Economic plight of the elderly
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Economic plight of the elderly hearing before the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representative, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, August 21, 1978, Cincinnati, Ohio. by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging.

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Ohio


  • Older people -- United States -- Economic conditions.,
  • Older people -- Ohio -- Economic Conditions.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .A3 1978j
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 71 p. ;
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4375527M
LC Control Number78603294

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Economic plight of the elderly (DLC) (OCoLC) Microfiche version: United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Economic plight of the elderly. [Bethesda, Md.]: LexisNexis Academic & Library Solutions, [] . Lack of incentives for getting into elderly care is leading to an ever increasing gap between the supply and demand for elderly care. Elderly Americans are now protected by three major entitlements: Social Security (cash benefits), Medicare (health benefits for all elderly), and Medicaid (additional health benefits for low-income elderly). All are threatened with cuts. Medicaid is further threatened because turning it over to the states eliminates its universal entitlement Cited by: Economic Inequality. Let’s start by discussing economic inequality The extent of the economic difference between the rich and the poor in a society., which refers to the extent of the economic difference between the rich and the e most societies are stratified, there will always be some people who are richer or poorer than others, but the key question is how much richer .

The plight of the elderly in America before Social Security also had nothing to do with the economy of the Depression. Social Security long antedated the Depression of the s. India, the world’s second most populous country, has experienced a dramatic demographic transition in the past 50 years, entailing almost a tripling of the population over the age of 60 years (i.e., the elderly) (Government of India, ). This pattern is poised to continue. It is projected that the proportion of Indians aged 60 and older will rise from % in to % in Cited by: Economic Inequality. The United States has a very large degree of economic inequality. A common way to examine inequality is to rank the nation’s families by income from lowest to highest and then to divide this distribution into , we have the poorest fifth of the nation’s families (or the 20% of families with the lowest family incomes), a second fifth with somewhat . Ever since being declared as a special day by the United Nations General Assembly on Decem , the International Day of Older Persons has been observed on October 1, to remind us of the.

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