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Understanding Baby Boomers’ Retirement Prospects

Brigitte Madrian, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Beth J. Soldo

in Redefining Retirement: How Will Boomers Fare?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199230778
eISBN:
9780191710971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230778.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter assesses Baby Boom retirement prospects, comparing the outlook for this cohort with experiences of previous generations. The impact of aging is assessed using the Social Security's Model ... More


No place like home? Housing inequality in later life

Sue Adams

in Unequal ageing: The untold story of exclusion in old age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424129
eISBN:
9781447304098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424129.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The older population is becoming increasingly diverse. Despite such significant demographic trends, the majority of regional housing strategies and regional spatial strategies barely mention older ... More


Trends in Assistance with Daily Activities: Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities Persist in the U.S. Older Population

Vicki A. Freedman, Linda G. Martin, Jennifer Cornman, Emily M. Agree, and Robert F. Schoeni (eds)

in Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132310
eISBN:
9780226132327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132327.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter investigates the older U.S. population trends in forms of assistance with daily activities and disparities in assistance by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status. Significant ... More


Ageing and Globalisation

Martin Hyde and Paul Higgs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322276
eISBN:
9781447322283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322276.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Population ageing and globalisation represent two of the most radical and far reaching social transformations that have occurred since the middle of the last century. This book provides, for the ... More


Japan—centenarians and robots

Mark Britnell

in Human: Solving the global workforce crisis in healthcare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836520
eISBN:
9780191873720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836520.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Japan’s population is 127 million. In 40 years’ time, it is expected to have fallen by a third. That might not have been a big problem for health if it were not for the shifting balance between ... More


China—growth and social cohesion

Mark Britnell

in Human: Solving the global workforce crisis in healthcare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836520
eISBN:
9780191873720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836520.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In China, the growth of the middle class, lifting so many from poverty, is enabled by the very same urbanization and industrialization that is affecting the physical and mental health of many. From ... More


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