Old, Alone, and Neglected: Care of the Aged in Scotland and the United States

by Jeanie Schmit Kayser-Jones, Margaret Clark

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS | September 10, 1990 | Trade Paperback |

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As the median age of the population increases, the care and housing of the elderly in the U.S. are of increasing concern. Jeanie Kayser-Jones compares a typical private institution in the U.S. with a government-owned home in Scotland.
Her analysis compels attention to the systematic abuse of the institutionalized elderly in the U.S.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 160 Pages, 5.12 × 8.27 × 0.39 in

Published: September 10, 1990

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0520069617

ISBN - 13: 9780520069619

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Old, Alone, and Neglected: Care of the Aged in Scotland and the United States

by Jeanie Schmit Kayser-Jones, Margaret Clark

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 160 Pages, 5.12 × 8.27 × 0.39 in

Published: September 10, 1990

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0520069617

ISBN - 13: 9780520069619

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As the median age of the population increases, the care and housing of the elderly in the U.S. are of increasing concern. Jeanie Kayser-Jones compares a typical private institution in the U.S. with a government-owned home in Scotland.
Her analysis compels attention to the systematic abuse of the institutionalized elderly in the U.S.

About the Author

Jeanie Schmit Kayser-Jones is Professor of Medical Anthropology and Gerontological Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco.

Editorial Reviews

"Students and professionals interested in aging can profit from this concisely written book."--J. Neil Henderson, "Medical Anthropology Newsletter
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