Amazing Things Are Possible With Intergenerational Programs

Intergenerational Blog (Senior Voices) 070915Came across the following news story and found it to be a great example of how to think outside of the box and integrate multiple generations under one roof. If the option of space for a day-care on your compass isn’t possible that doesn’t mean there are no options.  Consider inviting a local pre-school class in for an ice-cream social or afternoon tea.  What other activities or events might help draw a variety of ages to your community?  I invite you to share what works best in your community to gather young and old generations together. We’ll send you a free copy of our Hospitality for Boomers book as a thank you for your time.

Seattle Preschool in a Nursing Home ‘Transforms’ Elderly Residents
Published Jun 16, 2015 By GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN via Good Morning America
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About Cindy Heilman

Cindy Heilman MS, DTR: Cindy Heilman has over 25 years of experience in enhancing hospitality, and food service standards. She is the CEO of her own company, Higher Standards LLC, and creator of Kind Dining® Training. Her unique background in restaurant ownership, in hospitality and healthcare food service, in working as a Dietetic Technician Registered and Healthcare Specialist at SYSCO Foodservices, led her to the development of her exclusive program that improves relationships and lives of aging residents through the dining experience.

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