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.

Volunteer and Intergenerational Programs

Volunteer and Intergenerational Programs

Twice a week, 78-year-old Hazel volunteers at a local adult day care center. She helps with the hands-on care of participants. Her volunteer duties include helping people eat, walking with them to the bathroom, and just sitting and talking with them. She also does what the director calls tender loving pushing. Hazel enjoys volunteer work. When interviewed ...

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