Linking Generations

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Linking Generations – Bingo with Lakeland Ridge School and Silver Birch Manor/Lodge

bin·go noun A game in which players mark off numbers on cards as the numbers are drawn randomly by a caller, the winner being the first person to mark off five numbers in a row or another required pattern. Get…

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Linking Generations – École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) and Summerwood Village Retirement Residence on Valentine’s Day

Look at the pictures of the scrapbook that one of the seniors brought to show the students with all the old valentines in it ! They were awesome. From 1948-1950 ! Some of the valentines are 71 years old and…

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Linking Generations – Playing with words – Archbishop Jordan High School and Country Cottage

Like fashion, slang changes with the times. Our seniors and students explored the different slang expressions used by youth, young and middle-aged adults, and seniors to describe the same items or ideas over the past 70 years. This activity heightened…

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Linking Generations – Lakeland Ridge School and Silver Birch Manor/Lodge on Valentine’s Day

Some Interesting Facts You May Not Have Know About Valentine’s Day: In Victorian times it was considered bad luck to sign a Valentine’s Day card. About 3 per cent of pet owners will give gifts to their pets on this…

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Linking Generations – St. Theresa Catholic School and Bedford Village on Valentine’s Day

What is the difference between Valentine’s Day and a Valentine? Well … A valentine is a card or gift given on Valentine’s Day, to one’s sweetheart. Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is…

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Linking Generations Board Games with Students from ABJ and Country Cottage

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…

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Linking Generations – Bingo with Bedford Village Seniors and St. Theresa Middle School

bin·go noun A game in which players mark off numbers on cards as the numbers are drawn randomly by a caller, the winner being the first person to mark off five numbers in a row or another required pattern. Get…

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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…

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Linking Generations – Playing with words – A Slang Chart

Like fashion, slang changes with the times. Our seniors and students explored the different slang expressions used by youth, young and middle-aged adults, and seniors to describe the same items or ideas over the past 70 years. This activity heightened…

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Linking Generations – Playing with words – A Slang Chart

Like fashion, slang changes with the times. Our seniors and students explored the different slang expressions used by youth, young and middle-aged adults, and seniors to describe the same items or ideas over the past 70 years. This activity heightened…

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