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.

Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services

Phil, a 78-year-old widower, lived independently until about 6 months ago. At that time, he realized he could no longer get around without the help of a walker. Just as he was accepting this restriction, his eye doctor told him that nothing more could be done to treat his macular degeneration. Now Phil is legally blind. Because of his independent nature, the eye specialist referred him to a rehabilitation counselor for ...

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