A bibliography, which appears at the end of the report, provides selected references pertinent to each recommendation. These references supplement those cited in the text, and they are listed at the end of each chapter. Their inclusion is intended to guide readers to a few key resources on particular areas. Again, the reference list in the bibliography is not meant to provide an exhaustive review.


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IOM. Extending Life, Enhancing Life: A National Research Agenda on Aging. E.T.Lonergan, ed. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1991.

IOM. Access to Health Care in America. M.Millman, ed. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1994.

Task Force on Aging Research. The Threshold of Discovery: Future Directions for Research on Aging. Administrative Document. Report of the Task Force on Aging Research. Washington, D.C.: Department of Health and Human Services, April 1995.

Time, The Baby Boomers Turn 40. May 19, 1986.

U.S. Bureau of the Census. Current Population Reports, Series P25–1130. Population Projections of the United States by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1995 to 2050. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1996.

White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA). The Road to an Aging Policy for the 21st Century: Final Report of the 1995 White House Conference on Aging. Washington, D.C.: WHCOA, 1996.

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