Provide, provide: the economics of aging.

  title={Provide, provide: the economics of aging.},
  journal={Issue brief},
  • Published 1998 in Issue brief
Most older persons face two potentially serious economic problems: (a) declining earning power and (b) declining health that can be partly offset by increased utilization of health care. The decline in earning power is largely attributable to physiological changes and to obsolescence of skills and knowledge. These adverse effects are exacerbated by public and private policies that reduce the incentives of older persons to continue work and increase the cost to employers of employing older… CONTINUE READING