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In Greece, elders are welcome to sit at a table in the taverna for hours.

In Greece, elders are welcome to sit at a table in the taverna for hours.

A car-free town in Italy. It is a tradition that at 4 p.m. everyone comes out on the streets and walks. People connect. In this one, the baby is locked on the face of the woman talking. This is how babies learn, by observing adults. Three generations together. Why, because the elder lady does not need to drive in a car-free town.

A car-free town in Italy. It is a tradition that at 4 p.m. everyone comes out on the streets and walks. People connect. In this one, the baby is locked on the face of the woman talking. This is how babies learn, by observing adults. Three generations together. Why, because the elder lady does not need to drive in a car-free town.

Car-free streets bring out the buskers... not beggars, but creative artists who add colour and life to the town.

Car-free streets bring out the buskers. not beggars, but creative artists who add colour and life to the town.

The central fountain in this Italian car-free plaza provides a gathering place for the elders who enjoy social connection. It works because the place to sit is there and is central.

The central fountain in this Italian car-free plaza provides a gathering place for the elders who enjoy social connection. It works because the place to sit is there and is central.

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Floating in the middle of the room AND hanging from the ceiling And beams arrowing (cutting) through the bed And the head is facing out the door.

How will you get around when you stop driving? What a sad way for government to address elders. How about building car-free towns so no one notices when you stop driving?

What a sad way for government to address elders. How about building car-free towns so no one notices when you stop driving?

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Benches on the village plaza are important. In summer, have them shaded. In winter have them in an alcove that is sunny but sheltered from the wind.

Benches on the village plaza are important. In summer, have them shaded. In winter have them in an alcove that is sunny but sheltered from the wind.

One grass hill, a recycle bin of nearby cardboard, add children. When older, provide space for children to connect... on foot or bike, not driving. Provide opportunity for the elders to connect with the young and pass on their knowledge. And ensure they have entry-level jobs to become participating, productive members of society.

One grass hill, a recycle bin of nearby cardboard, add children. When older, provide space for children to connect... on foot or bike, not driving. Provide opportunity for the elders to connect with the young and pass on their knowledge. And ensure they have entry-level jobs to become participating, productive members of society.

More outdoor furniture - in this case, where the old men gather in the warm evening.

More outdoor furniture - in this case, where the old men gather in the warm evening.

The final years of life can be hard. But they are made easier if one can remain in ones community, near loved ones.

The final years of life can be hard. But they are made easier if one can remain in ones community, near loved ones.

If there is water and a marina, make it accessible to the people who just want to look at the boats.

If there is water and a marina, make it accessible to the people who just want to look at the boats.

When streets are pedestrian, people come out. They use them. The streets become alive.

When streets are pedestrian, people come out. The streets become alive.

The Chelsea Potter pub on the King's Road in London makes a great stop to fuel up for more shopping.

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