Intergenerational service learning: to promote active aging, and occupational therapy gerontology practice.

@article{Horowitz2010IntergenerationalSL,
  title={Intergenerational service learning: to promote active aging, and occupational therapy gerontology practice.},
  author={Beverly P Horowitz and Stephanie Dapice Wong and Karen Dechello},
  journal={Gerontology & geriatrics education},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={75-91}
}
Americans are living longer, and the meaning of age has changed, particularly for Boomers and seniors. These demographic changes have economic and social ramifications with implications for health care, including rehabilitation services, and health science education. Service learning is an experiential learning pedagogy that integrates traditional higher education with structured active learning experiences. This article reports on one intergenerational service learning program spanning 3 years… CONTINUE READING