It’s Intergenerational (IG) Awareness Month. A month set aside to raise awareness about and celebrate the benefits of intergenerational connections.
Bridges Together (BT) is celebrating and we hope you will join in….
For everyone and anyone…
Share the power of intergenerational relationships. Write a 500 word story, create a piece of art (visual or performing) and submit it to the Kraemer IG Story Contest. The contest is now open and will remain open until Oct. 31. Cash prizes will be awarded. Read more and enter now!
Nominate an intergenerational leader. Fran Pratt helped to teach children about aging as well as connect professionals. Who has inspired you? Nominate someone today for the Fran Pratt award!
Have you family photo taken – including grandparents – and your sitting fee will be donated to BT. A huge thank you to Sue Ogar of Susan Ogar Photography – a longtime member of our Circle of Love – for generously offering this opportunity to help you capture the love in your family while helping to strengthen BT! Book your session today!
Connect with family members – through new conversations and fun, educational activities – regardless of the age of the young people or the distance that separates you? Join the BT membership and receive a How-To-Guide each month with conversation starters, activities, snack ideas and more – including background information to help you understand the other people in your life. And looking for conversation starters in addition to the ones listed on our How-To Guides, purchase a deck of our Grand Conversation Cards for you and your nearest and dearest!
Celebrate Grandparents Day – started by President Carter – this holiday is celebrated the Sunday after Labor Day. An opportunity to pause and help the generations connect – which research has shown benefits both the grandparents and grandkids in multiple ways.
For professionals who are connecting generations (or who hope to)…
Join the BT membership and receive a How-To-Guide each month on a different theme – from soup to nuts – chock full of tips and activities. Want to see one before you join, get a free guide here.
Are you hosting an event? Let us know so we can share your ig bridges!
Come to the IG Symposium on Friday Sept 28. A symposium is a meeting of experienced people on a specific subject in order to discuss and further their work collectively! That’s what this day is about. Come! Bring your hopes and your experience – both the good and the stumbling blocks. Together, we will share and grow.