Promoting the Well-Being of the Elderly

A Community Diagnosis

By Thomas T H Wan, Barbara G Odell, Michael Lewis, John Lewis

© 1982 – Routledge

227 pages

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About the Book

Understand the components of planning services for the elderly with this comprehensive text.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface

  • An Introduction to Needs Assessment
  • Descriptive Characteristics of the Population Studied
  • The Social Well-Being of the Elderly
  • The Psychological Well-Being of the Elderly
  • The Physical Well-Being of the Elderly
  • Activities of the Elderly
  • Older People’s Perception of Service Needs
  • Use of Health Services by the Elderly: Social Differentials and Determinants
  • Use of Social Services by the Elderly: Social Differentials and Determinants
  • The Frail Elderly
  • Comprehensive Planning for the Elderly
  • Appendix A: Number and Percentage of Respondents by Service Area and Census Tract in Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Appendix B: Survey Instrument
  • Appendix C: An Explanation of Multiple Classification Analysis
  • Appendix C: Tables
  • Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC013000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gerontology