Making Connections: The Legacy of an Intergenerational Program.

  title={Making Connections: The Legacy of an Intergenerational Program.},
  author={Edward H. Thompson and Andrea J Weaver},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  volume={56 5},
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY On the face of the shrinking opportunities for children and older adults to routinely interact with one another-sometimes the result of adolescent geographies, age-segregated and gated communities, families' geographical mobility-many communities have introduced intergenerational programs within the school curriculum. For more than a decade one Massachusetts community has maintained an intergenerational program that brings fourth grade students together with older adults… CONTINUE READING


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