by Kate Luckert, with updates by Bridget McGuiggan
Video Clip and Discussion Guide: We make better decisions for our future when we learn about our past. Museums, recreations, and preservation of historic resources are often funded by philanthropy and staffed by volunteers. This film shows the preservation of a lighthouse and a narrow gage railroad.
Authored by: Krisztina Tury
This lesson introduces the "Living History Project." We begin with sensitivity training, as a pre-service reflection and to help volunteers understand possible needs, disabilities, and attitudes of people with whom they will be working. The training leads children to understand...
Open the door to a local nonprofit that connects people over 60 to people and services to live a healthy, independent life. The Commission on Aging is a resource that promotes intergenerational relationships and support for people who need meals brought to their homes or opportunities for fun and gathering. Learn about this organization and how you can help.