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“There is a ‘Magic’ that Happens in IG Collaboration: From the Field with BT Advisory Council Member Andrea Hutter

About a year ago, Andrea connected with another Andrea at an intergenerational event on Cape Cod. Through this meeting, Bridges Together has found another ardent supporter of intergenerational issues! Meet BT Advisory Council member Andrea…





Ask the Intergenerational Expert: Q & A with Bridges Together

Ask the Intergenerational Expert: We are starting an occasional series featuring Bridges Together’s responses to intergenerational-themed questions that we receive. Here’s our first one, fielded during a recent webinar. Question: What should we do when…


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…


Andrea’s Reflections: The Art of Pie Making, aka The Art of Intergenerational Programming

This week, we received a call from a leading intergenerational organization. Their graduate student fellow was running into roadblocks trying to unite a preschool classroom with a community luncheon program. Our conversation started with a…



From the Field: “I’m Getting as Much Out of This as the Kids Are!” Volunteering with Bridges: Lifelong Journeys

Since September, Andrea has been traveling up the road to Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School to facilitate the Bridges: Lifelong Journeys class that occurs during the school’s club period. A group of older adults and students…


“You don’t have to create something out of nothing!” The Bridges Program from the perspective of a Sr. Center Director

In 2015, Lina Arena-DeRosa, Director of the Westwood Council on Aging, met Bridges Together Founder and Executive Director Andrea J. Fonte Weaver. One of Lina’s friends – another COA director – had participated in the…


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