To learn more click here. According to a report from the Pew Research Center, 49 million people live in a multigenerational home, up from 28 million in Need help getting your list started? Make it work!
Explore the latest strategic trends, research and analysis Would you like to adopt a student? The initiative is mutually beneficial, according to Simonpaolo Buongiardino, President of MeglioMilano, because it fosters solidarity by bringing two generations together.
The pros and cons of young and old people sharing living space.
Image: Homeshare UK As well as demonstrating how intergenerational home-sharing can improve wellbeing, the initiative underscores a growing awareness that isolation is a facet of modern life for all age groups.
With many studies showing poor mental health is on the rise, governments are starting to pay attention.
It also reflects demographic shifts underway around the world, with people living longer and ageing populations prompting policymakers to reevaluate their thinking in many key areas.
The global population of people over 60 will reach 1 billion by Most of the programmes pair an older person with a spare room, with a person in need of low-cost accommodation, in return for as many as 10 hours of household tasks or company each week.
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