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The Blessing of an Intergenerational Life

In my home, most often, Sunday afternoons are for naps, laziness, and pondering life.  Today I took a power nap and then headed out to the deck to enjoy the lower humidity and cooler temperatures that signal the end of summer.  1,190 more words

Musings

A Visit to REACH Community Cafe

I visited a warm little cafe catered to the seniors in Japan with the aim to intervene in Dementia at its early stage. Upon returning to Singapore, I came across… 1,064 more words

Seniors Activities

The Journey Begins

After returning to Singapore, I have met several people who advocate for the topic of seniors. I have also seen a few “gemba” (actual scene) to better understand the situation and needs of the seniors here. 169 more words

Happiness

Faithful Celebrations - a must-have resource for your intergenerational library

Finding materials for planning intergenerational faith forming experiences is a challenge. Affordability and flexibility are key. Sharon Ely Pearson’s Faithful Celebrations series is an outstanding choice for churches seeking to create opportunities for multiple generations to learn together. 121 more words

Faith

Intergenerational Sexual Assault

The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn. – Gloria Steinem

Full disclosure: This piece may be a trigger for some, although I’ve omitted the details of any sexual assault.

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Life

The pros and cons of intergenerational teams

An article about the advantages of developing an intergenerational workplace, prompted me to share this personal story.

My aunt was a prominent figure in the Insurance sector and had a traditional, yet successful career. 288 more words

Change

Wilmington Senior Center Sees 24% Year-To-Date Increase In Attendance; Touts New Intergenerational & Alzheimer's Offerings

WILMINGTON, MA — Wilmington Elderly Services Director Terri Marciello and Case Manager Laura Pickett spoke with the Board of Selectmen about recent happenings at the Buzzell Senior Center. 731 more words

Government