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

At lease two specific references to resources to support assignment. Be sure to provide full APA citations for your references.

Tutor Answer

School: UC Berkeley

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Serving The Elderly
Student’s Name




If there is a stage in a person's life that is inevitable, is that of late adulthood. This is of
course when one lives long enough without dying. Others would call this stage the old stage. At
this stage in the life of an individual, they tend to be vulnerable to many life forces among them
is how they deal with stress and depression an even their health. It is therefore important to make
sure that at this stage not only their families but also the community takes the initiative to take
good care of them. In the quest to doing this many communities have brought up centres which
are purposed to serve these older adults in the society. This paper will aim to elaborate more on
the functioning, effectiveness and the gaps that could be present in one of these communitybased centres for the elderly.
Bardy House for the elderly
This is among the best service provider for the elderly in my locality. It has the set-up of
a centre where the elderly in my locality can access the services they need. It is important to
highlight the services which the people in their late adulthood need. Among them is proper
health care, constant checking on their welfare, and even keeping them busy by offering them
How effective is it?
The Bardy House for the elderly has employ...

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