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 – Creating new Holiday Traditions between our Youth and Seniors

Our “linked seniors and students” created homemade holiday cards together this month, while reminiscing together what holidays were like for the senior’s years and years ago. All of our finished cards were then were left with the seniors so they…

Linking Generations – Seniors and Students working on Gingerbread Men

Of what origin is this fairy tale? What exactly is a gingerbread man? At the end of the fairy tale, what eats the Gingerbread Man? The Gingerbread Man had a catchphrase. Which of these words in the following sentence is…

Linking Generations – Seniors and Students Visit the County of Strathcona Festival of Trees

Linking Generations was presented with a wonderful opportunity from Festival Place Cultural Art Foundation to do something special for our seniors and students this holiday season. The County of Strathcona Festival of Trees an existing event, being held in Sherwood…

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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