Community Resources for Older Adults: Programs and Services in an Era of Change

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SAGE Publications, Dec 17, 2007 - Social Science - 465 pages
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Features and Benefits:

- Provides an overview of legislation that provides the foundation for aging related benefits and services

- Discusses theories that help predict service use, thus offering readers a framework to understand why older adults often do not use services

- Provides case studies that encourage critical thinking about the delivery and use of community resources

- Descrbes both public and private programs and services available to older adults, in-depth reviews of the current body of empirical literature in each program area, and discussions of the challenges programs and services will face in the future

- Includes best practice examples of community programs from around the country that illustrate unique ways to meet the needs of older adults

- Lists national organizations and Internet resources for each topic area

- Includes learning activities that challenge students to explore the community resources that exist in the reader's locale

  

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About the author (2007)

Robbyn R. Wacker, Ph.D., is the Provost and Senior Vice President and Professor of Gerontology at the University of Northern Colorado. Her research interests include international aging social policy and psychosocial predictors of community service use among older adults. She has published over 65 refereed presentations, scholarly articles, books, and conference proceedings and has earned numerous university and professional awards, including UNCís Academic Leadership Excellence Award.

Karen A. Roberto, Ph.D., is the Director of the Center for Gerontology, Founding Director of the Institute of Society, Culture, and Environment, and Professor of Human Development at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She also holds adjunct appointments in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. She has published over 150 scholarly articles and book chapters, is the editor/author of ten books, and has earned numerous university and professional awards, including the Gerontological Society of America Behavioral and Social Science Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award

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