Course: Health Issues for Aging Populations

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» Selected books

Moon M. Medicare Now and in the Future. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute Press, 1993.

Rowland D, Lyons B. Financing Home Care: Improving Protection for Disabled Elderly People. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1991.

Biegel D, Sales E, Schulz R. Family Caregiving in Chronic Illness. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1991.

Lavizzo-Mourey R, Day S, Diserens D, Grisso JA. Practicing Prevention for the Elderly. Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus, Inc., 1989.

Riley M, Kahn R, Foner A. Age and Structural Lag: Society's Failure to Provide Meaningful Opportunities in Work, Family, and Leisure. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, 1994.

Calkins E, Boult C, Wagner E, Pacala J, eds. New Ways to Care for Older People: Building Systems Based on Evidence. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, 1999

» Selected web sites for information regarding aging populations

http://www.census.gov/prod/2006pubs/p23-209.pdf

Extensive census data on older persons

http://www.agingstats.gov/

Age-related statistics compiled by a federal interagency forum

http://www.nahc.org/NAHC/Research/research.html

Clearing house for information on home care and hospice

http://www.cms.gov

Official site for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services�information for beneficiaries, researchers, providers

http://www.ahrq.gov

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality

http://www.nia.nih.gov

National Institute for Aging, research, requests for proposals, news briefs on sponsored aging research