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Older Adult Community Action Program: An Experimental Self-Help Project
The author describes a pilot program sponsored by several Jewish institutions in St. Louis, called the Older Adult Community Action Program, which was designed to help older adults remain active and independent in the community. He describes the program's origins, objectives, and services. These include transportation, a neighborhood improvement association, a tenant-landlord complaint bureau, a street festival, a newspaper, a cooperative food service, an information desk for aging, and a tenant's council.
Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service
Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.
Volume/Issue: Vol. 49/No. 2
Page Number(s): 157-161
Coverage: St. Louis, Missouri
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Blonsky, Lawrence E. Older Adult Community Action Program: An Experimental Self-Help Project. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Winter 1972: 157-161. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4318
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