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Innovative intergenerational care in Fujisawa, Japan

April 24, 2017 | Jos Schouwstra
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ICDI partners with Leiden University’s School of Asian Studies in the latest TOY blogpost.  It is written by Jos Schouwstra, who this month headed off to Japan to begin her research as part of her Masters in Asian Studies. >> Read more

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