Aging: Caring for Our Elders

  • David N. Weisstub
  • David C. Thomasma
  • Serge Gauthier
  • George F. Tomossy

Part of the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine book series (LIME, volume 11)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. The Family

    1. G. Clare Wenger
      Pages 1-18
    2. Nancy S. Jecker
      Pages 19-28
  3. Social Responsibility

    1. Mats Thorslund, Åke Bergmark, Marti G. Parker
      Pages 49-63
    2. Richard L. Kaplan
      Pages 65-82
  4. Care

  5. Weisstub, Thomasma, Gauthier & Tomossy

  6. Neglect

    1. Robert M. Gordon, Deborah Brill
      Pages 203-218
    2. Carl I. Cohen, Jay Sokolovsky, Maureen Crane
      Pages 219-235
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 237-243

About this book


Caring for Our Elders is the second of three volumes on Aging conceived for the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine. Leading scholars from a range of disciplines address some of the major issues in elder care facing modern nations: familial duties of care, the future of social welfare systems, housing, dementia, abuse and neglect.


ethics health morality

Editors and affiliations

  • David N. Weisstub
    • 1
  • David C. Thomasma
    • 2
  • Serge Gauthier
    • 3
  • George F. Tomossy
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculté de MédicineUniversité de MontréalCanada
  2. 2.Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health PolicyLoyola University of Chicago Medical CenterUSA
  3. 3.Centre for Studies on Aging, Faculty of MedicineMcGill UniversityCanada
  4. 4.Faculty of LawUniversity of SydneyAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-5897-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-0675-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1567-8008
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