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Fuss Center| Newton Sr. Ctr.

Address Line 1: 120 Seminary Ave.
Address Line 2:
City: Auburndale
State: MA
Zip: 02466

Program(s): Psychology

Industry: Social Services

Class Levels
Sophomore: Y
Junior: Y
Senior: Y
Graduate: Y
Most recent intern's responsibilities
Design/generate a resource guide to help orient incoming interns/employees with age-related issues. The guide will include, in short: 1. Background information on changing age demographics; 2. Skills-based materials such as "communicating with older adults"; 3. FAQ's for student interns; 4. Information on special topics (e.g. aging and disability, dementia); 5. "Insider's View" (personal narrative about relative aspects of aging. Aid to the Activities Director in the Lasell House. Examples of activities that take place in the Activities Room are bingo, painting, scrabble, reading, manicures, baking and watching movies. Leading groups of Lasell House residents in scheduled activities.