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Voice on the Quads

image: Campus News"Social Security and Medicare are no longer the third rail of politics. Politicians have found that the most vocal supporters of these government programs are passing away and that there is a new set of replacement elderly voters who are more open to other ways of preparing for retirement-most often, that is investing in the stock market. This change will affect where the politics of aging in America will go."

- Fernando M. Torres-Gil, former assistant secretary for aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in his October lecture, "The Future of Aging: Challenges in Policy and Practice," at the School of Social Service Administration.

 


  DECEMBER 2000

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