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.

Education Programs

Education Programs

Jim and Donna Wagner retired to a small rural community of 3,000. They chose the community for its geographical location, climate, and proximity to relatives. Although they enjoy small-town living, they miss the many educational and cultural opportunities that larger communities offer. Six months after they settled into their new home, Donna decided to visit the tiny Senior Center on Main Street. After lunch, she remained with a ...

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