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The present paper is based on a study aimed at understanding the motivation and experiences of senior citizen learners in pursuing Diploma in Gerontology at Centre for Lifelong Learning, Tata Institute of SocialSciences, Mumbai. The issue of what motivates older adults to participate in educational activities is important specially from the perspec...
The global phenomenon of population ageing has implications on the overall wellbeing of elderly especially women. In addition, the rapid industrialization and urbanization have altered the socio-economic milieu for elderly and have affected their life situations. The elderly are more susceptible to changes in the environment that affect their well-...