You might wonder….

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why people who know about the concept of intergenerational care want to go there. For starters, elders receive emotional support, gain a sense of self worth, are motivated to participate in physical activity, have the opportunity to transfer knowledge, and hold hope for the future.

Intergenerational involvement offers children the opportunity to learn about normal aging processes, develop an acceptance of persons with disabilities, be part of an extended family, feel needed, and receive unconditional and unbounded love and attention.

For the facility, this is an opportunity to attract highly qualified staff and reduce staff turnover, increase productivity, apply limited physical and financial resources much more efficiently and develop a holistic approach to care that is reconnected to the natural cycle of life..

That’s all…..

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