ERIC Number: ED352208
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Intergenerational Activities Program Handbook. Third Edition.
McDuffie, Winifred G., Ed.; Whiteman, Judith R., Ed.
This handbook (which contains a collection of articles and resources) describes activities that have been used in a program of intergenerational activities in Broome County, New York. In part 1 of the handbook, chapter 1 provides an overview of intergenerational program development. Succeeding chapters present information concerning: (1) issues to be considered in the process of linking preschool children with adults in long-term care facilities; (2) the development of intergenerational links and their relation to children, senior citizens, and communication, particularly communication with parents; (3) senior citizens in adult day care; (4) health and safety; (5) benefits of and concerns about intergenerational programs; and (6) grandparents. Part 2 of the handbook describes activities involving sharing between children and senior citizens. Chapter 1 provides an overview of these activities and chapter 2 presents samples of detailed plans for intergenerational activities. Appended materials include a list of more than 100 children's books; a list of organizations that offer resources on intergenerational program development, staff development, and community education; questionnaires for children, program staff, and senior citizens; a list of intergenerational programs in Broome County; and a bibliography of about 100 items. (BC)
Descriptors: Adult Day Care, Children, Grandparents, Health, Intergenerational Programs, Long Term Care, Nursing Homes, Older Adults, Parents, Questionnaires, Safety
Intergenerational Activities Program Resources, Broome County Child Development Council, Inc., Box 880, Binghamton, NY 13902-0880 (Handbook, $27.50; Training Video, $160; Video and Handbook, $175).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Gannett Foundation, Rochester, NY.
Authoring Institution: Broome County Child Development Council, Inc., Binghamton, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York