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Escolar Chua, Rowena L.; de Guzman, Allan B. – Educational Gerontology, 2018
A considerable number of studies have been carried out to explore the experiences of the elderly engaging in third age education, however, most of these investigations have focused on elderly motivation, the benefits accruing from their participation, and the barriers they have encountered during their lifelong learning experience. However, there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning
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De Guzman, Allan B.; Obmerga, Marwin E.; Roncesvalles, Ma. Celia T.; Villareal, Barbra N.; Lim, Ester C. – Educational Gerontology, 2018
In light of new family structures and patterns that continue to emerge in contemporary society, grandparents are delegated with a more active role in child-rearing, particularly during the crucial stages of their grandchildren's development. In industrialized countries, empirical studies have indicated the link between grandparents' educational…
Descriptors: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Child Rearing, Child Development, Educational Attainment
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de Guzman, Allan B.; Imperial, Marnie Yvette G.; Javier, Rianne Rae L.; Kawasaki, Arisa M. – Educational Gerontology, 2017
The impact of prison upon incarcerated individuals is considerably destructive and may lead to low mental health resiliency. Despite a large body of literature on resiliency, little is known about the process that the elderly go through in developing resiliency in the penal setting--hence, this grounded theory investigation. The overall intent of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Mental Health
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de Guzman, Allan B.; Lagdaan, Lovely France M.; Lagoy, Marie Lauren V. – Educational Gerontology, 2015
Subjective memory complaints are one of the major concerns of the elderly and remain a challenging area in gerontology. There are previous studies that identify different factors affecting subjective memory complaints. However, an extended model that correlates life-space on subjective memory complaints remains a blank spot. The objective of this…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Depression (Psychology), Memory, Gerontology
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Escolar Chua, Rowena L.; de Guzman, Allan B. – Educational Gerontology, 2014
With the growing number of older adults becoming a global concern, many countries have focused on education as a means of promoting successful aging. Although third age learning is gaining substantial ground in other countries, it is not well-established in the Philippines. The overall intent of this experimental study was to assess the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aging (Individuals), Population Trends, Older Adults
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Escolar Chua, Rowena L.; de Guzman, Allan B. – Educational Gerontology, 2014
As the elderly population increases, encouraging older adults to participate in lifelong learning has become a priority for many countries. Properly structured lifelong learning programs have consistently yielded numerous benefits to older adults; therefore, careful attention and effort should be exerted to ensure its effectiveness by involving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aging (Individuals), Population Trends, Older Adults
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de Guzman, Allan B.; Jimenez, Benito Christian B.; Jocson, Kathlyn P.; Junio, Aileen R.; Junio, Drazen E.; Jurado, Jasper Benjamin N.; Justiniano, Angela Bianca F. – Educational Gerontology, 2013
Anchored on the key constucts of Ajzen's Theory of Planned Behavior (1985), this paper seeks to test a model that explores the influence of knowledge, attitude, and caring behavior on nursing students' behavioral intention toward geriatric care. A five-part survey-questionnaire was administered to 839 third and fourth year nursing students from a…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Foreign Countries, Structural Equation Models, Intention
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de Guzman, Allan B.; Ines, Joanna Louise C.; Inofinada, Nina Josefa A.; Ituralde, Nielson Louie J.; Janolo, John Robert E.; Jerezo, Jnyv L.; Jhun, Hyae Suk J. – Educational Gerontology, 2013
While a number of empirical studies have been conducted regarding risk for falls among the elderly, there is still a paucity of similar studies in a developing country like the Philippines. This study purports to test through Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) a model that shows the interaction between and among nutrition, balance, fear of…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Fear, Injuries, Older Adults
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de Guzman, Allan B.; Santos, Charisse Izobelle Q.; Santos, Ivan Benedict A.; Santos, Jedda A.; Santos, Justin E.; Santos, Justo Martin S.; Santos, Vincent Emmanuelle E. – Educational Gerontology, 2012
While it is true that elderly concepts of care and caring expectations have been ascertained in previous literatures, little is known about how the elderly population views caring frustrations--particularly that of the Filipino elderly. This study purports to surface the lebenswelt of healthcare expectations and frustrations based on the…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Caring, Foreign Countries, Older Adults
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de Guzman, Allan B.; Tan, Eleanor Lourdes C.; Tan, Ernestine Faye S.; Tan, Justin Ryan L.; Tan, Mervyn C.; Tanciano, Daris Mae M.; Lee Say, Matthew L. Tang – Educational Gerontology, 2012
The interplay among self-concept, disposition, and resilience mirrors how the condition affects the emotional status of poststroke Filipino elderly with residual paralysis. Despite healthcare professionals' understanding of these clients' physical conditions, little is known regarding these clients' emotional health status related to stroke.…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Older Adults, Interpersonal Competence, Resilience (Psychology)
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de Guzman, Allan B.; Maravilla, Katrina N.; Maravilla, Veniza Anne M.; Marfil, Jomille D. V.; Marinas, Janine Angelica R.; Marquez, Jorelle Michael B. – Educational Gerontology, 2012
Numerous studies have been conducted worldwide about loneliness in older adults living in nursing homes and the factors associated with it. However, only a few studies have focused on social factors that may predispose these older adults to experience loneliness. The purpose of this study was to examine the interplay between and among loneliness,…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Measures (Individuals), Geriatrics, Social Isolation
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de Guzman, Allan B.; Guevara, Katrina Illyana J.; Guiang, Frances Jane B.; Gutierez, Anton Lorenzo I.; Habaluyas, Alayne S.; Hizon, Marc Alison P.; Idanan, Shalaine G. – Educational Gerontology, 2012
This grounded study examined the process of acclimatization or the process of changing perspectives of a person so as to get used to or feel "at home" among a select group of Filipino elderly in a nursing care facility. As institutionalization of the elderly is not typical in the Philippine context, varied responses were analyzed to…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Nursing, Nurses, Adjustment (to Environment)
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de Guzman, Allan B.; Satuito, James Cyril B.; Satumba, Miko Anne E.; Segui, Diego Rey A.; Serquina, Faith Evelyn C.; Serrano, Lawrence Jan P.; Sevilla, Madelyn D. – Educational Gerontology, 2011
The use of traditional art in recreational therapies is unexplored. This paper, thus, attempts to surface the unique power of traditional Filipino arts (TFA) as synergizing lens in capturing the individual and the collective experiences of a select group of Filipino elderly in an institutionalized care setting relative to their feelings of…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Older Adults, Therapy, Depression (Psychology)
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de Guzman, Allan B.; Santos, Joel Ian M.; Santos, Maria Lourdes B.; Santos, Mark Timothy O.; Sarmiento, Vianney Vhon T.; Sarnillo, Edward John E.; Sarsagat, Jino Mart Erik D. – Educational Gerontology, 2010
Numerous studies have tirelessly and comprehensively accounted for the effects of art as a recreational therapy on mental well-being. However, there has been no previous study on the use of TFA (Traditional Filipino Arts) in the form of "Puni" as an intervention in facilitating the enhancement of self-esteem of Filipino elderly in a…
Descriptors: Intervention, Geriatrics, Recall (Psychology), Correctional Institutions
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de Guzman, Allan B.; Corpuz, Jacky Q.; Creencia, Jam R.; Crisostomo, Mary Joy S.; Cristobal, David John Gabriel E. – Educational Gerontology, 2010
Previous studies have quantified the extent of usage, knowledge, and relationship of people's behavior in regard to food supplements--particularly in developed countries such as the United States. Despite the prevalence of supplements use and the issues surrounding its use, there has been little or no study of supplement use in a developing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Food, Developing Nations, Motivation
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