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Living together, growing old together
„We laugh a lot, we do a lot together, I’m dancing, I’m doing Qi Gong, that literature meeting. It’s so much alive!“ says Marieluise Bitter, living in the Beginenhof in Berlin. “Here everybody helps the others, so you can get really old, like 93, 94”, says Anne Demérus from Färdknäppen house in Stockholm, and her husband Per adds: “Even 100!”.
But living together is not so easy, as Les ToitMoiNous in Villeneuve d’Ascq know after a few years of struggle for their communal house: “We thought we were a small group of people who wanted to build their house together and decide together, but that was a complete utopia“, says former journalist Régis Verley who tried to set up a transgenerational co-housing project in northern France.
Discover those projects in the second part of our documentary series The best is yet to come in ARTE on April 15th!
We have already received our Xmas present: Our documentary series
The best is yet to come
on the potentials of old age will be broadcasted in arte in April 2016 (in German and French).
Retirement? No thanks! on April 8th, 11 p.m. (Germany), 11:45 p.m. (France)
with dancer Fe Reichelt (90), senior expert André Vallette (77) and age researcher and former minister Ursula Lehr (85)
Let’s move in together on April 15th, 10:35 p.m. (Germany), 11:15 p.m. (France)
with cohousing projects in France, Sweden and Germany
Love and other details, on April 22nd, 10:45 p.m. (Germany), 11:25 p.m. (France)
about love and sex, relationships and networks in old age
Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
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