Bshs 437 national policies on aging programs

Select a national policy on aging from Exhibit 2.1 “A National Policy on Aging: Selected Historical Highlights” in Ch. 2 of Community Resources for Older Adults. After selecting a policy, identify one local community-based program that provides support services related to this policy.


Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper discussing the relevance of the community program and the services it provides in relation to national policies on aging.


Answer the following questions in your paper:


  • What are the demographic characteristics of the older adults using the services?
  • How do these demographic characteristics influence the services?
  • What is the historic relevance of this program in regards to how older adults benefit from it?
  • How do psychosocial theories relate to the selected services?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.