Springfield Students Connect with Elders at Points West Living

Springfield Students Connect with Elders at Points West Living

Resident Noella Fillion and Alana, a student from École Springfield School share a book at PWL in Peace River.

Photo credit: Points West Living website

Article from Points West Living website (http://www.pointswestliving.com/news_detail.php?id=1075) +

"Elders and students make contact across the generational divide.

For some time, the General Manager for Points West Living Peace River has been pondering the best way to help residents avoid or alleviate boredom, loneliness, and helplessness. David Haastrup came to the conclusion that introducing more opportunities for residents to experience intergenerational connections would be a good first step. And so came about his collaboration with École Springfield School...."

Please click on this link to continue reading about these exciting connections between École Springfield Elementary School and Points West Living here in Peace River, AB. 

Photo courtesy of Points West Living.com