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Caring for Frail Elderly People: Policies in Evolution

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In Chapter 14 (United States), the long development of long-term care policy is described, giving particular emphasis to the functioning of the main programs introduced in the 1960s, and their progressive modification up to the 1990s. Finally, an outline is given of the main reform debates of the late 1980s and 1990s. [38 PDF pages]