alexa Developing and implementing a community intergenerational program.
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Journal of Gerontology & Geriatric Research

Author(s): Poole GG, Gooding BA

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Abstract Although intergenerational programs are becoming increasingly popular, there has been little documentation linking independent yet isolated seniors with children. This article discusses the development and implementation of a community intergenerational program. Elementary school students interacted with seniors at a nearby senior citizen apartment complex during eight 2-hr after-school meetings. Various recruitment strategies were needed to reach this vulnerable senior population, and activities had to be carefully monitored to promote intergenerational exchange. Evaluation of the program showed both the value of such interaction to the students and seniors and the importance of the nurse's role in ensuring that the program's benefits were realized. This article was published in J Community Health Nurs and referenced in Journal of Gerontology & Geriatric Research

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