Aging

The dramatic growth in the number of adults aged 65 and older, combined with overall population aging, affects not only families and workplaces, but also health care and social service delivery systems. Meeting the needs and leveraging the contributions of an increasingly diverse older population presents both challenges and opportunities to social workers and other service providers.

Find tools, information, and resources to enhance social workers’ capacity to support both older adults and family caregivers.

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