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Our ageing nation

Healey, Justin1999
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By the year 2030 about 25-30 per cent of our population will be over the age of 65. This book examines the role of and treatment of aged people in our society, perceptions of the ageing process, health and care issues, and more.
Main title:
Our ageing nation / by Justin Healey
Balmain N.S.W. Spinney Press 1999
44 p. illustrations
The older population -- Our ageing population - Ageing world - International year of older persons - Prepare for an ageing future - Older, wiser but, oh, how we've lived - Ageism shall weary him - The Economics of ageing -- Economic resources of older Australians - Issues for older workers - Older jobseekers - Ageing affects alarms OECD - Warning on threat of aged poverty - Aged hit by falling interest rates - Independence and self-provision - Health and care issues -- Healthh of older people - Getting older, staying healthy - Exercising with age - Home care, hostels and nursing homes - Bleak vision of widespread loneliness - Bleak vision of widespread loneliness - Living with abuse an age-old problem - The invisible army -
Dewey class:
362.6 OUR
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