Laura Carstensen sees symbiosis in older people working with children

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"Intergenerational Programs: Not Just Nice, But Necessary" - Forbes. 9/26/2016.

In a new report out of Stanford University, Laura Carstensen and colleagues say that two groups of Americans — "children in need of support and adults with the time and inclination to step into roles that
provide it" — can make the most of the longevity revolution while providing "a windfall of wellbeing for generations now and for years to come." Carstensen says the aging population has distinct characteristics to meet the needs of youth with great potential to benefit both cohorts.

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Laura Carstensen

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