Category Archives: Intergenerational

News from Tavarua: Intergenerational Fun

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

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California Health Report Cites EngAGE Intergenerational Programs Funded by Eisner Foundation

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

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“Sing It” – LBSAC Inter-generational Chorus

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

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Piedmont News

Here’s the latest from Piedmont Senior Apartments in North Hollywood! Country Day School Mentoring Program: This unique intergenerational program buddies seniors and 4th grade students to create art, history, and socio-cultural community projects. Working together, seniors and students made collages … Continue reading

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Maureen Kellen-Taylor: “Learning to Love: Crossing the Generation Divide”

EngAGE C.O.O. Dr. Maureen Kellen-Taylor shares her excellent essay about the EngAGE Mentoring Program, recently published in HowlRound, “a knowledge commons by and for the theatre community,” based at Emerson College. Read more from Maureen on her blog, regener8tion.   Where do older adults … Continue reading

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An “Origami for Animals” Update

EngAGE Team Member Sharon Springer sent in this photo, which represents the culmination of the “Origami 4 Animals” project that we posted about last week. See the previous post here and be sure to read the article in the Burbank … Continue reading

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Girl Scout and BSAC Residents Create “Origami for Animals”

Sharon Springer, Assistant to EngAGE C.O.O., reports on a wonderful intergenerational project involving Burbank Senior Artists Colony Residents and an ambitious Girl Scout: On the eve of her birthday, a 9-year old Girl Scout informed her parents that, as a … Continue reading

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