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ERIC Number: EJ471431
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0740-4131
Outdoor Programming for Older Adults Who Are Frail.
Buettner, Linda; Kennison, Judith
Camping Magazine, v65 n5 p38-42 May-Jun 1993
Discusses the benefits of outdoor nature-oriented activities for very old, frail elderly, and institutionalized elderly persons with regard to exercising to increase mobility, spiritual development, sensory stimulation, and social interaction. A study of elderly participants in a "back to nature" experience suggests that modified camping activities can be beneficial for older frail adults. Describes nine activities. (LP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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