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How a Dutch retirement home engaged students in providing support for their residents.

Education is becoming increasingly more expensive, housing is often a large contributor to that.
Seniors on the other hand often feel isolated and alone.

A Dutch retirement home figured out a way to help both students and seniors. The Students get free housing in exchange for providing support to the seniors through various inter-generational activities along the lines of computer help, conversation, birthday celebrations, etc.

Check the video here for more details.

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See also: Wire the Wise for another example on intergenerational engagement.

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