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February 1, 2018

Let’s Get Intergenerational

…essential to civil society,” she said. “Why do we keep trying to unweave that web? Because it’s easy to default to intergenerational conflict mode than to deal with the real…

April 8, 2013

“Advanced Style” Goes Intergenerational

…and added an intergenerational element. We’re calling it Advanced Style meets Developing Style. “I don’t even know what 65 is supposed to look like. I just look like me.” –Linda…

April 22, 2016

My Plan for Actively Aging Alone

…sponsor local intergenerational programs. Building Intergenerational Activities The teenagers in the community are engaged. It’s the older generations that I worry about, because they are inaccessible. I know it’s because…

October 12, 2018

Q&A: Across the Generations with Doug Krug

…program at Johns Hopkins, Colorado entrepreneur Doug Krug’s social and professional network is vast. At 75, he continues to expand it by forging intergenerational relationships. Most recently, he joined the…

November 2, 2014

A public school is raising scores by relying on elders, and more from the week online…

Yay for intergenerational learning Public education lacks resources; older people lack opportunities to engage with the larger community. A winning solution: Build public schools around an intergenerational model, where older…

March 6, 2016

Urban Cohousing the Babayaga Way

…residents, and accessibility for people with restricted mobility is high on the women’s list. So is an intergenerational focus. Like their Parisian counterparts, the Toronto Baba Yagas see intergenerational exchange…

December 13, 2019

If It’s Wednesday, I Must Be a Bubbie

…of last year’s Bubbies (and Zaydees) had re-upped this year, and I was only getting my chance because three new classes had been added to the pre-school program. Intergenerational Partnerships…

August 28, 2013

Volunteering for the Health of It

…course, have already experienced generativity.) “As you get older, people expect less of you,” Gruenewald says. And that may not be desirable.   Generative Volunteering: An Intergenerational Model   Gruenewald…

May 17, 2015

A moving tribute to a rock legend with dementia – and more from the week online

…their dementia…. Your music will always be stronger than your disease.” Watch this moving video. #unforgettableriffs (Link for mobile) A musical experiment in intergenerational living A retirement home in Cleveland…

October 26, 2015

American Revolutionary: Grace Lee Boggs

…became a member of the Black Power movement. We spoke with Lee by phone about Boggs’s life, the making of “American Revolutionary” and how the intergenerational conversation that she embarked…

November 9, 2017

Catching Up with Our Bodies Ourselves: Q&A with Joan Ditzion

…don’t really need to do more on women’s rights.” For me the hope has always been that there would be intergenerational dialogue. It’s so important that the generations really work…

March 22, 2015

Social media saves the day, late-life creativity – and more from the week online

…was tweeted and retweeted around the world and…. Watch: The senior center of tomorrow – not just for seniors Is intergenerational the wave of the future? Last week, we wrote…

October 23, 2015

“The Intern”: Grownup to the Rescue

…one of the critics has noted what a rarity this film is — when did you last see an intergenerational workplace portrayed as a success, with millennials who are actually…

February 25, 2015

Bulletin Board: Opportunities for Senior Performers and Artists

…interesting. We’re especially excited about this week’s intergenerational projects. Casting for a New Theater Piece How should a teenager, or a teenage nation, grow up? How has American power shifted…

April 15, 2015

Rock of Ages: 3 Generations Unite in a Bold Theatrical Experiment

…cover band, this intergenerational ensemble will share a vision of their own and America’s teenage dreams and adult realities. The TEAM has been building devised theater pieces – plays written…