Creating Spaces to Enhance Intergenerational Relationships

What does it take to set the stage for an effective intergenerational program? Did you know that the physical environment of an intergenerational program can stimulate or stifle elder and child interactions? And what can you do to conduct an effective program in a space that was designed without children or older adults in mind? Learn how to accommodate the developmental needs of both groups in a shared intergenerational space including traffic flow, features to promote interaction, placement and use of materials, storage, and more.

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