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ISSUE 15 - July 2014

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Reaching for the Stars in your Golden Years: The Importance of Outreach for Senior Citizens (page 18)
Valerie Rapson

Key Words
Senior Citizens, Outreach with the Elderly


Astronomy outreach is often geared towards young children, but rarely towards senior citizens. This article shares the author’s experience of conducting astronomy outreach activities at senior living communities and discusses why senior citizens are an equally important demographic to educate about astronomy.

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