Aktywność społeczna osób starych w Polsce w ramach wolontariatu i uniwersytetów trzeciego wieku
VOLUNTARY JOBS AND UNIVERSITY OF THE THIRD AGE AS FORMS OF SENIORS’ ACTIVITY
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The aim of this article is to introduce volunteering and lifelong learning as activities that have positive impact on senior citizens’ quality of life. First, the author introduces the importance of different types of activities and their benefits for eldery people and the community. Next section in devoted to volunteering among the eldery (particularly the ways to promote this kind of activity in Poland) and University of the Third Age, i.e. an institution whose aim is to educate and stimulate pensioners. The last part of the article presents barriers to activity of senior citizens.
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