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ERIC Number: EJ1137210
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Feb
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1077-5315
Opportunities for Meeting Educational Needs of Aging Adults: Listening to Limited-Resource Older Homeowners
Parrott, Kathleen R.; Lee, Sung-jin; Giddings, Valerie L.; Robinson, Sheryl Renee; Brown, Gene
Journal of Extension, v55 n1 Article 1RIB3 Feb 2017
We present descriptive findings from a North Carolina study of 30 limited-resource older homeowners who want to age in place, and we relate those findings to opportunities for outreach education. We grouped the findings from extensive participant interviews into five key areas. For two of those areas--health conditions and financial situation--critical educational content is needed. In addition, by understanding issues and attitudes related to the other key areas--neighborhood, family, and church/religion--Extension and other outreach professionals can develop and market educational programs that better address older adults' needs.
Extension Journal, Inc. e-mail: joe-ed@joe.org; Web site: http://www.joe.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina