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Supporting Inclusion through Intergenerational Partnerships

Topics: Culture Change, Dementia

Supporting Inclusion through Intergenerational Partnerships (SIIP) works with organizations across Waterloo Region to provide intergenerational opportunities for older adults living with dementia, care partners, and youth to connect in meaningful ways while reducing social isolation. 

The program provides intergenerational opportunities for older adults living with dementia, their care partners, and youth to connect in meaningful ways while reducing social isolation. It also promotes experiential learning opportunities for youth that go beyond the classroom, contribute to career development, and empower them to be leaders in the community.

The SIIP project has funded the following community-led initiatives to create new intergenerational projects:

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SIIP is a five year project (2019-2024) hosted at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA). The RIA serves as the backbone organization, providing support and guidance in the following areas: project management, communication support, and development and implementation of a community-led collective impact plan and evaluation plan.

Program Team

  • Christine Pellegrino, Director, Dementia Programs
  • Dana Zummach, Project Manager

Funded by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP).

The are no "Related Projects" associated with this Program.

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