In Seattle, one nursing home does things a little differently. Five days a week, children come to the nursing home, where they join the residents for a variety of activities.
The old folks like it because living away from their families can be a boring and lonely life. Studies have shown that longterm loneliness is not healthy. So instead of sitting around all day, residents of the home get to help teach kids new things and feel the energy that they bring with them each day.
．Rachel hopes to accomplish many things during her lifetime.
．We hope to build a school that will serve the community on a longterm basis.
．Iris feels a strong sense of loneliness when she is away from home.