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Elderly Americans

Elderly Americans

nutrition information is limited and guidelines are lacking : statement of Robert L. York, Director of Program Evaluation in Human Services Areas, Program Evaluation and Methodology Division, before the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in [Washington, D.C.], [Gaithersburg, MD] (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- United States -- Nutrition.,
  • Health surveys -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNutrition information is limited and guidelines are lacking.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-PEMD-92-11.
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination5 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14687910M

    In The Black Elderly: Satisfaction and Quality of Later Life, authors Marguerite Coke and James Twaite present the results of an empirical study of factors that influence the well-being of older black Americans. Like all older individuals in industrial nations, elderly blacks are confronted with negative attitudes toward old people. But in spite of their minority status in society, with its. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Struyk, Raymond J. Housing situation of elderly Americans. Washington, D.C.: Urban Institute, (OCoLC)

      But by , some Americans were bristling at the description. When a year-old girl referred to a year-old man as "elderly" in a Washington Post story, readers reacted. Black Americans have a higher prevalence of malignancies, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, homicide, and unintentional injury than white Americans. These problems contribute to a high mortality rate in young blacks and a greater prevalence of problems with Cited by: 9.

      The Senate Judiciary Committee hears testimony from federal and state officials on what the federal government can do to protect elderly Americans from financial exploitation. Current estimates put. Senilicide (the killing of old people) was never universal among Eskimos. It was common in some parts of their range but more so among the Inuit (Greenland to Northern Alaska) than the Yuit (western and southwestern Alaska). Even among the Inuit, some groups found the custom repugnant. Where it was practiced, senilicide was rare except during.


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