Future of Long-term Care by Robert H. Binstock
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Future of Long-term Care
By Robert H. Binstock

The Future of Long-term Care

Social and Policy Issues

Normal Price: $93.00
Your Price: $83.70 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $9.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.19 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Future of Long-term Care by Robert H. Binstock

Book Description

Long-term care has emerged as an important issue in American society. The population of persons with chronic illnesses and disabilities, dependent upon supportive care, has grown rapidly and will increase sharply when Baby Boomers join the ranks of old age in the early part of the twenty-first century. Yet the financing and provision of adequate supportive care is becoming increasingly problematic for individuals, families, health care organizations, and governments. Drawing on a distinguished group of contributors, The Future of Long-Term Care looks at the full range of issues likely to affect planning and policy for this important facet of the health care system. Comprehensive and multidisciplinary in scope, it examines the developments that have brought long-term care to the forefront of nationwide concern, as well as the factors that will make it more pressing in the future. The chapters discuss the history of the issues; populations needing care and the challenges of providing it; the future of settings for care; and social and policy concerns. Health policy, gerontology, and geriatrics professionals will find this a useful book for reference, programming, and planning. Topics and contributors include: Issues Affecting the Future of Long-Term Care Robert H. Binstock, Leighton E. Cluff, and Otto von Mering The Evolution of Long-Term Care Martha Holstein and Thomas R. Cole Forecasting the Future of Long-Term Care Dennis Kodner Older People Dependency, and Trends in Supportive Care T. Franklin Williams and Helena Temkin-Greener Trends among the Younger Persons with Disability and Chronic Disease A. E. Benjamin The Role of Technology in Long-Term Care Leighton E. Cluff Care for Persons with Complex Chronic Illness Mathy D. Mezey Care in the Nursing Home Robert L. Kane Care in the Home and Other Community Settings James J. Callahan, Jr. The Financing and Organization of Long-Term Care Mark Meiners The Politics of Enacting Long-Term Care Insurance Robert H. Binstock Ethical Issues in Long-Term Care Nancy Neveloff Dubler American Culture and Long-Term Care Otto von Mering Forecasting the Future of Long-Term Care Dennis L. Kodner

Buy Future of Long-term Care book by Robert H. Binstock from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780801853203
ISBN-10: 0801853206
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 12-Jul-1996
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Robert H. Binstock

Public Health for an Aging Society by Robert H. Binstock Public Health for an Aging Society, Paperback (April 2012)

Students and practitioners will find Public Health for an Aging Society an invaluable resource both in the workplace and the classroom.

Fountain of Youth by Robert H. Binstock Fountain of Youth, Hardback (April 2004)

What if modern scientists could find the modern equivalent to the Fountain of Youth that Ponce de Leon sought? This book addresses this question by exploring the ramifications of possible anti-aging interventions on both individual and collective life.

» View all books by Robert H. Binstock


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Future of Long-term Care book by Robert H. Binstock and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Robert H. Binstock

Robert H. Binstock, Ph.D., is professor of Aging, Health, and Society at Case Western Reserve University. Leighton E. Cluff, M.D., is distinguished physician at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Gainesville, Florida, and clinical professor of medicine at the University of Florida.Otto von Mering, Ph.D., is professor of anthropology and professor of medicine, and director emeritus of the Center of Gerontological Studies at the University of Florida.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Robert H. Binstock close
Public Health for an Aging Society by Robert H. Binstock
Fountain of Youth by Robert H. Binstock
Recent books by Leighton E. Cluff close
Recent books by Otto Von Mering close
BoomerangBooks.com.au close