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Old, Alone, and Neglected

Care of the Aged in Scotland and the United States

Jeanie Schmit Kayser-Jones (Author)

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Paperback, 160 pages
ISBN: 9780520069619
September 1990
$31.95, £23.95
As the median age of the population increases, the care and housing of the elderly in the U.S. are of increasing concern. Jeanie Kayser-Jones compares a typical private institution in the U.S. with a government-owned home in Scotland.

Her analysis compels attention to the systematic abuse of the institutionalized elderly in the U.S.
Jeanie Schmit Kayser-Jones is Professor of Medical Anthropology and Gerontological Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco.

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