ERIC Number: ED097062
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Survey of Senior Citizens.
Cerritos Coll., Norwalk, CA.
The Senior Citizen Questionnaire was mailed to 779 senior citizens who were members of the Cerritos College Golden Key Club. One hundred sixty-eight or 21.6 percent returned a completed questionnaire. Some of the findings presented were: (1) concerning subject matter areas of importance, "hobby and recreational subjects" was considered the most important; (2) the program activity senior citizens would be most likely to participate in was "museum tours, demonstrations, field trips, visits"; (3) programs for older adults should be located in "community centers"; (4) senior citizens would like to see a "senior center or club" provided; (5) in setting up a program for older adults, the senior citizen felt that Cerritos College should emphasize "coping better with daily life problems--health, finance"; (6) the occupational area was "General Office Services"; (7) the majority of the senior citizens who responded to the survey stated that they would not be interested in visiting the career guidance center to explore employment possibilities; (8) the majority of the respondees were over 55; (9) the majority of the respondees were females; and (10) Norwalk had the largest percentage of respondees. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cerritos Coll., Norwalk, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California