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.

Care Management

Care Management

Ruby, 86, suffers from Parkinson’s disease. Widowed for 5 years, she lives in a small house one block from the main street of the town in which she has lived for 25 years. Ruby is becoming quite frail and must always use a walker. She has wonderful neighbors who are helpful, a 76-year-old sister-in-law who lives 5 miles away, and two nieces who are caring and attentive but live out of state. To ...

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