Community resources to promote successful aging.

  title={Community resources to promote successful aging.},
  author={Georgia J Anetzberger},
  journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={611-25, ix}
Community resources are necessary for the health and well-being of older people. They can be organized with respect to the primary characteristic of successful aging they promote. Resources for avoiding disease and related disability include wellness programs, home health care, and mental health services. Resources that help older people sustain high functioning include senior centers, adult day care, and senior housing. Finally, active engagement with life is facilitated through employment… CONTINUE READING