GEY3660: Aging Policy & Politics - Additional Resources

Aging Policy

  • General:

Blancato, R., & Gualtieri, M. C. (2018). Aging policy: Where is it now, and where is it going? Generations42(4), 79–84. 

Voit, B., & Vickers, N. (2012). Policies and programs to help America’s senior citizens. Washington, DC: Council of State Governments. Retrieved from:

Moskowitz, R. L. (2018). Policies for aging americans: A look at public opinion and the role of government. Generations42(4), 34–41. 

  • Social Security:

Social Security Administration. Retrieved from:

Mutchler, J. E., Li, Y., & Xu, P. (2019). How strong is the Social Security safety net? Using the Elder Index to assess gaps in economic securityJournal of Aging & Social Policy, 31(2), 123–137. 

Yoshida, K. (2018). The stability of Social Security in the United States: The need for a durable institutional designJournal of Social Policy, 47(2), 397–415. 

  • Medicare: Retrieved from:

Armour, S., & Walker, J. (2019). Trump administration moves to curb drug rebates in Medicare, Medicaid: Proposal, likely to draw industry resistance, would limit rebates drugmakers give to third parties. American Health & Drug Benefits, 12(1), 49–50. 

Bell, C., & Holden, P. (2018). Beyond the rhetoric: Implications and unintended consequences of tax reform and Medicare policy. Hfm (Healthcare Financial Management), 1–5. 

Neuman, T., & Rother, J. (2015). Medicare at 50: Lessons and challengesGenerations, 39(2), 6–10.