Chickens helping the elderly tackle loneliness

A scheme to introduce hen keeping to the elderly is turning out to have a miraculous effect on their wellbeing by reducing isolation and depression. An interesting light touch approach to older men’s loneliness, HenPower encourages and facilitates poultry keeping alongside a range of other hen-based social activities including art, dance and singing.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/11198410/Chickens-helping-the-elderly-tackle-loneliness.html

Watch the related video [7’37] on vimeo.

 

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