Ageing International

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 10–23

Participation in lifelong learning programs by older adults

  • Lisa Ostiguy
  • Robert Hopp
  • Richard MacNeil
Global Perspectives On Lifelong Learning International

DOI: 10.1007/s12126-998-1002-0

Cite this article as:
Ostiguy, L., Hopp, R. & MacNeil, R. Ageing Int. (1998) 24: 10. doi:10.1007/s12126-998-1002-0


Why do older adults participate in certain lifelong learning programs and not in others? What reasons and variables influence participation? What are the barriers to educational involvement? In this article, authors Lisa Ostiguy, Robert Hopp and Richard MacNeil attempt to answer these questions as they examine studies on lifelong learning from around the world.

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© Springer 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lisa Ostiguy
    • 1
  • Robert Hopp
  • Richard MacNeil
  1. 1.the Department of Leisure StudiesConcordia UniversityMontrealCanada