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This paper focuses on the environments of social institutions in which seniors do most of their learning - the family, the church, the workplace, the community, the media. Older adults are portrayed as active contributors where learning is usually less intentional, non-hierarchical and associated with daily living

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Social Institutions as Sites of Learning for Older Adults: Opportunities and Constraints

This paper focuses on the environments of social institutions in which seniors do most of their learning - the family, the church, the workplace, the community, the media. Older adults are portrayed as active contributors where learning is usually less intentional, non-hierarchical and associated with daily living