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ERIC Number: ED015398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jun
Pages: 99
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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TRAINING FOR NEW TRENDS IN CLUBS AND CENTERS FOR OLDER PERSONS, PROCEEDINGS OF A SEMINAR (ITHACA COLLEGE, ITHACA, NEW YORK, JUNE 23-25, 1966).
RABE, HENRIETTA F.
THIS ADVANCED TRAINING SEMINAR WAS DESIGNED FOR STAFF MEMBERS OF SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT NEW YORK STATE. POSITION PAPERS WERE PRESENTED ON THE SOCIAL FUTURE OF THE AGING AND ON EFFECTIVE MEANS OF SERVING THE INDIVIDUAL. WORKSHOP DISCUSSIONS WERE HELD ON WAYS TO ACHIEVE A NEW SOCIAL ROLE FOR THE ELDERLY, THE GROUP METHOD IN CLUBS AND CENTERS, AND INDIVIDUAL NEEDS. PROGRAM SKILLS DEMONSTRATIONS DEALT WITH USES OF FOLK AND SQUARE DANCING, MUSIC ACTIVITIES, PHYSICAL FITNESS ACTIVITIES, PUPPETRY, AND BOOK AND DISCUSSION GROUPS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS. RECENT SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTS WERE REVIEWED--A PRIMARY SCHOOL "SUBSTITUTE GRANDPARENT" PROGRAM IN WHITE PLAINS, THE TRAINING OF VOLUNTEERS TO VISIT SHUT-INS, PROPOSED COUNTY-WIDE AND NEIGHBORHOOD PROGRAMS OF SERVICE TO THE AGED, TEACHER TRAINING FOR "DEN MOTHERS," SPECIAL HEALTH SERVICES BY THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE, AND THE FOURSCORE CLUB IN CORTLAND. A PANEL ALSO DISCUSSED MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH, NEW GOALS FOR SOCIAL ACTION, MORE EFFECTIVE USE OF OLDER PERSONS AS VOLUNTEERS, LIMITED PAID EMPLOYMENT FOR OLDER PERSONS, AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT. (THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES SEMINAR IMPLICATIONS AND AN APPENDIX.) (LY)
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: New York