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Connections for the ages

According to the ABC, almost one in three Australians is feeling lonely. If you think you might be one of them, perhaps an intergenerational friendship is the antidote you need.

Published: 6 October 2023
  • national
  • 6 October 2023
  • ABC Online

Even when we do venture out and socialise, we're often mixing in our own generational bubbles. The problem is, when we only spend time with people our own age, we miss out on a richer life experience.

Intergenerational connections may not only help us live longer, healthier, and happier lives, they're one of the best ways we can contribute to reducing ageism, which according to a recent report from the Australian Human Rights Commission, is the most accepted form of prejudice in Australia.

So, if you've ever thought reaching out to a different generation might bring a new perspective or energy to your life, but didn't know where to start, let us help!