current and future problems related to caring for the functionally impaired elderly. By studying and analyzing the ongoing struggles of other nations in their attempts to cope with growing populations of frail elderly, readers in the U.S. can expand the parameters of their own national debate on the subject. The Graying of the World shows the political, economic, and social context in which decisions on elder-care are based and evaluates how successful various countries’programs have been. Chapters outline alternative approaches taken by disparate types of national systems, highlighting unique and creative solutions to provide useful information on new and alternative ways to respond to personal and public issues related to elder-care.The elderly and their care in Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Japan, People’s Republic of China, Sweden, and Yugoslavia are discussed, as are the elderly in Canada and the United States. Chapters cover the following topics for each country: the increasing number of frail elderly and their costly health needs the current and future role of the state in elder-care  the current and future role of the family in elder-care  types of support services offered for the elderly, including in-home care, community-based care, and institutional care the relationship of a nation’s political economy to its attitude and policy on long-term care innovative approaches to elder-carePractitioners, decision makers, and the concerned general public will all find The Graying of the World an interesting and informative book that expands the discussion of health care options available for the elderly. As such, the book is also a helpful text for undergraduate and beginning graduate students of gerontology, public policy, and comparative politics, as well as for social service practitioners. It provokes much-needed conversation on developing a healthcare plan for the future that meets the needs of a large elderly population.