Active Ageing, Active Learning: Issues and Challenges by Gillian Boulton-Lewis, Maureen Tam

By Gillian Boulton-Lewis, Maureen Tam

This booklet is worried with the overall problems with getting old, studying and schooling for the aged after which with the extra particular problems with why, how and what elders are looking to study. This monograph includes 10 chapters written via quite a few the world over popular researchers and scholar-practitioners within the box.

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Education and learning for the elderly: Why, how, what. Educational Gerontology, 36(3), 213–228. M. M. Boulton-Lewis and M. V. M. Boulton-Lewis being physically and mentally active, engaging in learning, living in safe environments, working and actively participating in family and community life. Older adults in the US similarly defined successful ageing as multidimensional including physical, functional, psychological and social health (Phelan et al. 2004). g. biomedical, sociological). Stereotypes of decrepit seniors are slowly changing.

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