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Public health organizations: Integrating generations for healthier communities and improved well-being.

Join us as we dive into the topic of inclusion and accessibility in Intergenerational programming. Together, we'll explore effective strategies and share insights to enhance the impact of our initiatives. All are welcome. ASL & Spanish Interpretations are available.


October 24, 2024: 11:00 am-12:30pm MDT

LinkAGES Collaborative Network Meeting

Social Connection Heals

Modern society is experiencing a mental health crisis– one that impacts youth, older adults, and those from vulnerable communities especially hard. Social connection– especially between generations– heals the individual and communities according to the U.S. Surgeon General's 2023 Advisory. 

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In 2022, 42% of adolescents felt persistently sad and hopeless.

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50% of individuals 60+ are at risk of social isolation.

LinkAGES connects youth and older adults in intergenerational programs

LinkAGES Connects, established in 2018, prevents and reduces the loneliness and social isolation experienced by youth and older adults, especially those from vulnerable communities.


We design, sustain, and support high-quality intergenerational programs to connect generations, decrease ageism, and support healthier communities.

Our Impacts Since 2018

1200 +
Participants ages 5 months -100 years old
Nonprofits for social impact: Connecting generations to drive positive change and address societal challenges.
Partners since 2018
Coping strategies for young people
Intergenerational Programs
Mental health resources for youth and older adults


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Ways to Engage

LinkAGES Collaborative Network
Grant funding for community programs

For: Those interested in intergenerational connections and community programs. Meet quarterly to learn, engage, and collaborate.

Next Meetings:

October 24, 2024: Inclusion and Accessibility

Speaking Engagements
Loneliness and social isolation prevention: Combating isolation through intergenerational programs.

LinkAGES staff and facilitators are available for panels, in-person and virtual convenings, artistic readings, and keynote speaking opportunities.

Learn More




11:00am-12:30pm Inclusion and Accessibility – is one of the most important aspects of facilitating intergenerational programming. Learn about best practices from experts & peers at our quarterly meeting. 

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