Senior Living Community and WSU Vancouver Team Up to Benefit Residents and Students
Koelsch Communities and WSU Vancouver team up to create a partnership that encourages positive engagement between two populations that are socially isolated from one another.
A new partnership between WSU Vancouver and University Village senior living community is making it easier for seniors to engage in educational opportunities throughout Clark County.
Research has shown that staying intellectually engaged and learning new skills as we age can help combat Alzheimer’s as well as improve quality of life, however enrolling in school can be stressful for older adults who haven’t been in a classroom setting for a long time.
Read the Columbian’s article on how the two have partnered up to bridge the gap between the student community and seniors in order to help improve seniors quality of life while also encouraging more positive interactions between the two different age demographics that have been pushed away from each other due to the fast paced society we now live in.