An innovative and unique intergenerational program at UCLA gives seniors an opportunity to mentor bright, enthusiastic college students while giving their caregivers a much needed break. TimeOut@UCLA is a student-run respite program offered free-of-charge to older adults who need companionship and enjoy socialization and meaningful conversations.
Currently Offering Virtual TimeOut
- The virtual (online) TimeOut program consists of 60-minute weekly video calls during which students and seniors have one-on-one conversations and engage in mentally stimulating activities.
Sessions: Weekdays between 1pm - 4pm
Connect Via: Zoom Meetings. Access to a mobile or desktop device with internet connection is required
Interested in Participating? Please contact the program coordinator at [email protected].
Aims of the Program
1. Foster Intergenerational connections between college students and memory-impaired seniors
2. Provide needed respite to family/caregivers of older adults
3. Inspire college students to consider careers in aging