Bridges Together Blog

Intergenerational Beach Reads

At BT, we love everything IG! These are some of our favorite “beach reads.”  You can check with your local library and there are also some links provided below. We provide a short overview and…

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June Membership Content: Gardening

Spring is in bloom and green thumbs everywhere are getting their gardens ready! Whether you are an avid gardener or just dipping your toes in for the first time, we have created a How-To Guide…


And the winner is…

In May, we conducted a survey for our teachers, educators, volunteer coordinators and ambassadors on the Bridges Together training and program curricula for a report we are working on as part of one of our…


“Youth needs the company of age”

In 2014, Adolf B., one of the original Bridges volunteers, sent along this email: “I came across this quote come from Eleanor Roosevelt, and it struck me as true of Bridges.  It is: ‘Age needs…


September is Intergenerational Month

Even though we haven’t officially begun summer, it’s not too early to start planning for September’s celebration of Intergenerational Month. Created by BT’s advisor and colleague, Sandy Kraemer, the month is set aside to celebrate…




Thank You, Chris!

The friendship between Chris Hammer and Andrea Fonte Weaver goes back 30 years. Upon retirement, Chris began volunteering in Bridges in his hometown and really enjoyed the program. He stepped forward and offered to help Andrea coordinate…


“Heartwarming and Vital…”

Those were the only words in the text that came through – along with some photos from our Circle of Love event last week. So, we reflect: Heartwarming – To hear the stories from folks…


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Use the Bridges or a custom program for your senior center. You can also join our membership, attend an event and more!


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Integrate IG activities into your household using our printable Springboards. Join our membership to get monthly activities!