retire\ment communities

retire

retirement community

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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.

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ie:

city as school

cross generational expertise

one

quartet

music as health

a nother way

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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..

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

none of us are free

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let’s fly.. together:

and dance.. our dance:

you\th ness

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pre school inside retirement home

http://www.upworthy.com/this-preschool-inside-a-retirement-home-makes-perfect-sense-for-both-kids-and-seniors

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he broke the law to build a better nursing home:

http://www.nextavenue.org/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.

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

Some Dutch university students are living in nursing homes. This is why https://t.co/XevITfDzEB #ageing https://t.co/QGCDCwMiFh (http://twitter.com/wef/status/803931708349444097?s=17)

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quartet ness

rp ness

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

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@dancrawford85

Heartbreaking reality of half a million older people who spend every day alone: mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/h… #loneliness