Resources: Shared places and spaces
Shared Places and Spaces
Within the walls of a rather nondescript former community center in a high-poverty neighbourhood of Columbus, Ohio, some magic happens everyday when young children and older adults at Champion Intergenerational Enrichment and Education Center get together, often in the multipurpose room that bridges the childcare and older adult areas of the building.
Never before has the opportunity to unite the generations under one roof been greater.
Introducing and implementing intergenerational shared site programs is no small task.
This review develops our understanding of the potential for such approaches and the pre-requisites to increase the likelihood of successful impact.
This report outlines the findings of Emma Garland’s, Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Traveling Fellowship, looking at intergenerational housing in the USA.