Understanding Older Adults’ Usage of Community Green Spaces in Taipei, Taiwan

@inproceedings{Pleson2014UnderstandingOA,
  title={Understanding Older Adults’ Usage of Community Green Spaces in Taipei, Taiwan},
  author={Eryn Pleson and Laura M. Nieuwendyk and Karen Kyeunghae Lee and Anuradha Chaddah and Candace I. J. Nykiforuk and Donald Peter Schopflocher},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2014}
}
As the world's population ages, there is an increasing need for community environments to support physical activity and social connections for older adults. This exploratory study sought to better understand older adults' usage and perceptions of community green spaces in Taipei, Taiwan, through direct observations of seven green spaces and nineteen structured interviews. Descriptive statistics from observations using the System for Observing Play and Recreation in Communities (SOPARC) confirm… CONTINUE READING
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