What is The Ageless Circle?
The Ageless Center is an intergenerational program for seniors and youth of the community. Our primary focus will be to bridge the generational gap between seniors and youth. This program assists in improving the youth’s academic performance, allowing the seniors to teach the youth various trades, life skills, and enhance seniors’ technological capabilities. In addition, this program will reduce social isolation for the seniors and youth, allowing them to engage with one another in structured activities. This center will also allow the seniors and youth to cultivate meaningful and long-standing relationships.
Five Key Program Points:
1. An ongoing mentorship with a caring adult
2. A healthy start in life
3. Safe places to learn and grow
4. A skill upon graduation
5. An opportunity to serve in the community
Ageless Youth Programs
Free reading and mathematics tutoring available to elementary aged students grades 3rd – 5th.
This program is offered Tuesday-Thursday
Students will build critical reading skills that will help students develop a lifelong love of reading.
Students and seniors will receive free books to read and discuss together.
Middle and High School students will teach seniors various computer skills.
Ageless Senior Programs
Tea Time Book Club
Seniors engage in enriched discussions about various books selected by the seniors.
“Game On” Old and New
Seniors and Youth (middle & high school) engage in competitive game play for team building and bonding!
Creole Coloring & Conversation
Seniors and youth will engage in therapeutic coloring while learning creole words and phrases from one of our local seniors.
Crocheting for a Cause
Seniors engage in therapeutic, skillful and creative crocheting fun! Materials provided.
Seniors engage in sessions focused on nutrition and fitness
Meet The Ageless Circle Program Coordinators
Mrs. Trina Collins King, M.Ed.
Intergenerational Coordinator for Youth Programs
Mrs. Trina Collins King is our Ageless Circle – Intergenerational Coordinator of Youth Programs. She is a lifelong resident of East Baton Rouge Parish, a retired administrator of 21 years, and an alumnus of Southern University. Mrs. King passion for empowering young minds will continue as she embarks upon this new profession of Intergenerational Coordinator of Youth Programs at EBRCOA. She believes in this community, our community who has provided her with the necessary tools and resources needed to be the successful professional she is today.
Knowledge with Wisdom | Pride with Humility | Inexperience with Experience
“I am proud to be one of the newest team members of EBRCOA’s Ageless Circle Intergenerational Center where these two generations meet in the middle of the circle of life!”
Mrs. Dorphelia Guillory-Patterson
Intergenerational Coordinator for Senior Programs
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3820 Gus Young Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone – (225) 330-4966
Email – email@example.com
Through our intergenerational program, we strive to fulfill needs of seniors as well as provide a mentoring opportunity for elementary school to high school aged youth and young adults. This is accomplished through an approach that addresses the social service needs of our seniors. This program will provide an opportunity to reduce the isolation that seniors combat daily as well as provide the youth a chance to interact with seniors through planned interactive activities and mentoring opportunities.