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To instill a love of reading in children, dozens of programs have sprouted up around the country that have young children reading to dogs. The canine comfort melts the anxiety that sometimes thwarts progress with reading. Have a child who is scared of making mistakes? Reading With Rover, Paws to Read, Sit. Stay. Read! are some of the programs where that self-consciousness vanishes with the loyal,
My friend Linda has only recently discovered Gene’s work. She has been talking with her colleagues about mid-life transitions, and what it is going to mean for us as women. As she told me about her musings on this topic, I quickly went to the back of my Honda and handed her copies of Gene’s two books, The Creative Age and The Mature Mind. She couldn’t believe that I had material
Since its inception in 1994 by geriatric psychiatrist and health care pioneer Dr. Gene Cohen, Washington DC Center on Aging (WDCCA) continues to launch innovative projects that focus on older people as a national resource.
Here are some of the current intergenerational and creative projects of WDCCA.