By Gillian Boulton-Lewis, Maureen Tam

This ebook is anxious with the final problems with growing older, studying and schooling for the aged after which with the extra particular problems with why, how and what elders are looking to examine. This monograph involves 10 chapters written via numerous across the world popular researchers and scholar-practitioners within the box.

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Communities can affect individuals in three ways: through settings and institutions in which they can participate, through norms and trust that grow from social networks and through systemic efforts that promote social cohesion and collective action. Hence, many groups have been formed in local communities to tap the potential for learning by the elderly. Toronto District School Board Senior’s Daytime Program had about 1,200 enrolled in a range of programmes (2000–2006). The Elder Academy Scheme in Hong Kong (Labour and Welfare Bureau 2008) provides programmes that function in universities, primary and secondary schools and are supported by people of different generations.

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