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Accommodation for elderly people
From the viewpoint of elderly people themselves, the question of accommodation is a crucial one. Their housing takes on an increasing importance, not only in a financial sense but also psychologically. Moreover, most ...
Royal Adelaide Hospital School of Nursing graduation address
The most common set of stereotypes was that older people were almost universally debilitated and depressed, daggy and despicable, daft and dejected, demented and dotty. It was commonly assumed that before long our society ...
Is retirement working?
The four main issues for a person facing retirement are income - having enough and having it regularly; having adequate health care; having appropriate living and housing arrangements; and having interest and purpose in ...
Welfare and the State: issues for the 1990s
As we look to the last decade of this century, after almost a century of formal welfare state activity, we can't get away from the one fundamental part of our analysis, and that is how people live and how they ought to ...