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Wisdoms is an intergenerational podcast produced in collaboration with Mammalian Diving Reflex featuring Parkdale youth and seniors living in a long-term care facility in Toronto's west end. Wisdoms brings teens and older adults together to shoot the shit about love, life and run-ins with the law.

Wisdoms is a Brainchild Podcast:

Executive Producer and Editor: Max Cotter
Executive Producer: Aleda DeRoche

Content Director: Ellie Gordon-Moershel

Wisdoms is produced in partnership with Mammalian Diving Reflex (

Conceived, Directed & Produced by: Eva Verity
Project Coordinator & Youth Liaison: Annie Wong
Senior Liaison: Grace Espinoza

Wisdoms has been funded by the Government of Ontario’s Seniors Community Grant and RECODE at Ryerson University.