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ERIC Number: ED352208
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 132
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Gannett Foundation, Rochester, NY.
Authoring Institution: Broome County Child Development Council, Inc., Binghamton, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York