Old, Alone, and Neglected: Care of the Aged in Scotland and the United States by Jeanie Schmit Kayser-JonesOld, Alone, and Neglected: Care of the Aged in Scotland and the United States by Jeanie Schmit Kayser-Jones

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

byJeanie Schmit Kayser-Jones, Margaret Clark

Paperback | September 10, 1990

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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.
Jeanie Schmit Kayser-Jones is Professor of Medical Anthropology and Gerontological Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco.
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Title:Old, Alone, and Neglected: Care of the Aged in Scotland and the United StatesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 10, 1990Publisher:University of California Press

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ISBN - 10:0520069617

ISBN - 13:9780520069619

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