Healthier Together

In their piece, our Executive Director Donna Butts and Sister Edna Lonergan, founder of St. Anne Center for Intergenerational Care, explain the value of vaccines for children, youth and older adults. Their article also highlights our new infographic. Learn more.

Valuing Vaccines Across Generations


The Winter Issue of GRAND Magazine includes an article from our Executive Director Donna Butts and Deputy Executive Director Jaia Peterson Lent. They highlighted the value of older adults getting vaccinated to protect the young people in their lives. Learn more.

Autumn Campaign Update

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The International Federation on Ageing’s Autumn 2019 Adult Vaccination Newsletter is out! It includes an updated on Generations United’s Valuing Vaccinations Across Generations campaign, which is going strong in Japan! Learn more.

Strengthening Healthy Connections Between Generations

In her Medium blog, our Executive Director Donna Butts explains why vaccines for all ages make sense and gives her take on herd immunity. Learn more.

Connected, Protected and Respected: Are Your Immunizations Up To Date?


In her Huffington Post blog, Donna Butts explains the key role immunizations play in creating healthy communities for people of all ages. Learn more.

November Campaign Update

This edition of the Adult Vaccination Newsletter highlighted updates from our campaign in the U.S., Japan and Spain. Read the update.

Promoting Adult Immunization

This resource from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides background information on the importance of adult immunization, print materials for adults and older adults, and additional web resources to support staff working with grandparents increase awareness about adult immunization. Learn more

Protect Those you Love: Get Vaccinated Today

In their co-authored Huffington Post blog, Donna Butts and Bob Blancato, executive director at National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP), stressed the importance of all generations of a family receive vaccines to keep from spreading diseases to their loved ones. Read Donna and Bob’s article.

August EMIL Newsletter


This edition of the European Map of Intergenerational Learning’s newsletter highlighted our campaign, which included updates from our international team. Read the update.

July Campaign Update

This edition of the Adult Vaccination Newsletter highlighted updates from our campaign in the U.S., Japan and Spain. Read the update.

May Campaign Update

We announced the expansion of our international efforts after building on a successful campaign. Learn more

February Campaign Update

This edition of the Adult Vaccination Newsletter highlighted our announcement of our international partners in both Spain and Japan. Read the update.

October Campaign Update

In this update for the Adult Vaccination Newsletter, we announced our partnership with Vaccine Ambassadors. Learn more

April Campaign Update

We announced our campaign in the April edition of the Adult Vaccination Newsletter! Read our update.

Generations United’s Statement in Support of Vaccine for All Ages

When it comes to good health, we need an all generations approach. That’s the goal of Valuing Vaccinations Across Generations. Read our full statement.

Share Traditions, Not Conditions


Generations United, The Gerontological Society of America and the American Academy of Pediatrics say vaccines work – not for just the individual, but their loved ones as well. Read the Op/Ed.

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As an international member organisation working to reduce the incidence and impact of meningitis worldwide, the Confederation of Meningitis Organisations believe that vaccines are a right for all generations. That’s why, in August 2016, CoMO was happy to help promote Generations United’s Valuing Vaccinations across Generations (VVAG) awareness campaign. Read the article.

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Matt Kaplan, professor of intergenerational programs and aging at Penn State, highlighted the Valuing Vaccinations Across Generations campaign in his article for the Pennsylvania Rural Health’s magazine. He called the campaign a significant contribution to the field of vaccination education and awareness. Read the article.

Interview: Valuing Vaccines Across Generations

In this exclusive interview with Vaccines Today, Generations United’s Executive Director Donna Butts explains how her organization is working to inspire conversations about life-course vaccination among people of all ages. Learn more

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Generations United’s Executive Director Donna Butts celebrated Elvis’ birthday with this blog on Huffington Post. Can you find all 17 references to some of the King’s greatest hits?