Growing old in America / Barbara Wexler.

Explores the current condition of growing old in the United States. Includes the economic status of older people; Medicare and Medicaid; the living arrangements of older adults; working and retirement; and the education levels, voting trends, and political behavior of older Americans. Physical and m...

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Main Author: Wexler, Barbara (Author)
Corporate Author: Gale (Firm)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
Series:Information Plus reference series.
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