Abstract

An increase in the absolute numbers of older people is occurring throughout the world (Butler et al., 1991). In the United States, 12% of the population was age 65 or older, in 1986. It is estimated that 20% of the population will be 65 or older by the year 2030. The 75-plus and 85-plus age groups are the fastest-growing age segments of the United States population.

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Depression Attenuation Dementia Weinstein Aphasia 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert M. AndersonJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.HonoluluUSA

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