Intergenerational projects provide so many benefits to participants and organizers that advocates for shared spaces wanted to find out why there weren’t more available in the United States. A report from Generations United and The Eisner Foundation examines some of challenges that could be inhibiting growth of such projects and venues and makes four recommendations.
- Raise awareness of the benefits of intergenerational interaction
- Encourage funding for these types of projects
- Coordinate nationally to measure impact
- Connect people working in this field with each other
You can download the full report, read more and listen to a podcast from this online page.