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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...
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...
Linking Generations – Board Games with Seniors from Sherwood Care and Students from SAL High School - Seniors from Sherwood Care and Students from Salisbury High School, spend some quite moments together playing old fashion board games. These seniors are natural winners – they win by opening up to our youth and sharing those special moments that...
Linking Generations – Bingo with Silver Birch Manor and Lodge and Lakeland Ridge School - B-I-N-G-O 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. Students from...
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...
Linking Generations – Balloon Volleyball at Sherwood Care with SAL High School - Seniors from Sherwood Care have a wild and crazy afternoon of Balloon Volleyball with our Salisbury High School Students ! It is wonderful to witness our seniors enjoying themselves and becoming active again ! It is amazing to see that...
Family Meet and Greet – Chartwell Reit Country Cottage and Archbishop Jordan 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...
Linking Generations Invited to Participate - Thank you Minister Lori Sigurdson and Minister David Eggen for hosting today’s round table discussion on how we can work together to strengthen the K-12 curriculum and address ageism.
Linking Generations Continues to Celebrate the Olympics - This winter Olympic visit was held with Country Cottage and the students from ABJ High School. The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as PyeongChang 2018, is a major international multi-sport event...
Annual Family Meet and Greet event at SilverBirch Manor/Lodge - This event was so anticipated by the seniors, as SilverBirch Manor had been in outbreak for over a 1½ weeks. We had 108 attendees at this special evening visit. At the beginning of the event, we asked all attending “how...
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