Melvin Delgado, Denise Humm-Delgado
January 1, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 283 Pages
ISBN 9781138904514 - CAT# Y185672
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Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Older Adults discusses two converging problems: the aging baby boomer generation and the large percentage of the American population in prison. This book focuses on the treatment, re-entry, financial challenges, medical issues, and policy implications of the aging population in prison.
Preface; Section 1: Setting the Context; Chapter 1: Overview; Chapter 2: Profile, Trends, and Geographical Distribution of Older Adults in Prison; Chapter 3: Health Needs of Incarcerated Older Adults; Chapter 4: Death and Dying in Prisons; Chapter 5: Economics and the Strain on Governmental Budgets; Section 2: Challenges and Approaches for Meeting Needs; Chapter 6: Health Insurance: Medicaid, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act; Chapter 7: Personal Finances and Housing Challenges and Approaches; Chapter 8: Workforce and Research Challenges and Approaches; Chapter 9: Innovative Re-entry Initiatives and Programs; Epilogue; References