How the young and old are living harmoniously

Young and old living side by side is improving the lives of everyone

“With high cost housing and health care spending cuts, intergenerational homes are helping to fill the gap”

The young people would pay modest rent and in turn, they would bring their vitality and different perspectives to seniors who could be marginalised by their health conditions and living situations. There would be no hard and fast rules but rather an undertaking that the young people spend time with their neighbours, no matter if it was over a cup of coffee or an outing in a nearby park.

Student Sores Duman lives in an apartment next door to Marty Weulink, at a seniors’ residence in Deventer, Holland

Read this interesting article about intergenerational accommodation in Helsinki and the Netherlands in full at…

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