The Nursing Home That Is Also a Dorm


What happens when a nursing home gets merged with a college dormitory? That’s what they are finding out in an inter-generational model that is playing out in a long-term living facility in the Netherlands. The bold initiative is backed by research that shows that regular social interaction has been found to not only improve overall health in older adults, but it also represents a wonderful way for the students to help connect the elderly to the outside world.

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