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PSY 180 - Psychology of Aging - Textbook

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Cohousing Communities Help Prevent Social Isolation

Cohousing Communities Help Prevent Social Isolation © 2017 NewsHour Productions LLC. All Rights Reserved.


 

"Groups in Denmark and the U.S. are choosing to live in intentionally intergenerational communities, which emerged to strengthen social ties between aging seniors and their younger counterparts who are balancing work and family. People living in them say the model fosters an interdependent environment and helps everyone feel more comfortable with the process of getting older."