Linking Generations

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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…

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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…

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Linking Generations – Seniors from Sherwood Care and linked students from Salisbury High 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…

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Linking Generations – Summerwood Seniors Residence and Ecole Our Lady Perpetual Help

Summerwood Seniors Residence and linked students from Ecole Our Lady Perpetual Help create lasting memory scrapbooks together. Definition of scrapbook: a blank book in which various items (such as newspaper clippings or pictures) are collected and preserved. Check out the…

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Linking Generations Scrapbooking with Seniors from SilverBirch Manor and Lakeland Ridge Junior High

Many people think that scrapbooking is a recent phenomenon, but the history of albums, recognizable as something that we’d call a scrapbook today, dates to not only before the invention of photography – but also to before the origin of…

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Year with Linking Generations OLPH students and CloverBar Seniors!!

Want to see some Memories of a Year with Linking Generations OLPH students and CloverBar Seniors. Check out the pictures in the Gallery !!

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Linking Generations – Planting the Spring Annuals Continues !!

Many seniors are isolated, and they welcome spring eagerly. Spring allows our seniors to venture back outside, sit in courtyards or relax with the sun shining on their face. Our planting visit with our seniors and students brought excitement and…

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Linking Generations is Planting Spring Annuals

Linking Generations is very fortunate to have such a wonderful partnership with Greenland Garden Centre. We know many seniors are isolated, and they welcome spring eagerly. Spring allows our seniors to venture back outside, sit in courtyards or relax with…

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Linking Generations – Seniors from Sherwood Care and High School Students from Salisbury Composite High play “Match the Proverbs” game

What is a Proverb? Proverbs , maxim are terms for short, pithy sayings. A proverb is such a saying popularly known and repeated, usually expressing simply and concretely, though often metaphorically, a truth based on common sense or the practical….

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Linking Generations says : SPRING HAS ARRIVED ……

We are very grateful to our wonderful school partnership with Ecole Our Lady of Perpetual Help Junior High (OLPH). Each Thursday over 40 students dedicate an hour to enriching a seniors life. This week, our OLPH students brought spring into…

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