ERIC Number: ED208435
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Across Ages: Generations Communicate in Unique Multidisciplinary Learning Retreat at Temple University.
Gifford, Carol J.
"Across Ages: Entering the 80's--the Quality of Life," was the theme of a week-long multidisciplinary, intergenerational (ages 14 to 92) model program sponsored by Temple University's Institute on Aging, and held on its suburban Ambler (Pennsylvania) campus in the summer of 1980. Aimed at devising methods of stimulating dialogue and confronting age-related negative myths and stereotypes, and the retreat featured academic, core-group, and recreational/cultural components for its 50 participants, who represented a heterogeneous group in terms of age, race, sex, and socioeconomic and educational background. (Appended materials include a schedule of the retreat's activities, a description of a videocassette recording about the retreat, and a list of papers and references about intergenerational communication.) (RL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Intergenerational Programs; Temple University PA
Note: Paper presented at the Summer Conference on Communication and Gerontology (Edwardsville, IL, July 22-24, 1981).