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Category Archives: Intergenerational
Life itself is more enriching when all generations are brought together and we’re able to learn and grow from each other’s journey. This concept has given life to a national movement from our friends at Encore.org, called Generation to Generation, which … Continue reading
Camp Pendleton continutes to reach out to local residents at Cottons Point Senior Apartments in San Clemente, CA. Every year the students San Onofre Elementary school at Camp Pendleton come to Cotton’s Point to sing holiday songs and read to … Continue reading
EngAGE thanks AARP for their important grant of $26,500 to develop a white paper on policy on how to replicate our model and make a business case for intergenerational and arts-and-aging programming in affordable housing in America. The paper is sponsored … Continue reading
EngAGE is proud to have been awarded $150,000 by the Eisner Foundation to fund our program, EngAGE Across Generations. This important program improves the quality of life for more than 750 children from grades K-11, and for over 750 low-income seniors, through … Continue reading
We usually think of intergenerational learning as the passing down of history, tradition, and skills from elders to younger people. We sometimes think of younger people sharing their tech skills with older people to help them with computers, cell phones, … Continue reading
An annual tradition is underway for this holiday season! EngAGE, The Road Theatre, and NoHoSAC residents make it happen. Approximately 70 gifts for children will be wrapped and delivered to the Vermont Senior Apartments, along with gift cards for the teens. … Continue reading
Congratulations to Marc Freedman and our friends at Encore.org on the launch of their new campaign that brings older and younger people together to make life better for all generations. From the Generation to Generation website: Building on innovative nationwide partnerships, Generation … Continue reading
Residents enjoyed a wonderful afternoon reading with some of their grandchildren and visiting neighborhood elementary school children, making flower pots, getting temporary tattos, doing a tissue paper craft, and making cookies. The kids told funny stories and made the residents smile. … Continue reading
The Eisner Foundation is a generous supporter of EngAGE’s intergenerational programs, mentioned in the California Health Report article entitled, “How uniting kids, elders helps both,” written by Matt Perry: “It’s a solution for two problems at once: children desperately need … Continue reading
Making joyful noise through music has always been at the forefront at the Long Beach Senior Arts Colony. With a grant made possible through the Eisner Foundation, EngAGE sponsored a 12 -week inter-generational music program that began in mid-February and … Continue reading