When The Youngster Joins The Elderly For A Better Tomorrow

Mrs Haar & Joanna

 

Editorial and Commercial Photographer Mike Pinches is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Homeshare‘. To see Mike’s body of work click on any image.

 

Heather & Marjory

 

Viktorija, Keith and Maureen

 

Homesharing is the perfect solution to two perennial problems: the isolation of old age and the poverty of youth. It brings together an older person who needs help to stay in their own home, and a younger person who can provide help in return for a room to live in.

 

John, Jo & Dulce

 

Stephanie, Barbara and Alexandra

 

Dana, Hannah and Angelica

 

Audio Review From Homeshare Participants

 

This story was originally shot for Guardian Weekend magazine and written by Sarah Butler @SarahLooseleaf.”

 

See also: 

Lunch Hour

By Mike Pinches

 


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