Preface. Acknowledgments. Contributors. The Family. Across the generations: Family care dynamics into the new millennium; G.C. Wenger. Family caregiving: A problem of justice; N.S. Jecker. Family care for frail elders and norms of caregiver well-being at the turn of the twenty-first century; A.L. Howe, H. Schofield. Social Responsibility. Care for elderly people in Sweden: Do cutbacks reflect changing principles or simply adjustment to economic pressure? M. Thorslund, Å. Bergmark, M.G. Parker. Financing long-term care in the United States: Who should pay for Mom and Dad? R.L. Kaplan. The role of the government and the family in taking care of the frail elderly: A comparison of the United States and Japan; F. Seki. Care. Appropriate housing for the elderly of the United States: An integral component of their health care; L.A. Frolik. Nursing work, housekeeping issues, and the moral geography of home care; J. Liaschenko. The dilemma of prolonged engagement: Building opportunities for reciprocity among ethnic female clients and workers in elder care services; S. Brotman. Community mental health services for older adults in the United States; C. Zubritsky. Dementia care ethics; S.G. Post. Decision-making in social and medical services for patients with dementia in Japan; M. Saito. Neglect. The abuse and neglect of the elderly; R.M. Gordon, D. Brill. Aging, homelessness, and the law; C.I. Cohen, J. Sokolovsky, M. Crane. Index.
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