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The longevity revolution : the benefits and challenges of living a long life, Robert N. Butler

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The longevity revolution : the benefits and challenges of living a long life
Title
The longevity revolution
Title remainder
the benefits and challenges of living a long life
Statement of responsibility
Robert N. Butler
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the causes of the longevity revolution and examines how living longer will impact different aspects of American society, including the workplace, the health care industry, and government programs like Social Security
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259075
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DNLM/DLC
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1927-
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Butler, Robert N.
Dewey number
612.6/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP85
LC item number
.B88 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WT 116
NLM item number
B986L 2008
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True
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  • Longevity
  • Longevity
  • Geriatrics
  • Medical policy
  • Longevity
  • Geriatrics
  • Public Policy
  • Quality of Life
  • Social Welfare
  • Socioeconomic Factors
Target audience
adult
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the benefits and challenges of living a long life
Label
The longevity revolution : the benefits and challenges of living a long life, Robert N. Butler
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is the longevity revolution? -- The new longevity is the biggest challenge -- "The greedy geezer": the manufactured clash of the generations -- Ageism: another form of bigotry -- The changing family and longevity -- The disorders of longevity -- Human interest in longevity: the power of research -- Alzheimer's: the epidemic of the twenty-first century -- The "biology of extended time": evolution and longevity -- Cycles, clocks, and power plants: longevity science and aging research -- Toward a prescription for longevity and quality of life: health promotion and disease prevention -- Redesigning health care for an older America -- Live longer, work longer: productive engagement -- Social Security , self-responsibility, and the state -- The private sector, providence and risk: the role of the marketplace -- The politics of aging and longevity -- Population solutions to longevity: transition to stable populations -- Worldwide democratization of longevity: overcoming famine, war, and pestilence -- Threats to longevity: could we lose the longevity revolution? -- The good life: the quality of life in the era of longevity -- Imagining longevity: challenges of the future
Control code
ocn182613551
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 553 p.
Isbn
9781586485535
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007048204
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)182613551
Label
The longevity revolution : the benefits and challenges of living a long life, Robert N. Butler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is the longevity revolution? -- The new longevity is the biggest challenge -- "The greedy geezer": the manufactured clash of the generations -- Ageism: another form of bigotry -- The changing family and longevity -- The disorders of longevity -- Human interest in longevity: the power of research -- Alzheimer's: the epidemic of the twenty-first century -- The "biology of extended time": evolution and longevity -- Cycles, clocks, and power plants: longevity science and aging research -- Toward a prescription for longevity and quality of life: health promotion and disease prevention -- Redesigning health care for an older America -- Live longer, work longer: productive engagement -- Social Security , self-responsibility, and the state -- The private sector, providence and risk: the role of the marketplace -- The politics of aging and longevity -- Population solutions to longevity: transition to stable populations -- Worldwide democratization of longevity: overcoming famine, war, and pestilence -- Threats to longevity: could we lose the longevity revolution? -- The good life: the quality of life in the era of longevity -- Imagining longevity: challenges of the future
Control code
ocn182613551
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 553 p.
Isbn
9781586485535
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007048204
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)182613551

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