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Intergenerational programs

building a bridge across the generations : resources, training, and technical assistance from the Illinois Department on Aging

by Illinois. Department on Aging

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Published by Illinois Dept. on Aging in Springfield, IL] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older volunteers in social service,
  • Intergenerational relations,
  • Children and older people,
  • Older volunteers in education

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProject Success
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (6 pages) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26468932M
    OCLC/WorldCa44500066

      Every day, seniors and children do activities together, such as music class or painting. The center boasts over children on the waiting list. According to a report from Generations United, a group that promotes intergenerational programs, there are intergenerational “shared space” centers in . Intergenerational Programs Aging & Independence Services seeks to bring older adults and youth together in meaningful activities and services for the mutual benefit of both age groups. For more information send us an email or phone


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