Debate on the subject of Intergenerational work - MSP Christine Grahame: Generations Working Together —That the Parliament notes the innovative collaboration between Newbyres Village and Newbyres Nursery in Gorebridge, where children visit older residents on a weekly basis; considers that this is to the mutual benefit of the children and the older residents; understands that, on these visits, the children paint with the residents, are told stories, plant sunflowers, are taught nursery rhymes and play hilarious games, which assist hand and eye co-ordination of both young and old; congratulates the charity,
Perth College (University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)) HND Fitness, Health and Exercise students have been involved in an exciting project for the last 3 years, teaching a 12 week exercise programme to residents in Perth Care Homes.
"Miraculous" – the 20-year-old who's transforming the lives of care home residents, one bicycle ride at a time.
EY2012 Celebration of UK Achievements - long version
In December Generations Working Together had the opportunity to learn more about the use of media and storytelling to help publicise and fundraise.
P6 & P7 pupils from Gourdon Primary and senior citizens of the village come together to carry out intergenerational learning.
Harris Academy and Balhousie Clement Park Care Home in Dundee came together to bond younger and older generations to build a partnership to teach each other new skills. The project looked to reduce stereotypes around ageing, myths about care homes and the stigma around dementia.
A film produced by Young Scot recording the final of the Intergenerational Quiz 2014
Our Intergenerational work has been highlighted as one of several unique partnerships from around the world, whose work is helping to make a difference to people’s lives.
ORPEA Meco is a project in Spain that brings younger and older people together. It is an example of intergenerational work in practice.
This video is about Planning for Impact
An intergenerational project for people living with dementia and young children.
STV news report on Newbyres Nursery Intergenerational Project
Walk in our Shoes, Act on our Issues' is a resource pack which will help you to identify barriers to older people's inclusion in your neighbourhood, and to get support from local decision makers for removing these barriers.
Young Start Video