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Elderly Cooperative Society

Elderly people help each other in order to get help when they grow older them-selfs.

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In lot of communities people help each other on order to grow older gracefully. Retired people find a new meaningful activities. They also collect helping time on an account. Later on they either spend the time in order to get help them-selfs or they can get money for the service.


The project runs in a lot of communities in Germany like

- Börderland (http://www.generationenhilfe.de/)

- Haar (http://www.handinhandinhaar.de/)

- Riedlingen (http://www.agspak.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=94:seniorengenossenschaft-riedlingen-ev&catid=48:betriebe-projekte&Itemid=79)


Here another article on the topic in German: http://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/seniorengenossenschaft-altersvorsorge-ohne-inflationsangst-12014610.html

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Photo of Meena Kadri

Great to have you back on another challenge, Sabine!

Photo of Sabine Kuznik

Thank you, Meena!