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Demographic Change - Alternative Communal Living for Senior Citizens

Germany’s population is aging rapidly. At the same time, more and more elderly people are no longer cared for within the circle of the family. Many live in care homes. In the Westerwald region, an unusual alternative to this approach has developed.In Marienrachdorf, 14 seniors are living together in an old farm house and enjoy working on the property in a way that takes them back to the past.

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