Community Resources for Older Adults provides comprehensive, up-to-date information on programs, services, and policies pertaining to older adults. Authors Robbyn R. Wacker and Karen A. Roberto build reader awareness of programs and discuss how to better understand help-seeking behavior, as well as explain ways to take advantage of the resources available to older adults. The substantially revised Fifth Edition includes new topics and updated research, tables, and figures to help answer key questions about the evolution and utilization of programs for older adults and the challenges that service providers face.

Patterns of Service Use and Theories of Help-Seeking Behavior

Patterns of Service Use and Theories of Help-Seeking Behavior

Katherine Hahn is an 80-year-old retired physician who lives alone with her two dogs in a condominium in Phoenix. She never married, and her only living relative is her brother, who lives in Germany. Recently, she has not been well, and dirty laundry, trash, and old newspapers have begun to accumulate in the entryway into her apartment, ...

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