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Research on the Response of Stress and Learning Needs of Senior Citizens

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DOI: 10.25236/icem.2019.098


Yen-Ni Tsai

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Yen-Ni Tsai


The purpose of this study is to explore the population attributes, stress response, and learning needs of the elderly, and the impact of learning needs on their later learning. This study adopts a questionnaire survey method. The survey participants are participants in adult education in Taiwan. A total of 470 valid samples were obtained through descriptive statistics. It’s t-test, single factor variance, Pearson correlation statistical analysis and other statistical methods for data processing and analysis. The study found that: 1. Retired senior citizens feel generally good about stress response and learning needs; 2. In the age of stress, women, highly educated, and retirees are most likely to respond to stress; 3. At the age of seniors In terms of learning needs, males, highly educated people, and those over 60 years of age have more learning needs; 4. The pressure of senior age has an intermediary effect in dealing with the relationship of senior learning needs.


Senior citizens, Stress response, Learning needs