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UBC Okanagan seeks seniors for intergenerational class

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Contributed by: Martin Dee/University of British Columbia
UBC Okanagan is offering students a new way to learn about the study of getting old.

The Sociology of Aging is a fall course that brings together students ages 18 to 85 and beyond.

Associate professor Mary Ann Murphy originally created a the class for typical college-age students. She then expanded the program to welcome seniors to participate as well.

She received a grant to research the effects of running an intergenerational classroom and the results were impressive.

As she explains to Daybreak host Chris Walker, she's now searching for more seniors for to take part.
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