Creating Connections Across Generations

LinkAGES Annual Report
2020-2021

You– LinkAGES members, donors, volunteers, and participants– made 2020-2021 a year of resilience, friendship, and hope. We’re excited to share with you the story in our 2020-2021 Annual Report.

 

Thanks to you, over the past four years our programs have changed the lives of more than 820 people between 5 months and 96 years! The communities we’re building together welcome everyone to feel that deep sense of belonging we all crave at every age.

 

We’re excited to look forward, too, to  e x p a n d  into more communities. We want to encourage more people and organizations to create connections across generations, learn how in the annual report or reach out to say hello!  

Who We Are

LinkAGES Colorado is a collaborative initiative with a vision of preventing and reducing social isolation through creating opportunities to develop meaningful relationships across ages. This is being done by a network of organizations supported by a backbone of technical assistance committed to offering intergenerational programs through collaboration, leveraging resources and building capacity of organizations and individuals to create more opportunities for connections across generations.

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Connections between generations are essential for the mental health and stability of the nation.

~ Margaret Mead

Generations United
Program of Distinction

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Generations United’s Program of Distinction designation serves as the U.S. benchmark for intergenerational programs and is based on the criteria that underpin the effectiveness of high-quality intergenerational programs. LinkAges Colorado is in an elite class as a program recognized with a designation of this stature.

Who Is Involved?

Members

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Denver Public Library logo
Jewish Family Service logo
Kavod Senior Life logo
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Shalom Park logo
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Strategic Partners

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Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging logo
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Guiding Principles

Intergenerational is the NORM

Collaboration is KEY

Combating isolation is the RULE

Building from existing programming and best practices is the STANDARD