America's rapidly expanding population of older citizens is becoming the dominant political and policy issue of the new century. Thorny issues are driving decisions made in Washington, D.C. and state capitols, in corporations, and around the family dining table, such as:
- The future of Social Security
- The cost of Medicare and drugs
- Retirement and pensions
Aging in America A to Z is an encyclopedic roadmap to the challenging questions and potential answers facing today's seniors and their children. Important to both seniors and younger Americans who must care directly for parents or share indirectly in the economic and social costs of an aging population, Aging in America A to Z is a fundamental resource for all academic, public, and high school libraries.