ERIC Number: EJ585136
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Seniors', Volunteers', and Families' Perspectives of an Intergenerational Program in a Rural Community.
Osborne, Sandra S.; Bullock, Janis R.
Educational Gerontology, v25 n3 p237-51 Apr-May 1999
In the Befrienders program, young adults visited, interacted with, and assisted homebound, isolated older adults. Participants (20 younger, 22 older) and the seniors' family members identified numerous benefits and valued the intergenerational relationships that were formed. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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