Intergenerational news

From the Field: Bridges’ Profound Impact + A Grant Opportunity for YOUR Community

  Bridges Together recently published research that points to the benefits of the Bridges program for youth and older adults alike. But what does that really “mean” and what does it look like for the…


“Intergenerational is a Culture, Not Just a Programming Idea”: BT at the Massachusetts Gerontology Association Fall Policy Forum

“Intergenerational is a culture, not just a programming idea.” – Andrea J. Fonte Weaver, Founder and Executive Director of Bridges Together Inc. On Tuesday, Bridges Together board and staff attended the Massachusetts Gerontology Association Fall…


BT Paper Outlines WHO’s Age-Friendly Domains Using Intergenerational Focus

From January until August, Bridges Together was lucky to have had an amazing intern. We first crossed paths with Marily Gonzalez, a 2017 graduate of College of Holy Cross, about a year ago when she…


Multigenerational Workforce Webinar with Holy Cross a Success

On Wednesday, November 1, Bridges Together founder and executive director Andrea J. Fonte Weaver hosted an Alumni Career Development Webinar via the alumni association of College of the Holy Cross. (Andrea is a proud Holy…




The Research is In! Bridges Good for Youth AND Older Adults

At Bridges Together, we always say that good intergenerational programs are a vaccination against ageism and a prescription for longevity. (We have an entire Research page dedicated to showcasing the studies that demonstrate this!) That…


Two Ways to Learn About the Award-Winning Bridges Program: Ad Hoc Training 10/25 & Webinars on 10/23 or 10/24

“Intergenerational” is getting a lot of buzz these days. Do you wish your child’s school had programming in place to support intergenerational relationships and learning? The Bridges intergenerational program is ready for you! Bridges Together…


Sept. 24 & 26: Two Not-To-Be-Missed Intergenerational Month Events!

We’re more than half way through Intergenerational Month, but there’s still time to celebrate! Join us at one or both of the following events that promise to both ENTERTAIN and EDUCATE: THIS SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24…


Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest: Share Your IG Story for a Chance to Win $500!

September is Intergenerational Month, a time set aside to intentionally celebrate the many benefits between older adults and young people. One way that Bridges Together is encouraging people to participate is to share an intergenerational…


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