Engagement of the elderly in time banking: the potential for social capital generation in an aging society.

@article{Collom2008EngagementOT,
  title={Engagement of the elderly in time banking: the potential for social capital generation in an aging society.},
  author={Ed Collom},
  journal={Journal of aging & social policy},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={414-36}
}
Community currency systems attempt to empower the economically marginalized and build social capital. This research explores the role of the elderly in a local voluntary organization. The elderly are potentially very important contributors, yet we know little about their participation in these local exchange networks. Eighty-seven months' worth of transaction data from a "time bank," which has had a total of 950 members, was examined in social network analyses. Measures of quantitative… CONTINUE READING
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