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‘Generations’: The next session of our new initiative is on Thursday 24TH JANUARY 2019 from 2.45 to 4.30 pm.
                                                                         
 Generations

Giving children and older people the opportunity to enjoy time together; forging friendships, learning from one another and making memories.
During each session all ages will enjoy games, puzzles, building, craft, colouring and conversation together as well having some light refreshments. We will then read a story and learn some songs.
Place: Ebenezer Methodist Church     Times: Arrive between  2.45 and finish at 4.30                                  
Dates: Thursdays 24th January, 14th February & 21st March.

…because there’s no feeling in the world quite like companionship.

This new inititive for EB. came about after some of us had seen the TV programme ‘Old People’s Home for 4 yrs. old’ on Channel 4 earlier this year.
There was a second new series on Channel 4 a few months ago, with an updated Christmas special.
It was an amazing experience for all those who took part. A great social experiment, & also the elderly folk were tested for their phycial & mental health at the start, & again at the end.The improvments in their health was amazing. The children also benefited by learning to communicate & work with elderly people.
We have at least 12 young children from our 'Pickles Village' team  involved, & around the same number of adults. However, there is room for more elderly people.
So if you know anyone who lives on their own, away from family, & who may suffer form loneliness in particluar,please do get in touch with Amy our Community Lay Worker for our next sessions.

                                        See our photos album of our first session


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