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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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Measuring the Impact of Animal Therapy Programs

I am a dog person. It doesn’t take much to get me talking about how much my dog enhances my life. How she brings people together….makes strangers smile…and gets me out of bed when I would sometimes just really rather sleep in past 5:30am.

Talk to most anyone with an animal in their lives, and they’ll likely tell you a similar story. But it turns out there is actually

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Celebration of Animal Therapy Programs in Ottawa

May 18, 2016, Ottawa

Dogs have been our best friends for thousands of years, but we have only recently begun to understand how strong our connection to our four-legged friends really is. Our latest Measuredoutcome.org report, which was launched in Ottawa on May 18, 2016, explores how three Ottawa-based programs help people at risk by fostering our bond with animals.

“Many animal lovers will tell you that their pet

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