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.
Chapter 1: On the Threshold of a New Era
On the Threshold of a New Era
What will society in the United States be like in the year 2030? It is hard to know exactly how different our daily lives will be, but we do know that by 2030, our society will be experiencing something that none other has experienced. As we move through the 21st century, more Americans than ever before will be in their seventh, eighth, and ...