TITLE

"When I'm 64"

AUTHOR(S)
Koch, Tom
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/12/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 4, p388
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the issue of health care system in an aging population. He claims that longevity should be a cause for celebration and not a problem. He argues that superannuated citizens are more active members of society who vote, volunteer and contribute more fully in political and social activity than the younger people. He concluded that older people should not be blamed for the rising costs of public health care system since health care is expensive at every age.
ACCESSION #
33462001

 

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