ERIC Number: ED318850
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Discussions about Aging: Sweden and the United States.
Mullins, Larry C., Ed.; Sheppard, Harold L., Ed.
This document contains papers delivered at a conference designed to highlight similarities and differences in the situation of the elderly in Sweden and in the United States. The papers are: (1) "Aging and Work" (Sheppard, Berglind); (2) "Services to the Elderly: An Emphasis on the United States" (Hokenstad); (3) "Notes on Services to the Aged in the United States and Sweden" (Sundstrom); (4) "Formal and Informal Support of the Elderly: Selected American Cultural Values and Social Welfare Policy" (Mullins); and (5) "Caring for the Elderly in Sweden and the United States" (Thoreus-Olsson). (CML)
Descriptors: Aging Education, Aging (Individuals), Community Services, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Family Relationship, Family Structure, Foreign Countries, Frail Elderly, Geriatrics, Gerontology, International Studies, Midlife Transitions, Older Adults, Older Workers, Retirement, Retirement Benefits, Social Agencies, Social Services, Social Structure
International Exchange Center on Gerontology, University of South Florida, P.O. Box 3208, Tampa, FL 33620 ($4.25).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Exchange Center on Gerontology, Tampa, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Sweden; United States