Social Policy for an Aging Society : A Human Rights Perspective
By: Cox, Carole B.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2015Description: 1 online resource (225 p.).ISBN: 9780826196569.Subject(s): Aging -- Economic aspects | Human rights | Population aging -- United States | United States -- Social policyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social Policy for an Aging Society : A Human Rights PerspectiveDDC classification: 304.60973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Share Social Policy for an Aging Society: A Human Rights Perspective; Chapter 1: Social Policy, Human Rights, and Older Adults; Values; Social Policy and Aging; Human Rights; Needs and Rights; Older People and Human Rights; Social Policy and Rights; Summary; Questions for Discussion; References; Chapter 2: The Framework for Federal Involvement: The White House Conference on Aging and the Older Americans Act; White House Conferences on Aging; White House Conferences and Human Rights; The Older Americans Act; Amendments to the OAA
Title III-B Home and Community-Based Supportive ServicesIn-Home Services; Family Caregiver Support Program; Community Services; Legal Assistance; Adult Day Care; Senior Centers; Nutrition Services; OAA and Human Rights; Indicators of OAA Effectiveness; Summary; Questions for Discussion; References; Chapter 3: Income Policy and Human Rights; Poverty; Social Security; Women and Social Security; Supplemental Security Income; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; Low-Income Energy Assistance Program; Private Pensions; Veterans; Summary; Questions for Discussion; References
Chapter 4: Policy and the Right to Liberty and SecurityGuardianship; Living in the Community; Aging in Place; Housing; Provisions for Staying at Home; Home Modifications; Assistive Technology; Reverse Mortgages; Federally Sponsored Programs; Section 8 Housing; Continuing Care Retirement Communities; Assisted Living; Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities; The Village Model; Transportation; Summary; Questions for Discussion; References; Chapter 5: Policy and the Right to Health and Health Care; Chronic Illness and Long-Term Care; Medicare; Medicare and Human Rights; Medicaid
Medicaid and Human RightsProgram of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly; Home Health Care; Consumer-Directed Care Programs; Mental Health; Dementia; Nursing Homes; Cultural Change; Summary; Questions for Discussion; References; Chapter 6: Employment, Retirement, and Human Rights; Training; Retirement; Mandatory Retirement; Age Discrimination; Older Workers and Unemployment; Employers' Attitudes Toward Older Workers; Pending Legislation; Fair Employment Opportunity Act of 2011; Protecting Older Americans Against Discrimination Act; Older Women, Employment, and Retirement; Summary
Questions for DiscussionReferences; Chapter 7: Policy, Family, and Human Rights; Why Do People Care?; Impact on Caregivers; Policies That Support Family Caregivers; The National Family Caregiver Support Program; Lifespan Respite Care Act; The Family and Medical Leave Act; Older Persons as Caregivers: The Role of Grandparents; Policies and Financial Support; Housing Assistance; Health Care; Summary; Questions for Discussion; References; Chapter 8: The Most Vulnerable Groups of Older Adults; Women; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders; Long-Term Care; Policy Changes; Older Immigrants
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As people age, they are at increased risk of having their basic human rights threatened or violated. When age is perceived as incompetence, , it can easily lead to discrimination that impacts human rights. Based on the premise that social policy must reflect human rights principles, this graduate-level textbook views the challenges associated with aging as opportunities for policy development that stresses the rights of older adults rather than needs. The text distinguishes between ""needs"" and ""rights"" and describes those policies and services that best insure that the rights of older adul
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