Journal Issue: Children of Immigrant Families Volume 14 Number 2 Summer 2004
1. Administration on Aging. A Profile of older Americans: 2002. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, AoA, 2002. Available online at http://research.aarp.org/general/profile_2002.pdf.
2. See note 1, AoA.
3. Kidsave International. Violent kids: The case for family. Washington, DC: Kidsave International, April 2002. Also, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children in the United States under the age of 15 are 12 times more likely to die from gunfire, and 16 times more likely to be murdered with a gun, than children in 25 other industrialized countries combined. See National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Injury fact book 2001-2002. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2001.
4. AARP. The grandparent study 2002 report. Washington, DC: AARP, 2002.
5. Smith, K. Who's minding the kids? Child care arrangements: Spring 1997. Current Population Reports, P70-86. Washington, DC: U.S. Census Bureau, July 2002.
6. AARP. Census 2000: Tables for grandparent-headed households. Washington, DC: AARP, 2000. Available online at http://www.aarp.org/confacts/grandparents/census2000.html.
7. AARP. Lean on me: Support and minority outreach for grandparents raising grandchildren. Washington, DC: AARP, September 2003.
8. Freedman, M. Prime time: How baby boomers will revolutionize retirement and transform America. New York: Public Affairs, 1999, p. 174.
9. Putnam, R., and Feldstein, L. Better together: Restoring the American community. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.
10. AARP. Multicultural study 2003 time and money: An in-depth look at 45+ volunteers and donors. Washington, DC: AARP, 2003.
11. Newman, S., and Smith, T. Developmental theories as the basis for intergenerational programs. In Intergenerational programs: Past, present and future. C. Williams and K. Sheedy, eds. Washington, DC: Taylor and Francis, 1997.
12. Kaplan, M. The benefits of intergenerational community service projects: Implications for promoting intergenerational unity, community activism, and cultural continuity. In Intergenerational approaches in aging. K. Brabazon and R. Disch, eds. New York: The Haworth Press, Inc., 1997.
13. U.S. Census Bureau. Poverty in the United States: 2002. Current Population Survey. Washington, DC: U.S. Census Bureau, 2002. Available online at http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/ poverty02.html.
14. Simmons, T., and Dye, J. Grandparents living with grandchildren: 2000. Census 2000 brief. Washington, DC: U.S. Census Bureau, 2003, p. 1.
15. A third (or more) of the entire population is obese. See National Center for Health Statistics. Health: United States 2003, with chartbook on trends in the health of Americans. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NCES, 2003. Available online at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus.htm. Lack of exercise and fast food are two of the key culprits. See Schlosser, E. Fast food nation: The dark side of the all-American meal. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2002; and AARP. Exercise attitudes and behaviors: A survey of midlife and older adults. Washington, DC: AARP, May 2002.
16. It is now commonplace for researchers at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to observe that osteoporosis is a pediatric disease with geriatric consequences. See NICHD. "Calcium crisis" affects American youth. Press release. Washington, DC: National Institutes of Health, December 10, 2001. Available online at http://www.nichd.nih.gov/new/ releases/calcium_crisis.cfm.
17. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. A profile of Medicaid: Chartbook 2000. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2000. Quote by Duane Alexander, Director, NICHD. Available online at http://cms.hhs.gov/charts/medicaid/2Tchartbk.pdf.
18. AARP. In the middle: A report on multicultural boomers coping with family and aging issues. Executive summary. Washington, DC: AARP, 2001. Available online at http://www.aarp.org/ inthemiddle/.
19. Calhoun, G., Kingson, E., and Newman, S. Intergenerational approaches to public policy: trends and challenges. In Intergenerational programs: Past, present and future. C. Williams and K. Sheedy, eds. Washington, DC: Taylor and Francis, 1997. 20. See "Program descriptions" on the Temple University Center for Intergenerational Learning Web site at http://www.temple.edu/CIL/index.htm.
21. See the program description for "Interages: Bridges intergenerational mentoring" on the Montgomery County Intergenerational Resource Center Web site at http://www.interages.com/index.htm.
22. Goyer, A., and Zuses, R. Intergenerational shared site project: A study of co-located programs and services for children, youth and older adults. Washington, DC: AARP, 1998.
23. Goyer, A. Intergenerational shared-site programs. Generations (Winter 1998¨C1999) 22(4):79¨C80.