retire\ment communities


retirement community


what if we all retire from the notion – that we must earn a living.

what if by choosing community – we all retire – to being fully alive.



city as school

cross generational expertise



music as health

a nother way


going back to school

imagine – all the money talked of in here.. all the money needed in quartet..  coming from all the ridiculous places we spend it today.. and/or not coming .. because community is making money less oppressive/controlling/(assumed) necessary..


it has to be all of us. that’s what makes the dance dance..

none of us are free


let’s fly.. together:

and dance.. our dance:

you\th ness


pre school inside retirement home


he broke the law to build a better nursing home:

“Thomas believes that Americans have bought so willingly into the idea of aging as something to be feared that it has become a self-fulfilling prophecy leading to isolation, loneliness and lack of autonomy,


“All those animals in a nursing home broke state law, but for Thomas and his staff, it was a revelation. Caring for the plants and animals restored residents’ spirits and autonomy; many started dressing themselves, leaving their rooms and eating again. The number of prescriptions fell to half of that of a control nursing home, particularly for drugs that treat agitation. Medication costs plummeted, and so did the death rate.


World Economic Forum (@wef) tweeted at 5:00 AM – 30 Nov 2016 :

Some Dutch university students are living in nursing homes. This is why #ageing (


quartet ness

rp ness

seoul linking elderly with youth for living spaces (on april’s page)



Heartbreaking reality of half a million older people who spend every day alone:… #loneliness


I don’t think a story has made me angrier all year and I don’t even live in the US!

Original Tweet:


via Dante fb share..  palliative care ness – i know you love me now let me die


elderly self neglect


CNN (@CNN) tweeted at 6:01 AM – 11 Mar 2018 :

66% of Millennials have nothing saved for retirement, a new report shows. Of those who do save, most have less than $20,000 put aside (


good bye nursing homes..  co housing w friends


The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) tweeted at 5:50 AM – 7 Aug 2018 :
The rate at which Americans age 65 and older are filing for bankruptcy has more than tripled since 1991 (


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