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Pages: 2148-2152
Publication year: 2016
ISBN: 978-84-617-5895-1
ISSN: 2340-1095
doi: 10.21125/iceri.2016.1483

Conference name: 9th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 14-16 November, 2016
Location: Seville, Spain

AGING AND THE ROLE OF FORMAL EDUCATION

M. De Andrade Picanço Meleiro1, E. Picanço de Medeiros Gil2, I. Pinheiro da Silva3, N. Picanço de Medeiros da Silva4, S. Barboza Perdomo5, S. Meleiro da Silva2

1Universidade Aberta da Terceira Idade Unati/Uea (BRAZIL)
2Universidad Argentina John F. Kennedy (ARGENTINA)
3Fundação Getúlio Varga (BRAZIL)
4Universidade Federal do Amazonas (BRAZIL)
5Universidade do Estado do Amazonas (BRAZIL)
Objective:
To reflect about aging process, especially in Latin America and Caribbean, focusing in Brazil as one of the countries that will be more affected by the impacts of such situation.

Methodology:
Literature research, studies, and United Nations reports (UN), economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Latin American and Caribbean Demographic Centre (CELADE), and other national and international organizations.

Results:
The Latin Amercia, especially Brazil is going thru substantial changes in its demography, leading the state and whole society to seek consistent and viable alternatives to face this situation.

Conclusion:
One way to face this reality is within educational concept and context, by the permanent education as viable strategy, based in elements, principles and goals aiming to promote in elder people humanizing values, as agents of own educative process.
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M. De Andrade Picanço Meleiro, E. Picanço de Medeiros Gil, I. Pinheiro da Silva, N. Picanço de Medeiros da Silva, S. Barboza Perdomo, S. Meleiro da Silva (2016) AGING AND THE ROLE OF FORMAL EDUCATION, ICERI2016 Proceedings, pp. 2148-2152.
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