qLeisure and Aging: Theory and Practiceq provides students and professionals with a balanced perspective of current knowledge as it presents cutting-edge research in both fields. Supplemented by online ancillaries, this text offers a wealth of knowledge on various aspects of life for older people and the role of leisure in their lives.Furthermore, the preference for activity also often leads to civic engagement, thus maintaining social integration while serving the needs of the community as well. ... Oldervolunteers experience both physical and mental challenges (Gottlieb aamp; Gillespie, 2008) as well as feelings of purpose, personal ... Civic engagement may play an important role in identity creation and maintenance for older adults.
|Title||:||Leisure and Aging|
|Author||:||Heather J. Gibson, Jerome F. Singleton|
|Publisher||:||Human Kinetics - 2012|