I grew up in a large, extended family; intergenerational living was all around me. And so I just love the thought of institutions perpetuating the trend of intergenerational, university-based living.
The health benefits of intergenerational interaction are well-documented: middle-aged and older adults live longer lives and enjoy better cognition when they spend more time with young people and children. We also see individuals in these environments exhibit decreased inflammatory proteins and increased antiviral ones at a biochemical level. Read more here.
Although we know boys and men are more likely to die than girls and women, we don’t often read why. This article provided food for thought.
The latest information about COVID-19 boosters, here.