ERIC Number: ED111954
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-May
Reference Count: N/A
Political Responses to Aging.
Thorson, James A., Ed.; Payne, Barbara P., Ed.
The proceedings of the First Annual Georgia Conference on Aging contains five papers, reports from discussion groups, and transcripts of a panel discussion. The focus was on the encouragement of self-advocacy and the identification of achievable goals among older adults in order to generate some of the basic political changes that will improve the life chances of the elderly. The proceedings' contents include: Introduction, Barbara P. Payne; The Development of Services for Older Georgians, Mary Kay Jernigan; Contributions to the Quality of Older Persons' Lives: Realistic Expectations, Frank Hughes; Political Responses of the Aged: Research Findings, Robert H. Binstock; Achievable Goals for Older Georgians: Reports from Discussion Groups; The Senior Center and the City of Atlanta, a Panel Discussion, Al Horvath, moderator; The Revolution of the Elders, Margaret E. Kuhn; and The Future of Contributions to the Quality of Older Persons' Lives, David G. Salten. (JR)
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Goal Orientation, Older Adults, Political Issues, Political Power, Politics, Quality of Life, Social Services, State Legislation, State Programs
University of Georgia, Center for Continuing Education, Athens, Georgia 30602 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Univ., Atlanta.; Georgia Univ., Athens.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia