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Author Alpert, Merna J.

Title The chronically disabled elderly in society / Merna J. Alpert.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.40846 ALPE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 141 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Contributions to the study of aging, 0732-085X ; no. 24.
Contributions to the study of aging. 0732-085X ; no. 24.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [127]-136) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction. Major Factors Influencing the Need for This Work. Focus and Organization. Suggested Uses for This Work -- 2. Cognitive Disability. Effects on the Individual. Effects on Family Relationships. Effects on Peer Relationships. Activities of Social Functioning. Professional Functions Outside Job Limits. Organization or Institution Involvement. Government Involvement. Health Insurance: Long-Term Care -- 3. Hearing Disability. Effects on the Individual. Effects on Family Relationships. Effects on Peer Relationships. Activities of Social Functioning. Professional Functions Outside Job Limits. Organization or Institution Involvement. Government Involvement. Health Insurance: Public -- 4. Motor Disability. Effects on the Individual and Family. Activities of Social Functioning. Organization or Institution Involvement. Government Involvement. Health Insurance: Health Maintenance Organizations -- 5. Implications. Some Practices Needing Change.
Subject Frail elderly -- Care -- United States.
Chronically ill -- Care -- United States.
Older people with disabilities -- Care -- United States.
ISBN 0313291098 (alk. paper)