Community Resources for Older Adults

Community Resources for Older Adults

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Community Resources for Older Adults: Programs and Services in an Era of Change, Fourth Edition, by Robbyn Wacker and Karen Roberto, provides an in-depth review of policy and programs for the qaging network, q answering such key questions as qHow have programs for older adults evolved?q qWho uses these resources?q qHow are they delivered?q and qWhat challenges do service providers face in meeting the needs of the aging baby-boom generation?q To give students the foundational knowledge they need to meet the needs of their older clients, the authors provide a theoretical framework for understanding the forces that shape older adults' likelihood to seek assistance, include in-depth reviews of the current body of empirical literature in each program area, and discuss the challenges programs and services will face in the future.AARP. (1985). The right place at the right time: A guide to long-term care choices. Washington, DC: Author. AARP. (1990). Nursing home ... Retrieved from http:// national_rural_electric_2008.html AARP. (2012a). Continuing care ... Foster Grandparent Program 25th anniversary 1965a€“1990: Bridging the generations of need. Washington, DC: Author.

Title:Community Resources for Older Adults
Author:Robbyn R. Wacker, Karen A. Roberto
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2013-03-14


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