ERIC Number: EJ526767
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Leisure and the Elderly. Research Update.
Siegenthaler, K. L.
Parks and Recreation, v31 n1 p18,20-21,23-24 Jan 1996
Research shows a relationship between older adults' leisure involvement and life satisfaction. Individuals who participate more frequently and in a greater variety of activities experience greater psychological well-being. The paper discusses successful aging and leisure participation, provides current definitions, and examines perceptions of elderly individuals, noting implications for leisure planning. (SM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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