As of 2007, 36.3 million people were age 65 or older, representing 12.4 per cent of the population. It is estimated that by the year 2030, there will be over 70 million people 65 or older, representing 20 per cent of the population. Bush's book provides an original decision-making model that practitioners can use when confronted with these types of ethical challenges. The casebook format will engage readers with interesting vignettes and illustrate ethical decision making with realistic cases. This is the most up-to-date book of its kind and serve as a vital resource for health care providers in numerous fields.