Griffith University is leading the charge on evidence-based intergenerational practice in Australia, celebrating the mutual benefits of uniting young and old with Global Intergenerational Week. Thanks to the Australian Institute of Intergenerational Practice (AIIP) in collaboration with Griffith University research team, aged-care and childcare across Australia are seeing a cultural shift and embracing the power […]
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has awarded $3.7 million over five years to intergenerational researchers across University of New South Wales, University of Sydney, Griffith University, University of Queensland and other areas to conduct clinical trials to see if community-based intergenerational practice effectively reduces frailty in our aging population. Frailty has been […]
Griffith University was delighted to host Her Excellency the Ambassador of Uruguay, Dianela Pi at their Nathan campus on Tuesday 24 May. Griffith University was represented by Professor Peter Binks, Vice President of Engagement, Professor Fabrizio Carmignani, Pro Vice Chancellor of Griffith Business School, and the Dean of Engagement GBS, Professor Ruth McPhail, along with […]
Griffith University well-being survey: Preparing for an intergenerational practice pilot in Western Australia during COVID-19
In order to better understand and respond to the needs of older Australians living independently, Griffith University researchers partnered with Western Australian not-for-profit community organisations to conduct a Wellness survey. The Griffith Well-being Survey, part of the Western Australia Intergenerational Practice Pilot, explores the level of well-being experienced by older people living independently, especially in […]
With the spread of COVID-19 many people are gradually becoming used to video technologies to keep in touch with family and friends.
New career pathways in intergenerational care practice may be the way of the future according to Griffith University researchers.
Merging child care and aged-care systems, with the widespread implementation of intergenerational care programs can enhance engagement and create a special bond between generations.