ERIC Number: ED034159
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
TNT-3; Training for New Trends in Clubs and Centers for Older Persons.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Special Continuing Education.; New York State Recreation Council for the Elderly, Albany.
The sessions of a seminar for training New York State leaders of recreational programs for the elderly, explored the possibilities for enriched programing, the development of supportive services, means for creating new center facilities, and possibilities for increased member-leader roles. Position papers examined blocks to communication as well as techniques in listening. Discussion on legislative developments included the Legislative Index Record in the area of property tax exemption, Medicare and Medicaid, and Social Security benefits. Other areas covered were: program ideas; folk dancing for senior citizens; the use of older volunteers in mental health institutions; and planning senior centers in housing and other facilities. (An appendix lists discussion leaders, resource persons, and consultants). (nl)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Special Continuing Education.; New York State Recreation Council for the Elderly, Albany.
Identifiers: New York
Note: Proceedings of Seminar Conducted at Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York, June 6-8, 1968