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Selected Publications:

Jarrott, S. E., Morris, M. M., Burnett, A. J., Stauffer, D., Stremmel, A. S., & Gigliotti, C. M. (2011). Creating community capacity at a shared site intergenerational program: “Like a barefoot climb up a mountain.” Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 11, 418-434. doi: 10.1080/15350770.2011.619925

Jarrott, S. E. (2011). Where have we been and where are we going? Content analysis of evaluation research of intergenerational programs. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 9, 37-52. doi: 10.1080/15350770.2011.544594

Jarrott, S.E. & Smith, C.L. (2011). The complement of research and theory in practice: Contact theory at work in non-familial intergenerational programs. The Gerontologist, 51, 112-121. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnq058

Jarrott S.E. & Gigliotti C.M., (2011). Layers of influence: Important contextual factors in directing dementia care programs. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 31, 113-122. doi 10.1177/0733464809356775

Jarrott, S. E. (2010). Programs that affect intergenerational solidarity. In M. Cruz-Saco & S. Zelenev (Eds.), Intergenerational Solidarity (pp. 113-127). New York: Palgrave/MacMillan.

Jarrott S.E. & Gigliotti C.M., (2010). Comparing responses to horticultural-based and traditional activities in dementia care programs. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 25, 657-665. doi: 10.1177/1533317510385810 http://aja.sagepub.com/content/25/8/657.full.pdf+html

Lockhart, T.E., Kim, S., Kapur, R., & Jarrott, S. E., (2009), Evaluation of gait characteristics and ground reaction forces of cognitively declined older adults with emphasis on slip-induced fall accidents. Assistive Technology Journal, 21, 188-195. doi: 10.1080/10400430903246043

Jarrott, S. E., & Schroeder, A. (2008). Intergenerational shared sites: Saving dollars while making sense. Washington, DC: Generations United.

Jarrott, S. E., Gozali, T., & Gigliotti, C. M. (2008). Montessori Programming for persons with dementia in the group setting: An analysis of engagement and affect. Dementia, 7, 109-125. doi:10.1177/1471301207085370

Jarrott, S. E., Smith, C. L., & Weintraub, A. P. C. (2008). Development of a standardized tool for intergenerational programming: The Intergenerational Observation Scale. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 6(4), 433-447. doi: 10.1080/15350770802474595

Roberto, K. A., & Jarrott, S. E. (2008). Family caregivers of older adults: A life-span perspective. Family Relations 57, 100-111. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3729.2007.00486.x

Rogers, S. D., & Jarrott, S. E., (2008). Cognitive impairment on upper-body strength in older adults with dementia. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 16, 61-68.

Femia, E. E., Zarit, S. H., Blair, C., Jarrott, S. E., & Bruno, K. (2007). Impact of intergenerational programming on child outcomes. Early Childhood Research Quarterly 23, 272-287. doi: 10.1016/j.ecresq.2007.05.001<http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2007.05.001>

Jarrott, S. E., & Bruno, K. (2007). Shared site intergenerational programs: A case study. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 26, 239-257. doi: 10.1177/0733464807300225

Jarrott, S. E. & Weintraub, A. P. C.(2007). Los centros intergeneracionales: un modelo práctico. [Intergenerational shared sites: A practical model.] In M. Sanchez (Ed.), Intergeneracionales. Hacia una sociedad para toda las edades (pp. 141-169). Barcelona: Fundacion "la Caixa".

Jarrott, S. E. (2006). Tried and true: A guide to successful intergenerational activities at shared site programs. Washington, DC: Generations United. [Electronic version available at www.gu.org<http://www.gu.org>]

Jarrott, S. E., Gigliotti, C. M., & Smock, S. A. (2006). Where do we stand? Testing the foundation of a shared site intergenerational program. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 4(2), 73-92. doi: 10.1300/J194v04n02_06

Jarrott, S. E. (2005). Evaluation. In S. Steinig (Ed.), Under One Roof: A Guide to Starting and Strengthening Intergenerational Shared Site Programs (pp. 85-97). Washington, D.C.: Generations United.

Gigliotti, C. M., Morris, M., Smock, S., Jarrott, S. E., & Graham, B. (2005). An intergenerational summer program involving persons with dementia and pre-school children. Educational Gerontology, 31, 425-441. doi: 10.1080/03601270590928161

Fruhauf, C. A., Jarrott, S. E., & Lambert-Shute, J. (2004). Service-learners at dementia care programs: An intervention for improving contact, comfort, and attitudes. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 25 (1), 37-52. doi: 10.1300/J021v25n01_03

Jarrott, S. E., Gladwell, M. S., Gigliotti, C. M., & Papero, A. L. (2004). Fostering intergenerational community between child & adult care programs: A Results Management approach. Canadian Children, 29(2), 4-13.

Gigliotti, C. M., Jarrott, S. E., & Relf, P. D. (2003). Horticulture therapy for persons with dementia: Utilizing an environmental press perspective to integrate theory and research. Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture, 14, 8-17.

