‘Move and groove’ sessions for young and old in Toronto

May 13, 2016 |

The Kipling Early Learning and Child Care Centre in Toronto  is located under the same roof as Kipling Acres Long Term Care Home.  Every Tuesday and Thursday morning preschool aged children share a ‘move and groove’ session with the older people.  >> Read more

The preschool inside a nursing home, an article from The Atlantic

May 4, 2016 |

Locating daycare centres in nursing homes for older people is a growing trend especially in countries like the United States, Canada and Japan.

Simon Biggs, a British professor of Gerontology and Social Policy, refers to this kind of initiatives as ‘generationally intelligent’ spaces, defined as those spaces in the community that allow different generational groups to meet, interact and negotiate the shared use of the environment.

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A new TOY website to celebrate solidarity between generations

April 25, 2016 |

Today, we celebrate the ‘EU Day of Solidarity between Generations’ with the launch of our new TOY website! Together Old and Young (TOY) promotes bringing young children and older people together.

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#Makethelink: a campaign from Linking Generations Northern Ireland

April 24, 2016 |


We are happy to share the news about Linking Generations Northern Ireland new campaign #MakeTheLink to raise awareness of the 29 April and urging people to ‘Make the Link’ between intergenerational work and Age friendly Communities.

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TOY features at the Italian national Early Childhood Education conference

April 22, 2016 |

The National Body for Childcare and Early Childhood in Italy held their 20th Annual Conference from 26 to 28 February in Milan. The theme of the conference was “Curriculum is responsibility”, because for the first time ever Italy has a national curriculum framework for 0 to 6.

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