Category Archives: Bridging Generations

Blood is thicker than water

Written by Parcsen Loke “Blood is thicker than water” is a 15th Century proverb that implies that family relationships are always more important that friends. It was a social norm and everyone understood that, “If you ever need help, don’t ask your friends. Come home and ask us, your family. Blood runs thicker than water.”[1] […]

Before we give them fuzzy robots, let’s try solving elderly loneliness with people

By Leng Leng Thang December 12, 2018 The loneliness statistics among older persons can leave you feeling desolate. Due to the lack of social connection with others, more than 40% of adults over the age of 65 in the US are lonely on a regular basis. To counteract this phenomenon, we as a society have two […]