Intergenerational Connections

Emerson Root and her dad, Topher Root, make challah with the residents at Touchmark at Mt. Bachleor Village Retirement Community in Bend. Chabad of Central Oregon Kids for Kindness volunteer at Touchmark at Mt. Bachelor Village Retirement Community one Sunday afternoon most months from September through May. Children accompanied by a parent or caregiver join seniors for intergenerational activities such as crafts, baking and games. Located on 24.5 acres along the Deschutes River, Touchmark serves seniors in a continuum of care, including independent living, Support Suites, residential care, home care, and rest and recovery care. Remaining dates in 2015-16: Nov. 29, Jan. 3, Feb. 7, March 13 and May 22. For more information, contact Mimi Feldman at

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