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“Unboxed” LGBTQ Intergenerational Online Digital Storytelling Project

Articles and Blog Posts

This program announcement describes “Unboxed,” the Denver Public Library’s LGBTQ Intergenerational Online Digital Storytelling Project. Held during 2020-2021, during the pandemic, “Unboxed” brought together older adults identifying at LGBTQ+ with teen-agers who also identified as …

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Aging Better with the Denver Public Library: Report on Older Adult Services

Reports

The Aging Better Report by Denver Public Library (DPL) on its 2019-2020 Older Adult Services is more than the usual departmental report. It is based on a philosophy about aging and learning, exemplified in the …

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Community Spotlight: Photography and Memory Project

Programs and Initiatives

The Photography and Memory Project is a four-year initiative of the Denver Art Museum, Denver University (DU), and the Denver Public Library that brought DU students and older adults together to exchange personal snapshots and …

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Embrace Aging!

Articles and Blog Posts

Denver Public Library offers multiple services and programs for older adults, ranging from financial planning assistance and mindfulness programs to special programs for LGBTQ+ Older Adults. The “Embrace Aging!” blog is curated by Amy DelPo, …

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The Photography and Memory Project: Adapting an Intergenerational Program During a Global Pandemic

Articles and Blog Posts

This article discusses the issues and outcomes surrounding a university-library-museum partnership that connected undergraduate students with community living older adults for a photography-based intergenerational program. The 4-year face-to-face program was interrupted after 2 years by …

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