2023 GARY ANDREWS INTERNATIONAL FELLOW
Professor Shannon Jarrott
Professor Shannon Jarrott is Professor of Social Work at Ohio State University, with her research focused on intergenerational community-building strategies.
Trained as a gerontologist, Professor Jarrott has worked with childcare centres, adult day service programs, primary schools, nursing homes, universities, food banks, and churches interested in utilising young and older people’s strengths to benefit participants and the larger community. She is the Australian Association of Gerontology 2023 Gary Andrews International Fellow. Editor of the Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, Professor Jarrott is sharing her knowledge at our annual conference.
Professor Jarrott will reflect on how to collaboratively design successful intergenerational programs, and how organizations can better prepare their environment and their staff to deliver engaging programming for diverse young and older people.