Mount Kisco Child Care Center (MKCCC) and Family Services of Westchester’s My Second Home (MSH), recently hosted a breakfast at which the results of a cutting edge three-year intergenerational study were presented…

The program was recently awarded one of five Intergenerational Shared Site Best Practice Awards from Met Life and Generations United, a Washington, DC-based organization that promotes intergenerational public policies, programs and strategies.

JEWEL’s Diamond Component assessed whether intergenerational programming makes a difference in children’s attitudes towards older adults. The component found that the JEWEL preschoolers felt that the elders were healthier and their overall view of older adults was more positive as compared to preschoolers not involved in programming with elders.  continue reading>>

Source: Lauren B. Kaufman (Mount Kisco Child Care Center, September 2010)


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