Older Adults & Seniors
Among the many diverse communities that libraries serve, older adults and seniors continue to be a growing population with unique needs. In 2006, the first of America's 77 million Baby Boomers turned 60. This generation is redefining what it means to be a "senior citizen."
Libraries are changing how they serve this population. They are adapting their programming and outreach strategies, developing senior-friendly spaces, and implementing adaptive technologies. In this section you will find lists of helpful suggestions, case studies of individual libraries, and internet resources to help your library provide better services to older adults and seniors.
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Webinar / Last Modified: 16 May 2013
Archive and associated resources for April 6, 2010, webinar with Douglas C. Lord on library services to older adults with a focus on baby boomers.
Document / Last Modified: 26 March 2013
Successful outcomes from four libraries in Romania who have provided patron training to seniors, youth, and job seekers.
Document / Last Modified: 05 March 2012
A short presentation on design features helpful for making a library welcoming for older adults.
Document / Last Modified: 15 February 2012
This is the brochure that we provide to patrons who need library services delivered to their home. Feel Free to make it work for your needs.
Document / Last Modified: 07 February 2012
A list of external links.