ERIC Number: ED191504
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Gray and Growing. Program Packages for the Older Adult. A Manual and a Supplement Manual.
Coster, Kathy; Webb, Barbara
Designed for presentation by library staff, activity directors, or service organization representatives, this manual and its supplement outline ways to make effective use of the materials provided or available, provide discussion and follow-up guidelines, and include directions for using film and slide projectors and cassette players. A typical program package consists of two or more professionally produced films or slide shows chosen for compatibility, quality, and effectiveness. Seven titles designed to meet identified information needs include (1) Crime Prevention; (2) Healthy Body, Healthy Mind; (3) Active People over 60; (4) Gray Consciousness; (5) Journey's End; (6) Help Yourself to Better Health; and (7) Aging: We All Do It. Programs designed for entertainment include: (8) Remembering County Fairs; (9) Remembering 1924; (10) Remembering Train Rides; (11) Remembering School Days; (12) Baltimore: A Perfect Lady; (13) Art: Character and Craft; (14) The Plain People; and (15) Crafts: Imprint through the Ages. The supplement adds five titles: (16) It Never Goes Out of Style: Sexuality and Aging; (17) The Generation Bridge; (18) Bygone Times: Looking Backward at Baltimore County; (19) Remembering the Depression; and (20) Life Review. (RAA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Educational Gerontology, Library Personnel, Library Services, Middle Aged Adults, Older Adults, Public Libraries, Recreational Programs
Baltimore County Public Library, 320 York Road, Towson, MD 21204. Gray and Growing ($5.00), Supplement ($2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Baltimore County Public Library, Towson, MD.