Beliefs about Aging and Implications for Future Educational Programming in Kansas

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dc.contributor.author Sellers, Debra M.
dc.contributor.author Bolender, Benjamin C
dc.contributor.author Crocker, Andrew B.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-21T14:52:33Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-21T14:52:33Z
dc.date.issued 2010-10-21T14:52:33Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/6387
dc.description.abstract The specific aim of this research study was to gain knowledge regarding beliefs about aging, in order to develop future, priority, educational, and aging-related opportunities in Kansas. The study included six focus groups with a self-selected sample of Kansans born during the years 1946-1964 (N = 39). Data were analyzed through utilization of open and focused coding processes. The main themes that surfaced included: health is fundamental, communities and families provide assistance, personal experiences shape perceptions, and American society creates expectations. Educational programs that were indicated as priority areas for future development and implementation are discussed. en_US
dc.relation.uri http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0360-1277&volume=36&issue=10&spage=1022 en_US
dc.rights This is an electronic version of an article published in Sellers, D.M., Bolender, B.C., & Crocker, A.B. "Beliefs about Aging: Implications for Future Educational Programming". Educational Gerontology (2010): 36:10, 1022-1042. Educational Gerontology is available online at: http://www.informaworld.com with the open URL of your article, which would be the following address: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0360-1277&volume=36&issue=10&spage=1022 en_US
dc.subject Educational gerontology en_US
dc.subject Aging education en_US
dc.subject Educational change en_US
dc.subject Beliefs en_US
dc.subject Focus groups en_US
dc.subject Community support en_US
dc.title Beliefs about Aging and Implications for Future Educational Programming in Kansas en_US
dc.type Article (author version) en_US
dc.date.published 2010 en_US
dc.citation.doi DOI: 10.1080/03601270903534853 en_US
dc.citation.epage 1042 en_US
dc.citation.issue 10 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Educational Gerontology en_US
dc.citation.spage 1022 en_US
dc.citation.volume 36 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dsellers en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid bolender en_US

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