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.

Home Care Services

Home Care Services

Margaret, 72 years old, has had multiple sclerosis for 20 years. For approximately 15 of those years, she and her husband, Wilbert, lived a relatively normal life. The disease, however, has progressed to the point that Margaret needs assistance with most of her daily living activities. Wilbert has been a model caregiver, but the last 5 years have taken their toll on him. Wilbert never thought that he could afford regular ...

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