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The State of aging and health in America 2004
  • Published Date:
    11/29/04
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 1.25 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    Merck Institute of Aging and Health. ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) ; Gerontological Society of America,
  • Description:
    An Introduction to the Health of Older Americans -- The National Report Card on Healthy Aging -- The State-by-State Report Card on Healthy Aging -- Spotlight: Physical Activity and Older Americans -- Our Nation's Health Care Workforce: Is it Ready for the Graying of America? -- State Examples -- Appendix: Major Data Sources and Technical Information.

    The State of Aging and Health in America 2004 is the third annual volume in a series that presents a snapshot of the entire health and aging landscape in the United States or another area of the world. The reports are produced by the Merck Institute of Aging & Health (MIAH) and various partnership organizations that are recognized leaders in the aging field. Previous partners include the Gerontological Society of America and the Pan American Health Organization.

    The Merck Institute of Aging & Health (MIAH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) are releasing this report to assess the health status of the growing number of older Americans and to make recommendations to improve the mental and physical health of all Americans in their later years.

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