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Seniors on the Campus

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The Bottom Line

  • Various barriers may prevent seniors from registering and participating in university activities: health problems, isolation and stigma, lack of physical accessibility to facilities (signage, ramps, seats), lack of adapted transportation, challenges related to Internet use, etc.
  • However, intergenerational learning, interesting social activities, the pursuit of personal or professional interests, and cognitive stimulation throughout life have been shown to have positive effects on the health and well-being of individuals. elders.
  • The Age-Friendly University Global Network addresses ageism and social inequalities, and promotes the engagement of seniors in higher education.

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  • By

    McMaster University

  • Published

    Dec 07, 2023

  • Subject Area
    • Age-friendly Communities
    • Education, Recreation, & Arts
    • Social Connectedness / Social Isolation
  • Audience
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
    • Government (Politicians, Policy Makers) and Health Authorities
    • Academics
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
    • Government
  • Category
    • Impact Stories
    • Evidence-based & emerging practices
    • Best Practices
    • Advocacy


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