ERIC Number: EJ394580
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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The Effects of an Adoptive Grandparent Program on Youth and Elderly Participants.
Proller, Norman L.
Journal of Children in Contemporary Society, v20 n3-4 p195-203 1989
Effects on participants in the Adoptive Grandparent Program (AGP) of the Dade County (Florida) Public Schools were studied. As part of a program evaluation of the AGP, selected fifth and sixth grade students and nursing home residents were surveyed. Intergenerational contact positively influenced participants' self-esteem, mood, and intergenerational attitudes. (AF)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Analysis of Covariance, Attitude Change, Attitude Measures, Children, Depression (Psychology), Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6, High Risk Persons, Intergenerational Programs, Nursing Homes, Older Adults, Quasiexperimental Design, Self Esteem
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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