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The graying of America

retirement and why you can"t afford it

by James A. Jorgensen

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Published by Dial Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Retirement -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
    • Retirement income -- United States.,
    • Old age pensions -- United States.,
    • United States -- Officials and employees -- Pensions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James A. Jorgensen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1062 .J67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 245 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4102345M
      ISBN 100803729138
      LC Control Number80016872
      OCLC/WorldCa6357439

      The Graying of America Of the total federal expenditures in , Social Security together with Medicare(federally founded health program aimed at helping the elderly, founded in ) was the largest, accounting for about 34 percent. Book Reviews. Podcasts. is a harbinger of the social revolution that will typify America in the 21st century. The good news about the graying of America is that criminal activity tends to.

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The graying of America by James A. Jorgensen Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Kausler A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. What Herod saw was America in the late s and early '90s, right down to that dire phrase "New Age." A society obsessed with therapies and filled with distrust of formal politics, skeptical of authority and prey to superstition, its political language corroded by fake pity and euphemism.

GRAYING OF AMERICA (ISSUE) At the beginning of the twentieth century retirement was practically unheard of. Pension plans were a rarity and Social Security did not yet exist. People typically "died working." It was only after President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, especially the Social Security Administration, that the concept of retirement became rooted in the American psyche.

The Graying Of America. March 9, / PM / CBS/AP The findings are part of a report thick with statistics on America's elderly, called "65+ in the United States: " It was. In35 million Americans were age 65 and older—a 12 percent increase from Almost half of these 35 million were older than With an aging population comes both challenges and.

The Graying of America. Most people know that the percentage of older Americans is increasing dramatically. What’s less known to the average person is how that graying will impact different areas of the country. The overall demographic shift is illustrated in the chart below that shows four age cohorts.

The first three are each based on equal. The Graying of America An Encyclopedia of Aging, Health, Mind, and Behavior (2d ed.) This second edition of The Graying of America greatly expands and updates the most comprehensive reference book on aging that is readily accessible to the lay reader.

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Reich. For a decade we've heard a steady chorus of despair about the graying of America--that graying means paying, in the words of one leading credit. Beverly Goldberg, in this carefully researched, tightly argued, fluidly written, and ultimately extremely important book, shows us a different path.5/5(5).

Frey sometimes describes this change as “the browning of America.” More than half (53%) of the country’s 3, counties had declining white populations by the first decade of the century. In the current decade the white population has begun to decline in the nation as a whole.

The preceding is adapted from "The Graying of America: Ethical and Policy Implications for the Church and Nation," the Hillenmeyer Lecture that Fr. Place delivered at Thomas More College on Ap The full text is available by contacting CHA order processing at NOTES.

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