Music is MAGIC. I've always believed that. And I've always wondered why God would have me believe it so, without giving me an ounce of musical talent. I cannot carry a tune. I never really learned to play an instrument (although I did work all summer picking berries and beans in order to buy myself
I BELIEVE in intergenerational living! Let me share some things I've learned working at Gentog in my Regal Courier August article.
We've always known it. Play is good for young and old. Children learn new skills, Seniors practice old skills. Both enjoy the exercise benefits and have fun. Both practice problem solving. Both laugh. You don't have to study this to know it's good and it's right.
But if you DO need to study this. If you'd
When we sit down to do artwork or a craft with our seniors, we don't always know what we'll end up with! Our end products are not always perfect...but our mantra is "It's not about the product, it's about the process". We're OK if the end product isn't beautiful, as long as we had fun