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Dutch nursing home lets students live rent free – RN Drive – ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The cost of aged care is rising, as are rents for student housing. Now a retirement home in the Netherlands has developed an ingenious share house solution to help both the young and the elderly, as RN Drive reports.

When Jurriën Mentink was 19, he moved into a retirement home. His neighbour is 72 years his senior. The most benefit is for the elderly people. They say that the young ones bring the outside world inside their lives and their building. Gea Sijpkes, CEO of Humanitas Deventer.

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