iGenNB COVID-19 UPDATE

The Government of New Brunswick’s Department of Public Health continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19. At iGenNB, we are dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of our community. At this time, we will continue the intergenerational living project and take recommended precautions to ensure the safety of our participants. 

Public Health resources and up-to-date information: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Does Intergenerational Living interest you?

WHAT IS iGenNB AND INTERGENERATIONAL LIVING?

Intergenerational living is a living arrangement between an older adult and younger adult who share a household.

The goal of iGenNB is to enhance quality of life and provide affordable housing and mentorship through connection and co-living.

iGenNB is a pilot project and research study funded by HSPP and will be completed in the English language.

CO-LIVING

AGE IN PLACE

iGenNB serves to provide companionship and mentorship through shared living and shared household responsibilities.

The participants shared responsibilities may include:​

  • Light Housework (ie: dishes, laundry, dishwasher, vacuuming)

  • Home Maintenance (ie: minor repairs, cleaning vents/gutters, painting) 

  • Moving, lifting, carrying, or reaching

  • Laundry

  • Pet Care

  • Snow removal/Seasonal Yard Maintenance 

  • Shopping/Running Errands

  • Meal Preparation

  • Gardening

  • Companionship 

  • Computer help

  • The majority of New Brunswick’s older population wishes to age in place

  • Our program enables older adults to remain in their homes with dignity and independence

THE BENEFITS

  • Reduces social isolation

  • Improves health and well-being for participants

  • Encourages community engagement

  • Cost effective housing for younger adults

  • Improves quality of life

We are looking for older adults ages 55+ and younger adults ages 20-35 from the greater Fredericton area to participate in our pilot project and research study.

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Learn more about if intergenerational living is right for you.

Questions to ask yourself prior to submitting an application:

You do not need to submit your self-questionnaire with your application

Questions?

Contact the Ville by email at iGenLiving@gmail.com or by phone (506) 457-1717 for more information.

iGenLiving@gmail.com

(506) 457-1717 Office

(506) 230-1286 Cell

Monday-Friday

8:00 am-4:00 pm

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