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.
Chapter 9: Income Programs
Scott and Stacy are somewhat anxious as they wait for their appointment with a retirement planner. Like many couples in their mid-40s, they have not given serious thought to retirement. Most of their financial planning has centered on preparation for sending their two children to college. After hearing so much in the media lately about whether Social Security will be there for them when they retire, they are wondering ...