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Population aging and the maintenance of social support systems

Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue Canadienne du Vieillissement

Author: Denton, F. T., Spencer, B. G.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1997

Abstract:

As the baby boom generation grows old, the costs of maintaining existing social support systems will rise, & the ability or willingness to sustain those systems has been called into question. Here, issues related broadly to population aging in Canada & the associated social costs, including the costs of public services, are discussed. It is concluded that, while population-related cost increases should be expected, & reallocations of resources required, the overall increases should be of manageable proportions.


Further Details

Full Title: Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement
Pages: 485-498
Volume: 16
Issue: 3
Accession Number: 1.4.03
Keywords: North Americaolderagingpopulationsocial costs
Reads: 131
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