Journal of Aging & Social Policy
J Aging Soc Pol
ISSN (printed): 0895-9420. ISSN (electronic): 1545-0821.
The Journal of Aging & Social Policy presents insightful contributions from an international and interdisciplinary panel of practitioners, researchers, and academics who address key policy issues, including health care, long-term care programs, income security, end-of life issues, and social welfare. The journal examines and analyzes policymaking and the political processes that affect the development and implementation of programs for the elderly from a global perspective, highlighting - among others - Israel, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil, Sweden, Hong Kong, Korea, and the Asia-Pacific rim.Issues regularly addressed in the Journal of Aging & Social Policy, include: residential care, private pension coverage, assisted living, nursing home reform, federal welfare reform, retirement, telemedicine, insurance and health coverage, human rights enforcement and an analysis of state laws concerning Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. In addition to the major issues of growing old in a youth-oriented society, the Journal of Aging & Social Policy also reviews the processes for adopting policies at the state and federal levels, examining the interplay of political and economic forces, legal and regulatory constraints, the pressure of special interests, and the influence of constituencies.
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