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ERIC Number: ED356995
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 172
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-910883-66-1
ISSN: N/A
Let Us Serve Them All Their Days: Younger Volunteers Serving Homebound Elderly Persons.
Couch, Larry
This book is offered as a guide for persons interested in beginning a project where young people volunteer to work with the frail, homebound elderly. The guide presents examples of successful intergenerational projects, the lessons learned from those projects, the elements needed for a successful project, and a step-by-step approach for initiating new projects. Profiles of selected projects along with the names and phone numbers of project directors are provided. The projects profiled are organized into the following categories: help/maintenance projects, meal delivery projects, home service projects, telephone reassurance projects, and other service projects. The guide also contains the views of leaders in the field of intergenerational projects on initiating and expanding projects. A list of resource persons also is included. (DB)
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council on the Aging, Inc., Washington, DC.
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