Pen Pal with a Senior

Sponsored by:

The Connection

Project Champion:

Teresa Beahen-Lipman
director@blainecountyseniors.org

What are the appropriate grade levels:

K through 12

Is there a limit to the number of participants:

2 classes

Is there an opportunity for community service:

Yes

Is this a new or existing project:

New Project

Summary

Brighten someone’s day without much effort or any money. As a pen pal, you can connect with one of our communities seniors – share ideas, share stories, make each other laugh and learn from one another. The two “pals” (student and senior) can determine the best mode to exchange letters/writings (mail or e-mail). Many of our valley’s seniors are socially isolated. Study after study demonstrates that seniors who socialize and get connected with others, live longer and more happily.

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