Description - The Future of Long-Term Care by Robert H. Binstock
Long-term care has emerged as an important issue in American society, this volume looks at the full range of issues likely to affect planning and policy for this important facet of the health care system. It examines the developments that have brought long-term care to the forefront of national 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 challenge of providing it; the future of settings for care; and social and policy concerns.
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Johns Hopkins University Press
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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.