Leisure In Later Life, Third Edition

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ISBN : 0789015366

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Discover innovative ideas for keeping older people active and healthy!

Leisure in Later Life, Third Edition is a comprehensive text for university-level students and lecturers in leisure, as well as service providers in the field. Many revisions and enhancements have been made for this edition, which includes an entire new chapter discussing global perspectives on leisure in later life. Combining theoretical material and practical applications, this book presents valuable activity ideas and programs for providing appropriate recreational services to elders.

With this new updated edition, Leisure in Later Life reclaims its place as an essential sourcebook for designing recreation programs and activities for elders. Not only is it an ideal textbook for students in college focusing on leisure and aging, this book can supplement courses in psychology, social work, physical education, and recreation leadership and programming. As a reference text, this book is useful to activity directors and practicum students for creating new leisure services in the field.

Leisure in Later Life, Third Edition supplies you with key information about:
  • leadership
  • program planning
  • evaluation techniques
  • exercise and adapted dance
  • intergenerational activities
  • leisure counseling
Authors Michael J. and Sara F. Leitner have included a detailed instructor’s guide to help new and experienced instructors and trainers provide the necessary skills to students, volunteers, or newly hired personnel. The guide contains suggestions for a myriad of activities and discussion questions to bring the material in the book to life. Leisure in Later Life, Third Edition will help prepare your students or staff to work with elders in any setting.
Author : Michael J. Leitner
ISBN : 0789015366
Language : English
No of Pages : 494
Edition : 3
Publication Date : 8/22/2004
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 8.1x5.9x1.2
Book weight : 0.02

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