All in Together: Creating a place where young and old thrive

All in Together: Creating a place where young and old thrive
13/06/18

This report from across the pond examines the growth in shared sites that promote intergenerational activity and bonding.

This
style of living varies by establishment, from seniors and college
students sharing accommodation to preschools attached to retirement
communities

Conducted as part of a study of 105 shared sites by Ohio State
University together with United Generations, and supported by The Eisner
Foundation, two-thirds of respondents believed that the aim of these
sites “is to promote positive intergenerational relationships, improve
attitudes toward elders and youth and support the health and development
of participants.”

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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