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Aktywizacja społeczna osób starszych w Polsce
Social activation of the elderly in Poland

Author(s): Kalina Pędziwiatr
Subject(s): Gerontology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
Keywords: Social activation; elderly; social activity.

Summary/Abstract: The issue concerning activation of the elderly is mainly presented in raports or special programmes aimed at preventing the seperation of senior citizens from the society. The examination of social activity among the old is frequently conducted in scientific literature.The first part of this research paper focuses on the selected ways and forms of social activation of older people in Poland, including Senior interest groups, University of the Third Age, self-help organizations, volunteering, time-based currency, cultural organizations or The Council for the Eldrely. The second part analyses the governmental forms of support for the elderly. However, the final part presents particular activities involving senior citizens.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 14
  • Page Range: 123-136
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish