ERIC Number: ED344039
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Resourceful Aging: Today and Tomorrow. Conference Proceedings (Arlington, Virginia, October 9-10, 1990). Volume III. Family/Caregiving.
American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.; Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Dept. of Rural Sociology.
This document contains 16 papers on family roles and caregiving presented at a conference on aging. The papers, grouped into themes of trends and implications, resourceful roles (grandparenting and caregiving), and an agenda for the future, include the following: "Demographic Potential and the Quiet Revolution" (Opening Remarks by Robert A. Harootyan); "Family/Caregiving" (Executive Summary and Commentary by Richard B. Miller); "Family and Caregiving: An Overview" (Mary Brugger Murphy); "Intergenerational Programs for Children and Families at Risk" (Nancy Z. Henkin); "The Changing Picture of American Families" (Joan Levy Zlotnik); "The Role of Grandparents in Drug-Addicted Families" (Linda Burton); "The Regenerative Role of Grandparents" (Carolyn M. Gutowski); "Creative Grandparenting" (Robert Kasey); "Resourceful Roles: Grandparenting" (Ann Lawrence); "Resources for Caregivers: Ohio's Options for Elders Program" (Carol D. Austin); "Resourceful Caregiving Roles: The Case of Men Who Care" (Lenard W. Kaye); "Home Care Development in Fairfax County, Virginia" (Leslie K. Wiechmann-Roddy); "The Family Friends Program" (Mary C. Wolfe); "An Agenda for the Future" (Phyllis Moen); "Family Caregiving: Issues and Policy Options for the Future" (Robyn Stone); and "Family Caregiving: The Role of Employers" (Michael A. Creedon). A directory of 15 programs and resources is included, as are the tables of contents of the other 4 conference volumes. (KC)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Community Services, Demography, Drug Addiction, Family Caregivers, Family Life, Family Role, Family (Sociological Unit), Females, Futures (of Society), Grandparents, Males, Needs, Older Adults, Professional Services, Resources, Volunteers
American Association of Retired Persons, Fulfillment, 601 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20049.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.; Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Dept. of Rural Sociology.
Note: For related volumes, see CE 060 806-809. Volume I, Executive Summary, duplicates material in the other volumes and is not included.