Long Term Care

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Overview

This broadly-framed bibliography deals with the many complex and diverse issues related to chronic illness and chronic care services. Following a brief introduction, the bibliography is arranged in topical chapters dealing with the history of long term care, institutional care, community services, administrative issues, noninstitutional care, housing, costs of long term care, minorities and special populations, ethics, public policy issues, and demographics. Author and subject indexes make the information easily accessible for students, teachers, policymakers, health care providers, and general readers to use in academic, institutional, and public libraries.

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An annotated bibliography dealing with issues related to chronic illness and chronic care services for the elderly, organized in topical chapters on institutional care, community services, administrative issues, noninstitutional care, housing, costs, minorities, ethics, public policy, and demographics. Useful for students, policymakers, and health care providers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Meet the Author

THEODORE H. KOFF, Director of the Arizona Center on Aging and Professor, School of Public Administration and Policy, and the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona, is the author of Aging Public Policy: Bonding the Generations (1993), New Approaches to Health Care for an Aging Population: Developing a Continuum of Chronic Care Services (1988), and Long Term Care: An Approach to Serving the Frail Elderly (1982), among other works.

KRISTINE M. BURSAC, Assistant Director of the Arizona Center on Aging and Director of Project OPEN (Older Person's Emergency Network) and the Crime and the Elderly Study at the University of Arizona, is the coauthor of More than a Statistic: An Educational Program for Older Adults on Avoiding Criminal Victimization and More than a Statistic: A Training Program on Working with the Elderly for Police Officers, among other works.

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Table of Contents

Series Foreword

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Past and Future of Long Term Care

Institutional Care

Community Services

Administrative Issues

Noninstitutional Care

Housing

Costs of Long Term Care

Minorities

Special Population Groups

Ethics

Public Policy Issues

Demographics

Author Index

Subject Index

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