Address Presented to the Workshop on Geriatric Drug Use of the Drug Information Association, Washington, DC


Title:
Address Presented to the Workshop on Geriatric Drug Use of the Drug Information Association, Washington, DC
Creator:
Koop, Charles Everett, 1916-2013
Date:
27 February 1984
Description:
This speech was presented to forecast the health care challenges and costs created by an aging baby-boom population and its susceptibility to incontinence, osteoporosis, and other conditions of advancing age. Koop also emphasized that the degree of health or impairment experienced by Americans in their old age was directly related to the quality of health care--such as immunizations--they had received over the course of their lives, as well as to personal decisions they had made with regard to smoking, nutrition, and exercise.
Location:
Box: 104. Folder: 16
Rights:
Public Domain
Genre:
Speeches
Subject:
Geriatrics, Health Services for the Aged, and Attitude to Health
Format:
Text
Extent:
19 pages
Language:
English
Legacy ID:
QQBBDW
NLM ID:
101584930X58
Profiles Collection:
The C. Everett Koop Papers
Story Section:
Reproduction and Family Health