An Intergenerational Program is
a planned intentional interaction of different age groups at any stage of life in a variety of situations at a level that provides close communications, sharing of feelings and ideas and cooperative activities in meaningful tasks. (Peacock and Talley, “Intergenerational Contact: A Way to Counteract Ageism”, 1984)
- Develop intergenerational programs and practices
- Promote intergenerational programs and practices as agents for global social change
- Encourage intergenerational civic participation
Promote senior and youth well being through active community involvement
- Engage in Community Action Research on Age Relations
Community Storytellers, Celebrating Our Elders
Our project, Community Storytellers, Celebrating Our Elderswas started with the assistance of the federal government's New Horizons for Seniors and local community organizations and businesses.
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The Intergenerational Project
Click on the photo to find out about the Community Toolbox for Intergenerational Collaboration which was created as part of the The Intergenerational Project, TIP.