Bessie’s Hope is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit. all donations are tax deductible

Discover Bessie’s Hope

Our Mission

Bessie’s Hope enhances the quality of life for nursing home and assisted living elders by bringing generations together in mutually rewarding relationships that honor the human spirit and create life-enriching volunteer opportunities for youth, families, individuals, community organizations and businesses.

What are Intergenerational Programs?

Intergenerational programs are social service programs that provide opportunities for different generations to come together to share experiences, knowledge, and skills that are mutually beneficial and foster positive long-term relationships.  Bessie’s Hope is a pioneer in this field and after almost 25 years is still the only organization in the nation that is bringing all segments of the community together and giving them the training, skills and resources necessary to build successful intergenerational relationships.

Discover Bessie’s Hope Intergenerational Programs

Youth & Elders

Learn More

Youth & Elders

Research shows strong ties between generations result in psychological, social and economic benefits.

Learn More

Community & Elders

Learn More

Community & Elders

Bessie’s Hope invites your employees to experience the perfect community service and team-building project.

Learn More

Family & Elders

Learn More

Family & Elders

The Family and Elders Program matches individuals and families with residents who have no families.

Learn More

Learn More About Bessie’s Hope

<strong>Our Mission</strong>Bessie’s Hope enhances the quality of life for nursing home and assisted living elders by bringing generations together in mutually rewarding relationships that honor the human spirit and create life-enriching volunteer opportunities for youth, families, individuals, community organizations and businesses.<strong>What are Intergenerational Programs?</strong>Intergenerational programs are social service programs that provide opportunities for different generations to come together to share experiences, knowledge, and skills that are mutually beneficial and foster positive long-term relationships.  Bessie’s Hope is a pioneer in this field and after almost 25 years is still the only organization in the nation that is bringing all segments of the community together and giving them the training, skills and resources necessary to build successful intergenerational relationships.<strong>Discover Bessie’s Hope Intergenerational Programs</strong>

Bessie's Hope In Action

WATCH VIDEO

Monthly Program Feature

<strong>Our Mission</strong>Bessie’s Hope enhances the quality of life for nursing home and assisted living elders by bringing generations together in mutually rewarding relationships that honor the human spirit and create life-enriching volunteer opportunities for youth, families, individuals, community organizations and businesses.<strong>What are Intergenerational Programs?</strong>Intergenerational programs are social service programs that provide opportunities for different generations to come together to share experiences, knowledge, and skills that are mutually beneficial and foster positive long-term relationships.  Bessie’s Hope is a pioneer in this field and after almost 25 years is still the only organization in the nation that is bringing all segments of the community together and giving them the training, skills and resources necessary to build successful intergenerational relationships.<strong>Discover Bessie’s Hope Intergenerational Programs</strong>

Family & Elders Feature ~ Sufi and Betty

Written and posted on Face Book by Sufi Stevens Yet another one of Betty’s birthdays, and I get the pleasure » » »

Learn More

Youth & Elders Program Feature Story- Swigert International School at Balfour Stapleton

We are so pleased to have begun our partnerships with both Balfour at Stapleton and Swigert International School this past » » »

Learn More

Community & Elders Program Feature Story – Screen Pilot at Briarwood Health Care Center

It felt like a family reunion!  The elders at Briarwood Health Care Center were treated like the matriarchs and patriarchs » » »

Learn More

FYI - Your Relationship to Sound & Music

<strong>Our Mission</strong>Bessie’s Hope enhances the quality of life for nursing home and assisted living elders by bringing generations together in mutually rewarding relationships that honor the human spirit and create life-enriching volunteer opportunities for youth, families, individuals, community organizations and businesses.<strong>What are Intergenerational Programs?</strong>Intergenerational programs are social service programs that provide opportunities for different generations to come together to share experiences, knowledge, and skills that are mutually beneficial and foster positive long-term relationships.  Bessie’s Hope is a pioneer in this field and after almost 25 years is still the only organization in the nation that is bringing all segments of the community together and giving them the training, skills and resources necessary to build successful intergenerational relationships.<strong>Discover Bessie’s Hope Intergenerational Programs</strong>

Bessie's Hope Wins Prestigious Award

<strong>Our Mission</strong>Bessie’s Hope enhances the quality of life for nursing home and assisted living elders by bringing generations together in mutually rewarding relationships that honor the human spirit and create life-enriching volunteer opportunities for youth, families, individuals, community organizations and businesses.<strong>What are Intergenerational Programs?</strong>Intergenerational programs are social service programs that provide opportunities for different generations to come together to share experiences, knowledge, and skills that are mutually beneficial and foster positive long-term relationships.  Bessie’s Hope is a pioneer in this field and after almost 25 years is still the only organization in the nation that is bringing all segments of the community together and giving them the training, skills and resources necessary to build successful intergenerational relationships.<strong>Discover Bessie’s Hope Intergenerational Programs</strong>

Bessie's Hope Brochure

<strong>Our Mission</strong>Bessie’s Hope enhances the quality of life for nursing home and assisted living elders by bringing generations together in mutually rewarding relationships that honor the human spirit and create life-enriching volunteer opportunities for youth, families, individuals, community organizations and businesses.<strong>What are Intergenerational Programs?</strong>Intergenerational programs are social service programs that provide opportunities for different generations to come together to share experiences, knowledge, and skills that are mutually beneficial and foster positive long-term relationships.  Bessie’s Hope is a pioneer in this field and after almost 25 years is still the only organization in the nation that is bringing all segments of the community together and giving them the training, skills and resources necessary to build successful intergenerational relationships.<strong>Discover Bessie’s Hope Intergenerational Programs</strong>