Know of a venue that would make a perfect Best Day program site? Shoot us a quick email ( to introduce us to the venue’s leadership, and we’d be happy to tell them more about next steps! Below are 13 pilot sites which we began launching in 2009 to hone our trademarked storytelling methods and prove our program’s ability to flourish anywhere in the country. In 2017, we took the next steps to expand our research-proven, nationally implemented program at a greater scale – we launched the Council of Intergenerational Leadership, a professional and volunteer training program, a public intergenerational engagement program, and completed a full toolbox of online materials, so that anyone can use our storytelling methods anywhere, in group settings or one-on-one conversations. Subscribe to our newsletter to see spotlights of great people running great sites in communities like yours!



Philadelphia Senior Center

Click to Read Stories

PSC Main Branch
509 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Est. September 24, 2009
(The original Best Day group!)
Contact: Benita Cooper


Center in the Park

Click to Read Stories

5818 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Est. June 6, 2014
Contact: Cleo Smalls


Journey’s Way Adult Day Services

Click to Read Stories

403 Rector St.
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Est. March 12, 2015
Contact: Rebecca Kochman


Free Library of Philadelphia

Click to Read Stories

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Est. July 13, 2011
Through September 8, 2011




Services for Adults Staying in Their Homes at Levy Senior Center

Click to Read Stories

300 Dodge Ave
Evanston, IL 60202
Est. July 13, 2016
Contact: Nancy Nicholson


Services for Adults Staying in Their Homes at The Merion Retirement Community

Click to Read Stories

1611 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
Est. October 23, 2014
Start Date TBA
Contact: Deborah Jones-Miller


Services for Adults Staying in Their Homes at Chicago Hyde Park Village

Click to Read Stories

Augustana Lutheran Church
5500 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
Est. August 24, 2016
Contact: Nancy Nicholson


Services for Adults Staying in Their Homes at Shore Line Place

Click to Read Stories

324 Linden Ave
Wilmette IL 60091
Est. August 24, 2016
Contact: Nancy Nicholson


Mather’s–More Than A Cafe On 83rd St

Click to Read Stories

33 E. 83rd Street
Chicago, IL 60619
Est. September 30, 2014
Through December 31, 2015


The Renaissance Collaborative Senior Village

Click to Read Stories

3757 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60653
Est. October 7, 2014
Contact: Priscilla Foster


New Jersey


United Methodist Communities at Pitman

Click to Read Stories

535 North Oak Ave.
Pitman, NJ 08071
Est. February 13, 2014
Contact: Sharon Yesner




Sherwood Park Nursing and Rehab Center

Click to Read Stories

4062 Arleta Ave NE
Salem, OR 97303
Est. July 7, 2014
Contact: Donna McCario




Senior Housing Assistance Group

Click to Read Stories

Columbia Gardens at Rainier Court
3605 34th Ave. S
Seattle, WA 98144
Est. July 9, 2014
Through December 31, 2014