The Gerontologist as an Administrator
Both undergraduate and graduate students of gerontology will benefit from using Giordano and Rich's book as a core text for administration courses. Professors of gerontology administration will be relieved at last to have found a work that emphasizes the unique requirements of administrating older adult programs. The authors consider all three service sectors--private, public, and not-for-profit--in addressing those who are now in administration, those who aspire to be administrators, and those who will be surprised someday to be offered administrative responsibilities. Assuming a basic knowledge of gerontology, the text includes a learning experience following each chapter that allows readers to apply their knowledge of the field in a practical manner. Other special features include information on such contemporary challenges as how to use volunteers effectively, how to integrate ethics into programs for older adults, how to involve staff in administrative activities, how to make the most of public relations and fund-raising opportunities, and how to develop special projects.
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Nevertheless , this is an extremely important activity that should not be neglected . The probability of success for hiring is increased by checking with at least three references ( Lewis et al . , 1991 ) .
The other perspective is that the knowledge of the programs and older adults possessed by staff is important for meaningful evaluations . There are different degrees of involvement that can be selected in using a consultant .
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Administering Services to Older Adults
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