Human Services For Older Adults / Edition 2

Human Services For Older Adults / Edition 2

by Leon H. Ginsberg, Leon H. Ginsberg, Anita S. Harbert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0872496821

ISBN-13: 9780872496828

Pub. Date: 03/01/1990

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press

Human Services for Older Adults provides a broad overview of the conditions and context in which today's older adults live, as well as practical information on how to work with them given today's circumstances. Information is provided on the demographic characteristics of older people in America, discussing social, economic, and health problems confronting them and

Overview

Human Services for Older Adults provides a broad overview of the conditions and context in which today's older adults live, as well as practical information on how to work with them given today's circumstances. Information is provided on the demographic characteristics of older people in America, discussing social, economic, and health problems confronting them and the needs of subgroups among the elderly population such as minority elderly, rural elderly, and older women. The book also provides information on various methods of working with older adults, and social programs available through the government, as well as other sources for meeting the needs of the elderly. The revised edition of a popular text, it is geared toward nurses, social workers, psychologists, gerontologists, counselors, and others who work in senior adult positions and settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872496828
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Publication date:
03/01/1990
Edition description:
Rev
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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