Americans are living longer than ever before. For many, though, these extra years have become a bitter gift, marred by dementia, disability, and loss of independence.
Extending Life, Enhancing Life sets the course toward practical solutions to these problems by specifiying 15 research priorities in five key areas of investigation:
Most important, the volume firmly establishes the connection between research and its beneficial results for the quality of life for older persons.
Table of Contents
|Executive Summary and Recommendations for Funding||1-39|
|2. Basic Biomedical Research||47-56|
|3. Clinical Research||57-70|
|4. Behavioral and Social Sciences||71-87|
|5. Health Services Delivery Research||88-106|
|6. Research in Biomedical Ethics||107-118|
|7. Review of Resources Committed to Research on Aging||119-132|
|Appendix A: Acknowledgements||133-143|
|Appendix B: Background Documents||144-144|
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