The Aging Self and the Aging Society Ethical issues involving the elderly have recently come to the fore. This should come as no surprise: Since the turn of the century, there has been an eightfold in- crease in the number of Americans over the age of sixty- five, and almost a tripling of their proportion to the general population. Those over the age of eighty-five-- the fastest growing group in the country-are twenty- one more times as numerous as in 1900. Demographers expect this trend to accelerate into the twenty-first ...

Aging and Ethics 1991, Humana Press

ISBN-13: 9780896032019

1992 edition