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Symposium Wrap Up! Seniors and Intergenerational Programs

On April 26, 2017, Measuredoutcome.org brought together a diverse group of dedicated seniors and youth program providers and advocates to connect and share ideas, and to celebrate the launch our latest report, focusing on low-income seniors in Canada.

The morning was engaging and dynamic, and we would like to extend a huge thank you to all of the agencies who presented and to everyone who came to share

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The Case for Intergenerational Programs

“Somehow we have to get older people back close to growing children if we are to restore a sense of community, a knowledge of the past, and a sense of the future.” – Margaret Mead

It has only been recently that North Americans have segregated communities based on age. Historically, most cultures can trace traditions in which youth care for elders and elders provide vital care-giving and mentoring roles

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Symposium on Seniors and Intergenerational Programs – April 26, 2017

 

When generations meet, good things happen. It is a simple concept and the core theme to an upcoming symposium that will be taking place on April 26, 2017 in Toronto.
What is the value in creating quality of life experiences for seniors?
Why is it important that children and youth have opportunities to spend time with older people in their communities?
It’s unfortunate that we even have to

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