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Sustaining Community Living Among the Oldest Old: Health and Service Issues

Examines the needs created by the vulnerabilities the very old face and the processes by which these needs are addressed: Through the actions of families and informal social networks, the responses of social service institutions, the role of the health care system and most importantly, the coping skills of the elderly individual. Part of the Wellness lecture series sponsored by the California Wellness Foundation, the University of California and Health Net. 1992. 40 min.