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Linking Generations is seeking an individual to join the Board of Directors as Treasurer - Linking Generations is seeking an individual to join the Board of Directors as Treasurer. We are looking for someone that has professional accounting and finance competencies. An Accounting Designation is not required, but preference to CPAs, or individuals working towards...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 !!
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...
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...
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....
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...
It’s Planting Time at Linking Generations - It’s Planting Time! Linking Generations is very grateful to our wonderful partnership with Greenland Garden Centre. This year, Greenland ensured that our spring annuals were ready to go for our senior and student planting visits. Each team painted a terracotta...
Spring Has Arrived to Linking Generations - What are some of the first signs of Spring? What are some of your special memories of Spring as a child? What do you look forward to with the arrival of spring? Spring represents renewal and new beginnings – How...
Linking Generations – Seniors from Heartland Housing- SilverBirch and students from Lakeland Ridge 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....
Linking Generations – Seniors from Summerwood Seniors Residence write Limericks with students from OLPH Junior High - What’s a Limerick? A limerick is a short, comical, and almost musical poem that can be particularly fun to read and to write. Limericks are often humorous, or border on nonsensical. Limericks consist of five lines. The rhyme scheme is...
Linking Generations – Sayings & Proverbs Game with Bedford Village Seniors and St. Theresa Middle School Students - “A person is known by the company he keeps….” …And you all have great company at your visit! Come play our Sayings & Proverbs Game! Seniors Test your knowledge and your students while reminiscing over common phrases.   Check out...
Linking Generations and the Sherwood Park Rotary Club - Linking Generations wishes to extend appreciation and utmost thanks to the Sherwood Park Rotary Club. It is always a pleasure to share our updates and news of our program operations. We look forward to our continued partnership.
Linking Generations – St Patrick’s Day with ABJ Students and Country Cottage Seniors - What a great way to celebrate ! A wee bit of the Irish for St. Patrick’s Day … and playing games with each other. Students from Archbishop Jordan Catholic High School and their seniors from Chartwell Country Cottage Retirement Residence...
Our Family Meet and Greet – Sherwood Care Residents and students from Salisbury High School - Our Family Meet and Greet event at Sherwood Care last night was a huge success! We are so proud of the partnership between Sherwood Care and Salisbury High School! To witness the interaction of each of the students with their...
Family Meet and Greet – Summerwood Village and OLPH Junior High School Students - As with each of our annual Family Meet and Greet events, our Linking Generations Students and Seniors get extremely excited about this evening visit. It allows our senior and student participants an opportunity to introduce their” linked” student or senior...
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