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 is the founder and owner of Kind Dining®, which she began in 2006. She’s traveled across the country and Canada working with and training senior living communities that want to create an exceptional dining experience for their residents and staff. In addition, she certifies select professionals in her Kind Dining® philosophy and provides tools, now in an eLearning format, that make learning stick and help people put insights into action. As a result of her work, clients often share their staff has a new sense of purpose, get along better and keep their focus and energy on what matters most. In fact, she wrote a book, Hospitality for Boomers on how to attract residents and keep good team members. In her free time, she enjoys walking Oregon trails and cheering on her favorite soccer teams, the Portland Thorns and Timbers.

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