In my nine years on Facebook, I've seen all kinds of posts. I was a senior in college when I joined, and photos back then - the few that friends uploaded to "random pics" albums - were from formals, study abroad, graduation. Slowly, engagements and bachelor/ette parties started trickling into the mix. Now that I'm 30, it's weddings, reunions, houses, babies.
These are truly some of the most beautiful, touching (and even hilarious) photos, essays and poems I've ever seen and read. Considering they're created by teams of inter-generational partners for the 2012 Rachel Carson Sense of Water Contest makes them even more worthy of your visit to the site... and your vote. (I'm partial to the dance video "Macro Hunt Anthem", but don't let me influence you.)
The general session at the annual conference of the American Society on Aging (ASA), "Aging in America," kicked off with a tribute to the men and women of the Greatest Generation. ASA received an award for their role in supporting the creation of the "Spirit of `45 Day," a new effort to bring generations together to preserve the legacy of the Greatest Generation.
We're coming up on the annual Older Americans Month this May, and this year the Administration on Aging has created a great new contest to highlight connections across the generations: the Connecting Generations Video Challenge!
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