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Intergenerational Activities for Summer

senior, accompanied of daughter and grandkids playing family games

If you’re a family caregiver, summertime can often be overwhelming. You spend a lot of time looking after your parents and now your own children are home as well. Planning activities for everyone to do together can reduce a lot of stress and will benefit the whole family. Intergenerational Activities, otherwise known as Multigenerational Activities, can improve the quality of life for older adults and can teach younger generations a stronger appreciation for aging and the elderly. The social and mental stimulation created by these activities is truly beneficial for aging minds, however, it’s the sheer enjoyment of being with family that we’re hoping will brighten their mood and yours. As George Bernard Shaw once said, “A happy family is but an earlier heaven.”

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