Not by age alone: gerontology as a specialty in occupational therapy.

  title={Not by age alone: gerontology as a specialty in occupational therapy.},
  author={Betty Risteen Hasselkus and J M Kiernat},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={43 2},
By now, demographic projections of the aging population are familiar to most people, and media-generated phrases such as "the graying of America" have begun to sound trite and overused. Older people account for an ever-increasing percentage of the total U.S. population. By the year 2020, people 65 years of age or older will outnumber teenagers in this country by 2 to 1. The oldest old (people 80 years of age or older) are the fastest growing component of the elderly population. To be even more… CONTINUE READING

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