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Intergenerational Intervention

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Purpose Studies point out that the participation of intergenerational programs can have positive effects on participants’ well-being, quality of life especially among elders with cognitive impairment. There are increasing interests in the intervention implemented in the community setting; however, few studies focused on older residents in the institutional sites. The intergenerational program in this study is a 12 weeks preschool children daycare activity that will be taken place in the assisted living facility with a one-on-one match up the older residents with cognitive impairment. The purpose of this intervention study is to examine the effect of the intergenerational program on older residents with cognitive impairment in an assisted living
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