Over time, many seniors do share their experiences, one by one, with family and friends. That is good, but often they are only spoken and not written down or recorded. And many times they are passed along only to immediate family members and not others who may lack strong family ties of their own, thus missing out on chances to swap stories with older adults. Intergenerational conversations—in a variety of settings—can enrich younger people’s lives while giving seniors precious opportunities to relive their vivid tapestry of experience.
As a result, one generation gains new understanding and respect for the other.With that said, Youth Business University launched a new division of the organization called Generation W (Wisdom) which began connecting with seniors and youths in various formats September 2012.
The two venues that have opened their doors to make this connection take place is Brickford of Alpharetta Assisting Senior Living and Dogwood Forest of Alpharetta Assisting Senior Living. Since then, Youth Business University has also been involved with interacting with seniors of Liberity Baptist Church of Atlanta. Click on slected picture to make larger.