Filed under Multigenerational

Your Gifts at Work

Your Gifts at Work

As we head into the new year, Many Lights continues to be a catalyst for creating a purpose-filled multigenerational community model in the Puget Sound region. With Tacoma in sight as our first location, our intention is to help traumatized children heal in the arms of strong, stable families and nurturing communities. By enhancing supports … Continue reading

A Gift of Connection

A Gift of Connection

As a child, did you have an older person who was special to you or helped guide you? As an adult, have you ever taken a young person under your wing? If so, you understand there is a connection between a mentor and a child that is meaningful and unique. The comfort and enhanced self-worth … Continue reading

An Alternative to Senior Living

It is no secret that aging comes with a host of challenges. Our health may decline, our families may or may not live close by, and we can find ourselves faced with loneliness and lack of connection. Senior communities have been a standard in previous years yet for many of the baby boomer generation this … Continue reading

There is a Silver Tsunami coming!

You may have seen this staggering fact in the news — for the next 18 years, 10,000 Americans will turn 65 every day. Experts nationwide are calling this the Silver Tsunami and communities are working to prepare for its impact on our society including shortages in affordable housing for seniors.    Consider these facts from the … Continue reading

Spotlight on Foster Care

Stability and permanence. Take a moment to reflect upon what these mean for you.  It probably means something different for everyone. Perhaps for you it is having a stable job, a solid and loving family, a permanent place to call home. For many children across the United States, the truth is stability and permanence are … Continue reading