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Emerging en masse from the elevator, they look like a pack of zombies about to attack you. “They” are the residents of a retirement village—seniors fortunate enough to still lead more or less independent lives. And this is the impression of Marc, who has just landed a job there. On the first day, he is welcomed by Hamad, who shows him around and explains what he has to do. Rule #1: Wear comfortable trainers; you’ll be covering 15 miles per day. Rule #2: Don’t be afraid to speak loudly (that means VERY LOUDLY) when addressing residents. Rule #3: When using a wheelchair, remember to apply the brake; the village is on a hill…
An insight into the daily lives of members of an “assisted living community” that combines humor and humanity.