Civic Engagement in an Older America

Civic Engagement in an Older AmericaDecades of gerontological research focused on the civic engagement of older adults has influences and will continue to influence policy and practice. "Civic Engagement in an Older America" compiles key research on older adult civic engagement that has been published in the peer-reviewed journals of The Gerontological Society of America: The Gerontologist, The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, and The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences.

These chapters present original essays authored by leading gerontologists that address issues of concern and outline future directions; foundation article selected by the authors and discussion questions complement the essays to promote a deeper understanding of the issues.

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