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.

Nutrition and Meal Programs

Nutrition and Meal Programs

The door opens, and Alice beams with pride as she ushers you into her apartment. She prepares lunch, but you notice that there is nothing in the fridge. It is empty. That’s the first sign. She offers you coffee, and you get Nescafé. That’s the second sign. You know that she is giving you the last food she has until she visits a food pantry later in the week, ...

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