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Health Outcomes for Older People:Questions for the Coming Decade

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Demography of Aging

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Trends in Disability at Older Ages:Summary of a Workshop

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The Second Fifty Years:Promoting Health and Preventing Disability

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Extending Life, Enhancing Life: A National Research Agenda on Aging

Americans are living longer than ever before. For many, though, these extra years have become a bitter gift, marred by dementia, disability, and loss of independence.
Extending Life, Enhancing Life sets the course toward practical solutions to these problems by specifiying ...

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Care of the Elderly Patient:Policy Issues and Research Opportunities

A guiding principle of the Council on Health Care Technology is a special focus on medical technology assessment measures that coincide with patient well-being, quality of health care, and quality of life. Of particular concern is care of the elderly, ...

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The Aging Population in the Twenty-First Century:Statistics for Health Policy

It is not news that each of us grows old. What is relatively new, however, is that the average age of the American population is increasing. More and better information is required to assess, plan for, and meet the needs ...

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Aging in Today's Environment

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Toward a National Strategy for Long-Term Care of the Elderly: A Study Plan

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