The Health Status and Availability of Medical Care for Persons 65 Years of Age or Over in Selected Communities
Nature of problem. Research in the field of gerontology has been very meager and disjointed in the past. The magnitude and the complexity of the problems relating to the aged are challenging and require careful study. The solutions, while primarily medical, have social and economic implications as well. A steadily rising proportion of the United States population are living to reach old age.