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Community action and coalition building to promote eldercare for older persons at risk

Community action and coalition building to promote eldercare for older persons at risk

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Published by The Commission in Boston, MA (1 City Hall Plaza, Boston 02201) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elderly poor -- Care -- Massachusetts -- Boston.,
  • Minority older people -- Care -- Massachusetts -- Boston.,
  • Elderly poor -- Services for -- Massachusetts -- Boston.,
  • Minority older people -- Services for -- Massachusetts -- Boston.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsubmitted by the City of Boston, Commission on Affairs of the Elderly.
    ContributionsBoston (Mass.). Commission on Affairs of the Elderly., United States. Administration on Aging.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17751332M

      Older persons are often poorly served by existing models of community-based primary health care (CBPHC). We sought input from clients, informal caregivers, and health care providers on recommendations for system improvements. Focus group interviews were held with clients, informal caregivers, and health care providers in mid-sized urban and rural Cited by: Covering a multitude of community and public settings, situations, and populations, the book helps students learn about promoting health, preventing disease (not just treating it), and protecting at-risk populations—including the elderly, the LGBT community, and by: 6.

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