2 edition of Social indicators survey of the aging. found in the catalog.
Social indicators survey of the aging.
Human Resources Planning Institute.
Written in English
|Statement||Prepared for Office on Aging, Dept. of Social and Health Services, State of Washington.|
|Contributions||Washington (State). Office on Aging.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1064.U6 W294 1972|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 156,  p.|
|Number of Pages||156|
|LC Control Number||73621597|
"Utilizing reliable and sensitive economic and social indicators that are widely available, the tool allows countries to take a broader view of both current conditions and likely future demographic realities." The five countries in the index coping best with their aging populations are: Norway, Sweden, the United States, the Netherlands and Japan. The future of aging could look radically different than the experiences people have today. The future of health and what it may mean for aging While longevity has increased in the last century, the years we have gained were not added to the end of life.
Evaluation of the Quality Indicator Survey (QIS) Contract #, TO#7. Final Report (December ) Executive Summary. The QIS is a revised long-term care survey process that was developed under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) . A AARP survey found that the average desired life span was Everyday Life. What Do Older People Do Every Day? Among all adults ages 65 and older, nine-in-ten talk with family or friends every day. About eight-in-ten read a book, newspaper or magazine, and the same share takes a prescription drug daily.
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Fernandez-Ballesteros, et al.,  consider the terms active, healthy, successful or productive aging as strongly related and as multidimensional concepts, referring to a positive way of ageing, but underline, that a commonly accepted definition is still by: Since its foundation inSocial Indicators Research has become the leading journal on problems related to the measurement of all aspects of the quality of life.
The journal continues to publish results of research on all aspects of the quality of life and includes studies that reflect developments in the field. In recent years, successful aging has emerged as an important concept in social gerontology. Scholarly interest in successful aging may be driven in part by the aging of the post-World War II baby boom generation (Cherry, Marks, Benedetto, Sullivan, & Barker, ).By the yearan estimated 98 million adults in the U.S.
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Indicators are categorized into six broad groups: Population, Economics, Health Status, Health Risks and Behaviors, Health Care, and Environment. The Forum’s recent review of the. Older Americans. chartbook resulted in the addition of several new indicators particularly relevant to many of the challenges currently facing older Americans.
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