Bridging the Generations
Older people and foster families are forming mutually supportive communities, with help from a group called Generations of Hope.
“My back door is open almost all the time,” says Jackie Lynn, a 59-year-old resident of Bridge Meadows. “There are kids coming in and out, adults coming in and out. When I talk to people who are thinking about moving here, I tell them, ‘You’re not renting a home. You’re not renting an apartment. You’re renting a community.’ ”
And not just any community. Bridge Meadows is what its creators call an “intentional intergenerational community.” Built on a two-acre site in a...
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