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Seniors, youth enrich each other at Riverview
Jennifer Hines, owner of Dodies Painting Studio, offers assistance to first-grader Ruth Jackson and Riverview Terrace resident Mary Damon. Hines held a watercolor session for the intergenerational group, with them painting turkeys.
Bringing senior citizens and youth together to have fun and form meaningful relationships is the goal at Riverview Terrace.Lifestyle coordinator Linda Greene feels both groups have much to teach and learn from each other, and it’s always a pleasant experience. “The children from Cedars of Lebanon School have been coming for over four years to visit with our residents,” said Greene. “Usually on their visits they have some activity planned or a fun game to share.