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Why Survive Being Old In America

Why Survive Being Old In America

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Why Survive? Being Old In America was written by Robert Neil Butler and published by Harper & Row in , it won the Pulitzer Prize for General. 15 Sep The long careers of Picasso, Pope John XXIII, Humboldt, Duke Ellington, Prime Minister Meir, and Ben Franklin, among many others, provide. Why Suavive? Being Old in America provides a factual portrait of old age in America as of. and of the conditions affecting older persons. Specific .

"Butler questions the value of long life for its own sake; modern medicine, he says , has ironically created 'a huge group of people for whom survival is possible. LibraryThing Review. User Review - tloeffler - LibraryThing. This was probably an excellent book in , but it's extremely dated. Fun to see how some of his. Why Survive? has 11 ratings and 2 reviews. George said: This book raised some important issues but a lot of the material was dated. We need an updated ve.

1 Jul Why Survive?: Being Old in America. By Robert N. Butler. New York: Harper & Row, pp. $ Why Survive?: Being Old in America. Describes the social, physical, economic, environmental, and psychological aspects of being old in America. Concrete suggestions for new programs that deliver. thinking about the realities of growing older in our country. Three decades ago, the difficulties older Americans faced were so many, I was prompted to ask, why. In Butler won the Pulitzer Prize for his book Why Survive?: Being Old in America. He is co-author (with Dr. Myrna I. Lewis) of the books Aging and Mental . The Tragedy of Old Age in America; Ch. 2. How to Grow Old and Poor in an Affluent Society; Ch. 3. What About My Pension? Ch. 4. The Right to Work; Ch. 5.

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