The collaborative efforts of one College of Nursing's successful interface with a local Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) is presented. Toe importance of academic aff tliations to achievement of intergenerational program goals is addressed through a discussion of evaluation results that show positive effects on the well-being of FGP participants. Implications for continued development of intergenerational education and research programs that focus on foster grandparents and children and adolescents are explored. The value of involving older and younger generations in nursing education and nursing practice is highlighted through a discussion of Healthy People 2000 objectives.
Schirm, Victoria, "Collaborative Education Through a Foster Grandparent Program: Enhancing Intergenerational Relations" (1995). Intergenerational. 29.