ERIC Number: ED029238
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jun
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Understanding the Older Adult; A Teacher's Manual and Course of Study For Use in Adult Education Classes in Secondary Schools.
Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools, CA.
Based on a study of training needs among personnel connected with homes for the aged in California, this publication is a teacher's manual as well as a course of study for older adults, their friends and relatives, volunteer workers, and professionals. The following topics are covered: the aged in a changing society; the increase in the aging population; types of living patterns; intellectual, medical, and other aspects of aging; basic material and psychological needs of older adults; concepts of successful aging; and ways of helping the aged to achieve life satisfaction. Suggested readings and activities are included, together with a bibliography (21 items) and a film list (seven items). (ly)
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools, CA.