The development of gerontocultural ideas: theory and practice

Vol. 20 Iss. 2 pp. 5054 | St. Petersburg State Institute of Psychology and Social Work | ISSN: 1993-8101


This article addresses issues of gerontoculture. An assessment is given to an old person in the system of social and cultural relations, the transformation of his status in recent years. The main issue of the study is related to the methods of adapting elderly to new information technologies.


gerontoculture, gerontoeducation, information technologies, elderly, medical and social support, social status, silver age


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