Bridges Together Blog


Happy Summer from Bridges Together!

It’s the summer solstice — the first official day of summer! Here’s some “IG Brain Food” to keep you in an intergenerational mindset. Grandparents and parents, these are for YOU! Parks and Rec and camp…


Bridges Together Attends Generations United Global Intergenerational Conference in Milwaukee

Last week Bridges Together Founder and Executive Director Andrea J. Fonte Weaver traveled to Milwaukee with BT board member Lee Ann Frigulietti for the Generations United Global Intergenerational Conference, cohosted by St. Ann Center for…


From the Field: Updates from Barnstable and Ashland Community-Wide Intergenerational Leadership Teams

Last spring, Bridges Together’s Founder and Executive Director Andrea and MCOA’s Special Projects Director Mary Kay Browne reflected on the successes and challenges of two years of intergenerational work with the Councils on Aging. They had heard from…


“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…


An Executive Director Reflects on the Cummings Family…and Her Own Family

As Bridges Together board member Michele Fisher and I pulled up to TradeCenter 128 in Woburn, we were warmly greeted: “Are you here for the $100K for 100 reception?” “YES!” we exclaimed. The greeter graciously gave…


Funding Available for a Bridges Program: Join Our Informational Webinar on June 8 for More Info!

Thanks to the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, Bridges Together has funding available for communities in Massachusetts interested in implementing a Bridges program! Bridges, our off-the-shelf curriculum designed to unite older people with youth (in preschool,…



Intergenerational Movers & Shakers: The Generations United Global Conference is Coming Up June 13-16

For those who live and breathe “intergenerational,” the Generations United Global Intergenerational Conference will be the place to be. So of course Bridges Together will be at Generations Remixed, June 13-16 in Milwaukee! This is…



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