The children, the young, must ask the questions that we would never think to ask, but enough trust must be re-established so that the elders will be permitted to work with them on the answers.
- Margaret Mead
Linking Intergenerational Needs and Knowledge (LINK)
Developing a successful intergenerational program takes careful planning, strategies and experience to facilitate impactful, beneficial relationships. With 20 years' experience in Calgary, LINKages is a recognized expert in delivering effective intergenerational programs. Through LINK outreach workshops, we offer engaging, practical training sessions to organizations interested in developing local intergenerational programs.
To date, we have facilitated training workshops in Calgary and communities all over Alberta, from as far north as Peace River, Lac La Biche and Grande Prairie, to Lethbridgeand Coleman in the south, Jasper in the west and many points in between.
Please contact us if you're interested in a training workshop.
LINKages biography guide - A wonderful way to create meaningful conversations between elders and young people. This book is both a useful tool for intergenerational initiatives and also a great way for family and friends of seniors to share and record their stories.
IGP Research & Links