Latest "Ideas for Intergenerational Living" Newsletter
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.
Generations United's 19th Biennial Conference cohosted by the St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care June 13-16, 2017 Milwaukee, Wisconsin
by Matt Kaplan, Professor, Intergenerational Programs and Aging, Penn State University
by Ken Gergen, Co-editor of the Positive Aging Newsletter
by Carolyn Reyes, recent graduate of the M.S. program in Rural Sociology and International Agriculture and Development at Penn State University
by Sunny Rehler, Coordinator of Religious Education, State College Friends Meeting
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.
A report on dementia from the Sodexo Institute for Quality of Life.
Generations United has announced plans for the 5th National GrandRally in Washington DC on May 10, 2017.
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.
Author and educator, Carol Ingram Moore, explores the thorny emotional and psychological terrain traveled by children being raised by their grandparents and other relatives.
By DANIEL HANDLER [New York Times - Book Review section (Nov. 11, 2016)]
Article and podcast posted by Mathematica Policy Research (Oct. 2015).
State of Grandfamilies in America – 2016 report from Generations United
From Mashable, Sept. 25, 2016 (article by Katie Dupere)
From the "cool ideas" section of GU’s Generations This Week newsletter (Sept. 28, 2016).
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).
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.
Article by Paula Span [New York Times] (Nov. 18, 2016).
S.A.G.E. (Senior Adults for Greater Education) commits to reaching more students, expanding to additional school districts.