Aging: Lifestyles, Work, and Money by Elizabeth, Hodges, Kris Vierck

By Elizabeth, Hodges, Kris Vierck

From politics to pop culture, child boomers exert a profound influence on the USA. As they input center age and retirement, this new release, exceptional in measurement, will confront an enormous new realm of difficulties, offerings, and judgements. Their wishes will make the graying of the US the main major demographic occasion of our time. As a source suited for such an occasion, getting older: existence, paintings, and cash, offers a definitive, finished resource of data approximately humans elderly sixty five years and older. the knowledge is listed and integrated below easy-to-follow headings, permitting the reader to find evidence speedy and as wanted, or browse and come across useful info serendipitously. Vierck and Hodges not just offer exhaustive assurance of important information (including many formerly unpublished features), but additionally provide analytical support—describing developments, delivering insights, and offering a framework for knowing the data.This quantity is splendid to the aged whose matters it investigates, in addition to to scientific and nursing libraries, and a person attracted to the manifold concerns linked to the aged. It encompasses a bibliography, an inventory of sites, and an appendix directory international documents and interesting proof, supplying a checklist of a few impressive achievements of the aged.

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Unless otherwise noted, the data in this section are from the 2001 or 2002 American Housing Survey. gov. Data for elderly include all households with householders aged 65+ years. This definition is narrower than that used by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which counts as elderly all households where the householder or spouse is 62 or older or has a disability. 44 AGING ■ Elderly-occupied housing is older than that of the general population The median year of construction for homes occupied by the elderly in 2001 was 1963, compared to 1970 for all householders.

Kathleen McGarry and Robert F. Schoeni. (May 2000). ” Demography Vol. 37, No. 2. 6. Bureau of the Census. (2003). gov. 7. Bianchi and Casper. CHAPTER 2 Where the Elderly Live: Geographic Location and Mobility Whether the opportunity is seized or not, moving to another geographic location to retire is usually reserved for people who are financially solvent. —Lewis R. Aiken, Aging and Later Life This chapter covers where the elderly live and their geographic mobility. Highlights include: • The West and South had the highest growth in the elderly population between 1990 and 2000.

14 In 44 percent of these crashes, both vehicles were proceeding straight at the time of the collision; in 27 percent, the older driver was turning left—six times as often as younger drivers. 4). 17 By 2002, this number had declined to 1,051. 18 Among the older population, 85+ males have the highest rate of pedestrian deaths, at 7 per 100,000. This rate is three times higher than that of females the same age. ■ Elderly pedestrian deaths seldom involve alcohol During 2000, in 7 percent of all pedestrian deaths of people aged 70+ , the older person was intoxicated.

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