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Nurturing the deep roots of intergenerational relationships in everyday life, across the globe

February 14, 2017 | Shanti George
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This post, written by Shanti George, emphasizes how important it is to appreciate and nurture existing intergenerational connections, wherever they are able to persist >> Read more

Play Dates with the Elderly in Hong Kong

January 9, 2017 | Cleo Wong
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Having been inspired by the stories on the TOY website, Cleo Wong, a young mother and preschool teacher in Hong Kong, decided along with a group of other mothers to organize intergenerational playdates.  >> Read more

Shepherd of dreams: an intergenerational project in Nicaragua

December 8, 2016 | Rita Sequeira
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In Nicaragua, the relationship between older adults and children takes the form of a welfare relationship, where mutual care for children and older people is central. >> Read more

An intergenerational summer camp in Italy

October 13, 2016 | Akiko Shimizu
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In this week’s blogpost Akiko Shimizu, who is originally from Japan, reflects on her and her young daughter’s participation in a TOY inspired intergenerational summer camp in Italy. >> Read more

Supporting intergenerational relationships in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

September 13, 2016 | Fioni Murray Khululeka
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In rural villages in the Eastern Cape Province in South Africa grandparents, especially grandmothers, often take care of young children. >> Read more