The APRU Aging in the Asia-Pacific Workshop 2017 for Junior Gerontologists Action Research for Age-Friendly Community was held on November 9-11, 2017 at The University of Tokyo.
This three-day workshop offered participants a unique opportunity to learn about and shared ideas on action research in aging communities. Action research was a collaborative inquiry conducted with those affected by the problem of deciphering and solving the issues of the community.
The workshop involved lectures and site visits to actual action research sites, as well as opportunities to present and discuss your research and/or ideas on action research.
It was targeted at junior gerontologists currently working or wishing to work in a field of community aging and action research for an age-friendly society. It offered an opportunity for participants to network with other junior researchers and communities struggling to establish an age-friendly society.
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