New Patterns of Social Services for the Aging and Aged

By Kurt Herz

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Spring 1968

This paper examines why and to what extent facilities and services immediately identified with professional social work may be effective in enabling older persons to deal with problems affecting their health and welfare. The paper affirms how housing in particular is an important aspect of social service within the framework of a comprehensive program. The piece highlights the new partnership between voluntary agencies and the government in their efforts to carry our services in a variety ways. The piece concludes by asserting the importance of the social work field and social workers to have a vision and moral stamina that can be a part of the innovating processes that can improve welfare and health services for the aged.

Topic: Social Services, Social Work, Institutional Care, Elder Care, Health and Healing, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 44/No. 3

Page Number(s): 236-245

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Herz, Kurt. New Patterns of Social Services for the Aging and Aged. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Spring 1968: 236-245.


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