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Name: Who Are the Elderly? Aging in Society
ID: m42874
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Understand the difference between senior age groups (young-old, middle-old, and old-old)
  • Describe the “graying of the United States” as the population experiences increased life expectancies
  • Examine aging as a global issue
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Baby boomers, Centenarians, Cohor, Dependency ratio, Filial piety, Gerontology, Life expectancy, Social gerontology
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Sociology Cap (dcwill@rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.6 (history)
First publication date: Jan 27, 2012 4:39 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 29, 2013 1:35 pm -0500

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Version: 1.6 Jul 29, 2013 1:35 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.5 Jul 16, 2012 4:01 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.4 Jul 11, 2012 6:29 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.3 Jun 12, 2012 12:09 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.2 May 18, 2012 2:15 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.1 Jan 30, 2012 1:07 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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