NOMINATION OF THE WEEK: HUMANITAS RETIREMENT HOME

The Humanitas retirement home in Deventer, Netherlands, offers free housing to students. What’s the catch? All they have to do is spend a little time acting as “good neighbours”. See how this amazing initiative improves the lives of both young and old by bringing them together. 

INDEX: AWARD 2017 – NOMINATION OF THE WEEK: III from INDEX: Design to Improve Life® on Vimeo.

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

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