The age of dignity : Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. / Ai-jen Poo.
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- ISBN: 9781620970461 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
By 2018, demand for home health care will increase by more than 90 percent, and by 2050, the total number of individuals needing long-term care is projected to grow from 12 million to 27 million. With someone turning sixty-five every eight seconds, America faces a unique new challenge providing our elders with the dignified care they will need. In The Age of Dignity, MacArthur genius" Ai-jen Poo-one of Newsweek's 150 Fearless Women and the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance-explains how we can meet that challenge, combining a broad vision for change with concrete policy recommendations.Interweaving her own personal stories with those of seniors and caregivers across America, Ai-jen Poo allows us a glimpse into the often hidden lives of seniors, as well as insight into the lives of those we pay to take care of them. The Age of Dignity outlines a road map to how we can become a more caring nation, providing solutions for...
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