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.



It has been a year since Lois sold her home and moved into a federally subsidized senior housing complex. The move was a difficult decision, and the 2 years she waited for an opening were challenging and frustrating. But once settled into her new apartment, she had no regrets. Her modest income of $623 per month had been totally inadequate to meet the expenses of keeping up her home and paying for her heart ...

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