Creating spaces to connect old and young

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.

  1. Raise awareness of the benefits of intergenerational interaction
  2. Encourage funding for these types of projects
  3. Coordinate nationally to measure impact
  4. 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.

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