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Linking Generations First Pen Pal Program is a Huge Success!

Pen pals (or penpals, pen-pals, penfriends or pen friends) are people who regularly write to each other, particularly via snail mail. Pen pals are usually strangers whose relationship is based primarily, or even solely, on their exchange of letters.

Students from Archbishop Jordan High School were part of our Pilot Program this year, as we introduced them through letters to seniors living in Aster Gardens Retirement Residences. 20 students wrote letters monthly to their “linked and partnered seniors and the seniors replied back. During the course of the year, our seniors got to know the students remarkably well, and to celebrate our program success, Aster Gardens held an outdoor patio BBQ for the teens and seniors to meet ! 

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