Elderly people in low-income countries are pessimistic about their survival probabilities compared with state-specific life tables, and socioeconomic status influences beliefs about survival expectations.
Israel will benefit from bringing a systemic strategic perspective into its policy process. The example of problems associated with an aging population is an illustration of how to use a strategic perspective in an analysis of policy choices.
Disparities in care experienced by older Medicare beneficiaries with depressive symptoms tend to be more negative in managed care. Efforts identify and address barriers these beneficiaries encounter to help them better traverse the managed care environment.