Ties That Bind Revisited
Cornman, John M., Kingson, Eric R., Hirshorn, Barbara A., Aging Today
The aging of America is a success and a challenge." That statement was true 25 years ago when it appeared in our book, Ties That Bind: The Interdependence of Generations (Seven Locks Press, 1986), and remains true today.
We see this success arising from our nation's century-long investments in sanitation, public health, medicine, access to healthcare, retirement savings and the economy- all of which have enabled increasing numbers of people to live longer, healthier and generally more financially secure lives. It is a success because more people have the opportunity to know their grandparents and to expect to, in turn, know grandchildren, great nieces and nephews and, perhaps, …
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Publication information: Article title: Ties That Bind Revisited. Contributors: Cornman, John M. - Author, Kingson, Eric R. - Author, Hirshorn, Barbara A. - Author. Magazine title: Aging Today. Volume: 33. Issue: 4 Publication date: July/August 2012. Page number: 1+. © American Society on Aging Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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