ERIC Number: ED121975
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Oct-25
Reference Count: 0
Perspective on Aging. (Report of a Conference at the College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, October 25, 1972),
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.
The report helps to define problems and delineate available and needed services for older residents of the DuPage County area. The report contains a summary of Senator Charles H. Percy's keynote address, a brief discussion of a slide presentation, and a summary of an address, "Understanding the Older Adult", by Dr. Bernice Neugarten, University of Chicago. Approximately two-thirds. of the document consists of consensus reports from discussion groups related to health, education, spiritual well-being, retirement roles and activities, income, transportation, housing, employment and retirement, and nutrition. Group participants represented agencies and organizations which deal with problems of aging, local government, the church, education, the general public, and local senior citizens, including clients of local agencies and organizations. Each consensus report presents an ideal viewpoint, the present community situation, recommendations for immediate action, and recommendations for future planning. A main issue of all consensus reports was the need for central, on-going, and increased articulation among all organizations and individuals currently serving older adults in the area. A listing of conference staff and participants is appended. (EA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.