Why Survive?: Being Old in America
The author questions the value of long life for its own sake, arguing that modern medicine has ironically created a group for whom survival is possible but satisfaction elusive. He proposed reforms to redefine and restructure the institutions responsible for the elderly in America.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tloeffler - LibraryThing
This was probably an excellent book in 1976, but it's extremely dated. Fun to see how some of his predictions have come true or not, though! Read full review