Intergenerational studies


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…


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…


Andrea Scheduled as Panelist at the International Council on Active Aging Conference and Trade Show, October 12-14 in Orlando

On Friday, October 13, Andrea will be a panelist at the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) Conference and Trade Show in Orlando. “The Intergenerational Imperative,” moderated by Lori Bitter, CEO of The Business of…


Cultivating an Intergenerational Lens: An Update and Final Project from BT’s Intern, Marily

Since January, Bridges Together has been happy to have not just an extra set of hands, but an extra kind heart in our office! Marily Gonzalez, a recent graduate of College of the Holy Cross…




From the Field: A Week in the Life of BT from Quincy to South Hadley to Boston University

While the Bridges Program Curricula Suite might be Bridges Together’s most visible output, did you know that we also help others develop their own intergenerational programming using our tried-and-true “recipe”? The past week at BT…


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