Eldemire, A.M. Denise
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Community Health and Psychiatry; Faculty of Medical Sciences.
The Jamaican elderly : A socioeconomic perspective and policy implications
Social and Economic Studies
Date of Publication
Studies the elderly population in Jamaica from a socioeconomic perspective. Finds that the elderly continue to live with families to whiuch they contribute in several ways, and that their sources of support are the family and informal systems. Identifies a gender specific approach to social and economic policy for ageing and the need for a life course approach for future generations.....