Saturday June 6, 2020

Can co-living be a cure for loneliness?

Living with others in buildings with communal spaces could re-frame the Irish concept of community

6th October, 2019
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The sharing culture can be a remedy for our mental and social wellbeing

Roseto is an American town in Eastern Pennsylvania, which was settled by immigrants from southern Italy in the 1880s. One of the outlying features of Roseto was that the people protected their traditions and lifestyles from external influences.

In the 1950s, the town began to attract attention when it was reported that deaths due to heart disease were dramatically lower than neighbouring towns that were more typically “American”.

A 50-year study conducted up...

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