How students can live rent-free (in the Netherlands)

Photo from Humanitas and PBS.org

Photo from Humanitas and PBS.org

This is brilliant, and so beautifully intergenerational: Dutch university students can live rent-free in nursing homes, with a few conditions that serve everyone well. Read more about this inventive approach to promoting intergenerational unity at PBS.org. From the PBS.org article:

“Officials at the nursing home say students do a variety of activities with the older residents, including watching sports, celebrating birthdays and, perhaps most importantly, offering company when seniors fall ill, which helps stave off feelings of disconnectedness.”

Can we please, please do the same thing here?

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