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Jesmin, Syeda S.; Amin, Iftekhar; Ingman, Stan – Educational Gerontology, 2011
As low income societies are aging rapidly, government and families face challenges to support the seniors, who are already at greater risks of being negatively affected by many other social, cultural, and global changes occurring around them. This paper reviews some of the major challenges faced by seniors in China, India, Mexico, and African…
Descriptors: Low Income, Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Aging (Individuals)
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Ingman, Stan; Amin, Iftekhar; Clarke, Egerton; Brune, Kendall – Educational Gerontology, 2010
As low income societies experience rapid aging of their populations, they face major challenges in developing educational policies to prepare their workforce for the future. We review modest efforts undertaken to assist colleagues in three societies: Mexico, China, and Jamaica. Graduate education in gerontology has an important opportunity to…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Low Income, Gerontology, Foreign Countries
Ingman, Stan; Clower, Terry; Wallimann, Isidor – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 2003
Asserting that exploration of the role of higher education in community building is not unique to the United States, describes examples of collaborative efforts involving universities and communities working together in the United States, Switzerland, Northern Ireland, and Mexico. (EV)|
Descriptors: College Role, Community Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Ingman, Stan; Benjamin, Tom; Lusky, Richard – Generations, 1999
Summarizes environmental challenges and discusses the need and opportunity for older adults to actively engage in environmental activism, independently, and with other age groups. Much needs to be done to encourage elders to participate and to develop intergenerational approaches to building a positive environmental legacy. (Author)|
Descriptors: Activism, Conservation (Environment), Intergenerational Programs, Older Adults