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An Aging India : Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies

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An Aging India : Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies
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An Aging India
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Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies
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Explore Indian policy and practice on aging from a variety of perspectives! This pathbreaking collection provides something that has been missing in the literature on aging in India, especially for non-Indian audiences: studies of various aspects of aging in India combined with analyses of current policies, policy trends and recommendations. You'll examine aging issues from a variety of perspectives{u0097}demographic foundations, social and family relations, economics, health and disability, current interventions, and advocacy and policy. An Aging India also provides you with up-to-date references, explanations of differences and similarities within India's diverse population, examples of programs in various settings including a geriatric hospital, a major NGO, and old-age homes, and an overview of the development of India's national policy on aging. Where appropriate, comparisons with U.S. policy approaches are noted. An Aging India: Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies examines: the demography of aging in India the current state of research on aging, and the pitfalls associated with that research income, poverty, and the problems created by the lack of any widespread retirement income system in India the health status of Indian elders and what their healthcare prospects are the situation for the disabled elderly in India elder abuse in the Indian context social networks and grassroots organizations for seniors in India the role of Indian geriatric hospitals and old-age homes The insights of the top researchers and practitioners who contributed to An Aging India: Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies will strike home with their counterparts around the world. Make this book a part of your professional/teaching collection today!
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An Aging India : Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies
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Cover -- An Aging India: Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- An Aging India: Perspectives, Prospects, and Policies -- Foundations of Aging in India -- Demography of Indian Aging, 2001-2051 -- Perspectives of Research on Aging in India -- Economics, Health, and Social Networks -- Economic Security for the Elderly in India: An Overview -- Health Status and Health Care Services Among Older Persons in India -- Aging, Disability, and Disabled Older People in India -- Social and Familial Relations -- Social Networks of Old People in India: Research and Policy -- Issues of Elder Care and Elder Abuse in the Indian Context -- Current Interventions -- Geriatric Hospitals in India, Today and in the Future -- Old-Age Homes and Services: Old and New Approaches to Aged Care -- The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations for the Welfare of the Elderly: The Case of HelpAge India -- Advocacy and Policy -- Senior Grassroots Organizations in India -- Towards a Policy for Aging in India -- Index
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