About the Program
Sharing Our Voices is an intergenerational program that gives participants the opportunity to build social connections and explore collaborative, creative processes. Art pieces created as part of this program will be showcased throughout Waterloo Region.
Sharing Our Voices is offered in partnership with the Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington, YMCA of Three Rivers, and Waterloo Public Library.
This project is supported by the Supporting Inclusion through Intergenerational Partnerships (SIIP) project at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA). SIIP is funded by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.
Watch a short video about the program.
The Program is completely FREE.
Stork YMCA (500 Fischer-Hallman Rd N, Waterloo, ON)
FOR OLDER ADULTS LIVING WITH MEMORY LOSS:
Register to be be partnered with a caring young person to explore and create art together. Care partners of older adult participants can access wellness programming onsite at the Stork Family YMCA while Sharing Our Voices is in session.
If you are a creative, outgoing teen in high school then this program is for you! Youth involved in this program can opt-in to leadership activities that will count towards their high school volunteer requirements.
How to Join the Program
Fill out the online form here and you will be contacted by the program coordinator, Kayla Haas, with further details about the program and registration process prior to the beginning of the program.
Contact Kayla Haas