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 Board Games with Students from École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) and Seniors from Summerwood Village Retirement Residence

board game noun 1. any game played on a board, especially one that involves the movement of pieces on the board, such as chess or checkers. Playing board games, can invoke memories of our past, at any age. When the…

Linking Generations Seniors Get Their Day Brightened with a Visit From Lassie

More and more seniors are being segregated into care facilities where they feel isolated, lonely, confined and they feel they are no longer contributing members of their community. For the few seniors that were fortunate yesterday to meet and touch…

Linking Generations Board Games with Students from Lakeland Ridge School and Seniors from Silver Birch Manor/Lodge

board game noun 1. any game played on a board, especially one that involves the movement of pieces on the board, such as chess or checkers. Playing board games, can invoke memories of our past, at any age. When the…

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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