Pauline C. Hamel, Ed.D, PT, teaches in Boston University’s online Master of Science in Health Communication program and Northeastern University’s Health Sciences program. She is a physical therapist, educator, former healthcare administrator, geriatric specialist, and now consultant. Her interests include interdisciplinary research, teaching, writing, and consulting in the areas of health communication, health literacy, public health, professional development, intergenerational service learning, and health promotion in older adults. You can reach Pauline Hamel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the podcast, she talks with Helen Osborne about intergenerational health communication. Topics include:
- How college students and older adults are often more alike than different
- Ways different generations can learn from, and teach, one another
- Why service learning matters and ways you can get involved
More ways to learn about intergenerational teaching and learning:
- Agricultural & Extension Education: Intergenerational Programs and Aging, http://agexted.cas.psu.edu/FCS/mk/Program.html
- Boston University: The Intergenerational Literacy Project, http://www.bu.edu/ilp/staff/
- Hamel P, “Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Service Learning, and Advocacy,” Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2001: 17 (1) 53-70.
- Neighbors Growing Together: Virginia Tech Intergenerational Programs, http://www.intergenerational.clahs.vt.edu/neighbors/index.html
- National Institute of Health, NIH Senior Health: http://nihseniorhealth.gov/
- National Service-Learning Clearinghouse, http://www.servicelearning.org
- National Youth Leadership Council, http://www.nylc.org
- Sequor Foundation: Intergenerational Programming, http://www.serviceleader.org/new/managers/2003/04/000080.php