ERIC Number: ED275928
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Aging Americans: Trends and Projections. 1985-86 Edition.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.
Analyzed statistics relevant to and about older Americans are contained in this document. Chapter topics (with some subtopics) include the following: (1) size and growth of the older population (age distribution, life expectancy); (2) geographic distribution and mobility (mobility, countermigration); (3) economic status (median cash income, sex, marital status and income, composition of income, noncash resources); (4) retirement trends and labor force participation (lifetime distribution of education, work, and retirement, part-time work); (5) health status and health services utilization (self-assessment, disability, causes of death, nursing homes, health care expenditures); (6) social characteristics (marital status and living arrangements, housing, voting); and (7) federal outlays benefiting the elderly (federal spending for the elderly, long-term financing). Graphs and charts illustrate the statistics throughout the document. (ABL)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.