Category Archives: generational collaboration

Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 18/19 – The Finalists!

Finalists for the 6th annual Design Challenge at the Stanford Center on Longevity were announced today – winnowed down to eight from 97 submissions by design teams from 24 countries around the world. Stanford’s tech-based contest is not the only one in the world, however it is the one event of its kind that I

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Understanding Intergenerational Design

Gaining enthusiasm ahead of the announcement any day now, of the finalists in the 6th annual Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 18/19, this is a preliminary look at what the theme for this year is all about. Firstly the title – Contributing at Every Age: Designing for Intergenerational Impact.   Thinking of this, we should take

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Age Friendly IS Intergenerational

#ifaTO2018 Reflections Age-Friendly was one of the many threads of dialogue woven through the four central themes at the International Federation on Ageing 14th annual conference in Toronto last month. As a supporter specifically of the age-friendly community aspect (which I prefer to call age inclusive), I could have chosen from any one of the

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Summer Shorts 30: Parlours of Wonder, Inter-generational Encounters.

Rich in content, I found it hard to let go researching more of the topics under the inter-generational theme of the 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for Anthropology, Gerontology & the Life Course (AAGE) in Oxford, England this June.  My last post featured Together Old & Young – the TOY Project, which is but

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Summer Shorts 29: Age-Inclusive Communities, a TOY Project.

Picking up from last week’s summary on the Association for Anthropology, Gerontology & the Life Course (AAGE) Conference in June, one of the themes woven through the program was that of exploring possibilities for inter-generational connectivity, which in turn leads to stronger age-inclusive communities. With this focus, there was a presentation by three people from

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