News

Linking Generations – Creating new Holiday Traditions between our Youth and Seniors - Our “linked seniors and students” created homemade holiday cards together this month, while reminiscing together what holidays were like for the senior’s years and years ago. All of our finished cards were then were left with the seniors so they...
Linking Generations – Seniors and Students working on Gingerbread Men - Of what origin is this fairy tale? What exactly is a gingerbread man? At the end of the fairy tale, what eats the Gingerbread Man? The Gingerbread Man had a catchphrase. Which of these words in the following sentence is...
Linking Generations – Seniors and Students Visit the County of Strathcona Festival of Trees - Linking Generations was presented with a wonderful opportunity from Festival Place Cultural Art Foundation to do something special for our seniors and students this holiday season. The County of Strathcona Festival of Trees an existing event, being held in Sherwood...
Linking Generations – Sayings & Proverbs Game with Summerwood Village Retirement Residence and École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) - Sayings & Proverbs Game with Summerwood Village Retirement Residence and École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) “A person is known by the company he keeps….” …And you all have great company at your visit! Come play our...
Linking Generations Board Games – Archbishop Jordan High School and Country Cottage - Burrr… Its cold outside.. A good time for a friendly Board Game !! Thank you to Shell Scotford for the donation of all of our new Board Games last year !!!! Check out the pictures in the Gallery !!
Ecole Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) Students invited their senior partners to visit them at school, and become a ‘Senior Student” - This was such an amazing visit! Our seniors were so excited, and as the bus pulled up to OLPH School, the seniors were waving from their seats like they were actual students once again. They all were so ready for...
Linking Generations – Sayings & Proverbs Game with Country Cottage Residents and Archbishop Jordan High School Students - Sayings & Proverbs Game with Country Cottage Residents and Archbishop Jordan High 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...
Linking Generations Board Games – St. Theresa Catholic School and Bedford Village - Burrr… Its cold outside.. A good time for a friendly Board Game !! Thank you to Shell Scotford for the donation of all of our new Board Games last year !!!! Check out the pictures in the Gallery !!
Linking Generations Board Games – Lakeland Ridge School and Silver Birch Manor/Lodge - Burrr… Its cold outside.. A good time for a friendly Board Game !! Thank you to Shell Scotford for the donation of all of our new Board Games last year !!!! Check out the pictures in the Gallery !!
Linking Generations Board Games – Salisbury Composite High School and Sherwood Care - Burrr… Its cold outside.. A good time for a friendly Board Game !! Thank you to Shell Scotford for the donation of all of our new Board Games last year !!!! Check out the pictures in the Gallery !!
Linking Generations Halloween - On Tuesday October 31st students from Archbishop Jordan High School and seniors from Country Cottage held their own Halloween party. Everyone was dressed up in Costumes and having fun ! Ghouls and Ghosts, Trick or Treat, How many skeletons will we...
More and More Pictures – Linking Generations creates it own Paint-Event - WOW !! Even MORE and MORE pictures !! More fun is being had with the Seniors and Students creating their own Paint Event paintings !! Is this just for fun … Or is there a career artists in the midst...
Linking Generations creates it own Paint-Event – Even MORE Pictures ! - WOW !! Even MORE pictures !! More fun is being had with the Seniors and Students creating their own Paint Event paintings !! Is this just for fun … Or is there a career artists in the midst ? The...
Linking Generations creates it own Paint-Event – More Pictures !! - More fun is being had with the Seniors and Students creating their own Paint Event paintings !! Is this just for fun … Or is there a career artists in the midst ? The partnerships that have pictures for are:...
Linking Generations creates it own Paint-Event ! - What started with a blank canvas, ended up being the artists dream picture! We guided you with instructions, however the end result was all your own work !   Check out the pictures in the Gallery !!
Linking Generations Sayings & Proverbs Game with Sherwood Care Residents and Salisbury High 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 the...
Linking Generations celebrates – Happy 100th Birthday Joanne !!!! - This is an incredible milestone, but not nearly as incredible as you are. With 100 years of priceless moments under your belt, your heart must be full of joy. You deserve every precious memory. Happy Birthday from your OLPH Linking...
Linking Generations kicks off 2018-2019 Program Year with our Get Acquainted Visits - Linking Generations currently links seniors and students with six local schools and six senior care facilities in Sherwood Park. Each senior is matched with two youth. These two young adults will remain linked with the same senior for the complete...
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...
Advertisements