This book provides a conceptual framework for understanding when and how to use different advocacy strategies for intervening when elders need help in negotiating complex service delivery systems. It is unique in its focus on the how to of dealing with complex situations in which elders and/or their allies, surrogates, and advocates often find themselves. The authors repeatedly illustrate the interface and inseparability of micro and macro practice. The book is in three parts: (1) understanding concepts; (2) gathering and analyzing information and (3) practicing advocacy. Each part includes how-to models, lists, boxes, figures, tables, discussion questions and exercises, frameworks, and recommendations for additional reading.Huber, Ruth is the author of 'Elder Advocacy Essential Knowledge and Skills Across Settings', published 2007 under ISBN 9780495000044 and ISBN 0495000043.