Blessed are you when you enjoyed the company of elderly people. They are always ready to share their rich experience and wisdom with young people. --Lailah Gifty Akita

Boston's High School & Senior Center in One

Boston's High School & Senior Center in One

Oct 26, 2015-- They didn't plan on creating a shared space, but when architect Philip Poinelli met with the city leaders he realized they realized that the needs of the town's elderly overlapped quite neatly with those of its teenagers. But the synergy didn't stop short of a shared physical space -- each week, students and seniors work together to leverage and extend personal experience."There was so much overlap, and it just seemed to make sense." Read more to learn of one city's innovative, space-sharing solution. (4526 reads)


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