Ideas for Intergenerational Living Newsletter
March 29, 2017
In This Issue
This issue of Penn State’s Ideas for Intergenerational Living newsletter highlights new programs, studies, and publications as well as upcoming conferences, rallies, and other events – all aimed at promoting intergenerational understanding and collective enterprise. [more]
Generations United's 19th Biennial Conference cohosted by the St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care June 13-16, 2017 Milwaukee, Wisconsin [more]
by Matt Kaplan, Professor, Intergenerational Programs and Aging, Penn State University [more]
by Ken Gergen, Co-editor of the Positive Aging Newsletter [more]
5. Penn State Student-Faculty Team Collaborate on the Integration of an Intergenerational Schooling Model in Spain
by Carolyn Reyes, recent graduate of the M.S. program in Rural Sociology and International Agriculture and Development at Penn State University [more]
by Sunny Rehler, Coordinator of Religious Education, State College Friends Meeting [more]
7. Generation to Generation! - A national campaign to mobilize adults 50+ to help young people thrive
Generation to Generation is a new five-year campaign to mobilize 1 million people over 50 to stand up for kids and, in turn, show what's possible when people across generations work together. [more]
A report on dementia from the Sodexo Institute for Quality of Life. [more]
Generations United has announced plans for the 5th National GrandRally in Washington DC on May 10, 2017. [more]
The Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York is looking for grandparents raising grandchildren to participate in their national study. This study has been approved by the Cohen Children’s Medical Center’s Institutional Review Board; a copy of the IRB determination letter is available on request. [more]
Author and educator, Carol Ingram Moore, explores the thorny emotional and psychological terrain traveled by children being raised by their grandparents and other relatives. [more]
By DANIEL HANDLER [New York Times - Book Review section (Nov. 11, 2016)] [more]
Article and podcast posted by Mathematica Policy Research (Oct. 2015). [more]
State of Grandfamilies in America – 2016 report from Generations United [more]
From Mashable, Sept. 25, 2016 (article by Katie Dupere) [more]
From the "cool ideas" section of GU’s Generations This Week newsletter (Sept. 28, 2016). [more]
This is the title of a 2015 article written by Min Koung Choi and Mildred E. Warner (Cornell University’s Dept. of City and Regional Planning). [more]
In a recent Washington Monthly article, Rick Masson of The Plough Foundation (Memphis Tennessee) describes the help many seniors need to stay in their homes as they age, and how one county in Tennessee is meeting that need. [more]
Article by Paula Span [New York Times] (Nov. 18, 2016). [more]
S.A.G.E. (Senior Adults for Greater Education) commits to reaching more students, expanding to additional school districts. [more]
This 2017 book, published by Springer, was written by Matt Kaplan (Penn State University), Mariano Sanchez (University of Granada, Spain), and Jaco Hoffman (North-West University, South Africa, and University of Oxford, UK). Foreword by Donna Butts, Executive Director of Generations United. [more]
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