Community Resources for Older Individuals


Question Description

Volunteers and political officials in local communities often campaign to improve conditions and provide services to increase the well-being of individuals and families living in those communities. If you are the parent of young children, you might focus on improving the local school or creating safe places where children can play. If you are an individual in later adulthood or a caregiver for an individual in later adulthood, what community resources might be important to you? For this week's Assignment, you evaluate the resources that your local community provides for its older members.

To prepare for this Assignment, research the resources available in your local community (Hawthrone New York) to support the issues and concerns of the older population. Note any gaps in these services and consider what improvements might be made to existing services as well as what services should be added.

  • A description of the services in your local community that support individuals in later adulthood
  • An evaluation of the effectiveness of the services you identified
  • A description of service gaps you identified
  • An explanation of how to improve existing services
  • A description of services that should be added, and why

A lease two specific reference to the resources support your Assignment. Be sure to provide full APA citations for your references.

Tutor Answer

School: New York University



Care for The Elderly
Student’s Name




The old age is a stage that is inevitable for any individual who stays alive long enough.
Among the most delicate and vulnerable groups in our societies are the children and the aged.
This paper will focus more on the later. People who belong to this group are as said earlier
delicate, and this means that they have to be taken care well by those close to them and those that
surround them on a day to day basis. This could be the next government or the communities they
are in.
In this paper, I focused on a centre that provides and serves this group of people in my
local area, and I aimed to elaborate more on all the optics involved as it runs its day to day
operations. While at it, I also narrowed down on putting to the table the services they offer to the
older members of the community. This paper will, therefore, aim to dig deep on how this local
community centre for the aged serves and helps the older members of the society I am in.
Description of the service
Ahman Home for The Elderly.
Ahman Home for the elderly is one of the many communities’ centres that are built
around the idea of helping the elderly in our community. It was started by missionaries over 3
decades ago and has grown in both scope and purpose over the past few decades. It has been
commended many a ...

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