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Information and older people in Scotland (needs and strategies)
 — report of a one year research project funded by Age Concern Scotland Development Advisory Resource Group and the Scottish Community Education Council
Author(s)Gill Troup
Corporate AuthorAge Concern Scotland
PublisherScottish Community Education Council, Edinburgh, 1985
Pages152 pp
SourceSCEC, West Coates House, 90 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5LQ
KeywordsRetirement ; Adult Education ; Recreation ; Needs [elderly] ; Information services ; Scotland.
AnnotationReport of a project which undertook a review on the information needs of people aged 50 years and over, and the effectiveness of existing services in meeting those needs, in particular in relation to education and social action. Studies on pre-retirement, leisure participation and educational needs are reviewed. Statistics from various advice and information bodies regarding the requests made by older people are described. The report also presents the findings from a survey of the information needs and information-seeking behaviour of older people in Scotland..
Accession NumberCPA-930625024 B
ClassmarkG3: GP: H: IK: UV: 9A

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