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Retirement Communities

Research:

  • Develop and test the “Generation Station” model -- a capacity-building approach for planning IG programs in continuing care retirement communities (CCRC’s).

Extension:

  • Explore opportunities for program augmentation and replication.
  • Conduct training sessions and develop online resource materials for staff members of CCRC facilities.

Publications:

Kaplan, M., Liu, S-T, & Hannon, P. (2006). Intergenerational engagement in retirement communities: A case study of a community capacity-building model. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 25(5), Nov., 406-426.