Social Policy in Gerontology and Geriatrics Education by ProQuest

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									CHAPTER 6



         Social Policy in Gerontology
         and Geriatrics Education

         Robert H. Binstock




A gerontology or geriatrics curriculum that does not include social policy is
missing essential ingredients for understanding the everyday situations of
older individuals and how they come about, what may pose threats to them,
and—when needed—how their situations might be changed for the better
through new policies. Knowledge of social policy also illuminates relation-
ships between older people and younger generatio
								
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