Searching for a balance of responsibilities: OECD countries' changing elderly assistance policies.

@article{Swartz2013SearchingFA,
  title={Searching for a balance of responsibilities: OECD countries' changing elderly assistance policies.},
  author={Katherine Swartz},
  journal={Annual review of public health},
  year={2013},
  volume={34},
  pages={397-412}
}
The rapid aging of OECD country populations and the now five-year-long financial crisis in Europe are causing many OECD countries to reconfigure their assistance programs for the elderly, particularly their long-term care (LTC) policies. Debates about intergenerational responsibilities are evident in recently published research papers that examine how countries are revising programs for the elderly. Building financial sustainability into program reforms has suddenly become a priority. Until… CONTINUE READING