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A study of current practices in public library service to an aging population

Eleanor Phinney

A study of current practices in public library service to an aging population

an evaluative report

by Eleanor Phinney

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Published in [Urbana] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public services (Libraries),
  • Libraries -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPublic library service to an aging population
    SeriesOccasional papers (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Graduate School of Library and Information Science) -- no. 62, Occasional papers (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Graduate School of Library Science) -- no. 62, Occasional papers (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Graduate School of Library and Information Science) -- no. 62
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22782217M
    LC Control Number62003019

    A report card evaluating the healthcare being provided to the aging US population found that the use of evidence-based practices widely varies across the country. Online collections of audio, infographics, photos, publications, videos, working papers, etc. The Census Bureau Library in Suitland, MD, is open to the public.

    How Library Service to the Aging Has. Developed. MURIEL C. JAVELIN. LIBRARY. SERVICE. to the aging baces its begin- nings to the establishment in of the Adult Education Department of the Cleveland Public Library. In keeping with its objective to serve every kind of agency, in the department cooperated with the.   Click on title to access ebook. People are living longer, and the elder population is growing larger. To meet the ongoing need for quality information on elder health, this book combines multiple perspectives to offer readers a more accurate and complete picture of the aging process.

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A study of current practices in public library service to an aging population by Eleanor Phinney Download PDF EPUB FB2

A STUDY OF CURRENT PRACTICES IN PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICE TO AN AGING POPULATION: AN EVALUATIVE REPORT by Eleanor Phinney, Executive Secretary Adult Services Division, American Library Association Introduction Early in the ALA Office for Adult Education undertook a study of those activities and services of public libraries which are designed.

A study of current practices in public library service to an aging population, an evaluative report. Old Housing, New Needs: Are U.S. Homes Ready for an Aging Population.

Only 10% of homes in the U.S. are aging-ready, while a quarter of all older households have trouble using some feature of their home. individuals will continue to age in place and that the Library and all other service providers will have to adjust to accommodating to the needs of a growing number of older residents.

As the population ages, women outnumber men (Multiple research studies reveal women are significantly more likely to use public library services than are men).

It is estimated that the geriatric population will reach billion by This has significant impacts on all areas of society, and as such is an important area of research. Aging is a multidisciplinary topic covering a diverse range of subjects including healthcare.

Today's Research on Aging (Issue 31): Tracking the well-being of older people can inform individual treatment strategies and health care policies, but current well-being measures may not incorporate all the factors that combine to shape an older person’s sense of well-being.

Jacksonville (Fla.) Public Library used its grant to develop the JPL50+ program. “A lot of the programming we were already doing had attendees who were 50 and older, but we were able to enhance that service with the help of the grant,” says Lisa Buggs, coordinator of lifelong learning and community engagement.

The Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis, volume Edited by ROBERT SCHOEN. Dordrecht: Springer International Publishing. viii + £ (hardback). ISBN:   Practices and policies that support safe, age-sensitive, and fully accessible environments help ensure the healthiest possible aging and enable older adults to remain actively engaged in their communities.

However, serious concerns exist about our preparedness to meet the challenges of population aging. Research within librarian-selected research topics on Aging from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more.

In% of the population of the world was aged 65 or over ( million people). This is predicted to grow to 12% of the population byand to a staggering % of the population. The Code of Ethics acknowledges the vulnerable population we serve and makes explicit the highest standards of practice.

Accountability to the Public. The Code of Ethics sets a national standard for the professional practice of Aging Life Care™. The purpose of the study was to determine the state of programs and services to the aging provided by the 1, public libraries with service area population exceed Library services were defined to exclude routine services such as book lists but include programs and services (1) which are offered specifically for the aging population or (2) in which at least 50% of the participants.

This study surveyed a cross section of academic library members of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) in the United States and Canada to provide a baseline assessment of the current state of and future plans for research data services in academic libraries in these countries.

Institute on Library Service to an Aging Population ( Washington, D.C.). Library service to an aging population. Chicago: American Library Association, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ruth M White.

Abstract: Aging and population growth both contribute importantly to the rise in health care costs. However, the percentage contribution of these. The LGBT population over 50 years experiences major challenges to reveal their sexual orientation in health services.

This, coupled with the stigma of aging, it raises the barriers to care services, resulting in the onset of diseases on a larger scale. Herrick, Stall, Chmiel, Guadamuz, Penniman, Shoptwan, Ostrow and Plankey. USA: PubMed. In Junethe University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging (NPHA) surveyed a national sample of U.S.

adults age 50–80 about their experiences related to telehealth visits; this was a follow-up to a similar NPHA survey conducted with a different national sample in May   Some 27% of respondents age 16 or older used a library’s website in the previous 12 months, down modestly from 31% in Use of mobile apps to access library resources is not too common among Americans: 8% said they had used public library mobile apps in the past year, compared with 12% who said they had done this in The purpose of this study was to determine the scope of library service rendered to persons over 65 by public libraries and libraries at state and federal institutions.

Library services were defined to exclude routine services such as book lists but include programs and services (1) which are offered specifically for the aging population or (2) in which at least 50% of the participants are. The purpose of the Aging and Disability Evidence-Based Programs and Practices initiative (ADEPP) was to help the public learn more about available evidence-based programs and practices in the areas of aging and disability and determine which of these may best meet their needs.Presenting current research in an innovative text-reader format, Aging: Concepts and Controversies, Ninth Edition encourages students to become involved and take an informed stand on the major aging issues we face as a society.

Not simply a summary of research literature, this text focuses on controversies and questions, rather than on assimilating facts or arriving at a single "correct" view.

About this journal. Research on Aging (ROA), peer-reviewed and published eight times a year, is an interdisciplinary journal designed to reflect the expanding role of research in the field of social gerontology.

For over three decades, scholars, researchers and professionals like yourself have turned to ROA for the latest analyses on the critical issues facing today's elderly population.