Old age in modern society: a textbook of social gerontology

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Chapman & Hall, 1994 - Medical - 262 pages
This readable and thoughtful review of the present and future needs of the elderly, provides an overview of the position of older people in late 20th century Britain. It examines their social and economic circumstances and the main policy issues including pensions, housing, health and social care.

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Family and social networks
169
Health and illness
191
Services for elderly people
215
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Victor is affiliated with St. George's Hospital Medical School, London, UK.

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