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Chien, Hung-Ju; Tann, David B. – Educational Gerontology, 2019
Currently there is a lack of understanding of dementia by the general public in Taiwan, and more importantly, those who care for dementia suffers. The aim of the current Educational Programme (EP) was to help the participants increase their knowledge of dementia, and thus to strengthen their caring skills for dealing with the Older Adults with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dementia, Caregivers, Family Role
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Gardner, Paula; Alegre, Rio – Educational Gerontology, 2019
In the "Through their Eyes Project" health sciences students are partnered with older adults to explore and assess the age-friendliness of their neighborhood. Using an innovative data collection tool -- 'moving interviews' -- these intergenerational research teams learn about the community and each other by traveling, observing, and…
Descriptors: Health Sciences, Older Adults, Social Attitudes, Intergenerational Programs
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Hirakawa, Yoshihisa; Uemura, Mayu Yasuda; Chiang, Chifa; Aoyama, Atsuko – Educational Gerontology, 2018
The purpose of this study is twofold: to assess the acceptance and usefulness of Nagoya University Small Private Online Courses, which is an online end-of-life care educational program through popular social media designed to supplement traditional end-of-life care education among healthcare professionals and to get constructive feedback with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness, Online Courses, Death
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Kogan, Lori R.; Schoenfeld-Tacher, Regina M. – Educational Gerontology, 2018
Biases against the elderly and people with disabilities can lead to discriminatory behaviors. One way to conceptualize attitudes toward the elderly and people with disabilities is through the differentiation of explicit (conscious) and implicit (unconscious) factors. Although both explicit and implicit attitudes and biases contribute to the full…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Social Bias, Disabilities, Service Learning
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Jansson, Anu H.; Savikko, Niina M.; Pitkälä, Kaisu H. – Educational Gerontology, 2018
Background and objectives: Although randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have been performed to alleviate loneliness among older people, little is known about how they have been implemented, or whether they are effective in real life. Our RCT-based model, "Circle of Friends" (CoF) proved to be effective in improving the wellbeing, health…
Descriptors: Gerontology, Older Adults, Psychological Patterns, Friendship
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Strom, Robert D.; Strom, Paris S. – Educational Gerontology, 2017
The assisted living population is forecast to increase at a rapid rate. Quality of life for residents should be improved by giving greater attention to their cognitive, emotional, and social needs. A university lifespan development team provided a grandparent education course at a large assisted living facility with the assistance of 20 resident…
Descriptors: Grandparents, Residential Care, Quality of Life, Older Adults
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Scerri, Anthony; Scerri, Charles – Educational Gerontology, 2017
Although the impact of Alzheimer's disease training programs directed to informal and formal caregivers has been extensively studied, programs for older adults who do not have the disease are relatively few. Moreover, increased knowledge increases fear of the disease, even though there is little empirical evidence to support this. This study…
Descriptors: Alzheimers Disease, Older Adults, Knowledge Level, Fear
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Pope, Natalie D.; Slovak, Karen L.; Giger, Jarod T. – Educational Gerontology, 2016
The purpose of this article is to report on the implementation and initial evaluation of a 1-day training intervention targeting direct care providers in the Ohio aging services network. A primary objective is to describe the training intervention that consisted of two parts: (a) a gatekeeper training for assessing suicide risk among older adults,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Aging (Individuals)
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Cho, Hyejin; Suh, Wookyung; Lee, Jiyoung; Jang, Younju; Kim, Minjung – Educational Gerontology, 2016
This study investigated a retirement coaching educational program using the mixed method research design. A structured survey was distributed to 48 financial planners who had undergone 50-hour retirement education including retirement coaching. The coaching was conducted in two sessions in 2015. Results revealed that first, the retirement coaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Coaching (Performance), Preretirement Education, Mixed Methods Research
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Papadopoulos, Charilaos; Jager, Johnna M. – Educational Gerontology, 2016
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a strength-training program combined with an educational intervention on resistance-training knowledge, adherence, psychological parameters, and functionality in older individuals residing in assisted living facilities. Twenty-four (mean age: 83.8 ± 8.0 years) participants were divided into…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Physical Fitness, Health Related Fitness, Statistical Analysis
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Barbabella, F.; Chiatti, C.; Di Rosa, M.; Lamura, G.; Martin-Matthews, A.; Papa, R.; Svensson, T. – Educational Gerontology, 2016
Despite the increasing availability of gerontological training programs, knowledge of their contents, characteristics, methods, and outcomes remains limited. However, the transition from multidisciplinarity to interdisciplinary orientations is now fundamental to such training, providing participants from diverse academic orientations and…
Descriptors: Summer Schools, Interdisciplinary Approach, Gerontology, Aging (Individuals)
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Taha, Jessica; Czaja, Sara J.; Sharit, Joseph – Educational Gerontology, 2016
Many older adults who lose their jobs face challenges in finding new employment due to fundamental limitations in their technology skills. While training could give them the skills they need, older workers often have less access to training programs than younger workers. This study examined the feasibility of using an e-learning training program…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Adult Education, Job Applicants, Electronic Learning
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Jang, Yuri; Yoon, Hyunwoo; Marti, C. Nathan; Kim, Miyong T. – Educational Gerontology, 2015
Using the translated contents of the National Institute on Aging (NIA)'s Aging IQ, an educational intervention was delivered to older Korean Americans. The educational program was delivered via two different modalities, Internet-based education (n = 12) and in-class education (n = 11), and the overall feasibility and efficacy were evaluated by the…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Intelligence Quotient, Intervention, Korean Americans
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Ferreira, Sónia; Torres, Ana; Mealha, Óscar; Veloso, Ana – Educational Gerontology, 2015
The main aim of this study is to contribute knowledge about the impact of the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) on the self-concept, mood, and quality of life of institutionalized older adults in retirement homes and day care centers (Portuguese institutions). It also studies the influence of independent variables such as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Self Concept, Quality of Life
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Reijnders, Jennifer; van Heugten, Caroline; van Boxtel, Martin – Educational Gerontology, 2015
A psychoeducational face-to-face training program (Keep Your Brain Fit!) was developed to support the working population in coping with age-related cognitive changes and taking proactive preventive measures to maintain cognitive health. A feasibility study was conducted to test the training program presented in a workshop format. Participants…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Health Promotion, Brain, Gerontology
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