Gaugler, J. E., Jarrott, S. E., Zarit, S. H., Stephens, M. A. P., Townsend, A. & Greene, R. (2003). Respite for dementia caregivers: The effects of adult day service use on caregiving hours and care demands. International Psychogeriatrics, 15, 37-58. doi: 10.1017/S1041610203008743

Jarrott, S. E. & Bruno, K. A. (2003). Intergenerational activities involving persons with dementia: An observational assessment. American Journal of Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases, 18, 31-38. doi: 10.1177/153331750301800109

Jarrott, S. E., Kwack, H. R., & Relf, P. D. (2002). An observational assessment of a dementia-specific horticultural therapy program. HortTechnology, 12(3), 403-410. [Electronic version available at: http://horttech.ashspublications.org/content/12/3/403.full.pdf+html]

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Selected Presentations:

Dolbin-McNabb, M.L., Jarrott, S.E., Moore, L.E., Arsenault, K.E., De Chavonnes Vrugt, M., & Erasmus, M. (2013, November). Dumela Mma: Needs and Perspectives of South African Grannies Raising Grandchildren. Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA, [View Presentation.]

Jarrott, S.E. (2013, November). Best Intergenerational Practices Support Positive Outcomes for Elders with Dementia and Youth . PowerPoint Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA, [View Presentation.]

Jarrott, S.E., Weaver, R.H. (2013, November). Measuring Dimensions of Intergenerational Contact: Factor Analysis of the Queen’s University Scale. Poster Presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, LA, [View Presentation.]

Jarrott, S. E., Munly, K. A., & Levy, B. R. (2011, November). Future older selves: Intergenerational contact and attitudes
towards older adults and own aging. Poster presented at the annual meetings of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA. [View presentation.]

Liou, C., & Jarrott, S. E. (2011, November). Experiences of Taiwanese elders in two different adult day centers. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA.

Jarrott, S. E., & Munly, K. A. (2011, July). Environmental influences on shared site care participants during intergenerational programming. Roundtable presented at the international meetings of Generations United, Washington, D.C.

Newman, S., deSouza, E., Jarrott, S. E., & Tompkins, K. (2011, July). Strategies of evaluation research that can insure the effectiveness of intergenerational programs. Symposium presented at the international meetings of Generations United, Washington, D.C.

Jarrott, S. E. (2011, April). Intergenerational programs for vulnerable populations. Paper presented at the Intergenerational Approaches to Improving Outcomes for Vulnerable Populations meeting hosted by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Washington, DC.

Jarrott, S. E. (2011, January). Shared site intergenerational programs: An international perspective and evidence based practices for promotion in the UK. Two workshops hosted by the Beth Johnson and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundations in London and Stoke-on-Trent, UK.

Jarrott, S. E. (2010, February). Building intergenerational partnerships inside and outside your organization. Webinar hosted by Generations United.

Jarrott, S. E. (2009, November). Intergenerational programming for persons with dementia: What are the perspectives and opportunities? Keynote, International Symposium on Intergenerational Programs for Persons with Dementia. Madrid, Spain.

Jarrott, S. E., Saby, B.R., & Weintraub, A. C. (2009, August). Werewolf fighting grandmas and 16 year-old chauffeurs: Analysis of intergenerational dyads in adolescent fiction. Poster presented at the biennial meetings of Generations United, Washington DC. [View presentation.]

Jarrott, S. E. (2009, July). If you build it, will they come: Assessment of need for a shared site program. Roundtable presented at the biennial meetings of Generations United, Washington DC.

Jarrott, S. E., Komelski, M. F., & Weintraub, A. P. C., (2007, November). Living history: Integrating intergenerational relationships at a middle school. Poster presented at the annual meetings of the Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, CA. [View presentation.]

Jarrott, S. E., Brossoie, N., & Mancini, J. A. (2006, November). Factor analysis of a community capacity index for shared site intergenerational programs: Good neighbors are hard to find. Poster presented at the annual meetings of the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, TX. [View presentation.]

Taylor, A. & Jarrott, S. E. (2006, November). Training intergenerational trainers: Strengthening communities with ITEN. Poster presented at the annual meetings of the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, TX.

Hudgins, C., & Jarrott, S. E. (2005, July). Marketing intergenerational programs. Presentation at the biannual meetings of Generations United, Washington, DC.

Gigliotti, C. M., Jarrott, S. E., & Love-Norris, D. (2004, November). Therapeutic alternatives for persons with dementia: A comparison between music therapy and horticulture therapy in institutional care programs. Poster presented at the meetings of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, D.C. [View presentation.]

Roberto, K. A., Blieszner, R., Jarrott, S. E., & Piercy, K. W. (2004, February). Facilitating faculty-student research teams: Successful strategies and common challenges. Discussion presented at the meetings of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Richmond, VA.

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Educational Materials:

Jarrott, S. E. (2006). Tried and true: A guide to successful intergenerational activities at shared site programs. Washington, DC: Generations United.

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