Book Ideas:

Grandparents Around the World by Patricia Lakin

Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli

Butterfly Boy by Virginia Kroll

The Summer My Father Was Ten

Edwina Victorious

Hurry Granny Annie


Center for Healthy Aging http://www.centerforhealthyaging.org
CHA was founded in 1975 by five Santa Monican senior citizens. CHA encourages young people to help seniors at home and in their neighborhoods.

Senior Corps http://www.seniorcorps.org
Part of the Corporation of National and Community Service

Meals on Wheels http://www.mowaa.org  

Generation United www.gu.orgA national organization promoting intergenerational strategies, program and policies.

Feeding America http://feedingamerica.org/hunger-in-america/hunger-facts/senior-hunger.aspx

Brainstormed at 9/11/12 Meeting:

Victory gardens
Oral histories
Yoga programs
Recipe books
Working with animal shelters
Elder abuse advocacy
Teaching elders to use technology and social media (One Generation)
Support for elderly caregivers

For more ideas, reference pages 95-97, 99-103 in The Complete Guide to Service Learning, Second Edition by Cathryn Berger Kaye.


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