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Several factors that affected the community development experiences across groups were the impact of age cohort, social class, ethnicity and culture; pervasive ageist attitudes; leadership challenges; misunderstandings about how community development and community-based service delivery differ; the impact of changing health status on participation; and the value of using geographically defined neighborhoods as the focus for community-development efforts. [...] the initial community needs assessment was jointly funded by the three original collaborating organizations as a means to work together.
The Elder-Friendly Communities Program Carol Austin; Robert McClelland; Ellen Perrault; Jackie Sieppert Generations; Summer 2009; 33, 2; Docsto
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