In this chapter, we first describe a number of prominent and frequently cited theories describing how victimized children may grow up to become violent offenders, including social learning, attachment, social information processing, neurophysiological, and behavioral genetics.The second part of this chapter reviews the empirical evidence on the “cycle of violence”, and the final section describes a variety of interventions that might be implemented to “break” the cycle of violence.Senior art classes are also offered to home bound seniors at their place of residence. Watch Video A senior art appreciation program for older adults sponsored by the Museum of Photographic Arts to generate art dialogue and artistic activities among older adults and to teach art appreciation. To encourage seniors to explore all art and entertainment forms.and to provide the senior community with an afternoon of socialization, comedy, laughter and fun activity. Watch Video Senior stand up comedy classes for seniors in retirement homes.From this we can estimate that a 35 year age gap is not uncommon within Philippine intergenerational relationships.One of the visitors to the party was an American man who was only 30 years old.To encourage seniors to engage by trying out stand-up comedy, a stimulating activity in which they can express themselves. Watch Video Acting classes for seniors who would like to learn how to act to perform in commercials.Seniors can learn the basics of commercial acting, understand the business, how to get an agent, and a gig. Watch Video The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) Senior Living Art Showcase is an art award open to senior residents of senior living communities, including assisted living, independent living, and memory care. An online platform to list artistic senior activities and share, celebrate and inspire ideas and guides for senior arts.
Of course, for those of us who’ve been in age different relationships this is not surprising, but it certainly is disheartening.Seniors submit their artwork for a chance at winning the grand prize award or cash prizes for their senior living community. Watch Video A senior arts legacy project dedicated to archiving senior artist's work and collecting background information and bios on individual living artists. The site aims to encourage older adults to start to or to continue to create art by showcasing their work and by providing a shared space to exchange ideas, opportunities and resources. The New Horizons Senior Glee Club is made up of an all-volunteer senior ensemble of musicians, singers and talented older adults, ages 65 and over, who share their time and determination to entertain older adults and young children. Watch Video Elders Share the Arts is an art organization for older adults which assists them to learn, create and engage in their community.Intergenerational (age gap) relationships are common in Philippines.We provide a vignette to illustrate possible points of intervention in the life of one maltreated child.Finally, we conclude with a brief comment on recommendations for research and practice.