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On fostering intergenerational relationships, with Dr. Shannon Jarrott

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How do young and old come together in a way that works for everyone? Dr. Shannon Jarrott, Professor of Social Work at Ohio State University, takes us through her toolkit on facilitating activities that promote conversation and engagement between older people and youth, and discusses the importance of intergenerational relationships to a healthy society. Dr. Shannon Jarrott is a Professor of Social Work at the Ohio State University. Her research focuses on intergenerational community building strategies. Trained as a gerontologist, Dr. Jarrott has studied community-based services, therapeutic programming, and research strategies involving a wide range of youth and older adults possessing diverse strengths and needs, such as chronic disease and disability. Dr. Jarrott collaborates extensively with students, practitioners, and researchers across diverse disciplines. She has contributed to United Nations, NIH, USDA, and international efforts to promote developmental theory, research, and practice.   

On fostering intergenerational relationships, with Dr. Shannon Jarrott

  • By

    Healthy Aging CORE and HelpAge Canada

  • Published

    Jun 07, 2023

  • Subject Area
    • Intergenerational initiatives
  • Audience
    • Academics
    • Funders
    • Government (Politicians, Policy Makers) and Health Authorities
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
    • Government
    • Health Authorities
  • Category
    • Best Practices
    • Recorded webinar


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