Restoring the missing dimensions of care

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Restoring the missing dimensions of care

If we would not want a specific policy, practice, or program applied to our children or our parents, why would we want it for any other child or adult, especially those who are most vulnerable? Intentional neighboring cultivates new dimensions of care, enhancing the natural web of respect, trust, belonging, and encouragement provided by family and friends.

The recovery of neighboring

The simplest acts of neighboring can be powerful, giving meaning and fulfillment to lives while simultaneously healing the invisible wounds carried by those who are most vulnerable.

Staying connected as we age

Social connectedness and community involvement are two of the most powerful determinants of health and well-being, but what does staying connected really look like for older adults living in a Generations of Hope Community (GHC)?

Bridge Meadows featured on PBS NewsHour

A PBS NewsHour segment features Bridge Meadows' innovative approach to affordable supportive housing, and describes the intergenerational relationships that form among residents who live there.

Minnesota Public Radio features Brenda Eheart

Brenda Eheart was recently a featured guest on the live program, "The Daily Circuit", a daily news and culture show, on Minnesota Public Radio. The topic for this program was supportive communities for foster care families.

Brenda Eheart guest speaker at Brandeis University workshop on aging and autism

Brenda Eheart was a guest speaker at a Brandeis University workshop workshop entitled, "Aging Well with Autism (55 and Older), hosted by The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy and the Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation.

The child resiliency program at Hope Meadows

2011. Power, M. B., Mitchell, E. T., Eheart, B. K., & Hopping, D. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 9(3), 281-292.

Rethinking interventions: Addressing the mental health needs of vulnerable children and youth through intergenerational community

Reviews current intervention strategies and examines how the GHC approach innovatively addresses the mental health needs of vulnerable children and youth through intergenerational community.

Aging well in an intentional intergenerational community: Meaningful relationships and purposeful engagement

2007. Power, M. B., Eheart, B. K., Racine, D., & Karnik, N. S. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 5(2), 7-25.