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Although the lack of equivalence is obvious, it is also true that the developmental phénoménologies of early and late life are compatible in a way that the phénoménologies of middle and late life are not. The statements I have made are not merely pessimistic but frightening, and few gerontologists are eager to explore the final confrontation with biological decline and death. I was led to confront these issues through my son s friendship with Leland, for when Gidon grew old enough to realize that his best friend was 7 5 years older than himself, he also realized he would lose his friend to death.
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For this population, the Reagan-Stockman approach holds little promise other than through a new voluntarism which seeks to create programs and services funded by private donations and contributions. In the past, such ventures have been limited by the well-know difficulties of voluntary fund raising. Whether such difficulties could be overcome in a new era of private action remains to be seen. The social policy milieu in which Americans grow old today is a very volatile environment indeed. In many respects, it may be the least predictable, most risky aspect of the current milieu of aging.