Intergenerational shared sites are a unique type of intergenerational program that pair younger generations with older adults in the same physical location, that build relationships and bring them together with activities or programs such as art, music, cooking, or yoga.

On Oct. 14, attendees learned the value and importance…


We kicked off the day with our final plenary session, Meeting the Multigenerational Moment: Where do we go from here?


by Alan King, Darlene Sansome, Kate Samuels, Czarecah aka Eya, Sharon Rose, Loreen Pardoe, Lisa Grodsky, Bella Kerr, and Rosalie Tallbull

The silhouette of a youth and elder hugging
forms a heart.

Cooking and sharing a meal together
is at the heart of family communication
and makes a strong connection…


A standout event from day 2 of our conference was the David S. Liederman Plenary Session — Sankofa: The Art of Intergenerational Storytelling.


Generations United’s Executive Director Donna Butts started with a story.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, “we all found comfort in different ways,” she told a virtual audience. …


President Joe Biden called on Americans of all generations to “do our part” to rebuild the nation, revitalize our democracy, and win the future for America” in his address to a joint session of Congress, just shy of his 100th day in office.

The president touched on several intergenerational issues…


By Donna Butts and Lynette M. Fraga, Ph.D.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the essential role of caregivers, those who care for us when we are young and old, and given us an opportunity to reimagine care from a lifespan perspective. This will be particularly important after the pandemic…


Last week, Generations United launched a virtual release for our new report, Family Matters: Multigenerational Living is on the Rise and Here to Stay, which includes results of a recent national survey of multigenerational households.

It also includes family profiles as well as recommendations for how individuals and…


Last week, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law. The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package provides immediate relief for children, older adults, and families, works to address the racial and economic injustices that COVID-19 has exacerbated, cuts child poverty in half in 2021, and creates a National…


by Ana Beltran and Jaia Lent

Generations United applauds the passage yesterday of the American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319) which includes critical relief to children, families and older adults. Among its provisions, we are thrilled that it provides $10 million for the first ever National Technical Assistance Center on…

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National nonprofit that improves children, youth and older adults' lives through intergenerational programs and policies. Why? Because we're stronger together.

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