You must work in groups of 3-4
You must work towards visiting an
elderly and also making a change in
the life of elderly people in general
THE ELDERLY PROJECT
You will explore some of the issues faced by the
You will visit elderly people to talk about these
You will write up what you have done
You will evaluate how well you worked
WHAT WILL YOU DO?
Find a journal article about the elderly
1. Put a copy of this in your portfolio
2. Summarize the articles in your own words.
3. Do you agree with the findings and results of the journal
articles? Why, why not?
Watch the Age Concern Video and answer the following questions :
• What shocked you most in the video?
• Did you learn anything new about the elderly?
• What did you already know about the elderly?
• Write down the issues that are affecting the
1. Do you think that the current
pension gives the elderly enough to
live on? Why/Why not?
2. Kindly brainstorm on the
following changes that the
Write a reflection about the following?
Loneliness and isolation
Ageism and Stereotypes
What can you do to help the elderly people?
Prepare 5 questions for your “Elderly Project.”
Make sure they are sensitive and not offensive.
INTERVIEW WITH THE ELDERLY