Eden Apprentice Training

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Got Youth?  Defeat Ageism and Ableism.

Eden Apprentice Training invites young people, ages 11 to 24, to become change agents in their communities. Available as a DIY Education Kit, this 1-day experiential workshop promotes a vision of communities that view Elderhood as a valued phase of human development – where Elders are understood to have a gift or legacy to share with younger generations.

Inspired by the notion that deep transformation begins with the education of youth, Eden Apprentice Training:

  • Reframes perspectives on aging and living with different abilities;
  • Inspires participants to support change;
  • Seeks to eliminate loneliness, helplessness, and boredom;
  • Applies the Eden Alternative Domains of Well-BeingSM to changing the culture of care by putting the person first;
  • Empowers participants to design their own intergenerational projects; and
  • Promotes the creation of well-integrated, supportive intergenerational communities.