Intergenerational Day Canada
Date posted: June 1, 2015
Today is Intergenerational Day Canada. It is a day to focus on the simplicity and power of connecting children and youth with older adults, and the power of those connections to create healthy communities. Research shows that intergenerational programs increase self-esteem and feelings of well-being for both older and younger participants.
This video shows a project that connects seniors and high school students.
Want practical ideas for developing programming in your community that connects children, youth and seniors? Here’s a BC tool that can help:
Creating Caring Communities: a guide to establishing intergenerational programs for schools, care facilities and community groups