About Us

Created in 2004 as a charitable organization, Linking Generations provides mentored and structured visits aimed at building relationships between seniors and youth in our community. The program brings the generations together so they can share their knowledge and life experiences,…

Community Impact

A Heartfelt Letter from one of our Participating Seniors: To the Linking Generations Team: I want to thank you ALL for allowing me to participate as a volunteer in this wonderful and special program. As you can see from my…

Program Benefits

Intergenerational connections are proven to enrich the lives of both youth and seniors in long-lasting and meaningful ways. When youth find ways to engage and develop relationships with the elderly, these experiences can build self-esteem, develop leadership skills, and encourage…

Latest News

Linking Generations is seeking an individual to join the Board of Directors as Treasurer

Linking Generations is seeking an individual to join the Board of Directors as Treasurer. We are looking for someone that has professional accounting and finance competencies. An Accounting Designation is not required, but preference to CPAs, or individuals working towards…

Linking Generations Launches New Program – Grandparent Program

Sherwood Park’s Linking Generations non-profit organization, which connects local youth with senior companions, has announced the launch of a new Volunteer Grandparent Program. The initiative will offer seniors in Strathcona County with further opportunities to bridge the generational gap, with…

Linking Generations – Seniors from Bedford Village and linked students from St. Theresa Middle School Scrapbooking

Through scrapbooking our youth and older adults can exchange information about the life span in relation to aging, examine their beliefs about aging and their role in their own aging. Scrapbooking a year of memories connects the generations and for…

Donate Now and Support our 2018 / 2019 Program!

Linking Generations is a Canadian Registered Charity in good standing. We are currently looking for donations to expand our program in 2018 / 2019. If you are interested in making a donation directly to us, or would like to learn…

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