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Community Resources for Older Adults: Programs and Services in an Era of Change - 3rd edition

Community Resources for Older Adults: Programs and Services in an Era of Change (ISBN10: 1412951291; ISBN13: 9781412951296)
ISBN13: 978-1412951296
ISBN10: 1412951291

Summary: 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 r
eviews 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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Summary: 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 ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 08
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
Year Published: 2008
International: No

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