Advocacy Organizations for Older Adults
- 131 Downloads
365体育网站Advocacy organizations for older adults refer to groups of individuals with similar political and social interests who advocate for the social and economic well-being of senior citizens. The main missions of advocacy organizations for older people are: (1) to address various challenges resulting from population aging, and (2) to improve the lives of older adults. Advocacy organizations for older adults consist of individuals with similar aims who advocate for an older individual as well as groups of older adults who are impacted by decisions or practices which affect them socially and/or economically. Quite notably, the work of advocacy organizations for older people is usually premised on the notion that older adults often lack the ability to advocate on their own behalf and this necessitates assistance from advocacy groups for...
- Aronson J, Neysmith SM (2001) Manufacturing social exclusion in the home care market. Can Pub Pol/Analyse de Politiques 27(2):151–165
- Baker R, Black B, Patience K (2000) Advocating for clients: best choices for advocacy. Paper presented at the careers respite conference, Perth, 10–13 Oct 2000
- Blundell BB (2012) Older people’s advocacy: exploring ties to wellness, new developments, and alternative models. Advocare Incorporated, Australia
- Chapman S (2001) Advocacy in public health: roles and challenges. Int J Epidemiol 30(6):1226–1232.
- Craig YJ (1998) Introduction. In: Craig YJ (ed) Advocacy, counselling and mediation in casework. Jessica Kingsley, London, pp 11–22
- Dunning A (2010) A scoping study of advocacy with older people in Wales. The older people’s commissioner for Wales, Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff
- Drage J (2012) New Zealand’s national health and disability advocacy service: a successful model of advocacy. Health Hum Rights 14(1):E53–E63
- Gilleard C, Higgs P (2009) The power of silver: age and identity politics in the 21st century. J Aging Soc Policy 21:277–295.
- HelpAge International (2007) Advocacy with older people: some practical suggestions. Advocacy by older people, with older people and for older people. HelpAge International Asia/Pacific Regional Development Centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand
- Hicks, K (2017) 15 organizations working to advocate for seniors. .
- Kitchen G (2010) Valuing advocacy: why advocacy with older people ought to be valued. Get Heard, Southport
- Morgan G (2017) A history of advocacy. In: Independent advocacy and spiritual care. Insights from service users, advocates, health care professionals and chaplains. Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp 61–92
- Scourfield P (2007) A commentary on the emerging literature on advocacy for older people. Quality Age Older Adult 8(4):18–27
- Sorensen H, Black B (2001) Advocacy and Ageing. Austral J Ageing 20(2):27–34
- Wolfensberger W, Thomas S (1983) PASSING: program analysis of service systems’ implementation of normalisation goals, 2nd edn. Canadian National Institute on Mental Retardation, Ontario, Canada