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Saturday, May 26, 2018
Our Event is Close to Selling Out! Register Today for All In Together!
If you haven't, register today and join Generations United and The Eisner Foundation as we discuss the value of intergenerational shared site programs that connect children, youth, and older adults. The event program will feature highlights from our new report and key findings from a national survey and public opinion poll.

Veteran NPR correspondent Ina Jaffe will emcee the event, which will include remarks from Encore.org's CEO and Generations United's Strategic Advisor Marc Freedman.

The event will include a panel discussion, featuring:
  • Derenda Schubert, Executive Director, Bridge Meadows, Portland, OR
  • Enrique Stephenson, Student, Geriatric Career Development Program, New York, NY
  • Marilyn Haskel, Resident, Collington Kendal, Mitchellville, MD
News
USA TODAY published our Deputy Executive Director Jaia Peterson Lent's letter to the editor, which responded to at Family First article that ran on the site and was originally published in The Pew Charitable Trusts' Stateline. Read Jaia's letter.*
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*Scroll below “What are our readers saying?” to see Jaia’s letter.

The new issue of the American Society on Aging's AgingToday includes an article from Jaia Peterson Lent on the opioid crisis and its impact on grandparents and other relatives raising children. Learn more.


The Families First Prevention Services Act provides more help to children and caregivers in grandfamilies. Learn how.

Portland, OR, here we come! Generations United's 20th Global Intergenerational Conference. Learn more
Download our updated report with LeadingAge, Intergenerational Programming in Senior Housing: From Promise to Practice. You can also check out the Research Snapshot

Watch our animated video on the value of intergenerational communities. 

We're honored to be the recipient of The 2015 Eisner Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Intergenerational Advocacy! Check out the video

Read the latest blog on The Huffington Post from Generations United's Executive Director Donna Butts.

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