A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity: Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports

1st Edition

Mary Beth Morrissey, Melissa Lang, Barney Newman

CRC Press
Published June 20, 2018
Reference - 248 Pages - 2 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498761345 - CAT# K28738
Series: Best Practices for Public Health

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Summary

With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for the elderly. This comprehensive book gives an expert overview of the topics and challenges, along with imperative ethical and legal frameworks. The book also details existing programs and benefits in relation to a realistic portrayal of population needs. Other important issues are covered such as long-term palliative care and hospice, other vulnerable populations, elder abuse, public-private collaboration, evidence-based policy-making, and much more.