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[Organization] GrandPals

GrandPals

Click HERE to visit the GrandPals websiteThe GrandPals Program is an intergenerational initiative that fosters connections between elementary school students and a team of GrandPals, who are adults over 55 years old. Through weekly open conversations, the program creates a platform for meaningful en

[Webinar Recording] Tips to Develop Engagement Opportunities Between Generations

engAged

Click HERE to view the webinar recording or see belowThis webinar focused on intergenerational social engagement programs. During the webinar, Generations United shared on how intergenerational programs provide social engagement that benefits older and younger generations, including current trends a

[Webinar Recording] Intergenerational Storytelling: Connecting Across Generations

Bolton Clarke Research Institute

Click HERE to view the recorded webinar OR see belowHosted by the Bolton Clarke Research Institute, join Dr Xanthe Golenko to explore the value of intergenerational storytelling. Intergenerational storytelling provides the opportunity for old and young to work together on a meaningful activity, whic

[Podcast] Cultural Responsiveness in Intergenerational Programs

Generations United Podcast

Click HERE to listen to the full podcastAbout the SpeakersThis event was facilitated by Dr. Sarah Kastelic (Alutiiq), Executive Director of the National Indian Child Welfare Association, and featured opening remarks from Generations United's Executive Director Donna Butts. They are joined by Marva O

[Resource] Intergen Resource Hub

North Shore Community Resources

Click HERE to view the full resourceThis resource include Planning and Developing Intergenerational Initiatives, Intergenerational Training Resources, Evaluating Tools and more!

A Multidimensional Social Inquiry into the Loneliness Problem: Urbanization, Technological Mediation, and Neoliberal Individualism

Tara Milbrandt & Ondine Park

Loneliness is a compelling, complex, and multifaceted social issue of the times, which cannot be reduced to a personal trouble writ large. Loneliness is not one thing. There is a need for a broad and multidimensional social approach to loneliness—even broader than a public health approach—that c

[Free Lesson] Osteoarthritis and Exercise

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

Click HERE to access the full lessonLesson OutlineOsteoarthritis, sometimes referred to as OA, is a common condition that affects our joints, causing pain, swelling, and stiffness.By taking this short, interactive lesson, you will learn the answers to the following questions:How common is OA of the

[Resource] Maximize Your Patio Season: A Senior’s Guide to Outdoor Activities

Julianna McLeod, All Seniors Care

Click HERE to view the full resourceMaximize Your Patio Season: A Senior’s Guide to Outdoor ActivitiesIt’s patio season at All Seniors Care. Sunshine! Fresh summer salads! Outdoor games!It’s no secret that Canadians love to spend as much time outside as possible during the summer months. They

[Scholarly Article] Early Omicron infection is associated with increased reinfection risk in older adults in long-term care and retirement facilities

Jessica A. Breznik et al

Click HERE to view the full research articleSummaryBackgroundOlder adults are at increased risk of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron infection and severe disease, especially those in congregate living settings, despite high SARS-CoV-2 vaccine coverage. It is unclear whether hybrid immunity (combined vaccination an

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